September 28, 2017

Minutes and Action Items for September 2017 Meeting

Minutes and Action Items for September 2017 Meeting     Hi Families and Friends!   We had our first monthly meeting of the school year last […]
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 16, 2016

Friends of Jefferson Monthly Meeting on Thursday 11/17

Date:  Thursday 11/17/16 Time:  5:30 pm Location:  Jefferson Elementary Library Childcare provided by SAY San Diego Agenda items will include: North Park Toyland Parade Holiday Program […]
July 17, 2015

Uptown News Looks at the Partnership between Observatory North Park and Jefferson Elementary. Also SING ALONG WITH GREASE

 (Here’s a teaser from the San Diego Uptown News article about The Observatory North Park, its partnership with Jefferson Elementary, and the Sing Along With Grease […]
July 7, 2015


We are proud to announce our biggest and coolest fundraiser so far! In partnership with Observatory North Park (formerly North Park Theater), Friends of Jefferson invites […]
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 […]
May 14, 2015

Don’t Miss The Friends Of Jefferson Booth at North Park Festival Of The Arts

One of North Park’s favorite events is happening this weekend: the North Park Festival of the Arts on Saturday, May 16! If you haven’t been before, it’s […]
May 8, 2015

From SD Uptown News: Neighborhood Schools are the New Charters

I wrote this for San Diego Uptown News, urging parents to at least *consider* their neighborhood public school before applying to every other option available.  I’ve […]
May 8, 2015

Jefferson Elementary in The New York Times!

Here’s a teaser from a piece I wrote about Jefferson for the New York Times parenting section. The editor thought it would be better to leave […]