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Principal's Message

Welcome to John Johnson Elementary. I am beginning my fifth year as Principal at JJE and it has been filled with many exciting and fun opportunities. I am proud to say that I am a product of the Decatur County School System. I graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1989 and went on to attend Troy State University and earn a degree in Music Education. I also attended Valdosta State ...

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Red Ribbon Week Red Ribbon

We will celebrate Red Ribbon Week : Oct 23-27, 2017

The plans for the week are as follows: Get ready to participate!!

Monday Theme “Use you Head” Wear Red Day

Tuesday-Theme “Drugs and I don’t Mix”  Wacky Tacky Day

Wednesday– Theme “Team Up Against Drugs” Team Day

Thursday-Theme “What I Want to be When I Grow Up” Career Day.

Friday– Theme “The Bearcat Way” Purple and Gold Day


Wild West Book Fair- Saddle Up and Read Book Fair

Book Fair will begin October 27th 

We will need parent volunteers to work.  Please look for information coming home soon to sign up to volunteer.  

We will also have a “Grand” lunch for any parents or grandparents to come eat lunch with their student, and then shop at the Book Fair.

October 30th - PK at 10:50 and Kindergarten at 11:45

October 31st - 1st grade at 11:00 and 4th grade at 12:00

November 1st  2nd grade at 11:25 and 3rd grade at 12:15

We will also have a PTO meeting on November 2nd and you will be able to shop then as well.

Click here to sign up to volunteer.  

To sign up to volunteer through the above link, you must sign in through Google or create an account.  You may email Lisa Enfinger at lenfinger@dcboe.com if you wish to sign up without creating an account.

Click here for the online Scholastic Book Fair Website.

Title 1 Parent & Family Engagement Plan



Invitation to Participate

Decatur County Schools annually reviews and revises our Title I Parent and Family Engagement Plan and our CLIP (Consolidated LEA Implementation Plan). The annual review process is discussed at our annual Title I Stakeholder Meeting. Opportunities to attend these meetings will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at noon and 5:30 pm. at the Decatur County Student Support Center (507 Martin Street in West Bainbridge). All parents and stakeholders are encouraged to attend this informational meeting.

Stakeholders are also invited to visit the Decatur County Parent Resource Center on July 19th between the hours of noon and 5:30 pm to participate in the annual review process. The District CLIP, District Parent and Family Engagement Plan, and Individual Schoolwide and Parent and Family Engagement Plans will be available for review. Parents and stakeholders are encouraged to view these plans and offer feedback and suggestions.

For more information, please contact:

 Kathy Varner at 229-248-2836 or by email at 


2017 - 2018 District Calendar 

2017-2018 Color Coded Calendar 

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Emergency email contacts if you must change your child's way to get home:

kmaxwell@dcboe.com    ggrubbs@dcboe.com  

or fax 229-248-2272

We will not accept changes via phone.