Novi Meadows News

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2020

IMPORTANT DATES

    February

    • 11 - 6th Grade Choir Concerts A&B, details below
    • 12 - Student Count Day
    • 12 - 6th Grade Choir Concerts C&D, details below
    • 17 - Mid-Winter Break, no school
    • 18 - Mid-Winter Break, no school
    • 20 - Class of 2026 parent meeting @ 6:30pm, Novi Middle School
    • 21 - Submit BoxTops for Education
    • 21 - Family Volleyball Night @ 6:30pm (new date)
    • 24 - Invention Convention 3pm-5:00pm, Meadows 5th Grade Cafe

    March

    • 2 - 6th Graders' Middle School scheduling week
    • 6 - Fun Fest @ 6:00-9:00pm
    • 12 - Half Day/Records Day. Dismissal at 11:30am
    • 13 - End of 2nd Trimester
    • 18 - Roller Skating Night, Bonaventure
    • 23 - Book Fair Week
    • 25 - Parent/Teacher Conferences

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    MEADOWS YEARBOOK ORDER FORM

    Please print out and complete this form, and return it to school with cash or check (payable to Novi Meadows). Orders will be taken January 27 through Friday, February 7.

    NOVEL CORONAVIRUS FACT SHEET

    Provided by Oakland County Health Department

    HUMAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT (HGD)

    HGD for 5th Grade will be held on Feb 12 & 13. HGD for 6th Grade will be on Feb 19 & 20.

    NOON AIDES NEEDED

    We have immediate opportunities for Noon Aides at Meadows 6th Grade during Lunch Hours (10:15am to 1:20pm). Substitute positions are available for both 5th & 6th Grades. If interested, please call or email Carrie Reichley at 248.449.1256 or Carrie.reichley@novik12.org.

    DRESS FOR OUTDOOR RECESS!

    Please send your student to school with proper outdoor clothing for cold temps. We go outdoors everyday that the temperature is above zero degrees.

    Thank you!

    6th GRADE CHOIR CONCERTS

    6th grade Mid-Winter Choir Concert @ Novi Middle School

    Concert A: Feb. 11 @ 6 pm- Jenkins, Rugg, Vollmer, Carothers, Gray, Troost

    Concert B: Feb. 11 @ 7:30 pm- Zebrowski, Cosman, Burry, Erickson, Timmer, Wellock

    Concert C: Feb. 12 @ 6 pm- Payne, Alspaugh, Baranek, Tyrpak, Westra

    Concert D: Feb. 12 @ 7:30 pm- Kidon, Yuchuck, McClafferty, Wandel, Barrick


    MRS. AINSLEY LENGERICH

    E-mail: ainsley.lengerich@novik12.org

    Twitter: NoviCal_ElemFA

    Website: NM Vocal Music

    CLASS OF 2026 SCHEDULING CLASSES FOR NMS

    Incoming 7th Grade Course Selection and Immunizations parent meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 6:30pm at NMS. Then, the week of March 2-5, Jennifer Kerbrat and Leslie Condon will be coming over to Meadows to help 6th Grade students select their 7th grade courses. We work individually with students to make sure they have selected the correct classes. Any questions regarding 7th grade scheduling can be sent to leslie.condon@novik12.org

    Leslie Condon - MA, LPC

    NOVI MIDDLE SCHOOL - 7th - 8th Grade Counselor

    Students with - LAST Name - A - K

    Office – 248-449-1610 FAX – 248-449-1613

    ATTENTION PARENTS OF THE CLASS OF 2026

    7th Grade course selection and Immunization info meeting for Parents of the Class of 2026 will be on February 20 at 6:30pm, Novi Middle School

    MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHEDULING FOR PARENTS OF CLASS OF 2026

    Scheduling information for Parent of the Class of 2026

    BOX TOPS!

    Do you have any BoxTops collected at home?

    Please send them in to school with your child by Friday, Feb. 21 so that we can submit them and receive money for our school!

    Thank You.

    Meadows PTO

    INVENTION CONVENTION JUDGING OPPORTUNITY

    We are in need of volunteer judges at Meadows' Invention Convention on Monday, Feb 24 from 2:30 - 5:30 PM. As long as your child is not participating in the competition, we welcome your participation. Want to know more? Check out this brief overview video: Judging at Invention Convention video


    Judges will be working in groups of 3 to circulate among a designated number of projects. Judges will receive scoring material ahead of time and a short training before the judging begins. The judging orientation begins at 2:30 and judging lasts from 3:00pm to approximately 5:30pm.


    A percentage of the winning projects from NM will be sent to the regional Invention Convention, and winners from that event will advance to the National Invention Convention at the Henry Ford later this spring.


    Interested judges should sign up here to indicate their interest in helping judge: Interested judges sign up here or click on the Invention Convention judge signup button below. A confirmation email will be sent to all judges to confirm additional details.


    Thank you so much!

    Mrs. Jeanne Dial jeanne.dial@novik12.org

    Mrs. Colleen Wandel colleen.wandel@novik12.org

    FUNFEST! FRIDAY MARCH 6, 6-9:00PM

    This year, our FunFest will be on Friday, March 6th from 6pm-9pm in the 6th Grade House. Please mark your calendars! We hope you are able to volunteer that evening.


