James Ward Elementary School

News and Announcements

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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Please clip and submit your Box Tops for Education to James Ward Elementary to support our school programs. Mrs. Self and Mrs. Shelby Broussard will be coordinating the program this year. Thank you to Mrs. Person for 20 years of coordinating our Box Tops program.
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Nutritional slush fruit drinks are sold at the afternoon recesses for Kindergarten to Grade 2. Sales support our PBIS / Leader in Me positive behavior programs. Slushes are 50 cents each and are used as a reward for good behavior.
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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 great or too small to support this recognition program.
Thank you to our Super Donors: JD Bank, Broussard’s Cleaners, Rep. Johnny Guinn, Nathan Sonnier State Farm, attorney Bill Riley, Dupree Electric & Plumbing, Dr. Shane Fontenot, and The Bank! We appreciate your support for our school and our super leaders!
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Supply fees are due!

As field trips and special events approach for this fall, we must remind everyone of our school’s policy for participating in these events. Students must pay their school supply fees and other accounts before participating in these activities. (Note: All students currently enjoy free breakfast and lunch at our school through our new grant.)
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We are continuing our annual Community Cash for Schools program. We need each family to collect proofs of purchase (labels) from eligible Community Coffee products. A successful Community Cash for Schools program depends on your support. Please save proofs of purchase from Community Coffee products and have your children bring them to the library. Thank you for your support!
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New PreK guidelines announced

As part of the state's new Pre-Kindergarten laws for 2016-2017, parents will have to provide documentation of proof of income and proof of residence in addition to the child's birth certificate, shot record, and Social Security card. This information is needed in order to provide a high-quality PreK program to all students at no charge. Please see the attached letter from Superintendent LeJeune for more information. Please begin collecting this information over this summer. We will begin accepting these documents after July 26 when we return from summer break.
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Leaders are on time!

School begins each day at 7:35 a.m. Be sure that our little ones are well rested and well fed each night. Don't forget to practice your reading and math facts! Remember ... Super Learners Make Super Leaders!
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