Jaguar Times

What's Going on at School This Week - May 27 - 31


Calendar of Events

NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day Holiday

Monday, May 27

Fifth Graders at OMSI Camp

Wednesday, May 29 - Friday, May 31

First Grade Field Trip to Goss Stadium

9:15 am - 2:30 pm

Third Grade Field Trip to OMSI

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

Friday, May 31

7:40 - 8:30 am - Gym

Walk and Bike to School

June 5

Kindergarten Student Visit Day

Wednesday, June 5

10:00 - 10:45 am - Kinder Rooms

Last Day of Art and Library

Thursday, June 6

CHS Grad Walk at Jefferson

Friday, June 7

Step Up Day

Monday, June 10

Field Day

Monday, June 17

Last Day of School

Two Hour Early Release

Tuesday, June 18


Get More Involved in JPAT!

In order to continue providing the educational enhancements and community-building events for our Jefferson students and community, we need to fill the following positions for 2019/2020…

Back-to-School Potluck Coordinator (1-2 positions) - Coordinate volunteers for set-up and clean-up, advertise event, and secure supplies, drinks and sno-cone machine. Coordinate with JPAT, Direct Donation Drive chairs, and community groups for tabling. Prep work starts in August

T-shirt coordinator (1 position) – Responsible for coordinating the development of t-shirt design and ordering (print order forms, place an order with vendor, sort and distribute t-shirts). Begin process in early September, finalize for sale in Fall.

Book Fair Coordinator (2 positions) - 2 events: Fall and Spring. Schedule delivery and pick up of merchandise. Coordinate volunteers to staff shifts, set up and clean up.

Dine-Out coordinator (1 position) – Responsible for reaching out to local dining spots, restaurants, etc., to organize a monthly Jefferson Dine-Out, in which a portion of the day’s profits are donated to JPAT, and advertising/promoting the dine-out events to the Jefferson community. (approx.. hours per month)

Reader Board Coordinator (2 positions) - Coordinate and implement weekly communications on the school reader board. Should take about 20 minutes on Monday morning (or Friday afternoon), plus a little time to work with school staff and JPAT board to determine the content for the board.

Carnival coordinators (3 positions) – Responsible for co-organizing the Jefferson Carnival event, which typically takes place in February.

Jog-a-thon coordinator (1 position) - Responsible for managing and organizing the Jog-a-thon along with 2 other co-chairs. Takes place in February.

To volunteer or get more information, please contact Jill Stein at

Meal Account Balance

May is the time of year school meal balances need to be in the positive.

Please call Amanda, Kitchen Supervisor, at 541-757-5732 to confirm your child(ren)'s meal account has enough funds to get through the rest of the week, month, or school year.

Thank you!


Smarter Balanced Testing Week of May 27

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Annual State Testing

Annual State Testing for 3rd - 5th graders continues through May. Please click HERE for updated and important information about Annual State Testing.

If you would like to learn more about your right to Opt Out of state testing, click HERE.


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What I Am Reading this Week


Corvallis School District Community Flyers

Community flyers are now shared on the Corvallis School District website! Learn about programs, sports, and opportunities in our community.

Please visit the community flyers page for all current flyers:

Don't forget to check out this LINK each week to connect with other community activities, events, or programs.

Parent Volunteers and Field Trips

Just a reminder that any parents who would like to attend field trips with their child or volunteer in their child's classroom must complete a volunteer application prior to volunteering. Please click this LINK and apply today if you did not complete a volunteer application when you did Registar this summer.

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Thank you!

Jefferson Elementary School

The Corvallis School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, parental or marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to designated youth groups.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination: Jennifer Duvall, Human Resources Director and Title IX Coordinator, 541-757-5840 | 1555 SW 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333