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    For the week of

    February 20-24


    Monday, February 20

    NO SCHOOL - President’s Day

    10am-2:30pm Musical Practice


    Tuesday, February 21B

    7-7:55am Jazz Band

    2:55-4pm After School Academic Help, Musical, Newspaper, Strategy Tabletop Gamers

    4-7pm Communication Night

    7-8pm Early College Q&A (MVHS)

     

    Wednesday, February 22A

    7-7:45am Chess Club

    8am-1:30pm 8th grade Orchestra Field Trip

    2:55-4pm After School Academic Help, Musical, Science Olympiad

     

    Thursday, February 23B

    7-7:55am Jazz Band

    8:30am-2:30pm 8th grade Band Field Trip

    2:55-4pm After School Academic Help, Musical, 6th grade Jazz Band, Yearbook

     

    Friday, February 24A 

    7:40-8am Student Council

    2:55-4pm Chamber Orchestra, Advanced String Ensemble, Musical

     

    VIEWETTES

    Congratulations to the Viewettes Dance Team for two strong performances at the 3AAA Section Finals.  Varsity Jazz placed 2nd and has advanced to the State Tournament on Friday, February 17.  The competition begins at 2:00 pm at the Target Center in Minneapolis.  Congratulations to all dancers on a great season and good luck at State!

     

    WINTER MUSIC OF THE KNIGHT

    Are you looking for high quality, family friendly entertainment?

    Look no further than the Irondale High School Marching Knights Winter Music of the Knight!

    Who: Multiple groups from Minnesota and Wisconsin

    What: Drumline and Colorguard Show

    When: Saturday, February 18.  Drumline 1pm, Colorguard 6:30pm.

    Where: Irondale High School Varsity Gym

    The talented Marching Knights will perform their new shows: "Forever" (Drumline) and “Please Hold” (Colorguard).  Ticket prices are $8 for seniors/students and $10 for adults and will get you into both competitions.

     

    CHIPPEWA´S MUSICAL - LEGALLY BLONDE JR.

    Tickets go on sale Tuesday, February 21, during lunches.  They are $10/adult or $8/student.  

    Dates for the performances:

    Thursday, March 2 at 7pm

    Friday, March 3 at 7pm

    Saturday, March 4 at 1pm and 5pm

    There are no reserved seating.  However, space is limited, so get your tickets now!

     

    GIRLS GOLF BOOSTER CLUB MEETING

    The MVHS Girls Golf Booster Club will be holding a meeting on Thursday, February 23, at 7:00pm at the White Bear Caribou on Hwy. 96 and 35E.  We will have the Caribou meeting room reserved for this event.  We welcome any returning families, as well as any new families, to the Girls Golf Program (grades 7-12). Please bring your ideas, questions, suggestions, and positive energy for warm weather and green grass!  Please contact Lisa Ganske with any questions (612-816-5120).

     

    ATTENTION ALL STRATEGY GAME AND CHESS PLAYERS

    The Winter Table Top Game Festival will be in the Irondale High School Cafeteria on Friday, February 24, 6-10pm!

     

    There will be Free Open Gaming, an Open 6th Grade to Adult Ticket to Ride Tournament, an Open 6th to Adult Acquire Tournament, and an Open K-12th Grade Chess Tournament.  Who will have the longer route?

    Click here for more information.

     

    KNIGHTKRAWLER ROBOTICS

    KnightKrawler Robotics, FRC Team 2052, invites you to attend their annual Sponsors, Family, and Friends Night on Friday, February 24, beginning at 7:00 pm at the Irondale High School Auditorium, 2425 Long Lake Road, New Brighton.  

     
    Come meet the team, learn this year's game, and view our 2017 robot as we prepare to get ready for this year's game challenge FIRST Steamworks.  We hope you can join us!
     

    YEARBOOKS ON SALE

    Last chance to order Chippewa Middle School’s 2016-17 yearbook!  Place your order today!  Our yearbook will include full color pages that vibrantly capture school memories.  Yearbooks are $35.  All orders are due by Saturday, February 25.  You can place your order by visiting the Lifetouch website.  School ID code is 12299517.  For more information, view the flyer.

     

    “SCREENAGERS” DOCUMENTARY FILM: GROWING UP IN THE DIGITAL AGE - THE DRUG LIKE EFFECT OF SCREEN TIME ON THE DEVELOPING BRAIN

    The Principals, PTAs of Turtle Lake and Island Lake, and Chippewa CHAC invite you to attend a shared screening of this recently released and pertinent 1 hour 10 minute documentary film. "Screenagers" probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director’s own, and depicts messy struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists, solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate the digital world.

    Please join us on Tuesday, February 28 at 6:30 pm in the Chippewa Auditorium for the screening.  Click here to view the trailer.
     

    RSVPs are encouraged. There will be a brief discussion forum following the screening for those who wish to share observations and feedback.  Please invite your friends and consider bringing only children 5th grade and older. We look forward to seeing you for this important presentation.

     

    CHIPPEWA BAND STUDENTS SELECTED

    Congratulations to Chippewa Band Students Johnny Yue (Bassoon) 7th Grader, Kevin Xiong 7th Grader (Bassoon), Leah Orman 8th Grader (French Horn) and Shelby Scott 8th Grader (Bass Clarinet) for their selection to the 2017 Minnesota Band Director's Association State Honor Band.  They were selected from hundreds of students throughout the state by audition for membership in the group.  They will perform in April at Chanhassen High School.

     

    MVHS TRACK & FIELD

    Attention 7th and 8th grade girls interested in participating in track and field this spring at Mounds View High School.  Please plan on attending the "Back to Track" informational meeting on Tuesday, March 7, at 7 pm in the high school auditorium.  It is mandatory for all those planning to participate.  The season officially begins Monday, March 13.  Additional informational can be found on the team website.

    Questions? please email Coach Aaron Redman aaron.redman@moundsviewschools.org and/or Coach Scott Ylkanen scott.ylkanen@moundsviewschools.org.

     

    COMMUNITY ED

    New Sports are right around the corner.  Swimming, Table Tennis, and Floor Hockey are offered for March/April.  Be sure to grab a paper registration from the Greeters Desk or register online at the Community Education website.

     

    CHIPPEWATCH

    Newspaper Club is composed of 38 wonderful students who have a passion to write.  The program is student led and student fed; students are doing the writing and students are editing the writing.  The articles in ChippeWatch are spread amongst a variety of different writing styles and interests.  Our main goal for Newspaper Club is to give students a place to write and a place to share their writing.  Please enjoy our published newspaper here.

     

    ICE CREAM BUCKETS WANTED

    The health office is looking for more ice cream buckets.  If you have any, please send them in with your student or drop them off in the front office.  Thank you in advance.

     

    CONCORDIA LANGUAGE VILLAGES

    Attention all students!  Come to Concordia Language Villages with us this May!

    What:  Spanish  Immersion weekend in Bemidji, MN

    When:  May 11-14th (Thursday- Sunday)

    Theme of the Camp: The theme for the Spanish village weekend this year is  El Camino

    Andino.  Concordia  will be focusing the program on the following countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.

    Cost:  $320 includes roundtrip transportation, lodging, meals, and all programming.

    Registration:  Opens Thursday, February 9, at 6am on the Community Ed website!!!  Register early to get a spot.

     

    E-FLYERS

    Check out what is happening at Chippewa and around the community.  Here you will find additional information that might not be including in the enews.  Be sure to check back regularly, as new flyers are added often.

     

     

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