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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Friday, March 2, 2007

March 2, 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.

School will be dismissed at 11 AM today. We will be running 1st, 2nd & 3rd hours only.

No school on Monday!

6th graders ~ Please turn in your 7th grade registration form today. Detentions will be assigned starting Tuesday, March 6th, until the form is turned in.

The Islamic School, 3000 Stanton, is sponsoring a fundraiser tomorrow, March 3rd, at 1 PM to help raise money for St. John's Helping Hands Homeless Shelter. Come help spray paint, sponge paint, or draw simple flowers. You don't have to be a great artist to help!

6th grade band will meet Tuesday, March 6th. Please remember your instruments. This will be the only practice next week.

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 next Wednesday, March 7th. 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.

Math-a-thon money is due Wednesday, March 7th. Turn in your money to your math teacher.

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!

Today is an "Out of the Blue" day! See the lists posted around the school to see if you're a lucky winner. If you are, you will be going to the library for a fun hour of playing games and eating snacks. 8th grade will play during 1st hour, 6th grade during 2nd hour, and 7th grade during 3rd hour.

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