News & Notes

Issue 6 - Sept. 4, 2015 - Excelsior Springs Middle School

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WEB of Support for 6th Grade Students

Throughout the first semester 6th grade students will participate in WEB activities with their assigned 8th grade mentors. Students in WEB group B met on Wednesday in the gym to complete this week's activity. Click here to learn more about the WEB program.
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Pictured above: This week students in physical education class started a flag football tournament. The flag football unit will continue next week. You can follow along with PE units on their Facebook page at

Middle School Attendance Update - Through 9/3/15

The state attendance guideline established by the Missouri Department of Secondary and Elementary Education is for 90% of students to attend school 90% of the time. To meet this target students can’t miss more than 8 days of school in each semester.

Through the first 16 days of school 88% of students have attended school 90% of the time. As a reminder, students are required to have at least 90% year to date attendance to participate in or attend special events, extracurricular events, or athletic events.
Shirt Design Contest


September 8
Entries due for the Bully Prevention T-Shirt Design Contest
FIRST LEGO League, 2:45-4:00 pm (room 509)
Middle School PTO Meeting, 6-7 pm (room 136)

September 10
Picture re-take day (begins at 6:45 am)
Book Club, 2:45-4:00 pm (learning commons)
FIRST LEGO League, 2:45-4:00 pm (room 509)
Volleyball vs. Odessa, 5:00 pm (ESMS)

ESMS Athletic Competition Begins This Week

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