Weekly News


School Bulletin  November 6, 2020

Specials Update 

As we begin the second round of Specials soon, we’d like to highlight a few updates.  

  • Specials will be rotating on a weekly (instead of a two-week) rotation.  Here’s a link to the updated schedule:  Specials Rotation Schedule

  • All assignments for Specials rotations are due by the following Monday at 8:00am.  You can access your child’s grades on Infinite Campus.  Please note that Intermediate (3rd-6th grade) Specials will be archiving the first round of Specials assignments on November 16th @ 8:00am.  Late assignments should be submitted prior to that time. 

  • Specials teachers host Zoom meetings with remote students on Wednesdays.  Links are sent to your student via Seesaw.  Live Specials classes are available on Wednesdays as well.  Students can access Zoom links and recorded live classes here: JA Specials Week at a Glance

Food Drive - Girl Scout troop 68127 and PTO, along with the support of JA staff is hosting a food drive for the food bank at Mountain View church (right next to the school).  This season more than ever families in our own community are struggling, and we would love to provide some much needed support. Donations may be dropped off next week (November 9-13). Bins will be placed along the curb at school.  Please try to bring donations in the morning during drop off and have your child place the donations in the box.  We ask that parents still remain in their vehicles.  Thank you for your support!

Items we are looking to fulfill:

  • Canned vegetable
  • boxes of stuffing
  •  jello and pudding boxes
  • canned pumpkin or sweet potatoes
  • rice 
  • beans
  • instant mashed potatoes
  • soup/chili/spaghetti sauce
  • Brownie and/or cake mix
  • Canned fruits 
  • Corn bread mix
  • Canned cranberry
  • peanut butter
  • Pastas 
  • cereal/cracker/snacks

PTO News

  • Spirit Wear Sale: Happening NOW through Sunday, Nov. 8. Order your customized JA gear and we'll deliver before winter break in time for the HOLIDAYS! New this time around: A tie-dyed t-shirt and a beanie hat! Order here. PLEASE NOTE: this will be our only spirit wear order of the 2020-2021 school year. 
  • Coca-Cola Give Program: Coke wants to help us raise funds! Even better? It falls into our Treasurer's favorite category of FREE MONEY! Simply save your product codes and then scan or manually enter them here any time. PS: Search for us as "JEFFERSON ACAD ELEMENTARY."
  • Nov. 18 Community Social ALL DAY at G's Tacos: Dine in or grab your tacos, burritos and more to go for lunch or dinner! Just mention JA when you order online, over the phone or in person at G's Tacos.


  • Tuesday, November 17 – JA Board meeting at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom
  • Friday, November 20 – No School. Professional Development Day. All students will work remotely.
  • Thanksgiving Break November 23 - 27


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