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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

May 31, 2011

Tuesday, May 31, 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!

The free computer bags that were given out must be left in your locker. You may NOT carry them to class or use them as binders!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Cyann D. & Marshal B.!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Sloppy Joes; French Fries; Corn-on-the-Cob
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Muffins, Cereal & Breakfast Casserole

Remember to pay your accounts!

WEB LEADERS
If you have signed up to be a WEB Leader for next school year and have the yellow paper signed by your parents, please give it to your 1st block teacher. Ms. Swaggerty will be around to collect them this morning. If you forgot yours, please bring it tomorrow.

Also, tomorrow will be our Spring Play Day for WEB Leaders from 1:30-3PM. Activity buses will be available to take you home. Please try to stay. See Ms. Swaggerty, Ms. Galligan or Mrs. Borders if you have any questions!

SPORTS
Basketball ~ There will be a Southeast High School Girls' Summer Skills & Drills Basketball Camp from June 7-10 for girls in grades 3-8 from 9AM-11AM. The cost is $40. For more information, contact Coach Sandi Devoe at Southeast High School.

Soccer ~ If you will be attending Lanphier High School in the fall and are interested in playing on the boys' soccer team, please contact Lanphier High School for an information packet.

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.

PE LOCKS
All students that were on basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, & track must turn in their locks by today.

LOCKERS
Please remember to keep your locker clean. The last day that you will be allowed to use lockers will be Thursday, June 2nd.

BOOK GIVEAWAY
Today at lunch, students with last names beginning with letters G-Z may get a book at the beginning of your lunch shift.

Also, anyone wanting any of the free books in the library lobby, please do so by June 1st. There will not be any available after that date.

HIP HOP TRYOUTS
May 31 - June 2
6-8PM
Jefferson Gym

Parent Informational Meeting on May 31 at 5PM in the JMS Cafeteria

Must attend the following workshops in order to tryout:
May 31 from 6-8PM
June 1 from 6-8PM
Tryouts will be held on June 2nd.

Please wear a t-shirt, sweat pants, sneakers and socks. Any boy or girl who will be a JMS 6th, 7th or 8th grade student is welcome to tryout.

See Ms. Austin for more information!

YEARBOOK CLUB
Yearbook Club members should see Ms. J-C-N sometime today.

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

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.

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 EXAM SCHEDULE
Today, May 31st ~ Science, History, Electives B Day
Wednesday, June 1st ~ Language Arts
Thursday, June 2nd ~ Math
Friday, June 3rd ~ Make-Up Exams

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!