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Middle School Newsletter, Week of 11/20

IMPORTANT MIDDLE SCHOOL EVENTS & DATES FOR NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Please take a moment to mark your calendars. The following are important dates that you do not want to miss

November 21st – No School Students/Teacher Prof Dev Day
November 24th-28th – Thanksgiving Break
December 1st – Return to School
December 7th – 8th Grade Mom’s Christmas Party
December 12th – All School Christmas Program
December 15th – 7th Grade Mom’s Christmas Ornament Exchange Party

 

A NOTE FROM DR. LUCI HIGGINS
‘A life not put to the test is not worth living.” -Epictecus

“The world stands aside to let anyone pass who knows where he is going.” -David Jordan

During this Thanksgiving holiday, we are deeply thankful for the courage of all of those who came before us, who demonstrated their determination to make a positive difference in the lives of those they would never see.
Thinks & Thoughts,
Dr. Luci Higgins

 

RECOGNITION
Jackson Englund

Jackson Englund

We are proud to announce that Jackson Englund, 8th grade, has made it through an arduous, two-tiered audition process to make the Florida All-state Middle School Mixed Chorus. Jackson was among hundreds of students across the state to audition. Students had to make a high score on a written musicianship exam as well as a sight-reading test and then learn seven pieces of music. The next step was a test to sing various portions of the music and display their vocal quality. Jackson scored well in all portions of the testing to secure a place in the mixed chorus. Mrs. Savage states that this is the first middle school student to make the All-state Chorus in at least a decade. Way to go, Jackson!!

 

NEW THIS WEEK

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Isaiah 12:4
And you will say in that day:
“Give thanks to the Lord,
call upon His name,
make known His deeds among the peoples,
proclaim that His name is exalted.

 

REMINDERS
Thanksgiving School Holiday
Enjoy time with your family celebrating Thanksgiving. Students will be out starting on Friday November 21st with classes resuming on Monday December 1st.

 

8th Grade Mom’s Christmas Party
Join other 8th grade mom’s for a wonderful time of fellowship during this wonderful Christmas season. The party will be hosted by Patty Hillsborough at her home. We hope to see you there December 7th at 5pm.

 

All School Christmas Program
Join us for our annual TFA All School Christmas program in the First Orlando Worship Center on December 12th from 10 am -12 pm. This is a wonderful opportunity to welcome in Christmas season.

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