James Ward Elementary School

Leader In Me sign
Teachers dressed as book characters
Student spelling
School sign
Super Leaders Fair booth
Teachers dressed as M & M's
Students at computers
Teachers dressed as book characters
Kindergarten Teachers
Students writing
Teachers dressed as book characters
Student doing puzzle
Student decorating a pumpkin
Students playing with letter cards

News and Announcements

Happy Summer 2018!!!

We hope that you all enjoy a blessed and restful summer vacation! Remember to visit the local libraries for their summer reading programs. Also, check out the fun camps offered in town: JHS Jazzer Camp, JHS Cheerleader Camp, JHS Baseball Camp, Zigler Museum Art Camps, summer enrichment and feeding program, organization camps, etc. Our office hours will be 8-3 p.m. until Thursday, June 7. After that, office hours will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.

Summer Office Hours

Our office will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day during the months of June and July. If you have questions concerning registration or next school year, please call our office at 824-1235.

End of Year Awards Day - 5/23/18

JWES will honor its students on Wednesday, May 23, with special programs and Awards Day events. Kindergarten begins at 8 a.m., second grade starts at 10:30 a.m., and first grade begins at 12:30 p.m. Leader in Me Leadership Notebook reviews and classroom visits will follow each program. For more details,call the office at 824-1235.

Leader in Me Family Survey 2018

Families have receive an electronic link to the 2018 Leader in Me Family survey. This is a VERY important LIM survey. Complete the survey online and print the last page. Place your name and your student’s name on form. Return the signed form to school by Monday, May 21. Students will receive a free recess and treat!


Handbook input sought

Please review your current JWES Student - Family Handbook and offer any suggestions for improvements for next year. Call the office at 824-1235 with your ideas! Happy Summer!

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School Highlights

* Registration is open for new students for the 2018-2019 school year for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 2! Students who are already enrolled at JWES do not need to re-register.  Students transferring from Head-Start DO need to register. We hope to see you soon!  For information, email suzanne.doucet@jdpsbk12.org