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WELCOME TO ELSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL Today is… Friday January 27, 2012 www.mcas.k12.in.us/Elston “Building Success One Student at a Time”
Elston Information • Principal: Kelly Martin- Fargo • Assistant Principal: Theresa Jamieson
Elston Information • School Nickname: Wolves • School Colors: Navy Blue, Gray and White • School Mascot: Warren ‘Wolfie’ Jones
Practice respect • Accept responsibility • Work together • Safety Matters
Chapter After Book Club • WHO: Any interested student • WHAT: Read the same books and discuss • WHERE: A302 – Mrs. Clinkert’s classroom • WHEN: Every Tuesday after school from 2:30 until 3:00
Middle SchoolStrength and Agility • Open for all athletes (boys and girls) • Monday, Jan. 23rd • 6:30 until 8:00 • Enter through the “J” entrance • ***Will meet two times per week until the middle of March
Elston Middle SchoolPAWS Menu 5 PAWS30 PAWS Mechanical pencil PAWS t-shirt Folder Basketball with 3 friends PAWS braceletPAWS drawstring backpack 10 PAWS40 PAWS Shout out Wii with a friend Eat lunch with a teacher Notebook Lanyard PAWS water bottle
Who Wants to be a Millionaire…READER? • Prizes for all students who have read 1,000,000 words this year. • Prizes for all students who have read 500,000 words this year. • All word counts are taken from AR and RC book tests that have been passed. • Pizza party TODAY 11:10!
VFW Contest Winners“Are You Proud of Your Country?” • Elston has three winners in the VFW Essay Contest. • Winners will be recognized on Saturday, February 4 at the VFW. • Winners will receive $25.00 at the luncheon. • Congratulations to: • Kalee Callahan Kempty McKay • Autumn Wilson
EMS Green Club • Did you know Green Team collects used batteries, old cell phones, used printer cartridges, and broken small electronics for recycling?Please bring these items directly to Mrs. Triemstra in A204.
EMS Green Club • 2nd semester Green Team members • Alejandro DelReal Thalya DelReal • Korbin Williams Amy Kotaska • Darby Woolslayer Megan Sobolewski • B’Elanna Archer Cale Coleman • Jasmin Najera Alexandrea Hogan • Anshalique Mashburn Cole Seibert • Myshalya Thompson Shelby Brooks
EMS Green Club • 2nd semester Green Team members • Sally Bibb Katie Thomas • D’Alya Flowers Ashley Baker • Lilly Starr Nick Griffin • Caselle Pavlack Emily Glowacki • Brenna Libdsey Keith Patejdl • Scot Bentley Allie Mellen • Alicia Martin Destiny Harvel • Shannon Pavlak Kaelie Winebrenner • Jysica Zacariaz
Spelling Bee • EMS 9th annual Spelling Bee • Thursday, Jan. 26 • EMS auditorium • 2:30 until 3:45 • Spelling words available from team leaders
6BStudents of the Month • Elston Middle School Team 6B proudly announces their December Students of the Month: • Rebecca Borman • Nathan Schoff • Lauren Odle
7AStudents of the Month • Team 7A would proudly like to announce their academic All Stars and Super Citizens for the month of December. These students have been working hard in the classroom and have been following PAWS. • Academic All Stars:Super Citizens: • Jacob Durham Devin King • Dreshawn Dabney Ben Boyd • Jakela Lewis Kaitlyn Hren
8AStudents of the Month • Elston Middle School Team 8A announces their Students of the Month for December: • Sean Coleman • Jocelyn Langford
8BStudents of the Month • Elston Middle School Team 8B proudly announces their Students of the Month for December: • Tarnesha Ratney • Livan Arteaga • Carlie Vittatoe • Kalie Swanson
Homework Help • 1-877-ASK-ROSE
Michigan CityPublic Library • You may return your MCPL books to the Elston Media Center. • We will return the MCPL books on Thursday. • Give your books to Mrs. St.Peter before noon on Thursday!
Breakfast Served Daily • Students $1.35 Reduced $.30 • All meals served with juice and milk. • Cereal and yogurt available daily. • Monday – French Toast • Tuesday – Breakfast Pizza • Wednesday – Breakfast Burrito • Thursday – Sausage Pancakes • Friday – Biscuit Quiche
Today’s Lunch Menu Students $2.00 Reduced $.40 Friday’s Menu Cheese Ravioli Chicken Nuggets Cornbread Tossed Salad Greens Variety of Fruit & Vegetables Choice or Juice and Milk Deli Express Salads / Sandwiches
Howler • *The Howler is in need of student writers. This is a great way to publish your writing. • *Meetings on Tuesday and Thursday • *See Ms. Hert in G114
Box Tops for Education • *Team 7B is collecting ‘Box Tops for Education’ • *These can be found on many products. • *Jewel and Meijer will give you a cash register receipt with bonus points!! • *Please clip, save, and give to Mrs. Peo.
