Weekly Messenger, October 8

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 8

  • SMS News Team | 7:35-8:00 AM & 3:10-4:30 PM
  • Jazz Band Auditions | 3:30-6:30 PM
  • Jazz Strings Auditions | 6:00-7:00 PM

Tuesday, October 9

  • SMS News Team | 7:35-8:00 AM & 3:10-4:30 PM
  • 8th Grade Volleyball @ DeKalb (Rosette) | 4:00 PM
  • 7th Grade Volleyball (Home) | 4:00 PM
  • Yearbook Club Meeting | 3:00-4:15 PM
  • Scholastic Bowl Tryouts | 3:00-4:15 PM
  • Peer Pals | 3:10-4:10 PM
  • Cross Country Awards Night | 6:30 PM
  • Board of Education Meeting @ North Grove Elementary School | 7:00 PM

Wednesday, October 10

  • 7th and 8th Grade Math Tutoring | 3:00-4:30 PM

Thursday, October 11

  • Builders Club Meeting | 7:35 AM
  • Interact Club Meeting | 3:00-5:00 PM
  • NCJC 8th Grade Volleyball Tournament @ Burlington Central | 4:00 PM
  • NCJC 7th Grade Volleyball Tournament @ DeKalb Clinton-Rosette | 4:00 PM
  • Cheer Team Parent and Athlete Meeting | 7:00 PM

Friday, October 12

  • Last Day to Submit Add/Drop form for Band, Choir, or Orchestra
  • Last Day of the Quarter
  • Journey Field Trip
  • Student Council Meeting | 7:35 AM

Saturday, October 13

  • Saturday School | 8:00-11:00 AM
  • NCJC 8th Grade Volleyball Tournament @ Burlington Central | 9:00 AM
  • NCJC 7th Grade Volleyball Tournament @ DeKalb Rosette | 9:00 AM
  • Cross Country State Finals @ Normal, IL | 9:00 AM

Announcements

PUMPKIN FEST RUN VOLUNTEERS
The Pumpkin Fest Run is just around the corner! We are organizing a group of SMS volunteers to assist with the race and cheer on participants. For those of you who need to do community service hours, this is a great way to earn some time, and it’s a lot of fun!!! If you would like to help out on race day which is Sunday, October 28, please see Mrs. Nelson for more details or sign-up in the office.

SCHOLASTIC BOWL
Attention all 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders: Do you like to answer trivia questions? Are you full of useless information? Then Scholastic Bowl is for you! There will be tryouts for the Scholastic Bowl Team on Tuesday, October 9 from 3:00-4:15 PM. Tryouts will consist of answering 100 questions from 10 varying topics. The tryouts will be held in room 805 which is Mr. Knoblock’s room. Please see Mr. Knoblock if you have any additional questions. Make sure you have a ride home at 4:15 PM.

PTO LUNCH VOLUNTEERS
If you are interested in signing up to assist with the next PTO luncheon on Wednesday, October 17, please click here.

CHEERLEADING TEAM
There will be an informational meeting for parents and athletes on Thursday, October 11 at 7:00 PM at the middle school. Tryout practices will be 3:15-5:30 PM on Monday, October 15 and Tuesday, October 16. Official Tryouts will be 3:15-5:30 PM on Wednesday, October 17. You must have a physical on file and be registered on 8to18 before tryouts.

DANCE TEAM
If you missed the Dance Team info meeting, but would like more information, please come to the main office. Tryouts are 3:15-4:45 PM on Monday, October 15, Tuesday, October 16, and Thursday, October 18. You must have a physical on file and be registered on 8to18 before tryouts.

YEARBOOKS ON SALE NOW
Yearbooks ordered now through October 31 are only $25! Reserve yours now by logging onto www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter the code 16551.