News From the Middle School- May 2, 2017

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Superintendent’s Task Force on Middle School Recess

Ryan Sherman, Ph.D., Director of Wellness  and Assistant Principal Paul Gamache are looking for interested, elementary, middle and high school parents to join the Superintendent's Task Force on Middle School Recess.  This task force, made up of administrators, parents and teachers, will be responsible for comprehensively examining opportunities for recess at the middle school level, including potential advantages and challenges.  The task force will meet once a month, after school, during the months of May, June, September, October and November.  If interested, please complete this form: Recess Task Force

 

Medway Middle School

MCAS Testing Schedule

Spring 2017

 

MCAS testing continues this week for students in grades 5, 6 and 7.    The MCAS is an important tool in assessing the achievement of individual students.  At the school level, we use the data from MCAS to make decisions about the curriculum and programs that we offer to our students.  The remaining test dates can be found below.  Please keep these dates in mind as student absences during this time are particularly disruptive.

 

Grade

Subject

Dates

5

MCAS 2.0 Math

5/3, 5/4

5

MCAS Science

5/17, 5/18

6

MCAS 2.0 Math

5/4, 5/5

7

MCAS 2.0 Math

5/2, 5/3

8 (CBT)

MCAS 2.0 Math

5/9, 5/10

8

MCAS Science

5/17, 5/18

 

Grade 8 Promotion Ceremony- Save the Date

Monday, June 19, 2017

The Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony is scheduled for Monday, June 19, 2017.  This evening event begins with a ceremony for families and friends to celebrate our students’ completion of middle school.  The grade 8 students are then invited to stay for a dance to celebrate the event with their classmates.  More specific details about the Promotion Ceremony will be shared in the coming weeks.

Joanne Senier-LaBarre Free Spirit Award- Deadline Extended, May 25, 2016

The Alexander Handy Memorial and Scholarship Foundation invites Medway Middle School students to submit applications for the Joanne Senier-LaBarre Award.  Please see this letter for additional information.

 

News from the MSPTO

Medway Secondary Parent Teacher Organization

Middle School Box Tops Contest

 

The top TWO Students who bring in the most box tops will each receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!!!!!!!

 

Students must bring boxtops and labels in a bag labeled with their name and homeroom number to the office by Friday, May 26, 2017 to be entered into this contest.

 

Good luck!!

 

Book Drive May 1-May 31st 2017

Troop 65473 is collecting new or gently used books for the Reader to Reader organization. Reader to Reader is an organization that collects books for school libraries that cannot afford books. There will be a donation box in the lobby of each school from May 1st to 31st. If you have any spare books please donate. Thank you!

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