Mrs. Ward

My name is Mrs. Jolene Ward. This is my 24th year of teaching. Most of those years have been in Kindergarten—my favorite place to be! I have also taught 2nd grade and was a reading specialist for 7 years here at West. This is my 21st year at West School, and I love being a part of the West community. I live in Sycamore with my husband, 16 year-old son, and 13 year-old daughter. I graduated from Illinois State with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and from Northern Illinois with a Master’s degree in Reading. However, I learn the most about children and how they learn straight from the kids!


Mrs. Ward’s Class Supply List
  • 2 Boxes of 24 Crayola Crayons (Not Jumbo Size)
  • 1 5″ Fiskar Scissors with pointed tip
  • 2 Red plastic 2 pocket folder w/clasp
  • 1 Spiral Notebook
  • 1 Box of Tissue
  • 1 4oz. Elmer’s White School Glue\
  • 6 Glue sticks
  • 1 8ct. Crayola Washable markers classic colors – broad line
  • 1 paint shirt
  • 1 pair of gym shoes to be left at school
  • 1 beach towel