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

Daily Announcements

December 9, 2010

Thursday, December 9, 2010

WORD OF THE DAY ~ ORATORY
Oratory - A noun meaning the art or practice of formal speaking in public.

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 & will be an inside day for lunch. You will have the choice of going to the game room or the gym.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Tyler C.!

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

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Gilardi Cheese Sticks with Dipping Sauce; French Fries; Green Beans
A la Carte: Pretzels with Cheese ~ $1.50; Cheese Sauce ~ 50; Pickles ~ $1
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Donut Holes

WINTER DANCE
Our winter dance will be held Friday from 2:30-4PM. Advance tickets will be sold during all lunch shifts. Tickets will cost $3 in advance & $5 at the door.

CANNED FOOD DRIVE
Our canned food and toiletry drive continues! As a school, we have set a goal to raise 500 pounds of canned goods and toiletries. If we meet our goal, we will have a dress down day. If we exceed our goal, we will get an extra surprise! Bring in all of your canned goods, toothbrushes, tooth paste, mouthwash, etc. and show your jaguar PRIDE. Any questions should be directed to Ms. Austin.

CHESS TOURNAMENT
There will be a chess tournament on Saturday, December 11th at Lanphier High School. This is open to students in grades K through 12. Registration begins at 8AM. The cost is $5 per player on the day of the tournament or $3 per player if you register before December 9th. Send your information — full name, grade, school, & check or money order to:
Lincoln Magnet School
% Chess Club
300 S. 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703-1204
For further information, contact William McCombs at bj62704@yahoo.com.

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!

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.

2010-2011 OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL ORATORICAL CONTEST
The Luncheon Optimist Club of Springfield announces the 2011 Optimist Oratory Contest which will be held on Saturday, March 5th. The topic is "If I were leader of the free world, the first issue I would address would be ..."

More information can be obtained by contacting the Luncheon Optimist Club of Springfield at (217) 546-4443.

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