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  • LOTM






    Shirley- Morgan Washington

    Gooding- Kaitlyn Anderson

    Infinger- JaNyia Johnson

    Rogers- Savanna Joyner

    AJordan- Saida Melgoza Penaloza

    Barnes-Edwards- Yared Alberto


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  • TOY


    Congratulations to Ms. Aimee Nesbitt  for being Jackson School Teacher of the Year for 2017.  She  is a kindergarten teachers.


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  • The Jackson School Family want to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Enjoy the time with good friends and family and make a memory that will last a lifetime. Remember there is not school on December 20th through January 2nd due to the Winter Break.

     seasons greetings

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  • Habit 4 — Think Win-Win

    4 Think Win-Win is the habit of mutual respect.  When we think Win-Win, we make sure everyone leaves the situation feeling like a winner. For example, if we think Win-Win with school assignments, we make sure our work is completed.  It's a win for the student because they are staying on task and it's a win for the teacher, because they know the student is putting forth their best efforts.  This situation is a win for the parents too, because they know they are producing the future leaders of tomorrow and all parents want successful, hard working students.  So, this month, think about some different ways that you can create some WIN-WIN situations.    

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  • LIM Day


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  • Jackson School WIGS:

     WIG #1: 400 of 500 Jackson Students (80%) will show improvement in math by May 2017.  

    WIG #2: 400 of 500 Jackson Students (80%) will show improvement in reading by May 2017.

    WIG #3: All Jackson Students will help prepare for leadership day by February 3, 2017.  

    We have made great stride in reaching our goals! Checkout the 2nd Quarter School-Wide Scoreboard




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  • Golden Apple Award

    Golden Apple Award

    The Golden Apple Award is an award that teachers and staff  give to recognize and   honor their peers for a job well-done.  The  November Award recipients were  Debra Champion-Bell and Kyleigh Shirley. They gave the award to Jennifer Reeves, Nurse, and Betsy Horton, Reading Coach, for the December Golden Apple Award.      Congratulations and we honor you for always going the “Extra Mile.”


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  • 2016-17 Reading Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations to Ms. Jessica Baipho, 4th Grade Teacher, who will represent Jackson School as the Reading Teacher of the Year for 20162017.

    reading teacher of the year 16-17


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  • Perry

    Ms. Perry’s 2nd Grade Class was the first class to  read all of the South Carolina Picture Book Nominees.  There were a total of 20 books on the list.  They are now ready to cast their vote for their   favorite book.  Congratulations on a job well-done!



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  • LIM Pageant

    On September 30th, Jackson held their annual Leader in Me Pageant.  We would like to say congratulations to the following students who will be representing Jackson as leaders:
    5th Grade Leader - Victoria Brewer
    4th Grade Leader - Allanah Cook
    3rd Grade Leader - Audrianna Philips
    2nd Grade Leader - Kaitlyn Brannen
    1st Grade Leader - Alli Brewer
    Kindergarten Leader - Laniyah Taylor
    Little Miss Leader In Me - Laura Ward
    Master Leader In Me - Tafari Daniels
    Miss Leader In Me - Morgan Champion
    Jackson's Sweetheart - Kaitlyn Brannen
    Jackson's Heart-Throb - Ayden Beaufort
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  • Do We Have an App for You!

    app We need your help to get the word out! Our new app is a terrific way for our families and students to keep informed about what’s happening in our school. To stay up to date with breaking news from our district, you can go to the app store and download the Kershaw County School District app.

    Click to download our district's mobile app:
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  • Be Great Academy AfterSchool Program Registration

    Be Great Academy

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  • Habit 5 Habit 5 — Seek First to Understand and Then to be Understood

    Seek First to Understand and Then to be Understood means that it is better to listen first and then talk second.  Listening is a skill and we must teach children how to listen.  Have children practice listening without interrupting.  They can also practice listening with their eyes, ears, and heart.  Simply put, we have two ears and one mouth, so we can spend more time listening with the intent to understand.  Activities to do at home: Often times body language can be even more important than words. Play a game with your kids, where you both try to guess the others emotion (happy, sad, angry, bored, frustrated) without using any words, only body language.  Then discuss how some body language may make you feel.  This is a good way to spark some conversation with your children about the habits and how we should always seek first to understand and then to be understood.  


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  • PTO Fundraiser

    Jackson School's PTO fundraiser is coming soon: Every year we sell the famous $5 discount cards that can be used in local businesses. Please come out and purchase some or help us by selling them to your friends and family members. All proceeds support our Jackson School PTO and leadership initiatives.
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From the Principal

  • Welcome from the Principal

    Posted by Donna Myles at 11/29/2016 9:45:00 PM
    I am wishing all of our Jackson Families a very happy holiday break.  The older my children get, the more I really begin to cherish those small special moments that we have together.  Dr. Covey tells us that the most important habit is Habit #7 - Sharpen the Saw.  This habit is about taking care of the  mind, body, heart, and soul.  Spending time with our families and cherishing those moments helps us feel better emotionally.  This gives us balance and it creates a deep connection with our children that they will always have.  So over the two week break, take some time to sharpen the saw.  Here are some ideas to try: 
    1. Make some family ornaments to display around the house (pinterest has awesome ideas)
    2. Have a hot coco and pajama day with parents and kids.  
    3. Have a family game day.  Children of all ages love monopoly, life, chutes and ladders, checkers, and go fish. 
    4. Have circle time and talk about all of the things you are thankful for.  When children see you are showing gratitude, they will internalize it and practice it.  
    5. Do something for someone else - Go caroling in your neighborhood or volunteer at our local United Way.  
    These are just a few ways to sharpen your saw as a family.  I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
    Matia W. Goodwin
    Jackson School
    Kershaw County School District

    M Goodwin

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