Wednesday, March 17, 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 ....
No Birthdays Today
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 461 A.D., St. Patrick died in Ireland. According to popular legend, St. Patrick charmed the snakes out of Ireland and into the sea. For thousands of years, the Irish have observed the day of his death as a religious holiday as well as a day to celebrate with food and drink.
Main Entree: BBQ Riblets; French Fries; Slaw
A la Carte: Ice Cream will be available today!
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Bagels
FIND THE LEPRECHAUN
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, 12 leprechauns have been hidden throughout the building. When you find one, grab it! Take it to Mrs. Rennison either at lunch or after school and you will receive a prize!
Reserve the date ~ TOMORROW! From 6-8PM JMS PTC is sponsoring a skating party at Skateland South for all JMS students. Admission cost is $4 and skate rental is $2. This is for JMS students and their families only. Parents must stay with siblings.
Come out and shoot the duck with your favorite teacher or administrator! How about it, Ms. Nelson & Mrs. Borders — are you up to the challenge????
No band practice today! All students involved in solo & ensemble contest need to see Ms. Harrison after school today.
STUDENT OF THE MONTH
The Student of the Month luncheon will be held tomorrow during your regular lunch shift.
Career Day is Friday! All students will participate ~ not just 8th grade students.
• 7th & 8th grade volleyball ~ The following girls need to turn in their CLEAN volleyball uniforms!
Megan, Haley, Jordyn, Ally, Hannah, Courtney B., Charlicia, Caty, Abby, & Yesmeen
• Track ~ Practice today! Direct any questions to Mr. Blunk or Mr. Taylor.
• 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
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.
Remember our school expectations:
Respect Yourself • Respect Others • Respect Property