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  • Friday, April 27, 2018

    Monday, April 30 - A Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    7:00 AM - Chess Club

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

    2:45-4:00 PM - Track, Boys Tennis, Flag Football

     

    Tuesday, May 1 - B Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Guys Chorus, Chamber Orchestra

    7:15 AM - Open Library

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

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - Makeup Swim, STARS, Jazz Band, Hawk Pride Team

    2:45-4:00 PM - Girls Tennis, Track

    7:00 PM - 6th Grade Parent Laurentian Meeting, Highview Learning Center

     

    Wednesday, May 2 - A  Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

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

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

    2:45-4:00 PM - Boys Tennis, Flag Football, Track

     

    Thursday, May 3 - B Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    7:10 AM - Chamber Orchestra

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

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

    2:45-4:00 PM -Girls Tennis, Track

    2:45 - 4:00 PM- Talent Show Act Recording

     

    Friday, May 4- A Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    7:00 AM - Ensemble

     

    6th GRADE PARENT MEETING

    Please mark your calendars for a 6th grade parent meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 1 at 7:00 PM in the Highview Learning Center.  There will be a lot of information to share about the trip for 7th graders in September, 2018.  Permission slips and other paperwork for the Laurentian trip can be found on our website at      

     

    We hope you can join us!

     

    ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARDS – THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018

    Students at Highview Middle School are recognized each year for academic excellence by achieving a cumulative 3.66 grade point average for the first three quarters.  Students who qualified for this award were sent invitations today via U.S. Mail.  Any student that feels that they should have received a letter, but did not, should contact their dean or Dr. Eller as soon as possible.   

     

    HELP IS STILL NEEDED FOR THE SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

    The Scholastic BOGO Book Fair is coming May 8th, 9th, and 10th—We need your help!  We are looking for volunteers to help with the fair from 8:00 AM – 2:45 PM each day.  Help is most needed from 11 AM – 3:00 PM.   If you are interested in volunteering, use the Signup Genius Link or contact Vickie Woehrle at Vickie.woehrle@moundsviewschools.org or by phone at 651-621-6758. 

     

    MOUNDS VIEW PUBLIC SCHOOLS INDIAN EDUCATION PROGRAM

    MVPS Indian Education Program is honoring graduating seniors and all of our K-12 students at a Pow Wow and Feast on Friday, May 4th at Irondale High School, 2425 Long Lake Road, New Brighton. 

     

    Families and community are welcome.  Feast begins in the Irondale Cafeteria from 5:30-6:30 PM.  Grand Entry at 7:00 PM with Pow Wow from 7-9:00 PM in the Irondale Gym. 

     

    For more information, visit the Mounds View School District Indian Education Webpage at https://www.moundsviewschools.org/Page/4926

     

    COMMUNITY EDUCATION NEWS

    Registration is now open for spring activities:  Flag Football, Boys and Girls Tennis and Co-ed Track.  Register online at https://www.moundsviewschools.org/youthprograms or get a paper form in the school office. 

     

    Due to the extreme weather conditions we have experienced this spring, we're going to have to push back the start of our Community Ed Activities another week to begin the week of April 30th

     

    The good news is--we will extend the season until May 31st, so the students will have 5 weeks of activities. All fees for the activities will remain the same.  The new Spring Season will be April 30 - May 31st.  

     

    HIGHVIEW STUDENT PLANNER 2018-2019 DESIGN CONTEST 

    Would you like to help design the cover for the 2018-2019 Highview Student Planner?  We are now accepting submissions from current 6th and 7th students for this annual contest. 

                         

    Guidelines for submissions include

    • Designs must be submitted on 8 ½” x 11” piece of white paper. 
    • The design must fit inside a 7 ¼” wide by 9 ½” high space on the paper. 
    • The designs may be in color. 
    • Submissions should include something about Highview or Hawk Pride
    • Remember to include your name and grade on the back.
    • Submissions must be received in the office by Wednesday, May 2nd 

     

    HIGHVIEW CULTURAL FASHION SHOW

    Highview Student Council is hosting a Cultural Fashion show during the next Highview Student Party. 

     

    WHEN:            Friday, May 18 from 3:30-4:00 PM , During the Highview Student Party

    WHY:              To show the diversity in our school, as well as to express different types of cultures to our friends and staff.   

    SIGN UP:         Participation forms are due by May 4. Forms can be found in the office or from Ms. Olinger and Ms. Minowtiz. 

    MEETING:      Mandatory meeting on Thursday, May 10th after school.        

