Permission slips for Middle School Orientation

Permission slips are due by this Friday for the MS field trip on Monday. If your child does not return a slip, they will remain here for that day. They will need to visit the school at another time. Thanks in advance for your attention.

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Sports Physical Information

  Sports Physicals

Sports physicals will be held at the following locations on the following dates.  This physical will cover your student athlete for the summer conditioning and tryouts and for the upcoming school year.

All physicals will be held at 4:30, cost: $10.  You must bring a physical form that you can print off of the VHSL website.  Middle school students must have a parent with them.

 

June 6th at NRHS
June 7th at Lakeland HS
June 8th at KFHS
July 25th at KFHS
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Get Your Game On!

Game onParents….Get Your Game On!  Come One, Come ALL…KSES SOL Parent Resource Night

Thursday, 5/4/17   6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Drop in to Make and Take FREE SOL Review Games

Parents MUST RSVP with student’s name and grade level to reserve their FREE games!

 RSVP to karenjones@spsk12.net or call 934-6214.

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Announcements 4-26-17

Attention students:  Your opinion is needed and very important to Suffolk Public Schools.  The school division is proposing two (2) new  Information Technology courses for next year, Computer Systems II with Cyber Security Infusion and Network Administration I with Cyber Security Infusion, and we need you to answer a very short survey.  The links to both surveys are posted below.  Please click and respond to these surveys.  Thank you!

Computer Systems II with Cyber Security Infusion

Network Administration I with Cyber Security Infusion

National Honor Society Seniors: Your service logs are due by May 1. If you need any help, please see Mrs. Liles or Mrs. Murray.

The Anime Club will be having a meeting on Thursday, April 27 in room 103 after school. There is no activity bus so please make sure you have a ride home. We are always accepting new members.

Everyone knows that breakfast is important, but did you know that eating breaking can increase your ability to concentrate by 95%? Y Street will be in the cafeteria Wednesday, April 25 during all 4 lunch shifts to celebrate School Breakfast Week and collect surveys about your breakfast habits and preferences. Stop by the Y Street table to fill our a survey for a chance to win a NRHS 2017 prom ticket!

Ladies of Distinction: Please see Mrs. Credle in room 230 for information at the Ladies of Distinction Gala that will be Saturday, April 29, 2017.

The E-Sports Club will meet Thursday, April 27 at 3:15 in room 114. See Jack Chen or Mrs. Kemp for details.

This is the last week to pre-order your yearbooks for $60.00. Once yearbooks arrive, the price goes up to $65.00. Save money and guarantee yourself a yearbook.

Battle of the Bands at The River – Friday, April 28, 2017 at 6:00 pm. Come our and support our magnificent Warrior Band as we take on Booker T. Washington HS, I.C. Norcom HS and Lakeland HS. Tickets are $10.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door. Tickets go on sale Monday during all lunch shifts.

Light It Up Blue! April is National Autism Awareness Month. Show your Warrior pride by wearing blue on Friday, April 28 in celebration of Autism Awareness month. In addition, add your unique piece to the puzzle by designing your own puzzle piece and adding it to the wall. Check in the office or in Room 233 for a puzzle piece and more information.

The NRHS Performing Arts Department is proud to present its annual Spring musical, Grease! Performances will be held Thursday, May 4 through Saturday, May 6 in the NRHS Auditorium at 7:00 pm.  Tickets are $10.00 for general admission and $5.00 for students and Suffolk Public Schools’ staff.

Do you need community service hours? Coach Maus could use some help around the school. See Coach Maus for details.

Attention Juniors: have you thought about being a Peanut Princess at the Suffolk Peanut Festival? Applications are available now. Please see Ms. Reid in Guidance for details.

Attention Seniors, Early Grads and Term Grads: Please be reminded that if you are planning to graduate this year (June or August), you must have 50 hours of community service completed. The appropriate form must be turned in by May 1, 2017. Forms can be picked up in the Guidance Office.

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Field Day T-Shirts and Shorts

field_day_logoField Day shirts and shorts are for sale.  Order forms are due to Mrs. McCoy by:
Friday, April 28th.  Orders can be made online or via the attached form.

https://oakland2017.itemorder.com (Online Purchase)        Field Day Order Form (Form Purchase)

***Field Day will be Tuesday, May 30th – Field Day Parent information will come home closer to event date.
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4/26

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New Books – Sneak Peek!

new-books

New books are here!

