The Jefferson School Parents’ Association along with Better than Broadway productions put on a fantastic show “The Golden Goose” on Friday evening, February 13th in front of a full auditorium at Bergenfield High School. Over 110 children participated in this one week after school event where every child in grades 1-5 who chose to participate learned the entire play in four days!! (That Monday was a snow day!) Friday afternoon the performers put on an assembly for the students at Jefferson School and that evening it was “show time”. Click the title for pictures and more information.
A special thank you to the Jefferson School PA for giving our children an opportunity to visit and pick a pumpkin to bring home on October 28th. The children had a fantastic time on a beautiful day picking a pumpkin to bring home to their family.
On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the Jefferson School Community wore “Orange” as a symbol of their overall commitment to STOMP out Bullying. On Monday October 20th, the children took part in a KINDNESS ASSEMBLY where they listened to a reading of “HOW FULL IS YOUR BUCKET?” to further understand the importance of kindness and doing for others. Please continue the message of kindness and doing for others when you work with your children at home.
The Jefferson School Creative Writing Club, coordinated by Mrs. Johnson published written pieces from some of our third, fourth, and fifth grade students. The club met once a week since February and spent a great deal of time in developing, editing, and collaborating together to generate the finished piece they could be proud of. The love of writing was on display with the children and we hope you enjoy the first version of the Jefferson School Bear Tracks! Click the title to read more.
The Bergenfield Police Department named Jefferson School’s Kamilyn-Li Garcia “Police Chief for a Day” for June 6, 2014. Kamilyn-Li is a first grader in Mrs. Stimeck’s class. She is a fantastic student and an inspiration to all here at Jefferson. On behalf of the faculty and staff at Jefferson School, Congratulations and know we are all so proud of you!!!
Alyssa Greenspan has won 1st place for North Jersey in the AAA Safety Patrol of the Year Contest. Alyssa is an outstanding person who is a leader in Jefferson School and takes pride in her work with her Kindergarten students each day. She is an excellent student and role model for our younger students to look up to. On behalf of the faculty and staff at Jefferson School, WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU.
Over 110 students in grade 1-5 took part in our Better Than Broadway Production of The Pied Piper’s Wild West Show on February 28th at Bergenfield High School. The children learned the entire play (script, songs, and choreography) in 5 days. Practice was after school each day from 3:15-5:15 with an assembly on Friday and the show on Friday evening February 28th. The children experienced what it was like to perform on the “big stage”. Thank you to all the parents who helped out and CONGRATULATIONS to the children on a job well done. Please click on the title for pictures.
The fifth grade at Jefferson School is taking part in our first ever “Cell Phone Project”. Mrs. Irina Tesoriero, a Jefferson School parent, is also an executive with GE. As part of the outreach program with schools, Mrs. Tesoriero broke both fifth grade classrooms down into 6 collaborative teams of 8 students. Inside of each team, children will work together on building their prototype phone, choosing the applications, designing features and benefits, price point, print marketing, and video marketing. Click the title to read more.