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Thursday, October 23, 2014



Cancer Awareness Month - Golfing legend Arnold Palmer was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1997. He returned to golf only eight weeks after his surgery.


Community Service Opportunity of the week: Relay for Life Palm Desert - Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back. Come support cancer research at the 24 hour Relay for Life this weekend at Palm Desert High School. Students who would like to come for only one hour can help with the Luminaria ceremony on Saturday night - it's a beautiful ceremony that honors all those who have both survived and lost the battle with cancer. For more information, see Mrs. Middlebrook in room 504


Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre - Attn RedHawks:  Tickets are still available to this year's murder mystery dinner theatre, "The Return of Rock N. Roley".  This event sells out every year so don't wait until the last minute.  If you enjoy a good mystery then you'll love this one.  It combines mystery with good old rock n' roll music.  Tickets are $18 and they include a complete dinner provided by Mimi's.  You must buy your tickets by this afternoon.  Ask an Advanced Drama Student or see Ms. Schwimmer for to buy yours.  There won't be any tickets available at the door.  Don't miss out on this annual tradition.



Movie of the Week - Movie of the week continues during lunch “Hoodwinked" a wonderful who-done-it starring all your favorite fairy tale creatures in room 402.  The movie begins promptly at 12:10pm; we look forward to seeing you then.


Spelling Bee - The JGMS Spelling Bee will take place on Thursday, November 20 in the MPR.  Sign-ups are in Mrs. Doherty's room 410.  You can pick up a word list to study for the competition.  Students who participate will receive 2 AOI points; the winner and alternate will receive 3 points.  The winner of the JGMS Spelling Bee will represent our school at the District Spelling Bee on December 17.


Kicks for Care - All Kicks for Care signed sheets and donations are due today Thursday, Oct. 23rd to Mr. Quattlebaum.


Peer Tutoring - Attention all students, if anyone is interested in peer tutoring please see your counselor for an application.


Our Character Word of the Month is Responsibleand the IB LearnerProfile Focus is Thinker.

Our Academic Language Words of the Week are Select and Solve.


Club meetings during lunch today

  • Rotary will meet in 404

  • AVID will meet in 608


NO to cell phones & electronic devices during lunch

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.



Thank you Mr. Bob Wright for the generous donation of flowers!

The campus looks awesome!








Please Support The JGMS Dine-Out

Wednesday, October 29th 2:00-Close

Rubio's Will Donate 20% To JGMS

Join Us For Some Yummy Fish Tacos!

La Quinta Rubio's (Von's Shopping Center)

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JGMS Parents! Thank You For Your Membership Donations!






Parents and Students!

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School Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:04 p.m. Tuesday Dismissal: 12:14 p.m.

Bell Schedule


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

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