Friday, January 15, 2016

January 18-22
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General Announcements
(scroll down for dates, clubs and activities)

NO SCHOOL January 18th ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday... January 19th Teacher workday.
Basketball first game Wednesday, January 20th vs Southeast.  Girls Home, Boys Away.
Wednesday, All-grades intramural bowling, $2.
Patriot Pals will meet on January 21th after school
Rising 6th Grade Open House will be Thursday, January 21st and will start promptly at 6:30pm
Annual 8th grade dance "A Night to Shine" ~ January 29, 2016. 7-9pm. Location: TJMS, open to TJMS 8th graders ONLY! Attire: Girls - Dresses or Dressy pants, Boys - Collared Shirt (Coat and Tie Optional) ~ Cost $10 payable at the door with permission slip or prepaid in advance Tuesday and Thursdays at lunch with permission slips.
Congratulations to Gold and Silver Key winners for the Scholastic's Arts and Writing Contest! Silver Key: Heather Chan, Hailey Jones, Elliott Pegram, Madeline Shearer and Kealen Weaver. Gold Key: Reem Ahmed, Andy Li, Emma Morgan, Jaden Orli, Laurin Potter, Caylyn Schell. Honorable Mention: Thomas Burton, Addie Anthis, Andy Li and Lauren Munley.
Congratulations to the 10 students that worked hard and made All-District Honor Band. They competed against students from 52 other middle schools. This is the most students in many years at Jefferson! Michael Angel - 6th, Jonathan Dai - 6th, Aiden Spotswood - 7th, David Sweasey - 7th, Ono Abhulimen - 8th, Jake Bowman - 8th, Kaegon Matlock - 8th, Nick Walker - 8th, Austin Cook - 8th and qualified to audition for All-State, Kahnnor Aplin - 8th and qualified to audition for All-State.
Volunteer Opportunity ~ Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Registration forms for summer volunteer opportunities at Wake Forest Medical Center are now available. Students must be between 14 and 18 years old by June 1. Positions are limited. Please apply early. For more information please come by the guidance office.
Wednesday is a B day!

Robotics - Blue team: Tuesday and Friday, 2-3
                 Gold team: Thursday and Friday, 2-3
Art Club - Wednesday
Multi-Media/Stars - Tuesday
Co-ed A Cappella - Tuesday
International Culture Club - Tuesday
Battle of the Books - Wednesday
Southern Bells - Thursday
Drama Club - Tuesday
Chess Club - Tuesday
Orchestra - Monday, Thursday


Upcoming Events

January 18 - Martin Luther King, Jr's Birthday
January 19 - Teacher Workday
February 15 - NO SCHOOL Teacher Workday
February 24 - Early Release
March 23 - Early Release
March 24-April 1 - SPRING BREAK
April 11 - NO SCHOOL Teacher Workday
April 20 - Early Release
May 30 - Memorial Day
June 7 - 8th Grade Honors Ceremony (tentative)


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