Happy Monday TJ Stars!
Great things continue to happen at Thomas Jefferson! Mrs. Dean has started her fifth grade Art Club. The students participating are learning about watercolors and painting techniques. Yoga and Running Club are getting ready to start and we cannot wait to see our Stars embrace mindfulness and fitness. In just one month our Stars will begin to practice for Starstruck, the show where ALL Stars shine on stage.
If you have visited our campus you may have noticed a change in the check-in procedures. All visitors must check into the campus with a current ID; for more information about the Raptor Security system please see below:
The online Raptor® Visitor Management Program - screens and tracks everyone coming into Thomas Jefferson. The Raptor® Visitor Management school security system screens for sex offenders alerts staff of custody violations and provides districtwide reporting for all visitors. Please note that all campuses across RCSD are using this system
How will this affect you as a school visitor?
You will be required to provide a valid California ID (Drivers License) to be scanned and cleared by the online program.
A visitor badge with your information and a picture will be printed and this will need to be worn at all times while you are on campus.
This will be standard procedure for all visitors coming onto campus beyond the school office, including Category I and II volunteers.
We ask that you PLEASE be Patient with us as we work through the nuances and kinks of this new system, as it will take a few moments longer to check-in visitors than it has in the past.
Want more info about Raptor?
Click the link below!
It is a great day to be a TJ Star and we hope you had a wonderful three day weekend!
Mrs. Acke and the TJ Team
A huge thank you to all of the families that have registered their current students for the 2020-2021 school year. If you have not registered for the next school year please do so. You have to register as a returning student every year. Please call the office if you have any questions, 916-771-1840. Thank you.
Date: January 24th, 6:30 PM-9:00 PM
Thomas Jefferson will be competing with Mrs. Acke's family recipe of Pulled Pork sandwiches!
All proceeds benefit RCSD students!
Come savor comfort foods made by parents, teachers, and principals as they compete against each other for a good cause. You’ll have an opportunity to see some of the fleet from Bill McAnally Racing while enjoying comfort foods and a cold beverage.
The event features:
Cook-Off Competition with booths from every school in the district
Delicious sips from local wineries and breweries
Music and much more! For more information and ticket information please see the link below:
The PTC Sponsored Daughter Dance is February 7, 2020, from 6-8 PM in our very own Thomas Jefferson MPR. Tickets for the dance are $20 per couple and $5 each additional TJ daughter. Flyers for the Masquerade Ball tickets will be going home in the red folder in your child's Friday Red Folder. If you would like to volunteer or bring food please click on the Sign-Up Genius link below. Mask's will be provided for all Thomas Jefferson girls.
Daughter Dance Sign-up Genius
2020-2021 School Calendar
The 2020-2021 School Calendar has been released and FINALIZED. Please note the early August start when planning family vacations.
Each Friday is spirit day - students and staff are encouraged to wear their school spirit shirts or sport the school colors - red, white and blue. The class with the most students to sport their spirit for the day, wins the coveted "Star Spirit Door Magnet" as a reward, to keep in their classroom for a week!