Cobb Middle School Weekly News

April 16 - 20, 2018

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Coming Up This Week...

Monday 4/16

  • PTA Spring Book Fair, Library
  • Card Club (every Monday), 7:55-8:15 a.m., E103
  • Debate Club (every Monday), 3:40-4:15 p.m., B114
  • Comedy Club (every Monday), 3:40-4:05 p.m., C104
  • 7th & 8th Grade Boys Soccer vs. Griffin, 5:30-8:30 p.m., WHS
  • GT Incoming 6th Grade Night, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Cafe

Tuesday 4/17

  • PTA Spring Book Fair, Library
  • Math/Science Team meeting (every Tuesday), 3:40-4:15 p.m., E114
  • Janis Craft Club (1st & 3rd Tuesday of month), 3:40-4:15 p.m., C103
  • PTA Board Meeting, 4:45-5:45 p.m., Library
  • PTA Regular Meeting, 6:00-6:30 p.m., Cafe
  • PTA Book Fair Family Night & Cobb Universe Family Science Night, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Wednesday 4/18

  • PTA Spring Book Fair, Library
  • Student Council Meeting, 7:55-8:15 a.m., G102
  • Beginning Band Dress Rehearsal, 3:45-5:15 p.m., Band Hall


​​Thursday 4/19

  • PTA Spring Book Fair, Library
  • Beginning Band to Sandy Lake, 9:00-2:30, Sandy Lake Amusement Park
  • Jazz Band to Sandy Lake, 12:30-6:30 p.m., Sandy Lake Amusement Park
  • Art Club (every Thursday), 3:40 p.m., B120
  • Student Court Academy (every Thursday), 3:40-4:05 p.m., C104
  • 7th & 8th Grade Girls Soccer vs. Griffin, 5:30-8:30 p.m., WHS
  • Cobb PTA Chick-fil-A Spirit Day, FM423 and Stonebrook

Friday 4/20

  • END OF MARKING PERIOD 5
  • God's Girls Club (every other Friday), 7:55-8:15 a.m., B122
  • PTA Spring Book Fair, until 10:00 a.m., Library
  • Math & Science Team State Meet Pick-up, 8:30 a.m., Cafe
  • 6th Grade Field Trip, 9:15-2:00 p.m., Perot Museum, Dallas
  • NO Math/Science Team meeting today!
  • Harry Potter Club meeting, 3:40-4:30 p.m., Cafe

Save the Dates...

4/21 - Academic Pentathlon Competition, Rowlett

4/21 - Orchestra Solo/Ensemble Contest, 9:00-4:00, Pioneer Heritage MS

4/21 - Cobb Beautification, 9:00-12:00

4/21 - FISD Council of PTAs Vendor Fair, 10:30-3:00, WHS (SEE BELOW)

4/23 - Staff Development Day - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

4/25 - Staff Meeting, 3:50-4:50 p.m., Library (NO P.M. TUTORIALS OR CLUB MEETINGS)

4/25 - 7th & 8th Grade Boys Soccer vs. Scoggins, 5:30-8:30 p.m., IHS

4/26 - Drama Club Meeting, 3:45-4:45 p.m., G102

4/26 - Percussion Cluster Concert, 4:00-5:30 p.m., Cafe/Stage

4/26 - 7th & 8th Grade Girls Soccer vs. Scoggins, 5:30-8:30 p.m., IHS

4/27 - Anime Club meeting (every other Friday), 3:40-4:30 p.m., E118

4/28 - Band Cobb/Griffin Solo Contest, 8:00-4:30, Band Hall, Cafe, Fine Arts area

4/30-5/4 - STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK

4/30 - Symphonic Band rehearsal with Wakeland, 5:00-7:00 p.m., WHS

4/30 - 7th & 8th Grade Boys Soccer vs. Wester, 5:30-8:30 p.m., WHS

4/30 - Theater Production Spring Show, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Cafe/Stage

5/1 - Girls Tennis UIL District Tournament, TBD

5/1 - Janis Craft Club (1st & 3rd Tuesday of month), 3:40-4:15 p.m., C103

5/2 - Rising 6th Grade Tips Night for Boys, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

5/2 - Band Booster Whataburger Spirit Night, 5;00-8:00 p.m., Eldorado/Tollway location

5/3 - Boys Tennis UIL District Tournament, TBD

5/3 - Beginning Orchestra to Sandy Lake, Sandy Lake Amusement Park

5/3 - Library Club Meeting (last one!), during all three lunches, Library

5/3 - 7th & 8th Grade Girls Soccer vs. Wester, 5:30-8:30 p.m., WHS

5/4 - God's Girls Club (every other Friday), 7:55-8:15 a.m., B122

5/4 - 8th Grade Field Trip to AT&T Stadium

5/4 - Band Percussion WHS Cluster Concert, 6:00-8:00 p.m., WHS

5/5 - FISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTION DAY

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED...

