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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

November 1, 2006

Morning Announcements:
There should be NO Halloween candy at school!

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

• Cafeteria News
Main Entree: Hot Ham & Cheese

A la Carte will be open for 6th & 7th grade only! We have a new item today — whole dill pickles for 75ยข!

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

• 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!

• 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!

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

No J-Jazz today.

• Cheerleading
There will be cheerleading practice today from 3:30 - 5:30 PM. Make sure you have a ride.

• Basketball News
Girls' Basketball:

All 7th & 8th grade girls basketball players need to go to room 210 for practice tonight. You need to bring all of your things with you. You will not be allowed to go to your locker after practice. Practice begins at 2:40 PM. Do not be late! If you have any questions, please see Coach Southard.

Boys' Basketball:
There will be practice today from 2:30 - 5 PM.

• 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
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