ABOUT

Friends of Jones is the parent and guardian-run, non-profit organization, that supports Jones as an institution of academic excellence.  The Friends of Jones Board of Directors is responsible for building community, raising funds, coordinating volunteers and so much more. All to help ensure our students, families, faculty and staff are able to engage in and fully experience the many outstanding opportunities at Jones.

Have questions about Friends of Jones? Feel free to contact us at info@friendsofjones.org.

 

EVERYONE'S WELCOME!

 

All parents and guardians of Jones students are Friends of Jones! There are no membership fees or volunteer requirements, but we do encourage all student families to get involved in a way that works for your student and family to help build a strong and vibrant community at Jones.

 

For questions about Friends of Jones, please contact our current Board Chair at

chair@friendsofjones.org.

 

Please Join Us for

FOJ 2023-24

Board Meetings!

August 28, 2023

September 18, 2023

October 30, 2023

November 27, 2023

December 18, 2023

January 29, 2024

February 26, 2024*

March 18, 2024

April 29, 2024

May 20, 2024

June TBD, 2024  Annual Meeting

*via Zoom

We will have guest speakers at select meetings throughout the year join us for meet and greets and information sessions. Please follow Friends of Jones Insta and Friends of Jones FB  for details closer to meeting dates.

OUR IMPACT

Friends of Jones raises funds to provide grants to support all aspects of our students’ experience at Jones College Prep. On average, FOJ grants more than $270,000 each year to our community -- students, faculty, teams and clubs.

 

  • ACES - Phys. Ed. & Art
  • ALAS
  • Acting For Change Club
  • Art Department
  • Asian American Literature
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage
  • Aquarium Club
  • Alumni Committee
  • AP Research/Capstone
  • Aquatics Program
  • Athletic Department
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Baseball Team
  • Best Buddies
  • Black Student Union
  • Blue & White Society
  • Bowling
  • Bridge the Gap
  • Cheerleading
  • Choir
  • Computers/Chromebooks
  • Computer Science Program
  • Counseling Department
  • Cross Country
  • Dance Department
  • Dance Team
  • Debate Club
  • Digital Imaging
  • Diverse Learners/IES
  • Eagle Leaders
  • English Department
  • Greek Club
  • French Department
  • Freshman Connection
  • JCP Staff
  • Journalism Class
  • LaCrosse Team
  • Language Department
  • Library
  • Majorette Team
  • Male Student Empowerment
  • Math Department
  • Mental Health Initiative
  • MIT Launch Club
  • Model UN
  • MTSS Mentor Program
  • Music Department
  • Phys. Ed. Department
  • Physics Department
  • Photography
  • Rainbows For All Children
  • Recycling Club
  • Robotics Team
  • Sailing Club
  • Scholastic Bowl
  • Science Department
  • Social Science Department
  • Softball Team
  • Spanish Honor Society
  • Special Education
  • Spectrum
  • Teacher/Staff Appreciation
  • Teacher Wishes
  • TEDx@JCP
  • Test Prep
  • Tri-M Music Honors Society
  • Theatre
  • Water Polo Team
  • World Studies
  • Yearbook

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Friends of Jones Board of Directors hold one-year terms, July 1 – June 30 of each year.  Meetings occur at least once each month and all members of the Jones College Prep Community are welcome to attend.

Nominations for the Board are solicited between January and May of each year.  If you are interested in serving in a board role, please contact the Executive Committee at Officers@FriendsOfJones.org

 

CHAIR
LAINEY WEINSTEIN

VICE CHAIR
URSULA RICKETTS

VICE CHAIR
CARLA ROBINSON

SECRETARY
ANGELA WELLS O'CONNOR

TREASURER
KEISHEE HILL

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
MICHELLE KERR

OVERSIGHT & OPERATIONS CO-CHAIR

RENEE SALOMON

  FUNDRAISING & GRANTS   CO-CHAIR

HAZEL MANZANO

  FUNDRAISING & GRANTS   CO-CHAIR

CHRISTINE SHIMKUS

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS CO-CHAIR

MELISSA PORTER HARRISON

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT CO-CHAIRS

IVONNE & JOHNNY LOZA

FUNDRAISING & GRANTS EVENTS

VANDA BERMAN

FUNDRAISING & GRANTS JONESWEAR

LISA KARAS

FUNDRAISING & GRANTS ANNUAL FUND

LINDA LEWELLING

FUNDRAISING & GRANTS JONESWEAR

LISA TOERNE

FUNDRAISING & GRANTS EVENTS

SARAH RENZ

FUNDRAISING & GRANTS EVENTS

DIMPLE PATEL

FUNDRAISING & GRANTS JONESWEAR

SHARON PERRINE

FUNDRAISING & GRANTS AUCTION

TRACY PORTNOY

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT CO-CHAIR

SANDRA CRUZ

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ALUMNI

MANNY ONATE JR.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT LIBRARY VOLUNTEER

HEIDI PROSSER

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT VOLUNTEER

RAQUEL DON

OUR IMPACT

Friends of Jones raises funds to provide grants to support all aspects of our students’ experience at Jones College Prep. On average, FOJ grants more than $270,000 each year to our community -- students, faculty, teams and clubs.

 

  • ACES - Phys. Ed. & Art
  • ALAS
  • Acting For Change Club
  • Art Department
  • Asian American Literature
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage
  • Aquarium Club
  • Alumni Committee
  • AP Research/Capstone
  • Aquatics Program
  • Athletic Department
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Baseball Team
  • Best Buddies
  • Black Student Union
  • Blue & White Society
  • Bowling
  • Bridge the Gap
  • Cheerleading
  • Choir
  • Computers/Chromebooks
  • Computer Science Program
  • Counseling Department
  • Cross Country
  • Dance Department
  • Dance Team
  • Debate Club
  • Digital Imaging
  • Diverse Learners/IES
  • Eagle Leaders
  • English Department
  • Greek Club
  • French Department
  • Freshman Connection
  • JCP Staff
  • Journalism Class
  • LaCrosse Team
  • Language Department
  • Library
  • Majorette Team
  • Male Student Empowerment
  • Math Department
  • Mental Health Initiative
  • MIT Launch Club
  • Model UN
  • MTSS Mentor Program
  • Music Department
  • Phys. Ed. Department
  • Physics Department
  • Photography
  • Rainbows For All Children
  • Recycling Club
  • Robotics Team
  • Sailing Club
  • Scholastic Bowl
  • Science Department
  • Social Science Department
  • Softball Team
  • Spanish Honor Society
  • Special Education
  • Spectrum
  • Teacher/Staff Appreciation
  • Teacher Wishes
  • TEDx@JCP
  • Test Prep
  • Tri-M Music Honors Society
  • Theatre
  • Water Polo Team
  • World Studies
  • Yearbook

STAY INFORMED WITH FRIENDS OF JONES!

To stay informed about Friends of Jones and the Jones community, please follow Friends of Jones Insta and Friends of Jones FB for updates on programming, events and other great things going on!

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Friends of Jones publishes an email newsletter covering community news. Members of the Jones community may create a FOJ Login account to automatically receive the newsletter. Don't have an account yet?   Create your account here.

Click on the dates below to link to newsletters sent out during the 2023-24 school year: