4:00 PM - 5:00 PM WUT Executive Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Foundation 5th Grade and Middle School Teen Center
During the English Language Arts Department’s second annual “Word on the Street” celebration, more than 30 middle school students, administrators and faculty members read original works and favorite literary pieces to peers and parents. Nicole Waldbauer, Director of ELA, Reading and Libraries, explained that the annual event is an opportunity for the district to celebrate literacy and the spoken and written word. ELA teacher Christine Hult added that the goal is to spread the love of words.
Aidan won the school wide Geo Bee on January 12, 2017. Besting 31 other contestants. He then took a written test and qualified for the NY State Geo Bee. On Friday, March 31, 2017 Aidan traveled to Albany where he faced off against other winners from throughout the state. He advanced to the tiebreaker round where he was eliminated.
Under the direction of Samantha Gordon, music director Peter Saladino and production manager Kimberly Davis, the middle school proudly presented an unforgettable rendition of the popular Broadway musical “Mary Poppins,” held in the high school auditorium on March 17 and 18.
The sweet smell of fresh bread wafted through the halls of the middle school as Anne Craven’s home and career students prepared and baked Irish soda bread to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. In preparation for their assignment, the students learned about the significance and evolution of each ingredient and Ms. Craven, whose family resides in Ireland, shared her experiences about her visits to the country.
High school and middle school band students attended a performance by the U.S. Air Force Heritage Brass Quintet, who were touring the tri-state area. Doug Jones (tuba), Michael Mannella (trombone), Mark Nixon (trumpet), Daniel Omer (French horn) and Jonathan Rattay (trumpet) played a mix of traditional and jazz music, spoke about their choice of instruments and noted the “form” of each musical number.
Today Is Day 1 STUDENT BULLETIN Monday, May 1, 2017
Attention All Athletes: If you would like to order a copy of your team picture that was taken for the Memory Book, bring your order form and payment to Mrs. O’Connor in the school store any morning from 8:00 – 8:10 am by Thursday, May 4. See Mrs. O’Connor if you need an extra order form or download one from the Memory Book website.
Attention All 8th Grade Students: Permission slips and payments for the 8th grade boat trip are due by Friday, May 5. Bring your permission slip and payment to Mrs. O’Connor in the school store any morning from 8:00 – 8:10 am by Friday, May 5. See Mrs. Longo or Mrs. O’Connor if you need an extra permission slip.
Attention Spanish Club: The Spanish Club will meet Thursday, May 4th after school in Room 323 with Mrs. Como. All students are welcome!
Attention 6th Graders: There will be an important meeting on Wednesday, May 3rd in room 442 right after school! We are having a spring fundraiser and need help making goodie bags, flyers, and announcements!
Attention BEST Club: Our next meeting will be tomorrow, May 2 at 3:05 in room 437. Pen Pals, please make an extra effort to attend.
Attention All 8th Grade Reps: Our next meeting will be tomorrow, May 2nd after school in Mrs. Pilo’s room. Please do your best to attend!
Attention Smoke Signals: We will meet tomorrow at 3:05 in lab 405.
Attention UPSTANDERS: There will be an Upstanders meeting on May 3 and May 9 in room 442 at 3:05. Please do your best to attend.
Attention TEAM Warrior: TEAM Warrior Club TRIP will be on Wednesday, May 3rd where will be going to the Last Hope Animal Rescue across the street. If you would like to attend, please see Mrs. Nimmo or Mrs. Garey for a permission slip.
Attention Video Club: The video club will meet Wednesday after school in room 318 with Mr. Heepe.