• Thursday, March 22 - Code Orange - Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) – Schools and offices will open with a two hour delay. EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt).
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.
    We will re-evaluate at 6:30am.

    Jueves, 22 de marzo - Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal. El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt).
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno.
    Revaluaremos a las 6:30 de la mañana.
  • Parent Info

     Attention Parents!!! JHFI uses e-mails as primary means of communication. Please, be sure to email pamela.green@pgcps.org to be added to our database.    


      Parents: sign up your Safeway card and credit cards and raise money for your school. Use the link below:




     Click  here for information about volunteering at JHFI.


     Click the following links to  view important information about:



      Please visit www.way2gomaryland.org for valuable resources, such as: recommended courses for middle and high school students, and college preparation information.


     Not a JHFI-PTSA member? Join the  PTSA today!


     Important Information for Parents!!!

    Crisis Management Action Plan 


     Capital Area Food Bank’s food referral program, “Hunger Lifeline”  in  English Spanish 



     What's For Lunch? Click here for school  MENU

     Links for Parent to help your child's French language skills.


      File cabinetOFFICE  NOTES:

     . All visitors must be prepared to sign in in the French Immersion office and show ID.


     . Every attempt should be made for students to report to school on time. Students are considered late after 9:00 am and should be accompanied by the guardian to the main office to receive a tardy slip.

    . Early dismissal requests must be completed by 3:00 pm in order to decrease confusion during dismissal.  Please make every attempt to communicate early dismissal arrangements with your child and send a note to the teacher at the beginning of the day of early dismissal.   

     Bus information can be obtained from  www.pgcps.org. Bus complaints should be directed to 301-952-6586.  

     . Currently there is a 5-7 day turn around for bus changes to be effective.

     ·  All students must have a lunch account set up in order to have funds deposited.  Parents may go to paypams.com to create an online account or come in to the school cafeteria to put money on their students' accounts. FARM applications can be found on PGCPS website. 

     · Calls cannot be transferred to teachers during the day as it interrupts instruction, messages may be taken.

     Legal Absences

     Absences from school, including absence for any portion of the day, of pupils who are presently enrolled in public school shall be considered lawful under the following conditions: (Administrative Procedure 10101, Section II page 3.)

     1. Death in the immediate family.

     2. Illness of the student.

     3. Court Summons

     4. Hazardous weather conditions.

     5. Work approved or sponsored by the school.

     6. Observance of a religious holiday.

     7.  State of Emergency. 

     8.  Suspension.

     9. Lack of authorized transportation.  (Not including students denied authorized transportation for disciplinary reasons.)

     10.Other emergency or  set of circumstances which, in the judgment of the CEO or designee, constitutes a good and sufficient cause

     for absence from school.