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  • Silent Auction Starts Wednesday at 1PM!!! Over $10k worth of items!

    Our silent auction is online this year! Do you know what this means? Whether you attend JACKSONopoly on Friday 5/13 or not, YOU can bid on our silent auction items! Simply follow the instructions to register as a bidder on ** Please note – you can start bidding on items WEDNESDAY afternoon at 1 PM – until 9pm Friday Continue Reading...
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  • JACKSONopoly! Coming May 13th

    Following up last year’s hugely successful SOUND Off event, we are thrilled to announce the 2nd annual Friends of Jackson Spring Fling! This year’s theme, JACKSONopoly, is based on the iconic board game, Monopoly® with all proceeds benefiting our neighborhood public school: Andrew Jackson Elementary.   WHEN: Friday, May 13, 2016 from 7-11 pm WHERE: Mediterranean Banquet Hall, South Philadelphia Continue Reading...
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  • And the Winner is…

    Jackson’s amazing principal Lisa Kaplan!!!! Congrats on winning the 2015 Escalante-Gradillas $20,000 Prize for Best in Education!…/2015-best-in-education-pri…/...
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  • Support Jackson’s Teachers

    From the Friends of Jackson: Friends of Jackson stands with our teachers. We are grateful for everything they do. They deserve more support, better pay, better working conditions, and a contract from the School District of Philadelphia. To School Administrators, the State, & the SRC Submit the form below to email the advocacy letter below to the individuals listed. Your name and role Continue Reading...
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To School Administrators, the State, & the SRC

Submit the form below to email the advocacy letter to Philadelphia School District Superintendents and Commissioners, as well as PA State Senator and Representatives.

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Amazon Wishlist

Donate supplies directly to FoJ via our Amazon Wish List. Supplies requested by teachers are noted as the highest priorities. All purchases can be mailed directly to the school at 1213 S. 12th Street Philadelphia PA 19147.

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