     

    HIGHVIEW TALENT SHOW – JUNE 7, 2018

    The Highview Talent Show will be on the last day of school—June 7, 2018. Students should begin practicing now! Auditions for the talent show should be recorded and submitted to Ms. Olinger through email at Stacey.Olinger@moundsviewschools.org.  Auditions can also be recorded after school on May 3rd, 7th, and 9th in Ms. Olinger's room. All talent show acts, lyrics, and costumes must be school-appropriate. Final talent show acts will be posted on May 21, 2018.  The talent show dress rehearsal will be Tuesday, June 5th

     

    MOUNDS VIEW HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER

    Mounds View Girls Soccer Booster Club is inviting parents of interested Girls Soccer players to join them at the Shoreview Community Center on Monday, April 30 at 7:30pm.  They will be finalizing many upcoming season details, including summer fundraising. If you are not on our email list, please send contact information to j.cavanagh@att.net with “MVGS Booster Club Contact” in the subject line.

     

    MOUNDS VIEW HIGH SCHOOL SPRING INTO FALL

    You’re invited…  All incoming 9TH graders who plan to participate in a Fall Activity at Mounds View High School

     

    Fall Activities include:

    Boys & Girls Soccer                                        Football

    Boys & Girls Cross Country                                        Fall Musical / Theater

    Girls Swimming / Diving                                  Volleyball

    Girls Tennis                                                     Performance Dance

    Robotics

     

    Come to MVHS Auditorium Wednesday, May 16 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM to learn more about what clubs, sports and activities are available.  Many coaches and advisors will be on hand to answer questions and listen to a panel of current and former MVHS students about their experiences as Mustangs.  Many of these activities start August 13th.  

     

    STRATEGY GAME PLAYERS

    The end-of- the- year NE Regional 6th-Adult Strategy Game Invitational is coming on Sunday, April 29th from noon-4:30pm at the Source Comics & Games.  Test your skills against other students, and adults this year! Registration is now open online at CSGAME.ORG;

    http://www.csgame.org/event/csga-ne-regional-strategy-game-invitational-source-comics-games/

     

    SUPPORT IRONDALE

    Join Irondale for their "Drive 4 UR School" Fundraising Event on Saturday, April 28, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at New Brighton Ford, 1100 Silver Lake, Rd, New Brighton. Stop by, take a quick test drive, and Ford will donate $20 to the Irondale Booster Club of your choice with no sales pressure. Some of the clubs participating are KnightKrawler Robotics, Marching Band, etc. Drivers must be 18 or older and have a valid license. One test drive per household. The goal is to get 300 test drives to reach $6,000 in donations so share this information with others! Any questions, call Emily at 651-746-5506. A flyer can be found here

     

    IRONDALE HIGH SCHOOL KNIGHTLINE DANCE TEAM TRYOUTS

    Irondale Knightline Dance Team Tryouts are April 30th to May 4th

     

    Time - 3-5 PM

     

    Where - Irondale High School Lower Gym

     

    Who - Current 8th graders can try out for both fall and winter teams.  

               Current 6th and 7th graders can try out for our winter team

     

    Bring:  Water bottle, tennis shoes, and jazz shoes (optional, wear athletic clothes.  

     

    Fall team performs at halftime of the home football games and on sidelines during the game as well.  

     

    Winter is the competitive teams (Varsity, JV and B Squad) doing both jazz and kick dances.  

     

    PLAN AHEAD FOR NEXT FALL’S SCHEDULE

    In spring 2017, the School Board approved start time changes that go into effect for all schools starting this fall. To download a 2018-2019 daily schedule for any school, visit www.moundsviewschools.org/starttimes.

     

    UPCOMING HIGHVIEW 8TH TO 9TH GRADE TRANSITION EVENTS

    A number of events have been planned to help support the transition of our Highview 8th graders into high school next year.   

     

    Mounds View High School Fall Co-Curriculum Day: May 16, 2018 6:30pm at MVHS.  8th Grade students & families invited to learn about co-curricular opportunities at MVHS.

     

    HS Deans and Student Mentors Q&A with 8th Graders: May 22, 2018 11:30am- 12:30pm.  Deans and student mentors from both high schools will meet with 8th Grade students at Highview to answer questions about life in high school.

     

    "Spring into Fall" Irondale High School Co-Curriculum Day: May 30, 2018 6:30pm at IDHS.  8th Grade students & families invited to learn about co-curricular opportunities at IDHS.

     

    First Day of High School! September 4, 2018

     

    DONATIONS NEEDED

    Highview’s Hawk’s Nest is looking for donations.  Students can receive “Gotcha Tickets” from staff for a multitude of great reasons… Being a good friend, being on time, doing their best, working hard in class, etc.  Students can “spend” these tickets in the school store called, The Hawk’s Nest. 

     

    We are asking for help stocking The Hawk’s Nest with these items that  students have requested – Dum Dum suckers, Orbit Gum (14 piece packs), Rice Krispy Treats (singles), chips (individual servings), popsockets, fidget cubes, fun-size candy (no peanuts please), Chex Mix (individual servings). 

    Donated items can be brought to the school office.  We thank you, in advance, for helping us to promote positive behavior in our students at Highview.  Hawk Pride!

     

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