If you need meals and can't come to a pickup station or the bus doesn't come by your house, please contact Cathy Platt thru Facebook or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Jackson County School District Announcements Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced that public schools will remain closed onsite through the remainder of the school year to limit the spread of the coronavirus. We will continue to provide alternate methods of instruction(AMI) for students the rest of the school year. AMI schoolwork for April 20 thru the remainder of the school year can be picked up: Thursday, April 16 from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. Friday, April 17 from 8:00 to 12:00 am. Pickup locations: Tuckerman Elementary- School carline Swifton Middle School- Bus dropoff Tuckerman High School- The main entrance Swifton Middle School & Tuckerman High School- If you have wifi at home or the ability to access the wifi at school, you do not have to come pick up a packet, it will be in your google classroom. All AMI paperwork will be turned in on a date to be determined. Wireless internet for your chromebooks at both the Swifton and Tuckerman campuses can be assessed close to most buildings. The best locations are as follows: Tuckerman Gym Parking Lot- Center, in front of the gym doors. Tuckerman 3rd and 4th grade wing parking lot- Front & end of the building. Swifton 5th & 6th grade wing parking lots, both ends. The following events are postponed, not cancelled, until further notice. Graduation Prom Summer softball & baseball If an event, such as a field trip, has been cancelled and payment has been made, it will be reimbursed at a later date to be announced. There will be further announcements to be made in the upcoming days. Thank You!
Class of 2020: Cap, Gown & Senior Items from Balfour are in. You can pick these up at the high school next Thursday, April 16 from 1:00-6:00 pm & Friday, April 17 from 8:00-12:00. Make sure you bring the money you owe for your items when you come to pick them up. If you owe money you will get a message from Mr. Michael Smith about your balance this week.
Beginning Monday April 6, JCSD will be distributing meals two days a week. On Monday, we will distribute breakfast & lunch for both Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday, we will distribute breakfast & lunch for Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. Pickup locations are as follows: Tuckerman Elementary School carline Swifton Middle School bus dropoff Grubbs Park Pickup times at these three locations will be 11:00 am to 12:00 noon. There will be a bus running the Tuckerman, Swifton and Campbell Station City Routes delivering the same breakfast & lunch combinations from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Please be advised, the instructions on how to properly reheat the food items will be included in the bags. If you’re in these areas, please be watching for the bus.
AMI Packet Pickup Today until 6:00 Thursday from 8:00 - 12:00
AMI schoolwork for the weeks of April 6th and April 13th, can be picked up: Wednesday, April 1st from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. Thursday, April 2nd from 8:00 to 12:00 am. Pickup locations: Tuckerman Elementary- School carline Swifton Middle School- Bus dropoff Tuckerman High School- The main entrance All AMI paperwork will be turned in when school resumes onsite.
Meal distribution starts back tomorrow. Pickup locations are as follows: Tuckerman Elementary School Carline Swifton Middle School bus dropoff Grubbs Park Breakfast from 8-9, Lunch from 11-12:30. There will be a bus running the Tuckerman and Campbell Station City Routes delivering lunch and the next day’s breakfast together. The bus will be running these routes from 10 until 12 in the morning, if you’re in these areas, please be watching for the bus.
We all LOVE using BrainPOP & BrainPOP jr in the classroom! There are TONS of engaging learning games, animated movies, and activities. Designed with relevance, depth, and humor to encourage kids on their unique learning paths. They can also take quizzes, practice with the specific vocabulary, & have “mindful moments”! You can also search specific videos that will help with the skills being practiced in current & future AMI packets! The best news is that it is FREE for 30 days & here is your log in! Username: teselementary2020 Password: tuckerman1
The Jackson County School District will be closed thru April 17th for on site instruction. Students currently have AMI work that will take them thru April 3rd. AMI work for the the two following weeks will be distributed at a later date to be determined. The prom originally scheduled for April 18th, will be postponed to a later date. The breakfast & lunch meal distribution will not be active during the week of spring break.
Starting Tuesday March 17th, there will be a change in the meal distribution. Pickup locations are as follows: Tuckerman Elementary School Carline Swifton Middle School bus dropoff Grubbs Park Breakfast from 8-9, Lunch from 11-12:30. There will be a bus running the Tuckerman and Campbell Station City Routes delivering lunch and the next day’s breakfast together. The bus will be running these routes from 10 until 12 in the morning, if you’re in these areas, please be watching for the bus.
The Jackson County School District will be closed this week March 16 thru March 20th, due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. These 5 days will be AMI days. The following week March 23rd thru March 27, we will be out due to Spring Break. The next day of school, as it stands, will be Monday March 30th. Aramark will be serving breakfast and lunch for free to the students this week Monday thru Friday. It will be a grab and go meal. You can pickup the meals at the following locations: Tuckerman Elementary Carline 1st Freewill Baptist Church in Tuckerman Tuckerman FIre Station Swifton Middle School at the bus dropoff location Grubbs Park Breakfast wil be served from 8-9. Lunch will be served from 11-12:30.
Seniors/Class of 2020: All scholarships that were due this week need to be turned in to the high school tomorrow between 8:00 am to 1:30 pm. Mr. Michael Smith and Mrs. Holland will be at the high school during this time to assist, review and collect scholarships. These scholarships include the McCartney, Alpha Delta Kappa, Farm Bureau, ASU Newport Ambassador & the AR Plant Management Scholarships. They will also be available through email during the week as well.
To all prospective cheerleaders planning on trying out for the senior high team: all practices and tryout dates have been postponed at this time. I will let you know when I have rescheduled practice and tryouts dates. Thank you for your patience!
JCSD Parents and Students: At this time, JCSD will remain open. According to the Governor's Emergency Proclamation, the Secretary of Health and the Secretary of Education, have the sole authority to close public school campuses across the state for reasons related to COVID-19. JCSD will continue to take directives from the Governor and the Arkansas Department of Health as we navigate the COVID-19 effect on Arkansas and our district and strive to keep the safety of our students and staff as our main priority. We will continue to update the JCSD website and JCSD Facebook page as more information becomes available.
March Students of the Month! Tuckerman Elementary School Students of the Month for March! Kindergarten- Jazmyn Wilson, Emerie Bomer, Taliah, Hacker, Alina Wigton. 1st Grade- Shelby Collom, Hailey Rose, Brentley Wilkerson, Kullen Pretty. 2nd Grade-Luci King, Sjon Wood, Billy Holt, D'izik Wigtion, 3rd Grade- Isabella Baumgarner, Kiley Reed, Ethan Best. 4th Grade- Jack Loftin, Langdon Green, Kyndall King. Teacher of the Month: Hanna Longino Staff member of the Month: Kyle Jones Shout out to: Anderson Poe Foundation- Backpacks Rowlett Farms- $5 Sonic gift cards for students
Tuckerman High School placed 2nd today at the Odyssey of the Mind competition at regionals!! They will be headed to The State competition! Way to go Bulldogs!
To help promote good character, we are starting a 6th grade Student of the Month. This person is selected based on their character inside and outside of the classroom. We chose Ms. Elektra Loven as our February Student of the Month. Elektra has the sweetest, kindest personality, gets along with everyone, and works hard in every class! Thanks for being a great student!
Due to the high amount of student and staff absences, the Jackson County School District will be closed Friday, January 24th. It will be AMI Day 1. The school will be cleaned on Friday to try to help with the outbreak of the flu. Thank you.