Saturday, November 29, 2014

Thomas Jefferson School


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 →

TJ General School Information

School Hours 8:15     Students may be on school grounds 8:25     First bell – line up 8:30     Second bell 8:35     Tardy if later than this! 2:10     Early dismissal every Wednesday 3:00     Normal dismissal Before School Line Up in Gym Student Absences/Tardies If your child will be absent for any reason, please call the school office before 9:00 a.m. (793-5985). If a student is tardy, a parent must come into school and sign him/her in. Please bring a doctor/dentist excuse if your child’s absence is due to an appointment. When a student leaves early, he/she must be signed out in the office. Please list family members/friends who are allowed to pick up your child as your emergency contacts on their registration card. Although unforeseen occurrences such as car trouble... 

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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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