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Shalmont Central School District
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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JES first dayLife at Jefferson

Jefferson Elementary School is full of eager students and great staff doing wonderful things. Check out what an average day looks like.

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Bus cards coming soon

Bus pick up time and location information will be mailed out Aug. 29.

Crafters wanted

The JES PTO is looking for crafters/vendors for the annual craft fair. learn more

Camp Invention gets students learning this summer

Students got creative this summer as Camp Invention came to Jefferson Elementary School Aug. 1-5. learn more

Calendar available to download

A PDF of the 24-page 2016-17 printed district calendar that will be mailed home shortly is now available to download. view calendar

Prevent summer math slide

Check out summer math calendars for fun activities to keep minds active during the summer. learn more

Popsicles in the Park

Incoming kindergartners are invited to Popsicles in the Park at Jefferson Elementary from 3-4 p.m. Aug. 2.

Supply lists available

See what supplies your student needs this fall. view lists

JES summer school

View the flyer to learn more about learning opportunities at Jefferson this summer.

Kindergarten registration information

Athough Kindergarten screening will take place throughout the summer, teacher placement of students will occur on Aug. 15 and Sept. 6. download registration packet

Summer Orientation

Learn more about your new school by attending an orientation Aug. 3, 17 or 31 at 2 p.m. Please see the flyer for more information.

JES says goodbye to fourth graders

It's offical! A new class is on its way to middle school. View the album from the fourth-grade moving up ceremony.

K-3 students have fun at field day

Jefferson students in kindergarten through 3rd grade try their hand at sack races, t-ball, soccer, frisby and much more as part of field day. view album

Camp Invention coming to JES

We are excited to announce that Jefferson Elementary will host Camp Invention the week of Aug. 1-5 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. this summer for children entering first through sixth grade. Register online at This an amazing program focuses on fun STEM learning, and includes exploring animals and discovering science concepts through hands-on learning and designing and building prototypes. View flyer for more information.

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.

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


•  Free, reduced meal applications available

•  District calendar available to download

District procedures for school closings and delays

Parents can now access their student's academic information online

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