JJHS Daily Announcements
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10/16/2017Interested in making a positive difference at Jefferson High School? Join Positivity Club! Our first meeting will be in 218 on October 19 at 7:30 AM. ALL students welcome!Student Council has been collecting canned goods for hurricane victims, and as of now, we have four boxes filled! That means that this Friday, during the spirit assembly, six teachers- like Mr. White, Ms. Curtis, or Mr. O’Malley- are going to get a pie in the face! If you bring in more goods and fill some more boxes, you might have the chance to see one of your teachers pied.Monday Raslin News!!! Listen up…There will be intramural wrestling today in the tile gym. Wednesday will be switched to Thursday. Once again intramural wrestling is today, Monday and THURSDAY not Wednesday.Go! Fight! Win! There will be a brief informational meeting for all 7th and 8th grade girls interested in trying out for the 2017-18 Cheerleading Squads. The meeting will be held in Mrs. Ducommun’s room – Room 102, on Tuesday, October 17th, 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm. If you cannot make the meeting, you may pick up an information sheet from Mrs. Ducommun or Ms. Mehok.Attention all 7th and 8th grade boys: If you are interested in trying out for the Jefferson basketball teams, you must attend the informational sign-up meeting. The meeting is on Thursday, October19th, at 7:30 in the morning. 7th graders should report to the PLTW room, and 8th graders should report to room 222. If for some reason you cannot attend the meeting, 7th graders should see Mr. Lenz and 8th graders should see Mr. Kane sometime before the 19th.Student Council will start selling concessions starting in November at home sporting events, we need your feedback so go to shoutkey.com/ten. What do you want to see at the next concession stand?
If a staff member catches you standing up for what is right, they will reward you with Patriot Pay. Don’t forget to save up that Patriot Pay as the Bunker comes back this today!
Interested in making a positive difference at Jefferson High School? Join Positivity Club! Our first meeting will be in 218 on October 19 at 7:30 AM. ALL students welcome!
Jazz Ensemble members are reminded that we have our first rehearsal this Monday at 7 AM in the band room. See Mr. Kulik if you have any questions.
10/12/2017Interested in making a positive difference at Jefferson High School? Join Positivity Club! Our first meeting will be in 218 on October 19 at 7:30 AM. ALL students welcome!Jazz Ensemble audition results are posted in the band room. Jazz Ensemble members are reminded that our first rehearsal is this Monday, October 16th at 7 AM in the band room.BTG Students: Please remember we will board the bus at 3 pm today to head to Naperville North High School. If your parent/guardian has not emailed or spoken to Mr. Christian you will not be able to attend today’s trip.Sporting NewsThe 7th Grade Single A Girls Volleyball Team beat the Hill Trailblazer's in an HOME match last evening. .The Patriots won in two sets, 25-6 & 25-20. The Patriots stayed focused and only missed one serve during the first set. There is only one more Regular Season Game left for the Patriots. They will be playing the Lincoln Lancers on Monday October 16th at Jefferson! It would be great if we could fill the bleachers and support our Girls as we try to go undefeated for the season! Girls- keep the winning streak alive!!The 7th grade double A volleyball team beat the Hill Trailblazers 2 sets to none. The Patriot serves and offense were too much for Hill to handle. Our last regular season game will be on Monday at home versus Lincoln. We hope everyone can make it out to cheer on your 7th grade volleyball teams. Great win last night Patriots.Yesterday our 8A volleyball team traveled to Hill. They defeated the trailblazers in two sets. The scores of the sets were 25-13 and 25-10. Great serving, defense, and attack led our team to victory. The girls have a big game at Lincoln on Monday!The 8AA volleyball team played outstanding last night as they beat Hill in two games. The Patriots came out focused and were able to come away with a victory against a very good Hill team. Awesome job last night 8AA!Yesterday, your Jefferson Patriot Lightweight Football team defeated the Hill Trailblazers. It was a wet, muddy, sloppy game, but the throughout the game individual Patriots stepped up and asserted their will to keep things rolling in the direction of a decisive Patriot victory. The stout Patriot defense denied any scoring opportunities to Hill, while the 8-Man offensive units scored as many as 4 touchdowns to charge to a Patriot win. The 5 – 0 Patriots have to 2 days to prepare for their battle against Fischer on Monday at Waubonsie High School. Your Lightweight team will be ready. Great job Gentlemen!The heavyweight football team took on Hill in their last home game of the season yesterday. Through a passing, running and strong defensive effort the Patriots were victorious by a score of 34-6. The Patriots travel to Waubonsie Valley High School Monday to play Fischer.
