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Please click HERE for this week’s message from Ms. Gronau. In it please find important information on what you can do to ensure MMS is properly funded and staffed.
Thankful for MMS –
We know each week we reach out to families with big goals for MMS. Tonight we want to keep it simple and first simply say Thank You! We are thankful for the amazing families and students and staff at MMS. It has been a true pleasure representing YOUR MMS HSA this year. Each week we ask for volunteers and we get them, we ask for funds and we receive them… Thank You!
This is a short school week with student activities that are sure to bring our community closer together. Without your support, the amazing activities listed below would not be possible. Whether you stay close, or travel far, we hope that your week is safe and filled with happiness.
Dates to Remember
11/19 Today is the Last Day to Order Spirit Week
11/20 BOE Meeting
11/21 6th Grade Wonder Movie
11/22 7th Grade Block Party,
8th Grade Wonder Movie and Thanksgiving Breakfast
6th Grade Boxed Lunch Social
11/23 - 11/24 MMS Closed
6th Grade Wonder Movie
This Tuesday, November 21, is the 6th Grade Wonder Field Trip! The students will walk to the Maplewood Movie Theater for a 12:30 screening, returning to school for dismissal at the regular time. Permissions slips went home earlier this week and were due Friday.
6th Grade Boxed Lunch Social!
On Wednesday, November 22, the sixth grade teams will be holding the annual Thanksgiving Boxed Lunch Social in the Cafeteria. It's a great way for students to get together and celebrate the holiday on this HALF DAY. Team leaders are asking students to get together with their friends and plan a group meal they can enjoy. Parents - you can help your students plan and Here is the flyer from Team Leaders. Parents, please consider donating additional food/snacks to supplement what the students are bringing in themselves! Please see the Signup genius to help with food/snack donations. Thank you!
7th Grade Block Party!
On Wednesday, November 22nd, the 7th grade team leaders have planned a Block Party for our 7th graders with lots of fun activities for the HALF DAY before the holiday. To make this possible, we need your help to make the day extra fun. Please use the sign up genius to contribute snacks, money, or your time to help give our 7th graders a really fun day!
The party is being divided between two (2) sessions. In addition to snacks, we’ll need 4 parent/guardian volunteers to help hand out snacks at each session. More details in the Sign Up Genius.
Thank you very much! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a49abad2b0-7thgrade
8th Grade Thanksgiving Breakfast!
Hello 8th grade families,
Please help the 8th grade team and your HSA host a Thanksgiving breakfast for our students on the HALF DAY Wednesday, November 22nd by donating items, time, or cash to the event. The Sign Up Genius for the breakfast can be found here:
Thank you in advance for your contributions!
8th Grade Wonder Movie
Thanks to our 8th grade team and to the generosity of your HSA, next Wednesday, November 22, our students will take a walking field trip to see the film Wonder after the Thanksgiving Breakfast. They will walk to the Maplewood Movie Theater and return to school for dismissal on this HALF DAY.
Spirit Wear Ordering ENDS November 19!
Choose from a variety of clothing options via our online store. Please visit:
to order!!! The online store will remain open until November 19. All purchases will be delivered to school 2-3 weeks after the close date.
VOLUNTEER & HELP NEEDED!!
MMS Library Media Center
The Library Media Center needs parent volunteers to check out, stack books, and help students print out documents through-out the day. Feel free to contact Tracey Clarke (HSA Special Projects) with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or check out the signup
SAVE THE DATE! Please mark your calendars and plan to join in the fun for our biggest fundraiser of the year! February 2, 2018 at The Woodland. Come and show off your knowledge of pointless useless information. There will be fabulous food and you are welcome to bring whatever your drink of choice will be for the evening. Keep your eyes peeled for when ticket sales begin. Tickets always go fast, the Woodland has limited capacity and you don't want to be left out in the cold. Question: What is celebrated on February 2nd and has been since 1887? Please don't be fooled...the questions for Trivia Night are always much more challenging than this one.
MMS Money Makers!
Who will be the host of the next Money Maker? It could be you!. You get to choose where your fundraising efforts get utilized. To learn more, or to volunteer to host an event, please reach out to Fundraising Co Chairs Mel Rose email@example.com or Gabrielle Graziano firstname.lastname@example.org. They can also help you come up with great Fundraising ideas.
This easy way to contribute to your school is still available. There is no expiration on this fundraiser. Not interested in throwing a party, or attending one? Click here to donate, it is that simple. Or send in a check or cash, we will take it!
Your MMS HSA Co-Presidents,
Sara Knutsen & Deb Holt