JJHS Daily Announcements

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Friday

  • 03/22/2019

     

    A friendly reminder from the Learning Commons:  As you’re clearing out your locker prior to break, please be sure to return or renew any library books you have in your possession.  All fines will be waived for any overdue book turned in by 3 pm today!

     

    And now, for the winner of the 2019 March Book Madness!  Although it was actually a dead heat actual tie going into 8th period, The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate emerged victorious over Diary of a Wimpy Kid with a score of 149 to 136.  Thanks to all the students and staff who participated in the program!

     

    Band lunch will be open today to all grade levels.  Make sure you sign out with the cafeteria staff before coming to the band room.  Reminder, other than bottled water, no other food or drink may be brought into the band room.  As all band lunch members know, this will be strictly enforced to the furthest extent of the law.

     

    Congratulations to the Jefferson Singers, String Fusion, and Jazz Ensemble for their outstanding performances yesterday at Beebe, Mill Street and Steeple.  All three schools gave the Jefferson musicians a standing ovation!  Great job, Patriot musicians!

Thursday

  • 03/21/2019

     

    Photography Club meets today!  Bring your camera and we’ll see you in room 210 at 3.  See you soon!

     

    Attention After School Adventure Club members—Please stop by Room 226 to pick up your pass for tomorrow morning’s meeting. Passes are taped outside the door for After School Adventure Club students. Be sure you grab your pass today so you can get in at 7:30 tomorrow morning.

Wednesday

  • 03/20/2019

     

    This is a reminder to all yearbook club members: Our meeting is tomorrow afterschool, not today. We will meet tomorrow until 4 or 4:30. Please be prepared to stay longer than normal to finish all our pages. Any conflicts or concerns, please see Mrs. DiNovo.

     

    Attention all those interested in dance: The Spring session for JJHS Dance Club will begin after Spring Break. We will hold our informational meeting for new members after break as well. Please listen for announcements for date and time. Thank you!

     

    The Bunker is coming back to lunch on Friday! Save your Patriot Pay to shop or to enter raffles for gift cards from Amazon, Panera, and more!

     

    Photography club will meet tomorrow. Bring your cameras. See you in room 210 at 3 o’clock on Thursday.  Any questions?  Email Mrs. Nix!

Tuesday

  • 03/19/2019
     

    Today is the final day of the bowling and laser tag intramural.  We will celebrate with a pizza party at Bowlero from 4-5:30pm.  Be sure to have your parent pick you up promptly at 5:30pm!

     

    Attention all yearbook club members: Our meeting will be on THURSDAY of this week, not Wednesday. Repeat our meeting has been moved to Thursday afterschool in room 108. Please plan on staying until 4:00 at the earliest and 4:30 at the latest.

     

    Attention all those interested in joining Dance Club: We will begin a Spring Session of JJHS Dance Club after we return from Spring Break. Please listen to announcements for the informational meeting date and come pick up a parent permission slip to come join us. We look forward to seeing you there! Any questions please see either Mrs. DiNovo or Miss Consorti.

     

    And now for the March Book Madness update.  The Elite 8 have been narrowed down to the final four, and your regional champions are:

     

    In the Humor Region:  Diary of a Wimpy Kid

    In the Survival Region:  Hatchet

    In the Ghost/Supernatural Region:  Ghost Boys

    And in the Animal Tales Region:  The One and Only Ivan

     

    Now it’s up to all of you to go to the Google form on the webpage by the end of the day tomorrow to determine the winners.  Will Brian’s personal struggles in nature win out over Greg Heffley’s trials in middle school? Are the stories of murdered boys stronger than the story of an gorilla who can draw? That’s up to all of you to decide.

     

    The Bunker is coming back to lunch on Friday! Save your Patriot Pay to shop or to enter raffles for gift cards from Amazon, Panera, and more!

Monday

  • 03/18/2019

     

     

    There will be set painting in the wood gym Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week from 3-5pm.

     

    Tech crew rehearsals this week are from 3-5:15pm if you’re stage manager, set movers and prop people we’d like you here all week.   The rest of the crew will be notified via Canvas.  If you can’t make a rehearsal this week then let Mrs. Hernandez know via Canvas or email.  After spring break all set movers, lights, sound, and prop crew will be expected at rehearsals Monday through Friday from 3-5:15pm.

     

    Attention Science Olympiad Participants: If you did not stop by on Friday to receive a permission slip for the pizza party which is this Thursday, please see Miss Consorti or Miss Kandl by the end of the day today.  Also, if you have your permission slip, don’t forget to turn it in!

     

    It’s half time in the Elite 8 of March Book Madness, and all the matches are still up for grabs.  It’s neck and neck in Humor between Smile and Diary of a Wimpy Kid as well as between Illegal and Hatchet in Survival, so every vote definitely counts in both those regions.  The upstarts have the upper hand in the Ghost and Animal Tales regions, but Christmas Carol and Charlotte’s Web still have time to rally.  If you haven’t voted yet, be sure to weigh in before 2:30 pm today.  It’s up to YOU to select the ultimate Final Four!

     

     

    Attention all those in dance club or interested in joining:  We will begin our Spring session after Spring Break! Come join us for a brief informational meeting this Thursday afterschool in room 108 for more information. If you have already come to practices, you don’t need to attend this meeting. We will start practices again after Spring Break. Please listen to announcements for when!  (This means we will not meet this week; we will meet up again after Spring Break, thank you!)