Creative Displays By Jackson School Students

Ricky The Rock This display showcased the rock art of students and teachers. After the read aloud, students shared what they would do to help Ricky, the rock roll, discussed where they can find rocks, learned about the 3 different kinds of rocks, constructed a Tree Map for words that begin and words that end […]

Ask for More Jackson Recognizes Ten JPS Teachers as 2021 Outstanding Educators

Ask for More Jackson celebrated ten Outstanding Educators from the Jackson Public School District who inspire hope, ignite imagination and instill a love for learning in scholars. A generous anonymous donor through the Outstanding Educator Award Funds for the Community Foundation for Mississippi makes this award possible each year. The awardees may use the funds […]

Outstanding Educators 2020

Ask for More Jackson, with support from the Community Foundation for Mississippi, celebrated eight teachers from the Jackson Public School District as Outstanding Educators for 2020. Although teachers can never be compensated enough for all they do to impact the lives of children, all winners will receive monetary awards as appreciation for planting the seeds […]

NEA Foundation Community School Grant

The NEA Foundation is a public charity founded by educators for educators to improve public education for all students. The foundation has awarded planning grants for Community School development in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Ask for More Jackson is the lead partner for the community grant for Lanier High School in the Jackson Public School […]

Honoring Our Past- Empowering Our Future Through ART

Our final project allowed students the opportunity to research people from the past to show how they are connected to the present. We involved art students from Jackson State University to come and help our students conduct research on Margaret Walker Alexander, who she was a professor there in 1966. To further familiarize our students […]