School Supplies On Sale Now!

 

Want to get a head start for next school year?  Purchase your school supplies for the 2014/2015 school year today.  This year supplies will ONLY be available for purchase ONLINE through our website now through the first week of school. Supplies purchased by August 19th will be available for pick-up at the Meet the Teacher event.  Supplies purchased ONLINE at the event or afterwards will be delivered to your child's classroom the first week of school.  Click here to order yours today.  

 

 

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 EVENTS, TEACHER HOSPITALITY AND SPIRIT WEAR are still open 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

 

Summer Reading is Hot!

 

Don't forget to read this summer.  We hope that you are reading all those mysteries, sci-fi, and fantasy books this summer.  Fill in your READING IS HOT! form and turn in to your teacher by September 1, 2014 for an awesome Jackson reward!

 

Kinder Play Date on Saturday August 2

 

All incoming Kindergarteners and families.  Come join new friends and families at the Jackson playground for a play date on Saturday August 2, 10:00-11:00. This is a great opportunity to meet fellow future classmates and parents while having fun.  

 

Kindergarten Orientation Wednesday August 20

 

To all parents and new Kindergarteners.  Your chance to learn all about Jackson is here.  On Wednesday August 20 from 5-7pm come to learn all about Kindergarten, meet the teachers, fellow students and families and order your school supplies and spirit wear.  It is a great way to start off your year!

 

Meet the Teacher Thursday August 21

 

The day you were waiting for all summer is here.  Come to Jackson on Thursday August 21, Grades 1-5 (4:30-6:00) and Kinder (4:30-5:00pm) to meet your teacher and visit with all your friends.  Have the chance to check out all the exciting programs that Jackson has to offer and purchase this year's spirit wear.  You don't want to miss this!

 

First Day of School is Monday August 25

  

 

 

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 Kickoff Party!

September 4th at 6:00 

 

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: Vincent.garcia@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