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  • Mosaic Mural at TJMS

    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.

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  • AVID SITE TEAM

    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.

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  • Artwork at TJMS

    The Chuck2 project was inspired by Photorealist artist, Chuck Close and the imagery of Chuck Taylor sneakers. Ms. Bovadikov’s 136 art students in Gr. 6-8 chose two ½” square pieces from a photo to create in graphite. Students shaded each piece using a spectrum of values.The goal of this cooperative art project was to demonstrate that great things happen when we work together.

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  • Renovation of TJMS Foods Room

    We are pleased to unveil our newly renovated Foods and Consumer Science Room. Our 8th graders will be very pleased to use the new FCS room with all new applicances, countertops, furniture, and cabinets. Thank you to the Edison BOE for giving TJMS a wonderful experience for our students.

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 I-Ready Diagnostic Assessments Window
 
Sept. 17, 2014 Gr. 8 Reading
Sept. 18, 2014 Gr. 7 Reading
Sept. 19, 2014 Gr. 6 Reading
Sept. 22, 2014 Gr. 8 Math
Sept. 23, 2014 Gr. 7 Math
Sept. 24, 2014 Gr. 6 Math
Sept. 29 and 30, 2014 Make Up Testing
 
The four middle schools of Edison Township will be using the I-Ready Diagnostic Testing Assessment.
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Welcome to Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Our goal at Thomas Jefferson Middle School is to provide a learning environment where students value education and accept their role as life-long learners.  The teachers at Thomas Jefferson work hard to inspire all children to strive to meet their fullest potential by providing a challenging and nurturing environment.  In the classroom, teachers incorporate varied instructional strategies to motivate and address the learning styles and intellligences of a diverse population of students.  In addition to promoting academic excellence, teachers cultivate a learning environment where our students develop their character to consist of self-respect, self-confidence, independence,commitment, and responsibility,  In pursuit of excellence, all these qualities are essential to be successful in life,
 
Our school is organized in interdisciplinary teams at each grade level.  Teams provide communities of learning that foster collaboration, higher levels of achievement, and improved teacher-student relationships.  Teachers work collectively to ensure positive and meaningful educational experiences.  In addition, students are nurtured with a sense of cultural awareness, tolerance, diversity, and an appreciation of the arts within the community.
 
To help build relationships with the teachers, students can participate in numerous after-school clubs and activities.  The school community, staff, administration, and parents are working together to help all students meet the standards of Advance Proficiency.  Our school's motto is "Today We Learn, Tomorrow We Lead."  After three years in Thomas Jefferson Middle School, students are better prepared to meet the demands of a changing world.
 
Mrs. Emden, Principal
 
 
 
           
  
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