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Springfield, IL 62703
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JMS Daily Announcements

December 18, 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

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

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Happy birthday to .......
Elizabeth T., David W., Deresia R., & Dontrerell F.!

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Pork Patties; Sloppy Joe's; Meatloaf Sandwiches; Chicken Fajitas; Green Beans
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Poptarts

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.

Semester Exams
Here is the schedule:
Today: Math

PRIDE Card Winners
Friday's PRIDE card winners should pick up their ornament from room 219 by the end of the day today.

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

PBIS Minute to Win It Reward Assembly
Can you handle the pressure? Can you help your team to victory? If so, be at the Minute to Win It assembly tomorrow. To be eligible to attend, you cannot have any referrals, suspensions, or more than 2 buddy rooms from now through December 18th. Make sure you put your PRIDE cards in the buckets and include your first AND last names!

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!

Young American's Music Outreach Tour
The Young American's Music Outreach Tour is coming to Springfield January 19-21, 2014. Students in grades 4-12 will work together with the Young Americans in putting together a show that will be held on January 21st at Springfield High School. Registration forms are available from Ms. Harrison. There are a limited number of spots available.

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!

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

8th Grade Boys' Basketball
Practice tomorrow from 7-8PM.

7th Grade Girls' Volleyball
Practice today from 4-5:30PM.

8th Grade Girls' Volleyball
Practice today from 5:30-7PM.

SHS Cheer Clinic
The SHS cheerleaders will be hosting their annual Youth Cheerleading Clinic on Saturday, February 1st from 9AM-12PM in the SHS annex and new gym. Registration forms must be received by Friday, January 24th to ensure participants receive a t-shirt. They are also selling previous years' cheerleading uniforms for $10 per garment. All Pre-K through 8th grade future SHS cheerleaders are welcome! Any questions, contact head coach Nora Povse at npovse@sps186.org or at 525-3100, extension 155. Forms can be found in the Jaguars News area of the main lobby.

Have a great day!

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