Thursday, November 15


Friday, November 16th, 2018

“If something that was going to chop off your head only knocked off your cap, you should be grateful.”


Hey Students listen up: If you have a special talent  — like parkour or hip hop or breakdancing or skateboarding or juggling or are in a band or tell jokes or yodeling or ... — SIGN up by the end of the school day to audition for the Talent Acts within Cabaret.  This year, within the show, we are featuring the wide variety of talents all of you have!! Signups are on the Cabaret board next to Ms. Lamar’s office.  TODAY is the LAST DAY TO SIGN UP, so get on it! Crew applications need to be turned in to the office TODAY as well. We're all in this together!

Bonjour! “A Night in Paris”, the Parent-Daughter Dance will be held on Friday, November 30th. Look for your invite and details in your email from the PTSA and get your tickets for this fun evening!

Remember that great sweatshirt you got for your birthday, or that super duper water bottle you had just last week, but don’t have now? If you haven’t checked the Lost and Found yet, DO IT NOW! It is overflowing with clothing, lunchboxes, and water bottles and they’re all going to be donated over the break next week.  You are strongly encouraged to come and check for items you may not even realize have been misplaced.

MVMS Basketball tryouts are being held this week and the week after Thanksgiving break. TODAY 6TH grade girls tryout from 3-5pm and 7th grade girls tryout from 5-6:30pm. The full updated tryout schedule is on the MVMS website under Student Activities>Student Athletics and is posted on the sports bulletin board across from the library.

Lunchtime Football for 6th graders is coming up! If you’re interested, sign up in room 85 with Mr. O’Dea. Signups end TODAY.

Everyone please power down your cell phones or other personal electronics NOW and put them in your backpack until the end of the school day.


Wednesday, November 14


Thursday, November 15th, 2018

“It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.”


CABARET NEWS -- Tomorrow is the LAST DAY TO SIGN UP TO BE A PART OF CABARET!! Crew applications need to be turned in to the office by tomorrow Friday, Nov. 16. SIGN UPS for auditions for the Ensemble Cast and Talent Acts are on the Cabaret board next to Ms. Lamar's office in the Main Hallway and will close tomorrow, November 16. We're all in this together!

Bonjour! “A Night in Paris”, the Parent-Daughter Dance will be held on Friday, November 30th. Look for your invite and details in your email from the PTSA and get your tickets for this fun evening!

There will be no Yearbook Club today. See you after the Thanksgiving break!

Attention Parents and Students the countdown is on! The Lost and Found is overflowing with clothing, lunchboxes, and water bottles. You are strongly encouraged to come and check for items you may not even realize have been misplaced. Check it out today before all items are donated over the Thanksgiving break.


MVMS Basketball tryouts are being held this week and the week after Thanksgiving break. TODAY the 8 grade boys will tryout at 3pm and 8th grade girls will tryout at 4pm. The full updated tryout schedule is on the MVMS website under Student Activities>Student Athletics and is posted on the sports bulletin board across from the library.

Journalism Club will meet at lunch TODAY in room 32.

Lunchtime Football for 6th graders is coming up! If you’re interested, sign up in room 85 with Mr. O’Dea. Signups will end tomorrow.

Everyone please power down your cell phones or other personal electronics NOW and put them in your backpack until the end of the school day.

Tuesday, November 13

Wednesday, November 13th, 2018

“You can’t win all the time. As long as you are doing the best you can, that’s important.”


CABARET NEWS --  SIGN UP TO BE A PART OF CABARET!! You can audition to be in the Ensemble Cast, to be a part of a Talent Act, or apply to be part of the Backstage Crew. If you are interested in participating in MSM, information about Cabaret can be found on the MVMS website under Student Activities. Please download and print out all applications. Crew applications can be submitted to the Main Office, and are due Friday, Nov. 16. Bring Cast applications with a photo attached to your audition on EITHER Tuesday, Nov. 27 OR Thursday, Nov. 29 for Ensemble Cast and Wednesday, Nov. 28 for Talent Acts. SIGN UPS for auditions are on the Cabaret Board next to Ms. Lamar's office in the Main Hallway. We're all in this together!

