Junior Potter Daily News







Daily Announcements

MJHS Quotes of the Week

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” -Martin Luther King Jr

On Today's Birthday Calendar

ALLIE ANDERSON has her birthday today. ALLIE is amazing in so many ways. We wish you a day that is filled with fun. May your celebrations be sweet from dawn to setting sun. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ALLIE.

You Need to Know TODAY:

“Baby it’s cold outside”… as the song goes. Wearing appropriate clothing… coats, hats and gloves in sub zero temperatures may not scientifically measure intelligence. It does, however, measure common sense. Please dress for the weather. Your fingers and toes will thank you.

Lunch News

Entrees of the Day:

THE MJHS CAFE ENTREE OF THE DAY: Each student may have one free lunch this year. 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.



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

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.

Remember 8th grade will be in the halls three minutes before. Stay to the right… we are practicing our driving skills… and social distance as much as possible. Mr. Hoffman calls it “spit space” but no spitting… ever... please. It’s gross.

***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

** 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.

Detention Today:

Detention Supervisors:

MONDAY 1/24 - Mrs. Tortorella - Room 106
TUESDAY 1/25 - Mrs. Tortorella - Room 106
WEDNESDAY - Mrs. Tortorella - Room 106
THURSDAY - Mrs. Tortorella - Room 106
FRIDAY - Miss Hasler - Room 214
SATURDAY - - Mrs. Tortorella - Room 106

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 [email protected]

Lost & Found

*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.

MJHS Club News

Art Club

Come when you can on TUESDAYS. You do not have to be in ART CLASS to join ART CLUB. 7th and 8th graders will meet together.

You don’t have to sign up ahead of time, just show up ready to be creative. There will be a Schoology Code posted outside the art room if you want more information.

Book Club



Bowling is cancelled for today. -

Tuesdays from 3:15-4:30 PM. Open to all students. Come when you can. .$75 paid as you go. (Nov.2-Feb 22) It is a great way to get ready for team tryouts in February.

Chess Club

THURSDAYS in the LMC until 4:30.

***The Chess Team vs Faculty tournament has been moved to FEBRUARY 3rd.

Cooking Club

The next cooking club is Thursday, January 27th! Mrs. Hartzler & Mrs. Trilikis are your sponsors.

Disc Golf

If you enjoy the great outdoors and friendly competition, this is the club for you! What better way to socially distance than on the Disc Golf Course?! If you missed the informational meeting, see Mr. Bishop (#202).

Harry Potter Club

The next 7th-grade Harry Potter Club will be Tuesday, February 8, and the next 8th-grade meeting will be Wednesday, February 9 from 3-4 P.M. in Miss Shore's room. See any of the Hogwarts professors if you have any questions!

Homework Club

There will be no Homework club this week.

Do you need a great place to do your homework after school? Homework Club is the place for you. We will be meeting Tuesday and Thursday in room 210. The time will be 3:05-4:00. You do not need to stay for the whole hour if homework is completed. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Ogden.

Potter Pride Club

Potter Pride Club will hold its January meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 26th at 7:30 a.m. in Mrs. Rabe's room. Please plan to attend as we will be looking at upcoming events

Scholastic Bowl

FINAL TRYOUTS were this morning at 7:15AM. Look for results from Mr. Ames soon. Students can email Mr. Ames with questions. [email protected]

Tabletop Time (T3)

Tabletop Time (T3) Wednesdays & Thursdays after school. T3 is our board game and D&D club. It will meet in Mr. Parrott's room 109. See Mr. Parrott for the information. It ends at 4:15pm.

Writers Club

Writing Club is cancelled for today? We will resume next Monday!

WRITING CLUB: Writing Club meets on Mondays after school from 3-3:45 P.M. See Ms. Shore or Mrs. Gorshe if you have any questions!

From the Sports Desk:

Sports News

Boys Basketball

The 7th graders ended the regular season with a record of 17-4.. and the 8th graders ended with a 20-1 record.
The 7th grade regional tournament begins this Saturday and the 8th grade regional tournament begins next Saturday.


Bowling is cancelled for today. -

Transportation to the Potter’s Alley Provided. A parent must pick up at the bowling alley at 4:30. Students pay 75 Cents per game bowled. Contact Mrs. Trilikis or Miss Hasler.


Thank you to all of the participates! You played for a wonderful cause. All proceeds will be donated to Gameball Run!

Red Wings



Tonight 1/20 @ home vs Clinton Jr High 5:00 pm

From the Music Desk:

From the Music Room

The Band and Jazz Band gave an amazing concert last night that pleased the ears of all who attended. It was a spectacular night of music. Congratulations to the 7th grade on their first Jr High Concert. Well done, Band and Jazz Band.

Jazz & Honor Band

Limited Edition Jazz Choir

Oliver The Musical

***OLIVER the Musical IS COMING TO A STAGE NEAR YOU. See Mr. Beutel for any questions.

Winter Guard