JJHS Daily Announcements

Check in here to review what was read over the morning announcements at Jefferson.  It's a great way to stay up-to-date on the latest happenings.

Wednesday

02/22/2017
 
This is a reminder that Patriot Press will not meet today. See you next week!
 
Intramural Wrestling well meet today from 3:00-4:00 in the tile gym.
 
Patriots, it’s time for the Book Fair!  During your LA classes over the next two days, you’ll be coming to preview the spring offerings, some of which you saw in the flyers passed out last week.  You’ll be able make purchases during the school day today as well as during conferences.
 
As you shop, be on the lookout for new titles by some big authors like Neal Shusterman, Marie Lu, Marissa Meyer and Veronica Roth. You’ll also find 16 out of the 20 titles from the 2018 Rebecca Caudill list!
 
Today is the LAST DAY for students to complete documentation for the 2017 Rebecca Caudill program.  Contracts/Reviews must be submitted to your LA teacher or Mrs. Sherry by the end of the day today.  Students whose paperwork reflects that they have read and responded to at least three of this year’s nominees will receive an email to their district account with a link to online voting which must be completed by 3 pm on Tuesday, February 28th.
 
Congratulations to the 12 students who correctly identified the LA blocks in their grade with the highest percentage of eligible Caudill voters.  For the sixth grade, that’s Ms. McNamara’s 7/9 block with a school-high and pretty amazing 95.5%.  For seventh grade, Ms. Palubicki’s 6/8 block was tops with 68% of the class qualified to vote for the 2017 winner. You’ll be receiving Patriot Pay from your LA teacher.
 
Builder’s Club will be meeting on Monday February 27th at 7:15am in Mrs. Brown’s room 232.  We will discuss our plans for the donations for Hesed House and the next service project.  If you haven’t been a part of Builder’s Club and are interested in attending please join us!
 
Naperville North is running a camp for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders interested in playing football.  This camp is a 7 on 7 no tackle camp.  Players will work on passing, catching and defending the pass.  If you are a student hoping to get better at football so you can play here at Jefferson next year, at North next year, or anywhere else, this would be a great camp for you.  The camp takes place inside in Naperville North’s Fieldhouse on Sundays nights from 7:00 to 8:30.  If interested, you can register on line at napervillenorth.8to18.com/dashboard/catalog. If you have any questions ask either Mr. Rester or Mr. Bil.
 
Sporting News
 
Congratulations to the 7th grade AA team as they beat Madison 29-20.
 
The 7A Patriots traveled to Madison and beat the Warhawks 27 to 4. We look forward to taking on the undefeated Kennedy Eagles tonight.
 
The 8A girls got off to a sluggish start last night against Madison, dropping only one bucket in the first quarter. But the ladies quickly recovered, going on an 18 point scoring drive in the 2nd and 3rd quarters. Final score: Madison – 10, Jefferson – 22.
 
The 8AA basketball team dominated Madison last night as they won by a final score of 35-3.  With their tough defense, the Patriots held Madison to one made basket for the entire game.  Eight different girls scored for Jefferson making it a great team effort.  Great game 8AA!

Tuesday

02/21/2017
 
Computer club will run after school today from 3-4.
 
Intramural wrestling will meet today, tomorrow and Monday.
 
There will be No Homework Club this week!  See you all again on Tuesday, February 28th.
 
Due to the unique schedule this week, Chess and Game Club will not meet on Tuesday the 21st…..that’s today.  Please use you usual mode of transportation home after school today.  The next official meeting time of Jefferson’s greatest game club will be Tuesday the 28th.  Enjoy your 2 days of school this week!
 
Patriots, it’s time for the Book Fair!  During your LA classes over the next two days, you’ll be coming to preview the spring offerings, some of which you saw in the flyers passed out last week.  You’ll be able make purchases during the school day today and tomorrow as well as during conferences.  As you shop, be on the lookout for new titles by some big authors like Neal Shusterman, Marie Lu, Marissa Meyer and Veronica Roth.  You’ll also find 16 out of the 20 titles from the 2018 Rebecca Caudill list!
 
