Important April Dates
Week of April 19-23: Forward Testing for Virtual Students--View schedule here!
Monday, April 19: April PTO Meeting via Google Meet at 5:00-6:00 pm -- JOIN HERE!
Wednesday, April 21: Early Release Day at 1:10 pm
Thursday, April 22: Earth Day-- Do something kind for planet Earth as a family!
Wednesday, April 28: Early Release Day at 1:10 pm
Friday, April 30: NO SCHOOL--Staff Professional Development Day
- Manila Street
- the east side of 14th Street--Please cross at the crosswalks!
- the north side of Division Street--Please cross at the crosswalks!
Parents should not pull in the parking lot for drop-off or pick-up. This space is for staff and school buses only.
Forward Testing-Grades 3-5
Testing will take place the week of April 19-23. Please view THIS SCHEDULE to find the specific times your child will come to Jefferson for testing. If you have any questions about Forward testing or what this will look like, please contact Mrs. DeArmond at (920)663-9532 or at email@example.com Virtual students do not need to bring their Chromebook. They must wear a mask and should bring a book to read.
Tuesday, April 20--Grade 4
Wednesday, April 21--Grades 3, 4, 5
Thursday, April 21--Grade 4
Tuesday, April 27--Grades 3, 4, 5
Thursday, April 29--Grade 4
PALS Testing-Grades K-2
Summer School Registration is OPEN!
It is time to think summer! MPSD is excited to share our Summer School 2021 Course Catalog. You can check out the variety of opportunities here, including athletics, enrichment, summer academy, and middle school transition.
NEW THIS YEAR - all registration will be done ONLINE through Infinite Campus from April 7 - May 14. If you haven't done so already, please log in/ create your parent portal prior to registration. The course catalog contains information needed to complete this process.
Updates from School Nurse
5th Grade Immunizations
Students entering 6th grade (age 11) are required by law to receive a booster vaccine of Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccine or sign a waiver of declination for personal, medical or religious reasons. A waiver can be found on the MPSD website under services>nursing services>parent forms. Due to the limited access of medical appointments in the last year many children are behind in this requirement. Please see your medical provider, public health department, or health center to schedule your appointment PRIOR to school beginning next year.
Other recommended Preteen and teen vaccines include:
Meningococcal-protects against the bacteria that causes meningitis
HPV-protects against cancers and other diseases caused by human papillomavirus
UPDATED (3/26): My Child Is Ill. Now What?
My child is exhibiting the following new onset of unexplained symptoms:
● One of the following:
• Fever (100.4 or greater)
• New loss of taste or smell
● OR Two or more of the following:
•Congestion (sinus, chest)
•Shortness of breath
•GI symptoms (Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea)
They must stay home from school!
IN ORDER TO RETURN TO SCHOOL, ONE OF THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS MUST TAKE PLACE AND BE COMMUNICATED TO YOUR SCHOOL OFFICE:
Option 1. See a healthcare provider and have a written return to school letter.
Option 2. COVID-19 testing is performed. If negative results may return the next school day if symptoms are improved. If positive follow the prescribed isolation guidelines.
Option 3. Quarantine for 10 days. If this option is chosen, ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MUST OCCUR:
○ MUST stay home from school for ten (10) days from when symptoms first appeared
○ MUST be fever free for at least 24 hours without the used of fever reducing medications
○ All other symptoms have improved.
Jefferson Community Connections
#TogetherWeCan Parent Group
This is a chance for Jefferson parents and caregivers to get together virtually to discuss issues they are facing while building a community of adults that they know will be there for them to help them through the highs and lows of life. April Topics: effects of COVID 19 on each other; engaging my child in virtual learning and/or any question you would like to bring up with the group
Suicide Prevention Workshop for MPSD Families
Grow It Forward Pantry
Chartwells Food Service
Our Student Support Leader, Tara Foytik, will be available for YOU to text, email, or call to address any questions or issues you may be having during in-person or virtual learning!
Options to contact Tara Foytik:
Click here if your child's Chromebook is not working properly and you need help.
Learn how to log in, search, place books on holds for materials pick-up, and read ebooks on Destiny Discover.
If you or someone in your family is having symptoms or has tested positive for COVID-19 please fill out the COVID-19 Reporting Form.