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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Monday, November 13, 2006

November 13, 2006

Morning Announcements:

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

Cafeteria News
Mrs. Colliver needs to see the following students immediately after announcements:
Alec Vandermaiden
Dre Parnell
Dewayne Williams
Ariel Zoll

Main Entree: Macaroni & Cheese

A la Carte: Mozzy Sticks with Sauce for $1; Pickles for 75¢

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

Basketball News
7th & 8th grade boys basketball practice will be from 4-5 PM today. Meet in room 214 immediately after school.

There will be cheerleading practice today from 4:30 - 6 PM.

Picture Retake Day
Picture retake day is November 16th. Forms are available in the Guidance Office if you want your picture retaken. You must pay for the picture packet that day when your pictures are taken.

Band/Music News
A big congratulations to Elissa Marsh for representing JMS so very excellently at the District IMEA Concert this past Saturday. The concert was great!

6th Grade Band: 3rd hour - Shaun Wall & TD Garvin
6th Grade Band Tuesday: 1st hour - trumpet & trombone; 3rd hour - all brass & saxophones

J-Jazz will meet after school today. We have programs coming up so practices are mandatory if you wish to go on the field trips.

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.
Veronica Peoples
Joe Draper
Samantha Sedlock
Tishauna Williams
Stormie Brown
Taverius Rice
Haley Davis
Brandon Sigler

The following planner numbers were drawn for a prize:
627, 195, & 26

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.

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!

Students — you may not wear shorts or capris now as a part of your uniform.

T-shirts worn beneath your polo shirt must be either white or the same color as your polo shirt. No exceptions! No long sleeved shirts are to be worn under your short sleeved polo shirt. You may not wear hoodies.

No pins are to be worn over logos on your polo shirt. Your polo shirt should not have any logos or emblems.

Also, sweat pants & cargo pants are not allowed as part of Jefferson's dress code! Cargo pants are defined as any pants that have zippers or pockets down the legs.

No more free uniforms will be issued from the main office! Sweatshirts are now on sale for $10 each.

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