December 2017







Northeast Jones Middle School Students of the Month
December 2017

Student of the month, more information to follow

The Northeast Jones Middle School faculty and administration have named the NEJ Middle School Students of the Month for November 2017. Congratulations to (l-r) William Anderson-7th Grade (William and Elaine Anderson), Megan Mullins-7th Grade (David and Dawn Mullins), Danielle Flynt-8th (Billy Flynt and Felecia Blackwell), Kevin Osorio-8th (Lazaro and Felicitas Osorio).
seventh grade students of the month eighth grade students of the month

Worn With PRIDE

tshire for sale, more information to follow
Just in and going fast... The Yearbook staff has this long sleeve dark gray tshirt available in sizes Adult Small through Adult 2X-Large for $15. Get your's today before they are all gone!


"It's begining to look a lot like Christmas..."
Christmas Trilogy - December 12th
The NEJ Middle School choirs and the East Jones choirs will be presenting a Christmas Trilogy on Tuesday December 12th at 7 pm in the NEJ PAC. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students and will be sold at the door.
NEJ Christmas Concert
All NEJ choirs including Tiger Vibe and Gold Horizons will host a Christmas Concert on Monday December 18th at 7 pm in the NEJ PAC. Tickets are $6 and will be sold at the door.
Tiger Pride Christmas Concert
The NEJ Tiger Pride will be hosting a Tiger Pride Christmas Concert on Thursday December 14th at 6:30 pm in the NEJ PAC.


Northeast Jones Semester Exam Schedule

Middle School

Wednesday December 20th Thursday December 21st Friday December 22nd
2nd Period: 7:50-9:35 EXAM
4th Period: 9:40-11:55 EXAM
5th Period: 12:00-12:55
6th Period: 1:00-2:45 EXAM

BLOCK
1st Block: 7:50-8:40
2nd Block: 8:45-9:35
3rd & 4th Block transition normally
*Lunch assign/times will remain the same.
1st Period: 7:50-9:35 EXAM
3rd Period: 9:40-11:55 EXAM
5th Period: 12:00-2:45 EXAM

BLOCK
1st Block: 7:50-9:35
2nd Block: 9:40-11:55
3rd & 4th Block transition normally
*Lunch: Block hallway goes to lunch
11:00-11:25. Period Hallway goes to
lunch 11:25-11:55
7th Period: 7:50-9:35 EXAM
3rd Period: 9:40-10:30
4th Period: 10:35-11:55
5th Period: 12:00-12:30

BLOCK
3rd Block: 7:50-9:09
4th Block: 9:14-10:30
1st Block: 12:00-12:30
*Dismiss at or around 12:30
High School
Wednesday December 20th Thursday December 21st Friday December 22nd
2nd Period: 7:50-9:35 EXAM
4th Period: 9:40-11:25 EXAM
5th Period: Lunch 11:30-12:55
6th Period: 1:00-2:45 EXAM
1st Period: 7:50-9:35 EXAM
3rd Period: 9:40-11:25 EXAM
5th Period: Lunch 11:30-12:55
5th Period: 1:00-2:45 EXAM
7th Period: 7:50-9:35 EXAM
3rd Period: 9:40-10:30
4th Period: 10:35-11:25
5th Period: 11:30-12:30
*Dismissal at or around 12:30


News and Events for December 11th - 31st, 2017

Senior News/Activites
Senior Fee $40.00 - Pay Mrs. Felecia in attendance office.  This fee is due any time before graduation.  This fee is for rental of the Magnolia Center, diploma printing, etc.  It is separate from cap and gown and is payable to NEJ.
Cap and Gown ATTENTION: If you have NOT ordered your cap and gown, you will need to do so before we get out for Christmas break to avoid a late fee. A late feel will be added as of January 1, 2018.
Dual Credit Students You must pay your complete balance before grades will be released to NEJ. This could cause problems with your credits if not taken care of with the JCJC Business Office. See Mrs. Merritt if you need to know your balance.
MSU Visit/Tour MSU Visit/Tour - Jan 25th - 30 Students - Must sign up and Pay $15.00 - 30 Students Max
ACT News
Junior Practice Exam January 11, 2018 will be the ACT practice exam for all juniors. This will be important for students to get information to prepare for the live statewide ACT in February.
Weekly Student, Club, and Organization Meetings/Practices/Events Calendar
Monday
Dec 11th
  • LUNCH MEET in room 41:  All 4 lunches—grab your lunch and join us for midday devotion.
  • 8th & 9th grade Basekteball vs. Laurel in the JUNGLE
Tuesday
Dec 12th
  • FCA @ 7:25 am in the gym
  • Basketball vs Heidelberg in the JUNGLE: 5, 6, 7:30
  • Trilogy: 7pm in the PAC
  • Soccer @ Newton County
Wednesday
Dec 13th
 
