Picture Retakes: Just a reminder that picture retakes are Monday, February 1st.
For remote students, 7:30a-8:30a is set aside to come in for pictures. Families bringing remote students should park in the teacher's lot across from the gym and assist their student across the road to go in the gym doors. Please do not use the bus lane to drop off your student for pictures.
2nd Quarter report cards are now available for viewing on Skyward. Please contact your student's teacher if you have any questions
The deadline to order the 2020-2021 JES Yearbook is Saturday, January 16, 2021. To order, please visit ybpay.lifetouch.com. Our Yearbook ID Code is 10801521.
Since tomorrow, January 15, is National Hat Day, Jefferson students and staff are invited to wear a hat at school.
Congratulations to our Jefferson Leader In Me Habit #2 Students of the Month:
Mrs. Ehr- Gabby Bumatayo
Mrs. Kousma – Ethan Gordon
Mrs. Niemerg – Case Easton
Mrs. Ramsey – Noah Burton
Mrs. Shaffer- Jocelyn Bell
Miss Swinford – Curtis Snider
Mr. Bledsaw – Ryan Sefried
Miss Goodchild – Ayla Traub
Mrs. Larson – Kennedy White
Mrs. Lucas – Giuliana Werk-Levin
Mrs. Mellott – Braxton Floyd
Mr. McGinness – Moises Rodriguez
Mrs. Richeson – Elijah Peterson
Mrs. Spanhook – Jacob Griffith
Mr. Anderson – Lauren Ealy
Mrs. Ball – Anastasia Tolliver
Mrs. Beabout – Landon Shafer
Mrs. Bowers – Emsley White
Mrs. Harrell – Hunter Grabiec
Mrs. Hopper – Karley Eastman
Mrs. Meister – Charlie Milton
Mrs. Stranz – Brooklyn Phillips
Mrs. Hayes – Jerry Knapp
Jefferson will be hosting our Winter Spirit Week next week. Please follow the link below for details. https://5il.co/nt5c
Jefferson Families: The Jefferson Picture Retake Day is scheduled for Monday, February 1, 2021. Please look for more information to be sent to you in mid January 2021.
Congratulations to our Jefferson Leader In Me Habit #1 Students of the Month:
Mrs. Ehr- Davalyn Bowers
Mrs. Kousma – Ava Nixon
Mrs. Niemerg – Tyler Wayne
Mrs. Ramsey – Ryley Bonewitz
Mrs. Shaffer- Emmie Parsley
Miss Swinford – Maleah Faller
Mr. Bledsaw – Maliyah Harrison
Miss Goodchild – Carter Fehrenbacher
Mrs. Larson – Janely Amaya
Mrs. Lucas – Bristol Schrock
Mrs. Mellott – Melaina Morrisson
Mr. McGinness – Phoebe Frey
Mrs. Richeson – Colby Metzger
Mrs. Spanhook – Ella Viertel
Mr. Anderson - Vincent Torrepalma
Mrs. Ball – Shelbie Pollard
Mrs. Beabout – Catharine Staggs
Mrs. Bowers – Matt Coartney
Mrs. Harrell – Rylee Vicory
Mrs. Hopper – Ty Helton
Mrs. Meister – Will Ashley
Mrs. Stranz – Joshua Peterson
Charleston Rec Department Christmas Art & Gingerbread Kits: https://5il.co/mu6s
(Please search "kit" on the Rec Department website)
With the schedule changes, students in classes with pre-scheduled meetings will need to update their Teams calendar. Here is a set of directions to help: https://5il.co/mtk1
1st Quarter report cards are now available for viewing on Skyward.
Please contact your student's teacher if you have any questions.
Jefferson students had an art project to draw themselves in the Tim Burton style. Here are a few of the pictures turned in. https://5il.co/mmu3
A few reminders for next week:
-Monday, November 2nd is a Remote Planning Day for Staff with no student attendance.
-Tuesday, November 3rd is non-student attendance due to Election Day.
-Wednesday, November 4th is our reopening of school for those attending in-person. We will continue to follow the 2-Hour Early Dismissal schedule.
(*Please review our JES reopening plan on the school website for additional information for those returning to school)
Also, Mrs. White will need in-person students to bring their art projects that they are currently working on to school when they return.
We appreciate the assistance and please contact the school if you have any questions.
Jefferson's Book Fair has gone online! Discover new books sure to keep kids reading. Every purchase supports our school. Shop now! Click link for book fair flyer. https://5il.co/m0kl
Jefferson School has scheduled Parent-Teacher Conferences for Thursday, October 15th & Friday, October 16th. Conferences are available on Thursday the 15th in the evening from 4:00pm – 7:30pm. There will also be conferences offered on Friday the 16th from 8:00am – 3:00pm. Utilizing your Skyward account beginning Friday, October 2nd at 4:00pm, you will have access to sign up for a time slot with your student’s teacher.
Upon arrival, we ask the 4th grade parent to enter/exit through the 4th grade hallway on the east side of JES, Door #3, You will be able to park in the gravel lot across from the gym.
Upon arrival, we ask the 5th grade parent to enter/exit through the 5th grade hallway on the west side of JES, Door #7. You will be able to park in the staff lot by the playground.
Upon arrival, we ask the 6th grade parent to enter/exit through the main entrance on the south side of JES, Door #1. You will be able to park in front of the school or church lots.
There will be staff to guide you to the correct doors. In order to provide safety, we will ask that you wait outside until your chosen time nears. Before entering, a temperature check and symptom screening will take place. Face coverings are required. Once approved for entry, we will direct you to your student’s classroom. We also ask that you exit through the doors upon which you entered the building.
-Click on the Conferences Tab for your student on the lower left of the screen
-Then click on All Conferences
-Next click on Select A Time
-Finally click on Save
-You will receive an email verifying date & time of your conference with the Teacher
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the school at 639-7000.
Families of Jefferson 6th grade students:
Adhering to the Illinois School Code Sec. 27-8.1. Health examination and immunizations requirements, this is another reminder that you have until Oct. 15th to turn in a school physical and two required vaccinations for your student. If you have not already done so, call as soon as possible to schedule an appointment with your physician, as the deadline is quickly approaching! Please disregard this message if you have turned in your student’s physical and two required vaccinations. You may reach me at 217-639-7015 or at my email email@example.com
, to check and see if your student is still in need of requirements. Completed physicals and vaccinations can be dropped off in the Jefferson office or faxed to 217-639-7005.
Thank you and have a great day!
5th & 6th grade laptop cases for your student's device are now available.
Please come by the school between the hours of 7:00am & 4:00pm to obtain the protective case.