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

Daily Announcements

December 16, 2010

Thursday, December 16, 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 & will be an outside day for lunch recess.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
No Birthdays Today

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

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: BBQ Riblets; French Fries; Corn
A la Carte:
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Pancakes-on-a-Stick; Biscuits; Donut Holes

MUSIC PROGRAM
Congratulations to Ms. Harrison and all of her band & choir performers on a fantastic Winter Program last night ~ Great job!

FREE BOOKS
There will be free books in the library until the end of school tomorrow!

STUDENT OF THE MONTH LUNCH
Our Student of the Month lunch will be held today during your regular lunch shift.

SPORTS
7th & 8th GBB ~ Please turn in your clean uniforms as soon as possible to Mrs. Wash in room 117.

Volleyball ~ 7th & 8th grade will have practice today from 2:30-4PM. There will be an activity bus.

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.

AFTER SCHOOL PROCEDURES
If you have an after-school detention or activity, you should go directly to the detention or activity when the 2:30 PM bell rings. You are NOT allowed to come downstairs to talk to your friends in the hall or outside at the bus stop and then go back upstairs for your detention or activity. Once you leave the building, you are not allowed to come back in to serve a detention or participate in the activity. If you miss your bus, you will be allowed back inside to call for a ride.

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.

21ST CENTURY PROGRAM
The 21st Century after-school program will begin January 10, 2011. The program runs Monday through Thursday from 2:30-5:30PM on full school days only. Applications may be picked up in the Guidance Office. If you have any questions, please speak with Mr. Kevin Reed at 525-3176.

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