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

Daily Announcements

March 18, 2010

Thursday, March 18, 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 ....
Trey C., Terry S., Mary C., Jade A., & Tyler S.-C.!

TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1918, the first ship made of concrete was launched out of California near San Francisco. The ship's name was Faith. It cost $750,000 to build.

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Chicken Strips; Mashed Potatoes & Gravy; Corn
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Cinnamon Glazed Toast

This will be an outside day. 8th grade girls will eat lunch first. Everyone should be making a choice from the following outdoor activities:
• swings
• walk & talk
• basketball
• football
• soccer

FIND THE LEPRECHAUN
There are still two fairies & one leprechaun hiding in the halls of JMS. Find them and take them to Mrs. Rennison either at lunch or after school and you will receive a prize!

SKATING PARTY
Reserve the date ~ TONIGHT! From 6-8PM JMS PTC is sponsoring a skating party at Skateland South for all JMS students. Admission cost is $4 and skate rental is $2. This is for JMS students and their families only. Parents must stay with siblings.

Come out and shoot the duck with your favorite teacher or administrator! How about it, Ms. Nelson & Mrs. Borders — are you up to the challenge????

STUDENT OF THE MONTH
The Student of the Month luncheon will be held today during your regular lunch shift.

LLCC TRIP
Congratulations to the 7th grade health students who went on the trip yesterday. Your behavior was exceptional ~ Your Jaguar PRIDE was showing!

CAREER DAY
Career Day is tomorrow! All students will participate ~ not just 8th grade students.

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 6 days left to place your order with Ms. Stewart.

FANNIE MAY DELIVERY
The Fannie May candy will be available for you to take home tomorrow and deliver to your customers over the weekend. If you have a large order, please make sure that you have scheduled a ride home tomorrow.

SPORTS
Track ~ Practice today! Direct any questions to Mr. Blunk or Mr. Taylor.

JFL 2010 Football Sign-Up ~ Registration March 20th and 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

EXPANDING YOUR HORIZONS
What: A hands-on career conference for 6th, 7th, & 8th grade girls.
Where: UIS
When: Saturday, March 20th from 8AM to 12:45PM
Fee: $15.00
For more information, contact Jean Coontz at (217) 787-8078.

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