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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

October 31, 2006

Morning Announcements:

• Cafeteria News
Main Entree: Chicken Strips with Au Gratin Potatoes

A la Carte will be open.

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

• 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!

• Rewards
Students with perect attendance for the month of October will be rewarded with an extra recess today. 8th grade is from 8:30-9 AM; 6th grade from 9:30-10 AM; and 7th grade from 10:15-10:45 AM. Teachers have been provided with the names of those students eligible to participate.

• Band/Music News
6th Grade Band: 3rd hour - clarinets

Jazz band will meet after school today. If you do not attend, you will be dropped.

No J-Jazz after school tomorrow.

• Cheerleading
There will be cheerleading practice today from 4:30 - 6 PM. Make sure you have a ride.

• Book Fair
Today is the last day for our Book Fair. You may come to the library during your lunch period to pick out and purchase a book for your pleasure reading.

• PRIDE Winners
The following students have had their PRIDE cards drawn and may pick up their prize in the main office after school today. Congratulations to:
Wesley Lewis
Eric Kendrick
Mackenzie Bradley
Tiara Burrage
Aaron Myers
Starr Cobb
Amna Al-Zahrani
Ricky Garrison
Jessica Ivey

• Lunch Procedures
Students: when you enter the building after lunch, you must come in quietly and orderly. There should be no yelling and shouting. There should be no slapping, running, or jumping on others. If you choose to continue the poor behavior, you will be assigned in-house lunches for a week.

• Dress Code
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