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  • Friday, January 13, 2017

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/13/2017

    Cinderella Rehearsal Schedule for the Week of 1/16:

    Monday 1/16: No School - No Rehearsal

    Tuesday 1/17:  3:45 – 5:00 p.m.   Cinderella, Fairy Godmother and Asst. Godmothers and Heralds (Act I, sc. 4)  

    Wednesday 1/18: 3:45 – 5:00 p.m.   Cinderella, King, Queen, Prince, Stepmother and Stepsisters. (Act III, sc. 1)  

    Thursday, 1/19: 3:45 - 5:30 p.m.   Chorus groups A and B only, Cinderella, Prince, King and Queen

    Friday 1/20: 3:45 - 5:30 p.m.    Chorus Groups B and C only.   

    Coming Up:  

    Tuesday, January 17:  8th Grade Student Council meeting during Period 4 lunch in B104.

    Monday, January 23:  National Geographic Bee preliminary round for Grade 6 after school.  

    Wednesday, January 25:  National Geographic Bee preliminary round for Grades 7 and 8 after school.

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  • Friday, January 6, 2017 DAY2

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/6/2017

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    Monday, January 9:  The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school in B102

    Cinderella Rehearsal Schedule for Week of January 9:   (All rehearsals run from 3:45 – 5:00 p.m.)

    Monday, 1/9: Full Cast and Chorus

    Tuesday, 1/10: Cinderella, Fairy Godmother and Asst. Godmothers. (Act I, Scene 4)

    Wednesday, 1/11: Cinderella, King, Queen, Prince, Valet and Assistant Valets, Prince’s Servants, Head of Household, Queen’s Handmaiden, Palace Guards, Secret Service, Footmen, Stepmother and all Stepsisters   (Act II, Scene 1)

    Thursday, 1/12: Full Cast and Chorus.

    Friday, 1/13: Early release day - No rehearsal.

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  • Tuesday, January 3, 2017 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/3/2017

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    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

    TODAY:  Cinderella Rehearsal:  King, Queen, Prince, Royal Publicist, Queen's Handmaiden, Head of Household, Valet, Assistant Valets, Chef, Assistant Chef, Steward, Prince's Servants, Royal Guards, Secret Service

    Wednesday, January 4:   All County Band rehearsal in 8:15 a.m., in the band room.  Treble Chorus rehearsal at 8:15 a.m., in the Chorus Room.  Glee Club Pizza Party after school in B117.  

    Thursday, January 5:  Junior All County Chorus (Mixed) rehearsal at 8:15 in the Chorus Room.  

     

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  • Friday, December 23, 2016 DAY $

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/23/2016

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    Cinderella Rehearsal Schedule for the week of January 3, 2017:

    Tuesday, January 3:  King, Queen, Prince, Royal Publicist, Queen's Handmaiden, Head of Household, Valet, Assistant Valets, Chef, Assistant Chef, Steward, Prince's Servants, Tailor, Royal Guards, Secret Service

    Wednesday, January 4:  Cinderella, Stepmother and all Stepsisteres, Fairy Godmother and Assistant Godmothers

    Thursday, January 5 and Friday, January 6:  Full Cast and Chorus EXCEPT: Prince, King, Queen

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS!  ENJOY THE BREAK!

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  • Tuesday, December 20, 2016 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/20/2016

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    Today:   Cinderella Rehearsal:  Cinderella, Stepmother and all Stepsisters, Fairy Godmother and Assistant Godmothers. 

    After School on Wednesday, December 21:   Junior All County Mixed Chorus rehearsal.  Japanese Club Holiday Party in A214.  

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  • Monday, December 19, 2016 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/19/2016

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    TODAY:  Cinderella Rehearsal: King, Queen, Valet and Assistant Valets, Head of Household, Queen's Handmaidens, Palace Guards, Secret Service, Chef, Steward and Tailor.  

    Wednesday, December 21:   The Spanish Club will meet after school in D105.  The FFMS Book Club will meet after school in the Library Extension.

    Friday, December 23:   Hat Day, sponsored by the Festa YAC (Youth Against Cancer) Club.  Wear your favorite hat and donate a dollar (or more) in homeroom to help fight cancer.  Donations will be sent to Heavenly Hats.

