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Any student who would like to run for class officer for the 2017-18 school term must turn in a completed nomination form to the Wisconsin Office by the end of the day on Friday, May 12th.  Approved candidates will need to record a one-minute campaign video to be played in Advisory the day of elections on Monday, May 22nd.  Please see Ms. Braun in the Wisconsin Office for more information on getting your video recorded.

The Civics Exam is a requirement for graduation.  Any student, whatever grade you are in, who has not taken the Civic Exam can do so Thursday at 3:45 pm in Room 851.

Opens mats for anyone interested in Wrestling will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:15 to 8:00 pm through May 24th.  Contact Mr. Rogers if you have questions.

Students are invited to a half-day Philosophy Workshop on Saturday at the University of Wisconsin Madison.  The workshop will run from 9:00 am to noon and it will take place at the Arts and Literature Laboratory on Winnebago Street.  The cost is free, but registration is required.  To register, visit www.artlitlab.org.  See the flyers posted around the school for more information.

A meeting to discuss information and the next steps for the Seal of Bi-literacy and Global Education Achievement Certification programs will be today (Wednesday) in room 604 at 12:30 pm.  See Mrs. Torres in Room 760 for more information.

The Latino Dance is Friday from 7:00 to 11:00 pm in the Field House.  There will be Latin food, dance lessons, performers and a DJ!  Tickets are just $4.00 and will be sold through Friday during lunch in the cafeteria.  See you at the fiesta!

The spring play, The Nerd, by Larry Shue is the funniest play JMM has ever performed.  Show dates are this Friday and Saturday and again May 18, 19 and 20.  The show begins at 7:30 pm and there is no late seating.  Tickets are $5.00 and will be sold in the cafeteria during lunch.

Current sophomores and juniors who would like to welcome our incoming Freshmen for 2017-18 school year by leading tours and ice breaks on September 5th are invited to be a part of the ‘Spartan Freshmen Welcome Day.’  Volunteer forms with further details are located in all of the neighborhood offices.  Forms must be returned to the Rock office no later than Friday, May 26th.  An informational meeting will also be held during on Wednesday, May 17th in the Lit Center.  See Ms. Tobin or Ms. Wesolek for more details.

The Native American Student Group meeting is today (Wednesday) during lunch in the back of the Library; be sure to enter through the back door and bring your lunch.

The ‘Spartans For All’ team will host a bake sale before and after school today in the A-Wing Foyer, and Thursday in the Commons.

Congratulations to Elena Santin for receiving two awards for her music compositions entered in the WSMA composition project.  Elena was awarded 2nd place in the statewide competition for her piano piece and 3rd place in the instrumental division.

Boys Soccer will have a meeting on Tuesday, May 16th at the start of lunch in the Rock Study Center.  See Coach Voss if you have questions.

Senior Announcements!  The JMM Senior Party is on Saturday, May 27th in the field house from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am.  Tickets are $15.00.  If you misplaced your reservation form you can stop by the Wisconsin Office to get another one.  Money and reservation cards are due this Friday, May 12th

Tryouts for graduation speakers will be held on Wednesday, May 17th in the auditorium at 3:20 pm.  You must sign up with Ms. Glaaser in Room 803 prior to tryouts.

Get ready for the Senior Picnic on May 26th.  More details to follow later this week.