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

Daily Announcements

August 23, 2012

Thursday, August 23, 2012

JMS EXPECTATIONS
• Attendance of at least 93%
• Good Education
- Good Grades
- Preparing You for Life
• Good Behavior
- Respect Yourself
- Respect Others
- Respect Property

Dismissal at 1:30PM today!

REMINDERS
Students ~
• When you arrive at school in the mornings, you may only enter the building if you are going to eat breakfast. You must go directly to the cafeteria. Everyone else must remain outside until the 7:50AM bell rings.
• If you need to process with a teacher before school, please go to the cafeteria doors and talk to Mrs. Johnson.
• You must remain in your classroom during the morning announcements and be an active listener so you do not miss important JMS information. Do not ask your teacher if you may leave.
• When passing in the halls or on the stairs, please walk along the right side. Walk quickly and quietly to your class.
• If you must leave a classroom, your teacher must write you a pass. Bathroom passes are in your planner.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Happy birthday to ..... Michael K.!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Baked Chicken; Mashed Potatoes; Popcorn Chicken; Pizza; BBQ Riblets

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Rounds

CLUBS & ACTIVITIES
6th Grade Students ~ All 6th graders who attended 6th grade WEB orientation day should keep an eye out for their WEB leader today or tomorrow. If you see them, say hi because they have something for you!

Girls on Track ~ Girls on Track registration continues. The first practice will be Tuesday, Sept. 4th. The program culminates in a non-competitive 5k at Washington Park in November. Girls wanting more information or to register can pick up a flyer in their history class. Only 15 girls can participate, so sign up quickly!

SPORTS NEWS
Cross Country ~ Practice will begin on Monday, August 27th from 2:30-4:15PM. You must have a physical on file in order to practice. You will meet in the gym.

Girls Basketball ~ Tryouts for 7th & 8th grade girls will begin on Monday, August 27th from 4-5:15PM in the gym. If you are coming to tryouts, you must have a physical on file. You will not be allowed to hang out in the building between 2:30 & 4PM. You will need to make arrangements to be back here by 4PM. You MUST go home after school! If you have any questions, please see Mr. Barnes.

High School Football Game Expectaions ~ High School Football Games begin Friday evening. If you plan to attend, you must remember the following.

1. All District 186 behavior guidelines and rules/consequences are in effect for 186 sporting events.

2. The expectation is, that students attend the games and that they are seated and watching the game.

3. No large walking or social groups will be allowed during game time. Students will be warned once and then escorted out of the facility. Students escorted out, risk losing game privileges for the remainder of the season.

4. No flag, touch or tackle football games are allowed at Memorial or Spartan Stadium.

5. No loitering (hanging out) under or behind the bleachers is allowed.

6. Springfield Police along with middle and high school security will be on site for safety and security reasons. High School administration is assigned for supervision.

Please be cooperative and supportive of the team you choose to support, so that everyone may have a safe and enjoyable time at the game. Thank you and see you Friday night!

21st CENTURY
21st Century will begin on Monday, September 10th. Applications can be picked up in the office.

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