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Last update: 12/10/2018

Jefferson PTA Home

This is your Jefferson PTA!

Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year at Jefferson!

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!


Letter from the 2018-19 Jefferson PTA President


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.

  • 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


December 10, 2018

Jefferson Giving Tree - Our Giving Tree this year will be Tuesday, December 11th. The kindergarten, first and second grade assembly will be from 8:45-9:30am. The third, fourth and fifth grade assembly will be 9:45-10:30am. Click here for more details/gift card information.


Kie&Kate Holiday Shopping Event - Save the Date! The PTA Social Committee wants you to "Save the Date" for a private holiday shopping event.  Join us on Wednesday, December 12th from 7-9pm at Kie&Kate Couture (559 S. Spring Road). You will save 10% on your purchases and Kie&Kate will generously donate 10% back to the Jefferson PTA. See the attached flyer for details.


Jefferson Junior Great Books  - It’s time to sign up for 3rd Grade Jr. Great Books. Our discussion groups will meet for 7 weekly sessions on Fridays during lunch from January11– February 22 . Participation forms are due December 20. Sign up link here.


Jefferson Family Fitness Night - Join us for Family Fitness Night on January 12th from 6-7:30 pm at Windy City Ninjas in Elmhurst. Whether it is your first time trying your ninja skills, or you have already come to know the challenge and fun of the ninja gym, this is the time to try out and feed your inner ninja warrior! 

In order to register, please click the following link: and indicate how many are attending. Once you register please make sure you fill out a waiver and create an account for your family here:  Choose the Elmhurst location to create an account, sign your waiver and add all of your family members. In order to secure your spot please submit cash or check in an envelope marked “PTA Fitness Night” to the office.  Price is $15 per person (child or adult), if there are 3 participants in your family the price is $40, if there are 4 participants in your family the price is $50.  There is a maximum of 80 participants. We will have healthy snacks, activities for the kids and a few raffle prizes to give away! 

Contact Jen Taylor ( with any questions.


Save the date for "Snacks with the Superintendent" - The PTA Council is sponsoring an evening with District 205 Superintendent Dr. David Moyer on Tuesday, January 15th at 7pm.  Come and ask him any questions you may have about things happening in our school district.  A PTA meeting will follow and snacks will be served.  Please join us!


Beauty & the Beast Event -  The PTA Social Committee invites you to enjoy a magical, family night at the theater.  Join us at The

Drury Lane Theatre for Beauty & the Beast on Saturday, January 19th at 5pm.  This nine-time Tony nominated musical continues to win the hearts of people all over the globe.  It is sure to be a memorable event!      

Discounted tickets for Jefferson families & friends have been arranged by the PTA Social Committee.  Please order your tickets & return this form with payment in an envelope marked "Social Committee Theater Event" to the Jefferson office by Wednesday, December 19th.  Tickets will be delivered to you by the Social Committee before the event date.  Buy now, tickets will sell out!  Questions? Contact Kathy Fromm at


Save the date for Family Math Night - Dominoes, dice, and pattern blocks! Jefferson School’s 2nd Annual Family Math Night will be on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 6PM. Join us for a fun (and free!) evening filled with creative, hands-on activities that will get your kids to think about and make sense of numbers! Look for RSVP information and volunteer registration after winter break. Contact Cathy Dykes at catherine.dykes@gmail.comwith any questions.


Lunch Room/Playground Volunteers - Calling all volunteers! Jefferson is in need of Lunch Room/Playground volunteers for January. Volunteers assist the lunch room and playground attendants in supporting the needs of all Jefferson students during lunch/recess time. Volunteers work the entire shift, from 11am - 12:30pm. Parents may volunteer for one time or many! It's a great way to see your child(ren) in action at school! 

Sign up via Sign-up Genius for January at:

There are also a few spots left for December!  Sign up for December here:

For more information about being a lunch room & playground volunteer, visit the PTA website at: and click on "more information" or contact Becca Harpster.


PTA Reflections Art Program - Congratulations to the following students who’s entries are advancing to the Dupage East Regional

level.  The theme this year was “Hero’s around me!”  Thank you to all the students who participated!  

Elizabeth Anderson - Dance

Ronan Bishoff - Music

Nina Suerth - Visual Arts


Mark Your Calendars! Student Late Arrival days for elementary students are: December 12; January 16; February 6 & 20; March 6 & 20; April 3 & 24; and May 8.


Important Dates and Upcoming Events 

  • December 11th - Jefferson Giving Tree
  • December 12th - Kie & Kate Shopping Night
  • December 12th - Student Late Arrival
    • Grades 1-5 and AM Kindergarten - instruction begins at 9:45am
    • AM Kindergarten dismissal at 11:55 am
    • PM Kindergarten - instruction begins at 12:55pm
  • December 20th - Junior Great Books registration deadline for 3rd grade.
  • January 12th - Jefferson Family Fitness Night, 6-7:30pm at Windy City Ninja
  • January 15th - Snacks with the Superintendent, 7pm at Jefferson School
  • January 15th - PTA meeting, 7pm at Jefferson School
  • January 19th - Beauty and the Beast Event, 5pm at Drury Lane
  • January 31st - Family Math Night, 6pm 



January 15, 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.