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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

May 19, 2008

Monday, May 19, 2008
Respect yourself. • Respect others. • Respect property.

Remember: It is not ok to disrupt class. It is not ok to be hurtful to others!

Keep your hands, feet & other objects to yourself!

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

CAFETERIA NEWS
Main Entree: Popcorn Chicken; Mashed Potatoes & Gravy; Corn
A la Carte: Pretzels, Cheese Sauce, Ice Cream

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Biscuits & Gravy
Tomorrow's Lunch: Gyros

There will be no more charges!

Students ~ when you are in the cafeteria for breakfast, you must eat. You may not just sit there and socialize!

Crystal Light packages are not allowed in the classrooms! They are not to leave the cafeteria.

TARDY
When the 5 minute bell rings in the morning, you are to go to your 1st hour class. Many students are loitering in the halls long after the 8AM bell rings. The tardy policy will be enforced for all hours of the day and for all classes. THIS INCLUDES GYM CLASSES.

When you have received a 6th tardy, you will face an out-of-school suspension. That suspension will result in you not being eligible for the end-of-the-year field trips!

TRACK
Congratulations to the following members of the JMS track team:
Marcus M. - 1st place in the 8th grade high jump with a jump of 6' 5.25". Marcus set an all-time State record!

Shawnise S., Alisia S., Jasmine B., & Kaia G. - 2nd place in the 8th grade 4 X 100 relay.

Shawnise S. - 7th place in the 8th grade long jump.

Darius B., Marcus M., Diamontre B., & Kenny W. - 8th place in the 8th grade 4 X 100 relay.

Congratulations on a fabulous job!

BASKETBALL
All boys interested in playing in a 3-on-3 tournament this summer should stop by room 214 to pick up an application from Mr. Hamilton. Applications are limited!

JFL FOOTBALL
Any 6th grade boy interested in playing JFL football should attend an informational meeting today during lunch. Location has not been determined yet.

FIELD TRIP MONEY
Students need to turn in money for the end of the year field trips!

FUN DAY
Thursday will be our end of the year Fun Day sponsored by our PTC. Listen to the announcements for more information!

VOLLEYBALL
Any 8th grade girl wanting to play volleyball at Southeast next year should see Ms. Southard in room 206 during lunch to pick up information about summer camps and open gyms.

LIBRARY BOOKS
All library books need to be turned in this week. No more check-outs are allowed!

FISHING CLINIC
The Department of Natural Resources & the Springfield Jaycees are sponsoring a kids fishing clinic on Saturday, June 7th at Conservation World on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. This is open to all children between the ages of 2 and 12 years old. Registration and fishing begins at 7AM and ends at noon.

REMINDERS
This is a reminder to ALL students to keep their hands to themselves while at school.

• Students — please be in your seat when the tardy bell rings!

Hallway behavior is very important. If you run, hit, curse, etc. in the halls, you will receive an after-school detention for 1 1/2 hours. You will also receive one if you roam the halls during class time.

BIST ~ Teachers are only going to redirect you once! After that, if you do not follow proper classroom procedures, you will be asked to move to the "Safe Seat" in the classroom. Please move to the Safe Seat without arguing. There will be consequences for being sent out of the classroom to a Buddy Room or Recovery.

If you are asked to go to the Safe Seat and you refuse, you will receive at least 2 after-school detentions!

Guest teachers are aware of our BIST procedures. Please respect our guest teachers.

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

READING COMPREHENSION IS OUR FOCUS!