Daily Bulletin

Maranacook Community Middle School Bulletin for Saturday, April 21, 2018

Dates of Interest
Tue, 4/24:
Royal Team leaves MCMS @ 8:30AM for Chewonki 3 night field trip

Fri, 4/27:
Royal Team returns to MCMS @ 2:00PM from Chewonki

Mon, 4/30:
All 8th graders take MEA Science on Team - 6th & 7th go to regular scheduled UA classes

Wed, May 2:
5:30-7:00PM in room 040 - String Art Fundraiser for GT Art field trip

Fri, May 4:
8:15AM-4:00PM Moose Island Team field trip to UMO

Sat, May 5: "tentative pending School Board Approval"
5:00AM-11:30PM GT Art field trip to Boston Museum of Art

Mon, 5/7:
UA #5 begins

Tue, May 8:
Full regular day of school for students & staff (original calendar showed this day as early release for students)
Tue, May 8: Extended Advisee Time (no Tutorial) re: plan for end of year ADO

Tue, May 22:
8:00-12:30 5th graders from FES / MES / MVES visit MCMS - 5th graders arrive @ MCMS on their regular AM bus & return to elementary school @ 12:30 after eating lunch at MCMS

Tue, May 22:
6:00PM in the cafe' - American Heritage Tour Informational Meeting for any current 7th grader who might be interested in attending the Heritage Tour next year. (for more information, contact Sue Caron at scaron@kidsrsu.org

Fri, May 25:
8:00-12:30 5th graders from RES & WES visit MCMS - 5th graders arrive @ MCMS on their regular AM bus & return to elementary school @ 12:30 after eating lunch at MCMS

Mon, May 28:
No school for students or staff (Holiday)

Thur, May 31:
1:30 8th graders to High School gym for T-Shirt Assembly & Senate Speeches

Wed, June 6:
9:00-11:00 8th graders to CATC for tour

Tue, June 12:
2:45-3:45 current 8th grade Advisors have training with seniors for next 6th grade advisee group

Thur, June 14-Sat, June 16:
3:00PM 6/14-3:00PM 6/16 Richard Aspinall Advisee Group trip to Baxter State Park

Fri, June 15:
no regular classes - Advisee Day Out

Tue, June 19:
12:30-2:30 5th grade step-up day (5th graders eat lunch at their elementary schools and arrive at MCMS at 12:30 to meet their 6th grade Advisor & Advisee Group - go home from MCMS at 2:30 on their regular bus #'s)

Tue, June 19:
6:00-7:00 PM 5th grade family Ice-cream Social in the cafe'

Wed, June 20:
8:00-2:00 Katahdin Team Field Trip to Reid State Park

Thur, June 21:
Last student day with early release

Participation in any co-curricular activity requires the following:

*co-curricular contract & emergency card (print from our website or pick up paper copy in office)
*co-curricular contract & emergency card goes directly to coach at 1st practice or tryout - do NOT turn in to advisor or office!

*current physical on file in MCMS Wellness Center

*proof of insurance

*be in good academic standing

students & teachers please be sure all work is turned in and grades are up-to-date in powerschool for grade check days... If a student is failing 1 or more classes on a grade check day, they will be suspended from playing in games for 2 weeks (until next grade check day) but will still be expected to attend practices (Advisors will notify parents):
Fri, 5/4/18
Fri, 5/18/18

Co-curricular contracts can be printed from our website or pick up a hard copy from the office

All Practices are "per coach" and told directly to the players




Mobile Hotspots
Media Center has mobile hotspot devices available for student use. Devices can be signed out for one night at a time on a first come-first serve basis. The device should be returned the next day during AM Advisee time (before period 1 begins). We currently have 5 Kajeet portable hotspot devices available. These devices have built in restrictions, shut down times and a daily limit of 500 mb. This is a pilot, so based on student usage and response we will decide whether or not to expand availability. If you have questions please contact Denise Churchill or MaryAnn Florek.

MCMS Food Pantry
To access the pantry, please contact the Middle School Wellness Center at 685-3128, ext. 1136 to set up a time to visit the pantry (hours of access will be 7AM-3PM Mon- Fri)

If a family is not able to get to the pantry during regular school hours, students can also bring food home. To bring food home, please contact the Wellness Center at 685-3128, ext. 1136 and a backpack will be filled with food for the student to take home at the end of the day.

Donations of items will be gladly accepted throughout the school year. Many thanks to everyone who already brought in backpacks!

Yearbook orders deadline extended to Friday, April 6
2017/18 MCMS Yearkbook order forms are available for pick up from the office lobby - you can also order online at YBPAY.LIFETOUCH.COM with Yearbook ID Code 11527518
softcover $22.00
hardcover $28.00
autograph insert pages $4.00 extra
zoom current events insert $3.00 extra
yearbook stickers $2.00 extra
photo & name on cover $6.00 extra

Summer Camp for kids & Adult Ed Opportunities
Adult Ed offerings are available online

Lost & Found
Lost: (reported 4/3/18) house key w/compass - last seen in Mrs. Roesner's room 180-if found, please turn in to the office
Lost: (reported 3/19/18) A large, jet black "Spyder" winter coat. Please return to Ms. Tracy.
Lost: (reported 3/4/18) in hallway outside cafe' - white gold ring with black hills/gold green leaves/2 small diamonds/ruby in the middle - if found, please bring to office.

Lost & Found Table located downstairs near the cafeteria: Please be aware that twice a year, in December and June, items that have been left in Lost & Found area are removed and sorted. If clothing is not marked with a name, it is given to Vicky's Boutique, other schools in our district, or taken to Goodwill. Please call ext. 1136 if you are looking for a specific item. Thank you.

May 2 5:30-7:00PM - String Art Night to benefit GT Art Field Trip - reserve your spot today by calling Hope Lord @ 685-3128, ext. 1135 or 215-9771

5210 Let's Go Program
our school is now participating in the 5210 statewide initiative to help schools improve upon their healthy food choices and physical activity opportunities. Stay tuned for updates and information on this exciting new program! Please contact Rebecca Reynolds if you have any questions @ rebecca_reynolds@maranacook.org

5 = 5 or more fruits & vegetables
2 = 2 hours or less recreational screen time
1 = 1 hour or more of physical activity
0 = 0 sugary drinks & more water

How many fruits and vegetables have your kids eaten today?
As part of our efforts towards health and wellness, we encourage you to support your kids in choosing healthy snacks each day. They need healthy snacks to help them grow, develop and be ready to learn. Ask your school’s 5210 Champion for healthy snack ideas, or check the Lets Go! website at www.letsgo.org.

*Move More
*Eat Real
*Drink Water
*Rest Up

Community Events - Not RSU #38 sponsored
April 23-June 10: Kennebec Valley YMCA Activities - Information Sheets available on office hallway table

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