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

Friday, March 9,2007

March 9, 2007

MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS:

PROCEDURE REMINDERS
Cell phones, iPods, MP3 players, CD players, cameras, etc. are to be kept in your locker at all times during the school day. You may not carry them in your pocket. You may not use them or carry them at lunch. If you choose to break the rule, your phone will be taken from you and it will be held in the main office. A parent will have to come to school to retrieve it.

Students are not to leave the classroom without a pass and an escort. Teachers ~ please be sure to leave specific sub plans stating that no students are to be in the hallways.

Teachers — if there is a student in violation of the dress code, please fill out a minor referral and call for an escort to room 110. T-shirts worn under uniform polo shirts must be white or match the color of the polo shirt.

No hornets or rubber bands are allowed at Jefferson! If you choose to have them in your possession, there will be severe consequences.

CAFETERIA NEWS
Main Entree: Fish Sandwiches & French Fries

This is National Breakfast Week!

SCHOLARSHIP
8th graders ~ would you like to win a scholarship to Lincoln Land Community College? Please see your science teacher for more information. An information sheet will be sent home this week.

HEALTH AND SCIENCE ACADEMY
8th graders ~ applications for the health and science academy at Southeast are due today.

KICKS CARDS
Students ~ if you have money for Kicks cards, bring it to the main office.

BAND/J-JAZZ
All band students must take their instruments home today! Points will be taken off your grade if you leave it here today.

JMS All-City Concert students did a great job last night! Thanks to Elissa Marsh, Michael Haley, DeWayne Williams, Tamika Drake, Amy Nutaut, Josh Pierce, Britney Heck, & Ashley Gatons for band. Thanks to Diane Jett, Kirsten Cass, Kaitlyn Parish, Erin Maisenbacher, Leslie Dollarhide, and Jessica Berndt for choir.

SCHOLASTIC BOWL
Congratulations to Jefferson's Scholastic Bowl teams for their victories yesterday over Grant!

ISAT INFO
Today at 1:15 PM we are going to a practice run through for the ISAT schedule.

ISATs will be given March 12 through 16. Be sure to get plenty of sleep, eat a good breakfast, and do your best on the test! Attendance during this time is very important.

TRACK
Rain or shine, track practice begins Monday. Have the proper clothes to participate in track. If you plan on going out for track, you must attend practice Monday.

Physicals need to be submitted to the school before students may begin participating. A physician will be at school on Wednesday, March 14th, for those who need to see him. Physicals will cost $10.

VOLLEYBALL
6th grade volleyball game will be tomorrow. Be there at 7:45. There is no practice today.

MATH/SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Tomorrow from 8 AM - Noon, there will be a hands-on math/science/technology conference at UIS for girls only. See your math teacher for more information. Pick up a brochure and take it home!

PRIDE NEWS
The following students may pick up their prizes in the main office after school.
Devante Merrick
Zack Crouch
Chloe Hughes
Brittney Virgin
Dorien Sumner
Zack Pilkington
Deambre Jones
Dakota Vogt
Naurice Petty
DeAris Logan

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