Congratulations to our cross country team. The girls varsity placed 3rd and the boys varsity placed 4th at our invite yesterday. All runners raced well. Medalers were 8th graders Aylah Altahhan, Payton Wendell and Andrew Hemming, 7th graders Brooklynn Sweikar, Jamee Evans, and Jonathon Hanley, and 6th graders Kaylee Sweikar and Charlotte Mercer. Come watch us race tomorrow morning at Parkland.

The JMS Speech Team is forming now! Don't let the name fool you--this is for those of you who want to act and perform! The Speech Team is your opportunity to perform in an improvisation event with a partner OR to prepare a script from memory to perform with a partner at the Illinois State Speech Contest. It is open to all students at JMS. Informational meetings will be held in the Drama Room (Rm 801) on BOTH Tuesday, 8/28 from 2:45-3:15 and Wednesday, 8/29 from 2:45-3:15. Both info meetings will be the same. Please choose ONE to attend. See Mrs. O'Neil(Rm 801) if you have any questions.

An informational meeting will be held on August 30th at 2:35 in room 613 for the Best Buddies club. This club promotes friendships of students with all abilities. Please contact Ms. Tonkovich or Mr. Reif.

Picture day will be Friday, October 19th.