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Jefferson Spring Dance (Friday, May 17th 6-8pm):  Start practicing your hula dancing and grab your best Hawaiian shirts – the Jefferson Spring Dance is right around the corner!  Please RSVP so we can have an accurate head count for light refreshments -  RSVP HERE! This is not a drop-off event, so please plan to have one parent attend to supervise.  We are also in need of volunteers to help set up, supervise the dance floor, and clean up. Please use this link to volunteer to help.  Questions, please contact Megan Corrigan (corrigan.megan@gmail.com) or Megan O’Connor (megan.s.oconnor@gmail.com)

Make a video and come celebrate Mrs. Grote’s Retirement (Wednesday, May 22):  All families past and present are invited to celebrate with Mrs Grote after school on Wednesday May 22nd.  Snacks and refreshments will be provided.  Also, wish Mrs. Grote a happy retirement by recording a short video on FlipGrid.  Videos will be shared with Mrs. Grote at her retirement celebration.  See instructions for how to submit video attached to this newsletter or click here <ADD LINK>  Please submit the videos by Friday, May 17th.  

PTA Expenses (due May 31): Please be sure to submit 2023-24 PTA expense receipts for reimbursement (form at the following link: Volunteer Resources - Jefferson School (elmhurst205.org)

2024-2025 School Supplies: It's that time of year again to start thinking about next year's school supplies! We are so excited to announce our partnership with 1st Day School Supplies again! Why not check school supply shopping off your list now! Click here to order your Jefferson school supplies kit for next year. If you have any questions, please contact Cynthia Mares (cynthiamares9@gmail.com).

  • Future Bryan Demons - The online school supply website, 1st Day School Supplies, is open through July 1st. Click here to order your Bryan Middle School school supplies kit for next year!

Volunteers Needed for Next Year's PTA committee chairs! These are the open chair positions for next year, please consider volunteering to help continue to support our kids and great school community.  If you are interested or would like more information, reach out to the contact listed below. 

  • Communications Bulletin Board: Calling all creative parents! Update our bulletin board throughout the year to celebrate accomplishments, share information about upcoming events, and make our hallways fun and inviting!  Contact Michelle McCarthy for more information.  
  • Mathletes: Mathletes is a spring based math club that meets once a week for four weeks during lunch and culminates with a math contest. The chair will work with REACH teacher Ms. Sellers to coordinate contest dates.   Contact Mina McMahon for more information.
  • Trolley: This popular annual event where you get to socialize with other parents while visiting local establishments is typically hosted by 3-5 families.  They assist in choosing a theme and coordinating the evening. Contact Jen Wilhelm for more information.

Hosts needed for bunco next year! We are now recruiting bunco hosts for next year. Please sign up here or email amandawfrench@gmail.com with questions.

Have you volunteered? Looking for the Tax Exempt Form? Need to request a reimbursement? Visit the Volunteer Resource page.

 

Upcoming Events

 

  • May 17 - Spring Dance  ** Please RSVP & Volunteer **
  • May 17 - 3rd Grade Picnic 11:30-1:00
  • May 20 - 4th Grade Picnic 12:00-1:30
  • May 21 - 1st Grade Picnic 11:00-12:30
  • May 22 - 5th Grade Picnic 12:00-2:45
  • May 22 - Teacher Retirement Tea for Mrs. Grote
  • May 23 - Field Day
  • May 24 - Last Day of School
  • May 31 - Last day to submit PTA expense receipts for reimbursement (form at the following link: Volunteer Resources - Jefferson School (elmhurst205.org)

View full PTA Calendar list for 23-24

See the 24-25 Draft PTA Calendar here.

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Jefferson Lunch and Recess Schedule

  Lunch Recess
10:55-11:25 Grades 1, 2  
11:25-11:55 Grades K, 3 Grades 1, 2
11:55-12:25 Grades 4, 5 Grades K, 3
12:25-12:55   Grades 4, 5

 

Lunchroom Volunteer Sign-Up: Use this SignUpGenius to volunteer for lunch and recess!

Lunch Menu: Here is the link to the Food Services website. Click the link in the gray box on the upper left to see the weekly lunch menu.

Spirit Wear: Choose from hundreds of spirit wear designs and items that are delivered to your home in days! Check it out today

PTA Sign-up: It's time to join or re-new your PTA membership! Use this link to go directly to the Jefferson PTA store to choose your level of membership and join. For more info, visit the Membership page.

Are you a Jefferson Dad? Click here to add your name to the Jefferson Dads Club. For more info, visit the JDC page. We’ll be using Whats App to communicate for events - add yourself here.

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