Week of December 9, 2019
Today: Monday, December 9, 2019
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Problem Solving: creating solutions; finding answers.
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Monday: Julia Richardson
Tuesday: Noah Meyers, Alyssa Talcott
Wednesday: Jacob Akins, Carson Leonard, Makayla Long
Saturday: Roslyn Arboleda, Noah Davis, Siara Stamper
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Friday: Yvette Kalinowski
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Science Electronics Club, Wednesdays, 3:00-4:30 - Rm 261 (Kessler)
Science Olympiad, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:00-4:00 - Rm 261 (Kessler)
MathCounts, Mondays, 3:00-3:45 - Rm 209 (B Brown) Sept 23 - March 1
6th Grade Gaming, Wednesdays, 3:00 - 3:30 Rm 269 (Bujalski)
7th Grade Dr. Who Fan Club, Mondays 7th grade lunch Rm 111 (Konkol)
Kindness Club, Tuesdays, 3:00-4:10, Rm 214 (Groulx)
Yearbook Club, Mondays, 3:-3:30, Rm 262 (McPeak)
Art Honors, Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:00 Rm. 255 (Kosick)
6th grade Wilderness Survival Club, Wednesdays, 3:00 - 3:50, Rm 275 (Bott)
6th Grade Beyblade Club, Fridays, 3:00 - 3:50 Rm 275 (Bott)
Broadway Club, Fridays, 3:00 Rm 274
Clean and Green, every other Wednesday, during 6th grade lunch, Rm 174 (Berger)
Comic Book Club, Mondays, 3:00 - 3:45 Rm 164 (Rodriguez)
Dungeons and Dragons Club, Tuesdays, during 7th grade lunch, Rm. 251 (Elbers)
Viking Equality Club, every other Thursday, 3:00-3:30, Rm. 256 (Valley)
Sharp Attack, Wednesdays, 3:00 - 4:00 Rm 215 (Farrison)
Chess Club, Wednesdays, 3:00 - 3:30 Rm 164 (Rodriguez)
Beyond Measure, Tuesdays, 3:00 - 3:50 Rm 215 (Farison)
Sharp Attack, Wednesdays, 3:00 - 4:00 Rm 215 (Farison)
Super Smash Brothers Club, Mondays & Tuesdays, 3:00 - 3:45 Rm 205 (Cole)
Viking Voice, Thursdays, 3:00 - 3:30, Rm 162 (Jaster)
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Warm Fuzzy Grams
VFF is selling “Warm-fuzzy Grams” at lunch for $.50 each. They will be sold Dec. 11-13. Give a staff member or a friend a warm fuzzy for the holidays!
Schedule Change Requests
Semester two schedule request will be accepted December 11th - December 15th. If you would like to request a schedule change for the second semester, please pick up a schedule change request form from the table outside the main office. All requests must be received by December 15th at 3:00 p.m. Check home access center if you need to see what your current 2nd semester schedule is.
There will be no ROCK program at Northeast on Friday, December 20th.
This coming Friday and Saturday, in Battle Creek Kellogg Arena, both NE robotics teams (12722 and 9931) will compete in the FTC State Championships. Events will be streaming on TWITCH (THE ORANGE ALLIANCE) if you’d like to tune in on Saturday. Go Vikings!
Friday is the last popcorn day of 2019! It will be served at all lunches on Friday, December 13th for $.50/bag.
There will not be a yearbook meeting today. Next week’s meeting will be our Christmas party. Make sure to check Google Classroom for updates!
Holiday Spirit Week
Next week (12/16-12/20) is Holiday Spirit Week. Get ready for the following;
Monday - Flannel Day
Tuesday - Holiday Sweater Day
Wednesday - Red and Green Day
Thursday - Holiday Hat and Sock Day
Friday - Holiday PJ Day
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Monday, December 9th - Division I Basketball - Away against Handy 4:30
Monday, December 9th - Division II Basketball - Home against Handy 4:30
Tuesday, December 10th - Wrestling - Away against Mt. Pleasant 4:30
Wednesday, December 11th - Girls’ Swim - Home against Jefferson 5:30
Wednesday, December 11th - Division I Basketball - Home against CMMS 4:30
Wednesday, December 11th - Division II Basketball - Away against CMMS 4:30
Thursday, December 12th - Wrestling - Away against CMMS 4:30
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This time of year we have various needs arise. If you can help, please send items to the office. Thank you! Current items we need:
Northeast Drama Club Fall Play Information
The Northeast Drama Club's fall play, The Wizard of Odds will have two performances. The first will be on Wednesday, December 11th at 7:00 pm. The second performance will be on Thursday, December 12th at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $4 a person and can be purchased at the door. If you would like to purchase tickets ahead of time, please contact Ms. Huschke at email@example.com for more information.
NE Sign and Decal Sale
Show your Northeast Viking Pride by purchasing a new Northeast yard/window sign and car decal! Signs are $15 and car decals are $8 or get both for $20 payable by cash or check. Order form with image of sign and decal is attached below. Items are available in the NE Office or at one of the following upcoming events.
