7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Bd. of Ed. Mtg. @ JPS
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM TJMS PTO Mtg.
The National Jr. Art Honor Society with the leadership of Ms. DiGioia-Laird created a mosaic mural. The mosaic has cork, stone, glass and ceramic tile. The completion of this artistic piece represents the pride our students have at Thomas Jefferson Middle School. The mural brightens our entrance hallway.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School is proud to announce that we will be offering the AVID elective in the 8th grade for the 2014 - 2015 school year. AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
A single K-12 adaptive diagnostic for reading and mathematics that pinpoints student needs down to the sub-skill level, and ongoing progress monitoring shows whether students are on track to achieve end-of-year targets. This assessments are given three tines per year (Sept., Dec., and April.
Mr. Frisina's Technology Education class teamed up with USA BMX STEM Program so kids can be exposed to BMX and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related education. Students were able to build a BMX bike and use the bikes to collect data creating a hands-on learning experience exposing students to the world of BMX racing.
TJ's 6th grade students recently completed their annual fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Hospital. Ms. Margovskaya, Ms. Ryan, Mrs. Coppola and Mrs. Kelly's students raised money through Math-a-Thon. The 6th grade stellar efforts raised $7,997.73 for St. Jude. Mr. Biondi was the project coordinator. Great work TJ.
The TJ boys' basketball won the 2015 Edison Tournament of Champions. The boys finished their season with 14 wins and only 1 loss. Jaheim Tanksley finished the season with 418 pts for a TJ school record and scored 1051 pts. in 3 yrs. Coach McMahon wants to send a special thanks to all the students and those that came out to support the team during the season.