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Mr. Esslinger's Message, May 17, 2024

Mr. Esslinger’s Message,                                                                    5/17/24

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


News Worth Sharing:


-Connectivity Day: Yesterday, students in grades 5-8 enjoyed a “Connectivity Day”. Students enjoyed a fun day filled with outdoor activities, picnic style lunch with ice cream, a sidewalk chalk art contest, and a “Masked Singer” competition to the end the day. Great fun was had by all.  Thank you to our Foundations group for all your hard work to make this a huge success.


-8th Grade parents/guardians:  Information regarding end of year activities and picture submission for the video was mailed home in May.  Copies of the letter can be found on the Middle School announcement page:

-Important Dates:  Last day to submit pictures for the video:  Wednesday,  June 5th (see page 3 for more information)

-Moving On Day Ceremony:  Friday, June 21st (see page 1 & 2 for more information)


-The Middle School club Teens in Action is starting a recycling program with “Gotsneakers”, a Sneaker Recycling Organization. Their mission is to recycle and reuse previously loved sneakers. We’ll keep sneakers out of landfills as well as have our sneakers shared with people who may need them. The recycling program will start on April 15. Donations can be made in the boxes in the foyer and other drop off locations in the building.


-Spring Fling:  The MS annual “Spring Fling” will be on June 7th this year.  Click on the link for more information:

-Boys and Girls Club:  The club will be closed on June 20th and June 21st.

Upcoming Events:

May 21:                  Budget Vote, II Gym, 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM

May 27:                  No School – Memorial Day Holiday


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

June 7:             Spring Fling 6-8:30 p.m.

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

                        Boys and Girls Club closed

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

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

                        Last day for students

                        Boys and Girls Club closed