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Esperanza Latino Teacher Award

Congratulations to Jefferson Elementary first-grade teacher Gina Nunez (pictured), who won the Esperanza award Sept. 26. She was nominated by Christine Quick, Title 1 specialist, and Genessee Montes, principal, for 30 years of dedication to her students. Nunez won $5,000 cash and a $2,500 stipend for her school. Chicanos Por La Causa presents Esperanza Latino teacher awards to educators who make an impact within the Latino community. Nunez will be honored at a reception Oct. 20 in Phoenix.

Esperanza Latino Award

Congratulations to Mrs. Nunez!!

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  • Fall Carnival-Rec Center Fri, October 21, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Picture Retakes Starting Tue, October 25, 8am – 11am
  • AWARDS ASSEMBLY-Thursday, October 27: 8:30 - 9:30 Primary and 9:45 - 10:45 Intermediate in the Rec Center.
  • Jefferson Book Fair - Monday, October 31st - Friday, November 4th in the Media Center.
  • Parent University Class- Thursday, November 1st at 6:30pm-8:30pm MPR
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