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

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March 8, 2012

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Jefferson Jaguars are Paws-itive Test Takers!

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

We will be inside at lunch today.

DAILY HEALTH TIP
If you try out for a team of your favorite sport and don't make it, don't become discouraged! See if you can join a non-competitive club for that sport, and practice hard so you can try again next year. And you don't need to do team sports to be fit. You can do activities like biking, swimming, yoga, and jogging.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Carliesha C.!

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: Taco Burgers; Potato Wedges

Remember ~ Potato wedges do not go with chef salads or lunchables. You will be charged 75¢. Also, 6th graders will not be able to buy chips or juice today and Friday!

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs or Pancakes-on-a-Stick

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

CLUBS & ACTIVITIES
Yearbooks ~ Order your yearbook today! See Mrs. Nosa in room 115.

Pasta for Pennies ~ Do you want to help make a change for kids with leukemia? Bring your change to your first hour teacher to participate. The class that collects the most money will win lunch from Olive Garden.

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. ~

8th Grade Girls' Volleyball ~ Practice from 2:30-4PM. 8th grade Regional Championship game at 5PM ~ Bus leaves at 4PM.

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

Track ~ Practice today from 2:45-4PM.

FRESHMEN FORWARD 2012
Freshmen Forward is a three-day freshmen orientation that will be held Tuesday, August 7th, Wednesday, August 8th, and Thursday, August 9th. Freshmen Forward will run from 8:24AM-2:17PM all 3 days. Incoming freshmen will have the opportunity to interact with other freshmen, upperclassmen, teachers, and administrators. Sessions will include information to help make the transition to high school a smooth one.

SCHOOL-WIDE EXPECTATIONS
Bystanders:
Did you know that 85% of the students at JMS are considered bystanders? Bystanders are the people who stand by and watch bullying take place. If you witness a bullying situation, the best thing you can do is to tell the bully to stop. If you don't think you can do that then you can walk away and refuse to watch the bullying and take your friends with you. If yo take the bully's audience away from him/her they are less likely to continue bullying.

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