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

Daily Announcements

September 9, 2011

Friday, September 9, 2011

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

We will be outside at lunch if the weather cooperates!

DAILY HEALTH TIP
Food is fuel. If we put the wrong fuel in our car, the car will be damaged. If we put the wrong fuel in our body, our body will be damaged.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Deniero L., Jace K., Kolton C., & Xavier H.!

REMINDERS
• No rubber bracelets
• No gum
• No ponytail holders to be worn anywhere other than your hair
• No jackets in classroom
• No jackets or sweatshirts worn tied at your waist
• No hoodies in the classroom
• No sagging of pants
• No shirts tied or knotted in the back

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Corn Dogs; Peas
Monday's Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza

Remember ~ All JMS students eat breakfast & lunch free of charge!

6th GRADE PHYSICALS
All 6th grade students must have a physical. Please either bring in your completed physical form or proof of an appointment scheduled.

SCHOOL STORE
The JMS School Store is now open! Come buy school supplies at the cafeteria doors before school.

CLUBS/ACTIVITIES
BACK TO SCHOOL DANCE ~ Our 1st dance of the school year will be held this evening from 6-8PM. This is for JMS students only. Tickets are being sold in advance during lunch periods for $3 each. If you choose to pay at the dance, tickets will cost $5. You do not have to wear your uniform to the dance. There will be glow-in-the-dark necklaces & snacks for sale. You will also be able to have your picture taken for $2.

Please make sure your ride is at JMS promptly at 8PM. If you are not picked up at 8PM, you will not be able to attend the next school dance. Also, if you are sent to a buddy room today, you will not be allowed to attend the dance this evening.

GRANDPARENTS' DAY ~ Encourage your grandparents to come and have breakfast with you on Thursday, September 15th from 8-8:45AM. Please RSVP as soon as possible to Ms. Austin in the front office.

Yearbooks ~ If you would like to order a JMS 2011-2012 yearbook, please fill out the form and return it along with your payment to Mrs. Nosa in room 115. Yearbooks cost $20.

Yearbook Club ~ If you would like to have input and help create the JMS yearbook, please attend our yearbook informational meeting on September 15th from 2:30-4PM. Questions? See Mrs. Nosa in room 115.

Fundraiser ~ Today is the last day to turn in your fundraiser orders & money.

21st Century ~ 21st Century is back! Program starts Monday, September 12th. Pick up an application in the Guidance Office.

SPORTS NEWS
Cross Country ~ Parkside Invitational Saturday in Normal, IL at 9:30AM. Bus leaves JMS at 7AM.

LHS Pom Poms Kiddie Camp ~ LHS dance clinic will be held on Saturday, September 10, from 9AM-1PM. Registration fee is $25 & includes a t-shirt, lunch, & performance at a varsity football game on September 16th. Registration forms are available in the front office from Ms. Austin.

Cheerleading Tryouts ~ Cheerleading tryouts will be held next week on Tuesday [Sept. 13th] and Thursday [Sept. 15th] from 2:30-4PM. Please note that if you are on the dance team, you CANNOT tryout for cheerleading! If you have any questions, please see Ms. Block in room 219.

SCHOOL PHYSICAL EXAMS
Catholic Charities & St. Clare's Health Clinic will be providing school physical exams for all kids on September 9th. Please call (217) 523-1474 today to make your appointment. Each child will receive a FREE bookbag full of school supplies with the exam.

LOCKERS
Students: You may only go to your lockers before school, before and after lunch, and after school. If you are in your locker at any other time, you will receive consequences. You may not go to your locker between classes!

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