MSJH Weekly Bulletin: 4/24/17-4/29/17
Justin Franzen
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Good morning everyone.  Here is the MSJH weekly bulletin for 4/24/17-4/29/17. 

Monday, April 24

- PAWS Monday group will meet Monday, 4/24, in room 123 until 5:00 PM

- Scholastic Bowl vs. St. Joseph (4:00 PM) 

- Track Meet @ PBL JH (4:00 PM)

- Breakfast: French toast sticks with syrup, assorted breakfast bar flavors, assorted muffins with cinnamon toast or string cheese, assorted cereal with cinnamon toast or string cheese, fresh fruit, 100% juice, and milk variety

- Lunch: chicken nuggets with dipping sauce, chicken patty on a bun, cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, Italian salad, ham and cheese sandwich, mashed potatoes, fresh broccoli, fresh apple, mixed fruit, bread and butter, and milk variety                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Tuesday, April 25 

- Synergy Rehearsal in the music room from 3:30-4:15 PM

- Junior High Jazz band auditions Tuesday, April 25 immediately after school. Once your audition is complete, you are excused. 

- Art Club Meeting: 3:30-4:30 PM in Room 302

- Intramural Volleyball: 3:30-5:00 PM in the Blue Gym

- RAMS Club Meeting: 7:50 AM in the MSJH Library

- Catch-up club: 3:25-4:25 PM in Room 119

- Breakfast: vanilla glazed donut, assorted breakfast bar flavors, assorted muffins with cinnamon toast or string cheese, assorted cereal with cinnamon toast or string cheese, fresh fruit, 100% juice, and milk variety

- Lunch: rotini with meat sauce, hot dog on a bun, cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, diced chicken chef salad, turkey wrap, green beans, red peppers, fresh orange, diced peaches, bread and butter, and milk variety 

Wednesday, April 26 

- Scholastic Bowl Regionals: TBD

- 6th Grade Track Meet @ Sullivan (4:00 PM)

- Catch-up club: 3:25 4:25 PM in Room 119

- Breakfast: mini maple waffles, assorted breakfast bar flavors, assorted muffins with cinnamon toast or string cheese, assorted cereal with cinnamon toast or string cheese, fresh fruit, 100% juice, and milk variety

- Lunch: beef quesadilla, chicken nuggets, cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, chef salad with egg, turkey and cheese sandwich, refried beans, cucumber slices, fresh banana, diced pears, bread and butter, and milk variety 

Thursday, April 27  

- Synergy Rehearsal in the music room from 3:30-4:30 PM

- PAWS Thursday group will meet Thursday, 4/27, in room 123 until 5:00 PM

- PAWS parent group will meet Thursday, 4/27, in room 123 from 5:00-6:30 PM

- Science Club Meeting: 3:30-4:30 PM in Room 119

- Intramural Volleyball: 3:30-5:00 PM in the Blue Gym

- Catch-up club: 3:25-4:25 PM in Room 106

- Breakfast: mini cinnamon rolls, assorted breakfast bar flavors, assorted muffins with cinnamon toast or string cheese, assorted cereal with cinnamon toast or string cheese, fresh fruit, 100% juice, and milk variety

- Lunch: chicken nachos, cheeseburger on a bun, cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, All-American chef salad, ham and cheese wrap, steamed carrots, celery sticks, applesauce, orange juice, bread and butter, and milk variety 

Friday, April 28 

- Synergy Rehearsal in the music room from 3:30-5 PM

- Breakfast: pancakes with syrup, assorted breakfast bar flavors, assorted muffins with cinnamon toast or string cheese, assorted cereal with cinnamon toast or string cheese, fresh fruit, 100% juice, and milk variety

- Lunch: chicken patty with bacon gravy, corn dog, cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, popcorn chicken salad, ham sandwich, sweet corn, baby carrots, pineapple tidbits, fruit juice, bread and butter, and milk variety 

Saturday, April 29 

- No games or events are scheduled 

Reminders:  

Parents: we just wanted to remind all of you about upcoming tryouts/practice dates for athletics for the 2017-2018 school year.  We will provide the actual times at a later date.  A current physical must be on file in order to attend tryouts.  Here are the sports and dates: 

