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Joby Gifford, Principal
Jason Thompson, Assistant Principal
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100 Princetown Road, Schenectady, NY 12306 • Phone: 518.355.1342 Fax: 518.357.0293
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grade 4 moving up ceremonyJefferson fourth graders onto middle school!

Jefferson Elementary School held its grade 4 moving up ceremony on June 18. About 150 students earned their certificates of promotion during a ceremony that included a crowd of Schalmont parents, teachers, administrators and other well-wishers.

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Jefferson students participate in Honors Choir Concert

Congratulations to the Schalmont Middle Shool and Jefferson Elementary students who recently participated in the Honor Choir concert held in Albany at the Hilton Hotel as part of the NYSSMA Conference and American Choral Directors Association (ACDA).  learn more

School's almost back in session!

The end of August is an exciting time as we are full of anticipation for all that the new school year has to offer. Our first day of school is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9 for students in first grade through fourth grade. For our Kindergarten students, parent(s) should have scheduled half hour meetings with your teacher on the 9th, and you will begin your first full day on Thursday, Sept.10. Read the Welcome Back letter from the principal.

Sign up for Tools for Schools

Sign up for Price Chopper's Tools for Schools and help Jefferson Elementary earn points to get needed equipment for free such as school supplies, musical instruments, and playground equipment. All you have to do is sign up by entering your Price Chopper card number and the school's code, which is 16008.

Popsicles on the Playground a success

Thanks to all the new kindergartners (and their families) who came out today to meet your new classmates and enjoy a popsicle. photo gallery

Summer orientation set for August

New Jefferson students and families are invited to learn more about their new school by attending an orientation day at 3 p.m. Aug. 25 or 27. Please see the PDF flyer for more information.

Jefferson first graders 'surf' into summer

Jefferson Elementary School first graders completed their 10-day "Surfing into Summer" lessons with an outside water day in June. photo gallery

Jefferson Elementary holds grade 4 moving up ceremony

Jefferson Elementary School held its annual grade 4 moving up ceremony on June 18. About 150 students earned their certificates of promotion during a ceremony in the school gym, which included an overflow crowd of Schalmont parents, teachers, administrators and other well-wishers. photo gallery and videos

Safety procedures at Jefferson

The front doors at Jefferson Elementary School facing Princetown Road are only being used for student arrival and dismissal each day. These doors will remain locked at all other times. All student drop offs, pickups, and parent visitors should enter the building via the primary office accessed by Ford Avenue. Learn more


• Bus route postcards being mailed this week

SED assessment results show an increased proficiency for SCSD

New immunization requirements in effect September 1

Don't forget to sign up for Race Back to School!

 • School board adopts new technology/bring your own devices policy

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