Wednesday, January 16


Thursday, January 17th, 2019


“Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.”


Have you finished reading Refugee? If you are willing to donate your copy for others to read and enjoy, drop it off in the library.

The Community First classroom is growing fast with over 75 members so far. You can join the Google Class anytime to start finding out about all the great opportunities to help out in your community and have fun while doing it. Some upcoming jobs include habitat restoration at Creekside Marsh and a Boyle Park clean up.
Join the Google Class with the code b-s-1-i-q-9-p and see Ms. Watenpaugh or Ms. Manwaring for more information, 


What’s up sixth graders! Come join us at the MVMS gym on January 25th from 7-8:30pm for your 6th grade dance: Winter of Love! Come show us your funky moves to the groovy tunes! Enjoy the photo booth and snacks! Online and advance ticket sales are closed, but everyone is welcome- so just bring your ID and $10 cash to the door on Friday. Catch ya on the flip side Sixth graders! Peace!


WEB Banner Creation Committee will meet TODAY in Ms. Varboncoeur's room at lunch. 

Remember students, you are not allowed to sell ANYTHING on campus at any time.

Students please power down your cell phones and other electronics now and leave them off until dismissal.

Tuesday, January 15


Wednesday, January 16th, 2019


“The weight of a person’s anger drags him down.”


Have you finished reading Refugee? If you are willing to donate your copy for others to read and enjoy, drop it off in the library.

The Community First classroom is growing fast with over 75 members so far. You can join the Google Class anytime to start finding out about all the great opportunities to help out in your community and have fun while doing it. Some upcoming jobs include habitat restoration at Creekside Marsh and a Boyle Park clean up.
Join the Google Class with the code b-s-1-i-q-9-p and see Ms. Watenpaugh or Ms. Manwaring for more information, 

MVMS Panthers will have their first home basketball game TODAY! Come cheer on the 7th grade boys at 3:45pm and 7thgrade girls at 4:45pm in our gym as they take on San Domenico! Go Panthers!

The Movie and Games Review Club is cancelled TODAY.

What’s poppin’ sixth graders? Come party at the pad in the MVMS gym on January 25th from 7-8:30pm for your 6th grade dance: Winter of Love! Wowzers! Come show off your snazzy moves! You can wear your tubular tie-dye, flower headbands and Lennon glasses! Admission is a twitchin’ $10- just bring your ID and $10 cash or check at the door! Rock on ma brothas and we’ll see you there!

WEB Banner Creation Committee will meet TODAY in Ms. Varboncoeur's room at lunch. 

Remember students, you are not allowed to sell ANYTHING on campus at any time.

Students please power down your cell phones and other electronics now and leave them off until dismissal.

Monday, January 14

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019


“Every problem is an opportunity in disguise.”


Have you finished reading Refugee? If you are willing to donate your copy for others to read and enjoy, drop it off in the library.

The Community First classroom is growing fast with over 75 members so far. You can join the Google Class anytime to start finding out about all the great opportunities to help out in your community and have fun while doing it. Some upcoming jobs include habitat restoration at Creekside Marsh and a Boyle Park clean up.
Join the Google Class with the code b-s-1-i-q-9-p and see Ms. Watenpaugh or Ms. Manwaring for more information, 

Mathletes will be held TODAY in Room 3 at lunch rain or shine.  We have a competition today so be sure to show up at lunch if you are attending today's meet so we can get organized.

MVMS Panthers will have their first home basketball game on Wednesday! Come cheer on the 7th grade boys and 7th grade girls in our gym as they take on San Domenico! Go Panthers!

This week’s Movie and Games Review Club is cancelled for Wednesday.

6th graders- there’s going to be a great dance party just for you on Friday, January 25th! Look for details in the email invitation and get your tickets now for the Winter of Love dance.

Remember students, you are not allowed to sell ANYTHING on campus at any time.

Students please power down your cell phones and other electronics now and leave them off until dismissal.

Friday, January 11


Monday, January 14th, 2019


“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.”


Have you finished reading Refugee? If you are willing to donate your copy for others to read and enjoy, drop it off in the library.


