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  • Grafton School District Annual K-12 Art Show


    You're invited to attend the Grafton School District annual K-12 Art Show! 
    The art show is on exhibit at the Grafton BMO Harris Bank (Grafton, WI) now through April 26
    Click HERE to view the event poster.
    Posted by Sue Badura
  • THE TALENT SHOW IS APPROACHING!!

     

    TALENTS COME IN MANY FORMS… Sing a Song? Plan a skit! Cheerleading routine? Choral group? Pull together a band!

    Create a commercial! Stand-up comedy! Do a dance?

    Play an instrument (alone or in a group)! WHAT ELSE?

     

     

    TALENT SHOW AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD IN THE CHOIR ROOM on Wednesday, MAY 9TH - AFTER SCHOOL.

     

    SIGN-UPS ARE POSTED OUTSIDE OF THE CHOIR ROOM.

     

    YOUR ACT NEEDS TO BE WELL PREPARED FOR THE

    AUDITIONS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE SHOW.

     

    AUDITIONS WILL RUN FROM 2:45PM UNTIL THEY ARE DONE, SO PLAN TO STAY LATE IF YOU ARE AUDITIONING.

     

    GET YOUR ACTS TOGETHER AND GOOD LUCK


    Posted Apr 19, 2018, 11:55 AM by Sue Badura
  • School Out Party Dance and Open Gym, May 11th, 7:00pm-9:00pm
    Dear John Long Parents,

    To celebrate the ending of our school year, we are having a Schools Out Party (Dance and Open Gym) on May 11th from 7-9.  Please consider volunteering your time to make this night a success. We’re using SignUp.com to organize this event.  Click on the link if you’d like to help out  http://signup.com/go/ELZQYCx

    For more information on the dance, check out this flyer.

    Posted by Sue Badura
  • Grafton Boy's Basketball Summer Camps
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1jcSSxR9guVa3lfMFgwVFlrQ01ISTAybWtVc1lHcG9fdlln/view?usp=sharing

    GHS Head Basketball Coach, Damon James, is hosting two separate camps over the summer with a singular purpose- improving aspiring basketball players.
    Grades (2018/19) 1st-5th, June 4th-6th
    Grades (2018/19) 6th-8th, June 9th-11th
    The cost for both camps is $75 and registration is due by Thursday, May 24th.
    Click HERE for more information and the registration form.
    Posted by Sue Badura
  • 8th Grade Parents - We Need a Baby Picture for the 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony
    Dear 8th Grade Parents,

    Each year during the 8th grade promotion ceremony, we present a slideshow featuring our 8th grade students.  We would like to include a baby or early childhood picture of your son or daughter in the slideshow. Please email a digital copy to jmawer@grafton.k12.wi.us or moconnor@grafton.k12.wi.us If you would like to turn in an actual photo please be sure your child's name is included and send it to us in the Library Media Center.  Your photo will be returned.  

    Please submit your photos by May 1, 2018.  

     Mrs. Mawer and Mrs. O'Connor, JLMS Library Staff

    Posted Apr 19, 2018, 7:04 AM by Sue Badura
  • Blessing Bag Donations Needed for Homeless
    https://docs.google.com/a/grafton.k12.wi.us/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=Z3JhZnRvbi5rMTIud2kudXN8amxtcy1uZXdzfGd4OjJmNjJlMTNlNmEzYmUyNDY
    Attention John Long Students and Parents:
    Dilly Bars from Dairy Queen are at stake! Want your opportunity to claim your’s? You can help the homeless and donate personal care items for Blessing Bags.  The personal care items to donate will be listed on flyers located around the school, and you are welcome to bring in as many new items as you can from the list.  An 8th grade student and your FBLA Chapter are hosting a competition to see which 8/9 block class will raise the most donations. Boxes for collections will be located in each homeroom starting Monday, April 16, and collections will conclude Friday, April 27.  Let’s see which 8/9 homeroom can bring in the most donations for the homeless and get the dilly bars. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mathias. 
    Posted by Sue Badura
  • Art Club
    Art Club will be meeting next on Monday April 23rd from 3pm to 4pm in the art room. We only have two more meetings till the end of the school year. To celebrate, we will be working with clay at our April meeting and then having an art club celebration on Monday May 7th 
    Any questions about art club can go to Ms.Satari at msatari@grafton.k12.wi.us

    Posted Apr 19, 2018, 7:00 AM by Sue Badura
  • Anime Club - Meeting Schedule


    Anime Club will have their last few meetings on April 24th and May 9th. Meetings take place from 3pm to 4pm in the art room. 

