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 Tuesday, October 6, 2015.

Cancer Awareness Month  - What is the largest preventable cause of cancer in the world?  Tobacco.  Tobacco causes 22% of cancer deaths, ad yet it is preventable.  Let's encourage friends and family t live a healthy lifestyle.

Bell Schedule - Today is early release day.  School is out at 12:14pm.  We will have one lunch today.  Today you have periods one through eight. 

AVID News - AVID will be selling smoothies at lunch on Mondays and Thursdays in the student store.  AVID Club will meet tomorrow in room 608 during lunch.

Attention WEB Leaders - There will be a Mandatory Meeting after school in room 414 on Wednesday.  The meeting will be 2:05-2:30pm.  Any questions see Mrs. Rutledge or Mr. Sexson.

After School Tutoring - After school tutoring has started.  Please see your couneslor if you are interested in signing up for some extra help after school; tutoring is after school on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:10-3:10.

6th grade:  tutoring days are Language and Literature on Wednesday's in room 412 and Math on Thursday's in room P1

7th grade:  tutoring days are Languge and Literature on Wednesday's in room 310 and Math on Monday's in room 411

8th grade:  tutoring days are Language and Literature on Thursday's in room 607 and Math on Wednesday's in room 413

Attention Students  - If you are interested in showing off your artistic side, you may want to enter a poster for Red Ribbon Week.  Please see Mrs. Cardinal in the counseling office for contest guidelines.

Redhawks - Your safety is our number one priority.  Please remember to wear your helmet if you are riding your bicycle or skatebord to school.  Remember, you must walk your bicycle/skateboard to the bike rack as soon as you enter the school parking lot.

Our Character Word of the Month  is Respect and the IB Learner Profile focus is Reflective. 

Our Academic Language Words of the week are: Identify and Show

Club Meetings during lunch today

*No Cussing Club will meet in room 414 (Mr. Sexson's class)

*Fine Arts Club will meet in room 307 (Mrs. Jue's class)

YES to cell phones & electronic devices during lunch time.

So with that, Redhawks, remember we are Ready, Respectful, and Reach out from the time we enter school to the time we return to school the next day.




Attention REDHAWKS!

John Glenn Has A New Start Time... 7:26! 


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Great News!

CDE has just posted a new comprehensive online resource, Parent Guides to the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments, Grades 6-8. The Parent Guides provide subject by subject, grade by grade sample Smarter Balanced assessment questions.  The sample items explain the academic standards being addressed and clearly note within the examples the kinds of questions students must answer correctly to reach each achievement level. 

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"To Assure High Levels of Learning for ALL students"

The faculty of John Glenn Middle School of International Studies believes learning to be a process in which each student discovers and constructs meaning from information and experiences. The individual needs, background, and developmental level of each student serve as the starting points for all middle school learning activities.
Our goal is to challenge each student intellectually and personally by providing opportunities for student choice, self-direction, and responsibility. Students learn interpersonal skills, the importance of community, and appreciation of cultural diversity.  Students are valued and accepted; and, in return learn to value and accept others.

In close concert with the K-12 progression the JGMS faculty is dedicated to providing a seamless and well-articulated curriculum for all students.

 "Thought is Taught at John Glenn Middle School"


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John Glenn Middle School students should feel safe at all times. If you are a target of bullying or are witness to an act of bullying, go to and report it.  If you are aware of cyberbullying, abuse, weapons, drugs or alcohol, crimes, vandalism, or any dangerous behavior on our campus, please report it anonymously! This is an anonymous website and your message will be communicated to a school official.




JGMS school-based father involvement program that works to support  

education and safety. Watch D.O.G.S. are fathers, grandfathers, uncles

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Attention Redhawk Parents!

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JGMS Parents! Thank You For Your Membership Donations!






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School Hours: 7:26 a.m. - 2:04 p.m. Tuesday Dismissal: 12:14 p.m.

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Due to our focus on school wide safety, students must wear their ID lanyard at all times, while on school grounds. Every student is given a JGMS ID card and lanyard. Replacement cost for ID & lanyard is $10.00 and can be purchased in the front office. Students must only use a school issued lanyard. Students must not put stickers or other objects on their ID card or lanyard. Students must not deface their ID card or lanyard in any way. Personal lanyards are not acceptable.

Not wearing IDs on campus is considered defiance and is subject to discipline.

1st Offense: Lunch Detention*

2nd Offense: 3 Lunch Detentions

3rd Offense: Saturday School

4 or More: Saturday School or Suspension, at the discretion of the administration

*If school ID and lanyard are brought in prior to lunch detention on the first offense, lunch detention will be waived for that day only.


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Student Supply List 2015-2016

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Starting July 1, 2014: Free & Reduced Meal Benefits Online  (Click Below) 

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