Daily Announcements - Friday, October 25, 2019

MMS Daily Announcements - Friday, October 25, 2019
Posted on 10/25/2019

Chippewa Valley Young Writers Award:  Congratulations to Ruby Rangitsch and Owain Collins on winning the Chippewa Valley Young Writers award.  On Sunday Ruby Rangitsch will be reading her selected poem and Owain Collins will be reading his selected short story at the Little Grand Theater in Eau Claire.


Girls Swim:  If you missed the meeting, please show up at the High School pool on Monday or Tuesday.  Take the 1st bus in line after school to the High School and come into the pool area.  Bring swimsuit, goggles and towel.  Swim ends at 4:40pm


Multicultural Club:  We will meet today after school in Mrs. Lemanski’s room.  We will finish by 4pm.  We will also have a short meeting after school on Tuesday, October 29th until 3:30pm.  We will be meeting Mrs. Lemanski’s room.  We will elect officers and turn in all Butter Braid orders and money.  See you there!


Boys Basketball:  Attention 7t & 8th grade boys’ basketball players:  We will have our first practice on Tuesday, October 29th.  All forms must be turned in by this date.  Practice will start right after school and end at 4:45pm.  This will be a regular practice.  Be dressed and ready to play some hoops!


Cross Country:  Today will be the last optional cross country practice and includes a surprise.


Gymnastics:  Attention gymnasts able to come to practice today.  Please meet by the locker room at 2:50pm today.  Have all of your things with you as we will not be returning to school.  Parents:  Please remember to pick your child up at 5pm today at EXA by the back door.


Mustang 5K:    We are having our annual Mustang 5K on Saturday, October 26th.  Registration forms are available in the office or you can register online on our website.  All proceeds will support Middle School student activities.  Hope to see you there!


Smart Girls Rock:  Permission forms are due today by 3pm!


Science Olympiad:  Are you looking for something fun to do?  Science Olympiad is looking for old and new members.  Science Olympiad has over 25 events to choose from ranging from building events to technology to content tests.  What if you are in a sport or another activity?  No problem!  We practice one afternoon a week starting November 4th and the rest can be done at home.  Permission slips and event lists re available from your science teacher!  Rules sheets for events are now in the white pod available for pick-up.


Unity Week 2019!  October 21-25.

Friday:  First meeting of the MMS Kindness Ambassadors


DECA:  Our Middle School DECA will be doing Trick or Can.  Trick or Can is where you bring in non-perishable food items (stuff in cans).  All the non-perishable food items will be going to our local food pantry, Stepping Stones.  The items that are most needed are peanut butter and jelly, canned meats, boxed dinners, spaghetti sauce and pasta, rice and dry beans.  They also accept personal hygiene products.  There will be a box in every pod, office and other locations throughout school where you can put your non-perishable food items.  They do not accept home made goods.  The drive starts today and runs through Halloween.  Thank you for your support!


MMS Gives Back:  Next week our school will be competing in a completion to raise money to make tie blankets for local children’s hospitals.  To do this we will be raising money together as a school.  On Monday, bring in pennies, on Tuesday, bring nickels, on Wednesday, bring dimes, on Thursday bring quarters and on Friday bring all coins and dollars.  When brining in collected money, simply place it in your pods jug that will be placed in the pod.  At the end, which ever pod in the school collects the most money will be rewarded with ice cream sandwiches.  Together let’s help local hospitals and have fun!


Quote of the Week:  Accept responsibility for your life.  Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.  ~ Les Brown


Word of the Month:  Responsibility