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

Daily Announcements

August 29, 2008

Friday, August 29, 2008
Respect yourself. • Respect others. • Respect property.

It is never ok to be disruptive. It is never ok to be hurtful.

This is a 1:30PM dismissal day!

TODAY IN HISTORY
Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, turns 50 today. Happy birthday, Michael Jackson!

Teachers ~ Please check dress code. Anyone out of dress code should be sent to Guidance.

SSR
Teachers ~ Please remember to tell your students where to go for SSR.

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Soft Tacos; French Fries; Corn
Tuesday's Breakfast: Poptarts

Please turn in all free and reduced lunch application forms to Ms. Mary in the cafeteria as soon as possible.

ATHLETIC NEWS
• 6th grade girls basketball tryouts will be on Wednesday, Sept. 3rd from 2:30 - 4 PM. Please come dressed in gym clothes and tennis shoes. All 6th grade girls are welcome to tryout!

• There will be 7th & 8th grade girls basketball tryouts on Tuesday, Sept. 2nd from 2:30 - 4 PM. Please come dressed in gym shorts, t-shirts, & gym shoes. Any girl can tryout, even if you weren't on the team last year!

IMSA APPLICATIONS
IMSA applications are due to Mrs. Gordy next week. Please turn them in on Tuesday, Sept. 2nd.

PARENT ACCESS TO INTRANET
If your parent filled out the purple form required for taking the parent training classes, he/she must come to JMS with a picture ID [drivers license] and get Ms. Nelson's signature. This is a District requirement for proof of guardianship.

6TH GRADE STUDENTS
All 6th grade students must have a physical. check your book bags and your lockers for physical forms and turn them in to either Mrs. P. or Nurse Janet in the main office.

ATTENDANCE
It is very important that you come to school everyday! Come to school and be prepared to learn each and every day of the school year.

We will be having a friendly competition between grade levels for the best attendance rate. Here's the report from yesterday.

Attendance Report
6th Grade - 9 absent - 94.77% attendance rate
7th Grade - 6 absent - 96.81% attendance rate
8th Grade - 11 absent - 94.42% attendance rate

PASSES
No passes should be issued during class time! If students are found in the hallway, they will be escorted back to your room.

DRESS CODE
JMS requires the following uniform style of dress for all students:
• 3-4 button solid color collared polo shirt in gray, yellow, white, or navy blue
• Solid crewneck sweatshirt in gray, yellow, white, or navy blue (no hood or zipper)
• Solid color pants in khaki, navy blue, or black (no denim, cargo, or sweatpants)
• No baggy clothing - pants must fit at the waist or belt
• No writing, emblems, logos, words, or numbers on clothing
• Capri pants or shorts in khaki, navy blue, or black may be worn until September 30th or after April 30th. Shorts must be at the middle finger length.
• No skirts or dresses (exception - religious objection)
• Excessively long shirts must be tucked in
• The only shirt that may be worn under the uniform shirt is a tucked in short sleeved white t-shirt!

FUNDRAISER
Our fall fund raiser kicked off on Monday! All orders must be paid for in advance. Checks should be made payable to Jefferson Middle School. The last day to turn in your orders and money will be Monday, September 8th. No late orders will be accepted! Delivery will be in approximately 3 weeks after the orders are submitted.

Remember to thank everyone for supporting Jefferson Middle School!

PBIS/BIST NEWS
Great job on creating your school expectation posters! Please start hanging them in the halls. Judging will be done next week.

Don't forget to turn in your PRIDE cards for prizes! Mrs. Rennison will be drawing names on Tuesday morning.

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

READING COMPREHENSION IS OUR FOCUS!