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

JMS Daily Announcements

May 3, 2019

Friday, May 3, 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 🎂

Merdi M. — Cheyann W. — Angel M. — Mya S.!

 

CAFETERIA

Main Entrée:  Big Daddy's Cheese Pizza OR Meatball Sub on a Bun

Monday's Breakfast: Pancake & Sausage on a Stick

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!

 

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.

 

8TH GRADE T-SHIRT ORDERS

Order forms for the 2019 8th grade t-shirt are 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 meet Tuesdays & Thursdays after school.

 

Yearbooks

Yearbooks are in and can be picked up in room 211 before school and on your way to lunch if you pre-ordered one or received one as a gift in your Out of the Blue basket. Books can only be picked up from Ms. Sponsler at this time. Starting Monday, there will be a limited number of books available for purchase on a first come first served basis. The cost for these books is $20.

 


ATHLETIC NEWS

JMS JAGUARS ~ You are STUDENTS first and ATHLETES second!

• Track - Practice today after school from 2:30-4PM. Franklin Invite tomorrow at 9AM at SSHS track. Team bus leaves JMS at 8AM — be here at 7:50AM. If you are not riding the bus, be at SSHS track by 8:15AM.

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

 

PRIDE ~ We are ......

Prepared

Respectful

Involved

Disciplined

Empathetic

We show Jaguar PRIDE!