Mustang Memo

Maple Grove Middle School: Week of February 15-19

In This Issue....

  • Calendar of Weekly Events & Upcoming Dates
  • Newsletter Articles Wanted
  • Student Council News
  • Pennies for Patients
  • Moonlight Bowling
  • Save the Date for MGMS Play
  • Movie Trivia

UPCOMING DATES

  • February 15 - President's Day - No School
  • February 16 - Newsletter Articles Wanted
  • February 17 - District Professional Development for Licensed Staff 2:50-4:00 in the Media Center
  • February 18 - 8th Grade Band Concert 7 PM
  • February 25 - 8th Grade Orchestra Concert 7 PM
  • February 27 - Moon Light Bowling 9 PM
  • March 2 - Non Licensed Staff Meeting 9:30 & 1:30 - Main Office Conference Room
  • March 2 - Building Professional Development for Licensed Staff 2:50-4:00 in the Media Center
  • March 8 - Building Leader Meeting - 2:50 - Main Office Conference Room
  • March 10 - MGMS Drama "The Fantastic Mr. Fox" - MGMS Auditorium - 7 PM
  • March 11 - Mark Reporting Day - No School for Students
  • March 11 - American Red Cross Blood Drive - 9 AM - 3 PM
  • March 11 - MGMS Drama "The Fantastic Mr. Fox" - MGMS Auditorium - 7 PM
  • March 12 - MGMS Drama "The Fantastic Mr. Fox" - MGMS Auditorium - 3 PM & 7 PM
  • March 14 - Tri 3 Begins
  • March 15 - 8th Grade Choir Concert 7 PM
  • March 16 - District Professional Development for Licensed Staff 2:50-4:00 in the Media Center
  • March 18 - Last Day Before Spring Break

Newsletter Articles Wanted

The Mustang Journal is our newsletter that is emailed to parents three times a year. I am looking for articles/classroom updates that you would like to share with parents. This information is needed by Tuesday, February 16. Please send the information to Karen Wegerson - Thanks!!

Student Council News

Penny for Patients Fundraiser - February 23 - March 11

Pennies for Patients

Student Council is asking you and your students to participate in a fundraiser called "Pennies for Patients". Each house will elect a teacher to be the money collector, they will be given a collection box and student council will send a representative to collect the money on Thursdays. This is a competition per grade level that will run from February 23 to March 11. If you have any questions please contact Beth Albrecht at 54121 or in room B121. Thank you for your support!!

Moonlight Bowling

Join in the fun at the 10th Annual Moonlight Bowling Event. This event will take place on Saturday February 27th at McPete’s Sports Bar & Lanes in beautiful downtown Big Lake MN.

You do not need to be a skilled bowler to participate in this activity. You will have a chance to win some $.


This event is open to friends and significant others as well.

We will be bowling in groups of 4 to possibly 5 so if you have a group in mind please let me know.

Bowling begins at 9:00 p.m. and costs $20.00 per bowler. Directions and additional information will be coming soon.

Save the Date

Maple Grove Middle School will be presenting the play "The Fantastic Mr. Fox" on March 10, 11, and 12. Performances will be held in the Maple Grove auditorium each night at 7 PM with an additional performance on March 12 at 3 PM.

Movie Trivia

What two actors starred in Sleepless in Seattle?


Know the answer? Email your response to looby-morriss@district279.org and you could win a prize!


Last week's answer: The movie Grumpy Old Men was filmed in Minnesota. Which actor from this movie was Mrs. Klein’s babysitter for the day…when she was 5 years old?

Ann-Margaret

Check for a prize in your box if you emailed the correct answer!