Giving our Best
Our Mission Statement:
Collaborating with parents, teachers, students,
and community, West Jones Elementary strives to be positive,
progressive and caring. While striving for excellence, we promote an atmosphere of individualized educational
goals which prepare our students to be leaders and equip them
to be productive citizens.
Working hard is
the key at WJE, and this year's test scores reflected our
Students & Teachers hard work.
W.J.E. is a
the Stars is our goal as we work for a rating of an
"A Performing School"
The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear
understanding of what students are expected to learn, so
teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them.
The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the
real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young
people need for success in college and careers. With American
students fully prepared for the future, our communities will
be best positioned to compete successfully in the global
Core State Standards Initiative | The Standards
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Informatin on Standards for Language & Mathematical Practices:
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) requires each
state to use a
unified accountability model. School,
district, and state report cards that
following accountability information are now avalaible.
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Report Card School Report Card
New Attendance Law
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Elementary third grader, Madayn Robinson, recently won the
perfect attendance bike for the month of November. Madayn
had no absences, tardies, or early withdrawals during the
month. WJE P.T.O. sponsors a bike each month which is given
to a student who meets the criteria for perfect attendance.
Way to go Madalyn!!!
West Jones Elementary Students didn’t know what a special
treat awaited them as they were dropped off for school this
Friday. Coach Scott Pierson, head football coach at WJH, and
Senior Football players greeted and helped unload students as
they were dropped off for school.
Pictured are Coach Scott Pierson,
Miles Huff, D.J Sanders, Austin Herrington, Mason
Cook, Hayden Tew, and Jacob Manning
Citizen of the Month
West Jones Elementary prides itself in the calibar of
students who attend our school,
and would like to
congratulate the following students for being
Citizen of the Month:
K-Romyn Graham 1st- Calley Taylor
2nd- Janette Hernandez 3rd- Karla Rodriguez
4th- Kaden Brooks
5th-Ethan Sanchez 6th-
and first grade students received the heads up on staying
healthy and getting rid of germs by West Jones High School
Peer Council members. Each year the W.J.H. Peer Council does
an amazing job of presenting the "Scrubby Bear" program to K
& 1st grade students. Not only did the students learn
valuable information, they also enjoyed getting to interact
with students from W.J.H.
Red Ribbon Week
Saying no to drugs is a
high priority at W.J.E. and this year's Red Ribbon Week was
a huge success!
West Jones Elementary
celebrated Red Ribbon Week with daily themes, a pep rally,
and hat day!
We would like to thank Mrs. Teresa
Harrison for all of her hard work and dedication to the
students of Jones County
the West Jones High Cheerleaders,
Band and Football Players for
a Great Pep Rally!
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Red Ribbon Pep Rally
WJE Red Ribbon Week Coloring Contest Winners
from left: Chase Beasley, Brenna Clark, Natalie Dewitt,
Kaitlyn James, Kaden Stevison
Front Row from left:
Marlee Hayes, Zimarion Chaney, Hannah Sherman
Bus Safety Week
Students from each
elementary school participated in the Jones County Schools
bus safety poster contest. Winners from WJE are pictured
with Mr. Mark Reddoch (WJE Principal), Mr. Tommy Parker
(JCS Superintendent), Mr. Greg Burroughs(Burrough's
Diesel), and Mr. Ken Blackledge(Ellisville Auto). WJE
winners are from left to right Abby Marroquin, Addison
Wilson and Emma Malone . Abby received 300.00, Addison and
Emma Got 100.00. Also, pictued in picture 6602 is Kadin
Stevenson who received a ribbon for HM.
WJE 6th grade students
help Mrs. Shandra Benson's kindergarten class measure
their pumpkins from the pumpkin patch. WJE kindergarten
students went on a field trip to the Pumkin Patch where
they enjoyed a fun filled day!
Treating Others with Respect
First Grade Student's watched a puppet show presented by
Laurel Junior Auxiliary.
Each year the LJA presents an informative play to students on
treating people with respect.
Elementary Kindergarten Teachers and Title 1 hosted a
parent workshop where parents were informed about common
core curriculum, grading, and tips on helping their child
succeed in school.
Council Members 2013-2014
Each year, the PE
coaches at WJE select students based on attitude,
leadership, sportsmanship, and ability to be a member of
the Health Council. The members are as follows: (back)
Kelton Keen, Baily James, Abby Harper, Ariel Loper, Anna
Harper and Tanner Bullock. (Front) Coach Marie Coleman,
Richard Sims, Emmy Fiala, Braden Barksdale and Coach Kelly