Weekly Update – September 3

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 3

  • 8th Grade Volleyball – Home | 4:00 PM
  • 7th Grade Volleyball @ Rochelle | 4:00 PM
  • Yearbook Club | 3:00-4:15 PM

Wednesday, September 4

  • Newspaper Club Informational Meeting | 3:00-3:20 PM
  • 7th Grade Math Help | 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Guitar Lessons | 3:15-3:45 PM

Thursday, September 5 

  • Theme Thursday – Crazy Hair
  • 8th Grade Football @ Huntley (DeKalb) | 4:00 PM
  • 7th Grade Football – Home | 4:00 PM
  • Cross Country – Home | 4:15 PM
  • 6th Grade Art Club | 3:10-4:00 PM

Friday, September 6

  • First National Challenge Football Game vs. DeKalb @ NIU | 4:00 PM


Announcements

YEARBOOK CLUB

Please check the yearbook staff lists posted in each ELA if you have not done so already. Our first meeting will be this afternoon in Mrs. Del Fiacco’s room until 4:15 PM. Please make sure your student knows who is picking them up.


NEWSPAPER CLUB

Attention to all SMS students who love to investigate, write, and explore their creativity: The first Newspaper Club meeting will take place tomorrow after school! The informational meeting will be held from 3:00-3:20 PM in Mrs. Peck’s classroom. If you cannot make the meeting, see Mrs. Peck or Mrs. Wall for an informational sheet.


YEARBOOK ORDERS 

Yes, the school year has just started, but you can order your yearbook now and save money. The cost for a yearbook is $25 through October 31, 2019. Go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter the code 16551.


GUITAR LESSONS

If you are interested in free guitar lessons, please come to the main office for more information or see Mr. Peterson. Lessons begin tomorrow in room 101 at 3:15-3:45 PM.


FIRST NATIONAL CHALLENGE

The First National Challenge football game between Sycamore and DeKalb will be on Friday, September 6 at Huskie Stadium on the campus of NIU, with kickoff scheduled at 7:05 PM. Pregame festivities will be: Freshmen football game at 4:00 PM; Tailgate area with a Pork Chop or Hot Dog dinner; YMCA games and jump houses; the Parade of Athletes at 6:05 PM: and much more. 

Tickets can be purchased in advance at Sycamore High School or Sycamore Middle School for $10.00. Tickets at the event are $15.00. These tickets include the game and the dinner.


ART CLUB

Don’t forget that Art Club for 6th Grade starts this Thursday. Make sure to register online. If you need information, please register online. Art Club for 7th & 8th Grade will be Thursday, September 19.


7th GRADE MATH HELP

7th grade math help is back by popular demand! Starting Wednesday, September 4th at 3:00-4:00 PM. Come get help or just have a place to work. See Mrs. Bolda or Ms. Kreinbrink with any questions.


PTO DANCE

The first PTO Dance of the year for Sycamore Middle School students will be Friday, September 13, from 7:00-9:00 PM. Doors will close promptly at 7:30 PM, and students are asked to stay the entire time. Pizza and other snacks will be available for sale during the event. The cost is $5 with a student ID, $10 without ID. Replacement IDs can be purchased in the main office through the morning of the dance.

If you are interested in donating treats please use this link.


PTO STAFF LUNCHES

Each month, the PTO sponsors a lunch for over 100 staff members at SMS. This month’s lunch is on Wednesday, September 18. If you are interested in helping out by donating or volunteering your time, please sign up here


HEALTH INFORMATION

6th grade students and new, out-of-state students to Sycamore Middle School are required to have a physical on file with the school nurse no later than 8:15 AM on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. If records have not been received by this date, students will not be allowed to remain in school until these records have been returned to the school nurse. For additional information, please visit our Health Requirements, Physical Exams, and Immunizations webpage.

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