MMS Daily Bulletin 5/7

DATES TO REMEMBER

3/14

Mrs. Slaight is accepting sports donations for wrestling, track, and softball!

Thursday 6/6

8th Grade Promotion Ceremony: Thursday, June 6th 7:00PM in the Tallman Gym. Please see the website for more information: https://mms.middletownusd.org/students/8th-grade-promotion

Saturday 5/18

Dine and Donate @ St. Helena Brewery 11am-9pm to support our MMS Athletics: Call ahead is appreciated, 987-2106. 15% of all sales will go toward our athletic program!

MUSD policy does not allow any medication to given at school, including "over the counter" medication, without having a Physician's permission note on file.Parents should prepare for the "occasional headache, etc." by having their Student's Physician fax a note to the school if they would like the school to be able to administer medication. Notes are good for one school year.Student's are NOT allowed to carry any medication at school without permission from the School Nurse.

For ATTENDANCE, please call Teri at (707) 987-1441. Please add this number into your phone!

Attendance cannot be changed after 48 hours. Parents must provide the note, the reason, and the excuse within 48 hours of the absence and we cannot go back in after that to change a student's attendance. The state has tightened everything up and we need to make sure our data is consistent. Parent Knowledge is no longer accepted as an excused absence by the State.

STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Joseph Cortez!

Employee of the Month: Elma Patterson!

Reminder: Snack Window closes at 12:25. No exceptions!

ATTENTION PARENTS: As the school year comes to a close, all fees and dues need to be cleared up before the end of the school year otherwise yearbooks and report cards will be withheld and not sent up to the high school and in return, schedules will not be created for the high school. Any questions or concerns, pleases contact the Middle School Office.

If you are on the Non Privilege List during the month of April (8 or more Pride Page Marks) or lose your agenda, you will not be eligible for MMS Fun Day on the last day of school, which is a required school day.

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK

Intramurals:

Softball starts Monday, May 6th with 1st Period versus 2nd Period @ 12:10 sharp!

Caught You Being Good

Who earned tickets to Six Flags for May 24, 2019


Quote of the Week

“Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. And experience is often the most valuable thing you have to offer.” Randy Pausch

This week

Any 8th grader interested in showing an animal at the fair with FFA needs to see Mrs. Pachie in the High School Ag Department as soon as possible! Thank you!

This week

Teacher Appreciation Week: Teachers play a critical role in educating and shaping our children: the future leaders of our country. They are kind, patient, hard-working, dedicated and understanding professionals that mold our children’s lives in a positive direction. We entrust our children with the teachers, and they affect their lives on a daily basis. Let’s give a HUGE SHOUT OUT to our MMS Teachers!

ATHLETICS

Monday 5/6

Softball v. Konocti @ HOME - Congratulations on your win over Konocti! Keep up the hard work, Lady Broncos!

Thursday 5/9

Track Meet @ Mtn. Vista -4:00PM

Wednesday 5/8

Softball v. Mtn. Vista@ HOME- 4:00PM

Friday 5/10 - Saturday 5/11

LCJHAL Softball Tourney @ HOME this weekend! Stay tuned for more information!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, 5/8

National Nurses Day: The Wednesday between May 6 and May 12 of each year is National School Nurse Day, a day to celebrate and thank all school nurses that take care of children when they are at school. Looking How to Celebrate? Thank your school nurse for taking care of you. Learn more about what school nurses do. If you have school-going children, help your children make thank you gifts or write thank you notes to their school nurse.

Thursday 5/9- Saturday 5/11

The MHS Thespians present: "Circus Olympus" by Lindsay Price, May 9, 10 and 11 in the Multi-use room at 7pm. Thursday night is a "preview" night and admission is $5.00 for everyone.Admission on Friday and Saturday will be, $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for students and Seniors. If you love Greek Mythology, you will love "Circus Olympus"

Summer

Volleyball Camp: *Session 1 Camp will be for 2nd-5th Grades 9-11 am June 10th-13th

*Session 2 Camp will be for 6th-9th Grades 12pm- 2pm June 10th-13th. $65 per Athlete. Checks made out to Middletown High School: Attention Volleyball.For more information, please see the fliers on the MMS website.

8th GRADE INFO

Monday 4/22

Community Service forms are available for students to pick up in the MMS office. Community Service is not required, however, we do recognize students who have served 10 or more hours at our 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony at the end of the school year. If you have questions or concerns, please email Sam Dean at sam.dean@middletownusd.org.

Students: If you are going to submit community service hours and have not done so, please check in with Sam ASAP to get your name down. We are prepping for Promotion and need a headcount.

Monday 5/6

The 8th GRADE DANCE will be on May 31 from 7 - 9 PM.

We need parent help with food and decorations, along with chaperones to make this event happen.

Chaperones must be cleared as volunteers with MUSD, but that's not the only way to help. Please indicate how you can help below.

We also want to put together a nostalgic photo slideshow including photos from prior school years (6th grade science camp, group photos from Elementary years,...) Please send fun group photos to cypress.dl@gmail.com.

The next meeting date for the dance is May 6th @ 6pm in the MMS/MHS cafeteria.

Thanks for helping to support this event!

Wednesday 5/8

There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday, May 8th @ 2:30PM in HS Room 5 (Cookie Window) for 8th Grade Girls interested in playing soccer next year in high school.

Tuesday, 5/14

Incoming 9th Grade Orientation: Wednesday, May 15th 6:30pm @ the Tallman Gym

Please make plans to attend the 9th Grade Orientation for your 8th Grade student. This will be an opportunity to receive information for you and your student on what to expect from Middletown High School.

Also Save the Date:Tuesday, August 6th for Welcome Back Day for your 9th Grader! 8am - 3pm