Jefferson Elementary School is once again filled with young students as the 2015-16 school year gets underway.
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Tail Waggin Tutors help first graders with reading skills. Schalmont first graders in Jamie Pink’s class agree that reading is one of their favorite things to do, thanks to the help of some visits by their furry friends. learn more
Congratulations to first and second place yearbook contest winners Maggie Raymond and Audrey Ingle. Their winning artwork will be featured on the front and back cover of this year’s Jefferson Elementary yearbook. learn more
Second graders at Jefferson Elementary have the opportunity to take an adventure through time during their lunch throughout January. learn more
As part of Turn of the Screen Week, Jefferson students and their families were treated to a special night at the school when the critters from Two by Two Zoo stopped by. view gallery
Students in the high school band and choir led Jefferson students in a sing-along concert. view gallery
Today launched the first grade team's celebration of "Grinch Day," where they read the Dr. Seuss story and had reading and math lessons based on it. learn more
Jefferson Elementary students were surprised to be called to the Playroom for an assembly Dec. 14 and even more surprised to see Chad O’Hara from B95.5 and country music artist Tim Rushlow walk into the room. learn more
The students in Mrs. Rossner and Mrs. McGuirk's fourth grade co-teaching classroom proudly displayed their Longhouse projects to their parents, grandparents and siblings on Friday. learn more
Congratulations Ms. Pink’s first graders, Mrs. Rossner’s and Mrs. MuGuirk’s 4th grade classes and Mrs. Scheffer’s music clas for working together to create a jingle for Shop with a Cop. learn more
In collaboration with emergency responders, Jefferson Elementary School practiced an evacuation drill this morning. learn more
Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. Cathell and Mrs. DiCaprio's fourth-grade classes hosted their fourth annual Thanksgiving Feast. learn more
Jefferson Elementary students enjoyed an assembly program presented by Dave Ruch, a special musician and performer who is widely noted for his ability to engage audiences of all kinds. learn more
Check out what some Schalmont students are doing outside the classroom. learn more
The Jefferson Elementary Halloween Candy Buy Back has been the most successful yet! Five copy paper boxes full of candy were collected, totalling 85.5 pounds. learn more
Students in teacher Leea Mulone’s first-grade class are using an interactive computer program called Imagine Learning to help strengthen their reading and phonics skills. learn more
Jefferson fourth graders decorated placemats for the community's Veterans Dinner. view gallery
Fourth graders in Mrs. Albrecht’s art class work on value charts. view gallery
Assemblies recognize 55 students for participating in the summer reading program. learn more
There are several dates in October when students will be dismissed from school early. Please review the updated list here.
Jefferson Elementary fourth grader Mark has proven he has a pretty green thumb.Mark brought in a nearly six-pound head of cabbage that he just harvested. The cabbage was part of his third grade plant growth and development project. learn more
The Scholastic Book Fair is open during Jefferson Elementary school hours now through Sept. 29 as well as 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 22 and 23. You can also browse and order books online. Cash, checks (payable to the school) and credit cards are accepted. view gallery
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
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 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.
Thanks to all the new kindergartners (and their families) who came out today to meet your new classmates and enjoy a popsicle. photo gallery
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