Nobles Parents' E-Newsletter

May 2017

Nobles Parents' Newsletter May 2017

Middle School Parent Letter

Middle School Parent Reps

May and June are busy months at Nobles with many fun events for both students and parents. Below is a detailed list of important dates to mark in your calendar, as well as some key highlights that we encourage you to try to attend.

Please consider coming to the Class V Solar Car Race and All School Barbecue on Wednesday, May 17.  Cheering for the students’ creations on the outside tennis courts is fun for the whole school and worth taking the time out of your busy day.

Also, please note that Thursday, June 8 is Comment Writing Day for the teachers and a No School Day for the students. On that day the Parents Association invites all middle school students to Canobie Lake Park for a celebratory end-of-school outing. This is a parent-led event with plenty of volunteer opportunities. More information on how to participate will be posted in future Wednesday emails.

Finally, the Middle School has a Step Up Ceremony at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 9. The event marks the transition from the Middle School to the Upper School for Class V students. All Class V students are required to attend, and Class V parents and guardians are encouraged to attend.

As the middle school class representatives, we would like to thank all of you for your help and valued feedback through out the year.  We truly appreciate your effort to attend and contribute to all of the Nobles events. It has been an absolute pleasure getting to know everyone. Thank you for a wonderful year together!

Key Events and Dates for Middle School in May & June 2017

Friday, May 5:  Middle School Day of Service. All Middle School students and faculty will be performing community service throughout the Greater Boston area.

Monday, May 8:  Middle School Orientation for New Students, Parents and Guardians at 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 9:  Class VI 'Round The World (RTW) Culminating Event at 6:00 p.m. in the Middle School Forum and classrooms. 

Wednesday, May 10: Class V Shakespeare Breakfast during R Block.
Wednesday, May 10 & Friday, May 12: Spring Dance Show & Student Directed Play will take place on both days at 6:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio.

Tuesday, May 16: Class V Student/ MS Mentor Pizza Event at 6:00 p.m. in the Middle School.

Wednesday, May 17: Class V Archival Print Showcase on view in Shattuck Lobby.

Wednesday, May 17: Class V Solar Car Races & All School Barbecue on the tennis courts. Rain dates are May 18 and/or May 19.

Wednesday, May 17 – Saturday, May 20:  Spring Mainstage Productions in Vinik Theatre at 6:30 p.m. on May 17 – May 19 and 2:00 p.m. on May 20.

Wednesday, May 24:  Middle School Milton Games.

Thursday, May 25:  Spring Choral Concert at 7:00 p.m. in Lawrence Auditorium.

Friday, May 26:  Varsity & Junior Varsity Milton Games.

Monday, May 29:  Memorial Day, school closed.

Tuesday, May 30:  Class V Survey 3:00-4:00 p.m. in Pratt Middle School.

Friday, June 2:  Graduation at 10:00 a.m. All students are required to attend.

Monday June 5 – Wednesday, June 7:  Final Exams
        Morning Sessions: 9:00-11:00 a.m.
        Afternoon Sessions: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
        Extended Time Students: 9:00 a.m.-noon & 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 8: Comment Writing Day, no school. Middle School Trip to Canobie Lake Park, organized by the Parents Association and chaperoned by parent volunteers.

Friday, June 9: Last Day of School & Class V Step Up Ceremony. This day consists of a long assembly, mini classes, and individual advisor/advisee meetings. The Class V Step Up Ceremony will take place in Vinik Theatre at 3:00 p.m. It is mandatory for all Class V students. Class VI students are invited but not required to attend.


Happy Summer!

Class V Reps
Kate Saunders
Kristin Welo

Class VI Reps
Melissa Janfaza
Sarina Katz

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