11/5/2015 Daily Announcements

posted Nov 5, 2015, 4:33 AM by Michelle Meredith   [ updated Nov 5, 2015, 4:35 AM ]

Tickets for the Fall One Acts will go on sale next week during lunches. Bring your money with you so you can come support your friends in the shows on Friday the 13th and Saturday the 14th at 7 pm in the auditorium!

Attention Band and Chorus students: This is the last weekend to sell oranges and grapefruits for the citrus fundraiser. Please see Ms. Donahue if you need to drop off orders or need a new form for any reason. All forms are due next Monday, November 9th.

Good morning Peer Trainers!!! This is a friendly reminder that we are meeting TODAY after school!!! See you after school in Miss Lagas' room!

Intramural Volleyball is this coming Tuesday 11/10. All grades are welcome.

Attention Students: At this time I ask that all students take out their Chromebooks and go to the school website. On the school website under the "Online Resources" drop down window for your grade's Homework Log (6th Grade Homework Log, 7th Grade Homework Log, 8th Grade Homework Log). Please click on the link that applies to your grade and answer the questions listed with as much detail and honesty as possible. Your input on this survey is extremely helpful to all of us. Please know that this survey is anonymous, and we appreciate you taking the time to answer all of the questions to the best of your ability.

A reminder for Sixth Grade: this week, through Monday November 8th we are collecting unwanted or extra candy. if you have candy items to donate please put it in the bin located in your teams hallway. We hope all of you can support us and the food pantry!

Our regularly scheduled Green Team meeting will be cancelled today. We will meet next week on Thursday. Hope to see you all next week!

The Magazine drive had a great first half of sales. We are now offering a second half prize day - Spin the Money Wheel - sell 4 or more items online between last Thursday and midnight Monday, November 9th and you qualify to spin the prize wheel for cash prizes during lunch next Friday. First half orders do not qualify for this prize. The Pig Race is coming! Homerooms with participation of 25% or more will qualify to be part of the Annual Pig Races on Monday 11/16. Check the bulletin board outside of the gym to see if your homeroom is close to 25% participation. The Garfield mascot travelled to the highest participation homerooms by grade yesterday. Orders and cash donations of any size count towards your homeroom’s total. 6th - Mr. Cotter 23% 7th - Mr. Perry 24% 8th - Ms. Fares 8.3%

Reminder to writers, artists, and photographers. The Middle Ground literary magazine meets on the first and third Thursdays each month. All interested students are welcome to Room 228 TODAY after school for a work session to create stories, columns, poems, essays, and comic strips. You are also welcome to bring completed work for consideration and feedback. See you in Room 228 at 2.

Lunch News! All Grades! If you haven’t noticed yet, there is a box in the cafeteria, next to the cashier. Team 3 in sixth grade is using this box to collect sealed snacks that have not been touched by human hands, for the food pantry.If you are not going to eat everything in your lunch please don't throw it away. Help Team 3 and donate!

Come join the Math Club November 10th to work on fun, challenging, and creative math problems with your friends in a relaxed but stimulating environment. Be coached by the High School Math Team advisor as we train a team of our best mathletes to compete head-to-head against neighboring Metro West middle schools in the annual MATHCOUNTS competition in February. Make friends. Work your brain. All grades welcome.

Quidditch will not meet today. Please keep your ears open to the announcements for information about the field trip to Harvard.