Jefferson School Parent Post

January 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


4 - Teacher Inservice: No School

5 - School resumes for students; TEAM Day - Wear your Patriot red, white & blue!

7 - Winter MAP Testing begins

8 - Quarter 2 Report Cards

15 - Jefferson Spelling Bee

18 - MLK Jr Day - No School

22 - Jefferson Geography Bee; 100th Day of School

25-29 The Great Kindness Challenge Week

25 - Scrip Order forms distributed

29 - Scrip Orders due

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Please make sure your child(ren) has/have a winter coat, hats, and gloves/mittens for your child to wear outside for recess each day.

To play in the snow, your child must have a winter coat, snowpants, snow boots, hat, and gloves/mittens.


THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF OUR GAMEBALL RUN FOUR30 Scones FUNDRAISER. We made $547 for Children's Hospital of Illinois. WOOHOO!!!

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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!

Meeting - January 25 (Cafeteria) 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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