Category Archive: General News

Nov
15

Join Jefferson Kids Care! for our next activity on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 11 a.m.  – 1 p.m.

  Join Jefferson Kids Care! for our next activity on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 11 a.m.  – 1 p.m..  We will be assembling hygiene kits and warm coats for the homeless in the Youth Hall of Epworth United Methodist Church at 1953 Hopkins Street, Berkeley. If you are able, please bring items from the list below according to …

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Nov
15

Weekly Digest: November 15, 2017

Upcoming Events:   – – Nov 16th PTA Meeting on Preparedness – November 17 Friday Coffee! – Nov 22nd – 24th: Thanksgiving – NO SCHOOL – Nov 30, Fall Berkeley Dine-out for Gardening Program   See Details Below:  – PTA MEETING TOMORROW 6-8 pm in the library – Directory – Emergency Preparedness – Note from …

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Nov
15

Turn in your Mrs. Dalloway’s receipts by Friday!

Thanks to everyone who shopped at Mrs. Dalloway’s last weekend. Please turn your receipts in to the green PTA lockbox in the front office by FRIDAY for Jefferson to get 20% back on your purchase. Questions? Contact julianfoley@gmail.com.

Nov
13

Correction: PTA Meeting Next Week, November 16, 2017 6-7:30 in the library

Nov
09

Correction: PTA Meeting Next Week, November 16, 2017 6-7:30 in the library

Nov
08

Weekly Digest: Nov 8th, 2017

Upcoming Events:   – Nov 6-9th: Parent/Teacher conferences – Early Release Days (see below for release times) – Nov 9th: Chipotle Fundraiser – 3:00 – 9:00 – (see below) – Nov 10th: Veterans Day Observed – NO SCHOOL – Nov 13th: Village Group Meeting (see below)   See Details Below:  – – Directory – A note …

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Nov
05

Walkathon Thanks and PledgeTotals (turn in your pledge money!)

  Hello Jefferson families, Thank you for your part in making the Walkathon a huge success! The support from volunteers contributed to a fantastic day and the support from the Jefferson community brought in over $30,000 in pledges!! Students have already collected almost half of the pledged amount already. Thank you!  All money is due …

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Nov
02

No PTA enrichment classes next week!

  Just a reminder that because of parent teacher conferences next week and the early release schedule, there are no after school PTA enrichment classes November 6-10. Please make sure your children know where to go after school if they would normally go to an enrichment class. Thanks!

Nov
02

PLEASE​ ​CHECK​ ​THE​ ​LOST​ ​AND​ ​FOUND!

PLEASE​ ​CHECK​ ​THE​ ​LOST​ ​AND​ ​FOUND! *Everything​ ​we​ ​have​ ​will​ ​be​ ​donated​ ​during Thanksgiving​ ​Break!!* Hello​ ​Jefferson​ ​parents,​ ​staff​ ​and​ ​students​ ​(and​ ​a​ ​big​ ​welcome​ ​to​ ​new​ ​parents and​ ​students!)​ ​Please​ ​come​ ​by​ ​the​ ​Lost​ ​and​ ​Found.​ ​It​ ​is​ ​VERY​ ​full.​ ​We​ ​have coats,​ ​sweatshirts,​ ​shirts,​ ​pants,​ ​hats,​ ​and​ ​so​ ​much​ ​more.​ ​The​ ​Lost​ ​and​ ​Found …

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Nov
01

Weekly Digest: 1st Nov, 2017

Upcoming Events:   – Nov 2nd (Thurs): Berkeley Symphony Visiting Music Assembly 10:00 – Nov 3rd (Fri): Staff Development – NO SCHOOL – Nov 6-9th: Parent/Teacher conferences – Early Release Days (see below for release times) – Nov 9th: Chipotle Fundraiser – Nov 10th: Veterans Day Observed – NO SCHOOL   See Details Below:  – The Mask …

