JMS Announcements – 10/18/19

Johnston Middle School Announcements for

Friday, October 18, B Day

New Announcements:

9th grade students: Are you new to Mock Trial at the High School level? Informational meetings for grades 9-12 Mock Trial will be held on Monday, October 28th from 3:00-3:30 PM in room 412, Ms. McConnell’s room, at JMS OR Thursday, October 31rd at 7:00 PM in room 412, Ms. McConnell’s room. Each meeting will last approximately 30 minutes.

Attending a Mock Trial meeting is required for any student who HAS NOT participated in High School Mock Trial. These are for both students and parents when possible. If you are unable to attend either one of the meetings, you must contact Ms. McConnell ( to discuss your participation by November 1.


Repeat Announcements:

The JHS Fishing Club will be welcoming all interested 8th and 9th grade students and guardian(s)/parent(s) on Monday, October 21st at 7:00 pm at the JHS Commons (Cafeteria) area. Any students interested in fishing and fishing competitively are welcome to join. No experience necessary! Please bring your guardian(s)/parent(s) as we will have important information for them. Thank you! We look forward to seeing and meeting our new anglers!

The Johnston Booster Club is offering a special sale of a custom embroidered Holloway Open Range Jacket. This is an extremely comfortable outdoor jacket and a perfect item for fall and winter game days. The jacket is available in white or black in a variety of sizes. 100% of proceeds support Johnston athletics, arts and activities. Free local delivery. The order deadline for this promotion is October 20, 2019.

Question, please contact Greg Judas

 Link to order coat:

All girls 9-12, and parents, interested in playing girls basketball this year will need to attend a mandatory player / parent meeting on Sunday October 20th at JHS in the commons.  Please bring your smart phone or school iPad – any questions email Coach Jilek at

It’s that time of year again…bowling season! If contact sports aren’t in your wheelhouse, you need a change of pace from other sports, or want a relaxing atmosphere to hang out with like-minded people, bowling is for you! The JHS/DCG bowling team is starting up very soon! We will have an informational meeting at JHS next Monday, October 21st, at 4:30pm (Enter through the Activities Door and turn right towards the main office).

Tryouts will be held Nov. 11th and 12th for boys, Nov. 13th and 14th for girls. No experience or equipment necessary! All tryouts and practices will be held at Warrior Lanes (190 SE Laurel Street Waukee, IA 50263). Please see the attached flier for details.  If you have questions or cannot attend the meeting but want the information, contact Owen Smith ( Hope we can have you on the team! JHS BOWLING TRYOUTS 2019

Any 7th or 8th Grader interested in going out for Wrestling will need to sign up on this google form

Practice will begin October 17th after school @ the JMS wrestling room. Bring clothes to practice in as well as your wrestling shoes.  If you have head gear bring those as well. Your parents will need to sign you up by uploading your physical and signing the concussion form and good conduct policy through the school website @  Please fill out all information before the first practice on the 17th.

If you have any questions you can contact Coach Tecklenburg at Summit Middle School: or Coach Huebbe at Johnston Middle School:


8th Grade Girls Basketball → If you are an 8th grade girl and interested in playing basketball, click this link to register:

Practice begins Thursday, October 17 and run 3:10-5:00 pm daily (except Wednesdays).

Questions?  Contact Coach Gradoville at



Sign Up for the Johnston Wrestling Club Today!   All K-8 students are encouraged to join. Practices start in November and registration can be done any time at:

Please direct questions to JHS head coach and JWC board rep Aaron Tecklenburg at:

Go Dragons!

PS- Scholarships are ALWAYS available for financial hardships!