Morton District 709 Providing an education to last a life time.

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Phone: 1.309.263.2650

Absence: 1.309.284.3025



Welcome To Jefferson Elementary Thanks for Visiting


Published: August 12, 2016

PTO, Monday, August 22 at 6:30                                              

Picture Day, Wednesday, August 24



Score Big with Reading

2016 Read-a-Thon

Read-a-Thon packets were sent home on Friday.  Please sponsor a patriot and help our fundraiser become a success while encouraging reading!  Last year our Patriots read over 110,000 minutes and raised over $10,000!  Read-a-Thon runs from Friday, August 19 to Monday,September 19.  Students earn awesome prizes along the way.

Red bookmark due on August 26

White bookmark due on September 2

Blue bookmark due on September 9

Be sure to complete the purple reading calendar along the way! All packets and calendars due on September 13 by 3:00 to be eligible for the prizes.

Let's go Patriots!  


Published: July 20, 2016

First bell rings at 8:10 am

Tardy bell rings at 8:20 am

School day is from 8:20 to 2:40

Drop off

Students should enter through the cafeteria doors on E. Adams after 7:45 am.

Parents need to drop off students beyond the tree, following the direction of the sign and aide. 

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looking ahead

Published: July 20, 2016

5 ...Labor Day, no school

13...Read-a-Thon Packets due

14...Pumpkin Festival begins, Read-a-Thon assembly

16...First quarter mid term



Mrs. Kate Wyman, Principal


Mrs. Grace Nessler, Secretary


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