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Oct
25

Weekly Digest: Oct 25th, 2017

Upcoming Events:   Oct 27th (Fri):  Halloween Fun Night 6:00-8:00 p.m. (see below) Oct 31st (Tues): Halloween Parade 12:30 p.m. Nov 3rd (Fri): Staff Development – NO SCHOOL   See Details Below:  – Friday Coffee Mingle! – Directory – A note from a Jefferson PTA Parliamentarian – A note about the Walkathon! – Jeffersons and …

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Oct
25

Mrs. Dalloway’s Supporting Jefferson, November 10-12

Mrs. Dalloway’s Supporting Jefferson! Looking for a good book or a cute succulent? Want a head start on holiday shopping? Head over to Mrs. Dalloway’s in Elmwood the weekend of Nov. 10-12 and earn 20% of your entire purchase for our kids! Shop in-store or online at www.mrsdalloways.com and turn in your receipt in the …

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Oct
25

Halloween Fun Night: Friday October 27 6-8 pm at Jefferson

HALLOWEEN FUN NIGHT IS THIS FRIDAY, OCT. 27 FROM 6:00 – 8:00 on the yard and in the cafetorium! THANKS TO THOSE THAT HAVE SIGNED UP TO HELP. PLEASE SIGN UP TODAY TO MAKE THIS A FUN EVENT FOR ALL THE KIDS: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f48aba622a4f85-jefferson1

Oct
20

Reminder: Kids Care Activity Tomorrow

Dear Jefferson Families- Our next Kids Care! activity is on Oct. 21. We will be doing yard work and other tasks for the Oakland Elizabeth House, a residence for women and children transitioning out of homelessness. Necessary tools will be provided. Wear comfortable work clothes and bring your hardworking spirit. Optional: Bring a plant or some seedlings for …

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Oct
19

The Walkathon is tomorrow!

Hello Jefferson Families, The Walkathon is tomorrow!!  Thank you to so many people who have already volunteered! We still have some volunteer slots open that need to be filled to make Walkathon safe and successful this Friday, 10/20!  Please sign up here. Our most urgent needs include: Sidewalk monitors – 8:15am and 10:15am shifts available Counting $/pledges in office conference room 10:15 – 12:00 Walk with classes- there are still slots …

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Oct
18

Weekly Digest: Oct 18th, 2017

Upcoming Events: Oct 20th (Fri): Walkathon: (see details below) Oct 21st (Sat): Grounds Work Day 10:00-2:00 p.m. (see details below) Oct 21st (Sat): Kids Care Activity (see details below) Oct 27th (Fri):  Halloween Fun Night 6:00-8:00 p.m. (more in the following digests)    See Details Below:  – Friday Coffee Mingle! – Directory – A note …

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Oct
12

Can you lend or buy an air filter for a Jefferson classroom?

Dear Parents: Due to the continued deterioration of indoor air quality from the wildfires we suggest that if you have a portable air filter at home or are interested in buying /donating one to your classroom, please let your classroom teacher know and bring it tomorrow. Due to the very short time frame of this …

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Oct
12

Updated Needs list for Sonoma/Napa Fire Relief

Hello Families!  We wanted to thank you for the incredible outpouring of donations.  Our “collection center” has been established next to the cafeteria.  And we  will again be accepting donations tomorrow, at the PTA coffee time.  To better serve our Sonoma County neighbors, we have revised our “donation item list”.  We no longer need kid’s …

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Oct
11

Weekly Digest: Oct 11th, 2017

Upcoming Events: Oct 17th (Tue): Picture Day (K-2nd Grades)(see details below) Oct 18th (Wed): Picture Day (3rd – 4th Grades) (see details below) Oct 20th (Fri): Walkathon: (see details below) See Details Below:  -Picture Day – Directory – Walkathon – Friday Coffee Mingle! – Jefferson Work Day – DATE CHANGE !! – The Village Group – …

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Oct
11

Sonoma/Napa Fire Relief Efforts

Hello Jefferson Families, Are you looking for a way to help families affected by Northern California fires? Your Fourth Grade students are here to make it easy to help families that have lost everything and are still, in some cases, under threat of having to evacuate again. Jefferson Kids and Parents are collecting donations to …

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