South Jefferson Elementary School
4599 Summit Point Road
Charles Town, WV 25414
Richard Jenkins, Principal


  • PTO Spaghetti Dinner and Auction
     March 13, 2015 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    If you're looking for something fun to do on Friday, March 13th, that will also benefit our students at South Jefferson Elementary, please come to our annual spaghetti dinner and auction!  We guarantee that you will have fun visiting with the community, will enjoy a delicious and filling meal and will have an exciting time participating in our silent and LIVE auction, courtesy of Densil Nibert and Eric Mason, of Nibert Realty and Auctions.  Can't wait to see you there! (Spaghetti dinner prices BEFORE the 13th: Adults: $7/Children $5. At the door: Adults: $8/Children $6). All proceeds will go to safety upgrades and field trip funding.
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  • Be A "Hunger Hero" at South Jefferson Elementary!
       Thank you to all of our South Jefferson families who donated so much food and supplies to our Annual SJES Food Drive this year.  Jefferson County's Community Ministries is always so pleased with our donations and it comes at just the right time of the year for our fellow Jefferson County residents who are in need.  We filled half of a classroom with all of your donations!  A special thanks to Ms. Smallwood and Ms. Keller for organizing the drive, to Mr. Atkins, who agreed to give the class who collected the most food an extra session of P.E. and to Mr. Jenkins who transported the donation to Community Ministries.  Awesome! This is just another reason why this school is such an important and valuable part of the community.  Makes your heart feel good, right before Valentine's Day, doesn't it???
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  • Two South Jefferson Educators Receive Teaching Arts Creatively Grants
       Congratulations to Mrs. Judy Chesley, Art Teacher at South Jefferson, and Mrs. Pam Shearer, Music Teacher at South Jefferson, for receiving Teaching Arts Creatively grants this year from the Jefferson Arts Council.  Both teachers applied for grants to support their creative arts' programs as well as supplement our yearlong study on the Arts at our school.   Mrs. Shearer and Mrs. Chesley were two of the nineteen grants of $500 awarded in our County.  The awards were given to the educators who "demonstrated leadership, creativity and a clear plan to provide valuable and diverse arts instruction to the students of our community" in support of the Jefferson Arts Council's mission and belief that "art is woven into every aspect of education and human life".  We couldn't agree more and are very proud of Mrs. Chesley and Mrs. Shearer.  
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  • NHES Presents "Kindness in the Classroom"
       A coordinated effort between our guidance counselor, Mrs. Cavanaugh, and Megan Flinn and Erika Nicholason from NHES (National Humane Education Society/Briggs ) brought the "Kindness Into the Classroom" program to South Jefferson Elementary.  The "Kindness Into the Classroom" program gives children information about the respectful ways to take care of pets.  The classes were so excited to meet "Maize", a puppy from Briggs, who was an absolute love bug with all of our students and staff.  We thank NHES and Mrs. Cavanaugh for bringing this wonderful program to our school. UPDATE:  NHES contacted us today, to let us know that Maize was adopted by a super nice family.  We are so happy for her!  :)
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  • South Jefferson Welcomes Our Business Partners
       As part of American Education Week, we celebrated our business partners and welcomed them to our school for breakfast.  We were blessed to have Mrs. Missy Grove, Studio M Salon & Spa, Mr. Chris Puller, United Bank, Mrs. Whitney Jenkins, South Jefferson Public Library, Mrs. Barbara Scott, Summit Point Speedway, Mrs. Tara Showen, Tiptoe Studios and Mrs. Lana Shultz, State Farm Insurance, join us for a "Meet and Greet" with staff, students and parents.
       We are very grateful for the continued support from our business partners and are hopeful that our successful relationships continue well into the future.
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  • New Jefferson County Schools App 
    Jefferson County Schools has released its new mobile application for use with the Android and Apple operating systems. The free app, now available for download on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon, provides information surrounding the daily operations of Jefferson County Schools.
    The app lists the scheduled events on the District Calendar, provides directory information for the schools, as well as information about our Board of Education. In addition, parents and students can view the Breakfast and Lunch Menus, Bell Schedules, Bus Delays Notification, and the current status on our schools regarding Closings/Delays/Early Dismissals.  The App also provides a way to login to LiveGrades, the electronic gradebook that is used at all schools in the district.
    “We created this app as a way to provide useful information and updates in one easy-to-use to package that will serve our community in a format that is relevant for today’s hurried lifestyle,” said Paul Hercules, Director of Technology for Jefferson County Schools.  “The Jefferson County Schools mobile app is a great source for information and serves as a quick reference guide for our students and parents.  Jefferson County Schools – yes, there is an App for that.”
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