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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

October 18, 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013

1:30PM dismissal today due to the end of the first quarter!

Remember ~ your day is what you make it. Let's make it a good one!


Happy birthday to .......
AJ W., Beyounce T., Mason J., Dailyn T., & Jacob B.!

Main Entree: Corn Dogs; Cheeseburgers
Monday's Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza

Keep your hands to yourselves!

Restroom passes must remain in your planner. Any restroom pass sheet that is torn out of a planner will NOT be valid.

Please bring your PE clothes to the locker room before school between 7:50 & 8AM only on Mondays or Tuesdays. Take home PE clothes on Fridays only and put them in your hall locker only at assigned times ~ before/after school & before/after lunch.

Please remember to be quiet in the halls especially during lunch shifts.

Please be sure to check the "Jaguar News" bulletin board in the main lobby for important information.

Please remember to tuck in your shirts and to wear a solid color dark belt with your slacks/shorts. No neon color polo shirts are allowed. No gray or green shorts or pants are allowed. Please do NOT roll up your pant legs. No jackets or vests may be worn in the classroom. You may not wear rubber wristbands/bracelets, bandanas, hats, or gloves. Please keep your accessories to a minimum.

Please remember to get to class on time. No more tardies!

Please do not share your combination with a friend. If you are having trouble opening your locker, ask an adult for help. Also, do not leave your locker "set" to open.

Gum is not allowed at JMS!

No food is allowed on buses. You may have a water bottle.

Fundraiser items will be in on October 23rd.

JMS Sweatshirt Order
It's time to place your order for a JMS sweatshirt. Sweatshirt order forms can be found in the main lobby in the Jaguar News section. Order forms and payments are due by the end of the day today. Please make checks payable to Jefferson Middle School.

End of the Year Field Trip Contract
All signed contracts MUST be turned in no later than TODAY.

Announcing….. The Jefferson Middle School 2013-14 Standard Yearbook is on sale for $20.00! New this year is the opportunity to purchase a value package!

Package A is on sale for $27 and includes: Yearbook, Zoom Current Events Insert, Personalized Cover with Student's Name Printed in Foil, Autograph Insert and Yearbook Stickys.

Package B is on sale for $25.75 and includes: Yearbook, Zoom Current Events Insert, Personalized Cover with Student's Name Printed in Foil, and Autograph Insert.

Package C is on sale for $24.50 and includes: Yearbook, Zoom Current Events Insert, and Personalized Cover with Student's Name Printed in Foil!

Package D is on sale for $21.50 and includes: Yearbook and the Zoom Current Events Insert.

Order your copy Today!

2 Ways to Order:
Return Form & Payment to Mrs. Collier in the main office or place your order online at http://www.ybpay.lifetouch.com using yearbook ID code: 10667714

Box Tops for Education
Keep turning in your box tops!

WEB Leaders
Attention 8th grade WEB leaders: We will be having a WEB leader meeting on Tuesday, October 29th after school. Please listen to the morning announcements in October for more information. Please see Ms. Galligan, Ms. Hitchery, Ms. Swaggerty, or Mrs. Wash if you have any questions!

Please remember to follow all school rules & to show proper sportsmanship when attending a school sporting event. If you are removed from an event, whether at JMS or another school, you may be banned from attending any future extra-curricular events for the remainder of the school year.

If you have been sent to a Buddy Room, you may NOT attend the basketball game. This applies to players and cheerleaders too!

6th Grade Boys' Basketball
Practice today IMMEDIATELY after school from 1:30-3PM.

You will have games tomorrow at Ball Charter School at 8 & 8:45AM against LMS/BCS.

Please turn in your parent forms as soon as possible. Those who do not turn in those forms will not be allowed to play in Saturday's games.

7th Grade Boys' Basketball
Open gym today from 3-5PM AND Saturday from 1-3PM.

8th Grade Boys' Basketball
Open gym will be held on Saturday from 10AM-Noon.

There will be a PBIS reward assembly on Monday, October 28th! In order to attend, you cannot have ANY bus suspensions, in-house suspensions, out-of-school suspensions, major referrals, and no more than two Buddy Room visits between Monday, October 7th and Thursday, October 24th.

Have a great day!

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