J.O.E.S. News

July 2021

JOES Office Open For the 2021-2022 School Year

July 26 - August 6 from 7 AM to 2 PM

August 9 begins regular office hours 7:45AM -3:05 PM.

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2021 Meet & Greet

Monday, Aug. 9th, 5-6pm

203 13th Street

Gueydan, LA

Come by to drop off your supplies and meet your teacher.
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First Day of School 2021-2022

Grades 1-5 First Day of School is August 11.

Pre-K & K First Day of School BOYS ONLY on August 16, GIRLS ONLY on August 17 & all Pre-K & K on August 18

Spirit Shirts

Order Forms will be given at Meet & Greet OR Day 1 of school for Grades 1-5. Pre-K & K order forms will be available at Meet & Greet OR parent meetings. First Order Due Date: August 20. Keep in mind we will not place a 2nd order until October.

JOES Spirit Shirts may be worn every Friday with uniform bottoms OR with jeans/jean shorts for $1.

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Kindergarten Registration

2021-2022 Vermilion Parish Schools

KINDERGARTEN Online Registration Instructions

Online KINDERGARTEN registration is now available for those students that have not previously been enrolled in the district. If your child was enrolled in Pre-K in a Vermilion Parish public school or receiving SPED services in an at-home/daycare capacity for the 2020-2021 school year, contact the school you are zoned for to get a different registration packet. For all others, click the link below.


When registering you will be required to upload the following documents:

  • child’s birth certificate
  • social security card/number
  • immunization record
  • proof of residency information: electric bill and 2nd proof of residence

For families who may have difficulty uploading documentation online, please contact the school you are zoned for support and guidance.

JOES Community Calendar

Please use the button below to connect to the JOES calendar for upcoming events and details. This calendar can also be found on the Jesse Owens Website
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June & July Birthday List


6/2 Elise Georgia

6/3 Lillian Keaton

6/4 Gemma Guidry

6/6 Hillary Lewis

6/13 Elijah Cormier

6/17 Ethan Gaspard

6/19 Tatyn Leopold

6/21 Zachary Benoit

6/22 Tate Touchet

6/22 Carter Hunter

6/29 Alora Schexnider

7/1 Kinzley Trahan

7/2 Liv Hebert

7/3 Grant Cormier

7/9 Charli Breaux

7/10 Gillian Braus

7/11 Vance C. Istre

7/12 Parker Abshire

7/13 Taytlie Thibodeaux

7/14 Samuel Sittig

7/15 Jaci Guidry

7/15 Harlie Vincent

7/15 Jacarter Francis

7/18 Noah Hubbard

7/19 Brady Mayer

7/22 Davon Laseter

7/27 Addison Vincent

7/28 Aiden Laseter

7/28 Audi Mouton

Faculty & Staff:

7/2 Stephanie LaFosse

7/15 Heidi Levgerne

7/23 Marsha Bruce

7/29 Anita Dupuis

7/30 Ashley Trahan


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 or blue jean shorts (Proper length according to the uniform policy) 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)

Tech Tuesday T-Shirts: Students may wear any T-shirt (appropriate according to the uniform policy) with uniform bottoms for $1. All funds raised for Tech Tuesday go to the JOES Technology fund.

Concession Sales: Students may purchase individually wrapped snacks in the morning. 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 receipts@boxtops4education.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 Coke 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.

Jesse Owens Elementary

Principal: Anita F. Dupuis (anita.dupuis@vpsb.net)

Secretary/Bookkeeper: Shana A. Boudreaux (Shana.boudreaux@vpsb.net)

Counselor: Verna Broussard (Verna.broussard@vpsb.net)

Check us out on Facebook for more activities to do with your child at home.