Jefferson Bruins PTA

Welcome to the Jefferson Bruins PTA Website!

Fostering community, diversity, and inclusion to bring the home, teacher and school relationship together utilizing enriching activities and programming for the students of Jefferson Elementary

PTA Meeting Thursday 10/20 @ 6:00 PM

The meeting will be in-person in the library and all are welcome (you don't need to be a current member to attend).

Walk & Roll to School Day, Thursday 10/6

Fun alert! Lace up your shoes, grab your backpack, and join in the fun with your neighbors on your way to Jefferson! Please join us at one of our designated meet up locations between 8:15-8:30 as we will all walk & roll to school together at 8:30am!

MEET UP LOCATIONS:

  • NORTH: 18th & Mason

  • EAST: 11th & Proctor

  • SOUTH: 9th & Madison (corner of Jefferson Park)

  • WEST: 11th & Mullen

Jefferson Elementary Open House

Thursday 10/6 from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Come and learn more about your student's classroom and school!

Fall Scholastic Book Fair 10/17 - 10/21

Jefferson’s Fall Scholastic Book Fair “Bolder, Prouder, Stronger Readers” is coming this October 17 -21st! Families and friends can purchase books from the fair after school 3 - 4 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Books can be purchased in the morning 10:00 - 11:15 on Wednesday. Students will also have a chance to walk through the books with their classes on Tuesday and Thursday to preview and purchase books. Teachers can also have a wish list that will be at the Fair. Parents can help out their teachers by purchasing books the teachers are wanting.

Books can be purchased online from October 14 - October 27th.

ewallet (convenient way to pay for books):

https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/jeffersonelementaryschool88

VOLUNTEER TO HELP - without volunteers we cannot have a book fair. This year all volunteers must have a volunteer form on file with Jefferson’s main office. Volunteer forms are found at: www.tacomaschools.org/get-involved

To volunteer for the book fair:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0F4BAFAF2DA3F85-fall4

Trunk or Treat: Friday 10/28 from 6 - 8 PM

Set up will start around 5pm and we have space for roughly 30 cars. Help us make this a fun event for our kids by signing up to volunteer. We need trunks decorated as well as a few other roles. This year we'll have a DJ and some fun things for the kids to do when done trunk or treating! Click on the link below and let us know if you have any questions. Also, starting Monday, we will have a box in the front office for trunk or treat candy donations. This will be the backup candy we use if/when our cars run out of candy.


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0F4BAFAF2DA3F85-trunk

A Big Thank You for Joining Us at the Ice Cream Social Fundraiser on 9/18/22!!!

We raised $697.00 and that was our best Take-Over ever!! We're going to make this a yearly tradition to welcome every new school year!

You can now complete your membership form online! Also check out our 2022 - 2023 Calendar and PTA Info Sheet.

Note: The default selection is "Monthly", so remember to select "One-time" if you are not wanting to setup a recurring donation.

The Jefferson Bruins PTA is a registered 501c(3) non-profit, so you can claim all contributions as charitable donations on your taxes. If your employer matches donations, please email jefferson.bruins.pta@gmail.com and we will supply you with all the information they need.

Purchase Jefferson Apparel

You can now purchase Jefferson Bruins apparel online by following these instructions.


Jogathon Daily Donation Total 2022

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