News release: The San Diego Unified District has dedicated a new multipurpose joint-use field at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School. The multipurpose field opened to the public last week. The one-acre field, situated on the southern part of the school campus, will be used by the students during school hours and the public during nonschool hours. The improvements include a new multisport field using synthetic turf, parking and accessibility for people with physical disabilities. The project cost more than $1.1 million.