Middle School News - March 12th

Go Wildcats!

ASSEMBLY!! 5th, 6th and 7th graders going to KELLOGG!! Tuesday at 9:00AM Code: KelloggMS

Come meet Principal Smith****Find out which Bridger teachers will be going to Kellogg!

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Message from Ms. Roletto

Welcome to our 5th Grade Families

We have now officially added our 5th grade families to our middle school newsletter! We hope you get more information specifically around the transition to middle school through our newsletter and community.

What is the word around Middle School Hybrid? Here is what we know:

  • We will follow the same hours as the primary students in order to accommodate transportation planning.
  • The middle school and high school surveys HAVE NOT come out yet.

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Special Announcement

I am so happy to announce that I WILL BE one of the Assistant Principals at Kellogg Middle School next year!

I am so EXCITED to stay with this community and will be helping out Principal Smith when I can to help plan for spring and summer as we get ready to open a new school.

Kellogg Middle School Class Schedules for current 6th and 7th graders - Follow up

Thank you to those who met with us during scheduled times this past week to look over elective choices for next year.

I will be reaching out to those who did not fill it out yet and we can set up a time to go through it.

Most of the students have heard about the electives from me.

Here is the list of classes for you to review: Elective class descriptions

Here is the link to the forecasting form you can fill out together: Forecasting form

WATCH these videos to help you OR visit me next week at the times below to help you fill these out:

Video explaining classes

Video explaining form

Need help? Come visit Ms. Roletto - ALL NEXT WEEK!

Tuesday through Friday - 9:00am - 9:40am - Google Meet Code: Roletto

Monday through Friday - 12:25 - 12:55 - Google Meet Code: Roletto

FUN FRIDAY - Because we need one!! Find out next week from teachers what your choices are...

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Middle School and HS Transition Plans

Harrison Park:

  • Ms. Roletto will be working with the Harrison Park team to communicate and activities or meetings that may scheduled in the spring.
  • I anticipate that we will be doing schedule forecasting in APRIL for incoming students. Stay tuned!

Kellogg Middle School:

  • Principal Smith has started to form committees with teachers to start planning.
  • He also would like to start a parent advisory group in April. It will be about two parents per grade level (5th-8th). I don't have final information, but if you want to be put on a list to be considered, please email groletto@pps.net

High Schools:

  • We know that high schools are deep in creating the master schedule for the school. We hope to hear what next steps are for families, but my guess would be mid spring.
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MS "Lunch Hangout Times"

Opportunities to connect w/ others and counselor:

Ms. Howard office hours: CODE: howardoffice - Fridays 9:40-10:20

6th drop-in Lunch Group - CODE: 6lunch - Mondays 12:30 - 1pm

7th/8th drop-in Lunch Group - CODE: 78lunch - Tues 12:30 - 1pm

Student Council – CODE: bridgerstudentcouncil – Fri 1:10–1:55pm

QSA Group – Email Ms. Howard for code - Fridays 2-2:30pm

Ms. Howard can be reached at 971-378-0470 or rhoward@pps.net

COUNSELOR WEBSITE: https://sites.google.com/pps.net/bridger-k-8-counseling/home

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Google Meet Codes and Office Hour Codes

Most Middle School Office Hours will happen on Friday from 9:40 - 10:25am

Link to class and office hour codes: MS Google Meet Class Codes (updated)

Student Emails and Google Calendar

The middle school team will also expecting students to be checking their student email regularly.

  • Mr. Roletto will be sending information about activities throughout the year
  • Teachers will confirm appointments with students

It's a skill they will need to have when they get to high school and expected to use.

Also it will be important for students to use their email because we WANT to text students, but we aren't able to use REMIND messaging directly with students as some parents have asked because their is an age requirement that most of our students don't meet.

Organization tip for students - WATCH

Here is a way to organize the links and documents you want accessible right away when you start your day. Helps save time and you don't have to remember how to search for things.

Video link: Ms. Roletto's organization tip