James Ward Elementary School

News and Announcements

Veterans Day celebration

James Ward Elementary School will celebrate Veterans Day with a special musical presentation at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the gym. Our annual Breakfast with a Vet will be held from 7-7:50 a.m. in the music room. Students may wear red, white, or blue shirts with their uniform bottoms to school that day!
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James Ward Parent Survey

James Ward Elementary parents and guardians are asked to complete a Family Survey for our district school improvement process. Please log in to this link https://surveymonkey.com/r/CNA08 Once complete, print the last page and submit to the office to receive a free jean day for your student in November!
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See the Leader! Be the Leader!

Your child is a leader! Give him or her leadership roles at home. At James Ward Elementary School we are preparing children to lead in many environments -- school, home, church, and community. Super learners make super leaders! We are developing leaders --- one child at a time!
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Awards Day Tuesday, Oct. 24

First nine-week Awards Day programs will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 24, as follows: first grade, 8 a.m.; kindergarten, 11:35 a.m., and second grade 12:45 p.m. You are invited to celebrate our leaders' achievements.
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Red Ribbon Week

James Ward Elementary will celebrate Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-27. This is a week to celebrate a drug-free lifestyle. The theme is “I Believe in Me -- Happy, Healthy, and Drug Free. The schedule for dress up days is below. All are encouraged to participate!
DRESS UP DAYS:
• Monday - “I’m Red-y to Live Drug-Free” Students may wear a red shirt with uniform bottoms.
• Tuesday - “Don’t Get Mixed Up With Drugs” Students may wear mix and matched clothes.
• Wednesday - “My Future Is Bright, No Drugs In Sight”. Students may wear sunglasses.
• Thursday - “Drugs Give You The Blues” Students may wear blue jeans with a school uniform shirt.
• Friday - “Team up Against Drugs” Students may wear their favorite team shirt or jersey with blue jeans. James Ward spirit shirts are also allowed.
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Parent Conference Night, Sept. 25

Parent Conference Night will be held from 3-6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25. If you have not scheduled an appointment yet, please contact your child's teacher. Our cafeteria staff will be selling barbecued hamburgers and a variety of delicious frozen and baked goods in the cafeteria – cookies, dinner rolls, and cinnamon rolls. Call 824-4044 if you would like to pre-order.
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We're off to a great start!

Thank you to all of our students, parents, faculty, and staff for a wonderful beginning to the new school year! Our students have been busy learning their class routines and becoming super learners and leaders! Remember that school starts at at 7:30 a.m. each day!
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Dismissal procedures

PreK and Kindergarten car line students should be picked up from the east side horseshoe area at 2:30 PM unless they ride home with a Grade 1 or 2 student. Older students and younger siblings will be picked up in the back car line at 2:45 PM. Have a great day!
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