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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!

Upcoming Dates to make note of:


Wed. - Fri. Nov. 22-24 – Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 28 -29 - After School GATE Activity in Cafeteria 3:00-4:30pm (Mr. Cheney)

Wed. - Dec. 6 - Club Rush at Lunch Recess (Student Council)

Fri. - Dec 15 - All School Pep Rally - Schedule TBD (Student Council)

Mon. - Dec 18 - PTSA Association Meeting 5:30-6:00pm Armstrong Theatre

Mon. – Dec 18 – Holiday Concert at the Armstrong Theatre 6:00pm=Chorus 8:00pm=Band

Fri. – Fri - Dec. 22 - Jan. 5 – Winter Break

Weekly News Items


Monday, 11/20/2017:

-Spirit Club Meeting and Practice Room 11 and Blacktop from 3:05pm-4:00pm with Mrs.Sweet

Tuesday, 11/21/2017: 

-Late Start - School begins at 9:25am; Campus Opens at 8:50am

-Turkey Dance - Class Competition During Lunch Recess (Student Council)

-Robotics Club 3:00-5:00pm in rm 15 with Mrs. Merlos

Wednesday, 11/22/2017: 

No School - Thanksgiving Break

Thursday, 11/23/2017:  

No School - Thanksgiving Break

Friday, 11/24/2017: 

No School - Thanksgiving Break

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