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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Monday, May 7, 2007

May 7, 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!

SCIENCE FAIR
Congratulations to Austin Dhom for receiving a prestigious 2nd place award at the State Science Fair competition in Champaign! Austin competed with over 1100 students Saturday. Congratulations!

BAND NEWS
J-Jazz will practice Wednesday 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 tomorrow.

CAFETERIA
The cafeteria will no longer be accepting charges on paid students' accounts beginning today, May 7th. All accounts must be paid up-to-date by Friday, May 18, 2007. If this is a problem, please talk to Mrs. Colliver in the cafeteria.

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 tomorrow, Tuesday, during 8th grade lunch shifts. All 8th grade boys interested in playing football for Southeast next year should plan on attending this meeting.

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. The talent show is scheduled for 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.
Alphonso Logan
Demillio Lester
Jay Oats
Shawna Hamm
Daynesha Jackson
Robert Middleton
Aeshia Pruitt
Deambre Jones
Erin Maisenbacher

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

READING COMPREHENSION IS OUR FOCUS!