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  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes on 10/22/2019

    DRAMA CLUB NEWS:  We are pleased to announce that this year’s musical production will be The Little Mermaid.  All 6th, 7th and 8th grade students are eligible to participate.  To be in the show you must audition.  If you audition, you are automatically in the show.  Audition sign-up sheets will be posted on the bulletin board in the music hallway at lunch today.  Auditions begin on Monday, October 28th.  Sign up for one five-minute audition slot and then come at that time.  After your audition you will leave so you need a ride arranged.  Prepare to sing ANY song at your audition. You will also read some lines that we prepare.   Email Mr. Deming - mdeming(at)ccsd.edu with any questions.

    TODAY:

    • Hugs Not Drugs for sixth graders.  Bring a stuffed animal to school.

    Wednesday, October 23:

    • Spanish Club meeting after school in D105
    • Glee Club meeting after school in B117
    • Junior Sports Management Club meeting after school in A211
    • Home & Careers Club meeting after school in E103

    Thursday, October 24:      Wear Red Day

    • S.A.D.D. meeting after school in B108
    • Dignity for All meeting after school in B102
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  • Monday, October 21, 2019 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes on 10/21/2019

    RED RIBBON WEEK

    TODAY:

    • Bowling Club starts after school today
    • ASL Club meeting after school in C207
    • MATHCOUNTS Club meeting for Mathletes after school in the MST Lab.  All are welcome!
    • D and D Club meeting after school in B115 until 5:00 p.m.

    Tuesday, October 22:

    • Hugs Not Drugs for sixth graders.  Bring a stuffed animal to school.

    Wednesday, October 23:

    • Spanish Club meeting after school in D105
    • Glee Club meeting after school in B117
    • Junior Sports Management Club meeting after school in A211
    • Home & Careers Club meeting after school in E103

    Thursday, October 24:      Wear Red Day

    • S.A.D.D. meeting after school in B108
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  • Friday, October 18, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 10/18/2019

    NEXT WEEK:    

    RED RIBBON WEEK   What is Red Ribbon Week?    In 1988, Congress proclaimed a full week in October as National Red Ribbon Week to encourage citizens to live a healthy, drug free life.  

     

    Monday, October 21:

    • Bowling Club starts after school today
    • ASL Club meeting after school in C207
    • MATHCOUNTS Club meeting for Mathletes after school in the MST Lab.  All are welcome!
    • D and D Club meeting after school in B115 until 5:00 p.m.

    Tuesday, October 22:

    • Hugs Not Drugs for sixth graders.  Bring a stuffed animal to school.

    Wednesday, October 23:

    • Spanish Club meeting after school in D105
    • Glee Club meeting after school in B117

    Thursday, October 24:

    • Wear Red Day
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  • Thursday, October 17, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 10/17/2019

    SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS for Today:

    • The Blue Football game has been cancelled. The team will practice right after school.
    • Girls Tennis practice is cancelled.   
    • All other practices and games are on as scheduled.
    • Helmets for Ice Hockey are due tomorrow. Please bring them to the pool office first thing in the morning.
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  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes on 10/16/2019

    TODAY:  Early Release Day - Dismissal at 11:20 am.

    • Poetry Slam Club meeting at 8:15 a.m. in B112
    • Varsity Ice Hockey:   If Interested: 
      • See Mr. Butler this morning BEFORE homeroom in the B Wing Gym
      • Meeting at 4:00 p.m. in B108 Cafeteria.  You MUST bring your helmet to the meeting for mandatory inspection.

    Thursday, October 17

    • 8:00 a.m. Intramural Zumba is cancelled for today.
    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting Period 6 in C216.  Bring your lunch.  New members welcome
    • Paws for a Cause Club (New) meeting after school in D102
    • S.A.D.D. Club meeting after school in B108
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school in E103
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  • Tuesday, October 15, 2019 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes on 10/15/2019

    Wednesday, October 16:   

    Early Release Day - Dismissal at 11:20 am.

    • Poetry Slam Club meeting at 8:15 a.m. in B112
    • Varsity Ice Hockey:   If Interested: 
      • See Mr. Butler this morning BEFORE homeroom in the B Wing Gym
      • Meeting at 4:00 p.m. in B108 Cafeteria.  You MUST bring your helmet to the meeting for mandatory inspection.

