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.
The 2015-2016 Mark White Athlete of the Year Award goes to Johnathan Chan. This award is named after a former Jefferson student who was a phenomenal student athlete. The winner of this award is someone who not only has athletic success on the field of play but also succeeds within the walls of the classroom. Congrats, Johnathan!
Students in 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. JLA entered two teams in the competition – an 8th grade female team, and a 7th grade male team. Excitingly, both teams made it to the quarter finals. Go Jaguars!
Congrats to Ms. Sasaki (PE) on receiving the 2016 Extraordinary Teacher Award. This award recognizes and highlights the work and dedication that goes into being a teacher. We thank Ms. Sasaki for her dedication to all students. We are so lucky to have her here at JLA! Go Jaguars!
What is Pennies for Patients?
Since 1994, millions of dollars have been raised in pennies and other spare change by more than 10 million elementary, middle and high school students throughout the country. The funds, collected during a three-week period, benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Everyone who participates is a winner!
Students across the country are collecting pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters during the Pennies for Patients campaigns benefiting the Society. Help us reach our school goal of $1,200!
Pennies for Patients
At the following schools, workers will be marking soccer fields using an herbicide during the specified Saturdays.
February 25: Powell, Lindbergh, Jefferson, Rogers
March 4: Bancroft, Marshall, Cubberly, Stanford, Tincher, Robinson
March 11: Stephens, Franklin, Washington, Hoover, Hughes, Hamilton.
Product used: Lifeline Herbicide
Application Area: Sports Fields
Active ingredient: Glufosinate Ammonium
For information about pesticide regulation, visit the California Department of Pesticide Regulation at http://www.cdpr.ca.gov.
The Long Beach Unified School District embraces all students and remains committed to affirming a safe, productive learning environment for everyone.
Transgender students in LBUSD will remain protected regardless of the new executive order by the Trump Administration pertaining to access to restrooms and locker rooms. California Education Code permits students to use facilities consistent with one’s identity.
Christopher J. Steinhauser
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