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2019-2020 iPad Handbook

2019-2020 iPad Parent letter & Distribution Form

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Parent Involvement Activities

There are a variety of parent involvement opportunities within the Juniata County School District for parents. Some of the volunteer opportunities include:

  • Kid Writing
  • Membership on Title I Parent Involvement committee
  • Membership on District Title II Professional Development committee
  • Read Naturally volunteer
  • Home and School
  • Booster club

Other opportunities may be building specific. Contact your building principal for more information about parental involvement activities.



The Pennsylvania Department of Health School Immunization program changes are in place for the 2019-2020 school year. School districts have been encouraged to notify parents of the new requirements. The requirements are as follows:

All grades K-12 need the following:

  • 4 doses of tetanus
  • 4 doses of diphtheria
  • 3 doses of polio
  • 2 doses of measles
  • 2 doses of mumps
  • 1 dose of rubella
  • 3 doses of hepatitis B
  • 2 doses of varicella

7th grade additional requirements:
If 5 years have elapsed since last tetanus containing vaccine