News & Announcements

What Dr. Randle does for Chinatown!

A rigorous educator and caring mentor, Dr. Ivy Randle is passionate about helping students and families. She join the Chinatown/Bridgeport community as a Kindergarten teacher at James Ward Elementary in 2004. Since then she has been an integral part of the community.

Ms. Richmond named Presidential Award State Finalist!!

When Ms. Misty Richmond, a middle school science teacher at James Ward Elementary School, found out that she was a state finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST), she says that the biggest honor came from reading all the texts and emails from her current and former colleagues.

Congrats 8th Graders!

Hot News! 49% of 8th graders made it into selective enrollment seats and 15 other students received Lincoln Park Choice offers! We are all so proud of you!

Covid 19 Shots!!

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have announced the approval of the Pfizer vaccine in individuals 12 and older. Starting TODAY, May 13, all Chicagoans who are 12 and older can get vaccinated to protect themselves against COVID-19! VACCINES ARE FREE! No Insurance or Government ID required

Parent Portal Signups

James Ward is trying to get our parent portal up from 51% to 80%. Please help us by making sure you have your own parent portal account for your student.
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