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

Daily Announcements

April 1, 2008

Tuesday, April 1, 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!

CAFETERIA NEWS
Main Entree: Gyros; French Fries

Tomorrow's breakfast will be ham & cheese omelets and lunch will be beef & noodles with a roll.

Reminder ~ any salad dressing or hot sauce sold without a salad will cost 25ยข.

SHORTS & CAPRIS
Shorts & capris cannot be worn until May!

PRIDE CLUB
There will be a meeting during lunch in room 210 on Wednesday. Orders for 8th grade t-shirts will be taken today through April 4th. See Mrs. Johnson in the morning by the cafeteria or in room 210 at lunch.

APRIL ATTENDANCE
All students who have perfect attendance during the month of April will have their names entered in a special drawing. There will be 2 iPods given away as the prizes!

SCHOLASTIC BOWL
There is a Scholastic Bowl meet today. Meet by the trophy case in the main lobby at 2:20PM. You will need to go to your locker first. Don't forget to bring your t-shirt!

BETA CLUB
There will be a Beta Club meeting today after school. For those of you in track, please come from 2:30-3PM. Fundraiser forms are due today. We are working on gift bags and signing up to work the April dance. If you can't stay you must see Mrs. Stearns some time today!

LAPTOP MEETINGS
In order for 6th or 7th grade students to have the privilege of taking home their laptop, parents or guardians are required to attend a District 186 information session. Laptop information sessions, designed and presented by District 186 technology officials, will be held on April 10th at Jefferson Middle School and April 17th at Washington Middle School from 5:30-6:30PM. It does not matter which session you choose to attend.

•• Proof of Insurance Required ••
Insurance information will be available at both meetings for those that need to inquire about a policy or need to secure a policy.

DISASTER DRILLS
During 3rd hour next Tuesday, we will have a practice tornado drill. Please be quiet in the halls and listen for instructions!

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!