Monday, May 21, 2018

May 22, 2018


B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Frisbees were invented in the 1870’s as pie plates. In the 1940’s, college students began throwing them around. They have since stopped being used for pie plates and are now a summertime staple.



Today (5/21)  
Last Day of School – Early Release 12:05PM

Have a great summer!
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Students who received a slip during 8th hour yesterday need to report to the auditorium at this time. 

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LUNCH: 
Last Day Sack Lunch
Doritos
Garden Bar and Fresh Fruit
Low-Fat Milk

Friday, May 18, 2018

May 21, 2018


A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  The Eiffel tower actually grows in the heat of the summer. Due to the iron expanding, the tower grows about 6 inches every summer.

Today (5/21)  
7:00PM Jefferson Reception - Auditorium

Tomorrow (5/22)  
Last Day of School – Early Release 12:05PM
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Did you know that the books in the media center don’t belong to you?  These belong to our school and need to be returned.  Everyone should be getting their accounts checked to be sure there are no overdue books on your account.

Sixth and Seventh Graders—If you like to run and are interested in being on the JMS cross country team in the fall but missed the meeting with Coach Clowe, drop by room 319 to get information.

Students:  On the last day of school the lost and found will be cleared out. Please check the lost and found for your items.
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LUNCH: 
Managers Choice
Hot Veggie
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, May 17, 2018

May 18, 2018


B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Happy Royal Wedding Day!  Prince Harry’s legal name is Henry Charles Albert David.  While never used, Harry’s last name is Mountbatten-Windsor. A blend of the Queen and her husband’s surnames.

Today (5/18)  
4:30PM STUCO Lock In – Media Center

Monday (5/21)  
7:00PM Jefferson Reception - Auditorium
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Today is the last time Kiley is kissing this year!  Come to the media center to have your accounts checked. If your account is clean, you will receive a chocolate kiss from Kiley.

STUCO members, remember that you may only attend this year’s lock-in if you have turned in your permission slip. 

Sixth and Seventh Graders—If you like to run and are interested in being on the JMS cross country team in the fall but missed the meeting with Coach Clowe, drop by room 319 to get information.

Girls interested in Rock Bridge Volleyball camp this summer see Coach Rowe for a registration form! 

Students:  On the last day of school the lost and found will be cleared out. Please check the lost and found for your items.

To see if you qualify for our upcoming attendance parties please check the list located on the bulletin board on the way to the cafeteria. 
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LUNCH: 
Managers Choice
Hot Veggie
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, May 16, 2018

May 17. 2018


A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Pearls melt in vinegar.

Today (5/17)  
6th Grade Field Trip to MU Rec Center
2:45PM Jazz Band Rehearsal – RM 132
2:45PM GO Club – RM 324
2:45PM Garden Club – RM 043
2:45PM Robotics – RM 042
2:45PM Rogers Street Players Spring Play Matinee – Media Center

Tomorrow (5/18)  
4:30PM STUCO Lock In – Media Center
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Students, if you are attending one of the Teton, Yellowstone or back country hiking trips, please wear one of your new trip T-shirts on Friday. All students attending one of the trips should report the new wing by the couches at the beginning of advisory on Friday for our annual group picture.

The JMS Rogers Street Players will be presenting the one-act comedy THIS IS A TEST by Stephen Gregg right after school today in the JMS Media Center. Tickets will be available at the door for $2, but if cost is a problem, see Ms. Ed. for assistance to see how to get your name on a special guest list.  The play does not even last an entire hour! Come see the rest of the show from the sneak preview at the Fine Arts Assembly!

Books are due and a lot of you still have them on your accounts. Surprise-Kiley is kissing with chocolate! Any student who has all books returned will get a kiss from Kiley. Come to the media center and have accounts checked, this offer is good only today and Friday. Your teachers have lists of kids who have overdue books.

Cleaning out your locker and school bag?  Don’t forget to find that cyclone cash.  We will be holding a drawing for signed copies of Erin Entrada Kelly’s books, her newest book You Go First, and exclusive JMS Summer Reading shirts.  Put your name AND your Advisory teacher name on the back of your cyclone dollars and put that cyclone cash in the paint can for the item you want to win.  Mrs. Osborn’s advisory will be in the main hall every morning this week to give cyclone change and take entries.  The drawings will be the day of our video chats with Erin, May 21, 2018.  Good luck, and remember SHOW YOUR CYCLONE COLORS AND READ THIS SUMMER!  Advisory teachers, if you have students who have Cyclone cash to enter now, please send them to showcase table in the main hallway. 

STUCO members, remember that you may only attend this year’s lock-in if you have turned in your permission slip. 

Girls interested in Rock Bridge Volleyball camp this summer see Coach Rowe for a registration form! 

