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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Parents & Guardians Night Out | 10/20

10/7/2018 7:15 pm

Save the date for our annual joint fundraiser for Marshall & Jefferson Schools on October 20, 2018 at 7pm. This year's event will be held at The Parlor in the Woodland located at 60 Woodland Rd, Maplewood, NJ. This is a parents and guardians only event, and a chance to meet each other in a social setting. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. Click HERE to purchase tickets.

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Upcoming Special Education Parent Meetings | 10/18 & 10/24

10/6/2018 10:17 pm

We hope you will join us for two upcoming important meetings for Special Education parents: SOMA School District sponsored Department of Special Services Back-To-School-Night on 10/18 and SEPAC sponsored IEP Binder Building Workshop with Beth Cosentino from Understood. She's presenting a workshop: How to Organize Your Child's IEP Binder on 10/24. 

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Jefferson Walk-a-thon | 10/2

9/28/2018 8:50 pm

The Jefferson Walk-a-Thon promotes fun and fitness, while simultaneously giving students the opportunity to raise money to help their school! The students will walk (skip, hop and line dance!) around a track in the back of the school while DJ Jeanmarie is spinning the latest tunes. We are using Pledgestara web-based fundraising system. It's fun. It's easy. Register now and click here to volunteer.

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Walk to School Day | 10/2

9/28/2018 8:49 pm

Jefferson Elementary School will take part in National Walk to School Day on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. The entire Jefferson student body will be walking to school together from Orchard Park in Maplewood with parents, teachers, staff, and special guests from the District Administration and the Township of Maplewood to celebrate healthy habits, community, and safety. Interested in volunteering as a chaperone and crossing guard?

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Picture Day | 10/3 & 10/4

9/28/2018 8:49 pm

Smile! It's picture time at Jefferson School. NEW THIS YEAR, you can purchase picture packages online by clicking HERE used the code Jefferson19 and you don't need to send in a paper form Like every year you will be receiving Peter Collura Photography's flyer soon to order by paper (click read more to see the packages).  Click HERE for the class photo shoot schedule and to volunteer to help your child's class.


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