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Weekly Message for 11.15.19

General Announcements

 

Moore Square is excited to welcome business leaders from across the state as well as Governor Roy Cooper on Monday. We are lucky to serve as the host for the NCBCE Business Immersion Event. Not only will we host the event, members of the faculty will participate in a panel discussion. But even better, every student will have a guest speaker in their 5th period class talk about a variety of businesses and industries and highlight the importance of being collaborative problem solvers! Monday should be an exciting day!

 

Thank you to all the families who came out for the Family Engagement Night last week. We hope you found the session informative. Look for other opportunities later in the year.

 

Did you attend Math Curriculum Night on Thursday, November 7th? We would like your feedback. Please consider taking this brief anonymous survey if you have not done so already MATH CURRICULUM NIGHT 11/7 FEEDBACK.

 

Wake Relief is a time to donate as much food to the hungry families of Wake County. Our annual canned food drive will be coordinated from November 18th-22nd. Please get non-perishables in cans and packages ready to donate for your grade level later this month. The week before Thanksgiving, we'll try to donate as much to Wake Relief as we can as a school.

 

Parents, there is now an “Honor Library” available to our students located outside the Media Center. This collection of books is available for students to take a book for a day or for forever! Mrs. Skinner would appreciate gently read donations that may be cluttering up your bookshelves.

 

Do you recycle? Do you know the real value in recycling? Not only does it save energy and reduce waste and emissions, it can generate money for our school. We are partnering with “CRUSH IT! Recycling for Schools” to boost recycling of aluminum and to boost PTSA funds.

 

How does it work? Simply collect your empty and rinsed aluminum cans and bottles and rather than put them out on the street for recycling or putting them in the trash, bring them into school and drop them in the new CRUSH IT! Recycling bins on your way to 1st period. Don’t just collect from your home, ask your family and neighbors for their aluminum cans too. All collected cans will then be taken to a recycling center and converted to school funds for the PTSA. We will be collecting for new school items throughout the year. Our first challenge is underway. So, take on the challenge, it’s easy...collect all those aluminum cans and bottles and bring them in each week and together we can save energy, reduce waste and boost our PTSA fund.

 

 

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

 

8th grade parents now is the time to purchase ads in the yearbook. These are a great way to celebrate your child and your child's growth over the years. 

Go to jostensadservice.com to purchase and design your advertisement. This is only available for 8th graders. Deadline for ad submissions is 2/13/20.

 

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!

 

Class and Club News

 

Moore Square’s musical theatre class, Drama Production, which takes place during 2nd period, is excited to share that we will be opening up 5 new spots for the spring semester! Auditions will take place on Monday, November 25th from 2:30-3:30 pm in the theatre arts room. All forms and information can be found on Ms. Craig’s website at MooreSquareTheatreArts.weebly.com. 

 

The Lioness Club will meet on Thursday, November 21st from 2:30-3:30. All girls are welcome to attend. Please have your ride ready at 3:30

 

Please make note that FBLA meetings will now take place every Wednesday in November & December as we practice for the competitive events at Regionals. Please return all permission forms for Regionals by November 22nd. You can find all permission forms and other information on the FBLA website under RCEC. See Mrs. Somerville for questions.

 

6th grade parents that the next payment of $47 for the Myrtle Beach trip is due on Nov 18th.  

 

A new link for parents and students has been added to our school website: The Homework Board. This Google spreadsheet file is the first item under the Academics menu, and it links to a comprehensive list of homework assignments by teacher and grade level (see tabs at the bottom).

 

Be the Man meets next week, every Thursday from 2:20-4:30.  All male students are welcome to join us for free healthy food, exercise, and leadership lessons after school.

 

Realms of Myth meets next in Mr. Anderson's room 2217 Wednesday, 11/20.

 

Counseling and Student Services News

 

In order to help reinforce ROAR behaviors, we will select target behaviors to focus on for a week. For the week of November 18th-22nd, the focus will be on Owing Your Actions in all areas. Make sure to work on accountability and responsibility. 

 

Attention 8th Graders: Several Early College/Magnet High Schools will be visiting our students now through December 15th, the deadline to apply, and Mr. Wray will be gathering signatures for those interested in learning more about those schools. Just wanted to share some quick facts about these schools to provide another touch point for this information in case you missed so you and your child are informed, as well as where to locate relevant info for applying. Click here ~> https://tinyurl.com/y6cmd4cg

 

PTSA News

Fall SPIRIT WEAR Sale going on NOW through SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1! Items will be delivered the week prior to Winter Break (12/16-12/20). New items have been added for this sale, so please make sure to check them out!  

To place an order, please visit: https://mooresquare.memberhub.store/shopping/categories/2542.

All items are printed on Gildan products. For more information about their sizing, click HERE. Questions? Please email Jenifer Simone at jenifersimone27@gmail.com.

 

Help us show our teachers just how THANKFUL we are for them by providing them with a sweet treat just before the Thanksgiving Break! Pie donations needed the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 26 (collections in AM Carpool). Volunteers also needed to help collect pies and set up the spread. Please sign up to help here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0c49a5ac2fa13-moore1.

 

After School Activities for the Week

Tuesday      Intramural Basketball

Wednesday  Intramural Team Games

                  Model UN

                  Realms of Myth

                  Garden Club

                  Battle of the Books

                  FBLA

Thursday     NJHS Meeting (7:05 or 2:30)

                  Intramural Soccer

                  Be the Man

                  Lioness Club