Jesse Owens Elementary News

February

February Dates:

February 2020

5 Progress Reports go Home

7 Cookie Dough Orders & payments due

14 Pre-K & K Conferences No School for Pre-K & K students

17 Jump Rope for Heart Kick Off

24-28 Mardi Gras Break - No School


March 2020

2 Dr Seuss Birthday - Read Across America

5 Spring Pictures

11 Noon Dismissal -Teacher PD

13 Final Day of 3rd 9 Weeks

4-H News


February 4-H News:

1 Demonstration Day

1 Sugar and Seafood Cookery Contest

5 JOES 4-H Meeting

4 Premier Exhibitor

8 JOES 4-H Meeting

8-15 State Livestock Show

Attendance

Our attempt to help improve absences:

We will call every student that is absent in the morning. If you know your child will be absent please call, fax a note to 337-536-6481 or email the office before 8 am at shana.boudreaux@vpsb.net with the child’s name, date of absence, reason for absence. If we do not receive anything we will call every student that is absent.

Otis Spunkmeyer Fundraiser

Please support JOES by selling/purchasing items from our Otis Spunkmeyer Fundraiser Perfection Confection Cookie Dough Catalog. The funds raised will help fund instructional materials, operating expenses, motivational incentives for students and staff and other expenditures that are not funded through other sources.

All order forms and payments are due to the office on Friday February 7.

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Louisiana State Jr. Beta Convention

JOES Jr. Beta students represented Jesse Owens elementary on January 27 & 28 at the Louisiana Jr. Beta Convention at the Cajun Dome in Lafayette, Louisiana. Students had the opportunity to compete against Jr Beta students from around the state in events such as T-shirt design & Quiz Bowl. Huge shout out to Mrs. Kayla Langlinais, Jr Beta Sponsor, for organizing and bringing the students - who also got an afternoon of bowling.
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2020 Census Information

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CHANGE IN TRANSPORTATION

Students must have a written note signed by parent/guardian if there is a change in the way he/she will be going home. The office will no longer accept phone messages. You can also email to shana.boudreaux@vpsb.net .

Year Round Fundraisers

Help Jesse Owens Elementary raise funds at no extra expense to you. Please ask your family and friends to do the same. You can send to school with a student Or drop off in the office. We also have collection boxes at Marceaux’s & Health Mart. Your trash can be our treasure!!!


Friday Spirit Day Every Friday students will be allowed to wear any Jesse Owens Elementary spirit shirts with uniform bottoms at no cost. Students may wear their spirit shirt with long blue jeans Or non uniform shorts (Shorts will be allowed that are respectful). If shorts are deemed inappropriate student will call home) for the cost of $1 per week. The funds raised by Spirit Day will also help fund instructional materials, operating expenses, motivational incentives for students and staff and other expenditures that are not funded through other sources.


Tech Tuesday T-Shirts Every Tuesday students will be allowed to wear any T-Shirt with uniform bottoms for the cost of $1. The funds raised by T-shirt Tech Tuesday will be used to purchase technology equipment/materials that are not funded through other sources.


Snack Sales: Students may purchase 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.


Box Tops: Download the Box Tops App and donate to Jesse Owens Elementary by scanning your receipts. Proceeds help fund instructional materials, operating expenses, motivational incentives for staff and students and other expenditures that are not funded through other sources.

You can also continue to clip labels and send to school.


Community Coffee Labels: Cut Community Coffee Products UPC labels. Proceeds help fund the AR and Library programs.


Funding Factory: Bring in or send empty Toner or Ink Cartridges to help us earn money. Proceeds help fund instructional materials, operating expenses, motivational incentives for staff and students and other expenditures that are not funded through other sources.


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)