Welcome to Thomas Jefferson Middle School's News and Information Page:
     Where Attitude, Attendance and Achievement are our goals!
    Today is Tuesday September 19th and it is a RED DAY.
    There will be an Early Release on Wednesday, Sept. 20th, classes will be dismissed 2 hours early. 
    The STEAM afterschool program and the Boys & Girls Club Teen Center Will be closed on Wednesday, Sept. 20th due to early release. 
    MATH POWER HOUR ~ TJMS is proud to offer a weekly math-tutoring program! Volunteers from the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE) will be at TJ every Tuesday from 3:00-4:30pm. Students will meet in the 7th gade Commons. (There will not be tutoring on Tuesdays before holiday breaks. Watch the TJMS announcements.) The tutors will help student with general math homework. Student may attend when they need help and stay as long as they need until 4:30pm. We ask that students stay at tutoring until their ride is here. School expectations continue throughout tutoring. Please note that transportation is not provided. If you have questions, please contact Andrea Forck from TJMS at andrea.forck@jcschools.us 
    SOS will have its next meeting on Monday, October 2nd from 3:00-4:00pm in room 707. 
    MathCounts will meet every Monday from 3:00-4:00pm in room 811 beginning the week of Sept. 11th. We are a dedicated club for mathletes who work Math problems together in preparation for a competition in February. 
    Art Club will be meeting the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 3:00-4:30pm in Room 161. The next meeting is Monday, October 2nd. 
    Patriot Players (Drama Club) Auditions for the fall play are today, September 19th, starting at 3:15 in room 813. Audition forms must be filled out before auditions and these forms can be picked up in room 704 or room 813.
    Chess Club will meet Tuesday, September 26th after school in room 715. All skill levels are welcome. Please make sure that your ride can pick you up at 4:00. If you have any questions please ask Mr. Miller (Email: ryan.miller@jcschools.us)  or Mr. Markham (Email: james.markham@jcschools.us)

    Help Save the Animals that went through Hurricane Harvey!!!  TJMS will be collecting $ donations from Monday, September 25th thru Friday, October 6th at lunch, and during advisories.  We will sell animal suckers for $1 and a pass for hat day ($1.00) at lunch. (Hat Day on Friday, October 13)

    Coding Club will begin after October. Watch for information coming later.
    Ecology Club will meet on Thursday, Sept. 21st from 3:00-4:00pm in Room 712.
    Archery Club is for 7th & 8th Grade students interested. We will have a Parent's Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19th @ 5:30pm at TJMS in the cafeteria. If you have questions, you can contact Shana Schuemann by email at:  shana.schuemann@jcschools.us
    If you would like to become a manager for the Basketball Team, you will need to fill out an application.  The applications will be in the office or you can see Coach Talley, Coach Hile or Coach Hillis.
    6th grade football practices Monday thru Friday, Red Team: 3:30-5:30pm. Black Team 4:30-6:30pm.
    Cross Country Practice is Monday thru Friday 3:00-5:00pm

    There will be open gym for 7th & 8th grade girls wanting to play Basketball on Sundays from 5:00 to 6:30pm at TJMS.

    Up Coming Sports Dates:  

    Wed. Sept. 20 @ 6:00pm-6th gr. Football @ JCHS
    Thurs. Sept. 21 @ 4:00pm-7th gr. Football @ JCHS
    Thurs. Sept. 21 @ 6:00pm-8th gr. Football @ JCHS
    Mon. Sept. 25 @ 5:30pm-8th gr. Volleyball @ TJMS
    Wed. Sept. 27 @ 6:00pm-6th gr. Football @ JCHS
    Wed. Sept. 27 @ 5:30pm-7th gr. Volleyball @ TJMS
    Thur. Sept. 28 @ 4:00pm-8th gr. Football @ JCHS
    Sat. Sept. 30 @ 8:00am-Volleyball Tournament @ JCHS