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Bowie vs Jefferson GameBowie vs Jeff 2017 game

Saturday, November 11, 2017

2:00 p.m.  Gates open at 1:00  

Sun Bowl Stadium


TJESA alumni shirt

Jeff alumni shirt Foxes, purchase a shirt and help support the alumni organization! $30.00! Contact David Carr- 915- 525-3162

Outstanding Ex Nomination Packet

Outstanding-Ex-Packet-2017 (8)<————– Click here for the Packet

Thomas Jefferson Ex- Student Association
Outstanding Ex-Student Nomination
About the Award
This award is presented each year to a student who has graduated from Jefferson High School/Silva Magnet High School. This award, open to a former student, who, in a combination of service, leadership, and/or personal example, exemplifies many of the qualities that make the student special. In addition, the student’s current interests and dedication to service activities, as well as the personal characteristics that would contribute to having an impact in public service, are important aspects of this award.
Eligibility and Nomination Requirements
The nominated ex-student must have graduated from Jefferson High School/Silva Magnet High School. Any person, student, faculty, or non-nominating committee staff member may nominate the ex-student for this award by completing the nomination form attached. Include a statement of the qualifications of the candidate. NOTE: Ex-students may not nominate themselves. No member or family member of the current Jefferson Ex-Student Association nominating committee will be eligible for nomination while serving on the committee. This form must be typed and returned to Any Committee member no later than Wednesday, August 2017..
Nominees for this award must meet the following criteria: • Good Character, Good Role Model attributes, Charity (shows care and concern for others) • Patience (exercises self-control and tolerance towards others) • Devotion (committed to self, family, school, and nation etc.) • Integrity (honesty, strong moral principles) • Gracious (Kind, courteous, generous, and harmonious) • Humility (respectful, able to recognize others for their accomplishments) • Tenacity (determined and persistent) • Responsible (initiating action to address issues to improve lives of others, and a positive commitment to make a difference) • Resilience (has persevered despite facing difficult circumstances) • Narrative on personal efforts and actions for the betterment of Jefferson High School’s educational programs, students and activities. This narrative should address the qualities mentioned above as much as possible.
The final selection and compiling of names shall be made by the committee in meeting and given to the board, Selection results are strictly confidential within members of the committee. Announcement of the Outstanding Student will be made by the Association.
Nomination Deadline: August 3, 2017.
2017 Committee Members: Committee Chairperson-  Rose Ortega- 915-588-2365.  Member or family member of the current Outstanding Ex-Student Committee shall be eligible for nomination as long as he/she serves on the Committee. Please contact a committee member for additional information, if needed.

Nomination Form
Name of Nominee: _________________________________________________________
Present Age _____________ Year Graduated ____________
Present Address ____________________________________________________________
City ________________________ State _________________

Zip Code _____________________
Home Phone ________________ Work Phone ________________________
Spouse’s Name (if applicable) __________________________________________________
Children (Names, Ages) __________________________________________________

Occupation ______________________________________ __
Section One: Education (List schools attended, degrees, honors) (Please limit your response to this section to one typed page.)
Section Two Organizations / Affiliations (Civic, Fraternal, Professional, Religious) (Please limit your response to this section to one half typed page.)
Section Three Volunteer Organizations Involved in and Dates served (Please limit your response to this section to one half typed page.)
(Recent photograph of nominee) (Not returnable)
I attest the information contained herein/attached to this packet is true to the best of my knowledge.
(Signature) ___________________________________ Date ____________
Address ___________________ City __________ State _______ Zip ______
Phone ____________________  Email ______________________________

Whataburger Band Night

Come support the Jefferson Band!  Proceeds benefit the fabulous, music, program!!!!!!Band Whataburger night

New Coach To Be Announced!

 Help us welcome Tony Martinez as the new TJHS/Silva Health Magnet Football Coach!!!!!!

                                                                                                                                                  Meet the coach invite

A Night of Jazz!!!!

Come help us pay tribute to Mr. Joe Dove and celebrate his 30 years as Jefferson’s Band Director!  Invite your friends and family!                                                                                                           IMG_1312


Jefferson vs Bowie game


                            GO FOXES GO!!!!!  COME JOIN US!  SHOW YOUR SCHOOL PRIDE AND SPIRIT, WEAR RED!!!!!

New Gym Floor!!!!!

David and ribbon cuttingCoaches cutting the ribbonGym floor jpeg

Jefferson Gym Floor Gets a New Look!  Thank you to all who attended the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!  GO FOXES!!!!!!

2016 Alumni Dance!

A huge shout out to all those who attended the dance- it was an amazing event and a success! Thank you, Class of ’56, Class of ’71 and Class of ’81 for allowing the alumni to share in your reunions!

Jefferson Alumni Dance Cover

Alumni Dance Revised

ALUMNI DANCE IS AROUND THE CORNER!  Join us on October 8, 2016!

Alumni dance flyer <————- Click Here

Bring your friends and your favorite dance partner and come dance the night away!  Celebrating their class reunions are the classes of: ’56, ’71 and ’81!

Silver Foxes are the Best!!!!

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Basket Ball Court Detailing Project

Basketball Court Detailing Project

The current gymnasium’s floor will be restored, with that restoration, the logo which appeared for several years
will be removed. The Detailing Project entails the addition of a new logo. Several renditions have been
submitted; however, as of today, one has not been selected.

Our goal for this special project is to raise $5,300.00. We have already received several, generous, donations.
Thank you to those of you who have made your donations towards this project. In order to attain this goal, we
are asking for a $35.00 donation from any interested Jefferson Ex and/or Friends of Jefferson High School.
Thank you in advance for your support!

Checks should be made out to the Thomas Jefferson Es-Student Association or TJESA. Please write in the
Memo portion of the check: For Special Projects.

Mail checks to:
Thomas Jefferson High School
4700 Alameda
El Paso, Texas 79905

We will keep everyone informed as to the progress of the project and any future projects. As it becomes
available, the rendition selected will be provided and posted. We will keep you informed as to the project’s
completion. Everyone will be invited to the viewing of the new logo.

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