Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8

It is time to show Jackson teachers how much we love them!  Here are some ideas that you can follow to show your appreciation:

May 4-Bring a flower, May 5-Bring a fruit, May 6-Bring a card, May 7- Bring a gift card, May 8-Bring any gift




Come out and relax with friends and family at the Jackson Spring Picnic.  It is a fabulous opportunity to be part of the Jackson community.  Bring a picnic dinner, play with friends, visit with parents and teachers.  Hope to see you all there!


Up and Active Day May 15Sign up to Volunteer!

“Calling all volunteers- Spring has sprung and that means it’s almost time for Jackson’s annual Up and Active Field Day. Mark your calendars for Friday, May 15th and sign up now to help make the magic happen!


Monday, April 6, and Friday, May 22, are the designated inclement weather make-up days for this school year. Originally slated to be student holidays, school will now be in session on April 6 and May 22. Make-up plans for the school closure on Thursday, March 5, are to be determined. Any additional calendar changes will be communicated district-wide and will appear on the district calendar linked below.

Volunteers Needed for 2015/2016

Final General PTA meeting of the school year on Monday May 11, 6:00pm

Would you like to help out with all the exciting programs and events at Jackson?  How about being part of the planning and organizing?  Or just helping out behind the scenes?  The Jackson PTA needs you.  Positions  for the PTA Board for the 201/2016 school year.  It is a great way to meet other parents and really feel part of your child's school experience.  Contact Lea Harbour if you are interested: lea_harbor@verizon.net.  Click here for more information: Volunteer Flyer 

Birthday Board Sign Up

Recognize your child's birthday on the birthday board.  For a small fee your child will get a decorated poster displayed for all his or her friends to see!  Complete this form and return to the front office or to your child's teacher.  Summer birthdays can also be recognized! BIRTHDAYBOARD

The Plano Principal Association's (PPA) Annual Golf Tournament has been scheduled for Friday, June 19, 2015, at Ridgeview Golf Course in Plano, TX.  The PPA is a non-profit organization devoted to serving the community and the students of PISD.  Don't miss this opportunity to have fun AND support a good cause!  Click here for details: GOLFEVENT


PEP Summer School Sign up Now!


The PEP I Program (Plano Enrichment Program) offers a variety of enrichment as well as review courses for Kindergarteners to Fifth Graders in a safe, caring, and fun environment.  A PEP catalog and application form will be coming home with your student.  Please click here for more details:  PEPINFO  For those needing the Spanish application form, please click here: SPANISHAPP


Jackson is now on Twitter!  Follow us @jacksonplano


Jackson Spirit wear on sale.  Get your t-shirts, sweatshirts, and tumblers today!  




Free Breakfast at Jackson!


Jackson is now serving free breakfast to ALL students every day.  There is no need to sign up and there is no charge.  Your child can come to the cafeteria starting at 7:00 a.m. and get a breakfast for free!


WatchDOG Dads Needed!



WATCH D.O.G.S.®, a K-12 program, invites fathers, grandfathers, uncles, or other father figures to volunteer at least one day all day at their child’s school. WatchDOG volunteers perform a variety of tasks during their volunteer day including monitoring the school entrance, assisting with carpool, morning and afternoon bus duty, monitoring the lunch room, and helping in the classroom with a teacher's guidance by working with small groups of students on homework, or flashcards. 


*For Additional Information, contact Mike Gill:  mikecgill@gmail.com 

**If you would like to schedule your volunteer day, contact: Kamili Carthledge kamili.carthledge@pisd.edu 



JacksonPTA.com is the best way to stay informed on what’s happening at your child’s school!



Create an account today and:


  • Receive emails about upcoming Jackson programs and events
  • Find your child’s friends on the online directory
  • Have easy access to the lunch menu and parent’s portal
  • Sign up for volunteer opportunities
  • Purchase spirit wear and year books
  • ‚Ä®Become a member of the PTA 
  • And much more