Falcon Flyer April 24, 2013
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April 24, 2013

Upcoming Events at a Glance
April 25 - Track, Home (GHS), Steffen, 3:45pm (Field) and 4:00pm (Running)
April 26 - Track Practice at GHS, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
April 27 Goodwill Drop Off for the Packer Up Challenge (see below for more information)
April 29
 - Track, Home (GHS), Cedarburg, 3:45pm (Field) and 4:00pm (Running)
May 2 - Track, Away, Port Washington, 3:45pm (field) and 4:00pm (Running)

JLMS Calendar Page

Spring Picture Orders are Due May 1st
Dear Parents/Guardians,

Your child should have brought home the proof sheet for their Spring Pictures.  There are 6 packages to choose from, $32.00 to $12.00. Please send in your order by May 1st if you would like to purchase them.  
Introducing the New John Long Middle School Facebook Page
If you are a Facebook user, we'd like to introduce you to our new JLMS Facebook page.  Please check it out to stay informed of the latest news, activities, and accomplishments of our learning community!


Goodwill Community Drop Off Day Part II - Saturday, April 27!
The "Driver On Over" Pack'er Up Community Drop Off Day this past Saturday at John Long Middle School was such a success with 13, 963 items being donated to Goodwill in just 5 hours, we have decided to extend the momentum and have a "Driver On Over" Part II Community Drop Off Day this Saturday, April 27th. We are in the final stretch of the Pack'er Up Challenge and this will be a great way to give a final push to bring Donald Driver to JLMS! If you were unable to make it this past weekend, or are still in the process of that spring cleaning, here is your chance! 

*See attached Flyer for the new event! Please share the flyer with friends and family.
The event was such a fulfilled day with students (across grade levels: grade school, middle school, and high school), staff, parents, and community members working together for a great cause. There was music, laughter, comradery, and even PIZZA! You know you want to join in that fun this Saturday, April 27th! Check out some of the pictures of the event at https://www.facebook.com/JLMSGoodwillPackerUp.

For this Saturday, we are looking again for student, staff, and parent volunteers to help with the cause. We are looking for volunteers to help unload, sort, count, and deliver donated items to Goodwill. Most in need are volunteers with vans/truck who would be willing to do some driving between John Long and Goodwill. We appreciate all the support last Saturday, and look forward to seeing you this Saturday!

Let's keep the momentum and motivation for the Pack'er Up Challenge high right up until the very last day! Spread the word to your students, family, and friends! 

8-DAYS-LEFT to reach our goal of 80,000 items donated!

Driver On Over Part II Flyer.pdf
Back Info for Drop Off Part II Flyer.pdf

Thank you,

Elisabeth Schalk

Beth Anzia

Barb Grossman

Nicole Pabst
Student & Parent Sign Up Meeting to Play GHS Football on Sunday, June 28th

There will be a player and parent sign up meeting for individuals interested in playing football at Grafton High School next fall this Sunday. Interested families should attend at 5:30 in the GHS cafeteria. If there are questions or you are unable to attend contact Coach Ben Chossek at 262-376-5636 or bchossek@grafton.k12.wi.us

Thanks in advance for your help.

Go Black Hawks
Ben Chossek

Grafton Basketball-Junior Black Hawks Program
We are extremely please and excited to announce the launching of the Grafton Basketball-Junior Black Hawks Program. Both boys and girls in Grafton Schools will be provided the opportunity to participate in a well organized system that is structured so that our youth develop at a pace and level that is appropriate to them.  Please see the attached flyer for more information and directions to get to their website. 

Grafton Basketball Jr Black Hawks.pdf
Boys and Girls Summer Basketball Opportunities
Grafton Basketball is offering several opportunities for your child to participate in programs that are organized and build strong foundations in skill development.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Grades 1-4 & 5-8 Boys' Summer Basketball Camp.pdf

YOUTH-BB-Summer League.pdf

Girls Basketball Program.pdf

Positive Parent Involvement Newsletter - April

Please see the April edition of the Positive Parent Involvement Newsletter.
PPI April Newsletter.pdf

Middle Years
Attached is the April edition of the Middle Years, provided by Mrs. Brady, John Long School Counselor.
Middle Years April 2013.pdf
8th Grade Fun Night Needs Parent Help!

Attention 8th Grade Parents:

If you would like to be on the 8th Grade Fun Night Planning Committee, please contact Leslie Peters @lesliep829@gmail.com

Message for Incoming 6th Grade Parents for 2013-2014 School Year
Dear Parents/Guardians of incoming 6th graders for 2013-2014 School Year 

Please save this date, May 22, 2013 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  John Long will be hosting an incoming 6th grader parent orientation meeting.

