MSA Comings & Goings

Friday, September 14, 2018

EDSBY INFORMATION

On Monday, September 17th 2018, parents will receive an invite via email to Edsby, our school's new learning management system. While the software is user-friendly, we anticipate that some parents may need additional support. Therefore, we will be offering an “Introduction to Edsby Parent Help Session” on Thursday, September 20th from 4:30-5:30 pm, in the Media Lab. To reserve your space, please email kraymond@msa.bm.

ELEMENTARY MORNING DROP-OFF

The students are settling well into their new classes. Now that the students have established their routines, we would like to ask parents and relatives to encourage greater independence at line up time in the morning. Once the bell rings, we would like to ask family members to encourage the students to independently gather their belongings and go with their class. Prolonged goodbyes are making it difficult for the children to settle. Thank you for your support!

UPDATES...

Please be advised that event dates/info occasionally changes so any change will be noted in the UPCOMING EVENTS section below in bold and underlined in the week that the change is being notified. Be sure to review this section every week closely so that any changes can be made in your personal calendars if applicable.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SEPTEMBER


  • Monday 17th - 21st: School Picture Week
  • Wednesday 26th: Elementary Open House 12 noon - 1 pm (NEW DATE)
  • Thursday 20th: Home & School Association AGM/Welcome Back Reception at 5:30 pm
  • Friday 21st: Grandparents Mass at 10:30 am (Elementary)
  • Wednesday 26th: Grade 12 Parent Meeting at 5:30 pm
  • Friday 28th: Elementary Spirit Day (non-uniform for Elementary)
  • Friday 28th: Ring Mass at 10:30 am (Grade 6 - 12) no pm classes for Grade 12

MSA NOTICES

BAZAAR


WHEN REQUESTING ADDITIONAL RAFFLE TICKETS FOR YOUR CHILD(REN) PLEASE CONTACT BOTH JRODILL@MSA.BM AND GARAUJO@MSA.BM.



The first student incentive prize for a $50 I-tunes card was awarded to ELP student Cody-James Harris. All students who returned their first 20 sold tickets by today were entered into the draw.



Stall Managers Need!


Plinko (both manager & co-manager)and someone to train alongside the Refreshments Food Manager with the aim to take over in two years. We also still need a Cotton Candy stall manager and Co manager. We are also scouting for co managers/organizers in Kiddyland and Face Painting who may want to learn the ropes this year to help out more next year. Please contact Kimberley Hines on bkjhines@logic.bm if you are interested.


The plant stall is once again asking the MSA family for plant donations for their stall. If anyone has any they are willing to provide or you have any questions, please email Anthony and Pam Amaral at amaralap@northrock.bm. Any and all plants welcomed.


STUDENT TEACHERS FROM ALBERTA


MSA will again be hosting University of Alberta students this Fall term. We have confirmed accommodation for one of the female students at this time. If you are able to assist in hosting the second female teacher from October 7th - December 19th please call the office to discuss in more detail. It would be convenient to have her stay somewhere close to bus or ferry routes, a grocery store or in central parishes.

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OUTSIDE NOTICES

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PINKnBLUE

PINKnBLUE is a new public transportation app for bus users in Bermuda. This includes teachers and students. PINKnBLUE features route details, a map view, schedules, alerts, and more.


It now LIVE on iOS and Google Play! Experience it for yourself!


Click here to download the iOS version - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pinknblue/id1404130233?ls=1&mt=8


Click here to download the Android version - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pinknblue


...let us explain how the Pink N Blue app works.

1. Users with an iPhone or Android device may download this FREE app.

2. Once on the home-screen, users may select from such options as route search, hotspot listing, and more.*

3. Is your route experiencing delays? Sign up for our notifications to be made aware in advance.*

It's that simple.

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UNIFORM SHOP HOURS

SEPTEMBER

Thursday 20th: 8:15 am to 9:15 am

Tuesday 25th: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm


OCTOBER

Thursday 4th: 8:15 am to 9:15 am

Tuesday 9th: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Thursday 18th: 8:15 am to 9:15 am