Thomas Jefferson Students Learn Healthy Habits at Hult Students from Thomas Jefferson School traveled to the Hult Health Education Center on Wednesday, November 8, to attend Healthy Habits educational programs. First Graders attended the "Welcome to Healthland" program. Presentations took place in the Health Education Theatres and focused on the five food groups, healthy eating, dental health, and the five senses.
Think Pink! Students, faculty and staff members at Thomas Jefferson Primary School participated in a "Think Pink Day" breast cancer fundraiser/buyout on Thursday, October 19. In exchange for a donation to the Illinois Cancer Care Foundation participants could wear pink attire and dress out of uniform. Illinois Cancer Care supports local clinical trials, education and awareness, and patient assistance. Over $300.00 was collected.
Donuts with Dads The Thomas Jefferson PTO sponsored "Donuts with Dads" on Wednesday, October 18. 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.