Friday, February 26, 2010
Our Instructional Focus:
At Jefferson Middle School we are...
• And discussing what we learn
NO GUM IS ALLOWED AT SCHOOL!
NO RUBBER BANDS!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Deaundrea Sandefur, Naiyahanna P., Billy M., & Tamara H.!
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1996, Utah Jazz point guard John Stockton got his 11,000th assist in the NBA. When Stockton retired from basketball in 2003, he left with 15,806 career assists.
6th & 8th grade girls will eat 1st this week. 6th & 8th grade boys will go to the gym 1st this week.
Main Entree: Catfish Sandwich; French Fries; Carrots
A la Carte:
Tuesday's Breakfast: Hashbrowns & Scrambled Eggs
• 7th grade volleyball ~ Regional competition is Tuesday, March 2nd. The bus will leave the school at 6PM for our 7PM game in Taylorville. We will be playing Stephen Decatur. All girls MUST leave the school at 2:30PM and return by 5:45PM at the back of the school. This includes 8th grade players too!
8th grade volleyball ~ Regional competition is Saturday, March 6th. The bus will leave the school at 8AM in the back of the school for the 7th & 8th grade girls. The game will be in Rochester at 9AM. We will be playing Decatur Jefferson again.
Practices for 8th grade and 7th grade if they win Tuesday will be Wednesday and Thursday from 2:30-4PM. No practice Friday.
• JFL 2010 Football Sign-Up ~ Registration March 20th and April 24th at Kicks on 6th Street from 11:30AM - 4PM. There is an $85 registration fee. For more information, please contact JFL Hotline at (217) 416-8533, P.O. Box 3116, or visit their website at:
• Springfield Youth Football League ~ Registration for tackle football for kindergarten through 8th grade will take place:
- Saturday, April 17th from 9AM-1PM at Hope Church - 3000 Lenhart Road
- Saturday, May 15th from 9AM-1PM at Bank of Springfield Building - 9th & Madison
You must pay the $85 registration fee at time of registration. Checks should be made payable to SYF. Also, bring a copy of the player's birth certificate that the league can keep. Returning players do not have to do this. Please have the player with you for sizing! For more information, contact by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org or check the website at http://www.springfieldyouthfootball.com
IMSA students ~ please turn in your permission slips for the field trip.
YEARBOOK HAPPY ADS
Happy ads are on sale now until March 2nd. See Ms. J-C for details!
PENNIES FOR PASTA
Our Pennies for Pasta campaign is going strong. For every 50¢ you donate to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, you will receive a ticket for a chance to put a pie in Mrs. Borders' face! Each 1st hour teacher has a donation box and will hand out the tickets. Tickets will be put in a jar in the cafeteria. The class with the most money collected wins lunch from Olive Garden!
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE BOWL FINALS
The final round of the African-American Heritage Bowl will be held today. The Heritage Bowl contest will be in the gym. Only the teams in the final round will attend. Jerry Lambert from News Channel 20 will be our moderator. Good luck to the following classes:
Ms. Wells' blue vs Ms. Wells' red
Mr. Hemstock's 4th block vs Mr. Hamilton's 3rd block
ISATs ARE COMING!
The ISATs are scheduled for March 2nd through March 12th. During ISATs, we'll have prizes for perfect attendance. We want you to do your best on the tests! Please ask your parents to schedule doctor appointments at times that will not interfere with your tests. There will be a dance on Friday, March 12th for students who have had perfect attendance during the testing time. The dance will be free and prizes will be given away during that time.
EXPANDING YOUR HORIZONS
What: A hands-on career conference for 6th, 7th, & 8th grade girls.
When: Saturday, March 20th from 8AM to 12:45PM
For more information, contact Jean Coontz at (217) 787-8078.
Students ~ Cell phones, iPods, MP3 players, and any other electronic device should be turned off and out of sight during the school day. If ANY staff member sees a student with an electronic device of ANY kind, it will be taken away from that student. The device will then be taken to the office. The student's name will be attached to the device and then it will be put in the safe. A parent will have to come to school to pick up the device.
SNACK ATTACK STORE
The Snack Attack Store is in the main lobby for after school before you board the buses. Each snack costs $1.
Last year's yearbooks are available for the low price of $10! See Ms. J-C in room 115.
Order this year's yearbook today! They are on sale for $20. If you have any questions, see Ms. J-C in room 115.
Remember our school expectations:
Respect Yourself • Respect Others • Respect Property