1) Just a reminder that we are still saving BoxTops For Education. As you do your holiday baking, please watch for the Boxtop labels on package items. Clip them and bring them into the LRC. We will use these points to buy additional materials for Jefferson. Thank you, Library Staff. The Book Fair will be open next Wednesday, November 26th and will run through Friday, December 5th in the library!
2) Jefferson Spirit Wear is now on sale. We have red and charcoal gray t-shirts in stock and they are $6 each.
3) Are you a G-R-E-A-T speller? Sign up to participate in the Jefferson spelling bee! We will hold a school-wide spelling competition on Wednesday, December 10th. The top 5 spellers will represent Jefferson at Clarke University at the sectional spelling bee in January. To sign up, stop and see Ms. Weber in the Guidance area or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4) This year's first locker clean out for 6th grade will be today during 5th period homebase. Please return any overdue books to the library, throw away any unnecessary papers, and take home all extra clothing.
5) Birthdays Today - November 26th...Izak Scherbring. November 27th...Adam Horch. November 28th...William Brown, Aidan Dunne. November 29th...Noah Bennett.
6) The Holiday Book fair will be in the Library from today, November 26th to Friday, December 5th during the school day. Free gift wrapping will be available again this year! Also we will be running a book contest during the fair. For every book title of Sisters, Maze Runner , or Wimpy Kids Hard Luck you purchase. You can put your name in for a drawing to WIN a poster or the grand prize is a Wireless Bluetooth Speaker!
7) Hats off to the 8th grade Lady Hillhawks. All the girls brought their A-games, which led to two blow out wins for the HillHawks on Monday night against Mazzuchelli. Morgan Ostrander led all scores with 16 pts., Laura Daack had a double-double with 11 boards and 10 pts. Vanessa Washington had 9 steals. Great job ladies, they are getting better every game.
Library Update We are pretty close to completing this stage of our library renovation. Thank you to everyone for your patience during this process. Thank you to the Dubuque Racing Association for supporting this project with a grant of $7,500. With these funds as well as some of our own school funds we were able to purchase some furniture, book shelves and addition books for the library.
Hallway Painting We are in the process of painting the hallways at Jefferson. Please be extra careful in the areas that the painters are working. Don't rub against the walls or touch the walls in these areas and be extra respectful to the painters as you pass through the hallways.
Band, Orchestra and Choir All 7-8th grade band, orchestra and choir students DO NOT report to these classes until the 7:40 am bell rings each morning. If you arrive at school before this time you need to report to your assigned hallway areas until 7:40 am.
Fighting Saints Game The first 1,000 kids who enter through the doors will receive a free jersey at the Saturday, November 29th game.