Category Archive: General News

Apr
25

Sign up for Third Grade Raffle Selling This Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

  Calling all THIRD grade families! We’re inviting you to help sell raffle tickets next weekend! Thursday (4/27) at Cheeseboard from 5:30-7pm Saturday (4/29) and Sunday (4/30) at Monterey Market between 10am-2pm This is a fun way to get together with friends and classmates to sell more raffle tickets to support Jefferson school. Shifts are approximately …

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Apr
20

Calling all Second Grade Families (and all for whom this weekend is best) to sell raffle tickets

This post was fairly far down in the digest.  I’m reposting for emphasis!–the moderator Calling all second grade families! We’re inviting you to help sell raffle tickets! Thursday (4/20) at Cheeseboard from 5:30-7pm Saturday (4/22) and Sunday (4/23) at Monterey Market between 10am-2pm This is a fun way to get together with friends and classmates …

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Apr
20

Weekly Digest: 19th April, 2007

Upcoming Events: April 20th: 8:15 – Mayfair kick-off meeting; 9:00: Fire Drill; 6-8 p.m.: PTA General Meeting: Budget and PTA nominations (see below) April 21st: Earth Day Activities (see below) April 22nd: Kids Care Event (see below); Berkeley Elementary School Chess Tournament (see below) Noteworthy News Below:  – Mayfair kick off meeting – Mocktails and hors …

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Apr
18

Mocktails and Hors D’Oeuvres this Thursday at the PTA meeting!

MOCKTAILS & HORS D’OEUVRES Join us over food and drink as we present for approval our PTA Budget and PTA Nominations for the PTA Board for next year. Principal Mary Cazden also to speak on school updates. Childcare provided. APRIL 20th, this THURSDAY, 6 -8 pm LIBRARY RSVP not necessary but is useful for preparation of food and …

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Apr
12

Interested in helping at May Fair? Meeting Friday, April 14 at drop-off

Dear Jefferson Community, Please stay for a few minutes after drop-off this Friday, April 14 to learn about ways to help out with May Fair.  We still need to fill several key roles (some large, some small) to make the day fun for everyone.  Please RSVP to Kim Winkelman, (kim.winkleman@gmail.com) or Mary Leichliter (mediatormary@gmail.com) if …

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Apr
12

Weekly Digest: 12th April, 2017

Upcoming Events: April 16: Jefferson Day at the A’s Game, Ticket purchase deadline MARCH 16 (see below) April 18th: Chipotle Fundraiser April 21st: Earth Day Activities (see below) April 22nd: Kids Care Event (see below); Berkeley Elementary School Chess Tournament (see below) Noteworthy News Below:  – PTA Board Nominations – Giving Campaign – Oakland A’s Game for on April …

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Apr
09

Earth Day: seeking used/scratched/broken CDs and parent volunteers

Hello Jefferson families! The Green Team will be facilitating an Earth Day celebration on Friday, April 21st, with eco-friendly yard activities during morning and afternoon recesses (see below for more details). We are collecting USED CDs (old CDs that you no longer listen to, scratched/broken, or any kind of used CD that you no longer …

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Mar
30

Weekly Digest: 29th March, 2017

  This Week: Mar 31st: Last day of school until April 10th April 3rd-7th: NO SCHOOL Upcoming Dates: April 16: Jefferson Day at the A’s Game, Ticket purchase deadline MARCH 16 (see below) Noteworthy News Below:  – PTA Board Nominations – Giving Campaign – Kids Care Event – Mayfair is coming up! Raffle and Volunteer!!! – Food Pantry Volunteer – …

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Mar
24

Call for PTA Board Nominations for next year!

PTA Board Positions – Nominations The PTA Board would like to represent and reach out to many of our diverse communities here at Jefferson and see who would be interested in joining the PTA Board for next year (2017-2018 School Year) There are various positions that need to be filled such as Auditor, Junior Treasurer, …

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Mar
22

Weekly Digest: 22nd March, 2016

  This Week: Mar 23rd: Math and Science Night: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.(see below) Upcoming Dates: April 16: Jefferson Day at the A’s Game, Ticket purchase deadline MARCH 16 (see below) Noteworthy News Below:  – Pick Up Your Silent Auction Winnings – Giving Campaign – Kids Care Event – Food PantryVolunteer – Math and Science Night – Berkeley Chess Tournament …

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Mar
17

Berkeley Elementary School Chess Tournament Date Change!

