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Weekly Message for 9.26.19

General Announcements

 

What a wonderful last week we had! Students participated with full vigor in Spirit Week culminating in a tightly contested ROAR Assembly. The 8th grade did maintain the Spirit Stick but the 7th grade is right on their heels! In addition to Spirit Week, all students participated in Career Day, complete with job interviews and career explorations. What a sight to see all the students Dressed for Success and engaging with professionals from a variety of fields. A huge THANK YOU to all our parents who helped make Career Day a huge success!

 

All students received their 1st quarter report card, EOG/EOC Math scores from 2018-19 and an explanation of the new scoring. Check those bookbags!

 

Fall picture make-ups will be October 15th. All students who enrolled after August 13th, were absent on August 13th, did not like their pictures will be able to have their pictures taken on October 15th. If you are retaking purchased pictures, the originally purchased pictures must be returned in their entirety. Information about pictures will go home on Monday. Students are encouraged to stop by the front office to pick up an order form.

 

Students who have signed up to take the PSAT are reminded that the payment for the PSAT is due on October 16th which is also the day of the PSAT. The cost for the test is $17 with checks made payable to Moore Square with PSAT in the memo. Cash or checks for the test should be given to Ms. Mondora.

 

Yearbooks are on sale now for $45. Order at jostens/yearbooks.com or call 1-877-767-5217.

 

As off campus learning experiences ramp up, we want to remind families that when we plan and pay for trips (those with a fee), we base the cost on the number of students attending the trip. We are still required to cover the cost of a student who does not attend the trip. For this reason, we will not be able to refund the cost of field trips this school year. We appreciate your understanding.

 

 

Magnet News

 

Support a cool future art project for Moore Square students AND "Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle"...Keep sending in those plastic bottle caps!

 

LAST CALL: 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 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

 

Moore Square Engineering Club: Do you like to fly drones, work with virtual reality headsets, and do cool science experiments? Then the Moore Square Engineering Club is for you! This club is sponsored by the NCSU Math/Science Education Network Pre-College Program. Starting in November and running through April, we will meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month afterschool from 2:30-4:00 (your ride must be here to pick you up by 4:00). There is an application process online. Also, there is a cost involved as you also get to attend 5 Saturday Academy sessions at NCSU. The website address is: msen.fi.ncsu.edu. We will hold a parent night on Wednesday, October 16, from 6:00-7:00 pm, to give you and your parents much more information about this club. The application deadline will be November 1, 2019.

 

 

Counseling and Student Services News

 

Attention 8th Graders: Wake Young Women's Leadership Academy wants to connect with students interested in attending their school. As the only public, single gender female middle and high school Early College magnet choice, they develop young women to be college-ready, career-focused leaders who serve in their communities.      

 

The application period is October 12-December 16.  Campus tour dates in October are the 18th, 23rd & 30th.  Campus tours in November are on the 6th, 13th and 20th.  The final tour date will be held on December 4th.  Tours are at 9:00 am and 12:30 pm on the scheduled dates.  Parents can sign up beginning September 18th by visiting their website: www.net/wywla.  On November 7, 2019 an evening information session will be held from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm.

 

 

After School Activities for the Week

Wednesday (10/2)           Girls’ Soccer @ North Garner

                                       Girls’ Volleyball @ North Garner

                                       Intramural Team Games

Thursday (10/3)              Football @ North Garner

There are no athletic events next week.