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3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703
217/585-5810
 

JMS Daily Announcements

November 26, 2018

Monday, November 26, 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!

 

SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL GOAL

WEEK 15: 11/26-11/30/18 Self-Awareness:

I will find something every day to look forward to.

 

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, sprays, etc. Purses and bookbags may not be carried to classrooms.

 

LOCKERS

You may access your locker before school, before lunch, after lunch, and after school. You should not share your locker or your locker combination with anyone. Keep your locker locked and not set to open!

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY 🎂

Denyia M.!

 

CAFETERIA

Main Entrée: Popcorn Chicken with a Muffin OR Cheeseburger Macaroni & Cheese with a Muffin

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Homemade Fruit Muffins

 

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.

You should NOT be hanging out in the halls or in the bathrooms. Go directly to lunch! Boys go directly outside via the boiler room doors. Girls go directly to the cafeteria.

 

GUEST TEACHER KUDOS

Congratulations to the following classes for showing respect and doing the right thing when having a guest teacher!


  • Ms. Hoffek               11/16 2nd Period & 11/20 3rd Period

  • Mr. Cruthis               11/16 2nd Period & 11/19 Advisory

  • Mr. D.                       11/19 Advisory, 4th & 6th Periods

  • Ms. Swaggerty         11/16 5th Period

 

8TH GRADE T-SHIRT ORDERS

Order forms for 8th grade t-shirts are available in the Jaguar News in the Main Lobby. Turn in your orders & money to Mrs. Staab & Mrs. Pyle.

 

TEXAS ROADHOUSE FUNDRAISER

All orders and money are due by tomorrow, 11/27/18. See your packets for more information.

 

Clubs & Other School Activities

IMSA

IMSA will meet today after school from 2:30-4PM in room 206.

 

Scholastic Bowl

Scholastic Bowl will have practice today after school from 2:30-4PM in room 123A.

 

Yearbook Staff

The Yearbook Staff will meet tomorrow after school from 2:30-4PM in room 211.

 

Fall Dance

The fall dance will be held after school on Friday from 3-5PM. Listen to the announcements this week for more information on eligibility to attend.

 

Acceptable Use Policy

Each student must have a signed AUP on file before that student may use tech devices in the building. Get those AUPs signed and turned in as soon as possible. As in the past, no student will be denied the opportunity to participate in District mandated activities or assessments that require the use of technology.

 

Attendance Challenge

Continue to check the Attendance Challenge board in the main lobby. Your grade could be the winner of a dress down day if your grade has the highest attendance percentage for the month of November. Come to school every day and stay all day!

 

Boxtops for Education

Bring in your Box Tops during the month of November for a chance to win a free dress down day. To be entered in the drawing, just bring any amount of unexpired Box Tops to your advisory teacher before the end of November. Two lucky students will be drawn.

 


Athletics News

JMS JAGUARS ~ You are STUDENTS first and ATHLETES second!

• 6th Grade GBB - 

7th Grade GBB - Players must return their uniforms to Coach Gephart in room 115. All uniforms need to be returned as soon as possible. Fines will be issued to players that do not return uniforms.

8th Grade GBB - Regional game today at 5PM at Glenwood Middle School against Lincoln Magnet-Ball Charter. 

• Cheerleaders - 

• 7th Grade Girls' Volleyball -  Tryouts today from 5-7PM.

• 8th Grade Girls' Volleyball - Tryouts from 5-7PM Wednesday.

6th Grade BBB - Practice today from 4-5PM.

• 7th Grade BBB - 

• 8th Grade BBB

 

PRIDE ~ We are ......

Prepared

Respectful

Involved

Disciplined

Empathetic

We show Jaguar PRIDE!