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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Monday, October 30, 2006

October 30, 2006

Morning Announcements:
• Cafeteria News
Main Entree: BBQ Riblets

A la Carte: Drinks, Chips, & Cheese Sauce for 25ยข

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

• Honor Roll Breakfast
This morning during 1st hour we will be recognizing the 235 students who made the honor roll for 1st quarter. Please listen for further announcements to know when to come to the cafeteria. Teachers ~ you have a list of honor roll students in your mailbox.

• Rewards
We are going to start rewarding students for perect attendance each month. The 1st reward will be tomorrow. We are providing extra recess time for students in each grade level that had perfect attendance. 8th grade is from 8:30-9 AM; 6th grade from 9:30-10 AM; and 7th grade from 10:15-10:45 AM. Teachers will be provided with the names of those students eligible to participate.

• Band/Music News
6th Grade Band: 1st hour - all brass; 3rd hour - saxophones

6th Grade Band Tuesday: 3rd hour - clarinets

J-Jazz will meet after school today.
Jazz band will meet after school tomorrow, Tuesday.

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

• Basketball News
7th & 8th grade girls ~ meet in room 117 immediately after school today to prepare for your game.

The 7th grade boys' basketball team will practice after the girls game tonight. You must provide your own ride home afterwards!

It's Dumb to Use Drugs
Monty Butler is the lucky winner of the jar of Dum-Dum suckers. He guessed the exact number of suckers in the jar — 234. He may pick up his prize after school today in the main office.

• 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