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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

October 17, 2006

Morning Announcements:

There will be a short faculty meeting in the library after school today.

• Health Teachers
Health teachers will have a meeting in room 122 today after the faculty meeting.

• Cafeteria News
Students — please remember to sit on the appropriate side of the cafeteria during your lunch period! Mrs. Gordy and Mrs. Lawrence will be writing detentions for those that choose to sit on the wrong side of the cafeteria.

Main Entree: Chicken Nuggets

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

• CD Players, MP3 Players, & iPods
You must put away your music players as soon as you get off of the school bus in the morning before you enter the school. If we see your music device, it will be taken away from you. You will not get it back until the end of the school year!

• Boys' Basketball
7th grade boys' basketball tryouts will be held today from 2:30 to 4 PM. 8th grade tryouts will be from 4 to 5 PM today.

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

J-Jazz will meet after school tomorrow — Wednesday.

• Math Counts
Do you like math? Do you like to solve problems? Would you like to compete with other math students from other schools? Come to the Math Counts meeting Wednesday after school in room 215.

• 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!

Also, sweat pants & cargo pants are not allowed as part of Jefferson's dress code!

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.

• PRIDE Winners
The following students have had their PRIDE cards drawn and may pick up their prize in the main office after school today:
Chris Newsome
Wesley Franklin
Destiny Elder
Jordyn Lahey
Helen Burrello
Ethan Jackson
Ian Jones
Kerri Cook

Mrs. Rennison will begin drawing PRIDE cards tomorrow for free dance passes!

Planner Numbers: 2, 10, 21, 32, 43, 151, 262, 373

• Halloween Dance
The Halloween dance will be held this Friday, October 20th, from 6-8 PM. Admission will be $3. This dance is for Jefferson students only! If you are wearing a mask, you will be asked to remove the mask at the door. We need to know who you are! You may then put the mask back on for the dance.

Remember our school expectations:
Respect Yourself
Respect Others
Respect Property