Bonjour! “A Night in Paris”, the Parent-Daughter Dance will be held on Friday, November 30th. Look for your invite and details in your email from the PTSA and get your tickets for this fun evening!


Attention Parents and Students: The Lost and Found is overflowing with clothing, lunchboxes, and water bottles. You are strongly encouraged to come and check for items you may not even realize have been misplaced. Check it out today before all items are donated over the Thanksgiving break.

The Spelling Bee Club will meet TODAY at lunch in room 32. S E E you there!


MVMS Basketball tryouts are being held this week. The full tryout schedule is on the MVMS website under Student Activities>Student Athletics and is posted on the sports bulletin board across from the library.

Lunchtime Football for 6th graders is coming up! If you’re interested, sign up in room 85 with Mr. O’Dea. Signups will end on Friday, November 16th.

Everyone please power down your cell phones or other personal electronics NOW and put them in your backpack until the end of the school day.

Friday, November 9


Tuesday, November 12th, 2018

“Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.”


CABARET NEWS --  SIGN UP TO BE A PART OF CABARET!!  You can audition to be in the Ensemble Cast, to be a part of a Talent Act, or apply to be part of the Backstage Crew.  If you are interested in participating in MSM, information about Cabaret can be found on the MVMS website under Student Activities.  Please download and print out all applications.    Crew applications can be submitted to the Main Office, and are due Friday, Nov. 16.  Bring Cast applications with a photo attached to your audition on EITHER Tuesday, Nov. 27 OR Thursday, Nov. 29 for Ensemble Cast and Wednesday, Nov. 28 for Talent Acts.  SIGN UPS for auditions are on the Cabaret Board next to Ms. Lamar's office in the Main Hallway.  We're all in this together!

Bonjour! “A Night in Paris”, the Parent-Daughter Dance will be held on Friday, November 30th. Look for your invite and details in your email from the PTSA!

Last Call for Cross Country uniforms! Turn your in by the end of the day TODAY to Ms. Palmer PE classroom 83. Your deposit checks will be cashed after that!

Remember that water bottle, jacket or lunchbox you haven’t seen in a while? Maybe it’s in the Lost and Found! Check it out today before all items are donated over the Thanksgiving break.

Comic News Club meets TODAY in room 5. See you there!

MVMS Basketball tryouts are being held this week. The full tryout schedule is on the MVMS website under Student Activities>Student Athletics and is posted on the sports bulletin board across from the library.

Lunchtime Football for 6th graders is coming up! If you’re interested, sign up in room 85 with Mr. O’Dea. Signups will end on Friday, November 16th.

Everyone please power down your cell phones or other personal electronics NOW and put them in your backpack until the end of the school day.

Thursday, November 8



Friday, November 9th, 2018

“Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.”

Cabaret News: If you’re interested in participating in this year’s production of Middle School Musical, check out the website under Student Activities for the forms and sign up on the board next to Ms. Lamar’s office. All the information is there! Remember that Crew applications are due by next Friday, November 16th in the Main Office. We're all in this together!

Do you like to cook?  You could make a meal with your family and friends, and bring it to homeless families and kids in San Rafael, serving them a delicious homemade meal, through the Homeward Bound program. That’s just one of the many volunteer opportunities in our community that you can check out. Get details on the Community First page on our website for lots of others. Get volunteer credit, and get involved in your community. It feels good to give to others all year, and especially at this time of year. Check out the photos of our last event on the Community First bulletin board.


Last Call for Cross Country uniforms! Turn your in by Tuesday 11/13 to Ms. Palmer PE classroom 83. Your deposit checks will be deposited after that!

Remember that water bottle, jacket or lunchbox you haven’t seen in a while? Maybe it’s in the Lost and Found! Check it out today before all items are donated over the Thanksgiving break.

MVMS Basketball tryouts begin today! Boys 8th grade at 3pm, Girls 7th grade at 4pm and Boys 7th grade at 5pm. The full tryout schedule is on the MVMS website under Student Activities>Student Athletics and is posted on the sports bulletin board across from the library.

