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Jones Elementary School

New Kyle principal, Fegely assistant principal named

PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board approved two new administrators for the upcoming school year.

July 21, 2014 7:30 pm
Jones Elementary Declamation Contest

Jones Elementary Declamation Contest

Aleksandra Ramon recites "Eulogy on the Dog" during the Jones Elementary School Declamation Contest on Friday.

May 30, 2014 5:31 pm
Jones Elementary Declamation Contest

Jones Elementary Declamation Contest

Michael Elencik, a fifth-grader, recites the poem "What If" during the 10th annual Jones Elementary Declamation Contest public speaking competition Friday at the school in Portage. All fourth- and fifth-graders participated in the five-week event, but the competition was narrowed to six fina…

May 30, 2014 5:31 pm
Jones Elementary Declamation Contest

Jones Elementary Declamation Contest

Fifth-grade finalists in the annual Declamation Contest visit before taking the stage to compete Friday. From left are Michael Elencik, Sakinh Ibrahim, Lucas Miller, Olivia Morrison, Melina Ramirez and Kaelin Ritley.

May 30, 2014 5:31 pm
Jones Elementary Declamation Contest

Jones Elementary Declamation Contest

Jones Elementary School Principal Mitch Miller speaks Friday during the school's Declamation Contest for fourth- and fifth-graders. He said one of the unique things about the competition is, the kids help one another during the five-week event.

May 30, 2014 5:31 pm
Jones students give a hoot about owls

Jones students give a hoot about owls

PORTAGE | Jones Elementary School students are going to prove they give a hoot about some of their feathered friends.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Retro creativity star of 2013 Brookfield Zoo costume contest

OFFBEAT: Retro creativity star of 2013 Brookfield Zoo costume contest

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October 22, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Jones students speak their minds at annual Declamation Contest

Jones students speak their minds at annual Declamation Contest

PORTAGE | Fourth and fifth-grade students at Jones Elementary competed Friday in the school's annual Declamation Contest.

May 31, 2013 6:55 pm Photos

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Fifth-graders competing for first

Fifth-graders competing for first

May 14, 2013 5:53 pm Photos

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Portage schools look to fund $2.7 million in projects

PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board was presented with a $2.7 million three-year capital improvements plan Wednesday night.

April 25, 2013 8:15 pm
Porter County students compete in math bowl

Porter County students compete in math bowl

PORTAGE │ A packed house watched local kids engage in a heated competition at a Portage High School gymnasium Thursday. And not a basketball was in sight.

February 28, 2013 8:51 pm Photos

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Bingo for Books supports reading program at Jones Elementary

Bingo for Books supports reading program at Jones Elementary

Jones Elementary student Tessa Doan, 8, holds up her bingo sheet after her second win on Wednesday during the Jones Elementary Bingo for Books program. Students were treated to pizza and games of bingo at the event, and rewarded with books and other reading-related prizes for winning.

February 06, 2013 7:23 pm
Bingo for Books supports reading program at Jones Elementary

Bingo for Books supports reading program at Jones Elementary

Dale Bunton helps his daughter, Kaylee, 5, mark down a spot on her bingo card on Wednesday during the Bingo for Books program at Jones Elementary School in Portage. Children were treated to pizza, games of bingo and free books during the event, which is part of the TItle I reading program.

February 06, 2013 7:24 pm
Self-esteem program at Portage school sends bullying message

Self-esteem program at Portage school sends bullying message

Linda Lemond of the two-person motivational group You-nique, speaks to Jones Elementary students on Tuesday during a presentation on self-esteem and acceptance at the school in Portage.

November 20, 2012 3:28 pm
Self-esteem program at Portage school sends bullying message

Self-esteem program at Portage school sends bullying message

Jones Elementary School students laugh and sing along on Tuesday as the motivational group You-nique performs a show about bullying and acceptance.

November 20, 2012 3:28 pm
Self-esteem program at Portage school sends bullying message

Self-esteem program at Portage school sends bullying message

Rick Ariail, pianist in the two-person group You-nique, performs a song with troupe member Linda Lemond on Tuesday during a show about self-esteem and acceptance for students at Jones Elementary School in Portage.

November 20, 2012 3:28 pm

Portage Twp. foundation awards grants to six teachers

PORTAGE | The Portage Township Education Foundation awarded grants to six teachers for funding of upcoming programs.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
Jones school rocks to success

Jones school rocks to success

PORTAGE | Jones Elementary School students rocked their gym Tuesday afternoon.

February 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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