James Ward Elementary School

News and Announcements


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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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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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, parents must 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.
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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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If you would like to access information on your students’ grades and attendance on the internet, please call the office to register for the Parent Command Center. 824-1235
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