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Gerald D. Irons, Sr.
Junior High School
16780 Needham Road
Conroe, Texas 77385
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If you need more information from the Parent Meeting held at Oak Ridge on January 22, then you can watch this video or check the Oak Ridge Counseling Website.
The parent meeting was for all parents of 8th grade students that will be attending Oak Ridge High School next year to go over high school graduation requirements and course selection.
The Academic Showcase will be on January 30th from 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM on the Oak Ridge HS Main Campus
The Parent Course Request Help Night will be on the Oak Ridge 9th grade campus on February 3rd from 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM.
For more information regarding the events held at Oak Ridge, please contact Oak Ridge 9th at 281-465-5000 or the main campus at 832-592-5300.
Below are important dates for incoming 7th graders to Irons JHS.
Tuesday, February 18 - Visit to Vogel Int. to hand out course selection cards
Thursday, February 20 - Course Selection Parent meeting at Vogel from 6:30 to 7:30
Wednesday, February 26 - Course Selection Sheets DUE
We will bring flyers for the students on Tuesday, February 18 about parent info night.
Lockers and Backpacks
Locker clean out day has arrived and is schedule for next Monday, June 3rd, during 7th period. After
this day students will not be allowed to use their lockers. The ONLY items that they will be allowed to
carry around are a notebook, pen/pencil, calculator if needed, and a sack lunch. Girls will be allowed to
carry their purses, but backpacks and athletic/cheer/drill bags will not be allowed.
Students in junior high are required to pass three out of the four major core classes to advance to the
next grade. Language arts and math class must be passed along with either science and/or social studies
(preferably both) in order to advance to the next grade.
Please note all clinic medications should be picked up by a parent or guardian no later than noon on
June 6th. If you have any questions, please contact Nurse Sambrano at 936-709-8500.
Required immunizations for incoming 7th graders
If you have an incoming seventh grader for the year 2013-2014, please note that Texas requires three
immunizations before school starts. These include Tdap, Varicella, and Meningitis. These are required
before the first day of school. Records can be turned in at your current intermediate school or faxed to
Football Equipment Issue Day
Football equipment issue day will be on Friday, August 23rd.
Times are as follows:
8th grade- 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7th grade- 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Athletes must be present in order to receive their locker as well as their equipment which is sized
specifically for them. Please bring the following items: Completed physical dated after April 15th 2013
or later and a copy of your childâ€™s birth certificate. If you would like to order athletic wear please go to
Ironsâ€™ website and order online.
Change of Address , E-mail, or Phone Number
If you move to a new address in our attendance zone, please be sure to notify our registrar, Mrs. Rinker
sent out based on current information. A correct e-mail address, home address, and phone number are
needed to access Parent Access Center for grade information.
Moving to a New School District
If your child is moving to a new school district for the 2013-2014 school year, please notify the
registrarâ€™s office to complete the appropriate withdrawal paperwork. For more information please email
Dress code for 2013-2014 School year
School is a place of business, and dress code regulations will provide appropriate standards for the
general appearance of students.
The following outline shall serve as a guide for junior high school students. However, "appropriateness
of dress and appearance" will be determined by and enforced by all faculty and staff. Administrators
have the final decision regarding appropriateness of dress.
â€˘Pants for boys and girls must be worn at the waist and should never expose the underwear, whether by
accident or intent. Any student that is sagging will be sent to the Assistant Principalâ€™s office and will
get his/her pants zip-tied if the student does not have a belt. Holes on jeans should not expose any area
around the underwear region.
â€˘Hats or head covering may only be worn on special occasions which will be announced to all students
prior to the event.
â€˘Body piercings are not allowed except for earlobes. This would include but is not limited to the face,
arms, nose, and tongue.
â€˘Shorts, dresses, and skirts shall be no more than three inches above the knee.
â€˘Tank tops must be two adult fingers wide at the straps. Racer back tank tops are not allowed. No
cleavage can show.
â€˘Dress code applies to all before/after school functions.
Cell Phone Policy
The policy for the use of electronic devices includes, but is not limited to, the following: cellular
phones, paging devices, laser pointers, radios, video cameras, cameras (digital and film), iPods, DVD
players, ear phones/buds, or any other electronic devices.
â€˘Electronic devices may not be seen, used, or heard in the classroom without teacher permission. Such
exceptions will not be made in other areas of the school.
â€˘Electronic devices are not permitted to be visible in other areas of the school building including
bathrooms, hallways, cafeteria, gyms, etc.
â€˘Activities involving cell phones or other electronic devices will have alternate participation methods
to ensure the involvement of all students. Having or using such a device is not a requirement.
â€˘Use of electronic devices is expressly prohibited during ISS and detention.
â€˘Violations of the Electronic Device Policy will result in a parent conference and further disciplinary
â€˘Please see pg. 25 of the Secondary Student Handbook for Conroe ISD policies on â€śPossession and
Use of Electronic Devicesâ€ť.
â€˘The District (as well as Irons Junior High School) is not responsible for any damaged, lost, or stolen
The Conroe Independent School District (District) as an equal opportunity educational provider and employer does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in educational programs or activities that it operates or in employment matters. The District is
required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act
of 1975, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as Board policy not to discriminate in
such a manner. For information about Title IX rights or Section 504/ADA rights, contact the Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA coordinator at
3205 W. Davis, Conroe, Texas 77304; (936) 709-7752.