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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Monday, October 23, 2006

October 23, 2006

Morning Announcements:
• New Quarter
Today is the start of the second quarter.

6th graders ~ some of you will have a new elective so you will receive a new schedule during 1st hour.

7th & 8th graders ~ your schedules do NOT change!

• Report Cards ~ Parent/Teacher Conferences
All students will receive a report card on Thursday which will be a 1:30 PM dismissal day. Parent/Teacher Conferences are Thursday from 5 - 8 PM and Friday from 8 - 2:30 PM. There is no school on Friday. Please tell your parents to come to conferences.

• Cafeteria News
Main Entree: Chili

A la Carte will be open.

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

• Book Fair
We will be having a Book Fair in the library starting tomorrow. It will continue throughout the week. 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 Tuesday: 1st hour - trombone & baritone; 3rd hour - clarinets

J-Jazz will practice today after school. Be there!

• Cheerleading
Cheerleading practice will start today from 4:30 - 6 PM. Meet in the gym. Make sure you have ride home at 6.

• Red Ribbon Week
Every student will receive a Red Ribbon Week wristband during 1st hour today. Wear yours all week. You may win a prize for wearing it!

It's Dumb to Use Drugs
Be sure to put in your guess for how many suckers are in the jar. Entries should be placed in the box in the main office. The person who comes closest to the correct number of suckers in the jar will win the entire jar of suckers!

• Halloween Dance
Everyone had a great time at the dance Friday night! Mr. Blair would like to thank each and everyone of you for such good behavior and for leaving the gym so clean. Good job!

• 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