Friday, December 8, 2017

December 11, 2017

B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Spiders recycle webs by eating them.

Today (12/11)          
2:45PM Sewing Circle RM 043
2:45PM Pep Band RM 132
4:30PM 8th Grade Girls Basketball – Jeff City Tournament vs. Camdenton
6:00PM 8th Grade Boys Basketball vs GMS
7:00PM 7th and 8th Grade Choir Concert @ RBHS

Tomorrow (12/12)   
2:45PM Art Studio RM 139
2:45PM Chess Club RM 221
2:45PM Desire to Aspire Media Center
2:45PM JMS Show Choir RM 026
2:45PM TOP Club RM 324
2:45PM Science Olympiad RM 143
TBA  8th Grade Girls Basketball – Jeff City Tournament
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Winter break is just around the corner, don’t be caught without a book.  The media center has lots of great books. Come see us before break begins.

iOS 11.2 has been approved by the district, so all iPads need to be updated to this version.
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LUNCH: 
Chicken Sausage Patties and Waffles
Hot Spiced Apples
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, December 7, 2017

December 8, 2017

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center: “Almost” is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

Today (12/8)
2:45PM TNADO/STUCO Ice Skating Trip to Jeff City
6:00PM  7th Grade Girls in West Middle School Basketball Tournament vs. LCMS
TBA  7th Grade Boys Jeff Middle School Basketball Tournament

Tomorrow (12/11)   
2:45PM Sewing Circle RM 043
2:45PM Pep Band RM 132
4:30PM 8th Grade Girls Basketball – Jeff City Tournament vs. Camdenton
6:00PM 8th Grade Boys Basketball vs GMS
7:00PM 7th and 8th Grade Choir Concert @ RBHS
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All students that have turned in their permission forms for the TNADO/Student Council ice skating trip will need to put their things in their lockers that they are not taking on the trip and head down to the foyer outside of Guidance right after school.  We will allow you to get into your lockers when you return.  Please remember to bring your coats, hats and gloves if you have them.  We will eat a snack and then load the bus. 

Attention:  Boys and girls interested in playing tennis at Rock Bridge High School should plan to come to an informational meeting at RBHS Monday, December 11th at 6pm (school cafeteria)
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LUNCH: 
Whole Grain Chicken Hard Shell Taco
Refried Beans, Chopped Tomatoes
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, December 6, 2017

December 7, 2017

B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Three hundred and fifteen entries in Webster’s 1996 were misspelled.

Today (12/7)
2:45PM Yearbook – RM 310
2:45PM Jazz Band Rehearsal – RM 132
2:45PM Robotics – RM 042
6:00PM 8th Grade Boys Basketball @SMS
TBA  7th Grade Girls in West Middle School Basketball Tournament
TBA  7th Grade Boys Jeff Middle School Basketball Tournament

Tomorrow (12/8)     
2:45PM TNADO/STUCO Ice Skating Trip to Jeff City
TBA  7th Grade Girls in West Middle School Basketball Tournament
TBA  7th Grade Boys Jeff Middle School Basketball Tournament
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Show Choir Members:  check Schoology and/or come see Mrs. Armontrout OR Nurse Betty for an important announcement.

Any JMS student who wants to participate in the Regional MCTM Math Competition to be held on Saturday January 27 at RBHS needs to sign up with Mrs. Gladura in room 119 AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!!!!
SAVE THE DATE:   JMS will be participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee this school year on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 after school in the Media Center.  All students will have the opportunity to participate in Spelling Bees in their English Core classes sometime in December or January. Students can get the School Spelling Bee Study List from their English Core Teachers. Spellers start studying!

It’s coming! It’s coming!  The National Geography Bee!  Students, when we come back to school in January, you will be participating in the Geography Bee in your social studies class. 
The National Geographic Bee is an annual geography contest sponsored by the National Geographic Society. The bee has been held every year since 1989.  If you are bored over winter break, you can check out the National Geography Bee website to brush up on your geography facts!  http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/  They have a daily quiz where you can see sample questions.  Questions?  Ask your social studies teacher! 

