Welcome to the Jungle!

Picture of jungle leaves.

 
 

Upcoming Dates

October 2017 November 2017
Oct 2nd: PTO Fall Fest t-shirt sale starts Nov 8th: 3rd Grade Star Reach Field Trip
Oct 6th: School Pictures, Kindergarten Class Field Trip Nov 9th: Progress Reports
Oct 9th-10th: Fall Break, No School Nov 10th: Fall Fest
Oct 10th: EJE Beauty Pageant Nov 13th-17th: Scholastic Book Fair in the Library
Oct 11th-13th: EJE Reading Fair Nov 14th: EJE Thanksgiving Day lunch
Oct 13th: 5th Grade Star Reach Tour of Laurel & TigerTime Relay for Life Fundraiser Nov 17th: 3rd Grade Class Field Trip
Oct 19th: Report Cards Nov 20th-24th: Thanksgiving Holidays, No school
Oct 23rd- 27th: Red Ribbon Week  
Oct 27th: Student Council Field Trip to BarT & Beta BBQ  
Oct 30th: Kindergarten/1st Grade Halloween Program at NEJ PAC 6:30pm  
   
 

News & Announcements

Red Ribbon Week Details
Oct 23rd Oct 24th Oct 25th Oct 26th Oct 27th
Wear Red Camo Day Super Hero Day Nerd Day School Spirit Day
Clipart of red paw print. Soldier in camo with USA flag clipart. Clipart of marvel kid heros. CLipart of glasses nerd alert warning. Clipart of a tiger paw.
 
EJE Yearbook Information
Yearbooks are on sale now for $30.00 each. Click on the link below to purchase an ad for your 6th grade student.

Yearbook banner picture with link to yearbook website.

 
EJE 2017 Reading Fair Winners
Reading Fair picture winner Reading Fair Winner
Reading Fair Winer Reading Fair Winner
Reading Fair Winner Reading Fair winner
Reading Fair Winner Reading Fair winner.

2nd Place group picture

3rd Place group picture

Honorable Mention group picture

 
EJE Thankful for Fire Safety

Group picture of students holding thank you letters.

A BIG, thank you to our local Powers VFD, who recently came and talked to our students about the importance of fire safety. The students learned how to crawl to safety in case of a fire and how to stop-drop-and-roll if they were to ever catch on fire. They discussed being careful around matches, lighters, and gasoline. Students were given tips on how to run to safety and calling 911. The firefighters also showed the students what they looked like fully dressed so the kids wouldn't be scared if they saw them in a burning house trying to rescue them. Our tiger cubs enjoyed wrapping up the lesson with up close tours of the fire truck. After the visit, students in Mrs. Jessica Smith's class wrote thank you letters to all the amazing fire fighters that came to make this lesson so memorable.
 
September Tiger Cubs of the Month
Picture of all the lower grade students of the month for September.
 
Lower Grades
Picture of all upper student of the month for september.
 
Upper Grades
 
EJE Family Reading Night Door prize Winners
Picture of students with their doorprizes.
 
EJE hosted it's first Family Reading Night of the year on Thursday, September 28th from 5:30-7pm in the library. Congratulations to these readers!
 
EJE Betas Lend a Helping Hand
Picture if a few beta students holding donated items.
 
East Jones Elementary Jr. Beta Club recently sponsored a school-wide drive for much-needed items for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.  The Beta students issued a call for diapers and baby wipes and the response was overwhelming.  Hundreds of packages of both diapers and wipes were collected.  The items were then taken to a collection center at Trinity Baptist Church and then transported for distribution in the Houston, Texas area.  Once again, the EJE Jr. Betas lived up to the national motto, “Let us lead by serving others.” 
 
August Tiger Cubs of the Month
Upper grades picture of august 2017 tigers of the month
 
Upper Grades 4th-6th
Lower grades picture of august 2017 tigers of the month
 
Lower Grades K-3rd
 
LEGO Cell Creations

Legocell pic

Legocell pic2.

Legocell pic 3.

Here are some pictures from Mr. Paul Anderson's 5th grade class projects on building cell models. Students had to include the cell parts from their notebooks in the LEGO model and the paper tube model, as well as including labels for the parts. This was an enrichment activity for STAR Reach days.

Paperroll project pic 1.

Paperroll project pic 3.

Paper roll project pic 2.

 
Mrs. McMullan's Science & Social Studies Lesson
In light of the Solar Eclipse, Mrs. McMullan's 3rd grade Science and Social Studies classes talked about and researched the eclipse throughout the week.  During their research, they found out that you could use pinhole cameras as a alternative way to view the solar eclipse.  They used card stock, tin foil, tape, and a paper clip to make their pinhole cameras.  They were also allowed to decorate their camera to make it unique to each student.
Mrs. Mcmullan's Homeroom pinhole cameras
 
McMullan's 2nd period pinhole cameras
 
McMullan's 3rd period pinhole cameras
 
 
PTO's Annual BooHoo Breakfast
 
 
The East Jones PTO hosted their annual Kindergarten Boohoo breakfast on Friday, August 18th. These new tiger cubs were excited to have their families here on campus and are looking forward to a wonderful school year.
 
Ready for School
A picture of donated school supplies from the Jones County Baptist Association.
 
EJE would like to recognize and thank the Jones County Baptist Association. They recently donated school supplies and snacks to our school making sure our tiger cubs were ready for the new school year.
 

Important Reminders!

  • School Starts promptly at 7:45am. Any student arriving after will be marked tardy and will have to serve detention after three unexcused tardies. Please keep in mind that check in times later than 10:00am will result in an unexcused absence.
  • Early checkouts must be kept to a minimum. Unless it is absolutely necessary, your child should remain in school until dismissal time. As stated in the handbook, early withdraws are to be approved by the principal in order for withdrawal to be excused. Regular check out ends at 2:00pm as we begin the early dismissal process at that time. There will be no checkouts allowed after 2:00pm. No exceptions.
  • Transportation changes should not occur on a regular basis. If you must change transportation for your child, you must do so in writing and we must receive your note no later than 12:30pm.
  • Please make sure your child arrives at school with the necessary school supplies. If we are having fun day or days when the students may need spending money, you should send your child's money in an envelope and send it with them to school. The office staff will not accept any money in the office. Students will not be allowed to call home for supplies or money.

 

EJE's online school meal payment system.

Picture with link to schoolbucks website.
Please NOTE: All services are free to parents EXCEPT making payments online. A fee of $1.95 is charged for making an online payment. Parents can pay on all their children's accounts in one transaction, even if children are at different schools and only be charged the $1.95. This fee goes to myschoolbucks.com not the district.
 
 
 
 

School Website Updated by LGriffin, EJE Media Specialist

 


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