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WJES Hour of Code

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Walter Jackson students go coding crazy! Click the title to see how our school participated in the Hour of Code.

New Austin and Decatur High Schools Furniture Package

New Austin and Decatur High Schools Furniture Package Featured Photo
Our two new high schools are going up around town! You may have seen renderings of what the outside of the buildings will look like, but now you can see more of what it will be like inside through the furniture package that's planned.

Decatur’s Biggest Outdoor Classroom Gets a Boost

Decatur’s Biggest Outdoor Classroom Gets a Boost Featured Photo
Thanks to the generous donation of $30,000 from Indorama Ventures, Wetland’s Edge Environmental Center (WEEC) is able to continue a free, nationally recognized outdoor classroom experience for 8,600 students of Decatur City Schools.

Veteran's Day, 2017

Veteran's Day, 2017 Featured Photo
Walter Jackson students and teachers hosted a Veteran's Day program to thank the men and women who serve our country.

PE Wins Grant!

PE Wins Grant! Featured Photo
PE teacher, Mrs. Cater, won a $10,000 grant from Blue Cross/Blue Shield to support the physical education program at WJES.

Events Calendar

In The Spotlight

under the big top image

School Spotlight

The circus is coming to town! On Monday, March 12, kindergarten will present their circus play, "Under the Big Top." Performances will be at 1:00 and 6:00 pm. DVDs of the performance will be available for order. Please contact the kindergarten classroom teachers for information.
Literacy Night

PTO Spotlight

On Tuesday, Jan. 23, Walter Jackson Elementary will host a Literacy Night from 6-7 pm. During this time, parents will receive helpful instruction on how to assist their students with reading. You may pre-order dinner using the form attached to this post. Besides good ideas and good food, there will be storytelling in the library along with other fun activities!
Decaur City Schools Foundation
Decatur Youth Symphony
UA Early College A
Decatur Utilities