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Thomas Jefferson Elementary Announcements

Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress Data Released

November 11, 2019

Results for the Spring 2019 ISASP for the Newton Community School District have been released.

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NCEF - 2nd Semester Grant Applications DUE November 1st

October 24, 2019

NCEF Mission: The Newton Community Educational Foundation exists to fund innovative educational programs in our schools. The Newton Community Schools provide children with an excellent education, however, it is difficult for teachers to obtain funding for classroom projects which go "beyond the basics." The Foundation believes these extra programs inspire, motive and challenge our children to excellence in the classroom and beyond. It is our purpose to provide these enriched learning experiences for every child in the Newton Community Schools.

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NCEF - Excellence in Education Award (2019 - 2020)

October 22, 2019

Nominate a teacher for teaching excellence. NCEF is looking for great stories of learning and life changing moments!

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Congratulations Class of 2019!

May 28, 2019

Thank You, Newton - Red Pride Lives Here!

Newton Community Preschool - 2019 2020

March 01, 2019

If your child will be 3 or 4 on or before September 15, 2019 please see attached applications. Applications are also available at the EJH Beard Administration Center or Thomas Jefferson Elementary. We will begin accepting completed applications beginning at 8:30 AM on March 26, 2019 at the EJH Beard Administration Center (1302 First Avenue West).

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Whether you’re raising a family, starting a business or building a home — you’ll want to get to know Newton. Our community vision statement is “Newton Shines Bright: Newton is a progressive, family friendly community, a shining star of Central Iowa, and a place to call home.”

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