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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month
Click here for the October calendar 

Do you want to earn merit tickets? (Who doesn't?) As you read, look out for the blue highlights.

Coming up this weekend!!!

Attention families! We will be participating in the Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk on October 19. Click this link to visit our page. Thank you to all those who have been donating! Feel free to join our team and/or donate.  Merit tickets will be awarded to all participants.

Eighth grade parents, please be reminded that the Borough High School Fair takes place on October 18 & 19 and the SHSAT takes place on October 25 & 26.

In other news...
(Updated 10-17-14)

Parents, Progress Reports were sent home on Friday October 10. Return the cut-off section if you would like to have a discussion with a teacher. (Or use the "Reach A Teacher" link).

Families, let's get working on the Big Apple Fundraiser. The Fundraiser started on Friday Oct 3 and ends on October 29. Please check your child's bookbag for a large white envelope. Merit tickets will be awarded to all participants.

What are the assessments my child has been taking? Measures of Student Learning (MOSL's) assessments are being administered. Click here for an explanation of what MOSL's are.

The MOSL letter and the Box Tops for Education letter were backpacked home last week. You can also find them here:
MOSL letter; Box Tops letterMore info on Box Tops for Education. Merit tickets will be awarded to all participants.

This year we are an 
Urban Advantage school.
Free Family Science Day Admission vouchers are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call Mr. Thomas today to claim yours! Wait, did I mention they were free?

Lunch forms are still outstanding parents!
Lunch is free for middle school students, but all parents must apply. Remember, you can now 
complete your lunch form online.

Here's the
District 17 tentative events calendar for the 2014-2015 school year.
--What notices have you missed? See the "Parent Letters" link to the left.
--Are you not receiving notices? Is your child not doing homework? Leave a message for a teacher at "
Reach a Teacher" to your left.
--Need assistance with your citizenship application? See this info

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