Falcon Flyer September 13th
Published on Sep 13, 2012 14:43

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September 13th, 2012

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Upcoming Events at a Glance
Thursday, September 13 - Cross Country, at Menomonee Falls Invitational, Rotary Park in Menomonee Falls, 4:00pm
Saturday, September 15 Cross Country, Waukesha South Festival, Minooka Park in Waukesha, 11:00am
September 20 Cross Country Cowbell Classic Invitational (Simplicity Testing Grounds) Port Washington, 4:00pm
September 17-28 - MAP Testing

JLMS Calendar Page

FBLA Information

Attention all John Long Students – 6th, 7th and 8th Grades:

FBLA will be holding its Open House for any interested John Long student on Tuesday, September 18.  FBLA – Future Business Leaders of America, is a national organization that will help you gain leadership skills and meet people throughout the US.  We will be participating in competitive events, participate in community service activities, develop more interest in and understanding of American business enterprise, and of course – have fun!  Again, the Open House will be held on Tuesday, September 18, right after school in room A16.

If students are interested in joining the organization, but can not make it to the meeting, please see Mrs.Mathias for information and the membership form.  The membership form is also attached.

FBLA – We mean business!

Membership Form.pdf


This year’s student phone directory will again be sponsored by the John Long FBLA Chapter.  The directory is distributed one for every family, so it reaches a large number of people.  The following are forms attached regarding the Directory itself:

-   If you would like to advertise your business and sponsor ad space in the Directory, you can complete the Ad Form and submit your ad to Mrs. Mathias by October 1.
Ad Form_2.pdf

If you wish to receive more than one directory per household, you can complete the form to purchase extra directories for $1 each. This form will also allow you to opt out of including your family information in the directory if you choose.
Extra Dir and Opt Out Form.pdf 

 will be a contest for students to design the front cover of the directory.  The Cover Contest form describes what students need to do to submit their own design.  All designs are due by October 1 to Mrs. Mathias.
Directory contest flyer.pdf

If you have any specific questions about the upcoming 
Directory, contact Mrs. Mathias at lmathias@grafton.k12.wi.us or at 262-376-5838

Thanks for supporting John Long FBLA! 

Auditions/Rehearsal Information for the School Musical "Annie Get You Gun"

Auditions for this year's musical, Annie Get Your Gun, will take place in the choir room after school on either Monday, September 10th or Tuesday, September 11th from 3:30 - 6:00 with call-backs on Wednesday starting at 3:30.  All who audition are given a role in the show.  The first rehearsals will be Thursday and Friday, September 13th and 15th from 3:30-5:15.  Students will receive a full schedule for the run of the show at the first rehearsal. Students interested in being on a crew for the musical need not attend auditions.  Listen for announcements for information on becoming a member of those groups.

Mr. Arendt
Vocal / General Music Teacher
John Long Middle School
Grafton, WI 53024
(262) 376-5826

Destination ImagiNation Tryouts
Tryouts for Destination ImagiNation will be September 18th, in Rooms B2, B4, and B8.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.

District Curriculum New and Notes
Enjoy reading this new Monthly Newsletter from our District Curriculum Staff - Mrs. Cristy Bauer and Ms. Michelle Mancl. Please see the attached.
September 2012.pdf

Related Arts News

Please read the Related Arts Newsletter!!


2013 Washington DC/Gettysburg Trip
This educational tour will be open to students who will be in 7th and 8th grade during the 2012-2013 school year. There will be an information meeting on Wednesday, September 19th at 6:00pm in the All-Purpose Room.  See the attached letter and flyer.

DC Letter 2013 (September).pdf
DC Itinerary 2013.pdf

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

Middle Years Sept. 12.pdf
Parent Group Information
Please see the attached order form to purchase awesome John Long Spirit Wear.  Orders are due September 21stand all forms/payments need to be returned to the school office.
Order Form_Fall 2012 UPDATED.pdf       

The John Long Parent Group collects Box Tops and Golden Guernsey Milk caps only.  We are no long collecting Kemps.    -
Math at the Middle School - Parent Information Night, September 18th
Please join us for an informative evening on Tuesday, September 18th, 6:00pm - 7:00pm, in the JLMS Band Room, that will help you work with your children in building their understanding of Math concepts and skills. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Math Night JLMS.pdf

Ice Dog Hocky
Please see the attached information from the ICE DOG HOCKEY!  All registration will be done completely online.  You can register online through September 21st.  Season fees are listed in the attached flyer.  
OYHA 2012-13 Registration Letter_2_1.pdf
Grafton Black Hawk Dance Team Fall Clinic - Friday, September 28th
The Grafton Black Hawk Dance Team will offer a Fall Clinic on Friday, September 28, at John Long Middle School.  The clinic is open to K-8th Graders and the cost is $35.00.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Grafton Dance Clinic Fall 2012.pdf
Three Part Lecture Series on Supporting Your Children in Challenging Times
Please see the attached flyer for information on this three part lecture series.  The dates are Oct. 18th, Dec. 6th, and Jan. 24th, and all sessions will be held at John Long, 7:00pm.

North Shore Center 2012 Grafton Series_1.pdf

Receiving Public Health Department Vaccines - Program Change
Beginning October 1, 2012, children whose insurance covers immunizations will not be able to receive vaccines at the local health department.  Please see the attached flyer.

Parent Letter - Immunization Program Changes.doc
Positive Parent Involvement News Letter

Please read the September Newsletter from the Positive Parent Involvement group.

PPI September Newsletter.pdf

Grafton Basketball Club Sign Up

The 6th annual fall clinic and travel team sign up will be on Sundays:  Oct 7th, Oct. 14th, Oct. 21st, and Oct. 28th.  The fee is $30.00 and includes a Back Pack.  Session 1 is for boys and girls grades 2, 3, and 4, 1:00pm - 2:15pm.  Session 2 is for boys and girls grades 5, 6, 7, an 8, 2:30-pm - 4:00pm.  The locations of the clinic will be Grafton High School Gym.
For more information, please see the attached sign up sheet.

2012 Fall Clinic W.pdf

Scrapbooking Event! Save this Date - November 3, 2012!


Saturday, November 3, 2012

Grafton Scrapbooking Event

Please mark your calendar for this year’s Grafton Scrapbooking Event sponsored by the Grafton Community Scholarship Committee. This is a great opportunity to get together with friends for a day of serious scrapbooking! Additional details, along with registration information, will be coming soon.

All proceeds benefit the Grafton Community Scholarship Fund


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