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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

May 19, 2010

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Our Instructional Focus:
At Jefferson Middle School we are...
• Reading
• Writing
• Reflecting
• And discussing what we learn

NO GUM IS ALLOWED AT SCHOOL!
NO RUBBER BANDS — NO JELLY/PLASTIC BRACELETS!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Zachary K. & Ms. Alexander!

TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1980, Mt. Saint Helens erupted. This volcano had been dormant for 93 years. The volcanic blast was 500 times more powerful than the atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima in World War II.

HONORS NIGHT
Don't forget to come to Honors Night tonight if you received an invitation!
TIME: 7PM
PLACE: Southeast High School Auditorium

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Mac & Cheese; Tator Tots
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Bagels

Thank you to all students who have brought their accounts up to date. Remember ~ no more charges!

DRESS CODE REMINDERS
• No water bottles in classrooms.
• Students must wear uniform pants appropriately. No sagging and no rolled up pant legs!
• Capri pants and shorts may now be worn!

SPORTS
Track ~ Congratulations to Devonte R., Nick R., Edwin G., & Aaron P. and alternate Cameron M. on making it to the IESA State Championships in the 4X100m relay. Devonte will also be competing in the 400m dash.

All track athletes need to turn in their sweats and uniforms to Mr. Blunk in room 104, Mrs. Borders in the main office or Mr. Taylor in the gym. Please place your CLEAN uniform in a grocery bag with your name on a piece of paper so the coaches know who has turned in their uniform.

SSHS Summer Non-Tackle Football Camp
When: June 21-25, 2010
Time: 9AM-3PM
Grades: 5, 6, 7, and 8
Call head football coach Elbert E. Kern at 525-3130 for more information.

SSHS Boys Basketball Camp ~
When: June 14-19, 2010
Time: Age 11 thru 8th grade — 10:15AM-12:15PM & Incoming freshmen — 1:15-3:15PM
Fee: $50
Call head basketball coach Lawrence Thomas at 525-3130, ext. 198 or 199 for more information.

PAWS FOR READING
Keep reading and recording your minutes! Be sure to check out the posters in the main lobby that are tracking your progress in the competition.

BOOKS!
Please check out the showcase in the front lobby to see if you have overdue books that need to be returned to the library.

Please dig through your lockers today and return any library books that may be located within. Fines for overdue books are posted in the main lobby.

END OF THE YEAR TRIPS
Don't forget the end of the year trips! 6th & 7th graders will be going to Knight's Action Park next week on Monday and 8th grade students will be going to 6 Flags on Friday of this week. In order to be eligible to go on either trip, you must be passing all of your classes, your attendance must be at least 91%, and you may not have any suspensions during 4th quarter.

YEARBOOKS
There are only a few yearbooks left! Come purchase yours today in room 115 from Ms. J-C.

Remember our school expectations:
Respect Yourself • Respect Others • Respect Property