Daily Bulletin

Jefferson Intermediate Bulletin for Saturday, October 19, 2019

Sports Events Expectation In years past, youth support for Fairbury High School home varsity football games has been tremendous! In fact, since opening the sports complex, the attendance at our events has exceeded most expectations. We wish to create an environment in which families with children of all ages may enjoy the game. We also want to insure the safety of all guests, including our community’s youth. As such, families are reminded of the following expectations and guidelines for youth attending home football events: All students below the 7th grade are required to be accompanied by a paying parent or responsible adult in order to attend home varsity football games. These adults and their children may bring additional students who would be under their supervision. Please be advised that adults are responsible for the school-age guest(s) accompanying them to the game as well as their own children. Students who are not accompanied by a responsible adult will not be allowed to attend or remain at home contests. Jefferson Intermediate students are required to sit either with their parents or in the upper north section of the stadium designated for Jefferson Intermediate students. Central Elementary students are required to sit either with their parents, older sibling or with the parent of a friend. Jr-Sr High School students are encouraged to sit in the student section located in the front south corner of the complex.’ Any horseplay, tag, or “pick up” football games inside the sports complex are not allowed. The safest place for youth is always inside the athletic complex. Any activities occurring outside of the sports complex are not supervised by school personnel and families must assume all risk and responsibility for their child’s behavior and safety. Failure to follow these guidelines or loitering by students may result in removal from the stadium and at a minimum, students will not be allowed to attend any further home high school football games for this season. As always, student safety at all FHS events is of prime importance. These measures will more effectively ensure the enjoyment of all persons attending varsity football events hosted by FHS.

CASTLE Program at FYI starting October 7th Starting October 7th The FYI Center will now be have their CASTLE Program on Mondays from 3-6, Wednesdays from 3-6, and Fridays from 2-6. Here is a link to the Family and Youth Involvement Calendar

October Lunch Menu Click here to access the October lunch menu

No School Dates for October There will be no school Friday, October 25th and November 1st.

PTA Fundraising Packets Please note the PTA fundraising packets will be coming home on October 3rd. Sales will run through October 21st. All forms must be turned into the office by Tuesday, October 22nd. Click here to read more about the fundraiser

Attendance Awareness Here are a few facts about why school attendance matters: Kindergarten and First Grade students who are chronically absent have an 81% percent chance of reading BELOW grade level. Students who cannot read at grade level by the end of 3rd grade are 4 times more likely to drop out of high school. By Fourth Grade, chronically absent students score an average of 12 points lower on the National Assessment of Education Progress. By 6th grade, chronic absence becomes a leading indicator that a student will drop out of high school. When students improve their attendance rates, they improve their academic prospects and chances for graduating. We want every student to be successful in school. That's why it's important to be here. Every day. All the way.

4th Grade Music Concert Please note that the 4th-grade music concert will take place on Tuesday, October 22nd at 6 pm at the Burkley Fine Arts Center at the High School. All 4th graders need to be there by 5:40. Please are to wear red, white, blue, or something patriotic.

6th Grade DARE Graduation The graduation ceremony will take place at the Fairbury Jr. Sr. High School in the Burkley Fine Arts Center at 1:45 pm on Wednesday, November 20th. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony.

Jefferson Contact Information Phone 402-729-5041; Email jeffoffice@fairburyjeffs.org If your student is not going to be in school, please contact the office via one of these options. State the student's name and reason for the absence. Voicemail will be available before 8 a.m. and after 4:30 p.m.

Arrival and Dismissal Times for Jefferson School doors open at 7:50 to all students. The tardy bell will ring at 8:15. Dismissal for all students is 3:25 Monday-Thursday. On Friday we dismiss at 1:50.

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