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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010419 Jacobson Elementary (2021-2022)
    Thinking Maps
    Jacobson Elementary students in Lauren Sullivan's third grade class are proud of their classroom shared-writing practice assignment! Third graders are reviewing Thinking Maps to help organize their ideas to write. This particular map is called the FLEE map which is a hybrid of the Flow map and Flee map. Students enjoy contributing to ideas about why Jacobson is the BEST! Now they will create their own stories as well.
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010369 Jacobson Elementary (2021-2022)
    Rainy Day Help
    A little rain doesn't stop Jacobson Elementary staff and students from coming to school with smiles on their faces. Staff spring into action to help students get to their classrooms safely and somewhat dry during the rainy days of the monsoon season.
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010375 Jacobson Elementary (2021-2022)
    Crossing Guards and Top Gun Leadership Club
    Jacobson celebrates our hard-working crossing guards. Additionally, our sixth grade's "Top Gun Leadership Club" is in action again! All Jacobson sixth graders participate in the grade level's leadership program -- assisting with Flag Corps, welcoming students to campus in the morning, safety patrol at dismissal, mentoring kinder students, and so much more.
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009733 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Two Principals
    We had a fun morning with TWO principals: from Tarwater and Jacobson. Please click the link below for the story about Tarwater Principal visiting Jacobson after losing a BET! From the Flight Deck: Jet for a Day Tarwater Principal, Ms. Hale
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009734 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Lit Skills Blooming in Kindergarten
    Students in kindergarten are celebrating their budding literacy skills! Students showcased their animal writing reports to the front office team this week. Hooray for our littlest Jets and authors in training -- keep up the good work!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A0010143 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    2021 HISEF
    Congratulations to Abby Pinterics who won 3rd place in Animal Sciences, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2021 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled "Brine Shrimp Environment Experiment"
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A0010144 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    2021 HISEF
    Congratulations to Claire Seematter who won Honorable Mention in Plant Sciences, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2021 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled "Growing Plants in Avocado Skin vs Normal Pots"
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009732 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Honors Orchestra and Honors Band
    Jacobson is celebrating the music! Honors orchestra and honors band members were celebrated in a small ceremony with their teachers and classmates. Thank you to Mrs. Oh and Ms. Freeman for leading strong, influential music programs!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010269 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Giving is Sweet Fundraiser
    Jacobson kicked off their school-wide PTO fundraiser "Giving is Sweet." First grade teachers Rebecca Crow, Val Nikolaus, Lori Peters and Jann Johnson never give up the chance to spread sweetness!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009683 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Spring 2021 Recognition
    Congratulations to sixth grade teacher Ashleigh Gahn who won the Apple Achievement Award, Aubrie Krausman who was named the Outstanding Volunteer, and sixth grader Alorah Zarnick who is the Superintendent Citizenship winner from Jacobson Elementary for 2021. Read their stories here!
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    Cayden Brenes
    Jacobson Elementary fifth grader Cayden Brenes was the runner up at the Maricopa Region 6 spelling bee. He will be representing CUSD and our region at the state spelling bee on March 20.
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A010249 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    School Cents
    Jacobson Elementary won the local School Cents challenge -- their fun challenge with Tarwater helped! Both schools did well together: first place going to Jacobson and third place going to Tarwater.
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    Giving Back to the Community
    Jacobson Elementary was featured in an article in Community Impact Newspaper about giving back to the community for Valentine's Day, brightening the day for residents of the Gardens at the nearby Ocotillo senior living facility. Community Impact Newspaper: Jacobson Elementary gives back to the community for Valentine's Day
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009731 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    School Cents Challenge
    Jacobson JETS win the local School Cents challenge -- and our fun challenge with Tarwater helped! Both schools did well together; first place going to Jacobson and third place going to Tarwater. Hooray for CUSD!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009583 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Typing Challenge
    Technology teacher, Michelle Merillat challenged her students in 3rd-6th grades to a typing challenge. The theme was "Are You Ready for Some Typing?" after the famous football theme song, "Are You Ready for Some Football?" When classes would enter Technology, she got them amped up with football themed music as they took their challenge typing tests and finished the excitment up with a football-themed bracket to showcase classes with the highest averages in typing fluency and accuracy as well as showcasing the two top typers in each class who will now move on to the grade level championships.
