Scholastic Book Fair – Feb. 4 – 8

Join us for our Scholastic Dino-Mite Book Fair! Online shopping is open now through Sunday, February 10th. Click here for the link. In school hours will start Monday, February 4th and run through Friday, February 8th. We will close at noon on the 8th so shop early. We will be open late on February 7th […]

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Board approves upcoming calendars

The Jackson County Board of Education recently approved calendars for the next two school years. Click the links below for one-page copies to download and/or print. 2018-19 School Year calendar (approved Jan. 11, 2018) 2019-20 School Year calendar (dated 12-17-18 in the lower right corner) 2020-21 School Year calendar (dated 12-17-18 in the lower right corner) Note that there are […]

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UPDATED: New AM drop-off plan Aug. 22

UPDATE: August 23, 2018 — We are so grateful to the entire community for all the thoughtful, constructive suggestions that are helping manage the increased traffic that has accompanied the growth at WJES, Jackson County’s largest elementary school! The double-line drop-off at the side canopy is going very well. Thanks to all involved for working together to […]

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Important Update – Morning Procedures & Afternoon Dismissal

WJES Morning Procedures Dear WJES Families, Thank you for your patience as we work to establish our morning routines.  Traffic is often heavier during these first few days, but we are working hard to get everyone in by 7:40.  See our morning procedures below to help you plan morning routines with your child. 7:15- Students […]

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Supply List

WJES Supply List 17-18

Click here for a copy of the 2018-19 supply list you can download and print. (HINT: Print page 1 for Pre-K through second grade; print page 1 for third through fifth grade.)

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JCSS Summer Reading Challenge

Here is the website for Jackson County Schools’ Summer Reading Challenge: http://jcssummerreading.weebly.com/ Download the summer reading log and turn it in when your student returns to school for an additional reward. Read on Panthers!!

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In Search of … Parent Suggestions

Parents are invited to provide suggestions on how family engagement funds will be used in the upcoming school year at the district- and school-level during two meetings Tuesday, May 15. Set for our Gordon Street Center facility at 441 Gordon St., Jefferson (across the street from the Boys & Girls Club), the meetings are open […]

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New drop-off, pick-up procedure

March 29, 2018 – Message to parents from Dr. April Howard, Superintendent:   Thank you so much for your support as we continue to evaluate safety for our students and staff. In light of ongoing security reviews, we are making a change at all our schools that will have its biggest impact at the elementary level. […]

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