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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Monday, May 14, 2007

May 14, 2007

MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Respect yourself. • Respect others. • Respect property.

JMS INSTRUCTIONAL FOCUS
Do you know what Jefferson's schoolwide instructional focus is? Ask your teachers!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Mini Corn Dogs, French Fries, & Corn on the Cob

A la Carte: Cheese Sauce 25¢; Ice Cream 25¢; Pickles 75¢

Please remember — no more charges! Please pay any outstanding debt by May 18th.

8th grade ~ when you come in from lunch, please do not go into the gym. There is a 6th grade gym class in the gym that hour and you are disrupting the class.

BAND NEWS
Band and choir students must turn in their permission slips for Thursday's tour!

Reminder: All band and choir students must attend the program tonight. Please be here by 6:30 PM. This is your "final" and will be graded as such. You must be here for the concert if you want to go on tour Thursday.

TRACK
Congratulations to the JMS track team! Several students will be representing Jefferson this week-end at the State Track Meet. Good luck to the following students:
Cartez Walker
John Byrd
Maurice Newkirk
Jerrell Faulkner
Jayvonne Delt
Kaia Griffin
Ceara McGrone
Cesely Hutt
Jasmine Berry
Alesia Shanklin
Chris Harris
Demontre Brown
Everett Clemons
Ian Jones
Daryl McMath
There will be track practice on Tuesday and Thursday of this week.

HONORS' NIGHT
Wednesday, May 16th, is Jefferson's Honors' Night at Southeast High School's auditorium at 7 PM. This is a night to recognize students for academic achievements and excellance. Students who will receive an award should have received an invitation in the mail at home.

PERMISSION SLIPS
Students ~ remember that your money and permission slips are due Friday for the end of the year field trips!

TALENT SHOW
The final dress rehearsal for the talent show is tomorrow immediately after school! Bring all props, costumes, and music. If you are not at dress rehearsal, you will not be in the talent show.

LOST BOOKS
Please return all library books this week. This includes books checked out from the library as well as book basket books. Fines notices are being prepared and will be sent out soon. Return those books now and there will be no fine or penalty!

8TH GRADE DANCE
The 8th grade end of the year dance will be held Friday from 6 - 8 PM. More info in the days to come!

CHANGE OF ADDRESS
If you have moved to a different address in the last month, please make sure Mrs. Frye gets your new address.

PRIDE
Congratulations! The following students have had their PRIDE cards drawn and have won a prize. You may pick up your prize in the main office after school today.
Quardayja Giles
Lacy Durham
Megan Thorne
Reco Swan
Anthony Straker
Shae Williams
David Peters
Mary Burrello
Russell Anders

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

READING COMPREHENSION IS OUR FOCUS!