Springfield Public Schools - Home

Jefferson Middle School

Login
 
3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
217/585-5810
 

Solar Eclipse

August 19, 2017
Photo of solar eclipse in totality.
Solar Eclipse - Courtesy of NASA.gov

https://www.nasa.gov/eclipsephotos

At Jefferson Middle School, we are preparing for a very exciting event on the first day of school, Monday, August 21st. Students will not be going outside to view the eclipse. Instead, we will discuss the science behind the eclipse in many of your student's classes and will broadcast televised and/or online coverage from Jefferson's TV studio. 

We will not have outdoor lunch recess nor have students outside for PE during this time.

Here are two resources for viewing information:

http://www.newsweek.com/total-solar-eclipse-2017-how-watch-tv-or-live-stream-online-if-youre-not-its-646936

https://www.nasa.gov/eclipselive  which is a live stream from NASA.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call the school office at (217) 585-5810.