North Jackson Elementary School unveiled its new book vending machine on August 16, 2022. Students with perfect attendance for the first two weeks of school were placed into a drawing to choose a new book. One boy and one girl from each grade level were rewarded.
Last spring, media specialist Sara Mixon and Dragon's Lair Book Shop owner Shauna Cochran worked with students from across grade levels to identify high-interest books to be placed in the machine.
This round of books was purchased in honor of retired educator, Tracy Kohler.