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

JMS Daily Announcements

September 26, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019 

•  OUTSIDE DAY FOR LUNCH BREAK UNLESS THE WEATHER DOES NOT ALLOW   •  NO SCHOOL FRIDAY ~ TEACHER INSERVICE DAY  •

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 6: 09/23-09/27/19 Relationship Skills:

I will participate and share work equally while working in groups.

 

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!

 

REMINDERS


  • Students are to bring their binder and school supplies to all of their classes.

  • Remember to use Voice Level One during passing time.

  • Get all of your forms signed and returned — classroom management forms & AUPs!

  • Always carry your planner to class and fill it out completely.

  • If it's not your lip gloss, you should not be touching it! If you are taking someone's lip gloss and stomping on it to make it explode, there will be consequences.

 

LIBRARY

The library is closed today. Do NOT ask your teacher for a pass.

 

JMS JAZZ BAND

We are forming the JMS Jazz Band under the direction of Mr. D.! Tryouts for the Jaguar Jazz Band will be TODAY and Tuesday, October 1st from 2:30-4PM in room 122. There will be activity buses. You MUST sign up in room 221 with Mr. D. before trying out.

If you would like to tryout, please bring your instrument and yourself. Positions are limited to 9-15 students. We need saxophones, trombones, trumpets, drummers, bass players, piano players, guitar players, and singers. 

We will practice once a week on Tuesdays OR Thursdays. 

 

JMS STUDIO CREW

The JMS Studio Crew will have practice after school TODAY from 2:30-4:15PM in room 116. This is a mandatory practice/training for new and current members on the crew. If you cannot attend, please see Mrs. K. Gephart in room 116.

 

PRIDE CARD PULLS

Congratulations to ALL advisory classes! One lucky PRIDE card winner from each class will receive a pickle during lunch today. Make sure you hold onto the laminated PRIDE card to receive your pickle.

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY 🎂

Hayden C. — Antonio C. — Chrychaunna D. — Cedtreze B. — Nevaeh C. — Kalea B. — Madison C. 

 

CAFETERIA

Main Entrée:  Sloppy Joe on a Bun OR Mozzarella Sticks & Breaded Ravioli with Marinara Sauce

Monday's Breakfast: Manager's Choice

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

NO GUM IN THE CAFETERIA!

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. 

You should NOT be hanging out in the halls or in the bathrooms. Go directly to lunch! BOYS go directly outside via the boiler room doors. GIRLS go directly to the cafeteria.

 

ATTENDANCE CHALLENGE

It is extremely important for you to be in attendance at school every day school is in session. The grade level with the highest attendance percentage at the end of the month will win a dress down day.

Current Attendance Percentages:


  • 6th grade - 93.2%

  • 7th grade - 93.14%

  • 8th grade - 93.43%

 


ATHLETIC NEWS

JMS JAGUARS ~ You are STUDENTS first and ATHLETES second!

All students who plan on going out for a sport this year at JMS must have an updated physical. Please get your physical now so you are allowed to participate & practice.

Sports' pictures will be taken on Thursday, October 3rd.

• Cross Country - Meet today at 3:30PM at Lincoln Park. Team bus will leave JMS at 2:30PM.

• 7/8 Grade Girls' Basketball - HOME games today against Christ the King at 6PM. Girls must go home after school and return by 5:30PM.

6 Grade Girls' Basketball - Game Saturday at FMS at 11AM. You must provide your own transportation.

Cheer Squad

• 6 Grade Boys' Basketball - Games Saturday at JMS beginning at 9:30AM. Both teams should be at JMS between 9 & 9:15AM. 

• 7/8 Grade Boys' Basketball - Open gym tomorrow from 10AM-noon for any 7th or 8th grade boy interested in playing basketball this year. Please enter through the back gym doors. 

 

PRIDE ~ We are ......

Prepared

Respectful

Involved

Disciplined

Empathetic

We show Jaguar PRIDE!