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Mr. Esslinger's Message, January 26, 2024

Principal’s Announcement:

 

To Iroquois Middle School Families:

 

Hope everyone has had a great week. Please find listed below some “News Worth Sharing”.

- State Assessment Information for Parents:  Click on the link below to find information on State Assessments given to students this Spring. State Assessment Letter to Parents

 - MSA Movie/Slumber Party: Click on the links below to view information on the 8th Gr. Slumber Party/Movie Night on February 9th from 7-9 p.m. 8th Grade Slumber Party/Movie Night Flyer   Parent Information and Parent Donation/Volunteer Link  

Movie Permission Slip

- MSA is sponsoring a  "Babcia's Pierogi" sale.  Orders/money are due by February 27th.  Cash or check only and checks made out to "Iroquois MSA".  Pick up is on March 13th from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the MS cafe. MSA Babcia's Pierogi Fundraiser

- 5th grade Academic Enrichment students are just finishing a group project which entails inventing a new toy that doesn’t exist yet.  Students need to design the electrical components, sound, and determine an appropriate price point.  The last step is either creating a 3D model of the toy or illustrating the components.

- 5th Grade Field Trip: The 5th grade classes will be attending a performance of the play Anne of Green Gables performed by the Theatre of Youth at the Allendale Theatre of Buffalo on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024. 

- The Middle school orchestra concert has been moved to Thursday, April 25th at 7:30 PM. Students will be asked to be brought to school at 6:30 to tune and warm-up.

- Middle School Unified Sports Club meets each Wednesday after school in the II gym until 4:00. All students are welcome to join. Please see Mrs. George or Mrs. McGee for a permission slip!

- International Club meets monthly after school.  Students get to sample French and Spanish related foods and work on a craft.  So far, they have sampled fondue, hot chocolate and French and Spanish pastries while coloring Guatemalan kites and Valentines day hearts and celebrating 3 KIngs Day.  International Club is open to all 7th and 8th grade students.

 

Upcoming Events:

January 26:  MS Drama Club Performance, 7 p.m.

January 27:  MS Drama Club Performance, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

February 9:  MSA Sponsored Movie/Slumber Party, 7-9 p.m., MS Gym and Cafe

February 12: BOE Meeting, 7:00 p.m., MS

February 13:  MSA Meeting at 9:15 a.m. and 6 P.m. MS Café

February 16:  Superintendent Conference Day – No school for students

February 19 – 23:  Mid-Winter Recess – No School