Nobles Parents' E-Newsletter

May 2014

Nobles Parents' E-Newsletter May 2014

Middle School Parents Reps (from left to right): Lori Giandomenico, Cindy Lawry, Julie Callaghan, and Toni Gordon



Dear parents,

Despite only five more weeks of classes left in the school year, the Nobles' calendar is filled with many great events for both students and parents.  Below are a few highlights and then a detailed listing of important dates you won’t want to miss.

One of May's highlights is the Class V Solar Car Races and all school BBQ on May 14.  Cheering the students' creations as they race to glory on the tennis courts is great fun for the whole school and worth taking time out of your day to come watch.  We are looking for volunteer bakers to make treats for a PA bake sale that day.  A sign up link will come in the next Wednesday email.

The Middle School has a Step Up Ceremony at 3:15 p.m. on June 5. All middle school students are invited as well as parents/guardians of students in Class V. The event marks Class V students’ transition from the Middle to Upper School next year. 

After the week of exams is over, and the teachers are busy with Comment Writing Day, the Middle School students are invited to blow off steam at the Canobie Lake Park Outing on June 6, which is a parent-led event--more information to come in the Wednesday emails.

These are just a few of the highlights--please review the calendar below.   As the Middle School class representatives, we would like to thank all of you for your help throughout the year.  We have a great community of parents and really appreciate all you have done to make each of these special occasions a success.

May 7
Shakespeare Breakfast for middle school students in Morrison Forum 8:15 a.m.

May 9
Middle School Day of Service In lieu of classes, middle school students and faculty will perform community service projects throughout the Greater Boston area. Students will return on campus in time for afternoon program.

May 14
Class V Solar Car Races and All School Barbecue. Annual event not to be missed! This event takes place on the tennis courts. Races start around 10:30 a.m. and end by 1 p.m.

Rain dates: Thursday, May 15 or Friday, May 16, if necessary.

May 15
Class V Archival Print Project Showcase located in the Shattuck Lobby (main entrance to Upper School) 5-6:45 p.m.-No homework night for Class V (only)

May 13 - 17
Spring Musical-Gilbert & Sulllivan's Pirates of Penzance, Vinik Theatre 7p.m.

May 21
Middle School Milton Games. Please refer to www.nobles.edu/athletics for location
and game time.  This will mark the end of the athletic season for middle school students.

May 23
Varsity & JV Milton Games, Please refer to www.nobles.edu/athletics for location and game time. 

May 22
Spring Choral Concert, Lawrence Auditorium 7p.m.

May 26
Memorial Day-school closed

May 30
Graduation Day-no classes, but a requirement for all students. Dismissal after ceremony by noon. Lunch will not be served on this day. Detailed information in the Wednesday email.

June 2
Modified School Day (information to follow)

June 3
Final Exams-Math in morning/English & English via Latin in afternoon

June 4
Final Exams-Classics in morning/Science in afternoon

June 5
Final Exams-Modern Language in morning/Civics or Geography in afternoon. Step up Ceremony at 3:15 p.m.

June 6
Comment Writing Day-school closed
The Annual Middle School Canobie Lake Park Trip will take place. More information to follow in Wednesday email.

June 9
Last day of school for 2013-14 academic year.

As always, please don't hesitate to get in touch with any of us.

Class V Reps
Lori Giandomenico
lgiando@verizon.net
Cindy Lawry
cindy@lawryfamily.net

Class VI Reps
Julie Callaghan
juliecallaghan1@gmail.com
Toni Gordon
tonisgordon@yahoo.com

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