Middle School Faculty Newsletter

Week of 10/17 - 10/21

In The Classroom

8th Grade History, D Block (Brooks Hopp):

Last Thursday, Brooks' history class had a discussion why we have government. The kids explored different types of governments and the opposing viewpoints of each form.

Core Value Kudos

Student Name: Charlotte Jennings

Core Value: Building Trust

She was in snack line before Saanya, a 6th grader. Right after they both finished making purchases Charlotte said "are you a 6th grader? Hi, I'm Charlotte" and proceeded to walk and chat with her! It was great.


  • Please remind your advisees of the appropriate attire as they think about what to wear for Halloween.
  • Remember to take attendance every block.
  • Conferences are next week - please think about structure and messaging for families.
  • Please remind your kids that there is no eating in the hallways - perhaps a great opportunity to talk about our core values.
  • Thank you to all who are present during passing periods. This presence really helps guide our young folks in a positive direction.

Plan of the Week

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Looking Ahead

10/24: Extended Advisory

10/25: New Faculty Meeting - 7:15

10/26: 6th Grade Gear Check

10/27: Donor Dinner

10/27: Conferences 7:30 AM- 5 PM

10/28: Conferences 7:30 AM- 5 PM

10/29: OPEN HOUSE (MS 10-12:30 PM, US 2-4:30 PM)

10/31: Halloween (Please remind your advisees - NO CLOWN COSTUMES)

10/31: 6th Grade Late Start

11/2-11/4: 6th Grade SEE Trip (NatureBridge)

11/2-11/3: 7th Grade Field Trip (Ropes/NW Harvest)

Parent-Teacher Conferences Tip Sheet

Research shows that family engagement improves school readiness, student achievement, and social skills. Furthermore, an increasing number of innovative approaches to education leverage and connect the many settings...

Who's on Lunch Duty?

Ali: 10/5 - 10/17

Sandy: 10/18 - 10/26

Lewis: 10/26 - 11/3

Aimee: 11/4 - 11/14

Zac D: 11/14 - 11/22