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

Daily Announcements

February 1, 2010

Monday, February 1, 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!

It will be an inside day with 6th & 8th grade boys eating first and then switching with the girls in the gym.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
DJ F., Caty W., Tyiesha M., & Jamon W.!

TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1884, the first portion of the Oxford English Dictionary was published. Today, the OED is considered the most comprehensive and accurate dictionary of the English language.

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Popcorn Chicken; French Fries; Corn
A la Carte: None until further notice due to behavior problems and the total disrespect of students toward the adults in the cafeteria.
Wednesday's Breakfast: Poptarts

ASSEMBLY
Teachers ~ please review assembly expectations with your students. 6th grade classes will have the Bobby Norfolk assembly at 8:45AM. 7th grade classes should come to the gym after taking attendance for 2nd block at 9:45AM.

HATS FOR HAITI
Students and staff members raised $316 for Haiti on Friday. Thank you for your support!

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.

REGISTRATION FORMS
All 7th grade students that are going to the 8th grade, your registration forms are due today. If you don't turn in your form, you will have a noon detention. Please bring them to the guidance office.

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.

MOVED?
If you have moved recently, please give the office the new information. We need your current address and phone contact information.

GUEST TEACHERS
At JMS, adults are in charge. When you have a guest teacher, you are expected to be respectful and helpful. Disrespect will not be tolerated.

SCHOOL STORE
The JMS School Store is open! Come to the main lobby before school and purchase school supplies.

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

HALLWAY SWEEPS
In order to cut down on the number of students arriving tardy to class, we will continue having hallway sweeps this week. Once the tardy bell has rung, if you are not in class, you will be swept and consequences will be issued.

We will be doing hallway sweeps after school! If you are not being supervised by an adult, you will be in an all day buddy room.

YEARBOOKS
Last year's yearbooks are available for the low price of $10! See Ms. J-C in room 115.

DRESS CODE
Just a reminder ~ You may not wear a long-sleeved shirt under your short-sleeved uniform shirt. Girls ~ You may not tie your shirt in the back!

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