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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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Daily Announcements

October 14, 2008

Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Respect yourself. • Respect others. • Respect property.

It is never ok to be disruptive. It is never ok to be hurtful.

Teachers ~ Please check dress code. Anyone out of dress code should be sent to Guidance. Also, check planners to make sure each student has her/his planner and not someone else's planner. THANKS!

Students may not wear shorts and capris. Only long pants may be worn. Also, you may only wear a short-sleeved plain white t-shirt under your uniform polo shirt.

You may not wear jackets in the classroom.

NO GUM
Students ~ you may not chew gum at school. It is especially important that you follow this rule around technology. If you are using your laptop and are chewing gum, this is a violation of the AUP that you signed. You will be issued consequences.

TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1908, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers 2 to zero at Bennett Park and won the World Series.

CAFETERIA
Main Entree: Popcorn Chicken; French Fries; Corn-on-the-Cob
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Cinnamon Glazed Toast

Please remember to take a jacket with you to lunch. It is getting cold outside and you are not allowed to go back to your locker after you eat.

You must eat or drink all snacks before you leave the cafeteria. Nothing is allowed outside! Clean up after yourself in the cafeteria.

Students ~ You must sit on the correct side of the cafeteria. Lunch detentions will be given if you are on the wrong side!

PLAYGROUND RULES
When you go outside at lunch, you must choose an activity and stick with it. You may choose to walk and talk, football, soccer, swings, or basketball. Standing around is not a choice. You must actively participate in an activity.

END OF 1ST QUARTER
The end of first quarter is Friday, October 24th. Make sure you're completing your assignments so those grades will reflect your good work!

PTC FUNDRAISER
Our PTC fundraiser starts today. The items are cookie dough, candles and burrer braids. You must collect money at the time of ordering. Checks should be made payable to JMS PTC.

PTC MEETING
There is a PTC meeting tonight at 6PM in the library. Please encourage your parents to attend this meeting.

PE REMINDERS
• Students ~ you should drop off your PE clothes in the locker room at 7:50 AM when you enter the building.

• Students who have PE 4th block need to put their uniforms back on at the end of class. You may not leave the gym for dismissal in your gym clothes.

• Students are not allowed on the stage! The expensive stage curtains are being damaged. Stay off the stage at all times!

6th GRADE PHYSICALS
All 6th grade physicals are due now! Please get them in to the office as soon as possible. Today is the deadline!

ATTENDANCE
It is very important that you come to school everyday! Come to school and be prepared to learn each and every day of the school year. We need to maintain at least a 90% attendance rate for meeting AYP.

Attendance Report for the Previous School Day
6th Grade - 160 Present - 94% Attendance Rate
7th Grade - 153 Present - 85% Attendance Rate

SPORTS NEWS
6th Grade Boys Basketball
The list of who made the 6th grade boys basketball team will be posted today after school outside of room 101, Mrs. McCorkle's room.

6th Grade Girls Basketball
6th grade girls basketball team will have practice today after school from 4-5PM.

Cheerleading
There will not be cheerleading practice tomorrow. We will still have practice on Thursday.

GIRLS DREAM MENTORING APPLICATIONS
Girls who have the Girl to Girl Dream Speaker mentoring applications should turn them in to Mrs. Lawrence today in the Guidance Office, room 110.

PASSES
No passes should be issued during class time! If students are found in the hallway, they will be escorted back to your room.

PBIS/BIST NEWS
Don't forget to turn in your PRIDE cards for prizes!

GUEST TEACHERS
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