Ellsworth Elementary Middle School

Morning Announcements, Grades 5-8 - Tuesday , November 28, 2017

Morning Announcements – Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Grades 5-8



  1. The Yearbook Club is still looking for 7th and 8th graders to help create the yearbook on Tuesdays after school. Eighth graders completing covers for the yearbook are reminded that they are due by the end of this week. All 8th graders are reminded that baby pictures are now being collected by the Yearbook Club.


  1. EEMS students have the opportunity to walk and sing holiday songs in the Ellsworth Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 2. We’ll meet at the school at 10:15AM and then bus to the start, which is at 11AM. A permission form will be on the stage today at lunch.


  1. Spirit wear orders are due today so items can get back in time for the holidays. Thanks for your orders.


  1. Tomorrow is picture retake day. If you were not satisfied with the first order you received, please return that set of pictures so your child can have them retaken. Also, students who were absent the first time pictures were taken will have them taken on Wednesday. For teachers, we will have a staff photo at 2:45PM in the gym.


  1. Parents: We are in need of a Chess Club Coach and a Wrestling Coach. The chess team typically starts now and wrestling starts in mid-February. The Chess Club meets once a week from December into early February and we host three meets that other schools attend. Please call Mr. Newett at 667-6241 ext. 2018 or email him at jnewett@ellsworthschools.org for more information or to express your interest in either position.


  1. Our varsity basketball teams play Doughty at home this Thursday, November 30. Students are welcome to stay for the games, which conclude at about 6:15PM.


  1. This Friday our 6th, 7th, and 8th graders will attend a performance of “The Little Mermaid” put on at EHS by their Drama Club. Our 5th graders will see it the following Thursday.


  1. This Friday is our December activity night. 4-6PM for grade 5 EEMS students only. Their entry fee is $3.


6:30-9PM for the grade 6-8 activity night. Grade 6-8 students from out of town may also attend. The entry fee is $5.


Refreshments will be on sale at both events.


  1. Our Winter Concert is on December 7, one week from this Thursday. Beginner band (grade 5), Concert Band (grades 6-8), and Chorus (grades 5-8) will be performing.


  1. The Annual Talent Show for grades 5-8 is Friday, December 22 in the afternoon. We’ll have auditions in about two weeks, so please get you act together!


  • Athletics’ Schedule


Tuesday, Nov. 28

JV Girls 4:30-6 EL Gym

V Girls 3-4:30 EL Gym

JV Boys 5-6:30 MS gym

V Boys 3:30-5 MS gym


Wednesday, Nov. 29

JV Girls 3-4:30 MS gym

V Girls 4:30-6 MS Gym

JV Boys 3-4:30 ELE gym

V Boys 4:30-6 ELE gym


Thursday, Nov. 30

Varsity Games Vs. Doughty – Girls then boys

         JV Boys 3-4:30 EL gym

         JV Girls 4:30-6 EL Gym


         Friday, Dec. 1

         Activity Night – No practices