February Newsletter

Hanby Middle School, February 2019

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IMPORTANT FEBRUARY DATES

Feb 4: Girls Basketball vs. Prospect at HOME, 4 PM

Feb 5: Brain Bowl at REACH School, 1:00 PM

Feb 5: Wrestling at South Grants Pass, 4:30 PM

Feb 6: Girls Basketball at New Hope, 4 PM

Feb 6: Honor Society Induction ceremony, 7:00 PM

Feb 7: Wrestling at Scenic, 4:30 PM

Feb 8 - 9: Girls Basketball Tournament AT HANBY

Feb 11: Girls Basketball at Lorna Byrne, 4:30 PM

Feb 12: Brain Bowl vs. Lincoln Savage AT HOME, 10 AM

Feb 12: Wrestling at Talent, 4:30 PM

Feb 13: NAEP Testing for 8th Graders only

Feb 13: 6th Grade Wrestling District at Rogue River, 4:30 PM

Feb 14: Girls Basketball Varsity vs. Cascade Varsity, 4:00 PM; Bball JV vs. Ruch JV (following Varsity game), AT HOME

Feb 14: Wrestling Duels, time and place to be determined

Feb 15 (Saturday): Wrestling Conference Meet, 4:00 PM; place to be determined

Feb 18: NO SCHOOL -- President's Day

Feb 19: Brain Bowl at Lorna Byrne, 10:30 AM

Feb 20: Girls Varsity Basketball at Kids Unlimited, 4:30 PM

Feb 25: Brain Bowl vs. South Grants Pass AT HOME, 11 AM

Feb 25: Girls Basketball JV vs. Applegate JV, 4:00 PM, AT HOME

Feb 27: Girls Basketball at Sacred Heart, 4 PM

PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

I hope that you have all had a good start to the new year. This month we will begin a season of assessments that will help students measure growth and compare their educational progress with others in the state and in the nation. This year, our 8th graders will take the NAEP test, a national test in which schools are selected around the nation for this assessment. Our students will be assessed in Language Arts, Math and Science. The testing is done in one day. At the end of the month, our 6th grade students will be taking their language arts assessment in their scheduled language arts class, February 25th - 28th. To see the testing dates for your child, please visit our Hanby Webpage.


The end of our Wrestling and Girls Basketball seasons is coming quickly and I'd like to extend a big Thank You to the coaches of both sports for a successful season. Thank you to parents and fans this sports season; you have been a great example of good sportsmanship for our children. Thank you to our Athletic Director Drew Wilkerson, who will be putting on a two-day girls basketball tournament Feb 8th and 9th. It is a lot of work but also a great experience for our girls.


Next month, we will start the track season and I encourage the participation of all students!


Our Brain bowl team is also in season and has shown much growth this year. Thank you to Mr. Curry and our Brain Bowl participants.


Have a great month and we all look forward to some good weather!

Mr. Dippel

NAEP INFORMATION

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JANUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Coming in March . . .

Parent-Teacher conferences will be held in the Hanby Cafeteria Wednesday - Friday, March 20th - 22nd. A sign-up form will be included in the March newsletter!