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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

October 10, 2006

Morning Announcements:
There will be a practice fire drill this morning at 8:30 AM. There will be a practice code red drill Wednesday morning at 8:45 AM.

• 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: Spicey Chicken Patties & Au Gratin Potatoes

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

• Lunch Procedure
We will be practicing our new procedure for entering the building after lunch again today for 6th & 7th grade lunch shifts. When the whistle blows, line up in the assigned areas. You must come in quietly keeping your hands and feet to yourselves.

• Halloween Dance
The next dance will be our Halloween Dance on October 20th. Any student with more than 2 office visits [bus referrals, majors, and/or minors] will not be allowed to come to the dance. If you have been suspended from school, you will not be allowed to attend the dance.

• Picture Day
Picture day is Thursday, October 12th. You must wear your uniform. Mr. Zimmers will be sending home a letter to your parents about picture day.

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

J-Jazz will meet tomorrow, Wednesday, after school.

Congratulations to six JMS students for participating in IMEA auditions yesterday - Brad Bayles, Elissa Marsh, Patrick Tazelaar, Danielle Goodpasture, Amy Nutaut, and Alexis Gallamore. You were great!

• Dress Code
Students — T-shirts worn beneath your polo shirt must be either white or the same color as your polo shirt. No exceptions!

Also, sweat pants & cargo pants are not allowed as part of Jefferson's dress code!

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