Sonora Middle School

Spartan Student Weekly Report December 2-6, 2019

Sonora Middle School

Dr. Martha Dodson, Principal

Kimberly Bowerman, Assistant Principal

Brett Unger, Assistant Principal

Principally Speaking

I hope that all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Break and you are ready to press on in the next 3 weeks to finish out the semester SMSstrong!

Amazing Performance by Garcia Teiko, "I Don't Wanna Talk About it"

Breakfast Club
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PRIMETIME THIS WEEK!

Primetime Tuesday & Wednesday

THIS WEEKS FRESH FRUITS & VEGGIES

PINEAPPLE CHUNKS- TUESDAY

SWEET POTATO STICKS- WEDNESDAY

Soccer Try-Outs

Soccer tryouts will be held for 6th and 7th graders boys beginning December 3 -5th from 3:30- 5:00 and for girls December 10-12.


Photo Retakes Wednesday, December 11

COMPETE IN THE UPCOMING SPELLING BEE

Each HOUSE will conduct a spelling bee. The top 2 spellers in your house will compete in the School Bee on Thursday, December 19.



https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NXysInNBlUlyKowlhKz4RHsKnDZvWSJn/view?ts=5dc599f6

FREE DENTAL

The Ronald McDonald Dental Van will be visiting our school to do dental checks in January and we HAVE to have a permission slip to check the students that were sent home this week. This is an awesome service that benefits a lot of kids that otherwise may not have access to dental care.
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Monday-Thursday 3:15-5:45

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WINTER CONCERT MASS REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

PRACTICE BEGINS IN ADVISORIES ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11 AND ENDS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17

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SAVE UP THOSE PBIS POINTS FOR THE SPARTAN CHRISTMAS SHOP

You will be able to use your PBIS points to shop for your loved ones for Christmas. We will even wrap the gifts for you!

Using your first and last initial and your student ID number (same as your lunch number or barcode number on your ID), students and parents can access your point balance by logging in here:

https://student.pbisrewards.com/login.php

GET READY FOR SOME SPARTAN BASKETBALL!

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SMS Lunch Menu

Monday

Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, cereal, parfait bar

Lunch: Chicken Lo Mein w/ Noodles, Grilled Chicken Sandwich w/ fries, Big Daddy's Pizza


Tuesday

Breakfast: Waffle Bites, Yogurt w/ graham crackers, smoothie

Lunch: Chicken Tostada w/ spanish rice, hot dog with fries, Chicken nuggets


Wednesday

Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, cereal, parfait bar

Lunch: Chicken & Waffle, Pinwheel and chips, Sub Sandwich with chips


Thursday

Breakfast: Eggstravaganza Taco, yogurt w/ graham cracker, smoothie

Lunch Street Taco, Chicken Sandwich with fries, Big Daddy's pizza


Friday:

Breakfast: French toast sticks w/ sausage, cereal, parfait bar

Lunch:Pizza Crunchers with marinara sauce, Pepper jack cheese burger w/ chips, Chicken Tenders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsLcQwDE1HE

SMS Spartan's Birthday's this week

December 2 - Jimmy Capelle

December 3 - Ethan Brinkman

December 4 - Dakota Elmore, Sebastian Ruiz Miller

December 5 - Kira Hibbs

December 6 - Noah Ofield, Christal Silva

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TURNBOW ELEMENTARY STEM NIGHT INVITATION

We would like to invite your students to be part of our second annual STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology, and Math) night at Turnbow Elementary on December 5th, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM


The goal of Springdale STEM Night is to provide students and their families with an opportunity to engage in an evening of STEM-based fun! Turnbow Elementary will be set up that night to allow attendees to circulate among stations that will provide hands-on activities that highlight different areas of STEM. I thought some of your EAST or robotics students might be able to come have a station that evening.


We are excited for you to get involved in our second annual STEM night and let our students see what they can do at the middle and junior high levels.


Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. If your students can come that evening please let me know so I can add your school to the list.


Thank you!

Karen LaMendola

wANT TO RECEIVE NOTIFICATIONS FOR NEWS OR EMERGENCY ALERTS?

Fill Out Your link: English: http://bit.ly/2lMTkKc Spanish: http://bit.ly/2kfkR6z


The school district will no longer be using Robo calls for announcements. This will be the method used. Sign up today!

Download the Springdale APP to connect & get notifications

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Please take a moment to fill out the Springdale Parent & Family Engagement Survey

APPLY FOR CAMP WAR EAGLE THIS SUMMER!

WHAT: Camp War Eagle, a premier summer camp located on Beaver Lake in Rogers, Arkansas. Each summer we serve thousands of children and teenagers from Northwest Arkansas who come from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds.

WHY: Camp War Eagle offers amazing programming and can be affordable for all families with our sliding-scale tuition rates. We also encourage scholastic performance and community involvement all year around through our “Qualification” portion of our application.

WHEN: Applications for Summer 2020 have already been released and our priority enrollment deadline is December 15th! Even though applications will be accepted all year, it is important for families to turn in their applications early to increase their chances of placement.


2020 SUMMER APPLICATION

2020 SPANISH SUMMER APPLICATION

Create an account in Schoology and check on assignments and grades. Go to https://district.sdale.org/o/springdale-public-schools/page/more--3 and click on the Schoology icon. Students advisory teachers have your account codes and will be giving them out at Student Led Conferences this week.
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Lunch Account App

Create an account to manage your child's lunch account or fill out for FREE/REDUCED LUNCH.

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Breakfast Club December 20 @ 7:50-8:30

6th Grade Spartan Awards

7th Grade Spartan Awards

SMS Spartan Staff Winner for December

Breakfast Club Perforrmance

PBIS Incentive Holiday Party

Friday, December 20, 2019

Nominate Your Teacher Today

KNWA’s Golden Apple Award Contest, sponsored by Post Consumer Brands, is back for its 3rd year. This contest highlights the efforts of our NWA teachers/ coaches/ classroom instructors that go above and beyond the normal duties of teaching within a classroom and how they “Make Better Happen” for their students. If you know someone like this, we would love to hear about them.

Once a month, one teacher/coach from NWA school districts (traditional and non-traditional settings) will be chosen for an amazing prize package (Golden Apple Award, $150 Walmart Gift Card, and $50 restaurant gift card). The winner will also have a surprise classroom visit from our very own Tavares Jones, a Post Consumer Brand rep, and a camera crew. On the last Wednesday of the month the story will air. (Visits will be organized and confirmed through winning schools principal’s office).

Below you will find the link to our Golden Apple online submission page. Please share this with all of your teachers in your district. This contest will run through the entire school year and our first teacher will be chosen in September. Thank you for your assistance with this wonderful opportunity.

https://www.nwahomepage.com/golden-apple/#//

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Bring your box tops to your advisory teacher to earn $ for PBIS school store

Chromebook Repair Request

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ca514xL5GaNE92dkdZb3sxcrtB1aFk7V9WdhK-dwriQ/edit Click the link to request that your chromebook be repaired by Robin McDonald.