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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

December 17, 2018

Monday, December 17, 2018 


Cold weather is upon us. Please be sure you are wearing your coat, hat, gloves, & scarf. Don't leave anything on the bus. Car riders are reminded that you will not be allowed inside the building until 7:40AM. Dress warmly!


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 18: 12/17-12/20/18 Relationship Skills:

When I do not understand how to do something, I will ask an adult or peer for help.



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!



Kendra T.!



Main Entrée: Chicken & Pasta in Alfredo Sauce with Cornbread OR Meatball Sub on a Bun

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Egg & Sausage on a Biscuit



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.



  • Today - Electives

  • Tuesday - Math

  • Wednesday - Math

  • Thursday - Makeups



Congratulations to the following Gold Club members who have won a "mingle lunch" today! You should have received a Golden Ticket in Advisory. You must present this ticket when entering the cafeteria in order to "jump" line and sit at the special gold table.

6th Grade

  • Jurni R.

  • Kollin L.

  • Mackenzie M.

  • De’Ahjunai S.

  • Evelyne D.

  • Antoine M.

  • Emma F.

  • Camden F.

  • Natasia B.

  • Nyeda H.

  • Malakye A.

  • Connor K.

  • Charmi M.

  • Derrick D.

  • Mark S.

  • Adriana J.

7th Grade

  • Matthew P.

  • Kyra C.

  • Adreanna B.-M.

  • Xavier G.

  • Brandon G.

  • Hayden C.

  • Andre R.

  • Taylor M.

  • Ezekial J.

  • Jada B.

  • Justyce W.

  • Darnisha R.

  • Deeahmoni S.

  • Louel C.

  • Chasity P.

  • Shaunessy H.

8th Grade

  • Taylor B.

  • Nyree H.

  • Lamiah R.

  • Preston W.

  • Quentin D.

  • Riley C.

  • Onna M.

  • Carl M.

  • John J.

  • Ryan S.

  • Sophia L.

  • Kierra B.

  • Josiah B.-M.

  • Logan S.

  • Portia M.

  • Lawisha W.



Order forms for 8th grade t-shirts are available in the Jaguar News in the Main Lobby. Turn in your orders & money to Mrs. Staab & Mrs. Pyle by Thursday.


Clubs & Other School Activities

Yearbook Staff Meeting

Yearbook staff will meet today after school from 2:30-4PM in room 211.


Attendance Challenge

Continue to check the Attendance Challenge board in the main lobby. Your grade could be the winner of a dress down day if your grade has the highest attendance percentage for the month of November. Come to school every day and stay all day!

Current standings:

  • 6% grade - 92.16%

  • 7th grade - 91.75%

  • 8th grade - 90%


Boxtops for Education

Bring in your Box Tops during the month of November 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 the end of the month. Two lucky students will be drawn.


Athletics News

JMS JAGUARS ~ You are STUDENTS first and ATHLETES second!

• Cheerleaders - 

• 6th Grade Girls' Volleyball - NO practice today!

• 7th Grade Girls' Volleyball -  NO practice today!

• 8th Grade Girls' Volleyball - NO practice today!

6th Grade BBB

• 7th Grade BBB - 

• 8th Grade BBB -  


Congratulations to the 6th grade GVB team members for the 2018-19 season!

Kasidii A.

Natasia B.

Ramya B.

Reanna C.-R.

Aliyah C.

Bailey G.

Ella G.

Sarah H.

Mariah K.

Eleyna L.

Rylee L.

Mackinze M.

Brylee M.-M.

Skyler M.

Bree M.

Essence N.

Alise P.

Teagan R.

Reese R.

Kayla R.

Markayla R.

Heaven S.

Adrianna T.

Kalie T.

Cheyenne T.

Jersey W.

Kirah W.

Sammiya W.


Scarlet Line Jr. Dance Clinic

When: Saturday, January 5th 

Where: Springfield High School

Registration Time: 8:30-9AM

Camp Time: 9AM-Noon

Cost: $30 per participant which includes a camp t-shirt

Pick up a flyer from the Jaguar News for more information.


PRIDE ~ We are ......






We show Jaguar PRIDE!