JMS Announcements – 10/7/19

Johnston Middle School Announcements for

Monday, October 7, A Day


New Announcements:

Congratulations to our PRIDE winners from last week!


Dusty Nyonee–Nominated by Mrs. James for Positivity

JJ Anderson–Nominated by Mr. Ksiazek for Innovation

Amara Dunham–Nominated by Mrs. Beer for Positivity

Tyler Moore–Nominated by Ms. Nervig for Excellence


Ms. Petersen–Nominated by Joy Lanche for Positivity

Congratulations to the following 8th Grade Band Students for their successful audition and acceptance into the 2019 SCIBA Honor Band Festival:

 Peyton Brown, clarinet

Cleantha Cheng, clarinet

Akshara Eswar, clarinet

Margi Skinner, alto saxophone

Owen Fergusion, trumpet

Jonah Ayres, trumpet

Alia Patterson, flute

They will represent JMS at the SCIBA Honor Band Festival on Tuesday, November 5th.


Repeat Announcements:

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:


Friends of Johnston ELP is proud to host Dr. Krista Brittain, Psy.D. Clinical Psychologist to our first parent program of the school year.  She will be speaking to our families about managing perfectionism. Please mark your calendars we would love for you to join us this Monday, October 7th!


The Princess and the Pea versus Goldilocks: Helping Gifted Children Manage Perfectionism

Monday, October 7th


Johnston Middle School Media Center/Library FJELP October 2019 Dr. Brittain


Our parent programs are free and open to the public, and students are always welcome to attend with their parents.  Please see the attached flyer for details.

Anime Club will have our next meeting on Monday, October 7th from 3-4pm in Ms. Croat’s room 103. We will be voting on leadership at this meeting, so try to attend if you can. Email Ms. Croat with any questions at


If you did not get your school photo taken, Picture Re-Take Day is October 11!

If you have something wrong with your photos and need them re-taken, keep your packets and turn those in to the photographers on Picture Re-Take Day. You must keep their photo packets! Spring Picture Day is the only time you will return your packets to the office if you don’t like them.

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


SCHOOL PERMIT MEETING: Attention 9th Grade Students! Our next School Permit Meeting will be Tuesday, October 8 at 3:15 PM in the Cafeteria of Johnston Middle School (enter through front entrance). The ONLY students eligible are 9th grade students who HAVE HAD THEIR LEARNERS’ PERMIT FOR AT LEAST 6 MONTHS AND HAVE COMPLETED DRIVER’S ED. THE STUDENT AND A PARENT MUST ATTEND THE MEETING! Please bring your completed Driver’s Education Certificate (if you have a paper version – if you do not have a paper version don’t worry about it) and learner’s permit to the meeting. Parking Tags will be available for $20 during the meeting. Students will need a parking tag to park on school grounds during the school year. Please make sure you have your license plate number with you at the time of purchase. If you have NOT completed Driver’s Ed by the meeting date, we will have another meeting next month. Be watching your announcements for the date and time!



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!