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May 2015

Teacher of the Year Crowning

Fifth Ward Jr. High School crowned its’ 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Jerri Anne Seeling.  Special guest, 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Kathryn Horridge, held special honors of crowning FWJH’s new Teacher of the Year.  Principal, Christopher Oufnac, awarded Mrs. Seeling with a special plaque.  A special poem as well as quotes from students were shared at this special “Teacher of the Year” crowning event at Fifth Ward Jr. High.

Buddy Bench Dedication

Picnic Bench Donation by PTA

Arts Showcase Night

April 2015

Experiencing the Wetlands

March 2015

3rd Nine Weeks 4th & 5th Grade Honor Roll

Student Sends Flat Stanely to Stennis Space Center

Joshua Holmes, a first grader at Fifth Ward Junior High, is creating a 3-D model of the solar system in his Gifted Enrichment class.  He read a book about a character, Flat Stanley, who traveled into space.  Joshua created his own Flat Stanley and sent him to the Stennis Space Center to encounter his own adventures. Flat Stanley was returned to him with pictures of his visit to the space center and tons of information about our solar system.

4H Students Plant Trees at Fontainebleau State Park

December 2014

Student of the Year Nominees Honored

On Friday morning, December 5th, 2014, all Fifth Ward Jr. High School “Student of the Year” Nominees and their parents were honored with a breakfast reception in the school’s library.  All students who were nominated were given a certificate and a small token of appreciation to celebrate their continued success during their years at Fifth Ward Jr. High School.  Kyle Hidalgo, 5th grade, and Chase Nevers, 8th grade, were selected to represent Fifth Ward Jr. High, as the two selected students for FWJH’s “Student of the Year.”

Pictured above are the two Student of the Year finalists: (left to right: Assistant Principal- Sarah M. Simmons, Kyle Hidalgo- 5th Grade Student of the Year, Chase Nevers- 8th Grade Student of the Year, and Principal- Christopher Oufnac.

Pictured above are all the student nominees for Fifth Ward Jr. High School: Students are pictured with Assistant Principal- Sarah M. Simmons and Principal- Christopher Oufnac.  Students pictured in front row from left to right are Caroline Smith, Trilby Hill, Kyle Hidalgo, Aaron Conlin, and Chase Nevers.  Students pictured in back row from left to right are Abby Blackmon, Ethan Guidry, Holly Vrettos, and Joy Conlin.


November 2014

Celebrating Veteran's Day


Black & Gold Day


September 2014

Rube Goldberg Machine Projects

Kindergarten - 3rd Grade Grandparents Breakfast


3rd-5th grade Grandparents Breakfast



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