MS11-18 Bulletin

History Bee Participants: Please stop by Mrs. Burbach's room to pick up an informational packet. We will start preparing for the Bee Monday, Dec. 3 after school (3:30 – 5:00).

The 7th & 8th Grade Boys Basketball Teams take on Nebraska City tomorrow. 8Th grade team will be traveling and need to be dismissed at 2:40. That means 7th grade will be playing here at home, so if wanting to stay and cheer them on make your plans tonight with your friends and parents.

There will be NO Quiz Bowl this Friday for 7th or 8th graders. Mr. Price will be out of town.

The first MathCounts practice will be next Thursday, Dec. 6th right after school until 5:00 p.m. Practices will be on Thursdays because of another conflict on Tuesdays. Please bring your own snack.

8th Grade Girls there is a sign-up sheet for Basketball on the Message Board in the 8th grade hallway.

 Norrris High School Show Choirs are hosting a Show Choir Clinic Tuesday, December 18th. This clinic is for those grades 1 through 7. The clinic is immediately after school through 6:15 in the High School. Cost is $25 which includes Instruction of song and choreography, t-shirt, snack and participants entrance into basketball games that evening for you will perform at half time of girls varsity game. Get your registration (5th grade went home in Thursday Folders) and note they are due back by Wednesday, Nov. 28th with payment.

MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK FAIR begins Monday, Nov. 26 – 30th. In conjunction to the book fair there will be a coin war competition. Money earned supports Scholastic Book Company charitable book donations across the globe and buys free books for our school library. This year the LITT group that brings in the most $$$ will win their teacher $100 of free books from the scholastic book fair. Second place will win $50 of free books from the book fair. RULES: On Monday, November 26th students should bring in as many PENNIES as they can. All change will be turned into the LITT teachers. Count your change each day and record your total on the Google Spreadsheet that will be shared with you. Mrs. Andre will bring you envelopes to put your money in and will collect them at the end of the day. On Tuesday, bring NICKELS, Wednesday is DIMES and Thursday is QUARTERS with Friday the day for anything. Winning groups will be announced by noon so that the winning Teachers may select their books. There will also be treats for the top two LITT fund raiser groups.

THE NORRIS (C.A.R.E.S.) STUDENT DIRECTORY are available for sale in the MS Office for $5.

Norris High School Cheerleaders are hosting a Cheer Clinic for any student grade K through 7 Friday, January 11, 2013. Cost is $20 and the students will performance at the half time of the girls varsity game that night about 6:30 p.m The registration form will go home in the 5th grade Thursday folders but any 6th & 7th grader that would like to register pick up a form in the MS Office. Forms are due back with payment on Tuesday, December 18th. Go Norris!!

The FREE – LINCOLN KIDS – Winter 2012 Family Newspaper is here and available in the MS Office. It's full of fun articles, and Family Fun Activities, in the Lincoln Area. CHECK IT OUT!

STAY STRONG …If you have been bullied or witnessed another student being bullied, immediately report this to a staff member, Mrs. Rupert or Mrs. Tracy. Thank you for helping to make Norris Middle School a safe and welcoming community.

Today’s Menu:

Chicken Teriyaki over Brown Rice

(REMEMBER: Fruit or Veg or go for it all – choose both!)

Grab 'n Go

Wednesday: Cookie Crisp Cereal Bowl, Yogurt, Fruit & Milk

Thursday: Cheez-it Ritz Bites, Yogurt, Fruit & Milk

Friday: Mini French Toast, Yogurt,. Fruit & Milk

Wednesday, November 28, 2012