Falcon Flyer - April 26th
Published on Apr 26, 2012 14:18

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Upcoming Events at a Glance
Tuesday, May 1 -  
John Long Parent Group Meeting, Library, 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 2 thru May 11Book Fair in the Library (Buy One, Get One Free!)
Thursday, May 3 -  Track Meet, Home @ Grafton High School, Germantown, 3:45 pm
Friday, May 4 - Spring Picture Order Forms Need to be Returned
Monday, May 7 
Track Meet, Cedarburg Triangular @ Cedarburg High School, 3:30 pm
Thursday, May 10 - 
 Spring Band/Choir Concert, 7:00 pm
May 14-23 - MAP Testing
Tuesday, May 15 - Track Meet, @ Port Washington High School, 3:45 pm
Wednesday, May 16 - Auditions for the Talent Show, 3:15 pm until finished
Thursday, May 17 
Track Meet, @ Grafton High School, JLMS Triangular, 3:45 pm
Friday, May 18 8th Grade Fun Night at Marcus-Northshore, 10:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday, May 21 - Track Meet, Braveland Conference Championship Invite @ Cedarburg High School, 3:45pm
Thursday, May 24 - Track Meet, Braveland Conference Championship Relays @ Grafton High School, 3:45 pm
Wednesday, June 6 - Community Connection Day/Award Day/Talent Show
Wednesday, June 6 - Talent Show Open to the Public, 7:00 pm 
Thursday, June 7 - 8th Graders last day, dismissed approximately 1:00 PM 
Thursday, June 7 - Promotion Ceremony, 7:00 pm (8th grade students need to be back at school by 6:15 pm)
Friday, June 8 - 6th and 7th Graders dismissed at 10:00 am

JLMS Calendar Page

The First Ever JLMS BOGO Book Fair!
The 2012 JLMS Spring Book Fair will be held from Wednesday, May 2, through Friday, May 11, in the JLMS Library Media Center, and in recognition for the generous support from the community over the past few years, this Spring's Book Fair will be a "Buy One, Get One Free" Event.  This will be a perfect opportunity to stock up on summer reads!  Please contact library media specialist Lynn Slowiak with any questions (262-376-5809 or lslowiak@grafton.k12.wi.us) and see the attached flyer for a schedule of dates and times.
book fair schedule spring 2012.pdf
JLMS Parent Group News
  • TONIGHT from 7-8:30 pm, the Aurora Medical Center (975 Port Washington Rd.) is presenting Dr. Brian Fidlan, PhD for a "Meeting the Challenges of Parenting Today" seminar on Why Kids Do What They Do.  See attached flyer.
Why do kids do what they do.pdf
  • The last Parent Group Meeting of the year is next Tuesday, May 1st at 7 p.m.  We need leadership for this group to continue. 
  • Please return your Spring Picture order forms by May 4th
  • 8th Grade Fun Night at Marcus-Northshore, May 18th 10:30 pm - 2:30 pm.  Private showing of The Avengers, pizza buffet, ice cream sundae buffet, photo booth, video games and much more.  See attached flyers for more information and permission forms.
8th Grade Fun Night Flyer.pdf
8th Grade Fun Night.pdf

Grafton Positive Parent Involvement (PPI)
Please help the PPI group by making a donation in any amount, to help with their goal of maintaining the ability to provide services for drug and alcohol awareness.  For more information please see the attached flyer.
PPI.pdf  -
Grafton Basketball Camps Offered

K-1 & 2-3 Grafton Summer Basketball LeagueSunday nights, May-July.
This will be held at John Long Middle School from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. The cost is $25.00 which will include a team t-shirt.  For more information, see the attached link:
BASKETBALL PROGRAM - Youth Summer League.pdf

5-8 Grafton Boys Basketball Camp. June 11-14.
This will be held at John Long Middle School from 10:30 am - Noon. The cost is $30.00.  For more information, see the attached link:
BB 5-8 Camp_1.pdf

Black Hawk Football Wants You!
On Tuesday, May 1st there will be a sign up meeting at John Long (during the lunch hour) for current 8th grade boys interested in Freshman Football.  There will also be a parent and player sign up meeting on Sunday, May 6th at 6:00 pm in the GHS cafeteria.  For more information, please see the attached link:
Freshman Sign Un Announcement 2012.pdf
Information from Mrs. Brady, John Long Counselor

Item 1
The Ozaukee County ATOD Prevention Consortium Parent Education Committee is proud to present another session of Meeting the Challenges of Parenting Today. This upcoming session will focus on adolescent behavior and brain development, including helping parents understand why kids do some of the things we do.

Event details are below and as always, this event is brought to our community at no charge. 

Item 2
For interesting reading on middle school kids, please see the attached flyer:
April Middle Years.pdf
Medication Collection & Awareness Day
Concordia University's School of Pharmacy will be sponsoring a Medication Collection and Awareness Day on Saturday, April 28th from 10:00am - 2:00 pm.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.
Medication Collection Flyer.pdf  -
Grafton Gladiators 6th - 8th Grade Football Sign-ups

The Grafton Gladiators are a full-contact tackle football program and
play 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.

Registration for the 2012 season will be held at Circle B Recreation at 7:00 pm on Sunday, April 29th and at 7:00 pm on Thursday, May 3rd. Please arrive at the session of your choice by 7:00 pm for a brief presentation.

For more information, please contact Jenny Agnew, Public Relations/Communications Chairperson, jagnew.gladiators@att.net or 414-350-8847.


Grafton School District Summer Learning Classes
For the sixth consecutive year the Grafton School District will provide a variety of learning opportunities for ALL children during the summer. The desire of the School District is to provide children with learning opportunities year round, so they may value learning as a life-long endeavor.  The registration forms for the Grafton Summer Learning Program should be mailed back as soon as possible. First priority registration will begin on March 26. Registrations will be accepted until May 18 or until classes are filled. We are all looking forward to a summer of learning!

Click here for the Grafton School District Summer Learning Classes booklet
Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County 4/26/2012
 Teachers -     Tutor English as 2nd language and GED students
                      Adult Literacy Center of Ozaukee County. 
Clerical Support -  The coffee is free! 
                            Horizon Home Care & Hospice.
Soothing Sounds:  Play or listen to music with patients.
                            Hospice Advantage.
Gardeners        Vegetable gardening.  
                         Cedar Springs Health & Rehab.
Sandy Naimon Breakfast Club  Share time with a group of adults w/mental illness.  Jewish Family Services

Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County
Getting by with a little help from our friends!

Phone: 262-377-1616 
District Shared Newsletter Documents
Grafton Education Foundation Newsletter
 Read the initial Grafton Education Foundation Newsletter.
The mission of the GEF reads, “The Grafton Education Foundation, in partnership with the community, will seek private funding to support and encourage innovative, enriching educational opportunities for students in the School District of Grafton.” Since 2010, the GEF has worked to fulfill its mission and was able to award nearly $12,000 in grants in 2011.  

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