Jackson Road Elementary students ponder, “Who Am I?”

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Too often, children are inundated by negative influences and standards that are impossible to attain, but Jackson Road Elementary School third-grade students now have a daily reminder of how incredible they are, and motivation to strive to accomplish their goals. The “Who Are We?” initiative, which was brought to JRES by […]

JRE Market Day teaches real world economics

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: For nearly a decade, third grade Jackson Road Elementary School students have been receiving a hand-on experience in economics by becoming entrepreneurs in their own straw market on Market Day. JRE teacher Amy Nelms Brown said Market Day is an opportunity for the students to learn outside of workbooks. “The third […]

Elementary school locked down when domestic dispute ends in gunfire

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Jackson Road Elementary School was briefly placed on lock down when an alleged domestic dispute ended in gunfire in front of the school. According to Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, Spalding County E911 at approximately 1:19 p.m. Tuesday received a report of shots fired in that area. When deputies arrived, they […]