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Jackson Liberty and Jackson Memorial High School
Chorus Members Showcase Talents at Disneyworld

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NOTICE - Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Change to Spring Break Holiday Schedule
and End of School Year

Due to the high numbers of anticipated absences for staff and students on Monday, April 14th, the Board of Education has re-evaluated the district calendar and voted March 18th to change the status of Monday, April 14th back to a day the district will be CLOSED for spring break.

This means that SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED for spring break for the FULL WEEK from April 14 - 18.
Reminder: School is OPEN on Monday, April 21.
It also means that the school year will extend to Tuesday, June 24th.


See the Updated
2013-2014 Calendar


SAVE THE DATES!
The Community School will be again offering the
Junior Art & Musical Theater Summer Camp

July 7 through July 25
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Spend your summer at the district’s
Junior Art & Musical Theater Summer Camp!
Open to Jackson students in grades 4 through 8.
Three-week program includes art design, props design,
costume design, vocal coaching, dance routines,
acting and a musical theater performance!

Flyer with Costs and Info and Registration Form Will Be Posted Here Once it is Finalized

New!!
2014-2015
 District Calendar
Approved

FYI: This document is always available on the district website under the "Calendar''
link on the top of the page.

Jackson Township Emergency Alert System

The school district is pleased to help the Jackson Township Police Department get the word out about the township's emergency alert system. This system allows residents to receive phone and e-mail alerts about emergencies and other important community news (e.g. severe weather, road closures, evacuations).

To sign up, click on the image below and follow the instructions on the township's site.
NOTE: This is the system used by township police and personnel - it is different from the automated system used by the school district.


Select the Image Above
to View Our Budget Info

Full Meeting Schedule
is on the BOE page.

Selecting a Superintendent
of Schools is one of the most
important decisions a
Board of Education will make.
For info on how to apply, see our
Superintendent Search Page

Do You Have Questions or Concerns That You Would Like to Discuss with the Board of Education?
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Dr. Cheryl Simone
Interim Superintendent of Schools
 

As I dive in head-first to my new role as Interim Superintendent of the Jackson School District, I find myself excited to be a part of this formidable district. I am thankful to all those who have already made me feel so welcome and I am grateful to the Board of Education for allowing me the opportunity to serve the students of Jackson.

After spending my first week getting to know our administrative team and exploring how the district works, I am eager to get into the classrooms to see how the district’s goals and procedures are experienced by our staff and our students. Enjoying classroom lessons along with students, talking both formally and informally to teachers in a comfortable setting, discussing issues directly with staff – these are all opportunities to truly understand the true pulse of a school district.

Although I am new to the Jackson School District I am not new to the world of education. I have 11 years of experience as a superintendent and a lifetime of experience as a teacher, supervisor and administrator. I am passionate about education and about finding ways to be both efficient and effective. My goal during my time here is to use my experience – along with a fresh eye – to support and advise the district and Board of Education in ways that will benefit students.

As we get through the last months of the school year together, I invite our staff and parents to let me know if there is something you want me to know, to see or to experience.  A successful school district is a true partnership, and I look forward to collaborating with you!

Sincerely,

Dr. Cheryl Simone
Superintendent of Schools


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or or online at

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Monday, April 21
NOTE - School is OPEN for all Students and Staff
As a result of the fifth snow day we encountered on Feb. 13th, this school day was reinstated into the district calendar. This will be a normal school day for all students.
K-8 Marking Period Ends
Tuesday, April 22
Board of Ed - Workshop Meeting
5:30 PM @ Administration Building
Wednesday, April 23
6pm- 6th Grade McAuliffe Band Concert @JLHS
Thursday, April 24
7 PM - Holman PTO Meeting
6:30 pm - JLHS World Language Induction Ceremony
this has been rescheduled from April 10th.
7 PM-JMHS Tri-M Talent Show
FAC
7 PM-McAuliffe Thespian Induction
8:30-3 PM-McAuliffe Career Fair

Friday, April 25
5-10 PM-JMHS Junior Formal
Hamilton Manor
6 PM-McAuliffe Gift Auction

K-8 Report Cards Released on Portal

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District & School Grades
and Other Info on
Harassment, Intimidation
& Bullying

Jackson School District
Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Christopher Weidman
(732) 415-7020

Under the NJ School District Accountability Act, school districts are required to post "User Friendly'' budgets that contain designated information in a specific format.

2013-2014 "User Friendly'' Budget, as required.
2012-2013 "User Friendly'' Budget, as required.
2011-2012 "User Friendly'' Budget, as required.
2010-2011 "User Friendly'' Budget, as required.
2009-2010 "User Friendly" Budget, as required.


Today, 4/19/2014
High: 64 Low: 39
Partly sunny
8% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/20/2014
High: 58 Low: 39
Partly sunny
2% chance of precipitation.

Mission Statement

The Jackson School District is committed to developing and sustaining a learning environment that fosters growth in scholarship, character and initiative.

We are resolved to ensure all students achieve the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards at all grade levels and our comprehensive education program provides opportunities for students to become life-long learners and contributing citizens in a worldwide community.