Middle School News October 11, 2019

Good Evening!

Here’s some info that might be helpful to know about Middle School ‘goings on’:

Tomorrow will be our first school Spirit Day for the year, students and staff are invited to ‘Dress Down’ – casual wear, pj’s, etc. [appropriate for school, no slippers/flip flops] and bring in a boxed or canned food item for the Groton Neighborhood Food Project.

We are looking for donations of used newspapers for our STEM program, collection bins are in each office.

October 15th – No School, teacher professional development day.

October 16th – Speaker for parents: Raising Resilient Children

October 17th – News from the Cafeteria:  Wok n Bowl

Message from Counseling Department: From time to time we have the opportunity to host college level students who are going into the field of counseling here at the middle school. This is a chance for us to support the ‘next generation’ of counselors as the shadow us in our day to day responsibilities and interactions with students. At all times, student confidentiality will be maintained. Over the course of October 21 – 25 a college student will be shadowing the counseling department. If you have any specific questions or concerns about this, please do not hesitate to reach out to myself or your child’s counselor: Grade 5 Ms. Zwicker, Grade 6 Ms. Shedd, Grade 7 Ms. Ascione, Grade 8 Ms. Muise

October 21 – 24 – News from PTO – The Book Fair is Coming! We would love to have some volunteers to help out with this community event: Volunteer Sign Up Genius.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4FAEAF29A4FA7-fall

October 25th – Half Day, dismissal at 11:30 for teacher professional development.

November 16th – HS Athletic Boosters Cornhole Tournament

PRIDE – Respect: Demonstrate acceptance. Follow expectations. Think of others. Care for people and property.

Here’s hoping the nor’easter misses us!

Kathi McCollumn, Principal