Ellsworth Elementary Middle School

Morning Announcements, Grades 5-8 - Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Morning Announcements – Tuesday, December 12, 2017, Grades 5-8
1. Dismissal will be at 11:45AM today. Lunchtime will be at its normal time for grades 5-8 today. You will be eating in the cafeteria.
2. There are no after school sports or activities today due to early dismissal. The games with Bucksport will now be this coming Monday.
3. The Chess meet scheduled for today has been rescheduled for next Tuesday, December 19. There will be chess practice tomorrow.
4. The PTF meeting scheduled for today will take place this Thursday, December 12, at 3PM in the library.
5. Cheerleaders who still need to try on uniforms are to report to Mrs. Stackpole’s room at the start of your recess.
6. Great job to everyone with regard to the snow at recess. You left it on the ground, and that’s appreciated.
7. 8th grade students have been given raffle tickets to sell to earn money for their class trip. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Tickets can be put towards a drawing for either an American Girl Doll named Gabriella, which is this year’s “Girl of the Year,” or a Boarse Chariot Remote Control Car (2.4 ghz, 4x4).
8. The following students are signed up for their Talent Show audition today:
Kris Foskett
McKenna Gray
Elura Dorr
Jaiden Hicks
Anna-Sophia Rivero
Auditions for Thursday include
Chloe Welch
Brayden King
Winslow Hanson
Scott King
Emma Kohr/Leah Ryan
Georgianna Newenham
The audition schedule is posted in the same location where you signed up for auditions, so please check there to confirm which day your audition is.
9. Our first trimester Gold Wing Award assembly is this Friday at 1PM.
10. Olivia Leighton was left off of yesterday’s birthday list. Happy birthday, Olivia!
11. If you have an ugly sweater, Friday is the day to wear it. It’s National Ugly Sweater Day and it’ll be fun to see what staff and student will be wearing.
12. Grade 5 will be going to The Grand on Friday to see, “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
13. Show choir auditions will be held on the EEMS stage next Monday, 12/18, and Wednesday, 12/20, from 3 - 4:30. Students may attend either or both days. Please be prepared with 32 bars of a musical theater ballad. Students MUST provide sheet music; accompaniment will be provided. We will not accept a cappella or karaoke versions of music. Please also wear comfortable clothing and footwear in order to complete the dance portion of the audition. This year we will be performing selections from Disney's "Hunchback of Notre Dame." Rehearsals will typically take place Monday through Thursday after school, and we will compete at the regional jazz festival in April. Please email jireland@ellsworthschools.org with any questions. See you there!
If you need help in getting the 32 bars of sheet music for the audition, please speak with Mr. Newett. He will help get you in contact with a person who has that music.
14. Athletics’ Schedule
Tuesday, December 12 – All practices cancelled.
Wednesday, December 13
Varsity Only Home vs Old Town – Girls first
Thursday, December 14
No Varsity girls practice
JV Girls- 3-4:30 in EL gym
JV boys 5-6:30 MS gym
V boys 3:30-5 MS gym
Friday, December 15
V Girls – 4-5:30 MS gym
Monday, December 18
Girls at Bucksport, JVs first
Boys home vs. Bucksport, JVs first