Jones Elementary School
PORTAGE | Jones Elementary School students are going to prove they give a hoot about some of their feathered friends.
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PORTAGE | Fourth and fifth-grade students at Jones Elementary competed Friday in the school's annual Declamation Contest.
PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board was presented with a $2.7 million three-year capital improvements plan Wednesday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jones Elementary School students laugh and sing along on Tuesday as the motivational group You-nique performs a show about bullying and acceptance.
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.
PORTAGE | The Portage Township Education Foundation awarded grants to six teachers for funding of upcoming programs.
PORTAGE | Jones Elementary School students rocked their gym Tuesday afternoon.
PORTAGE | Jones Elementary School students showered one of their own Tuesday with love and pennies -- lots of pennies.
Students at Jones Elementary School gather in the school gymnasium Tuesday morning to present a check for $6,594 to fellow student, Ronnie Wilkins, 11, a fifth-grader being treated for leukemia. Ronnie was diagnosed in November 2011, and has begun chemotherapy.
Ronnie Wilkens, 11, a fifth-grade student at Jones Elementary School stands with his father during a school assembly. They received a novelty check from Jones Principal Mitch Miller for nearly $6,600 that Jones students collected last week during a penny war sponsored by the student council …
Jones Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Karmo Leuthart gives the thumbs-up to student Ronnie Wilkens, 11 following an assembly Tuesday morning. Principal Mitch Miller and student council representatives gave Ronnie and his father, Ron, a check for nearly $6,600 raised through a penny war…
PORTAGE | Jim Mannel from the Portage Parks Department visited Jones Elementary on Nov. 7. He presented the program "Treemendous Trees" to the 3 second grade classes. It was a great program that they all enjoyed! The students were able to build a model of a tree, and discussed the structure…
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