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Posts from the Principal- 10/6/19

Posts from the Principal- 10/6/19

Posts from the Principal- 10/6/19

Week 6 of the 2019-20 School Year

"Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near."

Isaiah 55:6

Greetings,

I hope all parents and students had the opportunity to review the Interim reports and the Interim letter. The letter is filled with important information.

In order to make sure that parents and students are aware of the consequences for iPad misuse, I have attached a document. Please use link below to review these consequences with your child. 

Click Here For iPad Misuse Document.

There are a number of October events going on at MLS. Monday, October 7thour 8th graders and 12th graders will be taking their graduation portraits. Reminder to all senior boys - you must bring or wear a white button down shirt with a collar.

Teen Read Week is the week of Friday, October 11th-Thursday, October 17th. The English Department is facilitating a couple of events during that time. You will find the information for both of the events below:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15th

Students will bring in their all-time favorite book (it can even be their childhood favorite book). They will give a brief summary to their classmates, and tell why that book is their favorite.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17th

Students will dress as their favorite book character.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Your attire must be appropriate for school--example: no ripped or torn jeans, no masks--hats are okay ONLY in ELA class, no facial/body paint, etc.
  • ALL costumes MUST BE culturally and racially respectful.
  • In order to dress-up as your favorite character, you MUST submit the character name, title of book that the character is in, & a complete description of your costume to your ELA teacher NO LATER than FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11th.
  • If you do not submit this information, and decide to come to school dressed up as your character on Thursday, October 17th, you will receive a DEMERIT.

**Intramural points will be awarded for the number of students who dress up, and will be counted toward the class standings.

Friday, October 18 is Martin Luther School's annual Walk-A-Thon! This is a mandatory event for our student body with a minimum $30 pledge. Monies raised will offset the cost of class trips. Permission form must be submitted (orange in color).   

Students will be permitted to dress down (see guidelines below). Each student will receive a Walk-A-Thon Shirt and it must be worn at all times. They will walk up Grand Ave and around Principe Park (weather permitting otherwise laps in the gym). Let's show the neighborhood our Cougar Pride! Lunch (hotdogs, chips and a beverage) will be served. After lunch, we will continue the fun in the gym by listening and dancing along to music provided by a DJ. All Students will be dismissed between 12:30-12:45pm. Students should dress warmly.

Walkathon Dress Code- All clothing should uphold the principal of modesty. The following is not allowed: attire or jewelry/accessories that are libelous, portray disruptive and or obscene writing or pictures or insignias; contain sexually explicit slogans or messages; depict logos or emblems that encourage and/or condone the use of violence, prejudice, illegal drugs, tobacco products, alcohol; bare mid riffs, plunging necklines or waistlines, halter tops, tube tops, low cut tops, spaghetti straps, sleeveless/muscle tops for males see through garments, display of undergarments, short shorts, mini- skirts; discrimination/ degradation or slurs of others based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability; Heavy jewelry or jewelry with spikes. Any color of Jeans and cargo pants (not torn or ripped), shorts , jeggings/leggings, sweatpants or swishy pants, sneakers, and boots are allowed. NO sliders, sandals or flip flops!

Have a great week!

Mrs. Younghese

Upcoming Events

10/7- Soccer game at Maurice Park @ 4pm

       Cross Country at Portledge @ 4pm

10/9- Girls' Volleyball Game at MLS @ 4pm

10/10- Girls' Volleyball Game at Lemans @ 4pm

          Cross Country at Stony Brook @ 4:15pm

10/11- Dismissal for all grades at 12:33pm

        Soccer Game at Maurice Park @ 4pm

10/14- Columbus Day - school closed

 

Photo Recap of the Week

"Students made predictions on the the comparative densities of 5 liquids. Then they calculated the density of each liquid and made predictions by ranking the densities of the different liquids. Finally students added all of the liquids to a test tube to visualize the comparative densities."