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Jesse White Learning Academy

Attendance Matters




Parent Involvement

Parents, we welcome you to partner with us to maximize your student’s potential and education. We hope to see you at our monthly parent meetings as well as, PTO, and other school sponsored events. Please look for a calendar of events in our Student Handbook. We welcome volunteerism in many forms. Please see our school secretary if you would like to volunteer.  

 

Special Services

Students requiring accommodations due to an IEP or 504 Plan will receive accommodations by our dynamic special education team. Ms. Jones K-2, [email protected], Ms. Ramirez, 3-5, [email protected] , and Ms. Diaz, 6-8, [email protected].  

 

Our dynamic team of teachers are listed below with their email addresses. 

2023-2024 JWLA Teachers: 

Kindergarten: 

Ms. Lopez

Ms. Segovia (para) 

[email protected]

[email protected] 

Kindergarten: 

Ms. Kidd

Ms. Wellmaker

[email protected]

[email protected]   

1st  grade:

Ms. Hicks

[email protected]   

1st  grade:

Mr. Lutvi 

[email protected] 

2nd  grade: 

Mrs. Harthrone

[email protected] 

 2nd  grade: 

Ms.  Jones

[email protected]

3rd grade: (Math and Science)

Ms. Kebr

[email protected]


3rd grade: (ELA and SS) 

Ms. Lambert

[email protected]

4th grade: (ELA and SS)

Ms. McGee

Mr. Emmons (para)

[email protected] 

4th grade: (Math and Science)

Ms. Marcano 

[email protected]  


5th grade: (ELA and SS)

Ms. Saunders

[email protected] 

5th grade:(Math and Science)  

Mrs. Tenner 

Mr. Bourne

[email protected]

6th Grade (Math and Science)

Mr. Wheeler 

[email protected]

6th Grade (ELA/Science) 

Mr. Hewitt

[email protected] 

 

7th Grade (Math and Science) 

Dr. Finney 

[email protected] 

7th Grade (ELA and SS) 

Ms. Alexander 

[email protected]

  

8th Grade (ELA and SS) 

Ms. Martin 

[email protected]   

8th Grade (Math and Science)

Mrs. Kampwirth-Ruhl

[email protected]  

K-8 Art

Mr. Salus

[email protected] 

Ms. Sharp 6-8 Administrator 

Mrs. Jaime 3-5 Administrator

K-8 Music

Mr. Griffin

[email protected] 

K-8 Band

Mr. Bryant

[email protected] 

K-8 P. E

Mr. Prouty

[email protected] 

Prek-2 Self Contained

Mrs. Sherman-Molden

[email protected] 


3-5 Self Contained 

Mrs. Hayes-Sherman

[email protected] 



 

We look forward to a successful and positive year filled with rigorous learning experiences for all children. Please always check our website for updates and school supply lists. https://www.sd1525.org/JesseWhiteLearningAcademy.aspx   

Please feel free to reach out to me anytime, by email or phone, if you have any questions. I can be reached by email at  [email protected] or office phone (708) 825-2190.

 

Kind regards, 

Ms. Latrice Johnson

708-825-2190

"Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be." - Rita Pierson

Weekly School News Link below!

Parents please check your emails for our Weekly school Newsletter! There is vital information about what is going on in the school! 

Please update your parent portal with your correct email address if you have not been getting our weekly school news!

Jesse White Learning Academy Mission and Beliefs

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Mission: 
Maximize student achievement and personal growth by fostering a unique path to greatness. 

Beliefs: 
We believe student achievement and personal growth is improved when: 
  1.  Strong school, home and community partnerships are cultivated
  2. Rigorous and relevant instruction, along with high expectations are the norm.
  3. Research, data, and educational best practices drive decision-making.
  4.  A culture of mutual respect and empathy is established.
  5. A safe, clean, secure and inviting atmosphere is maintained.

Administrative Team

Ms. Latrice Johnson - Principal
Ms. Killeen Sharp  - Assistant Principal
Mrs. Sandra Jaime - Assistant Principal
Kimberly Myles  - Administrative Assistant 
 Taren Brown - School Secretary
 

Location

16910 Western Ave.
Hazel Crest, IL. 60429 
Phone - 708-825-2190
Fax     - 708-825-0788 

Upcoming Events

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Pulaski Day

Mon Mar 4 2024
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