Friday, April 28, 2017

May 1, 2017

B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  The average piano has about 230 strings. Each string averages about 165 pounds of tension, with the combined pull of all strings equaling over eighteen tons

Today (5/1)
2:45PM JMAC RM 101
2:45PM TOP Club RM 123
2:45PM Voices of Jeff RM 026
2:45PM Robotics RM 040
6:00PM Incoming 6th Grade Open House

Tomorrow (5/2)
2:35PM 6th Grade Intramurals – Soccer or Flag Football GYM
2:45PM Desire to Aspire – Media Center
2:45PM FCCLA Dinner meeting – RM 043
2:45PM Video Game Club RM
4:00PM 8th Grade Track – Battle HS
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6th grade will be MAP testing this week and you will receive a copy of the schedule from your 2nd hour teacher today.  Team Tsunami will be testing on Tuesday and Wednesday and Team Storm Runners will be testing on Thursday and Friday.  Be sure to eat breakfast, get a good night’s rest before the test and bring a book and a pencil to your testing site. 

The End of the Year is near!   IPad collection begins THIS WEEK!
Get your iPads updated, your apple ids removed and find those charging cords.
You will be fined by the district if you do not turn in iPads and charging bricks and cords.  These fines WILL NOT go away, they will follow you every year. The district will fine you $10 for the charging brick and $10 for the charging cable- find them or buy a replacement.   Is your iPad lost?  That will be at least a $50 charge.   Do you owe money for iPad repairs-it’s time to pay. End of year trips are coming up- iPads and fines need to be taken care of before you go on these trips.

Media Center Books that are not being read and those that are overdue need to be turned in before you go on grade level trips as well.  Don’t know if you have an overdue? Come in before school and check with the media center.

The FCCLA Dinner Outing is Tuesday, May 2nd from 2:45-4:45 pm.  Permission forms are required to participate in this walking field trip downtown to Subway, Yogoluv, and Peace Park. Bring your signed permission form, money for food, and wear appropriate clothing for weather and walking. Meet in Room 43 after school.  We leave at 2:45 pm and will return to JMS in time for your rides to pick you up promptly at 4:45 pm. Contact Mrs. Jones for a form and more information.

T-NADO members going on the SkyZone trip need to turn in their permission forms and money by tomorrow.  If you want to go but are unable to meet this deadline you need to come talk with Mrs. Moore or Mrs. Githegi soon. 

If you haven’t already ordered your school yearbook the deadline is fast approaching.  Orders are due in the office by May 3rd.  Order forms are in the office. 

Attention all future Rock Bridge Bruin Baseball Players!  The Rock Bridge Baseball team would like to invite you to a home game at Rock Bridge Field on Wednesday, May 3rd against Hickman HS.  Game time is 5pm.  See Coach Cleppe with any questions. 

Rock Bridge Softball Spring Information Meeting Thursday - May 11 at 6 pm in the RB Cafeteria
Any potential player / parent please attend this informational meeting
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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.

April 28, 2017

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  In Gainesville, Georgia, “the Poultry Capital of the World,” it’s illegal to eat fried chicken with a fork.

Today (4/28)
2:45PM ZDL – RM 121
4:00PM 8th Grade Track Meet – Jefferson City

Tomorrow (5/1)
2:45PM JMAC RM 101
2:45PM TOP Club RM 123
2:45PM Voices of Jeff RM 026
2:45PM Robotics RM 040
6:00PM Incoming 6th Grade Open House
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Students:  As we are approaching the end of the year please know that our expectations have not changed.  Cell phones and other electronic devices must be put away in the halls.  Hats, beanies, and other headwear are not permitted.  Eating is only permitted in the cafeteria and/or other appropriate classrooms.  

Today 8th graders will be taking the Math MAP test.  Remember to bring a pencil and a book to your testing location.  Please also put up your iPad and phone in your locker and use the restroom before quickly heading to your testing location.

There will be two testing sessions today so please listen closely so you know where and when you will be testing and when you are eating lunch.

The morning testing session will be from 7:52-10:31.  If you are in this session you will head to your testing room right after Advisory.
If you have Gladura 2nd hour you will test in Room 133
If you have Gladura 6th hour you will test in Room 135

The afternoon testing session will be from 11::00-1:25.  This group will be eating “A” lunch around 10:25 in the auditorium in order to have enough time to test.
If you have Schroeder 7th period you will test in Room 310
If you have Gladura 7th period you will test in Room 135
If you have Gladura 8th period you will test in Room 133

If you were told you are testing in a different location or at a different time than when your class is testing, please follow those instructions.  If you have questions come to
Guidance and we can help you.

