Our mission is to educate for life so that each child acquires the knowledge and skills to succeed in school and beyond.
Colors: Red & White
Character Word for the month of APRIL is
Anyone wishing to register their child for Kindergarten during the 2015-16 school year may do so by visiting the office between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Please bring the following: Original Birth Certificate, Original Social Security Card, Updated Shot Record, 2 current utility bills serving as proof of residence (ie., water, cable, electricity, waste management, landline telephone).
Students who submitted permission slips to try out received a notice with the date/time they will be trying out for the talent show. This time will be during the school day during a non-instructional time. The notice will provide information about what the child needs to bring to the tryouts. The Talent Show is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. on Friday, May 15th.
BOXTOPS, CAMPBELLS, & COMMUNITY COFFEE LABELS
We collect all Boxtops, Campbells labels, and Community Coffee labels. Our school earns lots of money when you simply cut out and turn in those labels! Please go the the Parents link, then select "Support SWES" to find out more.
JPJH BOYS BASKETBALL CLINIC
WHEN: May 29th 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Arrive by 9:45 to check-in
WHERE: JPJH Gym
WHO: Any 5th grade boy who attends JPE, 7th Ward or Gray's Creek
COST: $50 (includes t-shirt); Cash or check accepted (checks made payable to JPJH)
SIGN UP: Email child's name and shirt size to email@example.com
DEADLINE TO SIGN UP: Friday, May 9th (Anyone signing up after this deadline may participate, but will not receive a tshirt)
*Children may bring their own lunches. There will also be a vending machine available.
*Payment and insurance waiver (on flyer that was sent home) can be dropped off at the JPJH school office before or brought the day of the camp.
This year we will be taking pre-paid orders for smoothies. We generally have smoothies the last Friday of the month. We will begin collecting $3 from students on the Monday during smoothie week. We will take pre-paid orders through Thursday and submit that count to Smoothie King. Any student who forgets to pre-pay and brings $3 on Friday (smoothie day), will have to wait until all pre-paid students receive their smoothie before being able to buy one. Pre-orders for May begin Mon., May 11 - Thurs., May 14. Smoothie Day is Fri., May 15.
We still have some yearbooks available- Contact the office!
Yearbooks are on sale. Our special Centennial Edition full-colored 44 page yearbook is now $35. Only 200 copies have been ordered. Order yours now. The pre-order deadline has passed, however, if our copy limit hasn't been reached we will continue to take orders (first come- first served as payment is received).
STUDENTS OF THE WEEK
April 27-May 1
Fifth Grade: Matt Rotolo
THINGS GOING ON THIS WEEK
(April 27-May 1)
DIBELS and STAR Testing
Mon., April 27 - 1st grade field trip; 5th grade Jr. High Orientation (during school); Class picture order forms are DUE
Tues., April 28 - Track practice until 3:30
Wed., April 29 - Snowballs $2
Thurs., April 30 - Club field trip; 2nd grade field trip; Track practice until 3:30
Fri., May 1 - 5th grade field trip; Popsicles 50 cents
Sat., May 2 - VOTING DAY- LPPS maintenance renewal tax will be on the ballot. Please vote.
THINGS GOING ON NEXT WEEK
(May 4-May 8)
EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION WEEK- THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR FANTASTIC STAFF FOR ALL THAT YOU DO EVERYDAY!!!
Mon., May 4 - PARCC EOY test (3rd, 4th and 5th grades)
Tues., May 5 - PARCC EOY test (3rd, 4th and 5th grades)
Wed., May 6 - PARCC EOY test (3rd, 4th and 5th grades); Snowballs $2
Thurs., May 7 - n/a
Fri., May 8 - Last day to earn all AR points for 4th 9 weeks; Students may wear blue jean bottoms for $1 donation to Children's Miracle Network
THINGS NEEDED TO REGISTER
Social Security Card
2 Utility Bills to serve as proof of residence
Report card from previous school if applicable
Driver's License of parent/guardian
The End of the Year at a Glance
May 11 - 13 : Field Days (Students may wear any 7th Ward shirt on their assigned field day - Monday (2nd/3rd); Tuesday (4th/5th); Wednesday (Kn/1st)
May 14: Elementary Track Meet
May 15: Talent Show @ 8:15 a.m. in the gym
May 19: Parent Volunteer Breakfast (by invitation)
May 20: Last Cougar Cart; 5th Grade end of the year party: PreK awards day
May 21: Kindergarten Graduation (8:30); 3rd Gr. Awards (10:15); 5th Gr. DARE graduation& Awards (1:00)
May 22: 1st Gr. Awards (8:30); 2nd Gr. Awards (10:15); 4th Gr. Awards (1:00)
May 25: Memorial Day Holiday- NO SCHOOL
May 28: Last day of school for Students- Dismiss at 10:50.
Ready Ready or Not… Here I Come!
Registration begins April 13, 2015
A wonderful opportunity to find out all you need to know about kindergarten! Includes topics such as:
§ What you can do now to prepare your child for school
§ What your child should know before entering school
§ What will my child learn in kindergarten?
§ What is the testing date all about?
§ What is DIBELS?
Date: May 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m
Location:Literacy and Technology Center
9261 Florida Boulevard
Making the Move to Middle School
Date: May 19, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.
Place: Literacy and Tech Center
9261 Florida Blvd.
Walker, LA 70785
Presenters: Steve Parrill,
Scarlet Monteleone & Kimberly Allen