Parenting Class-Rescheduled due to weather for April 16 @ 8:00pm

Jackson will be hosting a parenting class titled "I can handle it, facing up to bullies" on Thursday April 16 from 8:00-9:00pm in the Jackson Library

 

Spring Picture Day-Thursday, March 5-Dress your best!

Open House and Wax Museum Thursday March 5 @ 6pm

It is the night you have been waiting for all year!  Come out and see all the work your students have been doing and chat with teachers, friends, and other parents.  Don't forget to check out the 5th Grade Wax Museum exhibit!

     Enjoy Spring Break! No school 3/9-3/13-Return on 3/16

Kindergarten Round Up-Friday, March 27

Calling all Kindergarteners (must be 5 by September 1, 2015, to be eligible)!  Kindergarten Round Up is the beginning of the registration process for the 2015-2016 school year.  Registration will be held on the Jackson campus from 9-11 am and 1-3 pm.  Anyone unable to attend should call the school office for further information.

 

Volunteers Needed for 2015/2016

 

Board nominations held at the next General PTA meeting on April 13, 7:45am

 

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

 

Jackson is now on Twitter!  Follow us @jacksonplano

 

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

 

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-Sign up for Spring Performances!

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.  Spring performances will be Pirate Joe and Big Mystery at the Big Top. Classes are on Thursdays from 2:50-3:50 , so click here to sign up today! DRAMAKIDS

 

 

 

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