Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Our Instructional Focus:
At Jefferson Middle School we are...
• And discussing what we learn
NO GUM IS ALLOWED AT SCHOOL!
NO RUBBER BANDS!
Today will be an inside day for lunch shifts. 6th & 8th grade girls will eat first and then switch with the boys in the gym.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1784, Benjamin Franklin wrote to his daughter to tell her that he was terribly unhappy that the bald eagle had been chosen as the national bird of the United States. Franklin felt that the turkey would have been a more appropriate choice.
Main Entree: Gyros; French Fries
A la Carte:
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Apple Turnovers
Students ~ Cell phones, iPods, MP3 players, and any other electronic device should be turned off and out of sight during the school day. If ANY staff member sees a student with an electronic device of ANY kind, it will be taken away from that student. The device will then be taken to the office. The student's name will be attached to the device and then it will be put in the safe. A parent will have to come to school to pick up the device.
6th GRADE BOYS' NIGHT OUT
What: 6th grade Boys' Night Out
Who: Any JMS 6th grade boy
Where: JMS Gym
For a Boys' Night Out, come to JMS on January 29th from 6-8:30PM. For $10 you will receive a night of fun, food, & games. There will be pizza & snacks. You'll learn how to make edible poop, construct airplanes, do an engineering challenge, play video & board games, make marble & Tech Deck mazes, make slime, & watch G-Force, the movie.
Please return your form & $10 to Mrs. Borders by Wednesday.
JSO HATS FOR HAITI
JSO is sponsoring a "Hats for Haiti" day this Friday. All of the money collected will be sent to Haiti to help children who were left homeless by the earthquake.
On Friday, students & staff may wear hats after giving a donation of $1. When you pay at the door, you will receive a mark on your hand that will let teachers know you are participating & have paid.
You may wear any kind of hat. However, hats must be worn appropriately and be school/District appropriate.
If you have moved recently, please give the office the new information. We need your current address and phone contact information.
At JMS, adults are in charge. When you have a guest teacher, you are expected to be respectful and helpful. Disrespect will not be tolerated.
The JMS School Store is open! Come to the main lobby before school and purchase school supplies.
SNACK ATTACK STORE
The Snack Attack Store is in the main lobby for after school before you board the buses. Each snack costs $1.
In order to cut down on the number of students arriving tardy to class, we will continue having hallway sweeps this week. Once the tardy bell has rung, if you are not in class, you will be swept and consequences will be issued.
We will be doing hallway sweeps after school! If you are not being supervised by an adult, you will be in an all day buddy room.
Last year's yearbooks are available for the low price of $10! See Ms. J-C in room 115.
Just a reminder ~ You may not wear a long-sleeved shirt under your short-sleeved uniform shirt. Girls ~ You may not tie your shirt in the back!
Remember our school expectations:
Respect Yourself • Respect Others • Respect Property