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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
217/585-5810
 

Daily Announcements

May 18, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 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. We will be outside at lunch as long as the weather cooperates!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Corey R., Sanji M., Cortez F., & Mrs. Etchill!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: BBQ Riblets; Cole Slaw; Cheesy Broccoli
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Bagels
Tomorrow we will have pretzels with cheese for $1.50 at the registers.

Remember to pay your accounts!

HONORS' NIGHT
JMS Honors' Night will be held tonight at 7PM at Southeast High School's auditorium. All 6th & 7th grade students who received an invitation in the mail to attend Honors' Night should arrive no later than 6:45PM.

All 8th grade students should arrive no later than 6:30PM. If your last name begins with A-K, you will get your certificate from Mr. Hamilton and STAY with him. If your last name begins with L-Z, you will get your certificate from Ms. Stewart and STAY with her. You will line up outside of the auditorium and then walk in together. You will sit in the center section. You will NOT have cards in your seats for awards. You will have to listen for your name, come to the stage to receive your award, and then return to your seat.

SPORTS
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.

FACE MEETING
There will be a FACE Team meeting for parents at JMS on Thursday at 11:30AM & 6PM. If you parents attend the meeting, you will be allowed to come to school the next day dressed down. Parents are needed at this meeting to discuss very important things for the next school year.

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 this week if you have not returned or paid for the books!

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!