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Fall School Dance and Open Gym, September 21st, 2018, 7pm-9pm

posted Sep 20, 2018, 8:34 AM by Sue Badura   [ updated Sep 20, 2018, 8:56 AM ]

All John Long students are invited to the dance/open gym on Friday, September 21st from 7pm-9pm in the gyms.

Admission is $5.00
Concessions are $1.00
Candy guess game for $1.00


It's going to be so fun!!!  Fall Fun!!!

Morning Choirs

posted Sep 20, 2018, 8:33 AM by Sue Badura

Come join a morning choir and build a skill that you can use and enjoy your whole life! 
There are four before-school choirs at John Long. All of the groups rehearse from 6:45-7:15am. The groups and meeting days are:

o Pop A Cappella - Monday mornings (starts Sep 24). Open to any 6th, 7th or 8th grade student. No auditions - just come and join on Sep 24.

o Chorale - Tuesday mornings (starts Sep 25). This is an auditioned group of 7th and 8th grade vocalists and will tackle the most challenging literature of any choir at John Long. Audition sign-ups are in the choir hall. Auditions are before school from Sep 17 - Sep 21. You must be in your grade-level choir to participate in Chorale.

o Cambiata - Wednesday morning (starts Sep 26). Open to any 6th, 7th or 8th grade boy. No auditions - just come and join on Sep 26 - bring a buddy and make this group awesome!

o Treble Choir - Thursday morning (starts Sep 27). Open to any 6th, 7th or 8th grade girl. No auditions - just come and join on Sep 27 - bring a friend and make this group awesome!

Doug Arendt
Associate Principal
262-376-5802 (office)

Washington D.C./Gettysburg Trip in June 2019 for Current 7th & 8th Graders

posted Sep 20, 2018, 7:50 AM by Sue Badura   [ updated Sep 20, 2018, 8:57 AM ]


I am pleased to announce an exciting trip that will take place in June of 2019 for any interested students. We will be exploring Washington D.C. and 
Gettysburg on an educational tour. Please see the attached itinerary for the 5 day/4 night trip. We typically travel just after the school year ends, but we won’t know exact dates until later.  This trip is open to students who are currently in 7th or 8th grade during the 2018-2019 school year.  Please see the attachments for more information.


Mrs. Stanislawski
JLMS Math Teacher/Trip Advisor

Ozaukee Family Services Fall Schedule

posted Sep 20, 2018, 7:46 AM by Sue Badura   [ updated Sep 20, 2018, 8:58 AM ]

Ozaukee Family Services recently published their Fall schedule of parenting classes – all are FREE. There are a wide variety of classes being offered including: Anxiety Management and Self-Regulation, Raising Your Spirited Child, Respect & Resiliency, Communication Gap, Lost in Cyberspace and more.

In addition to the parenting classes, there are also play groups, play-based parent and child workshops, and our RAINBOWS program. RAINBOWS is for children who are dealing with a major family change such as divorce or death in the family.

View the 
flyer for a complete list including dates, times and descriptions or view the information on our website.

Box Tops for Education Due Thursday, October 4th!

posted Sep 20, 2018, 7:40 AM by Sue Badura   [ updated Sep 20, 2018, 10:56 AM ]

https://docs.google.com/a/grafton.k12.wi.us/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=Z3JhZnRvbi5rMTIud2kudXN8a2VzLW5ld3N8Z3g6NGU2NzZiNWVkZGQ2MmZlNw
John Long Middle School will be participating in the Box Tops for Education™ program. Clipping Box Tops is an easy way for you to help our school buy what it needs. Box Tops are each worth 10¢ and they quickly add up to real cash for our school.  Last school year we earned almost $300!   Send in your Box Tops to the school office by Thursday, October 4th!  

Thank you!   

Jamie Koehler, Box Tops Coordinator

ANIME CLUB Will Meet On Tuesday, Sept. 25th from 3pm-4pm

posted Sep 20, 2018, 7:37 AM by Sue Badura   [ updated Sep 20, 2018, 8:53 AM ]

Anime Club is a student ran club that watches and discusses anime. Anime is Japanese animation that been part of the United States popular culture since the late 
1980s. All JLMS students are welcome to join Anime Club. In Anime Club the students watch episodes of a school appropriate Anime series and then discuss what they like and dislike about the series. Anime Club is ran like a book club. Anime Club meets twice a month with the dates set by our anime club officer team. 

Anime Club will be meeting next on Tuesday, September 25th from 3pm to 4pm in the art room.

