Tuesday, March 24, 2009
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!
Happy birthday to Stephanie C., Lynn T., Nicholas P.!
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1958, Elvis Presley reported to the local draft board in Memphis, Tennessee and joined the U.S. Army!
Main Entree: Chicken Nuggets or Popcorn Chicken; Mashed Potatoes & Gravy; Corn
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Sausage & Hash Browns
Please pay your charges. Letters & phone calls home will begin this week.
You must eat or drink all food before you leave the cafeteria. Nothing is allowed outside! Clean up after yourself in the cafeteria.
IMSA will meet after school today in room 206.
Scholastic Bowl will compete today against Taylorville and Little Flower at Taylorville. Competitions begin at 4PM.
• Track ~ Track practice will be held until 5PM today. There will be an activity bus to take you home. Be dressed and ready to go in the gym at 2:45PM.
• Springfield Junior Football League ~ For more information on the 2009 registration, email JFL at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website at http://www.springfieldjfl.org
HONOR ROLL BREAKFAST
The 3rd Quarter Honor Roll Breakfast will be held on Thursday morning. You will be called down by grade level.
Nachos will be sold for $1 during each lunch period on Thursday.
Those students who are jumping up and hitting the ceiling tiles should stop immediately. You are breaking the tiles. If you are seen breaking tiles, you will have to pay for the damages.
DRESS CODE reminder ~ Shorts and capris may not be worn until May! Also, skinny black jeans are not acceptable. No denim is allowed.
You may not wear long-sleeved shirts under your uniform polo. Sagging pants will not be tolerated!
Those students who won ISAT t-shirts may wear them through the month of March. If you purchase an 8th grade t-shirt, you may wear it through the end of the school year on Friday's only. If you decorate your 8th grade t-shirt or have others sign your shirt, you will NOT be allowed to wear it.
In addition, sweatshirts may not be worn half-on, half-off. If you choose to wear a sweatshirt, you must have it on all the way.
Nose piercings are not allowed in District 186 schools. You may not wear a nose ring, a clear spacer, or a bar, or wear a band-aid to cover the piercing. If you refuse to remove the nose ring, you will be written up, sent to the office and sent home.
Spirit Wear order forms have been sent home for parents to order JMS shirts. This clothing is NOT to be worn to school.
FANNIE MAY FUNDRAISER
The Fannie May Candy fundraiser concludes today. Ms. Nelson will be collecting the orders and money.
8TH GRADE T-SHIRTS
All 8th grade students interested in ordering an 8th grade t-shirt should get their money to Ms. Stewart as soon as possible. The different sizes of t-shirts are on display in the main lobby. Orders and money will be accepted by Ms. Stewart for only a few more days!
END OF THE YEAR TRIPS
Please remember ~ there are requirements for you to be eligible for the end of the year trips to Six Flags or Knight's Action Park.
1. GRADES: passing all classes for 4th quarter
2. ATTENDANCE: 90% attendance for the school year
3. BEHAVIOR: no suspensions during 4th quarter
Hallway sweeps will continue. Be sure to get to class on time and be in your seat before the tardy bell rings.
• Keep earning those PRIDE cards and turning them in so you will be eligible for the next Out of the Blue activity!
• YOGA ~ make sure you get your permission slip signed and turned in to Mrs. Rennison as soon as possible.
Whenever you have a guest teacher, you are to show him/her the same respect as you would your regular teacher. The guest teacher knows the BIST procedures. If you are asked to go to the Safe Seat, you must move to the Safe Seat. If you must be removed from the classroom, you will be escorted to room 109 and issued two after-school detentions.
Remember our school expectations:
Respect Yourself • Respect Others • Respect Property