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

JMS Daily Announcements

May 1, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 

•  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 35: 04/29-05/03/19 Social Awareness Skills:

How does being involved in our own learning affect others?

 

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 🎂

Natasia B. — Cy G. — Dajunay R.!

 

CAFETERIA

Main Entrée:  Breaded Ravioli with Meat Sauce & Garlic Bread OR Sloppy Joe on a Bun

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Egg & Bacon on a Bagel

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.

 

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:


  • 6th grade - 87.65%

  • 7th grade - 86.35%

  • 8th grade - 83.73%

Congratulations to our 6th grade for winning the April Attendance Challenge! All 6th grade students will be rewarded with a dress down day on Friday. Please follow JMS and District dresscode guidelines.

 

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.

 

JMS SPRING ACADEMIC FAMILY CARNIVAL NIGHT

Join us for the JMS Spring Academic Night: A Family Carnival on Thursday, May 2nd from 5:30-7PM. This will be a fun-filled night of games, food, & prizes! All families are welcome. Pleaser return your reservation as soon as possible.

 

FORTNITE CHALLENGE

The time has finally arrived to celebrate all of the reading that happened during the Fortnite Reading Challenge. Students should turn in their Battle Passes to their LITERATURE teachers. The last day to turn them in is today! We will be pulling names for the drawing after that to see who will be attending the celebration lunch — will it be you???

 

8TH GRADE T-SHIRT ORDERS

Order forms for the 2019 8th grade t-shirt will be passed out during lunch today and will be available in the Jaguar News. T-shirts cost $10 each — extended sizes are more. Orders and payment are due by Wednesday, May 8th.

 

CLUBS & OTHER AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Brain Boosters

Brain Boosters will NOT meet tomorrow.

 

21st Century

The 21st Century after-school program is cancelled for Thursday.

 


ATHLETIC NEWS

JMS JAGUARS ~ You are STUDENTS first and ATHLETES second!

• Track - No practice today; no meet tomorrow; there will be practice tomorrow.

• JMS Cheerleading - Tryouts on Friday: incoming 6th at 4:30PM & 7th/8th at 5:30PM.

 

PRIDE ~ We are ......

Prepared

Respectful

Involved

Disciplined

Empathetic

We show Jaguar PRIDE!