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Mr. Esslinger's Message, February 2, 2024

Mr. Esslinger’s Message, February 2, 2024


Hello Iroquois Middle School Families. Please see below with some news and information.


News Worth Sharing:

Student Drop-Off: Parents, drop off will continue for the MS near the old track from 7-7:35 am only. Please, for the safety of our students, do not drop off in the front of the building until after 7:35,  as buses are dropping off students here at that time.


Congratulations to the cast and crew of Newsies Jr. on their three outstanding performances this past weekend! The students brought together all aspects of theatre; including vocals, choreography, acting, character development, stage management, sound, lighting, and the business/financial aspects to bring to life the story of the 1899 Newsies strike in New York City.

Report Cards: Report cards will be available to view today after 4 p.m.


-SGB will be selling Valentine’s Candy Grams during lunch periods on Feb 5th- 9th.  They are 2 for $1.  Candy Grams will be delivered to homebases on February 14th.

-SGB is also sponsoring a Valentine's Spirit Week February 12-15th

Monday: "Show your love for comfort!" - PJ Day

Tuesday: "Boo'd Up" - Twin Day

Wednesday: Valentine's Day- Wear Red & Pink

Thursday: "Fall-In-Love"- Flannel Day


-New Iroquois School District 716 App:  Another step in the Communication piece of the Iroquois Strategic Plan has been completed. On Monday, January 22nd we launched our new App! You can find instructions on how to download (available for Android and Apple) and customize the new Iroquois School District 716 App, as well as some of the App features on our website at: . Be sure to check out the “Activity Stream” button on the App for up-to-date activities and happenings at Iroquois!


-STEM Leadership Club is busy planning their Community STEM Night. Mark your calendars for the evening of April 18th to participate in STEM family fun! 


- 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

Upcoming Events:

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