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    Friday, October 13

     

    Monday, October 16 - B Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    7:00 AM - Chess Club, Cafeteria

    2:45-4:00 PM -Girls Tennis, Ensemble, Guitar Club, Math Team, 6th Grade Art Club, Student Council, Culture Club, Boys Soccer

    3:00-5:30 PM – Math Meet at Chippewa Middle School

    4:30-6:30 PM - Cross Country Meet at Northwood Park, Brooklyn Park

     

    Tuesday, October 17 - A Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Guys Chorus

    7:10 AM - Chamber Orchestra

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    2:45-4:00 PM - After-School Support ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Testing

    2:45-4:00 PM - Zumba Club, Makeup Swim, Service Learning Club, 7th/8th Gr Art Club, Science Olympiad, Yearbook

    3:00-5:00 PM - Cross Country at IDHS

    3:00-5:15 PM - Ultimate Frisbee Match at Edgewood Middle School

    3:30-5:30 PM - Girls Soccer Game at Edgewood Middle School

    3:30-5:30 PM – Boys Tennis Match at Edgewood Middle School

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

     

    Wednesday, October 18 - B Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    2:45-4:00 PM - After-School Support ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, Spanish and Testing

    2:45-4:00 PM - Gardening, Strategy Gaming, STRIPES

    3:30-5:30 PM - Boys Soccer Game at Edgewood Middle School

    3:30-5:30 PM - Girls Tennis Match at Edgewood Middle School

    3:00-5:00 PM - Cross Country @ IDHS

     

    Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20

    No school for students - MEA

     

     

    PARENT TEACHER COMMUNICATION HOURS

    The next Parent Teacher Communication Hours will be held at Highview on Tuesday, October 17th from 4:00-7:00 PM.  Visit https://www.moundsviewschools.org/highviewcommunication or call the school office to sign up on the phone.  We hope to see you!

     

    JOIN HIGHVIEW SCIENCE OLYMPIAD

    Join the Highview Science Olympiad Team! Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets, consisting of a series of team events.  Each year, a portion of the events are rotated to reflect the ever-changing nature of genetics, earth science, chemistry, anatomy, physics, geology, mechanical engineering and technology. By combining events from all disciplines, Science Olympiad encourages a wide cross-section of students to get involved. Emphasis is placed on active, hands-on group participation.

     

    Sound like fun?  .  The team will meet on Tuesdays after school in Room 222 starting on October 17th.  Registration forms are available from Mr. Zey in Room 222 or in the front office.

     

     

    COMMUNITY ED NEWS

    Registration is still open for Volleyball. Register online at  http://www.moundsviewschools.org/Page/182 or get a paper registration form near the Highview Attendance Window. The volleyball season starts October 30th and runs through December 7th If you have any questions, contact Sam Carew at 651-621-6720 or Sam.Carew@moundsviewschools.org

     

    Sign up now for the After School Ski and Snowboard Program. The Cost for the program is $232 for 8 sessions.  The price includes: 8 lift tickets, ski corral, 1 lesson/assessment, and motor coach transportation to and from ski area.  For more information and to register online, click on the following link. After School Ski and Snowboard Registration

     

     

    IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR 7th GRADE FAMILIES

    If you haven’t already turned in paperwork for the upcoming Laurentian trips, please do so as soon as possible.  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Chiri at Benjamin.Chiri@moundsviewschools.org.

     

    HIGHVIEW CULTURE CLUB

    Want to learn about Native American culture and history?  Join the Highview Culture Club!  Meetings will be every other Monday after school in Room 170.   Some activities include language, hand games, and traditional foods. 

     

     

    DONATE YOUR OLD LEGOS

    Cleaning out your closets?  Donate your old LEGOs to the Mounds View District LEGO Drive from October 1-31!

    There is a donation bin located in the school office. 

     

    Mounds View Elementary schools are starting up LEGO League Jr. Teams, and they need LEGOs to help get them going.  They will accept anything LEGO including:  loose LEGOs, kits missing pieces, Mindstorm kits, baseplates, and anything else made by LEGO.

     

    All donations will be used to help start up LEGO League Jr. teams for the 2018 season.

     

    This drive is hosted by Titanium Allies, FTC Robotics Team #10272

     

     

    NEW BRIGHTON RESIDENTS CAN VOTE NOW

    This fall, voters will consider the School Board’s facilities bond proposal to add room at all schools throughout the District in response to rising enrollment, aging facilities and stressed capacity.

    But thanks to early voting in New Brighton, residents of New Brighton can vote today. 

    From now through November 6, residents of New Brighton can vote in person at New Brighton City Hall, 803 Old Highway 8, NW.

    Hours of voting:
    Monday through Friday                       8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
    Saturday, November 4                        10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

    Learn more about the facilities proposal at www.moundsviewschools.org/facilities.

     

     

    PATRIOT’S PEN ESSAY CONTEST

    The Minnesota VFW is hosting their annual essay contest for students.  The theme this year is “America’s Gift to My Generation.”  Students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade are invited to participate.  All essays should be in English with no color or graphics and cannot be less than 300 words or greater than 400 words in length. 

     

    Students should see their ELA teacher for more information.  Essays must be submitted to the office by Monday, October 30th

     

    ROCK THE SCHOOL HOUSE

    Tickets are on sale now for "Rock the School House," a fundraising event supporting the Mounds View Schools Education Foundation. On Saturday, November 11, parents, educators and community leaders will gather at Vadnais Heights Commons from 6 p.m.-11 p.m.


    The evening includes a wine & spirits toss, brief program, a live and silent auction and fund-a-need. This year, guests will be treated to some of our very best musical talent and scientific minds.


    To purchase early bird tickets now until October 10 visit www.moundsviewschoolsef.org. Ticket includes heavy appetizers. There will be a cash bar offering beer, wine and mixed drinks. 

    Last year’s event sold out in record time and raised more than $50,000 in support of Mounds View School district programs.  


    Event Details:

    Saturday, November 11, 2017, 6 p.m.-11 p.m.

    Vadnais Heights Commons

    Tickets are $60 each until October 10 ($85 after)

    Buy a table of 8 for $600 with a group of friends and receive premium reserved seating.

    Visit www.moundsviewschoolsef.org  for more information and to purchase tickets beginning Monday, September 18.