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
March Madness Around the Corner
Next Student Late Arrival Day - Wednesday, March 11
Our next student late arrival day is coming up on Wednesday, March 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 d... Continue
Coffee with Superintendent - Thursday, March 19th at Jackson
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 ... Continue
Soles for Africa Shoe Drive
The York High School Key Club is again sponsoring a “Soles for Africa” shoe drive this year. Over the past four years, through the generosity of District 205 families, they successfully collected over 5,500 pairs of shoes. The drive wi... Continue
19th Annual District 205 Chess Tournament - March 18
York High School’s Commons will be the scene of an intense district-wide chess tournament, the 19th annual event, on Wednesday March 18, with check-in beginning at 5:30 PM.
Students will compete in the following categories: 2nd grad... Continue
Community Input Sought for Superintendent Candidate Profile
The District 205 Board of Education has recently begun the process of selecting its next superintendent, due to the recently announced retirement of Superintendent Dave Pruneau. An important early step in the process is the creation of a unique ca... Continue
Outdoor Recess Guidelines for Elementary Students
Parents: a reminder that during winter, the guideline for staying inside for recess is zero degrees. When the “feels like" (windchill) temperature or the actual temperature is zero or below, ... Continue
Parent Input Form for 2015-2016
To parents of current K-4th grade students,
Please click on the attachment below to see the parent input form for the 2015-2016 school year. If you choose to complete this optional form, it should be submitte... Continue
Measles Information from DuPage County Health Department
In light of the recent news regarding measles outbreaks, parents are encouraged to become familiar with the symptoms of measles. Linked below is information from the DuPage County Health Department (in both English and Spanish) which pro... Continue
SAVE THE DATE!! SCIENCE OLYMPIAD MARCH 19th
Science Olympiad is an evening of science activities. Students team up and work with a parent, participating in three different grade-level activities. These vary from science experiments, hands-on fun, to discovery learning. The... Continue
PARCC Testing Dates and Testing Schedule
Starting this year, the state-wide standardized tests taken by 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders has changed to PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers). For a number of reasons, these tests will look different fr... Continue
Kindergarten and New First Grade Students for 2015-2016
We are looking to locate potential kindergarteners and new first grade students for the 2015-2016 school year. Eligible kindergarten students must be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2015. If you have a child who may ... 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
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 2014-2015
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!!
Peg Lewis Named Star Educator for September 2014
On October 8, 2014, Peg Lewis was recognized by Kickoff for Kids as the "Star Educator" for September. Peg, the Librarian at Jackson School, was presented with a plaque and gift card for classroom ...more
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.