Wednesday, October 18, 2017

October 19, 2017

B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  In total there are 205 bones in the skeleton of a horse.

Today (10/19)          
7:10AM Candygram Sales Continue
2:45PM 6th Grade Intramurals – Soccer or Kickball – Gym
2:45PM Garden Club RM 045
2:45PM Jazz Band RM 132
2:45PM Lego Club RM 313
2:45PM Ping Pong Club RM 123
2:45PM Robotics RM 042
2:45PM TNADO Media Center

Tomorrow  (10/20)  
7:10AM Candygram Sales Last Day!
2:45PM Math Counts RM 119
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T-NADO is meeting on today at 2:45 in the Media Center to get ready for the Canned Food Drive.  Please bring your forms and dues to this meeting.  The forms can be found outside Guidance on the bulletin board.  If you are unable to attend please stop by and talk with Mrs. Moore or Mrs. Baker. 

Bonus October Drama Meeting this month ONLY on Monday, October 23rd from 2:45 to 3:45 in Room 137 to practice the transformative Tim Burton character makeup techniques we viewed during our last drama meeting. Bring headbands and clothes that can get messy. It’s never too late to join Drama Club.

Attention all students!  Are you interested in music or art? If so check out this cool opportunity! The Jefferson Middle School Cyclones are partnering with the Columbia College Cougars for the 5th annual Cyclone Cougar Camp C³… this was previously called CSI if you participated in years past. This is a FREE AFTERSCHOOL camp open to all Jefferson Middle School Students in grades 6-8. Due Date for Permission Forms: Friday, October 20th.  Contact Ms. Fuchs with questions (RM: 142)

Faculty and Students:  In an effort to support Military Veterans for Veteran’s Day, we are asking that you bring a picture of a family member who is (or has been) a service member.  Please limit this to mother/father, grandmother/grandfather, sisters/brothers.  We will scan the picture and return to you, or you can send it to us electronically.   We need these things:   Your name, name of your relative, how they are related to you, name of military branch, and war (if any) they have fought in.   Last day to submit:  October 27th.   Let’s honor our families and military members!!  6th Grade submit to Ms. Shadwell; 7th grade to Mrs. James and 8th Grade to Mr. Dwyer. 

JMS Book Fair-Nov. 8,9, and 10.  Save your money to shop.  This book fair will have Grumpy Cat No-It All:  Everything You Need to No.  Grumpy cat is back with a mission:  Teach the world to “NO” everything.  This is just one of many books that will be here at our book fair.


Notes from the school nurse:  What is a healthy snack?  Combine a healthy protein with fruits and vegetables for a satisfying snack.  Try hummus with veggies, Greek yogurt with berries or almonds, or peanut or almond butter with apples or celery. 
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LUNCH: 
Corn Dog
Seasoned Potato Stix, 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, October 17, 2017

October 18, 2017

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Samuel L. Jackson requested to have a purple light saber in Star Wars is order for him to accept the part as Mace Windu.

Today (10/18)          
7:10AM Candygram Sales Continue
8:00AM Flu Shots in the Small Gym

Tomorrow  (10/19)  
Yearbook Group Photo Day
7:10AM Candygram Sales Continue
2:45PM 6th Grade Intramurals – Soccer or Kickball – Gym
2:45PM Garden Club RM 045
2:45PM Jazz Band RM 132
2:45PM Lego Club RM 313
2:45PM Ping Pong Club RM 123
2:45PM Robotics RM 042
2:45PM TNADO Media Center
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Students who are receiving a flu shot today will be dismissed from class over the intercom.  Your teacher has a list of names if you are unsure about getting your flu shot today.  Flu shots will be given between 8 AM and 10 AM in the small gym.

T-NADO is meeting on Thursday, October 19th at 2:45 in the Media Center to get ready for the Canned Food Drive.  Please bring your forms and dues to this meeting.  The forms can be found outside Guidance on the bulletin board.  If you are unable to attend please stop by and talk with Mrs. Moore or Mrs. Baker. 

