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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Thursday, October 26, 2006

October 26, 2006

Morning Announcements:
• Report Cards ~ Parent/Teacher Conferences
All students will receive a report card today which is a 1:30 PM dismissal day. Parent/Teacher Conferences are today from 5 - 8 PM and Friday from 8 - 2:30 PM. There is no school on Friday. Please remind your parents about conferences!

• Cafeteria News
Main Entree: Chili Cheese Dogs; Tator Tots

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

• Book Fair
The Book Fair is in the library. You may come to the library to look at and purchase books during your lunch period. The Book Fair will be open during Parent/Teacher conferences.

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

6th Grade Band Monday: 1st hour - all brass; 3rd hour - saxophones

• 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.

• Boo Grams
Buy a Boo gram and send your friends a "special" message. They will be delivered on Halloween afternoon. You can send 1 for 50ยข or 3 for $1. See your teacher to purchase the "Boo" grams. Make sure to put your friend's name [first & last] and their 7th hour teacher on them.

It's Dumb to Use Drugs
Be sure to put in your guess for how many suckers are in the jar. Mrs. Rennison will be in the cafeteria during all lunch periods today and will accept entries for the contest. The person who comes closest to the correct number of suckers in the jar will win the entire jar of suckers!

Mrs. Rennison will be handing out pencils in the cafeteria today to those students wearing their Red Ribbon wristband.

• 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