Springfield Public Schools - Home

Jefferson Middle School

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

Daily Announcements

February 27, 2012

Monday, February 27, 2012

JMS EXPECTATIONS
• Attendance of 92%
• Good Education
- Good Grades
- Preparing You for Life
• Good Behavior
- Respect Yourself
- Respect Others
- Respect Property

We will be outside at lunch today.

DAILY HEALTH TIP
Join a sport after school if you can. Keep trying different ones until you find one that you really enjoy. And it's not about winning; it's about playing fair and having fun!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Brandon S. & Ms. Harrison!

REMINDERS
• Please remove all hats and stocking caps when you enter the building.
• You will not be allowed in the building in the mornings until 7:50AM unless you have a pass. NO EXCEPTIONS!
• No 3-D glasses
• 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
• No backpacks or string bags allowed in the classrooms
• All cell phones should be turned off and kept in your locker during the school day. This includes before and after school when you are walking in the halls.
• All hats must be kept in your locker during the school day.

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Grilled Chicken Patties; Baked Beans
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Biscuits & Gravy

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

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE QUESTION
Yesterday's question was:
What pro basketball player was the first to score 3,000 points?

Yesterday's answer:
Wilt Chamberlain

Today's question is:
Who was the first black American depicted on a U.S. postage stamp?

Please fill out the little yellow card in the rear of the cafeteria with your answer and drop it in the answer box.

CLUBS & ACTIVITIES
Book Swap ~ February's book swap will be held on Wednesday during all lunch shifts.

Yearbooks ~ The prices of yearbooks will increase as of March 1st. If you would like to get one at the current price of $20, see Mrs. Nosa in room 115. Limited quantities are available!

SPORTS NEWS
~ If you are sent to a buddy room or sent to the office on a referral on the day of a game, you will NOT be allowed to go to the game. This includes players on the team, cheerleaders & dancers. ~

6th Grade Girls' Volleyball ~ Practice today from 4-6PM.

Golf Clinic ~ Golf clinic is back March 12, 13 & 15. Please pick up the registration and information outside of 110.

Track ~ Track begins March 7th. Practice will begin at 2:45PM in the gym. Make sure you wear gym clothes.
You'll need:
1) A recent physical
2) Proof of insurance or Public Aid
3) You must have a completed athletic card on file in the office.
4) You must have had a 2.0 GPA at the semester.

SCHOOL-WIDE EXPECTATIONS
Bullying Solutions:
One tactic to discourage bullies is to ask them to repeat what they just said because then it looks like they are taking orders from you!

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