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
December 6, 2013
South America comes to Jackson School
4th & 5th Grade Fall Intramurals - Students vs. Staff Games Next Week
To conclude our fall intramural seasons, we will hold our students vs. staff intramural games after school (3:00-4:00) on the following dates: * Monday, December 9th - 5th grade * Wednesday, December 11th - 4th grade This is only for those s... Continue
Coffee with the Superintendent - Friday, December 13th at Bryan
As part of Superintendent Dave Pruneau’s ongoing pledge to make himself accessible to parents and community members, he will again be available for once-a-month coffees at different locations around the District. These informal “Coffee... 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 wearing ... Continue
Illinois Law Requires Schools to Post No Concealed Carry Signs
Elmhurst District 205 has recently distributed signs to its buildings indicating that school grounds are among the "statutorily prohibited" facilities related to the new Illinois Concealed Carry law, which took effect in July o... Continue
Weather-related Late Start or School Closures
There’s nothing like a little cold snap to get us thinking about winter. Four 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 La... Continue
Summer Recreation open House
This year, SROH (Summer Recreation open House) will be held on Thursday, January 16 from 6-8 PM at the York High School Commons. This will provide more space for the hundreds of summer camps and activities that will be present with opti... Continue
Vision and Hearing Screening Information
As mandated by Illinois State law, annual vision and hearing screening will be conducted in October and November. for more information regarding the testing of your student this school year. Continue
D205 Receives HealthierUS School Challenge Bronze Award
Elmhurst District 205 is working to support and improve the health of its students and our community. On April 16, 2013 the HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) bestowed all eight District 205 elementary schools with the bronze award in recognitio... Continue
Next Student Late Arrival Day - Wednesday, December 11
Our next student late arrival day is coming up on Wednesday, December 11th. 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 develo... Continue
Bus Routes 2013-2014
Some of the bus routes have changed slightly. Times are approximate, please arrive at your bus stop 10 minutes prior to scheduled time until bus driver can get used to the route and the ridership.
Late Arrival Days in 2013-2014
Late Arrival Bus Route #1
LATE START 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
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.
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.