North Park's Jefferson Elementary School is marking more than a century of educating the next generation of San Diegans with a series of events May 28.
school, located at 3770 Utah St., opened in 1908, 1912 or 1913,
depending on the sources, with the site growing to 2.75 acres over the
years. It was rebuilt in 1961, expanded over the years and celebrated a
makeover earlier this year that included a 21st century entrance.
will begin at 4:30 p.m. with an alumni reunion, followed by the
centennial celebration at 5:30 p.m. and open house at 6:30 p.m. Today,
the school, named for President Thomas Jefferson, is a STEAM magnet and
International Baccalaureate World School. View invitation»
Writer Andy Hinds in the Uptown News profiled the school recently. Read more»