    Thursday, October 17

    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting Period 6 in C216.  Bring your lunch.  New members welcome
    • Paws for a Cause Club (New) meeting after school in D102
    • S.A.D.D. Club meeting after school in B108

     

     

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  • Friday, October 11, 2019 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes on 10/11/2019

    NEXT WEEK:


    Wednesday, October 16

    • Poetry Slam Club meeting at 8:15 a.m. in B112
    • Varsity Ice Hockey meeting for all interested in trying out at 4:00 p.m. in B108 Cafeteria.  You MUST bring your helmet to the meeting for mandatory inspection.

    Thursday, October 17

    • 7th Grade Student Council meeting Period 6 in C216.  Bring your lunch.  New members welcome
    • Paws for a Cause Club (New) meeting after school in D102
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  • Tuesday, October 8, 2019 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes on 10/8/2019

    TODAY:

    • Grade 6 Student Council meeting Period 5 in A208
    • Intramural Zumba after school in E Wing Gym

     

    Thursday, October 10:

    • National History Day meeting at 8:15 in C217
    • Intramural Zumba this morning in the E Wing Gym
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school in E103
    • S.A.D.D. Club meeting after school in B108
    • Italian Club meeting after school in C106

     

    Friday, October 11:

    • Onlooker first drafts are due to Mrs. Loftus or Mrs. McCormack

     

    Looking Ahead:  The FFMS Book Club will meet after school on Wednesday, October 30, in the Library extension to discuss Lost by Jacqueline Davis and to pick our next book.  All are welcome. 

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  • Monday, October 7, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 10/7/2019

    TODAY:

    • Bowling Club meeting after school in the Far Cafeteria (B108)
    • American Sign Language Club meeting after school in C207
    • Dungeons & Dragons Club meeting afte4r school in B115
    • Onlooker (optional) typing meeting after school in the library

     

    Tuesday, October 8:

    • Intramural Zumba after school in E Wing Gym

     

    Thursday, October 10:

    • Yearbook Club meeting after school in E103
    • S.A.D.D. Club meeting after school in B108
    • Italian Club meeting after school in C106

     

    Friday, October 11:

    • Onlooker first drafts are due to Mrs. Loftus or Mrs. McCormack
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  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes on 10/2/2019

    TODAY:

    • All Intramural Sports are cancelled for today.
    • Girls Tennis is cancelled for today.

    SCHOOL PICTURES will be taken on Thursday and Friday, October 3 and 4, during students' Gym Periods.

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  • Friday, September 27, 2019 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/27/2019

    TODAY:

    • Craft Workshop during lunch periods in the Library.  Stop by the library for more information and to sign up - Space is limited.
    • Junior Sports Management Club after school in A211.  Please arrange for transportation home at 4:30 p.m.

    NEXT WEEK:

    • Wednesday, October 2 - Japanese Club meeting after school in A112
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  • Thursday, September 26, 2019 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/26/2019

    TODAY:

    • Grade 6 Student Council meeting Period 5 in A208
    • Spanish Club meeting after school in D105
    • Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club meeting after school in B108

     

    Friday, September 27:

    • Craft Workshop during lunch periods in the Library.  Stop by the library for more information and to sign up - Space is limited.
    • Junior Sports Management Club after school in A211.  Please arrange for transportation home at 4:30 p.m.
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  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/25/2019

    TODAY:  

    • Junior Sports Management Club postponed until Friday, September 27.

    Thursday, September 26:

    • Grade 6 Student Council meeting Period 5 in B112
    • Spanish Club meeting after school in D105
    • Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club meeting after school in B108

     

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  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/24/2019

    TODAY:

    • Intramural Zumba starts after school.  Meet in the E Wing Gym, with your signed permission slip.
    • Intramural Yoga meets after school in the Front B Gym

     

    Wednesday, September 25:

    • Junior Sports Management Club meeting after school in A211

     

    Thursday, September 26:

    • Spanish Club meeting after school in D105
    • Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club meeting after school in B108
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  • Thursday, September 19, 2019 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/19/2019

    TODAY:

    • Home & Careers Club informational meeting at 8:00 a.m. in E103 
    • Grade 7 Student Council meeting Period 6 in C216
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school on in E103
    • SADD Club meeting after school in B113
    • Junior Sports Management Club meeting after school in A204

     

    NEXT WEEK:

    • Dignity for All Alliance meeting after school on Monday, September 23, in B102 
    • Intramural Zumba starts after school on Tuesday, September 24 - Meet in the E Wing Gym, with your signed permission slip.

