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    Friday, May 18, 2018

     

    Monday, May 21 - B 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, Flag Football

    7:00 PM - Highview Band Concert at Bethel University

     

    Tuesday, May 22 - A Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Guys Chorus, Chamber Orchestra

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - High School Deans and Student Mentors Q & A with Highview 8th graders

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

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - Jazz Band

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

    6:30 PM - Highview Choir Concert at Bethel University

     

    Wednesday, May 23 - B  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

    3:30-5:00 PM - Flag Football Game at Chippewa Middle School

    3:45 - 5:45 PM - Track Meet at Mounds View High School   

     

    Thursday, May 24 - A Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    7:10 AM - Chamber Orchestra

    10:30 AM- 2:30 PM- 8th grade Orchestra to MacPhail

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

    2:45-4:00 PM - Creative Writing, Jazz Band

    2:45-4:00 PM - Track

    3:30-5:00 PM - Girls Tennis Match at Chippewa Middle School

     

    Friday, May 25- A Day

    No school for students – Professional Development Day for teachers

     

     

    MARK YOUR CALENDARS

    Mark your calendars now for Highview Hawk Pride Welcome Back Day on Wednesday, August 22 from 2:00 to 7:00 PM.  Teachers will be here from 5:00-7:00 PM.  Students will get their school photos taken; get their schedule and their locker assignment and more!   Watch for a mailing to come to your house via U.S. Mail this summer with more information. 

     

    HAWK PRIDE!

    Congratulations to Adam Bihi, Hinda Duale, and Emma Nitzschke!  They placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, respectively, in the VFW Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest.  Great job!

     

    8th GRADE STUDENTS GOING TO MVHS

    If you are interested in being on Student Council next year, this is the time to check it out.  See Ms. Olinger for an application.  No prior experience is necessary.  Interviews will take place during the school day on May 29th

     

    FROM THE HEALTH OFFICE

    If your child has medication in the Highview Health Office, please stop by and pick it up before the end of the school year.  Medications not picked up by the end of the school year will be destroyed.

     

    If your student is due for any vaccinations, you will be receiving a letter sometime near the end of the school year from the Highview Health Office.   

     

     If you have questions about either of these items, please feel free to contact Keri Rudnick in the Health Office at keri.rudnick@moundsviewschools.org or 651-621-6704.

     

    MIDDLE SCHOOL COLOR GUARD

    This summer we have another exciting opportunity for kids interested in color guard!  Our Middle School Color Guard program will start July 10 at 5pm.  This is a great opportunity for kids going into 4th grade through 8th grade to learn, grow and experience Color Guard.  We will be participating in 3 parades along and 1 field show. Registration is open now until July 6th and registration forms can be found with the school's band directors or in the office. If you have any questions, concerns or would like more information please feel free to send an email to: thillemom@gmail.com.

     

    DONATIONS NEEDED

    We are asking for donations of bottled water and individually-bagged chips to use at out 8th Grade End-of-Year Picnic.  If you can donate, please bring it to the school office by Friday, June 1.

     

    MVHS ORCHESTRA ROCK CONCERT

    The annual Mounds View High School Orchestra Rock Concert will be on Tuesday, May 29th at 7:00 PM in the Mounds View High School Auditorium.  It will feature our Rock Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, the winners of our rock orchestra singing contest, and special guest, Jeremy Darling.  Come and hear how much an orchestra can rock out!

     

    SUMMER GIRLS FITNESS CLUB

    Calling all girls entering grades 8 - 12 in fall 2018…..Join the Girls Fitness Club this summer. The first hour will be spent doing a combination of cardiovascular exercises, strength training and yoga. The last half hour will be spent either
    discussing a health-related topic or cooking together as a group. We will cook a healthy meal together once a week! The topics we will discuss include, hydration, stretching, nutrition, sleep, stress and more! We will meet for 6 weeks, 3 times a week. It will only cost you $100.00! Contact Lisa Schmidt: Lisa.schmidt@moundsviewschools.org for more details and to register. 

     

    MOUNDS VIEW HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER PLAYERS

    Head Coach, Katelynn Fast, is holding a meeting for new/incoming players (7th/8th graders) on Wednesday, May 30 at 3:30pm-4:30 pm in the Mounds View High School Forum. She will discuss summer training and other important season details. Look for more dates and information about the season on the moundsviewgirlssoccer.com website.

     

    HIGHVIEW MUSIC GROUPS 2018-2019

    Dates and times for extra-curricular music groups for the 2018-2019 School Year.    Hawk Pride!

     

    Group Name

    Teacher

    Rehearsal Days

    Rehearsal Times

    Jazz Band

    Schmidt

    T/Th

    2:30-3:30 PM

    Chamber Orchestra

    Bartsch

    M/F

    2:30-3:30 PM

    Ensemble Singers

    Stromback

    M/Th

    2:30-3:30 PM

    Guy's Choir

    Stromback

    F

    2:30-3:30 PM

    Pit Band

    Erickson

    F (Jan and Feb)

    To be determined

     

     

    REGISTER TODAY FOR COMMUNITY ED SUMMER CAMPS!

    Summer is coming!  Don't forget to register your student for Community Education Summer Camps.  Register by May 15 and SAVE $10 on each camp.  We're offering many new art/science/new experience and athletic camps for students entering grades 1 - 12 in fall 2018.  We welcome students from other districts to sign up for our camps as well.  Don't let your child miss out on some great and memorable summer fun!  To view all camps, descriptions and to register, visit the Youth Programs/Summer Camp webpage at:

    www.moundsviewschools.org/youthprograms  

     

    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.   

     

    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

     

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