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Weekly Mesage for 9.6.19

General Announcements

 

We hope everyone weathered Dorian without much difficulty. Our make-up days for Thursday and Friday are January 3, 2020 and February 17, 2020.

 

 

Yearbooks are on sale now! Buy it before 9/28 and it will be $35 instead of the regular cost of $45. Do not miss out on the savings! Also, if you order before 9/28, you get 4 free icons for the front of the book. Order at jostens/yearbooks.com or call 1-877-767-5217.

 

 

Parents please consider sharing your career and career journey on the morning of September 27th for our Career Day.  Exposing students to a variety of careers and occupations helps students make connections between school and work and the careers they can have after school.  Please share your journey and broaden our students’ horizons.

 

More information and registration can be found here. Please contact our CDC, Wendy Gressett at wgressett@wcpss.net or by calling the main office at 919.664.5737 with any questions.

 

 

Magnet News

 

As our 2019-20 recruitment season approaches, we would like to add to our Moore Square Magnet Middle School website a place for prospective families to read about some of the wonderful things our parents and students have to say about our school. We invite you to share a positive testimonial by clicking the appropriate link below and complete the Google form. If you have shared a testimonial previously, you are welcome to submit again. If you have an area of concern, this is not the platform. PLEASE contact us so we can work to address it!

 

We would like a brief description--just a few sentences targeting a specific area of which you have been especially pleased. Examples could include a particular department, activity, or event, but you are not limited to these topics! We ask that you do not use specific names of teachers and/or staff in your testimonial.

 

The number of responses we receive will help determine whether we publish your testimonial on our website, but many positive testimonials will definitely speak volumes to our interested families.

 

Thank you very much for your positive feedback!

 

M2 Parent Testimonial Form

M2 Student Testimonial Form 

 

Class and Club News

 

The math department is hosting a Math Curriculum Night on Tuesday, September 17th from 6:00-7:00. The math teachers will take you through a typical lesson and give you tips and suggestions on how to support your student.

 

 

Counseling and Student Services News

 

Parents, please remember to send notes of for your student’s absence within 2 days of return.  Also, absent and tardy notes should include the student's first and last name, the dates they were absent, a parent/guardian signature, and phone number. 

 

Also, if you still do not have access to PowerSchool, please email Mrs. Harrington at gtolson-harrington@wcpss.net.

 

Parents we are hosting a Family Academy on Tuesday, September 10th from 5:30-7:30. The topics are "Learn How to Motivate Your Child to Thrive in School" and "Communicating with Your Teenager." A pizza dinner will be offered for $1 per plate. Please see the link for more information and to register to attend. 

 

 

PTSA News

The PTSA would like to THANK EVERYONE who donated to the Annual Fund Drive!  Not only did we meet our goal, but we surpassed it!  To date, we have raised $22,055.  It’s not too late to donate, we will continue to accept donations through the remainder of the year at https://www.mooresquareptsa.com/annual-fund.

 

Calling all Artists! Dancers! Film makers! Photographers! Writers! Musicians! Reflections is coming!! Reflections is an annual National PTA K-12 art contest. This year's theme is Look Within

Entries will be accepted in six different categories:  visual arts, literature, photography, dance choreography, music composition and film production.  Look for student interest forms to come home this week. Submissions will be due in October, and the winners will move on to the next level of competition - Wake County.  All our participants will be celebrated at Moore Square’s First Friday event in November.  We look forward to seeing your creative approach to this year’s theme “Look Within”!


The PTSA will be holding a Professional Clothing Drive for students in preparation for Career Day coming up Friday, Sept. 27.  Please send in any donation items and place them in the bins that will be in the lobby Sept. 9-25.

Types of items we are seeking blazers, dress shirts, ties, skirts, blouses, etc.  All sizes needed.  Donated items must be clean.  No shoes, please.  

Thank you for your generosity!

 

This Week’s After School Activities

Tuesday                Intramural Basketball

                             Comix Club Meeting

                             Family Academy

Wednesday           Garden Club

                             Realms of Myths

                             NCSU Science Club

                             Intramural Team Games

                             FBLA

Thursday               NJHS

                            Be the Man

                            CAM

                             Intramural Soccer