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Weekly Family Updates

Week of May 15, 2023

Notes for the Upcoming Week

*A Message From Mrs. Barousse

As we wrap up another great week at Samuel Mickle School, I want to thank the students for their cooperation and patience during NJSLA testing, as well as their families for ensuring that students were prepared for testing. Testing can be an exhausting week for our students, so take time to relax and enjoy this weekend!

Looking ahead to next week, please join me in supporting our students at the following SMS events:

  • Mickle Marketplace - May 15, 5:30-7:30 PM (rain date May 16)
  • Mandatory Band Rehearsal, May 16, 3:20-4:30 PM
  • Mandatory Chorus Rehearsal, May 17, 3:20-4:15 PM
  • Spring Band Concert - May 17 @ Kingsway Eitel Theater, 7:00 PM
  • Grade 6 Holocaust Guest Speaker, May 18, 1:50 PM
  • Spring Chorus Concert - May 18, 7:00 PM
  • 3rd Grade Field Trip (Philadelphia Zoo), May 19
  • Mickle Book Fair, May 19

*School Spirit Day

Thursday, May 18 is Super Hero Day!

*NJSLA Dates to Remember

  • May 15th-19th- NJSLA ELA and Math Make Ups & Grade 5 Science

  • Charge all Chromebook at home. There will be a limited number of devices available for students to borrow. If no devices are available for a student to borrow, the student will have to participate in a make-up session.

  • Be on time for school. Students cannot enter the classroom once the testing session has started. If late to school, the student will have to participate in a make-up session.

  • No electronic devices. This includes cell phones, smart watches, etc. All devices must be off and stored away for the duration of the testing session. Students may NOT use smart watches to keep track of time.

*Home and School Communications

H&S will be sending a communication each week on Wednesdays at 6:00pm. Please be on the lookout!

*Parent Drop Off

Please have your students exit on the passenger side of the vehicle as a safety precaution. This allows your student to exit directly onto the sidewalk.


If your child is absent or going to be late, please remember to notify the school by calling the attendance line. The school number is 856-423-0412. Press 2 for the Samuel Mickle School. Then, press 1 for the Attendance Line.

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Thought for the Week

"First, Think * Second, Believe * Third, Dream * And Finally, Dare." - Walt Disney

Home & School Association Happenings

1st Day of School Supplies Fundraiser

Get the exact school supplies your teacher requested with brand-name products! Deadline to order for the 2023-24 school year is July 1st!

Please click the link to order for Jeffrey Clark and/or Samuel Mickle!


Your School Store Link: Samuel Mickle: http://1stdayschoolsupplies.com/kits.php?sid=67857

Mother Son Sports Night!

Meet us at Legends Ballpark for sports, games, pizza, drinks, and FUN!


Tickets are $15 a person!

All sessions will take place at:

Legends Ballpark

120 Sewell Road

Sewell, NJ 08080

Activities will include: Wiffleball, kickball and games/relays

Session 1 is from 5-6:30pm for grades Pre-K through 2nd

Session 2 is from 6-8pm for grades 3rd-6th

There are 6 different possible nights to attend this event. Please be sure to select the session for the appropriate grade level. Be sure to read the options at the bottom of the flyer if you have more than one son. If you have specific questions, please feel free to contact Cathy Gibbons at catpin@msn.com. Please wear sneakers and comfortable clothes!

Philadelphia Union Fundraiser

East Greenwich Home and School is hosting an EG night at the Philadelphia Union game on Wednesday 5/31 at 7pm. Please join us for a fun night out to cheer on the Union! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to East Greenwich Home and School.

Attachment: Union flyer.pdf

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Character Education and SEL

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