Weekly Warrior Update

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Week of the Warrior

MONDAY: October 7th

  • SEL - Goal Setting

  • Tribe Time Schedule

  • Camp Explore Field Trip/Team 6-1 Reminder: Students will return to the school at approximately 6 PM and can be picked up at the bus stop.

  • All cross country uniforms are due.

  • Science Bowl tryouts on Wednesday, October 9th from 3 to 4.

  • JSMS Boys Basketball Tryouts fall sports tryouts 6th,7th, and 8th graders Final Tryouts 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders October 7th and 8th from 3-5 in the Big Gym. Must have a sports physical on file, and must be at every day of tryouts.

  • JSMS Girls' Basketball Tryouts fall Sports Final Tryouts 6, 7, and 8 graders October 7 and October 8 3-4:30 in small gym **Must have a sports physical on file and must be at every day of tryouts**

  • Yearbook pre-orders are now open! Be sure to reserve a copy of the 2019-2010 yearbook today! Visit ybpay.lifetouch.com and use ID Code 13619720. You can also return an order form with check or cash payment to Sevier Middle. The yearbook will be $24.00 this year. Adding a personalized name to the cover will cost an additional $4.00.


TUESDAY: October 8th

  • PTA Board Meeting-Noon-JSMS Conferenc Room
  • SEL - Tuesday - Circles

  • Camp Explore Field Trip/Team 6-3 Reminder: Students will return to the school at approximately 6 PM and can be picked up at the bus stop.

  • Student Council meeting on Tuesday in Mrs. Wagner's room (346-next to orchestra) 3:00-3:30

  • Sevier JROTC will be meeting on Tuesday at 3:00. We will meet at the Wellness room. Please see Mrs. Moore if you have any questions.

  • Science Bowl tryouts on Wednesday, October 9th from 3 to 4.

  • Fall Orchestra Concert 6:30pm

  • JSMS Boys Basketball Tryouts fall sports tryouts 6th,7th, and 8th graders Final Tryouts 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders October 7th and 8th from 3-5 in the Big Gym. Must have a sports physical on file, and must be at every day of tryouts.

  • JSMS Girls' Basketball Tryouts fall Sports Final Tryouts 6, 7, and 8 graders October 7 and October 8 3-4:30 in small gym **Must have a sports physical on file and must be at every day of tryouts**

  • Art Club 2:50-3:45 Meet in the Art Room

  • Robotics Meeting from 3-5. Please meet in Mr. Golden's room.

  • Natural Helpers Meeting 3-4:30 pm

  • Yearbook pre-orders are now open! Be sure to reserve a copy of the 2019-2010 yearbook today! Visit ybpay.lifetouch.com and use ID Code 13619720. You can also return an order form with check or cash payment to Sevier Middle. The yearbook will be $24.00 this year. Adding a personalized name to the cover will cost an additional $4.00.


WEDNESDAY: October 9th

  • SEL - Wednesday - Second Step

  • Camp Explore Field Trip/Team 6-2 Reminder: Students will return to the school at approximately 6 PM and can be picked up at the bus stop.

  • FCA in the Small Gym at 7:00am

  • DB Beta Club Math Tutoring 3-4 in Mr. Wyatt’s Classroom

  • Chess Club 2:45 - 4:00

  • Science Bowl tryouts on Wednesday, October 9th from 3 to 4.

  • Journalism meeting on Wednesday from 2:45 to 3:30 pm. All staff members are required to attend. Editors will meet until 5:15 pm.

  • Yearbook pre-orders are now open! Be sure to reserve a copy of the 2019-2010 yearbook today! Visit ybpay.lifetouch.com and use ID Code 13619720. You can also return an order form with check or cash payment to Sevier Middle. The yearbook will be $24.00 this year. Adding a personalized name to the cover will cost an additional $4.00.


THURSDAY: October 10th

  • Night of Discovery Family Field Trip-DB-5:30-8:00-FOR SEVENTH GRADERS and FAMILIES--DB
  • JSMS Dance 6:00-8:00-Small Gym
  • SEL - Thursday - Naviance

  • Robotics Meeting from 3-5. Please meet in Mr. Golden's room.

  • School Dance October 10th 6-8pm

  • Yearbook pre-orders are now open! Be sure to reserve a copy of the 2019-2010 yearbook today! Visit ybpay.lifetouch.com and use ID Code 13619720. You can also return an order form with check or cash payment to Sevier Middle. The yearbook will be $24.00 this year. Adding a personalized name to the cover will cost an additional $4.00.