Thursday
Dec 14th
  • 8th/9th grade Basketball vs. Heidelberg in the JUNGLE
  • Band Concert: 6:30 pm
  • Soccer vs NE Lauderdale in the JUNGLE
Friday
Dec 15th
  • First Priority @ 7:25 am in the MS Chorus
  • P7 Bible Study during lunch (12:00 pm and 12:30 pm) in room 41
  • Basketball vs Hattiesburg in the JUNGLE
  • Student Volleyball Tournament: 8:30 am

Saturday
Dec 16th
  • Beauty/Beau Pageant 6 pm in the PAC
  • Archery tryouts 10am in the gym
Monday
Dec 18th
  • LUNCH MEET in room 41:  All 4 lunches—grab your lunch and join us for midday devotion.
  • Gold Horizons & Tiger Vibe Christmas Show: 7 pm in the PAC
Tuesday
Dec 19th
  • FCA @ 7:25 am in the gym
  • Varsity Basketball vs. Heidelberg in the JUNGLE
  • Soccer vs Richland in the JUNGLE
Wednesday
Dec 20th
  • Semester Exams
Thursday
Dec 21st
  • Semester Exams
  • Basketball vs Wayne County in the JUNGLE
Friday
Dec 22nd
  • Semester Exam
  • 60% Day
Saturday
Dec 23rd through Monday January 8th
Merry Christmas from Northeast Jones High/Middle School
Fundraisers, Community Service Projects, and Activities
AP English Mrs. Thrash’s AP Literature/Composition is selling various items to help offset the cost of their AP exams in the spring.  Everything is a $1.  Come before or after class, nothing will be sold during class periods.
Art  
Baseball  
Drama  
FBLA  
FCA Tuesdays @ 7:25 in the Gym
FFA  
First Priority Fridays @ 7:25 in the MS Chorus Room
Gold Horizons Christmas Show Monday 18th @ 7 in the PAC
Junior Beta  
Key Club  
Lunch Meet Mondays in room 41:  All 4 lunches—grab your lunch and join us for midday devotion.
Middle School FBLA  
P7 Bible Study Fridays @ lunch 12:00 and 12:30 in room 41
Quiz Bowl  
Serteens  
Senior Beta
  • RADA orders are in. If you ride the bus, you must have a parent pick up orders. If you are a car rider or if you drive, please come by Mrs. Stroo's room and get your box when you leave campus for the day.
  • Seniors in Beta Club go by Mrs. Stroo's room and pick up applications information about teh National Beta Scholarship
Softball
  • There will be a “Just for the Guys” Volleyball tournament held Friday, December 15th from 8:30-9:15 am in the gym.  Team sign-up sheets are in the offices, please return to Coach Cavenaugh, Coach Brashier, or Keri Padgett by December 1st.  Teams must have 6-8 boys signed up to play and pay a team fee of $10.  Let’s see if you can dig as well as the girls!
  • Our softball team is selling Year of the Tiger cookbooks for $20. We are working hard to raise enough money to be able to continue renovating our softball facility. Please see any softball player, Coach Brashier, or Coach Cavenaugh to make your order! The cookbooks will be here before Thanksgiving! Thanks so much! :)
Student CouncilHigh School  
TARS  
Tiger Pride Band  
Tiger Vibe
  • Christmas show in Monday 18th in the PAC
Yearbook Staff
  • Just in time for the cold snap! New dry fit NEJ set: hoodie is $35; pants are $35; buy both in a set for $60. New sweat suit in dark gray: hoodie is $25; Pants are $25; buy both in a set for $40. We have a limited number of each of these so let me know soon! Dry fit in adult small thru XL; sweat suit in adult small thru 3XL. For sale in room 13 in the high school.

