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JJE Story Book Parade

On October 27th, Joy James Elementary wrapped up their Red Ribbon Week activities with their 4th Annual Storybook Parade. Pre-K through second grade students selected a storybook of their choice to read, study, and design a costume to wear for the parade. Older students in the third through fifth grades also served as mentors to the younger students by helping them study their stories, make their costumes, and by creating the parade banners for each class.
   
When the morning of the parade brought in cold weather and gusty winds, the students, staff, and parents of Joy James adapted by bringing the parade indoors. Friends and families lined the hallways. The upper grades, who were also lined up to watch the parade. Storybooks of all genres and varieties were celebrated - from Pete the Cat to Harry the Dirty Dog to The Adventures of Taxi Dog! Castleberry would like to extend a big thank you to all of our students for their hard work, and to all of the parents and staff who turned out to support us!

 
Cyberbully Prevention Week
Cyberbullying Prevention Week at JJE
Cyberbully Prevention Week was observed the week of October 2-6. Students learned about bullying and online safety through classroom activities and a special assembly featuring magician, Mr. James Wand. 
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JJE Back to School Bash
On August 29th, the faculty and staff of Joy James Elementary welcomed parents and students with a “Back to School Bash”. Over 500 excited visitors entered the building, excited to learn more about  
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Back to School Information
Welcome back to school! There is much to look forward to and celebrate at Castleberry ISD. Need information on getting to school, lunch prices, or other information? Here are all of the links to get you there. 
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2017-2018 JJE Registration
Campus registration for the 2017-2018 school year will begin on Wednesday August 2nd. See the full article for more details. 
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Staff members enjoying dinner
Teacher Appreciation Dinner
oy James Elementary would like to give appreciation to Pastor Dan Pinto and his entire staff for providing the teacher appreciation dinner for the entire Joy James staff and their families.  
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JJE Career Day
Joy James students learned about some unique jobs and professions on Career Day which was held on April 7th. Our third, fourth and fifth graders rotated through presentations ranging from piloting an airplane to 
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Spelling Bee Winners
JJE Spelling Bee 2017
We held our annual 3rd-5th grade Spelling Bee on Monday, January 30. The students were prepared and ready to share their spelling knowledge! All students made it through the first round and then, slowly,  
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Check out the JJE Library Newsletter!
JJE Librarian Lisa Gore puts together an awesome newsletter. Open up the full article to see for yourself! 
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Student led Conference
JJE Family Academic Night
The Joy James teachers and students recently hosted their Family Academic Night. This year’s academic night had an innovative twist... 
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JJE Family Science Festival 2016
Joy James Elementary hosted its Family Science Festival on October 18, 2016. JJE families enjoyed engaging 
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JJE Storybook Parade
Storybook Parade 2016
On October 28th, Joy James Elementary hosted their 3rd Annual Storybook Parade to cap off celebrations for Red Ribbon Week.  
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Cyberbullying Prevention Week
Joy James observed Cyberbullying Prevention Week September 19-23. Our students were involved in activities every day to promote  
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Grandparent's Day
Joy James hosted Grandparents' Day on Friday, September 9th. Over 100 grandparents were welcomed by students and teachers. Everyone participated in special reading time and activities that celebrated their family history. Grandparents also accompanied their grandchildren t 
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Back to School Bash-August 25, 2016
When? Thursday, August 25, 2016 Where? JJE Cafeteria Time? 5:30-7:30 PM Please join us as we celebrate the beginning of a great year! We will be  
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