Johannesburg-Lewiston Middle School



Thursday, December 14th
J-L All Bands
Christmas Concert
7:00 p.m.

Friday, December 15th
2nd Quarter Progress
Reports sent home

Friday, December 22nd
End of Day
Christmas Break Begins

Merry Christmas!
Monday, December 25th

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
Classes Resume

Monday, January 8th
Board of Education Meeting
6:00 p.m. - Johannesburg

Johannesburg Middle School

Weekly Announcements 12/11-12/15/17

Daily Schedule
Daily Schedule

(8:20 a.m. ~ 3:07 p.m.)
1st Hour ~ 8:20 - 9:11 a.m.
2nd Hour ~ 9:15 - 10:06 a.m.
3rd Hour ~ 10:10 - 11:01 a.m.
4th Hour ~ 11:05 - 11:55 a.m.
11:55 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.
5th Hour ~ 12:29 - 1:19 p.m.
6th Hour ~ 1:23 - 2:13 p.m.
7th Hour ~ 2:17 - 3:07 p.m.

Johannesburg Elementary
& Middle School P.T.O

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Middle School
Girls Basketball

Middle School
Boys Basketball


Oiler Football


Weekly News

NEWS FOR THIS WEEK: Dec. 11th thru Dec. 15th 


WEEK’S LUNCH MENU:  Monday: Chicken Sandwich; Tuesday: Ravioli; Wednesday: Hot Dog on a Bun; Thursday: Pizza; Friday: Christmas Dinner


FAMILY FARE: Once again the high school office is collecting Family Fare’s “Direct your Dollars” receipts.  Monies are going towards a new electronic marquee sign outside on the front lawn.  Please turn in your receipts to the office today.  For every 150,000 points we will receive $1,000.00. 
JUST A FRIENDLY REMINDER: It’s that time of year again when students need to bring coats, gloves, hats, boots, etc. because students go outside unless it’s really too cold or raining out. We are finding that a lot of our students are coming to school unprepared. If they need a coat or boots or anything please let us know we have resources that can help with all that stuff. Thank-you.
Monday December 11th: Board of Education Meeting 6:00p.m. @ Lewiston.
Wednesday December 13th: Half day of school- dismissal at 12:00.

Bring items for Military Care Packages and get in to the game for Free (Click Here for more details!)

Thursday December 14th: JL All Bands Christmas Concert @ 7:00 p.m.
Friday December 15th: Second Quarter Progress Reports Sent Home.
Tuesday December 19th:  K-5 Christmas Program @ 6:00 p.m.
Looking for parents to help sit with students at the Christmas Program.
If interested please contact Mrs. Speerstra @989-731-2040 ext.519
Christmas Break: December 25th thru Jan 2nd Classes Resume Jan. 3rd

PTO: Meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month in the elementary library @ 6:00 p.m.
PTO Participation Day – December 22nd – P.J. Day, all students may wear p.js for $1.00 all proceeds go to the P.T.O.
Congratulations to the 2017-18 Student Council Members! They are: President: Claire Mullins, Vice President: Zephie Boughner, Treasurer:Izzy Withers, Secretary: Avery Huston and Class Representatives: Danielle Wojtkowiak, Joshua Maves, Andrew Haren, Ashlyn Baker, Maddie Sides, Eric Byard, Cadence Wertman, Javier Baragrey, McKenna Courterier, Autumn Morgan, Aidan Wiesel, and Kaylee Warren

SPORT’S SCHEDULE: For the Week of Dec. 11th thru Dec. 8th
Wednesday:  GB vs Pellston 6:00 p.m.                                                                                    
Friday: GB @ Central Lake 6:00 p.m./ BB @ Mancelona 6:00 p.m.

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Absentees/Tardiness Policy
Regular attendance at school is not only required by law but is essential to the learning process.
PARENT CONTACT WITH THE OFFICE IS REQUIRED when your child is absent. Please submit all doctor notes.
1. When a student has accumulated 4 absences in a marking period a letter will be sent from the office to
the parents informing them of their child's absence record.
2. If a student accumulates 7 absences in a marking period a complaint may be filed with the County
Prosecuting Attorney's Office or the County Truant Officer.

Middle School Expectations
Students are expected to follow five general rules in each of their middle school classes.They are:
1. Listen and be attentive when others are speaking.
2. Respect others and their property.
3. Be prompt and come to class prepared.
4. Speak respectively to put-downs.
5. No gum chewing.
The consequences for not meeting these expectations are:
1. A verbal warning from the teacher.
2. Removal from the group.
3. Student phone parent.
4. Student meets with Principal
Individual teachers may find it necessary to alter or add to the lists. If this is necessary students are informed of the changes.

Class Trips & After School Activities

Students will have a number of opportunities for educational trips and activities.
A reminder to students that these trips are privileges and that your behavior in the classroom
is used to determine if you have earned this privilege.

We supply students with a variety of supplies. However, we do ask that each student
come to school with the following items:

1. Four 3-ring binders (1.5 inch or 2 inch)
2. A pocket folder for each class, unless binder has pockets in it.
3. Pencils (#2), pens (black, blue & red)
4. Pencil/pen pouch or container
5. Paper
6. Colored Pencils
7. 3 Brown Grocery Bags for Book Covers
8. An assignment notebook/daily planner will be provided...if lost the student must
purchase a new planner from the office.

If a family is unable to provide the necessary items, students should speak privately


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The Johannesburg-Lewiston Middle School Mission Statement
The Johannesburg-Lewiston Middle School Staff provides a learning and social environment which bridges the gap between elementary and high school.
Our goals are to instill in our students responsibility and respect toward self, peers, and community. We will provide an educational environment which develops independent learners by teaching problem solving, cooperative learning, and organizational skills.

Friendly Reminder:
Please send a note to the office, in writing, if bus plans change, if you are picking up your child, or if your child is
attending Cardinal Club. All notes and/or calls MUST be in the office by noon.
date, add first and last name of student. Thank you!

The Lost and Found for K-8 grades is in the Multi-Purpose Room. Please check for lost items.

Cardinal Middle School

Johannesburg-Lewiston Middle School
10854 M-32
Johannesburg, MI 49751

Updated 12/12/17

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