WORD OF THE MONTH MAY HONESTY BEING TRUTHFUL AND SINCERE
Northridge Middle School has been in the planning process necessary to begin a Title I school wide program. A school wide program is a comprehensive reform strategy designed to upgrade the entire educational program in a Title I school. Northridge’s mission statement has been revised based on feedback about the purpose and goals of our school. The information collected from parent and teacher surveys as well as Parent Involvement Committee meetings was synthesized into our new mission statement. Please direct comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
Northridge Middle School Mission Statement Our purpose at Northridge Middle School is to provide a positive learning environment, focused on instruction that promotes the growth and success of all students. By working collaboratively with students, parents and the community we will create the partnerships necessary for real and continuous improvement.
MAY6th Grade STUDENTS OF THE MONTH TRAE NEHF SYDNEY GRIZZLE
MAY5th Grade STUDENTS OF THE MONTH NORA SCHUBERT JACK ALEXANDER
STUDENTS OF THE WEEK BRITTANY STATON NICHOLAS REID
BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUMONDAY, MAY 9 BREAKFAST ($1.25): Donut w/toast/Fruit Juice/Milk LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Chicken Sandwich/French Fries/Rosy Applesauce/Milk LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): CHICKEN SANDWICH W/LETTUCE,TOMATO AND CHIPS FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.
BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUTUESDAY, MAY 10 BREAKFAST ($1.25): Breakfast Pizza/Fruit Juice/Milk LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Soft Taco/Buttered Corn/Cornbread/Frozen Fruit Bar/Milk LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): CHICKEN NUGGETS/OKRA/ROLL FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.
BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUWEDNESDAY, MAY 11 BREAKFAST ($1.25): Sausage BiscuitFruit Juice/Milk LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Chicken Nuggets/Mashed Potatoes w/ Gravy/Carrot Coins/Wheat Roll/Pudding/Milk LUNCH BAR($2.50): Salad LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): Pizza and Salad FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.
BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUTHURSDAY, MAY 12 BREAKFAST ($1.25): Flapstick w/syrup/Juice/Milk LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Pigs in a Blanket/Baked Beans/Sliced Peaches/Brownie/Milk LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): Hot Dog and Tater Tots (every other week it will be corn dog and tater tots) FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.
BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUFRIDAY, MAY 13 BREAKFAST ($1.25): BISCUIT & GRAVY/FRUIT JUICE/MILK LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Grilled Cheese Sandwich/Mini Pretzels/Pickle Spear/Orange Smiles/Milk LUNCH BAR($2.50): SALAD LUNCH BASKET ($2.50): Chicken Strips and Fries FREE AND REDUCED STUDENTS MAY EAT FROM ANY LINE.
ANNOUNCEMENTS Don’t forget to check LOST AND FOUND for coats, lunch boxes, backpacks, etc. LOST AND FOUND is located in the office.
ANNOUNCEMENTS PEP CLUB MEETING TUESDAY, MAY 10 COLEMAN Resell: 5:00 Parent meeting: 5:30
ANNOUNCEMENTS PEP CLUB MEETING BUTTERFIELD DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED
ANNOUNCEMENTS MAY 10 REHEARSAL FOR MUSICAL 8:40 – 11:00 COMPLETE RUN THROUGH 1:30-2:30
ANNOUNCEMENTS MAY 11 BAND MEETING FOR NEXT YEAR’S PARENTS 3:00 – 7:00
ANNOUNCEMENTS MAY 11 Dress Rehearsal for Musical 10:00-11:30 Elementary school’s performance 1:00-2:30
ANNOUNCEMENTS JUNE 3 HONOR CLUB/STUDENT COUNCIL FUN DAY 9:00 – 2:00
ANNOUNCEMENTS JUNE 7 LAST DAY OF CLASSES REPORT CARDS
ANNOUNCEMENTS Pointer Basketball Camp Dates: June 8-10: Times: Grades 1-5: 8:00-11:00; Grades 6-9: 12:00-3:00 Location: Clair Bates Arena Cost: $50.00 Make Checks payable to: Basketball Booster Club Awards: T-shirts and basketballs will be given to each camper
ANNOUNCEMENTS Lady Pointer Basketball Camp Dates: June 13-15; 9:00-12:00 Location: Clair Bates Arena Cost: $45.00 total w/$20.00 due by June 1 for t-shirt order Ages: 3rd thru 9th grade (Grade going INTO) Make Checks payable to: Basketball Booster Club Awards: T-shirts will be given to each camper
ANNOUNCMENTS Pointer Baseball Camp Dates: June 13-15; 8:00-10:30 Location: Field of Dreams Grades: 1st-9th (Grade going into in Fall ’11) Cost: $50.00 Make Checks payable to: Baseball Booster Club Awards: T-shirts to each camper; awards for outstanding campers DEADLINE: To guarantee T-shirt size, order and money must be received by May 23
ANNOUNCEMENTS Pointer Football Camp Dates: July 5-7, July 11-14; 10:00 - 11:00 am Location: Blakemore Field House Cost: $50.00 if pre-register Cost $60 - first day of camp Make checks payable to: Van Buren Football Registration Deadline: June 2 Awards: T-shirts for all that pre-register by June 2. Description of Camp: 4th Annual Pointer P.R.I.D.E. Football camp for 3rd-6th grade athletes. Emphasis on agility, speed, and modified dynamic strength exercises that are age appropriate and will help athletes prepare for the youth football agility assessment
ANNOUNCEMENTS Pointer Volleyball Camp Dates: May 16-19 for girls going INTO Grades 4-7; 3:30-5:30; Session I May 23-26 for girls going INTO Grades 8-10; 3:30-5:30; Session II Location: VBHS Arena Cost: $50.00 Make checks payable to: Pointer Volleyball Camp Description: Session I will focus on the fundamentals of volleyball; Session II will focus on the fundamentals plus the concepts of team offense/defense and scrimmage Awards: T-shirts will be given to each camper
ANNOUNCEMENTS Pointer Softball Camp Dates: June 13-16; Times: 8U and 10U: 9:00 am -10:30 am Times: 12U and 14U: 11:00 am -12:30 pm Location: VBHS Softball Field Cost: $40.00 if pre-registered; $50.00 if register at the camp; $30.00- team of 8 or more from same summer team Make checks payable to: Softball Booster Club Awards: T-shirts will be given to each camper Description: Campers will be instructed by the VBHS Coaching staff and players. Each day campers will be exposed to the offensive and defensive fundamentals of the game of fast pitch softball.
ANNOUNCEMENTS Van Buren Juniors Tennis Camp Dates: June 13, 15, 17; June 20, 22, 24; June 27, 29, July 1; July 4, 6, 8 (Campers may participate in multiple weeks of camp if they choose) *Each clinic is for one week only; Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 8:00-10:00 am Ages: 5-16 Cost: $25.00/week Location: VBHS Tennis Courts; Make Checks payable to: Dee Cox, USPTA Requirements: Name, address, and DOB w/camp fee on 1st day of each camp Description: Program will cover stroke fundamentals, basic game strategy and general knowledge of the game. Contact: Brandy Mosby, Head Tennis Coach; email: email@example.com Dee Cox, Instructor: email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 221-3348
MAY BIRTHDAYS!HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! Julie Konzelman (2nd) Cheryl Christman(15th) Kacee Kareus(18th)
JUNE/JULY BIRTHDAYS!HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! Laura Edelen (June 16th) Kristin Shelly(June 18th) Karen Allen (June 27th) Shirley Evans (June 29th) Summer Cox (July 14th) Melissa Fretheim(July 30th)