Jaguar Times

What's Going on at School This Week - November 12 - 16

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Calendar of Events

NO SCHOOL - Monday, November 12

Veteran's Day Observed


Jaguar Java

Tuesday, November 13

5:45 pm in the Library (more information below)


JPAT Meeting

Tuesday, November 13

6:30 pm in the Library


Papa's Pizza Dine Out

Wednesday, November 14


Wildlife Stewards - Creek Work

Sunday, November 18

11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Looking Ahead...


Thanksgiving Holiday - No School

Wednesday, November 21 - Sunday, November 25

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Jaguar Java - Tuesday, November 13

This month, Jaguar Java - our monthly coffee and conversation with the principal - will feature information about Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Melissa will discuss the standards and competencies of SEL and bring in special guests Emily Pedersen and Cyndi Wofford to discuss how SEL is imbedded into our new literacy curriculum and our new health curriculum. We will also discuss how teachers focus on SEL through other activies in the classroom and Leonne Bannister will present our social emotional intervention program operating out of our counseling office. Please join us in the library on November 13th at 5:45 pm for this important conversation.

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JPAT Meeting Tuesday at 6:30 pm

This Month's JPAT Meeting

Tuesday, November 13, in the Jefferson library from 6:30-7:30pm

  • Free childcare provided
  • Agenda and October 2018 minutes are attached below

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Direct Donation Drive Continues!

Hello, Jaguars!


Fall is flying by! Let's take moment to think about all the amazing things that happen at our school. Through support from JPAT, Jefferson is able to offer some wonderful educational enhancements, like JAG Band, the 5th grade musical, Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB), and over 16 clubs. Our contributions to JPAT help make that awesomeness happen. The Direct Donation Drive (DDD) is one of JPAT’s largest fundraisers. As of October 31, we’ve received just over $3,100 in donations, so we still have a ways to go to reach our goal!


Can you help us reach our goal of $10,000?

  • To make a credit card contribution, visit the Jefferson website at https://jefferson.csd509j.net. Select FUNDRAISERS from the JPAT drop-down menu and then click “Donate” to give securely through PayPal.

  • Check donations should be made out to “JPAT” and placed in the secure white mailbox just inside the school doors.


Thank you, Jaguars!

-Laura and Gabi, DDD Co-Chairs

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Big picture

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What I Am Reading this Week

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Corvallis School District Community Flyers

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

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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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About This Newsletter...

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Thank you!

Jefferson Elementary School

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