Welcome to Thomas Jefferson Elementary

At TJES, we strive to put "children first," and in doing so try to help students become confident and independent, creative, inquisitive, healthy, thoughtful and generous, trustworthy, and high achieving. We can do this best when the school staff and families work closely together to meet individual student needs. In this student handbook, we provide some details about the school that will give you information about school policies, procedures, and expectations. These basic guidelines help us unite in the shared task of teaching each child well and providing for his or her safety and well being.

The vision of Thomas Jefferson Elementary is to give children the opportunity to reach their potential and be successful life-long learners.

Our mission, in partnership with our families and community, is to educate our children in a way that encourages independence, responsibility and good citizenship in a safe, supportive environment.

IMPORTANT NEWS

Preliminary Plans for the 2021-2022 School Year
Infographic of Plan Details
Virtual Learning Application and Agreement Packet

Preschool Registration Information

Preschool Information Page
Preschool Registration Flyer

**2021-2022 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION** Kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 school year is now open. Please use the links below to register for kindergarten. More information can be found on this flier: Kindergarten Registration Flier
NEW -Incoming Kindergarten Students for 2021-2022 who have never been enrolled in BCPS before: CLICK HERE BCPS preschool students who will be moving up to kindergarten:CLICK HERE


2020-2021 STUDENT REGISTRATION 
Student registration for the 2020-2021 school year with Bedford County Public Schools is still open.

New Students for the 2020-2021 school year- Click here to register
Returning Students for the 2020-2021 school year- Click here to register

Image of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Sign
Thomas Jefferson Elementary Playground
Thomas Jefferson Elementary Computer Lab
Children Come FIRST

School News  


Update from Nurse Cote- 
Please click here for information on Multi Symptom Inflammatory Syndrome in Children


CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) SCHOOL CLOSURE
Bedford County Public Schools still remains closed to the public, but essential appointments can be made by calling your child's school.

The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) has developed a parent resource on how to talk about COVID-19 with your child. The CDC provides daily updates and health-related guidance in regards to COVID-19 if further information is needed for your family.

COVID-19 and Your Mental Health Infographic
Click here for Return to School Information Webpage


SCHOOL CASH ONLINE
School Cash Online is a safe, simple and secure way for parents to pay for field trips, yearbooks, spirit wear, athletic fees and more. No need to take out cash or write checks, now you can shop online from the comfort of your own home. Click here and choose Register

Click here for Intro to School Cash Online video
Click here for School Cash Online - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) in PDF format

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