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

JMS Daily Announcements

January 17, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019 

•  INSIDE DAY FOR LUNCH BREAK DUE TO THE WEATHER   •  

 

Cold weather is upon us. Please be sure you are wearing your coat, hat, gloves, & scarf. Don't leave anything on the bus. Car riders are reminded that you will not be allowed inside the building until 7:40AM. Dress warmly!

 

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 21: 01/14-01/18/19 Social Awareness Skills:

I will give constructive feedback to my peers.

 

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 🎂

Avontae D. & Josh H.!

 

CAFETERIA

Main Entrée: Baked Fried Chicken with a Roll OR Homemade Salisbury Steak with a Roll

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Donuts

Girls go outside first. Boys go to the cafeteria first.

 

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! GIRLS go directly outside via the boiler room doors. BOYS go directly to the cafeteria.

 

GOLD CLUB WINNERS

Congratulations to the following students on Gold level who have been randomly selected for a reward! La'Dyamond S., Charmi M., Hailey S., Braden N., Samantha S., & Jemari J. will receive VIP treatment at the last boys' basketball home game today at 4:30PM. These 6 lucky students will have FREE admission to the game, VIP seating on the stage, and some FREE snacks!

 

PRIDE CARD WINNERS

Congratulations to the following Advisory classes:


  1. Mr. Garman

  2. Ms. Alexander

  3. Mrs. Hulvey

  4. Mrs. Gwinn

  5. Ms. Sponsler

One student from each of those classes will receive a coupon for a FREE 6-inch sub from Subway! Great job!

 

GUEST TEACHER KUDOS

Congratulations to the following classes for exemplary behavior with a guest teacher!


  • Ms. Hoffek's 4th period class on 12/11/18

  • Ms. Ladage's 7th period class on 01/08/19

  • Mr. Blackburn's 1st period class on 01/14/19

  • Ms. Moore's 6th period class on 12/18/19 & 01/09/19

 

CITY TOURNAMENT & SPIRIT OF GIVING

The high school boys' basketball City Tournament has begun at the BOS Center. JMS is supporting the City Tournament food drive. All money collected will go to St. Martin de Porres Center which is a local non-profit food pantry that serves those in need throughout our city.

Money/change will be collected during all lunch shifts today.

The overall goal for the Food Drive is $18,000 which would provide meals for 450 local families for 2 months!

Thank you for supporting our tradition and helping make a difference in our city!

 

CLUBS & OTHER AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

WEB Leaders

You will be meeting today after school from 2:35-4PM in room 204 for a training. Please let Mrs. Gwinn know if you cannot make it. There will be activity busses to take you home.

 

Brain Boosters

Brain Boosters will meet today after school in the library.

 

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. Come to school every day and stay all day!

 

Boxtops for Education

Bring in your Box Tops during the month 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 the month. Two lucky students will be drawn.

 


ATHLETIC NEWS

JMS JAGUARS ~ You are STUDENTS first and ATHLETES second!

• Cheerleaders - 

• 6th Grade Girls' Volleyball -  

• 7th Grade Girls' Volleyball -  Congratulations on you win last night!

• 8th Grade Girls' Volleyball -  Congratulations on you win last night!

6th Grade BBB

• 7th Grade BBB - HOME games today against Rochester Jr High at 4:30PM.

• 8th Grade BBB -  HOME games today against Rochester Jr High at 4:30PM. Please bring your escort with you at 4:30PM and check in with Mr. Thomas.

 

Springfield High School Cheerleading Clinic


  • When: Saturday, February 2nd 

  • Where: Springfield High School

  • Cost: $30 per participant 

Pick up a flyer from the Jaguar News for more information and registration.

 

PRIDE ~ We are ......

Prepared

Respectful

Involved

Disciplined

Empathetic

We show Jaguar PRIDE!