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School Motto: "Educating students for success in a changing world."


Important Dates to Remember

October 2021 November 2021

1st: School Pictures Day

5th: Fall Fest

8th: Pink Out Day

11th: Progress Reports

11th: Fall Break, No School

19th: Trim the Tree and Deadline to turn in 6th Grade Baby Picture for Yearbook

14th: Report Cards & Last Day for the Chocolate & Popcorn Fundraiser

22nd-26th Thanksgiving Holiday

15th: Camo Day


22nd: Mismatch Tacky Day


25th-29th: Red Ribbon Week


29th: Inside Out Clothes Day







Red Ribbon Week at EJE
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Oct 25th Oct 26th Oct 27th Oct 28th Oct 29th
Wear Red Character Day Color Wars Decades Day Black & Gold
        or Inside Out

Color Wars by Grade Level: PreK & K- Blue, 1st- Yellow, 2nd-Teal, 3rd-Orange, 4th-Purple, 5th-Pink & 6th-Green

Decades Day: PreK-1st- The 50s, 2nd & 3rd- The 90s & 4th-6th- The 70s or 80s


Library AR Challenge Winners
Last month students had a chance to show off their reading skills to earn a popcorn and prize party in the libray. Our EJE Librarian, Ms. Griffin was so proud and awarded the top homeroom in each grade level with a party. Students were tasked at earning as many AR points as they could for the month of September. Congratulations to these AR super stars!
Winning Homerooms & Total AR Points Earned
1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Parker Smith Buchanan Walley Stewart Loper
113.3 pts 150 pts 37.9 pts 111.9 pts 148.7 pts 116.9pts


Purchase your 2021-2022 Yearbook for $32.00 each until March 1st


4th Grade MobyMax Math Whiz Winners
Students in Mrs. Holifield's 4th grade math class worked on multiplication facts and fluency, along with other math skills.
The top winners received a treat bag with lots of goodies.
1st Place - M McCann
2nd Place - L Meadows (not pictured)
3rd Place - S Mercer


Pink Out Day


We Love Our NEJ Football Players!
Black & Gold Day!

Click on the picture to follow the link to the available MDE grade level guides.



The car line is designed to allow for prompt pick-up while keeping students supervised and safe. Please adhere to the following guidelines if you have a child that is a car rider.

  • Families with a student in grades Pre-K and Kindergarten will pick-up all students (this includes any siblings that are in grades 1-6) at the FRONT of the school building for car line pick up.
  • Families will only a 1st-6th grade student will pick-up their student in the back car line.
  • Students will only be released to individuals who have an EJE car tag (decal) that is provided to you.
  • Anyone without a car tag (decal) will be required to check-in at the office and present photo identification. (If you lose your car tag or need additional tags, please come by the office.)
  • Parents are asked to remain in the car and a staff member will assist students in entering/exiting the vehicle quickly and safely.
  • PLEASE DO NOT use your cell phone or text in the car line for safety reasons.
  • Car rider line begins at 7:15 each morning. ALL students will be dropped off in the front of the school. Please DO NOT park and walk your child to the door. Befroe exiting the vehicle, your student's temparture may be checked.
  • TARDY after 7:45 AM. Classes begin PROMPTLY at 7:45 AM.
  • Parents will need to sign students in after 7:45 AM AS TARDY.
  • Bus dismissal will be at 2:45 PM.
  • We ask that you please be CONSISTENT with how your student goes home.


School Website Updated by L.Griffin, Library Media Specialist



East Jones Elementary School | 108 Northeast Drive, | Laurel, MS 39443 | Phone: (601) 425-9799 | Fax: (601) 425-9118

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