INTRAMURAL VOLLEYBALL GAME - MONDAY, MARCH 27
The intramural volleyball game has been confirmed for Monday after school in our gym from 3:00-4:30 p.m. against Wells.
CIVIL RIGHTS TEAM MEETING - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29
The Civil Rights Team will meet this Wednesday, March 29 after school in Mrs. McGlashan's room (612). If you are interested in joining the Civil Rights Team, but cannot make this meeting, please see Mrs. McGlashan.
MSK BLOOD DRIVE - MONDAY, APRIL 3
As part of their 8th grade community service project two students, Elanna Carroll and Skylar Maloney, will be hosting a blood drive on April 3rd here at the middle school from 2pm-7pm.
SIXTH GRADE SCIENCE EXPO - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5
This year's Sixth Grade Science Expo will take place at MSK on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 5, from 12:30-2:00 pm. Families and friends are most welcome to join us to see the results of the past several weeks of students' work. Projects will be on display in the sixth grade wing along with our student scientists ready to discuss their work and answer your questions. All are welcome!
KEITH McCLELLAND AUDITIONS - SATURDAY, APRIL 8
Please see the flyer attached. The deadline to sign up is April 1st.
McClelland Fund Auditions
8TH GRADE COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS
- Do you have a coat you don’t wear anymore? You can donate it now by dropping it in the box outside the main office. Aubrey Howard and Matteson Orendorf are collecting coats of all sizes (kids and adults). Please be sure that the coats are in good shape, are clean, and do not have holes or rips in them. All will go the York County Shelter Program. Thank you for you help!
- Hannah Cartwright and Ashea Walker will be holding a sewing workshop for “Dress a Girl Around the World” after school on Tuesday, March 28th. Learn to make a simple dress for a girl in need. No sewing skills are required. All are welcome! Please sign up outside Mrs. Dalton’s room if you would like to participate.
- Soccer Donations? Grady Seaward and Robin Gorham are collecting new or gently used soccer gear to donate to those in need. We’re looking for cleats, soccer balls, shin guards, and tall soccer socks. There is a box in the lobby for your donations. Thank you for your support.
- Your old shoes can give a new hope in 127 countries around the world. Donation boxes are located outside the Middle School Office, at Sea Road School, Kennebunk High School, Hannaford and the Kennebunk Free Library. All shoes collected will be donated to places around the world to people in need. These shoes will be collected on April 14th so be sure to drop off your old shoes before then.
Maine Robotics Day Camps
The Swim and Wrestling schedules can be found on the middle school website at http://www.rsu21.net/msk-athletics-announcements
Intramural volleyball continues through March 30th in our gym from 2:15 to 3:45 p.m. Monday - Thursday except on the following date because of home wrestling meet; Thursday, March 23rd.
Spring sports sign ups are taking place now outside Mr. Hemond's room in the 8th grade wing, Mr. MacLeod's room in the 7th grade wing and Mr. Taylor's room in the 6th grade wing. Please make sure that all of the Rank One information is completed (can be found on our website under athletics) and proof of a physical is documented with the athletic director.
The offerings for the spring are as follows:
Track and Field for grades 6, 7 and 8
Baseball - 7 and 8
Softball - 7 and 8
Boys Lacrosse - 7 and 8
Girls Lacrosse - 7 and 8
Late buses leave the middle school at 4:00/4:05 p.m. every day that school is in session. Please note that late bus routes are different than regular bus routes and do not make as many stops. If you have any questions, please call us at 467-8004.
Academic Homework Help takes place every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday after school until 3:50 p.m. (while school is in session). Late buses are available for transportation home.
AFTER SCHOOL SNACKS
Snacks are available to purchase every day after school in the MSK cafetorium until 2:15 p.m. Purchases are made through student lunch accounts and meet the smart snack guidelines. Power Snack Packs are only $1.00 and include student choice of 3 items from a selection of foods. Options are available for students who qualify for free and reduced meals.
CLYNK bags are available at the office with tags already applied. THIS IS AN EASY WAY TO HELP MSK RAISE FUNDS BY RETURNING YOUR BOTTLES AND CANS USING THE CLYNK PROGRAM. To redeem bottles and cans: Fill the CLYNK bags, take your bags to any Hannaford, then scan each bag with the hand scanner and place your bags inside the unlocked door at any Hannaford/CLYNK bottle return location. Your bottles and cans will be sent to CLYNK to be counted and a credit will be applied to our MSK CLYNK account to be used for student support. PLEASE HELP YOURSELF TO CLYNK BAGS ANY TIME YOU VISIT MSK!
MSK CLUBS - 3rd QTR
A variety of clubs start up at different times throughout the school year depending on student and staff interests. Below is a list of current clubs. Afternoon clubs typically meet from 2:15-3:50 pm, however, there are exceptions so please check with the advisor if you have any questions. The late bus is available for transportation home. We will announce new club opportunities as they happen both in this weekly bulletin and through student announcements during the school day. Stay tuned!
Coloring/Drawing Club happens on Wednesdays from 2:15-3:50 in Room 611 (Mrs. Scott’s classroom). A variety of coloring sheets/books, colored pencils, and gel pens will be provided. Students may bring their own supplies if they prefer. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Binger at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are welcome!!
Dance will take place on Tuesday afternoons in the cafetorium, and is for students who enjoy dancing and like working with others to choreograph and learn routines. No experience necessary. We will explore different styles of dance based on student interest. Advisor: Dolly Nguyen If you have any questions you can reach her at email@example.com
This is a great group of high school girls who are looking to build relationships with middle school girls. Girl Talk is a nationally recognized nonprofit mentoring program that offers fun, positive monthly meetings and friendship-building activities for middle school girls. KHS/MSK is one of many chapters. This club meets at 8:00 a.m. in room 808 on the following late start Wednesdays: 4/12 and 5/10. Please contact advisor Jill Lamontagne at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. You can also find out more about this program at www.mygirltalk.org.
GIRLS WHO CODE
This new club takes place on Mondays after school in the Swift Center. Girls Who Code is for girls only and is part of a national organization that aims to close the gender gap in technology. “Want to learn to build an app, design a video game, and change the world through code? Join the Girls Who Code Club.” www.girlswhocode.com Please see Ms. MacDonald or email email@example.com for sign-up information. Coaches/Advisors are: Jennifer Maher & Joanna Buckley
Our community is surrounded by amazing rivers to fish and canoe, beaches with waves to surf, and mountains to climb. A web of hiking and mountain biking trails connects us to our local forests, lakes, and rivers. The MSK Outing Club is all about getting together to have fun adventuring the outdoors while sharing our passions. The outing club is open to all grades and takes place every Tuesday after school. All information on upcoming outings, pick up times, and pick up locations is posted on the outing club website: https://sites.google.com/a/rsu21.net/outing-club/ or google: rsu21 outing club. For more information contact Nick Costello: firstname.lastname@example.org
STRATEGY GAMES CLUB
This club takes place on Wednesdays, after school in room 710 until 3:45 p.m. Students will play classic and modern strategy games such as chess, mancala, stratego, etc. Games will be provided, but students are welcome and encouraged to also bring their own. Contact advisor Matt Coleman at email@example.com for more information.
Student Council is open to all students at MSK and we invite new members to join us throughout the year. Meeting dates to be announced. Advisors: Mrs. Grant (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Mrs. Thomson (email@example.com).
The Yearbook Club will meet on Thursdays through March on the following dates: 3/23. All meetings are after school and end in time for students to catch the late bus. Everyone is welcome. Advisors are: Julia Gottlieb firstname.lastname@example.org, and Ann Kennedy email@example.com