No school for students on Monday, February 20th in observance of President's Day. School will resume Tuesday, February 21st.
Our 7th grade A team turned up the defensive pressure in the second half to break away from East Valley in boys basketball action. With the score knotted at 22 points going into half time, the Cougars came out firing on all four cylinders. An intense full court press created several steals which turned into easy transition scores. The Cougs outscored the visitors 38-20 in the final two quarters and cruised to a 60-42 win. Jacob Martinez was a deadly force from the outside, ending with 26 points on the night. The lightning quick Andrew Solorio scored 17, while Cameron Morales added 7, and August Pena scored 6. Rounding out the scoring were Sebastian and Willie adding 2 apiece.
In 7th grade B team action, the Cougars took control early and won 36-24. Nick Lopez and Andrew Natali combined for 26 points in the win, while Teddy Leyva and Brandon Diaz had 6 each.
Administrators and Teachers are proud to announce the first semester honor roll students at Jefferson Middle School! Congratulations students!
The 8th grade A team lost against East Valley last night 31 to 35. The team fought hard and never gave up against a tough opponent. Every player contributed with either tough defense, aggressive rebounding, or good passing. The team has continued to improve every game and has kept a positive mindset.
A balanced attack gave the Jefferson 8th Grade B basketball team a 35-25 victory over East Valley yesterday. Angel Montanez and AJ Hernandez shared scoring honors, each contributing 7 points for the Cougars. Angel also added 4 steals and 4 rebounds, respectively. Titus Mitchell led the team in rebounds with 7, followed by Ezra Hernandez with 5. Also scoring were Jamie Hernandez, Ezra, Liam Gigray and Titus each contributing four points. The win improved the team's overall record to 5-2 on the season.