The Weekly Bulldog

May 16, 2019

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From Tim: Greeting from London and the Class of 2019

Top Five Things

1. Learn-Do-Become blog shows a year in the life of our Middle School

Culminating in the 8th-grade capstone trip to England, a Middle School year has a definite spirit and cadence to it: The exuberance of back to school, the settling determination and energy of the academic year and sports calendar, the rushing days of the end of the school year; Head of Middle School Greg captures it in photos. Take a look at

2. The Library's calling... wants its books back! All library books are due back to Allan by May 20 – that's Monday! To replenish your supply in time for summer reading, Stanley invites you to swap or just pick out free books from our community gathering space next Thursday and Friday, May 23-24. Stanley says: You don't have to donate to pick out new books!

3. Inflatable fun for our middle schoolers

After school Tuesday, May 28, ALL 6-7-8 students can have fun in the sun with their teachers right our backyard. Fun Productions is delivering some of its most popular inflatable games – everything from putt-putt and Zorb globe riders to rock-em sock-em jousting. The cost to participate in this buy-a-share is $40 online. We hope all 6-7-8s will join; email the Office of Community Engagement if you need comp tickets.

4. Student portrait artwork beckons K-5 families

K-1-2 and 3-4-5 parents who haven’t picked up their students' photo project from the auction, please come and get it in the community space as soon as possible: $30 cash or check

5. We heart our community!

In thanks and celebration of the time, talent and treasure you give to our community, join us between 8-9 a.m., Wednesday, May 29, in the Hambidge Commons community gathering space for breakfast and coffee. Even if you can’t stay, stop in and have a bite – you’ve earned it wonderful volunteers!