Students:  On the last day of school the lost and found will be cleared out. Please check the lost and found for your items.

To see if you qualify for our upcoming attendance parties please check the list located on the bulletin board on the way to the cafeteria. 

Notes from the school nurse:  Wear your glasses!  If you are supposed to wear prescription glasses, it is very important that you wear them at school every single day.  You must be able to see well to learn well.  You can get a headache if you do not wear your glasses.  Take care of your glasses.  Do not lose them.  Keep them in a sturdy case if they are not being worn.
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LUNCH: 
Buffalo Chicken Drumstick
Mac and Cheese, Whole Grain Roll, 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, May 15, 2018

May 16, 2018


B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Antarctica is the only continent without bees.  Most of the insects that live in Antarctica are parasites-the kind that live in the fur of sea animals or birds.

Today (5/16)  
7:00PM Rogers Street Players Spring Play – Media Center

Tomorrow (5/17)  
6th Grade Field Trip to MU Rec Center
2:45PM Jazz Band Rehearsal – RM 132
2:45PM Lego Club – RM 313
2:45PM GO Club – RM 324
2:45PM Garden Club – RM 043
2:45PM Robotics – RM 042
2:45PM 6th Grade Intramurals – GYM
2:45PM Rogers Street Players Spring Play Matinee – Media Center
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Textbooks will need to be returned to your classroom teachers.  Bring them to the media center to have them removed from your account and then hand them to the appropriate teacher. 

All media center books are now due.  Get them returned.   8th graders:  There are 28 of you who need to turn in bricks/cords for iPads.  These are $10 apiece and will be placed on your library accounts which will follow you to high school. This is a district decision and you must pay.

Students, if you are attending one of the Teton, Yellowstone or back country hiking trips, please wear one of your new trip T-shirts on Friday. All students attending one of the trips should report the new wing by the couches at the beginning of advisory on Friday for our annual group picture.

The JMS Rogers Street Players will be presenting the one-act comedy THIS IS A TEST by Stephen Gregg on tonight at 7 PM and Thursday right after school in the JMS Media Center. Tickets will be available at the door for $2, but if cost is a problem, see Ms. Ed. for assistance to see how to get your name on a special guest list. Doors open at 6:30 PM on Wednesday night. The play does not even last an entire hour! Come see the rest of the show from the sneak preview at the Fine Arts Assembly!

Cleaning out your locker and school bag?  Don’t forget to find that cyclone cash.  We will be holding a drawing for signed copies of Erin Entrada Kelly’s books, her newest book You Go First, and exclusive JMS Summer Reading shirts.  Put your name AND your Advisory teacher name on the back of your cyclone dollars and put that cyclone cash in the paint can for the item you want to win.  Mrs. Osborn’s advisory will be in the main hall every morning this week to give cyclone change and take entries.  The drawings will be the day of our video chats with Erin, May 21, 2018.  Good luck, and remember SHOW YOUR CYCLONE COLORS AND READ THIS SUMMER!  Advisory teachers, if you have students who have Cyclone cash to enter now, please send them to showcase table in the main hallway. 

If you are a current 6th grader or 7th grader and are interested in running Cross Country next fall at JMS, please meet Coach Clowe in the gym Thursday morning at 7:10. Middle School cross country races are 1.5 miles and are typically run through parks featuring hills and lots of turns. If you cannot make the meeting, get information from Coach Clowe in room 319.



JMS Track and Field athletes—please return your uniforms to Coach Clowe in the auditorium Wednesday or Thursday morning before school. This includes hoodies and sweat pants.

Students: Due to increased concerns for safety and our growing school numbers when you return to school in the fall we will no longer be allowing students to carry backpacks in the halls or to class.  We will allow small drawstring bags but not full-size packs. 
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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, May 14, 2018

May 15, 2018


A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  The first animal astronaut was Laika, the dog who traveled aboard the Sputnik in 1957.

Today (5/15)  
7th Grade Field Trip to St. Louis City Museum
2:45PM 6th Grade Intramurals – GYM
2:45PM Desire to Aspire – Media Center
7:00PM Spring Choir Concert – First Baptist Church, Columbia

Tomorrow (5/16)  
7:00PM Rogers Street Players Spring Play – Media Center
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All media center books are now due!  Turn them in asap. There are approximately 30 eighth grade students who are missing cords/bricks for their iPad. There are 22 eighth grade students who have books checked out from the media center and these need to be turned ASAP

The JMS Rogers Street Players will be presenting the one-act comedy THIS IS A TEST by Stephen Gregg on Wednesday at 7 PM and Tuesday right after school in the JMS Media Center. Tickets will be available at the door for $2, but if cost is a problem, see Ms. Ed. for assistance to see how to get your name on a special guest list. Doors open at 6:30 PM on Wednesday night. The play does not even last an entire hour! Come see the rest of the show from the sneak preview at the Fine Arts Assembly!

