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Olympian Visits JLA

Thank you to the JLA PTA for affording us the opportunity to have 1984 Olympic Silver Medalist Nelson Vails come and speak with our students.

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Christmas Parade

Congrats to our Cheer Squad, Coach Tonia, and Ms. Tameka for representing JLA in a great way at the 32nd Belmont Shore Christmas Parade held on Saturday, December 6th.  A big thank you to The Grunion Gazette for sponsoring our girls.  Go Jaguars!



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:


Deadline - April 2, 2015


Long Beach College Promise

Each year, we participate in the Long Beach College Promise. Students AND parents are asked to take a pledge to do the things they need to do to set their sights on going to college. We would like as many students AND parents to take the pledge as possible. 
To take the College Promise pledge, you will need your student ID#, name, and will be asked to fill in a few short "promises". That's it!  Click on the link below to take the College Promise pledge.
Clink on this link:  http://www.lbschools.net
The deadline is April 2, 2015! Go Jaguars!

March 23, 2015 - April 2, 2015


Help Raise Money for JLA

The Student Council will be running this year's Penny War.  The money raised will support the students of Jefferson Leadership Academies. Money will be collected each morning at the entrance of the school. The grade level with the most points at the end, will win a Spirit Day. Go Jaguars! 

National Volunteer Month


Upcoming Events

April is National Volunteer Month and Social Responsibility will be hosting many activities. We hope to encourage involvement of all JLA students & Staff in volunteering to help make a difference in our school and community.

  • April 13th - April 17th: Spring Grams for $1.00. ALL proceeds will be donated to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.  See Ms. Suarez in the morning (100 Building) AND at lunch by the benches. Spring Grams will be delivered during Per. 4 on April 17th.

  • April 20th - 24th: Students can volunteer to make “Get-Well” cards for children at Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital during lunch at the lunch benches. Donations will also be accepted.

  • April 20th - 30th: Sign up to volunteer for our neighborhood cleanup.  Sign ups will be held before school and after school in the 100 building. 

Clean-up Days will be held on:

Tuesday, April 28th from 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Wednesday, April 29th from 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Thursday, April 30th from 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Jefferson News

Construction Contractors Invited to Outreach Fair
Measure K school construction and renovation created 1,740 new construction jobs in 2014.  Construction contractors and trades people interested in becoming eligible to work on upcoming Measure K school building and renovation projects are in... Continue
Posted by: Public Information Office
Published: 3/20/15

Supporting Students Under a New System
A number of efforts are under way to support students under a new and improved accountability system for schools. Learn more in this newsletter for parents:

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Posted by: Public Information Office
Published: 2/27/15

Our Amazing Faculty and Staff

We are so lucky to have such dedicated teachers and staff here at JLA.  They go over and beyond the call of duty.  Go Jaguars! 

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!

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: 3/29/15

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