WHAT IS FRIENDS OF JONES?

Friends of Jones is Jones College Prep's parent-run, non-profit organization that supports Jones College Prep and its mission to remain one of the premier high schools in Chicago. We are a community of volunteers, donors and advocates who help raise and distribute funds to support the many outstanding educational opportunities at JCP. In short, we are all Friends of Jones!

 

 

WELCOME CLASS OF 2026!!

Mark your calendars for the following important dates:

w/o 7/18 OR w/o 7/25

FRESHMAN CONNECTION

This program provides an excellent opportunity for students to meet other incoming freshman and learn how to navigate Jones.

In part funded by your generous donations to FOJ.

JULY 19 & JULY 26

FRESHMAN PARENT COFFEE

8:30am - 9:30am

JCP South Cafeteria

Grab a cup of coffee while you chat with other parents and learn a little more about JCP.

JULY 19 & JULY 26

JONESWEAR SALE

8:00am - 1:00pm

JCP location TBD

Get your freshman off to a great start with the latest Joneswear.

JULY 27

FRESHMAN PARENT MEET UP

6:30pm - 9:30pm

Taylor Street Tap

1358 W. Taylor Street

Meet other new parents for a fun night out! Food provided by Bombay Wraps. Drinks are available for cash purchase. Adults only, please.

Contact onna.jones@friendsofjones.org for more information.

GIVE TO THE FOJ ANNUAL FUND

BECOME A CORPORATE BANNER SPONSOR

Your Generosity Has Impact

Through our collective fundraising efforts, Friends of Jones provides vital funding to support initiatives and programs for projects big and small. Friends of Jones follows a grant funding process to help ensure your generosity has the greatest impact on the students of Jones College Prep.

Recent grants have made it possible for our students/staff to have/attend:

  • Start-up funds for student clubs
  • Registration fees for clubs in competitions
  • Funds to support community-building events
  • Subscriptions to academic resource materials
  • Transportation for athletic team travel in and around the city
  • Support for school-sponsored trips and competitions
  • Costumes, props and scenery for the school play and musical
  • Sport team uniforms
  • Supplies for clubs
  • Freshman Connection
  • Welcome and Graduation signage

GET INVOLVED

Active participation in FOJ is one way for parents to feel connected to their student's experience and the larger Jones community! Whether you can give an hour a week or just help every now and then, getting involved will be rewarding and fun.