MTMS Wolf Wire

Week of January 14

Important Dates

January 14 - PTA meeting @ 6 p.m.

January 15 - Digital Safety: Protecting Teens in an On-Line World

January 16 - MTMS Blood Drive 12:00-5:30pm

January 21 - No School in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Athletics

7th Grade BBB

1/15 VS Turner @ Home

1/17 VS Clark @ Home

1/19 A Team Only Shawnee Heights Tournament @ Shawnee Heights (Topeka)


8th Grade BBB

1/15 VS Turner @ Turner

1/17 VS Clark @ Robert Clark (Bonner)

1/19 A Team Only Seaman Tournament @ Seaman (Topeka)


Activities

1/18 - FCA Meeting


8th Grade Families

1/30 - Enrollment presentation at Mill Valley High School

2/6 - Mill Valley Incoming Freshmen Night from 6:30-8:30PM


Parent/Teacher Conferences

Watch for more information regarding Parent/Teacher Conferences but put these dates on your calendar!

2/13 - Parent/Teacher Conferences - Full day of school

2/14 - Parent Teacher Conferences - No school

2/15 - No School

2/18 - No School in observance of Presidents Day

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Congratulations Spellers

Congratulations to our new school spelling bee champion – 6th grader Emersyn J! She made it through 35 rounds before winning it big with the word “hydrogen.” (Although that was definitely not her trickiest word.)

Emersyn will represent MTMS at the Johnson County Bee on January 26. And all twelve spellers from today will compete again on February 5 at the Kaw Valley League Bee. Be sure to wish them good luck!

Science Olympiad

Practices: Thursdays: January 10-31st

Remaining meets: January 19th HOME (volunteers needed)

February 2nd: Warrensburg

The regional/state team will be determined and notification sent out by February 4th.

Regional/State team:

Practices: Mondays and Thursdays: February 4th – April 4th.

Meets: February 23rd: Johnson County Community College

April 5th – 6th: Wichita State University

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Cheerleading

*Student Information Meeting: Wednesday, March 20th in the Activity Center during seminar
At this meeting, students will be given important information regarding the tryout clinic, tryouts, and required paperwork for tryouts. This is a MANDATORY meeting. Students MUST attend if wanting to try out for cheerleading.

*Parent Information Meeting: Tuesday, March 26th in the Commons at 6:00pm
At this meeting, parents will be given important information regarding the tryout clinic, tryouts, and required paperwork for tryouts. This is a MANDATORY meeting. A parent MUST attend as a representative for their child if they want to try out for cheerleading.

*Tryout Clinic: Wednesday, March 27th in the Gym from 3:05pm-4:30pm
At this tryout clinic, students will be learning ALL required material to try out for cheerleading. After our clinic is over, ALL material will be uploaded to our MT Cheer YouTube website.

*Tryout: Saturday, March 30th at 9:00am
Registration will begin at 8:30am. We will go over tryout attire and other information at our meetings.

*2018-2019 New Squad Meeting: Thursday, April 4th in the Commons at 6:00pm
This is a required meeting if your child makes the 2019-2020 MT Cheer squad.

For any additional information, please visit our website https://www.usd232.org/Page/4571 or contact Kelly Sullivan at ksullivan@usd232.org or Angie Ayers at angayers@usd232.org.
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From the Counselors

Helping Students Learn newsletter, from the Parent Institute, is a monthly newsletter that is posted on the MTMS Website under the Counselor Tab.


Feature topics for the month of January include:


  • "Snuff out inhalant abuse"
  • "Teach your child strategies for improving reading comprehension"
  • "Parent Quiz - Are you encouraging careful work?"


Click on the following link for the above topics and many more:


https://www.usd232.org/cms/lib/KS02213215/Centricity/Domain/2591/January%20Helping%20Students%20Learn.pdf

Lunch Menu January 14-18

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