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Panther News, 5/8/20

Jones Dairy Elementary School
Altonia Bransome, Principal
1100 Jones Dairy Road
Wake Forest, N.C. 27587

tel: (919) 562-6181
fax: (919) 670-4388

JDE Weekly Parent Update for May 8, 2020

2019-2020 School Theme: Other People Matter
School Vision:  All Jones Dairy Elementary students will be prepared to reach their full potential and lead productive lives in a complex and changing world.


Dear Panther Families,

Thank you to our our students, parents, and PTA for making this week so special for our teachers! Your cards, gifts, and videos made them feel loved and appreciated. 

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend, and Happy Mother's Day to all of our JDE moms! 


Announcements for this Week:

  • Student registration--If you have a rising kindergartener, please register them for next year as soon as you can. Feel free to contact our school's data manager, Ms. Kathy Brown, at if you have any questions about the process. Online registration can be completed by going to this site:
  • Track Assignments--Track information for our new students and rising kindergarteners will be mailed home on Friday, May 15.  A virtual orientation is also being planned for later in the month.
  • PTA Newsletter--Please read the correspondence for the month of May to stay up to date on PTA news and events: JDE PTA May Newsletter

  • All WCPSS School Playgrounds and Fields are Closed--Due to local and state directives, all school facilities including all playground and athletic fields are closed. For the safety of our community, we ask that your family please adhere to the guidelines.

  • JDE Remote Learning Toolbox--We have created a remote learning website for our school that can be accessed from our main school page.  The remote learning page has schedule and office hour information, links to pages for each grade level, activities from our specials teachers, technology resources for parents, and much more. Please click on this link to access The JDE Remote Learning Toolbox:              

  • SSA Testing Update--At this time all SSA dates, including SSA test requests and SSA testing windows will be postponed until further notice.


With pride,

Altonia Bransome, Principal