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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

October 18, 2006

Morning Announcements:
• Cafeteria News
Students — please remember to sit on the appropriate side of the cafeteria during your lunch period! Mrs. Gordy and Mrs. Lawrence will be writing detentions for those that choose to sit on the wrong side of the cafeteria.

Main Entree: Spaghetti with Garlic Bread

A la Carte: open in back of cafeteria

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

• Cheerleaders
Get your physical forms in as soon as possible. Practice starts Monday. You cannot practice without it.

• CD Players, MP3 Players, & iPods
You must put away your music players as soon as you get off of the school bus in the morning before you enter the school. If we see your music device, it will be taken away from you. You will not get it back until the end of the school year!

• Boys' Basketball
7th grade boys' basketball tryouts will be held today from 2:30 to 4 PM.

• Band/Music News
6th Grade Band: 1st hour - flutes; 3rd hour - FULL BAND

J-Jazz will meet after school today.

• Math Counts
Do you like math? Do you like to solve problems? Would you like to compete with other math students from other schools? Come to the Math Counts meeting today after school in room 215.

• 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.

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.

• PRIDE Winners
The following students have had their PRIDE cards drawn for free admission to the dance:
Lashontay Lloyd
Claire Loughary
Megan Thorne
Austin Dyer
Reneice Brooks
Ethan Jackson
Misti Conaway
Cole Bates
Chris Wade
If your name is on the NO DANCE list, you will not be admitted to the dance on Friday.

• Halloween Dance
The Halloween dance will be held this Friday, October 20th, from 6-8 PM. Admission will be $3. This dance is for Jefferson students only! If you are wearing a mask, you will be asked to remove the mask at the door. We need to know who you are! You may then put the mask back on for the dance.

Remember our school expectations:
Respect Yourself
Respect Others
Respect Property