Distance Learning Day Reminder
Grades Pre-K, 4 & 5 DO ATTEND School as usual.
Doctor, dentist or nurse practitioner's written excuses are always encouragedElementary School students may not miss more than twelve (12) days per year in order to be eligible for promotion. Parent notes are counted in the 12 days, Doctor excuses are not. .
A doctor, dentist or nurse practitioner written statement of student’s incapacity to attend school shall be required for those absences for three (3) or more consecutive days due to illness, contagious illness in a family, hospitalization, or accidents.
September 2022 PBIS Star Students
Congratulations to the following students for being chosen as STAR student of the month by their teachers:
Mrs. Hebert - Colsyn Vincent
Mrs. Stacie - Lillie Taylor
Ms. Natalie - Blair Klumpp
Ms. Trahan - Alora Schexnider
Ms. Aimee -Allen Hubbard
Mrs. Julia - Jake LeBlanc
Mrs Rebecca-Jordyn Harding
Mrs. Heidi-Ariana Breaux
Mrs. Nicole Hebert- Eli Perez
Mrs. Marsha - Charleigh Campbell
Ms Heather -Maddison Hicks
Mrs. Allison - Caydence Hunter
Mrs Caitlyn-Brock Breaux
Mrs.Kelli/ Mrs. Rani/Ms. Elizabith: Brynlyn Plaisance
Cafeteria A La Carte' Purchases.
Yes They Can!!!
Each student has a lunch account in the cafeteria computer. Students can purchase extra items at the prices listing below in 2 ways:
1) Cafeteria account - Each student has a cafeteria account.
The students can put money in their accounts through our online payment system, My School Bucks, which is recommended .
Follow these steps to get to My School Bucks and set up an account:
go to vpsb.net
click the menu at the top right
scroll down to Child Nutrition Program and click on the circle with the + sign in it.
click on Online Meal Payments and it should bring you to the My School Bucks page where you can make an account.
2) Cash payment- You may send money for their account by sending a check (made payable to JOES cafeteria) or cash. When the student requests the extras the cost will be deducted from their account. Send money in an envelope with your students full name and labeled Cafeteria Money.
Nothing can be charged.
If the student does not have the money in their account OR does not have the money to pay for it the student will not be allowed to get the extra.
A LA Carte Pricing for students:
Breakfast Entrée $.60
Breakfast Cereal $ .30
Lunch Entrée $1.25
Fruit (.50 c) $.50
Vegetable (.50 c) $.50
Milk (8 oz) $.50
Juice (.50c) $.40
JOES Community Calendar
Click on the Button Below.
October Dates to Remember:
3 Virtual learning day grades K, 1, 2, & 3 no school.
3-7 National 4-H Week
4 Fall Photo Retakes
4 4-H Pickle Sale $1
5 4-H Sucker sale $1
6 Wear Green/4-H shirt w/ Uniform bottoms
10-14 Fire Prevention Week
13 Fire Truck Visit
14 End of 1st 9 Weeks
17-21 Bus Safety Week
20 AR Reward - Kickball
20 Bus Safety Visit
20 VPSB Meeting @ central office 6pm
24-28 Red Ribbon Week
24 No School - Parent Teacher Conferences.
25 PBIS Park Perfect Attendance Reward
25 Make your Future Bright! Wear Neon/tie dye shirt and sunglasses.
26 Don't Get Mixed up with Drugs! Wear mismatched clothing.
27 Don't Be Caught Sleeping. Say No to Drugs! Wear your PJs.
28 Be A Super Hero, Say No To Drugs Wear a Superhero shirt with Uniform bottoms.
31 Rada Fundraiser Sales begin
31 Halloween - PBIS Halloween shirt 5 bee bucks shirt & 5 bee bucks jeans.
National 4-H Week October 2-8
4-H Announcements and Newsletter
October 2-8 is National 4-H Week
Tuesday, Oct 4 - 4-H will be selling pickles for $1 at recess
Wednesday, Oct 5 - 4-H will be selling suckers 2 for $1.00 at recess
Thursday, Oct 6 - All Students can wear a green shirt with school bottoms to celebrate 4-H Week for $1
National Fire Prevention Week October 10-14
National Bus Safety Week Safety October 17-21
- reviewing bus safety rules with your student.
