MSJH Weekly Bulletin: 12/18/17-12/20/17
Justin Franzen

Good afternoon everyone.  Here is the MSJH weekly bulletin for 12/18/17-12/20/17.  

Monday, December 18  

- 7th/8th boys basketball @ Bloomington JH (4:30 PM & 5:45 PM)

- Bulldog Pen Meeting: 3:20 PM-3:50 PM in Room 128

- MAYC: 3:25-5:30 PM in the MSJH Library.  All students attending the after school MAYC program need to be picked up at the junior high by 5:30 P.M.

- Breakfast: French toast sticks, assorted breakfast bar flavors, assorted muffins with cinnamon toast or cheese stick, assorted cereal with cinnamon toast or cheese stick, fresh fruit, 100% juice, FF chocolate milk, and 1% white milk

- Lunch: country fried steak with bread slice, popcorn chicken with bread slice, sun butter and jelly, egg chef salad with bread slice, cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, mashed potatoes, fresh baby carrots, fresh red apple, 100% fruit juice, FF chocolate milk, FF strawberry milk, 1% white milk, and bread and butter 

Tuesday, December 19 

- 7th/8th boys basketball vs. Champaign Franklin (4:30 PM & 5:45 PM in the Orange Gym)

- The MSJH Jazz Band will be at the boys basketball game on Tues, Jan. 19

- Photo/Video Club Meeting: 3:30-4:30 PM in Room 300

- MAYC: 3:25-5:30 PM in the MSJH Library.  All students attending the after school MAYC program need to be picked up at the junior high by 5:30 P.M.

- Catch Up Club: 3:25-4:25 PM in Room 119

- Breakfast: pancake on a stick, assorted breakfast bar flavors, assorted muffins with cinnamon toast or cheese stick, assorted cereal with cinnamon toast or cheese stick, fresh fruit, 100% juice, FF chocolate milk, and 1% white milk

- Lunch: cheeseburger, hot dog on a bun, sun butter and jelly, turkey and cheese sandwich, cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, steamed spinach, side salad, variety of fresh fruit, pineapple cup, FF chocolate milk, FF strawberry milk, 1% white milk, and bread and butter 

Wednesday, December 20 

- ONE HOUR EARLY DISMISSAL: 8:20 AM-2:17 PM

- Breakfast: glazed donut, assorted breakfast bar flavors, assorted muffins with cinnamon toast or cheese stick, assorted cereal with cinnamon toast or cheese stick, fresh fruit, 100% juice, FF chocolate milk, and 1% white milk

- Lunch: chicken tenders with bread slice, BBQ rib on a bun, sun butter and jelly, cheesy wrap, cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, baked beans, fresh red pepper strips, fresh green apple, diced peaches, FF chocolate milk, FF strawberry milk, 1% white milk, and bread and butter 

Reminders:  

DANCES: 

Friday, February 16: 7th/8th grade dance (7:00-8:30 PM in the orange gym)

Friday, May 4th: 6th/7th grade dance (7:00-8:30 PM in the orange gym) 

Parents: 

Ever wonder how you could help out the MSJH Library?  You could gift us a book!  There are still several books that students have requested and audiobooks needed for curriculum reading available for donation on the library's Amazon Wishlist.  Please check out this list if you'd like to contribute.  https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/?ie=UTF8&cid=A2BQSXW5PIW7OX  

On school days, here are the junior high routines for pick-up/drop off at Mahomet-Seymour Junior High School: 

-          Please use the back circle drive for pick-up and drop off.  The back circle drive doors will open at 7:40 A.M.

-          Please do not pick-up or drop off students before school or right after school at the front circle drive.

-          For students walking to school, the front doors and back circle drive doors will open at 7:40 A.M.

-          Students riding the bus will be dropped off and picked up by transportation before school and after school. 

Parents: Please register your athlete on the 8 to 18 athletic website prior to any tryouts, clinics, or practice.  You will also need to have a current sports physical in the office prior to tryouts, clinics, or practices.  

Parents: we just wanted to remind all of you about upcoming tryouts/practice dates for athletics for the 2017-2018 school year.  We will provide the actual times at a later date.  A current physical must be on file in order to attend tryouts.  Here are the sports and dates:  

6th/7th/8th Boys and Girls Track and Field: the first practice can begin on Monday, February 26, 2018 (NO TRYOUTS).

7th/8th Cheerleading: TBD

Intramural Basketball: no tryouts (6th, 7th, and 8th graders can participate).  Sign-ups for MSJH intramural basketball will start on Tuesday, December 5th in the main office.  For more questions, please contact Mrs. McFarland.  Her email is bmcfarland@ms.k12.il.us.  Here are the Intramural basketball dates and times.  Please see below: 

Monday, January 15: 600-7:30 PM in the blue gym

Thursday, January 18: 3:30-6:30 PM in the blue gym

Monday, January 22: 6:30-8:30 PM in the blue gym

Thursday, January 25: 5:30-8:30 PM in the blue gym

Monday, January 29: 5:30-8:30 PM in the blue gym

Thursday, February 1: 5:30-8:30 PM in the blue gym

Monday, February 5: 5:00-8:00 PM in the blue gym

Wednesday, February 7: 5:00-8:00 PM in the blue gym

Monday, February 12: 5:00-8:00 PM in the blue gym

Thursday, February 15: 5:00-9:00 PM in the blue gym (Tournament) 

Intramural Volleyball: no tryouts (6th, 7th, and 8th graders can participate).  Intramural volleyball is from 3:30-5:00 PM in the Blue Gym on the following dates: April 3, April 5, April 10, April 12, April 17, April 19, April 24, and April 26.  For more questions, please contact Mrs. Dyer.  Her email is sdyer@ms.k12.il.us 

From the office: 

Students who need a pass to leave early for any reason should stop by the office after the 8:10 bell in the morning. In addition, students who need a pass to ride the bus home with another student should stop by the office in the morning or at lunch/recess.  Bus passes cannot be issued at the end of the day. 

Absences and appointments may be entered through Skyward Family Access under the attendance tab. 

Ibuprofen and Tylenol can be purchased in the office for $.50.  

Thanks, 

Justin Franzen

Assistant Principal/Athletic Director

Mahomet-Seymour Junior High School CUSD #3