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PBJHS Student Announcements October 16-20
10/15/2017
Welcome back! I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. It’s finally starting to feel like fall in the heartland!
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Student Announcements October 9-13
10/07/2017
Welcome back! I hope you all had a great weekend! This week our girls basketball team will start their season!
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Student Announcements October 2-6
10/01/2017
WELCOME Welcome back! I hope you all had a great three day weekend! Welcome to October!
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Businesswoman starts club for female students
09/26/2017
A new club called Chi and Company has been started at Poplar Bluff Junior High School by a business and civic leader to instill a sense of self-confidence in young women.
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PBJHS Announcements September 25-29
09/24/2017
WELCOME Welcome back! I hope you all had a great weekend! NO SCHOOL There will be no school on Friday, September 29, due to a teacher collaboration day.
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Student Announcements September 18-22
09/17/2017
WELCOME I hope you all enjoyed a nice weekend! This week Fun Friday themes will include some prizes!
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Businesses help PBJHS create restaurant ambiance
09/13/2017
Buffalo Wild Wings and Pepsi MidAmerica recently teamed up to donate patio tables, chairs and umbrellas to create an outdoor dining area in the previously unutilized breezeway at the Poplar Bluff Junior High School.
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Announcements September 11-15
09/10/2017
WELCOME I hope you all enjoyed a nice weekend!
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PBJHS Announcements September 4-8
09/04/2017
Welcome Back! I hope you all enjoyed a nice four day weekend! The year is flying already.
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Student Announcements August 28-September 1
08/27/2017
Welcome back! I hope everyone had a great first full week of school:) This week and next week is a four day week, so enjoy!
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MRTF awards $500 to Junior High
08/22/2017
The Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation has awarded $500 to the Poplar Bluff Junior High honors English program for curriculum materials associated with several literary classics, as well as mythology and poetry.
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Student Announcements 8/21
08/20/2017
Welcome Back! It is great to have you back at PBJHS! We had a great first week and you all were awesome. Good hallway and class behavior! Keep it up:)
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PBJHS Solar Eclipse
08/02/2017
The #TotalSolarEclipse is coming and we're ready! On August 21 every student and staff member at PBJHS will receive eclipse shades
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We Invite you to PBJHS Open House
07/24/2017
Everyone at PBJHS looks forward to welcoming our students back to school on Thursday, August 17, 2017. We will be hosting our Open House before the students begin the school year, and it is scheduled for Monday, August 14th from 5:00-6:30 PM.
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Instructional coaches hired to equip teachers
07/17/2017
The district’s new instructional coaches have been charged with putting an emphasis on curriculum now that the technology component has almost become second nature to teachers.
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Homegrown talent
07/10/2017
A pair of seasoned educators who rose up through the rank and file within the Poplar Bluff school system have been promoted to lead their respective buildings.
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Students decide what is taught for a day
05/31/2017
Poplar Bluff Junior High School educators figured out a sure-shot way to tap into the intellectual curiosity of students – let them decide what to learn.
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Student Announcements May 22-26
05/21/2017
Welcome Back! I hope everyone enjoyed this beautiful weekend. This week is it! Summer vacation begins at 11:45 on Friday. Have a great last week at PBJHS.
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Student Announcements May 15-19
05/12/2017
I hope you had a great weekend! We are down to a few days in the school year and they are packed full of things we have to complete and attend! Please pay attention to announcements and directives so that you do not leave anything undone! Have a great day and week!
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Student Announcements May 8-12
04/30/2017
Welcome to MAY!!! We are down to the last stretch in the 2016-17 school year. I challenge you to finish strong! Make good decisions...take care of business as you represent PBJHS and yourself. (19.5 days left)
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Junior High, O’Neal named national ‘showcase’ schools
04/25/2017
O’Neal Elementary and Poplar Bluff Junior High are among 53 school campuses out of over 10,000 to be named national showcase schools by the Flippen Group for topnotch implementation of the Capturing Kids’ Hearts program.
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Student Announcements April 24-28
04/23/2017
Welcome back! It was a wet weekend, but I still hope you enjoyed it! I hope you realize that we only have 24.5 days left in school with much to do! I tell you this for all to recognize a little urgency as we finish the school year. MAP testing, 4th quarter grades, final projects are all on the lists of things to complete well!
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Student Announcements April 17-21
04/14/2017
Welcome back from a five-day break! Hopefully, you had a great time with friends and family! We have a four-day week to work hard! We are close to MAP testing! Let’s get ready to do great things at PBJHS!
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Student Announcements April 10-14
04/09/2017
WELCOME It’s a short week this week, but let’s make the most of it! Spring Break begins on Thursday!
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Student Announcements April 3-7
04/02/2017
I hope you had a great weekend! The school year is moving fast and is nearing the end! We are already in the third week of the fourth quarter! Spring break is near, MAP testing in around the corner; the end of the year will be here quickly! Work diligently, complete assignments, prepare for assessments, be the best you can be! Have a great day and week!
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8th Grade Volleyball Ends with Perfect Season
03/31/2017
The PBJHS 8th Grade Volleyball team ended their season as undefeated champs. The girls had a 19-0 record this season. They are coached by Amanda Lance and Ashley Grimm.
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Student Announcements 3/27-3/31
03/25/2017
I hope you had a great weekend! We are one week into the fourth quarter of school! We are nearing the end of the year and things will be fast and furious. You need to focus on completing work, making the necessary grades, preparing for tests, and amping up for the MAP test! You are as good as any other students in the state! Let’s show them by how well you score on the MAP! Maximum EFFORT!
