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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

May 10, 2011

Tuesday, May 10, 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 ~ If you did not pick up your pictures yesterday from the 8th grade dance, please see Mrs. Gephart in room 116!

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

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Reseana C.!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Teriyaki Chicken; Rice; Corn; Chicken Salad & Tuna Salad Sandwiches
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Donut Holes

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

SPORTS
Track ~ Congratulations to six 8th grade students who have been on the JMS track team for all 3 years! Those students are: Brendan W., Sunni L., Courtney D., Mike C., Charlicia W., & Nick R. Great job!

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
If you have already paid for your yearbook, you may pick it up in Ms. J-C Nosa's room — room 115 — after school.

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

DUNKING WITH DAD
Fathers are invited to come to school tomorrow morning and have breakfast with their student(s). Encourage your dad to come tomorrow morning at 8:15AM. RSVP to Ms. Austin.

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 today 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 today 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!

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.

DRESS CODE REMINDERS
Please comply with the JMS dress code. NO cargo shorts or cargo capris may be worn. You may NOT pin your polo shirts. You may not have emblems on your polo shirt. You may not wear a non-polo shirt to school.

FINAL EXAMS
Final exams will be given May 27th through June 3rd. We will not give finals early to accommodate family vacations. The last day of school is Monday, June 6th.

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