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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

January 9, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 



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 20: 01/07-01/11/19 Social Awareness Skills:

I will admire friends and family for their positive qualities.



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!



Laila M., Dalton H., D'Angelo B.!



Main Entrée: Jumbo Ravioli with Meat Sauce & Garlic Bread OR Chicken Nuggets with Garlic Bread

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Eggo Waffles

Girls go outside first. Boys go to the cafeteria first.



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! GIRLS go directly outside via the boiler room doors. BOYS go directly to the cafeteria.


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. Come to school every day and stay all day!


Boxtops for Education

Bring in your Box Tops during the month 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.


High School Preview Night

High school Preview Night for students who will be in 9th grade next school year will happen Wednesday night at 6PM at all three high schools. 8th graders and their parents/guardians should plan on attending.


PRIDE Card Drawing

Congratulations to the following Advisory classes!

  • Mrs. Beebe

  • Mr. White

  • Mr. Hemstock

  • Ms. Moore

  • Mrs. S. Gephart

On lucky student from each of these classes will receive a coupon for a FREE 6-inch sub from Subway!


Athletics News

JMS JAGUARS ~ You are STUDENTS first and ATHLETES second!

• Cheerleaders - 

• 6th Grade Girls' Volleyball

• 7th Grade Girls' Volleyball -  AWAY games today against GMS. 7th grade game begins at 3:30PM. Bus leaves JMS at 2:30PM.

• 8th Grade Girls' Volleyball -AWAY games today against GMS. 7th grade game begins at 3:30PM. Bus leaves JMS at 2:30PM.

6th Grade BBB

• 7th Grade BBB - 

• 8th Grade BBB -  


Springfield High School Cheerleading Clinic

  • When: Saturday, February 2nd 

  • Where: Springfield High School

  • Cost: $30 per participant 

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


PRIDE ~ We are ......






We show Jaguar PRIDE!