Jefferson School Parent Post

March 2021

School Contact Information

  • Office Phone Number - 309-263-2650
  • Office Hours 7:30am-3:30pm
  • Office Fax Number - 309-284-3031
  • Jefferson Attendance Line - 309-284-3025

Important Dates & Upcoming Events


2 - TEAM Day

3 - Early Dismissal 11:55am

5 - Early Dismissal 11:55am; End of 3rd Quarter; Scrip Order Forms Due

8 - School Supply Kit Sale Starts (March 8-19)

Skating Unit in PE Starts (March 8-19)

Musical Filming for 5th Grade

9 - Musical Filming for 6th Grade

12 - 3rd Quarter Report Cards Distributed

16 - Aide Appreciation Day

18 - Bus Driver Appreciation Day

19 - 5th Grade Maturation Presentation 1:30pm

22 - PTO Meeting 6:30pm

29 - SPRING BREAK BEGINS (March 29- April 5) School Resumes Tuesday, April 6th

Challenge Dates - Tuesdays 2:45-4:00pm

March 2

March 9

March 16

March 23

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Books By Day:

Monday - "Where the Wild Things Are" - Wear Animal Print

Tuesday - "Book With No Pictures" - Wear a Graphic/Picture Tee

Wednesday - Harry Potter - Wear Hogwarts Attire or Glasses

Thursday - "Because of Mr. Terupt" - Wear A Tie

Friday - "Clifford the Big Red Dog" - Wear Red Patriot/Morton Gear

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5Essentials Survey Parent Letter -


Jefferson PTO would like to welcome our new Patriot students & families to Jefferson.

What does PTO do?

  • Provide assistance to classroom teachers and support school initiatives
  • Meet monthly to discuss ways to support students and teachers
  • Coordinate the annual fundraiser - Step It Up/Readathon will kickoff at the end of Aug.
  • Provide ways for families to give back to Jefferson - Kroger Rewards, SCRIP, Amazon Smile, & more!

Next Meeting - March 22 at 6:30pm

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Jefferson Vision & Mission

Vision: Educating Patriots today to be leaders tomorrow.


We are P.A.T.R.I.O.T.S.

P. ositive role models & problem solvers

A. chievers

T. eam players

R. eaders & rigorous learners

I. ndependent thinkers

O. pen-minded & offering opportunities to all

T. echnology innovators

S. etting examples by serving others

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Safe Classrooms, Successful Outcomes

Here is your one-stop link for all current information related to COVID, including District 709's Return to School Plan and the online form for employees & families to report COVID cases. If your child or a member of your family has tested positive or is suspected of having COVID, we need you to call our attendance line and complete the online form - Family COVID Case Report. Please make attendance phone calls by 8:30am daily.
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