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  • Surveyworks Access Code: 26103family

    Surveyworks in English

    La encuesta Surveyworks en español

    A pesquisa Surveyworks em português

    Step 1: Visit surveys.panoramaed.com/ride
    Step 2: Enter your school’s unique access code. This will be a school identifying code, followed by the word “family” (all lower case). For example: 12345family
    Step 3: On the Welcome page, your school’s survey will be displayed. Click “Start Surveys”
    Step 4: You have now accessed the family survey. In the top left hand corner, there is a drop down menu. Select English or Spanish or Portuguese.
    Step 5: For each question, select the answers that best apply to your experience and beliefs. Once finished, click “Submit,” and you are done!

    Primer Paso: Visita surveys.panoramaed.com/ride
    Segundo Paso: Ingrese el código de acceso exclusivo de su escuela. Este será el código de identificación de la escuela, seguido de la palabra "familia" (en minúsculas). Por ejemplo: 12345family
    Tercer Paso: En la página de Bienvenida, se mostrará la encuesta de su escuela. Presione el botón "Iniciar encuestas"
    Cuarto Paso: Ahora ha accedido a la encuesta familiar. En la esquina superior izquierda, hay un menú desplegable. Seleccione inglés o español o portugués.
    Quinto Paso: Para cada pregunta, seleccione las respuestas que mejor se apliquen a su experiencia y creencias. Una vez que haya terminado, presione el botón "Enviar", ¡y listo!

    Primeira etapa: visite surveyys.panoramaed.com/ride
    Segunda Etapa: Digite o código de acesso exclusivo da sua escola. Este será o código de identificação da escola, seguido pela palavra "família" (em letras minúsculas). Por exemplo: 12345família
    Terceiro passo: Na página de boas-vindas, a pesquisa da sua escola será exibida. Pressione o botão "Iniciar pesquisas"
    Quarto passo: Agora você acessou a pesquisa de família. No canto superior esquerdo, há um menu suspenso. Selecione inglês ou espanhol ou português.
    Quinto passo: para cada pergunta, selecione as respostas que melhor se aplicam à sua experiência e crenças. Depois de terminar, pressione o botão "Enviar" e pronto!


  • Survey: Title-1 / Encuesta / a pesquisa
  • Jenks Administrative Team

    Mr. Michael Lazzareschi, Principal (Director)

    Mr. Darrell J. LuffBorough, Assistant Principal (Subdirector)

    Mrs. Robin Sweezy Assistant Principal (Subdirectora)

    Mr. Anthony Francisco, Director of Culture & Community Engagement (Director de Cultura y Compromiso Comunitario)


The mission of Joseph Jenks Middle School, is to promote a culturally diverse community of life-long learners, provide opportunities for ALL students to become effective communicators, and problem-solvers aspiring to the highest standards to succeed in today's society. Embedding the concentrations of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics to everyday learning; to inspire, challenge and engage students through an interdisciplinary approach with opportunities for research and exploration through project based learning.


  • Parent-Teacher Organization Dates - Comité de Padres y Maestros (Reuniones)

    Meeting Dates:  All will be held in the Library from 5:30 to 6:30 pm

     January 9, 2020

    February 6, 2020

    March 5, 2020

    April 2, 2020

    May 7, 2020

    June 4, 2020


    Parent-Teacher Organization Events:

    December 19, 2019  Holiday Bingo (6:00 to 8:00 pm)

    January 23, 2020   USA Skates (6:00 to 8:30 pm)

    February 13, 2020   Movie Night  (6:00 to 8:00 pm)

    March 19, 2020   Gamewright Family Game Night  (6:00 to 8:00 pm)

    April 9, 2020   USA Skates (6:00 to 8:30 pm)

    May 14, 2020   Science & Snapology Event (6:00 to 8:00 pm)

    June 11, 2020   USA Skates (6:00 to 8:30 pm)

    Family Workshop Series "Student Success" 

    5:30-6:30 PM

    Wed February 26:    Skyward & Communication with Teachers, Jenks Staff
    Wed March 18:       Transition to Middle & High School, Jenks Counselors Rihani & Travassos
    Wed April 1:          Staying and Succeeding in school, Social Emotional Intelligence, & Community Resources, Jenks Social Workers Mitchell & Rosalino
    Wed April 22: Education, Attendance Law, Immigration, Family Law, Judge Alponte-Cardona  
    Wed May 13:  Academic Standards, Mr. Leveillee
    Wed May 20:      Diabetes, Asthma, Smoking Cessation, Chronic Diseases, Michael Nina (SW), Neighborhood Health & Jenks Nurse Boragine
    Thurs June 4:      Jenks RICAS scorecard, Jenks Faculty Mrs. Maloney
    Wed June 10:      Health Insurance Eligibility and Basic Knowledge/NHPRI Member Benefits and Coverage, Michael Nina (SW) Neighborhood Health of RI


  • Free Academic Tutor - Tutoría Académica Gratuita

    Free Academic Tutoring

    The Pawtucket Public Library is offering a service called tutor.com to help students who need extra academic support.  Students connect to a live tutor for help in over 40 subjects for free with their Pawtucket Public Library card.  If you do not have a library card, contact Ms. Susan Reed at the Pawtucket Public Library at 401-725-3714  ext 202.

