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Randy Lupton, Principal


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    2200 Jefferson Drive

    Port Arthur, TX  77642



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  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School had 5 students that placed in BAND I and II under the TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) Region X All Region Bands of 2017-2018.

    TJMS Titan Thriller Band is under the direction of Larry Oliver, band director.

    Band 1

     Rebecca Peña (Trumpet)

    Hector Saavedra (Trombone)

    Amari Bullard (Flute)


    Band 2

     Josabet Gutierrez (Trombone)

    Cordynia Ladia (Euphonium)

    Congratulations to our winners and to all our students that participated!

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     An Urgent Message from Dr. Porterie, Superintendent:


    Greetings, Parents: 

    Please complete this Hurricane Harvey Impact Survey TODAY to show how Harvey affected you and your children. The survey is very short. I NEED A RESPONSE FROM EVERY FAMILY. Please click the link below to begin. Thank you!

    English Parent:


    Mensaje urgente del Superintendente Dr. Porterie:

    Saludos Padres de Familia; favor de contestar esta encuesta el día de HOY. Es sobre el Impacto del Huracán Harvey,  para mostrar cómo fueron afectados por Harvey usted y sus hijos.  La encuesta es muy corta. Necesito una respuesta por cada familia. 

    Por favor de click en la liga de enseguida. Gracias!

    Spanish Parent :


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  • As a friendly reminder, the District will return to reinforcing the dress code on Thursday, January 4th.

    Prek-8th grade students must wear the standard uniform and our ninth-12th grade students must follow the Standard of Dress policy outlined by the District.

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  • Congratulations to the TJMS 8th grade volleyball team for their 3rd place finish at this weekend's 8th Grade Golden Triangle Invitational.

    Their coach is Jameslon Knowles.

     2017 Volleyball TJMS

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