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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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November 2015 Reminders Print E-mail
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 12:36

Upcoming parent coffees:
The Primary Years Programme - Tuesday, November 17th at 9:00 a.m.
Math at TJ- Thursday, December 10th at 9:00 a.m.

Calendar Reminders:
November 9th and 10th,  Monday and Tuesday,  are parent conference days. There is no school for students.
Wednesday, November 11th is a full school day, dismissal is at 3:50pm
Wednesday, November 25th there is no school.

Lost and Found:
When you are in the building for parent conferences, be sure to check the lost and found in the arts hallway.  Fall is the season of ever changing weather.  The lost and found is overflowing.

Copies of the emailed news are available in the School Info > Newsletters from TJ menu. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 12:46
Red Ribbon Week 2015 Print E-mail
Friday, 23 October 2015 00:00


The week of October 26th is Red Ribbon week this year.

During this week, we emphasize how the choices we make relate to our health, how we treat others and how to be responsible citizens.

All the children will receive red ribbons this week.  We also have special days lined up:

Monday:  Backwards Day - Students wear their clothes backwards or inside out to show that making unhealthy choices would be "backwards" thinking
Tuesday: Crazy Hair Day - Students wear their hair in crazy fashion to demonstrate thinking as individual and to resist peer pressure.
Wednesday:  Pajama Day - Students wear their pajamas to show how getting between 9-10 hours sleep is a healthy choice to be a productive learner.
Thursday: Support Your Favorite Team Day - Students wear jerseys, hats, etc. to show support to athletic teams to remind them that they should strive for 60 minutes of exercise a day.
Friday:  Sun Day - Students wear summer clothes (although take weather into account) to remember to play outside and take a screen break from electronics.
Friday is also the SCA sponsored Pumpkin Decorating Contest.
Last Updated on Friday, 23 October 2015 09:02
Lost and Found Print E-mail
Thursday, 22 October 2015 11:23

There is a chill in the morning air, and jackets can be found here, there, and everywhere.

When the mornings start out so chilly, the students wear jackets to school and out to PE and recess.  They quickly get hot as they burn off extra energy.  Jackets get left here and there.

Remember to label your clothing so it can be indentified more easily.

The Lost and Found bins are located in the hallway between the cafeteria and gym; they are by the doors to the fine arts hallway.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015 09:14


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About TJ

School Hours

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

Automated Phone

(703) 248-5661

Main Office  (1):

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(703) 992-0444

Health Room (3):
(703) 248-5664

Day Care (4):
(703) 248-5670

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(703) 248-5666


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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