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



    If you missed our Kindergarten Registration, please contact our school at

    304-728-9216 to register your kindergartener for the 2017-2018 school year!

    Thank you!


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  • Bunnies! Bunnies! Bunnies!

    You know that Spring is in the air when you go out onto the playground and see THIS MANY bunnies all in one place!  Miss Mendzela's kindergarten students were transformed into bunnies, just in time for Spring Break! 


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  • Spring Has Sprung at South Jefferson!

    Last year, our students planted tulips and daffodils on the nature trail that surrounds our school.  Mrs. Fincham's 2nd grade class was surprised to discover the products of our hard work as they took a walk along the trail.  Isn't it delightful when you see the fruits of your labor?


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  • David Sheppard Receives Positive Principal Referral

    Congratulations to fourth grader, David Sheppard, for receiving a Positive Principal Referral from kindergarten teacher, Miss Mendzela.  She witnessed David working with his kindergarten reading buddy and she was impressed with his patience and diligence in working with the younger student.  He remained focused and supportive so that his reading buddy could complete a reading and writing assignment, with guidance from David.  What an incredible example for ALL of our students!  Thank you for being YOU, David!



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  • SJES Art Show Was a Smashing Success!!

    We would like to congratulate our student artists and our Art Educator, Miss Sullivan, for staging an amazing art show for our community at South Jefferson Public Library.  Over 29 students created individual and collaborative projects for display.  Thank you to all of our students and Miss Sullivan for helping to make our world a more beautiful place.

    Our student artists: Rebekah Newsome, Brennen Satterfield, Kaylyn Jenkins, Kurt Pfouts, Meganech Butera, Addie Grove, Andrew Taylor, Henry Wilt, Isabelle Kosinski, Amari Webster, Faith Rohrer, David Sheppard, Kira Clark, Cameron Wright, Leeland Benner, Danielle Williams, Alex Jaspal, Annabelle Brill, Ava Brenneke, Keira Maloney, Alyssa Holben, Marianna Pallares Garcia, Drew Waybright, Abigail Lowe, Jada Beck, Arianna Chavez, Silas Luttrell.  Collaborative: Everett Belland, Cailee Garman, Dustin Cote, Jake Williams.  Collaborative: Piece that contains one print from each student in Mrs. Biven's Class.
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  • SJES Positive Principal Referrals for March

    Congratulations to our students who were recognized for Positive Principal Referrals at South Jefferson Elementary!


    Second grader, Kiersten Rich, was presented with a Positive Principal Referral from Mrs. Fincham because she "is a great citizen in our school, is an excellent friend to all and follows all of the expected character traits every day".  



    Fifth grader Kate Watson was given a Positive Principal Referral from kindergarten teacher, Ms. Horne, for helping with a kindergarten family.  Kate was able to interpret for the family so that we could assist them with information for their child.  Thank you, Kate!



    Kindergartner, Jake Williams, was presented with a Positive Principal Referral from his teacher, Mrs. Zimmerman, because of all of the hard work he has put in this year.  He has had so much improvement this year and we are super proud of him!



    Art educator, Miss Sullivan, presented Positive Principal Referrals to fourth grade students: Calie Rickard, Carly Constantino, Caydence Burke and Nicole Koplets, who, on their own, created the group"Donation Heroes" and donated art supplies to Miss Sullivan's classroom.  Well done, ladies!

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  • Celebrating Read Across America Contest Winners

    Congratulations to our Estimation Contest Winners, Mason Harding, Marissa Sturba and Brady Breeden!  Everyone in our school participated in a contest, held during Read Across America Week, in which the students had to estimate how many items were in a container.  These three savvy students were the closest with their estimations, using their mathematical skills to help them achieve this goal.  All of them were given a treat bag with Dr. Seuss items, bookmarks, pencils and a free book of their choice from the SJES Book Fair.  Well done!


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  • Read Across America at South Jefferson Is In High Gear

    A special thanks to our Special Events Committee for all of their creativity and hard work!  Our school is very "Seussical!"





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  • SJES Showcases More Positive Principal Referrals

    We are very proud of the following students: third graders, Kadence Kalb and Elijah Underwood, and kindergartner Kelly Crawford-Alexander.  All three were nominated by their teachers for being a good friend to someone in need and for working hard in school.  It makes us feel really good, to know that we have wonderful students like this, walking through our halls each day, exemplifying what it means to be a person of good character.  Well done, Kadence, Elijah and Kelly!


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  • Mrs. Fincham's Class Rocks Their Socks!

    Mrs. Fincham's class really got into the spirit of celebrating "Fox in Socks" for Read Across America Week and the celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday.  Love the socks!


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