There will be a player/parent meeting for all 5/6 Boys' Basketball Players. When: 5:10 om (directly after practice) Where: Giacoma Cafeteria Why: To go over season rules and expectations, meet the coach, and to answer any questions. Please contact Coach Simpson for questions.
5th and 6th grade girls basketball players: Please bring your uniform into Miss Burke NO LATER than Thursday if you have not already. Contact Miss Burke if you have any questions - Burkea@gowestville.org
Any 5/6 grade boys interested in playing basketball this coming season need to have a physical on file with the school before they are able to participate in practices or games. They also need to fill out a participation form that was handed out Wednesday and hand it in to Coach Simpson tomorrow (Friday). If you were unable to go to the informational meeting, students need to go see Coach Simpson. Practice will start Monday at 3:30. Players are to stay at school and will be allowed to be in the gym before practice. They are not to go home. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Coach Simpson. Email: Simpson.firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 217-474-7942 Thank you!
The Giacoma Apparel Store through Body 'n Sole Sports will be open through Sunday, September 19th. That will be the last day to order items. You can find the store at the following link: https://bodynsolesports.printavo.com/merch/Giacoma2021
Judith Giacoma will be having a Scholastic Book Fair, September 7th - September 10th. Students will have an opportunity to shop and purchase items throughout the week.
Judith Giacoma is partnering with Body n' Sole Sports to offer apparel for anyone interested in purchasing items. Instructions for ordering are listed on the website. Orders must be submitted by September 12th. Please visit the following website to see and order items: https://bodynsolesports.printavo.com/merch/Giacoma2021
Basketball Camp T-Shirts are in and can be picked up Saturday (July 31st) at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm or Sun (Aug 1st) at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the high school cafeteria. Also, if you did not receive your Volleyball Camp T-Shirt, they will be available for pick up at these same times.
Attention 5-8th grade track students...There will be NO track practice tonight, Tuesday, April 20th. Track practice has been canceled. 🐾
Picture Day for Judith Giacoma Elementary is scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, April 8, 2021. Any student that would like pictures MUST PREPAY in order to have their picture taken. The Picture Day event's Order Code is 57929FF. They must be ordered by midnight, tonight, Wednesday, April 7th. If you have any questions, please call the school at 217-267-2154. Forms will be in your child's bookbag on Wednesday if you choose to send money in. You can order online at inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/57929FF. Remote students are welcome to attend pictures from 9:00am- 12:00pm. They must wear a mask.
Attention 5th/6th grade girls volleyball parents- Practice for tonight, Wednesday, March 24th has been canceled. ALL volleyball girls will have practice tomorrow, Thursday, March 25th immediately after school from 1:30-3:00pm. Please send a change of clothes with your player. This will be the last practice for all girls.
Attention! 2020-2021 Yearbooks are on sale now for any Giacoma student that would like to order one. Please go to www.inter-state.com/yearbook and enter the code 55290T or you can pick up an order form at the school and return it to Mrs. Blankenship in the west office. For additional questions, please call 217-267-2154 and ask for Mrs. Blankenship.
Attention 5th and 6th grade girls volleyball players!! Any girl, remote or in-person, that is interested in playing girls volleyball please bring a copy of this permission slip to the school by Wednesday, March 3rd. If you have any additional questions, please contact Coach Rolinitis at email@example.com.
Attn: Giacoma boys basketball players, practice for today, Thursday, February 18th has been cancelled. It WILL be rescheduled for sometime in the next two weeks, and we will give the exact date as soon as possible. Thank you for your cooperation! Have a great weekend! ❤️🐾
For any 5th or 6th grade boy interested in boys basketball please bring a copy of this permission slip to the school by Tuesday, February 16th. If you have any additional questions, please contact Coach Heath by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. ❤️🐾
Attention all 5th and 6th grade boys!! 5th and 6th grade boys basketball will begin on Tuesday, February 16th. The practices will run for 3 weeks, with 5th grade practicing Monday and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm. 6th grade will practice Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:30-5:00pm. For more information, please contact Coach Heath by calling 217-267-2154 or emailing email@example.com.
