Thursday, January 19, 2017

January 20, 2017

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  The white part of an egg is called the "albumen."

Today (1/20)
2:45PM Math Counts Rm 119
TBA 8th Grade Boys Basketball – OMS Tournament

Monday (1/23)
2:45PM Robotics Club Rm 042
2:45PM TOP Club Rm 123
2:45PM Voices of Jeff Rm 026
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Seventh and Eighth Graders interested in track: If you did not attend the meeting before school on January 11th, please see Coach Clowe in room 319 for information. Mr. Clowe does have more fundraiser catalogs if you did not get one. Checks for the fundraiser should be made out to CPS. We will meet in the auditorium at 7:10 on January 31st to collect money and orders. You may also turn them in to Coach Clowe in room 319.
Desire to Aspire will begin for the spring semester next Tuesday.  Join us in the Media Center to see what we are all about!  

Potter Pod will meet on Jan. 26th  (not the 25th) after school in room 144.
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LUNCH: 
Sloppy Joe
Seasoned Potato Stix, Baby Carrots
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low Fat Milk

Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
I pledge allegiance to the flag.
Of the United States of America
And to the republic, for which it stands.
One nation, under God, indivisible,

With liberty and justice for all.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

January 19, 2017

B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  At the 11th Academy Awards, Walt Disney was awarded one full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Today  (1/19)
2:45PM Adventures in Science Rm 144
2:45PM Cyclapella Singers Rm 123
2:45PM Lego Club Rm 313
2:45PM Science Olympiad Rm 143
2:45PM Yearbook Rm 133
2:45PM Chess Club Rm 213
2:45PM TNADO Media Center
2:45PM Jazz Band Rm 132
4:00PM 8th Grade Boys Basketball – OMS Tournament

Tomorrow  (1/20)
2:45PM Math Counts Rm 119
TBA 8th Grade Boys Basketball – OMS Tournament

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T-NADO will meet in the Media Center at 2:45 today.  Members should come hear about our plans for 2nd semester. 
 
Seventh and Eighth Graders interested in track: If you did not attend the meeting before school on January 11th, please see Coach Clowe in room 319 for information. Mr. Clowe does have more fundraiser catalogs if you did not get one. Checks for the fundraiser should be made out to CPS. We will meet in the auditorium at 7:10 on January 31st to collect money and orders. You may also turn them in to Coach Clowe in room 319.
Desire to Aspire will begin for the spring semester next Tuesday.  Join us in the Media Center to see what we are all about!  
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LUNCH: 
Tangerine Chicken
Brown Rice, Seasoned Peas
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low Fat Milk

Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
I pledge allegiance to the flag.
Of the United States of America
And to the republic, for which it stands.
One nation, under God, indivisible,
With liberty and justice for all.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

January 18, 2017

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Cheesecake was invented in Ancient Greece and served to athletes at the very first Olympic Games.


Today  (1/18)
7:15AM Reflections Rm 106
2:45PM GEO Bee Media Center

Tomorrow  (1/19)
2:45PM Adventures in Science Rm 144
2:45PM Cyclapella Singers Rm 123
2:45PM Lego Club Rm 313
2:45PM Science Olympiad Rm 143
2:45PM Yearbook Rm 133
2:45PM Chess Club Rm 213
2:45PM TNADO Media Center
2:45PM Jazz Band Rm 132
TBA 8th Grade Boys Basketball – OMS Tournament
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The Linked to Learn Tutoring program will begin again today.  If you attended last semester and have homework you need to work on, meet the group after school outside the Media Center at 2:45.

T-NADO will meet in the Media Center at 2:45 on Thursday.  Members should come hear about our plans for 2nd semester. 
 
Come cheer on your fellow classmates and watch the geography bee TODAY after school in the Media Center.  It should last until 3:45.  Congratulations to the following students who qualified:
Ben Mazurek
Evrim Agca
Anna Kirchoefer
Arjuna Ragu
Liz Sherwin
Asher Ferguson
Jonas Ferguson
Emma Howell
Gabe Carr
Tyler Dettmar

Notes from the school nurse:  How does ice help an injury?  Applying ice to an injury helps reduce pain and decrease swelling if you get hurt.  Do not put ice directly on your skin.  Always wrap an ice pack in cloth or a paper towel to prevent damage to your skin. 

