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Regular School Hours:

1st-5th grade:
8:15 AM to 3:00 PM
1st & 2nd Grade Lunch 
11:05 AM - 12:05 PM

3rd, 4th & 5th Grade Lunch 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


AM Kindergarten
8:15 AM to 11:05 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:05 PM to 3:00 PM


Student Late Arrival
Instructional Schedule


AM Kindergarten 
9:45 AM to 11:55 AM

PM Kindergarten
12:55 PM to 3:00 PM

Grades 1 - 5
9:45 AM to 3:00 PM

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Office Contacts

Weber, Leslie
Guerino, Michelle
Lead Secretary
Tozier, Leslie
Assistant Secretary
Malone, Colette
School Nurse


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Jefferson "Tiger News"


September 24, 2018

Dear Jefferson Families,

I hope you were able to enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend, fall has arrived! The Scholastic Book Fair is this week at Jefferson! It is an enchanted event, please see below for details. On Wednesday, September 26, we have a student late arrival. Please remember that school begins at 9:45am and for our kindergarten families the morning session ends at 11:55am, the afternoon session begins at 12:55pm.

Students recently completed the fall NWEA MAP testing in the areas of math and reading. The results will be sent via email from the district in the next week, please let me know if you have any questions. This assessment is one piece of our data that we use in order to guide our instruction along with other formative and summative assessments.

Community School Finance Night - 6 p.m. Monday, September 24 at Lincoln Building tour begins at 6 p.m. Presentation begins at 7 p.m. For a deeper understanding of D205 school finances, join school officials for this special session.

Scholastic Book Fair
The Jefferson PTA will be hosting the Scholastic Book Fair this week! Please visit the PTA Book Fair Homepage for hours of operation, special events, and online ordering as well as RSVP for our Family Reading Night! I will be reading to children, Ms. Cusack will have a Drop Everything and Read time in her office, children can make bookmarks and there will be a Book Walk! 
Book Fair Hours:
Tuesday 3:00-5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00-9:30am and 3:00-7:00pm
Thursday: 3:00-8:00pm ( Family Reading Night 6:00-7:00pm)
Friday: 7:00-9:00am


Dad’s Club Event
The Jefferson Dad’s club will have their annual bike crawl on Thursday, October 4th. Please meet at the gazebo on Spring Rd at 5:30pm.


District 205 Foundation Save the Dates
This year, students and staff are benefiting from over $192,000 in Foundation funding that provides educational enhancements, more resources and additional programming across all K-12 district schools. This is a direct result of community support, and we thank all of our donors for their generosity. We are currently seeking Foundation sponsors for this upcoming year. Contact the Executive Director at 630-617-2328 to learn more about this special opportunity.

Please save the dates for these upcoming fundraisers and stay tuned for details:
 Holiday Tree Sale: Orders due October 26th.

Support the charming Elmhurst tradition of tree-lined streets by volunteering as a block captain or purchasing an outdoor or indoor tree. Neighborhood Tree Order deliveries Nov. 24th , pick up Dec. 1st. Visit for information and to place an order.

Harlem Wizards vs. D205 All-Stars Basketball Exhibition Event: Saturday, November 3rd 5:00 pm. Mrs. Weber, Ms. Muller and Ms. Nicholson will all be playing this year!

 2019 Foundation Gala:Saturday, February 9th 6:00 pm Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook

Learn more about us by visiting

York Centennial Homecoming Game & Family Fun Day 
York Dukes Homecoming Football Game
September 28, 2018
Sophomore Game at 5 PM
Varsity Game 7:30 PM
$5.00 admission

York Open House & Family Fun Day
September 29, 2018
Food Trucks, Music, Family Games & Raffles
10 AM to 2 PM
York High School
(Centennial Outdoor Picnic)
Noon to 3 PM
Click HERE to RSVP

Live Music
The Rented Mules
Featuring York Teachers Chris Gemkow and Adam Gearing & Tim Albert
Historical Presentations with Val Stewart hourly beginning at 10 AM

Upcoming Dates: 

25-27 Scholastic Book Fair
26: Student Late Arrival
28: Student Council Spirit Day! Comfy Clothes/PJ Day!
5-Institute Day-No School
8-Columbus Day-No School
11-Science Olympiad
15-Vision and Hearing Screening
24-Student Late Arrival

Don’t forget to follow Jefferson twitter @JeffersonD205! Have a wonderful rest of your week!
Leslie Weber


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Birthday Book News

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At Jefferson School our mission is to create a learning environment where students, parents and staff work together to achieve educational excellence.