At last night’s School Board meeting major plans were approved for Cowles Montessori School and Jackson Elementary School. Jackson will have an addition of four classrooms plus a gymnasium. Click on the headline to read more.
Our own Donna Britt was honored by the Des Moines Civic Center as their 10,000,000th patron. Not only that, but the Civic Center rewarded Jackson with a field trip and an arts education grant. Click the photo to read more about this big news for our school and one of our dedicated teachers.
Preparation for the construction of our new gym and 4 classrooms has begun today. DMPS crews were on site today to start the work on moving our playground equipment so that construction can begin this fall. Please watch …
Jackson Elementary will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 – October 15. Please watch our website and Facebook for pictures and posts as we celebrate.
In between a career that began in the U.S. Navy in World War II and ended as the doorkeeper for the Iowa Senate, Robert Langbehn spent 38 years as an educator, including several years as principal at Jackson Elementary School. Family members, former colleagues, and current students gathered recently to dedicate a bench in his honor and memory. Click the photo to read and see more of this special tribute.
Introducing the Star Students of Week. Each week teachers name a student from their homeroom that will be the Star Student of the Week. Each student gets a small token, certificate that is displayed at school, and a …
No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.
Jackson Kindergarten teachers hosted a Kindergarten Jumpstart for all in-coming kindergarten students. We had 27 students attend this two day camp. Students who attended got to meet all three teachers, learn about letters, colors and numbers. The read …
Fall registration is currently open. Please get on the parent portal to register your child for the up-coming school year. If you have questions about user name or password please call the school at 242-8415.
Jackson Elementary students enjoying a beautiful day and some fun on Field Day!