Everitt Family Newsletter

~ For Everitt Families: October 29, 2021


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Dear Everitt Families:

Happy Halloween to those of you who celebrate it!


This week has been full of fun at Everitt! We had our first choir, band, ukulele, and orchestra concerts. Our students made lovely music both Tuesday and Thursday evenings. It was so wonderful to see them creating something beautiful together. We are so lucky to have Mr. Snyder, Ms. Letendre, and Ms. Reardon at Everitt to guide our musicians and vocalists! See below for some photos of the concerts.


We held our first Fall Festival tonight. We think it will probably be our first annual. It was a hit! Our Sources of Strength students planned fun games, booths, and costume competitions for the whole family. Everyone had a wonderful time! We are so proud of our Sources students!


I hope your weekends are full of fun with your families! Thank you for supporting and believing in your neighborhood school. It is our privilege to partner with you!


Amanda


Amanda Pouliot, Interim Principal

Everitt Middle School

303.982.6359

Amanda.Pouliot@jeffco.k12.co.us

https://everitt.jeffcopublicschools.org/

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Important Updates Here!-- Please Save these Dates!

Weds, 11/3 PTA and SAC 6:30 and 7:30


Thurs and Fri, 11/11-12 All County Choir


Mon, 11/15 All County Instrumental Music Auditions


Mon - Fri, 11/15-19 Outdoor Lab!


Mon - Fri, 11/22-26 Thanksgiving Break

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2021-2022 Bell Schedule

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Things Happening at Everitt!

Staffing Change

Congratulations to our very own Ms. Tina Randle for her new position as Campus Supervisor at Everitt. We look forward to having Ms. Randle serve in this new capacity!

PTA - November 3rd

Scott Allensworth, our Community Superintendent, will join the PTA at our November meeting to discuss the interim principalship and how we will move forward. We love to hear feedback from our community. Please contact Scott with any questions at scott.allensworth@jeffco.k12.co.us.

Shots for Tots and Teens

Milk Caps for Moola!

Please save your milk caps from Longmont Dairy products and send them to the main office. Our school receives funds for each milk cap! See www.longmontdairy.com for more information!

Attention 8th Grade Families

Can you believe it is time to start thinking about high school already?


Wheat Ridge High School is holding virtual information sessions on Monday, November 15th through Thursday, November 18th. The link can be found on the WRHS website starting on November 15th.


There will also be an in-person open house on Thursday, November 18th from 6:30-8:00 pm. Come meet administration, counselors, teachers, coaches, students and parents!


You can also schedule a shadow day beginning on October 25th. See the WRHS website for more information about how to sign up.


Golden High School is holding an open house on November 10th from 4:00-6:00 pm. There will be a student panel in the gym at 4:15 and 5:15. Come learn about sports, clubs, teachers, electives, and tour the GHS campus.

Everitt Information Night and Tours!

Our next Everitt Information Night (formerly Jump to the Middle) will be on December 1st from 5:30-6:30 pm and will be virtual. It will be a time to hear from a student panel about what being an Everitt student is like, to hear from the 6th grade teams and elective teachers about what classes are like, and to hear from administrators and counselors about what Everitt is like as a whole. Please let your friends and neighbors know!


Our administrators and Sources of Strength students will provide tours to interested families from 1:15-1:45 pm through the rest of the semester. You can call the main office at Everitt to sign up for a time or you can just come and we will accommodate you!

GT Family Book Study Groups

Jeffco’s GT Social Emotional Learning Counselors (GT SELCS) will be holding monthly Parent/Family Book Study Groups for the 2021-22 school year. These groups provide opportunities for families to learn about their GT child(ren) and connect with other parents/families who understand the unique joys and challenges of raising GT kids.

Battle of the Books!

We are very excited to participate in the reading challenge, The Battle of the Books! All students are encouraged to participate. This link will take you to some information about how to get involved.

From Our Nurse: At Home Screening for COVID-19

Any student diagnosed with COVID-19 or who is a close contact of a COVID-19 case should not go to school and should isolate or quarantine according to public health recommendations regardless of current symptoms.


This symptom screen refers only to new symptoms or a change in usual symptoms. A student should not be kept home for usual symptoms they experience due to a chronic condition unless they are worse than usual. These guidelines are in addition to your regular school guidance (for example, a child with vomiting should also not attend school based on school guidance).


If your child is experiencing any potentially life-threatening symptoms, please call 911.


Symptom Screen:

If any of the following symptoms are present, keep the child at home, inform the school of symptoms, and reach out to a health care provider about COVID-19 testing and next steps for treatment.

  • feeling feverish, having chills, or temperature 100.4 degrees or higher
  • new or unexplained persistent cough
  • shortness of breath
  • difficulty breathing
  • loss of taste or smell
  • fatigue
  • muscle aches
  • headache
  • sore throat
  • nausea or vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • runny nose or congestion


Clubs and Activities

Students are always welcome to join a club already in session! There is a description of each club and more information about joining on the Everitt website.


Here are the clubs and their meeting days:


Girls on the Run - Mondays 2:30-4:00


Junior Optimists Club - Mondays 2:30-3:30


Mariachi Band - Mondays 2:30-3:30


After School Help for 8th Graders (run by all 8th grade core teachers) - Mondays 2:25-3:15


Art Club - Tuesdays 2:30-3:30


Jazz Band - Wednesdays 2:30-3:15


Theatre Guild - Thursdays 2:40-4:00


6th Grade Game Club - Thursdays 2:30-3:30 (except for the 2nd Thursday of each month)


Green Team (Climate Change Club) - Thursdays 2:30-3:30


School of Rock - Thursdays 2:30-3:30

Middle School Sports Program

Everitt students can play sports for Everitt through the Middle School Sports Program run by the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center! Use this link to sign up!


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Student Celebrations!

Hunter A. - Hunter is working really hard at math and as a result has become a positive leader in class. He is helping to build a better community.


Cindy M. - Cindy always makes sure the class is organized and calm when she leaves. She is very helpful.


Hunter A. - Hunter has been working hard in class and has said some very insightful comments while doing his work. Great growth Hunter!


Ellis W. - Ellis is overcoming challenges while also completing her classwork with high quality. She speaks up for herself and always asks for feedback. She is amazing!



The 7th Grade Principal's Council - Thank you for your wonderful ideas in our conversation this week! I appreciate you!


Sources of Strength - Thank you for your leadership, your flexibility, your positive attitudes and willingness to work within the parameters you've been given, and your passion for making Everitt a place that feels welcoming to all.

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Everitt Middle School

With foundations of equity and excellence, Everitt empowers and inspires our students as individuals, lifelong learners, and creative critical thinkers to engage in authentic learning and contribute meaningfully to their communities and their world.