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  • Labor Day

    Monday, September 5th - NO SCHOOL!

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  • Gift Cards TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th

    We will place our FIRST Gift Card order for this school year. Download our Order Form and return by 9:00 am or simply email Catherine Moore. For more information about the Gift Card Program, visit our Gift Card webpage. 

     NEW!

    SIGN UP BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd to be placed on the 2016-2017 PERMANENT ORDER LIST with a $300 or more monthly order for a chance to win a $100 Gift Card of YOUR Choice! Drawing will be held in June 2017 once 10 monthly $300+ orders have been purchased. You may change your cards as often as you wish, but monthly order must always be $300+.

    Congratulations to Kelly Gaines -Winner of Open House Gift Card!

     

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  • Sign up for Thriftshop Worknights

    Sign up for Drop Boxes

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  • 2016-2017 Supply List

    This is a general supply list. A more detailed list may be provided by the teacher.

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  • New Athletic Eligibility

    6th Graders who meet the Eligibility rules may tryout for sports. Below are just a few of the requirements:

    • They must not have had more than 13.5 total absences in the semester prior to athletic participation.
    • Must have passed a minimum of 3 out of 4 core courses during prior semester (Math & Langauge Arts + Science &/or Social Studies)
    • Must have a current Physical on file. These can be picked up at school or downloaded from our site.

    For all eligibility rules: Students>Athletics>Athletic Eligibility & Physical

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  • Volunteers  
    We appreciate all our
    Volunteers & Chaperones!
    Please be sure to complete
    the your application for 2016-2017!
    Applications must be completed each year.
     
     
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  • Helpful Supplies

    The above items are always needed! Thank you for any donations!

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  • 2016-2017 Summer Newsletter

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  •  PTA Meeting

    MONDAY, October 3rd

                    7:00

    We will be voting on the upcoming year's budget

     

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  •  REQUIRED ATHLETIC THRIFTSHOP HOURS

     1 Sport - 3 worknights/dropboxes = 9 Hours
    2 Sports - 4 worknights/dropboxes = 12 Hours
    3 Sports - 5 worknights/dropboxes = 15 Hours
     
    The funds raised are for purchasing uniforms as needed, pay officials, transportation to away games, & items needed for each sport. 

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Principal's Message

  • Welcome to J.S. Waters School!

    I am honored to be the principal of J.S. Waters since 2007. J.S. Waters is part of a great community and I am blessed to be a member of a great team. Our mission is to develop respectful and responsible citizens who will be successful in a diverse and technical world.

    I am happy to welcome you to the 2016-2017 school year! We are looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. We recognize that in order to be successful in school, our children need support from both the home and school. We know a strong partnership with you will make a great difference in your child’s education.

    1. As partners, we share the responsibility for our children’s success and want you to know that we will do our very best to carry out our responsibilities. We ask that you guide and support your child’s learning by ensuring that he/she: Attends school daily and arrives on time, ready for the day’s learning experience
    2. Completes all homework assignments given by teachers
    3. Reads daily to develop a love for reading and to improve literacy skills
    4. Shares school experiences with you so that you are aware of his/her school life
    5. Informs you if he/she needs additional support in any area or subject
    6. Knows that you expect him/her to succeed in school and go on to college.

    Please consider joining our school volunteer program as our students can greatly benefit from your involvement and contributions to the school’s program and its operations. We seek volunteers to help us with the following activities:

    • Teacher-led instructional support, usually in the classroom
    • Reading with children who need extra help
    • School-wide events
    • Student recognition events
    • Outreach and recruitment of parent and community volunteers

    If you have any questions about the rules and expectations, please feel free to contact me or to discuss them with your child’s teacher. It is very important that you and your child are fully informed regarding standards related to appropriate behavior for a safe and productive school year. Please feel free to review the Chatham County Schools Code of Conduct.

    The wonderful J.S. Waters staff and I feel privileged to be a part of this school family. We thank you for your support and look forward to meeting you.

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