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Fifth Grade Students Prepare Meals from the Heartland

Published on November 14, 2018

Fifth graders packed thousands of meals for Meals from the Heartland and raised over $4000.                

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JI Staff Participates in Live Healthy Iowa Step Challenge

Published on October 22, 2018

Jay Murphy, PE teacher at Jefferson, organized two teams with 20 total staff members from Jefferson Intermediate school to participate in the Live Healthy Iowa step challenge the past six weeks. The twenty staff members tallied more than 7 million steps in the 6 week time period. Both teams finished in the top 40 of […]

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Congratulations Jill Payne

Published on September 19, 2018

Jill Payne has been named as one of three state finalists in the science category for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. This award is the nation’s highest honor for K-12 educators of math and science. “These teachers are an inspiration to their students, colleagues and communities,” said Iowa Department of […]

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Parent Drop Off Map

Published on August 2, 2018

Please click on the link below to show appropriate traffic flow diagrams for drop-off and pick-up of your student depending on the school: High School Middle School Jefferson Madison Lincoln

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Congratulations to Mrs. Tangen

Published on December 4, 2017

Congratulations to Bethany Tangen on the renewal of her National Board Certification. This is a 1-2 year process in which teachers select samples from their educational practices (i.e. artifacts, videos, student work) and provide a written commentary explaining how each sample is influential in using best practices to promote student learning in the classroom. This outstanding […]

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Jefferson Students CARE About Their Community

Published on November 20, 2017

Mrs. Goodman’s class and the library partnered to “fill the wagon” for the food shelf this Thanksgiving. Our overflowing wagon had over 200 items that were brought in by students in hopes that our local families who are struggling will have a happy Thanksgiving. 

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Weighted Blankets

Published on November 9, 2017

As part of a coffee time outreach, the ladies quilting group of First Reformed Church took on a special mission to sew weighted blankets for students that needed a little help. They wouldn’t tell us how many hours they worked, but said they met once a month and put in enough hours to get them […]

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No One Fights Alone

Published on October 12, 2017

Jefferson Intermediate staff members know “No one fights alone.”  Staff members recently wore t-shirts to show support for fellow members’ (and family members’)  fights against thyroid, cervical, kidney, breast, ovarian cancers and chronic pain disorders.   A few years ago Jefferson staff members wore orange shirts alongside the pink during the “Paint the Stands Pink” […]

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Iowa’s History Teacher of the Year

Published on September 19, 2017

Rebecca Helland 5th Grade Teacher Jefferson Intermediate Pella Community School District is proud to share with you that Rebecca Helland has been named Iowa’s History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Congratulations Rebecca! What an amazing honor, and thank you for sharing your gift of teaching with the Pella […]

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