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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:


Mon. Feb. 19th - No School, Presidents’ Day Observed

Weds. Feb. 21st- 7th grade Parent/Student Night 6pm WHS Cafe 4

(Parents and their 7th grade students wishing to take classes at WHS should attend this informational meeting.)

Fri. Feb. 26th - 7th grade Dental Day

Mon. Mar. 12-15th - ELPAC Test Administered to all English Learners Grades 6-8

Weds. Mar 21st - Incoming 9th Grade Parent/Student Night @ WHS 6:30pm in the Pavilion

Mon. Mar. 26-30 - Spring Break

Weds. May 2-11- SBAC Testing for all Grades in Math and LA Classes

Mon. May 14-18 - SBAC Make-up Testing

Weds. May 16-17 - SBAC Science Testing for Grade 8 only in Science Classes

Weekly News Items


Mon. 19th

- No School - President’s Day

- No Spirit Club for baton, due to no school

Tues. 20th

-  Late Start/Staff meeting 7:40-7:50am/PLC time 7:50-9:05am

-  Mathcounts Students meet in Room 16 at lunch (Mr. White)

Wed.  21st

- Tutorial Schedule

- CIMI Meeting for Chaperones and students attending the trip (Room 2, lunch).

- Spirit Club will meet for Tall Flags from 3:05-4:00pm in Room 11 and on the Blacktop  Please bring your flag to room 11 in the morning, before school, even if it’s raining. (Mrs. Sweet).

- Multi-Media Club from 3:00pm - 4:00pm (Mr. Norman & Mr. Hanniff)

- 7th Grade Parent/Student Night at 6pm at WHS in Cafe 4 (Parents and their 7th grade students wishing to take classes at WHS should attend this informational meeting)

- Torrance Area Parent Night Sponsored by the Special Education Department-    Transitioning to Middle School at Hull MS at 6:30pm (Ms. Kim, Ms. Balooch, Mrs. Jones)

Thurs. 22nd

- Tutorial Schedule

- Art Studio During Lunch in Room 5 (Mrs. Chang)


Fri.    23rd    



- No Spirit Count (CIMI)

- CIMI for Grade 8 students attending camp (Mr. Cheney, Mrs. Sweet, Mr.   Hanniff, Ms. Miller)

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Today: 2/22/18