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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Thursday, November 2, 2006

November 2, 2006

Morning Announcements:

Teachers ~ Please check to make sure all students are dressed appropriately.

• Cafeteria News
Main Entree: Soft Tacos

No A la Carte today.

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

• Beta Club
There will be a Beta Club meeting today during 7th & 8th grade lunch shifts.

• Picture Retake Day
Picture retake day is November 16th. Forms are available in the Guidance Office if you want your picture retaken. You must pay for the picture packet that day when your pictures are taken.

• Rewards
Once a month, students with perect attendance for the month will be rewarded with an extra recess. It is very important that you attend school every day!

• Festival of Trees
Students working on Festival of Trees need to meet in room 118 after school today. You will need to take the activity bus or be picked up by 4:15 PM. Students will meet on Saturday, November 4th, at 10 AM at the Orr Building on the fairgrounds to set up.

• Band/Music News
6th Grade Band: 1st hour - full band [all students should attend]; 3rd hour - percussion

6th Grade Band Friday: 3rd hour - flutes

• Cheerleading
There will be cheerleading practice today from 4:30 - 6 PM. Make sure you have a ride.

• Basketball News
7th & 8th Grade Boys' Basketball:
Players should meet in the gym after school. Bring everything you will need tonight including homework.

•PRIDE & Planner Winners
The following students have had their PRIDE cards drawn and may pick up their prize after school today. Congratulations to:
Staphone Whitehead
Rachel Murphy
Robert Jones
Tommie Bell
Russell Anders
Derrick Hayes

If you have Planner numbers 54, 65, 76, 87, 98, 595, 601, or 484 you may pick up your prize in the main office after school today.

• Lunch Procedures
Students: when you enter the building after lunch, you must come in quietly and orderly. There should be no yelling and shouting. There should be no slapping, running, or jumping on others. If you choose to continue the poor behavior, you will be assigned in-house lunches for a week.

• Dress Code
If you choose to come to school out of dress code, you will be issued an after school detention from 2:30-4 PM. For each hour of class that you miss because of being out of dress code, you will be issued an additional after school detention. You could possibly end up with 7 after school detentions!

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! No long sleeved shirts are to be worn under your short sleeved polo shirt. You may not wear hoodies.

No pins are to be worn over logos on your polo shirt. Your polo shirt should not have any logos or emblems.

Also, sweat pants & cargo pants are not allowed as part of Jefferson's dress code! Cargo pants are defined as any pants that have zippers or pockets down the legs.

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.

Remember our school expectations:
Respect Yourself
Respect Others
Respect Property