Jefferson Elementary School

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Last update: 4/17/2018

Jefferson PTA Home

This is your Jefferson PTA!

Welcome to the 2017 - 2018 School Year!

The Jefferson Elementary PTA provides several programs to all students, including the Thanksgiving Feast, Science Olympiad, and Author Visits at no cost to the students or teachers. Check out a list of all the great things your PTA offers!

2017-18 PTA Welcome letter

The PTA needs you!  Membership allows you to participate as a voting member in an organization that not only benefits your child, but all children at Jefferson.

  • 2017-2018 PTA Membership form
  • Join the PTA and you also receive access to MySchoolAnywhere, the Jefferson online directory and app.
  • If you are interested in volunteering for any of the events the PTA has to offer, you can sign up at the PTA Ice Cream Social or complete the Volunteer Sign-up form and mail to:  Jefferson PTA, 360 E. Crescent Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126.

We can’t wait for you to join and get involved!

Jefferson PTA Newsletter

Jefferson Elementary School Home

TIGER BEAT WEEKLY

April 17, 2018

Spring Dance - You're Invited to... A Totally Rad 80s Dance Party, Dude! A night of fun for Jefferson families, including a DJ, dancing, photo booth, games & snacks. Friday, April 20, 6-9pm in the Jefferson Gym. Break out your leg warmers, parachute pants, and Vans, and get ready to rock! Presented free of charge by the Jefferson PTA, for all Jefferson families! RSVP Here. (Click the Sign Up check box, Submit and Sign Up, and enter your family name and number of attendees).

The dance is just around the corner and we need a few more volunteers.You can choose to help decorate before the dance, clean up after, or volunteer at the photo booth and the snacks table. If you can volunteer, please click here to sign up for a time slot that works for you. Thank you for your help! We could not do it without you!

 

Running Club - The Jefferson Running Club is starting up again for spring! We are so excited for the warmer days and watching the kids have a blast logging in their miles. In order to get started again and for Running Club to be a success, we need parent volunteersPlease check your calendars and come out to volunteer and cheer on the kids. For the safety of the runners we can not hold running club on days there are not enough volunteers.

Remember, anyone is welcome, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles. Bring them all to cheer on the kids. Please sign up to volunteerhere, just fill your name in on the days and times you can come. Thank you for your continued support of the Jefferson Running Club. If you have any questions regarding Running Club please contact: Laura White, Shannon Jackson or Jen Taylor.

 

Spring Spirit wear - Field Day Apparel is available for purchase! Order online. The sale ends April 20th. Designed by Jefferson 5th Graders, the shirts will be delivered to Jefferson the week of May 15th, in time for Field Day and end of year fun! Watch for flyers coming home in backpacks this week! 

 

Family Math Night - Dominoes, dice, and pattern blocks! It’s Jefferson School’s 1st Annual Family Math Night! Join us on MAY 9th at 6pm for a fun (and free!) evening filled with creative, hands-on math activities that will get your kids to think about and make sense of numbers!

See the Math Night flier here and please CLICK HERE to RSVP by Friday, April 27th.

In order for the evening to run smoothly, we need volunteers to facilitate the various stations on the evening of May 9th. No math background or education experience is necessary!!!

Please consider donating your time to make this event a huge success! If you are interested in volunteering please click here. If you have any questions, please contact Catherine.Dykes@gmail.com

 

Kendra Scott Shopping Event - The Kendra Scott Shopping fundraiser is tonight!! 20% of all sales will be donated back to the Jefferson PTA. Come shop, sip and snack with us from 6-8pm. If you cannot join us please consider placing a phone order anytime today. Thank you. More information can be found here.

 

Roller Skating Party - The Jefferson Roller Skating Party on Sunday, April 29th from 4-6:00 pm at the Lombard Roller Rink. This fun activity is sponsored by the Jefferson PTA and Admission is free. More information can be found here.

 

Superintendent's Coffee - The final Superintendent Coffee of the year is Wednesday, April 25 at 9:45 am at Lincoln Elementary School.

 

Incoming 6th Grade Information Nights - 

  • Sandburg Middle School: The Sandburg PTA will host a Welcome Night on Tuesday, May 8th at 7:00pm in their auditorium for all parents of incoming 6th graders.
  • Bryan Middle School: On Tuesday, May 15th, Bryan Middle School will be hosting a Welcome Night for all incoming 6th grade parents. This evening event is for parents and will be presented by Bryan administration, counselors, and team leaders to help support students and parents as they transition to middle school. See below for the tentative agenda.

    • 6:30-Optional Meet and Greet for 504 Students (room 402)
    • 6:30-Optional Informational Meeting for students who have an IEP (Library) 
    • 7:00-Program Begins in Auditorium
    • 8:15 -Conclusion of Program
  • Churchville Middle School: On Thursday May 17th at 7pm, Churchville Middle School will be hosting Welcome Night for all parents of incoming 6th graders. This evening event is for parents and will be presented by Churchville administration, counselors, and team leaders to help support students and parents as they transition to middle school.

Experience Party Host Thank You - A HUGE "Thank You" to Becca Harpster & Patty Gorski for hosting & for everyone that attended the Mom’s Night Out: Dance Edition at Fitt Rx. This exciting event raised $300 for the Jefferson PTA!

 

Important Dates and Upcoming Events

  • April 20th - Spring Dance, Jefferson Gym 6-9 pm
  • April 25th - Student Late Arrival Day
  • April 25th - Superintendent's Coffee, Lincoln Elementary 9:45 am
  • April 26th - Spring Celebration of Learning (formerly known as B.R.A.G. Night), 6-7:30 pm; 4th grade State presentation starts at 5:30
  • April 29th - Roller Skating Party, Lombard Roller Rink, 4-6pm
  • May 3rd - PTA Meeting, 7pm
  • May 8th - Sandburg Middle School, Welcome Night for incoming 6th Grade Parents, 7pm, Sandburg Auditorium, Parents only
  • May 9th - Student Late Arrival
  • May 9th - Family Math Night 6-7:30 pm
  • May 14th - DARE Graduation, 5th grade students, 9:30 am
  • May 15th - Bryan Middle School, Welcome Night for incoming 6th Grade Parents, 7 pm, Parents Only
  • May 17th - Churchville Middle School, Welcome Night for incoming 6th Grade Parents, 7pm, Parents Only
  • May 17th - 5th Grade Performance, 7 pm

NEXT PTA MEETING

Thursday, APRIL 5

7:00 PM

 

Location: Jefferson Elementary School Multi-purpose Room

 

All are welcome.

Please join us!


 

Be a part! Join the PTA!

It's never too late!

Sign up here.

All PTA Members receive access to the MySchoolAnywhere directory, which includes contact information for all students.

Questions about membership? Contact Becca Harpster.