Jackson Davis PTA

a website for the Jackson Davis Elementary School community

Jackson Davis PTA - a website for the Jackson Davis Elementary School community

Come Join Us for the JDESPTA Carnival!

Come join this fun afternoon at Jackson Davis! Pizza Express, Chick Fil A sandwiches, King of Pops, popcorn, cotton candy, drinks, chips and loads of fun for the kids on inflatables, carnival games and much more!

All proceeds help support the students and teachers of Jackson Davis.

This Friday, April 25th is the 2014 JDES PTA Spring Carnival & Silent Auction Both events will be held at Jackson Davis from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The Carnival will be outside on the big field adjacent to the front parking lot, and the Silent Auction will be held in the school cafeteria.


Please remember to buy your tickets & wristbands this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday before school in the cafeteria from 7:50 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. They will be available at the carnival as well at a slightly increased price.


We also need your help to make the Cake Walk a success! Please bring in donations of cakes, pies, and individually wrapped baked goods Friday morning to the cafeteria beginning at 7:50 a.m. and all day in the office.


Please donate 2 Liter soda bottles of any flavor for the hugely popular “Soda Toss Game”. Students can bring the 2 liters to their teachers in exchange for one carnival ticket.


Join us for the Jackson Davis PTA Board Social!

Join us for our first Jackson Davis PTA Board Social!

This is an informal chat about what our PTA board does and how you can get involved. These things mean so much to our students.

Here are just a few things your PTA coordinates and sponsors: Carnival, Art Night, International Night, Bingo, Box Tops, Room Parents, Variety Show, Yearbook, Spirit Wear, Silent Auction, Resources for leveled book rooms and technology, After School Enrichment, Teacher Appreciation, Hospitality and more…

Join us March 31st 6:30-8PM at the Tuckahoe Library 1901 Starling Drive. Refreshments provided.

Jump Rope for the Heart – Volunteer Today!

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps: 

  1. Click the link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot – http://vols.pt/QPkLBC
  2. Enter your email address - You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot
  3. Sign up - Choose your spots.  VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually


Amanda Palmer, JDES PTA President


Join us for International Night Friday, January 17th, 6-8pm!

The JDES PTA invites you to join us this Friday, January 17th from 6-8pm for International Night!  This fun family event features 12 countries hosting booths with music, food samples, traditional clothing, and much more.  Every child that completes a passport after visiting the countries will be entered in a Raffle for a gift certificate to local restaurants.  The entrance fee is only $2 per person and can be paid at the door.  See you there!

Box Tops & Campbell’s Labels are due Friday!

Box Tops/Campbell’s Labels are due Friday,
December 6th for the next contest.  Please remember to label the
baggie/envelope with your child’s name, teacher’s name and grade.  The class
with the most turned in will get Krispy Kreme Donut party.  The 2nd place
class will get a popcorn party.  Please check expiration dates and trim Box
Tops/Campbell’s labels.

Thanks for supporting Jackson Davis!!!

Original Art Order Deadline is TODAY!

Today, Thursday, November 21, is the last day to order your Original Works products with your student’s art!  Just go online to www.originalworks.com/store/Jde and use the school access code Jde to order. You will also need the Student ID# found at the top of your student’s artwork.

These items make great gifts for the holidays!  Please make sure you order before the website closes at midnight tonight!  All items ordered will be sent home with students prior to Winter Break.

If you have any questions, please call Margaret Walker at 217-7089 or Becky Hansell at 270-1395.  Thanks!

Original Art Fundraiser Information

The JDES PTA sponsored Original Art online order forms were sent home with your child during the week of November 4th.  All orders need to be placed online by November 21st in order to ensure delivery for Winter Break.  We are not able to order items past this date. 

We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to place orders for a variety of great items to celebrate your child’s creativity.

Questions can be directed to Margaret Walker, mdwalker173@aol.com, 804-217-7089 or Becky Hansell, bhansell@verizon.net, 804-270-1395.

Dolphin Night Out is Tomorrow!

Dolphin Night Out: Tuesday, November 5th from 3:00 – 9:00 pm

Come out to Chuck E. Cheese’s and play some games, eat pizza, and have fun with your friends on a day off from school. Jackson Davis PTA will receive 15% of sales. Be sure to mention that you are from Jackson Davis and bring your 10 free tokens sticker.