Click here for a list of the new titles.

This is just the beginning – more are on the way. When they are ready, I’ll post a list in Destiny Resource Lists and a link to that list here. Stay tuned!

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4/27/17-Homework

BLOCKS 1, 2, and 3-complete numbers 21-30 on page 21 of your Math IN.

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4/26/17-Homework

BLOCKS 1, 2, and 3-complete 11-20 on page 21 of your Math IN.

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4/25/17-Homework

BLOCKS 1, 2, and 3-complete 1-10 on page 21 of your Math IN.

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SPS Young Writers Winners

We would like to congratulate the following Northern Shores students for placing on the city wide level of Young Writers!

Fiction

  • 1st Place: Twyla Mitchell, 4th Grade, “Roller Dork”
  • 3rd Place: Ryan Bittle, 1st Grade, “The Swordfish and the Crab”

Nonfiction

  • 3rd Place: Stephanie Yamamoto, 4th Grade,  “Hope Amelia Soto”

Autobiography

  • 1st Place: Aleeya Sampson, 4th Grade, “The Making of Me”
  • 2nd Place Autobiography: Chioma Ohale, 3rd Grade, “The Girl Nobody Knew Until She Told Her Story”

Poetry

  • 2nd Place: Erika Lynne, 4th Grade, “Leap”
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FREE Parent Workshop-Thursday, April 27th

“Diamonds in the Rough”

Discover your child’s inner qualities that will transform into success. FREE CHILDCARE AND DINNER with registration.

Hillpoint Elementary

1101 Hillpoint Blvd.

Suffolk, VA 23434

Register HERE

 

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Homework & Information Tues 4/25

Sign up for Remind. Check it out on remind.com. Use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

1st block – Remind code: @stoneblk1   HW: Complete p458 #2a; p464 #1ab; p473 #1b, 3ab, 4b.  You may write answers only.  Evolution Quiz #1: Darwin & Natural Selection next class.  Bring your textbook next class.

3rd block – Remind code: @stoneblk3  If needed, complete p458 #2a; p464 #1ab; p473 #1b, 3ab, 4b.  You may write answers only.  Evolution Quiz #1: Darwin & Natural Selection next class.  Bring your textbook next class.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  If needed, finish the vocab (pp465 & 494).  Evolution Quiz #1: Darwin & Natural Selection on Thurs 4/27.  Bring your textbook tomorrow.

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New Course Interest Surveys

Attention students in Grades 7-11!  Your opinion is needed and very important to Suffolk Public Schools.  The school division is proposing two (2) new  Information Technology courses for next year, Computer Systems II with Cyber Security Infusion and Network Administration I with Cyber Security Infusion, and we need you to answer a very short survey.  The links to both surveys are posted below.  Please click and respond to these surveys.  Thank you!

Computer Systems II with Cyber Security Infusion

Network Administration I with Cyber Security Infusion

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April 25, 2017

Complete pages 3 and 4 of the Study Guide.

Math State Test will be given on May 23.

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April 24, 2017

We took our Map test today. Have the homework that was assigned on Friday. (Study Guide page 2)

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Senior t-shirt

white tshirtSENIORS!!! – here is your chance to vote on the Senior t-shirt design. Voting will conclude on Monday, May 1, 2017.Please click on the link and complete the form. SURVEY.

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Jeremy Wheeler visits 5th Grade

20170425_110646Jeremy Wheeler from Wavy – 10 News visited 5th Grade to talk about the weather.  Students learned about clouds, tornadoes, and more.

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Brock Environmental Center Field Trip

Our students were invited to the Brock Center in Virginia Beach to learn about the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and our local ecosystem.  Students were given a tour of the facility which is completely sustainable and self-powered. They were also taken out on the Lynnhaven River in canoes and explored the local wildlife and river dwellers. The students had a fantastic time and learned about our local watershed.

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Relay for Life Walk and T-shirt Sale!

 

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 Relay For Life T-shirt Sales

Please place your order if you would like a shirt this year.

Payment is due by Friday, April 28th.

T-shirts are $10.  Adult and Youth sizes are available.

You may pay Mrs. Outlaw in the gymnasium.

Relay For Life Walk

Please join the John Yeates Middle School Relay for Life Team at the annual Relay for Life event.

The event will be held at Nansemond River High School on Friday, May 19th.

The event will be from 6 pm-midnight. Join us in the fight against cancer!back

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