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    Friday, December 9, 2016

    Monday, December 12

    7:15-8:00 AM - Open Library

    7-7:45 AM - Open Gym, North/South Gym

    2:45-4:00 PM - Art Club, Girls Ensemble, Student Council

    3-5:00 PM - Math Meet at Edgewood Middle School

    2:45-4:00 PM – After-School Studying, Learning Center

    3:00 - 9:15 PM - Ski and Snowboarding at Afton Alps

    7:00 PM- Highview Band Concert, Upper/Lower Gyms

     

    Tuesday, December 13

    7:15-8:00 AM - Open Library

    7-7:45 AM - Open Gym, North/South Gym

    7:15 AM - Chamber Orchestra, Guys Chorus

    1:57-2:45 (PD 7) 6th Grade Choir Combined Rehearsal in Gym

    2:50-4:00 PM - Makeup Swim , STRIPES, Art Club, History Day

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - After-School Academic Support--ELA, Math, Reading/Test Retakes, Science, Social Studies, Spanish, English Language Tutors

    3:00 - 9:15 PM - Ski and Snowboarding at Afton Alps

    6:00 PM - 6th Grade Choir Concert

    7:00 PM - 7th/8th Grades Choir Concert

     

    Wednesday, December 14

    7:15-8:00 AM - Open Library

    7-7:45 AM - Open Gym, North/South Gym

    7:00 AM - Chess Club, Room 108

    2:50-4:00 PM - After-School Academic Support--ELA, Math, Reading/Test Retakes, Science, Social Studies, English Language Tutoring

    2:50-4:00 PM - Strategy Gaming, Science Olympiad

     

    Thursday, December 15

    7:15-8:00 AM - Open Library

    7-7:45 AM - Open Gym, North/South Gym

    7:15 AM - Chamber Orchestra

    2:50-4:00 PM - Jazz Band,, Yearbook Club, Makeup Swim, Volleyball practice, Hawk Pride Team, Creative Writing

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - After-School Academic Support--ELA, Math, Reading/Test Retakes, Science, Social Studies, Spanish

     

    Friday, December 16

    7:00 AM - Girls Ensemble

    7:15-8:00 AM - Open Library

    7-7:45 AM - Open Gym, North/South Gym

     

    Looking Ahead

    Thursday, December 22, 2016 – Monday, January 2, 2017    Winter Break -  No school for students

     



    STAGE CREW

    Students interested in Stage Crew for our upcoming musical, “Beauty and the Beast” can apply now.  Permission slips to participate can be picked up from the school office and must be returned to the office or Mr. Breidenstein before Winter Break.  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Briedenstein at Shawn.Breidenstein@moundsviewschools.org. We will be meeting Wednesdays and Thursdays after school.

    STRATEGY TABLE TOP GAMERS

    If you are interested in learning new styles and new types of board games like Catan, Ticket to Ride, Acquire, 7 Wonders, Memoir 44', or Velociraptor! …then, this is the group for you. We play cooperative and competitive games. Our first 2 meetings are "try it out" meetings. We will meet Wednesdays in the Highview Cafeteria from 2:45 to 4:00 PM for the 2nd half of the year beginning Wednesday, January 4th.

    Register online at:

    Winter/Spring (January-May)

    https://moundsview.ce.feepay.com/course/winter-spring-2017/highview-strategy-gaming-club-winter-spring-20-sessions#w17-hvs

    Winter Session Only (January-March)

    https://moundsview.ce.feepay.com/course/winter-spring-2017/highview-strategy-gaming-club-winter-11-sessions#w17-hvsw


    CHESS CLUB

    If you are want to learn or continue to play chess at the middle school level-- join this club! We will meet on Wednesday mornings starting January 4th from 7:00-7:45 AM. You will be provided with opportunities to play in tournaments or just have fun at the club meetings. Registration is now open for the 2nd half of the year!

    Register online at:

    https://moundsview.ce.feepay.com/course/winter-spring-2017/highview-chess-club-winter-spring-section-1-4-17-5-24-17-grades-6-8#w17-hvcw


    CANDY GRAMS

    Student Council will be selling Candygrams at lunches next Tuesday through Friday during all lunches.  Candygrams will be $.50 for one and $1.00 for 3.  Help support your student council Hawk Pride!!

