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  • 2018-2019 DRAFT CALENDAR

    The District Calendar Committee with representatives from every school is in the process of developing two draft 2018-2019 school calendars* to present to the Board of Education (BOE) for their consideration. Calendar A includes 180 instructional days for students, and Calendar B includes 178 instructional days. Click (HERE - Option A) (HERE - Option B) to view a copy of the draft calendars. Click HERE to view the state calendar law requirements (G.S. 115C-84.2) and local priorities.

    Click HERE to provide feedback to the District Calendar Committee. Please note that the committee will only be able to consider suggestions that comply with the state calendar law. The deadline to submit feedback is January 26, 2018.

    *The Chatham Center for Innovation (CCI) will adhere to a different calendar to be established at a later date.

    Survey deadline:  January 29, 2018

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  • School Bus

     The Transportation Department is offering their next bus class on January 30, 31 & Feb 1 at the Transportation Facility 166 County Services Road, Pittsboro from 9:00- 3:00. If you are interested, please contact Allison Farrish @ 919-542-2715 ext: 40221 and have contact phone # & driver's license #. (Non-employees need a referral form signed by CCS official.) 

     

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  • Whirlikids Book Festival at McIntyre's Books

    Saturday, February 3rd

    This is a FREE festival celebrating picture book authors and illustrators, elementary and middle grade authors. We have an amazing line-up scheduled--authors attending include Joan Holub, Alan Gratz, Angela Dominguez, Ursula Vernon, and Stuart Gibbs! There will be author readings, panels and signings. It is geared towards kids and all those who love children's books. For a full schedule, please visit www.fearrington.com/whirlikids/.

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    Whirlikids Flyer

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  • JSW School Notebook Recordings

    Peyton Douglas speaking about the YMCA  

     Peyton Douglas explains why it's fun to play after-school in the YMCA program at J.S. Waters School.

    Kaitlyn Barrows speaking about JSW Jr. Beta

    Kaitlyn Barrows is all smiles about serving with the Junior Beta Club at J.S. Waters School.

    Makayla Oldham speaking about the G.R.E.A.T. Program

    Makayla Oldham explains why the G.R.E.A.T. program at J.S. Waters School has a name that fits.

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  • Legos LEGOS CLUB

    GOLDSTON LIBRARY

    Thursdays

    3:30-4:30

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  • Volunteers  
    We appreciate all our Volunteers & Chaperones!
    Please be sure to complete your application for 2017-2018!
    Applications must be completed/updated each SCHOOL year.
     
    NEW!   Please note that starting this year, if you are volunteering for any activity such as book fair, field day, dances, etc. that you must be approved as a volunteer prior to participating or helping with any activity. This includes if you plan on going on a field trip but do not want to chaperone. We encourage you to get applications completed early because the approval process can take up to 2 weeks.
     
     
     
     
     
     
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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 2017-18 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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