Junior Potter Daily News

 

 

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Daily Announcements

The MJHS Distance Learning Hub is up and running to facilitate e-learning.
https://sites.google.com/mcusd709.org/mjhsdistancelearninghub/home

A link to your Distance Learning information! This link can also be found under the Student Tab, the Parent tab and the Virtual Backpack

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MJHS Quotes of the Week

“It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with the problems longer.” -Albert Einstein


On Today's Birthday Calendar

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO the rest of our MAY BIRTHDAYS!TODAY… MR. SPINDER has a birthday today. He is our second floor custodian. He helps us every day. We hope your day is fab and good things come your way. FRIDAY, FIVE/SIXTEEN - BRENDAN DOLLAR, the new year ahead - remains to be seen. Then on SATURDAY(5/17)- we have a BIRTHDAY QUARTET - ORLANDO CHATWELLLEVI HISCHKE, ALEJANDRIA KELLUM and LILIAN STRIEGEL- Have the best year yet. SUNDAY the EIGHTEENTH DAY OF MAY… VICTORIA DOHERTY, ISAAC SCHAEFER & KYLIE DONNELLY… send them a birthday “Hey!”

ADDITIONAL MAY BIRTHDAYS include, CLYDE OSBORNE (5/20), CHLOE HOLLAND (5/22), MADISON MAXWELL (5/22), JOSHUA WEEKS (5/22), STELLA RITCHIE (5/23)ELYSE MCNEER (5/24), AJ SELBURG(5/24), AMRA KELLERSTRASS(5/25), AVARI ZIMMERMAN(5/25),TWO TEACHERS on May 26th … MISS HASLER & MR SWEARINGEN, then a set to twins... SARIAH HOFFMAN & SYDNI HOFFMAN (5/28), RYAN KLOPFENSTEIN(5/29), DAHLIA BOLIN(5/30) & PRES MALSON(5/30) and to finish the month MRS. WRIGHT… we hope every birthday turns out just right.

You Need to Know TODAY:





Lunch News

Entrees of the Day:

TODAY IN THE MJHS CAFE:

For those in need of a lunch and take home breakfast, the BERTHA FRANK is where you can pick that up from 11AM-1PM on MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY. Groveland students can pick up at Groveland Missionary Church 11-11:30am. Upper Edgewood Terrace 12:15 pickup time. Lower Edgewood Terrace 12:30 pick up time. Remember to practice safe social distancing when picking up food.

Lunches will be served until June 30th

Cafe Tidbits

Extra fruit costs more. $2.80 is the cost of the meal deal. Please discuss with your parents the amount you can spend daily. Don’t forget, the number THREE is the magic number in a $2.80 MEAL DEAL - You must take an Entree… that can be the Entree of the Day OR one of the alternate options like a burger, slice of pizza and chicken sandwich...but YOU MUST ADD one MILK and at least ONE FRUIT or VEGETABLE to complete the $2.80 meal deal. Potato Chips, Bottled Water and Cookies are NOT in the standard meal deal. Be sure you discuss them with your parent BEFORE you add them to your plate for extra cost.

Lunch Charges

Do you have lunch charges? Just a reminder that if you have a lunch charge you need to put money on your account immediately. Your parent can pay on EFunds or a check/ cash to the cafeteria at your next lunch. If you do not get your charges paid you will be referred to the office to talk to Mr. Hoffman or Mr. Carter. Be sure and get them paid right away.

Things You Need to Know:

School Rule

***STUDENTS…ONCE IN THE BUILDING… YOU MUST GO TO THE GYM. No loitering in hallways or bathrooms. The gym is your AM destination until 7:50 when the bell rings.

***Dress Code

Holey jeans? Holes must be mid-thigh. Please refer to the dress code policy in the student
handbook online. No holes above midthigh without a patch behind them.

Short shorts are not in dress code. They must be mid-thigh. Please look at the dress code policy
in the student handbook online. No holes above the knee without a patch behind them.

