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Updates from Manassas Park Middle School - 4/12/2019
Week 32 (and 33) - It's Spring Break!
That said, we were teaching, reviewing, learning, and doing work all week! See the teacher tweets section for a sampling of this week's activities.
Remember that right after Spring Break, on April 26th, the Middle School Career Fair will be introducing many different careers to our students, showing the amazing variety of ways to earn a living in our area.
In addition - parents, if you are not familiar with the term juuling, I highly recommend attending the substance use prevention night on May 13th. (See flyer below) MPCS and MPPD will be discussing the most common substances students experiment in middle and high school. Recently there has been a major increase in the number of students who are experimenting with vaping and juuling, thinking it is a harmless way to have fun, when in fact they are taking in nicotine in similiar/greater quantities to smoking cigarettes. Come and learn the facts from the experts, then use that information to have important conversations about health and addiction with your children.
From all of us at MPMS - Have a safe and fun Spring Break!
Upcoming Big Things!
April 13-22: SPRING BREAK! No School
Tuesday, April 23: Boys Track Meet @ Ronald Reagan MS
Wednesday, April 24: Softball vs Reagan MS @ MPMS
Thursday, April 25: Baseball, Softball, and Soccer away vs Metz MS
Thursday, April 25: BELL Community Expo @ MPHS
Friday, April 26: Career Fair @ MPMS
Monday, April 29: Baseball, Softball, and Soccer away vs Reagan MS
What Happened in School this Week? Check out these Great Teacher Tweets! (Click on each to see captions or video!)
SOL Testing is Coming up!
Please put the following SOL Testing dates into your calendar:
- Math 6 and Geometry: May 21
- Math 7, 8, and Algebra 1: May 22
- Reading (all grades): May 24
- Civics/Science 8: June 4
- Math Reading Expedited Retakes: June 5-7
- Civics/Science 8 Expedited Retakes: June 7
Can't Come to a School Board Meeting? Watch from Home!
Connect with us on Twitter!
If you want to be the first to know about any school delays or cancellations, follow our Superintendent @MPCSmcdade
There are also a number of teachers who are showing off what's going on in class on Twitter. If you like their tweets above, follow them!
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