Solebury Middle School

December Newsletter

What is going on in December?

We have a field trip this Wednesday to the Constitution Center and the Philadelphia Mint. They will be leaving promptly at 8am and will be back on campus by 2:30pm. Please make sure they bring a bag lunch with a beverage on Wednesday. Also, Ipads can stay home that day. They will not have Middle School Activity that day. Upper school activities will still be meeting.

Holiday Party December 17th

They have already picked names for a secret santa. The gift exchange will happen on December 17th and it is a 20.00 limit. Also, I am looking for a few treats to be sent in that day to enjoy up at the gym. Please let me know if you can provide something.

Winter Term Schedule

Most classes stayed the same during the Winter term. But, their Intro to the Arts option changed and they are either in Robotics or they are in Swing Dancing two days a week. The other two days are still PE/Health.


Their after school activity may have changed for the trimester also. If they are in Middle School Activity, please make a note that Cari is not monitoring the activity during the Winter term. Andre Lutz teaches Chemistry in the upper school and will taking that activity over and they will be meeting in Abbe 7 from 3:30-4:30 Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. They will not have MS Activity on December 9th and also on December 17th.


If they are not doing an after school activity, they are expected to be picked up from school by 3:30. Please let me know if they are planning to stay on campus and they can attend study hall after school in Middle School Activity.

IPads

A reminder that ipads are expected to be charged each morning when they arrive at school and they should not be playing games on it during school hours or watching TV/movies. Many students have a number of games on their devices and are unable to monitor themselves with appropriate use. I am asking for the students to not have access to their account to be able to put any app they want on the device and it be a conversation at home about what apps other the school required apps go onto the device.

Physical Education

As we start to head into cold and wet weather, each student will need to have a separate pair of shoes and clothes to change into for PE. They can keep their shoes in their locker in the MS lounge or in a locked locker in the gym. PE happens on Wednesdays and Fridays.