Students who are interested in athletic summer camps (football, volleyball and/or basketball) see Coach Rowe or Coach Cleppe for registration forms.  These are due no later than Friday; if we don’t have enough kids signed up the camps will be cancelled. 

On May 21st, we have an incredible opportunity to talk to Erin Entrada Kelly, the winner of this year’s Newberry Award and author extraordinaire!  If you want to read one of her terrific books about middle schoolers just like us, see Mrs. Osborn in room 207.

Cleaning out your locker and school bag?  Don’t forget to find that cyclone cash.  We will be holding a drawing for signed copies of Erin Entrada Kelly’s books, her newest book You Go First, and exclusive JMS Summer Reading shirts.  Put your name AND your Advisory teacher name on the back of your cyclone dollars and put that cyclone cash in the paint can for the item you want to win.  Mrs. Osborn’s advisory will be in the main hall every morning this week to give cyclone change and take entries.  The drawings will be the day of our video chats with Erin, May 21, 2018.  Good luck, and remember SHOW YOUR CYCLONE COLORS AND READ THIS SUMMER!  Advisory teachers, if you have students who have Cyclone cash to enter now, please send them to showcase table in the main hallway. 

If you are a current 6th grader or 7th grader and are interested in running Cross Country next fall at JMS, please meet Coach Clowe in the gym Thursday morning at 7:10. Middle School cross country races are 1.5 miles and are typically run through parks featuring hills and lots of turns. If you cannot make the meeting, get information from Coach Clowe in room 319.


All Choir students (6th Grade Comprehensive Music, 7th & 8th Grade Choir, and Voices of Jeff) should plan to stay after school and report to the Choir room immediately after being released from 8th hour.  You should be wearing your red choir or school shirt.

JMS Track and Field athletes—please return your uniforms to Coach Clowe in the auditorium Wednesday or Thursday morning before school. This includes hoodies and sweat pants.

Students: Due to increased concerns for safety and our growing school numbers when you return to school in the fall we will no longer be allowing students to carry backpacks in the halls or to class.  We will allow small drawstring bags but not full-size packs. 

7th Grade students going on today’s field trip:  Team Sirocco, please proceed to the Media Center immediately following announcements to get ready to go.  Team Hurricane will proceed to the Auditorium.
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LUNCH: 
All White Chicken Bites w/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.

Friday, May 11, 2018

May 14, 2018


B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Juicy Fruit and Wrigley’s Spearmint gums are more than on hundred years old.

Today (5/14)  
8th Grade Field Trip to Wilson’s Beach Club
2:45PM Sewing Circle – RM 045

Tomorrow (5/15)  
7th Grade Field Trip to St. Louis City Museum
2:45PM 6th Grade Intramurals – GYM
2:45PM Desire to Aspire – Media Center
7:00PM Spring Choir Concert – First Baptist Church, Columbia
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Thursday May 17th, will be the final day for the activity bus.

All iPads and cases should be turned in at this point.  If you have media center books still out, bring them to the media center. Want to finish it?  Bring it to the media center and discuss a plan with Mrs. Kiley or Ms. Tina.

The last Sewing Circle Meeting is today from 2:45-4:45pm in FACS Room 45. Our main goal is to complete the quilted wall hangings for those of you who have started. See Mrs. Jones with questions. Plan rides accordingly.

Students who are interested in athletic summer camps (football, volleyball and/or basketball) see Coach Rowe or Coach Cleppe for registration forms.  These are due no later than next Friday; if we don’t have enough kids signed up the camps will be cancelled. 

On May 21st, we have an incredible opportunity to talk to Erin Entrada Kelly, the winner of this year’s Newberry Award and author extraordinaire!  If you want to read one of her terrific books about middle schoolers just like us, see Mrs. Osborn in room 207.

Cleaning out your locker and school bag?  Don’t forget to find that cyclone cash.  We will be holding a drawing for signed copies of Erin Entrada Kelly’s books, her newest book You Go First, and exclusive JMS Summer Reading shirts.  Put your name AND your Advisory teacher name on the back of your cyclone dollars and put that cyclone cash in the paint can for the item you want to win.  Mrs. Osborn’s advisory will be in the main hall every morning this week to give cyclone change and take entries.  The drawings will be the day of our video chats with Erin, May 21, 2018.  Good luck, and remember SHOW YOUR CYCLONE COLORS AND READ THIS SUMMER!

Students: Due to increased concerns for safety and our growing school numbers when you return to school in the fall we will no longer be allowing students to carry backpacks in the halls or to class.  We will allow small drawstring bags but not full-size packs. 

Stop by Guidance if you need your locker combination. You must know it for lock turn-in time.
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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.