Red Ribbon Week

Students and staff at Jefferson will be participating in Red Ribbon Week during the week of October 22nd-26th. Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug and violence prevention campaign that is observed throughout the U.S. during the month of October. Each day will have a theme as followed:

MONDAY: Sock it to Drugs Day!   Wear crazy socks, clothes or hair.

TUESDAY: Wear RED Tuesday

WEDNESDAY: Team Up Against Drugs!   Wear your favorite sports teams gear

THURSDAY: Don’t Let Drugs Turn You Inside Out!   Wear clothes inside out.

FRIDAY: We are Drug Free Raiders!   Wear Raider gear.

4th Grade Recorder Concert

Congratulations to Miss Komsa and the students of Mrs. Noble’s 4th grade class for a successful recorder concert. On Friday October 19th, families were invited to hear the results of all the hard work the students have done over the first nine weeks learning to play the recorder under the direction of Miss Komsa. Students played a variety of pieces for their families and Miss Komsa explained the hard work that goes into learning an instrument. Great job to Miss Komsa and all of the students of Mrs. Noble’s class.

Grades 4 and 5 Family Day

Families of students in grades 4 and 5 were recently invited to Jefferson for a math themed family day. Students and their guests participated in math themed games and activities within their classrooms. Thank you to all the families that came and supported their students.

6-8 Family Day

Families of our Jefferson students in grades 6-8 were recently invited to the school for a family day. Friends and family were invited to see what a day in the life of a middle school student is really like by following them to their classes and participating in activities. Thank you to all the wonderful families that came to the school to support their student.

KG Bike Giveaway

Due to a generous donation of bikes from Believer’s Church, many of our Jefferson Kindergarten students recently went home with a brand new bike. Students qualified for a bike by having great attendance for the school year. Congratulations to all the students who won a bike!

Big Brothers and Sisters Program

Throughout the year, Harding students have traveled to Jefferson to mentor 3rd grade students. Recently, they had a picnic to celebrate the end of the year. The picnic included games, activities, food, and music. We would like to thank the Harding students for their kindness and dedication to this program.

K-2 Poetry and Punch

On Friday, May 11th families at Jefferson were invited to attend a poetry and punch event here at the school. Students in grades K-2 recited original poetry for the class and guests and also participated in activities. Families learned about the different types of poetry the students had focused on. Thank you to all the families that attended.

Koins 4 Kids

Recently students at Jefferson were rewarded for their fundraising efforts in raising money for Akron Children’s Hospital’s ‘Koins 4 Kids’. Jefferson raised the most money of any of the schools participating so they were treated to Handel’s ice cream as well as a dance with a DJ. Congratulations to all the students and staff for helping with such a great cause!