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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Daily Announcements

January 20, 2012

Friday, January 20, 2012

• Attendance of 92%
• Good Education
- Good Grades
- Preparing You for Life
• Good Behavior
- Respect Yourself
- Respect Others
- Respect Property

We will be inside at lunch today!

In Africa, people eat peanuts, which are a very healthful food. Peanuts also are called groundnuts because they grow underground where the plant's roots are. Some people are highly allergic to peanuts, and must take great care to avoid them.

Robert G.!

• Please remove all hats and stocking caps when you enter the building.
• You will not be allowed in the building in the mornings until 7:50AM unless you have a pass. NO EXCEPTIONS!
• No 3-D glasses
• No rubber bracelets
• No gum
• No ponytail holders to be worn anywhere other than your hair
• No jackets in classroom
• No jackets or sweatshirts worn tied at your waist
• No hoodies in the classroom
• No sagging of pants
• No shirts tied or knotted in the back
• No backpacks or string bags allowed in the classrooms
• All cell phones should be turned off and kept in your locker during the school day. This includes before and after school when you are walking in the halls.
• All hats must be kept in your locker during the school day.

Main Entree: Baked Potatoes — Toppings include taco meat, shredded cheese or sour cream; Pork Patties; Baked Beans
Monday's Breakfast: Chewy Granola Bars

Remember ~ All JMS students eat breakfast & lunch free of charge!

WEB PRIDE Cards ~ WEB leaders will be passing out WEB PRIDE cards to 6th grade students today during 5th period. 6th grade students must arrive to class on time and come prepared with materials. The WEB bin will be in the main lobby.

Yearbooks ~ If you would like to order a JMS 2011-2012 yearbook, please fill out the form and return it along with your payment to Mrs. Nosa in room 115. Yearbooks cost $20. Payment plans are available!

Staff vs Students Volleyball Game ~ There will be a staff vs students volleyball game today. Teams will consist of PRIDE card winners. To attend or participate, you MUST have 92% or better attendance and no referrals for the month of January.

8th Grade T-shirts ~ Please remember to turn in your $15 for your 8th grade t-shirt to Mrs. Berendes in room 202.

~ If you are sent to a buddy room or sent to the office on a referral on the day of a game, you will NOT be allowed to go to the game. This includes players on the team, cheerleaders & dancers. ~

ISAT Survivor Night will be held on Tuesday, January 24th from 5:30-7PM at JMS. Food will be provided. Parents and students will participate in fun activities to gain the knowledge and skills to outwit, outplay, and out-test the ISAT. Test dates are from March 6th through March 16th. Please return your RSVP to any teacher by January 23rd.

Students: You may only go to your lockers before school, before and after lunch, and after school. If you are in your locker at any other time, you will receive consequences. You may not go to your locker between classes!

Respect means treating people the way you want to be treated. At JMS we believe that RESPECT is so important that we made it the basis of our 3 school-wide expectations. Being respectful means saying only kind things about other students, encouraging others and making them feel good about themselves.

At JMS I will ....
Discipline &
to show my Jaguar PRIDE!