    To access this free service, click on this link: https://lhh.tutor.com/?ProgramGUID=e7f577c7-aee8-4fdf-8141-be570d726c6b

    Tutoría Académica Gratuita

    La Biblioteca Pública de Pawtucket ofrece un servicio llamado tutor.com para ayudar a los estudiantes que necesitan apoyo académico adicional. Los estudiantes se conectan a un tutor en vivo para obtener ayuda en más de 40 materias de forma gratuita con su tarjeta de la Biblioteca Pública de Pawtucket. 

    Si no tiene una tarjeta de la biblioteca, comuníquese con la Sra. Susan Reed en la Biblioteca Pública de Pawtucket al 401-725-3714 ext 202.

    Para acceder a este servicio gratuito, haga clic en este enlace: https://lhh.tutor.com/?ProgramGUID=e7f577c7-aee8-4fdf-8141-be570d726c6b


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  • No Bully Pledge


    Here at Jenks, we are Jaguars 

    through and through. 

    We work hard and lead by example; 

    That is what we do. 

    We respect everyone- everywhere. 

    Everyday, this is true.

    But most of all, we do not bully...

    ...So why would YOU?


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Red Team

RED TEAM (8th Grade)

Konstantina Sampalis: Math

Marjorie Santos:  ELA

Joanne Pontifice: Social Studies

Pat Pezza: Science

Kimberly Eudy: Special Educator

Suzanne Feist: Special Educator

White Team

 WHITE TEAM (7th Grade) 

Paul Mendo:  Math

Melanie Bertoldi: ELA

David Girard:  Social Studies

Mary Maloney: Science

Andrea Pendleton: Special Educator

Tracy Sousa: Special Educator

Blue Team

BLUE TEAM (ELL 7th Grade)

Carlos Vieira: Math

Kayleigh Lagasse: ELA

Celestino Simao: Social Studies

Maureen Stimpson: Science

Lauren Rabbitt: Special Educator 

Purple Team


Joshua Lach: Math 

Jenna Roche: ELA

Derrick Garforth:  Social Studies

: Science 

 Teri Stifano: Special Educator

Yellow Team


Sandy Leclerc: Math

Hayley Vanca: ELA

Luca Rebussini: Social Studies

June Stimson: Science

Kaitlyn Desjarlais: Special Educator

Pat Rocha: Special Educator


Green Team


Nicole DuPont: Math

Stephanie Misiaszek: ELA

Kayla Fleming: Science

Cassandra King: Social Studies

Debra Isabel: Special Educator



Orange Team


(6th/7th/8th Grades)

Meghan Mahan

Keri Bettencourt

Specialized (7th and 8th)

Melissa Grilli

Robin Brodeur


Nicole Emery

Wayde Labossiere

Ariana Barbosa

Lisa Walas

Sonya Rodriguez

Diane LaPlante

Jennifer Knox

Lori Baltruchitis

Alicia Garnett







Susan Doss: Librarian

Beltis Custals DeDespradel: Spanish

Melissa Taurisano: Art

Janet Daiber: Theatre

George Correia: Music

Adam Genest: Music

Tammy Drape: Physical Education

Harris Nachbar: Physical Education

Ryan Long: Physical Education

Tammy Drape: Physical Education

Eliza Desrosiers: Math Intervention

Susan Doss:   Media Center/Library

Brittany Taylor: English Language Support


Support Staff



Paul O'Neill, Ann Boucher, Kyle Heaton: Facilities Management

Officer Uve Sommer: Pawtucket Police


Al Travassos: Guidance Counselor 

Jill Rihani: Guidance Counselor 

Mary Ellen Bowron: Clerk

Linda Bienstock: Clerk

Maura Boaragine: Nurse



Polly Lehourites: Evaluation Team Leader

Caitlin Fitzpatrick: Speech Therapist

Joy Mitchell: Social Worker

Suelem Rosalino: Social Worker

Tanya Miyashiro-Silva: Psychologist

Jeffrey Kafalas: Occupational Therapist

Pam Bradley: Adaptive Physical Education

Laura Lee: Physical Therapist

Jen Rebelo: Physical Therapist


Yanis Noel: Behavior Specialist

Geovanni Barros: Behavior Specialist


Andrew Leveille: Teacher Facilitator of Learning