Daily Bulletin

Maranacook Community Middle School Bulletin for Thursday, March 30, 2017

Dates of Interest
Thur, Mar 30:
Grades mailed home by Advisors

Mon, Apr 3:
MES & WES 5th graders arrive at middle school on their regular AM bus, report to middle school gym, wait to be escorted to the high school for College Circle Activity, return to middle school gym for 9:30 dismissal to return to elementary schools

Tue, Apr 4:
RES & MVES 5th graders arrive at middle school on their regular AM bus, report to middle school gym, wait to be escorted to the high school for College Circle Activity, return to middle school gym for 9:30 dismissal to return to elementary schools

Tue, Apr 4 6:00-7:00 PM:
5th Grade Parent & Student Transition Fair in the MCMS Gymnasium

Wed, Apr 5:
Advisee Day Out - no regular classes
6th to Alfond Youth Center Waterville 8:00-2:00
7th to Rail Trail Gardiner to Augusta 8:15-2:00
8th to Waterville Area Businesses (Maine General/Lafleur Airport/North Street Playground/Johnny's Seeds/Radio Station & Houles Plumbing/Inland Hospital/)8:00-2:00

Fri, Apr 7:
LAST day to order a yearbook - forms are available in the office


Apr 6, 7, 8:
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" with Director Bill Vann Horn
Performances @ 7PM in the middle school cafeteria

Thur, Apr 13:
11:40 student dismissal for staff workshop - No bus passes can be given out today for students to ride a different bus due to busses being at capacity with the early release and no after school activities

Fri, Apr 14:
11:30 Release for Students & Staff (this is a make up day from day that was missed in Oct due to no water at Middle & High school.

Mon, Apr 17 - Fri, Apr 21:
No School - April vacation week

Tue, Apr 25-Apr 28:
Acadia Team @ Chewonki Foundation in Wiscassett
3/25 8:00 AM - depart MCMS by parent drivers
3/28 2:15 PM - return to MCMS by parent drivers

Mon, May 1:
UA #5 begins

Tue, May 9:
All students must take their regular bus home on early release days unless parents make other arrangements for parent pickup - please notify the office if your child will be picked up vs riding their regular bus home today
Students dismissed @ 11:40 for staff workshop

Fri, May 12:
Progress Reports mailed home by Advisors

Tue, May 23:
5th graders from MES & MVES visit their MCMS Team 8:00-12:30 (5th graders arrive at MCMS on their regular AM bus and return to elementary school after lunch at 12:30)

Fri, May 26:
5th graders from RES & WES visit their MCMS Team 8:00-12:30 (5th graders arrive at MCMS on their regular AM bus and return to elementary school after lunch at 12:30)

Fri, May 26:
Warning Notices mailed home by Teams

Mon, May 29:
Holiday - No School

Thur, June 1:
Concert in the gym

Fri, June 2:
8th Grade Celebration 7:00-10:00 PM

Sat, June 3:
Festival of Choirs & Bands at Funtown/Splashtown time TBD

Tue, June 13:
5th & 8th grade step up day 12:30-2:30 (5th graders arrive at MCMS at 12:30, spend the afternoon with their MCMS Advisee Group, return home from MCMS on their regular PM bus)

Tue, June 13:
5th grade parent & student ice cream social 5:30-6:30 PM in the MCMS Cafe with MCMS Advisors

Fri, June 16:
Advisee Day Out

Mon, June 19:
tentative last student day - if 5 emergency days are used during school year

Mon, June 19:
Grades mailed home by Advisors


No Parking in Circle "at any time"
Vehicles are not to be parked in the circle in front of the school at any time...this is a safety issue! There is NO PARKING in the circle at any time - thank you for understanding and helping to keep our students safe. Vehicles parked in the circle will be towed at owner's expense


Please wear ID badge or Visitor Sticker Reminder
School Policy requires that ALL adults wear a Visitor Sticker or ID Badge. (this includes all regular middle school staff as well)

In the case of an emergency, your Visitor Sticker or ID Badge will help authorities identify you.

