Jefferson band and choir students performed in their annual winter concert on Tuesday, December 19th. The band is conducted by Ms. Turner and the choir is conducted by Ms. Komsa. Thank you to all the families that came out to support our wonderful music program.
Students at Jefferson were recently treated to a concert from the New Tomorrow’s. The New Tomorrow’s performed songs of the season as well as popular favorites. Thank you to Mr. Rising and Mrs. Dolan-Meese at Harding for organizing this performance for our students.
Harding students volunteer their time once a month and travel to Jefferson PK-8 School as mentors to 3rd and 4th grade students. On Friday, December 15th, the Harding students brought gifts for their students. The students were also treated to activities and refreshments. Due to the program’s success, it has grown larger over the past year; as many as forty Jefferson students have a mentor thanks to this program. A special thank you to everyone that helps to organize this monthly event for the students.
The top sellers for our fall fundraiser were recently treated to a limo ride at Jefferson. These students were also entered into a drawing for a Toys R Us gift card and one lucky winner was chosen live on our morning announcements. Thank you to all the families that sold items for the fundraiser.
Jefferson students and staff enjoyed a Thanksgiving lunch provided by the wonderful cafeteria staff. Students and staff sat together and enjoyed turkey and all the sides. A special thank you to Believers Church for providing pumpkin pie for everyone; Thank you to Pastor Todd for organizing our community volunteers. This is an annual tradition that occurs here at the school.
Jefferson second and third grade students honored Veterans Day with a musical program filled with songs and poetry. Ms. Komsa led third graders from Mr. Seidel’s class; Ms. Turner led students from all second grade classes. Thank you to all the families that came to the program and to the students for the great performance in honor of our Veterans.
Jefferson 1st grade classes hosted a family day on Tuesday, October 31st. Families enjoyed stories and fall themed activities during their time together. Thank you to all of the families that came out.
Representatives and volunteers from the United Way treated second grade classes to a special classroom reading program called ‘Read 4 Fun’. Students were read a book and completed an activity. Students were also given a special gift of a drawstring backpack filled with two books and information on our local libraries. Thank you to the United Way for providing this program to our students!