Everitt Family Newsletter

~ For Everitt Families: October 1, 2021


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Dear Everitt Families:

Happy Friday, Everitt community!


We are enjoying the cooler weather here at Everitt and hope you are, too.


Our construction is continuing in a positive direction. The material for our secure vestibule for our new entrance has been delayed and we are anticipating completion of the vestibule by the end of this month. The delay of the vestibule has caused delays for our signage as well but soon the vertical white posts will contain signage directing visitors to our new entrance on the south side of our building. The wood paneling for the entrance into the office area/main hall should be put in next week so you are likely to see people working on the building when you come for parent/teacher conferences on Tuesday.


Speaking of conferences, below you will find more information about how in-person and remote conferences will work next week. We are very much looking forward to meeting with you and your child!


Many of our clubs are now up and running, we will have a table at conferences with information about the clubs and an opportunity to sign up for clubs as well. The information for clubs will also be on our website soon! It is wonderful to see the students engaged in shared passions together.


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!

Tues, Oct 5 In-Person Parent/Teacher Conferences (4:00-6:30 pm)

Weds, Oct 6 ALL PERIODS WILL MEET (MTF Schedule)

Weds, Oct 6 Picture Retake Day in the library

Weds, Oct 6 Virtual Parent/Teacher Conferences (4:00-6:30 pm)

Thurs, Oct 7 Teacher PD Day (No School for Students)

Fri, Oct 8 Fall Break!

Weds, Oct 13 PTA/SAC 6:30-8:30 (This is a change)

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2021-2022 Bell Schedule

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Things Happening at Everitt!

Conferences!

We are very excited to see you all at conferences next week! There is much to celebrate. It is also a wonderful opportunity for teachers, parents/guardians, and students to have conversations about how we can team together to ensure each student's success.


You should have received emails for Sign Up Genius for remote (online) conferences with each of your child's teachers. The online conferences will take place on Wednesday, October 6th from 4:00-6:30. Spots are filling quickly but, fear not, you can still have conferences with your child's teachers if the remote conferences are all taken.


On Tuesday, October 5th, we will have in-person conferences here at Everitt from 4:00-6:30 pm. While you are at conferences, please come to the top of the stairs to sign up for clubs and get your child's CMAS and MAP data. You can find your child's teachers in these locations:


  • 6th grade teachers will be in the cafeteria
  • 7th grade teachers will be in the gym
  • 8th grade teachers will be in the library
  • Elective teachers will be in the lounge at the top of the stairs


We've asked teachers to keep the in-person conferences to 5 minutes or less so that we can meet with as many families as possible. If you feel that you may need more time, please call your child's counselor and schedule a time through them.



See you next week!

Changes in Everitt Staff

Please welcome the following new members to the Everitt family:

  • Angela Cummins will join us on October 4th as an ELA teacher for Team 7 Gold and one Team 6 Gold class. We are excited for you all to meet her and are grateful to Ms. Ferraro, Ms. Maikranz, and Ms. Piane for teaching ELA until Ms. Cummins could join us!
  • Sarah Burt joined us this week as a learning specialist working primarily with 7th graders. We are so happy to have her!
  • We would also like to welcome Ms. Aronson's baby to the Everitt family! Ms. Aronson is out on leave. We are grateful for Mary Handzel and Tammy Carpenter who are alternating weeks to provide support to our students whose last names begin with L-Z.

We also wish the best of luck to our campus supervisor, Justin Martinez, who has decided to retire. This is Justin's 5th year at Everitt and 12th year serving in the district. He retires after working with kids for 25 years!

Shots for Tots and Teens

Café con la Directora

Thank you to all who attended Café con la Directora this week. It was wonderful talking with you! We have the most supportive and amazing parents at Everitt. Spanish speaking families, keep a look out for future dates. We will meet once per month and I would love to get to know you!

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!

Free and Reduced Lunch Applications

Thank you, to the many of you who have already applied for free and reduced lunch. Everyone else, we need your help! Please complete the free and reduced lunch application today! If you qualify, your family may receive additional grocery funds through the P-EBT card. You may also receive these benefits:


  • School fee waivers
  • Reduced admission fees to museums and other programs
  • Comcast Internet Essentials
  • Utility assistance
  • Transportation assistance


Qualifying for free and reduced lunch also helps our school to receive extra funds and resources!


Apply online at www.schoolcafe.com or reach out to us for a paper application.

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.

Clubs and Activities

Our clubs are off to a great start!


We will have a table at the top of the stairs at conferences on Tuesday for information about the clubs and sign up sheets to join. Students are always welcome to join a club already in session!


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


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


Jazz Band - Wednesdays 2:30-3:15


Theatre Guild - Thursdays 2:40-4:00



Coming soon:


Homework Help


Climate Change Club


Game Club


Dungeons and Dragons Club


Art Club


Mariachi Band

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!

Cross Country has already begun and the students are having a wonderful time running together!


Middle School Sports Program

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