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  • Wednesday, June 7, 2017 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 6/7/2017

    TODAY:  Grade 8 Student Council meeting Period 4 in B104.

    ATTENTION all girls interested in trying out for the South H.S. Lady Vikings Tennis Team:  There will be a very important meeting and tennis clinic on Monday, June 12, at 4:30 p.m. at the FFMS Tennis Courts.   

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  • Tuesday, June 6, 2017 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 6/6/2017

    TODAY:  Intramural Tennis is cancelled for today.

    Wednesday, June 7 - Eighth Grade Student Council meeting Period 4 in B104.

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  • Monday, June 5, 2017 DAY 4

    Posted by Michael Roes at 6/5/2017

    TODAY:  

    • Dignity For All Trip
    • Blue Softball will  meet in D216 after school.  You will be out in time for the late bus.
    • Gold Softball end of season party in the library classroom after school.

     

    Yearbook Sale:  Surplus yearbooks will be sold during the 6th, 7th and 8th grade lunch periods (in the cafeteria hallway) on June 8, 9 and 12, only while supplies last.   We only have about 80 books left, so don't miss out!  Please send a check made out to CCSD, or cash, in with your child.   The books are $45.   

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  • Wednesday, May 31, 2017 DAY 1

    Posted by Michael Roes at 5/31/2017

    Please see previous posts for pertinent information.

     

    Eighth Grade Dance Tickets are on sale during Period 4 Lunch this week.  Please do not wait until the last minute if you plan on purchasing a ticket.

    TODAY:  

    • The Student Advisory Group will meet at 3:40 to share their presentations with the principals.
    • The FFMS Book Club meets today in the Libary Extension after school.
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  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 5/30/2017

    TODAY:  

    • The 8th Grade Student Council members will meet today during lunch in B104.
    • The Girls Blue and Gold Lacrosse party will be held today after school in the Library.  Don't forget your uniforms!

    Wednesday, May 31:  The FFMS Book Club will meet after school in the Library Extension to discuss Coraline by Neil Gaiman.

    Thursday, June 1:  

    • The S.A.D.D. Club will meet after school in B102 for the end of the year party.
    • There will be a meeting for all North High School Bound eighth grade girls interested in Cheerleading for the Fall 2017 season in Room 505 at North High School.  

    NEXT WEEK - Fall Sports Meetings (During Lunch Periods) in the auditorium on the following days:

    • 8th Grade will meet on Tuesday, June 6
    • 6th and 7th Grades will meet on Wednesday, June 7th

    These meetings are for all students who want to try out for fall sports.  The sports offered are:  Tennis, Football, Soccer, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Girls Swimming and Cross Country. 

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  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017 DAY 3

    Posted by Michael Roes at 5/24/2017

    Today:  

    Full Band Rehearsal for Ms. Maxwell's Band Periods 1 and 2

    Full Orchestra Rehearsal for Grades 7/8 Orchestra Period 8

    The Japanese Club will meet after school today in D209.

    End of Year Glee Club celebration is today after school.

    Also:

    Attention Eighth Graders:  Tickets for the Eighth Grade Dance will go on sale beginning Thursday, May 25, during Period 4 Lunch.  The cost is $17.00 - cash or check.  Bring payment and completed permission slip to purchase your ticket.

    The Buy One Get One Free Book Sale, which runs through Thursday, is happening in our Library.  You can shop before school, during your lunch period and after school.

    The S.A.D.D. Club will meet after school on Thursday, May 25, in B102.

    The Italian Club will meet after school in C106 on Thursday, May 25.

    Thursday, May 25, is the last day to bring in your donations for the Hi Tor Animal Shelter.  Donations should be dropped off in A101.

    The FFMS Book Club will meet after school on Wednesday, May 31, in the Library Extension to discuss: Coraline by Neil Gaiman.  All are welcome.

     

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  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017 DAY 6

    Posted by Michael Roes at 5/3/2017

    Parents of Eighth Grade Students who will be attending Clarkstown South this fall and are interested in playing football or joining the cheerleading team are invited to an informational meeting on Monday, May 8, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m., in the South High School Cafeteria.  This meeting is for parents only.

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  • Tuesday, May 2, 2017 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 5/2/2017

    There will be a Dance Clinic on Saturday, May 6, at 3:30 p.m., in the B Gym for any eighth grade students who will be attending Clarkstown North this fall and are interested in trying out for their Dance Team.  Please see Mr. Butler if you are interested.

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  • Monday, April 24, 2017 DAY 5

    Posted by Michael Roes at 4/24/2017

    For the next few weeks, our late buses will not be parked in front of A School at 4:10.  Starting today, late buses will pick up students in front of D School.

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  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017 DAY 2

    Posted by Michael Roes at 4/4/2017

    Attention all 7th and 8th graders! Clarkstown South’s World Travel Club is going to the following destinations: Ireland-England-Scotland (2018), Costa Rica (2019), and Mexico (2020), and we’d like you to join us, and, of course, future North students are welcome. You may sign up now but you may not travel until you are in the 9th grade. The parent meeting is Thursday, April 20 at 6:45 pm in room 213. Email mdelucia@ccsd.edu for more information.   

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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

    Always check previous daily blogs for pertinent information.

    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

    Always check previous daily blogs for pertinent information.

    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

    Always check previous daily blogs for pertinent information.

    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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