Get you tickets now, sponsor & advertise at the Variety Show | 12/8

11/4/2018 10:59 am

Come one, come all! Please join us for the 2018 Marshall & Jefferson School's Variety Show on Saturday, December 8th at 2 pm. It's held at the South Orange Middle School's Main Auditorium located on 70 South Ridgewood Road in South Orange. Get your tickets now!

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Enchanted Forest Book Fair | 11/26 to 11/30

11/3/2018 11:18 am

Calling all Book Fairies and Literary Gnomes! Volunteers needed for this year's Enchanted Forest Book Fair! Daytime and evening shifts available. We're looking for helpers to set-up, help students make their wish lists, assist with retail, and break down when the fair ends. Click here for details and to sign up here!

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Board Games & Puzzles Needed | Due 11/16

10/31/2018 8:16 pm

Our classrooms are looking for both new & gently-used puzzles and board games make Indoor Recess fun and engaging!  Jefferson students immensely enjoy these contributions! 


Games will be collected at the Jefferson School Main Office, attention Mr. Hannis, until November 16th.


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Box Tops for Education Contest | 12/1

10/31/2018 7:16 pm

The class that brings in the most Box Tops from now until December 1st will win extra recess time, and Jefferson School will receive 10¢ for each Box Top you collect. Clipping is easy! Find Box Tops on hundreds of products you know and love. A full list of eligible products is printed here. How do you send the Box Tops?

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Thanksgiving Food Drive

10/31/2018 6:41 pm

The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills (JLOSH) is seeking to donate 300 complete Thanksgiving meals for local families in need who have children in the Orange Public School System. This community program is critical for families who may otherwise not have the means to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal.

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Halloween Parade | 10/31 at 1:30 pm

10/30/2018 11:03 am

On Wednesday October 31st, Jefferson will hold its annual costume parade at 1:30 pm. Teachers will lead their classes around the perimeter of the school. Families are invited to watch the parade from Ridgewood Road, Virginia Road and Maryland Avenue. Where can you watch the parade? Your are invited to observe this festive event from Ridgewood Road, Virginia Road and Maryland Ave. What about costumes? What if you don't want your student to participate in the parade? 

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Beyond The Bell | Fall Session

10/30/2018 11:00 am

There is no Beyond the Bell (BTB) classes next week. There are three sessions (Fall, Winter and Spring) during the Jefferson school year and they are held on Mondays & Wednesdays. For a list of when the classes are held this fall session, and when they are closed, read here.

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Jefferson School Spirit Wear | Order by 10/2

10/12/2018 4:23 pm

Show school pride with spirit wear! Check out our hoodies, hats, shirts, and everyone's favorite, pajama bottoms in time for the fall weather! See our Jefferson School Spirit Wear collection here  and our 5th Grade Sweatshirts hereItems will be distributed directly to your child at school. Sale NOW ends October 24 so place your order today!

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5th Grade Sweatshirts | Deadline 10/24

10/11/2018 7:16 pm


Kids wear these sweatshirts for years to come, so order a bigger size! You can add a name to the sleeve. Sweatshirts will be distributed to each student in the classroom in November. New this year, click here to order online.

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5th Grade Party | 10/19 7:00 - 8:30 pm

10/8/2018 7:14 pm

 Come HAVE FUN and kick off the new school year with your 5th   grade Friends!

 October 19th, 2018 | Jefferson School Cafeteria

 7:00- 8:30 PM

 New this year, click here, pay and sign the permission slip   online.

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