Reminder- Tomorrow is picture re-take day! This is for any student that has not had their picture taken or needs their picture re-taken. Any remote student that needs their picture taken/re-taken can go to the high school between 1:30-2:30 and have their picture taken there. ❤️🐾
Happy New Year! Reminder, school will resume on January 6th for all students. Giacoma Students- arrival will now be from 8:00-8:45. We cannot wait to see everyone! ❤️🐾
The Preschool Screening scheduled for October 1st in Westville has unfortunately been cancelled. Any information regarding a future screening day in Westville will be shared as soon as we know more. Thank you for your patience and understanding!
Students are returning to the piano lab this year. Many changes have been made to make the room safe for students to return. Details are available in the Fall 2020 edition of Music Notes (under the “News” link at jgmusic.weebly.com). Remote learners can take piano lessons as well. Access to a piano or keyboard is needed. (Keyboards are available for a reasonable price through B & J Music and other reputable music stores. Suggested models can be found in the Keyboard Purchase Options file at the above site.) Remote students can participate via live stream lessons with their class during regular school hours or via recorded video lessons if they are not able to attend during regular school hours. More information on signing up for remote lessons will be available soon.
Judith Giacoma Families- Yearbook ordering has been extended. Please visit www.inter-state.com/order if you would like to purchase a yearbook. The online code is 49707Z The link will close 4/10. If you already turned in an order, you do not need to order again.
Solo & Ensemble Contest on 3/14 for Westville and Georgetown canceled.
Congratulations to the Judith Giacoma scholastic bowl team on their wins last night over Bismarck-Henning and Rossville. Keep up the hard work!! ❤️🐾
Reminder- The Giacoma Girls Volleyball Awards night is Wednesday, February 26th at 6:00pm. Hope to see everyone there! 🏐❤️🐾
Join us tonight for the last 5th and 6th grade girls volleyball game! 🏐🐾 Also, don’t forget to visit the PTO concession stand and help support the backpack program! ❤️🐾
The Giacoma 5th and 6th grade girls volleyball game is canceled for tonight due to weather. Reminder, there is no practice on Friday, February 14th. Next game is Tuesday, February 18th at 6:00. ❤️🐾
Project Success has been canceled tonight at Giacoma due to weather. Please make arrangements to pick up your children. Thank You! ❤️🐾
Reminder: The Giacoma Girls volleyball game from Thursday night will be made up tomorrow, Monday, February 10th. Fifth grade game starts at 6:00. See you there! ❤️🐾
Judith Giacoma Families: just a reminder that today, February 7th, is an 11:55 dismissal day. We hope you all have a great weekend!
The 5th and 6th grade volleyball game will be canceled for tonight. No practice.
The fan apparel shop for Giacoma and WJHS will be open until January 12th! Make sure to select the correct school when placing your order! Orders placed incorrectly cannot be returned. https://bodynsolesports.com/team-sales/giacoma-westville
The 5/6 Boys Basketball Awards Night will be on Monday, December 16th, at 7:00pm in the gym. Congratulations to all of the coaches and players on a great season!
It’s that time of year again! Santa’s Anonymous is collecting new and/or gently used toys for Christmas. There are several locations to donate your items around Westville. Look for the red barrels at Giacoma, WJHS, WHS, Dollar General, CVS, Casey’s, and Subway. The Giacoma barrel is located outside of the West Office. We appreciate your support! Happy Holidays! 🎅🏼🎄
Reminder! Beef House roll pickup is going on now until 5:00 tonight, Friday, November 22nd. Please make arrangements to pickup up your rolls and jam. Thank you!
Giacoma Parents.... The holiday fair will be December 9th-13th. Monday 8-3 Tuesday 8-3 Wednesday 8-3 Thursday 8-3 Friday 8-Noon
December lunch menu 🥗 🥙 🍴
Good morning! PTO Fundraiser pickup is today, November 13th, from 3:00pm- 6:00pm. Please make sure all items are picked up today, we do not have the capacity to store any items. Thank you for your continued support!