"READING: THE FINAL FRONTIER"


Book Fair Volunteers Needed:

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D49A5A62CA1FA7-reading


Book Fair Teacher Preview Treats Needed:

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Family Night Treats Needed:

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D49A5A62CA1FA7-family


Science Night Donations Needed:

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D49A5A62CA1FA7-cobb7

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Announcements...

Re-enrollment for 2018-2019 - Re-enrollment will be coming in the next couple of weeks. Please watch for that and start preparing yourself to take care of it as soon as it’s released. Everyone will complete InfoSnap even if you are not returning. If you have questions in the meantime, please email Christie Meece at meecec@friscoisd.org.


Vendor Fair - Please join the FISD Council of PTAs at their 3rd Annual Community Vendor Fair on Saturday, April 21st at Wakeland High School from 10:30-3:00. This is a FREE family event with vendors, food trucks, bounce houses, inflatable games, science demonstrations, and musical performances. For more information, or to become a vendor, please email Michelle Cassano at communityliaison@friscopta.org.


Travel to Europe Summer 2019 - Help your student experience different cultures, navigate new languages and explore historic sites, all while developing the global perspective needed for success in today’s world. Learn more at the informational meeting on April 19th. RSVP here.


Relay for Life- Join the Wolverine Nation for the 2018 American Cancer Society Relay for Life on Friday, May 4th from 6:00-11:00 p.m. Click here to join and/or donate.


6th grade parents – The records are slowly coming in. Please continue to send in updated immunization records for your student if you have not already done so. We are still looking for 111 records. We appreciate you taking the time to catch up your student’s records.


8th Grade Parents - If you missed the Rising Freshman Night at Wakeland, you may view the counselors' presentation here.


Friday, May 4, 2018, 8th grade will be touring AT&T Stadium. We will leave at approximately 9:00 a.m. and return to school by 2:00 p.m. The cost is $15 per person and mypaymentsplus is now accepting payments. Students will need to bring a sack lunch with no glass. Chaperones, make sure you have a current background check for the current year. Email Ms. Yancey or Ms. Brotherson with questions.


7th Grade Parents - Our annual field trip to the Dallas Zoo is May 18th. Click here for information. The deadline to pay for the trip was March 1st - if you haven't paid yet, please do so as soon as possible! Email Mrs. Van Alstyne or Mrs. Gestes 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. Check out our diverse list of clubs and organizations to fit every student's interests - more clubs have recently been added!


Frisco Junior Police Academy - Current 6th and 7th graders are eligible to apply for this summer’s program.


It has been brought to the FPD SRO Unit's attention that information regarding the registration for the Junior Police Academy was not distributed to some schools until after the registration date. This resulted in many students from other schools not having the opportunity to attend JPA. In order to allow fair representation from each FISD middle school we will be reopening registration to accommodate all schools. FISD currently has 16 middle schools; each middle school will have 21 JPA spots for this summer’s program. Vacant spots will be filled evenly by schools according to the order the applications were received. The registration will open on 4/17 and 4/18 to provide these schools the opportunity to register.


Confirmation letters will go out the first week of May advising that your child has been placed into the academy or that your child will be placed on the waiting list due to spots being filled. Academy and registration information can be found on the link listed below.

It's Already Time to Order School Supplies!

It is time to order your student's pre-packaged school supplies for next year, 2018-2019!

  • Click here to order... (2018-2019 ordering instructions).
  • Students will pick up pre-ordered school supply packs during grade level Schedule Pickup in August.
  • Be sure to order the correct grade level packet for the 2018-2019 academic year.
  • There will NOT be any EXTRA PACKETS to purchase at schedule pickup, so be sure to order your supplies today!
  • The LAST day to order is June 24th, 2018.
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Help your student experience different cultures, navigate new languages and explore historic sites, all while developing the global perspective needed for success in today’s world. Learn more at the informational meeting on April 19th. RSVP here.