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You are important to our students' success.

- Jefferson


Subject line: Safety precautions taken today due to community incident

Dear Jefferson Families,

I am writing to notify you that late this morning, we were informed of police activity near our school. This activity was not targeted toward our school, but because of the proximity, we decided to take the precaution of keeping students inside the building until we could ensure their safety.

We learned about the police activity just as the bell was ringing for early release dismissal. Our staff and students did an excellent job following directions and returning to their homerooms ensuring a smooth transition.

The safety of our students is always our top priority, which is why we decided to take precautions today. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Sincerely,

Katrina Rice

Interim Principal


Future Quest: This event is aligned to seventh grade Academic and Career Planning (ACP) career cluster exploration. All MMSD seventh grade students will attend. Jefferson students will be attending on December 6, 2017 at 10:30 - 1: 15 pm  (Spanish)

Greetings Seventh Grade Parents/Guardians
We are in need of many, many more volunteers to ensure the success of FutureQuest 2017, and are hoping you can assist.
The Madison Metropolitan School District, in conjunction with the Dane County School Consortium, is hosting FutureQuest 2017 On Wednesday, December 6 at the Alliant Energy Center. FutureQuest 2017 will feature exhibitors from all 16 career clusters to provide more than 5,300 middle school students from 16 Dane County School Districts an opportunity to relate their current interests to future education and career opportunities. Each student participant will have 80 minutes to connect with representatives from the 16 career cluster areas organized into four zones.
Over 200 volunteers are needed to help with FutureQuest 2017 on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Volunteers are needed from 7:00am - 4:00pm, and may register for as many two-hour time slots as they are available. Volunteer tasks include information booth greeter, traffic director, exhibitor escort, student/staff escort, coat check-in check-out and bag stuffer, exhibitor assistant, historian, and FutureQuest break-down. Additional details are available here

All volunteers will be provided with a T-shirt at check-in, and are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes for walking or standing. Lunch will be provided for volunteers working during lunch.

To sign up as a volunteer visit our SignUpGenius website at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080848aea62ba5fd0-futurequest.

If you have any questions, contact Sherrie L. Stuessy, Experiential Learning Coordinator, at slstuessy@madison.k12.wi.us or 608-622-7482.
Best
Sherrie
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Sherrie L. Stuessy, NBCT, GCDF
Experiential Learning Coordinator
Madison Metropolitan School District
545 West Dayton Street, Room 124
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 663-1978 (office)
(608) 622-7482 (Google Voice/SMS)
(608) 442-2149 (fax)
To make an appointment to meet, please navigate to https://slstuessy.youcanbook.me/
"You can. You will." Joel Osteen

Book Fair is coming to Jefferson: November 15th from noon to 7:00 pm, during parent/teacher conferences in the LMC 


Middle School Science Symposium Program for 2017-2018 Information. (Spanish)


NBC Share your Holidays Food Drive is taking place now to November 21st, collection barrel is located in the office.


Fussless Fundraiser  Spanish Version of Fussless Fundraiser


Geography Bee Information :We will hold a preliminary round for all interested participants on Monday, December​ ​4th​. The top ten scores from the preliminary round will advance to the final round of competition on December​ ​15th​. Students will need to sign-up outside the office by Nov. 10th to receive further information.


Restorative Justice is coming to Jefferson: English       Spanish


BoxTops Collection Drive - thank you for your support, please keep collecting. Together we raised $530.00 for Jefferson - Thank you! 


Choir News: Choir Concert is Wednesday, November 8th - 7:00 pm

Rehearsal times for 8th Grade -  11/8 @ 8:43 - 9:33 (2nd Hour), 7th Grade -  11/8 @11:55-12:45 (5th Hour)


Band News: Band Concert is Tuesday, November 14th.- 7:00 pm

Rehearsal times for 8Th Grade -  11/14 @ 9:37-10:25 (3rd Hour), 7Th Grade - 11/14 @ 11:55 - 12:45 (5th Hour)


Orchestra News: Orchestra Concert is November 9th - 7:00 pm

Rehearsal times for 7th Grade - 11/9 @ 10:31 - 11:21 (4th Hour) and 6th Grade - 11/9 @ 12:49 - 1:39 (6th Hour)


Bus Company Route Information

 Metro EZ Rider Semester Youth Passes are no longer available for sale at Madison Metropolitan School District locations.

Passes are only available through the mail (with FREE shipping) and at Metro’s Administration Office at 1245 E. Washington Ave.

Complete information with links to purchasing online or by check is available at: http://www.cityofmadison.com/metro/fares/ezrider.cfm

 
​This information does not apply to district funded year long passes.​


 
The Rotary Club of Madison West Towne-Middleton is a service club made up of about 65 professional men and women who work on the west side of Madison and in Middleton.  The Club has for more than forty-five years been actively involved in local community projects, like youth scholarships, bingo at Oakwood, Wisconsin Academic Decathlon, and many more. The group is also involved in efforts around the world, including orphanages in Eastern Europe and Latin American, as well as water projects in South America.
 
Last year, the Club looked to make a strong, long-term commitment to a local school through the 'Adopt-a-School' program of the Foundation for Madison's Public Schools. They chose Jefferson Middle School. What has that meant so far?
 
The Club has provided a Chrome Cart with twenty Chromebook computers, funds for Mad City Challenge, 65 filled back packs and school supplies as well as decoration help for the 8 th grade dance, as well as mock job interviews and career talks. We at Jefferson benefit from their real-world experience, and the Rotary Club gains from learning about and connecting with their local community. ​And the Club is not done yet!
Thank you Rotary Club!

Parent Letter for students taking high school courses - please follow the link for more information (10-28-16)



-- Dear Parents,

            Jefferson Middle School is looking for parents to chaperone our extracurricular activities. This includes the many field trips we take and evening school dances. Parents must take a back ground check provided by the school district in order to spend the day with us having fun and possibly learning something new. If you are interested, please sign the attached form and we will contact you about the provision. Thank you in advance!  Please fill out and return as soon as possible


Pre-approved Absence Form -English

Pre-approved Absence Form - Spanish

Pre-approved Absence Form from the district