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

JMS Daily Announcements

January 28, 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019 

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

 

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 23: 01/28-02/02/19 Social Awareness Skills:

I will agree and disagree respectfully with peers and adults.

 

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 🎂

Tajae O. — Mariah K. — Makayla B.!

 

CAFETERIA

Main Entrée: Chicken Penne Pasta in Alfredo Sauce with Cornbread OR Meatball Sub on a Bun

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Homemade Fruit Muffins

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.

 

F.A.C.E. TEAM MEETING

The monthly JMS F.A.C.E. team meeting will be held Wednesday evening from 5:30-6:30PM in the JMS Library. All parents/guardians who attend the meeting and participate in all of the activities will receive a free dress down pass for their student!

 

LIBRARY

The library will be closed all day today. Please do not send students to the library.

 

CLUBS & OTHER AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

IMSA

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

 

Scholastic Bowl

The Scholastic Bowl team will have practice today after school in room 123A from 2:30-4PM. You will have an AWAY competitive meet tomorrow at Iles at 3:30PM.

 

Brain Boosters

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

 

WEB Leaders

You will be going into Advisory classes tomorrow. Please see Mrs. Gwinn for your materials.

 

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!

Current Standings:


  1. 6th grade with 89.91%

  2. 7th grade with 88.06%

  3. 8th grade with 85.23%

 

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 - HOME games today against St. Agnes School. 7th grade game will begin at 6PM.

• 8th Grade Girls' Volleyball - HOME games today against St. Agnes School. 7th grade game will begin at 6PM.

6th Grade BBB

• 7th Grade BBB -

• 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!