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    Hello JWE Families,
     
     

    Welcome 2018!!  The Warriors are reading to keep the momentum going as we take on the activities of the 2nd semester.

    A few upcoming dates and activities are as follows:

    January 11 - 6:00 p.m. - PTA Board Meeting in the library

    January 15 - No School - MLK Jr Day

    January 16 - Papa John Pizza Night

    January 18 - Ice Cream Sundaes with Mom's - 5:30-7:00 p.m.

    January 31 - JWE Career Day

    February 6 - Skate Night at Rink Ratz - 6:30-8:30 p.m.

    February 8 - PTA Board Meeting - 6:00 p.m.

    February 8 - 2nd Grade Concert - 7:00 p.m.

    February 19 - No School - President's Day

    The school year has been very good.  So let's keep the ball rolling!!

     
    Dr. Flax 
     
     

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  • Major Saver Cards on Sale

    The 2018 Major Saver Discount Card campaign launched in Blue Springs this week. Students will be selling $15 cards with 20 Buy-One-Get-One Free offers thru Friday, January 19th. Cards can be purchased from a student or online at www.majorsaver.com. Major Saver cards can also be purchased, and credited to a student, through the Major Saver App. Once the free app is downloaded to an Android or iOS device, buyers can choose a Major Saver card through the “buy cards” tab on the app. Once the buyer completes the transaction the offers will be stored in the Major Saver App. Buyers can then redeem offers directly from the app and do not need a physical card. Please consider purchasing a Major Saver card from a Blue Springs student. The proceeds from these sales will benefi t the participating schools and the Blue Springs Education Foundation.

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  • Kindergarten

    Ready, Set, Off to Kindergarten Orientation

    The Blue Springs School District Parents as Teachers Program, in conjunction with the Early Childhood PTA, are co-sponsoring the annual “Ready, Set, Off to Kindergarten” orientation event on Tuesday, February 20th, at 7:00 p.m. at Cordill-Mason Elementary School (4001 SW Christiansen Road, Blue Springs, MO).  During this adult only activity, information related to enrollment procedures, school readiness, and the daily kindergarten experience will be covered.  Parents/Guardians will also have the opportunity to visit a kindergarten classroom to see what the educational setting is like.  Advance registration is not necessary to attend.  Pertinent kindergarten information for the 2018-2019 school year will be posted on the district website – bssd.net – by February 1, 2018.

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    Kindergarten Enrollment and Screening – 2018-2019 School Year

     

    When is it?

    • Thursday, February 22nd from noon to 7:00 p.m.
    • Friday, February 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

     

    Which schools are included?

    • Cordill-Mason – 874-3610
    • Franklin Smith – 874-3640
    • James Walker – 874-3660
    • John Nowlin – 874-3670
    • Sunny Pointe – 874-3700
    • William Yates – 874-3740

     

    Who should attend?

    • Parent/Guardian (Name must be on birth certificate or other court document)
    • Incoming kindergartner

     

    What is needed?

    • An appointment! As enrollment AND screening will occur within a single school visit, an appointment will increase efficiency and speed up the process. Call your school office to schedule an appointment. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. At the time of the call, your incoming kindergartner’s DOB, full legal name, and gender will be requested.
    • Child’s birth certificate (state copy)
    • Parent photo identification
    • TWO types of residency verification
      • Examples of allowable residency confirmation documents:
        • Driver’s license with present district address
        • Current utility bill (gas, water, electric) within last 30 days – NO SHUT OFF NOTICES or delinquent bills – must include occupant’s name and address
        • Lease agreement with the same information
        • Construction contract if building a home – including expected completion.
        • Pay stub with current address on it
      • Current immunization record
      • If applicable, divorce decree, parenting plan, and/or pertinent adoption or foster care paperwork

     

    What will you do upon arrival and being greeted?

    • Provide the required documentation
    • Establish a Parent Portal account and input necessary information
    • Review your incoming kindergartner’s results with a staff member after being screened

     

    Where can general information about the kindergarten enrollment and screening event be found?

    • The district website – bssd.net – is a valuable resource regarding all kindergarten enrollment and screening information.

     

    Don’t forget the Ready, Set, Off to Kindergarten Orientation at 7:00 PM at Cordill-Mason on 2/20/18.

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Office and School Hours

  • James Walker Elementary
    201 SE Sunnyside School Road
    Blue Springs, MO 64014
    PH: 816.874.3660
    FAX: 816.224.1461 
    Prime Time: 816.874.3668
     
    School Hours:
    9:15 a.m. - 4:05 p.m.

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday 8:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
     
    Walker Warrior Lunch Schedule
        11:40-12:00        Kindergarten
        11:50-12:15        1st Grade
        12:05-12:25        2nd Grade
        12:20-12:40        3rd Grade
        12:30-12:50        4th Grade
        12:45- 1:05         5th Grade 
     
      
     
     

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