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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

November 5, 2010

Friday, November 5, 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 ....
Brooke H., Erick T., Contrell H., Jonohn S., Mr. Walt, Ms. Eastwood, & Ms. Riley!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Salisbury Steak; Mashed Potatoes & Gravy; Green Beans
A la Carte:
Monday's Breakfast: Breakfast Bars or Yogurt

DANCE
We will have our fall dance tonight from 6-8PM. You may wear your Halloween costume if you would like. Admission tickets will cost $3 in advance and $5 at the door. This dance is for JMS students only!

Dance tickets will be sold today at lunch!

PICTURE RETAKES
Picture retake day is Tuesday, November 9th. This is for students who were absent from school for the first picture day, new students to JMS, and students who would like to have new pictures taken. Please stop by the Guidance Office to get a picture form.

UNITED WAY
Please donate to United Way. At each lunch shift there will be a United Way jar labeled with your grade. The contest will run today through Friday, November 12th. The grade level that raises the most money will get to have a "dress down" day on Monday, November 15th!

6TH GRADE GIRLS' NIGHT OUT
When: Friday, November 12th
Time: 6-8:30PM
Cost: $10

Girls will eat pizza & snacks; make lip gloss; make picture magnets; do an engineering challenge; play Wii & board games; make flower pens & friendship bracelets; get a manicure; and watch the movie "Camp Rock 1: The Final Jam"!

Be sure to fill out your RSVP and return it with your $10 to Mrs. Borders if you would like to attend.

T-SHIRT ORDERS
Get your order in to your science teacher before November 12th if you are wanting to purchase a tie-dye spirit shirt.

GRAHAMS WITH GRAMPS
Grandfathers are invited to come eat breakfast with their grandchildren on Wednesday, November 10th. Please turn in your RSVP form as soon as possible.

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!

DODGE BALL CHALLENGE
Our November reward incentive will be a staff vs students dodge ball game! In order to be eligible to attend this reward assembly, you must:
* Have 91% or better attendance
* Have no referrals for the month of November
* Have no suspensions for the month of November
* Have 2 or fewer Buddy Room visits for the month of November

SWEATSHIRTS, SHORTS, CAPRIS ........
You may not wear the JMS Spirit sweatshirts in class on regular uniform days of school. You may only wear them outside during lunch and also on Spirit Days.

You may not wear shorts, capris, and crop pants until April 1st.

Sweatshirts should:
• not be carried around
• not be tied around your waist
• not be just covering your arms!

BUDDY ROOMS & EXTRACURRICULARS
If you are sent to a buddy room on a day that we have a home game, you are NOT allowed to attend the game. This includes players. If you have issues at a home game, you can be banned from any extracurricular activities including dances, skating, end of the year field trips, and more.

READING NIGHT
Come to Reading Night on Wednesday, November 17th, from 5:30-7PM.

Come listen to book talks by special guests - Stop by the Murder Mystery Room - Bring your books to swap at the Book Swap - Win a book at the Book Walk - Check out the Graffiti Wall and Game Room!

There will be prizes for students and adults including an iPod Shuffle, $50 Barnes & Noble gift card, YMCA passes, Knight's Action Park passes, and much more!

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