24-Hour Attendance Line
Regular School Hours:
8:15 AM to 11:05 AM
12:05 PM to 3:00 PM
Student Late Arrival
9:15 AM to 11:40 AM
12:40 PM to 3:00 PM
Grades 1 - 5
9:15 AM to 3:00 PM
Jackson PBIS PAWS Expectations
Jaguars Looking Forward to Thanksgiving
November 20, 2015
Focus 205 Session 4 on December 2 - 21st Century Facilities
The next Focus 205 community engagement session is fast approaching! We've talked about future ready students and classrooms; now we'll be discussing future ready schools. Did you know that the learning environment itself can either enhanc... Continue
Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences - Post-Conference Survey
Parent-Teacher Conferences for elementary students are being held on Monday, November 23, from 4:30 to 8:00 PM and on Tuesday, November 24, from noon to 8 PM. There will be no school for elementary students ONLY on Tuesday. School will be closed f... Continue
Elmhurst Firefighters Organize Holiday Toy Drive
Elmhurst Firefighters from International Association 3541 have organized a toy drive to benefit children at Elmhurst Hospital this holiday season. New, unwrapped toys for children of all ages will be collected at Fire Station #1, 404 N. York Stree... Continue
Weather-related Late Start or School Closures
Several years ago, District 205 implemented a Late Start plan as an alternative to cancelling school for an entire day due to an emergency, such as inclement weather. A Late Start schedule (not to be confused with Student Late Arrival da... Continue
Winter weather clothes needed to play in snow
Whether it's sooner or later, snow is bound to come to the area. When it does, students typically enjoy playing in it during the recess times.
We only permit students to play in the snow (given other safe conditions) if they are weari... Continue
Plan to Attend Focus 205 Session 4 on December 2nd
The next Focus 205 session is fast approaching! We've talked about future ready students and classrooms; now we'll be discussing future ready schools. Did you know that the learning environment itself can either enhance or impede learning?... Continue
When to stay home from school
Recommendations for when Should Your Child Stay Home from school
Any illness which is accompanied by decreased energy and an inability to sustain usual daily activity level.
Diarrhea or Vomiting: until illness is ov... Continue
Next Student Late Arrival Day - Wednesday, Dec. 2nd
Our next student late arrival day is Wednesday, December 2nd.
This school year will be structured very similarly to last year as far as our student late arrival days. These are important opportunities for built-in professional development time ... Continue
Parent-Teacher Conferences - November 23 & 24
Parent-Teacher Conferences are set for Monday, November 23rd & Tuesday, November 24th, by pre-scheduled appointment.
Teachers and staff at Jackson School are looking forward to the opportunity to sit down with parents an... Continue
Jackson Moms’ Night Out – Paint, Relax and Socialize!
Tuesday, December 8th, 6:30pm to 9:00pm, Lezza Spumoni & Desserts, 544 Spring Rd, Elmhurst
Come join other Jackson moms for a fun night out! Artist Janet Long of Mona Lisa & Merlot will guide the group step-by-step throu... Continue
Save the Date for Summer Rec Open House - Jan. 27
Save the Date
District 205 PTA
Summer Recreation Open House
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
York Community High School
355 W. St. Charles Road, Elmhurst
See attached for more information. Continue
Parents taking students on vacations during the school year
Parents or guardians are expected to schedule vacations during the summer or on school holidays. In instances where absences are requested for vacation, parents and guardians must submit a written request to the principal two weeks in advance. The... Continue
Bus Routes 2015-2016
Student Late Arrival Bus Schedules
Jackson School Student Council collects Box Tops for Education
Each year student council collects Box Tops for Education as a way to raise money. The funds we raise are then used to purchase a school gift and donate to a charity. Please visit http://www.boxtops4education.com/ to see a list of participating products. Remember, each box top is worth $0.10! It all adds up!! Thank you for your support and SAVE THOSE BOX TOPS!!
District Events Calendar
District 205 News
Board Meeting Dates
Jackson School Mission Statement
"The Mission of Jackson School is to work and learn together to reach our goals and to provide an education that empowers all students to succeed in a rapidly changing world."
Online Resources for Students in Reading and Math
The following are websites that we feel can be very useful for students to use as they work from their MAP RIT scores to help meet their individual skill levels. Each of the sites below links to ...more
Student Handbook and Technology Signature Forms
Thank you parents for reviewing the Elementary School Handbook with your child, as well as completing both sides of the form that was sent home today and returning it next week.
The Fittest Brains - Article written by Gretchen Reynolds
With this week being the international Walk & Roll to School Day (Oct 6th), this attached article is particularly germaine to the concept of using excercise and physical movement in the learning process and development of children's brains.