Parent Portal is up and running. Parents have the ability to see their student's grades, attendance, and communicate with their teachers! Click here for instructions on how to create your account.
Did you miss Thursday's Falcon Call? Click here for the information.
Are you receiving school information?
Jefferson sends out a call every Thursday with the latest school information. If you are not receiving these calls and have changed your phone number, email, or address, please contact the office to update your child's records. You can call 760-757-6060 or email here .
Wear your JMS or college attire on Fridays!
The Falcon Store will be open during lunch and afterschool on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
If you need to purchase your school planner, supplies, or PE uniform, please visit the Falcon Store during lunch and afterschool on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Cash and credit cards are accepted. No checks please.
OUSD is on Facebook!
Click the image above to learn
about Jefferson Middle School's
partnership with CA GEAR UP
to promote a sustainable college
going culture at JMS
Bullying Resource for Parents
Is your student getting bullied? Is your student a bully?
Click the link to find some helpful resources in talking with your student about bullying.
ATTENTION STAFF AND STUDENTS:
WE WILL BE OFFERING A $500 REWARD FOR ANY INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OR CONVICTION OF ANY PERSON(S) TAGGING OUR SCHOOL. STUDENTS CAN CLICK HERE OR COME TO THE MAIN OFFICE TO FILL OUT A WITNESS STATEMENT TO MAKE AN ANONYMOUS TIP.
Kids First Initiative
The OUSD Kids First initiative is off and running. Click Kids First to view the 8 Keys of Excellence, watch student videos and to learn more about this life-changing project and how you can get involved as a partner with the district.
Daylight Savings Time ends this Sunday, November 2nd! Don't forget to change your clocks back an hour!
Jefferson is a neighborhood school transforming into a college and career prep school in partnership with the CA GEAR UP program. Jefferson’s college and career culture emphasizes the A-G high school requirements by providing Core Instruction as well as electives that integrate literacy based projects related to reading informational text and persuasive writing. The strong elective program offered at Jefferson includes classes like Career Technical Education (CTE), Digital Literacy, Band, Orchestra, Chorus, and Spanish. Click here to check out our great electives!
The Oceanside Unified School District has put an emphasis to educate the “whole child” beyond academics. At Jefferson Middle School, our students and staff will be reviewing the 8 Keys of Excellence every week of the school year. Each month the district will utilize one of the 8 Keys of Excellence as a focal point for developing and enhancing character education.
Love Yourself. Be Drug Free.
Red Ribbon Week is October 27th - 31st. The National Family Partnership organizes the National Red Ribbon Campaign each year to promote a drug-free lifestyle. This is a way for citizens to come together to keep children, families and communities safe, healthy and drug-free.
During Red Ribbon Week, Jefferson Middle School will hold various activities to promote a "Say No to Drugs" mentality. We will have a poster contest, lunch activities and awareness for this important week.
We will also hold a costume contest on Friday, October 31st. If students will be wearing their costume to school, they must comply with the school dress code:
Falcon Field Day 10/10/14
Jefferson Stomps Out Bullying! October 6, 2014
Here are the upcoming events for our school...
October 2 - ELAC meeting, 5:30pm
October 6 - World Day of Bullying Prevention...wear blue!
October 7 - PTSO meeting, 5:30pm
October 10 - Falcon Field Day
October 13 - Shadow-A-Student Day
October 14 - Board of Education meeting, 6:00pm, District Office
October 24 - ASB Dance, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
October 27 - 31 - Red Ribbon Week
October 28 - Board of Education meeting, 6:00pm, District Office
October 31 - Costume Contest
LOOKING FOR A WAY TO SUPPORT TEACHERS AT JMS?
Check out Jefferson Middle School's page on Donor's Choose . On this website, you can donate a little or a lot to help fund projects written by innovative teachers looking to do great things for kids! Check it out! Every dollar helps!
For more information on Donor's Choose , go to their webpage and see all the great things they are doing to help teachers help students!
Jefferson Middle School
823 Acacia Ave.
Oceanside, CA 92058
Office hours: 7am - 3pm
OUSD Policy on Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination
The local educational agency (LEA) adopted a policy that prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
ParentLink App Available for Parents
A new ParentLink App for smart phones is now available to OUSD parents. The App aims to provide and improve all avenues of district and student communication and information for parents.
ParentLink’s easy-to-use App provides emergency messaging, custom messages and language translation. Parents can now get OUSD information when they need it.
OUSD Parents using the district’s Aeries portal will be receiving an e-mail with instructions on how to download the App. For more information, please see the district website at http://www.oside.us/parentlink.
Peachjar E-Flyer Service
OUSD and e-flyer service Peachjar have come together to help reduce paper usage, costs and time promoting community flyers. Click Jefferson School Peachjar to view school-site flyers.
To learn more about Peachjar, visit OUSD Peachjar e-flyers. The OUSD Peachjar program will become live as of Wednesday, October 16.
Online Meal Registration
Parents can register their children online for the 2014-15 OUSD school lunch and breakfast programs. The national program provides meals at a reduced cost; eligible students with an approved free or reduced status may receive meals at no cost. Click Online Meal Registration to get started.
2014-15 Student/Parent Handbook Available Online
The OUSD 2014-15 Student/Parent Handbook is now available for viewing online. The handbook is available in both English and Spanish. Parents can also download a PDF version of this guide. Click English Student/Parent Handbook or Spanish Student/Parent Handbook to access this year’s guide.
For questions regarding the handbook, please contact your child’s individual school site or our Education Support Services office at 760-966-4443.
Common Core Parent Information
California is one of 45 states nationwide to adopt the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English/Language Arts and mathematics. This shift in teaching has been characterized by some as “the most significant change to classroom instruction since 1998,” when California first adopted its own academic standards. Click the Common Core link above to learn more about the standards and how the Oceanside Unified School District is implementing Common Core in the classroom.
Annual Bond Report
Since the passing of Proposition H in June 2008, the Oceanside Unified School District has used funds from the $195 million bond measure to rebuild seven new schools, as well as refurbish the ...more
Support Services Information
If your child receives educational support services through an Individualized Education Program (IEP), or if you are wondering if your child may be eligible for these services, you are encouraged to attend any or all of the events listed! All events are FREE to parents. Click here for more information.