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Tours will be held
on Fridays at 9 a.m.
starting October 27.

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Winter Enrichment Enrollment has Ended

The Winter 2017
afterschool enrichment classes enrollment period has ended.  Here is general information about the classes in English and Chinese.

Here are the registration forms for CartooningChess,
French (apply online), Girls and Boys Tinkering (apply online), PianoSoccer (updated form), and Tree Frog Treks (full).

For more information,
click here.

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Now Through December 18, 2017 - Sock Drive

Sock Drive
Jefferson Student Government is sponsoring a sock drive!  Please bring in new socks, any size.  The goal is 1,200 pairs of socks.  All socks will be donated to St. Anthony Foundation's Free Clothing Program.  Socks Rock!

December 4-8, 2017 - Inclusive Schools Week

Inclusive Schools WEek
Superintendent Dr. Vincent Matthews says, "At SFUSD we are committed to the practice of inclusive education, which means students are full and accepted members of their school communities and classrooms. . . . The success of every student
is the joint responsibility of all of us."

Dr. Matthews also recently issued a Listening and Learning Report after his first 90 days as superintendent, which you can read here.  To sign up for the monthly SFUSD family newsletter, click here.

November 17, 2017 - Family Movie Night

Sing Movie Flyer
Jefferson Family Movie Night is November 17!  We will have baked goods, popcorn, and pizza for sale, or bring your own movie snacks and drinks.  Feel free to bring a beach chair or a picnic blanket to sit on.
Do bring warm clothes or blankets in case it gets cold.
If it's raining, we'll be in the Auditorium.
"Sing" starts screening at 6 p.m.

Through November 15, 2017 - Jefferson's Annual Food Drive

Food Bank Barrels
NOW through November 15, please bring in a donation of nonperishable food for Jefferson's Annual Food Drive.  Rice, pasta, cereal, beans, canned fruit, canned vegetables, and canned soups are all great!  No glass containers, please.  Food contributions go into the big barrels near the Main Office.  Everything will go to the very worthy San Francisco Food Bank for distribution.

More Info in English - Chinese

November 10, 2017 - Veterans Day

Veterans Day Poppies

November 8, 2017 - Jefferson Family Math Night

Math Night Estimation Jar
At this year's Jefferson Family Math Night, second and third graders and their families had a blast doing math puzzles and games
with the intriguing names of
Poison, Digit Place, Tangrams, Double Compare, Race for a Dollar, Origami Raptor, Close to 100, and Addition Tic Tac Toe 

as well as estimating the number of crayons, cubes, and cotton balls
in the Estimation Jars!

Many thanks to Jefferson teachers Kim Probst and Laura Alonso for organizing this phenomenal event and to the many Jefferson teachers who spent their evening overseeing so many fun and popular stations.

Click here to see more photos from Jefferson Family Math Night 2017.

October 31, 2017 - More Happy Halloween

Elephant and Piggie
From one of our all-time favorite series of books,
it's Elephant and Piggie!  Who are these Jefferson educators?
Hint:  They both have a lot to do with reading.

October 31, 2017 - Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!
You'll never BEE-lieve who flew into Jefferson for Halloween.
You all look aBZZZ-olutely fabulous!

October 16, 2017 - Pumpkin Contest

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Addams Family Pumpkins

The very talented Shirley Yee in the Main Office decorated these fantastic Halloween pumpkins featuring Uncle Fester, Cousin Itt, Pugsley, Wednesday, Gomez, and Thing from The Addams Family.  Jefferson students will guess the weight of their grade's pumpkin,
and the student who comes closest in each grade wins the pumpkin!
Jefferson celebrates Halloween every year with an
all-school Halloween Costume Parade.

October 23, 2017 - Authors Day

Authors Day 2017
A generous group of children's book authors visited every Jefferson classroom for Authors Day.  Author-illustrator Julie Downing (fifth from right) founded Authors Day 19 years ago when she was a Jefferson parent.  The authors read to or drew for the students and explained the process of writing and illustrating a book.  We are grateful to all of the authors who gave their time and shared their experiences.  We know that many students
were excited and inspired by Authors Day!

October 15, 2017 - Interview with Dr. Adams

Interviewing Dr. Adams
Just published!  Click here to read this year's Q&A
with Principal Kim Adams.

October 13, 2017 - Capturing Love and Hope

Love Hope Fall Artworks
For their fall Artworks project, the third graders of Room 211 made watercolor-resist paintings on the themes of Love and Hope.  These and other works of art made by every student in the school are now on display in the Auditorium hallway.

October 7-8, 2017 - Hardly Strictly Parking

Hardly Strictly Parking at Jefferson
Park at Jefferson for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass!
We're one of the few pay lots close to the festival, our parking lot is completely fenced in, we monitor the entrance and exit from opening to closing, you can park and lock your car - and won't it be nice to just drive away at the end of the day and not have to deal with the crowds!

Enter the parking lot through the 18th Avenue gate between Irving and Judah.  We're open Saturday, October 7, and Sunday, October 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The price is $35 cash per car per day.
You don't have to pay a cent for festival admission.
Why not spend that money on some really high-quality parking!

Final closing is 8:30 p.m. daily.
Unclaimed cars will be towed at the owner's expense.
Or driven home by untrained but eager elementary school students.

October 4, 2017 - Walk & Roll to School Day

Wednesday, October 4, is Walk & Roll to School Day,
when students in more than 40 countries and in thousands of schools across America all walk to school, bringing attention to safer and more accessible streets and sidewalks, outdoor fun, pedestrian safety,
physical activity, and respect for the environment.

Jefferson is a proud participant in Walk & Roll to School Day 2017!

Walk   Roll to School Day
Jefferson students who walk or roll to school on October 4 may stop by the Middle Yard or the Kindergarten Yard before school starts to pick up some goodies to celebrate their participation in this global event.

Now Let's Walk & Roll!

September 29, 2017 - School Picture Day

School Picture Day
Smile!  School Picture Day is just around the corner.

September 9, 2017 - Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social 2017
Everyone had a blast at the Ice Cream Social.  Fueled by popsicles and ice cream sandwiches, students had a great time biking, scootering, skating, running, and climbing!

September 7, 2017 - Back-to-School Night

Back-to-School Night

We meet at 6 p.m. in the Auditorium.  Later, head to your children's classrooms to meet with their teachers. Click here to see the schedule. Click here to see all of our wonderful educators.

August 21, 2017 - Welcome Back to School!

Principal Kim Adams
Welcome back!  Click here to read a Q&A
with Principal Kim Adams.

Click here to see the Jefferson Photo Blog from years gone by.

SFUSD Non-Discrimination Policy

Save the Date!

December 15, 2017

Kindergarten & 1st Grade Winter Performances
December 18, 2017

Wednesday Envelope

Click here to see the contents of the Wednesday Envelope.

Next PTA Meeting - January 25, 2018

Please join us for the next PTA meeting, on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the Auditorium.

Free parking is available on the Upper Yard.  Free childcare is available for Jefferson students.

Our Library

The Jefferson library is open!  Why not stop by for a visit?  You can sign up to become a library volunteer here.  Please check out the library blog.  And do feel free to click here to see our online library resources and reference materials - and educational games!

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