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The JagWire

May 20, 2019

Attendance Matters

Dear Families,
As we enter the last month of school, we want to remind you of the importance of school attendance. The end of the school year brings many events and celebrations and we want to make sure your child is here to participate. The last day of school for Portland Public Schools this year is June 12. Our teachers will be here teaching every day until then. Please make sure your child is here too!

Missing School = Missing out!

Summer SUN School

SUN School Summer forms are now ready! Due to construction at Jackson, SUN summer program will be held at Wilson High School this year. The dates are July 8th - August 1st from 9:30 am-1:30 pm. Cost is $200 with scholarships available. Registration forms can be found here. Make sure you get them in by May 31st!

Monday, May 20
Talk: Parenting Middle Schoolers
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, JMS Library

Thursday, May 23
Shrek, Jr.
7 pm, JMS Auditorium

Friday, May 24
Shrek, Jr.
7 pm, JMS Auditorium

Saturday, May 25
Shrek, Jr.
2 pm & 7 pm, JMS Auditorium

Leap into 9th Grade!
Get a Head Start at Wilson!

Would your 8th grader benefit from a head start at Wilson? If so, there’s a four-week morning program this summer at Wilson called LEAP into 9th grade. Get to know the building, the administration, prepare for the high school transition and earn an half an elective credit! A flyer with more information and an application is linked here. Applications can also be picked up in the student office or the main office at Jackson.

East Coast US History Tour, June 2020!

Would your child love to tour Washington D.C. and visit the places they learn about in school? Every two years Mr. Wierth coordinates a history tour of the US East Coast. Planning has begun for the next trip, which will be in June of 2020, and current 6th and 7th graders are eligible to participate. Please come to an informational meeting to be held on Wednesday, May 29th, at 5:00 pm in Mr. Wierth's room (D128, near the auditorium). Reach out to Mr. Wierth at if you have specific questions.

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School Supplies Online!

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Jackson Middle School
10625 SW 35th
Portland, OR 97219

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