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

JMS Daily Announcements

January 18, 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019 

•  OUTSIDE DAY FOR LUNCH BREAK UNLESS THE WEATHER DOES NOT ALLOW   •  NO SCHOOL MONDAY — DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.'S BIRTHDAY OBSERVED  •

 

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 🎂

Ausha W., Arianna T., & Jerriah P.!

 

CAFETERIA

Main Entrée: Cheeseburger on a Bun OR Fish Sandwich

Tuesday's Breakfast: Egg & Sausage on a Biscuit

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.

 

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

 

CLUBS & OTHER AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Brain Boosters

Brain Boosters will meet after school in the library on Tuesdays & Thursdays.

 

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 -  Practice today from 3:45-5PM. You must go home after school & return at practice time. Games tomorrow at WMS against FMS. B team plays at 9:30AM & A team plays at 10:15AM.

• 7th Grade Girls' Volleyball 

• 8th Grade Girls' Volleyball -  

6th Grade BBB

• 7th Grade BBB - Regional game tomorrow at Taylorville North School Annex at 11:30AM against GMS. Team bus leaves JMS at 9:30AM & returns at approximately 2:30PM. 

• 8th Grade BBB -  

 

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!