AP Testing Forms are due by Friday September 20th to Mrs. Machak in Student Services. Any students with questions, please reach out to your school counselor or AP Teacher
The 2019-2020 Durham Youth Commission (DYC) application is now open. Commissioners act as a bridge, linking Durham’s decision makers and Durham’s youth, focusing on envisioning and creating new platforms for youth voices to be heard by the people who make decisions for their communities. For important dates and instructions on how to apply, review the DYC 2019-2020 Application online or in Student Services. The application deadline is Friday, September 27, 2019 at 5:00pm.
Students-Do you think you can demonstrate mastery of a subject and earn credit for a course without sitting through the class? Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) may be a great option for you! This two-phase process allows you to earn credit and advance to higher-level courses for all subject areas including CTE. Ask your school counselor or see Ms. Miller in Student Services to learn more about CDM.
Attention seniors interested in UNC Charlotte: Nominations are now open for the Levine Scholars Program. The scholarship provides full-tuition, room, board, book stipend, and up to $5,000 for each of the four summer experiences. Civic engagement is at the core of the scholarship program and scholars are asked to find a way to improve the human condition by creating permanent, measurable, life-changing impact. Please see your school counselor in Student Services if you are interested. The deadline is on Friday, October 4.
This week we have two colleges visiting Jordan! Virginia Tech will be coming on the 18th. Both visits will be held in the Media Center at 12:15 p.m. See Ms. E, the college adviser, or your school counselor in Student Services to sign up and get passes!
Attention all current Juniors and Seniors interested in Durham Tech's Dual Enrollment:
A MANDATORY information session will be held in the Media Center on September 24th and 25th during all lunch periods. Please stop by to see Mr. DeSantis or your school counselor in Student Services to sign up and receive a pass.
Governor’s School of North Carolina Information Night is Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Durham Public Schools Staff Development Center 2107 Hillandale Rd from 6:00 p.m – 7:00 p.m.
Students interested in applying for selection to attend the 2020 Summer Session of Governor’s School may join representatives from NC Governor’s School to learn more about the program and the application/audition process.
Students and parents and school administrators are encouraged to join Facebook Live on September 30th at 7 p.m. for an in-depth look into the selection process and community of NC State's largest full-tuition STEM scholarship program for low- and middle-income students: The Goodnight Scholars Program. Visit the Student Services website for the link.
Students come and meet representatives from over 75 colleges and universities without leaving Durham. Durham Public Schools will host a college fair at the Durham Convention Center Sunday, September 29, 1-3 pm.
Juniors interested in taking the PSAT on Wednesday, October 16th at Jordan must register and pay the $17.00 fee online via the Jordan website. Juniors in the top 10% of the junior class do not need to register online. Once juniors have registered online they will need to see Coach Annas to pick up a PSAT Student Guide. The deadline to register is Wednesday, September 18. If you have any questions please see Coach Annas. . There are a limited amount of fee waivers available. Please see your school counselor for more information.
MEETINGS AND NEWS
"There will be a Math Team interest meeting Monday, September 23rd, at 8am in room 704, Mr. Upright's room. Contact Mr Upright or Max Dean for more information."
The Black Student Union will be having their game night on Thursday, September 19, from 4:30-6:00pm in room 206. Play cards, board games, or just hang out. Cookies will be provided.
"Jordan's all-girl a capella group, Falcons in Harmony will be holding auditions Thursday, September 19th in room 128 (the chorus room). If you are interested in auditioning, please come at 4:45 prepared to sing one verse and chorus of any song. We hope to see you there! If you have transportation issues, please contact Ursula or go to the chorus room for more information."
There will be an introductory Model UN meeting on Thursday September 19 in Mr Bernal room. 118 all are welcome.
"Do you like poetry? Are you a poet yourself? Jordan's new Poetry Club will meet starting this week on Wednesdays from 4:15-5:00 in Room 409. All are welcome. We hope to see you there!"
“Environmental Club will be having it’s first meeting today in room 154, Ms Huckbody’s room, after school from 4:15-4:45.”
Usually bored during Spring Break?
Ever dreamed of going to Spain and Portugal? If you are interested in the Spring Break 2020-2021 trip to Spain and Portugal, please come see Mr. A in room 112.
Do you like anime? Want to know more about anime? Then join us on Mondays in Room 103! Club meets at 4 until 5:30. See you there! The Spanish Honor Society offers tutoring to students in any level of Spanish. We are available every Thursday morning, from 8:15-8:55am, in room 122 – Ms. Sudderth’s room. Please drop in if you need help in Spanish.
Men’s Basketball out of season workouts start today after school. Please report to room 9. You must have a current physical on file.
JV cheer tryouts have been moved to Sept. 18th and 19th from 5-7PM, meet in main lobby for try out location, and please be on time. Make sure you have your ticket to play, please see school website for details.