Worcester Weekly Happenings

October 12th - October 18th

MR. SORGINI'S WEEKLY BLOG UPDATE

CALENDAR - October 12th - October 18th

Monday 10/12 -
  • Melody Chimes after school, 3:30pm-4:30pm
  • Science Explorers, 3:40pm-4:40pm
  • Annual joint fire drill with the Worcester Fire Department

Tuesday 10/13 -

  • NO Environmental Club this week
  • Afterschool sports, 3:30pm-5:00pm. Final day for kickball.


Wednesday 10/14 -

  • NO SCHOOL
  • NO Environmental Club


Thursday 10/15 -

  • Chorus, 8:00am. Doors open at 7:45am.
  • Annual Severe Weather Drill


Friday 10/16 -

  • Orchestra (second year students only), 7:55am
  • Kinder & 1st Grade Mixer, 6:30pm

ANNOUNCEMENTS


WALK-A-THON WALK FOR EDUCATION


Donations are being accepted now through October 30, 2015. Our goal is to raise $8000. The donations go towards Education Enrichment programs such as Ag Lab, Assemblies, Mini Grants for Teachers, Field Trips, Book It Reading Program, Art Goes to School, and other family events. Please help your child to collect donations from Friends and Family to support our wonderful School.

The Walk-a-Thon will take place on Thursday, October 22. Click here for copies of the fundraising information that was sent home with students.


SEEKING LIBRARY VOLUNTEERS for MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS

We are still in need of Volunteers to help in the school library on Mondays and Wednesdays (shifts are listed below). We are especially light on Mondays. Duties include Circulation Desk and shelving books. Please feel free to sign up for library shifts other than your child's library time if it works for your schedule!


If anyone is interested in helping, please contact Renee Bradford (Library Volunteer Coordinator) at MattandReneeB@aol.com.


MONDAY SHIFTS:

AM1: 9:05 am-10:15 am (4-Sc)

AM2: 10:05 am-11:15 am (3-K)

PM: 1:50pm-3:00pm (1-D)


WEDNESDAY SHIFTS:

AM1: 9:05am-10:15am (4-C)

AM2: 10:15am-11:15am (3-B)

PM1: 12:50pm-2:00pm (2-C)

PM2: 1:50pm-3:00pm (1-M)


SPIRIT DAY - OCTOBER 21ST

Student Council Spirit Day will be held on Wednesday, October 21st. It will be “Orange and Black Day.” Students and staff are encouraged to wear these colors to school that day.


1st ANNUAL METHACTON HOMECOMING PARADE - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH

Save The Date for the first annual Methacton Homecoming Parade. This event is the first of its kind and Methacton School District is excited to have every school participate. Show your school support by marching in the parade in your Worcester school colors(burgundy & grey). Participants should meet at Eagleville Elementary at 8:30AM. The parade route will begin at Eagleville, walk down Walker Lane, left on Mt. Kirk, left on Germantown Pike and into the high school. Parade marshalls will help to organize the groups.


Following the parade there will be a short ceremony and ribbon cutting across the auxiliary field followed by a series of activities/games on the turf for kids. Football game is at 2PM, homecoming ceremonies at half time. Click here for more Homecoming Day information.


Groups marching so far are the Worcester and LP Fire Depts., MHS/Arcola Band, MHS Cheerleaders, Homecoming Court and a variety of athletic teams & clubs in the HS


If you would like more information about the Homecoming parade and/or would like to be part of the Worcester group marching, please contact Michelle Bauer, Worcester H&S co-president michelle_bau@yahoo.com


THANK YOU - 1ST GLOBAL CARDBORAD CHALLENGE

Thank you to all who participated in Worcester's 1st ever "Cardboard Challenge" and for donating materials for this great event! The kids had so much fun with their friends and families, and did an outstanding job creating our very own Worcester Zoo. All of these amazing projects will be on display at school for all to see.


Click here for event pictures on the Times Herald website.


A huge THANK YOU to Mrs. Cherry for bringing this wonderful experience to Worcester this year -- we cannot wait to see what else is in store! Please don't forget to click here to check out Mrs. Cherry's Newsletter for more info. on "Maker Mondays." Another great opportunity to get the kids' creativity and imagination going and thinking outside the box!


MAKER MONDAYS

We are starting a MakerSpace in the Worcester Library to give our students the opportunity to create, invent, learn, grow and share. "MakerSpace Mondays" will be held in the Library during recess, and will run weekly. Space is limited, and registration is required. Students can sign up with Mrs. Cherry.


We are looking for donations to get our MakerSpace going: used legos, building toys, science kits, matchboxes/hot wheels, games, puzzles, marbles, toothpicks, popsicle sticks, wood shapes or small scraps, yarn, pencils, straws, construction paper, rulers, foil, wax paper, brads, duct tape, newspaper, paper towel tubes, card stock, large beads, perler beads, tinker toys, erector sets, broken toys, screwdrivers (to take apart the broken toys!) and storage bins. Donations can be sent into school and dropped off in the Library. All donations are greatly appreciated! THANK YOU!


ELEMENTARY HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION NEWSLETTER

Please click on the following link to read the first edition of the Elementary Health and Physical Education bi-monthly Newsletter: http://www.methacton.org/Page/15498


WORCESTER RECYCLING

Keep up the good work with your Green Recycling Bags! Check out the a video from the Environmental Club demonstrating how to clean juice boxes for recycling. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7_yjw0KbL-ASEMwV09QVHhKNFU/view


VOLUNTEERING AT WORCESTER

If you plan to volunteer in school, please make sure your clearances are up to date. Click here to access the volunteer clearance information located on the District's webpage.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday 10/21 - Student Council Spirit Day - “Orange and Black Day.”


Thursday 10/22 - Walk-a-thon


Saturday 10/24 - 1st Annual Methacton Homecoming Parade


Friday 10/30 - Fall Harvest Parade, 9:45am