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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Daily Announcements

October 9, 2012

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

• Attendance of at least 94%
• Good Education
- Good Grades
- Preparing You for Life
• Good Behavior
- Respect Yourself
- Respect Others
- Respect Property

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.
• T-shirts worn under uniform polo shirts must be a uniform shirt color.
• When entering the building after lunch, please do so quietly so as not to disturb other classes in session.
• No hoodies may be worn in the classroom.
• NO sagging!

Happy birthday to .......
No Birthdays Today!

Main Entree: BBQ Meatball Subs; Chicken Nuggets; Cheeseburgers; Carrots

Please remember your fruit or vegetable so we do not have to stop our lunch line and wait on you!

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Waffles

Math Club for Guys ~ Guys — come to room 212 after school today for some great math activities. Math club lasts until 4PM.

PBIS Reward Assembly ~ Our 1st PBIS reward assembly will be held on Monday, October 29th & will be staff vs students dodgeball! In order to attend, you may not have any referrals, buddy rooms or tardies from today through Monday, October 22nd. Participants will be chosen from PRIDE card drawings.

Student Led Conferences ~ Student lead conference forms are being sent home with you during 5th period today. If you bring back your form tomorrow, signed and confirmed by your parent/guardian, you will be allowed to dress down on Thursday, October 11th.

These purple forms must be turned in to your 1st period teacher tomorrow.

As we move closer to conferences, we will look at a possible contest or competition by classes to see who best presents their learning for 1st quarter and comes with their parent/guardian to conferences.

Yearbook ~ The JMS yearbook ~ 2012-2013 A Year to Remember ~ is on sale now. Order yours today! Return your order form and money to Mrs. Nosa in room 215 or order online.

Lockers ~ You may go to your lockers only before school, before lunch, after lunch, & after school. This includes any student going to gym class. If you choose to go to your lockers at the wrong time, your locker will be booted and you will have to carry ALL of your books ALL day long.

If you go to a buddy room on the day of a game or open gym, you CANNOT attend the game or open gym. This applies to everyone INCLUDING team players!

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Girls Basketball ~ Practice today from 4-5:15PM.

7th Grade Boys' Basketball Open Gym ~ Open gym tonight from 6-7:30PM for 7th grade boys only. You must provide your own ride.

SSHS Cheerleading Camp ~ Learn a cheer/dance with the SSHS cheerleaders!
Who: Girls in grades 3-8
What: Cheerleading Day Camp
When: October 12th 4-7:30PM; October 13th 10AM
Where: Southeast High School
Other Info:
~ $30 per girl
~ Girls receive a Subway sandwich on Friday during practice.
~ Each participant will receive a free camp t-shirt.
~ Free admission to the football game for participants.
~ Limited spots available.
~ Registration ends on Friday, Sept. 28th

Register at:

Questions? Contact Coach Stephanie Jeczalik at sjeczalik@sps186.org

SHS Annual Youth Cheerleading Clinic ~ The SHS cheerleaders will be hosting their annual youth cheerleading clinic Saturday, October 13th from 9AM-12PM in the SHS annex and new gym. Registration begins at 8:30AM. The cost is $25 per participant. All registration paperwork and money is due by Friday, October 5th. We are also selling previous years' cheerleading uniforms for $10 per garment. All Pre-K through 8th grade future SHS cheerleaders welcome! Any questions? Contact head coach Nora Povse at npovse@sps186.org or at 525-3100, ext. 160.

Registration forms are available in the Guidance Office.

School store is now open daily before 8AM in front of room 114.

At JMS I will ....
Discipline &
to show my Jaguar PRIDE!