    This is a major fundraiser, which helps provide many wonderful programs for all of our children. There are many ways to help, even if you can't attend FunFest.


    Please sign up using the FunFest Signup below or here at:

    https://www.signupgenius. com/go/20f0e4fa4ad2fa6fd0- volunteer

    If you have any questions, please contact the FunFest Chairperson at MeadowsFunFest@gmail.com."


    We appreciate all of your support. Please let us know if you have any questions!


    Dr. Caira Prince

    FunFest Chairperson

    MeadowsFunFest@gmail.com

    FUN FEST SIGN UP

    Volunteer Sign Up through Signupgenius

    PTO OPPORTUNITIES

    The PTO is still looking for committee chairs for Staff Appreciation Week in May. If you are interested, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Julie Song at jelyse75@yahoo.com.

    NOVI YOUTH ASSISTANCE ANNUAL BOWL-A-THON

    March 7, 2020

    The 38th Annual Bowl-A-Thon is a fundraiser for the Novi Youth Assistance that will take place on Saturday, March 7, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Novi Bowl. Our Board of Education has formed a team and will be supporting this great event. Form your team and be a part of this fun day while supporting the NYA that does so much for our families.

    NYA BOWL-A-THON FLYER

    Saturday, March 7 at 1:00pm

    NOVI EDUCATION FOUNDATION (NEF) GREEN GALA

    The Novi Educational Foundation and our presenting sponsors invite you to attend this year's Green Gala on Saturday, March 21 at The Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. The evening will include dinner, a silent auction, an escape room, casino gaming, a wine pull, an interactive photo mirror, and more! The Killer Flamingos are returning to provide the entertainment.

    Why attend?

    • Money raised will benefit the students in the NCSD

    • Major VI will be performing

    • Student presentations

    • New this year - a dinner duet (steak and chicken) or a vegetarian/vegan/gluten free option

    Tickets are now available for purchase now on the NEF website. An early bird discount is available until February 29. Please join us on March 21 for an evening of fun and entertainment.

    Jason Smith

    Email: NEF@NOVIK12.ORG

    Email: jason.smith@novik12.org

    GREEN GALA FLYER

    Saturday, March 21 at 6:00pm

    SUPPORT 'FEED THE NEED' IN NOVI

    NCSD will support "Feed the Need" with an evening of music featuring pianist, George Winston. George is an incredible musician. This concert will feature a food drive for the Novi Rotary Foundation’s 'Feed the Need' program. Feed the Need is a summertime lunch program organized by the Rotary, Novi Community School District, Novi Interfaith Network, and Novi Public Library.

    When: Saturday, April 18, 2020
    Time: 7:00 PM
    Where: Novi Middle School Auditorium
    Please Bring: at least one non-perishable food item
    Tickets: Eventbrite
    Questions: Call (810) 599-0491

    PIANIST GEORGE WINSTON FLYER

    Saturday, April 18 at 7pm, Novi Middle School

    LGBTQ+ FLYER

    LGBTQ+ Community Group Flyer

    BAND & ORCHESTRA INFO

    Digital copies of practice calendars are available at our website under Band and Orchestra in the menu: http://www.novimeadowsmusic.com

    Mr. Alec Cooper and Mrs. Michelle Rais

    INTRAMURALS SCHEDULE

    Intramurals start Monday, Oct 28 from 3:05 pm to 4:25 pm. Activities include dodge ball, soccer, basketball, and floor hockey. No sign-up required.

    INTRAMURALS FAQs

    Read the Frequently Asked Questions about Intramurals

    COFFEE WITH THE SUPERINTENDENT

    When: Wednesday, February 12 , 2020

    Time: 10:15-11:15 AM

    Where: The Novi Public Library, Board Room 202

    MICHIGAN CHILD PROTECTION REGISTRY LINK

    It only takes a fews seconds to sign up your child(ren) for the Registry.

    COMPASSION & WELLNESS WEBINAR

    You are invited to our Free event, a Compassion and Mental Wellness Webinar , put on by our Novi High School students, and conducted by Dr. James Doty, clinical professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University.

    When: Wednesday, February 12th

    Time: 7:00-8:00 PM

    Where: Novi High School Performance Gym

    COMPASSION & WELLNESS RSVP

    conducted by Dr. James Doty, clinical professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University

    BOX TOPS

    Click on the link above to watch a video on how to submit Boxtops electronically.

    STUDENT HYGIENE

    Good personal hygiene plays an important role in promoting positive self image and reinforces healthy habits. Please help us out by reminding your son/daughter about being mindful of their personal hygiene. This includes the topics like showering, using deodorant, brushing their teeth, etc. We appreciate your support!

    STUDENT PICK-UP

    Students who are being picked up for an appointment during the school day are called down to the Office when the parent arrives at Meadows. Kindly note that it is difficult to call a student down to the Office after 2:45pm because we are preparing for dismissal and buses are arriving. Thank you for your cooperation.
    NEW PTO FACEBOOK PAGE

    The PTO has created a Facebook Group. Join the group and keep track of updates from your PTO!

    FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

    Facebook: www.facebgook.com/novischools

    Twitter: @NCSD

    Instagram: @novicommunityschooldistrict

    YouTube: Novi Community School District