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Principal: Mr. Pete Murphy
 
 
    
                                                    
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Back-to-School Updates
• All student schedules will be live on Skyward, the new Student Information System and parent portal, beginning on Monday, August 20 for all students. Parents and Guardians will be receiving their log-in information for Skyward in the next few days. Please take the time to update all emergency contacts and information to make sure that the high school has accurate information. We encourage all parents/guardians not to share their log-in information. All students have a separate log-in accounts. A training session will be provided in the upcoming weeks for any parents who may need additional assistance or support with Skyward. Details to follow at a later date.

• Chromebook distribution wraps up at the high school this Wednesday, August 22 from 4:00-7:30PM. Any students who have not picked up their Chromebook will be issued one on the first day of school. The district is working with the bank to build an online payment system for Chromebook insurance. The optional insurance will be $25 and will cover one accidental breakage or replacement. More information will follow once the online payment system is ready.

• A Meet and Greet will be held on Thursday evening, August 23 for all high school parents to meet the new High School Leadership Team of Principal Pete Murphy and Assistant Principals Adam Knaresborough and Paul Ware. Please RSVP by 8/21 at the following link to make sure we can best accommodate all attendees: 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSde2Phywlxo94TMnxk_0kDI9s_tnxcKohP1nEeXXSip4WeX2w/viewform?usp=sf_link

• TJHS Open House will be held on Thursday, September 6 from 6:00-9:00PM. Parents will have the opportunity to walk through their student’s abbreviated schedule and meet the teachers. The high school will run 2 sessions with the 1st session running 6:00-7:30PM and the 2nd session running 7:30-9:00PM. Parents should bring a printed schedule from Skyward to follow at either high school session. 
 
Steel Center Information Letter
Click here to view information pertaining to the Steel Center students. 
Letter from the Principal
Click here for 2018-2019 school year information. 
Freshman Orientation
Freshman Orientation is August 22 from 6:00-7:30 pm.  Report to the auditorium for a brief meeting, then schedules will be distributed, followed by a tour of the building.  The evening ends with an Activities Fair in the cafeteria.

 
Senior Photo Information
Please click here for information regarding the Senior yearbook photos. 
2018-2019 Program of Studies
Click here to view the Program of Studies for 2018-2019. 
2018-2019 Driver's Pass Information
Please click here for the Driver's Pass Application and Instructions/Rules.  PLEASE READ ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE COVER LETTER.  PASS DISTRIBUTION IS ONLY 8:00 AM TO 12:00 PM DAILY. 
Metal Detector Pilot Program
The WJH School Board of Directors approved the purchase of a metal detector and pilot program for Thomas Jefferson High School. Beginning on Monday, May 7, 2018, random selections of buses, student walkers and student drivers will be chosen to walk through the metal detector as they enter the high school. A video has been created to provide a demonstration of the entire metal detector process to give students and parents an idea of what to expect. Please click here to view the Metal Detector Video. A detailed letter was also sent out to all parents of high school students explaining this process and can be viewed by clicking here. Thank you. 
Scholarships
Please click here to view the latest Scholarship opportunties listed on the Counseling Department website. 
Common Sense Media
Click here for more information. 
National Honor Society/Honor Grad Requirements
Click here for information on eligibility requirements for Honors Grad Status. To read about prerequisites needed for possible National Honor Society induction, click here. 
College Visits

Click on the link to see upcoming college visits at TJHS.  See College Visits calendar in Google Calendar

 
Pep Rally Link
Please watch our Pep Rallies livestreamed on:

https://livestream.com/accounts/14682220/events/6390712

 
TJTV

TJTV is here! If you would like to watch morning announcements live, please click on this link. We broadcast every morning at 7:35. Also if you download the Livestream App, you can create an account and follow us for notifications on broadcasting times.


http://livestream.com/accounts/14682220/events/4266191


 
Upcoming Events
Aug
21
Band @ Kennywood
Tue Aug 21 2018
Aug
22
Aug
27
First Day of School
Mon Aug 27 2018
Sep
3
Labor Day - NO SCHOOL
Mon Sep 3 2018
Sep
5
Josten's - Class Rings/Graduation Announcements
Wed Sep 5 2018
to Thu Sep 6 2018

Sep
6
TJHS Open House
Thu Sep 6 2018
Sep
7
Senior Baby Photo Due
Fri Sep 7 2018
Sep
10
Band Parent meeting
Mon Sep 10 2018
Sep
10
Drop/Add Course Deadline
Mon Sep 10 2018
Sep
11
Underclass Yearbook Photos
Tue Sep 11 2018
Oct
5
Homecoming
Fri Oct 5 2018
Oct
6
TJHS Band Festival
Sat Oct 6 2018
Oct
8
Band Parent meeting
Mon Oct 8 2018
Oct
15
Financial Aid Night
Mon Oct 15 2018
Oct
19
Senior Casual Photo Due
Fri Oct 19 2018
Oct
20
Homecoming Dance
Sat Oct 20 2018
Oct
22
2 HOUR DELAY SCHEDULE
Mon Oct 22 2018
Oct
23
Oct
27
ACT Test
Sat Oct 27 2018
Oct
29
End of 1st 9 Weeks
Mon Oct 29 2018
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