Junior Potter Daily News

MJHS STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

 

 

 

Daily Announcements

Good morning!... and it’s a GREAT DAY to be a JR. POTTER!


On Today's Birthday Calendar

Happy Birthday to Clayton Blunier–Stop in the office for your birthday treat!

Fun Fact

For “Fun Fact Friday” Did you know… Plenty of communities hold Santa Claus parades, and each one is special in its own way. However, the parade that happens each year in Peoria, Illinois, is the oldest parade of its kind in the U.S. It's taken place every holiday season since 1888—that's well over 100 years of festive fun!

You Need to Know TODAY:

*After School Today…

Intramural Bowling at Potters Alley–Students can take Bus 17 from the Junior High to the bowling alley

Writing Club in Ms. Shore’s Room

Art Club in Mrs. DuPont’s Room

*Reminder to anyone trying out for 8th Grade Volleyball, there is an updated calendar in the office for you to pick up.

*Tomorrow is Leadership Academy and Early Dismissal at 11:00am

*The next Harry Potter Club will be on Tuesday, December 13 from 3-5:30 P.M. in the band room. Be sure to bring your movie permission slip to one of the Harry Potter Club teachers before that day!

*Tomorrow night the 8th Grade Lady Potters will be playing in the IESA Sectional here in the KILN–We want to fill the stands with fans to support them and be loud!! Game starts at 6:30pm.

Lunch News

Entrees of the Day:

THE MJHS CAFE ENTREE OF THE DAY: Student lunches cost $2.90 for a meal. An Entree, A Milk and a Veggie make it a meal… and you may add a fruit, too. Extras cost extra and you will need money on your account to cover extra things like a second burger, cookie or water.

12/5--Crispy Chicken w/ Biscuit

12/6--Chili Cheese Dog

12/7--Early Dismissal 11:00am--No Lunch

12/8--Cheesy Pasta Bake w/ Garlic Bread

12/9--Italian Meatball Sub

Daily Entrees:
Cheeseburgers, Chicken Sandwiches, Pizza Selection, and Cheesy Nachos

**Crispy Chicken Salad will NOT be offered until further notice due to supply issues.**

Cafe Tidbits

Extra fruit costs. Extra is not included in the free lunch deal. Please discuss with your parents the amount you can spend daily. Don’t forget, the number THREE is the magic number in a free 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 the 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.

Things You Need to Know:

School Rule

BUS STUDENTS report to the CAFETERIA after school to wait for busses. There is time to use the restroom and gather your belongings from your locker. A teacher will call out your bus. Playing on phones and iPads is the most #1 cause of students missing the bus.

***Dress Code

Holey jeans? Holes must be mid-thigh. Please refer to the dress code policy in the student handbook online.

Short shorts are not in dress code. They must be mid-thigh. Please look at the dress code policy


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

** 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.

Detention Today:

12/5--Trilikis Rm. 215

12/6--Herr Rm. 221

12/7--11:00 Dismissal, No detention

12/8--Herr Rm. 221

12/9--Herr Rm. 221

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 shelf in the office where you can pick up the things your parents bring to school. You will not be called to the office to pick us your forgotten items. This includes student responsibility items including PE shirts, iPads and food items. Students will not be called down to pick up these items. Your parents can email you when they deliver items. You are always welcome to stop by the office and look for your item between classes.

Lost & Found

LOST AND FOUND is located on the black rack, outside of the Cafeteria. If you have lost something, be sure to check there first and in the office.

MJHS Club News

Adventure Club

Art Club

Art club meets every Tuesday after school in Mrs. DuPont's room (Rm. 216) from 3:10-4:00pm.

Chess Club

Chess Club Practices in the LMC on Thursdays from 3:00-4:30pm

Cooking Club

Cooking Club meets after school in Room 215 on December 13.

Disc Golf

Harry Potter Club

The next Harry Potter Club meeting will be Tuesday, December 13 from 3:00-5:30pm in the Band Room for a Harry Potter movie viewing--Please turn in your permission slip to Ms. Shore before that day.

Homework Club

Next Homework Club Meetings will be December 5, December 6, December 13, December 14 and December 20 from 3:05-4:00 in Mrs. Rabe's room, Rm. 204.

Student Council

The next Student Council Meeting will be Thursday, January 11 before school at 7:30am in Ms. Hasler's Room, Rm. 214.

Writing Club

Writing Club meets every Tuesday after school from 3:00-3:45 in Ms. Shore's Room, Rm. 212.

T3 Gaming

Table Top Time--Boardgames, Dungeons & Dragons, Card Games, Hangout and Have fun!!

Meets every Wednesday from 3:00-4:30pm in Mr. Parrott's Room, Rm. 109.

Bowling Club

Intramural Bowling practices on Tuesdays ONLY at Potter Alley after school until 4:30pm starting on November 29.

*Cost: $0.75 per game and includes shoe rental

*Transportation: Students can take Bus 17 from school to Potter Alley and then parents need to pick up from the alley at 4:30pm

See Ms. Hasler or Mrs. Trilikis if you have any questions!

From the Sports Desk:

Sports News

*Tomorrow night, December 7, the 8th Grade Lady Potters will be playing in the IESA Sectional here in the KILN–We want to fill the stands with fans to support them and be loud!! Game starts at 6:30pm.

*Both boys’ basketball teams played last night as they traveled to Kingsley JH. The 7th grade team battled hard and came away with a 31-18 win. The 8th grade competed hard, but had a cold shooting night, causing them to fall a bit short, losing 38-31. Both teams play again tonight as they travel to Blessed Sacrament. The 7th grade game begins at 5:30 and the 8th grade is immediately after.

Baseball

Cross Country

Dance Team

Girls Basketball

*Tomorrow night the 8th Grade Lady Potters will be playing in the IESA Sectional here in the KILN–We want to fill the stands with fans to support them and be loud!! Game starts at 6:30pm.

Boys Basketball

*Both boys’ basketball teams played last night as they traveled to Kingsley JH. The 7th grade team battled hard and came away with a 31-18 win. The 8th grade competed hard, but had a cold shooting night, causing them to fall a bit short, losing 38-31.Both teams play again tonight as they travel to Blessed Sacrament. The 7th grade game begins at 5:30 and the 8th grade is immediately after.

Volleyball

*Thursday, December 8--If Girls' Basketball win on Wednesday there is no volleyball, if they lose 8th Grade tryouts will be from 3-5 at Lettie Brown

From the Music Desk:

From the Music Room

This year's musical is NEWSIES! Watch for more information.

Band

Band Christmas Concert will be on Saturday, December 10.

**Jazz Band and 6th Grade Band starts at 3:00pm

**7th & 8th Grade Band starts at 4:30pm

Limited Edition Jazz Choir

Limited Edition Choir practice from 3:10-4:30pm every Wednesday.

Fall Guard


Orchestra Junior Prelude

Junior High Orchestra Christmas Concert will be on Thursday, December 8 at 6:30pm at Morton High School