Attention all students!  Are you interested in music or art? If so check out this cool opportunity! The Jefferson Middle School Cyclones are partnering with the Columbia College Cougars for the 5th annual Cyclone Cougar Camp C³… this was previously called CSI if you participated in years past. This is a FREE AFTERSCHOOL camp open to all Jefferson Middle School Students in grades 6-8. Due Date for Permission Forms: Friday, October 20th.  Contact Ms. Fuchs with questions (RM: 142)

Faculty and Students:  In an effort to support Military Veterans for Veteran’s Day, we are asking that you bring a picture of a family member who is (or has been) a service member.  Please limit this to mother/father, grandmother/grandfather, sisters/brothers.  We will scan the picture and return to you, or you can send it to us electronically.   We need these things:   Your name, name of your relative, how they are related to you, name of military branch, and war (if any) they have fought in.   Last day to submit:  October 27th.   Let’s honor our families and military members!!  6th Grade submit to Ms. Shadwell; 7th grade to Mrs. James and 8th Grade to Mr. Dwyer. 
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LUNCH: 
Garlic Cheese Bread
Seasoned 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.

Monday, October 16, 2017

October 17, 2017

Jeff Daily News
B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center: Ronald McDonald is “Donald l McDonald” in Japan because it makes pronunciation easier for the Japanese.  In Singapore he’s known as “Uncle McDonald.”  

Today (10/17)          
12:05PM CPS Early Release Day

Tomorrow (10/18)   
7:10AM Candygram Sales
8:00AM Flu Shots in the Small Gym
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Today is the first day of rotation 2 electives for 6th graders.  Please check your schedule and make sure you are attending the correct classes.  If  you need a copy of your schedule please come to Guidance to get one. 

Students.  Flu shots will be given on Wednesday morning in the small gym between 8 AM and 10 AM.  You will be dismissed by team and by the first initial of your last name.  Teachers have a list of names for those who have turned in a permission slip.

T-NADO is meeting on Thursday, October 19th at 2:45 in the Media Center to get ready for the Canned Food Drive.  Please bring your forms and dues to this meeting.  The forms can be found outside Guidance on the bulletin board.  If you are unable to attend please stop by and talk with Mrs.
Moore or Mrs. Baker.

You can get a kiss from Mrs. Kiley in the media center this week.  If you don’t have any overdue books on your library account, Mrs. Kiley will give you a chocolate kiss.  Only one kiss per student for the week, please. 

Students if you are having issues with your wifi at home, please look on your iPad at the iBook app for a help sheet from the district.  There is also info on the JMS website.

Attention all students!
Are you interested in music or art? If so check out this cool opportunity!
The Jefferson Middle School Cyclones are partnering with the Columbia College Cougars for the 5th annual Cyclone Cougar Camp C³… this was previously called CSI if you participated in years past. This is a FREE AFTERSCHOOL camp open to all Jefferson Middle School Students in grades 6-8. Due Date for Permission Forms: Friday, October 20th.  Contact Ms. Fuchs with questions (RM: 142)


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LUNCH: 
All White Chicken Bites w/Dipping Sauces
Mashed Potatoes with gravy and Green Beans
Whole Grain Roll
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.

Friday, October 13, 2017

October 16, 2017

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center: Every year more than 2500 left-handed people are killed from using right-handed products.

Today (10/16)          
7:10AM Candygram Sales Begin
9:45AM RBHS Marching Band Assembly – Auditorium
2:45PM 7th Grade Band Rehearsal
2:45PM Cyclone Hosts – West Wing Commons
2:45PM Voices of Jeff RM 026
2:45PM Cyclone Float Your Boat RM 042

Tomorrow  (10/17)  
7:10AM Candygram Sales Begin
12:05PM CPS Early Release Day
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Today is the last day for rotation 1 electives for 6th graders.  If you do not have a copy of your schedule and do not know which elective you are starting tomorrow, please come to Guidance to get a copy of your schedule.

