MMS HSA News - Week of Feb. 22 MAPLEWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL HOME & SCHOOL ASSOCIATION
The third and final session of Dr. Anica Camela Mulzac's virtual series on racial and social justice will be on Wednesday, March 3, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The session is open to the SOMA community and complements earlier sessions that were tailored to MMS teachers, administrators and students. Click here for more information.
Session 3 Link: Event Number: 179 371 2650 Password: MMS2021! (66720210 from phones) Join by phone: 408-418-9388.
The Maplewood Arts Council is sponsoring the Maplewood Black Lives Matter Poetry project, which displays 38 poems by Black authors in the windows of stores throughout Maplewood. These poets range from the internationally known to the local; they span a wide breadth of experience, age, and sensibility. Many are living, while others speak to us from other eras. All of the pieces invite readers to engage with the power of language, and explore their relationship to the people and places in our community.
*NEW* tentative date for Grade 6 Convocation is Friday, February 26th, during Peer Connections-8th period (weather permitting, due to delivery of lawn signs). Stay tuned for lawn signs distribution/pick up procedures from grade 6 HSA representatives!
It's still not too late for your child to submit their own photo for our school yearbook. Click here to submit your own photo: The last day to submit your photo will be March 15th. Additionally- Yearbooks are still for purchase! Go to YEARBOOKORDERCENTER.COM and use our SCHOOL CODE: 6667.
Achieve recently awarded nearly $17,000 in “Deborah Prinz Educator Grants'' for 14 programs, including:
Snap&Read and Co: A fluency Program that will allow vulnerable students at MMS to access eLearning support from anywhere. (Grantee: Ebony Mincer)
Engineering Design Cycle STEM Experiment Materials: Helps MMS students develop problem-solving and engineering skills. (Grantee: Mary-Alice Zavocki) 3. Teaching Visual Literacy - One Graphic Novel at a Time: Graphic novels for all SOMSD libraries through the MackinVIA library collection, available through Canvas. (Grantee: Jen Latimer)
On the Calendar
Feb. 26:Tentative day for Grade 6 Convocation/lawn sign event.
March 3: Final session on race and social justice.
March 15: Last day to submit photos for the yearbook.