The End of the Year is near!  IPad collection begins next week!
Get your iPads updated, your apple ids removed and find those charging cords.
You will be fined by the district if you do not turn in iPads and charging bricks and cords.  These fines WILL NOT go away, they will follow you every year.
The district will fine you $10 for the charging brick and $10 for the charging cable- find them or buy a replacement.   Is your iPad lost?  That will be at least a $50 charge.   Do you owe money for iPad repairs-it’s time to pay.  End of year trips are coming up- iPads and fines need to be taken care of before you go on these trips.

Media Center Books that are not being read and those that are overdue need to be turned in before you go on grade level trips as well.  Don’t know if you have an overdue? Come in before school and check with the media center.

ZDL members – please remember to leave your NERF equipment in your locker today! No NERF guns or darts can be in your bags. Also, remember that parent pick up is at 4:30 from the NORTH Side of the building. Questions? See Ms. Huggins or Dr. Worthington.

For girls who are interested in trying out for tennis at Rock Bridge HS next year there will be a camp May 30th through June 2; registration forms are available in the main office.

There will be a player/parent meeting for students interested in playing football at Rock Bridge. Tuesday, May 2nd, 6:30 pm in the RB cafeteria. The summer workout calendar will be handed out.

If you haven’t already ordered your school yearbook the deadline is fast approaching.  Orders are due in the office by May 3rd.  Order forms are in the office. 
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LUNCH: 
Chicken Meatball Subs
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

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

April 27, 2017

B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  When Ben and Jerry’s began, its founders originally planned on making bagels.  The equipment to make bagels was more expensive than what was needed to make ice cream, so they made ice cream!

Today (4/27)
2:35PM 6th Grade Intramurals – Soccer or Flag Football GYM
2:45PM Garden Club RM 045
2:45PM Book Club Media Ctr.
2:45PM FCCLA RM 043
4:00PM 7th Grade Track Meet – Jefferson City

Tomorrow (4/28)
2:45PM ZDL – RM 121
4:00PM 8th Grade Track Meet – Jefferson City
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Today 8th graders will be taking the Science MAP test.  Remember to bring a pencil and a book to your testing location.  Please also put up your iPad and phone in your locker and use the restroom before quickly heading to your testing location.

There will be two testing sessions today so please listen closely so you know where and when you will be testing and when you are eating lunch.

The morning testing session will be from 7:52-10:31.  If you are in this testing group you will head to your testing room right after Advisory
If you have Ms. Fuchs 2nd hour you will test in Room 133
If you have Ms. Fuchs 6th hour you will test in Room 135
If you have Mrs. Szydlowski 5th hour you will test in Room 310
If you have Mrs. Szydlowski 6th hour you will test in Room 045 in the basement of the new wing

The afternoon testing session will be from 11:00-1:41.  If you are in this testing session you will have to eat “A” lunch in the auditorium in order to have enough time to take your test.  You will be released around 10:25 to get your lunch and head to the auditorium. 
If you have Ms. Fuchs 7th hour you will test in Room 133
If you have Ms. Fuchs 8th hour you will test in Room 135
If you have Mrs. Szydlowski 7th hour you will test in Room 310
If you have Mrs. Szydlowski 8th hour you will test in Room 045 in the basement of the new wing.

If you were told you are testing in a different location or at a different time than when your class is testing, please follow those instructions.  If you have questions come to
Guidance and we can help you.

Students:  If you have library books that you are not reading, please get them turned in.  All books are due next week.  If you are still reading your book, please talk to Ms. Tina or Mrs. Kiley to make special arrangements.  All books marked overdue need to be turned in before you go on your grade level trips.

IPad turn in begins next week.  Get ready! Charge them, update them, back-up any pics you need, and find apple id passwords!
Tomorrow is our final NERF War for this year’s ZDL! Sorry – but this is not an open NERF War for the entire building – only those students who have registered for ZDL can stay and play tomorrow. For those students who missed out this year, keep ZDL in mind as a fun after-school club next year. Questions? See Ms. Huggins or Dr. Worthington.

Don’t forget the FCCLA meeting TODAY in FACS Room 43 from 2:45-3:45 pm.

For girls who are interested in trying out for tennis at Rock Bridge HS next year there will be a camp May 30th through June 2; registration forms are available in the main office.

There will be a player/parent meeting for students interested in playing football at Rock Bridge. Tuesday, May 2nd, 6:30 pm in the RB cafeteria. The summer workout calendar will be handed out.
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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.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

April 26, 2017

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Only one U.S. state's name ends with the letter "K." It's New York. Likewise, only one U.S. state's name ends with the letter "G": Wyoming.

