Jackson Journal

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Mark Your Calendars!

Dental Clinic - This began on Monday, August 20. Be sure to return your child's permission slip asap, or call our office if you want your child to opt out of this program.


Parent/Teacher Conference Day - Friday, September 14 (Be sure to sign up with your child's teacher. Refreshments will be provided!)


Birthday Celebrations for all September birthdays and health screenings for K, 2nd, and 4th grade - Friday, September 21


Picture Day - Friday, September 28 (Volunteers have been secured for this day! Thank you!)


Field Day AND Parent Leadership Team meeting - Friday, October 12 (PTA meets at 7:30-8:15)


RCAM Family Field Trip - Date TO BE ANNOUNCED!


Career Fair for all 4th graders - Thursday, November 15th


Barter Players visit Jackson - Thursday, January 10

Don't miss out!

Be on the lookout for these weekly updates every Thursday!

If you have questions or need more information, please call our Family Liaison at 378-2250 ext. 2241.

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Saturday, Sep. 1st, 8am

United States


Suicide prevention isn’t just a “counselor thing”. It’s an EVERYONE thing!


Here are some easy ways to support suicide prevention efforts in our community …


  1. Consider adding the Lifeline Phone Number to your website, email, blog, etc.

    1. 1-800-273-8255

    2. 1-800-273-TALK

  2. Monday, September 10, 2018 -- Post a Facebook message about World Suicide Prevention Awareness Day

  3. Pray for suicide survivors and survivors of suicide attempts and their loved ones.

  4. Subscribe to TN Suicide Prevention Network’s FB, Twitter and/or Instagram feeds

    1. @TSPNorg

  5. Friday, September 28, 2018 -- Support #SpeakUpSaveLives18 by wearing purple or teal and posting with the hashtag

  6. Check out http://tspn.org/ for more resources, information and ideas


Marla Morrison, M.A.

School Counselor

Jackson Elementary School

(423) 378-2252

Spirit Week - Graduation and Beyond, September 17-21

Monday, Sep. 17th, 8am

600 Jackson Street

Kingsport, TN

My School Monday - Dress in school spirit wear

Heading to Middle School Tuesday - Wear red to support Sevier (Go Warriors!)

Heading to High School Wednesday - Wear Maroon and Grey (Go Tribe!)

College Wear Thursday - Wear your favorite college shirt

Dress for Success Friday - Dress up for a job interview or your favorite career