Cobb Middle School Weekly News

April 3-7, 2017

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Coming Up This Week...

Monday 4/3

  • Academic Pentathlon, 7:45-8:15 a.m., E103 or 3:40-4:10 p.m., D106
  • Debate Club, 3:40-4:15 p.m., B114
  • Theater: Legally Blonde Jr. Dress Rehearsal, 3:40-7:00 p.m., Cafe
  • 7th & 8th Grade Girls Soccer vs. Stafford, 5:30-8:30 p.m., WHS


Tuesday 4/4

  • Band Non-Varsity UIL, 12:00-2:00 p.m., WHS
  • Theater: Legally Blonde Jr. Dress Rehearsal, 3:40-7:00 p.m., Cafe
  • Math & Science Team Meeting, 3:40-4:15 p.m., D104
  • Best Buddies meeting, 3:45-4:15 p.m., B112
  • Future Wolverine Night, 7:30 p.m., WHS Baseball Field

Wednesday 4/5

  • Comic Book Club, 7:55-8:15 a.m., D103
  • Writing Club, 7:55-8:15 a.m., D106
  • Harry Potter Club, 3:40-4:30 p.m., C103
  • Film Club, 3:40-4:10 p.m., C101
  • Student-Led Bible Study, 3:40-4:15 p.m., B121
  • Legally Blonde Jr. Rehearsal, 3:40-7:00 p.m., Cafe

​​Thursday 4/6

  • Library Club, 7:55-8:15 a.m., Library
  • StuCo General meeting, 7:55-8:15 a.m. OR 3:45-4:15 p.m., C118
  • Coffee with the Counselors featuring Patrice Dunn, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Library
  • Math & Science Team Meeting, 3:40-4:15 p.m., E114
  • Legally Blonde Jr. Preview Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Cafe
  • 7th & 8th Grade Boys Soccer vs. Stafford, 5:30-8:30 p.m., WHS

Friday 4/7

  • Choir Performance at Fisher, 7:30-8:40 a.m.
  • Legally Blonde Jr. Performance, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Cafe (SEE BELOW)

Save the Dates​​​​

  • 4/8 - Legally Blonde Jr. Performances, 1:00-2:00 and 6:00-7:00 p.m., Cafe
  • 4/10 - 7th & 8th Grade Girls' Soccer vs. Pearson, 5:30-8:30 p.m., WHS
  • 4/11 - Soccer Team Portraits, time TBD
  • 4/11 - Band Varsity UIL, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., IHS
  • 4/11 - Lego Club, 3:40-4:25 p.m., B123
  • 4/12 - Choir All-Region Auditions, time and location TBD
  • 4/13 - 8th Graders' deadline to make 2017-2018 course changes (SEE BELOW)
  • 4/13 - NJHS General Meeting, 7:55-8:15 a.m., D102
  • 4/13 - 8th Grade Field Trip, downtown Dallas museums
  • 4/13 - Spring Sports Pep Rally, 3:00 p.m., Large Gym
  • 4/13 - 7th & 8th Grade Boys' Soccer vs. Pearson, 5:30-8:30 p.m., WHS
  • 4/14 - HOLIDAY - NO SCHOOL!
  • 4/17 - Bad Weather Day not needed - NO SCHOOL!
  • 4/17 - Symphonic/Philharmonic Orchesetra Pride of Texas Music Festival, 9:30-4:30
  • 4/19 - Beginning Band Dress Rehearsal, 3:45-5:15 p.m., Band Hall
  • 4/19 - Staff Meeting, 3:50-4:50 p.m., Cafe (NO AFTERNOON TUTORIALS)
  • 4/19 - 7th & 8th Grade Girls' Soccer vs. Hunt, 5:30-8:30 p.m., FHS
  • 4/20-4/29 - PTA Spring Book Fair
  • 4/20 - Beginning and Jazz Band Sandy Lake Contest, 9:00-2:30, Sandy Lake Amusement Park
  • 4/20 - PTA Board Meeting, 4:45-5:45 p.m., location TBD
  • 4/20- 7th & 8th Grade Boys' Soccer vs. Hunt, 5:30-8:30 p.m., FHS
  • 4/20 - PTA Regular Meeting and Cobb Multicultural Night, 5:45-7:30 p.m., Cafe (SEE BELOW)
  • 4/21-4/22 - Math/Science Team State Competition, UT San Antonio
  • 4/21 - Choir All-Region Auditions, times TBD, Schimelpfenig MS, Plano
  • 4/21 - END OF MARKING PERIOD 5
  • 4/22 - COBB BEAUTIFICATION DAY, 9:00-12:00, Cobb grounds
  • 4/22 - Choir All-Region Clinic/Concert, times TBD, IHS
  • 4/22 - Orchestra Solo/Ensemble Contest, 8:00-5:00, Stafford MS

Special Messages

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Legally Blonde, Jr. - The Cobb Theatre Dept. is TICKLED PINK to announce that Legally Blonde, Jr. tickets are NOW ON SALE through April 7th! Simply head to My Payments Plus to purchase these beauties or you can pick them up at the door on show night. Tickets are $5 for all, and it doesn’t take a Harvard graduate to tell you that’s a whopping amount of entertainment crammed into a small price! Come one! Come all! Witness Mr. Darius Michael Moore’s first mainstage directorial extravanganza!


Performances are:

April 7th at 6:00pm

April 8th at 1:00pm and 6:00pm


8th Grade Parents and Students - You may review 9th grade course selections for the 2017-2018 school year on the Home Access Center (HAC) between now and April 13th. If you need to make a change to your student’s course requests for 2017-2018, a “drop/add” form is available in the counselor’s office at Cobb. Please return the completed form to your current counselor. If you do not have access to the Home Access Center and would like a copy of your student’s course selection, please contact your current campus counselor. The deadline to turn in the DROP/ADD form is April 13th.


Multicultural Night - Hello, Hola, Bonjour, Namaste, Salaam, Guten Tag, Ni Hau! Cobb Middle School and Cobb PTA invite you to celebrate our diverse heritage on April 20th. If you would like to share your family's culture at the event, click here! Check out our flyer for more details and contact Becky Batman or Ms. Meeks with any questions.

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Dress Code Reminders - As the weather gets a little warmer and the clothing gets a little smaller, are you up to speed on the school dress code?


NJHS Volunteer Opportunity - Check out the Pink Elementary Fun Run on April 20th for a chance to serve others.


7th Grade Parents - If you haven't already, please login into your student's mypaymentsplus account and pay for him/her to go on our 7th Grade Field Trip to the Dallas Zoo on May 19th. Read all about it here. Thank you for your help and support!


Future Wolverine Tennis Players - Click here for information about Wakeland Tennis team tryouts and summer camps. Email Coach King with questions.


Join the Club - One of the best parts of middle school is getting involved with a group of your peers to do something you enjoy outside the classroom. Cobb has a diverse list of clubs and organizations to fit every student's interests, so encourage your child to try one out!


FISD Summer Reading Lists - Middle School and High School Pre-AP and GT ILA students can find their required reading for 2017 here.

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