Friday, October 19, 2018

October 22, 2018


B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  The Basenji, a dog from Africa, yodels instead of barking.

Today (10/22)  
8th Grade Boys Basketball Tryouts Begin
2:45pm FLL Robotics – RM 042
2:45pm Voices of Jeff – RM 026
2:45pm Strategic Gaming Club – RM 221
2:45pm 7th Grade Band Rehearsal – RM 132

Tomorrow (10/23)  
2:45pm FLL and FTC Robotics – RM 042
2:45pm 6th Grade Band Rehearsal – RM 132
2:45pm Desire to Aspire – Media Center
2:45pm Drama Club – RM 137
2:45pm STUCO – RM 121
2:45pm Video Game Club – RM 321
2:45pm TOP Club – RM 324
2:45pm Science Olympiad – RM 143
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Readers:  JMS is getting new books daily.  We have parents purchasing from our wishlist.  Come to the media center and checkout our new books. These books were purchased straight from the student shopping list on the media center wall.

DBRL card applications are now available in the media center.

Do you need help learning how to get and keep yourself organized, how to study for tests, how to take notes and use your planner?  If so come to Guidance after school on Tuesday October 23rd  or Thursday, October 25th to get some help from Mrs. Moore.  Sign up for the activity bus or have your parents pick you up at 3:45

Student Council students are busy planning the upcoming JMS All-School Party! The party is a Tropical Theme: Under the Sea. The party is from 3-5pm on Oct. 26th, so put it on your calendar! Students will pay $1 (or bring two cans of food) for admission, and then they will use tickets to pay for snacks and activities at various booths and games. We will have a Tropical Bounce House and Kona Ice will be here as well. We will also play dance music in the gym during the party. Tickets will be sold Oct.22-26 before school. The ticket cost is four tickets for $1. The party will end promptly at 5pm, so students need to make sure you have rides arranged. Bring your money and buy your tickets early!
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LUNCH: 
Mini Pepperoni Calzone
New Orleans Beans
Garden Bar
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 18, 2018

October 19, 2018


A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Your mouth uses 75 muscles when you speak.

Today (10/19)  
ACE Pizza Party
2:45pm Cheer Tryouts – Media Center

Monday (10/22)  
2:45pm FLL Robotics – RM 042
2:45pm Voices of Jeff – RM 026
2:45pm Strategic Gaming Club – RM 221
2:45pm 7th Grade Band Rehearsal – RM 132
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Students who qualified to attend Fridays ACE party are posted in both gyms and at the cafeteria.  If you are on the list, you will report to the auditorium on Friday during your lunch shift for the party.

iPads are for reading too!  Starting next week, there will be Daniel Boone Library Card applications in the media center for students who do not have a card.  Get these applications filled out and returned to Kiley in the media center.  Library cards will give you access to all the electronic offerings of the public library. More choices mean more responsibility.  If you would like to pick up an application, come down to the media center on Monday.

Student Council students are busy planning the upcoming JMS All-School Party! The party is a Tropical Theme: Under the Sea. The party is from 3-5pm on Oct. 26th, so put it on your calendar! Students will pay $1 (or bring two cans of food) for admission, and then they will use tickets to pay for snacks and activities at various booths and games. We will have a Tropical Bounce House and Kona Ice will be here as well. We will also play dance music in the gym during the party. Tickets will be sold Oct.22-26 before school. The ticket cost is four tickets for $1. The party will end promptly at 5pm, so students need to make sure you have rides arranged. Bring your money and buy your tickets early!

Creative writing club will meet next Thursday in Room 321
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LUNCH: 
Chicken Meatball Sub
Seasoned Spinach
Garden Bar
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, October 17, 2018

October 18, 2018


B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  A dime has 118 ridges.

Today (10/18)  
7:10am FCA – RM 137
2:45pm Cheer Clinic – Media Center
2:45pm Math Counts – RM 119
2:45pm TNADO – RM 301
2:45pm Garden Club – Health Room
2:45pm GO Club – RM 324
2:45pm FTC Robotics – RM 042
2:45pm Ping Pong Club – RM 121
2:45pm 6th Grade Intramurals – GYM
2:45pm Jazz Band Rehearsal – RM 132

Tomorrow (10/19)  
2:45pm Cheer Tryouts – Media Center
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Students who qualified to attend Fridays ACE party are posted in both gyms and at the cafeteria.  If you are on the list, you will report to the auditorium on Friday during your lunch shift for the party.

Final garden club meeting is this today.  Meet in the nurse’s office after school for one last garden club meeting this year!  See you next spring!

Feel like frightening your friends and family?  The JMS media center has an ENTIRE section of books that are scary stories.  Come on down and find the perfect scary book.

Tomorrow is the final morning for Candy Gram sales!

Come to the TNADO meeting on Thursday and help us bring more kindness to JMS.  Don’t forget your enrollment forms and money as well!  
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LUNCH: 
Chicken Corn Dog
Seasoned Peas, Sidewinder Fries
Garden Bar
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 16, 2018

October 17, 2018


A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Candy corn was first marketed as “Chicken Feed” and sold in a box that featured a rooster on the front with the tagline, “Something worth crowing for.” Candy corn was an easy Halloween favorite in the 1940s and 50s when trick-or-treating became a popular Halloween pastime.

Today (10/17)  
2:45pm The Light – RM 223
2:45pm Drama Club – RM 137
2:45pm Cheer Clinic Begins – Media Center

Tomorrow (10/18)  
2:45pm Cheer Clinic – Media Center
2:45pm Math Counts – RM 119
2:45pm TNADO – Media Center
2:45pm Garden Club – Health Room
2:45pm GO Club – RM 324
2:45pm FTC Robotics – RM 042
2:45pm Ping Pong Club – RM 121
2:45pm 6th Grade Intramurals – GYM
2:45pm Jazz Band Rehearsal – RM 132
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Final garden club meeting is this Thursday, October 18th.  Meet in the nurse’s office after school for one last garden club meeting this year!  See you next spring!