Today (4/26)
7:10AM Cheerleading Informational Meeting – Big GYM
2:45PM Potter Pod RM 144
4:00PM 7th / 8th Grade Track Meet – Mexico
5:30PM Spring Band Concert

Tomorrow (4/27)
2:35PM 6th Grade Intramurals – Soccer or Flag Football GYM
2:45PM Garden Club RM 045
2:45PM Book Club Media Ctr.
2:45PM FCCLA RM 043
4:00PM 7th Grade Track Meet – Jefferson City
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Today 8th graders will be taking the second part of the Communication Arts MAP test.  Remember to bring a pencil, your earbuds and a book to your testing location.  Please also put up your iPad and phone in your locker and use the restroom before quickly heading to your testing location.

There are two different testing sessions today so please listen carefully so you know where and when you will be testing and when you are eating lunch today.

The morning testing time is 7:52-10:36If you are in this testing group you will head to your testing room right after Advisory
If you have Mrs. Edmondson 5th hour you will test in Room 133
If you have Mrs. Edmondson 6th hour you will test in Room 135
If you have Mrs. Sutherland 2nd hour you will test in Room 310
If you have Mrs. Sutherland 6th hour you will test in Room 045 in the basement of the New Wing

The afternoon testing groups will have to eat “A” lunch in order to have enough time to test.  You will be released to get your lunch and head to the auditorium to eat around 10:25 and then will test from 11:00-1:25.
If you have Mrs. Edmondson 7th hour you will test in Room 133
If you have Mrs. Edmondson 8th hour you will test in Room 135
If you have Mrs. Sutherland 7th hour you will test in Room 310
If you have Mrs. Sutherland 8th hour you will test in Room 045 in the basement of the new wing
If you have Mrs. Fulkerson 7th period you will test in Room 324

If you were told you are testing in a different location or at a different time than when your class is testing, please follow those instructions.  If you have questions come to
Guidance and we can help you.

Attention students:  iPad collection is just around the corner.  You will need to have your charging bricks and cables located and ready for turn in.  You need to also have your iPads updated to the newest software update.   Updates should be done at home, not at school.  IPads will be turned in before grade level trips.  6th grade iPads will be turned in next week.  7th grade iPads will be turned in May 5 and 8th.  Eighth grade iPads will be turned in on May 9 and 10.  If you have an apple id on your iPad, make sure you know the password for removing them. Questions about any of this, see Mrs. Kiley or Mrs. Nichols in the media center.

Books from the Media Center should also be turned in before going on trips.  Can’t find it?  Pay for it!

FCCLA Required Meeting Thursday, in FACS Room 43: From 2:45-3:45 pm. We’re wrappin’ it up and passing out permission forms for our end of the year Dinner Outing. Please plan to be there to help with the service project and get important field trip information.

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 in order 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: 
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, April 24, 2017

April 25, 2017

B Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  There is a word that rhymes with orange! It’s sporange: a rare alternative form of sporangium, a botany term that means "spore case."

Today (4/25)
2:35PM 6th Grade Intramurals – Soccer or Flag Football GYM
2:45PM Desire to Aspire – Media Ctr.
2:45PM GO Club RM 324
7:00PM CPS Night of Jazz - RBHS

Tomorrow (4/26)
7:10AM Cheerleading Informational Meeting – Big GYM
2:45PM Potter Pod RM 144
4:00PM 7th / 8th Grade Track Meet – Mexico
5:30PM Spring Band Concert
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8th graders will begin the Communication Arts MAP test today.  Before heading to your testing location be sure to grab and pencil and your earbuds if you have them, use the restroom and put your IPad and phone in your locker.  There will be two different testing times so please listen closely so you know when and where you will be testing.

The morning testing session will be 7:52-10:02; if you are in this testing group you will head to your testing room right after advisory.
If you have Mrs. Edmondson 5th hour you will test in Room 133
If you have Mrs. Edmondson 6th hour you will test in Room 135
If you have Mrs. Sutherland 2nd hour you will test in room 310
If you have Mrs. Sutherland 6th hour you will test in 045 in the basement of the new wing.

The afternoon testing session will be 10:10-12:21
IF you have Mrs. Edmondson 7th period you will test in Room 133
If you have Mrs. Edmondson 8th period you will test in Room 135
If you have Mrs. Sutherland 7th period you will test in Room 310
If you have Mrs. Sutherland 8th period you will test in Room 045 in the basement of the new wing
If you have Mrs. Fulkerson 7th period you will test in Room 324

If you were given a slip of paper on Monday telling you to report somewhere else than what I have just read, please follow those instructions. 

Attention students:  iPad collection is just around the corner.  You will need to have your charging bricks and cables located and ready for turn in.  You need to also have your iPads updated to the newest software update.   Updates should be done at home, not at school.  IPads will be turned in before grade level trips.  6th grade iPads will be turned in next week.  7th grade iPads will be turned in May 5 and 8th.  Eighth grade iPads will be turned in on May 9 and 10.  If you have an apple id on your iPad, make sure you know the password for removing them. Questions about any of this, see Mrs. Kiley or Mrs. Nichols in the media center.