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LUNCH: 
Chicken Sausage Patties w/ Whole Grain Waffles
Hot Spiced Apples, Baby Carrots
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low Fat Milk

Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
I pledge allegiance to the flag.
Of the United States of America
And to the republic, for which it stands.
One nation, under God, indivisible,

With liberty and justice for all.

January 17, 2017

B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center: The official color of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is "International Orange."

Today  (1/17)
2:45PM Cyclone Host – West Wing Commons
8:30PM – 8th Grade Boys Basketball – Oakland Tournament

Tomorrow  (1/18)
7:15AM Reflections Rm 106
2:45PM GEO Bee Media Center
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LUNCH: 
All White Chicken Bites with Dipping Sauces
Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy
Whole Grain Roll, Green Beans
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low Fat Milk

Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
I pledge allegiance to the flag.
Of the United States of America
And to the republic, for which it stands.
One nation, under God, indivisible,

With liberty and justice for all.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

January 13, 2016

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center: The official color of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is "International Orange."

Today  (1/12)
NO SCHOOL – School cancelled due to weather. 

Monday  (1/16)
NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Day
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Students, Fridays are now Paydays!  Starting today, any student that has perfect attendance to advisory class all week will receive $2 Cyclone Cash on Friday of that week.  If you have perfect attendance to advisory class two weeks in a row you get a bonus buck and get $3 on that Friday.  Every two weeks the process starts over so you can earn $5 Cyclone Cash every two weeks.  Start earning that cash and make sure you are here for advisory to start each day off right.



JMS Students, your planner is a tool for organization and time management. One of the most important and highly effective ways to become a successful achiever is to use the planner each class period to write your assignments down. Random planner checks have begun on January 9th. If you have your planner filled out, you might be a random student to receive some Cyclone Cash.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

January 12, 2017

B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  A group of eggs, such as those found in a bird's nest, is known as a "clutch."

Today  (1/12)
7:10AM Volleyball Informational Meeting Rm 135
2:45PM Jazz Band Rehearsal
2:45PM Cyclapella Singers Rm 123
2:45PM FCCLA Rm 043
2;45PM Math Counts Rm 119
2:45PM The Light Rm 223
6:00PM 8th Grade Boys Basketball vs. Thomas Jefferson
TBA 8th Grade Girls Basketball @ OLLIS Tournament

Tomorrow  (1/13)
2:45PM Guitar Club Rm 045
2:45PM STUCO Lock-In Media Ctr.
TBA 8th Grade Girls Basketball @ OLLIS Tournament

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Students, Fridays are now Paydays!  Starting this Friday, any student that has perfect attendance to advisory class all week will receive $2 Cyclone Cash on Friday of that week.  If you have perfect attendance to advisory class two weeks in a row you get a bonus buck and get $3 on that Friday.  Every two weeks the process starts over so you can earn $5 Cyclone Cash every two weeks.  Start earning that cash and make sure you are here for advisory to start each day off right.

The CARE Program will be here today, January 12th during “C” lunch to talk with 8th graders that were 14 years old by December 31st, 2016 about opportunities for you to get a job this summer.  If you are eligible, grab your lunch and head down to the auditorium during 8th grade lunch on Thursday to hear how to apply for this great opportunity.  The Guidance Office also has information on the CARE program if you cannot make the meeting. 

Congratulations to the following students who qualified for the JMS School-Wide Geography Bee!  The students who qualified were the top ten winners out of over 500 6th, 7th, and 8th graders here at JMS.  The school bee will be held Wednesday, January 18 at 2:45pm in the JMS Media Center.  The school winner will then take the 2017 National Geography Bee Qualifying Test to see if they qualify for state!  Way to go!

