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Welcome to
Justice Page Middle School

Justice Page Middle School is an innovative, academically challenging environment that empowers each learner to explore possibilities, act with integrity, and create positive change within one's community and the world.

Our vision: Justice Page Middle School students are academically prepared, critical thinkers ready to succeed in high school and beyond.

Social emotional learning vision: At Justice Page Middle School, students and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

Dining for Dollars
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:50 AM

October is National Pizza Month and the JPS community has been celebrating with Dining for Dollar nights at local pizza establishments. Thank you to the families who enjoyed Galactic Pizza and Davanni’s pizza in support of Justice Page Middle School.

There is still one opportunity to support JPS through this fundraiser:

Monday, October 22: Punch Pizza (3226 W Lake St, Minneapolis) will donate 20% of all purchases made by JPS diners from 11 AM to close. No tickets required, just be sure to tell your server you are there for the Justice Page fundraiser.

Questions? Contact Stephanie Willingham at stephanieawillingham@icloud.com.

Makerspace 3.0 Prizes
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:40 AM

Did you contribute to last year's Makerspace 3.0 fundraiser? If so, please contact Mr. Koupal at travis.koupal@mpls.k12.mn.us to claim your prizes! As a reminder:

  • Donations of $5 to $20 receive a white JPMSSTEAM 3D printed keychain!
  • Donations of $21 to $49 receive a white JPMSSTEAM 3D printed keychain, and a 3D printed rhino!
  • Donations of $50 to $99 receive a colored JPMSSTEAM 3D printed keychain, a 3D printed rhino, and 2 tickets to the Science Museum of Minnesota*!
  • Donations of $100 to $249 receive everything at the $50-$99 level, plus a small commemorative tile on our Founders Wall**!
  • Donations of $250 to $999 receive everything at the $50-$99 level, plus a large commemorative tile on our Founders Wall**!
  • Donations of $1000 or more receive everything at the $250-$999 level, plus naming rights to one of our 3D printers!

 *Supplies of Science Museum tickets were limited. The first 10 donors at or over each qualifying level get tickets.
**Page art students are working on the tiles

Sadly, the t-shirts we promised are not available, but the rest of your prizes are ready. If you don’t remember how much you donated, Mr. Koupal can look up the amount for you.

Thank you, again, for your support!

Rhino Report
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:30 AM

This year’s first edition of the Rhino Report is here! Written entirely by Page students, the Rhino Report is Justice Page Middle School’s student newspaper. For student perspectives on current events, school happenings, art, and more, click here: Rhino Report Vol. 4 Issue 1.

Coffee with the Principal
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:20 AM

We would love to have you join us at October’s Coffee with Principal Rathke on Friday, October 26 at 8:45 AM in the Honor Room on the lower level. We also will be celebrating Native American Family Engagement Day. Please stay and join us as we greet our students starting at 9:15 AM.

Immunization Records
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:10 AM

All students entering 7th grade must have Meningitis (meningococcal) and Tdap immunizations, or a notarized medical or conscientious exemption document. Bring in any updated immunization forms to the JPS Health Office, or have your doctor fax them to 612-668-4050.

Hauntingly Happening Halloween
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:00 AM

October is in full swing and Halloween is just around the corner. Put on a weird, wacky, or wicked costume and join in the frightful fun at the Hauntingly Happening event, the first Page Party of the year! Reserve your spot here.

November Students of the Month
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:50 AM

Page staff nominated the following students as our October Students of the Month:

6th grade: Sumaya A, Mustaf K, Arati R, and Zachary W
7th grade: Lucy A, Anderson C C, Matthew L-A, and Aoki V
8th grade: Maria A M, Zoey B, Liam B, and Simon N

Congratulations to our Students of the Month. We honor your dedication and hard work!

Principal Appreciation Month
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:40 AM

October is Principal Appreciation Month! Thank you Principal Rathke, Assistant Principal Ness, and TOSA Tverberg (Ms. T) for all that you do for Justice Page Middle School.

Your leadership, passion, and dedication are greatly appreciated. JPS wouldn’t be what it is without you!

Community Education Update
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:35 AM

Thank you to everyone who has registered for after school classes at Justice Page. Classes are going well, and attendance has been great! Unfortunately some classes are full.

If you do not see an alternative class that your student would enjoy, please put them on the waitlist for their first choice. There are two new classes starting after MEA; see course information below.

Register for classes online or pick up a flyer on the table outside the Community Education office (102). 

New classes starting after MEA:

  • Math in Hockey (Tuesdays, ExL – FREE) with Ms. Kuntz.
    Bring math and engineering concepts to life using the exciting, fast-paced game of hockey. Through immersive hockey simulations using Chromebooks, each online module enables students to explore real-life applications of fundamental STEM concepts. Starts Tuesday, October 23.
  • Dance Company (Mondays, $45) Taught by C. Ryan Shipley, who will directing the JPS spring musical.
    All dance styles. Scholarships available to youth who are taking ExL classes on other days. Starts Monday, October 22.
November PTA Event
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:30 AM

Media and Technology: Helping Our Kids Navigate a Digital World

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the onslaught of technology and social media in your children’s lives, come hear Christy Kujawa, a licensed parent educator, discuss the benefits and the challenges of living in this tech-driven time.

Learn about current and popular apps and programs and how kids are using their tech time. We’ll discuss how to stay involved and become part of our kids’ journey with technology in a way that is healthy and respectful.

Join us in the Media Center on Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 PM for this great parent education session!

Questions? Email justicepagepta@gmail.com.