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2019-2020 Calendar 

Please visit our website to view, print and/or download the 2019-2020 Jefferson calendar.
 
Please note the calendar is subject to change. 

Mark your calendar:
2/13 BOE Meeting 7pm
2/17-2/18 No School
2/21 SEPAC Presents Zones of Regulation 9-11am
3/6 Spirit Day
3/9 Single Session Day
3/12 BOE Meeting 7pm
3/13 Coffee with the Principal 2:15pm
PTO Meeting

Couldn't join us for the last meeting? No problem, the meeting notes are  here. Please reach out if you have any questions regarding the meeting.
Valentine's Day is almost here!
  • Please DO NOT use candy as valentines.
  • NO candy or food is to be used attached to any valentines sent in for class distribution to other students.
  • Non-food parties are highly encouraged.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Kids with Food Allergies (KFA) recommend the use of non-food rewards when possible. The easiest way to ensure all children are safely included at school is to keep Valentine celebrations food-free. This promotes inclusiveness in the classroom. It also decreases the risk that a student could be exposed to an allergen. Celebrating without sugary, high-fat food and sweets is also healthier and consistent with the wellness policies in place in school.

See attached flyers for non-food Valentine's Day celebrations and safe ways to celebrate at home if your child has food allergies:
Click to read the  Parent Letter from the Nurse.

Event Date: February 28th
Donations Due: February 28th

We hope your child can participate in this year's Kids Heart Challenge! Register online here or fill out the form that came home in your child's folder. Thank you for your past donations and your continued generosity!
Message from the Nurse

We have seen an increase in illness in the community since our return after the holidays.  Please remember that cold and flu germs are spread from person to person by way of coughing, sneezing, touching, or simply talking.  Good hand  washing is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of germs.  Please remember that cold and flu germs are spread from person to person by way of coughing, sneezing, touching, or simply talking. So wash those hands to spread fun but not germs! Please click on the links below for more helpful information.



The Scholastic Book Fair is coming in March!

Family Shopping Night is Wednesday, March 18th from 6:30pm-8pm in the Jefferson School gym.

Your children will have time to shop in school on  Thursday, March 19th 8am-4pm &  Friday, March 20 8am-3pm in  the Jefferson School Gym.


We need your help!
Please consider volunteering to help make this event a success!  To view opportunities and/or sign up to volunteer,  click here.
A Message from Pomptonian

Dear Parents,

February is National Heart Month. A heart-healthy diet includes eating lots of fruits and veggies. This month, students will enjoy Pink Lady Apples from Yonder Fruit Farm and Parsnips from Dagele Brothers Farm as part of Pomptonian's Local Farm-to-Tray program. Students will enjoy the parsnips and Pink Lady apples during lunch on Thursday, February 13th.

Pink Lady apples, a tasty treat, have an incredibly long growing season, they hang on the tree for 200 days. Like most apples, they contain no fat or sodium and are good source of Vitamin C. Almost half of the vitamin C is found directly under the skin...so keep the skin on. Parsnips should receive the attention of a superfood. Why? They contain, 11% of the recommended dietary allowance for Vitamin C in just a half cup, along with containing fiber, Vitamin E, Folate, Magnesium, Potassium, and phosphorus.

What else is cooking? Please visit Summit Public Schools - School Nutrition And Fitness. Pomptonian is pleased to be Summit's food service provider, and we appreciate your comments and suggestions. You can reach us at Pomptonian@summit.k12.nj.us

SUMMIT LACROSSE CLUB WANTS YOU! 

Summit Lacrosse Club Registration is OPEN for SPRING 2020

For more than 45 years SLC has developed and trained thousands of Summit boys and girls (grades 1-8) to play and love the game of lacrosse. 

We are looking forward to working with your child too.  To sign up, please register on our website:  www.summitlacrosseclub.com

If you haven't done so yet, reserve your child's spot now! 

SUMMIT LACROSSE CLUB OFFERS  FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR REGISTRATION AND EQUIPMENT.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions at: 
admin@summitlacrosseclub.com 
Summit Soccer Club Spring Registration

Spring Registration for ALL programs opened on December 26th, 2019
  • Junior Pre-Academy Program for Spring 2020
  • Pre-Academy program for Spring 2020
  • 2013 U7 & 2012 U8 Boys and Girls Academy Program
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