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

Contact Numbers:

School Office

Phone: 1.309.263.2650

Absence: 1.309.284.3025



Welcome To Jefferson Elementary Thanks for Visiting


Published: January 31, 2016

1--Chess Club 

2--District Spelling Bee at 3:30

4--Open House from 6 to 7:30

5--Midterms for 3rd quarter

8--PTO meeting at 6:30

15--No School; President's Day

20--Chess Club Tournament

22--Choir concert at MEAC

22-26 St. Jude Spirit Week

25--District Preschool Screening (click for flier)

26--Jefferson Carnival from 4 to 8

29--VIsion and Hearing Screening



Published: January 4, 2016

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As part of our "Be responsible, Be respectful, and Be Ready" theme we are incorporating our new HALL expectations.  Ask your child about it!


Published: January 31, 2016

Our school carnival, A Night with the Stars, is February 26 from 4-8.  We rely on donations to put together the class baskets.  Below is a list of the theme baskets.  Please send in donations if you are able to help. 
K: Ropp – "Unwrap the Mystery" 
K: Lehman -- "Kid's Library"

Valentine's Day parties

Published: January 31, 2016

All class parties for Valentine's Day will be on Friday, February 12 at 1:30. Please communicate with your child's teacher about specific plans.  Just a reminder that all snacks and treats need to be store purchased.


Published: January 31, 2016

Read to Succeed

Students received a purple flier on Friday . Those who read and log 6 hours of reading in the month of February will earn a free ticket to Six Flags.  Get reading, Patriots!


Mrs. Kate Wyman, Principal


Mrs. Grace Nessler, Secretary


Mrs. Teresa Oaks, Webmaster