Jefferson Family Newsletter

November 2021

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Mask are now required through January 21, 2022.


  • 40 degrees or cooler requires a winter jacket; A winter hat and mittens are strongly recommended as well
  • Students are not allowed back into the building to get winter wear once outside. Staff members give reminders before taking grades outside.
  • Students must respect snow rules!
  • If a student does not bring boots or snow pants, they must remain on the blacktop during outside time.
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Chromebooks to School

This is a reminder that students need to bring their charged Chromebooks to school every day. Students use their devices throughout the day and we do not always have extras to provide. Thank you for your help with this!

Attendance Announcement

This is a reminder that students are expected to attend school every day. If your student will not be at school, please contact the main office prior to 9:00 a.m. to properly excuse the absence. All pre-arranged absences should be reported to the main office by phone call, (715) 345-5418, or email (

Wreath Pick-Up!

Pick-up date is Monday, November 15 after 2 p.m. in the cafeteria. Pick up will end promptly at 7 p.m. Signs will be posted outside to direct you to the correct location. Holiday decoration care, handling, and storage tips will be provided to help keep your wreaths looking fresh for as long as possible.

A huge thank you to all that ordered! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the main office at (715) 345-5418 or

Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair will be coming to Jefferson on Thursday, November 15 through Friday, November 19! The book fair will be open:

Monday, November 15

11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. during parent teacher conferences

Tuesday, November 16

8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 17

8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 18

8:45 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. during the school day and during parent conferences

Friday, November 19

8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

In addition, we are happy to announce a new way to pay for your child’s book purchases:

"Use eWallet to grant wishes. No cash on hand for the book fair? No worries — Scholastic Book Fairs is now offering eWallet as a secure, cash-free way for your child to shop the Fair. There is no charge to set up an eWallet. Simply create an account and authorize a spending limit to have funds immediately available for your child to choose the books they wish for."

To get started, visit our school’s Book Fair homepage:

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Mrs. Cronce, Library Media Specialist

Mr. Reynolds, Library Assistant

NaNoWriMo! - 6th Graders

National Novel Writing Month is here for our 6th graders. Authors in Mrs. Bartnik's 6th grade writing classes will be taking on the challenge of writing their very own novels during the month of November. We are asking our Jefferson friends and families to provide words of encouragement and praise towards our 6th graders as they take on this challenge! Please send these to either or up until the last week of the month. Thank you for all of your help and continued support!

-Mrs. Bartnik

6th Grade Teacher

Parent Letter -Safety Drill 2021

This letter was also sent home on Thursday, November 4, with all students.

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Jefferson Student/Parent Apparel Order

EXTENDED! DUE November 10th at midnight.



Monday, October 25

Washington @ Jefferson

Wednesday, October 27


Monday, November 1

Jefferson @ Bannach, CANCELLED

Wednesday, November 3

E-learning Day - practice on Friday 11/5 or share the gym and practice on Thursday 11/4

Monday, November 8

Jefferson @ Roosevelt

Wednesday, November 10

Plover-Whiting @ Jefferson

Wednesday, November 17

McKinley @ Jefferson


Tuesday, October 26

Washington @ Jefferson

Thursday, October 28


Tuesday, November 2

Jefferson @ Bannach

Thursday, November 4


Tuesday, November 9

Jefferson @ Roosevelt

Thursday, November 11

Plover-Whiting @ Jefferson

Tuesday, November 16

McKinley @ Jefferson

Portage County Holiday Basket Applications

The form must be returned by DECEMBER 10TH. Late applications will not be filled.

Portage County Holiday Basket Sponsorship Agreement

If you wish to be a sponsor, please return the form by DECEMBER 10TH so you can be matched with a participating family.

Schierl Tire Holiday Coloring Contest!

Drawings need to be submitted by November 12!

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