7th/8th Grade Summer Institute

August 13th - 17th

Hello JAMS Science Magnet Families,

7th & 8th Grade Summer Institute begins tomorrow, and we look forward to seeing you there. 

Students should arrive a little early on their first day to find their schedules. Class assignments will be posted outside of room 72.

Supplies Needed

7th Graders - A 3 ring binder with 5 dividers, paper, and pencils.
8th Graders - A pencil.


Lunch is included on the days that students are at JAMS, but is not included when the students are out on field trips. Students are welcome to bring their own meals if desired. Lunch is served at 11:54.

All lunches include Salad as well as Apples, Granola Bars and Fruit Roll-Ups as snacks. Water is available as well.

  • Monday - Pizza (Cheese or Pepperoni) from The Slice
  • Tuesday - Pasta (Marinara, Chicken Alfredo or Broccoli & Butter) from Classic
  • Wednesday & Thursday - Chicken Strips & Potato Wedges from Bob's Market (for students NOT on the field trip that day)
  • Friday - Beef Taquitos, Chicken Flautas, Cheese Enchiladas, Rice & Beans from Campos

Field Trips

Incoming 8th graders will go on a field trip to the Science Center on Wednesday, August 15th from 8:30-2:30. 

Incoming 7th graders will go on a field trip to the LA Zoo on Thursday, August 16 from 8:30-2:30. 

Students need to bring a lunch and refillable water bottle with them. Food is NOT provided on the trips. 

Chaperone spots have all been filled, thank you to everyone for signing up!


Thank you to everyone for signing up to volunteer to help serve lunch. We still have space available. These are short 11:30-12:45PM shiftsin the JAMS courtyard by the student store.

We are currently short-handed for tomorrow so please help if you can.

Sign up to volunteer here: 

For more information about JAMS Santa Monica Science Magnet, please visit: http://www.jamssciencemagnet.org/

If you did not receive this by email, please sign up for summer institute updates here: https://www.facebook.com/jamssciencemagnet/app/100265896690345/

Please reach out with any other questions to: board@jamssciencemagnet.org

Thank you,

The Science Magnet Board


Derek is the creative director at ISM [iz-uh m], a creative services agency based in Santa Monica, CA.