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Jefferson Students Celebrate the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.



On January 13th Jefferson staff, students and parents spent some time celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Thanks to amazing Jefferson parent volunteers, each class received a classroom presentation that focused on the achievements of Dr. King, the events of the Civil Rights movement and the power of Dr. King’s words, and how they impact our lives today.

Additionally all classes attended a presentation in the auditorium that focused on Dr. King’s message of service. During this activity each class presented their idea for a Jefferson Service Project. All classes were tasked with creating and implementing their own service project this year, in memory of Dr. King. The ideas that were presented by each of the classes were incredibly creative and thoughtful! The service projects are now in full swing and are providing support to a wide range of community organizations! We are so proud of our students’ dedication and enthusiasm to this incredibly meaningful initiative!




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