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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

September 5, 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014


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

Happy birthday to .......
Jaqushia J., Gaberial C., Alekah B., Leroy S., & Hunter A.!

Main Entree: Meatball subs; Grilled Swiss Cheese Sandwiches; Cheeseburgers; Tator Tots
Monday's Breakfast: Eggo Mini Pancakes

Do NOT dig through the lunch trays. Take the tray on top of the stack. All trays are clean but may be scuffed on the bottom. If you happen to find a tray that has something on the top side, please let an adult know. When you dig through trays, you are spreading germs. Consequences for not following directions: You will eat last!

Teal is not an acceptable uniform shirt color.

You may NOT wear shirts or sweatshirts with signatures all over them.

Earbuds/headphones must be out of your ears before you enter the building. If you do not, a staff member may take them from you and place them in the main office tagged with your name for pick up later.

Gentlemen ~ Please NO sagging of pants or shorts! If you have belt loops on your shorts or pants, you must wear a belt.

Walkers must arrive at school by 7:45AM in order to eat breakfast & have full choices of items available.

7th & 8th graders must use their assigned stairs — do not use the 6th grade hall as a shortcut!

Nooks & Kindles may NOT be brought to school.

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 remember to be quiet in the halls especially during lunch shifts in the 6th grade hall.

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

Please remember to get to class on time.

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.

Back to School Dance
Save the date! Our back to school dance will be held tonight from 6-8PM. There will be a live DJ! Only $2 for admission!

Grandparents' Breakfast
All Jefferson grandparents are encouraged to join us for a fun-filled breakfast honoring and celebrating grandparents' day. Please RSVP as soon as possible.

Date: Monday
Place: Jefferson Middle School Library
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Yearbook Staff
Do you like taking photos? Do you enjoy editing photos & text? How would you like to use those skills to help capture memories for the Jaguar Yearbook? Then join the yearbook staff! Mrs. Goss-Rodgers & Ms. Sponsler are now accepting applications for the 2014-15 yearbook staff. Please pick up an application from room 103, room 219 or from the Jaguar News in the main lobby. All applications are due by September 15th.

Box Tops 4 Education
We will be collecting Box Tops again this year! Please turn them in to your 1st hour teacher. Classes that collect the most have an opportunity to earn prizes.

JMS Acceptable Use Policy
Please remember to turn in your signed purple AUP as soon as possible. You may not use a laptop or an iPad until your AUP has been turned in.

All IMSA applications are due to Ms. Wright in room 202 or Mrs. Horstman in room 212 by the end of the day today.

Girl Scouts
Any girl interested in joining Girl Scouts should grab a flyer from the Jaguar News in the main lobby.

What's a PRIDE card? It's a blue card that you may receive when you are "caught" doing the right thing — respecting yourself, respecting others, & respecting property. If you receive a PRIDE card, fill it out completely with your first & last name. Place the filled out card in the proper grade level jar outside of the cafeteria. If your card is drawn, you may receive a prize!

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.

Cross Country Parent Meeting
There is a mandatory cross country parent meeting on Monday, September 15th at 6PM in the JMS library. Runners ~ please attend with your parents!

SSHS Mini Cheer Camp
Southeast High School is sponsoring a mini cheer camp for students in grades K-8. Deadline for registration is September 15th.
When: September 24th
Where: Enos Elementary School Gym
Time: 4-7PM
Fee: $25
For more information, please grab a form from the Jaguar News in the main lobby.

Have a great day!

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