In 2013, Carole Devey Schachter, then an ESOL Specialist at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in the Bethlehem Area School District, was looking for a way to increase reading practice for her English Learners. Continue reading “JOY Readers Program Connects Young and Old at Thomas Jefferson Elementary”
Representatives from the law firm of White and Williams LLP were on hand February 21, 2018 to announce the adoption of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year.
Their generosity has allowed Thomas Jefferson to build a Lego wall, provide Legos, as well as have Lego storage bins for the school’s library. The completion of the Lego wall has allowed the school to evolve its traditional library practices into maker space work stations for its students. Continue reading “The Law Firm of White and Williams LLP Adopts Thomas Jefferson Elementary School and Provides Funding for STEM Projects”
Incoming kindergarten students and their children attended an orientation at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School a few days before the first day of school. Continue reading “Parents and Students Arrive for Kindergarten Orientation at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School”
Bethlehem NAACP President and local civil rights pioneer, Esther Lee, visited Bethlehem Area School District schools, including Thomas Jefferson Elementary, bearing gifts during Black History Month. Continue reading “Bethlehem NAACP President, Esther Lee, Visits BASD Elementary Schools”
The Thomas Jefferson Elementary family celebrated a brand new playground in style. A ribbon cutting was held in front of the students, faculty, family, and friends on January 26, 2017. Continue reading “Thomas Jefferson Elementary Celebrates New Playground”