Category Archive: General News

Sep
21

Weekly Digest: 20th Sept 2017

Upcoming Events: Sept 22nd (Fri): Green Team Meeting; 8:35 a.m. by picnic tables Sept 27th (Wed): PTA General Assembly Meeting in the Library from 6 – 7:30 p.m.(see details below) Sept 30th (Sat): Jefferson Work Day 10-2 p.m. at school (see details below) See Details Below:  – Green Team Meeting – PTA General Assembly Meeting – …

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Sep
19

Green Team meeting this Friday 9/22 morning

Greetings from the Jefferson Green Team! We would like to invite you to join us at our first meeting of the 2017-18 school year this Friday, 9/22 at 8:35 by the picnic tables after the PTA coffee. For those that are new to Jefferson, the Green Team helps promote sustainable practices, improve the environment, support …

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Sep
19

Reminder: PTA Enrichment Classes Start Tomorrow

Hi Parents, Just a reminder to those of you who signed your child up for PTA After School Enrichment Classes:   Classes start this Wednesday, Sep. 20th and run through Friday, Dec 15th. CONFIRMING YOUR CLASSES: If you signed up online, you can double-check which classes your kids are signed up for here: http://www.activityhero.com/registrations/my   ROOM ASSIGNMENTS: …

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Sep
15

First Village Group Meeting Monday, September 18, 6 pm in the Jefferson Library

Dear Jefferson Community, you are invited to the first Village Group meeting of the year! The Village Group is a group of families and educators at our school with a mission of building a cultural community and understanding among Jefferson’s families, teachers, and students. We organize several events at the school (including the Multicultural Potluck, Art and …

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Sep
14

Don’t Forget to come to the Jefferson Back to School BBQ this Saturday 12-3!

Join Jefferson Families for a BBQ in the Yard. This Saturday, September 16th. 12-3 pm. Grilled meats and buns will be provided. Bring a side to share – they will be much appreciated Questions?  Contact Jill Loman or Tej Datta (jvloman@hotmail.com and Tej.K.Datta@gmail.com)

Sep
13

Weekly Digest: 13th Sept, 2017 – FIRST DIGEST OF ’17-’18 ACADEMIC YEAR

Upcoming Events: Sept 15th (Fri): Enrollment for after school PTA classes ends; This and upcoming Friday’s Coffee Mingle!!! (see details below) Sept 16th (Sat): Kids Care Event (9a.m.-12 p.m.) Back to School BBQ: 12-3 p.m. @ school (see details below) Sept 27th (Wed): PTA General Assembly Meeting in the Library from 6 – 7:30 p.m.(see details below) …

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Sep
12

Enrollment for PTA After School Enrichment Classes Ends This Friday, September 15th

  There are still a few more days left to sign up for PTA After School Enrichment Classes. The following classes currently have openings: Monday Way to Glow Kids Yoga (Grade K) Constructing Art (Grade K) Tuesday Intro to STEM using LEGO (Grade K) Ultimate Frisbee (Grades 2-5) Way to Glow Kids Yoga (Grades 1-3) Wednesday Making Folk Music (Grades K-4) …

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Sep
12

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Sep
08

Last Day to get your A’s Tickets, or pick up some new ones and join the fun!!

Join other Jefferson Families for a fun day at the ballgame! Oakland A’s vs the Houston Astros at the Coliseum, Sunday 9/10 at 1:05 pm! Tickets will be at the front office and at JAZ sign out tables. Today they are at no charge but any amount of donation is appreciated! Just leave your donation …

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Sep
07

Our next KidsCare! event is on Sept. 16

Hello Jefferson Families! Hope you are all settling into the new school year!  KidsCare – a community service club for Jefferson students and their families – is back with another exciting calendar of events. Join us for our first activity of the year on Saturday September 16 from 9-12pm (stay as long as you can). We will …

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Aug
29

Stop by the yard for PTA coffee today, to welcome back the school year!

Hello Jefferson Community, Stop by the yard for PTA/Village coffee today starting at 8 and help welcome the kindergarten parents. –From the PTA  

Jun
15

Almost there, thank you amazing Jefferson community!

Wow, what an amazing outpouring of support for the Jefferson Giving Campaign last week! Thank you so much to everyone who donated. We’re just $1,000 away from our annual goal of $40,000. If you haven’t given yet, please consider a contribution of any size to help us get to the finish line. Every dollar counts …

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Jun
13

Weekly Digest: 13th June, 2017 – LAST DIGEST OF THE YEAR

Upcoming Events:This week: Teacher Appreciation Weak June 14th (Wednesday): Room 202 Potluck June 15th (Thursday): 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony (8:45 a.m.); Room 201 Potluck June 16th (Friday): LAST DAY OF SCHOOL; 2:30 p.m. Teacher Appreciation Lunch; Reports card will be coming home with student, check their backpack. Noteworthy News Below:  – Double Your Money/What do you get for the price of …

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Jun
06

Urgent: Let’s step it up for our school

The link in the giving email only works if you logged in to Paypal already.  Here is the link to the Jefferson PTA website, where you can donate to the PTA fund. Missed the earlier email?  Here it is again:  http://jefferson.berkeleypta.org/ Dear families, We have two weeks left of school and we are STILL $15,000 short …

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Jun
06

Urgent: Let’s step it up for our school

Dear families, We have two weeks left of school and we are STILL $15,000 short on our fundraising goal for the year, with less than 1 in 5 families contributing to the Giving Campaign. With cuts to public education coming from every level of government, it’s on us to make sure all our kids get the education they deserve. …

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May
31

Weekly Digest: May 31st, 2017

Upcoming Events:This week: Teacher Appreciation Weak May 31st (Thursday): Welcoming School Lesson – Family Diversity and Gender Expansiveness (see below) ; Pride Flag Creation Noteworthy News Below:  – Double Your Money/What do you get for the price of a week of camp? – Jefferson PTA Presents: Mocktails and Hors d’oeuvres: All Welcome – Alameda County Safe Routes to School …

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May
31

Double your money for Jefferson!

Have you contributed to the Giving Campaign yet? A group of Jefferson families have just pledged to match donations up to $7,000. Now is the time to donate and double your money! Contributions support core school programming that make Jefferson a great place for our kids to learn, play and grow! We need your support …

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May
25

Weekly Digest: May 24th, 2017

Upcoming Events:This week: Teacher Appreciation Weak May 25th (Thursday): 5th Grade Middle School Visits (see below); Noteworthy News Below:  – What do you get for the price of a week of camp? – Check Lost and Found – Mayfair materials – Alameda County Safe Routes to School – A’s Game Update – Giving Campaign What do you get for …

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May
22

Giving Campaign: What do get for the price of a week of camp?

What do you get at Jefferson for the price of a week of summer camp? The Jefferson PTA spends $300 per child per year to make sure all of our kids are getting the great education they deserve. That means classroom grants for all those cool projects we saw at open house; field trips to …

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May
18

Weekly Digest: May 17th, 2017

Upcoming Events:This week: Teacher Appreciation Weak May 18th (Thursday): Jefferson Elementary Open House: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. (see below); May 21st (Sunday): MayFair (see below) Noteworthy News Below:  – Mayfair is Here !! – Check Lost and Found – Alameda County Safe Routes to School – A’s Game Update – Giving Campaign Jefferson Elementary Open House THURSDAY, May 18 6-7:30 PM …

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