Remember 6th graders- there’s going to be a great dance party just for you on Friday, January 25th! Look for details in the email invitation and get your tickets now for the Winter of Love dance.


Remember students, you are not allowed to sell ANYTHING on campus at any time.

Students please power down your cell phones and other electronics now and leave them off until dismissal.

Thursday, January 10


Friday, January 11th, 2019


“Fall seven times, stand up the eighth time.”


Have you finished reading Refugee? If you are willing to donate your copy for others to read and enjoy, drop it off in the library.

Thank you to the 60+ students who have already signed up for Community First. It's not too late to join the Google Class at

b as in bah-dah-bing!
s  as in swing
1 as in the number 1
i  as in ice cream
q as in quack quack
9 as in the number 9
p as in putting community first

That’s b - s - 1 - i - q - 9- p all lower case.

Once you join, you can find out about lots of cool ways to help your community AND have fun doing it. Again, the Google Class code is

b - s - 1 - i - q - 9- p all lower case.

If you have any questions, see Ms. Watenpaugh in Room 7 or Ms. Manwaring in Room 39.

Attention all WEB Leaders! We have a quick mandatory meeting in Ms. Varboncoeur's room TODAY at lunch from 12:10-12:30. We will be discussing the 6th grade dance and signing up for help committees. See you there!

Speaking of the 6th Grade Dance… Remember 6th graders there’s going to be a great dance party just for you on Friday, January 25th! Look for details in the email invitation and get your tickets now for the Winter of Love dance.

There has been a change to the yellow bus pickup time for route B servicing the Strawberry Village/Strawberry Point areas. The bus will pick up at MVMS at 3:05pm every day but Wednesday.

Remember students, you are not allowed to sell ANYTHING on campus at any time.

Students please power down your cell phones and other electronics now and leave them off until dismissal.

Wednesday, January 9


Thursday, January 10th, 2019


“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”


Have you finished reading Refugee? If you are willing to donate your copy for others to read and enjoy, drop it off in the library.


Attention 6th, 7th, and 8th graders, It is time to put community first! Join the Community First Google Class at

b - s - 1 - i - q - p all lower case

That’s...

b as in brave bunnies bouncing
s  as in sammy slurps salsa
1 as in the number 1
i  as in ice cream
q as in quack quack
p as in peppermint patty.

Once you join the Community First Google Class, you can find out about lots of cool ways to help your community and have fun doing it. If you have any questions, see Ms. Watenpaugh in Room 7 or Ms. Manwaring in Room 39.

Students: We anticipate lots of rain this week. Remember that you should arrive at school ON TIME for classes, so please be prepared for more traffic and extra time to drop off when there is wind and rain.

There has been a change to the yellow bus pickup time for route B servicing the Strawberry Village/Strawberry Point areas. The bus will pick up at MVMS at 3:05pm every day but Wednesday.


Students please power down your cell phones and other electronics now and leave them off until dismissal.

Tuesday, January 8


Wednesday, January 9th, 2019


“Each new hour holds new chances for new beginnings.”


Have you finished reading Refugee? If you are willing to donate your copy for others to read and enjoy, drop it off in the library.


Attention 6th, 7th, and 8th graders, It is time to put community first! Join the Community First Google Class at

b - s - 1 - i - q - p all lower case

That’s...

b as in brave bunnies bouncing
s  as in sammy slurps salsa
1 as in the number 1
i  as in ice cream
q as in quack quack
p as in peppermint patty.

Once you join the Community First Google Class, you can find out about lots of cool ways to help your community and have fun doing it. If you have any questions, see Ms. Watenpaugh in Room 7 or Ms. Manwaring in Room 39.

Students: We anticipate lots of rain this week. Remember that you should arrive at school ON TIME for classes, so please be prepared for more traffic and extra time to drop off when there is wind and rain.

There has been a change to the yellow bus pickup time for route B servicing the Strawberry Village/Strawberry Point areas. The bus will pick up at MVMS at 3:05pm every day but Wednesday.


Students please power down your cell phones and other electronics now and leave them off until dismissal.