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

Daily Announcements

March 20, 2013

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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

REMINDERS
Students ~
• Do NOT let people into the building! You compromise the safety of the entire school. Anyone doing this will be issued severe consequences!
• Scarves are not a part of your uniform. Therefore, scarves should not be worn even as a belt.
• Students are not allowed in the teachers' lounge at any time for any reason.
• Cell phones are to be turned off and stored in your locker during the school day. If the phone is seen or heard, it will be taken and a parent will have to come to school to retrieve it. At no time should students use their phones to video tape or photograph at school. Consequences will be issued.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Happy birthday to .......
Jewel R.!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Chili; Mini Corn Dogs; Spicy Chicken Strips; Corn Bread; Green Beans

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Omelets with Hash Browns

CLUBS & ACTIVITIES
Beta Club ~ Beta Club Dance committee will meet today from 2:30-3:30PM in room 113.

Art Club ~ Art Club will NOT meet today. Our next meetings will be Tuesday & Wednesday of next week. Listen to announcements next week for more information.

Library News ~ The March Jaguar Reading Award drawing winners are:
Kallie M. who read City of Bones & wins $10 and a book.
Alexis H. who read It Is Not A Summer Without You & wins $5 and a book.
Katlin R. who read The Lightening Thief & wins $3 and a book.
Audrey S. who read The Running Dream & wins a book and supplies.

Please go to the library sometime today to pick up your prize!

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

Pasta for Pennies ~ The Pasta for Pennies campaign is back. We are raising money again this year for the Lymphoma/Leukemia society. Language Arts teachers will be collecting the money for each of their classes. The class who raises the most money will receive lunch fro Olive Garden. We are collecting donations this week and through Wednesday of next week so that we can announce the winner next Thursday.

Kohl's Gotta Dance! ~ St. John's Children's Hospital & Kohl's Cares are sponsoring FREE dance classes for students in grades 6-10. For more information, go to sjchildrens.org

LLCC College for Kids ~ LLCC's Youth Services Program and the Athletics Department are excited to offer summer 2013 classes and camps for students who have completed Kindergarten through 8th grade as of Spring 2013. For more information, pick up an informational application packet from the bulletin board in the main lobby.

Chess Tournament ~ Announcing a free chess tournament for children in grades K-8 who know how to play chess.
Where: Trinity Lutheran School
When: Friday, April 12th from 5:30-9:30PM
For additional information, please contact Dr. James Greenwald at (217) 544-4411.

SPORTS NEWS
If you go to a buddy room or in-house on the day of a game, you CANNOT attend the game. This applies to everyone INCLUDING team players!

Track ~ Track practice today from 2:45-4PM. Any questions, ask Coach Taylor or Coach Blunk.

SCHOOL STORE
School store is now open daily before 8AM in front of room 114. JMS spirit wear can be purchased in room 109 from Mrs. Taylor.

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