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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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Jones students shower peer with pennies, love

Jones students shower peer with pennies, love

PORTAGE | Jones Elementary School students showered one of their own Tuesday with love and pennies -- lots of pennies.

January 31, 2012 6:15 pm Photos

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Jones students shower peer with pennies, love

Jones students shower peer with pennies, love

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.

January 31, 2012 1:20 pm
Jones students shower peer with pennies, love

Jones students shower peer with pennies, love

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 …

January 31, 2012 1:20 pm
Jones students shower peer with pennies, love

Jones students shower peer with pennies, love

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…

January 31, 2012 1:20 pm
Treemendous Trees presented at Jones Elementary

Treemendous Trees presented at Jones Elementary

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…

November 09, 2011 10:42 am Photos

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