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Jefferson Middle School

3001 Allis St.
Springfield, IL 62703

JMS Daily Announcements

August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016


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

Lockers ~ Make sure you have your locker information and combinations. Lunch interventions/detentions will be issued for those who continually come to the office.

Jeremy D. & Keagan G.!

Main Entree: Jumbo Pizza Bagel; Philly Cheese Wrap; Chef Salad; Cold Plate
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Egg & Cheese on a Biscuit


Cafeteria Procedure:
1. Form 2 single file lines.
2. Girls sit on the left side of the cafeteria.
3. Boys sit on the right side of the cafeteria.
4. Fill up each table.
5. Admin will dismiss you by tables when it's time to throw away your trash & go outside.
6. Clean up after yourself & push in your chair.

Box Tops 4 Education
Once a month there will be a drawing of 8 names for a chance to win a certificate for a free item from snack attack. If you are interested in entering, just bring in 10 unexpired boxtops attached to a "dollar" form and turn in to your 1st hour teacher. You can get a "dollar" form from your teacher or the Jaguar News in the main lobby. Make sure you put your first and last name and your 1st hour teacher's name on the form. Please turn in "dollars" to Mrs. Beebe.

All IMSA applications are to be turned in no later than Friday, September 2nd. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Wright or Ms. Moore.

Technology Acceptable Use Policy Forms
Tech AUPs were sent home last week. This form must be signed by the student and his/her parent/guardian and returned to JMS. No technology may be used in the building until a signed form is returned. Please get those forms returned ASAP.

Welcome Back To School Dance
Be sure to come to the after-school dance on Friday, September 2nd. The dance will be held in the gym from 3-5PM. There will be a live DJ and snacks for you to purchase. Activity buses will be available to take you home if you need a ride.

For $1, students may wear school appropriate non-uniform clothing to school on Friday. $1 will be collected during 1st hour and students will be issued a wristband. Please refer to page 31 in the SPS 186 Student and Family Handbook for specific dress code guidelines.

JMS JAGUARS ~ You are STUDENTS first & ATHLETES second!

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.

Cross Country

Girls' Basketball
6th grade tryouts will be held this evening from 5-8PM in the JMS gym. Parents must provide your transportation. Bring a bottle of water or sports drink, sneakers to run in, and loose-fitting workout clothes. This session is closed to spectators.

JMS cheer clinics & tryouts are scheduled. Be sure to pick up a cheer packet from the Jaguar News in the main lobby for complete information, your application, and your teacher evaluation forms.

Clinics will be held Monday, September 19th from 2:30-5PM and Tuesday, September 20th from 2:30-4PM. Candidates should wear comfortable gym clothes and tennis shoes. There will be an activity bus to provide transportation home on both clinic days.

Tryouts will be held on Friday, September 23rd beginning at 5PM. The first squad meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 27th from 2:30-4PM.

Have a great day!

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