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ISSUE # 3
SY 2014 –2015
AUGUST 25 to 29
Weekly Publication for Middle School Parents
Inside this issue:
Events & Acvies:
S. Quate Parent Coee
ISM Upcoming Events
Dear Middle School Parents,
We hope everyone is having a good long weekend. As a faculty we spent the day working further on our updated assessment and grading pracces along with learning more about how we can create the best possible advisory program which focuses on supporng the social and emoonal well being of our students.
An important reminder that this
Wednesday August 27
will be our Mid-dle School Back to School night. Please refer to email sent with more detail about the format. We will begin at 5:00 p.m.
in the Fine Arts Theater and then you will spend me in each of your child's class-rooms. You will be given a copy of your child's schedule outside the Fine Arts Theater that you will follow for the evening. We will nish at
This is a great opportunity for you to experience your child's schedule, learn more about their teachers’ expectaons for the year and what they will learn.
The start of the school year is a me of community and team building, goal seng, and seng the stage for the year ahead. Classroom With-out Walls will be a great opportunity on September 25 and 26
to con-nect as a grade level and build connecons that will then transcend into collaborave and learning experience in the classroom throughout the year. At any stage in your child's learning journey if they are having challenges with making connecons please do not hesitate to contact your child's advisory teacher or guidance counselor, or you can ask them who is a teacher they feel most connected to. Our goal is for all of our students to feel safe and respected in their learning environ-ment. We look forward to seeing everyone
evening, en- joy the rest of the long weekend...
Yours in Educaon,
Simon Gillespie, Middle School Principal
Amanda Pekin, Middle School Assistant Principal
Saturday Service Learning Human Resource
Fine Arts / Guidance
Operaons & Security
Athlecs & Acvies
School Acvies (AFAC) will begin on August 28th!