Middle School News – Elizabeth Johnstson, MS Principal
Students in Intermediate Choir and Intermediate Band were treated to a special performance by Spanish classical guitarist, Raffael Serralett on Wednesday. Students learned all about the history of the guitar, the importance and physics of stringed instruments to music evolution while being treated to a beautiful series of songs from around the world.
Grade 8 Stepping Up
Please remember that all grade 8 students will participate in the Stepping Up ceremony to High School on June 6. Grade 8s are expected to come to morning classes but will be dismissed at 11:30. Their ceremony begins at 5pm and is held in the gym.
Results from the MS Learner Profile awards
The Learner Profile awards are based on teacher nominations for students that have embodied the learner trait.
KNOWLEDGEABLE: BALANCED: THINKER:
G6 Recipient: Tim Steel G6 Recipient: Carlien Nel G6 Recipient: Sean Aminov
G7 Recipient: Elnathan Abraham G7 Recipient: Mahlet Hailu G7 Recipient: Samuel Bills
G8 Recipient: Aidan Maddock G8 Recipient: Zakaria Sufi G8 Recipient: Lyla Rahman
CARING: COMMUNICATOR: INQUIRER:
G6 Recipient: Prisca Minten G6 Recipient: Thandi Bosmans G6 Recipient: Elin van Loosdrecht
G7 Recipient: Hannah Mengistu G7 Recipient: Kolu Ketema G7 Recipient: Yusuf Bomba
G8 Recipient: Luca Enenetie-King G8 Recipient: Rohan Ibru G8 Recipient: Owen Reynolds
OPEN-MINDED: PRINCIPLED: COURAGEOUS:
G6 Recipient: Giuseppe Avaro G6 Recipient: Eliana Brown G6 Recipient: Reese Fisher
G7 Recipient: Hermela Ageru G7 Recipient: Tintswalo Machaba G7 Recipient: Miriya Greer
G8 Recipient: Mridula Srikanth G8 Recipient: Rafael Desta G8 Recipient: Zion Drake
G6 Recipient: Zeinab Diallo
G7 Recipient: Christian Brewer
G8 Recipient: Ryan Blaine
Upcoming MS Dates:
- Tuesday grade 8 is dismissed at 11:40 and returns by 4pm for the 5pm Stepping Up Ceremony in the gym
- Wednesday is an 8 block day during which student clear out their lockers and complete their signout forms. All library books, sports equipment and fees and fines need to be taken care of by then (fines paid at cashier, receipts brought to MS office).
- Thursday is Transitions/Service Day. Grade 6 hosts grade5 in the morning, grade 7 has a series of workshops, grade 9 shadows grade 9 at service learning locations.
- Friday: Awards ceremony in the UC from 8-9 followed by grade level time. 10:15 schoolwide assembly and 11:30 dismissal