James Ward Elementary School
2701 South Shields Avenue
Chicago, IL. 60616
Phone # 773-534-9050
Fax # 773-534-9044
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Ms. Karen D. Anderson
Mrs. Maria Norville
Assistant Principal

"We're On The Winning Team"
Level 1+ World Language School
Awesome Funding Opportunitues
Donor's Choose
An organization that matches schools in need with funding companies and people. Anyone can fund projects at www.donorschoose.org or send your donation to Mrs. Chacon (room 209) and I will donate in your name (please say which project you are donating to). Here are some projects you can fund.

Write! Write! Write!

Can I Borrow a Pencil, an Index Card, Some Paper?

Store It For Lab Time!

Organizing Our Way to Success

Some Students Learn More by Listening to a Book!

21st Century Learning & Flexible Seating

Dr. Seuss Has Great Advice for Graduating 8th Graders

Taking My Skills to the Next Level at AMLE2018!

Armed and Ready for the Battle of the Books

Light Up the Art Room

Join JWS in Shoparoo

Please join JWS in Shoparoo. Help JWS raise funds by shopping anywhere and scanning your receipts into the shoparoo app for Roo Bucks and Raffles. You can also send receipts to Mrs. Chacon (room 209) and I will scan them in.  Instructions

* Download the Shoparoo app
* Sign up with our school
* Use the code maf17620 for extra Roo $
* Scan receipts in as you shop 
* See how you rank on the School Leaders list.
* Watch our funds grow

Top 5 Shoparoo School Leaders

* There will be a winner every month.
* If you win then you are not eligible to win again until the following January. This gives other people a chance to win.
* Please only register in one name...so that no one wins more than once a year.
* We will be going from January to January.
* Keep scanning even if you won already...it gives our school funds :)
An incentive for top person of the month will be awarded at the end of the month at 11 PM...Good Luck!!

Top 5 Shoparoo School Leaders

Joyce Hui - 1,245
Megan Huang - 1,055
Don Don - 640
Mrs. Ray - 450
Cathy Chacon - 370

January - Ms. Moy (Legomaster)
February - Megan Huang 
​March - Joyce Hui
April - G B
May - Mrs. Ray
June - Don Don
Mrs. Chacon on her "Projects Coming to Life" projects.

Ms. Hung on her "Help a Public Preschool Classroom Transform into a STEM Lab" project.

Mrs. Escude on her "No Paper Please! Let's Grasp Math with Easels" project.

Mr. Reed on his "Around the Globe: Maps and Globe for Classroom" project.

Mrs. Dilley on her "Listen Up! project. 

Ms. Richmond for her "The Physics of Sound" project.

Mrs. Jesus for her "Hands-On Word Builders" project.

Mrs. Rewers for her "Extra Etra Read What We've Written!" project.

Ms. Richmond for her "Making Chemistry Come Alive!" project.

Mrs. Saunders for her "Risers for Rising Stars!" project.

Mrs. Escude for her "Charts for Shared Learning!" project.

Mrs. Escude for her "A Board On My Lap Makes Learning a Snap!" project.

Mrs. Escude for her "Minute Hands Helping Hands" project.

Ms. Weil for her "Free Choice Art Stations: Legos!" project.

Mrs. Orosa for her "Scientist Gather!" project.

Mrs. Chacon for her "Reading Can Take You to Great Places!" project.

Mr. Reed for his "Working Together: Materials for Group Work" project.

Mrs. Rewers for her " Students Read More When They See Themselves In Their Books" project.

Mrs. Rewers on her " Positive Choices Are Cause for Celebration" project.

Mrs. Rewers on her "Qball Will Give Even the Quietest Student a Voice" project.