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.
Jefferson School is proud to continue its Citizen of the Month program recognizing those students from each classroom that best exemplify the character trait of the month. Once recognized, students will have their picture hung in the foyer for the entire year to honor their selection as Jefferson School Citizen of the Month.
On October 8th, Jefferson School welcomed members of the Bergenfield Fire Department to celebrate the winners of our annual Fire Prevention Poster Contest. Click on the link and see the picture of this years winners here at Jefferson School. On behalf of the faculty and staff, Congratulations to this year’s winners! Job Well Done!
On Monday, October 7th, Jefferson School kicked off Week of Respect with our Kidz with Character assembly with G. Michael Smith inspiring our children with a motivational program based on the six pillars of character (Respect, Reliability, Trustworthiness, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship). Click the title to read more.
Jefferson School is once again taking part in collecting winter coats and blankets for the homeless. The Jefferson School “Stay Warm for the Winter” project is a way for our community to give to those in need for the upcoming winter season. Please see the attachment for the recommended donations. Thank you for your generosity!