     

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  • Monday, September 16, 2019 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/16/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

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  • Friday, September 13, 2019 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/13/2019

    NEXT WEEK:

    Monday, September 16:

    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting Period 4, on Monday, September 16,  in D111
    • Organizational meeting for the school newspaper, The Onlooker, after school in the library
    • Intramural Ping Pong and Footbal after school in the Back B Gym.  Pick up at 5:00 p.m.

     

    Tuesday, September 17:

    • Running Club, Yoga and Soccer after school in the Back Gym.  Pick up at 5:00 p.m.

     

    Wednesday, September 18:

    • History Club meeting at 8:15 a.m. in D211
    • Home & Careers Club informational meeting after school in E103 (or Thursday - see below)

     

    Thursday, September 19:

    • Home & Careers Club informational meeting at 8:00 a.m. in E103 
    • Grade 7 Student Council meeting Period 6 in C216
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school on in E103
    • SADD Club meeting after school in B113

     

     

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  • Thursday, September 12, 2019 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/12/2019

    TODAY:

    • Grade 7 Student Council meeting at 8:15 a.m. in C216
    • Dignity for All Alliance meeting after school in B102

     

    NEXT WEEK:

    • For those interested in joining our School Newspaper, The Onlooker, please come to one of the two organizational meetings at 3:45 p.m., in the Library:  Monday, September 16, or Thursday, September 19. 
    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting Period 4, on Monday, September 16,  in D111
    • Intramurals begin this week.  Please make sure you bring a permission slip with you and give it to the teacher running the activity.  All Intramurals will meet in the Back B Wing Gym right after school. Pick up is 5:00 p.m.   Ping Pong and Football will start on Monday, September 16.  Running Club, Yoga and Soccer will start on Tuesday, September 17
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school on Thursday, September 19, in E103
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  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/11/2019

    THURSDAY, September 12:

    • Grade 7 Student Council meeting at 8:15 a.m. in C216
    • Dignity for All Alliance meeting after school in B102

    NEXT WEEK:

    • For those interested in joing our School Newspaper, The Onlooker, please come to one of the two organizational meetings at 3:45 p.m., in the Library:  Monday, September 16, or Thursday, September 19.  You will be out in time for the late bus. 
    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting Period 4 in D111

     

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  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/10/2019

    Tomorrow, September 11, is The Day We Never Forget.  Please wear Red, White and Blue.

    Thursday, September 12:

    • Grade 7 Student Council meeting at 8:15 a.m. in C216
    • The Dignity for All Alliance will meet after school in B102.  New members are welcome.

     

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  • Thursday, September 5, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/5/2019

    Fall Sports Tryouts After School Today.  You must be cleared by  the school nurse prior to tryouts.  Please come prepared to practice and meet in the following locations after school:

    • Volleyball in the Front Gym
    • Field Hockey in the Front Gym
    • Girls Tennis in the Front Gym
    • Girls Soccer  in the Back Gym
    • Boys Soccer in the Back Gym
    • Cross Country in the Pool Hallway

     

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  • Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 9/3/2019

    Fall Sports will begin this week.  All students must be cleared by the school nurse in order to participate.

    Football will start today. Football teams will meet in the front gym right after school today.

    All other teams will start tryouts on Thursday, September 5. Please be prepared with your gear for tryouts.

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  • Monday, June 17, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 6/17/2019

    Today is the last full day of classes.  Regular dismissal at 3:33 p.m.

    Exam Schedule:

    • Monday, June 17 - English 
    • Tuesday, June 18 - Social Studies
    • Wednesday, June 19 - Math
    • Thursday, June 20 - Science 

    Dismissal Times for the rest of the week:

    • Tuesday - Thursday - 12 noon 
    • Friday - 11:45 a.m.

    Grade 6 S.T.A.R. Awards - Tuesday, June 18, at 1:00 p.m.

