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JDHS Parent Communication

Parents make a significant difference in their child's success.  We are grateful for your interest and support.  Working together we hope to help each child achieve their very best.  Below are some resources and ideas to support JDHS parents/guardians.

Make sure your contact information is updated!

If you have a change in address, email, phone, name or emergency contact, please be sure to let us know.  To update your information, contact one of the following:

 Barbara Kelly at 523-1613,

Toni DeSanto at 523-1623, 

Donna Leigh 523-1516,  

*Paper copies of custody changes must be provided to registrar Donna Leigh.

Newsletters are sent out by email and posted online monthly on the JDHS website under School info and Parents.   Hard copies will be available at the office upon request.  

DAILY BULLETIN is a great way to stay in touch and available on our website under Daily Bulletin.

JDHS PARENT GROUP meets on the last Thursday at noon in the upstairs library.  All parents are warmly invited.   Parent Group Minutes are sent out on the JDHS_Parent Group list and will be posted online.  Please check online at to review them.  The Parent Group provides monthly Student Recognition Lunch for students (who are nominated by teachers for doing something special at JDHS) and their parents.  Donations of food, assistance and/or funds are sought each month for the lunch -- if you can help with food or funds, please be in touch with Lisa Baker in the Main Office. 

JDHS SITE COUNCIL meets on the first Monday of the month at 5 pm in the JDHS library.  It is made up of parents, teachers, support staff, students, and community members.  All Site Council meetings are open to the public.  For more information see: 

THE JUNEAU-DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL WEB PAGE is located at  From there you can link to staff contact info, counseling and career information, a calendar and more!

POWERSCHOOL ACCESS:  You can follow your student's grades and attendance online on Power School at Contact Barbara Kelly at 523-1613 or if you need help.  PowerSchool is web-based in real time so you see everything that has been entered up to that minute.  Please note that anything in blue is a link.  For instance, if you click on a blue attendance total you will see a breakdown of periods missed and the reason.  If you click on a grade in blue you will see a list of individual assignments and the grades for each one.  You can also look for missing assignments. 

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