10/11/2017Congrats to all of you who have turned in Yearbook applications! Our first meeting is tomorrow after school from 3:00-3:45. We will talk about upcoming photos for events, cover design and theme, and we'll also create posters. Meet in Room 226 at 3:00 on Thursday and see Mrs. Nekolny or Mrs. Halblander with questions.Lisle Lanes were LIT last night. Come join us next week. Don’t forget the Halloween bowling party at Lisle Lanes on the 31st. See Mrs. Hernandez for more details! EVERYONE is welcome!WOW! What an excellent showing of Patriot spirit! Thank YOU for supporting breast cancer research. Today by wearing pink and buying a cup of pink lemonade you are stating that you won’t let another person suffer! The Community Contributor Club is so amazed by your spirit and aid that they will be selling pink lemonade for the next two Wednesdays before school! Did you know that retired teacher, Ms. Nancy Thirkield was a breast cancer survivor? Sadly she passed away in May from other complications, but she would be so proud to know that you are helping to find a cure. Let’s keep fighting for her and the thousands of men and women with this horrible disease! Support Community Contributors and join us at the next meeting on October 20th before school in the foods room.Notices for overdue books were sent yesterday please check your Gmail to make sure you do not have any overdues. Also, don’t forget you can check if a book you place on hold has come in yet by checking you Gmail.If a staff member catches you standing up for what is right, they will reward you with Patriot Pay. Don’t forget to save up that Patriot Pay as the Bunker comes back this Friday!Sporting NewsThe 7th Grade Single A Girls Volleyball Team beat the Grainger Grizzlies in a HOME match last evening. The Patriots won in three sets, 25-20, 23-25 & 25-20. The Patriots struggled in the second set with passing and serving, however, were able to remain focus and determined for a Patriot victory! The 7th Grade Girls Single A Volleyball team is undefeated so far this season with only TWO Regular Season matches left to play! The Girls would be honored to have your support as they take on the Trailblazers of Hill Middle School this afternoon at home! Girls- keep the winning streak alive!!The 7th grad double A volleyball team beat the Granger Grizzlies 2 sets to 1, in a hard fought match, 26 to 23 and 25 to 21. All the Patriots on the team contributed to the win, either on defense or offense. This match was a great example of what team effort is. Our next game is this afternoon, versus Hill at home. Great job on you win Patriots.The 8AA volleyball team lost a close match to Granger last night as they took the undefeated champs to three games. The games were all very close, and the Patriots played awesome. It was one of the best played matches of the season, but unfortunately the Patriots came up a little short. Great job last night 8AA!Our 8A volleyball team lost to a very good Granger team yesterday in two sets. The scores of the sets were 25-19 and 25-20. The girls are next in action tonight, at Hill.Last night your Patriot Cross Country team braved the chill in the air and the heavy rain to run at Fischer versus Fischer and Washington. The seventh grade girls got straight off the bus and into their strides. Their team work and pacing led them to a victory. Next up came our seventh grade boys who did not want to be outshone by their female counterparts so they save their energy and kicked it to the finish line. During the heavy rain, our eighth grade boys and girls ran a combined race. The girls beat both schools by a narrow margin. The eighth grade boys ran a hard race in the driving rain and beat Fischer but lost to Washington by a few points. Great race Patriots.
10/10/2017This is a reminder to all 6th, 7th, & 8th grade band members that Jazz Band starts tomorrow at 7 AM in the band room.In 2014 there were about 3,327,552 women living with breast cancer! On the 11th you can help! We will be having a pink out day where EVERYONE wears pink Community Contributors will also be selling pink lemonade on the black top for 50 cents. All profits go to help find a cure for breast cancer!Attention all math team members- this is a reminder that our first practice will be after school tomorrow, October 11 from 3:00-4:00 in room 225. If you have your permission slips, you can give them to Mr. White or Ms. Gilbert any time today or at the practice tomorrow. If you were unable to make the meeting last Wednesday, or you are still interested in joining the team, please find Mr. White or Ms. Gilbert today, our first competition is on Saturday.Hey, Patriots! Be sure to take a look at all the new titles available in the Commons! There’s a lot of new fiction and nonfiction on display on top of the regular shelves, and the 2018 Mock Newberys are out on the Awards Display behind the Caudills. And, if that’s not enough, over 200 new audio and ebook titles have been added to OverDrive. Happy Reading, everybody!We wanted to let you know in advance, that students and staff are NOT allowed to wear costumes on Halloween. If you come to school in a costume, you will be asked to change into standard attire. Thank you.