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Upcoming Events
 
J. S. Waters School Announcements
SPORTS PHYSICALS
will be offered at J.S. Waters on Tuesday, June 2 starting at 5:00 and not running past 7:00. Students are charged a fee of $5.00. Only the first 25 students to return their forms with the money will be seen. All students who wish to participate in any sport must have a physical before practice begins. Rising 7th & 8th Graders only.
DONATE YOUR GENTLY USED CHILDREN'S BOOKS
May 11th - June 3rd

Share a love for READING! Look through your children's books at home and see if there are any you are not interested in anymore - then, donate them to JSW!

Our goal is for every student to bring in 5 donated books, and then each student will be able to pick out 5 different books to take home and read over the summer
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GIFT CARDS

May gift cards are ready for pick up.  June 1st will be our last order for this school year. Think ahead for your summer plans & order your gift cards! Please email Catherine if you would like to make any changes or add an order.  Thanks!
SPRING PICTURE $ IS PAST DUE
If you have not returned your child's Spring Pictures / money, they are past due. Please return if you have not already done so.

All pictures must be accounted for.
JSW keeps a year-to-year list of students that have not paid in the past. K-8 students that owe money/pictures are not allowed to participate in Field Day. Kindergartners that don't pay/return pictures (including CAP & GOWN) will not be allowed to participate in the Kindergarten Promotion Ceremony
THRIFTSHOP SIGNUPS
Sign Up Here for Worknights!

Sign Up Here for Drop Boxes! (NEW! with Sign Up Genius)

SILER CITY
Friday, May 29th - 6:00 - 8:00
Saturday, June 13th - 5:30 - 7:30
Saturday, June 20th - 5:30 - 7:30

PITTSBORO
Monday, June 1st - 5:30 -7:30
Monday, June 8th - 5:30 -7:30
Monday, June 22nd - 5:30 -7:30



Please remember, your child must be 10 years old or older in order to receive hours.
 
MONDAY, JUNE 8th

Please be aware that if your child owes ANY MONEY to the school (library books, pictures, cafeteria), they will not be allowed to participate in Field Day.
LAST DAY
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10th
Awards Day & LAST DAY of SCHOOL
Kindergarten @ 10:00
1st & 2nd @ 11:00
3rd-5th @ 12:00
6th-8th @ 1:00

You may take your child home for the summer after their awards!!!!
LIMITED # YEARBOOKS LEFT

If you want a 2014 - 2015 Yearbook,
NOW is the time to get yours!

$40
Limited # left!
Cover Artwork by
JSW 8th Graders!

Sorry, due to limited #'s we can not 'hold' yearbooks.
BOX TOPS
Keep sending those Box Tops!
PTA just received a check for over $400 from
Box Tops For Education!
Thanks to all that cut & sent!
2015-16 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

If you have a child (or know a family with a child) that will be five years old on or before August 31, 2015, please contact the school as soon as possible about their Kindergarten Registration for the 2015-16 school year. 
Please bring the following with you to register:
  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Records
  • Verification of Residency 
  •   (with parent/custodian name & address)  Examples:
    ~current, recently dated residential utility bill: gas, electric, water, land-line  phone OR
    ~Signed lease/rental agreement   OR
    ~ Signed closing statement or construction agreement
  • Custody papers if applicable
     
BULLYING
BULLYING SURVEY

This form can be used to anonymously report incidents of suspected bullying. The information will be gathered on a weekly basis. If you feel that a student is in danger physically or mentally please call the school at (919)898-2259 ext. 30231. Bullying Link can also be found under "For Families" & "For Students".

BULLY PREVENTION SPRING NEWSLETTER

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CUBS SPIRIT WEAR


Long Sleeve $15 / Short Sleeve $10
See Ms. Sirls to get yours before they're gone!

 
JSW SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
The agendas and minutes from the JSW School Improvement Team are located in a folder on the right side of Principal Browne's Office webpage. All meetings and minutes are subject to the open records law. JSW School Improvement Plan

Beverly Browne
Principal

8/28/14 Minutes    
9/22/14 Minutes
9/24/14 Minutes
10/20/14 Minutes
11/24/14 Minutes
3/30/15 Minutes
5/11/15 Minutes
TITLE 1 PLAN

Next Meeting: 
 
ATTENTION VOLUNTEERS/CHAPERONES
         
Chatham County Schools requires anyone
 wishing to volunteer/chaperone in the school system to register online with AppGarden

The link can be accessed on the "For Families" tab (above, left) under the heading "Volunteer/Chaperone Application"

Applications must be completed 2 weeks prior to volunteering or chaperoning.

Effective Jan 1st 2015, the school text line is now a toll-free number 888-389-9990. This new number helps subscriber phones due to less carrier restrictions.

What does this change for our school's textline?

Any new parent or student wanting to subscribe our school’s text line should send the same code: JSW741  to the new number: 888-389-9990.

The number change does not affect existing, already subscribed, parents and students who get our messages. They will remain subscribed and will continue to get text messages without interruptions. The messages will come from the new number 
888-389-9990.