Cobb Middle School Weekly News

February 12-16, 2018

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Coming Up This Week...

Monday 2/12

  • Card Club (every Monday), 7:55-8:15 a.m., E103

  • Theater UIL Rehearsal, 3:40-6:30 p.m., Cafe/Stage

  • Debate Club (every Monday), 3:40-4:15 p.m., B114

  • Comedy Club (every Monday), 3:40-4:05 p.m., C104

  • Golf Club (every other Monday), 4:00-6:00 p.m., The Trails Golf Club

  • Choir Pre-UIL, 4:30-6:00 p.m., LSHS

Tuesday 2/13

  • Theater UIL Rehearsal, 3:40-6:30 p.m., Cafe/Stage
  • Math/Science Team meeting, 3:40-4:15 p.m., E114
  • Choir UIL Rehearsal, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Griffin MS

  • Rising 7th & 8th Grade Parent Meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Cafe (SEE BELOW)

Wednesday 2/14

  • Theater UIL Rehearsal, 3:40-6:30 p.m., Cafe/Stage

  • Staff Meeting, 3:50-4:50 p.m., Library, NO CLUB MEETINGS OR P.M. TUTORIALS

  • FISD Finance Night for Lone Star feeders, 6:30 p.m., Trent MS Cafe

​​Thursday 2/15

  • Theater UIL Rehearsal, 3:40-6:30 p.m., Cafe/Stage
  • Art Club (every Thursday), 3:40 p.m., B120
  • Boys and Girls Track Meet, 4:30 p.m., IHS
  • Choir UIL Rehearsal, 4:30-5:30 p.m., G108 or Stage
  • FISD Finance Night for Wakeland feeders, 7:30 p.m., WHS Auditorium

Friday 2/16

  • Registration deadline for FCA Weekend of Champions
  • Rising 7th & 8th Grade course cards due
  • Theater UIL District Rehearsal, times and location TBD
  • Symphonic Orchestra performance at Fisher, 7:45-8:30 a.m.
  • FCA Meeting, 3:40 p.m., Large Gym
  • Math/Science Team meeting, 3:40-4:40 p.m., C114
  • Anime Club (every other Friday), 3:40-4:30 p.m., E118

Save the Dates...

2/17 - Theater UIL District Competition, Reedy HS

2/17 - Math/Science Team Qualifier #1 Meet, Dallas


2/20 - PTA Talent Show applications available in the front office

2/20 - Tennis East/West Championship Playoff, time and location TBD

2/20 - Janis Craft Club (1st & 3rd Tuesday of month), 3:40-4:15 p.m., C103

2/20 - Choir UIL Rehearsal, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Griffin MS

2/20 - PTA Board Meeting, 4:45 p.m., Library

2/21-2/22 - Spring Play Auditions, 3:45-5:00 p.m., G102

2/22 - Jason's Deli Cobb PTA Spirit Day

2/22 - Spring Portraits

2/22 - Boys and Girls Track Meet, 4:30 p.m., WHS

2/22 - Choir UIL Rehearsal, 4:30-5:30 p.m., G108 or Stage

2/22 - NJHS Induction Ceremony, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Cafe

2/23 - EXCELLENCE CELEBRATION BELL SCHEDULE FOR "BLUE OUT!" (School of Excellence Celebration and school photo)

2/23 - God's Girls Club (every other Friday), 7:55-8:15 a.m., B122

2/23 - Orchestra Social, 5:30-7:15 p.m., Cafe

2/23 - Cheer Tryout Packets due

2/23 - End of Marking Period 4

2/24 - Math/Science Team Qualifier Meet #2, Grapevine

2/26-3/2 - Spring Play Rehearsal, 3:45-5:30 p.m., Cafe/Stage

2/26 - Golf Club (every other Monday), 4:00-6:00 p.m., The Trails Golf Club

2/27 - Special Olympics Basketball, 9:30-2:00, Fieldhouse USA

2/27 - Choir UIL Rehearsal, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Griffin MS

2/28 - Student Council Meeting, 7:55-8:15 a.m., G102

2/28 - Boys and Girls Track Meet, 4:30 p.m., WHS

3/1 - NO Library Club (rescheduled for March 8th)

3/1 - Choir UIL Rehearsal, 4:30-5:30 p.m., G108 or Stage

3/2 - Talent Show applications due

3/2 - Anime Club (every other Friday), 3:40-4:30 p.m., E118

3/2 - Band Medieval Times Event, 8:00-10:30 p.m., Medieval Times, Dallas

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FISD Finance Night - Tax season is upon Frisco ISD residents and the district wants YOU to take a look beyond your bill and understand what that number really means to Frisco ISD. Looks can be deceiving. Join Frisco ISD's CFO, Kimberly Pickens, in a discussion on where your tax money really goes. Parents are encouraged to attend the meeting scheduled for their feeder; however if they have a conflict they may attend any of the meetings. Each meeting should last no longer than an hour. Cobb's feeder nights can be found here.

6th grade Parents – If you were one of the 151 parents who received an email about immunizations with your student’s name in the subject line, we need your help. Half of our 6th graders are not complete on the immunizations they need to attend school next year. As the letter stated, many of the students likely already had the shots, we just need an updated record. Please click on the link at the bottom of the letter (if you have not already done so) to acknowledge that you have received the notice. Updated records can be sent in with your student, emailed to the clinic at, faxed to (469) 633-4308, or left at the front office. You will receive an email when the record is entered into our system. Our goal is to get as many of the records updated and complete before the end of this school year as possible. Can you help us?

A Look Ahead to STAAR Testing - Students will be asked to bring their own healthy snack and bottle of water on testing days this year - no snack or drink will be provided by the school. 2018 STAAR Testing Dates

Wakeland Cheer/Mascot Tryouts - Interested in trying out for the 2018-2019 Wakeland Cheerleading squad or Mascot? Please plan to attend a mandatory tryout meeting on Monday, February 12th at 6:00 p.m. in the Wakeland Cafeteria. Tryouts will be held on Thursday, March 8th starting at 5:00 p.m. and the tryout clinic workshops will be March 5th-7th in the WHS Gym. Please email Mrs. McCartney ( if you have any questions.

Pre-AP Algebra I for 2018-2019 - Immediately following the Rising 7th & 8th Grade Parent Meeting on February 13th, the Cobb math department will meet with anyone interested in learning more about Algebra as a math option for their 8th grader next year.

FCA Weekend of Champions - Camp will be held March 2-4. Registration is open now and the deadline is 5:00 p.m. on February 16th. Visit the FCA WoC website for all the details.

8th Grade Parents - If you missed the Rising Freshman Night at Wakeland, you may view the counselors' presentation here.

Friday, May 4, 2018, 8th grade will be touring AT&T Stadium. We will leave at approximately 9:00 a.m. and return to school by 2:00 p.m. The cost is $15 per person and mypaymentsplus is now accepting payments. Students will need to bring a sack lunch with no glass. Chaperone details will come later but make sure you have a current background check for the current year. Email Ms. Yancey or Ms. Brotherson with questions.

7th Grade Parents - Our annual field trip to the Dallas Zoo is May 18th. If you are interested in being a chaperone, please sign up here. Email Mrs. Van Alstyne or Mrs. Gestes with questions.

Join the Club - One of the best parts of middle school is getting involved with a group of your peers to do something you enjoy outside the classroom. Check out our diverse list of clubs and organizations to fit every student's interests - more clubs have recently been added!

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