Tuesday, April 16, 2019
• OUTSIDE DAY FOR LUNCH BREAK UNLESS THE WEATHER DOES NOT ALLOW •
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 33: 04/08-04/12/19 Social Awareness Skills:
How does being prepared affect others?
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!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY 🎂
Aviahna D. & Xavier G.!
Main Entrée: Spaghetti with Meat Sauce & Garlic Bread OR Chicken Strips with Garlic Bread
Tomorrow's Breakfast: French Toast Sticks
Girls go outside first. Boys go to the cafeteria first.
NO GUM ON TRAYS!
- Form 2 single-file lines.
- Girls sit on the left side of the cafeteria.
- Boys sit on the right side of the cafeteria.
- Fill up each table.
- Admin will dismiss you by tables when it’s time to throw away your trash and go outside.
- 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.
FORTNITE BOOK CHALLENGE
Don't forget to keep reading books for the JMS Fortnite Book Challenge — read those books and fill out your Battle Pass!
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.
Spring pictures will be taken tomorrow morning. Only students who have either ordered online or who have money with them on picture day will be allowed to go to the gym for pictures. Those students will be allowed to change for their pictures but then will have to change back into their school uniform after the pictures are taken.
LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
LLCC will be providing a full scholarship to one 8th grade student from JMS. If you would like to qualify for this scholarship,the guidance office is asking that you write an essay describing:
"WHY I SHOULD RECEIVE THE LLCC SCHOLARSHIP"
Here are some examples of questions you could answer in your essay.
- Briefly describe your long and short-term goals.
- Discuss why you want to get a college education.
- Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your future goals.
- Pick an experience from your own life and explain how it has influenced your development.
This essay must be turned in to Mrs. Staab by Thursday, April 25, 2019.
If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Staab.
PRIDE CARD PULLS
Congratulations to the following advisory classes!
- Mrs. Harris
- Mrs. Fleming
- Ms. Dean
- Mr. White
- Ms. Moore
One winning student from each of these classes has won a free admission pass to Skateland. Students need to hold on to the certificate and take it to Skateland to receive free admission.
CLUBS & OTHER AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
Brain Boosters is back in session! You will meet Tuesdays & Thursdays after school in the library.
Scholastic Bowl will have a competitive meet today at Rochester Jr. High against Rochester & Springfield Christian beginning at 3:30PM. The team should go to room 123 after school.
JMS JAGUARS ~ You are STUDENTS first and ATHLETES second!
• Track - Pleasant Plains Relay competition today at Pleasant Plains HIgh School. Team bus will leave JMS at 2:30PM.
• JMS Cheerleading Tryouts
- Mandatory Parent Meeting -April 26 with 6th grade at 5PM & 7th and 8th grade at 6PM in the library
- Cheer Clinic Days - April 29 & 30 from 4:30-6PM in the gym
- Tryouts - May 3rd with 6th grade from 4:30-5:30PM & 7th and 8th grade from 5:30-6:30PM
- Open to all rising 6th through 7th & 8th grade students
- Attire for Cheer Clinics & Tryouts - comfortable length-appropriate shorts, t-shirt, and a hair bow
PRIDE ~ We are ......
We show Jaguar PRIDE!