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Mr. Esslinger's Message, March 7, 2024

Mr. Esslinger’s Message, March 7, 2024

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


News Worth Sharing:


-Iroquois Middle School's Hospice Bouquet Sale, which was sponsored by our 8th grade SGB, was the top sale in all WNY Schools. They raised over $2,700 for Hospice and Palliative Care of Buffalo. Thank you to all who purchased bouquets and thank you to Ms. Wdowka and our 8th grade SGB for a great job.

- It Takes a Community Coalition (ITAC) is hosting a Health and Wellness Fair on March 16, 2024 in the gymnasium at the High School from 10am-1pm. Click on the link to their website for complete details:

-Spring Pictures are scheduled for Tuesday, March 19.  Orders forms were distributed to students this week.  If you are ordering a package, please check your child’s backpack for the order form or order online at:   Code:  EVTRFQ4JX

- MSA Sponsored “Coin Wars”: Our MSA is sponsoring a “coin war” the week of 3/18 – 3/22/24 to raise funds for field trips, student activities, etc.  Every day of the week students can bring in different coins. Prizes will be handed out. 

Monday 3/18:             Bring in your pennies

Tuesday 3/19:             Bring in your nickels

Wednesday 3/20:        Bring in your dimes

Thursday 3/21:            Bring in your quarters

Friday 3/22:                Bring in paper money/checks (Checks made out to Iroquois MSA)

-Grade 5 Project Know: Please click on the link for some important information for grade 5 parents and students regarding "Project Know". Gr. 5 Project Know Parent Letter


-Iroquois Community Education is offering a Babysitter Training Course for students 11-15 years old. The course is on Saturday, March 9th from 9:00am-12:00pm. You MUST pre-register to attend this course. Space is limited. Check out the flyers posted in the hallways or check the Community Ed website. Registration forms are also available in the Main Office.

- MSA "Babcia's Pierogi" sale.  Pick up is on March 13th from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the MS cafe.

- June 2024 end of school year dates: Please mark your calendars for the end of the school year events and dates:


June 13:           Full Day of school grades 5-8

June 14:           Full Day of school grades 5-8

June 17:           Full Day of school grades 5-8

June 18:           Early Dismissal 11:00 a.m. grades 5-8

                        8th Grade MOD Rehearsal, Student Activities

June 19:           Juneteenth Holiday – no school for students

June 20:           Early Dismissal 11:00 a.m. grades 5-8

June 21:           8th Grade MOD ceremony 9:00 a.m.

                        Early Dismissal 11:00 a.m. grades 5-8

                        Last day for students



Upcoming Events:

March 8:                Superintendent Conference Day-No School for Students

       5-Week Progress Reports

March 12:              MSA Meeting 6p.m.

March 13:              BOE Meeting, Middle School at 7p.m.

March 19:              MS Spring Pictures

March 29-April 8:  Spring Recess, students return April 9th

April 10-11:           NYS ELA Assessment, Grades 5-8

April 24-25:           NYS Math Assessment, Grades 5-8