    Grade 7 S.T.A.R. Awards - Thursday, June 20, at 1:00 p.m.

    Grade 8 Moving Up Ceremonies:

    • Friday, June 21 - 12:45 and 4:00 p.m.
    • Monday, June 24 - 12:45 and 4:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, June 25 - 12:45 p.m.

    Tuesday, June 25, is the Last Day of School for Students

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  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes on 6/11/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    Friday, June 14 is the deadline for permission slips for the SADD Club trip to Mizu. 

     

    TODAY:  Bookshelf Battles in the library during lunch periods

    Wednesday, June 12

    • Harry Potter Club meeting Period 6 in C213
    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the Library Extension 
    • South HS Girls Soccer meeting after school in back B Gym for 8th grade girls attending SHS next year
    • Football meeting in the front B Gym for 6th, 7th and 8th graders who plan to play football for the Gold team or South HS next year

    Thursday, June 13

    • Chess Tournament during lunch periods.  Stop by the library to sign up

     

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  • Monday. June 10, 2019 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes on 6/10/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:

    • ASL Club meeting after school has been CANCELLED
    • North HS Girls Soccer meeting after school in Front B Gym for 8th grade girls attending NHS next year

    Wednesday, June 12

    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the Library Extension 
    • South HS Girls Soccer meeting after school in back B Gym for 8th grade girls attending SHS next year
    • Football meeting in the front B Gym for 6th, 7th and 8th graders who plan to play football for the Gold team or South HS next year

     

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  • Friday, June 7, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 6/7/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY: 

    • FFMS Fun Color Run from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    • Last day for Art Show exhibitors to pick up their artwork

    NEXT WEEK:

    Monday, June 10

    • ASL Club meeting after school in C207

    Wednesday, June 12

    • FFMS Book Club meeting after school in the Library Extension 

     

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  • Tuesday, June 4, 2019

    Posted by Michael Roes on 6/4/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    All work from the Art Show must be picked up by Friday, June 14.

    TODAY:

    • North H.S. Dance Team Tryouts today and tomorrow from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in North H.S. Main Gym.  You must be cleared by the Festa Nurse to try out.  See Mr. Butler for further information.

    Wednesday, June 5:

    • Poetry Club meeting at 8:15 a.m. in B112
    • High School Fall Sports meeting for 8th graders who plan to play a fall sport at North or South H.S. during Period 4 lunch in the front gym
    • 8th Grade Student Council meeting during Period 4 lunch in B104
    • Home & Careers Club field trip
    • Informational meeting for students and parents RE: North H.S. Cheer Team  at 7:00 p.m. in the North Annex cafeteria
    • Glee Club Pizza Party after school in B117

    Thursday, June 6:

    • SADD Club meeting after school in B113
    • Yearbook Club meeting after school in E103
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  • Friday, May 31, 2019 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/31/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:

    • Dignity for All Alliance end of year Pizza Party after school

    NEXT WEEK:

    • Monday, June 3:  ASL Club meeting after school in C207
    • Wednesday, June 5:  Informational meeting for students and parents RE: North H.S. Cheer Team  at 7:00 p.m. in the North Annex cafeteria.
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  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/30/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY:

    • SADD Club trip to Germonds Mini Golf is cancelled.

    Friday, May 31:

    • Dignity for All Alliance end of year Pizza Party after school

    NEXT WEEK:

    • Monday, June 3:  ASL Club meeting after school in C207
    • Wednesday, June 5:  Informational meeting for students and parents RE: North H.S. Cheer Team  at 7:00 p.m. in the North Annex cafeteria.
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  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/29/2019

    Please see previous post for pertinent information.

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  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes on 5/28/2019

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

    TODAY: 

    • Japanese Club meeting after school in the auditorium

    Wednesday, May 29:

    • Harry Potter Club meeting during Period 6 Lunch in C213

    Friday, May 31:

    • Dignity for All Alliance end of year Pizza Party after school

    NEXT WEEK:

    • Monday, June 3:  ASL Club meeting after school in C207
    • Wednesday, June 5:  Informational meeting for students and parents RE: North H.S. Cheer Team  at 7:00 p.m. in the North Annex cafeteria.
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