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  • August 22, 2014
    • Staff Development
    August 23, 2014
    • Viking Camp Orientation
    August 25, 2014
    • First Day of Class
    • First Grading Period Begins
  • September 01, 2014
    • Labor Day

Jackson Vikings

2014-2015 Schedule Change

School Begins


Monday, August 25, 2014


8:50 AM - 3:50 PM

New Bell Schedule



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 have occurred, so please take note of these changes.

View the Dress Code here.

Viking Orientation Camp

LAST NAMES A-L: Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

(with Parent Meeting from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.)


LAST NAMES M-Z: Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

(with Parent Meeting from 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.)


*** Only New Students to Jackson are invited to join faculty and staff members for orientation.  Students will receive a copy of their class schedule. Students will be able to tour the building and locate their classrooms and their locker. Current and former Jackson students will not be allowed to attend.


NEW MST Magnet students will also attend “Apple Technology Camp” on August 23

A-L (MST students) 1:00-3:00pm

M-Z (MST students) 10:00-12:00noon

Magnet students will also attend the regular orientation listed at the top.

Magnet students should bring a sack lunch or may leave from 12:00-1:00 to go eat.



Summer Reading Assignments

Attention all incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th graders: the Summer Reading assignments are listed here. Be sure to check out all the information and don't get behind on your Summer Reading assignment. 

Printable information is available here



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. More information is available here in both English and Español.



Parenting Involvement Policy and School-Parent Compact

The Parent Involvement Policy and School-Parent Compact is available here.



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