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    Friday, January 6, 2017

    Monday, January 9

    7:00 AM - Open Gym, Open Library

    12:15-2:30 PM - 6th Grade to U of M

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - Girls Basketball, Play Rehearsal, Girls Ensemble, Student Council,

    2:45 PM - 4:00 PM - After-School Academic Support - Reading/Test Retakes

    3-5:00 PM - Math Meet at Highview

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

    7:00 PM - Westside Orchestra Festival at IDHS

     

    Tuesday, January 10

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

    7:15 AM - Chamber Orchestra, Guys Chorus

    2:50-4:00 PM - Jazz Band, Makeup Swim , STRIPES, Service Learning Club, Boys Basketball, Play Rehearsal

    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

     

    Wednesday, January 11

    7:00 AM - Chess Club, Open Gym, Open Library

    8:30 AM - 2:30 PM - STRIPES to St. Cloud State University

    2:45-4:00 PM - Play Rehearsal, Stage Crew, Science Olympiad, Girls Basketball, Creative Writing, Strategy Gaming

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

     

    Thursday, January 12

    7:00 AM - Open Gym, Open Library

    7:15 AM - Chamber Orchestra

    8:05-10:40 AM - 7th/8th Grade Choir Rehearsal at IDHS

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - Jazz Band, Play Rehearsal, Stage Crew, Makeup Swim, Yearbook Club, Boys Basketball, Swing Dancing

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

    4:00-7:00 PM - Parent Teacher Communication Hours

    6:00 PM - Beginning Band and Beginning Orchestra Concert

    7:00 PM - Westside Choir Festival at Irondale High School – 7th and 8th Grade Choirs

     

    Friday, January 13

    7:00 AM - Open Gym, Open Library, Girls Ensemble

     

    Monday, January 16

    No school for students

     

    PARENT TEACHER COMMUNICATION HOURS

    The next Parent Teacher Communication Hours will be next Thursday, January 12th and Tuesday, January 31st.  To sign up, please visit teacher websites via our web page.  Hawk Pride!!

     

    HELP!! DONATIONS STILL NEEDED

    Highview is looking for donations of Kleenex.  We received some great donations in August, but we are almost out!   Any donations should be brought to the Highview Main Office.  We appreciate your support!  Hawk Pride!!

     

    8th GRADE PARENTS

    Your student met with their high school dean today to learn about high school course requirements and registration.  The registration booklet will be coming home with your student this weekend.  Please take time to look over course choices and make class selections with your student. 

     

    Highview Deans will be meeting with students on Monday to complete a practice registration form.  A copy of their form will be sent home with your student later in the week for your review. 

     

    Please remind your child to bring their registration book back to Highview on Monday, January 9.  Hawk Pride!

     

    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR 8TH GRADE SNOW DAYS DANCE

    Volunteers are needed for the 8th Grade Snow Days Dance on Friday, January 27 from 6:30-9:30 PM.  If you are interested, please contact Sam Carew at Sam.Carew@moundsviewschools.org or at 651-621-6720.

     

    PARENT MEETING REGARDING SPECIAL EDUCATION

    February 2, 2017  Frequently Asked Special Education Questions  6:45 - 8:15 p.m. at Snail Lake Education Center 

     

    In response to the October, 2016 Special Education Parents Survey and the first Special Education Parent and Professional Advisory Council (SEPPAC) meeting attendees, SEPPAC will hold an informational meeting covering frequently asked special education questions. These frequently asked questions will include transition, educational evaluations, IEPs, communication, modifications including paraprofessional support, extra-curricular activities, etc.  

     

    REGISTRATION FOR WINTER ACTIVITIES

    Registration for Girls and Boys Basketball, Fitness Training, Badminton, Floor Hockey and Swimming is open now.  Please register online at http://www.moundsviewschools.net/pages/MoundsViewPS/Community_Education_Site/Youth_Programs or get a paper registration form at the Attendance Window.

     

    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 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

      

    8TH GRADE PARENT VOLUNTEERS 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

     

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