Related Arts Recognition Breakfast

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The Related Arts Recognition Breakfasts occur three times a year, once during each tri-mester.  The RA teachers; Ms. Anderson (Music), Ms. Boland, (School Counselor and 21st Century teacher), Ms. Colgan, (Art), Ms. Cutler, (Strings), Ms. DeGroff, (Health),  Ms. Fedele, (Technology), Mr. Freeman, (P.E.), Mr. Graf, (Band), Ms. Haugh, (School Counselor and 21st Century teacher), Ms. Schuck, (Librarian), and Ms. Wright, (P.E.), orchestrate the entire event. They individually choose the students they will invite, give those students invitations, make certificates, cook, set-up and decorate the tables, serve the food, break down the tables and chairs and clean-up – all before they start their school day. 9AF6413A-E55B-4E9E-B7F9-AF280984D45D

Each teacher selects  students to receive the recognition and both the student and his/her parents are invited.                                                                                                            Always successful, over eighty people attended the first Related Arts Breakfast on Thursday, December 6th.  Thank you to our dedicated related arts teachers for this wonderful Mattacheese tradition!

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Spirit Week Starts Next Monday, 12/17

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A Note From The Nurse

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Just a friendly reminder from the Nurse’s office:
   If you child is sick with a fever, vomiting and/or diarrhea, they need to not have any symptoms for 24 hours prior to returning to school. Also, they should be free from those symptoms without medications.
  If you think your child has a contagious disease or illness, please keep them home until diagnosed completely.
Thank you for helping our school remain healthy!

Lion’s Club Peace Poster Contest

On Wednesday, November 14th two of our Mattacheese students were awarded two of the three awards for the Lion’s Club Peace Poster Contest – Kindness Matters. Over four hundred posters were submitted to this contest.

Third Place winner, Jackson Duarte and Second Place winner Aimen Khurram are both students of Ms. Colgan, our MMS Visual Arts teacher.  Thank you to the Lions Club and Ms. Colgan for making this possible for our students!

 

 

 

Mattacheese Matters

Mattacheese Matters

Please visit the Mattacheese Middle School website to stay informed on all of the latest happenings:

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Mattacheese Athletic Information and Weekly Schedules:

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This week at Mattacheese:

12/11/18 School Council Meeting 7:15 am

12/12/18 Trimester One Report Cards Distributed

              Grade 7 Holiday Concert 9:30am/7:00pm (Book Fair open at 6:30pm)

12/13/18 Scholastic Book Fair Opens 8:50am-2:50pm (Open Daily until 12/19)

              Theater Auditions 2:45pm

12/14/18  Theater Audition Call Backs (if needed) 2:45pm

Looking Ahead:

12/17/18 Trimester One Recognition Ceremonies 9:30am Grade 6, 1:15pm Grade 7

12/19/18 Grade 6 Holiday Concert 9:30am/7:00pm

12/21/18 Winter Solstice Walk/Run 2:00pm

More MMS Congratulations!

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Congratulations to Mattacheese technology coach, Molly Fedele ,  who was one of the recipients of the 2018 Grant Awards from the Educational Foundation of Dennis and Yarmouth.

The 2018-2019 newscast program has already started.  Ms. Fedele’s goal is to elevate the level of our newscasting  program and increase the technology  skills involved in the sound editing process.  Many students at Mattacheese strive to be on the newscast or part of the process. It helps to build community throughout the school and beyond.  Students often interview one another and share successes that would otherwise go unnoticed. The students research and write stories , read them in front of the green screen, edit the footage and create slideshows  for pictures within a picture element.  The shows are broadcast on the web for the student body.  You can find  the Mattacheese Newcast page to view older newcast programs: http://www.dy-regional.k12.ma.us/mattacheese-middle-school

 

MMS Book Fair Time!

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Reading just 20 minutes a day exposes your child to approximately 1.8 million words per year. Reading helps students develop a stronger vocabulary, and create new cerebral pathways. Students who read for pleasure average higher grades in English, Mathematics, Science, and History!

This is why Mattacheese is having a Scholastic Book Fair.  This event will allow your child to choose books they want to read which, studies show, will encourage them to read more.

Mark your calendar!

Book Fair dates: 12/13/2018 to 12/20/2019

Shopping hours: 8:50 am to 2:50 pm

Night Time Shopping Dates:

–            Wednesday, 12/12/2018 @ 6:30 pm

–            Wednesday, 12/19/2018 @ 6:30 pm

NEW digital payment option: eWallet! Now your student can shop the Fair cash-free!   Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and to create an account: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/mattacheesemiddlesch1

 If you are unable to attend the Fair in person, we invite you to visit our Online Fair at scholastic.com/fair. Our Online Fair is available from 12/08/2018 to 12/18/19.

We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair! Remember, all purchases benefit our Library. Thank you for supporting our readers!

 Click Here for the Book Fair’s Interactive Book Flyer