JSMS Weekly Warrior Beat

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Warrior Football 2016-2017

Students interested in playing football next year for JSMS should see Coach Guthrie for information regarding workouts and spring tryouts. Information will be available starting Monday, April 4th. The first day of conditioning will be on Thursday, April 7th. the rest of the information will be distributed after the student meeting with Coach Guthrie.


NEW

Kingsport's Interactive School Zone Map

Kingsport now has an interactive website in which you can type an address and determine school zone. You can access this map from a link on the KCS website, Parents, School Zones / Street Directories or click here.

Once on the interactive page, click on the magnifying glass and type in the address in question. If the address is a city location, the site will zoom to the location and identify the corresponding school zone. If nothing happens, the address is NOT in the city of Kingsport.


X-STREAM CAMP

APPLY NOW! @KCS_XSTREAM is accepting apps. for rising 7th-9th grade students! W1: June 13-17 & W2: June 20-24! https://t.co/GXucadUfPu


8th Grade Promotion

8th Grade Promotion will take place on May 19th from 10:00-11:30 in the large gym.


Immunizations!

IMMUNIZATIONS-TO PARENTS OF RISING 7TH GRADERS: All students entering 7th grade must have immunizations recorded on a new TN Certificate of Immunization (shot form).Students may not begin school without having received their immunizations. Students need the Tdap (tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis) boosters and two doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine or history of disease (year diagnosed).

Warrior Weekly Update:

Monday, April 4th

PTA Executive Board Meeting-JSMS Conference Room-12:00 PM


Track Practice 3:00-4:30


Softball Practice: 3:00-5:00 Players should be prepared for indoor or outdoor practice.


Baseball Practice: 3:00-5:00 Players should be prepared for indoor or outdoor practice.


Chamber Choir-2:50-3:30


Tuesday, April 5th

Student Council Meeting-Mrs. Wagner's Room-3:00-3:30


Softball Game: JSMS vs. Unicoi at JSMS at 5:00


Baseball Practice: 3:00-5:00 Players should be prepared for indoor or outdoor practice.


Wednesday, April 6th

Track Practice 3:00-4:30


Softball Game: JSMS vs. DB at DB at 4:30


Baseball Practice: 3:00-5:00 Players should be prepared for indoor or outdoor practice.


Newspaper Staff Meeting - 2:45 – 3:30 pm. Editors will meet until 5:15 pm


Newscast Staff Meetings -2:45 – 5:15 pm



Thursday, April 7th

Track Practice 3:00-4:30


Softball Practice: 3:00-5:00 Players should be prepared for indoor or outdoor practice.


Baseball Practice: 3:00-5:00 Players should be prepared for indoor or outdoor practice.


Chamber Choir-2:50-3:30


7th and 8th Grade Chorus (all members) 7:00 am rehearsal in the auditorium. All members must be present for this rehearsal.


Teachers of the Year, Jenny Jensen and Liesel Watkins, will be recognized at the BOE meeting-6:00



Friday, April 8th

Track Practice 3:00-4:30


Softball Practice: 3:00-5:00 Players should be prepared for indoor or outdoor practice.


Baseball Practice: 3:00-5:00 Players should be prepared for indoor or outdoor practice.


Saturday, April 9th

Sevier Instrument Placement Day


April 11th-April 15—High School Planning Appointments for rising 9th Graders—All families of rising 9th graders should have gotten a letter in the main from Dobyns-Bennett providing you with a time for your high school planning appointment. These meetings will take place at Sevier in the library. Please arrive five minutes prior to your assigned time and check in at the JSMS front office. We will call your child to the library to join you for your high school planning appointment with the DB counselor.

Celebrations and Recognitions:

Recognitions and Celebrations:


*Thank you to all who participated and helped make our first annual “Walk of the Warrior” informational sessions for families of rising 6th graders success!

*Thank you to the students and directors of our JSMS Jazz Band, Chamber Choir and Chamber Orchestra for performing for our “Walk of the Warrior” event.

*Thank to Lydia Elam, Angela Miller and Hunter Mullins for all the work that they are doing to recruit rising JSMS students to be involved in our musical programs!

*Thank you to David Flanary and Gowri Tumkur for going above and beyond to create an informational video of our extracurricular activities for our “Walk of the Warrior.” (Can we make this accessible on our website?)

*Thank you to our counselors for all of the work they have been doing to assist our 8th graders and families for High School Planning.

*Thank you to our special education teachers for all of your work involving transition meetings and yearly IEP meetings!




Proud to be a Warrior,

Holly Flora

Principal, JSMS