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  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 3/28/2017

    Baseball tryouts will be held this afternoon at 5:30 p.m.  Please meet in the B Wing Gym at 5:20.

    Due to the inclement weather, Girls Lacrosse, Gold Track and Blue Track will NOT practice today.  Please be prepared for practice tomorrow.

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  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017 DAY3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 3/28/2017

    Baseball tryouts will be held this afternoon at 5:30 p.m.  Please meet in the B Wing Gym at 5:20 pm.

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  • IMPORTANT RE: Spring Sports

    Posted by Michael Roes at 3/24/2017

    Spring Sports begin on Monday.  All students must be cleared by the school nurse and signed up online in order to participate. The following teams will meet in these locations right after school on Monday:

    Baseball - Back B Wing gym

    Softball - Front Gym

    Boys Lacrosse - Front Gym

    Girls Lacrosse - E Wing Gym

    Track - Pool Hallway

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  • Monday, March 13, 2017 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes at 3/13/2017

    “Cinderella” Rehearsal Schedule for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,  March 13, 14, 15 and 16:

     All rehearsals are MANDATORY – Full Cast, Chorus and Crew, from 3:45 -8:00 p.m.

     There will be a dinner break from 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. each day.  Students can bring a bag dinner or parents or others may drop off food to the middle cafeteria and are welcome to stay and eat.  No food is to be brought to the auditorium.

    Parents are asked to meet their children at the cafeteria and not interrupt rehearsal.  For safety reasons, students WILL NOT be allowed to go out to cars to get food.  It must be brought in and delivered to the cafeteria.

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  • Tuesday, March 7, 2017 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes at 3/7/2017

    "Cinderella" Rehearsal Time Change - Wednesday's rehearsal will run until 6:00 p.m. 

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  • Friday, March 3, 2017 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 3/3/2017

    Cinderella Rehearsal Schedule for the week of March 6 – 10:

    Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 6, 7, 8:  Full Cast and Chorus from 3:45 – 5:30 p.m.

    Thursday, March 9:    Early Release Day for students. Rehearsal for ONLY the following:  King, Queen, Prince, Cinderella, Stepmother and All Stepsisters, Godmother and Godmothers in Training.  3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

    Friday, March 10:   (Superintendent’s Conference Day)   Mandatory Tech rehearsal from 1:00 – 6:00 p.m., with a snack break at 3:30.

    NEXT WEEK:

    Cinderella -  March 13 – 16, Monday through Thursday:   Mandatory Tech rehearsals from 3:45 -8:00 p.m. with a dinner break from 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

    Intramural Swimming will begin on Monday, March 6.  Any students who are interested must meet in the pool hallway after school with their permission slips.  Intramural swimming will meet every Monday and Thursday.

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  • Monday, February 27, 2017

    Posted by Michael Roes at 2/27/2017

    Cinderella tickets for Cast members and their families and friends will be on sale from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., on Tuesday, February 28 and Wednesday, March 1, outside the auditorium.

    Tickets for all other students and their friends and family will go on sale the week of the show (March 13 – 17) during lunch periods outside the cafeterias.

    Wednesday, March 1:  There will be an informational meeting for students interested in working as part of the STAGE CREW at 3:45pm in the auditorium. You will be released in time for the late bus.

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  • Friday, February 17, 2017 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 2/17/2017

    Cinderella Rehearsal Schedule for the week of 2/27   All Rehearsals are 3:45 – 5:30

    Monday, 1/27   Chorus A and - All Actors in Act I - King, Queen, Prince, Cinderella, Steward, Chef and asst. Chef, Tailor, Valet and Asst. Valets, Queen’s Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince’s Servants, Heralds. Stepmother and Stepsisters, Godmother and GITs.  

    Tuesday, 2/28   All actors - No Chorus - Scene work.

    Wednesday, 3/1  All actors - No Chorus - Scene work.

    Thursday, 3/2   Full cast and chorus

    Friday, 3/3   Full cast and chorus

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  • Wednesday, February 15, 2017 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes at 2/15/2017

    TODAY:  

    • Grade 6 Student Council meeting Period 5 in B112
    • Book Fair Ends
    • SADD Club trip to Pinot's Palette after school.  Meet in A105
    • Onlooker meeting after school today in Room D106
    • Spanish Club meeting after school in D105
    • Japanese Club meeting after school in A214
    • "Cinderella" Rehearsal - Cinderella and Prince - 3:45 to 5:00 p.m.