Jefferson Parents, The Berkeley Elementary School Chess Tournament, originally scheduled for this weekend has been rescheduled because of a location change. The New Date and Location: April 22 10am-5pm Berkeley Arts Magnet School 2015 Virginia Street Berkeley, CA 94709 Parents interested in registering their kids can click HERE for more information about registering. If you …

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Mar
15

Weekly Digest: 15th March, 2017

  This Week: Mar 15th: 4th Graders return from Camp Arroyo between 2:00 – 2:30; Cesar Chavez Service Learning Launch Upcoming Dates: Mar 18th: Kids Care Event (see below) ; Berkeley Chess Tournament Mar 23rd: Math and Science Night (see below) April 16: Jefferson Day at the A’s Game, Ticket purchase deadline MARCH 16 (see below) Noteworthy News Below:  – Pick Up Your Silent …

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Mar
15

Pick Up Your Silent Auction Winnings

Jefferson Silent Auction Winners Remember that bid you made on Saturday? Your stuff is ready and waiting for pick up! We will be at the corner of Acton and Ada St. at drop off for Silent Auction pick up until Friday. We take cash, check or credit card or you can pay online. After Friday, …

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Mar
13

Kids Care Event March 18

Hello Jefferson Families! Join us for our next Kids Care! community service event on Saturday, March 18 from 11am-1pm. 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, but please feel free to bring your own.  Wear comfortable work clothes and bring …

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Mar
10

Upcoming Kid’s Care Events

Hello Jefferson Families! Join us for our next Kids Care! community service event on Saturday, March 18 from 11am-1pm. 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, but please feel free to bring your own.  Wear comfortable work clothes and bring …

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Mar
09

Weekly Digest: 8th March, 2017

  This Week: Mar 8th: Last day to take the school survey (see below); Last day to sign up for Meetings on the Bridge with Pamela Harris (see below) Mar 10th: Jaz Home Basketball Game – come root for the home team Mar 11th: Silent Auction (see below) Upcoming Dates: Feb 22nd – Mar 10th: Golden Sneaker …

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Mar
07

Hamilton Tickets! – Auction this Saturday, March 11 at the Wooden Duck

Confirmation–The auction is this Saturday, March, 11 at 6:30p.   Special announcement! We just received a donation for 2 Hamilton Tickets for the preview performance, March 12 at 1pm. (The day after the auction!) The tickets are for Orchestra seats, Row T, Seats 122, 124.  We will be Live Auctioning the tickets at 9pm.  Look at the link below …

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Mar
07

Hamilton Tickets! – Auction this Saturday, March 11 at the Wooden Duck

Special announcement! Just got a donation for 2 Hamilton Tickets for the preview show, March 12 at 1pm (the day after the auction!) The tickets are for seats Orchestra Row T Seats 122, 124.  We will be Live Auctioning the tickets at 9pm.  Look at the link below to see the other amazing Live Auction …

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Mar
02

Weekly Digest: 1st March, 2017

  This Week: Mar 3rd:  Lost and Found items will be donated Upcoming Dates: Feb 22nd – Mar 10th: Golden Sneaker Contest Mar 11th: Silent Auction, (See below) Mar 23rd: Math and Science Night (see below) April 16: Jefferson Day at the A’s Game, Ticket purchase deadline MARCH 16 Noteworthy News Below:  – Giving Campaign – Silent Auction – Golden Sneaker Contest …

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Feb
22

Weekly Digest: February 22, 2017

  This Week: Feb 23:  Talking to your kids about Race and Racism 6:15, Jefferson Library Upcoming Dates: Feb 22nd: Bike Rodeo 2017 (see below) Feb 22nd – Mar 10th: Golden Sneaker Contest Mar 11th: Silent Auction, (See below) Mar 23rd: Math and Science Night (see below) April 16: Jefferson Day at the A’s Game, Ticket purchase deadline MARCH 16 Noteworthy News Below:  …

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