Mustang Memo

Maple Grove Middle School: Week of December 14-18

In This Issue....

  • Calendar of Weekly Events & Upcoming Dates
  • Social Media For Middle Level Classrooms
  • All Staff Holiday Lunch
  • Movie Trivia

UPCOMING DATES

  • December 15 - Staff Holiday Luncheon 10:50-1:15
  • December 16 - Licensed Staff District Professional Development - 2:50 PM - Media Center
  • December 18 - Last Day Before Winter Break
  • December 21-January 1 - Winter Break
  • January 4 - School Resumes
  • January 6 - Non Licensed Staff Meeting - 9:30 AM & 1:30 PM - in the Main Office Conference Room
  • January 6 - Building Professional Development - 2:50 PM- in the Media Center
  • January 6 - District Honor Band 3-5 PM
  • January 7 - 7th Grade Band Concert - 7 PM

Social Media for Middle School Students

It's no secret....our student have a digital presence in social media. We as adults also notice and recognize the strong digital presence in our lives and communities. In this article from AMLE, you will learn about the research behind the use of social media in the middle school classroom can enhance the learning experience. Along with the benefits and challenges of this tool, the article also discusses some practical instructional strategies you could implement in your classroom today!

All Staff Holiday Lunch

You are invited to our holiday lunch on Tuesday, December 15. Lunch will be provided in the staff lounge from 10:50-1:15. We hope you can join us!!

Movie Trivia

In the movie, A Christmas Story, what present does Ralphie receive?


Know the answer? Email your response to looby-morriss@district279.org and you could win a prize!


Last week's answer: In the movie, "Elf," what did Buddy put on his spaghetti? Maple Syrup! Check for a prize in your box if you emailed the correct answer!