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Principal Hahn's Weekly Enotes

Principal Hahn's Weekly Parent eNotes
Posted on 03/16/2018
Principal eNotes
eNotes 11/2/18

Dear Parent:

I can't believe it is already November! We have had a busy Fall and first term officially ends on Monday. Each morning Mrs. Liner, many of our teachers and support staff, and I have the opportunity to greet your students as they get off buses or make the walk up from the VFW lot. Middle school students are not always totally awake at 7:30 in the morning, but we still enjoy seeing their smiling (most of the time) faces. Greeting students is just one small thing we do as a school community to create a positive Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) environment. At the October PAC meeting several of the JMS staff met with parents to share all the ways we engage our school community through SEL best practices. As a parent of three busy children, I know evening meetings are not always easy to attend. Because of that, Mrs. Liner and I wanted to invite you to our school for "coffee with the principals" to discuss all the ways we work to support our students through SEL. Also, we want to hear from you about the ways we can work together to ensure each student is getting the most out of middle school. Please join us for coffee and some pastries on Friday, November 9th at 8:30 am. Please RSVP using the link below so we know how much coffee to order. Please let me know if you have any questions.

RSVP for Coffee with the JMS Principals

Best, Bill

Calendar:

November 5 – Term 1 Ends

November 7 – Picture Retakes

November 7 – 6th Grade Environmental Week Parent Night

November 12 – No School

November 20 – PAC Meeting – 7:00pm

November 21 – Early Release – 11:30am

November 22 & 23 – No School

November 27 – School Council

See announcements: Picture Retakes – November 7th, JMS Student Council Food Drive Has Been Extended, Kids Coupons Fundraiser, Thank You From The Art Teacher, Grade 8 Parents – 8th Grade Baby Pictures Needed, Walpole Pediatric Flu Vaccine Clinic, JMS Drama Auditions, A Taste of Home – 2nd Annual International Potluck Supper, WHS Drama Fall Musical Presents - Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. 

Picture Retakes – November 7th

Picture Retakes are scheduled for November 7th.  If you wish to have your student’s picture retaken, please send in the original picture package with your student on that day.  If your student was absent on Picture Day, please send in the order form with your student on that day. 

JMS Student Council Food Drive Has Been Extended

The JMS Student Council Food Drive has been extended to November 7th.  Our students and staff have generously donated 300 items so far, but we know we can do better.  So many in our community use the Walpole Food Pantry and the shelves are depleted.  Please see the attached flyer for details on items needed.

Kids Coupons Fundraiser

Kid's Coupons Fundraiser for the Quebec Trip is due on or before Nov. 19, 2018

Thank You From The Art Teacher 

Thank you to everyone who purchased items on Artsonia. I have funds to purchase more Art materials for the students because of your generosity, YAHOO!!! 

Also, thank you to everyone who donated catalogs, magazines, newspapers, containers and STICKERS.  Our students have found extremely creative ways to use these items. If you still have any of these items lying around or anything else that can be upcycled, please consider donating.  Thank you all for your support!  Mrs. Munoz-Bennett

Grade 8 Parents – 8th Grade Baby Pictures Needed

Please send in your child’s baby picture for the yearbook. You can email a digital photo to Mrs. Wyman at awyman@walpole.k12.ma.us or send in a photo with your child’s name on it. The photos will be collected during homeroom. All photos will be returned after they are scanned and placed in the yearbook.  Baby pictures are due by December 3, 2018.

Walpole Pediatric Flu Vaccine Clinic

First come, first serve.  Tuesday, November 13th from 3:30 – 5:00pm at Walpole High School Room A246.  Please see attached flyer for more details. 

JMS Drama Auditions

Auditions for this year's production of Dorothy in Wonderland will be held after school on Thursday, November 1st and Wednesday, November 7th. Students need to sign up for an audition date on our new website JMS Drama. Audition materials are also on the website. Please email Mrs. Calandrelli or Ms. Smith if you have any questions. 

A Taste of Home – 2nd Annual International Potluck Supper

Fisher and Johnson families are invited to celebrate your heritage on Thursday, November 15 from 6:00-8:00pm at Fisher School Auditorium.  Bring a family favorite main dish that celebrates your heritage to share with others.  Please see attached flyer for more details.

WHS Drama Fall Musical Presents - Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with Rodgers & Hammerstein's originality, charm and elegance. Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA was the most widely viewed program in the history of the medium. Its recreation in 1965 starring Lesley Ann Warren was no less successful in transporting a new generation to the miraculous kingdom of dreams-come-true. Adapted for the stage, this version brings this classic magical fairy tale to life for all ages. 

Shows:  Saturday, November 10th, 7:00 PM;
Sunday, November 11th, 2:00 PM

To order your reserved seating tickets, please use this link to our online ticket ordering:

https://whscinderella.bpt.me/