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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
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JMS Daily Announcements

April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018 

•  OUTSIDE DAY FOR LUNCH BREAK UNLESS THE WEATHER DOES NOT ALLOW •  

Remember ~ You are in charge of the choices that you make. Your day is what you make it. Let’s make it a great one!

 

THE LIBRARY REMAINS CLOSED DUE TO THE BOOK FAIR. DO NOT ENTER THE LIBRARY! YOU MAY ONLY ENTER THE LIBRARY WITH YOUR CLASS THAT IS GOING TO THE BOOK FAIR. 

IF YOU HAVE A BOOK TO RETURN, GIVE IT TO YOUR TEACHER. THERE WILL BE NO BOOK CHECK OUT UNTIL THE RED SIGNS ON THE LIBRARY DOORS ARE DOWN!

 

CLASSROOM KUDOS

Congratulations to the following classes who showed respect and did the right thing for a guest teacher.

• Mr. Craner's Advisory class on Tuesday, April 24th.

• Mr. Knox's 6th period class on Wednesday, April 25th.

• Mrs. Beebe's 4th & 5th period classes on Friday, April 27th.

• Mrs. Constant's 3rd period class on Wednesday, April 25th.

• Ms. Sponsler's 3rd period class on Monday, April 23rd.

• Mr. Blackburn's 1st period class on Thursday, April 19th.

• Mrs. Davis' 5th period class on Friday, April 27th.

Keep showing that Jaguar PRIDE!!

 

WELLNESS WAKEUP CALL

Prevent brittle bones! Get your daily calcium from low-fat dairy and calcium fortified products such as orange juice.

 

DRESS CODE

At JMS, we follow and enforce the District Dress Code Policy. Therefore, “hats, caps, bandannas, sweatbands, sunglasses, pajama pants, slippers, or shoes with wheels attached to the bottom shall not be worn in the buildings.”

In addition, jackets, sweatshirts, & hoodies should not be worn around the waist. Hoodies and jackets are not allowed in the classroom. Sweaters must be a solid color with no zippers or hoods. Layered shirts under your polo must be a solid color.

All personal grooming items should be kept in your locker. This includes combs, brushes, picks, cologne, lotion, lip gloss, glitter, etc.

 

PHOTOS & VIDEOS

Students may NOT take photos or videos while on the school grounds. There are several JMS students who may not be photographed or videoed by law. If you are asked to stop or asked to surrender your phone, you must comply. If you do not, your parent/guardian will be called and will have to come to school.

 

LOCKERS

You may only go to your locker before school, before lunch, after lunch, and after school. You may not go to your locker between classes. Be sure you are prepared for class!

 

BATHROOM PASSES

You only have 12 bathroom passes per quarter. Use them wisely. Do not walk out of class if your teacher asks you to wait.

 

HALLWAY SWEEPS

We are conducting hallway sweeps! Get to class on time. If you are tardy, you will be instructed to go to one of the offices where you will call your parent and then be issued consequences. 

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY 🎂

Latisha R.!

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

Please do not send balloons, flowers, candy, cupcakes, etc. to celebrate student birthdays. Students should not wear birthday tiaras, sashes, buttons, etc. as these items are not part of the enhanced dress code. Our goal is to keep to a minimum the number of distractions in the learning environment.

 

CAFETERIA

Main Entrée: Big Daddy's Pizza OR Sloppy Joe on a Bun

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Orange Smoothies

NO GUM ON TRAYS!

Cafeteria Procedure:


  1. Form 2 single-file lines.

  2. Girls sit on the left side of the cafeteria.

  3. Boys sit on the right side of the cafeteria.

  4. Fill up each table.

  5. Admin will dismiss you by tables when it’s time to throw away your trash and go outside.

  6. Clean up after yourself and push in your chair.

No food or drinks may be taken out of the cafeteria. You may not eat or drink in the halls or the classrooms. The "sale" of Kool-Aid is NOT allowed.

When you hear the tardy bell music, girls should be in the cafeteria and boys should be outside. You should NOT be hanging out in the halls or in the bathrooms. Go directly to lunch!

 

PE LOCKER ROOMS

The PE locker rooms are open in the morning before advisory everyday. This is when you should put your PE clothes in your PE locker. No bags are allowed in classrooms.

 

BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION

Keep bringing in those Box Tops!

 

CHECK-IN CHECK-OUT

If you are on Check-in Check-out, please remember to give your check sheet to each of your teachers AND to check out with your last teacher of the day!

 

FINE ARTS NIGHT

Come to Fine Arts Night tomorrow evening from 6-7:30PM. There will be performances by our band and choir. You will also be able to create items at our Make 'N Take stations. Come decorate a picture frame, paint a rock, create a magnet, and much more. Top off your evening with a tasty ice cream treat from the ice cream truck!

 

8TH GRADE T-SHIRTS

Order forms for the class of 2018 8th grade t-shirts can be found in the Jaguar News. All orders and payments are due to Ms. Crump in the main office no later than Friday. 

 

APRIL STUDENT OF THE MONTH BREAKFAST

The April Student of the Month breakfast will be held tomorrow morning at 7:30AM in room 118.

 

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

BRAIN BOOSTERS

Brain Boosters will meet after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

 

ATHLETIC NEWS

JMS JAGUARS ~ You are STUDENTS first and ATHLETES second!

• Track - Track meet today at 3:30PM at LHS. You will be dismissed from 7th period class by an announcement at 2PM. Get changed quickly. The team bus leaves JMS at 2:15PM.

JMS Cheerleaders

• LHS Dance Team - Informational parent meeting on Wednesday, May 16th at 6PM in room 110. Clinics will be held on May 17th & 18th.

 

Have a great day!

At JMS I will ….

Promote

Respect

Integrity

Discipline &

Excellence

to show my Jaguar PRIDE!