A new shipment of Jackson T-shirts just came in.  

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Jackson Skate Night!  Thursday October 23, 6-8pm

Come show your Jackson spirit and enjoy a night of skating with friends and teachers!  Only $7.00 per skater (includes skate rental)  Food and drinks are also available for purchase.  Thunderbird Roller Rink 3200 Thunderbird Lane, Plano 75075.  See you all there!

 

 Whose Homework Is It Anyway? PARENTING CLASS on Wednesday October 22, 6:30pm

Join Jackson parents for a discussion on finding ways to put homework into perspective and make it the learning tool it is meant to be.  Wednesday, October 22 in the Jackson Library from 6:30-7:30pm.  Refreshments will be served and child care is available.  Contact Andrea Hall at AndreaHall@pisd.edu  

Reflections 2014-2015, Due November 7!

Get the creative juices flowing with your children.  The PTA Reflections Program encourages art expression in many forms-visual arts, photography, literature, dance choreography, music composition, and film productions.  Students (K-12) may submit as many entries as they would like.  See specific program information at: REFLECTIONS

 

We need your pictures!

 

Yearbook pictures needed (yes, we’re thinking about the yearbook already!) Follow the directions below to submit your pictures or burn them to a CD and leave in the Jackson office clearly marked “Yearbook Pictures”. We especially need pictures of any big events such as class parties, Thanksgiving Feast, assemblies, College Week, or any other special days or events. For questions, contact Cara Prentice at caralprentice@gmail.com  

 

  1. Point your web browser to: images.balfour.com
  2. Enter our project number 525394 and leave the password field blank.
  3. Enter your contact information (if we need to contact you about your photos)
  4. Browse and select one or more images from your computer to upload 
  5. Add captions to each photo (who is in each, what grade level, what was happening)
  6. Click Begin Upload to upload your images

 

Drama Kids at Jackson on Thursdays 

Is your child interested in acting and theater?  Drama Kids is a fantastic program right here at Jackson that offers weekly classes to help children build confidence and self-esteem, practice speaking and creative movement while having a fabulous time.  Classes are on Thursdays from 2:50-3:50 , so click here to sign up today! DRAMAKIDS

 

  Volunteers Needed for 2014/2015

 

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 2014/2015 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 

 

 

 

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
  • 
Become a member of the PTA 
  • And much more