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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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Welcome to our 2015-2016 School Year! Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 09:53

Summer has zipped by and we are excited to finish our final preparations before opening the doors for the 2015-2016 school year.

Class placement letters have been mailed.  If you have not received yours,  please contact the office.  You may not have completely registered your student for this year.  

Back To School informational fliers will be available for pick-up in the classrooms on "Meet the Teacher" day on Friday, September 4, from 9:00-10:00am.  Doors will open at 8:55.  Please exit promptly so we can continue our preparations for Tuesdays' first day of classes.   We will have well over 700 students at TJ this year, and if you are able to walk, bicycle, or car pool for the event, it should reduce the parking crunch.

Student drop-of by vehicle will continue to be on the Seaton Lane side of the building, and Oak Street will be closed during arrival and dismissal for bus unloading and loading.  Walkers may enter from the Oak Street or Seaton Lane sides of the building.  Doors open at 8:35 and school starts at 8:50am.  Dismissal will be at 3:50pm and dismissal is at 1:15pm on early release days.  Please see the 2015-2016 List Calendar for the full day Wednesdays this year.

Back to School Night for grades 4 and 5 is Thursday, September 17th and on Thursday, September 24th for grades 2 and 3. More details to follow.

Forms to fill out, sign and return with your student on the first day of school are available as follows:

 Go TJ Tigers!

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 September 2015 13:04
 
Hello Summer Learning Print E-mail

As we head into summer, don't forget to keeping on reading, reading, reading!  

Check out the reading program Every Hero has a Story at Mary Riley Styles library and Read to the Rhythm at the Fairfax County Library.
Login information about the myOn digital library was sent home with each student.  The Parent and Family Quick Reference guide is available {here}, the Student's Quick Reference Guide is available {here}, and the Frequently Asked Questions is available {here}

Unplug from the digital world and enjoy reading and playing outside.  

When you do go online, remember to be a safe responsible digital citizen.  Find helpful links for parents to review with students {here.}

TJ Summer Academy

TJ Summer Academy meets Monday to Thursday, from July 6 to August 6.  Classes meet 8am- 11:30am.  Please be sure to return transportation information to the school office.

As you start planning for the fall, keep in mind the following resources.

School supply information {is available here.}

Registration information is available under the Registration Menu.  InfoSnap login information was sent home with students the last week of school.

The FCCPS school year calendars are available under the Calendar menu, or find the grid view {here} and the list view {here.}.

The school day hours are shifted 5 minutes later.  Start time will be 8:50am and end time will be 3:50pm.  Early dismissal time remains the same at 1:15pm.

The list view calendar specifies the vacation days, professional days and early release days for next year.  As a reminder, any week when there is a Monday or Friday off, Wednesday will be a full day.  
The following Wednesdays will be full days:   October 14, November 11, December 16, January 20, February 10 and 17,  April 27,  and June 1.

 

Last Updated on Friday, 19 June 2015 13:17
 
Last Call for Lost and Found Print E-mail
Written by Alane O'Neill   
Thursday, 18 June 2015 11:09

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The most recent lost and found items are laid out in the Fine Arts Hallway.  

Please come in to find your student's items and remind your students to look as well.

All unclaimed items will be donated this summer.

 

@TJTIGERS

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About TJ

School Hours

For 2015-2016
8:50 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.
8:50 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
                Wed Only

Phone

Main:
(703) 248-5660

Automated Line:
(703) 248-5661

Fax:
(703) 248-5666

Attendance:
(703) 248-5662

Health Room:
(703) 248-5664

Day Care Office:
(703) 248-5670

Contact

Principal:
Robert Palermo

Assistant Principal:
Dr. Michele Harcarik

Assistant Principal:
Courtney Quinlan

Principal's Secretary
& Registrar:
Debra Newman

School Secretary:
Nancy Peacock

Address

601 South Oak Street
Falls Church, VA 22046
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