Jackson Middle School

‘Part of your world’ Eighth grader Rachel Chidester will portray Ariel in Jackson Middle School’s production of “Disney’s Little Mermaid, Jr.” this weekend. She will be joined by nearly 70 7th and 8th graders. Performances will be  held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 in the Jackson Auditorium. There is a […]

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Seventh grade Family and Consumer Sciences students worked on a Children’s Mitten Service Project. Students who finished their required shorts project early worked on the Mitten Project during class. Twenty pairs of mittens were donated — actually 40 mittens made as they are all double thick to be Minnesota-warm. The mittens were donated to students […]

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The Anoka-Hennepin School Board recognized more than a dozen students for their anti-bullying poster artwork. This year’s contest was themed, “Be a Hero, Not a Bully.”  Two Jackson Middle School students were among those recognized. Tammy Pham, 8th grader, was recognized for the second year in a row for her artwork. Seventh grader Louisa Nikolova […]

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Sixth graders learn about the value of water in integrated studies As the end of the first trimester arrived Nov. 30, Jackson Middle School 6th grade students completed a Capstone project where they explored the value of water as a global commodity.  Core classes integrated this topic into their every day curriculum. For example, in […]

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Kelly Foss, an eighth grade geography teacher at Jackson Middle School – A Specialty School for Math & Science (JMS), has been named a “Technology and Information Education Services (TIES) Exceptional Teacher.” A joint powers cooperative owned by 47 school districts, TIES is a Minnesota software developer. The TIES Exceptional Teacher award was established to […]

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Fundraising effort raises more than $2,000 for Thanksgiving dinner baskets In less than a week, 120 WEB students at Jackson Middle School mobilized their fellow student body to raise enough money to buy Thanksgiving dinner baskets for 70 local families. The students raised just over $2,000, which went towards baskets filled with an 18 to […]

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Nearly five-dozen 6th graders at Jackson Middle School will step into the spotlight this weekend to stage “Treasure Island.” Based on the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson and written by Mary Donnelly and George L. O. Strid, audiences will hearken back to the mid-18thcentury for a swashbuckling tale of pirates and hidden treasure. But […]

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