Viking News Update

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Some things informative, some things fun, ALL things Viking

Last Week & a Look Ahead...

Happy Mother's Day, Viking Moms! Let's take a look back at the week past...

Congratulations on a fantastic Open House! I've heard many positive remarks from parents. I appreciate all of your hard work! Music in the Parks was Saturday, and our performers and instructors brought home the hardware!! See pic below. Their accomplishments this weekend: Kayla Hagenow - Overall Best Accompanist; Jazz Band - Superior; Symphonic Band - Superior First Place; Viking Chorale - Superior First Place; Treble Voices - Excellent Second Place.


Also, congratulatons to the FANTASTIC Catherine Plunkett and all of our creative artists and district art teachers on another HIGHLY successful D47 Art Show at Lakeside. Additionally, the 8th Grade Tea was held last Wednesday night, and WOW! Such amazing speeches these kids wrote! THANK YOU to everyone who came out to listen and judge. The four finalists will be announced this week, and the winners (one male/one female) will receive an award and read their speeches at Honor's Night on June 1.


Looking ahead to this week...

NJHS Induction Night is this Tuesday night. New inductees are welcomed in, and we say goodbye to our 8th grade NJHS members at this formal ceremony. All staff are welcome to attend! A Parent Panel for incoming 6th graders will be held here at RBMS this Thursday night; the first set of Chromebook trainings are this Wednesday, as well as the Symphonic Band performing with GR and West beginning bands; and finally, just to mention one final highlight, the long-awaited production of Crumpled Classics is here! Performances are both Friday and Saturday. Can't wait!

Teacher Appreciation Week

I hope everyone enjoyed TAW last week! HUGE, EXTRAORDINARY thanks to the Viking PTO for putting on a TREMENDOUS week for everyone! You are so deserving of everything you received last week. We hope you enjoyed! Here is a pic of the Treat Cart from Thursday.
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Great Twitter Finds This Week

NJHS Induction Ceremony

Tuesday, May 10th, 6-7pm

170 North Oak Street

Crystal Lake, IL

Culver's Fundraiser

Tuesday, May 10th, 12-2pm

Culver's, Crystal Lake, IL, United States

Crystal Lake, IL

Chromebook Training

Wednesday, May 11th, 10am-12pm

170 North Oak Street

Crystal Lake, IL

Encore & Sign-ups

Chromebook Training

Wednesday, May 11th, 12:30-2:15pm

170 North Oak Street

Crystal Lake, IL

6th Grade & Sign-ups (12:40-2:10pm)

Parent Panel

Thursday, May 12th, 6:30-7:30pm

170 North Oak Street

Crystal Lake, IL

Parent Panel for any incoming 6th grade parent. Made up of current middle school parents from all 3 middle schools. Stop on by!

RBMS Production of "Crumpled Classics"

Friday, May 13th, 7-9pm

170 North Oak Street

Crystal Lake, IL

Also being performed Saturday, 5/14

Jazz Ensemble w/CLC

Saturday, May 14th, 12pm

300 Lakeshore Drive

Crystal Lake, IL

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