Monday Morsels

February 1, 2016

The Beginning of February!

Hello, Fifth Grade Families! The beginning of February is full of fun activities, so carefully review Dates to Remember so you don't miss a thing. Love Gram order are due this Friday. We begin the Lenten season with Ash Wednesday on February 10. An amazing Mix It Up Lunch is being planned for Middle School. Last but not least, we look forward to 5th graders leading Prayer Service for Grandparents' and Special Friends Day on February 12.

Order a Love Gram Today!

Send a Love Gram to your sweetheart today! And Cupid will deliver it on Valentine’s Day! Click on Love Gram to download and complete your order form, due February 5th.

Roses are Red,

Violets are Blue,

Send your crush a Love Gram

To Show your love is true.

Joshua Tree Information

The 5th grade trip to Joshua Tree is set for May 4-6, 2016. There are three key items you need to take care of in February:


  1. Meeting: Boojum Institute educators will meet with students and parents on February 26, 12:35-1:40 pm, in Mr. Pattullo's room. They'll explain in detail what to expect at Joshua Tree, and how to prepare for the trip.
  2. Medical Form: Please click here and complete the mandatory Boojum Medical Form, due February 26.
  3. Sweatshirt Order: Boojum sweatshirts must be ordered and paid for at MJS. Sweatshirts aren't being sold at Joshua Tree. Please send $30.00 (checks payable to MJS) with your order. Sizes available are youth medium; youth large; adult small; adult medium; and adult large. Deadline is February 24.

Dates to Remember

  • February 5: Love Grams Order Due
  • February 10: Ash Wednesday Service, 9:10 am, Gym
  • February 11: Middle School Mix-It Up Lunch, 12-1 pm, Gym
  • February 12: Grandparents' and Special Friends Day
  • February 12: Concert Dress
  • February 12: School Dismissal at 11:00 am (please note time change)
  • February 12 & 15: Extended Programs Closed
  • February 15-19: Winter Break
  • February 16-19: Extended Programs Open
  • February 22: School Resumes
  • February 24: Boojum Sweatshirt Order Due
  • February 26: Boojum Medical Form Due
  • February 26: Boojum Institute Meeting (students & parents)

Last Week's Monday Morsels...

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International Heritage Fair

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