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Hurricane Irma

Dear Parents, Students, Staff and Community Members:            

This week we face a tremendous challenge – a hurricane of epic proportions appears headed directly at Jefferson County.  Schools are closed on Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12.  Monday’s planned School Board meeting is being reschedule to Monday, September 18, 2017

General Population Centers provide a temporary place to stay during an emergency, and offer basic needs like food and water, whereas, special needs shelters offer medical assistance.  The following shelters are open in our region – Jefferson Somerset School, located at 50 David Road,  is open as are Lawton Chiles High School (pet friendly) located at 7200 Lawton Chiles Ln, Tallahassee; Florida High School 3000 Schoolhouse Rd., Tallahassee (special needs shelter).  Madison County Central School (special needs shelter) located at Hwy 90 E, Madison will open on Saturday, September 8, 2017 at 5:00 P.M. 

Please contact the Jefferson County Emergency Operations Center at 850.342.0211 for additional information or assistance.  Prepare for the storm and stay off the road – we will meet this challenge together.

Marianne Arbulu, Superintendent of Schools

Emergency School Board Meeting school board meeting

A Jefferson County School Board Emergency Meeting has been scheduled for Monday, June 22 at 4:00 PM.  Agenda to be announced.

Emergency School Board Meeting School Board Meeting

 

A Jefferson County School Board Emergency Meeting has been scheduled for Monday, June 22 at 4:00 PM.  Agenda to be announced.

 

2017 3rd Grade Summer Reading Camp Begins June 1, 2017 2017 3rd Grade Summer Reading Camp

2017 3rd Grade Summer Reading Camp

Location:

Jefferson Elementary School
960 East Rocky Branch Road
Monticello, FL 32344

Dates:

June 1, 2017
June 5-8, 2017
June 12-15, 2017
June 19-22, 2017
June 26-29, 2017

Times:

Breakfast:
 7:45 - 8:00 AM
Instruction:  8:00 - 11:00 AM
Lunch:  11:00 - 11:30 AM
Instruction:  11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Dismissal:  2:00 PM

Board Workshop Scheduled for May 22, 2017
Jefferson County Consolidation Plan Advertisement Important Announcement

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Regular School Board Meeting school board

A regular School Board meeting has been scheduled for May 8, 2017 at 6:00 PM. The meeting will  be held at 1490 W. Washington Street in the board room. Please select the link below to view/download the meeting packet. Forward any questions to the district office at (850)342-0100. 

Regular School Board Meeting 5/8/2017/userfiles/204/my files/05-08-17 regular board meeting packet.pdf?id=1628

Special Board Meeting Packet - April 18, 2017
School Board Workshop Scheduled

A School Board Workshop has been scheduled for April 13, 2017 at 3:00 PM. This meeting will be held at 1490 W. Washington Street, Monticello. Please view the link below to download the meeting packet. Questions may be directed to the District Office at (850)342-0100.

School Board Workshop April 13, 2017

Regular School Board Meeting Scheduled school board meeting logo

A regular school board meeting has been scheduled for April 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the JCMHS Cafeteria on 50 David Road, Monticello. Please select the link below to download the meeting packet. Contact the district office at (850)342-0100 with any questions.

Regular School Board Meeting April 10, 2017

Special Meeting Scheduled school board meeting logo

A special School Board Meeting has been scheduled for April 6, 2017 at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be held at 1490 W. Washington Street in Monticello. Please contact the District Office with any questions at (850)342-0100. Select the link below to download/view the meetings packet.

Special School Board Meeting April 6, 2017

Somerset Academy Meet and Greet

Somerset Academy will have 2-3 representatives available to answer any questions the community may have on Monday, March 20th starting at 6:00 PM. The full team will be available on Tuesday from 4:00 - 6:00 PM prior to the School Board meeting. All activites will be at the JCMHS cafeteria. Please click "Read More" to view the flyer. 

