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Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

March 29, 2011

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

BREAKING NEWS!
3rd quarter REPORT CARDS were sent home with students yesterday!

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. We will be outside at lunch as long as the weather cooperates.

DRESS CODE
Students are not allowed to wear shorts or capri pants until April 1st. Please send all dress code violators to the Guidance Office.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Destin S. & Elissa R.!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Baked Potatoes with Taco Meat, Cheese or Sour Cream; Teriyaki Chicken & Rice; Corn
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Oatmeal Breakfast Rounds

On Thursday, A la Carte will be in the back of the cafeteria!
Pretzels & Cheese
Pickles
Blueberry Yogurt Parfaits
BBQ Chex Mix
Sour Cream & Onion Chex Mix

ALL-CITY CHOIR MEMBERS
All-City choir members are to eat on the 6th grade lunch shift at 10:50AM. Please meet with Mrs. Gephart in the lobby to get on the bus at 11:05AM. Ms. Harrison needs ALL permission slips immediately this morning!

SCHOLASTIC BOWL
Practice on Wednesday, March 30th, from 2:30-4PM. Your match is Thursday in Taylorville. If you have not paid for your t-shirt, please get your money in as soon as possible!

QUARTERS FOR QUAKES: JAPAN DISASTER RELIEF
Now through April 5th IMSA is sponsoring Quarters for Quakes. Turn in your money to your 3rd block teacher. The class that raises the most money will get a pizza party! For every 25 you bring in, you get to write your name on a ticket for a drawing to pie a teacher in the face! One student from each grade level will be chosen to pie a teacher.

STAFF vs STUDENTS BASKETBALL GAME
The staff vs students basketball game will be on THURSDAY, March 31st. In order to attend, you may not have any buddy room visits, referrals [including bus referrals], after-school detentions, or suspensions from 03/21/11 through the day of the game. The cost to attend is $1.00.

SPORTS
Track Practice Schedule 3/28 - 3/31 ~ There will be track practice for all GIRLS today. Everyone will practice on Wednesday and Thursday.

Southeast Poms ~ Attention all 8th graders interested in trying out for the Southeast Poms: There will be a mandatory parents meeting on April 12th at 6PM at Southeast in room 223. There are flyers posted in the main office for more information. Tryout packets will be available at the meeting.

JFL 2011 Registration ~ Junior Football League of Springfield will hold registration for Kindergarten through 8th grade students from 11AM-4PM at the following locations:

April 16 & 23 ~ May 7 & 28 - Godfather's, 1549 S. Dirksen Parkway; Incredible Pizza Company, 2744 S. 6th St.; & White Oaks Mall

JAGUAR READING AWARD
The Spring Jaguar Reading Award program where you read a fiction book, sign the slips and get a chance at winning is off to a great start with the March winners:

1st place ~ Jayla W. who read Dork Diaries & wins $10, a book and clips
2nd place ~ Raven M. who read How to Survive Middle School & wins $5, a book and clips
3rd place ~ Ariona G. who read Rodrick Rules & wins a book, book mark and a set of clips
4th place ~ Kameron E. who read Schooled & wins a book, school supplies and set of clips
5th place ~ Marshall B. who read Fablehaven 2: Rise of the Evening Star & wins a book, school supplies and set of clips

Thank you for reading this past month and now let's read those fiction books for next month's prizes!

YEARBOOKS
There are only a few yearbooks left. Yearbooks are on sale for $25.00. Order yours today!

PEPSI CAPS
JMS is collecting yellow 5 Pepsi caps now through April 30, 2011. Purchase any Pepsi product with a YELLOW 5 cap. Save the cap & bring it to JMS. There is a collection bucket in the main office. You may also give the caps to Mrs. J-C Nosa in room 115. Jefferson will receive 5 for each yellow cap turned in.


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