The Nest

September 1, 2017

Labor Day Holiday

The Onslow County School District will be closed on Monday, September 4th. We look forward to seeing everyone back on Tuesday!

Fee Waivers & Free/Reduced Lunch Information

Lunch Information

Trexler understands that many families experience economic hardships and challenges in paying for both school fees and school lunches. For this reason, the federal government sponsors a Free/Reduced Lunch program in which you may qualify and the Onslow County School District offers a School Fee Waiver process that is based upon your child’s lunch status. If you haven’t already, please consider applying for the Free/Reduced Lunch program online at the following link: www.lunchapplication.com as this is the quickest method for gaining approval. If you do not have computer access and need to use a device, just let us know and we will be able to assist you in the front office or the application can be submitted on a paper form that we also have in the front office and can send home with your child. If using a paper application, please return the meal application to Trexler or the school nutrition office at the district office. Only one application is needed for a family so please include all children names on the application. Often families meet the guidelines for qualifying for Free or Reduced pricing and are not aware of the opportunity. If by some chance a family qualified for Free or Reduced pricing and did not want the savings, you can decline the free or reduced savings.


School Fees

Please submit a copy of the letter that the district Child Nutrition office mails to you in order to allow Trexler to waive your child’s school fees. We can make a copy of the form for our records or you can take a picture of your letter and send it to the homeroom teacher if that works better for you? If you need another copy of your letter, please call the district Child Nutrition office at 910.989.2021 ext. 20504.


Account/Fee Collection Process

The Onslow County School District has implemented new requirements for Middle Schools to ensure that student lunch accounts are paid in full. Therefore, students will need to be current on all accounts and school fees to attend school dances that occur after September 2017.

Welcome Sixth Graders!

Lunch on The Lawn

All 6th grade parents are invited to join their child for Lunch on the Lawn that was moved to Friday, September 8th from 12:30-1:30 on Trexler's baseball field. This annual event, sponsored by Trexler's PTO, is to welcome all 6th graders to Trexler. Everyone will receive a hotdog, chips and soda. Students will eat their regular lunch prior to the event. Don't forget a blanket or chair to sit on! Parents will need their ID in order to attend the event.


6th Grade Dance

The PTO Sponsored 6th grade Dance will be held on September 7th from 2:15-4:30. Admission is $6.00 and concessions will be sold. Parents may arrive early, but students must be picked up by 4:30.

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Safety & Security

This week Trexler students and staff participated in several required safety drills to ensure a safe and secure environment. We conducted a tornado, evacuation, lockdown, and fire. Once again, ensuring that students and staff know and understand how to respond to possible emergencies helps maintain a safe environment.

Athletics

Our football and softball teams kick off their seasons with away games against Hunter's Creek Middle School. The football game will take place on Tuesday, September 5th at 6:30pm at White Oak High School. The softball team will travel to Hunter's Creek on Tuesday, September 12th for their first game at 4:00pm.
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PTO Meeting

Trexler's PTO will have their first meeting of the school year on Thursday, September 7th at 6:00pm in the cafeteria. Please plan to come out and help plan for the 2017/18 school year.

AVID Contract Signing

All AVID students and parents are invited to attend the annual AVID Contract Signing ceremony on Thursday, September 8th at 6:45pm. Returning AVID students will meet in the cafeteria and new AVID students will meet in the Media Center.