FRIDAY: October 11th

  • RTI2B Behavior Meetings

  • Yearbook pre-orders are now open! Be sure to reserve a copy of the 2019-2010 yearbook today! Visit ybpay.lifetouch.com and use ID Code 13619720. You can also return an order form with check or cash payment to Sevier Middle. The yearbook will be $24.00 this year. Adding a personalized name to the cover will cost an additional $4.00.


Save the Date

  • Fall Break October 14th-18th

  • October 28th Flu shots will be administered to students who turned in the appropriate form!

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JSMS JAM

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Orchestra News!

It's almost concert time--hooray! We're so excited to show off what we've been working on in class every day!


Fall Concert 2019--6th grade

Tuesday, October 8th


Dress--Tennis Shoes, Nice clean blue jeans or black slacks, Orchestra T-shirt (to be sent home on Monday October 7th or Tuesday, October 8th)


5:55 p.m.--Front Doors to Sevier open

6:00--Students arrive (ALREADY DRESSED) go to Orchestra room to tune

6:30-Concert begins


*Make sure to have instrument (and rock stop or shoulder rest and music)


A few reminders--

ALL money for our Krispy Kreme fundraiser must be turned in on Friday, October 11th. You don't have to wait until then to get your vouchers, but that is our very last day.


Practice Charts are due every Tuesday. Let me know how I can help your child. I accept hand written charts, emails, etc. Our focus is to establish good, consistent daily practice.


And finally, we have a unique opportunity to have Dobyns-Bennett Beta Club members work with some of our instrumentalists on Wednesday after school. If your child is matched with an older mentor/tutor, you must provide transportation home after their private lesson. This will start on October 23rd.



Can't wait to see you next week!


Mrs. Cinnamon

JSMS Orchestra Director

Fall Concert 2019--7th and 8th grade

Informal School Concert

Monday, October 7th--2:20 pm

Dress--Tennis Shoes, Nice clean blue jeans or black slacks, LAST YEAR'S gray Orchestra T-shirt


Tuesday, October 8th

Evening Concert

Dress--Tennis Shoes, Nice clean blue jeans or black slacks, NEW black Orchestra T-shirt (to be sent home on Monday October 7th or Tuesday, October 8th) OR costume (with stipulations of meeting dress code, able to play instrument, etc., nothing crude or risque)


5:55 p.m.--Front Doors to Sevier open

6:00--Students arrive (ALREADY DRESSED) go to Orchestra room to tune

6:30-Concert begins


*Make sure to have instrument (and rock stop or shoulder rest and music)


A few reminders--

ALL money for our Krispy Kreme fundraiser must be turned in on Friday, October 11th. You don't have to wait until then to get your vouchers, but that is our very last day.


Practice Charts are due every Tuesday. Let me know how I can help your child. I accept hand written charts, emails, etc. Our focus is to establish good, consistent daily practice.


And finally, we have a unique opportunity to have Dobyns-Bennett Beta Club members work with some of our instrumentalists on Wednesday after school. If your child is matched with an older mentor/tutor, you must provide transportation home after their private lesson, times will vary. This will start on October 23rd.


Can't wait to see you next week at the concert!

Family University

October 23: Family University: Canvas session 12:00

October 24th: Fall Festival at Model City 4:00-5:00

October 31st: Grandparents Fun and Treats 11:00

November 7: Family University: The Teen Yrs-Marsha Litton Baker(TBD)

November 11: Veterans Day Ceremony

November 22nd: Family Lunch with a Warrior RSVP required.

December 17: Paint a Picture Family Event

JSMS Athletic Passes

JSMS Athletic Passes are on sale! You can purchase these at the front office or at the gate of any athletic event. Passes are $50 and can be used for an entrance of 15 games. Games used will be punched at the gate. More than one person may use the pass. Each entrance equals one punch of the ticket.
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JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN OUR SCHOOLS!

PART TIME AND FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

MULTIPLE SCHEDULE OPTIONS

BENEFITS FOR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES



PART TIME POSITIONS FULL TIME POSITIONS

Instructional Assistant Bus Driver (part time or full time)

School Nutrition Services Custodian

SUBSTITUTES: Work a schedule most convenient for you. Substitutes needed for teachers, school nutrition workers, custodian, bus drivers, and school nurses.



