Nobles Parents' E-Newsletter

May 2012

Nobles Parents' E-Newsletter May 2012

Middle School Reps: (from left) Leslie Del Col, Sarah Paglione, Brooke Sandford, Carol Taiclet



Middle School Newsletter May/June 2012

The end of the school year is almost here. I am sure many of our kids are counting the days. There are still many more activities left in May and June. On May 1, Middle School students have their first surprise lunch. The Middle School is one of the last grades to have a surprise lunch and we hope they enjoy the special treatment. Cotton candy and ice cream sundaes are for Middle School students only! May 4 is the much anticipated Middle School social dance. Other upcoming events include the Solar Car Race for Class V on May 16, as well as their Step Up Ceremony on June 7. On June 8, there is a trip organized by the Nobles PA for both Middle School classes to go to Canobie Lake Park.

We would like to thank all of you for your help with the various events throughout the year. We feel very lucky to have such a great community of parents who are always willing to help. We hope you were able to join us for the spring parent socials. We want to thank the Rueppel family for hosting the Class V party and the Maroni family for hosting the Class VI party. We also want to thank everyone for their donations including the London family and The Boston Beer Company for the donation of Samuel Adams beer to the Class V Social.

Important Dates for May and June:

Tuesday, May 1: 'Round the World “RTW” Culminating Event for Class VI. The day begins with a surprise lunch for all Middle Schoolers and ends with an evening presentation for Class VI families and friends at 6 p.m., in Morrsion Forum and all
Middle School classrooms. Everyone is invited!

Thursday, May 3: Wind/String/Orchestra Concert, Lawrence Auditorium 7-9 p.m.

Friday, May 4: Middle School Dance, Richardson Gym 7-9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 8: Parents' Association Meeting, MAC Lower Lobby 8-9:30 a.m.

Thursday, May 10: Middle School Day of Service. Students will return in time for their afternoon program. Details to follow.

Thursday, May 10: Parent Book Group, MAC conference room 8-11 a.m. The current book to be covered is The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough.

Friday & Saturday, May 11 &12: Nobles Graduates' Day/Reunion Weekend.

Saturday, May 12: Nobles Stamp Out Hunger Drive, 12-3 p.m. Nobles has partnered with the Letter Carriers Union and the Dedham Food Pantry to do a one day food collection. Volunteers are needed to unload trucks and sort food. Contact Linda Hurley for more information at linda_hurley@nobles.edu.

Tuesday, May 15 through Saturday May 19: Spring Musical: Hairspray! in Vinik Theatre

Wednesday, May 16: Class V Solar Car Races and All-School Barbecue, Tennis Courts. Come watch the various Class V solar car creations as students race them across the tennis courts! Races begin after 10 a.m. (Rain dates are May 17 or 18.)

Wednesday, May 23: The Dumb Waiter, Towles Auditorium, 6-7:30 p.m. This play is the senior project of Chris Collins-Pisano. It is a one-act play with Chris and his faculty advisor Todd Morton.

Wednesday, May 23: Nobles vs. Milton Games. Come cheer the Middle School teams on as they finish their Spring season competing against Milton. Please refer to the athletic website, www.nobles.edu/athletics, for time and locations.

Thursday, May 24: Middle School Visual Arts Opening, Arts Center Lobby, 6-7 p.m. Come view the Middle School students' art before you head to the choral concert. You will be amazed by the work our students have completed! Also, stop by the bake sale (proceeds go to various Middle School service causes) and enjoy some delicious treats prior to the spring choral concert.

Thursday, May 24: Choral Concert, Lawrence Auditorium, 7–9 p.m.

Monday, May 28: No school, Memorial Day

Friday, June 1: Nobles Graduation Day! Graduation Day is a required event for all students. All students should arrive at school by 8:15 a.m. All-school Assembly in Lawrence Auditorium will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. Graduation ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m, and pick up will be at the Middle School by noon. No lunch will be served on this day. Graduation dress code: girls—dress, skirt or dress pants; boys—jacket and tie. No sneakers for any student.

Monday, June 4 through Thursday, June 7: Final Exams. Schedule to follow.

Thursday, June 7: Class V Step up Ceremony, Vinik Theatre 11:15 a.m.–2 p.m. Class V parents and families, please come and celebrate as your Fifthies complete their Middle School years. A barbeque will follow on "the Beach."

Friday, June 8: No School, Comment Writing Day and exam make-up date

Friday, June 8: Canobie Lake Park trip. This is a parent-led event. Any questions please contact Cindy Trull via email at cdtrull@att.net. More details to follow.

Monday, June 11: Final day of school! All-school Assembly, mini classes, and individual advisor meetings. Students are dismissed after their advisor meeting.

Have a great summer!

Class V Reps:
Brooke Sandford, brooke.sandford@gmail.com
Carol Taiclet, taiclet@comcast.net

Class VI Reps:
Sarah Paglione, spaglione@comcast.net
Leslie Del Col, cldelcol@gmail.com

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