Spry Newsletter

October 11th, 2019

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Upcoming Spry Events



Oct. 11 - Superintendent Conference Day (No School K-12)

Oct. 14 - Columbus Day (No School K-12)

Oct. 16 - Mandatory Washington DC Meeting (Parent/Student/Chaperone) 6:30 pm

Oct. 23 - Spry 7th Grade Parent Information Mtg on Washington DC 6:30 pm

Nov. 4 - Picture Make up day

Nov. 8 -End of first marking period

Nov. 6-8 -Washington DC 8th Grade trip

Announcements


  • Saturday - Oct. 26th. Come join the fun of the Rochester October School Festival! Enrollment is open to any student, grades 6-8, who would like to participate in this fun, interactive, German cultural immersion day. Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall! Join us making “Spaghetti” ice cream sundaes, dancing traditional folk dances, voting in our East vs West German Idol session, examining life on both sides of the wall, decorating a slogan for a button, and starring in an escape the Berlin Wall production! You’ll also get to eat authentic, delicious German wurst, sauerkraut, potato salad and yummy desserts during our lunch break. Leave that Saturday afternoon with a souvenir T-shirt, prizes, knowing a little more about the German history, language and culture, and meeting other kids from around Rochester that are also interested in spending a fun Saturday with us! Don’t delay! Registration is limited to the first 200 6th to 8th graders to register! Registration forms and information can be found from a World Language teacher or from German Teacher, Frau Gillette, in room 325.

  • Are you planning to audition for Drama Club? Then listen up! Make sure to turn in your Blue Audition Form and sign up for acting auditions on Mrs. Mungo's door in the Main Office. Remember to find the acting monologues on the Drama Club webpage and the music for singing auditions on our Google Classroom. We're excited to see all of you at

  • Attention, snowsports club members and new 6th graders! We will be having a snowsports club meeting after school on Thursday, October 10th in Mrs. McGuigan’s room, W13. Please come and join us for our informational meeting. It is a great club to join if you are just learning how to ski or snowboard or if you've been doing it for years! If you cannot attend or have been in the club before, just stop by on Thursday to pick up a packet.

  • Do you love your country? Do you love money? Then you should enter the VFW Patriot's Pen Essay Contest. The top prize is $5,000 and an all-expense paid trip to Washington DC for you and a parent or guardian. Last year a Spry student won a total of $125!! Entry forms are available in your house office. See Mrs. Gulino in room 124 with any questions. All entries are due by the end of the day on Wednesday, October 30th. Turn them into Mrs. Gulino.

  • Do you have a good imagination? Do you have a sense of humor? Do you like writing amazing stories? Would you like a snack? Are you in 7th or 8th grade? Then come on down to creative writing club in room W21! All 7th and 8th grade house colors are welcome! We will have our next meeting on October 10th! Hope to see you there!

  • Newspaper Club will meet Thursday in room 205 after school. New members are always welcome!

Winter Sports Sign-ups

Winter Sports Sign Ups will start on Friday, October 11th via FamilyID.com. Any 7th and 8th-grade student interested in playing any sport in the Winter needs to go to Family ID with a parent and register for your desired sport. Remember, a new sports Registration on Family ID is required for every sport, every season! If you need information on the Family ID website stop by the Health office.


https://www.familyid.com/pages/home

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Thank you GeoTech Class!

Thank you for building a new ADA Compliant ramp for our gym entrance! Awesome job!
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BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to help earn cash for Spry. Each one is worth 10¢ for our school! The program has changed and become mostly digital! There is a box tops app (available to download) where you scan your grocery receipt and the items that qualify are automatically added. In addition, there are pink Box Tops on hundreds of products. All you have to do is clip them and send them to school.

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YEARBOOK SALES

Yearbook Sales

Don't miss out - purchase your Spry 2019-2020 Yearbook online. Go to www.jostensyearbooks.com to order yours today!

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Washington DC Information

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Rochester Oktoberschulfest - Oct 26th

Come join the fun of the Rochester Oktoberschulfest (October School Festival)! Enrollment is open to any student, grades 6-8, who would like to participate in this fun, interactive, German cultural immersion day. Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall!

Join us making “Spaghetti” ice cream sundaes, dancing traditional folk dances, voting in our East vs West German Idol session, examining life on both sides of the wall, decorating a slogan for a button, and starring in an escape the Berlin Wall production! You’ll also get to eat authentic, delicious German wurst, sauerkraut, potato salad and yummy desserts during our lunch break.

Leave that Saturday afternoon with a souvenir T-shirt, prizes, knowing a little more about the German history, language and culture, and meeting other kids from around Rochester that are also interested in spending a fun Saturday with us!

Don’t delay! Registration is limited to the first 200 6th – 8th graders to register! Registration forms and information can be found from a World Language teacher or from German Teacher, Frau Gillette, in room 325.

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Support Spry PTSA - Membership information at the link below

Hispanic Heritage Celebration on November 2.

Doors will open at 6:30 PM and the event will run until 9:00 PM. This evening of live music, salsa and merengue lessons and dancing is being organized by the F.I.R.E. (Families Igniting Racial Equity) Hispanic Heritage and Culture Committee.


There is no charge to attend, though we will be accepting "ofrendas" (offerings) on behalf of local service organizations.


More information will be shared in the next few weeks.


We hope you can attend (with your dancing shoes on) to help us celebrate the vibrant culture and contributions of our Hispanic/LatinX community.

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