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MAY 23rd - 27th, 2016

Important Upcoming Dates



SBAC Testing continues through May 31st during the morning hours for Grades 3-5. Please be sure your child attends school regularly and arrives at school on time during this testing window!



23rd - 27th --- Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week


Appreciation Monday: Students wear bright colors & Teachers/Staff treated to breakfast items in Lounge. Flowers will be available for purchase after school in preparation for Tuesday...


Confidence Tuesday: Bring A Flower for Your Teacher & Favorite Staff Person. **Mrs. Cruz & Ms. Tatum are ALLERGIC to flowers! Bring Paper flowers, drawing, or plastic leis for them…be creative! =D  Flowers will be available for purchase before school!


Enthusiasm Wednesday:  Students wear Wacky Socks Today!  Staff & Teachers treated to catered lunch by PTA.


Creativity Thursday: Students wear Crazy Hair Today! Staff treated to Flavored Waters & Yogurt w/ Toppings in Lounge.


Independence Friday: Everyone wears their Jefferson IB Shirts & Joins us for Student Presentations at the WOD.

Information on Upcoming Smarter Balance Testing for Grades 3 - 5

SBAC Testing Schedule for Grades 3rd through 5th to be administered during the morning hours from   Monday, May 2nd through Tuesday, May 31st.   Note:  Testing window subject to changes due to testing being completed ahead of schedule.     We need your assistance by making sure your child attends school regularly and is on time. No messages or calls will be forwarded to students or teachers during the morning testing hours.    


California Standard Test in Science – 5th Grade:

CST Science will be administered during the morning hours to 5th Grade students:   Wednesday, May 18th.   Students must be on time and in their classrooms ready to start.  


Parents -- For even more detailed information, please use the link below. It will take you to our Carlsbad Unified School District Website.  http://www.carlsbadusd.k12.ca.us/cms/page_view?d=x&piid=&vpid=1428326582470

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Just Discovering Jefferson?

You'll be inspired by examples of the amazing things our children & teachers do each and every day at Jefferson. We are always looking for ways to involve our local businesses & community members...and feel free to let us know if you'd like to become a part of our Jefferson Community by volunteering at our school. Email jeffersonpta@gmail.com to let us know of your interest.

About Jefferson....

Jefferson Elementary educates each student to become a life-long learner.  Through the International Baccalaureate program, we nurture and inspire multilingual, respectful, global citizens to lead and create positive change.


What Makes Jefferson Special...

Our students are active participants in their education. They are encouraged to ask questions and take responsibility in their learning process. Our teachers work in a collaborative environment, enhancing the thematic topic of study with art, music, world language, technology, physical education and real world scenarios.


Jefferson Students Give Back...

An important part of being a Jefferson student is being an active participant in the community, and seeking ways to make a difference. Our children complete service projects based on local events, news headlines from around the world, or other social issues that come to their attention and inspire them to want to help. Our students know that they CAN create change!


Jefferson Students Are Moving...

Studies have shown that getting exercise provides some serious benefits: exercise boosts brain function! Jefferson students begin their mornings with our 20 minute Workout of the Day. Then, classes of students rotate through a 45 minute circuit workout. As a result, our students are focused and ready to go once they begin their studies. As always, parents and community members are welcome to join in!

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News for parents from Jefferson PTA

Valley Middle School Registration

Please use the following links to find out more information about Registration for Valley Middle School:



Valley Middle School Registration Info_Save the Date.pdf


Paquetes de Matricula Valley Middle.pdf


Learn about what makes Jefferson stand out: the International Baccalaureate Program >>

On Line Giving Link is Available!

We've teamed up with Paypal & 3dcarts to provide our families with an Online Donation Option!  This option will allow our students to easily connect with out of the area family and friends to receive donations. It should make donating money for our Multicultural Festival so much easier!  Please click on the following link to access our online donation solution. https://jeffersonpta.3dcartstores.com

Kids for Peace School Update

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