Words of the Day • As we introduce new ‘Words of the Day’ you will see them listed below on this slide. • clarity supporting details • thesis combine • criteria hypothesis
EMS Yearbooks • It is time to order your Elston yearbook. • Order envelopes may be picked up in the Paw Pad or the Guidance office. • Cost is $20.00 • Yearbooks will be delivered in May, 2012.
Club Discovery • Meets Mon., Tues., and Wed. • From 2:20PM until 5:30PM • Transportation provided • FREE • Snacks, Apangea, Computers, Mentoring, Science Labs, Project Ignite, Robotics, Music Recording
Washington D.C. Trip • Tag Day at Al’s Grocery • on Franklin St. • Saturday, Jan. 28 • 8:00am until 2:00pm • Please come and throw some change in their jars!
Washington D.C. Trip • Students going on the Washington D.C. trip include: • Dillon Bondzis Sonja Murray • Dominic Chambers Alex Rowley • Sabrina Terry Dennis Rucker
School closing and delay announcements • Check the mcas.k12.in.us webpage • or • Sign up for the text alert service provided by Fox 28 news • http://www.fox28.com/Global/link.asp?L=411033
Euchre / Chess Club • Club will meet every Tuesday from 2:20 until 3:30. • Room A201 • Sponsored by Mr. Gillman and Ms. Curran • Students from all grades are welcome to attend.
6th Grade READ 180 & Social Studies • These students took their 2nd SRI test and increased their scores. • 1st & 2nd hour • Jalen Sanders – increased 161 points • Clinton Rouse – increased 164 points • Alijah George – increased 124 points • Lavendar Hill – increased 199 points
6th Grade READ 180 & Social Studies • 4th and 5th hour • Sean Stacker – increased 161 points • Kali Davis – increased 152 • Mia Fleming – increased 113 • Deanna Jenkins – increased 95 points
EMS Girl’s Volleyball • EMS girl’s held a fundraiser and raised $1324.90. A drawing was held for the top salespeople. Congratulations to: • Brittney Adams (6th) - $20.00 • Shelby Brooks (7th) - $20.00 • Kerigan Wise (8th) - $10.00 • Come out next season and see our NEW uniforms!
MCAS New Website • **MCAS unveiled a new web site TODAY. • mcas.k12.in.us
After School Band • After School Band • Meets Every Tues. and Thurs. • From 2:30 until 3:00 • Have you rides here promptly • At 3:00
Intramurals • Watch for our next session to begin.
Black History MonthPoster Contest • Each poster should express one idea. • All letters should be clearly written • Each poster must have an entry form staples on to it • All entries must be in the EMS office TODAY. • Posters must not exceed 11” X 17”
Lost and Found • Please check the ‘Lost and Found’ box in the commons area. It is behind one of the big pillars. • Items are donated to charity as the box fills up.
PAWS Giveback Day • Come to the Hacienda for a PAWS Giveback Day on Monday, February 27th. • Bring your friends, bring your family, make it a fiesta! • Coupons will be sent home or available in the main office.
After SchoolTutorama! • FREE after school homework tutoring • Mon. January 30, 2012 • From 2:30 until 3:00 • Meet in the Media Center
News DispatchGuest Writers • Destiny Harvel • Jasmine McLemore • Tamira Hall • Samantha Farmer • Alexis Gazarkiewicz News Dispatch News Dispatch
Student Council • Here are your Student Council Reps! • 6A6B • Darby Woolslayer Korbin Williams • Celeste Corona Myshayla Thompson • 7A 7B • Kaelie Winebrenner Yasmine Ramos • Shelby Brooks Katie Brunn • 8A 8B • Alexis Gazarkiewicz Ryan Solano • Jysica Zacariaz Cameron Wilcher
Student Council • The next Student Council meeting will be Tuesday, January 31. The meeting will be in Room G116 until 3:00. • Please remember to bring your Student Council T-shirts.
EMS 2010-11Tardy Policy Excessive tardiness in a particular class during a grading period will result in the following disciplinary action: 3rd Tardy written 3rd tardy notice and teacher will contact the home (phone, e-mail, etc.) 4th Tardy student assigned Tuesday/Wednesday night school 5th Tardy student assigned 1 day in Academic Alternative program 6th Tardy student will be assigned 2 days in Academic Alternative program
Labels for Education Miss Daly is collecting Labels for Education. Drop them in the box in the main office, or bring them to G116 during homeroom for PAWS. Labels for Education Labels can be found on Campbell’s soup, Pop-Secret popcorn, BIC pens, Post cereals and V8 juice
Today’s Chuckle • If there are ten cats in a boat and one jumps out, how many are left? • …None, they were all copycats!
Ronald McDonaldHouse Charities • Save your pop tops until April 30, 2012. • Club Discovery will collect the tabs and keep a count. • The winning school will get an assembly with Ronald McDonald
Daily Announcements • You may view these Daily Announcements at home by logging in to: • www.mcas.k12.in.us/Elston