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Our new website is under constantly being updated so please check back often! We are working hard to add information that will help our parents stay connected with our PTA and school community.

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PTA Snack Drive!

2/22/2024 8:33 am



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Don't Miss February's Spirit Night at Little Rome!

2/5/2024 7:00 am



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Literati Book Fair Volunteers /Voluntarios de la Feria del Libro

11/6/2023 10:24 am

Hi Jackson Families! 

We are looking for friendly faces to help us with our Literati Book Fair.
We need your help with the initial setup of the books, help in the library in the mornings, during the Turkey Show, and the teardown.
It will be held in the Jackson Library.
To sign up visit: 
¡Hola familias de Jackson!

Buscamos caras amigables que nos ayuden con nuestra Feria del Libro.

Necesitamos su ayuda con la instalación inicial de los libros, ayuda en la biblioteca por las mañanas, durante el espectaculo de pavo.

Se llevará a cabo en la Biblioteca Jackson.

Para inscribirte visita:
https://plano.voly.org/opportunity/view.html?id=88935


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Spirit Night at Cicis Pizza

10/18/2023 9:17 am

Join us for Spirit Night at Cicis Pizza! 

When: Thursday 10/19 

Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Where: 2200 Coit Road #300 Plano, TX 75075

Dine in or order inside to-go and tell them you're there for Jackson Elementary.

Part of the proceeds goes back to Jackson for field trips, grade-level gear, school events, and more!



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Volunteers Needed!

9/1/2023 9:00 am

Jackson is growing faster than ever!

With this, teachers and staff are requesting volunteer help during lunch, recess, and other large student gathering times. 

Volunteers must be registered through Plano.Voly.Org and must be able to pass a background check.

Go to the Voly website for more information.

https://plano.voly.org/opportunity/view.html?id=84644



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Thank you, Parents!

8/8/2023 10:20 am

Thank you to everyone who showed up and purchased our school supply packs, planners, and spirit wear!

Did you miss out?

See what your child needs for the first day of school here!



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See you at Meet the Teacher night!

8/6/2023 10:21 pm

We'll see y'all in the gym on Monday, August 7th! PTA will have a table with spirit wear, PTA memberships, and any leftover school supplies for purchase (while supplies last).

Please note: If you purchased your EPI School Supply kit previously, your kit will be delivered directly to your student's room.

See more info here!



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Website Under Renovation

7/25/2023 8:18 am

Thank you for visiting the Jackson PTA website! 

We're currently making some wonderful changes, but in the meantime, please create an account and/or update your current information.

We're looking forward to an excellent school year for 2023-2024!



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Enjoy Your Summer Break!

6/19/2023 12:55 pm

Thank you for a wonderful '22-'23 school year! Stay tuned for more PTA news coming in late July. We hope everyone has a wonderful summer break. See you in August!



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Honoring Women in History this March

3/8/2023 9:00 am

International Women's Day falls on the 8th of March, the month dedicated to Women's History. To celebrate, we highlight a critically acclaimed series of short stories honoring women in history who broke barriers and achieved great things. The Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls quickly became the most successful publishing project in crowdfunding.

Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls

WHERE TO FIND THIS SERIES:

...for purchase while supporting local bookstores

Bookshop.org

...for free use in the community

Plano Public Library

Dallas Public Library

... there's even a podcast!

Official Podcast

Read on for information about the New York Times Best Selling Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls book series!



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Read-A-Thon Reading Reminder!

3/3/2023 9:00 am

The Read-a-thon is continuing through spring break! Reading keeps our kids' brains engaged and active so they can return back to school ready to learn again!

Remind your child to break out a book and record their reading time this Spring Break! The grade with the most funds raised We'll see everybody back on the 14th.

Not registered yet? Get started here!

Register Here

DON'T FORGET TO SHARE YOUR PROGRESS! Sharing your logged minutes with your sponsors gets them excited too! Check out some of these comments from our sponsors. They're ROOTING FOR YOU!
Great job, everyone!

Jackson's Read-A-Thon

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March into Read-A-Thon!

2/27/2023 9:00 am

March is National Reading Month and Jackson is kicking things off by holding a Read-a-thon!

Read-a-thon promises to be a fun, exciting journey that that will actually get your reader excited about reading while giving friends and family the opportunity to encourage your child to read even more! Read-a-thon starts, today, Monday February 27, 2023!

We encourage you to activate your reader’s account today by clicking on the link below and following the simple instructions.

Register Here

Once activated, you can record and view your reader's progress, and send notes to family and friends!

Happy Reading!



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It's time for the Jackson Elementary School Read-a-thon!

2/21/2023 9:00 am

Read-a-thon promises to be a fun, exciting journey that starts Monday February 27, 2023. We will get your children excited about reading.

We know you have limited time but want the best education for your child. That’s why we hope everyone will activate their reader's account as soon as possible. This is where you can record and view your reader's progress.

We encourage you to activate your reader’s account today by clicking on https://www.read-a-thon.com/readers/r/VpCzAj/1 and following the simple instructions.

Thanks so much,

Jackson Elementary School



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Happy Friendship Day!

