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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

November 25, 2013

Monday, November 25, 2013


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

Happy birthday to .......
Sara C., Tiera C. & Aaron P.!

Main Entree: Gilardi Cheese Sticks with Sauce; Spicy Chicken Strips; Green Beans
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Pancakes-on-a-Stick

What's Grab & Go?
Grab & Go is a new breakfast program that we are trying for the next few months. Students will have the choice of the regular breakfast menu items or the Grab & Go bag breakfast. The bag will contain cereal, yogurt & breakfast bars. You will still eat your breakfast in the cafeteria.

Nooks & Kindles may not be brought to school.

Keep your hands to yourselves!

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 solid color dark belt with your slacks/shorts. No neon color polo shirts are allowed. No gray or green shorts or pants are allowed. Please do NOT roll up your pant legs. No jackets or vests may be worn in the classroom. You may not wear rubber wristbands/bracelets, bandanas, hats, or gloves. Please keep your accessories to a minimum.

Please remember to get to class on time. No more tardies!

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.

Snack Attack
Snack Attack will only be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. We now have Texas Roadhouse peanuts for sale for $1 per bag.

IMSA will meet today after school in Ms. Wright's room — room 202.

Announcing….. The Jefferson Middle School 2013-14 Standard Yearbook is on sale for $20.00! New this year is the opportunity to purchase a value package!

Package A is on sale for $27 and includes: Yearbook, Zoom Current Events Insert, Personalized Cover with Student's Name Printed in Foil, Autograph Insert and Yearbook Stickys.

Package B is on sale for $25.75 and includes: Yearbook, Zoom Current Events Insert, Personalized Cover with Student's Name Printed in Foil, and Autograph Insert.

Package C is on sale for $24.50 and includes: Yearbook, Zoom Current Events Insert, and Personalized Cover with Student's Name Printed in Foil!

Package D is on sale for $21.50 and includes: Yearbook and the Zoom Current Events Insert.

Order your copy Today!

2 Ways to Order:
Return Form & Payment to Mrs. Collier in the main office or place your order online at http://www.ybpay.lifetouch.com using yearbook ID code: 10667714

Box Tops for Education
Keep turning in your box tops!

Pasta for Pennies
Thank you, Mrs. Beebe, for a successful campaign! JMS raised $418.13 to be donated to leukemia research. The top 5 classes are:
5th place - Ms. Wash's with $27.54
4th place - Mrs. Horstman's with $47.07
3rd place - Ms. Joost's with $58.31
2nd place - Mrs. Beebe's with $71.23
1st place - Mrs. Goss-Rodgers' with $79.42
Mrs. Beebe's 1st hour class will receive donuts and Mrs. Goss-Rodgers' class will receive the Olive Garden lunch!

United Way
Thank you to everyone who generously donated to the United Way campaign and to Ms. Joost for coordinating everything. JMS was able to donate a total of $1,972.46!

Girls On The Run Food Drive
Our Girls on the Run group is sponsoring a canned food drive. Please bring in canned goods this week. The food collected will be given to the Central Illinois Food Bank to be given to needy families.

Miles of Smiles
Miles of Smiles would like to come to JMS. and do free dental exams on any students who do not currently have a dentist. Students received permission slips from their 1st hour teachers. These slips must be returned no later than tomorrow.

Please remember to follow all school rules & to show proper sportsmanship when attending a school sporting event. If you are removed from an event, whether at JMS or another school, you may be banned from attending any future extra-curricular events for the remainder of the school year.

If you have been sent to a Buddy Room, you may NOT attend the basketball game. This applies to players and cheerleaders too!

8th Grade Girls' Basketball
No practice today.

7th Grade Girls' Basketball
Regional game at Rochester at 6PM. Team bus leaves JMS at 4:45PM.

7th Grade Boys' Basketball
Practice today from 4-5:30PM.

8th Grade Boys' Basketball
Practice tonight from 5:30-7PM.

UIS Thanksgiving Baseball Camp
If you are interested in attending this athletic camp, please check out the flyer in the Jaguar News in the main lobby.

Have a great day!

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