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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Thursday, November 16, 2006

November 16, 2006

Morning Announcements:

Teachers ~ Please check to make sure all students are dressed appropriately.

Cafeteria News
Main Entree: Turkey Dinner!

No A la Carte

Reminder: No flavored water, sport drink, or juice drinks will be allowed into the building after lunch!

Picture Retake Day
Picture retake day is today. You must pay for the picture packet when your pictures are taken. You will be called down by the PA.

PTC Raffle
PTC will be raffling off a large bag of "Puppy Chow" on Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday of next week. The cost is 25ยข per chance ticket.

Beta Club
There will be a Beta Club meeting today for 7th & 8th grade members during your lunch shift.

Band/Music News
6th Grade Band: 1st hour - percussion; 3rd hour - flutes & clarinets

6th Grade Band Friday: 3rd hour - full band [We will march in full band so bring your coat!]

Explore Test
8th graders ~ you will be taking the ACT Explore test this week. Please bring a pencil to class and do your best! Remember that your high school placement depends on how well you do on this test.

6th & 7th graders ~ please be quiet in the hallways because of the testing going on!

PRIDE Winners
Congratulations to the following students. Your PRIDE cards have been drawn for a prize.
Chris Newsome
Jerrell Faulkner
Chris Quick
Amna Al-Zahrani
Katie Cookson
Robbie Sorenson
Kyeriana Walton
Dakota Vogt
Kory Esslinger

Skating Party
Our first skating party will be held on Tuesday, November 21st, from 6 - 8 PM at Skateland South. It will cost $3 for admission and $2 for skates. You may not come to the skating party if you have had 2 office referrals since the Monday after our last dance.

SSRW Drawing
Friday, December 1st, Mrs. Boosinger will be announcing the winners of the SSRW book contest. You will have the opportunity to earn chance tickets for this drawing by following your team's rules and directions for SSRW. Ask your teacher for more information on this contest!

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