 

News and Events for November 27th - December 10th, 2017

Senior News/Activites
Senior Fee $40.00 - Pay Mrs. Felecia in attendance office.  This fee is due any time before graduation.  This fee is for rental of the Magnolia Center, diploma printing, etc.  It is separate from cap and gown and is payable to NEJ.
Mr/Miss NEJ and Who's Who Applications Election will be held November 30th and December 1st. All English classes will have a scheduled time in a computer lab to vote during this two day period.
MSU Visit/Tour MSU Visit/Tour - Jan 25th - 30 Students - Must sign up and Pay $15.00 - 30 Students Max
ACT News
   
Weekly Student, Club, and Organization Meetings/Practices/Events Calendar
Monday
Nov 27th
  • LUNCH MEET in room 41:  All 4 lunches—grab your lunch and join us for midday devotion.
  • Jr. High Basketball 8th girls/boys @ South Jones: 4 & 5
Tuesday
Nov 28th
  • FCA @ 7:25 am in the gym
  • Basketball @ Wayne County: 5, 6, 7:30
  • Soccer @ Clarkdale: 5:30 & 7
Wednesday
Nov 29th
 
Thursday
Nov 30th
  • Basketball vs. Picayune in the JUNGLE: 5, 6, & 7:30
Friday
Dec 1st
  • First Priority @ 7:25 am in the MS Chorus
  • P7 Bible Study during lunch (12:00 pm and 12:30 pm) in room 41
  • Drama production "Larceny and Old Lace" Senior Play:
    *1:00 pm student performance
    *7:00 pm public perforamnce
Saturday
Dec 2nd
  • Laurel Christmas Parade
  • Soccer @ The Show: Sportsplex
Monday
Dec 4th
  • LUNCH MEET in room 41:  All 4 lunches—grab your lunch and join us for midday devotion.
  • US History retest
  • 8th grade Basketball vs. West Jones in the JUNGLE
  • FFA fruit arrives
Tuesday
Dec 5th
  • FCA @ 7:25 am in the gym
  • Biology I retest
  • Varsity Basketball vs. Columbia in the JUNGLE
  • Gold Horizons choreography w/ Ben Shrank
  • Soccer vs West Jones in the JUNGLE
Wednesday
Dec 6th
  • English I retest - Day 1
Thursday
Dec 7th
  • Algebra I retest
  • Student Advisory Meeting
Friday
Dec 8th
  • First Priority @ 7:25 am in the MS Chorus
  • P7 Bible Study during lunch (12:00 pm and 12:30 pm) in room 41
  • English I retest - Day 2
  • Future Leaders
  • Varsity Basketball @ South Jones
  • Christmas Caroling
  • Soccer vs West Lauderdale in the JUNGLE
Saturday
Dec 9th
  • Pearl Classic Basketball - vs Oak Grove
  • Wrestling Production (gym)
Sunday
Dec 10th
  • Beauty/Beau Pagenant practice: 2 pm in the PAC
Fundraisers, Community Service Projects, and Activities
AP English Mrs. Thrash’s AP Literature/Composition is selling various items to help offset the cost of their AP exams in the spring.  Everything is a $1.  Come before or after class, nothing will be sold during class periods.
Art  
Baseball  
Drama Our senior play will be this Friday, Dec. 1, at 1:00 PM for all students who wish to attend. Cost is $3. Tickets will be sold Wednesday-Friday mornings.
FBLA Christmas Party Wednesday December 13th during 1st and 2nd lunch in Mrs. Culpepper's room.
FCA Tuesdays @ 7:25 in the Gym
FFA  
First Priority Fridays @ 7:25 in the MS Chorus Room
Gold Horizons Dessert Theatre Monday November 13th @ 6pm in the PAC.
Junior Beta  
Key Club  
Lunch Meet
  • Mondays in room 41:  All 4 lunches—grab your lunch and join us for midday devotion.
Middle School FBLA FBLA Meeting changed to Monday morning @ 7:20 in Mrs. Culpepper’s room. FBLA pictures will be taken Monday morning. If you did not pay for a club t-shirt, check with Mrs. Culpepper or Ms. Bolivar to find out what you need to wear in the picture.
P7 Bible Study Fridays @ lunch 12:00 and 12:30 in room 41
Quiz Bowl  
Serteens
  • Attention members!!!! If you plan to come to the Serteen Christmas Party on 12/2 at 6PM you MUST sign up by 2:45 on Today, 11/28. Sign-up sheet is in room 35. If we don't have enough people to sign up we will NOT have the party!!
  • Tomorrow is the last day to bring shoes for our mission service project.
  • Serteen members if you want to spend some time with Santa at the Christmas Parade on 12/2 come by room 35 and sign up to throw candy!
  • We need serteens who want to earn service hours to sign up to work the concession stands at home basketball and soccer games. Sign up in room 35.
Senior Beta
  • We are taking up items for the Glory House Christmas Store.  Please bring toys, socks, pajamas, etc. by Thursday, November 30.  For a complete list, check your Remind messages or go by and see Mrs. Stroo.
  • Anyone that would like to work in the concession stand at home soccer games needs to go by and sign up with Mrs. Stroo.
Softball
  • There will be a “Just for the Guys” Volleyball tournament held Friday, December 15th from 8:30-9:15 am in the gym.  Team sign-up sheets are in the offices, please return to Coach Cavenaugh, Coach Brashier, or Keri Padgett by December 1st.  Teams must have 6-8 boys signed up to play and pay a team fee of $10.  Let’s see if you can dig as well as the girls!
  • Our softball team is selling Year of the Tiger cookbooks for $20. We are working hard to raise enough money to be able to continue renovating our softball facility. Please see any softball player, Coach Brashier, or Coach Cavenaugh to make your order! The cookbooks will be here before Thanksgiving! Thanks so much! :)
Student CouncilHigh School  
TARS
  • TARS members will be participating in a community service project from Nov. 13 - Dec. 15. Members will donate cleaning supplies (or $5 to Mrs. Smith to purchase supplies) to the Domestic Abuse Shelter in Laurel.
  • Senior members must participate in this project in order to be eligible to receive cords for graduation.
Tiger Pride Band
  • Marathon Cheese Sale: November 13-December 8—Delivery date on Dec. 18th.
  • Please see any Tiger Pride member to place your orders.
Tiger Vibe
  • Dessert Theatre Monday November 13th @ 6pm in the PAC.
Yearbook Staff
  • “Pink Out the Jungle” will be Tuesday, Nov. 14, prior to our soccer games with South....everyone in pink will be in a group photo taken after the launch!


