Category Archive: General News

Jan
11

Weekly Digest: 11th Jan, 2018

Upcoming Events:   – Friday, Jan 12th: COFFEE MINGLE! Bring your lovely selves.  Intruder Drill at 9:00 a.m. – Next Week: Sign Up for PTA Classes start See Details Below:  – Coffee Mingle – Community Update: Process for Budget Reduction Decisions: BUSD – TMC: The Music Connection – Annual Berkeley Lions Club Eyeglass Drive – Families …

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Jan
05

PTA after school enrichment classes

The catalog for the PTA after school enrichment classes will be in next week’s Wednesday communication folder. There will be extra copies in the office. Registration for these classes will be online beginning Tuesday, January 16th at 7:00 am. The session will run from February 5th to May 4th. Additional information on registration and class descriptions will …

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Jan
04

Coffee Reminder for tomorrow, request for help on Tuesday

Dear Jefferson Community, Tomorrow is our first Friday back to school, and as usual, we’ll be having coffee after drop-off.  Come one come all, rain or shine.  Stay and chat or drink and run. And a Coffee-related request for next Tuesday, January 9.   Jonah Cohen, one of our Jefferson first grade teachers is organizing …

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Dec
30

Support Our Kids, Get Your Tax Break!

It’s not too late! School’s out but there is still time to contribute to the Jefferson Giving Campaign before the end of the tax year.  We’ve raised $8500 so far–thank you–but still have a long way to go toward our goal of $40,000 for the school year.  Get your tax break while you still can. …

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Dec
16

Support our kids, get your tax break!

It’s not too late! School’s out but there’s still time to contribute to the Jefferson Giving Campaign before the end of the tax year. We’ve raised $8500 so far–thank you!– but still a long way to go toward our goal of $40,000 for the school year. Get your tax break while you still can! Make …

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Dec
14

Weekly Digest: 13th Dec, 2017

Upcoming Events:   – Friday, Dec 15th: LAST COFFEE MINGLE OF THE YEAR! Bring your lovely selves.  If you feel like it, bring a holiday treat to share; – Intruder Drill at 9:00 a.m. – Saturday December 16th – Monday January 1st, 2018: WINTER BREAK – January 2nd, 2018: First day back from winter break …

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Dec
07

Make Jefferson a great place for all!

Don’t forget to include Jefferson in your annual giving! A tax-deductible donation to our school means more resources to ensure that all of our kids are getting the great education they deserve. Every family’s contribution helps, no matter how small or large. Make a donation today or sign up to be a monthly donor. Put …

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Dec
07

Weekly Digest: Dec 6th, 2017

Upcoming Events:   – Coffee Mingle Friday: Friday, December 8   See Details Below:  – Coffee Mingle – Holiday Gift Drive – Directory – Emergency Preparedness – Wrist and Cell Phones – Giving Campaign – Visitor Badges – Yard Use After School Coffee Mingle tomorrow After Drop-off! Look for the group of under-caffinated parents by …

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Dec
04

Gift Drive Update–Help Jefferson Kids

Gift Drive Update!!  We have significantly more requests than last year (50%+ more) AND a shorter window to pull it off. Have you thought about giving a gift?  Please consider signing up today! All gifts need to be brought to the office by NEXT Tuesday (12/12).  Sign up here:  https://tinyurl.com/jeffersongifts Thank you for helping our Jefferson Community

Nov
30

Weekly Digest: Nov 29th, 2017

Upcoming Events:   -Coffee Mingle Tomorrow: Friday, December 1 – Nov 30, Fall Berkeley Dine-out for Gardening Program (see below)   See Details Below:  – Coffee Mingle – Dine out – Directory – Dine outEmergency Preparedness – Note from the Principal – Wrist and Cell Phones – Lunches – Lost and found – Giving Campaign …

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Nov
30

It’s Time to Give!

It’s time to give! The Jefferson PTA is kicking off our annual Giving Campaign to raise money for all the amazing programs we have here at Jefferson. Did you know that the PTA spends an average of $350 per child each year? Your donation supports physical education, counseling, English language support, staff development, Cooperative Adventures …

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Nov
27

Jefferson Gift Drive: Help All Jefferson Kids Have a Happy Holiday

It’s gift drive time!  This year there are just three weeks between Thanksgiving and winter break, it’s a super tight window for making the gift drive happen.      If you need support this year, please look for the request forms coming home in Wednesday’s folders.  The deadline for requests is THIS Friday December 1st.     Interested in …

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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!

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