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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

August 25, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014


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

Happy birthday to .......
Jazlynn Z., Kayla W. & Justin E.!

Main Entree: Chicken Nuggets; Cheese Pizza; Pretzel Sticks; Green Beans
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Sausage/Cheese Biscuits

Do NOT dig through the lunch trays. Take the tray on top of the stack. All trays are clean but may be scuffed on the bottom. If you happen to find a tray that has something on the top side, please let an adult know. When you dig through trays, you are spreading germs. Consequences for not following directions: You will eat last!

Teal is not an acceptable uniform shirt color.

Earbuds/headphones must be out of your ears before you enter the building. If you do not, a staff member may take them from you and place them in the main office tagged with your name for pick up later.

Gentlemen ~ Please NO sagging of pants or shorts! If you have belt loops on your shorts or pants, you must wear a belt.

Walkers must arrive at school by 7:45AM in order to eat breakfast & have full choices of items available.

7th & 8th graders must use their assigned stairs — do not use the 6th grade hall as a shortcut!

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 remember to be quiet in the halls especially during lunch shifts in the 6th grade hall.

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

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.

Read 5 Logs
Congratulations to those JMS students who successfully completed their Read 5 summer reading logs! You will receive a t-shirt with the Read 5 logo designed by 2 JMS students last spring.

Are you interested in math and science and looking for an after-school club to join? See Ms. Wright in room 202 for an IMSA application.

Girl Scouts
Any girl interested in joining Girl Scouts should grab a flyer from the Jaguar News in the main lobby.

JMS TV Studio Crew
Are you interested in being a part of the JMS TV studio crew? Look for the sign up sheets outside of the cafeteria. There will be auditions/interviews after sign ups are complete.

What's a PRIDE card? It's a blue card that you may receive when you are "caught" doing the right thing — respecting yourself, respecting others, & respecting property. If you receive a PRIDE card, fill it out completely with your first & last name. Place the filled out card in the proper grade level jar outside of the cafeteria. If your card is drawn, you may receive a prize!

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!

Girls' Basketball
Calling all 7th & 8th grade girls interested in playing basketball for JMS! Open gym will be held Tuesday & Thursday from 3:30PM-5PM in the JMS gym.

7th Grade Girls' Basketball
7th grade girls informational basketball meeting will be held Thursday during the 7th grade lunch. If you are interested in trying out for basketball, please attend. You will get your lunch and then bring it to the library to eat during the meeting.

JFL Football
Tryouts 8/26 @ 5:30PM at JMS. Bring your birth certificate. For more information, grab a form from the Jaguar News in the main lobby.

Have a great day!

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