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  • Magazine Drive Extended through 10/23!

    Help JJHS Home & School reach our fundraising goal! The Annual Fundraiser has been extended to Friday,10/23! No need to register or send out 10+ emails, simply click the title link to support the fundraiser! Monetary donations are accepted as well, on the APmags website. Thanks for your support!

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  • Send In Your Boxtops For Education!

    During this challenging time, our teachers and students need more help than ever. No matter what school looks like, Box Tops for Education is a fast and easy way for you to help out from home. The Box Tops program has been around for over 20 years, and it really works. In fact, Box Tops for Education has helped give almost a billion dollars to schools since 1996. In 2019, the program evolved to become digital so that you can earn for your school with just the touch of a button. Click the title link for details!

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  • JJHS Bus Athletic and Intramural Bus Routes

    If you are planning on having your student use bus transportation for athletic practices and events or intramurals, please read this article for requirements and bus routes. Contact Mr. White with questions.

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  • Fall Intramurals 2020

    Visit the Intramurals 2020 page to find out about the fall schedule as well as all the participation requirements and details.

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  • Student Self-Certification

    Click the title link to view the letter that went home via Talk203 on August 31, 2020 regarding student self-certification. Included is a link to the required form.

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  • Middle School Day Stages 2&3 Update

    Posted by Kimberly Fricke on 10/6/2020

    At the Board of Education meeting on October 5th, the Board adopted a new middle school day schedule for Stage 2 and Stage 3 learning.  During Stage 2, the goal is to provide an opportunity for all students to return to the building for some in-school learning in some capacity prior to the Stage 3 implementation. We will provide information regarding grade level orientations. Additional information and details will be provided to you at a later date.  The new schedule which will be effective October 19th, will be shared in advance and may differ slightly from what was displayed as a sample in the BOE presentation. 

    As part of our planning and preparation, the district will be asking parents/guardians to complete a new survey.  We need to know which students will continue with e-Learning, which students will be returning utilizing the hybrid model, and which students will require transportation.  The new elementary survey will be sent out first, followed by the middle school survey and then the high school survey. 


    As always, in order to provide a healthy and safe learning environment, we need to carefully monitor the health metrics within our county.  While we are currently on track to transition to Stage 2, transitioning will depend on staying within the district defined metrics for us to continue to advance to and maintain in-person instruction.  We ask that everyone continues to wear face coverings, as well as practice social distancing and healthy hygiene habits to support our effort to return to in-person learning.

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  • Magazine Drive Update!

    Posted by Brian White on 9/28/2020

    Patriot Families,

    This is a  reminder that the 2nd BONUS WHEEL SPIN will take place FRIDAY MORNING.  All students who reach 10 total prize points will have their name added to the prize wheel.  The bonus wheel will spin a minimum of 10 times and EACH winner will have $10 added to their Amazon Gift Card.

    For all future fundraiser updates, please check the JJHS webpage.

    Thank you,

    Brian White

    Assistant Principal

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  • Jefferson Updates

    Posted by Kim Fricke on 9/21/2020


    There are several updates on the items listed below.

    Student Self-Certification Forms

    • All Parents/Guardians are required to complete the Student Self-Certification Form prior to a student participating in in-person instruction. Students will not be allowed to participate in any in-person instruction until this form has been signed and returned to the school nurse, Tracy Phillips. You can email her at with a scanned form, drop the form at the main office, or mail the form to the school. 
    • We have attached communication from August 31st that addresses absence reporting and additional precautions being taken at school for in-person learning.

    Magazine Drive 

    • Attached you will find some information about the upcoming JJHS Magazine Drive.  More information regarding this will be sent out in the near future. 

    Curriculum Night

    • Staff are putting videos together to share information about their classes and curriculum. Videos and presentations will be posted to the Jefferson Webpage and linked in a Talk 203 on September 24th. The presentations are pre-recorded; therefore, you can engage with them at a time that is convenient for you.

    Parent-Teacher Conferences

    • Teams and teachers will reach out with Zoom links for scheduled conferences prior to October 8th and 9th. We are working with teachers to share the Zoom links with you for your scheduled appointments.

    NEF Fundraiser

    • This year, Jefferson has 10 staff members running in the NEF virtual run to help raise money for Jefferson. Please consider supporting our efforts by donating here.
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  • Health Services Information

    Posted by Tracy Phillips on 9/8/2020

    Dear Parents and Guardians,

    Even though this school year is starting different than previous years, I wanted to reach out from the health office to let you know a few things you can do to help ensure that when we are able to meet in person we are ready to support your child.

    Medications for School:

    Updated Medication forms for the 20/21 school year. Please ask your doctors to complete these forms.  These orders can be emailed or faxed to the health office
    Start working on getting a set of medications for school, i.e. Epi-Pens and inhalers. Please do not drop off medication at school until students are in person.

    Specific Health Concerns:

    If your child has specific health concern (diabetes, seizures, Crohns, et) I will be reaching out to set up phone/zoom meetings over the next few weeks to update care plans and gather information that teachers will need to know. If you would to like to meet sooner or your child has a new condition, please call me at 630-983-2146

    Physicals and Immunization Requirements:

    If you have a 6th grade student, please remember that 6th grade physicals and immunizations are still required. You can email or fax me any completed forms.  Any 7th or 8th grade students interested in participating in sports this school year will need a completed sport physical. These physicals are good for 1 year and are needed to attend any practices or games/meets.  You can email or fax these completed forms to the health office.

    If you need any assistance during this time, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.  We look forward to talking with you soon.  Stay Safe and Healthy.

    Tracy Phillips, RN, PEL-CSN
    Certified School Nurse
    Phone: 630-983-2146
    Fax: 630-420-6930

    Sharon DiPrima
    Health Technician
    Phone: 630-420-6358
    Fax: 630-420-6930


    Link to Forms:




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