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2016-2017 Year In Rap

6th Grade Announcements

Monday:  Day  - No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday:  Day 3 - National Bootlegger's Day

Wednesday: Day 4 - National Winnie The Pooh Day

Thursday: Day 5 - National Popcorn Day

Friday: Day 6 - National Cheese Lover's Day

Upcoming Events

Fri Jan 27 Teacher inservice day; end of MP2

Mon Feb 6 SB - awards assembly
Tue Feb 7 pd 5 - Author visit - 1 hour in Library
Fri Feb 17 no school
Mon Feb 20 Holiday - no school

Wed Mar 8 Interim distribution
Fri Mar 10 Early dismissal / P-T conferences
Thu Mar 16 Character Counts Event
Fri Mar 17 Early dismissal / P-T conferences

Thu Apr 6 End of MP3
Wed Apr 12 thru Mon Apr 17 Spring break
Fri Apr 21 SB - awards assembly

Fri May 5 Early dismissal / pm inservice
5th Gr Visits to SMS - Mon-Thu 5/8 to 5/11, and Mon-Thu 5/15 to 5/18
May 10 Interim distribution
Mon May 29 Memorial Day - no school

Tue Jun 13 PTA Picnic
Thu Jun 15 Early dismissal
Fri Jun 16 Early dismissal

Mon Jun 19 Early dismissal; end of MP4+

Quote of the Week

Week 16: "If you really want something, and really work hard, and take advantage of opportunities, and never give up, you will find a way."  Jane Goodall

Week 15: "Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow" Sammy Cahn

Week 14:  "While most are dreaming of success, winners wake up and work hard to achieve it."  Unknown

Week 13:  "Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving."  W. T. Purkiser

Week 12: "We are not what we know but what we are willing to learn."  Mary Catherine Bateson

Week 11: "It isn't happy people who are thankful, it's thankful people who are happy." 
                  "Thanksgiving, man.  Not a good day to be my pants."  Kevin James

Week 10:  "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail."  Benjamin Franklin 

Week 9: "It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities." Josiah Charles Stamp

Week 8: "We are not what we know but what we are willing to learn."  Mary Catherine Bateson

Week 7:  "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." Einstein

Week 6:  "The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it."  Michelangelo

Week 5:  "I have failed my way to success" Theodore Roosevelt

Week 4: "Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody."

Week 3: "Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many--not on your  past misfortunes, of which all men have some." Charles Dickens

Week 2:  "Whether you believe you can or you believe you can't, you are right."  Henry Ford

Week 1:  "Life isn't a matter of milestones but of moments."  Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Useful Links

Excellent video tutorial of Google Docs

 Interesting article on the benefits of failure:  Link

This is a great listen for anyone who interacts with middle school aged kids