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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
217/585-5810
 

Daily Announcements

September 1, 2010

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

JMS EXPECTATIONS
• Attendance of 91%
• Good Education
- Good Grades
- Preparing You for Life
• Good Behavior
- Respect Yourself
- Respect Others
- Respect Property

Today is a B day.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Maia P., Trent P. & Noah B.!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Spaghetti with Garlic Bread; Broccoli; Carrots; Teriyaki Chicken & Rice; Wraps; Sandwiches

Tomorrow's breakfast ~ Breakfast Bagels

7th & 8th grade students ~ If you want to eat breakfast, please go to the cafeteria doors immediately after you get off of your bus. Students who come to the cafeteria at 7:50AM will not be admitted unless the office verifies that your bus arrived late.

Please take all lunch money for your lunch account to the cafeteria at breakfast time.

Make sure you are picking up after yourself both in the cafeteria and on the playground. Use the trash cans provided. Don't litter!

DRESS CODE
Remember ~ if you are wearing a long-sleeved shirt under your uniform polo shirt, the long-sleeved shirt must be the same color as your uniform polo shirt.

SPORTS
• Girls Basketball ~ Tryouts will be held today, September 1st. Please wear gym shoes, a t-shirt and gym shorts. You may NOT try out in your school uniform!

7th & 8th grade girls will try out from 2:30-4PM. There will be an activity bus at 4PM.

6th grade girls will try out from 4-6PM. All 6th graders must leave the building after school and then come back at 4PM for tryouts. There will NOT be an activity bus at 6PM so you must provide your own ride home.

Cheerleading ~ Cheerleading tryouts will be held next week. Stop by Ms. Joost's room, room 201, for more information.

6th grade girls should see Mrs. Johnson at lunch for cheerleading information.

FUND RAISER
Our beginning of the year fundraiser continues. Take orders from friends and family. Please collect the money when the orders are taken. Checks should be made payable to Jefferson Middle School. All orders and money should be turned in by September 7th. Delivery date is set for October 15th.

If you need additional order forms, see Mrs. P. in room 109.

PHYSICALS
All 6th grade students must have a physical. Please check your book bag and locker & turn in the physical form as soon as possible.

SNACK ATTACK CART
The Snack Attack Cart is back! Mr. Tim will be selling snacks immediately after school at the library doors in the main lobby. Everything sells for $1 per item. Stop by after school on your way out of the building & buy a snack!

IMSA
If you need an IMSA application please see Miss Wright or Mrs. McCorkle. Please turn in completed applications by September 7th.

JMS SPIRT WEAR
Remember to get your Jaguar Spirit shirt order form turned in to your science teacher by Friday, September 3rd!

PAWS FOR READING
PAWS for Reading is starting up again. The grade level with the most minutes read for the month of September will earn an extra recess.

Remember to update your reading logs in your binders! Any reading you do counts. Record SSR minutes, class-time reading, and out of school reading ~ it all counts!

BACK TO SCHOOL DANCE
Our first dance of the school year will be held on Friday, September 10th from 6-8PM. Tickets will cost $3 if you buy in advance & $5 if purchased at the door. You do not have to wear your JMS uniform. You may wear regular clothes that adhere to the District dress code policy.

STUDIO GIRLS
Are you interested in art, photography, jewelry making, or other crafts? Studio Girls is a group that will focus on a different form of art at each meeting.

Who: Any girl in 6th - 8th grade
Where: Lincoln Public Library in the Bicentennial Conference Room
When: October 4th from 6-7PM
Fee: $12 membership fee

If you have questions, call 523-8159.

At JMS I will ....
Promote
Respect
Integrity
Discipline &
Excellence
to show my Jaguar PRIDE!