Any questions about Anime Club should go to Ms.Satari at msatari@grafton.k12.wi.us

Letter from the John Long Middle School Counselor, Mrs. Brady

posted Sep 20, 2018, 7:35 AM by Sue Badura   [ updated Sep 20, 2018, 8:55 AM ]

https://docs.google.com/a/grafton.k12.wi.us/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=Z3JhZnRvbi5rMTIud2kudXN8amxtcy1uZXdzfGd4OjFjMmIyODA0YThlZWJmNTk
Please read the following letter from Mrs. Brady regarding Counselor Services.

Middle Years

posted Sep 20, 2018, 7:34 AM by Sue Badura   [ updated Sep 20, 2018, 9:01 AM ]

Please see the latest of edition of the"Middle Years" provided by Bonnie Brady, School Counselor.

John Long Announcements

posted Sep 20, 2018, 6:56 AM by Sue Badura   [ updated Sep 20, 2018, 8:49 AM ]



This weeks annoucements:


Date

Information to be read

9/17

  • Attention to all students interested in art club. Art Club is having a meeting after school today in the art room. Art Club will end at 4pm today and takes place in the art room.

  • Calling all students interested in anime! Anime Club will be having their first meeting on Tuesday, September 25th from 3pm to 4pm in the art room.

  • Congratulations to Addie M. for being last week’s Falcon Feather drawing winner.  Please come to the office to pick up your award. We will draw a name each week to recognize students who receive Falcon Feathers for being responsible, respectful, and safe.

9/18

  • Love making things, experiments, and building? Join us this Thursday for Grafton STEM Club for 2:45pm to 3:30pm in the STEM room - all students welcome!

  • Students, don’t forget that Friday is the first dance of the year from 7-9 pm. Only $5 to get in. Please remember that dances are for JLMS students only.

9/19

  • Love making things, experiments, and building? Join us this Thursday for Grafton STEM Club for 2:45pm to 3:30pm in the STEM room - all students welcome!

9/20

  • You’ve been patiently waiting - but IT’S TIME! Next week marks the start of the morning choirs at John Long. All morning choirs start at 6:45am in the choir room and to join you just come! Monday morning, all students are invited to participate in Aca-scuse Mi? (our pop acappella choir). Tuesday will be the first meeting of Chorale. On Wednesday, all 6th, 7th & 8th grade boys are invited to be a part of Cambiata. While on Thursday, all 6th, 7th & 8th grade girls will bless the room with their voices in Treble Choir. Come one - come all to make these groups the best that they can be - bring a friend!

  • Love making things, experiments, and building? Join us today for Grafton STEM Club for 2:45pm to 3:30pm in the STEM room - all students welcome!

  • The first Junior Honor Society meeting of the year will be held on Monday from 2:45pm to 4:00pm.in the Cafeteria.  Feel free to bring a snack to share!

  • Interested in leadership, spirit, and service? Attend the Student Council meeting next Monday during SOAR to find out more! New members are always welcome. See Mrs. Ingrassia, or Ms. Tomich for more details. The meeting will be held in Ms. Tomich’s room, E-8, Monday during SOAR.

9/21

  • You’ve been patiently waiting - but IT’S TIME! Next week marks the start of the morning choirs at John Long. All morning choirs start at 6:45am in the choir room and to join you just come! Monday morning, all students are invited to participate in Aca-scuse Mi? (our pop acappella choir). Tuesday will be the first meeting of Chorale. On Wednesday, all 6th, 7th & 8th grade boys are invited to be a part of Cambiata. While on Thursday, all 6th, 7th & 8th grade girls will bless the room with their voices in Treble Choir. Come one - come all to make these groups the best that they can be - bring a friend!

  • Love making things, experiments, and building? Join us next Thursday for Grafton STEM Club for 2:45pm to 3:30pm in the STEM room - all students welcome!

  • The first Junior Honor Society meeting of the year will be held on Monday from 2:45pm to 4:00pm.in the Cafeteria.  Feel free to bring a snack to share!

  • Interested in leadership, spirit, and service? Attend the Student Council meeting next Monday during SOAR to find out more! New members are always welcome. See Mrs. Ingrassia, or Ms. Tomich for more details. The meeting will be held in Ms. Tomich’s room, E-8, Monday during SOAR.

9/24

  • Interested in leadership, spirit, and service? Attend the Student Council meeting TODAY during SOAR to find out more! New members are always welcome. See Mrs. Ingrassia, or Ms. Tomich for more details. The meeting will be held in Ms. Tomich’s room, E-8, Monday during SOAR.

  • Wednesday, all 6th, 7th & 8th grade boys are invited to be a part of Cambiata at 6:45am in the choir room. On Thursday, all 6th, 7th & 8th grade girls are welcome in Treble Choir. Come one - come all to make these groups the best that they can be - bring a friend!

  • The first Junior Honor Society meeting of the year will be held TODAY from 2:45pm to 4:00pm.in the Cafeteria.

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