A handful of Jones families could use a bit of assistance during the holidays. Mrs. Graalman, the school social worker, has created a tree with holiday gift requests. Most tags just include one item, such as pants, a sweatshirt or a toy. Choose a tag and let someone in the office know which one you’re […]
The annual book fair will be returning to Jones the first week of December. This kids’ favorite event in the media center offers families the chance to buy some leveled readers, chapter books, gift items and more with titles in English and Spanish. Students will fill out a wish list, and lots of volunteers are […]
Among the activities we’ll have Ballet Folklorico, airbrush tattoos, basketball, crafts, cornhole, pumpkin bowling, inflatable slide, video game truck, DJ Ace, vendors selling all sorts of cool products like pumpkins and T-shirts, tacos, cotton candy and the fifth-grade class will be selling hotdogs and pizza. We have more than 50 volunteer slots to fill to […]
We are a Box Tops for Education school! 2016-2017: Raised $1,458.20 2017-2018: Raised $754.50 2018-2019: Let’s make the total higher! This year, collections will run from September through February, and there will be monthly classroom contests. Students in the classroom that submits the most Box Tops each month will get to choose […]
Circle Friday, Oct. 19 on your calendars. It’s the new date of our Jones PTA Fall Festival. (We had originally penciled in Oct. 12 for the event, but we did not want it to overlap with Dudley High School’s homecoming night, which is that evening.) The annual Fall Festival is a fun family event. The […]
Proctors are needed during EOG testing next week. Volunteers need to be available from 7:45 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, May 30 or Thursday, May 31. A 20-minute training session is all that’s required, and it’s very easy to help out. To volunteer, call the school’s office at (336) 370-8230.
The Jones PTA is sponsoring an end-of-year celebration for nearly 100 graduating fifth-graders from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, June 8, and we need volunteers. We will have about 45 minutes to set up after the graduation ceremony, and then students will have pizza and a dance party with a DJ. Sign up here.
Teacher Appreciation week is fast approaching! We will be celebrating our wonderful Jones faculty the week of May 7 through May 11. As in years past, we will be dividing the TA activities by grade. Teacher Appreciation luncheon, Tuesday, May 8. Hosted by pre-K, kindergarten and first grade families but ANYONE is encouraged to help. […]
Field day is next week … It will be Thursday, May 3 beginning at 8:30 to 10:30 a.m, with a break for lunch and then resume from noon to 2 p.m. The whole school will participate during both times. You don’t want to miss the fun! There will be 34 stations including a DJ. Come […]
It’s here! Our spring fundraiser, the Jaguar Jog, is tomorrow (Thursday) and Friday. We hope to raise $15,000 to help beautify the school campus and buy English and Spanish books for the media center and classrooms. Students will run or walk laps around the baseball field. Here’s how you can help: Donate a set amount! […]