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    Wednesday, October 18


    Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20

    No school for students - MEA


    Monday, October 23 - A Day

    7th Grade Laurentian Trip # 1 should arrive between 7:00-7:15 AM

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    7:00 AM - Chess Club, Cafeteria

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


    Tuesday, October 24 - B 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, Jazz Band, Makeup Swim, Service Learning Club, 7th/8th Gr Art Club, Yearbook, Science Olympiad, Hawk Pride Team


    Wednesday, October 25 -  A Day

    7th Grade Laurentian Trip # 2 should arrive between 7:00-7:15 AM

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - 7th Grade Laurentian Trip #2 leaves

    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 - Strategy Gaming, STRIPES

    3:15 PM - 7th Grade Laurentian Trip #1 returns


    Thursday, October 26 - B Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    7:10 AM - Chamber Orchestra

    8:00-11:30 AM - Practice Explore Test for 8th grade

    2:45-4:00 PM - Review Team, Makeup Swim, Jazz Band

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


    Friday, October 27 - A Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    7:00 AM – Choir Ensemble

    3:15  PM - 7th Grade Laurentian Trip #2 returns



    **The regular school dress code applies on any spirit day**1

    • No masks. 
    • If you face paint, you must be recognizable. NO face paint put on at school. 
    • Hats only if it matches outfit/costume.
    • Nothing inappropriate that makes fun of someone or some other group.
    • No weapons or anything that resembles a weapon.
    • No violent themes.
    • No hair spray used at Highview---home only 
    • Costumes are to be put on at home—not at school.
    • Staff members have the right to ask you to change or eliminate parts of your costume if deemed inappropriate or unsafe.
    • Costumes need to comply with the Highview Dress Code.


    Highview students will be presenting the musical, “Fame Jr.” this winter.  Auditions for the musical will be held on November 13, 14 and 15 after school in Room 161.   

    There will be a “warm-up” rehearsal on Thursday, November 9 in the choir room where students will be able to receive songs and script pages that will be used for the audition.  The Warm-up Rehearsal isn’t mandatory, but could be helpful. 

    Auditions packets will be available in the choir room beginning Monday, October 30.  You must bring the audition form completed, with a parent signature, to your audition.


    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


    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. 


    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 are Monday through Friday from 8 AM – 4:30 PM or Saturday, November 4 from 10 AM – 3 PM. Learn more about the facilities proposal at www.moundsviewschools.org/facilities.


    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


    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