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Spring Break

Spring Break

Published: April 11, 2014

Jefferson School will be closed until April 21.  Messages will be returned at that time.  We hope everyone has a wonderful Spring Break!

Kindergarten Round Up

Kindergarten Round Up

Published: April 3, 2014

When:  Tuesday, April 29 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. or 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Sign up was on Pre-registration day

St. Jude

St. Jude

Published: April 3, 2014

Thanks to all who helped by donating money to St. Jude during our Carnival Spirit Week.  We raised $2,000.00 for the Children's Hospital.  Way to help, Patriots!!


Personal Computing

Personal Computing

Published: February 19, 2014

Morton District 709 is committed to using technology to enrich student learning and to meet the needs of individual students. In the 2014-15 school year all students in grades 5-8 will be provided with a personal computing device and students in grades 9-12 will have the option to use either a district device or their own personal computing device. Parents are encouraged to learn more about this initiative by clicking …

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7 Habits of Happy Kids

Published: November 23, 2013

This year we are focusing on 7 Habits of Happy Kids.

Habit #1: Be Proactive

Do the right thing, no matter what

Be thoughtful and helpful

Plan ahead


Habit #2: Begin with the End in Mind

Have …

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Ms. Susan Grzanich, Principal



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Habit #1: Be Proactive Habit #2: Begin with the End in Mind Habit #3: Put First Things First Habit #4: Think Win-Win ...