NEJ December 2017 Calendar

Friday Dec 1 Drama production "Larceny and Old Lace" Senior Play:
*1:00 pm student performance
*7:00 pm public perforamnce
Saturday Dec 2 Laurel Christmas Parade
Soccer: The Show @ Sportsplex
Monday Dec 4 US History retest
8th grade Basketball vs. West Jones in the JUNGLE
FFA fruit arrives
Tuesday Dec 5 Biology I retest
Varsity Basketball vs. Columbia in the JUNGLE
Gold Horizons choreography w/ Ben Shrank
Soccer vs West Jones in the JUNGLE
Wednesday Dec 6 English I retest - Day 1
Thursday Dec 7 Algebra I retest
Student Advisory Meeting
Friday Dec 8 English I retest - Day 2
Future Leaders
Varsity Basketball @ South Jones
Christmas Caroling
Soccer vs West Lauderdale in the JUNGLE
Saturday Dec 9 Pearl Classic Basketball - vs Oak Grove
Wrestling Production (gym)
Sunday Dec 10 Beauty/Beau Pagenant practice: 2 pm in the PAC
Monday Dec 11 8th/9th grade Basektball @ Laurel
Tuesday Dec 12 Varsity Basketball @ Heidelberg
Triology: 7 pm in the PAC
Thursday Dec 14 8th/9th Basketball vs Heidelberg in the JUNGLE
Band Concert 6:30 pm
Soccer vs. NE Lauderdale in the JUNGLE
Friday Dec 15 Varsity Basketall @ Hattiesburg
Student Volleyball Tourney 8:30 am in the gym
Saturday Dec 16 Beauty/Beau Pageant 6 pm in the PAC
Archery tryouts 10 am (in the gym)
Monday Dec 18 Gold Horizons and Tiger Vibe Christmas Show 7 pm in the PAC
Tuesday Dec 19 Varsity Basketball vs. Heidelberg in the JUNGLE
Soccer vs. Richland in the JUNGLE
Wednesday Dec 20 Semester Exams: 1st, 3rd, 5th
Thursday Dec 21 Semester Exams: 2nd, 4th, 6th
Varsity Basketball vs. Wayne County in the JUNGLE
Friday Dec 22 Semester Exams: 7th
60% Student Day
Beginning of Christmas Break
Monday Dec 25 Merry Christmas
Friday Dec 29 Basketball: Bay Springs Christmas Tournament - vs. Newton @ 1 pm
Saturday Dec 30 Basketball: Bay Springs Christmas Tournament - vs. Leake Central @ 12:30 pm
Sunday Dec 31 New Year's Eve

 


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