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Summer SLAM

Effective Tuesday, July 16, all Summer SLAM classes and programs will be moved from Olson Middle School to Jefferson High School for the remainder of the summer schedule. For those who are registered, Extended Care will also be moved to Jefferson.

Jefferson is located two blocks east of Olson at 4001 W. 102nd St. Please enter through Door #1, the school’s main entrance.

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Jefferson teacher named American Geography Society fellow


Jefferson High School social studies teacher Sarah Dahl-Wyland has been named a 2018 American Geography Society (AGS) Geography Teacher Fellow. She is one of 50 teachers selected from across the country.

As part of her fellowship, Dahl-Wyland will attend the AGS Fall Symposium, “Geography 2050: Powering Our Future Planet,” at Columbia University in New York City. Teachers will participate in an exclusive Mapathon, as well as a day-long workshop led by experts in geospatial technology, where they will receive training in open web-mapping and learn how to take what they’ve learned back to their classrooms. The symposium will also present Teacher Fellows with cutting-edge knowledge and awareness of the real-world geographic workplace skills demanded by today’s geospatial companies.

AGS is a 21st century learning society dedicated to the advancement of geographic thinking, knowledge and understanding across business, government, academe, social sectors and most importantly teachers and students. Learn more at americangeo.org.
 
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