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October 2015 Newsletter Article

The month of October is filled with a variety of activities. Our much-anticipated Spartan Shuffle will take place this week on Friday, October 2. Thank you to everyone who donated to this event, which is our PTO’s main fundraiser for the entire year.

Our UNDEFEATED(!) Volleyball & Soccer Teams will both play in the City Championship on Monday, October 5, beginning at 5pm. These games will be played at Harrison. Come on out to support our Spartans! Admission is $1 for 7th grade - adults.

Our “Jefferson’s Got Talent” Variety Show is scheduled for Thursday, October 8, at 7pm in the cafeteria. Our students have been working hard to create an exciting, talent-filled evening. All of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to “Feed My Starving Children Warsaw Mobilepack.” Admission is $1 per person or $5 for a family. Of course, you may also donate more towards this worthwhile cause, if you are able.

Speaking of FMSC, many of us are planning to volunteer to pack meals at “Feed My Starving Children Warsaw Mobilepack,” which will take place October 14-17 at the Gordon Rec Center, across the street from Jefferson. Find more details here:

Also mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 27, for Jefferson's Fall Family Night from 5:30-7pm. Come enjoy snacks, games, and free books for students. We look forward to seeing our students and their families together for this great event.

Our Family Groups are planning for two meetings this month. Student leaders will be reading a favorite children’s book during one session. The following week, each Family Group will decorate a pumpkin to match a favorite character from their book. These will be on display during the Fall Family Night and will then be donated to Combined Community Services.

We will be sending more details home in the near future related to Parent/Teacher Conferences, coming up on October 20 and 21. And then we will all get some nice time off to reenergize during Fall Break on October 22 and 23.

Enjoy October! What a full, fun month!


Kelainey's? Yes, Please!

Miss Gill's 5th grade class won an ice-cream party at Kelainey's as a reward for having the highest participation in the returning of packets for the upcoming Spartan Shuffle, which will be held on Friday, October 2nd. The group enjoyed perfect early-autumn weather for their walk to The Village at Winona. blessed are we to live within walking distance of an ice cream shop, among other cool things?! We love being a part of Winona Lake!


"Retake Day" Announced

Blosser's will return on Tuesday, October 6th, to take pictures of students and staff who were not present on the initial Picture Day. They will also offer retakes to those who purchased picture packets but who would like to have a new photo taken. In this case, packets will need to be returned by October 6th.

If you have any questions or need a picture envelope, please contact the office at 574-267-7361.


September Citizens of the Month

Congratulations to the September Citizens of the Month! These students, chosen by their teachers, enjoyed a special pizza lunch, along with some entertainment by Mr. Carter.


ISTEP+ Status

This year’s ISTEP scores will be released several months later than expected, due to an “ongoing review of test items” by vendor CTB/McGraw-Hill.

The Indiana Department of Education issued a statement informing the public of the incident, acknowledging that “the process is not ideal and is deeply frustrating for all involved.”

The Department expects cut scores — the scores determining whether a student passes, fails or receives a “Pass+” on the assessment — to be available in early October, with students’ scores being released in the Spring of 2016, according to the statement. The release of accountability grades, the A-F letter grade schools and corporations receive annually that are often figured into educator evaluations, will also be pushed back.

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