Jackson School News
Bring your whole family and your gardening gear! The Wilson Family has arranged bark chips to be delivered and we will work pulling weeds, spreading chips, and picking up trash until it gets dark.
August 31, 6:30 PM - Ice Cream Social
The PTA provides ice cream for an evening of reuniting with friends, meeting new teachers and classmates, and dropping off supplies.
September 5th, 7:50 AM - First day of school for 1st - 6th grade
September 7th, 7:50 AM - First day of school for kindergarten
Kindergarten teachers will arrange a time on the 5th or 6th for you to bring your child in to do a pre-assessment and visit the classroom space.
September 7th, 8 AM - Principal Coffee Chat
These occur on the first Thursday of every month. All are welcome!
September 19th, 2:30 PM - PTA Meeting
All are welcome!
September 22nd, 6 PM - Back to School Night
Learn about your child's teacher(s) and what to expect in class this year.
Remember you can bring supplies to the Ice Cream Social on August 31st, if you'd like!
John Patron will teach 2nd grade. He is a veteran teacher from the district who is making an exciting transition from high school to elementary school. He will be taking Mrs. Goldmann's place on our staff, as she chose to move to Lincoln Street Elementary.
Beverlee Byers will be an additional English Language Specialist and here half days (we share her with Indian Hills). Ms. Byers will be adding to Jackson some great expertise from Free Orchards for our students and families, as well as our teachers.
Melissa Kuehnel will be our new Speech and Language Pathologist. She is a new clinician, with an educational background in adaptive communication. Ms. Prevost moved to Las Vegas over the summer for a new opportunity outside of schools.
Mrs. Shotts is taking a one year leave so that she can help a school in Qatar begin a special education department - so exciting! We are currently in the process of finding a temporary replacement.
Ma Kecai is our new Confucius Institute Teacher for Chinese classes. She has been in the United States working at a middle school in Wilsonville for a year and is excited to begin working with younger students at Jackson.
Tina Feldhaus was introduced in a spring newsletter last year; she will be joining our 3rd grade team!
Thank you so much to everyone who has helped make this happen for Jackson students!
You can also go to this link to sign up: https://www.remind.com/join/jelem .
Jeri Lerwick, Program Director 503-359-8110 ext. 4537 firstname.lastname@example.org
16-17 Jackson PTA Board
President & Co President: Kerry Stock and Amy Meiers email@example.com
Vice President: Mindi Forrest firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer and Co Treasurer: Tricia Fanning email@example.com
Secretary: Sara Tanz firstname.lastname@example.org
Please use your skill set to help the Jackson students!
*Fall Fest Committee Members
*Auction Chair & Committee Members
*Spring Fling Chair & Committee Members
*Volunteers for ice cream social, fun run, movie night, bingo night, and more!
Please email email@example.com if you want to volunteer. If sending an email is not an option, text or call 503-475-1769, or leave a note for the PTA in the mailbox at the school.
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Principal coffee chats - First THURSDAY of each month (note change from last year)
Check the school website for live Twitter feed, announcements, calendar of events, school flyers, videos, and more!
Jackson School Mission
At Jackson, we are a family community which embraces a tradition of excellence that fosters emotional, social, and academic growth in a culture where everyone is happy, welcomed, included, and challenged.