Daily Bulletin

Maranacook Community Middle School Bulletin for Monday, February 27, 2017

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.

Dates of Interest
Time to schedule student led parent conference: Conferences are scheduled for Mar 2 & Mar 9...Sign up for a common time when you and your child are available to meet with the Advisor. Go to our website and click on the pick-a-time link to sign up. If you would like help setting up the conference, contact Phyllis Cote in the office 685-3128, ext. 1114 or phyllis@maranacook.org
If you had one scheduled for Feb 9 which was snowed out, you will need to go into pick-a-time to reschedule for either March 2 or March 9 - sorry for the inconvenience.

Mon, Feb 27:
UA #4 Begins
Mon, Feb 27: 2:30-4:00 - students interested in participating in the play will meet with Play Director, Bill Van Horn in the cafe'

Thur, Mar 2 and Thur, Mar 9: 3:00-7:00 PM Student Led Parent Conferences with Advisors - Parents sign up online from our website

Tue, Mar 7:Special screening of "Screenagers" movie about growing up in the digital age provided by MCMS Parent Teacher Organization. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door @ Maranacook Community High School 6:30 PM (snow date is scheduled for Thur, March 9 6:30PM). More info at screenagersmovie.com or https://impactflow.com/event/presented-by-school-rsu-38-1323

Wed, Mar 15: 2:30-4:00 Spring Social hosted by 7th Advisors in the Gym & Cafe' - permission slips are required (Advisors will have permission slips)

Fri, Mar 17:
Staff Workshop - No school for students

Sun, Mar 19:
Celebrate the Arts! in the MCMS Cafe' from 4-7PM featuring MCMS Artists & Performers. No entry fee required - $2 donation is appreciated. Food & drinks will be available for purchase. Art work will be on display, painting activity, raffles, etc.

Mon, Mar 20:
Trimester #3 begins

Fri, Mar 24: School Spirit Sled Races & Assembly (schedule for today):
Adv 8:00-8:14
1G 8:17-9:05
2G 9:08-9:56
3G 9:59-10:47
4G 10:50-11:38
Lunch & Act A: 11:39-12:03
Lunch & Act B: 12:05-12:29
12:30-12:35: Report to Advisee Room to pack up for Sled Races
12:35-1:20: Sled Races
1:25-2:25: Assembly
2:25-2:30: Advisee Time

Thur, Mar 30:
Grades mailed home by Advisors

Wed, Apr 5: Advisee Day Out - no regular classes

Thur, Apr 13:
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, Apr 14:Early Release for Students & Staff

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

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

Fri, May 26:
Warning Notices mailed home by Teams

Mon, May 29:
Holiday - No School

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

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

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

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, March 10 @ 7AM

Mon, Feb 27: 2:30-4:00 - Informational meeting in the cafeteria for any student interested in the Play - meet in the Cafeteria with Bill Van Horn, Play Director
Play practices will generally take place Mon-Thur from 2:30-4:45 in the cafeteria

Math Team:
Sat, Mar 11: Math Meet at MCMS

Boys Basketball:

Girls Basketball:

Alpine Skiing:
Nordic Skiing:

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
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
Wed, 3/8: 6:00-6:30 for Chaperones in Sue Caron's room #150
Wed, 3/8:6:30-7:00 for students & parents in Media Center

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

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

Maranacook Travel Soccer Club: Flyers are in the office - Spring registration is happening now for the 2017 season - eamil maranacooktravelsoccerclub@gmail.com no later than March 1, 2017

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