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Mission Statement

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, in partnership with our families and community, educates and challenges every student to succeed and become a responsible and contributing member of the global community.

Primary Years Programme Authorized

In March of 2012 Thomas Jefferson Elementary School became authorized to implement the Primary Years Program of the International Baccalaureate (IB).


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We've Got Spirit, Yes We Do! Print E-mail
Friday, 27 February 2015 08:21

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TJ Students, show your school spirit the week of the Hippo-Tiger-Giraffe Games!  
Here is the daily schedule of silly, fun, and wacky themes for each day of the week.  Be creative, have a blast, and get pumped for the big event!

Monday: School Colors Day - Wear blue and orange.

Tuesday: Wacky Tacky Day - Crazy hair, mismatched outfits, backwards clothes, patterns, etc.  
                NO HATS, please.

Wednesday:  Pajama Day - Wear your favorite comfy pajamas.

Thursday:  Favorite Team Day - show us your favorite pro or rec team by wearing a jersey or t-shirt.

Friday:  Support Your School - Wear your HTG Games shirt or your favorite TJ shirt


Event Schedule for Friday, March 6
5:15pm Doors open for the basket raffle.  Raffle tickets will be available at the event.  Pizza and bake sales begin in the MEH Cafetorium.  Tickets are not needed for the events in the cafetorium.

6:45pm Event doors open for ticket holders.  This games portion in the gym is SOLD OUT.  If for some reason you don't need your tickets, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  to redistribute your tickets.

7:00pm Raffle baskets close



Registration Reminder: FCEPTA Enrichment Program Print E-mail
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 12:39

Just a reminder that the registration for the Falls Church Elementary PTA Enrichment Program is due by 4pm Wednesday, Feburary 18. This program was announced last week.

Baroody Camps' TJ class information, online registration, and paper forms is found here.

FCEPTA Catalog and Selected Programs

FCEPTA Website Announcement is available here.

A lottery system will be used if there is more demand than spaces available for the class. Financial assistance will be available for qualifying families.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 13:21
Check Out Our New Books Print E-mail
Written by Library Aide   
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 13:59

The TJ Media Center has over 17,000 books. On average, 1500 books are checked out every week by teachers and students. Thank you so much to all the volunteers who help shelve the many books.

We have recently acquired new books using the proceeds of the PTA Fall Book Fair. We were able to replace worn-out copies of well-loved titles and add numerous new ones to our collection -- including many of the popular titles from the book fair. We have some new non-fiction for beginning readers; for readers transitioning to chapter books, we have titles from Critter Club, Ivy + Bean, and the Buddy Files. We have added many biographies to the popular "Who was/is series", and we have the latest installments to the Spirit Animals, Wings of Fire, Genius Files, and Olympians series. For lovers of survivor stories, we have a new series, "Stay Alive". There should be something for every TJ Tiger from 2nd to 5th grade.

{View this gallery to see all the new book covers}

Last Updated on Friday, 13 February 2015 13:30


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About TJ

School Hours

For 2014-2015
8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
8:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
                Wed Only


(703) 248-5660

Automated Line:
(703) 248-5661

(703) 248-5666

(703) 248-5662

Health Room:
(703) 248-5664

Day Care Office:
(703) 248-5670


Robert Palermo

Assistant Principal:
Dr. Michele Harcarik

Assistant Principal:
Courtney Quinlan

Principal's Secretary
& Registrar:
Debra Newman

School Secretary:
Nancy Peacock


601 South Oak Street
Falls Church, VA 22046
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