There is NOT a scheduled game tonight, November 12th, for 5th and 6th grade boys basketball. Boys will have practice tomorrow, November 13th. Thank you!
Reminder: All students attending any Giacoma even must be supervised by an adult throughout the entire event. Thank you!
Just a reminder that our Halloween celebration will be Friday, November 1st. The Halloween parade will be at 1:30 in the Giacoma gym that day. 👻🎃
Just a reminder that the 5th/6th grade girls award night is tonight at 7:00pm in the gym.
The 5th/6th grade girls basketball award night will be October 17th at 7:00pm in the gym. There will be a parent and player meeting for any 5th/6th grade boy interested in playing basketball on October 16th at 7:00pm in the gym.
Just a reminder that all PTO Fundraiser money is due by Wednesday, October 9th. Thank you for all of your support!
Giacoma students will have project success tonight!
The Junior High is now selling WJHS Fan apparel! The fan shop will be open for 2 weeks and will then take two weeks to get in. When ordering, please order under your student’s name to assist in delivering. Use the link below to order your apparel. www.fancloth.shop/adjsw
“FUNd” walk class colors for tomorrow. Kindergarten- Orange 1st- Green 2nd- Red 3rd- Black 4th- Purple 5th- Yellow 6th- Blue
Tomorrow is our first annual “FUNd” walk! Just a reminder, students are encouraged to dress in their class color! Colors listed below. Have fun and be creative! Kindergarten- Orange 1st- Green 2nd- Red 3rd- Black 4th- Purple 5th- Yellow 6th- Black
There will be NO 5th/6th grade girls basketball practice tonight, September 4th, at Judith Giacoma. Thank you!
Attention Parents and Guardians, There will be a parent/guardian meeting Thursday, August 22 at 6:00 pm for any 5th and 6th grade girl interested in playing intramural basketball at Judith Giacoma. A practice and game schedule, along with rules and expectations will be handed out at the meeting. If you have any questions please call 267-2154 ext. 261 Thank you
There will be a parent/guardian meeting Thursday, August 22nd at 6pm for any 5th and 6th grade girl interested in playing intramural basketball at Judith Giacoma. A practice and game schedule, along with team rules and expectations will be handed out at the meeting. If you have any questions please call 267-2154 ext. 261. Thank you very much.
5th and 6th grade track meet for May 2 in Paris will be at the old Paris High School football facility on Buena Vista Street in Paris. The meet will begin at 4:30.
Track practice for 5th and 6th will be at Judith Giacoma today.
Track practice for Judith Giacoma and Jr. High is canceled tonight.
Touch a Truck will come to the library on TODAY from 9 AM until Noon!! Children will have a chance to see a variety of vehicles up close and perhaps even get to sit in some of them. There will be emergency vehicles, construction type equipment and some surprises. Children will also be able to create a truck color scratch craft. Those attending that reside in the library district are invited to apply for their library card. Just bring a photo ID and 2 pieces of mail or other forms of identification that are current and list your name and address.
Track meet for 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade tonight at Hoopeston has been canceled. There will be no practice.
Reminder......there is an admission fee for the track meet tonight in Catlin. Adults and H.S. students are $3 and senior citizens and elementary students are $2.
Track practice will be at Judith Giacoma today until 3:20
Just a reminder that Judith Giacoma Elementary will dismiss at 11:55am tomorrow, March 1st. We hope everyone has a great weekend!
Just a reminder that Judith Giacoma Elementary will be dismissing at 11:55 today. Have a great day!
The Little Girl Dance Team will perform at the high school game on Friday night (2/1) this week instead of Tuesday night’s game. Thank you!
From Mrs. Sutliff- I have a lot of items in the lost and found. There are coats, hoodies, hats, gloves, lunch boxes and headphones. I will be taking to donation places next Friday. If your student is missing something please stop by my office. May I suggest that you put the students name in coats and hoodies so they can get back to you. Please share.
I want to make sure my students have what they need to succeed, so I just created a DonorsChoose.org classroom request entitled "Trumpet Time!" Your support would mean so much to my students. Just go to DonorsChoose.org and search by zip code 61883 to find the project and give. Thank you for your support!