Jackson's Weekly Staff Newsletter




K Breakfast/Gifford Cluster 7:45

Hearing & Vision Screening 1, 3, 5

Field Trip for 1st Grade to The Landing 8:45-11:30

PTO Meeting (Board Only) 6:30-8


BLT Meeting 7:30

Vision and Hearing Screenings 1, 3, 5 (Nurse is aware of Fun Run and will work around it)


K, 1 9-10:00

4, 5 10:30-11:30

2, 3 1:15-2:15

16 No School - Teacher Staff Development Day

PBIS Meeting 2:30

17-18 No School - Fall Break


21 Pablos Fundraiser Night 4-8:30

22 2nd Grade Field Trip for Altonen, Gunderson, and Studtmann, 8:45-2:30

23 2nd Grade Field Trip for Hartman, Knutson, and Scott, 8:45-2:30

24 Climb Theater Date K-2 8:40

25 I-Team Meeting 7:30

K Breakfast/Music Room 7:30-8:15

28 4th Grade Assembly 8:35-9

29 Prof Dev/Gifford Cluster 7:30

30 2nd Grade Hearing Screening,

8:40-2:00 (Conference Room B)

31 Doughnuts with the Principal 8:35

Enjoy your break!


*DeAnn....thank for always having a listening ear, I appreciate you!

*Thanks Kaitlin for doing such a great job explaining the fire truck and rescue boat to the kindergarteners when the fire fighters had to leave on a call!

*Thanks to everyone that helps in the lunch room! You all ROCK!!

**Thank you, Jody and Jen, for helping me come up with an intervention for my student!

*Thank you, Natalie, for helping me set up my newsletter!

*Thank you to the I-team members at our meeting for helping me come up with a plan for my student (Pete, Stephani, Deann, Kevin, Jen, Becky K.)

*The PE department would like to thank Mrs. Anglin, Mrs. Drill & Mrs. Schleper for letting us borrow students to help with the mile run. Very much appreciated.

*Thank you to my amazing second-grade team for the lovely wedding shower!

*Thanks to all of the Jackson staff for the well wishes and gift card! I am so lucky to work at this school and to be surrounded by such incredible human beings!

*Pete, thank you for dismissing my class and for handing out prizes at the end of the day!

*Thank you, Jody for taking time to train our team on Rime Magic!

*Thank you, Jody, for your help with two interventions this week! Your knowledge and willingness to share is so appreciated!

*Thank you, Becca for being a listening ear and sharing your supportive smiles.

*Thank you, Sari for always being SO POSITIVE and spreading joy around the building! We are so blessed to have you here at Jackson!

*Thank you, DeAnn, for being a great springboard! You are full of so many great ideas!

*Thank you for all the wonderful treats throughout the week, Jody!!! I appreciate our chats over the candy jars!

**Thank you Everyone for the warm welcome back!

*Thank you Jenny for your work with the students and staff while I was out.

*Thank you paras for a great start to the year.

*Thank you Otting for taking the time to share an intervention with me that was successful last year!

*Thank you team for spending an entire prep with me helping me write an email!

*Thanks you Be-jerken for your guidance within our PLC.

*Thanks 3rd grade teamfor you sense of humor.

*Jen R. aka Jenner - Thank you for all of your hardwork and your willingness to help us and give us ideas.

*Thank you Natalie for letting me always bounce technology ideas/questions off of you! It is greatly appreciated :)

*Thanks, Sari, for helping out in whatever way you can when I call.

DLC Quick Tip - Email Etiquette and Organization

Email. It is essential to the functioning of any workplace but it also can add a lot of stress to our already busy days. The sheer volume of emails we receive daily can be daunting so I thought it would be good to go over a few etiquette tips that will help everyone and give you tips on how to manage your inbox. If we all do our part by following these etiquette tips, we will all be happier!

Read the full blog entry here.


10/15 Pete Orchard

10/18 Trudy Gunderson

10/20 Kailey Otting

10/25 Nicole Lightfoot

10/28 Charlotte Leonard

10/31 Betsi Arvin

11/1 Wendy Petersen

11/2 Angie Siplinger

11/8 Jeff Triest

11/13 Jeff Hager

11/23 Dan Olson

11/30 Tiffany Hall

12/3 Kathy Clarke

12/3 Kathie Rue

12/4 Carolyn Apfelbach

12/8 Kim Hackel

12/8 Marty Schmidt

12/9 Diane Crist

12/11 Lisa Goodwin-Toller

12/11 Alexa Plouman

12/12 Brooke VonBank

12/16 Luci Drill Mellum

12/18 Lexie Schilling

12/24 Noel Reinke

12/25 Brandie Rush