Thursday, July 28, 2016
Welcome To Jackson

Sarah Crane

School Hours:
M, T, TH, F 7:50 am - 2:20 pm
Wednesdays: 7:50 am - 1:50 pm 

Supervision begins at 7:30 am 

Office Hours: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Phone: 503-844-1670 
FAX: 503-844-1678
Attendance Line: 503-844-1673
Attendance Contact: Cindy Baller

Office Manager: Gayle Grossen 
Secretary:  Regina McLoud



Pacific University Summer Opportunities

The students in the master’s program for Speech Language Pathology are offering free speech, language, and cognitive evaluations for children and adults.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students to practice as well as for you get information to provide to the team next school year should your child need further support! Click here for the Flyer! 

The other option is a Language Literacy Camp for students in grades 3-5.  This is being offered June 27- July 27, Tuesdays - Fridays from 9-12 PM.  Registration is now open!  The cost is $20 dollars and they will provide individual and group sessions based on student need, work on vocabulary, decoding, language and reading comprehension and provide multiple forms of experiences including drama, art, music, digital and field trips to the Library, Zoo and museum.  Click here for contact information.

Please utilize these services!  Working with graduate students is incredible as they are passionate and excited to try all the new assessments and treatment strategies!   Please pass this information on to other families that may be interested as well! 



Please see this new pick up and drop off process.

Jackson Parking Lot Diagram.pdf

Stay Up To Date

If you do not have access to technology/internet, please contact the office and we will gladly provide you with hard copies of school news. Here are some ways we try to keep you informed:

Remind texts: text @jelem to 81010

Twitter handle: @JKESprincipal

PTA Big Tent account: Jackson Elementary 

Monthly newsletter under the "About" Tab above

School District App available in your app store

2016-17 Kinder Registration Packets are now available in the Front Office

Children must be five years old by September 1, 2016, to enroll for the 2016-17 school year. Register at your "home" school as soon as possible. Doing so helps schools ensure they have the staff in place to welcome and support your child through a positive and rewarding experience. To confirm your assigned home school of attendance, please call Transportation at 503.844.1123.  

 NOTE: Requests for kindergarten transfers (to attend a school other than your home school) will be considered August 1 - 19, subject to space availability. Your student must be registered at their home school before submitting a transfer application.


Jackson News

Last Day of School, Thursday, June 16th-Half Day: School out at  11:20 am

Scroll down for the live twitter feed and pictures tweeted throughout the year!

School doors open and supervision begins each day at 7:30. Class bell rings at 7:50. School BEGINS at 8:00.  Anyone entering the school building at 8 or after has to stand in line to get a late pass.
Principal's Message

Jackson School Mission

At Jackson, we are a family community which embraces a tradition of excellence that fosters emotional, social, and academic growth in a culture where everyone is happy, welcomed, included, and challenged.

Right Brain Stop Motion Animation Projects with Mr. David


Davis Kindergarten

Zielke Kindergarten, Trailer

1st Grade

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

4th Grade

5/6 Sevenau

5/6 videos, credits

Dear Jackson Families,

What a wonderful year it's been!  I have loved getting to know the staff, students, and parents at Jackson. 

There are many ways to be "in the know" about Jackson activities - click HERE to learn more.


Sarah Crane, Ed.D.

Principal's Twitter Feed




New Suncreen Information

  • students in all schools are allowed the outdoor use of sun-protective clothing, including hats
  • students may carry nonprescription sunscreen without documentation in their backpacks, pockets, purses, etc
  • students are encouraged to self -apply sunscreen
  • staff may assist students, but are not required to assist in applying sunscreen when the student is unable to reach exposed areas
  • staff may not be held liable in a criminal action or for civil damages for application of nonprescription sunscreen

Please click here to see the Immunization Rates at Jackson for 2015-16.

Please visit the HSD website, click on parents, click on resources, and then click on immunizations to view Washington County information about Flu and Norovirus.  If you have any new information regarding immunizations, please share that with the front office.

Daily Transportation 

If you need to make changes to your student’s normal going home plan, please send a signed and dated note with your student or call the office  no later than 1:45.

Busing Information Can Be Found Online starting August 20, 2015. Please visit the HSD Transportation web page and look at the myBus student route information.  It is suggested that you check this information periodically for updates to your student's busing information.  Questions? Call 503-844-1123.

Volunteering & Visiting

We couldn't do great work without our volunteers at Jackson!  All volunteers are REQUIRED to complete a district background check, sign in, and work with teachers to determine the best time and role for your time. NO EXCEPTIONS. To  sign up to volunteer, please visit and go to Community  and then Volunteering

 *If you are in the school for any reason, please remember to sign in and wear a badge.  We appreciate all you do for our school but safety is always a priority.  When signing in: Volunteers need to sign in on the white log as well as the computer and sign out on both too. Visitors need to sign in and out on the white log.  During any school evacuation drill or a real evacuation, please make sure to check in with the school secretary. Between 8 - 2:30, entrance into the classrooms is through the office and workroom only.

School Meals

If you are interested in Free/Reduced lunch, you need to reapply each school year.  To  view menus, please visit and go to Departments and then Nutrition Services.