Daily Bulletin

Jefferson Intermediate Bulletin for Thursday, December 13, 2018

Jefferson Office Contact If you need to contact the Jefferson Office, the number is 402-729-5041. Fax-402-729-6392 Attention Andrea. Email: jeffoffice@fairburyjeffs.org

Community Food Market The Fairbury Community Food Market Program will be offered to ALL families with students enrolled in Fairbury Public Schools, on Sunday, December 16th from 3-4 pm at Region V Services (201 F Street, Fairbury, NE). Please note, recipients of food from the market need to be present to receive food items. One unit of groceries per family is allowed.

Students leaving early/arriving late If your child is leaving early or arriving late please call or email Andrea in the office. Contact her at 402-729-5041 or ahynek@fairburyjeffs.org. This is helpful for getting homework arranged and also accurate lunch and attendance counts. Thanks for your help.

Winter Apparel Drive Fairbury FCCLA and A Warmer Day are partnering to help make sure that no child goes without a coat this winter. Fairbury FCCLA will be collecting winter apparel during the month of November. You can help by bringing in new or gently used coats, hats, scarves, mittens, boots and gloves to one of our drop off points located at WalMart, Ray's Apple Market, or any of the Fairbury Public School buildings. They can be any size (children or adult) and will be cleaned and distributed to those in need. You can also make a financial contribution to their mission by going to www.awarmerday.org and clicking the “donate” button.

The Waffleman The Fairbury Post Prom Parents invite you to a homemade waffle supper provided by The Waffleman on Friday, December 14th from 5:30-8:00 pm at the Fairbury Jr/Sr High School. All you can eat Belgian waffles, flavored syrups/toppings, sausage and drinks. Adults $6, Students $5 (5 years and under eat free). Tickets can be purchased in advance at Starr-Buckow Insurance office, 417 5th Street.

Holiday Break Students will dismiss at 1:50 on Friday, December 21st for the holiday break and return on Thursday, January 3rd.

Class Pictures Lacey Schoenbeck with Magical Memories Photography will be taking Class Pictures on Wednesday, January 16. Please look for the order form coming home. Click here to access

Quiz Bowl Resumes January 15th The quiz bowl will begin to meet following Christmas break on Tuesday, January 15th for 5th and 6th grade students.

FYI Center December/January Calendar On Friday December 21st we will hold Project Santa. So rather than being a teen night only, we will be open for 1st-12th grades from 1:45 (or when the busses arrive) until 4:30pm. We will be closed for programming during the holiday break of course. We will be open for Teen Night on January 4th, and then open for regular programming on Monday the 7th again. Monday January 21st is Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service, a BVCA holiday, so we will be closed for all programming that day.

Attendance Did you know that student absences have a negative impact on student learning? Research has shown that student absences, at all grade levels, results in lower levels of learning, poor grades and a lower chance of the student graduating high school. We want ALL of our students at Jefferson Intermediate to be at school everyday! To raise awareness of the importance of ALL students being in school, our school counselor and school psychologist, Mrs. Lucking and Dr. Timmons, are recognizing students with perfect attendance and classrooms with the best overall attendance each month starting in September. Please encourage your students to get great rest so they are at school on-time, everyday!

2nd Quarter Report Cards Report cards for 2nd Quarter will be mailed home Friday, January 4, 2019.

January PTA Meeting The next Fairbury PTA meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 21st. The PTA meeting will be held at Jefferson Intermediate School and is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. Complimentary childcare will be available during the meeting. Please plan to attend!

Free coats available St.Michael's Church has donated a selection of coats for students who may be in need. The coats will be given out on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact Andrea in the Jefferson Office (402-729-5041) if your child needs a new winter coat.

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