    We have a number of events planned for our 8th grade students to help ease the transition into high school.


    8th GRADE TO 9TH GRADE TRANSITION EVENTS

    9th Grade Placement Letters will be mailed home to 8th Grade families at the beginning of January.  

    Mounds View and Irondale High School Deans will present high school registration information to our students on January 6, 2017 from 1:00-2:00 PM at Highview.  Students and families should contact their middle school deans if they have any questions about 9th grade placements or other registration considerations. 

    Students planning to attend Irondale High School should plan on attending the Irondale Information & Registration Night for 8th Graders on February 2, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:00 PM for last names beginning M-Z or from 7:00-8:30 PM for students with last names beginning A-L.  Although the event takes place at Irondale High School,  our Highview Middle School Deans will be on hand to answer questions and give assistance. 

    For those students planning to attend Mounds View High School, their  Information & Registration Night for 8th Graders will be February 16, 2017 from 5:30-7:00 PM for students whose last name begins A-L and from 7:00-8:30 PM for those students with last names beginning M-Z.  This event will be at Mounds View High School.  Again, Highview Middle School Deans will be on hand for questions and assistance. 

    Highview 8th graders will visit their respective high schools on April 6, 2017 from 9:45-11:00 AM. 

    Both Mounds View and Irondale High School Deans  and student mentors will be at Highview Middle School for a Question and Answer Session with 8th graders on May 16, 2017 from 11:30 AM- 12:30 PM.  

    8th Grade students & families invited to learn about co-curricular opportunities at Mounds View High School at Mounds View High School Fall Co-Curriculum Day on May 17, 2017 at 6:30 PM in the Mounds View High School Commons. 

    "Spring Into Fall" Irondale High School Co-Curriculum Day will take place on May 31, 2017 at 6:30 PM at Irondale High School.  8th Grade students & families invited to learn about co-curricular opportunities at Irondale High School. 

    The First Day of High School is Tuesday, September 5, 2017.  We know our Highview students will be ready.  Hawk Pride!


    FAMILY SKI NIGHTS

    Family Ski Nights are Back!  District Families, friends and staff please join us on Sunday, Jan 1st for the 1st session of the season.  For details please see "Special Events" on the Community Education website.  Use this link to register.  

    https://moundsview.ce.feepay.com/course/winter-spring-2017/family-ski-night--4


    DO YOU LOVE HISTORY ?

    Do you love history and want to participate in National History Day?  This group will meet on Tuesdays every other week after school beginning December 13th.  This year's National History Day theme is "Take a Stand."  Students will follow the National History Day Guidelines and present in the Regional Competition held in March. 

    All 6th, 7th and 8th graders are encouraged to participate. 8th graders, you may want to consider revising your already awesome Human rights project to meet the National History Day guidelines! For more information, contact Ms. Milan


    8TH GRADE PARENTS NEEDED

    Highview is looking for 8th grade parent volunteers to help chaperone the 8th grade field trip to the Science Museum of Minnesota on Thursday, January 19th from 9 AM to 2:30 PM.  Parents would accompany a small group of students throughout the museum.  8th graders will also be visiting the current exhibit called RACE: Are We So Different.  Check it out at https://www.smm.org/race.

     If you can volunteer, please email Ross Lindquist at Ross.Lindquist@moundsviewschools.org


    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

    The EL department is looking for parent/community adult volunteers who are able to help tutor/assist Highview newcomer students with English as their second language during day. 

    Any amount of time (1 period or more) would be so appreciated!  Last year, we had two parents (moms) who helped us out the 2nd semester and it was incredibly helpful.


    HIGHVIEW E-FLYERS

    Check out what is happening at Highview and around the community.  

    ·         Girls Winter Volleyball League - Arden Hills

    ·         Highview Chess Club

    ·         Highview Strategy Gaming Club

    ·         Free Cross Country Ski Lessons

    ·         Family Ski Nights

    ·         Shoreview's Winter 2016-17 Recreation Catalog

    ·         Letter from Santa

    ·         Kids' Secret Holiday Shopping Spree

    ·         Santa's Workshop

    ·         Family New Year's Eve Party - Surfin' In To Paradise!

    ·         Special Education Parent and Professional Advisory Council 2016-17

    ·         Martial Arts Class

    ·         Positive Parenting

     

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