Muskego Lakes Family Newsletter

January 10, 2020

Important Dates Ahead

1/15 - Freshman Orientation 6:00 - 7:45pm Muskego High School

1/16 - Winter Choir Concert - Muskego High School PAC 7:00 - 8:00pm

1/17 - 4th & 5th Grade Teen Center 7:00 - 9:00pm

1/21 - Muskego Lakes Online Registration and Program Cards Due

1/21 - PTO Meeting 6:30-7:30pm Muskego Lakes Library

1/23 - All Restoration Plans are due

1/24 - Professional Development Day - No Students in Attendance

1/29 - MHS Course Information Night 5:00 - 8:00pm Muskego High School

1/31 - Online Registration Due for Muskego High School (Attention 8th Graders)

2/7 - MHS Summer School Registration Begins (Attention 8th Graders)

2/14 - MHS Summer School Registration Closes (Attention 8th Graders)

Welcome Back!

Dear Muskego Lakes Families,


Happy New Year! It is great to have students back at Muskego Lakes. While we are ready for a great second half of the school year, we are also planning for next year. Please review this week's newsletter for important dates regarding registration for the 2020-2021 school year.


With Gratitude,


Ms. Rydzewski & Mr. Krupar

Muskego Lakes Principals

Course Registration for 2020-2021 School Year

As we are coming to a close with our first semester, students are now registering for course electives for the 2020-2021 school year. Presentations are taking place in 5th, 6th and 7th grade classes on the specifics of course registration starting on Tuesday, January 7th and concluding on Wednesday, January 15th. Online registration and course "Program Cards" are both due by Tuesday, January 21st. If 6th and 7th grade students are interested in Project i for next year, they will need to turn in a Project i Reflection paper, also due by January 21st. If 7th graders are interested in applying for AVID for next school year, they will need to turn in an AVID application by January 21st as well. If you have any questions, please contact Janine Hake, School Counselor, at 262-971-1860 ext. 5401 or janine.hake@muskegonorway.org.

Important Dates for High School Registration

It is time for our 8th graders to start planning for freshman year. Below you will find important registration dates on the horizon.

  • January 15 - Freshman Orientation - Muskego High School 6:00 - 7:45pm
  • January 20 - MHS Counselors at Muskego Lakes to help 8th Graders with registration questions
  • January 29 - Course Information Night - Muskego High School 5:00 - 8:00pm
  • January 31 - Registration due online
  • February 7 - MHS Summer School Registration starts
  • February 14 - MHS Summer School Registration closes

2nd Quarter Celebration Day

This quarter's Celebration Day for all students on Honor Level 1 is quickly approaching. The exact date will not be shared so as to surprise the kids when they arrive at school. If your child is on Honor Level 2 or 3, they must fully complete their Restoration Plan(s) and reflection(s) by January 23rd at 3:10 PM in order to return to Honor Level 1 and earn the ability to attend. Families of students currently on Honor Levels 2 or 3 are notified by a weekly email. For more information about Honor Levels, please read Honor Levels for Families.

Warrior Winterizer

Join our Warrior Nation for the second Warrior Winterizer event at Muskego High School on January 31, 2020 from 5-8pm.


Dinner tickets, provided by the Cotton Exchange, are available online for $10. Along with dinner, there will be raffle baskets, silent auction items, girls/boys basketball games, wrestling, Classic 8 Conference diving meet in our new natatorium, AND a retro clothing sale. That’s right, some of your old jerseys may be available to purchase with prices ranging from $1.00-$5.00.

We hope you will join us for an evening filled with fun, memories, and of course all things Muskego! If you have any questions please contact our Athletic and Activities office at 262-971-1790 x4523. You can also take a look at the photos from the event last year or visit the district Facebook page (@MuskegoNorwaySchools) to view the event details.


Warrior Winterizer Flyer

Fortnite Information for Families

Click the link below to learn more about the popular video game, Fortnite.


What Parents Need to Know About Fortnite

PTO Updates

Next PTO Meeting

  • Join us at the next PTO meeting on Tuesday, Jan 21 at 6:30 in the library.


Volunteers Needed

  • Muskego Lakes is hosting the boys basketball tournament on Jan 15 & 16. PTO will be hosting a concession stand. Please sign up for an hour shift HERE. Students are also able to help out; as long as there is a parent there to supervise.
  • Do you have some spare time to help make copies, laminate, etc? The staff greatly appreciates the help of volunteers like you! Sign up HERE for dates/times that work into your busy schedule.
  • Do you have some spare time to volunteer at the Muskego Lakes PBIS store? The store is open every other Friday during lunch. Students visit the store to redeem red tickets they earned for positive behavior around school. Sign up HERE for dates/times that would fit into your schedule!


Midweek Munchies
  • We have a fabulous staff here at Muskego Lakes and PTO has a tradition of providing weekly Midweek Munchies to say thank you for being so amazing and leading our kids to be the best versions of themselves. Click here to sign up to bring in treats for staff.

Reporting a Concern

Muskego Lakes Middle School will provide a safe, secure and respectful learning environment for all students at school, on buses, and at school-sponsored events. Linked below is a form that can be used by any student or parent/guardian of a student to report any alleged rude behavior, mean behavior, bullying behavior, harassment, or intimidation that occurs on school property, at a school-sponsored activity, or on a school bus. The information submitted will be reviewed by the principals, Ms. Rydzewski & Mr. Krupar. If you know of any families frustrated with any situation regarding their child, please refer them to this form. The sooner we know of a concern that sooner we can intervene. Thank you!


Report a Concern

Important Dates Ahead

Important dates for the coming weeks and months are all located on the Muskego Lakes website.


https://www.muskegonorway.org/schools/muskegolakes/


The calendar and events are found on the main page. Look under "Upcoming Events".

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