Thursday, December 18, 2014

Thomas Jefferson School


Mini Movember

Mr. VanVooren and Mr. Nitzel participate in a “Mini Movember” to raise awareness for men’s health issues.  Read More →

Mrs. R’s students entered a tree into Festival of Trees with help from Mrs. Hayes. The tree was titled: “A Purr…..fect Time of the Year.” The idea came from reading the book “ DEWEY the Library Cat.” The students’ tree placed Best Children’s Theme in the Small Wonders division. The students worked very hard making decisions, working together, and cooperating to put the tree together. Congratulations!!  Read More →

Respect Survey

Parents: Please take our online Respect Survey! It’s important for the Rock Island-Milan School District to know how our parents view respect in our school district and the building that their child attends school.  Read More →

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Resources for Health Concerns

Two viruses have been in the news lately: the Enterovirus and Ebola. The Rock Island-Milan School District has provided resources on the web site for parents to familiarize themselves and talk with their students about healthy practices and safe hygiene.  Read More →


A big thank you to the Blackhawk State Bank for their recent donation of school supplies to TJ!  Read More →


MAJOR SAVER FUNDRAISER On behalf of the Rock Island-Milan Education Foundation, thank you for making our Major Saver campaign an astonishing success. In one short week with a tremendous effort from our kids, we raised a total of $32,670 district wide, of which $1,435 will go directly back to Thomas Jefferson! This year the Education Foundation increased the amount we gave back to the schools from $1.00 to $2.50 per card sold. The rest of the proceeds will go proportionately to the other participating schools and to support the Education Foundation and its PRIME Grant Program, which pays for un-funded classroom materials and projects throughout our district. This year, we distributed nearly $70,000 through this grant program with $7,684.23 going to Thomas Jefferson grants. The Education Foundation... 

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