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Week of: February 17th

Dear Stonybrook Families,

We are continuing to celebrate Black History Month by collaborating to create art. Last week the students and staff worked together to create an art piece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The art is displaced in the lobby of the WECC building.
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This Week's Events

2/18: 7th & 8th Grade Dance From 6-8 PM.

2/19: Stonybrook's Showcase during the board meeting at WECC at 7:00 PM

2/21: Ties and Tiaras- 5th & 6th Grade Father/Daughter, Mother/Son Dance

2/20: Girl's Basketball - 5:30 PM

2/26: Girl's Basketball & Wrestling - 5:30 PM

2/27: Wrestling - 5:30 PM

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Attention! 8th Grade Washington DC Field Trip

We are just one month away from our exciting trip to Washington, DC & Gettysburg, so it will be here before we know it!



MEDICAL FORMS:

When you registered on-line, there was a page that asked for all medical information, including dietary restrictions, emergency contacts, etc. If you did not fill out this page, we would like to ask you to log-in to your account to complete this information. Also, if you have had any recent changes to your child's health, please go in and update your form as well. The website is www.appiantours.com and once you Log On, click on My Account, and scroll to the bottom to edit the information. Sometimes the student name will be listed to the left under "Access Acct" - if that is the case, you will want to select your child's name before editing the participant information to make sure you are updating the correct account. If you need assistance for this process, please don't hesitate to call us at (317) 903-2959.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS - PARENT MEETING:

There will be a pre-trip Parent Meeting on Thursday, February 27th at 6:00pm in the Cafeteria at Raymond Park Middle School. Stonybrook students will be traveling with Raymond Park students for this trip due to the number of registrations. So the meeting will be at Raymond Park, and we will be able to answer any of your questions here! At this meeting, the final timed itinerary, packing list and trip details will be reviewed.

Save the Date!

Family Night at Stonybrook, April 8, 2020 6-8pm

Espresso-Yourself Night

Plan on treating your family to an evening of Art, Music, and hands-on fun! More information coming soon.

School Safety & Security Reminders

SAFETY DRILLS

Stonybrook IMS conducts safety drills with the support of Warren Police at various times of the day and throughout the year to ensure that students and staff are prepared for unexpected events that may arise during the school day.

  • Periodic severe weather drills and lockdown drills, along with monthly fire drills, are conducted to ensure students and staff have time to practice the procedures associated with each situation.
  • Periodic bus evacuation drills are conducted on campus to allow students to practice and prepare for bus emergencies. Periodic bus scans are conducted with the support of Warren Police to ensure that materials being brought on campus are school appropriate.

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Attention 7th Grade Parents!

SIMS will be conducting the abstinence-based program Making A Difference with our 7th grade scholars during the month of April. Permission slips will be sent home on Monday, Feb. 3rd with scholars. It is imperative that you read over the permission form, sign and return it to school with your child by Friday, Feb. 14th. We must know whether you wish for your child to take part in the program or decline instruction. Thank you in advance for reading over and making sure your child returns their signed permission form.

7th Grade Field Trip

7th grade parents, if you are interested in having your child go on the 7th grade trip to Chicago this May, please register now by reserving a seat on the travel bus. THe total cost of the trip is 145 per student and 165 per parent. There is a 25 dollar registeration fee due upon signing your child up. The final payment for the trip has to be made by Thursday, March 19, 2020.

Register at www.appiantours.com School Tour ID : SIMSChicago2020 Trip Date : Friday, May 15, 2020

21st Century Scholars

Please visit the 21st Century Scholars website. Apply online @ www.scholars.in.gov or submit the application through your school counselor. Students must sign up before June 30th during their 8th grade year.

8th grade Counsleor: Michael James- mjames1@warren.k12.in.us

7th grade Counselor: Melissa Nicholson- mnichol1@warren.k12.in.us

Creative Writing Camp

Butler University has a summer Creative Writing Camp for your students that love reading and writing. If you have any talented writers/readers or interested students, please suggest our one-of-a-kind camp, now in its 23rd year. We would love to have your students 3rd grade through 12th join us on our campus this June. Camp meets 9am-4pm Monday through Friday the weeks of June 17-21 or June 24-28 (campers can also come both weeks).

Details on camp attached and at the link below:

https://www.butler.edu/creative-writing-camp

7th/8th Grade Honor Roll!

7th & 8th grade Honor Roll Scholars celebrate their success with an afternoon of bingo and ice cream!

VIP Day!

Stonybrook's PTSA hosted a VIP day for our parents and students, they had an amazing breakfast spread, games and prizes!

Girls who Code

Ms. Miller and Stonybrook girls had their first "Girls who Code" meeting!
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Morning Drop-off


As the weather becomes increasingly colder, it is important to review our morning drop-off procedures.

