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Tuesday News 5/21/19

Tuesday News 5/21/19

Lacrosse players from St. Maria Goretti visited MSS last week to give a demonstration to middle school PE classes and show them some stick skills. We were delighted to see MSS alum Caroline Mullineaux (far left) and Vy Tram (in black) again!

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Announcements

Persons with temps 100° or greater may not enter the school building

The wellness form to be completed daily comes from the Archdiocese of Baltimore. The AOB threshold is 100.4, HOWEVER, Mother Seton School's threshold is 100. If your student has a temp of 100 or higher, please answer YES to that question and do not send them to school. Thank you!

Fairfield Area Students - Free Lunch

Fairfield Area School District has received a federal grant to provide lunches for all students who reside within Fairfield School District. This is regardless of what school the students attend and economic status. From Monday through Thursday, 11:30-1:00pm, parents may come to the Middle School entrance where cafeteria staff will be. The middle school entrance is on the other side of the building opposite of Fairfield Road. No need to sign anything or provide a name, just the number of lunches needed!

Cafeteria Update

Beginning October 1, students may now purchase a full lunch, entrée only, or entrée with drink. Please see the Cafeteria page for pricing.

CAFETERIA PAGE

Band Registration Opens This Week

Ms. Gries, the band instructor, will visit each grade 4-8 classroom, show an introductory video, and provide information on how to join the band. If your child is interested but finances are a hardship, please contact me.

Performance Series Assessments continue this week

The PSA replaces the IOWA basic standardized test. This fall, the test begins on Wed, Sep 23. Please visit the testing page for a list of which grades test on which date. As it's computer-based, you may opt to have the child complete the test from home. Please let your teacher know if this is your choice so they may give you the appropriate login information. *No new instruction will be given on test days. Students opting to remain home to test are only expected to complete the test. It is a series of 3 untimed tests (2 for Gr 1) which should take approximately 1 hour to complete. Breaks will be given in between testing.*

Please complete the AOB Income Survey!

The AOB will be using a google form survey to collect family income data for the 20-21 school year.
EACH FAMILY MUST COMPLETE THE SURVEY regardless of whether you believe you qualify for free or reduced fee lunch or not. Collecting family income data is also a requirement of MSDE and we must do so annually.
Visit bit.ly/IncSurvey2021 to take the survey. The survey takes approximate 2-4 minutes and must be completed by October 15, 2020.

TAKE THE SURVEY


MSS Carnival Help Needed

We urgently need help with the food tents! This is where our school raises most of its funds! PLEASE, contact Terry at 301.447.3161 if you can spare some time this week!

Also, please review the items needed list and send in what you can.

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” ― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

MSS Carnival flier May 20-25th nightly bands rides games and food 6-11p

Thanks to all the families who returned Box tops! We'll update you with our total raised shortly!


HSA Corner

Last Meeting - June 4, 6:30p

Come be a part of planning for next year!

We are looking for parents willing to be officers/event chairs and help lead the HSA! All our efforts are for the students, but we are only as successful as our volunteers help us to be. Join us and make  a difference for our school!

 


HSA RAFFLE - Check your Tuesday Folder for Tickets and Details

  • Every family is asked to sell 10 tickets
  • Tickets are $5 each – Grand prize is $1,000
  • All tickets must be returned by May 24.
  • We are happy to provide you with extra tickets!
  • Incentives for students listed HERE.

Drawing will be held at the MSS Carnival!

LAST WEEK TO SELL TICKETS! ALL MONEY and UNSOLD TICKETS MUST BE TURNED IN BY FRIDAY< MAY 24TH!!


Before School Care Feedback Needed

In response to feedback collected on the recent parent survey, we would like to know more details about your potential use of Before School Care services. Please take a moment to fill out and return the attached survey OR visit bit.ly/BeforeCareSurvey19 to submit your reply electronically. This does not constitute a commitment on your part - we are simply gathering more information as we move forward to determine if this is a viable option we can once again offer. Thank you!



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