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Phone: (812) 462-4307
Email: jej@vigoschools.org
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Hello! Thank you for visiting. My name is Mrs. Joy Jackson and I am blessed to be a kindergarten teacher here at Rio Grande. I graduated from Indiana State University in 2002 with a degree in Early Childhood Education and a Kindergarten endorsement. I have been teaching kindergarten ever since. I have lived in north Terre Haute for most of my life and am proud to be raising my own three children in the same community. My husband and I love to travel when we aren’t watching our kids in their own activities. If I could do anything at all it would be to read, read, read. It is my favorite hobby and I enjoy carrying it over into the classroom. I hope my students grow to enjoy learning and reading as much as I do.

Kindergarten Supply List

  • 1 regular size plastic supply box
  • 4 glue sticks
  • 1 pair of child’s scissors
  • 2 boxes crayons (24 count)
  • 2 packages of Twistable colored pencils (12 count)
  • 1 set of inexpensive headphones (NOT earbuds)
  • 1 zippered nylon pencil pouch (with a clear plastic front for the sticker)
  • 2 DURABLE red, plastic folders with prongs
  • 8 black dry erase markers
  • 1 white rectangle eraser
  • 1 small can of playdough
  • 1 box of tissues
  • 1 box of quart slide zipper baggies
  • 1 bottle hand sanitizer
  • 1 roll of paper towels

Boys-1 container of disinfectant wipes 

Girls-1 box gallon slide zipper baggies 

Chromebook Supplies

  • (optional) Wireless Mouse
  • (optional) Keyboard Cover

*Keep hands, feet, and everything to yourself.

*Sit and work quietly.

*Walk at all times.

*Be a good listener.

*Use kind words.

*Raise hand to talk.

Special Area Class Schedule

Monday: Art

Tuesday: PE

Wednesday: Computer Lab

Thursday: Library

Friday: Music

Daily Schedule

8:00-8:15 Arrival

8:15-9:45 Reading

9:45-10:45 Math

10:45-11:25 Lunch/Recess

11:25-11:45 Restroom Break

11:45-12:15 Intervention/Enrichment 

12:15-12:45 Writing 

12:45-1:25 Special Area Class

1:30-1:45 Recess

1:45-2:40 Social Studies/Science/Health

2:40 Dismissal

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