James Ward Elementary School

News and Announcements

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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Mini Jazzer registration

Mini Jazzer registration will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at the JHS library. Please see the attached flyer or call Laura David at 824-1148 for more information.
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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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Arrival Procedures

All PreK to Grade 2 students should use the car line near the football field or the buses for arrival. DOTD crews will be working to upgrade the sidewalk corners on Shankland Avenue.
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New student registration

New student registration is being held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily at James Ward Elementary School. Students must be four years old by Sept. 30 to enter pre-kindergarten and five years old by Sept. 30 to enter kindergarten. Bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate, shot record, and Social Security card. For more information, call 824-1235.
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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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Head Start / Bright Beginnings Registration

Save the Children Head Start is conducting registration for three-year-olds; Johnnie Belle Chavis, the director, may be contacted at 616-9556. Bright Beginnings of Jennings is a Type III Child Care Center and accepts infants through three-year-olds. Director Stephanie Fontenot can be contacted at 824-1234.
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