The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc.
presents the 14th annual Plano Archaeology Fair

Saturday, October 22nd, from 10am-4pm, at Bethany Historic Site

FREE, family-friendly event provides an opportunity for children to learn about Native American culture and early settlement of Plano. It includes hands-on excavations, corn grinding, rock painting, cornhusk dolls, Ojo de Dios, pottery making, Native American cultural presentations and more. For more information and to register for this free event, visit:




24-28  Red Ribbon Week


14-18  Bookaneer Book Fair 9a-3:30p
15       Grandparent Lunch
17       Donuts with Dads 7-7:45a

17       Turkey Show  6p
            Book Fair open 5:30-7:30p

18       Book Fair ends 12p

21-25 Thanksgiving Holiday





Did YOU take any photos at the Fall Picnic? Have you been on a field trip and taken any photos? If so, PLEASE share them. We rely on YOUR pictures to make the Jackson yearbook. Submit photos from any class/school activity. If you see parents taking pictures, encourage them to submit them. It is easier than ever to submit those cute pics!
  • Download Balfour Imageshare app to your phone or tablet (Apple App Store or Google Playstore)
  • Enter project number 725394
  • Enter your name
  • Enter your email address (only for verification, it will not be published or shared with anyone)
  • It will ask you for a password, but there is NO password necessary, just skip this.
  • You can take pictures on your device that will automatically upload, or you can upload from your gallery
Burn a DISK
  • Burn your photos to a disk, label it YEARBOOK and send it to your teacher. They can get it to the right people. 
  • Include the grade level for picture info!
  • Pictures needed: Special “days”, events, field trips, parties, assemblies, and just everyday pictures in the class and around the school
**Please note, submission does not guarantee inclusion in the yearbook 

State and Federal School Report Cards

The State and Federal 2014-2015 School Report Cards for Jackson Elementary has now been released, and posted to the Jackson Elementary website at These reports are required by the Texas Legislature and Federal Department of Education. The report provides information concerning student performance on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), as well as information on student enrollment, class size averages, and financial expenditures. The information contained in the School Report Card is briefly described in the “School Report Card Definitions.” If you have any questions concerning the School Report Cards, please let us know. Thank you for your continued support of Jackson Elementary.


Update Your Volunteer Status with PISD

Each year the district shall obtain the criminal history record of prospective volunteers who will be working with students, including mentors, tutors, field trip sponsors, any volunteers who will have access to student information, and volunteers who work on a regular basis with students. 

All volunteer records are inactivated June 30 of each year.  All volunteers must reapply after July 1 of each year to be considered for volunteer opportunities. Click here to apply today. is the best way to stay informed on what’s happening at your child’s school!  Create an account today and: 

  • Receive emails about upcoming Jackson programs and events
  • Find your child’s friends on the online directory
  • Have easy access to the lunch menu and parent’s portal
  • Sign up for volunteer opportunities
  • Purchase spirit wear and year books
  • ‚Ä®Become a member of the PTA 
  • And much more