"Put Your Heart in It" Jackson School
Ms. White, PE Teacher, would like to thank you all for your donation and participation in Kids Heart Challenge. Jackson School raised $2,592.00. Last year we raised $1,861.00. Our goal this year was $2,000. Tyler Gibbs(2nd Grade) in Ms.Gooding's class raised the most money. Thank you to all that helped raise money for the American Heart Association!
“Let Me Win, But if I Cannot Win, Let Me Be Brave in the Attempt”
On Friday, April 26, 2019, Camden Military Academy will host the Kershaw County Special Olympics. Jackson School will send their athletes in grand style. The 3rd Grade "We are a Fan" Club have been gearing up for this event by making signs and noise makers during their club times this year. Students will line the halls as the athletes marched through on the way to the bus. All athletes from Kershaw County participating in Special Olympics will meet at Chick-fil-a parking lot and have a police escort through down. Business people will line the sidewalks and cheer the athletes on as the buses drive by. The students from Jackson will line the sidewalk and cheer as the buses drive by. All students will receive ribbons and medals for their participation in the games. It is going to be a great day for all involved!
Scholastic Spring Book Fair Coming to Jackson
The Jackson Library will be hosting Scholastic book fair for its springbook fair. As your child’s reading abilities improve, it is a good ideas to reevaluate the books that you have in your home to ensure that they are challenging and interesting for their level of learning. A great way to add books to your home library is to visit the Scholastic Book Fair. There will be leveled books that are very affordable. So, mark your calendars for April 26 through May 3rd from 7:30-3:00 daily for the Scholastic Book Fair. We will be celebrating Muffins for Moms on May 2nd, and the book fair will be opened to shop during this event. We will also be offering the book fair online for parents who are unable to attend the fair at school. Beginning April 22nd-May 3rd and the online fair will be available at https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs . Look for more information after spring break.
Celebrating Our Moms!
All moms are invited to come to Muffins for Moms on May 2nd. It begins at 7:00 am in the cafeteria. Please come to the library to shop our spring book fair afterwards.
Jackson School WIGS:
WIG #1: Jackson Students will show improvement in math fluency by May 2019.
WIG #2: Jackson Students will produce 6 publish writing by May 2019.
WIG #3: All Jackson Students will LEAD.
Congratulations to our January and February Grade Level Leaders of the Month!
Phaedra Brown (Threatt)
Zachary Wagoner (Hart)
Zander Welsh (Gooding)
Claire Quarles (Infinger)
Kalli Thunehorst (Shoemake)
Caleb Copley (Avant)
Xavier Turner (Bell)
Ana Marie Roman (Jordan)
Ahionna Missouri (Cross)
Jayvon Wilson (Dodson)
Jazelle Jones (Harris)
Siere WIlliams (Wilson)
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 April Award recipients are Betsy Horton, Reading Coach and Linda McClinton (Ms. Mack), Kindergarten Assistant, Congratulations and we honor you for always going the “Extra Mile.”
KCSD Elementary Schools
Participants in the challenge: Elementary Schools in Kershaw County School District
Goal: To engage students and parents while decreasing school tardies.
Challenge Winner: The school with the highest decrease in tardies will win a Snow Cone Party
Challenge Begin/End date: Beginning March 1st-May 10th
Snow Cone Party Date: To be determined by the winning school. (Kona Ice or Pelican’s)
Jackson students, let’s get ready for the party!!
Author/Illustrator Visit with Henry Cole
On February 27th, Author/Illustrator Henry Cole visited our school during Read Across America. He conducted an assembly for PreKindergarten through 3rd Grade. His books are still availble for sale and some of them have been autographed. They will also be available at our spring Scholastic Book Fair.
The Lost and Found is overflowing with lost lost coats and jackets. Please stop by the lost and found located in office to claim your items before they are donated to Goodwill.
Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Ms. Kristen Dodson for being Jackson School's Teacher of the Year for 2019! She is a 3rd Grade teacher.
2018-2019 Reading Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Ms. Kristen Dodson, 3rd Grade Teacher, who will represent Jackson School as the Reading Teacher of the Year for 2018-2019.
Ms. Dodson and Ms. Goodwin Ms. Dodsonr's 3rd Grade Class 2018-2019
Parents'/Guardians' Rights Notification
Parents/Guardians in the Kershaw County School District have the right to learn about the following qualifications of their child's teacher: state licensure requirements for the grade level and content areas taught, the current licensing status of your child's teacher, and baccalaureate/graduate certification/degree. You may also request the qualifications of an instructional paraprofessional who serves your student in a Title I program or if your school operates a schoolwide Title I program. Parents/Guardians may request this information from the principal by calling 425-8965 or by sending a letter of request to Mrs. Goodwin. (email@example.com)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Chat and Chew with Principal
May 1, 2019
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Muffins for Moms
May 2, 2019
May 3, 2019
June 1, 2019