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Springfield, IL 62703
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Monday, February 5, 2007

February 5, 2007

MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS:
CAFETERIA NEWS
Main Entree: Spicey Chicken
No A la Carte

BAND/MUSIC
J-Jazz will meet today after school. Please be there. No more new members can be added.

6th grade band will meet tomorrow.

SCHOLASTIC BOWL
There wil be Scholastic Bowl practice for all interested students tomorrow from 2:30-4 PM. Feel free to come even if you missed our first practice!

MATH/SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Saturday, March 10th 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 WINNERS
The following students may pick up their prizes in the main office after school today:
Zack Pilkington
Shiquita Banks
Caleb Fairfield
Shayla Pickett
Mindy Sudduth
Trevor Crist
Haley Davis
Brad McCormick
Alayna Bowdern
Mercedes Preacley

AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE MONTH
The answer to Friday's Black History question is....
Dr. Ralph Bunche
Dr. Ralph Bunche used his skills of fairness and honesty to help end a war. Dr. Bunche earned college degrees in government and international relations. He joined the United Nations, an organization which helps countries around the world work together in peace. He was the first Black American to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950 for helping to end the first Arab-Israeli War.

And now for the Monday, February 5th question:

Along with the help of his brother, this man wrote a song for a school celebration of Lincoln's birthday that later was adopted by the NAACP as the Negro National Anthem. Who wrote the song, Lift Every Voice and Sing?
A. Louis Armstrong
B. James Weldon Johnson
C. B.B. King

DRESS CODE
If you choose to come to school out of dress code, you will be issued an after school detention from 2:30-4 PM. For each hour of class that you miss because of being out of dress code, you will be issued an additional after school detention. You could possibly end up with 7 after school detentions!

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.

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