Lunchtime Football for 6th graders is coming up! If you’re interested, sign up in room 85 with Mr. O’Dea beginning TODAY. Signups will end on Friday, November 16th.

Attention students, the new Hamilton Club will be having an informational meeting TODAY at lunch in room 10. Don’t throw away your shot, and miss the chance to learn about the club!

Everyone please power down your cell phones or other personal electronics NOW and put them in your backpack until the end of the school day.

Wednesday, November 7


Thursday, November 8th, 2018

“Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure.”

Cabaret News: If you’re interested in participating in this year’s production of Middle School Musical, check out the website and the board next to Ms. Lamar’s office. All the information is there! We're all in this together!

Interested in Community Service? Google ‘Community First at MVMS’! It will lead you to our website and many fun, interesting and important ways to give back in your community. You’ll find even more options on our ‘Ongoing Opportunities’ page. And if you submit a form for Community First hours (also on the website!) you can earn volunteer credit for the good work you are doing. Community First also lists opportunities for volunteer service from time to time on the school bulletin board by the front office. Check out what you can do in and for your community TODAY!


Get your Diabolos while they’re still available! Sales are wrapping up! Bring $25 cash or check payable to Jester Games to Ms. O’Meara in the PE portables and get one for yourself!

MVMS Basketball is coming up! Anyone interested in MVMS Basketball, there is an informational meeting TODAY at lunch in the gym. Tryouts will be held November 9th to November 16th. The full tryout schedule is on the MVMS website under Student Activities>Student Athletics and is posted on the sports bulletin board across from the library.

The Journalism Club will meet in room 32 TODAY at lunch. See you there!

Everyone please power down your cell phones or other personal electronics NOW and put them in your backpack until the end of the school day.


Tuesday, November 6


Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

“In you, which is stronger- success thoughts or failure thoughts?”

Cabaret News: For those who missed the BIG REVEAL last week, Cabaret 2019 is going to be HIGH MIDDLE SCHOOL MUSICAL!!  You can audition to be in the Ensemble Cast, to be a part of a Talent Act, or apply to be part of the Backstage Crew.  If you are interested in participating in MSM, information about Cabaret can be found on the MVMS website under Student Activities.  Please download and print out all applications.  Crew applications can be submitted to the Main Office, and are due Friday, Nov. 16.  Bring Cast applications with a photo attached to your audition on EITHER Tuesday, Nov. 27 OR Thursday, Nov. 29 for Ensemble Cast and Wednesday, Nov. 28 for Talent Acts.  SIGN UPS for auditions are on the Cabaret Board next to Ms. Lamar's office in the Main Hallway.  We're all in this together!

Interested in Community Service? Google ‘Community First at MVMS’! It will lead you to our website and many fun, interesting and important ways to give back in your community. You’ll find even more find options on our ‘Ongoing Opportunities’ page. And if you submit a form for Community First hours (also on the website!) you can earn volunteer credit for the good work you are doing. Community First also lists opportunities for volunteer service from time to time on the school bulletin board by the front office. Check out what you can do in and for your community TODAY!

Listen up MVMS students! There are Box Tops for Education on many of the products we use. Look for them on your household and food purchases! You probably see them all the time and think nothing of them. Well, they are worth 10 cents or more. Our school has earned over $400 dollars with box tops. We want to raise more! If you see a box top, please cut it out and bring them Ms.Thebaut in Room 92!!!!

Get your Diabolos while they’re still available! Sales will end Thursday of this week. Bring $25 cash or check payable to Jester Games to Ms. O’Meara in the PE portables and get one for yourself!
MVMS Basketball is coming up! Anyone interested in MVMS Basketball, there is an informational meeting TODAY at lunch in the gym. Tryouts will be held November 9th to November 16th. The full tryout schedule is on the MVMS website under Student Activities>Student Athletics and is posted on the sports bulletin board across from the library.

The Spelling Bee Club will meet in room 32 TODAY at lunch. See you there!

The Book Club is meeting TODAY at lunch in room 4. Come to talk about the book Wolf Hollow and help pick our next read!

Everyone please power down your cell phones or other personal electronics NOW and put them in your backpack until the end of the school day.