Tuesday, October 22, 2013

MS Announcements- October 22, 2013

MS Announcements

Graded Mission Statement

Graded is an American school that serves an international community of learners by inspiring individual excellence in a collaborative setting, fostering intercultural competence and empowering students to become engaged, ethical citizens in a dynamic world.


Birthdays

22- Mrs. Silvia Tolisano & Omar T
24- Dana Z.
26- Tomas A.
27- Laura E.

Community Time

Tuesday- Third Culture Kid Follow-Up/Discussion- here is the presentation

Thursday- Advisory
Friday- Friday Activities- this will be the 9th, and final one for this session.  You will sign up for new Friday Activities next week (you'll be able to see what the options are in assembly next Monday)

Announcements

Congrats to everyone involved in the Strings Festival and the Grimm Spectaculathon.  Both performances were outstanding!



Greetings all! The Ilha do Cardoso group in the HS is looking to make the lives of the children there better by donating school supplies. Would you be willing to help? You can bring in here is anything from this list: 

- new or lightly used pencils
- colored pencils
- erasers
- markers
- crayons
- pencil sharpeners
- pens

Here is a picture of some of the children and where they live.


Library Writing Contest

Seek The Unknown Writing Contest
Grades 6 -10
Short Science Fiction Stories
ACTIVITY:
Students write a short story with an Extraterrestrial character. 
              Any format is acceptable                
REQUIREMENTS:
 No more than 1000 Words
 Portuguese or English
 Must be new and original work
 Must have an ET character
May include illustrations
 May be in any form, i.e., narrative, poetic, journalistic, graphic 
HELPFUL HINTS :
 Keep a global audience in mind
 Keep LARK in mind
Judging criteria will be based on clarity of ideas, purposeful organization & strength of voice.

 Send stories via email to: Ms. Zanforlin or Ms. Pannunzio

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