Candy Grams will be on sale before school on Oct. 15-19 for $1 each. Candy Grams are a great way to send a sweet treat and message to a friend or teacher. You’ll need to know your friend’s first and last name, so you can look up their 8th period teacher and room number. Candy Grams will be distributed on October 31st. Make someone’s day special and send them a Candy Gram!

Notes from the school nurse:  Get some exercise!  We should all get about 10,000 steps a day to stay healthy.  Being active reduces your risk of many diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. 
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LUNCH: 
Wild Mikes Cheese Sticks w/ Spaghetti Dipping Sauce
Seasoned Carrots
Garden Bar
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 15, 2018

October 16, 2018


B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Four-thousand-year-old noodles were discovered in ancient ruins in China.

Today (10/16)  
Early Release Day – JMS Releases at 12:05pm
7:00pm Fall Choir Concert @ RBHS

Tomorrow (10/17)  
2:45pm Cheer Clinic Begins – Media Center
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Attention 6th graders – the first day of Rotation 2 electives is today!  Please make sure you have a copy of your schedule before your classes, so you know where you are going.  Also, if you are not sure where your new classes are located ask your Advisory teacher. 

All first rotation 6th Grade Choir, 7th Grade Choir, and 8th Grade Choir members need to be in the choir room NOW for a combined choir rehearsal.  Teachers, you were re-sent a list of students this morning, so please do not count them absent!

Cheer Clinics begin on Wednesday!  You must have a current physical, passing grades, and the Permission Slip signed to try out.  Clinics will be held Wednesday and Thursday in the Media Center from 2:45 to 4:45 PM. Try-Outs will be on Friday, October 19th.  Hope to see you there!

Candy Grams will be on sale before school on Oct. 15-19 for $1 each. Candy Grams are a great way to send a sweet treat and message to a friend or teacher. You’ll need to know your friend’s first and last name, so you can look up their 8th period teacher and room number. Candy Grams will be distributed on October 31st. Make someone’s day special and send them a Candy Gram!

Reminder to students who ride a bus to Moving Ahead or Boys and Girls Club, due to today’s early release these programs are not in session.  Be sure to have your after school plans made well before the end of the day. 

October is LGBTQ History month and the JMS SAGA group would like to share the following fun fact:  Gay marriage with legalized in the US on June 26, 2015.
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LUNCH: 
Chicken Tenders w/Dipping Sauces
Crinkle Cut Fries, Green Beans
Garden Bar
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 12, 2018

October 15, 2018


A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  The biggest bald eagle nests weigh up to 4000 pounds.

Today (10/15)  
7th Grade Basketball Tryouts – GYM
2:45pm 7th Grade Band Rehearsal – RM 132
2:45pm Voices of Jeff – RM 026
2:45pm FLL Robotics – RM 042

Tomorrow (10/16)  
7:00pm Fall Choir Concert @ RBHS
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Attention 6th graders- The last day for rotation 1 electives is Monday, October 15th.  The first day of Rotation 2 electives is Tuesday, October 16th.  Please make sure you have a copy of your schedule before Tuesday afternoon so you know what your new classes will be.  Also, if you are not sure where your new classes are located ask your Advisory teacher. 

Cheer Clinics begin on Wednesday!  You must have a current physical, passing grades, and the Permission Slip signed to try out.  Clinics will be held Wednesday and Thursday in the Media Center from 2:45 to 4:45 PM. Try-Outs will be on Friday, October 19th.  Hope to see you there!

7th grade boys’ and girls’ basketball tryouts begin today.  Please come to the gym after school, changed out and ready to play.  In order to participate in try outs you must have a completed and current school physical. 

Candy Grams will be on sale before school on Oct. 15-19 for $1 each. Candy Grams are a great way to send a sweet treat and message to a friend or teacher. You’ll need to know your friend’s first and last name, so you can look up their 8th period teacher and room number. Candy Grams will be distributed on October 31st. Make someone’s day special and send them a Candy Gram!

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LUNCH: 
Chicken Patty Sandwich
Baked Beans and Seasoned Potato Sticks
Garden Bar
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 11, 2018

October 12, 2018


B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Your heart is about the same size as your fist.

Today (10/12)  
2:45pm Math Counts – RM 119

Monday (10/15)  
2:45pm 7th Grade Band Rehearsal – RM 132
2:45pm Voices of Jeff – RM 026
2:45pm FLL Robotics – RM 042
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Cheer Clinics begin on Wednesday!  You must have a current physical, passing grades, and the Permission Slip signed to try out.  Clinics will be held Wednesday and Thursday in the Media Center from 2:45 to 4:45 PM. Try-Outs will be on Friday, October 19th.  Hope to see you there!

7th grade boys’ and girls’ basketball tryouts begin next week.  Please come to the gym after school, changed out and ready to play.  In order to participate in try outs you must have a completed and current school physical. 

Candy Grams will be on sale before school on Oct. 15-19 for $1 each. Candy Grams are a great way to send a sweet treat and message to a friend or teacher. You’ll need to know your friend’s first and last name, so you can look up their 8th period teacher and room number. Candy Grams will be distributed on October 31st. Make someone’s day special and send them a Candy Gram!

Attention Readers:  The media center has FINALLY gotten one of our new book orders. More will be arriving soon, so if you don’t see the book you wanted, please keep checking.  Yay, books!!
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LUNCH: 
Fish Sandwich
Sidewinder Fries and Seasoned Carrots
Garden Bar
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.