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009584 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    AAA Winners
    Jacobson knows the importance of recognizing some of our hardest working, student-focused, KIND students and staff members! Pictured are this year's AAA award winners: 6th grade teacher Ashleigh Gahn, volunteer Aubrie Krausman, and 6th grade student Allorah Zarnick. Congratulations!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009539 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Spelling Bee
    Congratulations to Cayden Brenes of Jacobson Elementary who won 5th place at the 2021 Chandler Unified School District Spelling Bee on February 2. Cayden will advance with the other top 10 spellers to the Maricopa Region 6 Virtual Spelling Bee to be held on Tuesday, February 16. Good luck!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009538 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Walkers Bookstore Donation
    The Walkers, a Jets family, donated over 100 student books from their bookstore. Our teachers LOVED shopping for new books for their classroom libraries. Thank you so much!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009536 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    MLK Awareness
    Our 5th graders used what they learned about Martin Luther King, Jr. They each picked a favorite inspirational MLK quote and then drew pictures interpreting that quote. We're super impressed by the depth of feeling these 10-year-olds have. They really get it!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009537 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Triple A Award Winners
    Chandler Unified recognizes three people from each school, every year: a teacher, volunteer and student. The awards for teacher and volunteer are chosen by our peers at each site. We are pleased to announce Mrs. Ashleigh Gahn will be recognized as our Teacher of the Year for 2020-21, Mrs. Aubrie Krausman will be recognized as our Volunteer of the Year for 2020-21, and Miss Alorah Zarnick will be recognized as our Student of the Year. Congratulations to these individuals who know one of the true purposes of life is to discover your gift -- and the true meaning of life is to give your gift away. Our learning community is better because they are in it!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009535 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Flip Grid
    Students in Lauren Sullivan's class presented flip grid videos explaining a habitat that could keep us warm in the winter. Student Kamryn Redish took it to another level with the special effects and props!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009466 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Diversity Paper Chains
    As part of our school holiday cheer, students passed out paper chains to each class. Then students in each class decorated their paper chain piece with their holiday traditions to celebrate our diversity! When they finished, fourth grade teacher Mrs. Estevez and her class hooked them all together and hung them for all to see in the front of the school. We may have to keep social distancing, but we are still working together as JETS!
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    Virtual Welcomes
    Jacobson teachers are welcoming their new students VIRTUALLY to help new students get to know one another before the first day of school in January. Several Chandler Online Academy students are coming back in January after the winter break. Students who are in-person at school now are greeting their soon-to-be classmates virtually to help get to know each other before the first day! Students are grateful to see some smiling faces AND participate in a few activities with the classroom team before they officially come to class on January 5th! Friends get to CONNECT before the first day of school and are excited for when their IN-PERSON learning begins together! What a great idea to help support strong classroom learning environment. JETS fly with PRIDE!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009374 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Fun Fridays
    At Jacobson, we are working hard on academics, but we also remember to have fun! Even though our Fun Fridays look different this year, students are still enjoying special individual activities to celebrate all their hard work each week.
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    Masks Awarded
    Hip-Hip-Hooray! Mrs. Crow entered a contest to receive and was awarded 50 reusable masks for our staff. Thank you, Mrs. Crow!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009282 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Crossing Guard Norman
    Jacobson staff and community celebrate their school crossing guard Norman, who is a military veteran.
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    Honoring our Veterans
    Jacobson Jets have displayed nearly 200 stars honoring specific veterans from across the United States. Students and families created stars to be hung in the glass office. This is such a wonderful project for our whole school, to remember to say "thank you."
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009281 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Chandler Care Center Food Drive
    Congratulations to Mrs. Wright's sixth grade students! Students have collected nearly 200 items to support the Chandler Care Center's holiday food drive.
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    School Shopping Showdown
    Tough Competition - Bring It! Jacobson JETS are in a tough competition with the Tarwater Toros for the annual School Cents award, through the Chandler Mall. It's an easy way to support our PTO who directly supports our students with supplemental academic programs, playground equipment and so much more. Don't forget to shop, shop, shop till you drop and turn in your receipts in our front office OR send them in with your student! Take a look at the shopping-showdown that happened between Principal Wolf and Principal Hale! It might just make you laugh out loud... and we all need a little laughter these days. YouTube video: School Shopping Showdown
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009278 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Using Thinking Maps
    Jacobson English Language Learner students are PROUD! Here they use thinking maps to help them organize their thoughts and ideas about Fall break experiences.
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    Using Thinking Maps
    Jacobson students play it safe and FLY with PRIDE! Fourth grade students from Mrs. Estevez's class created stay-safe posters for the entire school. Students used thinking maps to capture their ideas about helpful reminder posters: One student's poster said, "STAY-SAFE so we can STAY-TOGETHER!" Photo Album
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    Comment from a substitute teacher: "Dear Staff/Teachers: As a substitute teacher, I was made to feel like a part of the regular teaching staff. The front office managers and the Principal, Liz Wolf, are amazing people. Everyone is so kind and friendly."
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009277 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Attendance Award Winners
    We celebrate some of our superstars this week! Three Jacobson staff members won a district award for attendance. Congratulations to Miss Aubry, Miss Shannon, and Miss Trisha! We could not service our amazing students and community without their help each day. It takes a VILLAGE!