To Apply:

Please submit an application through our on-line system at www.k12k.com. Click on the Employment link and follow the instructions on the employment page.

EXTRA! EXTRA! The Sequoyah Scribe/Yearbook Staff Needs Your Help!

The Sevier Yearbook is looking for your summer pictures! Text us your summer photo to 390-8285 and your photo could end up in this year's yearbook!

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Warrior Whoop!

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Warrior Whoop!

**THANK YOU to our PTA for planning and executing the FIRST ever JSMS/RNR Tailgate! Tickets were sold out and it was a huge success! Also, THANK YOU to our JSMS PTA for stocking and staffing our concessions for the City Championship! That is a BIG task and it is was also HOT in the concesssions! They were ultra prepared and were troopers! Thank you so much for supporting our school!

**Thank you to all of our football, dance and cheer coaches for all of your hard work and dedication with our students to make the City Championship such a memorable experience!

**Thank you to Amanda Cox and Rachel Hayes for planning our pep rally and thank you to Weaver, Koth, Markl and Williams for being willing to take a pie in the face :).

**Thank you to Marty and all of the volunteers who staffed our City Championship game to ensure our kids were orderly and safe!

Great Response from our Food Drive!

As always, we are overwhelmed by this school's generosity. Total number of items donated is 1,129.

This food stays goes to our KCS homeless programs, so it is so very important. Thank you!!

Donut winners are as follows:

6th Ms. Marshall (96 items)

7th Ms. Watkins (182 items)

8th Ms. Jessee (138 items)

Orchestra Celebrations!

Congratulations to the following students who auditioned for the Upper East Tennessee Junior Clinic Orchestra this past weekend:


Abby Hathaway, Gavin Mars, Heeji Jang, Delaney Young, Elizabeth McLain, Blake McConnell

Rebecca Carter, Taylor Huffman, Ethan Dinsmore, Briana Valenzuela-Ramirez, Kaitlynn Baker, Alex Caldwell, Kaylee Sandidge, Nyla Jemes, Nevaeh Michael, Kate Flora, Sarah Arreola, Chloe McConnell, Adam Krcal


These students represented Sevier well and have much to be proud of!


Of those auditioning, 5 8th grade students will be attending the weekend festival.


Taylor Huffman , Alex Caldwell, Kaitlynn Baker, Adam Krcal, Kaylee Sandidge


And as a special honor, in 2 sections, we had the highest scoring kids. For Bass, 1st chair is Adam Krcal and 2nd Violin section leader is Kaylee Sandidge.

Warrior of the Week

6th

Savannah Hutson, Madison Gallant, Timothy Horton, Sky Vargas Gunn, Nathan Flevaris,
Loraine Carter


7th

Michael Fanning, Katelynn Maupin, Cooper Barnett, Kelsi Brandon, Gabriel Marshall


8th

Isaiah Shelton, Chay Stansberry, Amaya Wolfe, Luke Dailey, Anna Harrington

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Student Art Work

Celebrity Portrait: For the first three or so weeks of school the eighth graders practiced drawing and understanding how facial features work. We drew eyes, ears, noses, and mouths. Soon after we created and even a grid on our paper to make the proportion aspect a little easier to manage. Capturing the subtlety of a human face and expression is an extremely difficult task to handle. Although they can occasionally turn out a little wonky, they always do a great job for their ability and skill level.
Abstract Relief Sculpture: After focusing on observing real life focusing on what is directly in front of us, we branched off into a totally different mindset when it comes to creating Art. Each 8th grade student created an abstract wall hanging sculpture that is around 24-36 inches tall and around 18 inches wide. Abstraction is a lot harder for middle schoolers to grasp, and I get the question "how is this "Art?" a lot in the beginning. The goal of the project was to teach students to follow their intuition about what "might look right", taking that risk, responding to that decision, and then make the next decision as they go. Trusting yourself to take risks and navigate in spite of not knowing what comes next is hard to learn, as it is always easier to have things spelled out for you. I think this shattered some of their preconceived notions about what "Art" can be and made the majority of the class have a new appreciation for the mindset it takes to create abstract art. They are made of cardboard, hot glue, floral wire, yarn, oil pastel, acrylic paint, tape

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SPIRIT WEEK!

JSMS Cross Country Team!

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Warrior Spirit!

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