 

Charter Application information

Charter applicant materials available under Quick Links

School Board Meeting March 21, 2017 School Board Meeting thumbnail

A School Board meeting has been scheduled on March 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the JCMHS Cafeteria located at 50 David Road. The purpose of this meeting is to vote on the charter application. Please select the link below to download the meeting packet. Please direct any questions regarding this meeting to the District Office at (850)342-0100.

Special Meeting Packet March 21, 2017

 

Informal Q&A Meeting to Discuss Charter School Q&A logo

An informal Q&A session has been scheduled for March 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM. This meeting will be held at the JCMHS Cafeteria located at 50 David Road. Discussions will be with DOE's Chancellor Lyons and School Choice Director Adam Miller regarding the Charter School. Any questions about the meeting may be directed towards the District Office at (850)342-0100. 

Somerset Inc., Jefferson County Presentation

Parents, below you will find the link to the Somerset Inc. presentation that will be shown February 28, 2017 at the Jefferson County Emergency Board Workshop. The workshop will take place at the Jefferson Middle/High School at 6:00 PM. Please direct all questions regarding the meeting to the District Office at (850)342-0100.

Somerset Inc., Jefferson County Presentation Document

TOP Parent Meetings Scheduled

The Jefferson County Middle/High TOP Parent Meeting will be held Monday, February 6th from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM in the JCMHS Media Center. The Jefferson County Elementary School TOP Parent Meeting will be held Monday, February 6th from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM in the JES Media Center. Any questions regarding these meetings may be directed to your child's school. 

Community Forum cf

The community is invited to attend a facilitated community forum to be held on Tuesday, January 31, at the Jefferson County Middle/High School cafeteria beginning at 6:00 PM. As a part of the district administration's strategic planning process, the forum is intended to capture and prioritize stakeholder concerns, issues, and potential solutions to improve our education system. Interested parties can call the District Office for further information. 

Special School Board Meeting - 1/23/2017

A Special School Board Meeting will be held at 6:00 PM on Monday 1/23/2017. All Board meetings are held at 1490 W. Washington Street.

Classes Resume back to school

 

Classes resume on January 3, 2017

Mr. Key and Mrs. DeCardenas are looking forward to a successful 2017.

 

January School Board Meeting

Jefferson County School Board will meet in regular session on Monday, January 9, 2017 starting at 6:00 PM. School Board Meetings are held at the District Office at 1490 W. Washington Street. For more information please call 342-0100.

January 9, 2017 Regular Meeting Packet

JCSB Dec 21 Meeting - 6:00 PM

Jefferson County School Board December Meeting - Dec 21, 2016 - 1490 West Washington Street.
 

Click more for links to Agenda and Packet

Tropicana Public Speaking Contest Seaton - wins speech contest

Jefferson Elementary Speech Contest  winner - Destiny Seaton

Spelling Bee Spelling Bee

 

Jefferson Elementary Schoolwide Spelling Bee

 Tuesday December 6, 2016 at 9 am in the Media Center.

BUY ONE GET ONE - BOOK FAIR

May 2 - May 5

A buy one get one free book fair at JES from 8 am to 2:45 pm

DRAFT - Charter School Lease - FINAL
DRAFT - Transportation Contract for Charter School Students - FINAL
DRAFT Charter Contract - FINAL
Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day take your daughter or sons to work day logo

Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Thursday, April 27, 2017.  Only students in grades 3 – 5 are eligible to participate.  In order for the student to receive an excused absence, the parent must submit the attached form to the school prior to April 27th and must also submit to the school a written statement on the employer’s letterhead verifying that the student participated in the Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day by May 1st.

Take Your Daughters or Sons to Work Day Form

Parent letters for testing notification

Parents you should have received copies of these letters from you child. Please review the informaton about testing.

Third grade parents

Fourth and fifth grade parents

Please contact the school if you have any questions

Contact Us
Jefferson Elementary School
960 E. Rocky Branch Road
Monticello, FL 32344
Phone:(850) 342-0115
Fax:(850) 342-0123