Here’s what going on this week ...
TISSUES NEEDED: It’s allergy season and Nurse Porter has put in a request for tissue boxes in all classrooms. If you’re willing to donate, please have your student deliver any boxes to their first period teachers. Thank you!
CONCERTS THIS WEEK AT MMS: It’s a great week for the arts at MMS. Monday, May 8th is the orchestra concert, Tuesday, May 9th is the band concert, and Wednesday, May 10th is the choral concert. All events start at 7pm and take place in the MMS auditorium. Band members: please click HERE for info from Mr. Balas.
8th to 9th GRADE NIGHT AT CHS: Attention 8th grade families -- CHS is hosting a high school transition night on Thursday, May 11th. Please click HERE to read all the info from Principal Aaron.
6th GRADE FIELD TRIP: The 6th graders are going to the Museum of Natural History on Tuesday, June 6th. The permission slip is due tomorrow and can be found HERE.
YEARBOOK & WELL WISHERS DEADLINE EXTENDED: Ms. Hansen has informed us that the deadline to order Well Wishers and the MMS Yearbook has been extended to Saturday, May 13th. Please click HERE for info on the Yearbook and HERE for Well Wishers.
MERMER CONCERT TO BENEFIT MIDDLE SCHOOLS: This Saturday, May 13th at 8pm at Maplewood Crossfit (6 West Parker Avenue) Mermer will be holding a concert to benefit MMS & SOMS. Kegs and light snacks and music from college, all to benefit our kids. Click HERE for the flyer.
Sunday, May 21st, 11:00-2:00pm: Your MMS-HSA and the MMS Gardening Club invite you to HELP MAKE OUR GARDEN GROW! All friends & neighbors welcome, no gardening experience necessary. Bring your family and your gardening tools to the MMS Garden on the front lawn and help us plant vegetables, flowers, trees, and in general continue to expand our MMS Garden. THANK YOU to the Achieve Foundation, Ms. Silva and Cathy Rowe for creating our beautiful garden. Lunch - Pizza and beverages - compliments of your MMS-HSA. Rain date TBA.
CHS PROM DONATION: CHS is accepting donations for prom (dresses, suits, jewelry, handbags, shoes, etc.) up until Monday, May 15th. Items can be left at the CHS front desk. It’s the perfect time for spring closet cleaning and all fun and fancy donations will be truly appreciated!
On Saturday, May 13th from 2-3 PM the Library will host Ahmondylla Best--author, musician, teaching artist, and local Maplewood resident will present her new children's book "Mother-in-Law's Meal." Click HERE for more information.
Think that’s it for now. Thanks, everyone!
Kathleen Bailie & Alan Stephenson
your MMS HSA Co-Presidents