Nobles Parents' E-Newsletter

November 2015

Nobles Parents' Newsletter November 2015

MS News



It is hard to believe that the first academic quarter is behind us and we are heading into the final month of the fall afternoon program.

A special thanks to Colette Finley for speaking at the first middle school coffee. Ms. Finley informed us about software you can install on your devices that allows your screen to adapt to the time of day. If interested, you can download it or find more information on the website…..https://justgetflux.com/.

We would also like to thank the parents who attended the coffee and signed up to volunteer. We encourage those of you who have not had the opportunity to volunteer to do so online. There are still many ways to help out and get involved in the Nobles community.

When we are able to re-schedule the Middle School Parents Social, we will let you know. For now, you will find a list of important dates below. 

Middle School November 2015 Events

Friday, November 6 - This is a modified academic day-more info to follow in the Wednesday Notices.

November 11 & 13- Fall Dance Concert.  The dancers will hold two performances- Wednesday, Nov. 11 and Friday, Nov. 13, both at 6:30 p.m. in the Vinik Theatre.

Thursday, November 12 - Nobles Night in the Morrison Athletic Center from 6:30-10 p.m. Please contact Katherine Minevitz to RSVP at katherine_minevitz@nobles.edu.

Friday, November 13 - The Middle School Nobles/Milton Games @ Nobles. Please refer to www.nobles.edu/athetics for times and field locations. This event will mark the end of the Fall After School Program for MS.

Friday, November 14 - Milton Games for Varsity & Junior Varsity teams @ Milton Academy. 

Monday, November 16 - Nobles observes Veteran’s Day- school closed.

November 17-19 - Parent/advisor meetings. Parents will have the opportunity to meet with their child’s advisor on these days.  Please contact your child’s advisor to schedule a time to meet.  Meetings are optional.

November 19 - One of the highlights of the Middle School experience at Nobles is the annual Pie Drive. It is an important community builder where every Middle School child participates and it is also a great way for parents to volunteer and get involved at Nobles. The Pie Drive is a community service event that brings students, parents and teachers together to assemble hundreds of apple pies for Thanksgiving. Approximately 160 pies will be donated to the Single Parent Outreach Center in Boston and the Dedham Food Pantry. Approximately 200 more pies will be sold to the Nobles community.

This year’s proceeds will support the Kliptown Youth Program (KYP) located in Kliptown, South Africa. The organization's mission is to provide opportunities that will enable young people to rise out of poverty. Every other year, including this spring, Nobles travels with a group of middle school students to visit and work with our friends at KYP.

Please consider getting involved in this important event at Nobles by volunteering your time on Nov. 19. 

Donated ingredients must be dropped off to the Middle School Forum no later than Tuesday, November 17.You can also contact one of the Pie Drive 2015 Coordinators directly to volunteer or donate ingredients:

Emily Denning

Carla Higgins 

Isabelle Roy 

Dave Camacho 

Thank you in advance for all of your support with this worthwhile endeavor.

On Monday, November 23, there is a Faculty Meeting in Morrison Forum starting at 3:15 p.m.. All middle school students will be dismissed at 2:40 p.m. A parent-proctored study hall will be held in the Library Loft until 5:15 p.m.

November 25-29 is Thanksgiving Break. School will be closed and will reopen on Monday, November 30.

November 30 - Winter Afternoon Program begins.

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If you have questions, comments or suggestions for this newsletter, email Kim Neal at kim_neal@nobles.edu.