    The annual Speech Contest, sponsored by the Modern Woodmen of America is back.  Permission slips to participate are available from your English teacher or school office.  Deadline for sign up is Friday, January 13.  This year's topic:  What does it mean to be a hero?

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  • Friday, December 16, 2016 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/16/2016

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    TODAY:  No Cinderella Rehearsal.  Yoga Class is cancelled.

     

    Next Week's Drama Club Rehearsal Schedule:

    Monday, 12/19:  King, Queen, Valet and Asst. Valets, Head of Household, Queen's Handmaidens, Palace Guards, Secret Service, Chef, Steward, Tailor

    Tuesday, 12/20:  Cinderella, Stepmother and all Stepsisters, Fairy Godmother and Asst. Godmothers

    Wednesday, 12/21:  Cinderella, Prince

    Thursday, 12/22 and Friday, 12/23:  No Rehearsal 

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  • Thursday, December 15, 2016 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/15/2016

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    TODAY:   Cinderella Rehearsal - King, Queen, Valet and Asst. Valets, Head of Household, Queen's Handmaidens, Palace Guards, Secret Service, Chef, Steward, Tailor.    SADD Club Holiday Bowling Party after school.

    Friday, December 16:  The Home & Careers Club will meet at 8:15 a.m. in B112.   NO Cinderella Rehearsal today.

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  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/14/2016

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    TODAY:  Cinderella Rehearsals - Cinderella, Prince, Stepmother, all Stepsisters

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  • Tuesday, December 13, 2016 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/13/2016

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    TODAY:  Cinderella Rehearsal - Full Cast and Chorus

    Wednesday, December 14:  Junior All County Treble Chorus Rehearsal after school for students who are not in the Glee Club.

    Thursday, December 15:  Junior All County Mixed Chorus Rehearsal in B117 in the morning.

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  • Monday, December 12, 2016 DAY1

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/12/2016

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    TODAY:  The 7th Grade Student Council will meet in B113 during lunch.    Cinderella Rehearsal (3:45 - 5:00 p.m.)  - Full Cast and Chorus

    Wednesdsay, December 14:   The Glee Club visit to Sunrise Assisted Living.  We will return to school (Main Entrance) by 5:30 p.m.  Please arrange for transportation home.  The Junior Sports Management Club will meet after school in A235.  You will be out in time for the Late Bus.

     

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  • Friday, December 9, 2016 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/9/2016

    "Cinderella" Rehearsal Schedule for the week of December 12:  (All rehearsals run from 3:45 - 5:00 p.m.)

    Monday, 12/12:          Full Cast and Chorus

    Tuesday, 12/13:         Full Cast and Chorus

    Wednesday, 12/14:     Cinderella, Prince, Stepmother, all Stepsisters

    Thursday, 12/15:        King, Queen, Valet and Asst. Valets, Head of Household, Queen's Handmaidens, Palace Guards, Secret Service, Chef, Steward, Tailor

    Friday, 12/16:             No Rehearsal

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  • Thursday, December 8, 2016 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/8/2016

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  • Wednesday, December 7, 2016 DAY4

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/7/2016

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    Tomorrow:  7th Grade National History Day meeting Period 6 in C217.

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  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/6/2016

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    Date Change for Meeting:  The 7th Grade National History Day meeting has been moved from Friday, to Thursday, December 8, in C217, during Period 6 lunch.

    This Week's Junior All County Chorus Rehearsals:  Treble Chorus on Wednesday afternoon and Mixed Chorus on Thursday morning.

    The Youth Against Cancer Club will meet on Thursday, at 8:20 a.m., in C236.

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  • Monday, December 5, 2016 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/5/2016

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    Cinderella Rehearsal Schedule for the week of the December 5:  All rehearsals are from 3:45 - 5:00 p.m.

    Today: Stepmother and all four stepsisters, Cinderella, Godmother and Godmothers in training.

    Tuesday, 12/6:  Full Cast and Chorus

    Wednesday, 12/7:  King, Queen, Prince, King's Valet and Assistant Valets, Queen's Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince's Servants.

    Thursday, 12/8 and Friday, 12/9 - No Rehearsal

    Remember, if you need to miss a rehearsal you have been scheduled for, bring a note to Mr. Deming the next time you come or email him at mdeming@ccsd.edu

    TODAY:  The 8th Grade Student Council will meet in during Period 4 lunch in B104.  The Dignity for All Alliance will meet in B102.

