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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

January 5, 2011

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

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.

BREAKING NEWS!
Because our December canned food drive was so successful, all JMS students will be allowed to wear jeans on Friday! You must wear your uniform polo shirt or JMS Spirit shirt/sweatshirt with your appropriate jeans.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Gary N. & Torri C.!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Spicy Chicken; Mexican Rice; Corn
A la Carte: Tomorrow we will have pretzels, cheese sauce & pickles.
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Bagels

SPORTS
6th Grade Girls' Volleyball ~ Tryouts today from 4PM-5:30PM. NO activity bus ~ you must make arrangements for a ride home!

SHOW CHOIR
No Show Choir this week! Rehearsals will resume on Monday, January 10th. If you are interested in joining Show Choir, please see Ms. Harrison in room 122 on Monday after school.

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 Monday, 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!