JUST A REMINDER...NO HOODS from sweatshirts should be worn during class and in the
hallways.

***Instruments and Sports Bags cannot be left in the gym. Please avoid a detention by delivering all instruments to your music room BEFORE school and your sports bag to the place designated by your coach.

** NO OPEN DRINKS IN LOCKERS… NO POLAR POPS… HOT OR ICED COFFEE DRINKS… and NO OPEN SODA BOTTLES! Your lunchbox beverages must remain in your lunch box sealed until lunch. Email Mr. Hoffman if any of this in unclear.

***Lost & Found
There is a black shelf in the office is the Island of Forgotten Items dropped off by parents. The office does not call you down forgotten items. It is the student’s responsibility to come seek and find your forgotten items on the shelf. Come and look any time between classes. Your parent may email you to let you know it is here. Your email is first.last@mcusd709.org

The View From LMC:

Detention Today:

If You are a Student with an iPad:

This announcement is for you. Your iPad is a learning AND communication device. Checking your email is a student responsibility. Not optional but an expectation. PLEASE add an alarm to your iPad if you need one, but you need to check your email at the beginning and end of every school day - and more often, if possible.

Forgotten Items

There is a black shelf in the office is the Island of Forgotten Items dropped off by parents. The office does not call you down forgotten items. It is the student’s responsibility to come seek and find your forgotten items on the shelf. Come and look any time between classes. Your parent may email you to let you know it is here. Your email is first.last@mcusd709.org.

Lost & Found

THE LOST AND FOUND can be found in the hallway by the bathrooms near the cafeteria.
FORGOTTEN ITEMS: Students are NOT allowed to call home for iPads, PE clothes and homework. These are student responsibility items. IF YOU EMAIL YOUR PARENTAL UNIT to bring in a forgotten item - like a lunch - you MUST come looking for it in the office. There is a black shelf behind the door where you can look for your items between classes. You are ALWAYS welcome to stop in and look.

MJHS Club News

Today's Clubs

Art Club

Tuesdays after school until 4:00. Art Club is open to all Junior Potters, regardless of whether or not you are in art class. Come on and create with us!

Book Club

Mr. Carter hosts OLD School GRIT on FIRST THURSDAYS 7:20-7:50 in the LMC.

Chess Club


Construction Club

CONSTRUCTION CLUB meets on Mondays with Mr. Sams until 4:15

Disc Golf

Disc Golf has concluded it's season.

Please see Mr. Bishop with any questions.

Homework Club

TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS in room 210 with Mrs. Ogden.

JPNT - Junior Potter News Team

Lego League

FIRST LEGO LEAGUE (FLL): Have you ever seen a lego robot built by students in action? Do you have an interest in coding, building legos or engineering? Did you enjoy the robotics module of CareerMaker? Then First Lego League is for you! First Lego League is a global robotics competition that involves completing missions using a lego based robot.

Math Counts

Rubik's Cube Club

Scholastic Bowl

See Mrs. Nosbisch if you have any questions!

Service Squad

Speech Team

Student Council



T3 (Table Top Time)

TABLE TOP TIME (T3) will meet in Mr. Parrott’s room TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 3-4:15pm

Writers Club

TUESDAYS after school until 3:45 & THURSDAYS before school @ 7:15AM The writing center is open for tutoring! If you ever need help on a writing assignment for any class, peer tutors will be available in Room 212 to help you on Tuesdays after school till 3:45 and Thursdays before school at 7:15 A.M.

From the Sports Desk:

Track & Field

Track & Field athletes can pick up their team apparel order from the office daily between 8:30-3:00. There is a table in the hallway and Mr. Carter has them organized alphabetically.

From the Music Desk:

Into the Woods Jr. - 2021 Musical

2021 Musical announcement - Into the Woods

From the Music Room



Color Guard



Jazz & Honor Band

Limited Edition Jazz Choir

Wayward Instruments

Instruments found in the GYM can be collected with detention referrals. If you instrument remains in the GYM… expect a detention.