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  • October 27, 2014
    • PUT a LID on DRUGS - Wear a HAT!

      Drug Awareness Week (October 27-31)

    • GABE SALAZAR Motivational Speaker 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

      Speaking to our students GABE SALAZAR inspires and encourages!

      9 am - 7th Grade Assembly

      10 am - 8th Grade Assembly

      FAMILIES and FRIENDS are welcome!

    • 28th Annual Fall StringFEST 7:00 PM

      Curtis Culwell Center featuring orchestra students from Garland ISD!

    October 28, 2014
    October 29, 2014
    • Early Release/Staff Development
    • GROOVY to be Drug FREE - Wear 70's Clothes!

      Drug Awareness Week (Oct. 27-31)

      Look up the 70's on the internet! Fun way to be groovy against drugs!

    October 30, 2014
    • Too SMART for Drugs - Dress Like a NERD!

      Drug Awareness Week (Oct. 27-31)

      Be SMART - Know the risks! Don't get involved with drugs!

    October 31, 2014

      Drug Awareness Week (Oct. 27-31)

      Don't let drugs find you. Camouflage yourself against drugs!

Jackson Vikings


AVID Certified Campus

8:50 AM - 3:50 PM

New 2014-2015 Bell Schedule

Quick Link: FAMILY Resource Page

GISD BOND Election: Informational Presentation for FAMILIES and the Community

Stay in Touch! @Jackson_Vikings  and  #JTCGoBIG

OUTshine Sam Houston!

Look at our Jackson Viking SPIRIT

Way to go wearing BRIGHT BRIGHT BRIGHT colors!

Good Luck to our Athletics teams!

Cycle Recovery Calendar 

YOUR Success is OUR Goal


GABE SALAZAR Coming to Jackson!

READY SET go GABE! On Monday, October 27, this renowned Professional Youth Speaker's website will introduce you to our special guest. Please join us on campus for these motivational assemblies!

Monday - 9:00 a.m. - 7th Grade Assembly

Monday - 10:00 a.m. - 8th Grade Assembly

Mr. Salazar uses life experiences to inspire students to think about such topics as Character Development, Self Image, and Test Prep among others. FAMILIES will hear stories that help them relate to their own Parenting issues. BIO PAGE for Mr. Salazar.

Everyone is welcome. SEE YOU on Monday, October 27th!

AVID Parent Night 

Thursday, October 30th 6:00-8:00 pm

Informational meeting for parents of AVID students

Get a first hand experience of what your student is learning in their AVID class. AVID students will be signing their contracts and receiving their AVID t-shirts.

Middle School Expo Night

Wednesday, November 1, 2014 at the Curtis Culwell Center

Three sessions will be available. First session begins at 6:00 pm

Parents and students are encouraged to attend Middle School Expo Night. 8th grade students and their parents will be able to visit with all GISD high schools and learn about their unique programs available.... Learn more

ReadiStep Testing

All of our 8th graders took the ReadiStep test at school on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

FAMILIES learn more here.

The ReadiStep test will:

  • Identify the skills students need to work on; with individualized plan to improve
  • Provide students access to College Board’s online college and career planning tool
  • Help students plan for high school
  • Identify potential students for Pre-AP and AP classes, and magnet programs
  • Provide an early practice test for college entrance exams (PSAT/NMSQT and SAT)

2014 STEAM Challenge - JACKSON MST

Attention all Students

It is STEAM Challenge time!

(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)

This year the Viking Challenge offers more choices!

Create and Collaborate! GET STARTED! Student Informational Packet

Information on specific events is here for FAMILY & student review.

Verify with your teacher to find out if you have been placed on a team.

Cowboy Up Against Coyle was great fun! 

Look at our Jackson Spirit!

Parent Involvement Policy and School-Parent Compact

Please take a moment to look over these documents and email Mr. Dunphy regarding any proposal  modifications, changes or additions. These documents will be approved and officially adopted at the November PTA Board Meeting.  

Parent Involvement Plan and School-Parent Compact Proposal

Concert Season

October marks the exciting start of our Fine Arts concert performances!

Choir Concert - Rescheduled. Date to be announced.

Orchestra String FEST- Monday, October 27th at 7:00 pm at Curtis Culwell Center


Dads and Kids Pizza Night!! Jackson is proud to welcome a new program to our campus- "Watch D.O.G.S." (Dads of Great Students). This is an innovative program being used by schools across America which helps schools to be positively impacted by the committed involvement of fathers and father figures in their student's life. Become some of our "Heroes of the Hallways" and join WATCH D.O.G.S.!   

Wednesday, October 22th from 6:00-7:00 pm



Buy a Yearbook

School Supply Lists for 2014-2015

A printable list is available here.

Dress Code Updates for 2014-2015

Please be sure to read the Dress Code updates for the 2014-2015 school year. Several changes were made. Please review the new Dress Code.

View the Dress Code here.

Viking Orientation Camp

We LOVED being at school on a Saturday!

VOTE for your Favorite Teacher of the Month

At the end of each month the GISD teacher with the most votes will be named as teacher of the month, and win this car to drive for a month...Learn More



JTC Loss of Privilege Information

Jackson Technology Center is implementing a new “Loss of Privilege” policy. Information is available in English and Español.

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