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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

April 22, 2014

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

HAPPY EARTH DAY ~ Let's celebrate Earth Day at JMS today & everyday by picking up after ourselves & keeping our school clean!

STUDENTS: NO running, shoving or pushing in the hallways. Consequences will be issued for this behavior!

• SNACK ATTACK Tuesday & Thursday

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

Happy birthday to .......
No Birthdays Today

Main Entree: BBQ Shredded Pork; Meatloaf; Sloppy Joe's; Sweet Potatoes; Cole Slaw
Tomorrow's Breakfast: French Toast Sticks

Chips & drinks are not allowed outside of the cafeteria!

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.

If you have lost your glasses, please see Mrs. Frye after school in room 109.

If you have recently moved or have a new phone number, please contact Mrs. Frye with the new information.

Band students will NOT be allowed early dismissal at the end of the day to get their instruments.

Scholastic Bowl
Practice today after school in room 213. Competition on Thursday at JMS at 4PM against Pleasant Plains.

Beta Club Dance
Beta Club is sponsoring a school dance on Friday evening from 6-8PM. Admission tickets will be sold during lunch shifts on Thursday and Friday as well as at the dance for $3 each. Food will be available for purchase. Please remember to dress appropriately and to have your parents here by 7:45PM to pick up.

Spring Pictures
Spring pictures will be taken on Wednesday morning. Only those students with money in hand will be allowed to leave class and go to the gym for pictures. Students may bring a shirt to change into and wear with their uniform pants/shorts for the time of taking the picture only. Students must be in dress code the rest of the day.

Box Tops for Education
Please keep collecting boxtops & turn them in to your 1st hour teacher.

JMS Spring Book Challenge
Have you accepted the challenge? All you have to do is get a challenge packet from Mrs. Groesch or your language arts teacher. Read the necessary books and complete the questions in the packet. You have until May 23rd to complete this challenge. Are you up for it????

End of the Year Field Trips
The end of the year field trips will be coming soon. The lists of qualified students have been compiled. Those students who meet the criteria and are deemed eligible will be receiving letters this week. If you have any questions, see your Guidance Dean.

8th Grade T-Shirts
Order forms for the Class of 2014 t-shirts will be sent home with 8th graders this week. The shirts will cost $10 for small, medium, large & XL and $12.50 for XXL & 3X.

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 athletic event for the day. This applies to players and cheerleaders too!

Track Meet
The Pleasant Plains Relays will be held today at 3:30PM at Pleasant Plains High School. Track students will be released from class this afternoon at approximately 1:45PM and the team bus will leave JMS at 2PM.

Have a great day!

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