Attention:  Boys and girls interested in playing tennis at Rock Bridge High School should plan to come to an informational meeting at RBHS Monday, December 11th at 6pm (school cafeteria)

Notes from the school nurse:  What is the flu?  Fever over 100 degrees, aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, chills and sweats, dry cough, sore throat.  Treatment is rest, fever reducing medications and fluids.  Please stay home if you are sick.  Wash or sanitize your hands when you cough or sneeze.
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LUNCH: 
BBQ Beef 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.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

December 6, 2017

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Guinea pigs and cats cannot sweat.

Today (12/6)
2:45PM JMAC Scholars – RM 137
2:45PM Pep Band – RM 132
2:45PM Math Counts – RM 119
6:00 PM 7th Grade Girls in West Middle School Basketball Tournament vs GMS
6:15PM 7th Grade Boys Jeff Middle School Basketball Tournament vs. OLLIS

Tomorrow (12/7)     
2:45PM Yearbook – RM 310
2:45PM Jazz Band Rehearsal – RM 132
2:45PM Robotics – RM 042
6:00PM 8th Grade Boys Basketball @SMS
TBA  7th Grade Girls in West Middle School Basketball Tournament
TBA  7th Grade Boys Jeff Middle School Basketball Tournament
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Any JMS student who wants to participate in the Regional MCTM Math Competition to be held on Saturday January 27 at RBHS needs to sign up with Mrs. Gladura in room 119 AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!!!!
SAVE THE DATE:   JMS will be participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee this school year on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 after school in the Media Center.  All students will have the opportunity to participate in Spelling Bees in their English Core classes sometime in December or January. Students can get the School Spelling Bee Study List from their English Core Teachers. Spellers start studying!

It’s coming! It’s coming!  The National Geography Bee!  Students, when we come back to school in January, you will be participating in the Geography Bee in your social studies class. 
The National Geographic Bee is an annual geography contest sponsored by the National Geographic Society. The bee has been held every year since 1989.  If you are bored over winter break, you can check out the National Geography Bee website to brush up on your geography facts!  http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/  They have a daily quiz where you can see sample questions.  Questions?  Ask your social studies teacher! 
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LUNCH: 
Pizza Crunchers w/Spaghetti Dipping Sauce
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, December 4, 2017

December 5, 2017

Jeff Daily News
B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  On average an ear of corn has 800 kernels and 16 rows.

Today (12/5)
2:45PM Desire to Aspire – Media Center
2:45PM FCCLA – RM 043
2:45PM TOP Club – RM 324
6:00PM 8th Grade Girls Basketball @ LMS

Tomorrow (12/6)     
2:45PM JMAC Scholars – RM 137
2:45PM Math Counts – RM 119
2:45PM Pep Band – RM 132
5:00PM JMS 7th Grade Boys Basketball Tournament /Game times TBD
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This month, from December 1-18, the STUCO will be sponsoring a “Giving Tree.” This year we are collecting NEW or very gently used books to give as gifts to preschool children in our community. Students can bring in their unwrapped books and hang them on the Giving Tree in front of the office, or you can place them in the bins below the tree. The Student Council will deliver the books to the Nora Stewart Early Learning Center on Dec. 19th. It’s a way of giving joy to others during the holiday season.

Show Choir Members:   no meeting today after school.  Keep checking Schoology for updates/announcements. 

There is NO Builder’s Club after school today.  We will be doing our service project later in the month.

FCCLA Holiday Treat Workshop on Tuesday in FACS Room 43 from 2:45-3:45pm

SAVE THE DATE:   Jefferson Middle School will be participating in the Scripps National Spelling Bee this school year.
      The Jefferson Middle School Spelling Bee will be held at JMS on Wednesday, January 31, 2017 at 2:45 in the Media Center.  All students will have the opportunity to participate in Spelling Bees in their English Core classes sometime in December or January. The winner from each English Core class in grades 6, 7, and 8 will advance to the JMS All-School Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Jan. 31. (In case of inclement weather or a snow day on Jan. 31, then the Spelling Bee will occur the first day students return to school.) Students will be able to get the School Spelling Bee Study List from their English Core Teachers. Spellers start studying!
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LUNCH: 
All White Chicken Bites w/Dipping Sauces
Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy
Green Beans, Whole Grain Rolls
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.

With liberty and justice for all.

Friday, December 1, 2017

December 4, 2107

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Cleopatra had a special lipstick made for her, consisting of a crushed mixture of ants and a deep red carmine beetles.

