Our JES students will be taking their IAR test next week, so JES will be hosting a Spirit Week to show school-wide support.
The JES 4th grade classes recently learned about the importance of the dragon in Chinese New Year. They created these dragons in art class, using guided drawing and learning about blending watercolors. Pictured are 4th grade Awesome Artists.
Many JES students participated in our quarterly incentive event the week before Spring Break. Please follow the link provided for a few pictures from their skating parties. https://youtu.be/IvvnVeK_spo
Please join us for the JES Blood Drive on March 30, 2022. More information in flyer below.
The JES 5th graders just finished a lesson in art class creating dragon faces. They learned about symmetry and blending oil pastels. Pictured are the Awesome Artists.
JES is hosting a Spirit Week, March 7-11. See details below.
The JES 4th graders recently learned about symmetry, and the African mask. They learned about the role the masks play in African culture. Pictured below are the 4th grade Awesome Artists.
The JES 6th grade classes recently learned about value and different architectural styles in art class. They created these winter cityscapes.
The JES 5th grade recently created dreamcatchers in art class. They learned about pattern, overlapping, and watercolor wash. Pictured are the 5th grade Awesome Artists.
The JES 4th grade art classes recently learned about positive and negative space. They created a shape, drew squares, and alternated coloring with positive and negative space.
The JES 6th graders recently created collages. They chose their subject matter, completed 3 drawings, painted them, cut them apart, and then made 1 collage from the pieces. Pictured are the 6th grade Awesome Artists.
Please enjoy the video (link below) highlighting pictures from Jefferson's Chorus, Band, and World Drumming Club Winter concerts.
The JES 4th graders have been studying the works of artist Dean Russo. They created an animal face in Russo's style using crayon and watercolor. Pictured are the awesome artists. Not pictured: Ember Mull
JES World Drumming Club is performing one song with the Coles County Barbershop Chorus on Sunday Dec 5 at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm. The afternoon concert will be at the First Presbyterian Church of Mattoon and the evening concert will be at the Wesley Methodist in Charleston.
Mrs. Richeson's 5th Grade class at Jefferson Elementary School made a video about the first Thanksgiving. Please follow the link provided to enjoy the video.
Every JES sixth-grade class went on field trips to Douglas Hart Nature Center in Mattoon, and learned about ecosystems, food webs, and predators and prey. All the students and teachers enjoyed their time at the nature center. Mrs. Ball and Ms. Beabout's classes presented the money that was raised by Jefferson students during the two hat days sponsored by the sixth-grade students. We raised almost $200 for Douglas Hart Nature Center. Thank you to all the boys, girls, and teachers who participated in the hat days.
JES students decorated their classroom doors in remembrance of Veterans Day. Please follow the link below to see their work.
5th grade has been learning about abstract art, patterns, and crayon wax resist in art class. They created abstract dogs with crayon and watercolor. Pictured are the 5th grade awesome artists.
Jefferson Elementary School is hosting a Fall into Giving virtual food drive! The drive begins today, November 1st, and ends on November 30th, Giving Tuesday.
The virtual drive is an easy, safe and fun way to help feed our neighbors facing hunger! Here is how it works:
· Please visit www.eiffooddrive.org
and “shop” in the virtual market by placing items in your cart
· Upon checkout, you will select Jefferson Elementary from the drop-down menu.