9:15 AM - 11:00 AM TJMS 6th Gr. Orientation (Students)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM TJMS 6th Gr. Orientation (Parents)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Spring Music Concert (Chorus & Orch)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Spring Music Concert (Band)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM TJMS Gr. 8 Dance at Pines Manor
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM TJMS Art Show
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.
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.
As part of National Autism Awareness Month, the TJMS Jaguar Jazz Ensemble traveled down the road to Bright Beginnings Learning Center in Piscataway to perform an exciting series of concert assemblies for the Bright Beginnings students. Many thanks to their music teacher, Mr. Eric Marozine, for inviting Jaguar Jazz! We're already looking forward to next year!
On April 24, 2015, our top 7th & 8th grade teams traveled to Manalapan/Englishtown MS to compete in this year's Battle of the Books. This program is a leisure reading competition where students form teams, commit to read & become experts in the 14 books selected by the NJ Assoc.of School Librarians. TJ's 7th grade team, The Trilogy,won 2nd place.Congrats!
Eighth grade students were recognized by the team for their acheivements on the Spring i-Ready assessment in Math & Reading. The students and their families were invited to a Somerset Patriots game and were honored on the field prior to the game. Students received certificates from the stadium. Congrats to the honored students of TJ.