MSK Weekly Bulletin - April 27, 2018

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:

May 2 - Sebago Team East Asia Night - 6:00 pm

May 3 - Allagash Team East Asia Night - 6:00 pm

May 4 - 7/8 Grade Dance - 6:30-8:30 pm

May 9 - All Band Night at KHS - 6:30 pm

May 14/15 - Cadillac Team to the Telling Room

May 17/18 - Katahdin Team to the Telling Room

May 23 - All Chorus Night at KHS - 7:00 pm

May 28 - NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day

             - Band students march in two parades

May 29 - Incoming 6th grade Parent Information Night - 6:30 pm

May 30 - French World Market Day

May 30 - 6th Grade Solar Car Race Day

May 31 - Spanish World Market Day

KENNEBUNK PARKS AND REC OPPORTUNITIES:

Epic Nights Out is for middle school and freshman students. These trips aim to give participants a chance to explore different places outside of town! For information contact Ryan French, Program Coordinator/Youth Center Supervisor, Kennebunk Recreation Department at rfrench@kennebunkmaine.us

Epic Night Out - May 1 - Sea Dogs Baseball

WHEN: Tuesday, May 1

WHERE: Pick up and drop off at MSK

TIMES: Bus leaves MSK at 2:10 pm & will return approx 10:00 pm

COST: $40/participant

Epic Night Out - June 19 - Fun Town

WHEN: Tuesday, June 19th

WHERE: Pick up and drop off at MSK

TIMES: Bus leaves MSK at 2:10 pm & will return approx 7:00 pm

COST: $45/participant

HOMEWORK HELP

Academic Homework Help typically takes place every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday after school until 3:50 p.m. Please remember that this is an academic assistance program and not meant as an after school care program. 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.

SECOND CHANCE BREAKFAST

The MSK cafe offers 2nd chance breakfast between 1st and 2nd blocks in the main lobby for any student who would like to purchase a breakfast meal or snack.  We offer grab and go meals with cereal or breakfast items for $1.75 or free if you qualify for free or reduced meals.

CLYNK

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 - 4th 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. We will announce new club opportunities as they happen both in this weekly bulletin and through student announcements during the school day.  Stay tuned!

NEW: ULTIMATE FRISBEE CLUB on Tuesdays and Thursdays

This ultimate frisbee club will play fun, informal pick-up style games while practicing the fundamental skills of the game. Students will walk to the KES fields with Advisor, Jeff Kugler and return to MSK in time for the late bus at 3:50 p.m. on the following days: Tuesdays 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22 and 5/29 and Thursdays 5/3, 5/10, 5/17 and 5/24. Please contact Mr. Kugler at jkugler@rsu21.net if you have any questions.

Mondays:

6TH GRADE MATH TEAM

6th grade math team practice is held every Monday after school until 3:45 p.m. This takes place in room 806. Mrs. Neale is the advisor and can be reached at eneale@rsu21.net with questions.

Tuesdays:

OUTING CLUB

For complete information about planned outings please go to the MSK website at https://sites.google.com/a/rsu21.net/outing-club/

7TH & 8TH GRADE MATH TEAMS

Practices for SMML math team meets every other Tuesday through early May after school until 3:45 p.m. in room 612. The teams will attend three after-school meets and one day meet in Portland. The next after-school meet is scheduled for Mar. 6.  Mrs. McGlashan is the advisor and can be reached at rmcglashan@rsu21.net with questions.

MATH COUNTS (GRADES 7 & 8)

MathCounts is a more intense and advanced math team experience that meets after school with Mrs. McGlashan in room 612 until 3:45 p.m. every other Tuesday. MathCounts students will have a full practice and engage with MC concepts and problems during SMML math team practice.  Mrs. McGlashan is the advisor and can be reached at rmcglashan@rsu21.net with questions.

Wednesdays:

ART OPEN STUDIO

This club typically takes place every Wednesday after school until 3:45 p.m. Space is limited to 20 students so we ask that you sign up prior to participating each week.  Open Studio takes place in room 506 with Art Teacher Brendan Roddy as the advisor. Mr Roddy can be reached at broddy@rsu21.net for questions.

STRATEGY GAMES CLUB

All MSK students are invited to come and play a variety of strategy games such as, chess, Risk, Stratego, Moncala, Pandemic and others. Students are encouraged to bring any non-electronic board game or cards they would like to share as well. This club takes place on Wednesdays after school in Mr. Coleman’s classroom (room 710). If you have any questions, please contact Matt Coleman at mcoleman@rsu21.net

STUDENT COUNCIL

All students in grades 6-8 are invited to participate and we always welcome new members.  Advisors are Mrs. Thomson and Mrs. Grant. You can reach them for questions at cthomson@rsu21.net and dgrant@rsu21.net

Thursdays:

CIVIL RIGHTS TEAM

This team typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 2:15 - 3:45 p.m. in room 612 with Mrs. McGlashan as the advisor. The Civil Rights Team is a club that will engage our school community in thinking and talking about issues related to race and skin color, national origin and ancestry, religion, disabilities, gender (including gender identity and expression), and sexual orientation.  Mrs. McGlashan can be reached at rmcglashan@rsu21.net with questions.

GIRLS WHO CODE CLUB

This girls only club aims to close the gender gap in technology.  Girls learn to build apps, design games, build websites, and develop friendships through code. This takes place on Thursdays after school in the Swift Center throughout the year. The coach is Jennifer Maher and the advisor is Jae Allain jallain@rsu21.net