    Winter Intramurals start this week.  Floor Hockey begins today and Basketball on Thursday.  If you are interested, please bring your permission slip with you and meet in the Back B Wing Gym on that day.  All intramurals end at 5:00 p.m.

    Friday, December 9:  A meeting for 7th Grade National History Day will be Period 6 in C217.

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  • Thursday, December 1, 2016 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 12/1/2016

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    TODAY:  The SADD Club will meet after school in B102 to do leadership activities and discuss our upcoming Holiday party.  New members are always welcome.

    Friday, December 2:  The Home & Careers Club will meet in B112 at 8:15 a.m.

    Winter Intramurals start next week.  Floor Hockey will begin on Monday and Basketball on Thursday.  If you are interested, please bring your permission slip with you and meet in the Back B Wing Gym on that day.  All intramurals end at 5:00 p.m.

    Monday, December 5:  The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school in B102.  All are welcome.

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  • Wednesday, November 30, 2016 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/30/2016

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    TODAY:  The Peer Leaders will meet during lunch in the Library Classroom to discuss the upcoming Toys for Tots toy drive and to make posters.  The Glee Club will meet today after school in B117 and the FFMS Book Club will meet after school in the Library Extension to discuss The Young Elites by Marie Lu.  

    FRIDAY, December 2:  The Home & Careers Club will meet at 8:15 a.m., in B112.

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  • Monday, November 28, 2016 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/28/2016

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    TODAY:  The Glee Club will meet after school in B117.   Winter Sports try outs begin today.  Girls Basketball will meet in the E Wing Gym.  Boys Basketball will meet in the B Wing Gym.  Wrestling will meet in the wrestling room.  All students must be cleared by the school nurse in order to participate.

    Wednesday, November 30:  First rehearsals for Cinderella from 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. for all cast and chorus/ensemble.  Rehearsal schedules will be posted here on Fridays for the following week.  If you must miss a rehearsal you have been called for, email Mr. Deming or bring a note to the next rehearsal.  The FFMS Book Club will meet after school in the library extension to discuss The Young Elites by Marie Lu.  All are welcome.

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  • Wednesday, November 23, 2016 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/23/2016

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    After School on Monday, November 28:  The Glee Club will meet after school in B117.  Please bring your permission slips for our trip on Wednesday.  The Onlooker celebration will be held in the library extension.

     

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  • Tuesday, November 22, 2016

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/22/2016

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    REMINDER:  There will be no late bus tomorrow.

    Attention Onlooker contributors:  We will celebrate the publication of the fall edition of the Onlooker after school on Monday, November 28, in the library extension.  We will have pizza and beverages and look at advance copies of the Onlooker.  You will be out in time for the late bus.

    Tomorrow is the last day to sign up for the first Bookshelf Battle taking place on Tuesday, November 29.  It's not too late to read or brush up on your knowledge of Suzanne Collin's first book in the series, The Hunger Games.  For more details, please see Mrs. Chan or Mrs. Loftus.

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  • Monday, November 21, 2016 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/21/2016

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    AFTER SCHOOL TODAY:  The Italian Club will meet in C106 and the Dignity for All Alliance will meet in B102.

    The next Glee Club meeting will be on Monday, November 28, right after school in B117.  Please try to attend so that we can prepare for our trip on November 30.  You will need your signed permission slip to go on the trip.

    There will be NO LATE BUS on Wednesday, November 23.

    Sign up for the Thanksgiving Morning Rockland Lake Turkey Trot and wear your shirt to school next Monday to receive a recognition breakfast.

     

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  • Friday, November 18, 2016 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/18/2016

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  • Thursday, November 17, 2016 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/17/2016

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    TODAY:  The SADD Club will meet after school in B102.  

    TOMORROW:   There will be a 7th Grade National History Day meeting in C217 during Period 6 Lunch.  The Home & Careers Club will meet in the morning in B112.  The Youth Against Cancer (YAC) Club will meet at 8:20 a.m. in C236.

    NEXT WEEK:  The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school on November 21, in B102.  The Italian Club will meet after school on November 21, in C106.

     

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  • Wednesday, November 16 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/16/2016

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    TODAY:  8th Grade Student Council and 6th Grade Student Council will meet during their respective lunch periods.  Meeting After School: the Japanese Club in A214; the Glee Club in B117.   

