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Jefferson’s Robotics class participated in the Annual LBUSD Robo Bowl Competition, which showcases the technical skills students are acquiring through participation in middle school STEM programs. Participating students designed, built and constructed robots to enter the competition. The JLA team made it to the semi- finals this year. Congrats to our students and their instructor, Ms. Croft. 

March for Marrow


Congratulations to our JLA Jaguars on completing the March for Marrow 5k (3.1 mile) run this past Saturday in Shoreline Village.  The team included; Adriana Garcia, Juan Garcia, Ezekiel Gonzalez, Catherine Alcala, along with her mother, Perla Morales,  Karen Manera, Kayla O’Mally, Mario Ventura, Imani Lawrence, Imani Moore, Matthew Paredes and Miguel Zamago.  All the Jaguars did a great job! 

JLA Music

JLA Music Department

Congratulations to JLA's Advanced Full Orchestra for receiving the highest honor, "Superior" ratings at the 2017 High Note's Festival in Orange County. Go Jaguars! 



Congratulations to Julia Sutedjo on being selected for a spot on the Ohlendorf All District Honor Orchestra"  The district only accepts 24 violin students from the entire district to be in this orchestra.  Julia is the first student from Jefferson to be selected since 2010. 


New Parent Representatives Needed

Jefferson’s School Site Council is looking for new parent representatives! 


The School Site Council is generally responsible for: 

1. Assessing needs of students and using data to set goals 

2. Gathering information from the school’s English Learners Advisory Committee and other advisory groups on campus 

3. Revising the Single Plan for Student Achievement with budgetary allocations 

4. Evaluating the effectiveness of the school plan 

5. Revising the Home-School Compact and Parent Involvement Guidelines, as needed 

6. Revising School Site Council By-laws, as needed


Our meetings are scheduled for: October 10, 2017, November 14, 2017, December 12, 2017, January 23, 2018, February 13, 2018, March 13, 2018, April 10, 2018, and May 8, 2018 


If you are interested in having your name placed on the School Site Council ballot, please see Mrs. Reed, Assistant Principal or email her at kmreed@lbschools.net by September 22, 2017.

El Concilio Escolar de Jefferson busca nuevos representantes de padres! 


El Consejo Escolar es generalmente responsable de: 

1. Evaluar las necesidades de los estudiantes y usar los datos para establecer metas 

2. Colectar información del Comité Asesor de Estudiantes de Inglés de la escuela y otros grupos de asesoramiento en la escuela 

3. Revisión del Plan Único de Rendimiento Estudiantil con asignaciones presupuestarias 

4. Evaluación de la efectividad del plan escolar 

5. Revisar el Pacto de Hogar-Escuela y las Pautas de Participación de los Padres, según sea necesario 

6. Revisión de los Estatutos del Concilio Escolar, según sea necesario 


Nuestras reuniones están programadas para: October 10, 2017, November 14, 2017, December 12, 2017, January 23, 2018, February 13, 2018, March 13, 2018, April 10, 2018, and May 8, 2018 


Si está interesado en que su nombre sea colocado en la boleta del Consejo Escolar, por favor vea a la Sra. Reed, Subdirectora o envíela por correo electrónico a kmreed@lbschools.net antes del 22 de septiembre de 2017.


Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Back to School Night Schedule


5:00PM - 5:25PM - Title 1 Meeting in all Period 1 Classrooms via Teacher Power Point


Period 1:  5:30PM - 5:40PM

Period 2:  5:45PM - 5:55PM

Period 3:  6:00PM - 6:10PM

Period 4:  6:15PM - 6:25PM

Period 5:  6:30PM - 6:40PM

Period 6:  6:45PM - 6:55PM


Jefferson News


The Long Beach Press-Telegram is again launching its popular Scary Stories contest for Long Beach area youth. Winning entries – both stories and artwork – will be published in the Press-Telegram on Halloween, Oct. 31. The rules are the same as last year, with three age categories for stories and drawings:

  • Elementary grades (K-5)
  • Middle grades (6-8)
  • High school grades (9-12)

Here are the rules:

  • The deadline is Monday, Oct. 23.
  • All entries must be emailed, with the entrant’s name and grade, and the subject line “Scary Stories,” to: ptnews@presstelegram.com. Stories can be submitted in the body of the email, or as a Word attachment.  Drawings should be submitted in JPEG format, no larger than 5MG in size.
  • Stories must be no longer than 650 words.
  • Artwork must be original (no tracings).
  • Entries will be judged based on imagination, creativity and theme.
  • The winning entries will be published in the Press-Telegram on Oct. 31, and posted online at www.presstelegram.com/.

If you have any questions, e-mail Press-Telegram City Editor Melissa Evans at mevans@scng.com or call 562-499-1280.


View attached flier for details.


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