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Message from the Principal

J.B. Watkins Elementary School encourages all students to become life-long learners who are prepared to live as productive citizens in a constantly changing world. Students will receive a rigorous and relevant educational program which engages students in 21st century skills and teaches the values needed to become effective members of a global community.

We believe children should learn the academic and social skills to give them the traits necessary to become independent, responsible, life-long learners. Coalminers are “SMART“, they Show Kindness, Make Good Choices, Act Responsibly, Respect Self and Others and Try their Best!

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Is Bounty really the Quicker Picker Upper? @JBWatkinsES #minermoments

Which paper towel absorbs the most water? Science experiment fun today! @JBWatkinsES #minermoments

The first grade team is so excited to begin the new school year! We’ve had a busy week preparing for our new Coal Miners! Get ready for an awesome first grade year kiddos!
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Recent News from #oneCCPS

October 11th, 2021

Oct. 28 is deadline for openings on School Board advisory committees

Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way community members connect with their local schools. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and others interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision of creating a better […]

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October 5th, 2021

A fabulous evening of marching bands

Event Postponed POSTPONED: Showers are expected this evening, so the #oneCCPS marching band exhibition is postponed until Oct. 12. × Dismiss alert Don’t miss the return of the marching band exhibition featuring every high school in Chesterfield County Public Schools! Starting at 6:50 p.m. Oct. 5 at Meadowbrook High School (4901 Cogbill Road), you are invited to […]

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October 1st, 2021

Chesterfield schools to pay $2,500 in bonuses to Food and Nutrition Services staff members

Chesterfield County Public Schools will pay bonuses up to $2,500 to Food and Nutrition Services employees. In addition to a $500 incentive already approved through Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funding, each Food and Nutrition Services employee will receive a potential additional bonus of $2,000. That is a potential total of $2,500 for the […]

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