Welcome to Thomas Jefferson Middle SchoolBe Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Supportive, Be Safe! H.I. Kern Award Ceremony 2015 ***************************** CONGRATULATIONS TJMS SCIENCE OLYMPIAD! STATE CHAMPS 2015  and NATIONAL COMPETITORS! WAY TO GO SCIENCE O. TEAM!! *******************************  Information about student insurance: Student Insurance Student Insurance application ********************************************** CONGRATULATIONS to the TJMS GREEN TEAM for winning the RECYCLING VIDEO CONTEST !! click on the link below for details: http://www.valpolife.com/business/technology-tools/49873-tjms-green-team-is-on-screen ************************************************* School Contact Information Mrs. Elizabeth Krutz, Principal:  ekrutz@valpo.k12.in.usMr. Cary McKay, Assistant Principal:  cmckay@valpo.k12.in.us1600 Roosevelt Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383Phone: 219-531-3140  Fax: 219-531-3146School Hours: M, Tu, Th, F - 7:55a.m.-2:50p.m.Late Start Wednesday- 8:25a.m.- 2:50p.m.Office Hours: Monday-Friday- 7:00a.m.-4:00p.m. Student Handbook 2014-15 Supply lists for 2015-16 6th grade supply list 7th grade supply list 8th grade supply list 2015-16 Athletic forms 2014-15 VCS Calendar 2015-16 VCS Calendar General School Rules for TJMS: TJMS General School Rules and Info. ******************* Parent involvement is still a necessary part of our students' educational experience. If you are interested in volunteering your time, talents, and support at TJMS, please click on the link in the PARENTS tab for the Parent Volunteer Sign-Up THANK YOU! TJMS's Mission Statement      Thomas Jefferson Middle School recognizes that each of our students comes to us with unique and individual needs. Our mission is to challenge all of our students to reach their greatest potential through a fully integrated curriculum. We encourage students to become lifelong learners by developing a passion for knowledge and a desire to enhance their community and the world around them. We strive to appreciate a diverse community that fosters mutual respect and social responsibility enhanced by a strong partnership between home, school and the community.We Believe all Students:benefit when the school staff, parents, and community collaborate in the education process.need to be provided a solid academic foundation, which includes communication, research, and technology skills.need skills to adapt, compete, and achieve in an ever-changing society.need to feel valued and respected as individuals with diverse experiences and backgrounds while developing character, citizenship, and responsibility.  To view the current School Improvement Plan, please click on the following: School Improvement Plan

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