Basketball Tryouts for 7th and 8th Graders begins October 16th.  7th Graders will tryout from 2:45 – 4:45. 8th Graders will have a study hall in Rooms 133 and 135 from 2:45 – 3:45 and then have tryouts from 4:30 – 6:30.  Must have passing grades and a current physical on file to tryout.  See Coach Rowe or Coach Cleppe with any questions.

The first Cyclone Float Your Boat team is now forming. Join us as we construct a life size cardboard boat that really floats and be part of the team that paddles it in the annual Float Your Boat contest to benefit the food bank this spring. For more info on being part of the team come to our first meeting on Monday, October 16th at 2:45 in the Industrial tech shop on the first floor of the new wing. Or see Mrs. Szydlowski or Mr. Adams for more information. 

Feeling grumpy this morning?  Mrs. Kiley has just the cure….kisses!  This week come to the media center and have your library account checked for overdue books.  If you don’t have any, Mrs. Kiley will give you a chocolate kiss.  One kiss per student (and staff) for the week.  We are celebrating “Friends of the Library Week”-be a friend and get those overdue books returned!

Remember:  ACE forms are due TOMORROW .  The pizza party is Oct. 27.  You MUST qualify for all the ACE trips in order to go on the last big ACE trip of the year. This means get an ACE form and fill it out, if you meet the requirements, the office will notify you.  If you don’t fill out the form you have NO chance of going on the last trip.  Forms for the pizza party are due in the office TOMORROW.

Students.  Flu shots will be given on Wednesday, Oct. 18th in the morning in the small gym between 8 AM and 10 AM.  You will be dismissed by team and by the first initial of your last name.  Teachers have a list of names for those who have turned in a permission slip.

If you are collecting box tops at home please turn them in to Mrs. Hagan in the main office by Friday, October 20th
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LUNCH: 
Chicken Patty Sandwich
Seasoned Potato Stix, Baked 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, October 12, 2017

October 13, 2017

B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center: Kleenex tissues were originally used as filters in gas masks.

Today (10/12)          
IPR’s go home

Monday (10/16)       
7:10AM Candygram Sales Begin
9:45AM RBHS Marching Band Assembly – Auditorium
2:45PM 7th Grade Band Rehearsal
2:45PM Cyclone Hosts – West Wing Commons
2:45PM Voices of Jeff RM 026
2:45PM Cyclone Float Your Boat RM 042
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Basketball Tryouts for 7th and 8th Graders begins October 16th.  7th Graders will tryout from 2:45 – 4:45. 8th Graders will have a study hall in Rooms 133 and 135 from 2:45 – 3:45 and then have tryouts from 4:30 – 6:30.  Must have passing grades and a current physical on file to tryout.  See Coach Rowe or Coach Cleppe with any questions.

The first Cyclone Float Your Boat team is now forming. Join us as we construct a life size cardboard boat that really floats and be part of the team that paddles it in the annual Float Your Boat contest to benefit the food bank this spring. For more info on being part of the team come to our first meeting on Monday, October 16th at 2:45 in the Industrial tech shop on the first floor of the new wing. Or see Mrs. Szydlowski or Mr. Adams for more information. 

Remember:  ACE forms are due Oct. 17 .  The pizza party is Oct. 27.  You MUST qualify for all the ACE trips in order to go on the last big ACE trip of the year. This means get an ACE form and fill it out, if you meet the requirements, the office will notify you.  If you don’t fill out the form you have NO chance of going on the last trip.  Forms for the pizza party are due in the office on OCT. 17.

iPads should be coming to school.  They should be charged.  The screens should be covered by the case.  If iPads are not in full cases, teachers have been instructed to take iPads and they will be returned when the missing parts are brought to school. 

Next week Kiley is kissing students who have no overdue books on their library accounts.  Come to the media center and have your accounts checked, if you have no overdue books, you will get a chocolate kiss from Mrs. Kiley.  Your English teachers also have a list of students who have overdue books.
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LUNCH: 
Sloppy Joe
Seasoned Potato Stix, Seasoned Spinach
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit

Low Fat Milk

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

October 12, 2017

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center: The most venomous jellyfish in the world is named the Irukandji and is small than your fingernail.