    Thursday, February 16:

    • Mandatory Peer Leaders meeting during lunch in B104
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  • Friday, February 10, 2017 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes at 2/10/2017

    Cinderella Rehearsal schedule for the week of 2/13

    Monday 2/13: Act I, sc 3: Group A plus:  King, Queen, Prince, Guards, Secret Service, Chef, Asst. Chef and Steward, Tailor, All Prince’s servants and Valets, All Queen’s servants and all King’s servants and household servants, Gossip Girls.     3:45 - 5:30

    Tuesday 2/14:  Act III, sc. 5: Cinderella, Prince, Heralds, Guards and Secret Service     3:45 - 5:30

    Wednesday 2/15: Cinderella and the Prince  3:45 – 5:00

    Thursday, 2/16: Full cast and chorus 3:45 - 5:30

    Friday 2/17: Full Cast and Chorus 3:45 - 5:30

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  • Friday, February 3, 2017 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 2/3/2017

    Cinderella Rehearsal schedule for the week of February 6:

    Monday, 2/6:  No school - No rehearsal

    Tuesday, 2/7:  Cinderella, Stepmother, all Stepsisters (Act III, sc.1)  3:45 - 5:00

    Wednesday, 2/8: Cinderella; Stepmother, all Stepsisters, Heralds, Guards and Secret Service, Godmother and GIT’s. (Act III, sc.4)   3:45 - 5:00 

    Thursday, 2/9: Prince, Heralds, Cinderella     3:45 – 5:00 

    Friday 2/10: Full Cast and Chorus - The Finale     3:45 - 5:30 

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  • Friday, January 27, 2017 DAY4

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/27/2017

     

     

    Cinderella Rehearsal schedule for the week of January 30:

    Monday 1/30:  Chorus A, Heralds, Guards, Secret Service    3:45 - 5:30

    Tuesday 1/31:  Cinderella, Stepmother and all Stepsisters    3:45 - 5:00

    Wednesday 2/1:  Godmother and GITs; Cinderella; Footmen    3:45 - 5:00

    Thursday, 2/2:  Prince, King, Queen, Cinderella        3:45 – 5:00  

    Friday 2/3:  Full Cast and Chorus - The Finale           3:45 - 5:30

     

    Monday, January 30:  SPIRIT WEEK Kick-off - Pajama Day.    MATHCOUNTS Competition after school in the MST Lab.  The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school in B102.

     

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  • Thursday, January 26, 2017 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/26/2017

    TODAY:  

    • Cinderella Rehearsal for Full Cast and Chorus (3:45 - 5:30)
    • The SADD Club will meet after school today in B102

    Friday, January 27:  

    • Mandatory 7th Grade National History Day meeting Period 6 in C217 
    • Cinderella Rehearsal for Chorus Groups B and C only.  Also, Stepmother and all Stepsisters, Cinderella and Prince, King and Queen, Guards, Valet and Asst. Valets, Queen's Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince's Servants and Heralds (3:45 - 5:30)
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  • Wednesday, January 25, 2017 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/25/2017

    TODAY:  

    Cinderella Rehearsal:  (3:45 - 5:00 p.m.)  King, Queen, Prince, Steward, Chef and Asst. Chef, Tailor, Valet, Asst. Valets, Queen's Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince's Servants, Heralds

    The Japanese Club will meet after school in A214.

    The Glee Club will meet in B117 right after school.  

     

    Thursday, January 26:  The SADD Club will meet after school in B102

     

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  • Monday, January 23, 2017 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/23/2017

    Today:    All After School Activities are Cancelled for Today.

    • Cinderella Rehearsal - Full Cast and Chorus     3:45 to 5:30 p.m.      Moved to Thursday, January 26
    • The National Geographic Bee for Grade 6 will be held after school   Moved to Tuesday, January 24
    • MATHCOUNTS school competition after school in the MST Lab           Moved to Monday, January 30
    • The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school in B102

    Tuesday, January 24:

    • The Robotics Club will meet at 8:30 a.m. in E105
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  • Friday, January 20, 2017 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 1/20/2017

     

    Cinderella Rehearsal schedule for the week of January 23:     

    Monday 1/23: Full Cast and Chorus - Everybody!    3:45 - 5:30 p.m.

    Tuesday 1/24: Cinderella, Fairy Godmother and Asst. Godmothers, Stepmother and all Stepsisters, Heralds     3:45 – 5:00 p.m.

    Wednesday 1/25: King, Queen, Prince, Steward, Chef and asst. Chef, Tailor, Valet and asst. Valets, Queen’s Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince’s Servants, and Heralds      3:45 – 5:00 p.m.

    Thursday, 1/26: Chorus groups A and B only (Not Group C). Also, Cinderella, Prince, King and Queen, Guards, Valet and asst. Valets, Queen’s Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince’s Servants, Heralds    3:45 - 5:30 p.m..

    Friday 1/27: Chorus Groups B and C only (Not Group A) Also: Stepmother and all Stepsisters, Cinderella and Prince, King and Queen, Guards, Valet and asst. Valets, Queen’s Handmaiden, Head of Household, Prince’s Servants, Heralds  3:45 - 5:30 p.m.

    MONDAY, January 23:  Grade 6 National Geographic Bee after school in A212.  MATHCOUNTS School Competition after school in the MST Lab.  The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school in B102.  All are welcome.

    TUESDAY, January 24:  The Robotics Club will meet at 8:30 a.m. in E105

    WEDNESDAY, January 25:  Grades 7 and 8 National Geographic Bee after school in A212

    FRIDAY, January 27:  Middle School Yoga starts.  To register, please pick up a form in the A School Office.  

     

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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

    Always check previous daily blogs for pertinent information.

    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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