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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

March 7, 2007


Cell phones are to be kept in your locker at all times during the school day. You may not carry them in your pocket. You may not use them or carry them at lunch. If you choose to break the rule, your phone will be taken from you and it will be held in the main office. A parent will have to come to school to retrieve it.

Students are not to leave the classroom without a pass and an escort. Teachers ~ please be sure to leave specific sub plans stating that no students are to be in the hallways.

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.

No hornets or rubber bands are allowed at Jefferson! If you choose to have them in your possession, there will be severe consequences.

Main Entree: Spicey Chicken & Cheesy Rice
A la Carte: Egg Rolls $1

This is National Breakfast Week!

Mrs. Horstman's 2nd, 3rd, and 4th hours only should meet in the computer lab — room 123 — today!

8th graders ~ would you like to win a scholarship to Lincoln Land Community College? Please see your science teacher for more information. An information sheet will be sent home this week.

J-Jazz will meet today after school. It's very important for all to be there!

All-City practice & concert is tomorrow. Band students should leave at 10:15 AM. Choir students should leave at 11:30 AM. Choir students should eat on the first lunch shift.

Math-a-thon money is due today! Turn in your money to your math teacher.

Congratulations to the JMS Scholastic Bowl team for having a great first match against Jacksonville and Taylorville! Our next meet is tomorrow at Jefferson versus Lincoln Magnet and Grant. Players ~ make sure to bring your t-shirt back tomorrow. The first match starts at 3 PM.

ISATs will be given March 12 through 16. Be sure to get plenty of sleep, eat a good breakfast, and do your best on the test! Attendance during this time is very important.

There will be a sign up for track today. The 6th graders will sign up with Mr. Blunk in room 101. The 7th graders will meet with Mr. Taylor in the cafeteria. The 8th graders will meet with Ms. Naples in the cafeteria. Physicals need to be submitted to the school before students may begin participating.

A physician will be at school on Wednesday, March 14th, for those who need to see him. Physicals will cost $10.

Please have your parents complete and return the same gender survey sent home last week. It is important that this survey is returned as soon as possible.

Teachers ~ If you have any completed surveys, please bring them to the office.

Saturday, March 10th from 8 AM - Noon, there will be a hands-on math/science/technology conference at UIS for girls only. See your math teacher for more information. Pick up a brochure and take it home!

Remember our school expectations:
Respect Yourself • Respect Others • Respect Property