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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

March 25, 2014

Tuesday, March 25, 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 .......
Destiny J., Daniel M., & Makala G.!

Main Entree: Tacos; Chicken Fajitas; Bean & Cheese Tacos; Refried Beans
Tomorrow's Breakfast: French Toast Sticks & Breakfast Bagels

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.

If you have lost your glasses, please see Mrs. Frye after school in room 109.

If you have recently moved or have a new phone number, please contact Mrs. Frye with the new information.

Band students will NOT be allowed early dismissal at the end of the day to get their instruments.

Scholastic Bowl
Practice today after school in room 213.

Regional Science Fair
Congratulations to Tahjanay W. & Maddie P. for achieving 1st place awards & Jacob S. for earning a 2nd place award at Regional Science Fair Saturday! All of you did an outstanding job representing JMS! Way to go! We are very proud of you!

Rebecca Caudill Book Award
The votes have been tallied for the Rebecca Caudill Book Award. Congratulations to the JMS students who read the books & voted for the award. The number one winning book in the State of Illinois for the 2014 Rebecca Caudill Book Award is ... Wonder. The 2nd place winning book is ... The Running Dream. The 3rd place winning book is ... A Tale Dark & Grimm.

Students at JMS voted for the award & the top 3 books for our school are:
1st Place - The Running Dream
2nd Place - Ghetto Cowboy
Tied for 3rd Place - Apothecary & Words in the Dust

Again, thanks to the students who participated in the reading of the books & the voting. A party, which includes prizes & food, will be announced soon for all who participated.

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 athletic event for the day. This applies to players and cheerleaders too!

Track Practice
Track practice today for all grade levels. Be in the gym, changed & ready to go at 2:45PM!

6th Grade Volleyball
All uniforms [pants] need to be turned in to Ms. Draper's room, room 216.

LHS Poms
Any 8th grade girls interested in trying out for Lanphier Poms MUST attend the mandatory parent meeting on March 26th at 5:30PM in the Commons at LHS.

Have a great day!

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