Congratulations to: Ben Mazurek, Evrim Agca , Anna Kirchoefer, Arjuna Ragu, Liz Sherwin, Asher Ferguson, Jonas Ferguson, Emma Howell , Gabe Carr and Tyler Dettmar

Remember all students wishing to attend tomorrow’s STUCO lock-in must have returned their permission form by tomorrow! See Mrs. Sutherland or Dr. Worthington if you have any questions.
If there is no school on Friday or afternoon activities are cancelled due to weather, the STUCO lock-in will be postponed to later in February.



FCCLA New Year's Celebration is today in FACS Room 43 from 2:45-3:45pm Come and ring in the new year and also learn about the fun FCCLA events and activities planned for second semester.

The Columbia Area Career Center will host the Career Showcase on January 12, from 6-8:00 p.m. for 8th graders and thre parents.

JMS Students, your planner is a tool for organization and time management. One of the most important and highly effective ways to become a successful achiever is to use the planner each class period to write your assignments down. Random planner checks have begun on January 9th. If you have your planner filled out, you might be a random student to receive some Cyclone Cash.

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LUNCH: 
Philly Steak and Cheese Sandwich
Fresh Broccoli
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low Fat Milk

Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
I pledge allegiance to the flag.
Of the United States of America
And to the republic, for which it stands.
One nation, under God, indivisible,

With liberty and justice for all.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

January 11, 2017

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Laser tag was invented in Dallas, Texas in the early 1980s. Inventor George Carter came up with the idea after watching Star Wars.


Today  (1/11)
7:10AM Track Informational Meeting Auditorium
TBA 8th Grade Girls Basketball @ OLLIS Tournament

Tomorrow  (1/12)
7:10AM Volleyball Informational Meeting Rm 135
2:45PM Jazz Band Rehearsal
2:45PM Cyclapella Singers Rm 123
2:45PM FCCLA Rm 043
2;45PM Math Counts Rm 119
2:45PM The Light Rm 223
6:00PM 8th Grade Boys Basketball vs. Thomas Jefferson
TBA 8th Grade Girls Basketball @ OLLIS Tournament

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Students, Fridays are now Paydays!  Starting this Friday, any student that has perfect attendance to advisory class all week will receive $2 Cyclone Cash on Friday of that week.  If you have perfect attendance to advisory class two weeks in a row you get a bonus buck and get $3 on that Friday.  Every two weeks the process starts over so you can earn $5 Cyclone Cash every two weeks.  Start earning that cash and make sure you are here for advisory to start each day off right.

The CARE Program will be here on Thursday, January 12th during “C” lunch to talk with 8th graders that were 14 years old by December 31st, 2016 about opportunities for you to get a job this summer.  If you are eligible, grab your lunch and head down to the auditorium during 8th grade lunch on Thursday to hear how to apply for this great opportunity.  The Guidance Office also has information on the CARE program if you cannot make the meeting. 

Reminder: 7th and 8th grade AVID students are to meet in the Media Center for their Lunch and Learn today. Don’t forget to bring your guest so they can learn a little about AVID. Questions? See Mrs. Szydlowski, Mrs. Watts or Dr. Worthington.

6th and 7th grade girls interested in playing volleyball next year, please attend an informational meeting Thursday 7:10am in room 135.  If you cannot attend please see Coach Rowe for information.

FCCLA New Year's Celebration is Thursday in FACS Room 43 from 2:45-3:45pm Come and ring in the new year and also learn about the fun FCCLA events and activities planned for second semester.

JMS Students, your planner is a tool for organization and time management. One of the most important and highly effective ways to become a successful achiever is to use the planner each class period to write your assignments down. Random planner checks have begun on January 9th. If you have your planner filled out, you might be a random student to receive some Cyclone Cash.

Notes from the school nurse:  How often should you take a shower or a bath?  A middle school aged person should take a bath or shower every day.  Use lotion after bathing if you have dry skin.  We should all apply antiperspirant.
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LUNCH: 
Pizza Crunchers with dipping sauce
Seasoned Carrots and Fresh Broccoli
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low Fat Milk

Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
I pledge allegiance to the flag.
Of the United States of America
And to the republic, for which it stands.
One nation, under God, indivisible,

With liberty and justice for all.