Sports and After School 2022-2023

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Act II Class Information

To sign up for an ACT II Class check out the course offerings and registration forms HERE.  Return forms to Ms. Burton in counseling or the ACT II teacher by February 6th.

THANK YOU BEYER SUBARU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF TJ BASKETBALL!

Tryout/Start Dates (Complete Schedules are Linked Below):

Boys Ultimate – Sept 12* Girls Soccer – Sept 13 Boys Basketball – Jan 3 Swim – Feb 21*
Girls Ultimate – Oct 6* Cheer – 9/12 Int Meet Girls Basketball – Oct 17 Track – March 13*
Tennis – Sept 12 Boys Soccer – Oct 25 Wrestling – Jan 3* * = No Cuts

Notes:

All students participating in sports at Jefferson can change in PE locker rooms after school.  All tryouts/practices run until approximately 4:00.

Schedules

Boys B-ball Swim
Wrestling Track

Swim Practice Schedule:

Swim practices will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays after school (beginning on 2/22) at the Washington-Liberty pool.  Students will take a school bus from Jefferson to the pool at 2:40 PM and return to Jefferson in time to take late buses home.  The swim bus leaves from the 2nd Street side of the Jefferson building near the rec center (by the playground).  If your student wants to participate on the Jefferson swim team please have them bring a bathing suit and towel to school on February 22nd.  Students will change in the locker room at the pool.  If this sounds complicated don’t worry, it’s not.  BOTTOM LINE: The Jefferson Swim team always needs more recruits.  If your student wants to swim have them bring a bathing suit and towel on Wednesday.

What Else is Going On After School?

Mondays:

Art club in the Art Room with Ms. Shepardson, (emily.shepardson@apsva.us) 2:40 – 3:30.  Materials are provided, students must provide the inspiration.

Environmental Club in Ms. Beyer’s room 264 (Upstairs front hall) from 2:40 – 3:30.  Come work with Mr. Malinosky  (kip.malinosky@apsva.us) to learn about the chief issues affecting our earth’s climate and find and implement possible solutions.

Model United Nations meets with Mr. Clark (nam.clark2@apsva.us) in room 80 (near the cafeteria) from 2:40 – 3:30.  This is the perfect opportunity for students who like to problem solve and work collaboratively with others while learning about global issues.

Monday co-ed football will meet out back on one of the fields from 2:40 – 3:30.  Come join us for two-hand touch football as long as the weather permits.

K-Pop Club meets every other Monday beginning on Oct 17th in Mr. P. Anderson’s (peter.anderson@apsva.us) room 266 (upstairs front hall between the gold and green doors).

Tuesdays:

Math Counts is on Tuesdays with Mr. Carter (zachary.carter@aspva.us) in room 255 (upstairs on the front hallway near the blue doors).  This is a club open to students in all grades who like math and competitive problem solving.

Compost club meets with Ms. Leonberger (kaila.leonberger@apsva.us) on the last Tuesday of the month in the Jefferson garden from 2:45 – 3:45.  Learn about the natural cycles of life and how death and decay enriches the earth and makes rich soil.

Tuesday open basketball courts in the gym from 2:40 – 3:30

Tuesday indoor Soccer in the gym from 2:40 – 3:30

Wednesdays:

Chess club meets 2:40 – 3:30 in Mr. Wintersteen’s (jeremy.wintersteen@apsva.us) room 111 (near home ec. kitchen and elevator downstairs).

TAB Book Club meets during lunches every other Wednesday in the library.  Students should see Ms. Wall (kirsten.wall@apsva.us) for a lunch pass to get their lunch first and come to the library.  The TAB (Teen Advisory Board) investigates new books and offers input regarding available library selections.

Kickball club meets on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month out back on the baseball field after school from 2:40 – 3:30.  See Ms. Russo for more information.

Guitar Club/String Practice Club meets on Wednesday’s in Ms. Gomez’s (kristin.gomez@apsva.us) room 126 from 2:45 – 3:15 in the fine arts wing.  Students wishing to learn how to play the guitar (beginners) or string players wanting practice are welcome.

Thursdays:

Gay/Straight Alliance meets on Thursdays from 2:40 – 3:40 in Ms. Calhoun‘s (emily.calhoun@apsva.us) room 206 (at the very end of the main hallway upstairs).  The first meeting will be on Thursday, Oct. 6th.  All students are welcome to join this supportive community.

Thursday open basketball courts in the gym from 2:40 – 3:30.

Thursday indoor soccer in the gym from 2:40 – 3:30.

Bible Club meets on Thursdays from 2:40 – 3:30 in Ms. Ferrara’s (jaquelina.ferrara@apsva.us) room 233.

Fridays:

Anime/Manga Club meets with Ms. Egbert  (elizabeth.egbert@apsva.us) on Fridays from 2:40 – 3:40 in her room 234 (upstairs down the main hallway).  Students who are into anime or enjoy reading manga have found their spot here.  This Friday (9/23) the group will be voting on what series to watch or read this year.  All are welcome!  Note: As of right now there are no late buses on Fridays, so transportation home needs to be arranged by the student and their family.

Gardening Club meets on Fridays at 2:40 by the garden outside the back door (in the fence near the little blue shed).  Come out and help Ms. Dunbar (enid.dunbar@apsva.us) and others maintain the garden so we can donate vegetables to AFAC (Arlington Food Assistance Center).