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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Tuesday, May 8, 2007

May 8, 2007

MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Teachers: please do a dress code check at the beginning of each hour!

PROCEDURES
Students:
• Be sure to use appropriate language in the halls and in the classrooms. Speaking in a vulgar, disrespectful manner is never acceptable at school.

• Respect others by keeping your hands, feet and other objects to yourself.

• Come to school everyday! When you are absent, you are depriving yourself of your education.

• Cargo pants and cargo shorts are not allowed as a part of the JMS uniform.

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

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Sloppy Joe's, Tator Tots, & Green Beans
No A la Carte today.

BAND NEWS
J-Jazz will practice Thursday after school. This will be the last practice before our concert. You must be present at this practice in order to participate in the concert program. You must be at the program in order to go on tour.

6th grade band will meet during 3rd hour today.

TEACH SNAKE DAY
Today is Snake Day! The TEACH students from Southeast High School and their snakes will be in the building today visiting our 6th grade classes.

TRACK
Distance runners are the only track members that will have practice today. The following distance runners should meet Coach Anna in the gym at 2:45 PM:
Greg Roberts
Michael Haley
Nate Jones
Ian Jones
Deon James
Garrison Cobb
Zach Crouch
Terrence Davis

FUN DAY
The JMS PTC will be sponsoring Fun Day Friday, May 11th. There will be lots of food, fun and games!

8TH GRADE DANCE
The 8th grade end of the year dance will be held May 18th from 6 - 8 PM. More info in the days to come!

SE FOOTBALL
The head football coach from Southeast will be here today during 8th grade lunch shift. All 8th grade boys interested in playing football for Southeast next year should plan on attending this meeting in the library.

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

TALENT SHOW
Practice for Jefferson's talent show will be held Thursday immediately after school in Ms. C. Wells's room 103. Bring all props and music. You must attend this practice in order to perform in the talent show on May 18th.

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.
Michael Price
Kendra Malone
Cassie Nation
Kysha Simpson
Jared Hayes
Tommie Bell
James Davis
Sean Sullivan
Jasmine Berry

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

READING COMPREHENSION IS OUR FOCUS!