The Nest

April 20, 2018

Yearbook Sale

Yearbooks are currently being sold through April 30th. This is the final opportunity to guarantee your copy! The cost is $39, and yearbook order forms can be found at the main office. Please turn in a completed yearbook order form and your check (made payable to TMS) or cash to the main office.

Falcon Baseball

The Falcon baseball team began their season with an away game against Hunters Creek Middle School on Tuesday, April 17th. The team then traveled to Northwoods Park Middle School on Thursday, April 19th. Though the final score was not in favor of the Falcons, our baseball players are working hard to refine their skills and become victorious. The Falcons host their first home games on Tuesday, April 24th against the Swansboro Pirates followed by the Jacksonville Knights on Thursday, April 26th. Both games begin at 4:00pm on the Trexler Baseball Field. We look forward to seeing fans at these games to show your school spirit by cheering on our Falcons!


Trexler's Boys' and Girls' Track Team will participate in their first mini-meet on Monday, April 30th. The event begins at 4:00pm, but the location has not been finalized at this time. Student athletes will compete in sprint, middle-distance and relay foot racing events. Athletes will also be able to demonstrate their jumping and throwing skills in the long jump, high jump, discus, and shot put. Please come out to support the Trexler Boys' and Girls' Track Team for their first meet. Please check next week's The Nest for additional information.

Scholastic Book Fair

Trexler's spring Scholastic Book Fair arrives next week. The fair will be open in the media center during school hours on April 25th-30th. Students and parents are welcome to shop during school hours. Parents and relatives may also make purchases before the school fair arrives and after it leaves by visiting our online fair at the link provided below. Also included is information about eWallet, a new digital payment option. Remember, all purchases benefit our school. Hope to see you there!

Spring Concert Information

Music is in the air as Trexler's band, chorus, and orchestra students prepare for the Spring Concert Series. Below you will find detailed information regarding each concert. We invite you to join us for a night of music and song from our talented musicians and singers.

Band – May 14th

A message from Ms. Sumner:

Trexler's Spring Band Concert will take place on Monday, May 14th at 6:00pm in the Richlands High School Auditorium. Doors will open at 5:15pm, and students are expected to be in their seats with instruments and music by 5:45pm. 6th grade musicians will be seated on stage, while 7th and 8th grade musicians will have a designated area to sit in the auditorium. After each group performs, you may leave; however, everyone is invited to stay for the entire concert. Each family will be given one free ticket for the performance. Regular admission is $2.00.

Band Concert Attire

Ladies: White blouse, black dress pants or skirt (2 inches below the knee), dress shoes

Young Men: White dress shirt, tie, black dress pants, dress shoes

**Note: Students need to unpack instruments and leave cases in the band room during the performance**

For questions regarding the band concert, please email Mary Sumner.

Chorus – May 8th

A message from Ms. Andrews:

It is the time of year when the Trexler Middle School choral students present their spring concert. We invite you to join us on Tuesday, May 8th at 6:30pm in the RICHLANDS HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM. There will be a $2.00 admission fee for adults and school age children

I am requesting that 6th choral students be on the risers by 6:00pm to complete a warm and sound check. The 7th and 8th grade choral students will meet in the RHS band room by 6:30pm. Please make every effort to have your child in the designated area on time.

All students must be in concert attire. The young ladies should wear a white sleeved shirt, black pants or knee length skirt and black shoes—NO ATHELETIC SHOES, FLIP FLOPS, OR VERY HIGH HEELS PLEASE. The young men should wear a white dress shirt, long tie (7th & 8th grade only), black slacks and dress shoes (NO ATHELETIC SHOES). Students should not bring any personal belongings (coats, purses, cell phones, etc.) with them to the stage area.

For questions regarding the choral concert, please email Tamara Andrews.

Orchestra – May 15th

A message from Ms. Nosow:

The Spring Orchestra concert will be on Tuesday, May 15th in the Richlands High School Auditorium. Students need to arrive at 6:00pm wearing their black orchestra polo, black pants, and dark shoes (dark socks if necessary). The concert begins at 6:30pm, and admission is free. No tickets are required, and family and friends are welcome!

For questions regarding the orchestra concert, please email Cynthia Nosow.

Rising 6th Grade Parent Night

Help us spread the word. Trexler's AVID Site Team will host a Rising 6th Grade Parent Night at Richlands Elementary on Thursday, April 26th. Parents and students will learn about focused note-taking, the middle school binder, and tutorials in the AVID elective class. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a college scavenger hunt. There will also be a chance for guests to participate in team building activities and hear from a student panel. AVID applications for rising 6th graders will be due to the elementary school by Friday, May 4th. We hope to see all our future Falcons at this upcoming event and look forward to your participation.

PTO Meeting

Would you like to be more involved with your child's after school activities? Do you have time to volunteer to help support Trexler's after school events? If you've answered YES, Trexler's PTO is seeking your membership, and they would love to see you at their next meeting on Monday, April 30th at 6:00pm in the cafeteria. From chaperoning dances to concession stands, the PTO supports Trexler in a variety of ways, and these efforts are only successful with the support of parent volunteers.

Trexler's PTO is currently in need of volunteers to help chaperone the 8th Grade Falcon Finale on Friday, May 18th. Volunteers will also be needed to help decorate, collect tickets at the door, and serve food. If you are unable to donate your time, the PTO is also seeking food donations for the dance. For more information, please come to the next Falcon Finale planning session on Tuesday, April 24th at 6:30pm.

*If you are unable to make the PTO meeting, Falcon Finale planning session, or if you have questions, please contact Trexler's PTO at

All-State Chorus

Trexler is pleased to have several students represent our school in the North Carolina All-State Chorus performance. The event will be held on Saturday, April 21st in Greensboro. Check back to next week's The Nest for an update on the talented singers' performance.