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Upcoming Events
 
J. S. Waters School Announcements
SPRING PICTURES ARE BACK
Spring Pictures are being sent home this week.  The entire package has been sent for you to preview & choose what you want to purchase. These are sent home on an honor systemPlease return money & any unwanted pictures by Friday, May 1st. 

All pictures must be accounted for.
JSW keeps a year-to-year list of students that have not paid in the past. Pictures are not sent home with students that previously owe money. Parents may come by the office to preview/purchase their child's pictures.  8th graders that still owe any picture money will not be allowed to participate in their promotion cermony. Kindergartners that don't pay/return pictures will not receive their cap/gown pictures. K-8 students that owe money/pictures are not allowed to participate in Field Day.
THRIFTSHOP SIGNUPS
Sign Up Here for Worknights!

Sign Up Here for Drop Boxes! (NEW! with Sign Up Genius)

SILER CITY
Friday, April 17th - 6:00 - 8:00
Saturday, May 9th - 5:30 - 7:30
Tuesday, May 19th - 5:30 - 7:30
Friday, May 29th - 6:00 - 8:00

PITTSBORO
Wednesday, May 6th - 5:30 - 7:30
Wednesday, May 20th - 5:30 - 7:30

Please remember, your child must be 10 years old or older in order to receive hours.
 
SCHOOL CLIMATE SURVEY
SUMMER NUTRITIONAL ASSISTANCE for CHATHAM KIDS
Program runs from June 15 - August 21. Assistance to Chatham kids who receive free/reduced lunch @ school.  You must register to receive food. You only need to attend one meeting. More information has been sent home with your child. Registration meetings will be:
Tuesday, April 14th @ JM: 5-7
Wednesday, April 15th @ North Chatham: 5-7
Thursday, April 16th @ JSW: 4-5:30
SUNDAY, APRIL 26th

 

 

 

You Are Invited!  
Come celebrate the Chatham County Schools.

 

2015 Showcase of Schools

 

Join the Chatham Education Foundation (CEF) in honoring, learning about and celebrating our outstanding Chatham County Schools.  

 

When:      Sunday, April 26th
Where:     Northwood High School (310 Northwood HS Road)
Time:        2:00-4:30pm

 

Come meet staff, students, teachers and administration in a casual environment where schools get to sing their own praises.  Each school will have a display highlighting academics and extracurricular activities, followed by a CEF hosted awards ceremony

 

Speakers: Jennifer Cutts, Community Engagement in Education (Parent and UNC Director of Global Faculty Network) and Darcy McFarlane, Sophomore, UNC Women's Soccer

Come show your support for the Chatham County Schools! CEF, Opening Doors to Growth

 

 

Come honor, support, celebrate and learn about our schools.
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".
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.”​

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
3/30/15 Minutes

Next Meeting: Monday, April 20th @ 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.