Principal: Lori Turner










    Principal's Message - July 26, 2022


    Hi Thomas Jefferson Family!This is Mrs. Turner, your principal. I hope you are thoroughly enjoying your summer! Surprisingly, school opens in less than three weeks. There are a few items I would like to share to help you prepare for the opening of school. 

    • School starts Monday, August 15th, and the hours are 8:30-3:00.
    • Supply lists are posted under the "Parents" tab on our website at duvalschools.org/tjefferson. I have attached the link below. https://dcps.duvalschools.org/domain/2660  
    • Clear and see-through mesh backpacks are preferred but not required.
    • Orientation will be held Friday, August 12th by grade level and last name at the following times:
      • K-2 families with last names that begin with A-K - 9:00
      • K-2 families with last names that begin with L-Z - 10:30
      • 3-5 families with last names that begin with A-K - 12:00
      • 3-5 families with last names that begin with L-Z - 1:30
    • Families new to Thomas Jefferson will receive a postcard inviting them to an ice cream social Thursday, August 4th, at 2:00. New parents must RSVP by August 1st to the main office at (904) 693-7500 or queenerd@duvalschools.org.
    • Back-to-school information that includes class assignments will be mailed home next week. Open House will be held September 1st from 6:00-7:30.
    • Lastly, people are starting to ask lots of questions about the upcoming primary on Tuesday, Aug. 23rd. This is when the Duval County school board is asking voters to approve a 1 mill referendum to help with teacher and staff compensation.  To find accurate answers and information, please visit duvalschools.org/vote and click on Frequently Asked Questions.

    I look forward to seeing all of you soon! Have a wonderful rest of the week!Mrs. TurnerPrincipal