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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018 



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!



WEEK 6: 9/24-9/28/18 Relationship Skills

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



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.



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!



Preston W. & Ilanah B.!



Main Entrée: Hamburger Horseshoe OR Fish Taco

Monday's Breakfast: Cinnamon Glazed French Toast Sticks



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. The "sale" of Kool-Aid is NOT allowed.

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.


Clubs & Other School Activities


21st Century After-School Program

Applications for the 21st Century After-School Program can be found in the Jaguar News in the main lobby. This program will begin in early October.


Brain Boosters

Brain Boosters will begin soon. Talk to your Guidance Dean for more information on joining this after-school program.


Acceptable Use Policy

Each student must have a signed AUP on file before that student may use tech devices in the building. Get those AUPs signed and turned in as soon as possible. As in the past, no student will be denied the opportunity to participate in District mandated activities or assessments that require the use of technology.

Congratulations to our 8th grade class for winning the 90% AUP challenge! 


Boxtops for Education

It's that time of year. Bring in your Box Tops during the rest of September & during the month of October for a chance to win a free dress down day. To be entered in the drawing, just bring any amount of unexpired Box Tops to your advisory teacher before October 31st. Two lucky students will be drawn.


PRIDE Drawing

Congratulations to our winners! The following Advisory teachers pulled PRIDE cards this morning. Winners will receive a coupon for a FREE meal from Texas Roadhouse. Great job everyone — keep showing that Jaguar PRIDE.

  • Mr. Hamilton

  • Mr. Daugherty

  • Ms. Thomas

  • Ms. Harrison

  • Mr. Gephart


Guest Teacher Kudos

Congratulations to the following classes for showing respectful behavior with a guest teacher!

  • Mrs. Harris' 1st period class on 09/18/18

  • Mr. Cruthis' Advisory class on 09/24/18

  • Ms. Swaggerty's Advisory class on 09/19/18

  • Mrs. M. Hoffman's 4th period class on 09/20/18

  • Mr. Hamilton's 4th period class on 09/17/18


Athletics News

JMS JAGUARS ~ You are STUDENTS first and ATHLETES second!

• Cross Country - Practice today from 2:30-4PM.

• 6th Grade GBB - Practice today from 6-7PM. Games tomorrow at GMS beginning at 11AM.

7th Grade GBB

8th Grade GBB

• Cheerleaders - Practice today from 4-6PM. 

• 7th & 8th Grade Girls' Volleyball If you would like to tryout for volleyball team, see Ms. Toni in the Discipline Office, room 110. This is ONLY for 7th & 8th grade girls.

6th Grade BBB - Games tomorrow at Ball Charter beginning at 9:30AM.


PRIDE ~ We are ......






We show Jaguar PRIDE!