Calendar 2013-2014
Please see attached School Calendar for the 2013-2014 School Year.
13-14 Calendar.pdf
Destination Imagination Team BUDGI Scrapbooking Fundraiser, May 11th
Grab your friends and join us for a day of scrapbooking fun at Grace Lutheran Church on Saturday, May 11th, 8:00am to 6:00pm.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Scrapbook Fundraiser May 11.pdf

Grafton Gladiator Football Program

The Grafton Gladiators will be holding registration for this fall’s 2013 season on Sunday April 28th and Thursday May 2nd, at 7:00 PM at Circle B Recreation Center. Please arrive at the session of your choice by 7:00 pm for a brief presentation.

The Gladiators is a full-contact tackle football program, playing against other area teams of similar size, weight and age. The goal of the program is to introduce as many young athletes to the sport of football as possible and to have a positive experience while doing so.

This registration is open toany athlete who will be entering either 5th, 6th, 7thor 8th grade this fall, the 2013-2014 school year, and resides inthe Grafton School District.

The registration fee is $225 if registered by June 1st. After June 1st, registration fees increase to $275.In addition, each player must participate in the team fundraisers. Additional information about the program and what is required of the athlete to participate will be provided the night of the registration.

For more information pleasecontact any of the following:

Mark Rowland, Director of Football Operations, at youthfootball@graftongladiators.com ; (262) 421-5071

Paul Sperber, A team coach, at paul_sperber@hotmail.com;(262) 573-4123

Jenny Agnew, PublicRelations/Communications Chairperson, jagnew.gladiators@att.net or (414) 350-8847

Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County

Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County
Opportunities for Week of April 28 – May 4

Great WI Bird-a-Thon, May 4 – Help ID & count bird species - Mequon Nature Preserve
Community St. Fest, May 26 – Set-up, festival help or clean-up – Port Wash. Main St.
Container Gardening, June 1 – Teach container gardening at homes – Wellspring, Inc.
Flag Day at Stony Hill School, June 9 – Join our volunteers – Oz Cty Historical Society
Adobe InDesign Teacher – Help us learn our new product – Volunteer Center

For these volunteer opportunities and more go to volunteerozaukee.com

Shared District Folder
District Shared Newsletter Document

 Week of April 22, 2013


JLMS "Driver On Over" Part II Community Drop Off Day: April 27
Kennedy Elementary School and Wisconsin  Singers Concert: May 5
WKCE College and Career Readiness Benchmarks
2013-2014 School District Calendar
Summer Learning Academy Brochure
April Elementary School Lunch Menu
April Middle and High School Lunch Menu
April Fruit of the Month:  Honeydew Melon
April Vegetable of the Month:  Sweet Potatoes
May Elementary School Lunch Menu
May Middle and High School Lunch Menu
May Fruit of the Month: Strawberries
May Vegetable of the Month: Asparagus
GHS Family and Consumer Science Department Sponsored Playschool for 3-5 year old children


Sustainability Fair - showing The Economics of Happiness: May 18
Medication Collection & Awareness Day: Saturday, April 27
Milwaukee Wave 2013 Summer Soccer Camps in Grafton and Cedarburg
Grafton Parks & Recreation: Boys & Girls Track & Field Club Registration
Grafton Parks & Recreation: Soccer Clinic May 11 and Camp July 15-19
Feith Family Ozaukee YMCA Day Camp Summer 2013
Grafton Girls Basketball Summer Basketball Camp for Grades 3 through 12
Grafton Basketball Junior Black Hawks Program
Keep Grafton Clean Day: Saturday, May 11
Grafton Parks & Recreation: Mid Ozaukee Softball League  - registration deadline May 24th
Hershey Track & Field Meet for ages 9 - 14: registration deadline May 14
Ozaukee County Community Preparedness Day - Saturday, May 4
Grades 1-4 & 5-8 Boys' Summer Basketball Camp
Ozaukee Sports Center Media Awareness Week activity: May 2 - May 5
Grafton Parks & Recreation: Family Fun Night - Friday, May 3 at the GHS Pool
Village of Grafton: Walk About Grafton Saturdays - May 4 - June 1
Grafton Library Super Saturday Movie:  Rise of the Guardians - April 27
PPI April Newsletter
Grafton Education Foundation: Children's Resale and Craft Fair - May 4
Grafton Parks & Recreation: American Red Cross Babysitter Training: April 27
Grafton Parks & Recreation Summer Program Registration begins April 1
Grafton Gladiators Youth Football Registration:  April 28 and May 2
UPDATED DATES: Grafton Basketball 2013 Junior Blackhawk Summer Youth League
Destination Imagination Team BUDGI Scrapbooking Fundraiser: May 11
Grafton Family Aquatic Center - Season Pass Discount from April 1 - 30
Pitch Hit & Run Competition for Ages 7 - 14: April 26
Scholarship Opportunities for students to attend Sand Lake Conservation Camp: submit by May 6
Enroll today for Camp Invention at St. Paul Lutheran in Grafton
Ozaukee County ADHD Parent Support Group: upcoming meeting schedule

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