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
Jaguars Kick Off the Year
Welcome to start of 2014-2015 School Year
Dear Jackson Families,
Bus Routes 2014-2015
Late Start Bus Schedules
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
Join Cub Scouts Pack 17
For all 1st-5th grade boys AND their families: Come see what fun and learning is in store when your boy joins Cub Scouts! We are having an informational meeting for those parents who are new to scouting&nb... Continue
Fall MAP and AIMSweb Testing Begin
As we do each fall shortly upon returning to school, we need to assess student's achievement on critical skills.
The NWEA MAP tests (reading and math) are provide a more diagnostic evaluation of a child's skills. The... Continue
Curriculum Night - Thursday, August 28th
Our important curriculum night is coming up on Thursday, August 28th. The Jackson Curriculum Night will be a great opportunity to learn all about your child's academic and school experience, as well as other school information first hand.
Healthy Daily Classroom Snacks
Jackson School and District 205 place an emphasis on healthy snacks with a focus on fruits and vegetables. A list of acceptable snacks will be provided for those students in an allergy-aware classroom. The list of acceptable snacks will be created... Continue
Picture Day - August 28th
Picture day will be on Thursday, August 28th. Be sure to have your student’s hair combed and pearly whites shining! This is a proof program in which you choose your picture pose after a proof envelope is sent home a few weeks aft... Continue
Reminder of 2014-15 School Immunization Requirements
Many health care providers are seeing Illinois students for school physicals and immunizations for the upcoming fall. This is a reminder to make sure you understand the code changes and how they may impact your child. The new requirements are spel... Continue
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!!
Laura Rhoney Named Star Educator for April 2014
On May 7, 2014, Laura Rhoney was recognized by Kickoff for Kids as the "Star Educator" for April. Laura, a First Grade Teacher at Jackson School, was presented with a plaque and gift card for ...more
District Events Calendar
District 205 News
Board Meeting Dates
Jackson Second Grade Team Wins Those Who Excel Award
On October 19, 2013, the Jackson Second Grade Team received a Those Who Excel award from the Illinois State Board of Education in the team category. The Jackson Second Grade Team includes Becky Hursh, Lori Jorbin, Cathy Moran, and Sue Latoria.
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.