Help Needed


Volunteers are greatly needed for our Step It Up Event on Monday, November 10th.  If you'd like to volunteer, please click here to signup online www.signupgenius.com OR please contact Ms. Pina at extension 2202.

2014-2015 Yearbook


Pre-order your JLA yearbook for $30.00 at www.balfour.com. The last day to pre-order your yearbook is Friday, January 9th. Yearbooks may be available after this date for $35.00, but this is not guaranteed. So, don't miss out and pre-order today. 

Jefferson PTA

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Jefferson's Robotics class was featured in the March/April 2014 Palacio Long Beach. The article can be found on page 22.

Click here to read it:  Palacio Long Beach 

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Our JLA students put their thoughts on paper for an anti-bullying essay contest as part of our school’s Peace and Anti-Bullying Campaign. Check out our winners who were mentioned in the OC Register. 

Click here to read the article! 



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Jefferson was mentioned in the Long Beach Press-Telegram for collecting 1400 box of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix.  Click here to read the article:


Red Ribbon Week

Jefferson's Rock for Red Ribbon Concert was mentioned in the Orange County Register. Click on the link to read about it. 


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Thursday, October 23rd


McTeacher's Night

Come see your favorite JLA faculty and staff member "working" at McDonalds on Thursday, October 23rd.   


A percentage of all purchases made between 4:30PM-7:30PM at the Mc Donald located at 3302 E. Anaheim Blvd (West of Redondo Ave.,) will go towards JLA.  


These funds will support student programs and activities. Take the night off from cooking and support JLA. 


Step It Up Fundraiser

By supporting this fundraiser, you are supporting the students of Jefferson Leadership Academies!

Step 1:  Sell Your Game Spaces. Each space is worth $10.00 and all proceeds go to support the students of JLA.  


Step 2:  Take advantage of the online site to get more support.   Contact out of town friends and relatives and ask them to visit the Step It Up website: StepItUpKids.com to donate on your behalf.  Any online donations will go towards you total. 


Step 3:  Meet your Goal.  The goal is for every student to sell at least FOUR spaces on their Gameboard so they can participate in our Step It Up Event on Monday, November 10th the same day as our Mile Run Day.  Students who sell FOUR spaces will be excused from the Mile Run Day in order to participate in our Fun-tastic Step It Up event here at JLA. There will be obstacle courses, music, fun, and the chance to win prizes!


Step 4:  Turn in your signed game board and money (cash only, please) on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22 and THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23 at the front entrance of the 100 building between 8:30AM-9:00AM.

Jefferson News

High School Choice Season is Here
Eighth graders and their families are beginning the process of applying to high schools of their choice. A number of events and resources are available to help families make their decisions.

View the High School Choice website to lear... Continue
Posted by: Public Information Office
Published: 10/15/14

GATE/ACC Teacher Office Hours
Attached you will find the days and times all GATE/ACC teachers are available to assist students.  Continue
Posted by: Ms. Pina
Published: 10/11/14

Free Workshop Exploring Aspects of Bullying
Posted by: Public Information Office
Published: 10/10/14

Tips on Preventing the Spread of Germs, Colds and Flu
Posted by: Public Information Office
Published: 10/10/14

Jefferson Declaration Newsletter
September/October 2014 Newsletter. Please click on the link below. Continue
Posted by: Ms. Pina
Published: 9/30/14

Our Plans in Case of Future Hot Weather (Nuestros planes en futuros casos de clima caluroso)
Posted by: Superintendent Steinhauser
Published: 9/26/14

Important Information For Students Who Ride Long Beach Transit (InformaciĆ³n Importante Para Los Estudiantes Que Viajan En Long Beach Transit)
Posted by: Public Information Office
Published: 6/6/14

Our Amazing Faculty and Staff

JLA's Athletic Program

Spirit Days

At JLA, we celebrate special occasions (Breast Cancer Awareness/Red Ribbon Week) or accomplishments (20 Days of Peace). Go Jaguars!

Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year

Welcome Back, Jaguars!  There's nothing like seeing big smiles on the first day of school. Go Jaguars!


This Week at JLA

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JLA Spirit Wear

See Ms. Ghareeb in Room 102 to purchase your JLA Spirit Wear. All items are available in white, light blue, and dark blue. These items are available throughout the school year.  

Click here for PRICES and STYLES.

Today: 10/20/14
All Day: JP-ABC Membership Monday
All Day: JLA Library - Closed
8:30 AM ELAC Meeting
12:00 PM Step It Up Fundraiser

Character Education


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