Jaguar Journal Jr.

May 21, 2021

Last Day of School!

Monday, May 24 is the last day of school!

8th Graders

A Photo opportunity will be available beginning at 11am on Friday, May 21st and extending through Saturday evening at 7pm. A congratulatory sign will be displayed for socially distanced photos if you would like to do so on your own.

Summer Cross Country Runs!

Join in the fun!

This has the sign up and schedule.


Attention all incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls!

Tryouts for the 2021 Jefferson Softball Team begins on July 26, 2021 from 8-10AM at the Centennial Softball Diamond (between Jefferson and Centennial). All Jefferson girls are welcome to try out. You must have a current Sports Physical on file and register at in order to try out. Email Coach Terren Wilson at with questions!

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Imagine It! Summer Reading Challenge for Teens

Summer Reading Challenge

May 15–August 31, 2021


2 hours = Culver’s ice cream scoop + FriendShop Bookstore free book
4 hours = Jet’s Pizza slice + Panera sweet treat
6 hours = Choice of free book + Papa Murphy’s cookie dough or pizza
8 hours = Slim Chickens shake + Skateland pass
10 hours = Choice of free book + Monical’s individual pizza + Champaign Park District pass for Sholem Aquatic Center, Leonhard Recreation Center, or Dodds Tennis Center

Take the 20-Hour Challenge
20 hours = A cool backpack!

Happy Reading!

Come to the Main Library or Douglass Branch to collect your prizes! Collect your prizes by August 31.

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Connect with Your Counselors!

There is a new webpage on the Jefferson Website to get connected to our Student Service Team (administrators, counselors, social workers, psychologist, mentor coordinator). Check out the resources and connect with your counselor on the Jefferson Student Services Quick Links page.