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

Daily Announcements

October 18, 2010

Monday, October 18, 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 ....
Ryan S. & Mrs. Wheeler!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: BBQ Riblets; Tator Tots; Cole Slaw

Tomorrow's Breakfast ~ Omelets & Toast

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!

You must choose an outdoor activity as you leave the cafeteria. Once you are outside at that activity, you MUST stay at that activity for the entire time!

BOOK TALKS FOR TV
Do you want to be a TV star? Have you read a good book that you would like to recommend to your friends? Please see Ms. Alexander.

SPORTS
Spfld Youth Football ~ Congratulations to the 6th, 7th & 8th grade football teams on their bowl games yesterday ~ Great job!

Spfld Capitals Kids Wrestling Club ~ Registration will be today from 6:30-7:30PM at Lanphier HS Gardner Wrestling Gym; Thursday from 6:30-7:30PM at Southeast HS Lobby; and Monday, October 25th, from 6:200-7:30PM at Springfield HS Cafeteria.

Please provide a birth certificate & $85 registration fee. This is for wrestlers in grades 2-8 only ~ ages 7-15.

More information is available outside of the main office in the information rack. Or, you may go to http://www.capitalswrestling.org

DRIVER'S ED NEWS
It is very important that all 8th grade students earn passing grades during their 8th grade year of school and meet the Illinois State Board of Education & Illinois Secretary of State's attendance requirements. If you do not, you will not be allowed to take Driver's Education in 9th grade. This will delay you receiving your permit and your license.

Bottom line ~ COME TO SCHOOL EVERYDAY! DO YOUR WORK & GET GOOD GRADES!!!!

BUDDY ROOM CONSEQUENCES
If you are sent out of the classroom to a buddy room on a day that we have a home game, you are NOT allowed to attend the game. This includes athletes.

If you have issues at a home game, you can be banned from any JMS extra-curricular activity including dances, skating, bowling, and end of the year field trips!

If you are sent to a buddy room by a guest teacher, you will receive 2 after-school detentions!

MRS. BORDERS WILL KISS A PIG!
In order to attend the "Kiss A Pig" & Dance Party USA on October 28th, you must have 91% total attendance for the school year, no referrals for the month of October, no suspensions for the month of October, and 2 or fewer Buddy Room visits during the month of October.

MATH NIGHT
Wednesday from 5:30-7:30PM is Math Night! We will be playing fun math games & eating dinner. There will be lots of prizes for both students and parents. If you have not received your invitation, ask your math teacher! Please RSVP ASAP! Mark your calendars for FUN, FUN, FUN!

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.

Also, if you wear a short-sleeved t-shirt under your uniform polo shirt and it is a different color than your uniform polo shirt, that t-shirt should not be showing at the bottom of your uniform polo nor should it be showing at the bottom of the sleeves of your uniform polo. Make sure you tuck in the t-shirt.

• No gum is allowed at JMS.
• No stretchy bracelets, rubber bands, or hair elastics should be worn on your wrists.
• We do NOT use the words SHUT UP at JMS!

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
Bring in 10 Box Tops for Education to the school store — room 113 — and you will receive a FREE mechanical pencil!

BEHAVIOR
Please remember to lower the volume of your voice when you enter the school. Our halls have become much too loud lately. Also, at JMS we do NOT tolerate "just playing." Keep your hands, feet and other objects to yourself!

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