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Middle School Daily Bulletin
Posted 03/15/2019 09:42AM

Friday, March 15, 2019

Today is a Day 5 in the schedule rotation.  Teachers please make sure students are in dress code and wearing their ID.

Boot season has come to an end.  Students must wear dress code shoes to school starting Monday

Simple Lunch of soup an bread will be served as part of our Lenten Fast Observance in the Student Center during both lunches.

As a reminder, no food or drink is allowed in the hallways. Apples after snack on the way to class are the one exception.

The Wellness Fair takes place today. Students may wear sneakers with their regular school dress code clothes to school tomorrow. Teachers please see the email for 7th and 8th grade dismissal to the fair.

Penny Wars are on! Beginning Monday and through the March, MS students are asked to place pennies into their grade level bins  located front of the Campus Ministry office. Each penny counts as a point.  Putting paper money or nickels, dimes and quarters into the bins for the other grades subtracts from their total!  Please bring in your change and participate in this healthy competition to support the Harlem Children’s Zone.

Reminder to English+ Participants- our Q3 meeting is next Wednesday 3/20 8-9am or Monday, 3/25, 3-4pm. Be sure to come prepared with your interview. See Dr. Zito or Ms. Michaelsen with questions.

Middle Schoolers who would like to attend this Friday’s meeting of the Philosphy Club, please sign up with Mrs.Carroll.  This week’s question is “What is Reality?”

St. John's Animal Welfare Club is sponsoring their annual Animal Shelter Supply Drive. Boxes are set up in the Brother Benjamin Hall lobby for donations of pet food & toys and clean towels & blankets.  Local animal shelters thank you for your support.

 Middle Schoolers are invited to lap swim, participate in open swim or use the diving boards. Get your pool bag and meet in the lobby at 2:50 pm to walk down with intramurals to the pool

Students wishing to go to the Learning Center for homework help with NHS tutors should meet in the main office at 3:00 pm.

The winners of this week Student Council Riddle are Angel Heredia and Alex Moldovean. Come collect your treat at the Main Office during snack

PARENT INFORMATION

PENNY WARS begin on Monday March 18th! This is a friendly competition between students and teachers during the month of March to benefit the Harlem Children’s Zone. Through the end of March students can place coins in bins located in front of the Campus Ministry office on the first floor of Br. Ben Hall. Bins will be labeled with each grade! Each penny counts as a point.  Putting paper money or coins larger than a penny into the bins for the other grades subtracts that amount from their point total!

Please note - Science Fiction and Fantasy Club will not meet on the following days - March 11, 14, 18, 21, 25.

Re-Enrollment for 2019-2020: To re-enroll your son, please click on this secure Re-Enroll Now link and follow the instructions provided online. This link can also be found at the top of your Veracross portal homepage. You will need to log in using your Parent Portal credentials. T

Animal Shelter Supply Drive 

St. John's Animal Welfare Club is sponsoring their seventh annual Animal Shelter Supply Drive to benefit local humane organizations, animal shelters, and the Equine Rescue Network from March 11 through March 22. Boxes will be set up in the Brother Benjamin Hall lobby. Needed items are: Good quality dry and canned dog, cat, kitten, and puppy food,  Clean blankets and towels, New cat and dog toys, Trash bags and paper towels, Charger brand horse feed (can be purchased at Essex Co-Op)

Grades 6 Testing – Week of April 1: Students in grade 6 will take the ERB/CPT5 (Comprehensive Testing Program) test during the school day throughout the week of April 1. This test is similar to the ISEE entrance examination many students took as part of the admission process. Data from the test will help identify learning trends. No preparation or advance study is needed. Students will need a simple four-function calculator.

Grade 7 Grandfriends Day: We will welcome the grandparents and special friends of our seventh grade students to campus on Monday, April 29 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm for Grandfriends Day! More information and the registration form can be found in this email. If you have any questions, contact Jacquie Dragani via email or at (978) 624-1338.

MUSIC ADVISORY

SEMESTER 2

DAY 1

DAY 2

DAY 3

DAY 4

DAY 5

DAY 6

Advisory- Mr. Bennett, Stage 12:30-1:00

Symphony Band Rehearsal

Wind Ensemble Rehearsal

WW Symphony Band

Brass Symphony Band

Percussion Symphony Band

6th Grade Band

Advisory- Ms. Hastings, B123

Strings- 7th Grade Violas

8th Grade Chorus- Section 8A

Strings- 7th Grade Violins

8th Grade Chorus- Section 8B (7th grade chorus ensemble as needed)

Strings- 7th Grade Cellos/Basses (7th/8th Grade Strings Ensemble as needed)

8th Grade Chorus- Section 8C (8th Grade Ensemble as needed)

INTRAMURAL INFORMATION

Activity

Meeting Day

Time

Student Choice - Memorial Activity

Monday

3pm - 4pm

Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu

Mon/Wed

3pm - 4pm

CrossFit

Mon/Wed/Fri

3pm - 4pm

Ski + Snowboarding

Tuesdays

3pm-6:30pm

Judo

Tues/Thurs

3pm - 4pm

Yoga

Tues/Thurs

3pm - 4pm

Indoor Rowing

Mon/Wed/Fri

3pm - 4pm

Outdoor Basketball/Ping Pong

Mon thru Fri

3pm - 5pm

CLUBS INFORMATION

Activity

Festival Music Club

Mondays

Photography Club

Mondays   Meet in Lobby

Drama Club

Mondays   B132

Fish Club

Mondays    B309

Science Fiction + Fantasy Club      

Mondays    B128

Drama Club

Tues > Fri      B132

Trivia Club

Tuesdays     B305

Music Technology Club

Tuesdays B215

Environmental Club

Wednesdays      B219

Aviation Club

Wednesdays    Meet in Lobby

The World Games & Events Club       Wednesdays B124

Math Team

Thursdays     B129

MS Makers Studio

Thursdays     B133

Science Fiction + Fantasy Club       Thursdays B128

Middle School Service Team

Thursdays   MS CM Center

Yearbook

B304   By Appointment

Have a great day St. John’s

Go Eagles!

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