2/13/2023 5:00 pm

School memories will always be the closest to my heart because you are there in it to make them so special….. Wishing you a very Happy Friendship Day to all of our friends at Jackson!



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Get ready for Read-A-Thon!

2/13/2023 9:00 am

Jackson Elementary School has decided to hold a Read-a-thon this year!

Read-a-thons actually get your reader excited about reading and it gives friends and family the opportunity to encourage your child to read even more.

Our Read-a-thon starts Monday February 27, 2023.

About one week before our Read-a-thon starts we will send home instructions on how to activate your reader's personal page. This is where you will be able to view and record their progress.

We encourage you to activate your reader’s account today by clicking on https://www.read-a-thon.com/readers/r/VpCzAj/1 and following the simple instructions.

We've chosen Read-a-thon because it will not take much of your time, gives your child a reason to read and helps in the development of stronger reading skills.

We hope EVERYONE participates.

Thanks so much,

Jackson Elementary School



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Fun Bun Puns in anticipation for Spirit Night at Edmond's!

2/8/2023 9:00 am

Fun Bun Puns for Friendship/Valentine's Day

You're the only bun for me.

You're bun in a million.


 

Lettuce be together forever.

I'm sorry for what I said before I had my burger.

 


I only have fries for you.

Time Fries when I'm with you. 


If you like it, then you should have put a wing on it.
You are the wind beneath my chicken wings.



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February Spirit Night - We Make A Great Combo ❤️

2/5/2023 9:00 am

Jackson Elementary
+
Edmond's Burgers
=
❤️

Support this Jackson by stopping by Edmond's Burgers in Plano February 9th, 10th, and 11th! The February Spirit Night is not bun in a million and will last for three full days. So lettuce grab a loved one, friend, colleague, neighbor, acquaintance, or even just treat yourself this weekend and enjoy knowing you're giving back to your school.

Thursday, February 9th
Friday, February 10th
Saturday, February 11th

Edmond's Burgers
2919 W 15th St.,
Plano, TX 75075



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Getting Groceries? Support Jackson While You Shop!

1/31/2023 9:00 am

Show Jackson some EXTRA love: Scan your receipts all month long for a chance to win! 5 people will receive 5,000 Bonus Box Tops for their school. Ends 2/28.*

More Info

NO MATTER WHERE YOU SHOP,
YOU CAN EARN WITH BOX TOPS.

No more clipping! 🙌 Learn more about what products are supported by the Box Tops for Education program below!

Download the PDF

View Online



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Congrats, to our Reflections award recipient!

1/27/2023 9:00 am

This morning on JagTube, Aarvi Garg, 4th grade student in Ms. Rodriguez's class, received an award for her participation in the 2022-2023 National PTA Reflections Program. For her project, Aarvi wrote a paper using the theme for this year's contest, Show Your Voice. We are so proud of you, Aarvi!



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January Spirit Night - Cici's Pizza

1/10/2023 9:00 am

Please join us at Cici's Pizza for a special Give Back Event! Dine at Cici's and a portion of the proceeds will go to Jackson PTA.

2220 Coit Rd Suite 300, Plano, TX 75075



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New Library Opportunities!

1/5/2023 9:00 am

We have a new sign up form for the Spring '23 semester to assist our librarian, Ms. Kincaid! As an Aide, you will help restock and organize shelves, work on current projects, and many more tasks to help Ms. Kincaid keep the library as an excellent resource for our Jackson students.

See current list of opportunities here!

Note, these opportunities are currently listed as a recurring role each Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00PM to 2:00 PM BUT we are happy to adjust to your schedule. Please reach out to JacksonPTA@gmail.com with any suggested times that fit your schedule and a representative will reach out to you as soon as feasible!



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Welcome back!

1/3/2023 9:00 am

We hope all of our members and families had a wonderful winter break! Reminder school resumes on Wednesday, 1/4/2023. Stay tuned for more PTA news!



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December Spirit Night @Chili's!

12/5/2022 9:00 am

Doing Good With Good Food

Chili's will give 10-15% of its sales back to Jackson Elementary PTA when you dine with us from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, December 14th!
Taking place at your local Chili's:
16623 Coit Rd.
Dallas, TX 75248



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Canned Food Drive Happening Now

11/30/2022 8:00 am

Jackson Elementary 2022 Voluntary Canned Food Drive

Our Jackson students are encouraged to think of others by donating canned goods to Minnie’s Food Pantry. All food collected will benefit families in the community.
TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Collection Dates:
November28th - December 9th


*ALWAYS NEEDED*

  • Peanut Butter
  • Spaghetti
  • Jelly
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Boxed Potatoes
  • Canned Mixed Veggies
  • Canned Fruit
  • Vienna Sausages

NO glass containers, bagged rice or beans please!


Boxes for daily donations will be located in the front hall by the office.
Sponsored by Jackson Student Council



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Book Fair was a Success!

11/28/2022 9:00 am

Thank you to everyone who helped make our Scholastic Book Fair one for the books! We were so delighted to bring back the in-person Book Fair this fall after a break during the pandemic. Special thanks to all of our volunteers and parents who were able to contribute to the success.



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