SCHOOL CLOSED: Wednesday, November 23rd is a 4-hour day and school is closed Thursday & Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.
MMS SPIRIT WEAR: This is it! The sale ends at midnight tonight. Shop HERE to get the latest MMS garb. The items will arrive the week of Dec. 5th or 12th, more info to come. Thank you for supporting MMS with every purchase!
6th GRADE BOXED LUNCH: The annual 6th grade boxed lunch social is Wednesday, November 23rd. Students were sent home on Friday with all the info. Any questions? Please reach out to your 6th grade team leader.
MMS BATTLE OF THE CLASSES: Battle of the Classes has begun! To earn Spirit points for their grades, and to help contribute to those in need this holiday season, students may participate in Penny Wars, donate non-perishable goods & gifts for local organizations, and send in Box Tops to the main office. Want to contribute to Box Tops without clipping? Download the mobile app and use to scan receipts: http://www.boxtops4education.com/bonusapp. Any questions? Ask Ms. O’Sullivan at email@example.com.
MMS YEARBOOKS: The MMS Yearbook is now on sale! The yearbook is organized by MMS teachers Ms. Hansen (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ms. Varney (email@example.com), who can be contacted with any questions. The flyer outlining how to order online or in school can be found HERE. And information for 8th grade parents who want to purchase a “Well Wisher” for their graduate can be found HERE.
PARENTING CENTER TOY DRIVE FOR LOCAL FAMILIES: The SOMSD Parenting Center toy drive provides gifts to over 150 local families in need, including up to 500 children. Your generosity will transform the holidays for your neighbors. This is a perfect opportunity for middle schoolers to get involved and give back! The toy drive runs from November 15th thru December 11th. All the info is HERE.
Special Ed PTO Meeting: November 22 from 7:30 to 9pm. BOE Building 525 Acedemy Street.
•The evening Topic: The Administration of Special Services in SOMA School District. Evening's Topic: The Administration of Special Services in SOMa School District
•Confirmed guests: Ella Rideau, Director of Special Services and Maureen Jones, BOE trustee, Special Services liaison
•Format: Q + A on the topic, followed by 30 minutes of what SPED PTO is there for: sharing individual questions and concerns and sharing useful resources.
So take a break from Thanksgiving preparation and join us. Please share this notice with those who might be interested.
MAPSOPOLY IS BACK: The custom-made board game that features local businesses and landmarks has been update to include both towns and is back in stock, just in time for the upcoming holiday season. Proceeds from the sale help to fund Midnight Madness, the drug- and alcohol-free celebration after CHS graduation. Quantities are limited, so don’t wait. Click HERE for more information and a list of local merchants selling the game.
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Please click HERE for this week’s message from Ms. Gronau.
That’s it for now! Wishing you and your families a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday.
Kathleen Bailie & Alan Stephenson
your MMS HSA Co-Presidents