Pg 2 Newsletter Jan-Mar 2011

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                             IMPORTANT DATES for the 2010-2011 School Year:
January 31         Start of Second Semester                            April 25-29   STAR testing all week
February 3         Science Fair Projects-Media Ctr-6:00-8:00pm         April 29      End of 5th 6 week progress period
February 4         Report Cards mailed home                            May 2 & May 6 Holocost Survivor Presentation-1-2:15pm
February 7         NAEP testing for selected 8th gr. students          May 6         Spring Carnival-after school-more info TBA
February 8         College-Making It Happen (Info below)               May 6         Progress Report Distribution
February 10        Valentine Dance-Activity Rm, 2:15-3:45pm            May 9-13      Book Fair all week – Library
February 11        Lincoln Day – NO SCHOOL                             May 11        DC Fundraiser-Pat & Oscar’s, 4pm-close
February 15        MINIMUM DAY-School ends at 11:30am                  May 12        Spring Open House
February 15        DC Fundraiser-MM Bowl, 12:30-2:30pm                 May 17        MINIMUM DAY-School ends at 11:30am
February 21        Washington Day – NO SCHOOL                          May 23        Museum of Tolerance Field Trip, 730am-5:30pm
March 1,2          7th Grade STAR Writing Test                         May 24        Spring Dance-Activity Rm, 2:15-3:45pm
March 7-11         Math-a-thon, on site (St. Jude Fundraiser)          May 25        Spring Musical-Auditorium, 3pm
March 11           End of 4th 6-week progress period                   May 26 IMPORTANT DATES for the 2010-
                                                                                     Spring Musical-Auditorium, 7pm
March 15           MINIMUM DAY-School ends at 11:30am                  May 30        Memorial Day – NO SCHOOL
March 16           DC Fundraiser-Chili’s, 4pm to close                 May 31        Talent Show rehearsals-Aud, 2:15-4pm
March 17           Family Math Night-Media Center, 5-8pm               May 31        8th Grade Awards, 6-8pm, Black top area
March 18           Progress Report Distribution                        June 1-2      Talent Show rehearsals-Aud, 2:15-4pm
March 22,23,24     Music Concert-Auditorium, 7pm                       June 4-10     Washington D.C. trip - 8th grade
March 24           6th Gr Field Trip-La Brea Tar Pits 7am-5pm          June 6        End of the Year Concert-Auditorium, 7pm
March 29,30        Science Fair-off campus-after school                June 8-9      End of the Year Concert-Auditorium, 7pm
March 31           Science Fair-off campus-at night                    June 8-9      Talent Show-Auditorium, 1:30-4:15pm
March 31           DC Fundraiser-MM Bowl-3-5pm                         June 10       Music Potluck/Awards-Auditorium, 6pm
April 2-10         Spring Vacation-NO SCHOOL                           June 13       LAST DAY/MINIMUM DAY ends 11:30am
April 3            Science Fair-off campus                             June 17       Report Cards mailed home

     COLLEGE – MAKING IT HAPPEN! (Co-hosted by Marshall, Wangenheim and Challenger Middle Schools)
The road to college is an exciting adventure, with many twists and turns. Attend this middle school parent-
student workshop and we will help you build a map of requirements, resources, and guidelines.( Flyer on WMS web)
WHERE: Marshall Middle School - 9700 Avenue of Nations (south off of Pomerado Rd. (858) 549-5400)
         DATE: Tuesday, February 8, 2011          TIME: 6:00pm – 7:30pm (Multi-Purpose Room)

See the PTSA Newsletter on the WMS website for details about these items:                          Join your PTSA today!
         - Holiday Sock Tree brings big donations for Polinsky Children’s Center               $10 each Adult - $8 each Student
         - College Making It Happen Flyer – (English & Spanish)                             Drop your Membership dues at the office
                                                                                                 in an envelope marked PTSA.
         - WMS PTSA book purchases for school library
         - Spelling Bee winners/photo – Geography Bee winners                                    WANGENHEIM MIDDLE SCHOOL
         - FREE T-Dap vaccine Flyer -Dates, Times, Clinics                                             2010-2011 PTSA BOARD
                                                                                            PRESIDENT- Suzanne Guzzardo:
         - Five facts parents should know about kids and sleep deprivation.       
         - Links and Articles regarding Suicide Prevention, Family Internet Safety,         VICE PRESIDENT- Jacque Hansen
                   Why the Arts Matter, Your Child’s Health (Food, Sun, Safety)             TREASURER- Cynthia Mayfield
                                                                                            SECRETARY- Juli Finney
          2010/11 Yearbooks are on sale in the office.                                      PARLIMENTERIAN- Kathi Sheldon
                                                                                            AUDITOR- Ofelia Oakry
The cost is $35 and includes: all color, personalized ads, 6,7,8 individual photos, 8th
                                                                                            MEMBERSHIP- Gina Vasquez:
grade class photo, clubs/organizations/campus & lots of fun, candid photos!       
                                                                                            NEWSLETTER- Susan Porter:
8th grade Personal Ads for the yearbook go on sale in February. For $30 you receive a       HISTORIAN- Colleen Andrews
business card size ad in which you can place up to two photos and write a personal          VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR-
message. In the past, families have split the ad too with one photo per student and a       Patty Tomasula:
joint message. Also, 8th graders can place a baby photo in teh yearbook for $10.            HOSPITALITY- Adrianna Baker
All photos/ questions to be sent digitally to                                CO-CHAIR- Tiffany Salcedo
Thanks, Jennifer Slezak, yearbook teacher room 108.                                         PE CLOTHES- Maureen Bell-Snyder

  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER FOR ANY UPCOMING EVENTS                                    If you like math games, join the Numbers Club!
     (SPRING CARNIVAL, 8 GRADE DANCE, ETC.) PLEASE E-MAIL                                    Every Thursday-Rm 954 2:20 –3:20 PM
  PATTY TOMASULA at: OR CALL 619 807-2982.                            For more info see Ms. Esmende /Mrs. Bush

  Do you have suggestions for the next newsletter? Information you would like to see included? We encourage and welcome
  feedback from parents, teachers and students. Please contact Susan Porter, PTSA Newsletter Editor, at

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