Friday, August 26, 2011
• Attendance of 91%
• Good Education
- Good Grades
- Preparing You for Life
• Good Behavior
- Respect Yourself
- Respect Others
- Respect Property
We will be outside at lunch as long as the weather cooperates!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ....
Devon W., Aiden M., Kaylee H., Joey R., Gregory D., Tymisha S., Tywan C.-B., Anthony M., Rachael P., Cheyenne T., & Ms. Poland!
Main Entree: Breaded Pork Patties on a Bun; Broccoli with Dip; Corn Chips; Popcorn Chicken; Sloppy Joe's; Mini Corn Dogs
Monday's Breakfast: Cinnamon Glazed Toast
Remember ~ All JMS students eat breakfast & lunch free of charge!
• Girls on Track ~ Girls on Track is a club for any girls in our school that starts September 7th. Only the first 15 girls to sign up can be in the group. We will have group meetings, fun games, and of course — we will run! If you are interested in joining this fun new group, see Mrs. Dunn in room 213 for an application.
• IMSA ~ Looking for an after-school activity? Perhaps IMSA [Illinois Math & Science Academy] is just for you! Learn how to extract DNA ~ Become a DNA detective and Genetics Genius at IMSA! Pick up an application from Ms. Wright in room 206. Applications are due on Friday, September 9th. Mrs. McCorkle & Ms. Wright hope to see you there! IMSA meets on Mondays after school from 3-4:15PM.
• Yearbooks ~ If you would like to order a JMS 2011-2012 yearbook, please fill out the form and return it along with your payment to Mrs. Nosa in room 115. Yearbooks cost $20.
• Fundraiser ~ Don't forget the fall fundraiser is on-going. When you take orders from friends and family members, please remember to collect payment. Checks should be made payable to Jefferson Middle School. All orders and money are due on September 6th.
• 21st Century ~ 21st Century is back! Program starts September 12th. Pick up an application in the Guidance Office.
• 6th Grade Girls' Basketball ~ Tryouts will be held on Monday [Aug. 29th] & Tuesday [Aug. 30th] from 4-5:30PM for 6th grade girls interested in playing on the JMS 6th grade girls' basketball team.
• 7th & 8th Grade Girls' Basketball ~ Tryouts will be held on Thursday [Sept. 1st] from 2:30-4PM for 7th & 8th grade girls interested in playing on the JMS 7th & 8th grade girls' basketball team.
There will be an activity bus available. Wear shorts, t-shirts & tennis shoes. New players may try out. See Mrs. Wash if in room 210 if you have any questions!
• Dance Team ~ If you missed your opportunity to tryout for the Dance Team, here is another opportunity! Ms. Austin has 5 spots available on on the team. Tryouts will be held on Tuesday [Aug. 30th] & Wednesday [Aug. 31st] from 6-8PM. See Ms. Austin in the Guidance Office for a tryout packet.
Today is the last day to order JMS t-shirts! Turn in your money & your order form to your science teacher.
Come to Comer Cox Park between 9AM-5PM on Saturday, August 27th for the 3rd annual 1+1=Back 2 School Festival!
SCHOOL PHYSICAL EXAMS
Catholic Charities & St. Clare's Health Clinic will be providing school physical exams for all kids on September 9th. Please call (217) 523-1474 today to make your appointment. Each child will receive a FREE bookbag full of school supplies with the exam.
Faith Coalition for the Common Good is sponsoring an Education Rally on Saturday, Aug. 27th, from 4-6PM At Union Baptist Church. Please RSVP at (217) 544-2297.
At JMS I will ....
to show my Jaguar PRIDE!