    Any questions about anime club can go to Ms.Satari at msatari@grafton.k12.wi.us 

    Posted Apr 19, 2018, 6:57 AM by Sue Badura
  • 2018 Color Blast- Register Now!
    http://www.graftoneducationfoundation.org/2018color-blast
    When
    : Monday, May 21, 6:30 p.m. race start 
    Where: Grafton High School Track 
    Cost: Early online registration: $12: Adults over 18 (includes 1 color packet) / $8: Students(includes 1 color packet) / 3&Under: FREE 
    Race-day registration: $15: Adults over 18/$10: 
    Students Packet Pick Up: Friday, May 18 PWSB - 2080 Washington St., Grafton 1-5:30 p.m. OR Race day: 5:15-6:15 p.m. at GHS track 
    Posted by Sue Badura
  • Summer Learning Academy Information
    http://www.grafton.k12.wi.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=1067477&pageId=27676023



    The Grafton Summer Learning Academy information is now available! Registration begins Sunday, March 25th at 6pm.
    Click HERE to check out important information, the class offerings brochure and more.
    Posted by Sue Badura
  • Monthly Principal Newsletter
    https://www.smore.com/2mu9a


    Please read the following letter
     from Principal Deering. 
    Posted by Sue Badura
  • Ozaukee Family Services Offering Free Programs This Summer
    We are offering a couple of free programs this summer. Please share this information with your families or anyone you think may benefit from these programs.

    GUYS GROUP - This group is for boys ages 10 -14 years old. Topics of discussion include: managing stress, reducing anger, developing coping skills, fighting depression, building healthy friendships, and improving communication and social skills. This group will meet on 8 Monday afternoons in summer. There is no cost to participate and a snack is included. See the attached flyer for more information and details including meeting dates and times.

    Guys Group Info


    RAINBOWS - This program is for children and adolescents (K-12) who are dealing with major family changes such as divorce or death. Goals of the program are to help participants understand and express their feelings, build a stronger sense of self-esteem and direct their energy toward a healthy acceptance of the changes that have taken place. The summer session will meet on 6 Wednesday evenings. There is no cost to participate. See the attached flyer for more information and details including meeting dates and times.

    Rainbows Group Info

     

    If you have any questions or would like more information, please call us at 262-376-7774.

    Lisa Holtebeck
    Executive Director
    Ozaukee Family Services
    info@OzaukeeFamilyServices.org 

    Posted Apr 19, 2018, 7:19 AM by Sue Badura
  • UW Washington County Mechanical Engineering Camp
    https://ce.uwc.edu/washington/catalog/mechanical-engineering-camp-ages-8-11
    One of the oldest and broadest fields of engineering, Mechanical deals with design and production of machine and tools. It fueled the Industrial Revolution and today mechanical engineers are pursuing developments in biomedics, nanotechnology, and mechatronics. Participants venture into the land of mechanics in this exciting series of hands-on / minds-on programs. This camp consists of two workshop programs, Motion Commotion™ and Animal Frenzy™; advanced content will be provided for the 11-14 age group. Please bring a bag lunch and drink.

    Camp will meet M-F, June 11-15, from 9:00am – 4:00pm at UW-Washington County for $299


    Register early before April 30 for $269! Click here to register!


    Flyer 

     

    Brittany McWilliams

    UW- Washington and UW-Sheboygan Campus Assistant

    UW-Colleges Southeast Region:

    Continuing Education & Professional Development

    Posted by Sue Badura
  • Information from the School Counselor, Mrs. Brady
    https://docs.google.com/a/grafton.k12.wi.us/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=Z3JhZnRvbi5rMTIud2kudXN8amxtcy1uZXdzfGd4OjY4YjE4MTE2MzVhNjM5Nzg


    Please see the latest edition of the 
    Middle Years.
    Posted by Sue Badura
  • Weekly Announcements


    Announcements will be read each day during the 8/9 Block.


    Date

    Information to be read

    4/16

    • Attention 6th and 7th grade students:  If you are interested in finding out more information about the Washington DC Trip that will be taking place in June of 2019, please attend the meeting with a parent on Tuesday, April 17th at 6:00 p.m. in the library. Please see Mrs. Stanislawski if you have any questions.

    • Anime Club will be meeting on tomorrow from 3pm to 4pm in the art room. Come join anime club as we start a new anime series!

    • ALL NJHS Members!!! (new and old)  Our next meeting is  Thursday, April 24th, right after school in the cafeteria until 3:30.  Please note this is a change from previous date announced. Let Mrs. O’Connor know if you are unable to attend.

    • Dilly Bars from Dairy Queen are at stake! Want your opportunity to claim your’s? You can help the homeless and donate personal care items for Blessing Bags.  The personal care items to donate will be listed on flyers located around the school, and you are welcome to bring in as many new items as you can from the list.  An 8th grade student and your FBLA Chapter are hosting a competition to see which 8/9 block class will raise the most donations. Boxes for collections will be located in each homeroom starting Monday, April 16, and collections will conclude Friday, April 27.  Let’s see which 8/9 homeroom can bring in the most donations for the homeless and get the dilly bars. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mathias.



