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 ALLISON LEMLEY BRET PLUNKETT
BREAKFAST/LUNCH MENUMONDAY, MAY 16 BREAKFAST ($1.25): Dutch waffle w/syrup/Fruit Juice/Milk LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Macaroni & Cheese/Green Beans/Sliced Peaches/Wheat Roll/ 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 17 BREAKFAST ($1.25): Cinnamon Roll/Fruit Juice/Milk LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Tony's Pizza/Tossed Salad/Applesuace/Cowboy Cookie/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 18 BREAKFAST ($1.25): Egg and Cheese Biscuit/Fruit Juice/Milk LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Country Fried Steak/Mashed Potatoes w/ Gravy/Cherry Crisp/Wheat Roll/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 19 BREAKFAST ($1.25): Breakfast Burrito/Juice/Milk LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Hot Dog w/ Mustard/French Fries/Apple Wedges/Krispy Treat/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 20 BREAKFAST ($1.25): BISCUIT & GRAVY/FRUIT JUICE/MILK LUNCH TRAY( $2.25): Deli Sandwich/Mini Pretzels/Pork & Beans/Mixed Fruit/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 MAY 16 6TH GRADE VISIT TO JUNIOR HIGHS
ANNOUNCEMENTS MAY 16 REGIONAL CHESS TOURNAMENT CHESS TEAM OUT ALL DAY
ANNOUNCEMENTS The NMS Variety Show applications are blue and they are available at the front office. Variety Show Applications are due Monday, May 16th Variety Show Auditions will be Wed, May 18, Thurs, May 19, and Friday, May 20th.
ANNOUNCEMENTS FALL 2011 FOOTBALL AND CHEER SIGN UPS Dates: May 16, 17, 18 FOOTBALL SIGN UP ONLY Time: 3:30 till 5:45 Location: Blakemore Field Indoor Area Grades: Those who will be in the 3rd – 6th Grade next fall. CHEER SIGN UPS WILL BE THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF SCHOOL IN AUGUST. It is very important to get football registered at this time so the number of teams can be determined by June 1.
ANNOUNCEMENTS TUESDAY, MAY 17 SKATE NIGHT WHEELS IN MOTION 6:00 – 8:00
ANNOUNCEMENTS WEDNESDAY, MAY 18 5TH GRADE SCIENCE FAIR
ANNOUNCEMENTS MAY 19 HONOR CHOIR FUN DAY 9:00 – 2:00
ANNOUNCEMENTS MAY 20 4TH GRADE VISIT TO NORTHRIDGE 9:00
ANNOUNCEMENTS FRIDAY, MAY 20 ALL LIBRARY BOOKS DUE
ANNOUNCEMENTS MAY 23 5TH GRADE TO ALMA WATERPARK
ANNOUNCEMENTS MAY 24 6TH GRADE TO ALMA WATERPARK
ANNOUNCEMENTS MAY 25 5TH GRADE “GROWING UP FILM”
ANNOUNCEMENTS MONDAY, MAY 30 NO SCHOOL MEMORIAL DAY
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)