Falcon Flyer November 29
Published on Nov 29, 2012 13:19

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November 29, 2012

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Upcoming Events at a Glance
November 29 - Wrestling, Away, Sussex, Templeton Middle School, 4:00pm
November 29 Boys Basketball, Home, Sussex, Templeton(A), 3:45
Decemer 3 Marcus Ticket Orders/Alterra Coffee Orders Due
December 4 - Wrestling, Away, Germantown, Kennedy Middle School, 4:00pm

December 4 - Boys Basketball, Home, Cedarburg (A), 3:30pm
December 6 Wrestling, Home, Cedarburg, 3:45pm
December 6 - Boys Basketball, Away, Brown Deer (A), 3:45pm
December 6 - Boys Basketball, Away, Steffen (B), 3:45pm
December 11 - Choir Concert, 7:00pm, Large Gym

JLMS Calendar Page

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Student Phone Directory

All John Long Families:

The John Long Student Phone Directory was distributed this week by the John Long FBLA Chapter. Your oldest son/daughter should have brought it home. If you are interested in receiving a second copy, they are available for $1 each. Please contact Mrs. Mathias for payment and distribution: 262-376-5838 or lmathias@grafton.k12.wi.us

Thanks.

Lori Mathias
Business & Information Technology Instructor
FBLA Adviser

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Parent Group Information
Just a few reminders:

Marcus Ticket Order Forms and Money are due December 3rd.

Alterra Coffee Order Forms and Money are also due December 3rd.
Alterra Coffe Info.pdf

All checks are to be made out to the John Long Parent Group.

John Long Parent Group
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Basketball Spirit Wear

New this year is the opportunity to purchase Grafton Basketball apparel - shirts, shorts, sweat pants, wind-shirts, etc. (it does not specify boys or girls)...

I have attached the order form if anyone is interested in purchasing an item.

Turn around time on any item will be around 2 weeks.

BASKETBALL PROGRAM - Spirit Wear_1.pdf

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Join Boy Scouts!
Boy Scouts are open to boys 11 - 17 years old.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.

boyscoutflyer_1.pdf
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YMCA Program for Special Needs Individuals

Special Fit is an adaptive exercise program designed for individuals with cognitive disabilities/development delays that are physically independent.  Please see the attached flyer for more information. 
Special Fit-2_1.pdf

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Related Arts Newsletter
Please read the attached newsletter from the Related Arts Team (RATS).  

RAT Chat Nov 7.pdf 


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Washington DC/Gettysburg School Trip in 2013

We are pleased to announce an exciting trip coming up in June of 2013 for interested 7th and 8th grade students.  We will be exploring Washington DC and Gettysburg (see attached letter sample itinerary) 
on an educational tour.

DC letter 2013 (october).pdf
DC Itinerary 2013.pdf

Mrs. Stanislawski
Mr. Peacy

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Information from the Counselor
Please see the attached information from Mrs. Brady, the John Long School Counselor.

Middle School Years Nov. 12.pdf


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Three Part Lecture Series on Supporting Your Children in Challenging Times

You are invited to Part II of a three part series presented by Dr. Mazius and the North Shore Center.  The series is focused on supporting children in challenging times.   Part II - Setting the Stage for Autonomy and Success: How Parents Can Use Technology to Foster Independence at School will be held in the JLMS Library at 7:00pm, Thursday, December 6. 

During Part I, Dr. Mazius shared strategies to help parents balance the natural desire to protect children and the students need for independence.   Parents learned that a rewards and punishment system only works to change a child’s behavior in the short term.  Dr. Mazius educated parents on how to build a child’s intrinsic motivation in order to impact long-term success.  

Building Intrinsic Motivation

  1. Provide children time to do things forthemselves.
  2. Listen to your child (give them a voice).
  3. Let children fail in order to learn how to succeed (provide scaffolds for success and let children try on their own).
  4. Pay attention to the degree we control children.

December 6

Part II Setting the Stage for Autonomy and Success:  How Parents Can Use Technology to FosterIndependence at School

January 24

Part III Setting the Stage for Autonomy and Success:  How Parents Can Develop Successful Strategiesand Routines at Home.


North Shore Center 2012 Grafton Series_1.pdf

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Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County

Opportunities for Week of December 2-8

Holiday Helper – Help kids select & wrap gifts for parents – Ozaukee Family Services

Mentor– Assist w/ school work then play games or just visit – Big Brothers/BigSisters

Crisis Hotline – Provide emotional support and crisis intervention – COPE Services

Shovel Snow – When the snow flies, clear a path for those in need – Interfaith

Board Members – Get involved as a board member – Habitat for Humanity

For these volunteer opportunities and more go to volunteerozaukee.com

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District Shared Newsletter Documents

District Shared Newsletter Document
 Week of November 26, 2012
December Elementary Schools Lunch Menu
December Middle and High School Lunch Menu
Elementary School Report Cards Available Online November 30: click for directions to access
Cedarburg-Grafton Rotary Club hosts Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert: Friday, December 7 at the Cedarburg Performing Arts Center
Grafton Gator Wrestling Club for Grades 1-8: Sign up December 11 or 13
Grafton Little League Baseball Registration Information - deadline January 26
Grafton Little League Softball Registration Information - deadline January 26
Grafton Basketball Apparel Order Form
Part Two of Three Part Lecture Series on Supporting Your Children in Challenging Times: Thursday, December 6th at JLMS
November Vegetable of the Month: Butternut Squash
November Fruit of the Month:  Clementines
ADHD Parent Support Group Meeting: December 13
PPI November Newsletter
GHS Girls Softball Water Softener Salt Fundraiser - orders taken through December 2
The Polar Express Train Ride:  Saturday, December 15, 2012
The Polar Express Registration Form
Chess Tournament at TJ Middle School in Port Washington:  December 8
November Elementary School Lunch Menu
November Middle and High School Lunch Menu
Grafton Parks and Recreation: Red Cross Babysitter Training for Ages 11 & Up - December 11
Free Playschool  for 3 to 5 year old children sponsored by the GHS Family and Consumer Science Department
Grafton Music Parents Fall Newsletter
K-1/2-3 Grafton Youth Basketball Winter League - starts January 5
WAM Swim Club: Free Open Swim weekly at the GHS Pool for grades K through 8
Fall 2012 NAPS Newsletter (Nurturing and Parent Support)

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