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
Communication is the Foundation
August 29, 2014
Welcome to start of 2014-2015 School Year
Dear Jackson Families,
Coffee With the Superintendent Dates for 2014-15
As part of Superintendent Dave Pruneau’s ongoing pledge to make himself accessible to parents and community members, he will meet with the public throughout this school year during once-a-month coffees at different locations around the Distr... Continue
District-wide Student Late Arrival - September 10
District 205 is scheduling professional development time for the purpose of school improvement planning in smaller and more frequent intervals throughout the year. This time is critical to the pursuit of exceptional student achievement and continu... Continue
Your Child as a Peer Buddy for Social Skills Groups
Throughout the school year I form small social skills groups that focus on helping children develop social skills that are called on in everyday situations. Social skills are very important skills for everyone and vital for intellectual growth and... Continue
First Student Late Arrival Day - Wednesday, September 10
Our first student late arrival day is coming up on Wednesday, September 10th.
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
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- Coming Up Next Week!
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
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
What’s for Lunch? District 205 Elementary Schools Information
Welcome to the District 205 Food Services Department. The Food and Nutrition Services Department is committed to providing a variety of foods that taste great and provide the proper nutrition needed for the growth and development of the chil... 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!!
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.