- thank a school bus driver for all they do to get our kids to and from school safely each day.
-Remember the driving rules when you are on the road and get to a bus.
Parent Teacher Conferences - Monday, October 24
GHS Homecoming Friday November 4
Monday, 10/31 - it is a scheduled JOES PBIS Halloween Shirts Day for Bee Bucks so we will not dress in accordance with the GHS Theme.
Tuesday, 11/1 - Lights, Camera, Action - Movie Day dress as your favorite character.
Wednesday, 11/2 - Scrabble Day - dress up OR wear something that starts with your initial
Thursday , 11/3- Pay Day - Future Career Dress as what you want to be when you grow up.
Friday, 11/4 - SHOW that Bear Pride - Red, White & Black Dress - Jeans for $1
October Birthday List
5 Dennis Harris
5 Raylan Kibodeaux
5 Mrs. Rebecca Cormier
6 Ms Heather Dupuis
11 Cecily Guidry
12 Caydence Hunter
12 Brenton Hanks
13 Jayden Ryan
14 Brock Breaux
14 Payton Price
14 Ms. Kelli Maner
15 Maddison Hicks
15 Harper Roger
15 Andi Petry
16 Landon Singer
21 Mckenzi Gums
22 Rileigh Bertrand
30 Mrs Aimee Humble
The Mendoza Car Raffle is a wonderful opportunity for Jesse Owens to raise money. Each year this is by far our biggest fundraiser. Last Year JOES sold 900 tickets.
This year there are some fantastic prizes - besides the Ford Bronko. We are looking to surpass last years 900 with a GOAL of 920. If every student sold at least 5 tickets we could easily reach that goal. Every little bit helps so Thank you all for working so hard to help support JOES.
All Fundraisers help provide funds for instructional materials, operating expenses, motivational incentives for students and staff, and other expenses that are not funded through other sources.
Jean Days: Students may wear blue jeans (NO SHORTS) for $1 on Fridays with a JOES Spirit Shirt or uniform shirt. JOES spirit shirts can be worn every Friday for free with uniform bottoms. (Only the jeans cost $1- $35 for the year)
Tech Tuesday T-Shirts: Students may wear any T-shirt (appropriate according to the uniform policy) for $1with uniform bottoms . All funds raised for Tech Tuesday go to the JOES Technology fund. You can send 1 payment of $34 for the year.
Concession Sales: Students may purchase individually wrapped snacks during recess. All snacks are $1.00. Please make certain that you send snack money with your child in the morning. We will not collect snack money at the office during the day to get to students. We cannot interrupt class time or be responsible for monies lost or misplaced.
Please continue to help Jesse Owens Elementary raise funds at no extra expense to you. Ask your family and friends to do the same. Your trash can be our treasure!!!
Box Tops: No more clipping. No more sending Box Tops to school. All you need is your phone. Download the ALL-NEW Box Tops app, shop as you normally would, then simply scan your store receipts to find participating products. The app will automatically credit your school's Box Tops earnings online.
Forward your email receipt to email@example.com using the same email that's associated with your BTFE account.
Community Coffee Labels: Cut Community Coffee Products UPC labels. Proceeds help fund the AR and Library programs.
Coca-Cola Products: You can scan or enter Coca Cola product codes directly to the Coca-Cola app. Or search coca cola give to schools for donation to Jesse Owens Elementary or send the codes in to JOES. Proceeds help fund instructional materials, operating expenses, motivational incentives for staff and students and other expenditures that are not funded through other sources.
Scan codes in caps and in the boxes of Coca Cola products to donate to Jesse Owens Elementary. If you would prefer to save the caps and bring them to us we will scan them in.
Jesse Owens Elementary
Principal: Anita F. Dupuis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Secretary/Bookkeeper: Shana A. Boudreaux (Shana.email@example.com)
Counselor: Verna Broussard (Verna.firstname.lastname@example.org)
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