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Welcome to the "Pride of the Pack" Jefferson Middle School

Welcome to Jefferson Middle School (JMS), a proud California Distinguished and Gold Ribbon School, and home of “JAGUAR PRIDE’. Thank you for taking the time to explore our website and familiarize yourself with the leading-edge JMS learning community. Jefferson Middle School is a model Professional Learning Community who leads the way in innovation, developing the whole child, and is a leader in cross-curricular learning, marking JMS as a contemporary ‘Destination School. Whether you are part of our JMS family, interested in enrolling, or would simply like to learn more about our scholars and learning community, this site has been developed for your usage and reference as an engaging and informative resource. We welcome you to your school!


Step It Up for JMS! 


Our biggest fundraiser of the year starts today and we need your help! We know that parents and students are busy, and that is why we want to make the fundraiser as EASY and SUCCESSFUL as possible.  Our entire STEP IT UP fundraiser can be completed in TEN MINUTES or less -- Yes, really!

The most important thing you can do to support our school is to help your child complete the first night email campaign "Success Sheet" students brought home from the assembly on Friday, 9/16/16.

To get our fundraiser off to a great start, we are asking each and every family to REGISTER and SEND OUT AT LEAST 10 EMAILS on Friday, 9/16 to friends and family, enlisting their support.  Don't forget to ADD YOURSELF so that you, too, can donate online! Don't forget to tell your friends and family to check your Spam folder, in the event the email ends up there. 

All donations are processed via PayPal, so they are safe and secure, and the emails you send will only be used for this fundraiser (not saved for any other purpose).

While you have until the end of our fundraiser to raise money and qualify for the various prizes and events, this First Night Email Success Sheet will not only win your child some fun BONUS PRIZES, but will help us get off to an amazing start!

Please visit: http://m7.stepitupkids.com/jeffersonms/  We look forward to an incredible turn out, and thank you for making a difference in the lives of our students.


  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH -   Turn In Your SUCCESS SHEET To Win Prizes: Remember to check your Spam Folder, and remind friends and family contributing to do the same, for Step It Up emails
  • SEPTEMBER 22ND, 26TH and 29TH - Turn in your EMOJI COUPONS at lunch on: Please Make All Checks Payable To: JEFFERSON PTSA
  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4TH – All Pledge sheets and money is due. Turn In Your PLEDGE SHEET and Money
  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27TH Our JMS STEP IT UP! Event Takes Place on campus

Weekly News Items



  • Monday, September 26th  
    • Student Council Election Week 
    • Step It Up fundraiser "Honor Coupons" turn-in day for EMOJI Key Chains Turn in at the table in the Quad


  • Tuesday, September 27th - EARLY OUT Schedule (No Late Start)
    • 5pm JMS Back-to-School Night - Parents Only. Bring Your Student's Schedule with you
      • 5-5:30pm Welcome Message/Cafeteria
      • 5:30-6pm PTSA Association Meeting/Cafeteria
      • 6-7pm Classroom Visitations - See Schedule in Paw Print E-Newsletter
      • 7:15pm ELMAC Meeting/Rm. 6
      • 7:15 GATE Meeting/Cafeteria


  • Thursday, September 29th-
    • AM Fire Drill
    • Step It Up fundraiser "Honor Coupons" turn-in day for EMOJI Key Chains Turn in at the table in the Quad


  • Friday, September 30th - ASSEMBLY Schedule and JMS Spirit Day! 
    • Student Council Election Assemblies and Elections 


Picture Day Friday, 9/23/16

Picture Day Friday, 9/23/16

Fall School Picture Day is this Friday, 9/23/16. We will not be conducting our regular Friday Spirit Day so that student may dress up for their school photo. In addition, there will be no P.E. on this day and students will be taking pictures during their P.E. class period. Students who are on Independent Study P.E. may take their photos during the nutrition break or at the beginning of 6th period. The school office has a limited amount of additional LifeTouch flyers available if your student misplaced their flyer, or you may order online at www.mylifetouch.com  using our JMS picture Day ID: PZ066016Y0


Today: 9/28/16