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Jan 2019

Principal’s corner: January 2019

2019-01-28T12:17:50+00:00January 28th, 2019|Principal update, School news|

Welcome back and happy new year! We anticipate an action packed year with great things happening every day at Thomas Jefferson. There are currently 865 students enrolled in our school which allows for countless opportunities for meaningful learning experiences on a daily basis. Our two focus elements are creating an intentional climate and culture and providing high quality instruction in every class. Student [...]

Dec 2018

Working to help all VPS students be “Future Ready” one library at a time!

2019-02-13T10:55:24+00:00December 10th, 2018|Librarian blog|

by Traci Chun | Teacher Librarian | Skyview High School You may have heard the term “Future Ready” or thought about what schools are doing to help support students for future careers and industries. Future Ready Schools is a national effort to provide students with digital learning opportunities and help move school districts toward preparing students for success in college, community and careers. Future Ready [...]

Sep 2018

Find innovation in your library

2018-10-12T12:53:23+00:00September 27th, 2018|Librarian blog|

by Traci Chun | Teacher Librarian | Skyview High School Shh! Shh! Shh!  Gone are the days of the library being a silent space filled with books and a shushing librarian. Today’s libraries are filled with technology, innovation, learning, and yes, books. As information is shared globally with only a few keystrokes, the need for a library and a librarian is greater now than [...]

Sep 2018

Battle of the Books creates powerful readers

2018-10-12T12:59:36+00:00September 17th, 2018|Librarian blog|

by Eric Bindewald | Teacher Librarian | Sacajawea Elementary School Marshall accidentally “buzzed in” due to the adrenaline rush that took control of his pointer finger. Teammates turned to Marshall with bated breath while he stared at the emcee as though he was just caught peeing in the library.  The five seconds of silence seemed like an eternity. As each second passed, Marshall’s expression repeatedly [...]

Sep 2017

Join the swing choir!

2017-09-20T09:40:10+00:00September 20th, 2017|School news|

Looking for a way to get involved at Jefferson? Swing Choir is a fun way to meet others, to use singing to enhance your musicality and to wind down after your long day. Swing Choir is a non-auditioned group that meets a couple of days a week until our concert on December 12th. Students do not need to be in the day choir program to [...]

Aug 2017

Makerspace is fun at TJMS

2017-08-30T16:23:20+00:00August 30th, 2017|School news|

Makerspace encourages students to tinker, play, investigate, problem solve and explore. This is a space in the library that is available to students before school, after school and during lunch. Thank you to all who have brought in donations for this great program! We are still in need or more! Please drop off any donations to the donation box in the office. Textiles and Sewing [...]

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