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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

April 13, 2010

Tuesday, April 13, 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 ....
Blake C. & Ms. Joost!

TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1743, Thomas Jefferson was born in Shadwell, Virginia. Jefferson is famous for many things like writing the Declaration of Independence and being the 3rd president of the United States.

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Nacho Grande; French Fries
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Yogurt or Cereal

SPORTS
JFL 2010 Football Sign-Up ~ Registration April 24th at Kicks on 6th Street from 11:30AM - 4PM. There is an $85 registration fee. For more information, please contact JFL Hotline at (217) 416-8533, P.O. Box 3116, or visit their website at:
http://www.springfieldjfl.com

Springfield Youth Football League ~ Registration for tackle football for kindergarten through 8th grade will take place:

~ Saturday, April 17th from 9AM-1PM at Hope Church - 3000 Lenhart Road
~ Saturday, May 15th from 9AM-1PM at Bank of Springfield Building - 9th & Madison

You must pay the $85 registration fee at time of registration. Checks should be made payable to SYF. Also, bring a copy of the player's birth certificate that the league can keep. Returning players do not have to do this. Please have the player with you for sizing! For more information, contact by email at
springfieldyouthfootball@hotmail.com
or check the website at http://www.springfieldyouthfootball.com

SHS Cheerleading Tryouts ~ If you are interested in trying out for the 2010-2011 SHS cheerleading squads, clinic nights are April 19th and 20th, tryouts on the 21st and callbacks on the 22nd. Tryout packets can be mailed upon request or may be picked up in the main office at SHS. For more info, contact Nora Povse [cheerleading coach] at 525-3100.

SHIRTS ON FRIDAYS
Every Friday from this week until the end of the school year, 8th grade students may wear their 8th grade t-shirts. All other students may wear their JMS jaguar spirit shirts. The shirts cannot be altered in any way — no cutting and tying, no removal of sleeves, no writing added. You will still be expected to wear uniform pants.

If you wish to purchase a spirit shirt, see Ms. Stewart in room 202.

ANNUAL TALENT SHOW
Talent Show auditions will be coming up soon. Begin practicing your acts for auditions. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Orama in room 102.

YEARBOOKS
Yearbooks are currently on sale for $20. Please order yours today to lock in this introductory price! If you have questions or need more information, please see Ms. J-C in room 115.

ASTRONOMY DAY
Astronomy Day is April 24th! The Sangamon Astronomical Society invites the public to view the sky through their telescopes. Come see the moon, Saturn, Mars, star clusters, double stars, how a telescope works, and the scale of the solar system.

Where: Centennial Park
When: April 24th at 7PM [weather permitting]

Bring the entire family along with your questions! If it is raining or the sky is overcast, the event will be rescheduled. Check the website at http://www.sas-sky.org
Questions? Contact Bruce Patterson at 494-2655.

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