Tech Crew will be posted at 3pm via Canvas and outside Mr. Colbert’s room.  Thank you to all who turned in an audition form!  We will have our first meeting tomorrow, WEDNESDAY, February 22 in the Foods Room from 3pm-3:45pm.  EVERYONE on the technical crew needs to attend this meeting.  We will be discussing canvas, the calendar, t-shirt orders and expectations.  If you are not there we will assume you do not want to be involved.
 
Patriots, today is the last installment of Tuesday Graph Trivia, and this week, you only have until the end of TODAY to answer the question so that tomorrow we can award gift certificates for the book fair that’s going on NOW up in the LRC.  Here’s the last question which has two parts and specific to each grade: “For your grade level, which language arts block has the highest percentage of eligible Rebecca Caudill voter AND what is that percent?  Be sure to label your answer and round to the nearest tenth.” Good luck, and remember, answers must be in by 3 pm today!
 
Builder’s Club will be meeting on Monday February 27th at 7:15am in Mrs. Brown’s room 232.  We will discuss our plans for the donations for Hesed House and the next service project.  If you haven’t been a part of Builder’s Club and are interested in attending please join us!

Monday

02/20/2017
 
No School - Presidents' Day.

Friday

02/17/2017
 
Due to the unique schedule next week, Chess and Game Club will not meet on Tuesday the 21st.  The next official meeting time of Jefferson’s greatest game club will be Tuesday the 28th.  Enjoy your 2 days of school next week!
 
Last chance to submit your application for the technical crew of Willy Wonka.  Forms are located outside The main office and you do need a parent signature.  The are due at 11:15 am today no exceptions!  Tech Crew will be posted Tuesday at 3pm via Canvas and outside Mr. Colbert's room.
 
Builder’s Club wants to thank you for your donations to Hesed House- a shelter for homeless in Aurora.  Patriots, we have raised almost $180.00 this week!  We will be walking around the lunch periods Tuesday selling candy boxes for fifty cents to continue to share the love with Hesed House.  We have a goal of $215.00. 
 
Your new Patriot Plus Protocol is "Show Kindness to All". In everything you do around the school, look for ways to show kindness toward others by lending a helping hand and showing compassion. When the staff sees you showing kindness for others, you could earn Patriot Pay to use at the bunker.
 
Sporting News:
 
The 7th AA came back by 12 points to lose a nail-biter, 23-21 to Crone.
 
The 7th A team played tough defensive to win 25-14 against Crone.
 
The 8AA team won again last night by a final score of 41-22.  The Patriots got off to a quick start as they scored 17 points in the first quarter and never looked back.  Great game 8AA!!!
 
8AA basketball team all contributed to a great victory.  Crone 10  - Patriots 42.  Ring you’re your victory bell.

Thursday

02/16/2017
 
No Homework Club today.
 
Congratulations to the combined 7-8th grade band and 7th and 8th grade choruses for an outstanding concert performance last night. Great job Patriot musicians.
 
Computer club will run today after school from 3-4 pm. We will be taking a picture for the yearbook!
 
Intramural wrestling today in the tile gym from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
 
Attention Ping Pong Intramuralists:  This is a friendly reminder that there is no ping pong tomorrow morning. Ping Pong will resume Tuesday morning.
 
Congratulations to the 25 students who correctly answered that Fish in a Tree with 150 votes would win the 2017 Rebecca Caudill award if it was based solely on Jefferson’s most-read nominee.  Patriot Pay will be distributed through LA classes today or tomorrow.
 
Next week is the final question for 2017, and you’ll have to answer by the end of the day Tuesday so that the winners of the book fair gift certificates can be announced on Wednesday.
 
Your new Patriot Plus Protocol is "Show Kindness to All". In everything you do around the school, look for ways to show kindness toward others by lending a helping hand and showing compassion. When the staff sees you showing kindness for others, you could earn Patriot Pay to use at the bunker.
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