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Welcome to Thomas Jefferson Elementary
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151 Helen Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
Thomas Jefferson School Mission Statement
The Thomas Jefferson Community will collaboratively provide academic excellence for lifelong learning and opportunities for creative thinking in a safe and nurturing environment. Students will engage in a shared responsibility of learning and become respectful citizens in a diverse world.
                                               Dream it, Believe it, Achieve it! 
Thomas Jefferson News & Information
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photo of a hand circling a date on a calendar Emergency Closings Cause Schedule Changes
Attention Binghamton City School District community, due to the inclement weather there are several necessary changes to the school calendar. To ensure a full 180 days of instruction is provided there will now be a full day of instruction on Friday, April 21 and Friday, May 26. Additionally we will be providing full days of instruction on Friday, April 7, Thursday, April 27 and Friday, May 19.... READ MORE. 
graphic of man holding a magnifying glass Superintendent Search Update: Three Candidates Named
The search for a new superintendent of schools for the Binghamton City School District entered its final phase on March 8, when the board of education selected three finalists from an initial pool of 15 applicants. At the outset of the search process, consultant Allen D. Buyck, District Superintendent of Broome-Tioga BOCES, worked with board members and representatives from six stakeholder groups to create a profile of skills, knowledge and personal characteristics that were used to identify five first-round candidates. 
March Madness TJ Style image March Madness TJ Style
It isn't too late to get in the spirit of our school wide celebration of "March Madness TJ Style"!  Each day in the month of March has a different fun theme. Give your creative side a chance to shine and join us for themes such as "Red, White & Blue Day", "Crazy Hair Day", "Mismatched Sock Day". This is a great way for students and staff to have a little fun during the long month of March and look forward to winter ending and the beginning of Spring! Check back to our website to see pictures of our imaginative results!   
TJ Students Help the Hungry with Food Drive for CHOW image TJ Students Help the Hungry with Food Drive for CHOW
Students at Thomas Jefferson Elementary in Binghamton are in the giving spirit for the holidays.Elementary students and staff collected non-perishable food items for CHOW.They placed the items including pasta, cereal, soups, and dessert mixes in the big blue bins located in the classroom.On Monday, CHOW pulled up to the school to grab all of the items used to stock their shelves during the holidays. See photos and watch the story on WIVT and WBNG 
PTA Information
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Joining the PTA is a great way to become more involved in your child's school experience.  We encourage you to become a member and to further support the PTA by volunteering to help at events during the school year.  Help is always needed and appreciated!

  Generally held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in Library on the second floor from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30pm.   Child care is provided in the 1st. floor Art Room.

For more information on the Jefferson PTA, please contact one of the officers listed below:

Co-President:     Peggy Abbott, pabbott@stny.rr.com

                              Sarah Hower,  alassewtm@gmail.com

Treasurer:           Kim Benedict,  kimmyb76@mail.com

Secretary:            Yvette Lewis-Carrier,  precious737373@yahoo.com

Membership:      Julia Keenan,   keenanjag@gmail.com 


Upcoming Events
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Principal - Kristine Battaglino
Board Representatives
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Liz Rosenburg
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Evan McNamara
Contact Numbers

Main Office: Jerusha Wirth 763-8430

Nurse/Teacher: Jennifer Mower  RN, BSN     

Counselor: Amy Bennett 763-8476

Librarian: Lonna Pierce 763-8350

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