Joy James Elementary School

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Pre-Registration for 2015-2016 School Year

For All Elementary Campuses:
Castleberry Elementary, Joy James Elememtary, A.V. Cato Elementary
May 4th – May 8th – In Main Office

Parent Information Meetings:

Monday, May 4th–Castleberry Elementary 7:00AM to 8:00AM- Library

Tuesday, May 5th–Joy James Elementary 6:00PM to 7:00PM- Cafeteria
Wednesday, May 6th–A.V. Cato Elementary 1:30PM to 2:30PM- Library

Parents may register their student at any school and attend any of the meetings.
 
     
 
 REACH High School Egg Hunt with Students at Joy James Elementary
 
  On Thursday, April 2nd, REACH High School held the annual Easter egg hunt for kindergarten students from Joy James Elementary. There were 80 students from Joy James joining in the fun to "hunt" 1,500 plastic candy filled eggs.
When the students arrived, pairs were matched up with a REACH "buddy" to spend time with during their visit to our campus. The fun started with the coloring of Easter pictures and bags to hold all of the eggs that would soon be gathered. The guests also enjoyed juice and a cookie as they colored.

The Easter egg hunt was a huge success and ended within a couple of minutes. The guests spent a short while discovering the treasures in the plastic eggs. Then, it was picture time and time to load back on the bus to make it back to Joy James in time for lunch.
It was a great day and everyone's already looking forward to next year!!

 
 
Garden on the Go Visits Joy James
 
 

Garden on the GoThe Tarrant County Food Bank brought their Garden on the Go to Joy James Elementary on Tuesday, Oct. 14th.  This was a fabulous opportunity for the Sansom Park community to purchase bags of fresh fruits and vegetables at the incredible price of $5.00 per bag.  Each bag contained about 20 – 25 pounds of produce.  Some of the items were tomatoes, apples, pears, bananas, two different kinds of squash, sweet potatoes and much more.  Once a month The Garden on the Go will set up at Joy James Elementary. 

Thank you to the Tarrant County Food Bank employees who very kindly distributed the food.

 
 
School Hours
 
  A.M. Pre Kindergarten    8:00-11:00 AM
P.M. Pre Kindergarten    12:15-3:15 PM
Grades K-5                    8:00-3:15 PM
 

 
 
Bell Schedule
 
  First Bell     7:50 AM
Tardy Bell    8:00 AM
Dismissal    3:15 PM

 
 
Click on the links below for the 2014-2015 school supply lists, lunch prices, and District dress code information:
 
   
 


Library News

 
  Did your know:

The River Oaks Public Library provides services to all students of Castleberry ISD. Students from Joy James Elementary can get a free library card at the River Oaks Public Library, located at 4900 River Oaks Blvd. All you will need to provide is a utility bill to show proof of residency.

Library Hours:   Monday 12:00pm - 8:00pm
                       Tuesday - Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
                       Closed Sat. & Sun.
 


News & Events


Joy James Spelling Bee 2015
Posted on 03/25/2015
Things were abuzz in the Joy James Elementary cafeteria/auditorium the morning of January 30, 2015. Twelve students in grades   READ MORE...
Welcome Back from Superintendent Gary S. Jones
Posted on 09/23/2014
As Superintendent of Schools, I want to extend a welcome for the 2014-2015 school year.   READ MORE...
Texas NCLB Report Cards
Posted on 10/29/2013
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Report Cards for the state, the district and each of the district's campuses are now available.  READ MORE...


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