Daily Bulletin

Jefferson Intermediate Bulletin for Saturday, February 23, 2019

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

3rd and 4th Grade Reading Classics The 3rd and 4th Grade reading classic team will have practice every Tuesday from 3:25 to 5:00. Congrats to the following students who will be competing on March 25th. 3rd grade-Bridget Heidemann, Emma Kroon, and Aubrie Hynek. 4th grade- Autumn L'Ecuyer, Olivia Hackler, Evelyn Timmons, Drayton Kracht, Miles Tatro, Madison Haddan, Alecia Bedlan, and Iaunna Lucking.

5th and 6th grade Reading Classics Division II Reading classic will be practicing on Mondays in the Library from 3:25-5:00. Congrats to Natalie Heidemann, Heidi Ramos, MaiLee Garner, Adeline Blatny, Addison Marschmann, and Izzy Ausk.

Parent Survey In an effort to continuously improve your student’s education, Fairbury Public Schools are conducting Parent Surveys. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey. You can click on the link below or take the survey at home using the link found on the school website at www.fairburyjeffs.org. Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter. https://nde.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9t0PdmkTw2tVPXn&Level=elementary&SchoolID=48-0008-008

2018-19 Jefferson and Central Yearbooks for Sale!!! Each of our schools has their own yearbook! Each teacher has 2 pages dedicated to just their class, and the book is filled with a ton more pictures of all the fun our kids have at school! Due to the yearbook company's prices of our book and in an effort to save our families money, we have contracted tiered pricing with the yearbook company again this year! This seemed to work really well last year!! Books will be $16 from now through February 15, 2019. So make sure you get your books ordered by this date because after February 15th the books will increase in price!! Any books ordered after February 15th will be $25 apiece. We have also tried to make it easier for you to order your books this year! We have an online ordering option! Go to www.schoolannual.com Click on “Buy your students yearbook” Enter the school book you wish to order ie. Central Elementary Fairbury or Jefferson Intermediate Fairbury. Please note that if you wish to order books from both schools you have to do separate online transactions. If you would prefer to order your yearbooks using this order form, that works too! Just be sure to indicate which school book you are wanting to purchase! You may pay for more than one child's book with the same order form and payment! We will send out reminders when the deadline for the cheaper pricing is approaching!! But to ensure a copy of the book at the great price of $16 per book ORDER TODAY!!! Contact Lindy Wood with any questions: 402-587-0271 or lwood432@gmail.com

PTA Fun Night-March 29th Fun Night will be Friday, March 29th, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm at the Jefferson County Fair Grounds. More details to follow.

2019-20 School Year Requests If you have any requests for your child for the 2019-20 school year please send them to sroesler@fairburyjeffs.org or ahynek@fairburyjeffs.org by April 1st. We will consider all request but can not guarantee that they will be filled. Thanks.

Fairbury Public Library Summer Reading Program Sign up April 15th May 10th. Grades 1 -10. The Summer Reading Program is free for those with a library card. Because an accurate number attending is needed for supplies, and T-Shirts, only those who read and sign up to attend may attend the programs. May 24th 8-9 and 9-10 UNL Extension Office Program. Sign up for one of the two times. June 7th 8-9 and 9-10 UNL Extension Office Program. Sign up for one of the two times. June 14th Mr. Lego Curtis Mork will be at the library. Sign up to attend this event. June 21st Space Crafts at the library 8-10 Sign up to attend this event. Grades 1-3 will read 15 picture books. Grades 4 through 10 will read 2 chapter books. Turn in your reading list by June 14th to be entered into the drawing for prizes. Awards for reading will be handed out June 21st between 8-10 a.m. Email Linda M. Dux, Children’s Librarian at frbyCHILDlib@yahoo.com for more information

PT Conference Sign Up Please use the link that your child's teacher has sent out by email and SeeSaw to sign up for conferences. These will take place from 4-8 on Tuesday, March 5th and 11-7 on Thursday, March 7th. If you have any question contact Andrea in the office.

No School, March 1st There will be NO School Friday, March 1st for Pre-K thru 12th grades for teacher professional development.

Usborne Book Fair at PT Conferences During parent-teacher conferences, families will have an opportunity to browse and select from an assortment of educationally themed Usborne Books. We think you’ll find these books to be fascinating! Many of the Usborne Books incorporate activities and puzzles to challenge a child’s observation and intelligence. Usborne offers about 1,300 titles which truly appeal to all ages, infants to adults, with prices to suit everyone.

Girl's Adventure Camp Registration forms for this year's Girls Adventure Camp can be downloaded from Fairbury.com under Youth Programs. The camp is open to all girls going into Kindergarten, through graduating seniors. The camp is June 10-13 at Camp Jefferson south of Fairbury, registration fees apply.

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.

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!

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