March 18, 2015
Coming Soon:
  • Thursday, Mar. 19 - "The Talk" A Parent Overview Presented by Robert Crown Center: Geared to 5th grade parents but open to all; 7:30-9:00pm in the Sears Auditorium
  • Sunday, Mar. 22 - 8th grade Play Ticket Rally; see more info below
  • Monday, Mar. 23 - FAN Event - Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption; Evanston high School 7pm Details
Looking Ahead:
  • Saturday, April 18 - Sears is Blooming Benefit; info below
  • Tuesday, April 21 - JSSPVA Board meeting; 8:30am MPR

Benefit Update

Sears is Blooming! Benefit invitations have been delivered and registration is open.  Click here to buy your tickets, request table seating and upgrade wine. If you would like to volunteer with set-up on Friday, April 17 or Saturday, April 18 please contact

Saturday, April 18th at 6:30PM
Michigan Shores Club
Trolleys Provided/Valet Complimentary

Sears Cafe

Marla's Lunch - Session 3 (beginning April 6th) ready for ordering on March 16! For families ordering for the first time:
  1. Go to Marla's Lunch to begin the ordering process.
  2. Click on "register" in the top right corner.
  3. Use the School Password - TJSS288
  4. Create an account and register your kids.
  5. Weekly Ordering deadline is every Thursday at 11 AM.

Session 3 Exciting Menu including Gluten Free Options!


Mondays - Grill Day Favorites


Tuesdays - Pizza & Pasta Day Favorites


Wednesday - Potbelly's Favorites


Thursdays -Mexican Day + SUSHI! Now serving Sushi CA roll & Veggie Roll 


Fridays - Deli Day Wraps and salads


The last Friday of every month now serving Jamba Juice - Apples and Greens, Banana Berry, Mango GOGO, Raz Mataz, and Strawberry Whirl Smoothies!


Celebrate the last day of school with LOVE'S Yogurt treat! 


If you see red lunch baskets at your house that may have been brought home please make sure to have your child return those to the MPR. 

World Link Middle East Update

A Middle Eastern dancer recently visited the elementary PE classes to teach about the history and meaning of Middle Eastern dance.  The children had fun trying out a traditional dance.  The display case near the MPR has also been decorated in a Middle Eastern theme, please stop by and take a look if you are visiting the school. See photos here 

8th Grade Play Ticket Rally

Sunday, March 22nd the Sears 8th Grade Class will be holding the annual ticket rally to sell tickets to the upcoming play, Peter Pan. Eighth grade students will come door-to-door that afternoon to sell tickets to the performances to be held on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25. Ticket sales provide the only financial support for the costs of presenting the play. If you are not home, a flyer will be left for you to purchase tickets at your convenience.  We look forward to seeing you and hope that you will join us in supporting the play!  

New Trier Class of 2019 Updates


Summer school registration is open and runs through March 20. Freshman are eligible for enrichment, athletics and introductory academic courses. Freshman are not eligible for courses that earn graduation credit.  

The first day of school for New Trier for the 2015-16 school year is Wednesday, August 19, 2015.

For news, reminders and important dates, the incoming New Trier Class of 2019 can follow on Twitter! @nths2019

April editions of the JSSPVA Newsletter will be sent the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month due to Spring Break.