John R. Lewis Elementary

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  • John R. Lewis Office Hours
    School Days
    8:15am - 4:30pm
    Start Time 8:50am
    Dismissal 3:49pm
    Half Day Dismissal - 12:00pm
  • Jill Weatherwax, Principal

    Dear John R. Lewis Elementary Families,

    Please accept my warmest welcome to the 2022-2023 school year! You can look forward to many new and exciting experiences and opportunities during your time here.

    You can count on me to:
         ● Hold high expectations for all students and maintain a strong culture of learning
         ● Work every day with enthusiasm and diligence in service of Lewis’ mission
         ● Enforce school behavior expectations with consistency and respect for the dignity of each student

    I will count on parents and guardians to:
         ● Send your child(ren) to school ready to be kind and enthusiastic learners
         ● Communicate daily with your child about their studies and school experiences
         ● Assist your child In taking increasing ownership of their learning

    I will count on students to:
         ● Be curious and interested in the world around you
         ● Put forth your best effort in all classes and be engaged in your learning
         ● Conduct yourselves with dignity and demonstrate respect for all in service of Viking behavior expectations

    Lewis Creed
    I am a Lewis Viking.
    I am a light.
    I will learn and grow,
    I will be good to others,
    I will make the world a better place.


    Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and the JPS app for frequent photos, information, and opportunities. I am excited to accompany you all on this new school journey!

    Kind Regards,
    Jill Weatherwax

    John R. Lewis Elementary
    (517) 841-2601


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