Attention all ZDL members – our final meeting is THIS Friday! Bring your NERF guns to the media center on Friday for our very last 2017 NERF War! Reminder: only registered ZDL members can stay and play. Questions? See Ms. Huggins or Dr. Worthington.

We’ve Got Spirit, Yes We Do! We’ve Got Spirit, How About You?  6th and 7th graders who are interested in Cheerleading at Jeff need to come to an Informational Meeting on Wednesday, April 26 at 7:10 AM in the Big Gym.   Coach Urie and Coach Greenberg will be there to hand out the Try-Out packet and answer any questions you may have.  See you there! 

There will be a player/parent meeting for students interested in playing football at Rock Bridge. Monday, May 2nd, 6:30 pm in the RB cafeteria. The summer workout calendar will be handed out.

FCCLA Required Meeting Thursday, in FACS Room 43: From 2:45-3:45 pm. We’re wrappin’ it up and passing out permission forms for our end of the year Dinner Outing. Please plan to be there to help with the service project and get important field trip information.
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LUNCH: 
All White Chicken Bites w/Dipping Sauces
Mashed Potatoes with Gravy
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, April 21, 2017

April 24, 2017

A Day

Fun Facts from the Media Center:  Beanie babies were such a craze in the 1990s that even struggling MLB teams used them to sell out home games.

Today (4/24)
2:45PM 7th Grade Band Rehearsal – Band RM
2:45PM Voices of Jeff RM 026
2:45PM TOP Club RM 123

Tomorrow (4/25)
2:35PM 6th Grade Intramurals – Soccer or Flag Football GYM
2:45PM Desire to Aspire – Media Ctr.
2:45PM GO Club RM 324
2:45PM STUCO RM 121
7:00PM CPS Night of Jazz - RBHS
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If you are a 7th grader that either missed MAP testing last week or did not finish, you will be called down today to finish the test around 8:30 a.m. in computer lab 135.

8th graders will begin MAP testing tomorrow.  You will receive a schedule of where and when you will be testing during your English class today.  Be sure to get a good night’s rest, eat breakfast and come ready to do your best all week long. Be sure to bring a pencil and your earbuds to testing each day and a book to read when you are finished. 

Cyclone book club will be having our final meeting on Thursday, April 27 in the media center.

We’ve Got Spirit, Yes We Do! We’ve Got Spirit, How About You?  6th and 7th graders who are interested in Cheerleading at Jeff need to come to an Informational Meeting on Wednesday, April 26 at 7:10 AM in the Big Gym.   Coach Urie and Coach Greenberg will be there to hand out the Try-Out packet and answer any questions you may have.  See you there! 

There will be a player/parent meeting for students interested in playing football at Rock Bridge. Monday, May 2nd, 6:30 pm in the RB cafeteria. The summer workout calendar will be handed out.

FCCLA Required Meeting Thursday, in FACS Room 43: From 2:45-3:45 pm. We’re wrappin’ it up  and passing out permission forms for our end of the year Dinner Outing. Please plan to be there to help with the service project and get important field trip information.
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LUNCH: 
Chicken Patty Sandwich
Crinkle Cut Fries, 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, April 20, 2017

April 21, 2017

B Day

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

Today (4/21)
Team Hurricane Science Field Trip
4:00PM 7th and 8th Grade Track Meet – Centralia HS

Monday (4/24)
2:45PM 7th Grade Band Rehearsal – Band RM
2:45PM Voices of Jeff RM 026
2:45PM TOP Club RM 123

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Team Hurricane will be taking the Math session of the MAP test today from 7:52-10:31.  After Advisory please use the restroom, put your IPAD and phone up in your locker and head to your testing room with a pencil, earbuds if you have them and a book to read when you are done.  Do your best Team Hurricane. 
If you have Mrs. Greenberg for 6th hour you will be testing in Room 133
If you have Mrs. Shikles for 6th hour you will be testing in Room 135
If you have Mrs. James for 6th hour you will be testing in room 310
If you have Mr. Hanselman for 6th hour you will be testing in room 045 in the basement of the New Wing
If you have Mrs. Fulkerson for 6th hour you will be testing in Room 324

We’ve Got Spirit, Yes We Do! We’ve Got Spirit, How About You?  6th and 7th graders who are interested in Cheerleading at Jeff need to come to an Informational Meeting on Wednesday, April 26 at 7:10 AM in the Big Gym.   Coach Urie and Coach Greenberg will be there to hand out the Try-Out packet and answer any questions you may have.  See you there! 
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LUNCH: 
Sloppy Joes
Seasoned Potato Stix and 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.