Ellsworth Elementary Middle School

September Calendar of Events, Grades 5-8

September Calendar - Grades 5-8
First Day of School – Tuesday, September 5. Welcome back!
Boys’ Soccer Kick Around – Tuesday, September 5 from 3-4 at Wilson Field. Pick up is at Wilson Field.
Soccer Tryouts – Wednesday, September 6 – Girls from 3-4:30 and boys from 4-5:30. Thursday, September 7 – Boys from 3-4:30 and girls from 4-5:30.
Tryouts are for students in grades 6-8. Permission forms are needed for tryouts. Students will be bused to Wilson field at 2:45 for the first slot and at 3:45 for the second slot. Pick up is at Wilson Field.
1st Cross Country Practice – Wednesday, September 6 from 3-4:30. Cross-country is open to all students in grades 5-8. Permission form is needed.
Open House 5-8 – Wednesday, September 6 from 5:30-6:30 for grades 5 and 6 and from 6:30-7:30 for grades 7 and 8. Whole grade meetings in the cafeteria as follows: 5th at 5:30, 6th at 6PM, 7th at 6:30PM, and 8th at 7PM. Mr. Newett will share our new Proficiency Based Education system and teachers will share expectations.
Laptop Meeting for Grade 7 and 8 Parents Follows Open House – Wednesday, September 6 at 7:30PM in the cafeteria. Parents of 7th and 8th graders need to attend the meeting so their child can receive his/her laptop the following day.
PTF Meeting – Tuesday, September 12 at 3PM in the library.
Fall Sports Parent Meeting –– Monday, Sept. 11 at 6PM in the gym. All teams will meet together to hear from Miss Gabbianelli and will then break out into separate rooms. Parents who plan to have their child in both cross-country and soccer should come early for a 5:45PM meeting to learn how that will work.
Drama Club Auditions and Rehearsals– Auditions are September 11and 13th from 3-4:30 on the stage. Drama Club is open to 5th-8th graders. A permission form will come home beforehand.
Instrument Demo Day – Wednesday, September 13. Grade 5 students will get to see and hear all of the band instruments at 11:15 in the band room to help them make a decision about what they’d like to play.
Parent Volunteer Training – Saturday, Sept. 16 at 9AM in the library. Volunteer training must be done each year for parents who want to help out at school or in the classroom. This will go about 30 minutes.
PTF Welcome Back Picnic - Wednesday, September 20, from 5 - 6:30 PM. This is a potluck event. Information will be coming home and will be posted on the website and Facebook page about what each grade level is to bring.
Fundraiser Begins – Friday, September 15. Students will be coming home with a fund raising packet. This is the one school-wide fundraiser for the middle school that allows us to pay for reward trips and many other extras that the students enjoy. The fundraiser ends Friday, Sept. 30.
Instrument Rental Night for New Band Students – Tuesday, September 19, 6:30PM in the cafeteria. This is for grade 5 students and their parents as well as any 6th-8th grade students who would like to start an instrument.
Activity Night - grade 5 from EEMS only – Friday, September 22. $3 entry fee. Music/dancing/refreshments in the cafeteria, basketball and soccer in the gyms.
Activity Night – grades 6-8 and out of town guests in grades 6-8 – Friday, September 22, 6:30-9PM. $5. Music/dancing/refreshments/basketball/soccer.
School Pictures – Wednesday, October 18. Make up day is Tuesday, November 15. Flyers will be sent home ahead of time for those who would like to place an order.