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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

November 17, 2010

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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

Today is an A day.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Alan N. & Alexander N.!

LOST & FOUND
Please check the lost & found and claim your missing items. Anything not claimed will be donated to charity during Thanksgiving break.

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Chicken Strips; Au Gratin Potatoes; Carrots
A la Carte: For Thursday ~ Pretzels with Cheese; Pickles; Yogurt Parfaits
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Bagels

OUT OF THE BLUE
There will be an Out of the Blue activity today! Students whose PRIDE cards have been drawn this morning will receive a free ice cream sundae at lunch in the main lobby. Congratulations!

SPORTS
6th GBB ~ Practice today from 4-6PM. Girls who are attending Reading Night will be allowed to leave at 5:30PM. You must still come to practice!

AVID BAKE SALE
AVID will be holding a bake sale every day this week.

READING NIGHT
Come to Reading Night on tonight from 5:30-7PM and enjoy lots of fun activities, prizes, book swap, and pizza!

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!

SHOW CHOIR
Show Choir will practice today from 2:30-4PM.

YEARBOOK CLUB
Yearbook Club will NOT meet on Thursday, November 18th. Don't forget to attend the Burger King Benefit from 5-8PM.

FACE TEAM MEETINGS
The JMS FACE Team will meet tomorrow. Students ~ If your parent attends and stays for the entire meeting, you may come to school dressed down on Friday.

There are 2 meetings. One is at 10AM at JMS. The second is at 6PM at the Southern View Township Building next to Southern View School.

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.

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