Please Note: This week MS Student Council will be sponsoring the national awareness “Drug-Free” campaign with Red Ribbon Week. This is a week of special dress days. Each day has a specific meaning. Students electing not to wear the described attire should be in the usual school uniform. This is not “free” dress. –Amy Gaido, Asst. Head of School
Monday, October 16
The first nine weeks report cards go home. Please sign and return on Tuesday, October 17.
Red Ribbon Week: “Be Smart-Don’t Do Drugs”- Dress like a mathlete/nerd.
Tuesday, October 17
Chapel, 8:15AM (Logo Uniform)
Red Ribbon Week: “It Is Cool to Be Drug-free” – Wear all blue (top & bottom) and enjoy a popsicle at lunch provided by Student Council.
Soccer Match at AWAY @ St. Marks, 4:00PM
Wednesday, October 18
Red Ribbon Week: “Stop Drugs in Their Tracks”- Dress like an athlete/wear track suits.
Thursday, October 19
Chapel, 8:15AM (Dress Uniform)
Red Ribbon Week: “My Future Matters, I’m Drug-free”- Wear college tee and jeans.
Soccer Match AWAY @ Chinquapin, 4:00PM
Friday, October 20
Galveston Fire Department will be on campus for PK-2nd Grade, 8:30-11:00AM
Red Ribbon Week: “Celebrate Red Ribbon Week”- Wear all red (top & bottom).
Update: The 2016-2017 Charger yearbook has been reprinted. The new yearbook will go home today and old ones will continue to be collected at the Luau. Contact Theresa Pistone firstname.lastname@example.org or Kelli Acosta email@example.com if you have questions.
School Pictures Reminder: Individual retakes and sports pictures are scheduled for Thursday, October 26. This date is also for new students and students who were absent. Students who are retaking should bring back their originally purchased packets.
Pink Out Day: The NJHS is sponsoring a fundraiser to benefit D’Feet Breast Cancer. For a $5 donation, students will support this worthy cause by wearing pink or an appropriate breast cancer awareness shirt with jeans or uniform bottoms to school on Wednesday, October 25. Thank you. –Donna Cucco, NJHS Faculty Sponsor
The Feast of All Saints will be observed in school chapel on November 1. Names of loved ones who have died in the past year will be read in our prayers and Holy Communion will be offered. Please refer to the Head of School’s information in the next Monday Message.
October 25 NJHS Sponsored “Pink” Day
October 26 Individual Picture RETAKES / MS Dance, 7:00-9:00PM
October 27 No School, SAES Professional Dev. Conference
November 1-16 Food Ingathering Drive
November 3 Coffee & Chat w/ Mark and Amy, Otto Library
November 7-10 8th Grade History Trip to Boston
November 8 Twin Day (Grades 6-8)/Spirit Day (Grades K-5)
November 14 HOS Installation, 8:15AM, Church
November 16 Food Ingathering Collection in Chapel
November 20-24 No School – Thanksgiving Holiday
November 30 Kindergarten Open House Event, 5:30-7:00PM
December 14 Open House Event – PK2-PK4, 9:00-11AM
Open House Event – K-8th Grade 11AM-4PM
December 20 Lessons & Carols – Noon Dismissal