• Welcome back! While the world around us is doing its thing, we are preparing our students to handle all that life will offer them as they mature into full-fledge citizens of this country. I am proud of the work our students do. 

    I will continue working with students to hone their skills and knowledge in a variety of subject areas. We will use the gift of technology to expand what we know and discover what we didn't know. 

    Please click the appropriate subject tab to begin our journey together.





    If you are shopping for school supplies, consider the following:

    • notebooks and folders color coded by subject
    • colored pencils
    • highlighters
    • sharpies
    • index cards (3x5)
    • pens and pencils
    • hand held sharpener
    • earbuds/headphones
    • tissues(personal packs)
    • hand sanitizer (if desired) 


    Please charge your chromebooks!




  • Classes: 8:05 am- 2:27 pm

    Extra help & office hours 2:30- 3:05pm


    My email address is cbarton-thrift@jacksonsd.org. Please be sure to include your child's full name and class in the email. If you wish to schedule an appointment, contact guidance.  Let's work together to make this a wonderful year and experience for our students. 



Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Barton-Thrift

My name is Christina Barton-Thrift. You may call me Mrs. Barton-Thrift. I have been teaching for 26 years total, but only 23 in Jackson! This year I have been given the honour of working with our Multilingual Learners Class(formerly ESL). On a personal note, I have 6 children. My favorite color is loden green. My dogs are named Dozer and Rafi. I have 2 ferrets named Hope and Mabel. Keet is our budgie. I spent my summer in the pool and tending to the garden. New foods are fun and exciting. I love to try new things. I like jumping waves, splashing in puddles, and hiking trails in the forests.