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


  • SJE Celebrates Fire Safety Week!

    Firefighters from Middleway Fire Company came out to educate our students on fire safety and prevention.  Students were able to check out all of the different equipment they use, as well as the fire truck.  We would like to thank the Middleway Fire Department for taking the time to come out and teach our students these valuable, life saving lessons!  We appreciate all that you do!

    fire truck







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  • Positive Principal Referral

    Our second nomination for the Positive Principal Referral is Johnathan Mitchell who was nominated by Ms. Sigley!  Johnathan comes to school every day with a positive attitude, ready to learn!  He shows kindness and respect to his classmates and teachers.  He is a hard worker who always tries his best!  Thank you, Johnathan, for being a positive role model for our school!  We are so proud of you!


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  • Wild West Book Fair

    Mark your calendars!  Our Wild West Book Fair will be held the week of November 13th-November 17th!  Students will preview the books and make their wish list on the their library day.  They can bring in money the following day to purchase the books they would like.  Family shopping night will be Tuesday, November 14th from 4:00-6:00pm.  You can also shop the book fair online.  Check out our book fair webpage: South Jefferson Elementary Book Fair  More information will come home in November.


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  • WV School Climate Survey

    Calling all South Jefferson Families!  We need your help!

    We have included log in instructions for the Annual School Climate Survey. This survey, given to all schools in West Virginia, is your personal opinion and is very important information for our school.  The data collected is reviewed by the Superintendent and taken into account when we need to make changes to our programs or the overall daily operation of our school.

    Once again, your opinion is very important and we need your help. This is your opportunity to have a voice! All information collected from both our parents and students is completely anonymous. 

    Last year, out of 500 parents/guardians, we only had 12 parent survey responses.  Certainly we can do better than 12 responses this year.  Our goal is to have the HIGHEST percentage of parent participation in the County.

    Parent /Guardian Survey instructions:

    1. Access the survey at:  http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/pascswv17f 
    2. Enter this code to take the survey: (this is the code for South Jefferson Elementary only) PO37207

    Thank you so much for your time and we appreciate your help in keeping our school a positive and safe place for our students, our families and the surrounding community. Let’s have the most parent participation in Jefferson County Schools!

    Mr. Jenkins                                                               

    Ms. Mahoney


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  • Volunteers Needed for Career Day

    We are looking for volunteers that would like to come in for a day and speak to multiple classes about your career. We plan to have career day during National Education Week on Thursday, November 16th. We would like to have volunteers rotate around to classes during two different sessions, one in the morning from 9:30-11:00 and then again from 1:30-3:00. Each volunteer would speak with about 6 different classes during each session for about 15 minutes each. We encourage you to share what some of your job responsibilities are and also what training or schooling you needed for your career. If you are interested and available to volunteer your time for the students of South Jefferson on November 16th, please send a note to your child’s teacher or email Mrs. Sturba (lsturba@k12.wv.us) by October 31st.

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  • Johnny Appleseed Day

    Third graders dressed up as Johnny Appleseed to celebrate his birthday on September 26th.  





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  • No Incident Slip Reward Dance Party

    Students were rewarded today for their good behavior by having a dance party!  Way to go Roadrunners!  Keep up the good work---we are so happy you are making good choices!





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  • Positive Principal Referral

    We are so proud of Colton Shillingburg for receiving the first Positive Principal Referral of the year!  At recess, Colton noticed a classmate sitting alone on the bench.  Colton went over to the child to see if they were okay and then invited the child to play with him.  Way to be a good friend, Colton!  


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  • First Grade Fun!

    Ms. Sigley's class had a great time learning all about Johnny Appleseed this past week.  At the end of the week they made applesauce and then wrote a "How to Make Applesauce" book.  This was one tasty lesson!



    sigley book



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  • Kindess Counts!

    Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore graciously donated not 1, not 2, not 3, but 15 bags of school supplies to our school!  Your generosity and kindness are so very appreciated!  You have filled our hearts!  We are so thankful for your wonderful donation!



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