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

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August 28, 2012

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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

Regular dismissal today ~ 2:30PM!

Recycling will take place today. Make sure your recycle bins are in the halls at noon!

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. Restroom passes are in your planner.
• If you are still having problems with opening your locker, please ask an adult in the building for help. If you are late for class, you will be marked tardy and will receive consequences.
• Only 2012-2013 8th grade class t-shirts & WEB Leader t-shirts may be worn according to JMS dress code. No "Brew Crew" t-shirts may be worn.
• When entering the building after lunch, please do so quietly so as not to disturb other classes in session.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Happy birthday to ..... Rachael P. & Datron G.!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Baked Potatoes with Taco Meat or Sour Cream; Chicken Nuggets; Pizza; Cheeseburgers; Steamed Broccoli; Salad Bar

If you take a salad or broccoli, you do not need fruit. The requirement is either a fruit or a vegetable.

EVERYONE must go through the lunch line and get a lunch. We will not go outside for at least 15 minutes to allow sufficient eating time. You will be dismissed by tables.

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Waffles or Pancakes-on-a-Stick

CLUBS & ACTIVITIES
Girls on Track ~ Girls on Track is still looking for 6th thru 8th grade girls who would like to join a fun, enriching program that combines a self-esteem boosting curriculum with running. See Mrs. Winters in room 201 for details or pick up a pink flyer from any history teacher.

SPORTS NEWS
Cross Country ~ Practice from 2:30-4:15PM. You will meet in the gym.

7th/8th Grade Girls Basketball ~ Tryouts for 7th & 8th grade girls today, August 27th from 4-5:15PM in the gym. You must provide your own transportation.

6th Grade Girls Basketball ~ Meet in the gym Thursday from 4-5:15PM. Please bring/wear gym shoes. If you have any questions, see Ms. Draper in room 216.

WEEKLY PERFECT ATTENDANCE REWARDS
Congratulations to all of the Jefferson Jaguars who had perfect attendance for the first week of school! Your name has been entered into a drawing for a reward. This week's winners will receive a free JMS t-shirt. Perfect attendance rewards will be given each week. Some of the prizes will be gift certificates to restaurants, movie theaters and video stores. Be sure to come to school every day!

21st CENTURY AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
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!