JMS Announcements – 9/16/19

Johnston Middle School Announcements for

Monday, September 16, A Day


New Announcements:

All PE students are still required to wear the PE uniform during Homecoming week.  Black/Purple Shorts/Sweatpants. Johnston/White Shirt. Tennis Shoes. Cannot be what student wore to school.

Homecoming Dress Up Days

Monday: Tacky Tourist/Beach Day

Tuesday: Dynamic Duo

Wednesday: Meme/Vine/PJ

Thursday: Decades

Friday: Spirit/Team

Congratulations to last week’s PRIDE winners!

Amer Oric — Nominated for Respect

Emma Lemke — Nominated for Respect

Is Avery — Nominated for Determination

Bridget LaGier — Nominated for Determination

Ms. Beer — Nominated for Determination


Yearbook will meet in Ms. Kehrli’s room (516) after school on Monday, September 16. All are welcome!


Attention 9th Grade Boys interested in playing basketball,

If you did not attend the fall basketball meeting or fill out the google form, please stop down to Mr. Sciurba’s room (room 512) asap. The deadline for Basketball Apparel/ Jersey number requests is due by the 23rd. This makes it important to come talk to Coach Sciurba if you would like to play. Thanks!

Coach Sciurba/  Coach Kennedy



Repeat Announcements:



Best Buddies will be having a parent and student information meeting this Wednesday September 18th at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. Any student who is interested is welcome! We will be signing up for Best Buddies Online, so please bring your iPad! You do have to have a parent or guardian present. Any questions please email



Science Olympiad – Have a passion for STEM?  Come be a part of a Science Olympiad team. Our first meeting will be Tuesday, September 24 in room 223 from 3:00 to 4:00.  There are some changes this year, with a practice and a regional competition, which means some of you will get three opportunities to use what you study and build.  State competition is at UNI on March 7. There is an activities bus that travels from JMS to JHS that you can use to get to practice.


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!



If you purchased an Activity Pass, but haven’t picked it up yet – stop by the Counseling Office before 2:00 today!


The middle school weight room is open after school on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 3-4 PM. We will be following the off-season workout together. There is no sign-up, just show up and work hard!


To All Athletes Staying for 9th Grade Athletic Practices,

Any 9th grade football and volleyball player staying after school for practice on Wednesday early out days, must report to the multipurpose room with Mr. Tobey.  This will be a study hall opportunity so please bring your ipad and homework. Athletes will be dismissed to practice at 3:20 pm. Locker rooms will be locked until that time.

If you have any  questions, please contact Mr. Tobey at