Jeffy's Journal

May 17th to May 23rd

Important Items For Seniors

Wednesday: All work to be completed and turned in. No one will be allowed to participate in Commencement who is failing any graduation requirement.

Thursday: Fees need to be paid and all accounts settled

Friday: Rehearsal at the Powerhouse - Arrive by 9:30 am. This is REQUIRED.

Saturday: Graduation - Students must arrive by 6:30. There will not be tickets, as the upper area does not limit seating.

Do You Need To Earn Back Credits Towards Graduation?

Contact your counselor ASAP!


Things everyone must return...

1 Chromebook and

1 Charger

(yes, you must give those back :-) )

SOME of you must return these as well...

1 Personal Hotspot - (preferable back in the same box it came in) and

1 Charger (that also came with the hotspot)

(Don't worry, we have the list and know who you are!)

FOR ALL SENIORS who are NOT scheduled to take any AP Exams ON OR AFTER May 27th (THIS IS OVER 90% OF YOU!)

Please, bring your Chromebook and Chromebook charging cord, and also bring, if you were given one, your personal hotspot (preferably in the box it came in) and its charging cord:

  • Where: The JHS Library

  • When: Wednesday, May 26th or Thursday, May 27th

  • Time: Anytime between 7:30am and 3:30pm

Last chance to purchase a 20-21 Statesman yearbook!

Orders due Wednesday, May 26. The yearbook staff has been working hard to create a book that celebrates and memorializes this momentous year. The purchasing process is a bit different this year. Instead of receiving a flyer in the mail, you need to log in to Parent Portal of Infinite Campus. When you are in Fees, select optional payments and select Yearbook. Contact Deb Floyd at 319-558-2743 for help.

Air Force

SSgt Mercedes Lacy is holding an information Zoom Meeting for those who may be interested in the Air Force and all they have to offer. You may click on the link below on Thursday, May 27th anytime between 11:00am - 1:00pm and SSgt Lacy would be happy to talk with you.

Contact Person: Mercedes J. Lacy, SSgt, United States Air Force Career Advisor


Phone: 309-357-1343, Fax: 319-409-8199



TLC Associates in Cedar Rapids is now hiring high-school students over the age of 16 to work part-time evening schedules. Unlimited bonus potential on top of base pay. Call with questions to (319) 730-4028 or apply directly at Mike Flander, Recruiting Manager E: | W: | Office: 319-730-4028

Cross Country

Hey J-Hawks, looking to be involved? Want to get better at your current sports or be a multisport athlete? Join the Cross Country teams! We have fun, we run and we even eat a few carbs! Fill out the form below to let us know your interested!

New York City - Here Come the J-Hawks!

J-Hawks are going to NYC! Look for an email from the building for a Zoom Meeting May 19th to go over itinerary and details on payment. Any questions can be directed to Mr.Vaupel or Mr.Falco.

Jefferson Class of 2022 Apparel is Now Available!

Student Council members and your class sponsors worked together to create this apparel order. All proceeds from this order will help fund senior year events. To buy apparel, go to the website below, place your order and the items will be shipped directly to you. The store is only open from May 17 - June 1, 2021. Jefferson Class of 2022 Apparel Team Shop:
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Hello JHawk Families! This is just a reminder that the West Side Pantry is up and running at Jefferson High School. Orders can be placed until 1:00 PM on Wednesdays. Orders can be picked up (via student or parent pick up) from 3:00-3:30 PM on Thursdays.

Here are the links to the Order Requests:

West Side Pantry - English:

West Side Pantry - French:

West Side Pantry - Spanish:

West Side Pantry - Swahili:

Please email Mycala MacTaggart at if you have any questions.

IDs and Lanyards

Students at Jefferson should all have an ID now. As we work to keep healthy, we have moved to scanning IDs. All students are expected to wear their IDs on a lanyard during the school day. Staff will be scanning the ID for items such as tardies.

Check Your Email Every Day!

Activities: See Where J-Hawks Are In Action This Week!

Please go to to see all of this week's J-Hawks activities.

Help Recovering Your School Account

Click this link to learn how to recover your school account

District COVID 19 Dashboard

Important Numbers If You Are In Need of Assistance

Need Assistance? We are here to help...

Jefferson Main Office: (319) 558-2435

Mr. Mike Hawley, Principal

Ms. Lorie Bateman, Associate Principal

Mr. Chris Deam, Athletic Director

Mr. Chad Szabo, Associate Principal

Mr. Mike Panoch, Facilitator

Office Staff:

Ms. Lois Bassett, Main Office

Ms. Lori Gunn, Main Office

Ms. Nancy Coffman, Attendance Office (319) 558-2341

Ms. Nicole McCue, Attendance Office (319) 558-2341

Ms. Susan Rumelhart, Nurse (319) 558-3473

Ms. Jackie Simoens, Athletics (319) 558-2148

Ms. Debra Floyd, Bookkeeping (319) 558-2743

Student Services: (319) 558-2441

Brenda Morillo, Counseling Secretary

Nancy Priebe, Special Ed. Compliance Secretary

Kim Abram, Counselor (Freshmen)

Jason Edwards, Counselor (10-12 Students with Last Names A-HA)

Jamie Cummins, Counselor (10-12 Students with Last Names Hb-Pa)

Judy McIntosh, Counselor (10-12 Students with Last Names Pb-Z)

Russ Bush, Technology

Kevin Darrow, PACT

Rebecca Egli, Transition Specialist