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Thomas Jefferson Elementary
     3805 Winston Drive
 Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

  Absence: 847-963-5401
 Office: 847-963-5400
 Office Hours: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
 Principal: Larry Sasso
 Asst. Principal: Jennifer Riehman
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It's your home for all of the events and activities for both TJ's School and PTA.
Check it out and let us know if you have any suggestions - we'd love to hear from you at TJjaguarsPTA@gmail.com.
T.J.'s Mission:
Our population of approximately 580 encompasses students of many diverse backgrounds and cultures in kindergarten through sixth grade. We strive to provide the kind of individual attention that encourages students both academically and socially and makes our large school seem like a smaller, more personal one. Thomas Jefferson's mission is to empower our students to be self-motivated, world-class learners who demonstrate respect, responsibility, and commitment to academic excellence. Our motto is One Terrific Journey, and staff, parents, and community supporters are all dedicated to making each child's journey at Thomas Jefferson truly terrific!

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Mark Your Calendars!

PTA Meeting 
Dates

*All meetings start at 7:15pm in the Multipurpose Room
on these following Tuesdays.

August 25
September 15
October 20
November 10
January 12
February 9
March 8
April 12
May 10


All parents are welcome, so we hope you will 
join us!






2015-2016 School Hours

Monday - Thursday
Gr 1-6 & BIL Kdg: 7:50am-2:30pm
AM Kdg: 7:50am-10:25am
PM Kdg: 11:55am-2:30pm
Lunch: 11:25am-12:25pm

Friday 
Gr 1-6 & BIL Kdg: 7:50am-1:40pm
AM Kdg: 7:50am-10:00am
PM Kdg: 11:30am-1:40pm
Lunch: 11:25am-12:25pm
Here are the upcoming activities and things to know for the week of 
May 22, 2016.


Monday, May 23:
* Talent Show Rehearsal – ACT 1, 2:30 – 4:30, MPR. All Act 1 performers must attend!

Tuesday, May 24: 
* Talent Show Rehearsal – ACT 2, 2:30-4:30, MPR. All Act 2 performers must attend!

Wednesday, May 25:
* Green Wednesday - Don’t forget to have your student dress in green and bring a waste-free lunch!

Friday, May 27:
* Teach Like A Pirate Day – A favorite day for TJ Students and Staff! Students can select which fun classes they’d like to attend, taught by different TJ staff members! Contact your student’s teacher for more information!

Spirit Day – Wear your red, black and white to show your Jaguar pride!

* MANNA Orders Due, by 1:00! – We’re adding one last MANNA order for the end of the school year! MANNA recently added Six Flags 2016 Single Day Admission tickets for only $46! Use these with your child’s free pass earned from their reading incentive calendar! And you can purchase gift cards to use at your favorite places this summer, and a portion of your purchase goes back to TJPTA! Print your order form – www.tjpta.org/manna.pdf and turn it in with your payment by 1:00, and cards will be delivered on Friday, June 3. Contact Amy Etnyre (aetnyre@gmail.com) or Julie Wheeler (julz418@hotmail.com) with questions!

*  Gift card donations for Teacher Appreciation Raffle due to Amy Etnyer. Teacher Appreciation Raffle is May 31! During the lunch we will also be holding the very popular gift card/prize raffle for the teachers. Please help us thank all of the amazing teachers and staff at TJ by donating a gift card. Our goal is to have a gift for every staff member, so we appreciate any help! Please send any donations to the school in an envelope to PTA/Amy Etnyre


Our Weekly High 5        You did it, we appreciate it!
This is our final High5 of the school year – this year flew by! So with that, a huge thank you to everyone who helped to make our 2015-16 school year so amazing! Each contribution of time, talents and support made it so. So High5 to everyone! Have a wonderful summer!

And a special High5 to Melissa Werner for putting together the High5’s each week – we want to make sure to thank her just as she helped to make sure we thanked each of you!


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Sarah & Amy
​PTA Co-Presidents
sarahwintertj@comcast.net
aetnyre@gmail.com
Upcoming Events

May 23 - Variety Show rehearsal (Act 1)

May 24 - Variety Show rehearsal (Act 2)

May 27 - MANNA orders due

May 30 - No school (Memorial Day)

May 31 - Variety Show dress rehearsal & Restaurant Night

June 1 - Variety Show 

June 3 - Last Day of School!