Today (10/12)          
7:10AM FCA RM 137
7:40AM REACH Assembly – Auditorium
2:45PM 6th Grade Intramurals – Soccer or Kickball Gym
2:45PM Jazz Band RM 132
2:45PM Garden Club RM 043
2:45PM Math Counts RM 119
2:45PM Ping Pong Club RM 123
2:45PM Robotics RM 042
7:00PM Football vs OLLIS @ RBHS

Tomorrow (10/13)   
IPR’s go home
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Basketball Tryouts for 7th and 8th Graders begins October 16th.  7th Graders will tryout from 2:45 – 4:45. 8th Graders will have a study hall in Rooms 133 and 135 from 2:45 – 3:45 and then have tryouts from 4:30 – 6:30.  Must have passing grades and a current physical on file to tryout.  See Coach Rowe or Coach Cleppe with any questions.

Remember:  ACE forms are due Oct. 17 to qualify for the pizza party on the 27th.  You MUST qualify for ALL ACE activities to go on the last, big trip of the year. You don’t qualify if you don’t fill out the form showing you meet all requirements for EVERY ACE activity this year!  Don’t want pizza but want to go on the trip at end of year?  Fill out form and turn it in BY Oct. 17.

The book fair will be at JMS November 7-9.  You will be visiting during your English classes. The newest Diary of a Wimpy Kid book, The Getaway will be available at our fair.  In this book the Heffleys are headed for a tropical vacation.   Start saving up to shop at the JMS book fair. See posters around the building.

Daniel Boone Library is hosting Six Word Memoirs. Six words-no more, no less.   Info can be found in the media center here at JMS and entries need to be submitted by Saturday, Oct. 14 on the library’s teen site.  Winning entries will be posted in November.

Notes from the school nurse:  choose your milk.  You can easily cut back on calories and saturated fat without losing flavor by choosing low or nonfat milk, or a non-dairy milk such as almond or soy.  All kinds of milk provide the same calcium and other benefits like vitamins and minerals. 
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LUNCH: 
Tangerine Chicken
Brown Rice and Seasoned Peas
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit

Low Fat Milk 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

October 11, 2017

B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center: The front paws of a cat are different from the back paws. They have five toes on the front but only four on the back.

Today (10/11)          
2:45PM Drama Club RM 137
6:00PM 8th Grade Volleyball vs. WMS
6:00PM 7th Grade Volleyball @ WMS

Tomorrow (10/12)   
7:10AM FCA RM 137
7:40AM REACH Assembly – Auditorium
2:45PM 6th Grade Intramurals – Soccer or Kickball Gym
2:45PM Jazz Band RM 132
2:45PM Garden Club RM 043
2:45PM Math Counts RM 119
2:45PM Ping Pong Club RM 123
2:45PM Robotics RM 042
7:00PM Football vs OLLIS @ RBHS
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Today at Daniel Boone Regional Library from 6-7:30 you can make your own comic strip.  Go online to learn more.

DRAMA CLUB:  We will be meeting on Wednesday, October 11 and viewing YouTube How-To’s and practicing TRANFORMATIVE MAKE-UP so bring something to pull your hair away from your face (headbands, etc.) and wear clothes that can get messy! This year’s theme-TIM BURTON CREATIONS. We will meet in Room 137 from 2:45 to 3:45.

Cheerleading Clinics will be held on October 11th and 12th from 2:45 to 4:45 PM.  You must attend the clinics to try-out on October 16th. Please bring a current physical and completed Cheer Permission Slip Form to clinics on the 11th. We will meet in Ms. Urie’s room on October 11th.

Students:  Our lost and found is over flowing! Please check the lost and found this week to collect any lost items…lost and found will be cleared out on Friday and any remaining items will be donated. 
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LUNCH: 
Chicken Patty Sandwich
Corn
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.