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2023 - 2024 Information

The key handbooks and guidelines developed for students of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) have been updated.  Updated online versions of all four handbooks are available on the MCPS website at

Physical Education Clothing Information / Spirit Wear

Purchase your JPMS Spirit Wear and support the JPMS Physical Education Department. Monies raised will be used to purchase equipment for our Physical Education Classes 

The store is open from July 10-August 1.  The orders will be shipped to school and handed out to our students the first week of school (August. 24)  Click here for the link to the spirit wear fundraiser. 

Support the MCPS Give Back Program.  Learn how you can donate backpacks with supplies to students in need


New Student Orientation

The 2023-2024 Montgomery County Public Schools New Student Orientation will be held on Thursday, August 24, 2023.  This orientation is for all 6th grade students, as well as any 7th and 8th grade students who are new to John Poole Middle School.  The orientation will be held from 7:55-11:40 a.m.  Students may start arriving at JPMS any time after 7:30 a.m.  Buses will be provided for all of our students who take a bus to school. During orientation, students will review their schedule, meet their teachers, get their locker combination and practice opening them, and learn all about being a Timberwolf.  If you have any questions about this event, please contact the main office.

6th Grade Summer Orientation

A mini student orientation for incoming 6th grade students will be held on August 3, 2023, at John Poole Middle School.  There will be two sessions for this event.  The first session will be held from 8:00-10:00 a.m. and the second session will be held from 12:00-2:00 p.m.  This orientation is an opportunity to check out John Poole Middle School, meet our staff, try out lockers, and get to meet new peers!  Parents are responsible for transportation to and from this event.  Here is the link to register.

Back to School Night

Thursday, September 7:  Back to School Night will be Thursday, September 7, 2023.  Information coming soon!

2023-2024 Forms and Information

  • Parent-Child Reunification Authorization Form- (will be sent home with students on the first day)  English   Spanish
    • Directory Withholding Form- Must be returned by September 15- (will be sent home with students on the first day) Protection of Pupil Rights (Directory Withholding, Page 2)- (will be sent home with students on the first day)  
  • Bullying, Harassment or Intimidation Reporting Form- (will be sent home with students on the first day)
  • Pesticide Information- English/Spanish (will also be sent home with students on the first day)
  • Asbestos Information- English/Spanish (will also be sent home with students on the first day)
  • Additional 6th Grade Documentation

6th Grade Outdoor Education 2023-2024 Information

Outdoor Education for 6th Grade will take place November 27-29, 2023, at the Skycroft Conference Center.  The Skycroft Conferene Center is located at 9621 Frostown Road, Middletown MD 21769.

Outdoor Ed Parent Meetings 

Outdoor Education Parent Meeting information coming soon.