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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

February 24, 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014

STUDENTS: NO running, shoving or pushing in the hallways. Consequences will be issued for this behavior!

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

Happy birthday to .......
No Birthdays Today

Main Entree: Chili with Pretzel Nuggets; Spicy Chicken Patties; Corn
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Biscuits & Gravy

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.

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

6th Grade Preview Night
Preview Night for incoming 6th grade students has been rescheduled to March 11th from 6-7PM. All current 5th grade students & parents/guardians should plan to attend Preview Night at the middle school they are registered to attend in the fall based on their current home address.

Jeans Day Friday
Pay $1 and you will be allowed to wear jeans with your uniform shirt on Friday. Listen to the morning announcements for more details.

Valentine's Dance
When: Friday
Where: JMS Gym
Time: 6-8PM
Tickets will be sold for $3 during lunch shifts this week & at the door.
If you have had an out-of-school suspension during third quarter, you may NOT attend the dance. If you have 4 or more tardies during third quarter, you may NOT attend the dance. If you are on "Court" and have had an out-of-school suspension or have 4 or more tardies, you may NOT attend the dance.

Box Tops for Education
Keep turning in your box tops!

Math & Science Careers Are For You!
Expanding Your Horizons
Lincoln Land Community College
Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 8AM-12:45PM

Join other 6th through 8th grade girls to learn about math, science, and technology careers, while participating in workshops with doctors, veterinarians, and engineers. Have fun and plan for your future. Go to http://www.eyhspringfield.com for workshop choices and registration form or call 217-652-4676.

Sponsored by AAUW Springfield, Illinois Branch

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!

6th Grade Girls' Volleyball Practice
Practice today from 2:30-4PM.

7th Grade GVB Practice
Practice today from 4-5PM.

8th Grade GVB Practice
Practice today from 5-6PM.

6th/7th/8th Grade BBB
Any 6th, 7th or 8th grade boys' basketball player who has not returned his team basketball equipment bag or uniform must turn that bag & uniform in to Coach Horton immediately.

Track Tryouts
You must wear clothes & shoes that are appropriate for running. You must be in the gym at 2:45PM & ready to stretch & run.

Tryout Schedule:
* 6th grade ~ Wed., March 5th after school
* 7th grade ~ Thurs., March 6th after school
* 8th grade ~ Mon., March 10th after school

* You must have a current physical within the last year.
* You must have had a GPA of 2.0 at the beginning of 3rd quarter.
* You must have an athletic card filled out completely, signed by a parent/guardian, and on file in the office.

Have a great day!

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