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  • Falcon Flyer: June 2024

    June 20, 2024 Falcon Flyer, June Edition

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  •  Fair Funding

    Fair Funding for Falcons: Letter Writing Campaign

    Join us on Monday, June 17th, 7 PM at JTHS, for a letter writing campaign to Governor Murphy and legislators, calling attention to the devastating impact of the NJ School Funding Formula on our schools.

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  • Visions Federal Credit Union Internship at JTHS

    Visions is a community-minded organization with more than 50 years of experience. They serve members across three states, with a culture built on giving back. They're more than just money – they are people helping people. If you want to be part of something greater, something different, and something growing, then click here to learn more about internship opportunities.

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  • Falcon Flyer: May 2024

    May 31, 2024 Falcon Flyer, May Edition

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  •  Jefferson Public Schools Earns Best of the Best!

    Jefferson Public Schools Earns Best of the Best!

    For the tenth year in a row, Jefferson Township Public Schools has earned the Best Communities for Music Education 2024 Award from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation in recognition of our commitment to K-12 music education excellence across the content areas of general music, instrumental music, vocal music, digital music, piano, ukulele, and guitar. Congratulations to our K-12 music teachers and students!

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  •  Highlands Act

    The Highlands Act and your Property Taxes

    Mayor Wilsusen recently wrote an informative article about the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act. Click to read more about how our schools are directly affected by this legislation.

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  •  Mr. Christopher Brown

    Mr. Christopher Brown Sworn In As New Board Member

    During the April 24th Board of Education meeting, Mr. Brown was sworn in as the newest member of the Jefferson Township Board of Education. Mr. Brown stated, "I would like to thank my family for their support and the Board of Ed for this opportunity to serve within the community. I am looking forward to fulfilling this role to the best of my ability and proving I am a responsive and responsible steward of the District's resources." Welcome, Mr. Brown!

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  • Falcon Flyer: April 2024

    April 26, 2024: Falcon Flyer, April Edition

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  •  Revised School Calendar

    Revised School Calendar

    At last night's Board of Education meeting, the school calendar was adjusted to include Friday, May 24th and Tuesday, May 28th as school closures to address the "give back" of two unused emergency closing days. Click here for the revised school calendar.

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  • Congratulations, Mr. DeVries, WDHA Teacher Who Rocks!

    Mr. DeVries was nominated due to his unrelenting support, dedication, and passion for our students and art education. His contributions to our students and our school community are numerous and usually beyond the bells of the normal school day schedule. We are so fortunate to have him teaching our students. Mr. DeVries was recently spoken about live on-air on 105.5 WDHA FM, during the 9 AM hour and have him featured on their website. Mr. DeVries will be honored at their banquet on May 8th at Casa Bianca in Oak Ridge. 

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  • JTHS Debate Team Scores BIG!

    Our JTHS Debate Team was one of eight schools competing this year. The topic for this season: Resolved: “The United States federal government should substantially increase fiscal redistribution in the United States by adopting a Federal Jobs Guarantee, expanding Social Security, and/or providing a Basic Income.”  READ MORE....

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  •  Falcon Flyer: March 2024

    Falcon Flyer: March 2024

    March 28, 2024: Falcon Flyer, March Edition

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  • District Reconfiguration

    At Monday night's BOE meeting, the Board announced it's plan for District Reconfiguration in the 2025-2026 school year. Click for more information and answers to frequently asked questions.

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  • Superintendent Howe Testifies on School Budget Crisis

    Today, at the State Assembly budget hearing, Superintendent Jeanne Howe testified, urging legislators to take action on the critical issues surrounding the school funding formula that's putting immense strain on Jefferson's budget. Click to watch.

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  • Falcon Flyer: February 2024

    March 1, 2024: Falcon Flyer, February Edition

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  •  Fifth Grade Stakeholder Presentation

    Fifth Grade Stakeholder Presentation

    The results of the Possible Redistricting survey have been compiled into a presentation outlining its findings. This presentation was shared with the community at the February 20, 2024 Board of Education meeting.

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  •  2025-2026 School Year Calendar

    2025-2026 School Year Calendar

    The 2025-2026 School Year Calendar was recently approved. Click the link to download and save.

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  • Kindergarten Registration Information

    Will your child be five before October 1, 2024? Kindergarten registration for Ellen T. Briggs and Cozy Lake Elementary Schools will take place during the first week of March. Please see the linked document for details and to make your appointment.

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  •  Falcon Flyer: January 2024

    Falcon Flyer: January 2024

    January 24, 2024: Falcon Flyer, January Edition

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  •  2024-2025 Preschool Registration Open

    2024-2025 Preschool Registration Open

    The Jefferson Township School district is proud to offer a free, full day, safe, high quality preschool program for all residents of Jefferson Township.  To be eligible for our program your child must turn 3 or 4 years old by October 1, 2024 and must be a resident of Jefferson Township.  Click for more information.

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