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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

September 6, 2013

Friday, September 6, 2013

Remember ~ your day is what you make it. Let's make it a good one!

Happy birthday to .......
Leroy S., Alekah B., & Monica S.!

Main Entree: Catfish Tacos; Chicken Nuggets; Potato Triangles
Monday's Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza

Null and Void - adjective meaning invalid, useless, worthless, ineffectual, valueless, inoperative

Restroom passes must remain in your planner. Any restroom pass sheet that is torn out of a planner will NOT be valid.

Please bring your PE clothes to the locker room before school between 7:50 & 8AM only on Mondays or Tuesdays. Take home PE clothes on Fridays only and put them in your hall locker only at assigned times ~ before/after school & before/after lunch.

Please remember to be quiet in the halls especially during lunch shifts.

Please be sure to check the "Jaguar News" bulletin board in the main lobby for important information.

Please remember to tuck in your shirts and to wear a belt with your slacks/shorts. No neon color polo shirts are allowed. No gray or green shorts or pants are allowed. You may not wear rubber wristbands/bracelets, bandanas, hats, ties, gloves, or suspenders. Please keep your accessories to a minimum.

Please remember to get to class on time.

Please do not share your combination with a friend. If you are having trouble opening your locker, ask an adult for help. Also, do not leave your locker "set" to open.

Gum is not allowed at JMS!

No food is allowed on buses. You may have a water bottle.

Grandparents' Breakfast
All JMS grandparents are encouraged to join us for a fun-filled breakfast honoring and celebrating grandparents' day!
When: Monday, September 9th from 7:30AM-8:15AM
Where: JMS Library

Do you like math and science? See Ms. Wright for an IMSA application in room 202. Please turn in applications by Monday!

All fundraiser money and orders need to be turned in to the main office by Tuesday, September 10, 2013. The top seller will receive $100 and second place will receive $50!

21st Century
21st Century applications are available in the Guidance Office [ room 109 ]. The projected start date for the program is Monday, September 9, 2013.

Back to School Dance
Our Back to School Dance will be held this evening from 6-8PM in our gym. The cost to attend is $3. Tickets will be on sale during all lunch shifts. Only JMS students may attend this dance. Please make sure your parents are here by 8PM to pick up.

You do not have to wear your school uniform to the dance tonight. Please follow District Dress Code guidelines — no strapless or see-through tops, no crop shirts, & no "belly" shirts; shorts, dresses & skirts should not be too short.

Yearbook Club
Do you like taking pictures? Are you creative? Would you like to assist in creating the school's yearbook? If so, pick up a yearbook application from Mrs. Nosa in room 204 or find one in the Jaguar News in the main lobby. All applications must be returned by Friday, September 13th. No late applications will be accepted. If you have any questions or concerns, please see Mrs. Nosa!

Box Tops for Education
Please begin to bring in Box Tops. All staff members were provided with a bag to store the Box Tops. Students need to turn in Box Tops to their homeroom teacher. Rewards will be given to homerooms and to grade levels that have collected the most Box Tops each quarter. Let the competitions begin!

SHS Cheerleading Clinic
Springfield High School will be hosting a Fall Youth Cheerleading Clinic on Saturday, September 7, 2013. If you are interested, see Mr. Hoffek in the Guidance Office.

Have a great day!

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