Jackson Family Weekly Update

April 17, 2022

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State Testing for Grades 3, 4, & 5 Begin This Week

State testing for grades 3, 4, and 5 begins this Wednesday, April 20. Our teachers and students have been preparing all year for these exams. Please be sure your child gets a good night's rest, has a healthy breakfast, arrives to school on time, and encourage them to do their best. Please click the links below for more information regarding the specific test your child will take. If you have any questions, please contact your child's teacher, Mrs. Schulze, Mrs. Huntley, or myself. We are happy to help you with any questions or concerns.


Parent, Student, Teacher Guides (PSTG): Parent, Student and Teacher Guides provide a list of test-taking tips, objectives covered in the test, and practice tests. Parents/guardians are encouraged to discuss these materials with their child to help prepare them for the tests.

2021-22 Parent, Student, Teacher Guides

2021-2022 Parent, Student, Teacher Guides SPANISH


2022 JACKSON TESTING DATES/TIMES BY GRADE LEVEL


3rd Grade

Wednesday, April 20th @ 8:30am: ELA part 1

Thursday, April 21st @ 8:30am: ELA part 2

Monday, April 25th @ 8:30am: MATH part 1

Tuesday, April 26th @ 8:30am: MATH part 2

Make-Up Testing will take place as needed


4th Grade

Monday, April 25th @ 8:30a,: MATH part 1

Tuesday, April 26th @ 8:30am: MATH part 2

Wednesday, April 27th @ 8:30am: ELA part 1

Thursday, April 28th @ 8:30am: ELA part 2

Make-Up Testing will take place as needed


5th Grade

Thursday, April 21st @ 8:30am: ELA part 3 (Writing)

Wednesday, April 27th @ 8:30am: ELA part 1

Thursday, April 28th @ 8:30am: ELA part 2

Tuesday, May 3rd @ 8:300am: MATH part 1

Wednesday, May 4th @ 8:30am: MATH part 2

Thursday, May 5th @ 8:30am: SCIENCE part 1

Friday, May 6th @ 8:30am: SCIENCE part 2

Make-Up Testing will take place as needed


RESOURCE, 504, AND EL TESTING TIMES WILL VARY THROUGHOUT TESTING

New Covid 19 Protocols

COVID-19 Protocols I wanted to make you aware of some adjustments to our COVID-19 protocols in our schools. Some notable updates include making masks optional for anyone in our buildings (including visitors) and ceasing contact tracing and quarantining. You can find complete details at normanpublicschools.org/ReturnToLearn.

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Thank you to our PTA as they Pass the Torch

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to this year's PTA officers: Jaci Shankle, President; Heather Hales, Vice President; Esther Rojo, Treasurer; Jessica Carpenter, Secretary, and Stephanie Peters, Teacher Representative. They have worked incredibly hard this year and have served the students and families of Jackson so very well. As this year nears a close new officers were elected for the 2022-2023 school year. Please welcome Rebecca Norris, President Chandra Klein, President Elect; Robert Haggard, Vice President; Amy Donahue, Treasurer; Jessica Carpenter, Secretary, and Dana Phillips, Teacher Representative. There are still many committee that need leaders. If you are interested in serving as a committee leader for the PTA or becoming more involved in the PTA, please contact me at jcliburn@norman.k12.ok.us or 405-366-5884. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join and participate.

Summer Enrichment Camps Enroll Now

Our NPS Summer Enrichment Camps are now open for enrollment. You can enroll your child by visiting our webpage or using the links in the newsletter. Also, the enrichment camp flyers have a description of each camp class. If you have any questions, please call Student Services at 405.366.5844.


Elementary Enrichment Camp Flyer

Middle School Enrichment Camp Flyer

Enrichment Camp Registration Form

Website: NPS Summer Programs

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April 20 - State Testing Begins for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Students

April 29 - No School - Professional Day


COMING SOON:

May 3 - Bicycle Rodeo - Time TBA

May 4 - Bike/Roll to School Day

May 9 - Retirement Celebration for Susan Allgood

May 10 - Kindergarten Program 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM

May 17 - Honor Choir Performance - 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM

May 19 - Senior Celebration for former Jackson students who are Senior this year

May 20 - Super Kids Day

May 24 - 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony

May 27 - 4th and 5th Grade Talent Show

May 27 - Last Day of School