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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

February 4, 2014

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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

Happy birthday to .......
Erin B., Kawan Y., & Million T.!

Main Entree: Walking Tacos; Catfish Tacos; Refried Beans
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Mini Pancakes

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.

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

February Book Club
February Book Club will meet today after school in the library from 2:30-4PM. We'll be reading The Watsons Go To Birmingham. Snacks will be served.

Scholastic Bowl
JMS Scholastic Bowl team's first home meet of the season is today against GMS and Rochester at 3PM in rooms 204 & 206.

6th Grade Preview Night
Preview Night for incoming 6th grade students will be held tonight from 6-7PM. All current 5th grade students & parents/guardians should plan to attend Preview Night at the middle school they are registered to attend in the fall based on their current home address.

2nd Quarter Honor Roll Breakfast
2nd quarter Honor Roll breakfast will be held for students on Friday, February 7th.

Valentine's Dance
When: Friday, February 7th
Where: JMS Gym
Time: 6-8PM
Tickets will be sold for $3 each during lunch shifts & at the door.
If you have had an out-of-school suspension during third quarter, you may NOT attend the dance. If you have 4 or more tardies during third quarter, you may NOT attend the dance. If you are on "Court" and have had an out-of-school suspension or have 4 or more tardies, you may NOT attend the dance.

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!

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!

8th Grade BBB Regional Games
Game will be held today in Jacksonville at Jacksonville Turner Jr High at 4PM. The championship game will be played tonight at 8:15PM. Please listen for weather cancellations.

Girls' Volleyball Practice
6th grade ~ Practice today from 2:30-4PM
7th/8th grade ~ Practice today from 4-6PM

Have a great day!

At JMS I will ....
Discipline &
to show my Jaguar PRIDE!