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    First Grade Authors
    First graders in all four classes were excited this week! They read a story with Mrs. Wolf and wrote about how they are blooming already this year. Hooray for first grade AUTHORS!
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009272 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)

    On Patriots Day, Jacobson elementary fifth graders reviewed the events of September 11th and the many lives that were lost; not only civilians, but first responders as well. The students came up with the idea to write letters to the first responders in our community to thank them for their selflesness and commitment to helping others. We called this "Operation Gratitude." Fifth grade teacher Mrs. Garcia then turned their letters into an American flag, and we received special permission to deliver our flag to the firefighters at Station 5.
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    Kids Express
    Twinkle, twinkle little star, I wished for you and here you are! Our wonderful before and after school program called Kids Express is back in the swing of things! Kids Express staff complete an art project every day with our little ones - and our students love it! The program also provide a safe and fun environment for our students to relax. Hooray for Kids Express! Photo Album
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009271 Jacobson Elementary (2020-2021)
    Welcome Back
    Jacobson JETS welcomed our third through sixth grade students back this week. There were smiles everywhere! (We think teachers were the most excited!)
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    Visit Jacobson Elementary Website Report a Problem with Item A009344 Jacobson Elementary (2019-2020)
    Flat Teacher
    Now that learning has moved online due to COVID-19 precautions, the second grade teachers at Jacobson Elementary were looking for ways to maintain personal connections with their students. As the team was planning for their students, they picked up on a trend inspired by the book series Flat Stanley. The second grade teachers, as well as many teachers across the country, chose to adopt this idea as a way to bridge the social distancing gap between themselves and their 2nd grade students. The team created a bingo board filled with activities that their students could complete with their "flat teacher." They mailed the bingo board, a poem, and their Bitmoji Air Hugs image to all of their students. They asked their families to send them videos and pictures of the students doing these activities with their "flat teacher." The teachers plan to make a COVID-19 scrapbook with all these pictures to remember the time they were apart, but together in their hearts.
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    Glo Germs
    After a lesson from Mrs. Menghini about how germs spread and how to avoid it, each child "sneezed" (a scoop of lotion mixed with glo germ powder). They then took time to touch anything in the classroom that they might touch in a normal day. After that, we turned out the lights and saw the results of our germ spreading. Finally and best of all, they used baby wipes to wipe up all of the germs resulting in a very clean classroom! Mrs. Menghini hopes that this tactile learning will instill in them how important hand washing is! The pictures were a little tough with the low light, but still very cool!
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    Quarterly Spotlight Assembly
    We want our students to feel confident! Staff highlighted students this week at our Quarterly spotlight assembly. These kiddos are considered some of our most considerate and thankful friends.
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    4th Grade Takes a Walk on Mars
    Jacobson 4th graders took a "Walk on Mars!" The "Walk on Mars" is a walkable basketball-court sized vinyl map of Mars that was brought to Jacobson by an ASU scientist and NASA volunteer for 4th graders on Tuesday, March 3. The ASU scientist helped capture the pictures of Mars via the Odyssey spacecraft and created the 3D printed map. Space Explorers Club offered this experience to all 4th graders to spread awareness and excitement about Mars. The 4th graders had a tour of the map and then completed a geological location scavenger hunt.
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    Book Fair and Lunch on the Lawn
    Jacobson Elementary held a Book Fair and Lunch on the Lawn in February. Photo Album
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    Landscaping Crew
    Jacobson Elementary celebrates and thanks the hard-working landscape crew, overseen by Steven Perry and Lew Schroeder. It takes a village to keep our schools looking top notch for students!
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    Nathan Taylortaft
    Congratulations to Nathan Taylortaft who won 1st Place in Animal Sciences, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Interesting Behavior of Desert Millipedes. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Guang Wen He and Liam Lampert who won 1st Place in Chemistry, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Sunscreen vs Sun Heat. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Calvin Owens, Mason Ansburg and Marco Gallina who won 3rd Place in Chemistry, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Tooth Decay 101. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Daphne Van Heur, Daisy Hebbring and Will Hundley who won 2nd Place in Engineering, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled How Much Weight Can Your Boat Float?. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Kylie Ray and Paul McPhail who won 2nd Place in Medicine & Health Sciences, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Stupendous Sports Drinks. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair
    Congratulations to Brielle Carlson, Brenna Acklam and Sarah Walker who won 2nd Place and the Water Wise Award in Plant Sciences, Elementary Division (5th - 6th Grade) at the 2020 Hamilton Invitational Science and Engineering Fair (HISEF) for the project titled Hi-Tech Hydration. HISEF 2020 Award Winners
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    Model Railroad Builders Club
    Jacobson Elementary students in the Model Railroad Builders Club are involved in designing, building and testing of individual railroad cars and town design sets. Then team members work together, to combine their individual pieces of tracks and towns to create a one of a kind mini-railroad town.
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