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Islip Middle School, in partnership with the community, will facilitate the academic, emotional, and social growth of our students, as they move to become well-rounded, life-long learners. We shall create, through the unique elements of the middle school structure, an environment that will develop compassionate and creative problem solvers, equipped to face the challenges of the 21 st century.
A philosophy and mission that reflect the intellectual & developmental needs & characteristics of young adolescents.
An educational program that is comprehensive, challenging, purposeful, integrated, relevant, and standards-based.
An organization & structure that support both academic excellence & personal development.
Seven Essential Elements
4. Classroom instruction appropriate to the needs and characteristics of young adolescents provided by skilled and knowledgeable teachers. 5. Strong educational leadership and a building administration that encourage, facilitate, & sustain involvement, participation, & students. 6. A network of academic & personal support available for all students. 7. Professional learning & staff development for all staff that are ongoing, planned, purposeful, & collaboratively developed. Seven Essential Elements
Advisory Theme for February Kindness and Compassion We continue to share character traits that express qualities we all like to see in our community.
Advisories Please Note NO STUDENT SHOULD LEAVE THEIR ADVISORY ROOM FOR ANY REASON BEFORE 8:45
Tina’s II Pizza Monday, February 8 th
Enjoy real pizza parlor pizza during your lunch period
IMS “Change for Haiti”
IMS learning community will attempt to fill a water jug located in the main lobby with donations of spare change.
These funds will be sent to relief organizations helping victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti.
Please ask your parents/guardians permission before donating!
Fitness Tip of the Month
People who are regularly physically active have the lowest risk of cardiac arrest both while being active and overall.
THE BIG SHOW IS HERE!
REMINDER to all students participating
Due by Wednesday February 3 rd 2010 to your sponsor !
Come join the KIC Club Help Keep Islip Clean!!
Recycle and make the earth more healthy
Wednesdays in Room 303.
Don’t miss the fun!
Animal Club Fun study of animals. From wolves to bears to dolphins! What a howl!! Wednesday in Mr. Doheny’s room 311
Friday after school in the Library.
Come play Games and have fun!
See Mrs. Logan in 303 to Join
Board Game Club
Can you Act? Do you like to perform?
Then the Drama club is for you!
Open to all Grades. Live audiences !
Open to all Grades
Broadcast Journalism Club
Attention all you promising news reporters! Want to get “behind the scenes” at the middle school events?
Join the Broadcast Journalism Club and become an I-TV reporter!
Meetings are Wednesdays in Rm.113 .
Kic Club is collecting used Athletic Shoes (No Metal) that will be Recycled into Playground & Sports Equipment for disadvantaged schoolyards.
Old sneakers can be dropped off at the Gym or Main Lobby.
Thanks for your Help!
Valentine Social Student Gov’t is having a Valentine Social on Friday, Feb. 5 th from 3-5 pm. Tickets & Permission Slips are in the School Store. Tickets are $5. You receive a free Raffle for our beautiful Valentine Baskets. Come and join us for a Great Time!
There will be a Student Government Meeting on Wednesday 1/13/10 and Thursday 1/28/10 in Rm. 101 .
Cell phone use is prohibited in school.
Students caught using a cell phone should expect the phone to be taken away.
If you need to call home, phones are available in the main office.
Cell Phone Use = Detention
Large Bags & Backpacks are to be kept in your lockers during the school day!
Please dress appropriately for school! NO NO NO NO No Slippers
We know it’s fun! But while in school, you know the rule… No Chewing Gum!!! Bubble Gum
These are not After School Clubs Once You Leave School Property You May NOT Take a Late Bus