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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

April 12, 2010

Monday, April 12, 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 ....
No birthdays today.

TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first man to travel into space. Gagarin was a Soviet cosmonaut and was 27 years old at the time. He orbited the Earth in 89 minutes. His space capsule was named the Vostok 1.

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Mini Corn Dogs; Tator Tots; Carrots
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Brown Sugar Breakfast Bars

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

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
JMS will be having our annual talent show sometime in May. Start planning and practicing so your act will be a show-stopper!

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