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  •  STAAR Information Night at Jackson

    Parents of 3rd, 4th and 5th graders:

    Is your child ready for STAAR testing?  STAAR stands for State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness and is an assessment program designed to measure students’ knowledge and their ability to apply that knowledge as it relates to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).

    If you would like to learn more about STAAR, and how you can help your child prepare for STAAR, you are cordially invited to attend our STAAR Testing Information meeting.

     When:      Tuesday, January 30, 2018

    Where:     3rd – 5th grade parents will meet in their grade levels
                      Bilingual parents will meet in the Art Room

    Time:        5:45 – 6:00 p.m. Pizza will be served in the cafeteria
                      6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Parent information in the classroom

     Homework Passes will be given to the parents!


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  •  News from the Jackson Library

    Hey Jackson Readers!
    PTA has joined with the Jackson Library to bring us another spectacular author visit this month! Author Pam Calvert will be sharing some wonderful stories, writing tips, and even a science experiment with our students. We can’t wait to see her in action on January 26th! Pam has several wonderful books on a variety of topics. If you would like to buy one of her enchanting stories for a personal autograph, please either visit any book store, or you can order from www.amazon.com. Visit her website at www.Pamcalvert.com to take a look all her great books. Bring in your book the day of the author visit to meet Ms. Calvert and get your book signed in person!

    Bluebonnet Reading
    3rd, 4th and 5th grade! There are only a few weeks left to get in your Bluebonnet Reading! Remember, everyone who reads at least 5 of the Bluebonnet nominees from the current list will not only get to vote with the state of Texas, but will be invited to our annual Bluebonnet Breakfast in the library! Read 5 then Decide!! We hope to have lots of students at the party!! Keep on Reading – your bluebonnet book lists are due to the library by January 26th! See all the titles at the TXLA website and pick your five! http://www.txla.org/TBA-nominees.

    Jackson Library Resources
    Looking for some quality time reading on the computer? Go to our Jackson library resources site at www.101.catalog.pisd.edu and click on ebooks. There are hundreds of great fiction and nonfiction books to ready and enjoy!

    Mrs. Walker,
    Jackson Librarian

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