The Seahawks Call
Week of January 25, 2021 Volume 18
Message from Principal Taylor......................................
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
JANUARY 25 - Grade Recovery Math Assessment
JANUARY 27 - Second Marking Period Ends
JANUARY 28 - Third Marking Period Begins
JANUARY 29 - Semester Break – NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
The Board of Education of Charles County is looking for applications from county residents interested in serving on the Charles County Board of Education Ethics Panel. There is one opening on the five-member panel, and the selected applicant will finish out a term that expires on July 1, 2022.
The Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA)Arts Teacher of the Year Award is a new program honoring an elementary, middle and high school teacher who exemplifies excellence in arts education. The program honors three Charles County’s arts educators with recognition and financial support for guiding students while navigating circumstances brought on by the pandemic. Nominations may be self-submitted, by the teacher’s current or former students, parents of the students, the teacher’s professional colleagues or a school administrator. To fill out a nomination form, go to https://forms.gle/ZpUh3iMf7SbvCe898. The deadline to submit a nomination is Feb. 5.
The annual CCPS art show highlights the work students put into creative pursuits. While it couldn’t be held in person this year, the art show must go on with CCPS staff coordinating a virtual art show for students. Student artwork is on display in the Virtual Art Show. There is an elementary, middle and high school gallery.
Congratulations Eli Stevens! Our Carson Scholar Nominee!
Eli Stevens is an 8th grader with a 4.0 GPA and significant community service.
Click here to read more about Carson Scholars!https://carsonscholars.org/scholarships/
Library News from Ms. H-J!
Our Somers Seahawks have been rocking the Winter Reading Challenge! This week our Seahawks met their 40,000 minutes read goal and so we added a new challenge – to read 15,000 more minutes before January 31! Parents, keep encouraging your students to log in to Beanstack and record those minutes! Go Seahawks!!!!!!
Curbside Pickup will be Tuesday, January 26th between 12 and 1 p.m. Students will find directions on how to place Curbside Pickup Holds on our Library website. Students can access their Destiny Library accounts through Office 365.
PTSO Executive Board Members
President: Dawn Shafer
Vice-President: Melissa Morris
Secretary: Sherri Williams
Treasurer: Brenda Washington
Contact us at email@example.com
Facebook: Milton Somers Middle School PTSO
Marlon Walker - 6th Grade VP - firstname.lastname@example.org
Cynthia Panizzi - 7th Grade VP - email@example.com
Wualanda Thenstead - 8th Grade VP - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sonia Matthew - Administrative Asst. - email@example.com
Kenneth Tojek - 6th Grade Counselor - firstname.lastname@example.org
Nancy Franklin - 7th Grade Counselor - email@example.com
Brittany Williams - 8th Grade Counselor - firstname.lastname@example.org
INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP TEAM
Andrea Johnson - Reading Resource Teacher (Reading) - email@example.com
Jennifer Branham - Instructional Resource Teacher (Math) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Suzanne Johnson - Learning Resource Teacher (Gifted Education and Testing Coordinator) - email@example.com