Ellsworth Elementary Middle School

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

Morning Announcements – Monday, January 8, 2017, Grades 5-8


  1. Last Friday’s reward trip has been rescheduled for tomorrow. We’ll leave right after school and be back at about 7PM. Please get your permission form in if you haven’t done so yet.


  1. Starting this week all students will be taking the iReady assessment for the second time this year to see how much progress is being made in reading and in math.


  1. We look forward to today’s home chess meet from 3-5PM in the cafeteria.


  1. There is a menu change for today. It’s nachos instead of baked chicken.


  1. There is no Show Choir practice today, however, there is a meeting for parents of Show Choir members today at 5:30PM in the music room.


  1. Good luck to our varsity basketball teams as they head to Bangor to play the Doughty Middle School team. Departure is at 2:15PM.


  1. 8th Grade reps should plan to meet with Mr. Newett during RTI tomorrow morning to discuss some additional fundraising opportunities.


  1. The January PTF meeting is tomorrow, Tuesday, from 3-4PM in the library.


  1. The next K-8 Leadership Team meeting is this Wednesday from 3-4PM.


  1. We welcome Ms. Wallace to EEMS today. She is doing her student teaching in Ms. Brown’s 7th grade classroom.


  • Robotics Club “Team 1” starts in two weeks from today. Robotics Club “Team 2” starts after February vacation. If you are interested in joining Robotics Club, please pick up a permission form at lunch today. Those who return forms to the office promptly have a better chance of getting onto one of the teams.


  1. The Snowflake Semi-Formal Dance for grades 6, 7, and 8 is just two Saturday’s away on January 20. It’s a dance only, and the cafeteria will be decorated with some lights and there will be a background put up for pictures. The event runs from 6-9PM and is $7 per student or $12 per couple. Out of town middle school students are welcome to attend.


Grade 5 students will have an activity night the following Friday on January 26.


  1. Athletics Schedule


Monday, January 8

Varsity boys and girls at Doughty – Boys first

JV Girls – 3-4:30 MS gym

JV Boys – 4:30-6 MS gym

Cheering 5:30-7 both teams


Tuesday, January 9 – Due to the reward trip, these practices may not happen

JV Girls 3-4:30 MS gym

V Girls 4:30-6 MS gym

JV Boys 5-6:30 El gym

V Boys 3:30-5 El gym

JV Cheering 4:30-6

V Cheering 6-7:30


Wednesday, January 10

Girls Home vs. Hampden, JVs first

Boys at Hampden, JVs first

Cheering – JV does game

V Cheering – 4:30-6:30


Thursday, January 11

Girls at Cohen, JV first

Boys Home vs. Cohen, JV first

Cheering - Games


Friday, January 12

Girls home vs. Brewer, V first

Boys at Brewer, V first