James B. Sanderlin K-8 is committed to teaching and learning with the brain and heart in mind. Our diverse community of active, lifelong learners, will use an inquiry approach through our challenging programmes to become successful internationally-minded citizens.
The Start of the 2020-2021 School Year: What you need to know...
Monday, August 9th from 4:00-6:00pm - Meet-N-Greet. An opportunity to come onto campus, look around, get your student's teacher assignment/schedule, and find classrooms. This is informal - drop in anytime as there will not be a presentation.
Wednesday, August 11th - Students return to school and the 2020-2021 school year begins!
Campus opens at 8:25am to students only. Students should be in their classroom, seated, by 8:55am.
Student breakfast and lunches are no charge this year. Breakfast is served from 8:25am - 8:50am.
Student dismissal is 3:05pm. Car riders are picked up in the car line on the east side of the property. Access to car circle is through the gate on 23rd Street South.
No car traffic is permitted in the parking lot off 22nd Avenue South from 8:25am-8:50am and from 2:30pm-3:30pm. During those times, the front parking lot becomes a dedicated bus circle.
Saturday, August 14th from 9:00am-12:00pm - PTSA hosted Family Meet-N-Greet at Dell Holmes Park. This is an opportunity for families to meet each other and/or reconnect.
Wednesday, September 1st from 6:00pm-7:30pm - PYP Back to School Night. Please be on time - there will be a presentation in your student's classroom and a chance to ask general questions. If you have more than one elementary student, you are welcome to have another adult attend so that you may get the information from each of your students' classrooms.
Thursday, September 9th from 6:00pm-7:30pm - MYP Back to School Night. Please be on time - there will be a presentation in your student's classrooms and a chance to ask general questions. If you have more than one middle school student, you are welcome to have another adult attend so that you may get the information from each of your students' classrooms.
** Please note: Student Teacher/Classroom assignments will not be available until Monday, August 9th.
Please watch for emails from the school as well as voice mails with additional information as it becomes available.
We communicate primarily through our school website and through School Messenger. The messages go to the phone numbers and emails you have provided in FOCUS.
7th & 8th Grade Strings Request Form
If you student is interested in taking Strings, as an elective during the upcoming school year, please complete the Strings Request Form.
Need help navigating your student's virtual educational world? Parent Academy is here to help. Click here for the latest training videos and links. Please check back, as we will be adding more videos and links as they become available.
James B. Sanderlin K-8 IB World School has been honored as a School of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America. The Magnet School of Distinction Award is the second highest award of recognition.
To receive a national Merit Award, schools must submit a detailed application to Magnet Schools of America. Schools are judged and scored on their demonstrated ability to raise student academic achievement, promote racial and socioeconomic diversity, provide integrated curricula and instruction, and create strong family and community partnerships that enhance the school’s magnet theme.
All of the winning schools will be recognized at Magnet Schools of America’s 38th National Conference hosted by Clark County School District in Nevada, April 13-17, 2020.