November 1, 2021
I would like to give a huge shout out to our JES PTA for the wonderful Boo Drive-Through event. We saw so many Coyote families driving through with big smiles on their faces and excitement in their eyes. A special thank you to Melissa Greenburg for chairing the event and for all of the other parent, staff, and high school volunteers for setting up, providing entertainment, and cleaning up after the event. Way to think outside of the box, PTA!
In November, PTA would like to recognize veterans from our Coyote family. Please fill out the Google Form below to submit the name, info, and even a picture for veterans you would like to honor.
Here is a sneak peek at this month:
11/3: Preschool & Make-Up Picture Day
11/4: Panda Express Fundraiser Dinner Night
11/7: Daylight Savings Ends
11/11: No School Veteran's Day
11/12: Student Council Camouflage Spirit Day
11/22-11/26: Thanksgiving Break
As always, please reach out if you ever have any questions or concerns. We are here to help with whatever you need!
"Thriver" Trait: Self-Control
During the months of November and December, we will be focusing on the Thriver trait of self-control. Thrivers Author, Michelle Borba, defines self-control as: "The ability to control your attention, emotions, thoughts, actions, and desires." Self-control is highly correlated to life success and resilience. Our Coyotes will be learning the strategy of Stop, Think, Act here at school. This can help them to say no to impulsive urges and make good choices independently.
Borba stresses the importance of decision-making in building self-control in your child. When children are able to make their own choices and face the consequences (good and bad), their self-control stretches and confidence builds. Borba suggests parents identify their own parenting style to start:
Enabler: "You've had a big day. Let me choose for you."
Impatient: "We're late, so I'll decide"
Coddler: "I'll tell Sam that you're sorry. Don't worry!"
Competitor: "Ryan's project is going to be good. Let's add more photos so yours is better."
Rescuer: "I'll redo your science project. Your letters don't look right."
If you recognize that your parenting style might be robbing your kid's self-control, identify what
he is capable of doing alone at his age and ability level. Then learn a new mantra: "Never do for
my kids what they can do for themselves."
Parents! We need your help!
Can you please help us? We would like our Coyotes to be successful and responsible. Please talk to your child(ren) about putting their masks above their elbows or around their wrist while outside. Also, if you can put a couple extras in their backpacks, that would be greatly appreciated! Thank you for your partnership and assistance in this matter!
Bottled Water Donations
If you would like to donate a case of water bottles to the school for distribution, we would appreciate it so much! Please bring donated cases to the front office. Bottled water will be distributed by the health clerk for students who do not have water with them that day.
Thank you to the many parents who have brought in water bottles. We appreciate it!
Did you know?!
Want to work for TVUSD?
Here at Jackson Elementary and Jackson Preschool, we have openings for :
Classified Substitute - 3.5 or 6 hours
Classified Substitute Health Clerk - 6 hours
Other job postings can be found on the TVUSD website clicking here.
Is your student in need of tutoring?
GOHS is offering tutoring for students in elementary and middle school. The students are in the GOHS AP or IB program, or they are now first-year college students. They have stated whether they are interested in volunteer tutoring, paid tutoring, or both.
Please note that this is simply a connection vehicle. JES and GOHS are not responsible for any contract made between parties. If multiple students respond to your request, you can choose the best fit and negotiate that outside of the parameters of the school site.
We are hoping this will help many of our families who need additional assistance in their subjects. Sometimes a student talking to a student is the best way to get the content across!
If you are interested in having a tutor, please fill out the form linked here.
If you have any questions, please reach out to:
Mrs. King at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Kofler at email@example.com
Mrs. Curtis at firstname.lastname@example.org
Let's Talk (GOHS website)
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Corner
We know many families may be struggling financially and may need some assistance. Please click on the link below for additional information and to submit a request for assistance.
Sabemos que muchas familias están enfrentando desafíos financieros y pueden necesitar ayuda.Para obtener más información o para solicitar asistencia haga clic en el siguiente enlace.
JES Celebrates Red Ribbon Week
Join us for November's Dinner Night
JES loves our Veterans!
Please fill out the attached form and include a picture, if you have one! We will be putting together a video to share with our school community. Thank you!
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