Ellsworth Elementary Middle School

Morning Announcements, Grades 5-8 - January 2, 2018

Morning Announcements – Tuesday, January 2, 2017, Grades 5-8

1. We welcome two new permanent employees to EEMS to start the new year. Ms. Johns is the new grade 7 teacher, and Mr. Huppe is a new educational technician working with grade 5. We welcome both of you to EEMS.

2. This Friday we are heading to the Criterion Theater to see Star Wars for the first trimester reward trip. Permission forms were sent home with eligible students on December 22. Please bring your form up to the office if you brought it back today. If not, please get it in tomorrow.

3. Show Choir rehearsals are being held this week on Wednesday from 2:30-4 and on Thursday from 3:00-4:30PM. The Show Choir parent meeting will be on Monday, January 8 at 5:30PM.

4. There are three Spirit Wear orders that did not have names or contact information on them. Please come by the school to pick up the order if it’s yours.

5. The Gifting Day before the holiday vacation went very well, and we thank the PTF for organizing this wonderful event. Thank you for securing the volunteers, gifts and wrapping materials to make it happen.

6. There are two more sessions of Art Club for grade 5. The first session is today and the last one is next Tuesday, January 9. Art Club for 7th and 8th graders runs on Tuesdays from January 16- until February 13 from 2:45-3:45. Art Club for grade 6 will be held March 13-April 10.

7. Winter Kids Passport Applications are on the desk in the main lobby to pick up for those 5th, 6th, and 7th graders interested in getting free student passes to many of Maine’s skiing, skating, and tubing locations.

8. Our school finals of the Spelling Bee will be held two weeks from today, so please expect to have a classroom and grade level bee in the near future.

9. TOP TEN TALENT SHOW RESULTS – December 22, 2017

Final Score was based on the average from all judges on a 1-10 scale, with 10 being the highest rating. The 44 judges were student reps and staff members.

1. 9.909 points - Caleb Leathers
2. 9.326 points – Georgianna Newnham
3. 8.862 points – Scott King
4. 8.364 points – Annna-Sophia Rivero
5. 8.136 points – Hanna Porter
6. 8.000 points - Rose Kazmierczak
7. 7.881 points – Emma Kohr and Leah Ryan
8. (Tie) 7.381 points – Winslow Hanson
7.381 points – Jaiden Hicks
10. 6.976 points – Rylann Clark

10. Athletics’ Schedule

Tuesday, January 2
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, January 3
Home games - Varsity Only vs. Old Town – boys first
JV Girls – 3-4:30 El gym
JV Boys – 4:30-6 El gym

Thursday, January 4
Home games - Girls vs. Brewer – Varsity First
Boys at Brewer – varsity first

Friday, January 5
JV Girls – 4:30-6 El gym
V Girls 3-4:30 El gym
JV Boys 3-4:30 MS gym
V Boys 4:30-6 MS gym