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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

May 9, 2011

Monday, May 9, 2011

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

8th grade students ~ Mrs. Gephart has printed out your pictures from Friday night's dance. She will be outside of the cafeteria during your lunch shift. Please be sure to stop by and pick up your pictures!

Today is an "A" day. We will be outside at lunch as long as the weather cooperates!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Markell T.!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Spicy Popcorn Chicken; French Fries; Carrots
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Oatmeal Rounds

Students need to bring their accounts up to date — especially 8th graders!

SCIENCE FAIR
Congratulations to the following students on their successful competition at the Illinois Junior Academy of Science State Exposition on Friday & Saturday. Each student worked very hard on their projects. If you see them, please congratulate them!

For the paper session on Friday:
Sarah B. earned a Bronze Certificate.
Austin H. earned a Silver Certificate.

For the project session on Saturday:
Taylor J. & Wyatt S. earned Gold Certificates for their projects.

SIX FLAGS
8th Graders ~ Don't forget that your money, contract & permission slips are due today! We hope you all are going to Six Flags. See Ms. Kulavic in room 200 if you have any questions.

SPORTS
JFL 2011 Registration ~ Junior Football League of Springfield will hold registration for Kindergarten through 8th grade students from 11AM-4PM on May 28th at Godfather's, 1549 S. Dirksen Parkway; Incredible Pizza Company, 2744 S. 6th St.; & White Oaks Mall

YEARBOOKS
Yearbooks are here! If you pre-ordered a yearbook, you can pick yours up during lunch shifts. If you are still interested in buying one, see Ms. J-C Nosa.

PEPSI CAPS
The deadline for YELLOW PEPSI caps has been extended. Please continue to bring in the caps!

LIBRARY NEWS
Students with library detentions are expected to serve the detention during the first 10 minutes of their lunch shift until the books are returned or the money for the books is paid. The detentions will be changing to after-school detentions the week of May 16th if you have not returned or paid for the books!

TALENT SHOW
There will be practice tomorrow after school from 2:30-4PM. Come to Mrs. Orama's room immediately after school. You must bring all of your props and music for the act. You must show up for practice if you still want to be in the Talent Show. If you have any questions, please come talk to Mrs. Orama.

The JMS Talent Show will be Friday, May 13th from 1:30-2:30PM. Tickets will be on sale during the lunch shifts on today, Tuesday, and Thursday. Tickets will cost $1 each. There is a limited supply of tickets available. Don't miss out on the opportunity to see your fellow students show off their talents!

PENNIES FOR PATIENTS
Please join our Pennies for Patients campaign and help children with the blood-born cancers of leukemia and lymphoma. Bring your contributions to your first hour [B day] teacher. All types of change are welcome — not just pennies!

MOVED?
If you have moved recently or changed phone numbers, please make sure that you give the new and correct information to Mrs. Frye.

1ST DAY FUND FORMS
Please remember to turn in your YELLOW "First Day Fund" forms. This is regarding school supplies for next school year.

CAMP NKIRU
Camp Nkiru will take place at Springfield High School on June 20-July 29 from 9AM-4PM. The purpose of Camp Nkiru is to provide community youth with new ideas and opportunities that will empower them to make positive and life affirming choices that will improve their lives, their families' lives, and their community. For more information and applications, please see Ms. Austin in the Guidance Office.

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