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    • Attention 6th and 7th grade students:  If you are interested in finding out more information about the Washington DC Trip that will be taking place in June of 2019, please attend the meeting with a parent tonight at 6:00 p.m. in the library. Please see Mrs. Stanislawski if you have any questions.

    • Anime Club will be meeting today from 3pm to 4pm in the art room. Come join anime club as we start a new anime series!

    • ALL NJHS Members!!! (new and old)  Our next meeting is  Tuesday, April 24th, right after school in the cafeteria until 3:30.  The meeting is NOT tomorrow. Please note this is a change from previous date announced. Let Mrs. O’Connor know if you are unable to attend.

    • Dilly Bars from Dairy Queen are at stake! Want your opportunity to claim your’s? You can help the homeless and donate personal care items for Blessing Bags.  The personal care items to donate will be listed on flyers located around the school, and you are welcome to bring in as many new items as you can from the list.  An 8th grade student and your FBLA Chapter are hosting a competition to see which 8/9 block class will raise the most donations. Boxes for collections will be located in each homeroom starting Monday, April 16, and collections will conclude Friday, April 27.  Let’s see which 8/9 homeroom can bring in the most donations for the homeless and get the dilly bars. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mathias.

    • Attention staff and all 8th grade students:  Please wear your purple Team Bowler shirts tomorrow.

    • The office is still getting lots of requests to open locked classrooms.  Teachers, please don’t let students leave items or supplies in your classroom.  Students, stop going to the office and asking for classroom doors to be open.

    4/18

    • ALL NJHS Members!!! (new and old)  We are not meeting Tuesday, April 24th.  When decided new date will be placed in the announcements.

    • Celebrate Art Tonight at the Grafton School District art show! There is a opening reception tonight at 6pm to celebrate art in the Grafton School District. John Long Middle School has 65 students with artwork on display!

    • The office is still getting lots of requests to open locked classrooms.  Teachers, please don’t let students leave items or supplies in your classroom.  Students, stop going to the office and asking for classroom doors to be open.

    • Don’t forget tomorrow’s STEM Club and Rocket team meeting after school!

    • Attn. all track team members.  Tomorrow’s track meet at Cedarburg has been cancelled due to weather conditions and rescheduled.  There will be a general practice tomorrow instead.


    4/19

    • Dilly Bars from Dairy Queen are at stake! Want your opportunity to claim your’s? You can help the homeless and donate personal care items for Blessing Bags.  The personal care items to donate will be listed on flyers located around the school, and you are welcome to bring in as many new items as you can from the list.  An 8th grade student and your FBLA Chapter are hosting a competition to see which 8/9 block class will raise the most donations. Boxes for collections will be located in each homeroom starting Monday, April 16, and collections will conclude Friday, April 27.  Let’s see which 8/9 homeroom can bring in the most donations for the homeless and get the dilly bars. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mathias.

    • The office is still getting lots of requests to open locked classrooms.  Teachers, please don’t let students leave items or supplies in your classroom.  Students, stop going to the office and asking for classroom doors to be open.

    • Don’t forget today’s STEM Club and Rocket team meeting after school - time to build a rocket!



    4/20

    • Dilly Bars from Dairy Queen are at stake! Want your opportunity to claim your’s? You can help the homeless and donate personal care items for Blessing Bags.  The personal care items to donate will be listed on flyers located around the school, and you are welcome to bring in as many new items as you can from the list.  An 8th grade student and your FBLA Chapter are hosting a competition to see which 8/9 block class will raise the most donations. Boxes for collections will be located in each homeroom starting Monday, April 16, and collections will conclude Friday, April 27.  Let’s see which 8/9 homeroom can bring in the most donations for the homeless and get the dilly bars. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mathias.

    • The office is still getting lots of requests to open locked classrooms.  Teachers, please don’t let students leave items or supplies in your classroom.  Students, stop going to the office and asking for classroom doors to be open.

    • Next week, we will be participating in MAP testing. Students please give your best effort and your grade level could be rewarded. If your grade level as a whole meets or exceeds your projected growth for the year in all 3 test areas, you can earn an off campus lunch field trip. When your grade level meets this goal, more information will be sent about the lunch opportunity.  

    4/23

    • Dilly Bars from Dairy Queen are at stake! Want your opportunity to claim your’s? You can help the homeless and donate personal care items for Blessing Bags.  The personal care items to donate will be listed on flyers located around the school, and you are welcome to bring in as many new items as you can from the list.  An 8th grade student and your FBLA Chapter are hosting a competition to see which 8/9 block class will raise the most donations. Boxes for collections will be located in each homeroom starting Monday, April 16, and collections will conclude Friday, April 27.  Let’s see which 8/9 homeroom can bring in the most donations for the homeless and get the dilly bars. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mathias.


    Posted Apr 19, 2018, 7:54 AM by Sue Badura
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