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JLA Musicians


On Saturday, April 16, 2016, our student string musicians: Michelle Soth, Savannah Ok, Vanida Lekha, Lylah Vincent, and Remy Khinuon came home with the greatest honor given by LBUSD ensemble festival, SUPERIOR ratings. One of the best middle school ensembles throughout the district.  400 students participated in this festival. Their medals will be sent through district snail mail with their names engraved on it. Congrats! 

LB Marathon

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Congrats to Mrs. Johnson, Ms. Ghareeb, Ms. Jammy, and Ms. Sasaki! These amazing teachers/staff participated in the 2015 Long Beach Marathon. 

College Promise


George Llorente (Grade 8) has been awarded the Long Beach College Promise Scholarship for JLA. Former California Senator Steinberg presented George with his scholarship. 

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Please join us for a Power Lunch as we celebrate Mother’s Day in our sustainability garden on Thursday, May 5th, 2016 from 12:45-1:38pm. Please bring a lunch or purchase an adult or child lunch for from our amazing cafeteria for only $4. All family members who are mothers will be honored at this event. Go Jaguars!

JLA's Extreme Read Challenge

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Come join JLA students, friends and families as we try to read all together for 10,000 minutes on Wednesday, May 11 2016 from 3:40pm-8:00pm in the Jefferson’s Library!  Your job during the challenge will be to read continuously for as long as you can. We start reading right after school.  Participants may join or leave the challenge at any time.  Win Prizes!! Have Fun!! Tackle The Extreme Read Challenge!! See Ms. Ghareeb or Ms. Jackson for more information! 

Family Health and Wellness Night


Monday, May 16, 2016

The Health and Physical Education departments will be hosting their annual "Family Health and Wellness Night" on Monday, May 16 from 5:30pm-6:45pm. Please join us for 3 sessions, focusing on healthy, active living.  Check-in at Jefferson library no later than 5:30pm. Go Jaguars!

Jefferson News


For Current 5th, 6th, & 7th Grade

Application Deadline is May 16, 2016

Contact: Ben Louie at blouie@usc.edu


Discover LBCC at an informal gathering in your neighborhood.


Descubrir LBCC en una reunión informal en tu vecindario.


Attention all 8th through 12th Grade Students: Summer School Registration Begins Monday, April 18


All 9th through 12th grade students who are interested in taking summer school classes to make up a grade to meet graduation requirements or to fulfill college entrance requirements must register using our online enrollment system.  The online system will be available starting Monday, April 18.  Summer school registration will continue until 5 p.m. May 15. 


Current 8th through 11th graders also have the opportunity to take a Math Summer Bridge course to help prepare them for the course work that they will study in the coming school year.  These courses include Pre-Algebra, Pre-Geometry and Pre-Intermediate Algebra.  These summer courses will be taken for elective credit, and the grade issued will be a pass/no credit.  This is an excellent opportunity to get a jump start for next year. 


Summer school registration begins with the completion of the application online at www.lbschools.net/summer.  After the application is submitted, the student and parent will receive an email with directions for selecting summer classes.  You should receive this email two to three school days after the application is submitted.


Atención a todos los estudiantes de 8º a 12º grado escolar: Las inscripciones para las clases de verano en las escuelas preparatorias comienzan el lunes 18 de abril


Todos los estudiantes de 9º a 12º grado escolar interesados en asistir a las clases de verano con la finalidad de mejorar una calificación para poder cumplir con los requisitos de graduación o para cumplir con un requisito de admisión universitaria deberán inscribirse a través de nuestro sistema de inscripciones en línea (por Internet). El sistema de inscripciones en línea estará disponible a partir del lunes 18 de abril. Las inscripciones para las clases de verano continuarán hasta el 15 de mayo a las 5pm. 


Los estudiantes que actualmente cursan 8º a 11º grado escolar también tienen la oportunidad de tomar un curso de Math Bridge (Puente de Matemáticas) como parte de su preparación para los cursos que estarán cursando durante el próximo ciclo escolar. Estos cursos incluyen Pre- Álgebra, Pre- Geometría y Pre- Álgebra de Nivel Intermedio. En estos cursos electivos, los estudiantes recibirán como calificación “Pasó/No Crédito”. Esta es una excelente oportunidad para poner en marcha un gran inicio para el próximo ciclo escolar.   


Las inscripciones para las clases de verano se comenzarán llenando la solicitud en línea en www.lbschools.net/summer. Después de enviar la solicitud, el estudiante y los padres del estudiante recibirán un correo electrónico con instrucciones para seleccionar las clases que el estudiante planea tomar durante el verano. El correo electrónico lo recibirán 2-3 días escolares después de haber enviado la solicitud.


The Long Beach Unified School District is pleased to announce that all of the students, teachers and staff in the District are eligible to download and install Microsoft Office Professional Plus for free on as many as ten personal devices (PC, Mac, Tablet, phone or mobile). This opportunity has been provided to the District at no cost as part of the District's move to "The Cloud".


Microsoft Office Professional Plus includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access and Publisher.


To enroll to receive Microsoft Office Professional Plus on your personal or home computer:

1. Go to the myLBUSD portal (http://myLBUSD.lbschools.net) and sign in with your user name and password

2. Click on "Applications"

3. Click on the "Get Microsoft Office @ Home" tile and follow the instructions.


You may register for this service at any time. It is open to all active employees and students. Once you have registered, you can return to your Office 365 account at any time by going to http://portal.office.com (You must use this link instead of the public login pages like www.office.com, login.live.com, etc.)

Do NOT attempt to download and install Microsoft Office on district computers, laptops or tablets. Microsoft @ Home licenses are for use on your personal computers, laptops, tablets (iPads) and phones.


Theme Day

Throughout the year, JLA students will participate in various events held on campus.  These events are created to bring awareness to different issues faced by teens including bullying (National Bullying Prevention Month) or drug awareness (Red Ribbon Week).  Go Jaguars!

Spirit Days

At JLA, we celebrate days (Breast Cancer Awareness) or accomplishments (20 Days of Peace). Go Jaguars!


This Week at JLA

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JLA Spirit Wear

See Ms. Ghareeb in Room 201 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.  

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