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Upcoming Events
 
District Announcements

Chatham County Schools will be closed for students with a three hour delay optional workday for staff on Friday, February 27, 2015. Officials have indicated that there will be hazardous driving conditions again tomorrow due to black ice and frozen precipitation. In Chatham County specifically, a number of side roads are still in poor condition. Additionally, school contractors are continuing to address school campuses tomorrow and employees are encouraged to use an abundance of caution.
 
Please take a moment to take the inclement weather make-up time survey located on all school websites and on the Chatham County Schools homepage. The survey will be open through 3 PM on Monday, March 2, 2015. Any necessary make-up time plans will be communicated shortly. Stay safe and warm!
Please take a moment to take the 2015 Make-Up Time Survey located here:
http://www.k12insight.com/k/RQsRYVTsSSSsPsPsP
J. S. Waters School Announcements
GIFT CARDS
We will place the March gift card order on Monday, March 2nd. Please email Catherine if you would like to make any changes or add an order.  Thanks!
CCS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT - *POSTPONED*
The 4th Annual Middle School Basketball Tournament schedule has been POSTPONED.

JSW BOYS @ JSW - 
Semi Finals & Championship Games @ POLLARD

Boys Semi Finals:
Championship Games:


Admission for all rounds will be $3 for adults & school-age children. CCS Employee ID Badges & CCS Senior Citizen passes will be accepted. THERE WILL BE NO PASSES OUT. If you need a CCS Senior Citizen pass, please contact Beverly Johnson at 919-542-3626.

 
SPELLING BEE RESCHEDULED

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27
1:00
THRIFTSHOP SIGNUPS
Sign Up Here for Worknights!

Sign Up Here for Drop Boxes!


SILER CITY
Tuesday, February 24 - 5:30 - 7:30

Please remember, your child must be 10 years old or older in order to receive hours.
 
Parents and Education Stakeholders Invited to Give Feedback on English Language Arts and Mathematics Standards

NC public school parents and community members are invited to go online and give their feedback on the standards for English language arts and mathematics instruction for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The NC Department of Public Instruction has launched the online survey for parents and community members to provide feedback on the standards currently in place for students. The survey is available at http://ncdpireview.weebly.com until April 30. To read more about the survey, please visit www.ncpublicschools.org and click on the appropriate link under “News.”​

BOX TOP DEADLINE
Our next Box Top order will go in on March 1st. Please have box tops in by February 20th.

MARCH MADNESS!
For every 10 Box Tops you turn in, you can vote for your favorite team:
DUKE, STATE, UNC, or ECU
ANONYMOUS BULLYING REPORT

This form can be used to anonymously report incidents of suspected bullying. The information will be gathered on a weekly basis. If you feel that a student is in danger physically or mentally please call the school at (919)898-2259 ext. 30231. Bullying Link can also be found under "For Families" & "For Students".
CUBS SPIRIT WEAR


Long Sleeve $15 / Short Sleeve $10
See Ms. Sirls to get yours before they're gone!

 
JSW SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT
The agendas and minutes from the JSW School Improvement Team are located in a folder on the right side of Principal Browne's Office webpage. All meetings and minutes are subject to the open records law. JSW School Improvement Plan

Beverly Browne
Principal

8/28/14 Minutes    
9/22/14 Minutes
9/24/14 Minutes
10/20/14 Minutes
11/24/14 Minutes

Next Meeting: Monday, February 16 @ 3:00
ATTENTION VOLUNTEERS/CHAPERONES
         
Chatham County Schools requires anyone
 wishing to volunteer/chaperone in the school system to register online with AppGarden

The link can be accessed on the "For Families" tab (above, left) under the heading "Volunteer/Chaperone Application"

Applications must be completed 2 weeks prior to volunteering or chaperoning.

Effective Jan 1st 2015, the school text line is now a toll-free number 888-389-9990. This new number helps subscriber phones due to less carrier restrictions.

What does this change for our school's textline?

Any new parent or student wanting to subscribe our school’s text line should send the same code: JSW741  to the new number: 888-389-9990.

The number change does not affect existing, already subscribed, parents and students who get our messages. They will remain subscribed and will continue to get text messages without interruptions. The messages will come from the new number 
888-389-9990.