March 2 - 6 is Reading Week!
Monday, March 2nd: Read Across America (Rotary volunteers will be visiting Jefferson as guest readers).
Tuesday, March 3rd: Early Literacy Night for K-1 (Kindergarten and 1st grade families are invited. This event will take place in the library and surrounding rooms).
Friday, March 6th: Author Visits: Jefferson is excited to host Portland children’s author Deborah Hopkinson. Ms. Hopkinson will be presenting to students during two morning assemblies on Friday, March 6th. Parents are welcome to attend. The Kinder-2nd grade assembly will be from 9-9:40 and the 3rd-5th grade assembly will be from 10:05-11:05 and will include a mini writer’s workshop. Book signings will be held after each session.
A selection of her books will be available in the gym to purchase and to order from Grass Roots Books with 20% of sales being donated back to our Jefferson Library. An order form is attached and paper copies will be available at the event.
In addition, local author and Jefferson parent Gabi Snyder will be reading her new picture book Two Dogs on a Trike (to be released in May 2020) to Kindergarten and 1st grade classes during their library time!
Walk and Bike to School Day!
Wednesday, March 4th is Walk and Bike to School Day. Please take advantage of the nice weather and participate in WB2S!
There will be a JPAT meeting on Wednesday, March 11th at 6:30 pm in the Jefferson library. Please join us!
No School - Conferences March 11 - 13
There is no school Wednesday, March 11th through Friday, March 13th. Your student’s teacher has contacted you to sign up for conferences. If you have not received information about conference sign ups, please contact your student’s teacher.
Jefferson Dine-Out this month is Papa’s Pizza on Wednesday, March 11th!
Field Trip Volunteers
If you would like volunteer to attend a field trip with your student’s class, you will need to fill out a background check prior to signing up. The form is available on the school district’s website or you can access the form here.