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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

January 5, 2016

Tuesday, January 5, 2016


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

Broccoli is like a superfood, because it is so low in calories but chock full of vitamins, fiber and calcium. The same is true for most leafy green vegetables, like collard greens and kale. Almost half of the calories in broccoli come from protein.

Vegetables come from all different parts of the plant. Spinach is a leaf; cauliflower is a flower; carrots are a root; asparagus is a stem; and corn is a seed.

The more colorful your veggies, the better for you. Remember, peppers come in red, green, yellow, and orange. Eggplant can be purple or white. Cabbage can be purple, green, or almost white. Carrots can be orange, yellow, red, or purple. Try to eat at least two colors of the vegetable rainbow each day.

Ethan V. & Sergio K.!

Main Entree: Nachos with Taco Meat; Fish Sticks; Cold Plate
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Mini Pancakes

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 & go outside.
6. Clean up after yourself & push in your chair.

• If you have a change of address or phone number, please notify Mrs. Frye in the Guidance Office.

• 6th grade students will line up in the morning outside of the cafeteria doors. 7th & 8th grade students will gather on the blacktop behind the school & enter through the blacktop doors.

• Do not leave your binders or books on the floor outside of your lockers or cafeteria. Anything left on the floor will be moved to the Lost & Found.

• Be extra quiet in the halls during lunch shifts.

• In the morning, get your supplies and go directly to your 1st period. Do not wait for your friends.

• Do not share your locker with anyone. Do not share your locker combination with anyone. Be sure to spin your lock after you close your locker. Do not leave the combination set.

• Jackets & hoodies may NOT be worn in the classroom.

• Food should NOT be brought into the classroom.

• All students are expected to carry their binder to all classes including those classes after lunch.

• NO selfie sticks allowed at school.

No students may come to any of the offices during passing periods. You MUST have a pass from your teacher!

All student cell phones must be turned off and concealed during the school day or they will be taken by an administrator.

WEB Leaders
Do NOT forget that you have a meeting during lunch on Thursday! See Mrs. Gwinn in room 214 if you have any questions.

Our next IMSA meeting will be next Tuesday, January 12th. See Ms. Wright or Mrs. Horstman if you have any questions.

Show Choir
No show choir after school today. Next practice is Thursday from 2:30-4PM. See Ms. Harrison if you have questions.

Brain Boosters
Brain Boosters will meet Tuesdays & Thursdays after school from 2:30-4:15PM.

Book Club
"Even In The Future, The Story Begins With Once Upon A Time."
Join the JMS book club! We will be reading Cinder. Anyone may join! We will meet every Tuesday and Thursday after school from 2:30-4PM in room 219. Snacks will be provided. After we finish the book, we will go on a field trip!

If you have any questions, see Mrs. Walls-Butler in room 112.

PE Clothes
Students are encouraged to put their PE clothes in their gym lockers in the morning! The PE locker rooms will be open everyday.

Lost Keys/Lost Glasses
If anyone has lost keys or glasses, please check with Mrs. Collier in the main office.

Box Tops 4 Education
Way to go JMS! We have been doing a great job collecting BoxTops. Thank you to everyone who has turned them in, your names will stay in the raffle. There will be another drawing in January so keep collecting those box tops!

JMS JAGUARS ~ You are STUDENTS first & ATHLETES second!
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.

Girls' Volleyball
6th grade practice from 2:30-4PM today.
7th grade practice from 4-5PM today.
8th grade practice from 5-6PM today.

Boys' Basketball
7/8th grade boys have AWAY basketball games tonight in Quincy beginning at 5:30PM. The team bus leaves JMS at 3:30PM.

Have a great day!

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