Thomas Jefferson Carnival Teachers, students, families and friends turned out Friday night, April 21, for the annual Thomas Jefferson Carnival. There were games galore, face painting, a bouncy house, food and prizes for all. The event, which is sponsored by the Thomas Jefferson PTO, raises funds to purchases supplies and materials for classroom teachers at Thomas Jefferson.
The final Parent University of the 2016-2017 year will be held Thursday, April 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. The host schools are Rolling Acres Middle School and Hines Primary School. Don't miss this evening of fun family activities.
Donuts with Dads The Thomas Jefferson PTO sponsored "Donuts with Dads" on Wednesday, March 22. This breakfast event was held in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences and the semi-annual Book Fair. Students, Dads, Uncles, Grandfathers and other favorite family members enjoyed the morning activities.
Kindergarteners at Thomas Jefferson had fun during their Career Day on Monday, March 27th. They were able to hear from various people in the community and learned about their jobs. One of their favorites was a Martial Arts instructor who teaches Kuk Sool Won (which originated from Korea) here in Peoria. Students learned it takes self-respect, self-confidence, and self-control in order to become good at Kuk Sool Won.