If you notice someone with NO Visitor Sticker or ID Badge, please kindly ask that person to report to the office to get one.


Co-Curricular Information
In order to participate in any co-curricular activity, students MUST have the following:
1. Physical with the past two years that is on file in the school wellness center.
2. Proof of accident insurance.
3. Signed co-curricular contract & emergency card (these can be found on the last page of the co-curricular handbook).
4. Be in good academic standing as explained in the co-curricular handbook.

Grade Check Reminder: next scheduled date for Grade Check is Friday, April 7 @ 7AM

Play:
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" with Director Bill Vann Horn
Performances are scheduled for April 6, 7, & 8th @ 7PM in the middle school cafeteria
All Play practices & performances will be held in the cafeteria

Rehearsal schedule:
Wed 3/29: Run through – Act One
Thur 3/30: Run through – Act Two
Fri 4/1: Scenes (Whole cast not called)

Mon, Apr 3:
Baseball & Softball practice after school for pitchers & catchers only if not participating in the play.

Mon, Apr 10:
Baseball tryouts - in order to try out, you must have a physical on file in the wellness center and a signed co-curricular contract

Mon, Apr 10:
Spring sports begin after school for all.


Bus Pass NO bus passes on early release days due to busses being FULL
Parents will need to plan for parent pickup if their child is not going home on early release days
please send a note with your child any day that your child is not riding their regular bus home due to parent pick up, etc.

students are assigned a bus number based on their home address - bus passes to ride a different bus are not to be used for personal reasons. All bus passes to ride a different bus must be approved by the transportation office. If you wish your child to ride a different bus for day care purposes, etc., please notify the office as early in the day as possible so that transportation approval can be arranged.


Wellness Center Staff Meetings
the Wellness Center is closed for staff meetings every Wed morning from 9:00-10:30 - if students need the wellness center during this time, staff need to call Jill Harriman at ext. 1136 before sending the student.


Yearbook Info
Last day to order a yearbook is Friday, April 7

Yearbook Order Forms are available in the office - you can also order online at ybpay.lifetouch.com and use yearbook code 11527517
Yearbook Committee Meets most Fridays 2:30-4:00 in Hope Lord's room #040:

ADO / Advisee Groups / Team activities - photos for yearbook can be emailed to Hope.


Civil Rights Team
Friday's during Lunch & Activity in Room 126.


Math Team
Math Team meets most Fridays after school until 4:30 with Mrs. Caron


American Heritage Tour Mtgs with Sue Caron
Mon, 4/10: 6:00-6:30 for Chaperons in Sue Caron's room #150
Mon, 4/10: 6:30-7:00 for students & parents in Media Center


Homework Help
Homework help sessions provide a time & place for students to receive TEACHER REQUESTED homework help on Tue's & Wed's from 2:30-4:30 - Students must be picked up promptly at 4:30.
1. Teacher must request the Homework Help Session.
2. Parent permission is required.
3. Student signs up in the Media Center by 1PM.
Limit of 10 students per session - first come/first served basis
Parents can reach their child during homework help by calling the Media Center at 685-3128, extension 1158


Fundraisers
Acadia Team

Katahdin Team:

Moose Team:

Royal Team:

Sebago Team:


Lost & Found
Lost: Beats headphones - if found, please turn into the office.

Found: purple rim eye glasses found outside in back parking lot - see Mrs. Cote to claim.


Community Activities-Not RSU#38 sponsored
Softball Registration
Open registration for girls in the Augusta area ages 5-14
March 28 & April 4 from 5:30-8:00 at the Augusta Armory
April 11 5:30-8:00 at the Augusta Armory
Flyers (with more information) are available in the office

Spring Lacrosse Clinic
for 3rd-8th grade boys & girls (new players are welcome). Flyers are available in the office. You can also visit www.kennebecyouthlacrosse.com for more info.


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