Monday, October 5, 2009
Our mission is to produce world-class citizens.
1. Good attendance of at least 91%.
2. Good education - grades of A/B or doing your very best; you will be prepared for tests, the next year, and for life!
3. Good behavior - Respect yourself. • Respect others. • Respect property.
It is never ok to be disruptive. It is never ok to be hurtful.
NO GUM IS ALLOWED AT SCHOOL!
NO RUBBER BANDS!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1947, Harry Truman became the first U.S. president to address the nation on television. In this speech, President Truman asked that Americans not eat meat on Tuesdays and not eat poultry on Thursdays in order to save on feed grains to help the starving people in Europe.
12:27PM bell is the 7th grade tardy bell.
12:30PM bell is the dismissal bell for 8th grade to go to lunch. Please do not dismiss your students before this bell rings.
Main Entree: Grilled Chicken Sandwich; French Fries; Corn-on-the-Cob
A la Carte: Ice Cream 50¢ - Chocolate Swirl, Strawberry Swirl, & Orange Sherbet; Yogurt; Cheese & Fruit Lunchables - $1.60; Cheese Sauce - 50¢
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Chocolate Chip Muffins & Fruit
Please remember to clean up your eating area and push in your chair at your table. You will be asked to choose an outside activity. Do not go past the sidewalks. Once you reenter the building, use your inside voices because other students are in class.
Take your jackets with you to the cafeteria. You will not be allowed to go back to your locker after you eat before you go outside.
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.
STUDENT OF THE MONTH LUNCH
The Student of the Month Lunch will be held on Friday during regular lunch shifts.
• 6th Grade Boys Basketball ~ The team roster will be posted on the trophy case in the front lobby after school today. Players who made the team will have practice after school tomorrow from 2:30-4PM.
• 6th Grade Girls Basketball ~ Practice today from 4-5PM.
TWILIGHT BOWLING FOR TECHNOLOGY
It's time for Jefferson's first Twilight Bowl for Technology of the school year! Come celebrate no school on Columbus Day by staying up late and bowling the night before.
When: Sunday, October 11th from 9-11PM
Where: Laketown Lanes
Cost: $15 gets you 2 hours of bowling fun and shoe rental
Form a team ahead of time or just show up and we'll make sure you get on a lane. Come have fun, challenge your teachers, and support technology at JMS!
• All 6th grade students need to have a physical in order to remain in school.
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 will cost $1.
We want students to be here every day! JMS needs to have at least 92% attendance everyday. We will have fun activities for those who attain a 95% attendance rate. Currently we have 156 students with perfect attendance — 63 6th, 60 7th, & 33 8th! Keep up the good attendance!
Previous Day's Attendance Report
6th Grade ~ 26 absent - 189 present - 88%
7th Grade ~ 18 absent - 157 present - 90%
8th Grade ~ 28 absent - 154 present - 85%
In order to cut down on the number of students arriving tardy to class, we will begin 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.
Fall picture day is Thursday. Students ~ You must wear your school uniform!
If you would like to purchase a yearbook from the 2008-2009 school year, see Ms. J-C in room 115. Bargain cost of $15!
Just a reminder ~ After today you will not be allowed to wear shorts or capris. Also, 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