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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

May 13, 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011

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

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

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Corey A., Shane C., Donjerrnae J., Jawon W., Ian U., Megan C., Mr. Bennett, & Ms. Galligan!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Sloppy Joe's; French Fries
Monday's Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza

There will be NO charges after May 23rd. Students need to bring their accounts up to date — especially 8th graders — by May 18th!

SPORTS
Track ~ The Sectional Track Meet is tomorrow at Memorial Stadium. The meet starts at 9AM. All girl runners and boys field participants need to be there by 8:45AM.

Volleyball ~ Any 6th or 7th grader interested in the UIS volleyball camp from June 27-29 should please see Coach Nicholas in room 215 for a registration sheet. You will receive a t-shirt for participating.

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

BURGER KING FUNDRAISER
Come out and support JMS by purchasing your dinner from Burger King at 2900 S. 6th St. on May 17, 2011 from 5-8PM. You must present the flyer upon ordering. You can find the flyer on the Jefferson homepage.

ART
Reminder ~ All students who took art 1st semester need to pick up all artwork from the art room. You can stop in before school or at lunch time. All work needs to be picked up by next week or it will be thrown away.

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. Please put your name in your yearbook in several places. Do NOT leaving it laying around.

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
The JMS Talent Show will be today from 1:30-2:30PM. You will only be able to attend if you have already bought a ticket! Tickets will NOT be sold today!!!!!!

PENNIES FOR PATIENTS
Don't forget to bring your money for the lymphoma/leukemia society. The boxes will be collected on Monday, the last day of our campaign.

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.

PARENT PROGRAM EVALUATIONS
Teachers have given you the Parent Program Evaluations. Please take these home to your parents for completion. Any student that turns in their survey to Ms. Austin by May 25th will receive free cheesy bread from Papa Murphy's or cookie dough.

21ST CENTURY
The 21st Century program will continue for the summer and will be based out of the Boys & Girls Club at 15th & Monroe. The program will run from 9AM-Noon Monday through Thursday until the end of July. See Mr. Reed or your guidance dean for more information or an application.

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!