Welcome JLS Families to the 2021-22 School Year!

Welcome! We're so glad that you're here, and we are looking forward to a great year!
This year, the JLS Back-to-School information is online. Please go through all of these instructions and the following Back-to-School forms to make sure you receive the information you need to start the new school year. 


NOTE: PLEASE use Safari or Chrome Internet Browsers to complete this packet.
(Firefox has known issues with these forms).
•  Please allow at least 25 minutes to complete this packet.
•  Please go step-by-step through each page, even if you do not purchase or donate anything. 
•  Click the "proceed to next step" button at the bottom of each page to move onto the next step.
•  Use the browser "back" button to go back. This will keep you within the site.
Questions? Send an email to jlsptaemail@gmail.com

1. READ: JLS Middle School Information

This section includes important school information.
•  Read JLS Information
•  Order School Photos
•  Learn about Other Organizations and Available Resources

2. FILL, SIGN, and PURCHASE: JLS School Forms, Donations, and Purchases

This section includes school forms and opportunities to contribute to school expenses. At the end of this section, you will need to pay by check (made out to JLS Middle School) Bring your check (or cash) to school anytime after August 2, or mail your check to the school's main office at 480 E. Meadow Dr., Palo Alto CA 94306. Please write your student(s) name, grade, and Student ID number in the memo of the check.
•  Enter Your Contact Information
•  Sign Required School Forms
•  Purchase and Contribute to School Items and Materials


The JLS PTA supports and advocates for programs, policies and materials that directly benefit the JLS students and their families. PTA Membership and Donations may be made by credit or debit card online.
•  Donate to Support the PTA Programs
•  Join the JLS PTA
•  Sign up for eNews

4. DONATE: Partners in Education (PiE)

PiE (Partners in Education) donations provide funding for people at JLS- for example, counselors and elective teachers. Donations can be made online or by mailing a check to PiE.
•  Donate to Partners in Education (PiE)

5. DONATE: Youth Community Service (YCS) and DreamCatchers

Youth Community Service (YCS) is a local non-profit organization that provides social-emotional service-learning resources in the Palo Alto Unified School District.

DreamCatchers' mission is to close the opportunity gap faced by low-income first-generation students in the Palo Alto Unified School District.

•  Donate to Youth Community Service (YCS)
•  Donate to DreamCatchers


•  Review and Submit your forms