John Adams School Bulletin
John Adams Middle School
1081 New Dover Rd.
Edison, NJ 08820
Guidance........................732-452-2920 Ext. 30005
Clinic..............................732-452-2920 Ext. 30009
Telephone messages from home should be limited to emergencies ONLY.
Please email JAMSattendance@edison.k12.nj.us to report student absences. Students should have a note from a parent or physician upon return to school. In the event it becomes necessary for you to take your child from school early, please send him/her in with a note, to be given to the attendance secretary in the morning. We will arrange to have your child in the main office ready for sign-out upon your arrival.
Hall lockers will be assigned by the homeroom teachers on the first day of school. Gym lockers will be assigned on the first day of Physical Education class.
School lockers remain the property of the Board of Education. Lockers are therefore subject to administrative search at any time if it is in the interest of school safety, sanitation, discipline, and enforcement of school regulations.
ITEMS PROHIBITED ON SCHOOL PROPERTY
The following items are prohibited in school and on school grounds at all times: animals, skateboards, scooters, roller blades, water pistols, cigarettes/smokeless tobacco,e-ciagarettes, illegal drugs and any other items judged by the administration to be inappropriate for school. Electronic devices (such as, cell phones etc. must be turned off and kept away throughout the school day.
POSSESSION OF WEAPONS, FIREWORKS, DANGEROUS OBJECTS, OR MACE WILL RESULT IN SUSPENSION AND A POLICE COMPLAINT.
Students may participate in a voluntary student insurance plan provided by an independent company. Information regarding the student insurance plan will be distributed to students in homeroom on the first day of school. The envelope/application should be returned directly to the insurance company.
Students may NOT bring food from an outside vendor, i.e.: McDonald's, pizza, etc. Glass containers are also prohibited.
PARENT TRANSPORTATION OF STUDENTS
Parents who transport students to school by car are asked to drop off and pick up students at the side entrance leading to the faculty parking lot. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE FRONT SERVICE ROAD BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL SINCE A TRAFFIC HAZARD WILL RESULT.
STUDENTS USE OF CELL PHONES
Students are not permitted to use their cell phones during the school day. Before and after school such use is permitted outside the building. In the event of an emergency, students must seek and receive permission from an administrator to use their cell phones.
Whenever it becomes necessary to close schools or delay the opening of school due to inclement weather or other emergencies, the information will be announced on the following stations:
1. Radio stations: WCTC 1450 AM, NJ 101.5 FM,
2. TV Stations: 12 (Cable), 118 (ESN)
3. Website: https://www.edison.k12.nj.us
You will also receive information via BlackBoard our automated messaging system.