November 30, 2017

Minutes For 11/29 Monthly Meeting

FOJ Meeting Minutes – 11/29/17 @ 5:30pm President Andy Hinds led the meeting, which was well-attended by parents. Representatives from the school staff present were Principal […]
December 23, 2016

Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Fundraiser for FOJ at Chuck Alek Biergarten!

What are you doing for New Year’s Eve? How about a kid-friendly celebration at ChuckAlek Biergarten that is also a fundraiser for Friends of Jefferson?! They’ll be counting […]
December 7, 2016

North Park News Article about Jefferson’s Gardening Program

In case you missed your print copy of the November North Park News, here’s a link to a nice article about Jefferson’s new Gardening Program, which just […]
November 28, 2016

Holiday Program at Observatory North Park on Wednesday 12/14

For the second year in a row, Observatory North Park, one of our generous community partners, is hosting our annual Holiday Program. Come watch your kids […]
November 28, 2016

Toyland Parade on Saturday 12/3 at 10:00 a.m.

    It’s time for the 53rd Annual Toyland Parade in North Park! Jefferson families will be marching along with other civic groups and businesses through […]
November 27, 2016

Jefferson featured in education article on

“Where are you going to send them to school?” If your kids are beyond the 4th trimester/insensate blob stage, you have probably heard — or used […]
November 7, 2016

Pre-sales for Holiday Program Happening Now!

Parents should have received flyers in their students’ folders with all the information about purchasing food tickets in advance of the event. In case you haven’t […]
November 6, 2016

Voice of San Diego mentions Jefferson in article about neighborhood schools

Here’s an excerpt: “Andy Hinds, a parent who lives in North Park, remembers taking his children to the playground when they were babies. He recalls how […]
May 14, 2015

Jefferson Elementary IB STEAM Magnet Featured on KUSI News

Friends of Jefferson members An Bui and Andy Hinds recently appeared on KUSI News’s “San Diego People,” to talk about their experiences as parents of Jefferson […]