Tuesday, April 29, 2014

MS Announcements

MS Announcements- April 29, 2014

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

April
30- Rachel B.
May
3- Toribio I.  Edmond S.
4- Nic M. & Francisco M.
5- Joao S.

Community Time

Tuesday- Advisory
Thursday- No School
Friday- Friday Activity

Announcements

Middle School Dance
If you would like to hear a certain song, please make sure that you fill out this form (put the name of the song + the artist). The dance will take place form 6:30pm-9:30pm in the Black Box Theater.


Yearbook Sales
On Friday after our Assembly, the book O Garoto Verde was lost.  If you know where it is, please tell someone in the MS Office.

Lost: Skullcandy headphones- if you are missing yours, please see Mr. Engstrom

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

MS Announcements- April 22, 2014

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

April
22- Parker H.
23- Marina D.
24- Madison H.
25- Victoria H.
26- Florens V.
27- Abhay B. and Alex T.
28- Gaetano C.

Community Time

Tuesday- Student Led Conference Make-Ups/Advisory /6th Grade have Adriano Messias visiting
Thursday- Advisory
Friday- Brazilian Author Assembly (Extended Assembly- dismissal at 12:55- Assembly goes from 1:00-2:00 and fourth period starts at 2:10.

Announcements

Middle School Dance
May 2 - Oscars Night theme - get ready for some fun! Come dressed as your own star, or dress as your favorite movie star!

If you would like to hear a certain song, please make sure that you fill out this form (put the name of the song + the artist). The dance will take place form 6:30pm-9:30pm in the Black Box Theater.


Yearbook Sales


Celebration of the World is coming!
Tuesday, April 22 – Wear Green to celebrate Earth Day
Wednesday, April 23 – Wear your favorite team jersey or colors
Thursday, April 24 – Wear Red to celebrate your Graded Community
Friday, April 25 – Wear your country colors

Donations for the MS Baskets:

6th- Nerf Basket
7th- Sports 
8th- World Cup

This is the last week to donate.  Also if you would like to volunteer you can sign up here.  It would be nice 

to have some volunteers from the MS help at this awesome event.


This Friday we have a special assembly celebrating Brazilian authors.  For the next five Fridays we will have Friday Activity and I want to clarify the schedule on those days.

3rd period ends 1:00
Friday Activity begins 1:05
Friday Activity ends 1:50
4th period begins 2:00.

This allows us a 45 minute time frame for Friday Activity.


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

MS Announcements- April 15, 2014

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

April
17- Camila G.
18- Mr. Guilherme Faria & Noah R.
20- Patricio N. & Ji Won J.
21- Eliza K.

Community Time

Tuesday- Advisory
Thursday- Advisory
Friday- Good Friday Holiday

Announcements

Middle School Dance
Your votes have been tallied and we will have an Oscars Party theme for the dance, which will take place on Friday, May 2. If you are interested in helping organize the dance, or to give some input, please come to the Student Voice meetings (Tuesdays at 11:00 in room D28). 

Thank you - Student Voice

Choir Trip
Congratulations to Ms. Mussete and the Graded Choir! The Choir spent last week in Orlando, Florida, performing and competing at Festival Disney with over 80 other schools. Graded competed against many choirs with 60+ participants. Our Choir, comprised of 25 strong and beautiful voices, took home several awards (please come by the middle school office and check out the trophies!). Another amazing feat within our Graded community - Great job Graded Choir!

The awards that our Choir won:

Best Middle School/Junior High Choir
Best Mixed Choir
Outstanding Soloist
Choir with Superior Rating (between 90-100 points)


Celebration of the World is coming!
Tuesday, April 22 – Wear Green to celebrate Earth Day
Wednesday, April 23 – Wear your favorite team jersey or colors
Thursday, April 24 – Wear Red to celebrate your Graded Community
Friday, April 25 – Wear your country colors

Donations:

6th- Nerf Basket
7th- Sports 
8th- World Cup

Please give any donations to your advisor.  

Battle of the Books: Week 4
The brave readers who are battling to gain 50 points for their Houses+ a pizza party​ have been working hard and ​having fun, ​by reading the great ​​Battle book​s​ selected by the Humanities teachers.


​If you want your House to win, remember to meet and encourage them by asking about the books, the Friday Challenges, and by offering support. Any member of the House is welcome to support them accomplish the Friday Challenge. Just ask them.


​Visit Graded Middle School Battle of the Books Blog and ​be aware of who they are, the books involved, the Friday Challenges, and more.

Keeping the school tidy
This picture was taken one day recently.  

Please be advised that whatever you are doing at school (figurinhas or otherwise) you need to leave the spaces clean when you go. 

Combined Music Rehearsal
This will happen at 8:10 (B3) on Thursday morning.