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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

Daily Announcements

October 3, 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

• Attendance of at least 94%
• Good Education
- Good Grades
- Preparing You for Life
• Good Behavior
- Respect Yourself
- Respect Others
- Respect Property

School Picture Day is tomorrow! All students will be allowed to "dress up" for pictures even if you do not plan to purchase pictures.

Students ~
• When you arrive at school in the mornings, you may only enter the building if you are going to eat breakfast. You must go directly to the cafeteria. Everyone else must remain outside until the 7:50AM bell rings.
• If you need to process with a teacher before school, please go to the cafeteria doors and talk to Mrs. Johnson.
• You must remain in your classroom during the morning announcements and be an active listener so you do not miss important JMS information. Do not ask your teacher if you may leave.
• When passing in the halls or on the stairs, please walk along the right side. Walk quickly and quietly to your class.
• If you must leave a classroom, your teacher must write you a pass. Restroom passes are in your planner.
• If you are still having problems with opening your locker, please ask an adult in the building for help. If you are late for class, you will be marked tardy and will receive consequences.
• Only 2012-2013 8th grade class t-shirts & WEB Leader t-shirts may be worn according to JMS dress code. No "Brew Crew" t-shirts may be worn.
• T-shirts worn under uniform polo shirts must be a uniform shirt color.
• When entering the building after lunch, please do so quietly so as not to disturb other classes in session.
• No hoodies may be worn in the classroom.

Happy birthday to .......
Jameshiona P.!

Main Entree: Burritos; Chicken Strips; Gilardi Cheese Sticks with Sauce; Tuna Salad; Refried Beans

Tomorrow's Breakfast: Cheese Omelet with Biscuit

Book Swap ~ Book swap is today during all lunch shifts. Bring one of your gently used books to Ms. Kulavic in the lobby and exchange it for a new book!

Yearbook ~ The JMS yearbook ~ 2012-2013 A Year to Remember ~ is on sale now. Order yours today! Return your order form and money to Mrs. Nosa in room 215 or order online.

School Pictures ~ School pictures will be taken on tomorrow. All students will be allowed to dress up for pictures. You must follow the District 186 dress code policy guidelines printed in the Student Handbook.

Lockers ~ You may go to your lockers only before school, before lunch, after lunch, & after school. This includes any student going to gym class. If you choose to go to your lockers at the wrong time, your locker will be booted and you will have to carry ALL of your books ALL day long.

If you go to a buddy room on the day of a game or open gym, you CANNOT attend the game or open gym. This applies to everyone INCLUDING team players!

7th Grade Boys Basketball ~ There will be open gym Thursday night from 6-7:30PM for 7th grade boys only.

Cross Country ~ Cross country meet today in Edwardsville at 4:15PM. The team bus will leave from JMS at 2:30PM.

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Girls' Basketball ~ Practice today from 4-5:15PM.

Girls' Volleyball ~ There will be an open gym for girls' volleyball on Friday from 3:30-5:30PM. You will need to provide your own ride to and from the open gym. There will NOT be an activity bus. You MUST be picked up no later than 5:30PM. Do NOT ask Mrs. Harris or Ms. Miller to stay with them after school until open gym. The answer will be NO.

Cheerleading/Dance Team Tryouts ~ Tryouts will be held today from 6-8PM at CCPA. Get your tryout forms today from the office or see Ms. Walker. Forms must be turned in before you will be allowed to tryout. You must provide your own ride to and from CCPA.

SSHS Cheerleading Camp ~ Learn a cheer/dance with the SSHS cheerleaders!
Who: Girls in grades 3-8
What: Cheerleading Day Camp
When: October 12th 4-7:30PM; October 13th 10AM
Where: Southeast High School
Other Info:
~ $30 per girl
~ Girls receive a Subway sandwich on Friday during practice.
~ Each participant will receive a free camp t-shirt.
~ Free admission to the football game for participants.
~ Limited spots available.
~ Registration ends on Friday, Sept. 28th

Register at:

Questions? Contact Coach Stephanie Jeczalik at sjeczalik@sps186.org

SHS Annual Youth Cheerleading Clinic ~ The SHS cheerleaders will be hosting their annual youth cheerleading clinic Saturday, October 13th from 9AM-12PM in the SHS annex and new gym. Registration begins at 8:30AM. The cost is $25 per participant. All registration paperwork and money is due by Friday, October 5th. We are also selling previous years' cheerleading uniforms for $10 per garment. All Pre-K through 8th grade future SHS cheerleaders welcome! Any questions? Contact head coach Nora Povse at npovse@sps186.org or at 525-3100, ext. 160.

Registration forms are available in the Guidance Office.

School store is now open daily before 8AM in front of room 114.

At JMS I will ....
Discipline &
to show my Jaguar PRIDE!