Today (12/4)
2:45PM SAGA – RM 221
2:45PM Voices of Jeff – RM 026
4:30-7:30PM JMS Athletic Chili Supper – Cafeteria
5:00PM 7th Grade Boys Jeff Middle School Basketball Tournament vs. WMS
7:00PM 8th Grade Band Concert – RBHS
7:15PM 7th Grade Girls in West Middle School Bball Tournament vs SMS

Tomorrow (12/5)     
2:45PM Builders Club – Media Center
2:45PM Desire to Aspire – Media Center
2:45PM FCCLA – RM 043
2:45PM JMS Show Choir – RM 026
2:45PM TOP Club – RM 324
6:00PM 8th Grade Girls Basketball @ LMS
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The JMS 7th Grade Boys Basketball Tournament begins tonight!  The week-long tournament kicks off with a chili supper in the cafeteria, 4:30-7:30pm.  Tickets are $10 and include an entry into our raffle.  Prizes are:  $250 cash; a $100 gift card to Target & a 50 inch Flat Screen TV!  See any basketball player or cheerleader to purchase your tickets and come support your CYCLONES! 

Cyclones, this month, from December 1-18, the STUCO will be sponsoring a “Giving Tree.” This year we are collecting NEW or very gently used books to give as gifts to preschool children in our community. Students can bring in their unwrapped books and hang them on the Giving Tree in front of the office, or you can place them in the bins below the tree. The Student Council will deliver the books to the Nora Stewart Early Learning Center on Dec. 19th. It’s a way of giving joy to others during the holiday season.

SAGA (our JMS GSA) will have our holiday cookie make and bake today.  Please bring any cookie cutters or cookie decorating supplies you’d like to use.  Families are welcome to attend. See Ms. Shadwell for any questions.

Any JMS student who wants to participate in the Regional MCTM Math Competition to be held on Saturday January 27 at RBHS needs to sign up with Mrs. Gladura in room 119 AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!!!!

FCCLA Holiday Treat Workshop on Tuesday in FACS Room 43 from 2:45-3:45pm

T-NADO, JMAC and Student Council are all going ice skating after school on Friday, December 8th.  Don’t miss out on the fun.  Turn in your permission form and $10 to Guidance by today in order to attend.  T-NADO students needing a scholarship need to talk to Mrs. Moore or Mrs. Baker.  If anyone needs an extension to turn in your form and money you must talk with Mrs. Moore in Guidance by today. 

Cyclone Book Club will not meet again until Jan. 25.  The Fixer by Jennifer Lynn Barnes or The Leveller by Julia Durango were both loved by our club so we are reading them both.  Please feel free to grab a copy of each to read before our next meeting. 
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LUNCH: 
Chicken Chili Roll Up
New Orleans 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.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

November 30, 2017

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  A cat’s ability to see well at night is due to its tapetum lucidum, a structure that reflects visible light back through the cat’s retina. It’s also what causes the eyes weird “glowing” effect in the dark.

Today (11/30)          
7:10AM FCA – RM 137
2:45PM Cyclone Book Club – Media Center
2:45PM GO Club – RM 324
2:45PM Jazz Band Rehearsal – Band RM
2:45PM Math Counts – RM 119
2:45PM Robotics RM 040
6:00PM 7th Grade Girls Basketball vs SMS
6:00PM 7th Grade Boys Basketball @ SMS

Tomorrow (12/1)     
2:45PM Music Club – RM 043
5:30PM 6th, 7th and Jazz Band Concert - Auditorium
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SAGA (our JMS GSA) will have our holiday cookie make and bake this Monday, December 4.  Please bring any cookie cutters or cookie decorating supplies you’d like to use.  Families are welcome to attend. See Ms. Shadwell for any questions.

T-NADO, JMAC and Student Council are all going ice skating after school on Friday, December 8th.  Don’t miss out on the fun.  Turn in your permission form and $10 to Guidance by Monday, December 4th in order to attend.  T-NADO students needing a scholarship need to speak to Mrs. Moore or Mrs. Baker but we still need your form turned in on time.  Extra forms are outside Guidance on the bulletin board. 

Notes from the school nurse:  What is a cold?  You may have a runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, cough, congestion, mild headache, sneezing or mild fatigue.  Treatment includes rest fluids, and medicine for symptoms that you have.  Stay home if you are sick.  Wash or sanitize your hands any time you sneeze or cough.  
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LUNCH: 
Corn Dog
Seasoned Potato Stix, 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.