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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Daily Announcements

February 29, 2012

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

• Attendance of 92%
• Good Education
- Good Grades
- Preparing You for Life
• Good Behavior
- Respect Yourself
- Respect Others
- Respect Property

We will be outside at lunch today.

Maybe you can make extra money while exercising! Your parents or neighbors might need your help weeding the garden, cleaning, shoveling snow, babysitting a toddler, or walking dogs. What else can you think of?

No Birthdays Today

• Please remove all hats and stocking caps when you enter the building.
• You will not be allowed in the building in the mornings until 7:50AM unless you have a pass. NO EXCEPTIONS!
• No 3-D glasses
• No rubber bracelets
• No gum
• No ponytail holders to be worn anywhere other than your hair
• No jackets in classroom
• No jackets or sweatshirts worn tied at your waist
• No hoodies in the classroom
• No sagging of pants
• No shirts tied or knotted in the back
• No backpacks or string bags allowed in the classrooms
• All cell phones should be turned off and kept in your locker during the school day. This includes before and after school when you are walking in the halls.
• All hats must be kept in your locker during the school day.

Main Entree: Mini corn Dogs; Potato Wedges
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Bagels

Remember ~ All JMS students eat breakfast & lunch free of charge!

Yesterday's question was:
In the early days of rock and roll, who recorded the hits "Ain't That a Shame" and "Blueberry Hill"?

Yesterday's answer:
Fats Domino

Today's question is:
Who was the first black manager of a major league baseball team?

Please fill out the little yellow card in the rear of the cafeteria with your answer and drop it in the answer box.

Today's matches include:
Wells' 7th period vs Hamilton's 8th period at 9:30AM
Wells' 3rd period vs Hamilton's 1st period at 10AM
(Times are approximate!)

Please remember there was a list of students who can attend that was sent through email from Hamilton yesterday after school. These students will be called down over the intercom towards the beginning of 2nd hour.

Book Swap ~ February's book swap will be held today during all lunch shifts.

Yearbooks ~ The prices of yearbooks will increase as of March 1st. If you would like to get one at the current price of $20, see Mrs. Nosa in room 115. Limited quantities are available!

Yearbook Club ~ Yearbook Club will meet tomorrow from 2:30-4PM.

Heritage Bowl Participants ~ Students who participated in the African-American Heritage Bowl but did not receive dog tags, should see Ms. Austin.

~ If you are sent to a buddy room or sent to the office on a referral on the day of a game, you will NOT be allowed to go to the game. This includes players on the team, cheerleaders & dancers. ~

Golf Clinic ~ Golf clinic is back March 12, 13 & 15. Please pick up the registration and information outside of 110.

Track ~ Track begins March 7th. Practice will begin at 2:45PM in the gym. Make sure you wear gym clothes.
You'll need:
1) A recent physical
2) Proof of insurance or Public Aid
3) You must have a completed athletic card on file in the office.
4) You must have had a 2.0 GPA at the semester.

Bullying Solutions:
One tactic to discourage bullies is to ask them to repeat what they just said because then it looks like they are taking orders from you!

At JMS I will ....
Discipline &
to show my Jaguar PRIDE!