  • Students are not able to enter the building until 8:35 a.m. This is the earliest we can guarantee appropriate adult supervision.
  • Students should NOT be dropped off prior to 8:35 a.m. each day; if they are, they will be standing in cold temperatures until staff supervision arrives and students are let in to the cafeteria.

Scholastic Book Fair

February 10-18, 2020

Scholastic will be visiting Stonybrook's Mediaplex for it's Spring Book Fair. There will be lots of new books available! ELA classes will have opportunities to visit during the school day. The book fair is also available online, just visit: www.scholastic.com/bf/stmediaplex

Check out the website to find out more information about Scholastic's eWallet. It's a great alternative to sending cash to school.

Stonybrook IA & MS Yearbook

Pre-order a Yearbook now for only $25. This full color yearbook will include grades 5-8 for the 2019-20 school year. To order, you may pick up an order form from the Main Office or the Mediaplex. You may also order online at: ybpay.lifetouch.com ID Code: 12577920 All orders must be placed by March 20, 2020.

Stonybrook PTSA Meetings

PTSA Meetings are held in the Stonybrook Cafeteria each month.

Please join us!


Tuesday, March 10th

Tuesday, April 14th

Tuesday, May 12th

High Ability Program

Warren's High Ability Program is designed to meet the unique academic needs of gifted and talented students. The curriculum in these classes is differentiated and faster paced and students will be working above grade level if they qualify. As a district, we look at all students in grades 1, 4, 6 and 8 to see if they qualify for the following school year based on eligibility criteria. Parent recommendations are considered along with achievement scores when determining placement in high ability. More detailed identification information can be found here. If you would like to complete a recommendation for the broad based planning committee to consider you can do so here 2020-2021 High Ability Parent Recommendation Form The parent recommendation form will be open until January 31, 2020.

2019 Pesticide Notification Registry

The Indiana Pesticide Review Board has regulations that impact how school corporations may use pesticides on school grounds. MSD Warren Township follows these guidelines and we are inviting parents and guardians to join our Pesticide Notification Registry. By signing up for this registry, you will be notified via email at least 48 hours prior to a pesticide application at your child’s school, subject to certain exceptions. You will be invited to sign up for this notification each school year.

You will need to sign up for this notification every school year.

If you would like to participate, please complete the required form found at www.warren.k12.in.us.

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Homework Hotline!

If your student needs Math or Science homework assistance, they can call AskRose. Please see information below:

Tutors are available by phone Sunday - Thursday, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (ET) at:

877-Ask-Rose (877-275-7673)

YMCA Before and After School Care is at Stonybrook!!


The YMCA is currently hosting before and after day care at Stonybrook! Students can be dropped off as early as 6:30 AM and pick up at 6:00 PM.

If you are interested in the program, please contact Katy Yeoman, Program Director or go to the link below.

Now enrolling for YMCA Before and After School Care in your school! Register online today!

https://indymca.org/youth-development-center/before-afterschool/

Katy Yeoman

Program Director

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

Youth Development – East

317.771.2674

Stonybrook Refrigerator Information

11300 Stonybrook Dr. Indianapolis, IN 46229

PH: 317-532-8800

FAX: 317-532-8899

ATTENDANCE LINE: 317-532-8800 EXT. 1

SCHOOL NURSE: 317-532-8806

SCHOOL HOURS: 8:55 AM - 3:55 PM

TRANSPORTATION: 317-532-2820

DISTRICT OFFICE: 317-869-4300


Principal: Mr. Jason Smith PH: 317-532-8804

Email: jsmith29@warren.k12.in.us

Assistant Principal & 5th Gr. Dean: Mr. Chad Reedy PH: 317-532-8803

Email: creedy@warren.k12.in.us

6th Gr.Dean: Mr. Josh Davis PH:317-532-8828

Email: jdavis3@warren.k12.in.us

7th Gr. Dean: Mrs. Bianca Rivers PH: 317-532-8808

Email: brivers@warren.k12.in.us

8th Gr. Dean: Ms. Becky True PH: 317-532-8805

Email: btrue@warren.k12.in.us

5th Gr. Counselor: Ms. Kassie Roberts PH: 317-532-8880

Email: kroberts2@warren.k12.in.us

6th Gr. Counselor: Ms. Toni Austin PH: 317-532-8845

Email: aaustin@warren.k12.in.us

7th Gr. Counselor: Mrs. Melissa Nicholson PH: 317-532-8800 X8811

Email: mnichol1@warren.k12.in.us

8th Gr. Counselor: Mr. Michael James PH: 317-532-8800

Email: mjames1@warren.k12.in.us

Athletic Director: Mr. Jeff Cummings PH: 317-532-8826

Email: jcumming@warren.k12.in.us


Dates to Remember:



2/17: Presidents’ Day - No School

2/20: Girl's Basketball - 5:30 PM

2/26: Girl's Basketball & Wrestling - 5:30 PM

2/27: Wrestling - 5:30 PM