MJS Class of 2016

A Newsletter for All Things 8th Grade

Week of March 21, 2016

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Curriculum Spotlight: Technology

I couldn't be more proud of my 8th grade enrichment students! They chose (can you believe it) to create a website for their 8th grade musical, The Wiz. The kicker is they coded the website 100% from scratch. Meaning, they typed every single character and if they made one tiny mistake, it wouldn't work. They learned advanced features completely on their own and added a touch of journalism by interviewing and sourcing various elements needed for their page. You can purchase tickets directly from the site, learn about the cast of characters, production team and connect to our behind the scenes Instagram or MJS Twitter feed. I attached the image above so you can see what the source code looks like.


- Ms. Bononi

Tickets Are Now On Sale For 8th Grade Families!

Tickets for The Wiz go on sale for 8th grade families on Monday, March 21 at noon! Seating is reserved and we usually sell out the evening performances, so click here to buy your tickets today!


Performances:

Friday, April 15 7pm (Call time 6pm) Blue Cast/Crew

Saturday, April 16 2pm (Call time 1pm) Blue Cast/Crew

Saturday, April 17 7pm (Call time 6pm) White Cast/Crew
Sunday, April 18 2pm (Call time 1pm) White Cast/Crew


Password: Classof2016


Tickets will go on sale to the community on Monday, April 4.


Community Work Day: Saturday, April 9, 9am-3pm


TECH rehearsal: Sunday, April 10, 12-4pm


Monday-Thursday (4/11-4/14) Rehearsals 3:10-6pm


Click here for the complete TECH schedule.

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End of Year Events

You will soon be receiving invitations for graduation. Each family receives ten invitations.


2nd dress fitting April 22, 2016

Girl's don't forget you will need your white 2" heel graduation shoes.


There will be a special schedule for 8th graders in May/June. Please be prepared for a host of special events!


Baccalaureate Mass: Wednesday, June 1at 5pm

Last Day of School: Thursday, June 2, dismissal at noon

Graduation: Friday, June 3 at 4pm

8th Grade Reach Out: St. Francis Center

Student ambassadors to St. Francis Center on Tuesday, March 22 will be Calista, Max, Henry F., and Nico. Ms. Goethals will meet you in front of the school at 6:45am. For the complete schedule and more information on our Reach Out, please click here.


Thank you to Mrs. Dilbeck for your supervision of this Reach Out and to all of our parent drivers!

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LET'S GO MUSTANGS!

Please come and support our Mayfield Mustangs! Here is what's coming up this week, for the complete season schedule, please visit the "MJS Athletics" page on the parent portal.


No games this week.


Have you followed us on Twitter yet? @MJSAthletics It's a great way to get up-to-date game results!

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Community Day: Do the Hustle!

Do the Hustle

Author Visit: Kwame Alexander

Things to Look Forward to...

  • Monday, March 21: Tickets go on sale for "The Wiz" to 8th grade families


  • Thursday, March 24: Stations of the Cross, 8:30am Gym

  • Friday, March 25-April 3: Easter Break, No School


  • Monday, April 4: School resumes, Tickets go on sale for "The Wiz" to the Public

  • Community Work Day: Saturday, April 9, 9am-3pm


  • TECH rehearsal: Sunday, April 10, 12-4pm


  • Monday-Thursday (4/11-4/14) Rehearsals 3:10-6pm


Performances:


Friday, April 15 7pm (Call time 6pm) Blue Cast/Crew

Saturday, April 16 2pm (Call time 1pm) Blue Cast/Crew

Saturday, April 17 7pm (Call time 6pm) White Cast/Crew
Sunday, April 18 2pm (Call time 1pm) White Cast/Crew

Recyle & Read is Coming Soon!

Morning Prayer Channel

Have you visited our Morning Prayer channel on Vimeo lately? Your child may have been featured this week!


Morning Prayer @MJS

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8th Grade Advisory Team

Pamela Danni, Team Leader and Director of Student Activities (pdanni@mayfieldjs.org)

Lisa Byrne, Advisor, Play Director, and Co-Team Leader (lbyrne@mayfieldjs.org)

Chris Goethals, Advisor and Secondary School Liaison (cgoethals@mayfieldjs.org)

Juan Garcia, Advisor and Student Council Leader (jgarcia@mayfieldjs.org)

Ruth Villarreal, Advisor and Athletics Director (rvillarreal@mayfieldjs.org)

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