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Weekly Announcements April 3rd

GEMS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS

WEEK OF: March 27, 2017 (SPRING BREAK)

WEEK OF: APRIL 3, 2017     

CLUBS THIS WEEK:

Monday-          Dance Club, 2:30 – 3:15pm – meet Ms. Franklin in the lobby

Tuesday –        Aviation Club, 2:30 – 3:30pm – room 360 with Mr. Purvis

                        Fitness Fanatics, 2:20 – 3:20pm – Meet in the lobby with Ms. Franklin

                        Book Club, 2:15 – 3:15pm – meet in library

                        Trojan Times Newspaper – 2:15 – 3:15 pm, room 313

Wednesday-    Kids Care Club, 2:15 – 3:00pm, room 336

                        Chess Club, 2:30 – 3:15pm, room 301

                        Computer Gaming – 2:15 – 3:30pm, room 321

Thursday-        Nature Club – 2:15 – 3:15pm, room 316 with Ms. Piezer

                        Bowling Club at Cherry Grove Lanes

                        Drama Club – meet in room 340      

THERE WILL NOT BE ARMY CLUB UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Homework help is Monday – Thursday until 3:15pm.  No permission slip needed

TRACK: Practice is every day after school with Mrs. Williams, 2:30 – 4:00pm. Saturday, April 8th- 8:00am MEET at CNE

Current 6th and 7th grade students and parents: West Clermont Middle School cheerleading will have a parent-student information meeting on Thursday, April 13th in the Amelia Middle School gym at 7:00pm.  Please plan on attending this meeting if you are interested in trying out for the cheerleading squad!  There will be an open gym on Thursday, April 6th from 6-8pm in the Amelia Middle School.  Tryouts are on April 25-28 from 6pm until 8pm in the Amelia Middle School gym.

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 6:30pm there will be an important information meeting for all current 5th grade parents regarding the transition to 6th grade @ West Clermont Middle School.  Meeting topics will include:  teaming, MS schedule, student services, encore/core classes and other exciting topics!  Please make plans now to attend the meeting in the Glen Este High School Performing Arts Center and meet WCMS principal, Lori Crowe; assistant principals, and members of the counseling staff.  Please see the attached flyer for more details.  Please call 513-947-7700 with any questions – thanks and we look forward to meeting you on May 11th.

MARCO’S PIZZA CHALLENGE:  April 4th, dine in or order for delivery.  Tell them that you are a GEMS student and whose advisory class you are in and your class could win a pizza lunch.

SPRING FLING!!  APRIL 7TH : The final GEMS spring dance!  Tickets will be sold during lunchtime on Thursday & Friday for $5.00.  Tickets WILL NOT be sold at the door.  There will be a photo booth for everyone to take their own group selfies.

6th grade is at 2:15 – 4:15pm, 7th and 8th grade is at 6:00 – 8:00pm. 

3rd Annual WC Colorfun RUN: Colorfun Run is on April 22nd at 10am on the current Amelia campus.  Participants will run through 5 different color stations and be given a free white “Colorfun Run” t-shirt to wear. See the attached flyer for information on this exciting event! /userfiles/922/my files/colorfun run sign up final.pdf?id=8814

Chromebook Information Insurance is always available to purchase for $15.00.  Once the money is received, it will take effect 7 days later.

Immunization Requirements! Attention All 6th Grade Parents/Guardians All students entering the 7th grade in the fall of 2017 are required to show proof of receiving the Tdap and Meningicoccal (MCV4) vaccines BEFORE attending school. Please see the attached letter and form to be completed by your child’s physician. If you have any questions, please contact the health clinic at 947-7703.  Form is attached. /userfiles/922/my files/2017-2018 6th grade tdap men letter and form.pdf?id=8676

Medication Reminder!!! Per district policy, students may not bring any medications to school.  All medications, even over the counter, must have an AUTHORIZATION for MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION form completed by a physician and the parent.   The form needed can be found on the district website or in the school office.

8th grade students: Were you excited after the field trip to Live Oaks in November? Interested in learning more about a specific career field? Worried you’ll be bored this summer? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you should check out the Great Oaks Summer Camps being offered this June. For just $50 you’ll be able to attend a 5-day program and go in-depth to learn about career opportunities that are a lot of fun!

Go to http://www.greatoaks.com/about/summercamps2017/ to learn more or to apply.

Girls SOAR!

Calling all 5th-12th grade girls in STEM: Join us here at iSPACE Wednesday, April 5th, 6-8pm, as we take off into an evening filled with free hands-on experiences and an inflight dinner! Navigate to new heights as we discover the world of flight with special guest female pilots! Explore careers in aviation, uncover the mysteries of what's inside a pilot's bag, learn to read aeronautical maps and more! Space is limited and the event is FREE, but registration is required! Over and Out!

This event is generously sponsored by a grant from The Ninety-Nines.  The Ninety-Nines is the international organization of women pilots that promotes advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring our unique history and sharing our passion for flight.

Established in 1929 by 99 women pilots, the members of The Ninety-Nines, Inc., International Organization of Women Pilots, are represented in all areas of aviation today. And, to quote Amelia, fly "for the fun of it!"

To Sign up e-mail your name, grade, school and phone number to info@iSPACEscience.org





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