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Weekly Message for 2.28.2020

General Announcements

 

I would like to start on a personal note as this will be my last Weekly Message at Moore Square. I want to thank each one of you for making coming to school every day an absolute pleasure. I am honored that you trust us to work with your student. You will forever be a part of my family. ~Thank you, Marla Mondora

 

This coming week is the last week of the quarter. Students are reminded to turn in any make-up work as soon as possible. Report cards will be sent home after break, but families can check PowerSchool at any time to see grades. All grades will be finalized at the end of next week.

 

Tonight is opening night! Join the Theatre Arts Department this Friday and Saturday, February 28th & 29th at 6:30 pm in the Moore Square Gymnasium to see our spring play, subText! Tickets will be $5 for adults & $2 for students. 

 

Our last  Family Academy is on Tuesday, March 31st from 6:00-7:30Dinner will be served at 5:30. The purpose of the Family Academy program is to provide families with the necessary academic tools to support the success of their child’s education and to bring schools, parents/guardians, families, and community organizations together as equal partners. The topics are Helping Your Child Reduce Test Stress and Preparing Your Child for the End of Grade (EOG) Tests. Please see thelink to the flyer for more information and to register to attend.  https://bit.ly/2T3gQAE

 

The 6th grade trip to Myrtle Beach is reschedule for April 3rd.

 

The Black History Celebration and Assembly is rescheduled for March 4th.

 

Ms. Skinner is excited to announce an E-Book Fair from February 28th through March 31st. For more information:

                   https://efairs.follettbookfairs.com/guest/home?classCode=M9X8L

 

 

Magnet News

 

We are still collecting caps for a spring art project. Keep sending in those clean caps/lids!

 

Class and Club News

 

The Lioness Club will meet Thursday, March 5th from 2:30-3:30 in the Media Center. 

 

FBLA meetings will now take place every Wednesday as we prepare for the State Conference. Also, we will continue working on our community service project. See Mrs. Somerville for questions. Thanks.

 

NCSU Science Club members need to return their Biogen field trip permission slips to Mr. Hunter before 3/2.

 

Sewing club will meet Monday 3/2 until 4:15

 

Realms of Myth, Moore Square's only trading card mythology-based club, meets this quarter during nearly every Wednesday after school in Mr. Anderson's room 2217 from 2:30-4:15.  Come check it out!


7th grade families: As you and your student prepare for 8th grade year, the administrative team wants to speak with you and your student about next year and the math opportunity students receive in 8th grade at our Let's Talk Moore about Math Night on March 31 at 5pm. Food will be provided.

 

Please help the Moore Square Garden Club keep used markers, crayons, and glue stick containers out of the landfills through the Crayola Color Cycle, The Crayon Initiative. These programs collect any and all brands of these items.  Families may send in these items with their students and drop them in the classroom collection boxes.  The collection service is on-going throughout the school year.  Please contact Mrs. Oke if you have questions about the program.

 

Payments for the 7th grade field trip are due no later than Friday, March 27th.  Payments can be made online any day, or cash/check can be sent to school with your child on Thursdays only.  Please email Ms. Cesari if you have any questions regarding the 7th grade field trip.

 

Students enrolled in Spanish 1 will take a field trip to The Carolina Theatre on April 23rd. The cost will be $24 and today is the last day for payment. If you have not yet paid, you can make payments online.


Attention Science Club Members: The dates for this semester’s meetings are as follows:

  • March 27
  • April 3
  • May 8

 

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 March 2nd -6th, the focus will be on Respecting Everyone and Everything in all areas.  Please make sure to work on being respectful to self, others and the building this week.

 

8th Grade Families: As you are all signing your student up for classes next year, I wanted to share the High School Planning Guide which has various course codes, explanations on requirements, etc. I used when I presented to students and families this week. Clink this 

link  which also featured in the PowerPointThe registration window closes March 29th but as a Modified Calendar school we have less time in the building, so we want students to get this done before they leave for the field trip next week, meaning Wednesday of next week. Even if student’s complete registration on their own, please return the forms to us so we have a hard copy (there are times where electronic stuff doesn’t work and we need a backup for reference). Southeast Raleigh HS will be here tomorrow, Broughton on Friday and Enloe on Monday to help with the process if you want to go through Registration here. Teacher recommendations have been distributed so they should have made it home with you, and students need Parent signatures on their Registration worksheet (Pink) and Teacher Recommendations (yellow)  in order for us to make sure we have the green light to sign them up. If you have further questions, shoot me an email (mwray@wcpss.net).

 

PTSA News

 

The PTSA has begun our search for 2020-21 Board Members.  Please let us know if you'd be interested in filling any of the following positions for next school year (for more information on these roles, please visit the Executive Board section of the PTSA website):

  • First Vice President
  • Spirit Wear Chair
  • VP - Hospitality
  • VP - Advocacy
  • Family Engagement Chair
  • VP - Programs
  • Reflections Chair
  • Teacher Grants Chair
  • Nominating Chair

After School Activities for the Week

Monday                Sewing Club

Wednesday          FBLA

                          Model UN

                          Realms of Myth

                          Garden Club

                          In Battle of the Books

                          Intramural Basketball

                          Pieces of Gold (7pm)

Thursday             Intramural Soccer

                          Be the Man

                          Lioness Club

Friday                 CAM Gallery Opening (6pm-8pm)