Falcon Flyer February 13, 2014
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February 13, 2014

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Upcoming Events at a Glance


February 13 - Volleyball, at Cedarburg, A Team, 3:30pm
February 14 - Valentines Day Dance, 7:00pm-9:00pm
February 14 - Ski Club
February 18 
- Volleyball, Away, Port Washington, A Team, 3:30pm
February 18 - Volleyball, Home, Port Washington B Team, 3:30pm
February 19 - Volleyball, Away, Germantown A Team, 3:45pm
February 19- Volleyball, Home, Lakeshore, B Team, 3:45pm
February 22 
- Solo and Ensemble at John Long
February 25- 7th Grade World Issues Fair

Babysitter Training Offered
Grafton Parks and Recreation is offering the American Red Cross Babysitter Training Course for kids ages 11 and up. The cost is $103.00, session I is March 17 and March 19th. Please see the attached registration form for more information.

Babysitter Reg Form March 2014.pdf

Grafton Dance Clinic

"IT'S NOT TOO LATE!! -- GIRLS K-8!! -- Dance at the February 21st Varsity Basketball Game with the GHS Dance Team !!"  See the attached for more information.




The John Long FBLA Chapter will be hosting a dance for all students on Friday, February 14, from 7-9 p.m. Cost is $5. The first 75 students in the door will get a Valentine’s Candy treat. There will be a number of contests throughout the evening. Students should wear Valentine’s colors (casual dress) to see who can dress up with the most color. Other contests include unwrapping Hershey’s Kisses with One Hand, Guessing the number of candies in a jar; and everyone’s favorite – the Limbo contest! The evening will include an open gym and concessions. Hope to see lots of students there.

7th Grade World Issues Fair


The seventh grade is hosting a World Issues Fair to celebrate the work our English classes have been doing for the last month or so. Seventh graders have been studying a world issue or problem (such as education for girls in Pakistan, the conflict in Syria, lack of water in Africa, etc.) and have created a policy brief about that issue. They will be presenting this information to the JLMS community (and parents) to bring awareness to the problem and let people know how they can help.


When: Tuesday, February 25 during 9th hour (2:30-3:15)

Where: Multi-purpose room and library at John Long Middle School

Our seventh graders have been working extremely hard on this project and are excited for this chance to share their projects. The purpose of our unit was not simply to learn about a problem or an issue, but to teach others about that problem. Therefore, we would love to see as many faculty, parents, staff and other students present as possible.

Each visitor to the fair will be given a ticket that represents ‘money’ that can be donated to one group’s issue. The seventh grade will be hosting a fundraiser, and ultimately, a donation will be made on behalf of the seventh grade at JLMS to somebody’s world issue!

We are also adding in a bake sale fundraiser to this year’s World Issue Fair.  If you are willing to donate an item to the bake sale, please go to the link and sign up using the Google Form.  The baked items will be sold to visitors on the day of the World Issue Fair.  The money raised from the bake sale will also be donated to one of the world issues presented.  Your willingness to donate to the bake sale would be greatly appreciated.  Donated items may be homemade or store bought.  An email reminder with information for drop off will be sent to the people that sign up two days prior to the World Issues Fair. Please complete the form to donate by February 20th. If you have any questions regarding the bake sale, please contact Christy Loeffler at cloeffer@grafton.k12.wi.us


If you have any questions or concerns, please email one of us!Thank you so much! We hope to see you on February 25th!

Ms. Brauer, Mrs. Pabst, Mrs. Nault, Mrs. Loeffler


Destination Imagination Needs 200 Metal Cans!!
Team Chaminci (from Destination Imagination) needs your help!

We are in need of empty, 14.5 ounce, metal cans.  We will be collecting the cans in a bin outside the office for the next two weeks.

We need 200 cans, so please help!  Thank you!  -
GCSF Scrapbooking Fundraiser!



Please join us for a fun day of scrapbooking on Saturday, January 15th, 8:00am to 8:00pm! Get together with friends and get some serious scrapbooking done. We will provide the space, refreshments, a light breakfast, lunch, and snacks throughout the day.  Mary Jarr, with Creative Memories will be joining us again! Please see the attached flyer for more information.

GCSF Registration Form February 2014 (1).pdf

Board of Education Brief 2/10/2014



Please see the most recent Board of Education Brief.

BOE Brief 2.10.14.pdf  -
PPI February Newsletter

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

Helpful Information from Mrs. Brady, Counselor


Please see the February edition of the Middle Years.
Middle Years Feb. '14.pdf

Grafton Parks and Recreation - No School Day Field Trip!

Please join the Grafton Parks and Recreation for a fun day at the the Springs Waterpark, part of the Country Springs Hotel in Waukesha.  This trip is available for all Grafton boys and girls in grades 5th-8th.  The cost is $30.00 and the date of the trip is Friday, March 7, 2014.  Please see the attached flyer for more information and a permission slip.
No School Field Trip 2014.pdf  

Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County


Opportunities for Week of Feb. 16-22


Volunteer Coordinator – Help w/recruiting, training & managing – Meq-Thien Chamber


MPTV Membership Drive – Be on TV taking pledges from our viewers – MPTV


Cookie Baker – Bake & deliver cookies to patient floors – Aurora Medical Center


Mentoring - Create fun, meaningful friendship w/ a child – Big Bros/Big Sis


Pretty Polishing – Pamper our residents w/nail care – Newcastle Place


For these volunteer opportunities and more go to volunteerozaukee.org

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