Family & Friends Luncheon plus our Fall Book Fair

Family & Friends Luncheon ~~~~~ Wednesday, November 15th! Plus our Fall Book Fair!!

Our class will go to lunch from 11:25 to 12:05, Please join us for lunch! Our students will have sack lunches on both Tuesday & Thursday to allow the other grades to have their luncheons.


Roast Turkey w/Rolls

Cornbread Dressing

Cranberry Sauce


Sweet Potato Soufflé

w/ Marshmallows

Mashed Potatoes

Green Beans

 “Candy Corn” Fruit Cup

Fresh Fruit

Holiday Apple Crisp


Milk Choices

100 % Juices

Ice Tea (Adults only)


All Guests (including child guests)

$3.75 Per. Person


Happy Monday!!

Happy Monday!

I hope that everyone that attended the Fall Festival had a wonderful time! I was unable to attend as we had a prior engagement to attend. I can’t wait to hear how much fun the students had 🙂

Conference week is this week!! This means that everyday is an early-release day. Students will be dismissed around 12:20 and depart on the the buses around 12:30. If you cannot keep your conference time, please contact me and we can easily reschedule. Because conferences are set for 20 minute intervals, please try to be on time.

Thank you for your support through the PTA Foundation “Back the Jack.” Our class was presented with a Grant Approval for our STEM Bins!! We are super excited and can not wait to receive the supplies and get them up and running!!

Send in Native American Projects starting Wednesday. If you need to send me a Power point, you can send it to this school email. We will use some of next week to introduce projects, if we do not complete them on Friday.

Have a wonderful week!

It’s that time of year again…. Let’s Back the Jack!!!!

BACK the JACK Campaign

The Nickajack Elementary Foundation needs your help in raising the funds necessary to support our school’s commitment to technology, academic excellence and student success and to provide our kids with the most competitive education possible! Our BACK the JACK fundraising goal for the 2017-2018 school year is $75,000. It’s another large undertaking but we know that together, we can make it happen! The official campaign dates are August 28 – September 15, 2017.

Make a donation to BACK the JACK of $125 or more and you are entered to win an Nintendo Switch.

Please make your tax deductible donation by Friday, September 15th. Donations can be made via Paypal/credit card using the link below, OR we encourage  you to donate via check to save us the 3% Paypal service fee. To donate by check, fill out a BTJ Donation Form and include it with  a check made out to the Nickajack Elementary Foundation. Place them in an envelope in the black box at school. It takes ALL of us – Let’s BACK the JACK!

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This year, we are raising funds to continue to develop our school’s Learning Commons and fund STEAM initiatives and the teacher grant program. We will also be earmarking funds for student reading, math and enrichment programs. This is all very exciting!

We are suggesting $125 per child, but we appreciate every donation made, no matter the amount. You might further consider joining one of our higher donation levels. The various levels of patronage are from $149 to $5,000+, see levels below.

Donors Silver level and higher receive an invitation to the Donor Recognition Event.

Donor Levels

Supporter Level up to $149
Bronze Level, $150- $299
Silver Level, $300- $549
Gold Level, $550- $1,499
Platinum Level, $1,500-$4,999
Diamond Level, $5,000+

Career Readiness Week

Next Week we will be focusing on Career Development with our students.  We hope that your child will participate by dressing up for College Day on March 9th and Career Day on March 10th!


COLLEGE DAY:  College Day is Thursday, March 9thStaff and students are encouraged to dress in your college gear/school colors to share about your favorite college or university!


CAREER DRESS UP DAY:  All students are invited to DRESS UP as a person in the career that they would like to have when they grow up on Friday, March 10thPlease make sure that students follow the dress code on this day and do not bring any props to school.

Polar Express Day……



We are going to have a Polar Express Day! Students will be invited to wear their Pajamas and cooking our students breakfast. Breakfast will consist of pancakes, eggs, turkey sausage and bacon. We will provide Orange Juice and water for drinks. Our class will read the book and complete multiple activities in math, reading and writing before we wrap up our day and watch the movie and drink homemade hot chocolate. More information will be provided and we will obtain a permission slip for providing breakfast and participating in the viewing of the movie.