Ellsworth Elementary Middle School

Morning Announcements - grades 5-8, Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Morning Announcements – Tuesday, January 20, 2015


1.    Good luck to our chess team members in their second meet of the season, which is in our cafeteria from 3-5 today.


2.    We wish our ball teams well in their games today with Bucksport. The girls are home and the boys are away.


3.    8th grade cooking and gardening club will meet today! Please arrive with clean hands and ready to cook.


4.    8th graders who need more Morton’s Moo sales packets may pick them up from Mr. Newett. Thanks for selling, and remember that envelopes with order forms and money need to be turned in next Wednesday, January 28.


5.    Robotics Club is now full at the grade 5 level. Ms. Mattila and Ms. Mitchell welcome permission forms from 6th, 7th, and 8th graders through the Wednesday. Wednesday is the last day for permission forms.


6.    There is a PTF meeting today, January 20th. It will be followed by a parent volunteer training at 5:15 for all of those parents who would like to help out in the classrooms.


7.    Art Club for grade 5 starts this Thursday, January 22. The Art Club will meet weekly on Thursdays, with the last session on February 26. Permission forms have already been turned in, so all you have to do is show up. Art Club runs from 2:45-3:45PM.


8.    We have three more automatic qualifiers for the School Finals of the National Geographic Bee. Congratulations to Jaden Cummings, Emma Whitney, and Eden Salzig for answering all 7 questions correctly in the homeroom round. That brings our total up to 9 students with all seven questions correct. The one remaining spot to complete the school’s top ten will be determined through a tiebreaking process. We have 41 students who got six of seven questions correct. They are to meet with Mr. Newett at 8AM Thursday morning in the cafeteria to break the tie. Please bring a pencil or pen with you.


9.    Mr. Stackpole would like to wish Mrs. Stackpole a very Happy Birthday today. Happy 29th!


10.  Happy Birthday wishes to students this week go out to Hunter Curtis, Alec Leathers, Abigail Barnes, Joel Bisson, Julieannah Merritt, Sara Shea, Sierra Traxler, and Colson Wilder.