7th/8th Girls Softball: Tryouts will be held on Monday, July 24th and Tuesday, July 25th.  Tryouts will be from 5:00-6:30 PM on Monday and Tuesday.  We will meet at the HS Fieldhouse.  Please bring tennis shoes, helmet, bat and glove.  We will have a team meeting on Wednesday, July 26th at 3:30 to announce the players that made the team.  This meeting is for players only.  All players that made the team will stay for a team meeting, all others are free to leave after they hear the announcement.  Practices for the rest of the week will be on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Times will be announced at a later date.  Usually they will either be from 8-10am or 3:30-5:30pm.

7th/8th Boys Baseball: Baseball tryouts will be Monday, July 31st, Tuesday, August 1st, and Wednesday, August 2nd from 3:00 PM-5:00 PM at the high school field.  Baseball players need to be there at min of 2 days, preferred all 3 days 

6th/7th/8th Cross Country: the first practice can be held on Tuesday, August 1 (NO TRYOUTS)

7th/8th Girls Basketball: tryouts can begin on Monday, August 28, 2017.

7th/8th Boys Basketball: tryouts can begin on Monday, October 16, 2017.

6th/7th/8th Wrestling: the first practice can be held on Monday, November 27, 2017 (NO TRYOUTS)

7th/8th Girls Volleyball: tryouts can begin on Monday, November 27, 2017.

6th/7th/8th Boys and Girls Track and Field: the first practice can begin on Monday, February 26, 2018 (NO TRYOUTS).

7th/8th Cheerleading: May 3: 7th/8th Cheer Parent Meeting at 5:15 PM in the MSJH Band/Chorus Room.  May 8th and 9th: 7th/8th MSJH Cheer clinics before tryouts in the blue gym from 3:30-5:00 PM.  May 10th: 7th/8th MSJH Cheer clinics before tryouts in the blue gym from 3:30-4:30 PM.  May 11th: MSJH Cheer tryouts from 3:30-6:30 PM in the blue gym. 

From the office:

- 8th grade families: Coach Pogue will be holding the parent/player spring football meeting on May 10th at 7pm in the high school gym. Incoming freshmen and their parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

Jazz band Jam Session every Tuesday in April from 3:30-5:30 for those interested in Jazz band for next year.  These are not mandatory, but highly recommended! Auditions will be held April 25 after school.  

- The FFA Agri Science club will meet in Room 110 from 3:25 PM to 4:25 PM on the following dates: 4/17, and 5/15. 

Students who need a pass to leave early for any reason should stop by the office after the 8:10 bell in the morning. In addition, students who need a pass to ride the bus home with another student should stop by the office in the morning or at lunch/recess.  Bus passes cannot be issued at the end of the day. 

Absences and appointments may be entered through Skyward Family Access under the attendance tab. 

Ibuprofen and Tylenol can be purchased in the office for $.50. 

- Parents may now enter an absence or appointment for their student by logging in to Skyward.  Once you are in Skyward, click on "attendance",  "enter absence request", "add request", then you can enter date, time and reason and hit "save".  This will notify the office of the absence or appointment. 

- MSJH will start Catch-Up Club on Tuesday, September 6th.  Catch-Up Club is designed to offer time and help for students to get caught up on assignments, projects, etc.  We will now offer Catch-Up Club every Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday after school from 3:25-4:30 P.M.  On Tuesday and Wednesday, Catch-Up Club will be located in Room 119.  On Thursday, Catch-Up Club will be located in Room 106.  If a student wants to attend Catch-Up Club after school, they will need to sign up for Catch-Up Club in the main office before 12:00 noon each day they are interested in attending.  At 4:30 P.M., students that do not need a bus will be able to walk home or be picked up at school.  For students attending Catch-Up Club that need a bus, they will be escorted to a bus at 4:30 PM and the bus driver will bring that student home.  Students riding the Catch-Up Club bus home after school may not be home until 4:45-5:45 P.M. depending on the number of students riding on this bus each evening. 

Thanks, 

Justin Franzen

Assistant Principal/Athletic Director

Mahomet Seymour Junior High School CUSD #3