Nobles Parents' E-Newsletter

October 2015

Nobles Parents' Newsletter October 2015

Middle School Parent Reps



We hope that the school year has gotten off to a great start for you and your children. It was nice to see so many of you at the annual Parents’ Association Fall Social, the first PA meeting and Back-to-School Night. We thank those who worked to bring us these great events.

October is a busy month in the Middle School, filled with sports, drama productions, student and parent social activities, and several opportunities for parents to get involved.

We hope that you will join us for the Middle School Coffee on Oct. 7 at 8:00 a.m. at the Castle. Our guest speaker will be Middle School Dean Colette Finley. The coffee is a low-key chance to chat with fellow middle school parents. For new “Sixie” parents, it’s the perfect time to mingle and ask any questions, big or small, of the Class V parents. We will also have sign-up sheets for volunteer opportunities throughout the year for anyone who is interested.

Then, later in the month, please join us for the Middle School Parent Fall Social on October 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m. If you have not already RSVP'd. The invitation and RSVP link are available by logging into the Nobles website and clicking on the calendar. We’d love to see as many of you there as possible! Catch up with old friends, and make some new friends—let’s kick off a great five or six years together!

All sports teams will be in full swing in October. The Middle School Social/Friday Night Lights on Oct. 16 are not to be missed. The girls varsity soccer team will play against Thayer and the varsity football team will take on Rivers under the lights. Go Bulldogs!??

Also note, on game days, some middle school teams surprise each other during school with a small, secret “psych” gift (e.g., candy bar, small baked good or other treat). Make sure to ask your child if she or he has a secret psych buddy.

Lastly, for Halloween, students are encouraged to dress up in costume, however, no group costumes are permitted.?

Below you will find a comprehensive list of important dates for October.

October 2015

Thursday, October 1: Travel and Study Away Parent Informational Meeting in Forum 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 3: Nobles Yard Sale
Tuesday, October 6: Class VI Pizza Dinner with MS Mentors from 6:15-7:15 p.m. in the Middle School
Wednesday, October 7: Middle School Parent Coffee at 8:00 am in Castle Library
Friday, October 9: Multicultural Fair in Richardson Gym from 3-6 p.m. Middle School no homework weekend!
Monday, October 12: Columbus Day. School closed
Thursday, October 15: Middle School Parent Fall Social 6:30 p.m. Castle Dining Hall
Friday, October 16: Friday Night Lights. Girls varsity soccer plays Thayer on Greene field 6-8 p.m. and varsity football plays Rivers on Burr field 7:30-10 p.m.
Saturday, October 17: Admissions Open House: 9:00 am-noon
Thursday, October 22: Nobles Flu Clinic in Morrison Forum, 8:00 am- 2:00pm
Monday, October 26: Comment Writing Day. School closed
Tuesday, October 27: Faculty meeting in Morrison Forum at 3:15. No Middle School Afternoon Program. All students are dismissed at 2:40. There will be parental chaperone coverage in the Library Loft from 3:00-5:00pm.
Wednesday, October 28: Individual Advisor/Advisee Meetings to discuss first quarter grades/comments, from 1:45-4pm. No MS Afternoon Program. Students are dismissed after their advisor meeting.
Friday, October 30: Halloween. Costumes encouraged—however, no group costumes, please.

We look forward to seeing you at many of these great events.  Please let us know if we can provide any additional information or answer any questions.

Class V Reps

Carla Higgins, carla.j@higginsfamily.org
Grace W. Slosberg, gslosberg@comcast.net

Class VI Reps

Sarah Gomez, sarah.gomez@comcast.net
Cindy Jaczko, cindy@jaczko.com

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