Thomas Jefferson Middle School

1407 Sunset Avenue
Madera, CA 93637
559-673-9286 

Our Vision for Our School

We believe:
• In the full participation of all those who have a stake in the education system.
• A quality education depends on the systems of a school, not on individual administrators, teachers, staff members, students or parents.
• That the pursuit of quality anticipates change in strategic planning efforts, including changes in educational requirements.
• That innovation is making meaningful changes to improve an organization’s services and processes.
• That an organization should be structured in such a way that innovation becomes part of the culture and daily work.
• Organizations depend upon the measurement and analysis of performance.
• Data analysis is used to improve operations and establish “best practices.”
• The school culture strives to instill in students, parents and teachers trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.

  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
    Hello Patriots and Parents!
    We are fundraising for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  We're collecting Pennies for Patients   during advisory.  Help us raise $1407 over the next few weeks!  Mr. Cadaoas is the Peer Helper Advisor; email for additional information.  The official Leukemia & Lymphoma Society website has other information about greater involvement beyond TJ. They'd love your help too. 
     
    Did you know TJ's own awesome teacher, Mr. Stobel is a leukemia survivor.   
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  • parenting middle schooler Patriot Preview
    Washington, Lincoln, Adams, & Madison 
    March 11, 1:00PM to 2:15PM
    Parents' Patriot Preview Night
    Parents, welcome to TJ; let's talk!
    March 12, 6:30 PM
    Patriot Preview DANCE
    Silly Patriots!  This is just for 6th graders!
    4 PM to 5:15 PM 
    Sometimes, parenting a middle schooler feels scary for everybody.  It'll get better.  Trust us! 
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  • Robotics Club meets on Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:00 pm.  This is only open to students in Gateway to Technology class.  Contact Mr. Munoz for additional information.

    The 7th Grade speech team will meets during lunch in room 36.  
    The TJ History Club meets in Mr. Strobel's class or Mrs. Haag's.  Please come to Room 39!
    The 8th Grade Literature Academic Pentathlon team will meets in room 28 during 2nd lunch. 
    The 7th Grade Super Science Quiz meets in room 8
    Math Con has a BIG LIST of hopeful students.  
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  • 3/9-3/10 Intervention Schedule – Days 1 & 2 - Periods 2 & 5 
    3/12-3/13 Intervention Schedule – Days 3 & 4 - Periods 2 & 5
    3/16-3/17 Intervention Schedule – Days 5 & 6 - Periods 2 & 5 
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  • Hour of Code  Instagram icon  Twitter icon
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  • Academic Pentathlon:
    #1  Friday March 13th, 2015 
    (Math and Essay competitions) 8:30-2:15p.m.
    Madera Community College Center
    30277 Ave 12
    Madera, CA 93638

    #2 Saturday March 21st, 2015 
    (literature, speech, and science competitions) 8:30-3:30 p.m.
    Ranchos Middle School
    12455 Road 35 1/2
    Madera, CA 93636
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  • 6th Grade Parent Visitation
    Welcome to TJ @ 6:30!
    Please meet in the TJ Gym.
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  • Feeder Schools 6th Grade Visitation
    Washington, Lincoln, Adams, and Madison 
    March 11 from 1:00 -2:15 PM
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  • Josten's Yearbook Order Link   
    Preorder in room 20 for $45.00.
    Make a $20.00 deposit to reserve
    Order online as well.
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  • Anonymous Tip Line

    Community members, parents, students and staff can now all submit tips to the school and or district using the link above. The tip line allows users to submit tips anonymously (you can provide contact information if you wish). All tips are automatically emailed to the appropriate site or district administrator for quick and appropriate responses.
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  • Choir Competition

    March 11
    Choir Festival
    @ Selma
    See Mrs. Petrucci for more information. 
     
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  • Holt Online Textbooks 
    Username: r3r8n   
    Password:  x4r4u 
     
    Click HERE to go to the textbook website. 
     
    We have another online math book used for math 7.
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  • The third quarter grades close officially March 20.  Keep up the good work!  
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