12/09/2019 (Mon. 4:00pm - 5:00pm) NE Outside of Gym at Boys Division 2 Basketball Game
12/13/2019 (Fri. 6:00pm - 7:00pm) Central Auditorium at Orchestra Winter Concert
12/18/2019 (Wed. 6:00pm - 7:00pm) Central Auditorium at Winter Choir Concert
Popcorn Seasonings Needed
We are getting low on seasonings for students to use on popcorn days. If you’re at the grocery store and happen to be in the snack aisle, please grab some popcorn seasonings and send them in to the Northeast Office! Our Northeast students appreciate it! Favorites are white cheddar, nacho and ranch. Thank you!
Parents, if you have any questions beyond what the student announcement above provides, please email ASPurvis@dow.com.
The Northeast Science Electronics Club is holding its annual Demolition Day Wednesday, December 18. Needed are donations of broken or unusable electronics - computers, printers, TVs, toasters, hair dryers, etc. Please contact Carman Kessler at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Parent Night for incoming MHS Freshman
Midland High is hosting a Parent Night for incoming Freshman on January 21st. There will be an IB diploma presentation at 5:45PM in the theater and a counselor presentation at 6:30PM in the cafeteria.
The Viking Parent Association (VPA) has a Facebook page. Please like us to keep informed on what we are doing to support Northeast students.
Yearbooks are for sale and can be purchased online or by picking up an order sheet and turning in the envelope to the office. To order on-line, visit ybpay.lifetouch.com and use the code: 4908020. The price for a yearbook is $32.
Reminders of Upcoming Dates
Friday, December 13th - Orchestra Winter Concert - 7:00 Central Auditorium
Friday, December 13th - Popcorn Day - Lunchtime Popcorn sales $.50/bag
Wednesday, December 18th - Cottage Inn Pizza day. Mention Northeast we get 20%
Wednesday, December 18th - Winter Choir Concert - Central Auditorium 7:00
Monday - Friday, December 23rd - January 3rd - No School, Winter Break
Wednesday, January 15th - Parent Information Night (incoming 6th, 7th 8th grade) - 7:00
Monday, January 20th - No School, Professional Development
Tuesday, January 21st - Parent Night Incoming MHS Freshman 6:30 (IB - 5:45)
Friday, January 24th - No school - Records Day
Friday, February 7th - School Party - 3:00-5:00
Wednesday, February 12th - MPS Middle School String Clinic - Central Auditorium All Day
Wednesday, February 12th - MPS Middle School String Clinic Performance - Central Auditorium 7:00
Thursday, February 20th - Middle School Bands Pre-Festival Concert - Central Auditorium 7:30
Tuesday, February 25th - Middle and High School Choir Pre-Festival Concert - Central Auditorium 7:00
Friday & Saturday February 28th & 29th - MSBOA Band and Orchestra Festival Weekend 1 - Tentative
Monday and Tuesday March 2nd & 3rd - MSVMA Choir Festival - Tentative
Friday and Saturday March 6th & 7th - MSBOA Band and Orchestra Festival Weekend 2 - Tentative
Wednesday, March 25th - Northeast 6/7 Bands and Jazz Band Concert - Northeast Gym 7:00
Friday, March 27th - ½ day school. Northeast dismiss time, 11:15
Wednesday, March 25th - 6th/7th/Jazz Band Concert - Central Auditorium 7:00
Friday, March 27th - ½ day school. Northeast dismiss time, 11:15
Monday, March 30th - Friday, April 3rd - No School, Spring Break
Friday, April 10th - Good Friday - No School
Tuesday - Thursday, April 14th - 16th - PSAT testing - 8th grade students
Tuesday - Friday, April 14th - May 8th - 8th Grade State Assessments - Exact dates and times TBD
Friday, April 17th - School Party - 3:00 - 5:00
Saturday & Sunday April 18th & 19th - MSBOA Middle School All Star Weekend - Shepherd High School All Day
Monday - Friday, May 4th - 29th - 6th & &th Grade State Assessments - Exact dates and times TBD
Friday, May 15th - Incoming 6th Grade Student Orientation - 6:00 - 7:00
Friday, May 15th - Choir Spring Concert - Central Auditorium 7:00
Monday, May 25th - Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 25th - No school - Memorial Day
Thursday, May 28th - Honors Assembly - 8:30 7th grade by invitation only
Thursday, May 28th - Honors Assembly - 10:30 6th grade by invitation only
Thursday, May 28th - Honors Assembly - 1:30 8th all welcome
Wednesday, May 27th - Orchestra Spring Concert - Central Auditorium 7:00
Wednesday, June 3rd - Band Spring Concert - Central Auditorium 7:00
Thursday, June 11th - Last day of school
MPS COMMUNITY FLYER BOARD
Fun seasonal opportunities for students and families come in to MPS all the time. For more information, check out the MPS Flyer Board: https://sites.google.com/midlandps.org/communityflyers