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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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April 6, 2010

Tuesday, April 6, 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!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Stephanie H.!

TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1896, the first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece. The first event was the hop, skip and jump contest. James B. Connolly who was from Boston, Massachusetts was the winner.

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Popcorn Chicken; Mexican Rice; Corn

8th grade girls will eat first. This will be an outside day!

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Bars

SPORTS
Track ~ Our first track meet will be held today at Southeast High School. Admission is $1 for students and $2 for adults. If your behavior is not appropriate, you will not be allowed to attend any more track meets for the rest of the season. Mrs. Johnson will be at the gate.

Southeast Pom Tryouts ~ Southeast Spartans Poms tryouts will be held on April 10, 2010 from 1PM to 5PM in the Southeast High School gymnasium.

Southeast Cheerleading Tryouts ~ Clinic workshop dates are April 6, 7, & 8 from 6-8:30PM. Tryout date is April 10th from 9AM-12PM at Southeast High School Gym. Please wear shorts, t-shirts and tennis shoes. If you have questions, please contact the Athletic Office at 525-3130.

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

DANCE
The spring dance will be held Friday from 2:30-4PM. Admission will be $3.

HIP HOP DANCE TEAM
There will be a Hip Hop Dance practice today after school. Please come prepared to work!

SHOW CHOIR
Practice after school today is only for those involved in solo/ensemble contest. Meet in room 122 from 2:30-4PM today and Wednesday.

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.

PRIDE NEWS
There are many Out of the Blue activities planned for the remainder of the school year. Be sure to get your blue PRIDE cards turned in so you will have a chance to win. One of the upcoming activities is a staff vs students volleyball game. PRIDE cards will be drawn for "Priority Seating" and free pizza!

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