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  • Tuesday, November 15, 2016 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/15/2016

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    There is NO Ice Hockey practice today.  You will practice tomorrow.  Please be at the rink at 5:45 p.m.

    Tomorrow:  The 8th Grade Student Council will have a quick lunch meeting.  Please come at the beginning of Period 4.  The 6th Grade Student Council will meet during their Period 5 lunch in B112.  The Glee Club will meet for practice after school in B117.  Please attend to prepare for our November 30 performance.  The Japanese Club will meet after school in A214.  You will be out in time for the late bus.

    Thursday:  The Junior Sports Management Club will meet after school in A204.  You will be out in time for the late bus.  The SADD Club will meet after school in B102.  

    Friday:  The Home & Careers Club will meet in the morning in B112.  The Youth Against Cancer (YAC) Club will meet at 8:20 a.m. in C236, to discuss their upcoming fund raiser.  

    Friday is also Picture Retake Day.  For retakes, please bring your original pictures to the library classroom before school or during your lunch period or your free period.  If you have not yet had your picture taken, you must do so on Friday in order to be included in the yearbook.  Photographers will be here from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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  • Monday, November 14, 2016 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/14/2016

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    The Second Quarter begins today.

    South High School Girls Junior Varsity Basketball team tryouts are today at 4:30 p.m., in the South High School Main Gym. 

    Ice Hockey helmets that were handed in for inspection are ready to be picked up in the pool office.  Please see Mr. Butler.

    For 7th and 8th graders planning to try out for a winter sport:  There will be a brief meeting after school on Wednesday, November 16, for those interested in joining the wrestling team, boys basketball team or girls basketball team.  Sign ups are available online and all students must be cleared by the school nurse to try out.

    Gymnastics Tryouts will take place on at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, at Rockland Gymnastics in Nanuet.  Athletes should arrange for transportation to and from practice.  Remember to sign up for the sport to obtain medical clearance prior to trying out.

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  • Monday, November 7, 2016 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/7/2016

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    Today is the deadline for submitting Onlooker articles.  

    The Drama Club Final Call Backs will be posted Period 4 today on the Drama bulletin board.  If you are not on the list, you are automatically in the chorus/ensemble.  Final call backs are Wednesday, from 3:45 - 6:30 p.m.  You may or may not be released earlier.  Be prepared to sing a song from Cinderella.  See Mr. Deming if you have any questions. 

    AFTER SCHOOL TODAY:  

    • The Dignity for All Alliance will meet in B102.  All are welcome.
    • The MATHCOUNTS Club will meet in the MST Lab.  
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  • Friday, November 4, 2016 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/4/2016

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    Today:  7th Graders participating in the National History Day Contest will meet during lunch Period 6 lunch in C217.

    Monday, November 7:  

    • The Dignity for All Alliance will meet in B102 after school to make posters.  All are welcome.
    • The Mathcounts Club will meet immediately after school in the MST Lab.  You will be out in time for the late bus.
    • Last day to turn in your Onlooker article to Ms. Walsh, Ms. Loftus or Ms. McCormack.
    • The 2-week Workout Intramural will meet after school in the Front B Wing Gym.   
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  • Thursday, November 3, 2016 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/3/2016

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    TODAY:  The SADD Club will not meet today.  The Spanish Club will meet today immediately after dismissal in D105.  You will be dismissed in time for the late bus.

    TOMORROW:  There will be a lunchtime (Period 6) meeting for seventh graders participating in the National History Day Contest in C217.

    Wednesday, November 9 - There will be a mandatory meeting for all girls interested in joining the Varsity Gymnastics Team at 5:00 p.m. in the Pool Hallway.  Parents are welcome and all girls should arrange for transportation home.

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  • Wednesday, November 2, 2016 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes at 11/2/2016

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    Meeting After School TODAY:  The Italian Club in C106, the Glee Club in B117.

    Meeting After School TOMORROW:  The Spanish Club in D105.  

    Tickets for the Festaville Back to School Dance will be sold for $5.00 outside the cafeterias at lunch and after school this week (or see Mr. Mikesh in A218).

    A 2-week Workout Intramural will begin on Monday, November 7, and meet after school in the Front B Wing Gym.  Fitness will start on Monday and Weight Training will start on Tuesday.

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