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

JMS Daily Announcements

November 12, 2013

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Remember ~ your day is what you make it. Let's make it a good one!

Congratulations to our 7th grade girls! They have the lowest number of referrals for the school year. 90% of all JMS students have NO major referrals. Way to go & keep up the great behavior!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Happy birthday to .......
Tyrese P.!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Tacos; Popcorn Chicken; Refried Beans
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Bagels from Ms. Mary's line or Grab & Go from Ms. Lauren's line

What's Grab & Go?
Grab & Go is a new breakfast program that we are trying for the next few months. Students will have the choice of the regular breakfast menu items or the Grab & Go bag breakfast. The bag will contain cereal, yogurt & breakfast bars. You will still eat your breakfast in the cafeteria.

DAILY REMINDERS
Housekeeping
Nooks & Kindles may not be brought to school.

Keep your hands to yourselves!

Restroom passes must remain in your planner. Any restroom pass sheet that is torn out of a planner will NOT be valid.

Please bring your PE clothes to the locker room before school between 7:50 & 8AM only on Mondays or Tuesdays. Take home PE clothes on Fridays only and put them in your hall locker only at assigned times ~ before/after school & before/after lunch.

Please remember to be quiet in the halls especially during lunch shifts.

Please be sure to check the "Jaguar News" bulletin board in the main lobby for important information.

Please remember to tuck in your shirts and to wear a solid color dark belt with your slacks/shorts. No neon color polo shirts are allowed. No gray or green shorts or pants are allowed. Please do NOT roll up your pant legs. No jackets or vests may be worn in the classroom. You may not wear rubber wristbands/bracelets, bandanas, hats, or gloves. Please keep your accessories to a minimum.

Please remember to get to class on time. No more tardies!

Please do not share your combination with a friend. If you are having trouble opening your locker, ask an adult for help. Also, do not leave your locker "set" to open.

Gum is not allowed at JMS!

No food is allowed on buses. You may have a water bottle.

PICTURE RE-TAKE DAY IS FRIDAY!

Snack Attack
Snack Attack will only be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school.

Yearbook
Announcing….. The Jefferson Middle School 2013-14 Standard Yearbook is on sale for $20.00! New this year is the opportunity to purchase a value package!

Package A is on sale for $27 and includes: Yearbook, Zoom Current Events Insert, Personalized Cover with Student's Name Printed in Foil, Autograph Insert and Yearbook Stickys.

Package B is on sale for $25.75 and includes: Yearbook, Zoom Current Events Insert, Personalized Cover with Student's Name Printed in Foil, and Autograph Insert.

Package C is on sale for $24.50 and includes: Yearbook, Zoom Current Events Insert, and Personalized Cover with Student's Name Printed in Foil!

Package D is on sale for $21.50 and includes: Yearbook and the Zoom Current Events Insert.

Order your copy Today!

2 Ways to Order:
Return Form & Payment to Mrs. Collier in the main office or place your order online at http://www.ybpay.lifetouch.com using yearbook ID code: 10667714

Box Tops for Education
Keep turning in your box tops!

Pennies for Pasta
Soon we will begin collecting coins for our Pennies for Pasta cancer awareness campaign. Over 29,000 schools nationwide will be participating in this campaign. Students will be encouraged to bring in coins and place them in their classroom collection box. All money collected will go toward blood-based cancer research.

United Way
Ms. Joost is spearheading the United Way fund drive at JMS yet again this school year. Listen to announcements for upcoming United Way fundraising activities.

ATHLETIC NEWS
Please remember to follow all school rules & to show proper sportsmanship when attending a school sporting event. If you are removed from an event, whether at JMS or another school, you may be banned from attending any future extra-curricular events for the remainder of the school year.

If you have been sent to a Buddy Room, you may NOT attend the basketball game. This applies to players and cheerleaders too!

Girls on the Run
Our GOTR group ran their 5K on Saturday. Congratulations on a job well-done!

6th Grade Girls' Basketball
Practice today from 4-5:15PM.

7th/8th Grade Girls' Basketball
Practice today from 2:30-4PM.

8th Grade Boys' Basketball
Practice today from 6-8PM.

Have a great day!

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