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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
217/585-5810
 

Daily Announcements

March 23, 2010

Tuesday, March 23, 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 ....
Ted L. & Mrs. Rennison!

TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1839, the initials O.K. were first published in the Boston Morning Post. O.K. was an abbreviation for the words "oll correct" which was popular slang for "all correct." It wasn't long before OK made its way into everyday speech.

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Vegetable Beef Soup; Fish Sandwich; French Fries
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Wraps

BAKE SALE
When: Today & Wednesday
Where: Main Lobby
When: During All Lunch Shifts
We will be selling puppy chow, brownies, cupcakes, cookies, and Rice Krispy treats! Each item will sell for 50. Come help us raise money for our music program at JMS!

SCHOLASTIC BOWL
Attention all Scholastic Bowl team members ~ Remember that we have a match today at Athens. Meet in Ms. Wright's room right after school. We will return to JMS at 6:30PM.

JEANS DAY
If you have perfect attendance Monday through Thursday this week, then you will be eligible to wear jeans on Friday!

8TH GRADE T-SHIRTS
Attention 8th grade students: Do not forget to bring your order forms for your 8th grade class t-shirt. There are only a few days left to place your order with Ms. Stewart.

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

ELECTRONIC DEVICES
Students ~ Cell phones, iPods, MP3 players, and any other electronic device should be turned off and out of sight during the school day. If ANY staff member sees a student with an electronic device of ANY kind, it will be taken away from that student. The device will then be taken to the office. The student's name will be attached to the device and then it will be put in the safe. A parent will have to come to school to pick up the device.

SNACK ATTACK STORE
The Snack Attack Store is in the main lobby for after school before you board the buses. Each snack costs $1.

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