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Jesse White Learning Academy

Uniform Policy

Please help your student follow School Expectations!!!



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. Hayes, 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. 

2022-2023 JWLA Teachers: 

Kindergarten: 

Ms. Lopez

Ms. Segovia (para) 

[email protected]

[email protected] 

Kindergarten: 

Ms. Kidd

Ms. Medina (Para)

[email protected]

[email protected] 

1st  grade:

Ms. Hicks

[email protected]   

1st  grade:

Mr. Lutvi 

Ms. Lewis (Para)

[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)

Mrs. McGee

[email protected] 

4th grade: (Math and Science)

Ms. Marcano 

[email protected]  


5th grade: (ELA and SS)

Mr. Watts 

 [email protected] 



5th grade:(Math and Science)  

Mrs. Tenner 

[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] 



 

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

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

Sep
22

End of Mid-Quarter

Fri Sep 22 2023
Oct
06

School Improvement Day

Fri Oct 6 2023
Oct
09
Oct
27

End of Quarter

Fri Oct 27 2023
Nov
10
Nov
20

Parent/Teacher Conference

Mon Nov 20 2023
to Tue Nov 21 2023