James Ward Elementary School

News and Announcements

Have a Super Summer!

Thank you to all of our James Ward family members, friends, and community partners for the tremendous support you have given our students, faculty, and staff. Your commitment to our children is greatly appreciated. Have a blessed and restful summer!
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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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Thank you our 2016-2017 James Ward Family donors! We encourage all of our families and local businesses to become members of the James Ward Family. All donations are used to provide academic, attendance, and good behavior rewards throughout the school year. No donation is too small to honor our super student leaders.
Thank you to our Super Community Partners: JD Bank, The Bank, Broussard’s Cleaners, Rep. Johnny Guinn, Nathan Sonnier State Farm, attorney Bill Riley, Dupree Electric & Plumbing, Dr. Shane Fontenot,and I Am A Leader Foundation! We appreciate your support for our school and our little super leaders and learners!
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Pat Quinn, the RTI Guy (academic leader), is offering our parents free access to the Parent a Genius book Monday and Tuesday only: www.ParentaGenius.com/winner.html
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Parent Lighthouse Team training, Feb. 16

Our next Parent Lighthouse Team meeting will be a spaghetti supper at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the cafeteria. The focus will be the Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families. This session will be repeated at 12 noon Friday, Feb. 17, for those who cannot make the night meeting.​ No meal will be served on Friday. Please RSVP to Mrs. Vickie at 824-1235 or email suzanne.doucet@jdpsbk12.org by noon, Wednesday, Feb. 15.
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Leader in Me Synergy Assembly, Friday, Feb. 10

Our next Leader in Me Synergy Assembly will be held at 7:35 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, to honor random acts of kindness during the month of February. We will also celebrate our victories in academics, behavior, and attendance. Come and join us as we synergize and honor our super leaders!
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