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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Daily Announcements

February 28, 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013

• Attendance of at least 94%
• Good Education
- Good Grades
- Preparing You for Life
• Good Behavior
- Respect Yourself
- Respect Others
- Respect Property

Students ~
• Do NOT let people into the building! You compromise the safety of the entire school. Anyone doing this will be issued severe consequences!
• Scarves are not a part of your uniform. Therefore, scarves should not be worn even as a belt.

Happy birthday to .......
Baylee W. & Christina W.!

Today's Question: Who was known as the "soybean chemist?"

Please fill out the little yellow card in the rear of the cafeteria with your answer and drip it in the answer box.

Yesterday's Question: Madame C.J. Walker & Annie Malone made fortunes doing what?
Answer: Hair care

Today's final matches include:
Winters' 5th period vs Hamilton's 6th period @ 9:30AM
Winters' 1st period vs Hamilton's 4th period @ 10AM

Main Entree: Chicken Tetrazzini; Chicken Nuggets; Taco Burgers; Rolls & Jelly; Corn-on-the-Cob

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Rounds & Cereal

Scholastic Bowl ~ Match today against Tri-City at 4:30PM at JMS. Team members must meet in room 113 at 2:30PM for practice.

Yearbook Club ~ Yearbook Club will meet today from 2:30-4PM in room 215. All members must be present!

Library News ~ Any student who reads any fiction book may fill out a Jaguar Reading Award form for a monthly drawing of prizes. The first drawing is March 20th. Remember any fiction book is eligible. Read and get prizes.

Yearbook ~ The JMS yearbook ~ 2012-2013 A Year to Remember ~ is on sale now. Order yours today! Return your order form and money to Mrs. Nosa in room 215 or order online.

Kohl's Gotta Dance! ~ St. John's Children's Hospital & Kohl's Cares are sponsoring FREE dance classes for students in grades 6-10. For more information, go to sjchildrens.org

LLCC College for Kids ~ LLCC's Youth Services Program and the Athletics Department are excited to offer summer 2013 classes and camps for students who have completed Kindergarten through 8th grade as of Spring 2013. For more information, pick up an informational application packet from the bulletin board in the main lobby.

If you go to a buddy room or in-house on the day of a game, you CANNOT attend the game. This applies to everyone INCLUDING team players!

Track ~ Track practice begins on Wednesday, March 6th. Attendance is mandatory. Be dressed appropriately and in the gym by 2:40.

To be eligible for track you must have the following 4 requirements:
1. a 2.0 GPA from the 1st semester
2. a physical dated within the last year of may 31, 2012
3. proof of insurance
an athletic card signed by your parents/guardians and the student athlete

If you have any questions, see Mr. Taylor.

SSHS Cheerleading Tryouts ~ Southeast HS cheerleading tryouts!
~ March 13th - Parent Meeting at 6PM in SSHS Library [Everyone trying out MUST have a parent/guardian present.]
~ March 14th & 15th - Clinics at 6:30PM-9PM in SSHS gym
~ March 16th - Tryouts at 8AM-Noon in SSHS gym

School store is now open daily before 8AM in front of room 114. JMS spirit wear can be purchased in room 109 from Mrs. Taylor.

At JMS I will ....
Discipline &
to show my Jaguar PRIDE!