Program & Services
Explore the many options and opportunities available to students.
The Wax Museum supports 4th Grade students learning in their research unit. We strive to promote community and parent involvement by inviting our community in to see and listen to students as they give their rehearsed presentation.
Veterans Day Breakfast & Parade
Veterans are invited to the library to have a light breakfast with their child or relative followed up by a Veterans Day parade. The students line the hallways and celebrate and cheer on the Veterans.
The Jackson-Keller Spelling Bee searches for the best speller from grades 3-5 using materials provided from the Scripps National Spelling Bee Program.
Science Fair Night
At Jackson-Keller we strive to strengthen math and reading through science. We aim to create independent thinkers who will use skills they have learned to create, test, and answer questions that interest them.
Science Fair Night is an event created to showcase students and their creative thinking through the scientific process.
Various enrichment opportunities are provided, including music, sports, coding, book clubs, and more.
Jackson Keller Annual Math Night is an event for all students and families to attend and explore various math skill building, engaging activities while also having fun! Students and families will enter a school fully decorated with a theme and witness staff bring fictional characters to life as all are welcomed to dress in costume according to theme.
Math Night brings the opportunity to reinforce various math skills at various levels as each activity is appropriately targeted to grade levels and grade level standards. Each student will be provided with a passport and goodie bags to travel with during their visit. At each station students will receive a stamp on their passport upon completing the activity along with a take away activity and goodies to fill their baggies. In addition Math Night offers parents to spend time with their child as they watch them complete activities or complete the activity together creating bonds within families that can continue at home with take away activities.
JK Math Instructional Coach
The Literacy night committee wants to provide an evening of Literacy activities to our students and their parents. The focus is on building the love of reading and writing for our students. Literacy night is a great way to engage the community in meaningful activities that encourage reading at home and school.
The Literacy Night is a night for students and their families to enjoy literacy activities after hours at school.The program aims to cultivate the desire to read at home as well as at school. It is held once a year, usually in the spring semester. It is put on by the teachers who teach literacy at Jackson-Keller.
The mission of Literacy night is to foster a love for reading through meaningful and engaging activities for learners of all ages.
We have a sign up sheet to be part of the organization committee. We communicate with the students and parents through email, newsletters and social media and flyers.
Instructional Reading Coach
In addition to Music & Physical Education, all students receive Visual Art instruction in the regular special rotation.
The Jackson Keller Strings program is an after-school program that meets twice a week at Olmos Elementary to provide fifth grade students an opportunity to excel in a musical group, gain leadership opportunities and enjoy comradery within a group.
After school, dance club is an opportunity for students to learn dance, performance skills and leadership, while having performance opportunities. Weekly practice on Tuesdays for one hour afterschool.
The Choir gives the students an opportunity to perform 6 times a year for the community while encouraging the students to grow in leadership and musicality.
Unique Opportunities in Our Clusters
Welcome to the LEE Cluster in the North East Independent School District. As a Jackson-Keller Elementary School student, your child will establish a passion, curiosity, and foundation for life-long learning while nurturing their social and emotional skills. Outside of the classroom, your child can embrace what they love or try something new through diverse clubs, programs and organizations.
Your child will discover even more opportunities at Nimitz and Jackson Middle School. As their academic foundation expands in the classroom, their circle of friends and experiences will grow through new opportunities in Athletics, Fine Arts, Student Council, National Junior Honor Society, competitive UIL contests, and more. The STEM Academy Middle School magnet is located at Nimitz. In this program, students forge a foundation for future careers in biomedical sciences, engineering, and technology fields.
At Legacy of Educational Excellence (LEE) High School, your child will excel academically and socially while embracing beloved Volunteer traditions with memories that will last a lifetime. Your child has the freedom and support to pursue their passions in a variety of nationally recognized programs, organizations, and clubs – from Athletics to JROTC, Band, Dance, PALS, Photography, UIL, and much more.
LEE High School is home to the International School of the Americas (ISA), the STEM Academy High School, and the North East School of the Arts (NESA). ISA focuses on project-based learning that tackles global issues while NESA paves the way for students interested in theatre, filmmaking, writing, art, and dance. The STEM Academy offers problem-based, technology-rich curriculum for students wanting to continue their study of science, technology, engineering, and math after graduation.
There’s so much to discover in the LEE cluster. Thank you for choosing NEISD.