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DATE: Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

LUNCH: Today’s menu choices are Steak & Gravy with Dinner Roll, Pepperoni Pizza Pocket, or Turkey Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes, Fresh Veggie Mix, and Milk.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

First Quarter Parent Teacher Conferences will be held next week. Students and parents are invited to come to Edgewood on Thursday, September 19th from 3:30 - 7:00p in the commons.  

School Pictures will be taken this Friday, September 13th.  All students will have their photo taken for the yearbook. Students can bring their order form to the photographer or the order can be submitted online to Blosser’s. 

If you are interested in Agriculture and FFA, come to the Ice Cream Social and Parent Meeting on Thursday, September 12th from 6:30-7:30 pm in the WCHS Agriculture room Y-187 at the high school.  Bring your parents! Sign up with Miss Breske in the Ag room. 

PARENT  INFORMATION

Parent Teacher Conferences:  We are so excited to be implementing quarterly parent/teacher conferences.  The first conference date is Thursday, September 19 from 3:30 - 7 p.m. in the commons at Edgewood.  You will get your student’s midterm grades and can meet with any and all teachers to check on how your student is doing.  The best part of the timing for these conferences is that you can work with your student to make “mid flight” corrections.  This is especially important for the nine week classes. These conferences should improve communication and help students adjust study habits, preparations for tests and completion of missing assignments before it’s too late. It also is a great way to find out how your son or daughter is behaving and to hopefully get lots of positive comments to reinforce your child’s behaviors and academic efforts.

Free Breakfast Wednesdays: free breakfast is provided by the cafeteria on Wednesdays for those students who want to partake. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

September 12: PPE Meeting in Conf Rm

September 13: Picture Day; Qtr 1 Midterm

September 16: Progress reports will be sent home with students

September 17: 7th Grade Hearing Screening

September 19: 3:30-7:00p P/T Conferences in Commons

October 11: First Grading Period Ends; 

October 16: Student Flu Shots 8:30-11:00a

October 17: 8th Grade Vision Screening

CLUBS

GAME CLUB - Thursdays 2:45-4:00p (Wise)

MANUFACTURING CLUB -  9/11 Wednesdays 2:45-4:00p STEM (Richcreek)

ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

Wednesday 9/11- Volleyball HOME against Carroll start time of 5:00PM

                  Football AWAY at Lakeview start time of 5:30PM

Thursday 9/12- Volleyball AWAY at Lakeview start time of 4:30PM

Saturday 9/14-Cross Country Meet Warsaw Invite start time of 9:00AM (held at WCHS)

HOMEWORK PILOT SCHEDULE

*High school credit classes are exempt from EMS homework guidelines. 

Monday: 8th Math, 8th History, 7th Math, 7th ELA

Tuesday: 8th ELA, 8th Science, 7th Science, 7th Social Studies,
FACS

Wednesday/Thursday: 8th Math, 8th Science, 8th ELA, 7th Science, 7th Math, 7th ELA,  Electives

Friday: 8th Science, 7th ELA, 7th Social Studies

MESSAGES Phone calls and messages to students should be limited to emergencies only and any message or transportation issues received after 2:00p to the office may not be communicated with the student due to time constraints. 

ID CARDS Each student must wear a clearly visible student photo identification card on a break-away lanyard each day at Edgewood Middle School. Replacements will cost $4.00 for an ID and $1.00 for a lanyard. Unpaid ID’s will result in school consequences. 

APPOINTMENTS Please send a note to school with your student if you are picking your student up early. The student is to bring the note to the office before school begins for a pass to come to the office before your arrival time. After the appointment, please bring in the slip from a medical appointment for your student’s files.

PHONES

Students are reminded to turn off phones and put them away when entering the building. This includes when you arrive before school and are waiting in the commons. If a student needs to contact their parent, he or she is to receive permission from an administrator, nurse or their teacher to call on a school phone.

REPORTING AN ABSENCE  Phone 371-5096

When a student is absent from school, the parent/guardian must contact the school by 9:00 a.m. on the day of each absence. If the parent does not contact the school within 24 hours of the absence, the absence is considered unexcused or truant. Unexcused absences or truancies can result in the student being assigned to a Friday School. Students are also reminded that they are allowed only seven days of absence during each semester. Students who exceed the limit of absences run the risk of not earning credit for the classes they miss. A parent letter for upcoming vacations is requested about a week in advance if possible.


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