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March Students of the Month
03/23/2017
The administration and faculty of Poplar Bluff Jr. High School are pleased to announce the 8th grade Students of the Month for March, Elective Classes.
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Student Announcements March 20-24
03/19/2017
WELCOME! How was that three-day weekend? I hope each of you had a very good one! We have much to do as we wind the school year down. Focus on the things you need to do and do them well! Have a great day and week! PROPER CLOTHING With the increase of warmer days, the potential of shorts or other attire that may not be within the school dress guidelines is coming to the forefront. It is important to check and make sure shorts and shirts fit the guidelines for school appropriate attire before coming to school! This is for both young men as well as young ladies.
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PBJHS Student Announcements
03/11/2017
WELCOME! I hope all of you had a great weekend! We have a four day week with Friday being collaboration day for teachers and a day off for students! Enjoy the day and the week! See you in the h
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PBJHS Teacher of the Year
03/08/2017
A big congratulations to our PBJHS Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018! We are so lucky to have Mrs. Gambill on staff and we are very proud to have her represent us in this well-deserved honor!
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Student Announcements March 6-10
03/05/2017
It is the first full week of March! Welcome back to your school! Have a great day and week! Make good decisions and treat each other the way you want ted be treated!
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High School Registration for 8th Graders
02/27/2017
High school counselors will be at PBJHS on Monday, March 6th to help 8th graders select elective classes for 9th grade. Students will be encouraged to choose 6 elective class options that interest them and rank them according to preference
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Student Announcements
02/25/2017
WELCOME It is great to have all of you back today! Welcome to the last week of February and the first week of March! Time is truly flying! Have a great week...see you in the halls!
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8th Grade February Students of the Month
02/23/2017
The administration and faculty of Poplar Bluff Jr. High School are pleased to announce the 8th grade Students of the Month for February, Physical Education. Students are chosen by their teachers based on exemplary citizenship, positive attitude, and dedication to academic excellence.
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7th Grade February Students of the Month
02/23/2017
The administration and faculty of Poplar Bluff Jr. High School are pleased to announce the 7th grade Students of the Month for February, Physical Education. Students are chosen by their teachers based on exemplary citizenship, positive attitude, and dedication to academic excellence.
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Student Announcements
02/18/2017
I hope you enjoyed your weekend! You had four days to get well, have fun, and re-energize prior to coming back today! Have a great week!
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Student Announcements February 13-17
02/12/2017
WELCOME! I hope you had a great weekend! It is great to have you back on this 13th day of February! This is a four-day week for you, and you will have a four-day week next week as well! Work hard, enjoy the day and week! HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY on Tuesday!
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PBJHS Student Announcements February 6-10
02/05/2017
WELCOME! I hope you had a great weekend! Did your Superbowl pick win?? Regardless, did you have a great time watching, eating, and fellowshipping with family and friends? Have a great day and week!
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Autism ambassador opens up to students
02/01/2017
Poplar Bluff Junior High School students had a chance to view the world from another lens last week.
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PBJHS Student Announcements January 30-February 3
01/29/2017
WELCOME Welcome back! Hope you had a great weekend! Have a great day and week! Welcome to February on Wednesday!
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8th Grade January Students of the Month
01/27/2017
The administration and faculty of Poplar Bluff Jr. High School are pleased to announce the 8th grade Students of the Month for January, 1st semester elective classes
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7th Grade January Students of the Month
01/27/2017
The administration and faculty of Poplar Bluff Jr. High School are pleased to announce the 7th grade Students of the Month for January, 1st semester elective classes
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Well-known TV news anchor visits PBJHS
10/26/2016
“Why don’t you be a TV news chick?” It all began for Kathy Sweeney with an offhand suggestion. The KFVS12 news anchor received the advice from one of her older brothers, proceeded to change majors in college, and began a broadcasting career that has spanned 27 years.
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PBJHS wins the battle of the underwater robots
05/03/2016
Gifted students at Poplar Bluff Junior High School won their first ever regional underwater robot competition by employing Albert Einstein’s theory of keeping it simple.
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First of string of building projects complete
04/12/2016
Business leaders, city officials, law enforcement, long-range planners and other community stakeholders helped celebrate the ribbon cutting Thursday, April 7, for the FEMA safe room and classroom addition at Poplar Bluff Junior High School.
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Junior High Trap team enters inaugural meet
10/28/2015
The newly instated Junior High Trap team competed in its first meet Friday, Oct. 16, at the Poplar Bluff Gun Club, showcasing some real potential despite having limited time to practice shooting, according to spectators.
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Retired teacher drops by for Rocket Day
10/07/2015
Science teacher emeritus, Vic Clark, returned to Poplar Bluff Junior High School on Wednesday, Sept. 30, to orchestrate a rocket launch at Fred M. Morrow Stadium, an annual experiment for eighth graders.
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Groundbreaking kicks off buildings plan
03/24/2015
About 50 supporters came out on Friday, March 20, to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Poplar Bluff Junior High School addition, which will include a FEMA safe room and nine new classrooms, among other renovations.
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PBJHS safe room grant jump-starts R-I facilities plan
02/25/2013
The Poplar Bluff R-I School District has been awarded a $132,000 federal grant, 75 percent toward the cost of designing a tornado safe room at the Junior High.
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CNN to recognize Poplar Bluff Schools’ anti-bullying efforts
02/18/2013
The recent momentum of the anti-bullying movement at Poplar Bluff Schools is being recognized nationally.
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Art project helps student ‘stay connected’ with her military father
01/14/2013
When Poplar Bluff Junior High art teacher Mary Ivie introduces her packing tape sculpture segment each school year, students come up with all types of ideas for objects to replicate, from their own arm holding a football to an entire motorcycle.
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