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    Today is Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    8th graders--if you went to Washington DC over Spring Break, please come to room C8 to pick
    up your trip DVD. They will be available until the end of the year.
    8th graders--if you plan to do summer conditioning at OPHS you need to register for the summer
    on May 21st, 22nd, and 23rd at OPHs in the athletic office/student store.

    Today is Friday, May 17, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Bus Lists for the 8th grade Universal Studios Trip will be posted outside of Mr. Jerrems'
    classroom, R3, starting tomorrow. Please do not come into the classroom asking to change bus
    assignments, as they are final.
    Reminder to all 8th graders going on the Universal Studios trip on Monday. Please be at school
    no later than 7:30. The buses will be leaving at 8:00am promptly.

    8th graders--if you went to Washington DC over Spring Break, please come to room C8 to pick
    up your trip DVD. They will be available until the end of the year.
    8th graders--if you plan to do summer conditioning at OPHS you need to register for the summer
    on May 21st, 22nd, and 23rd at OPHs in the athletic office/student store.

     

    Today is Wednesday, May 16, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    8th grade students: The Honors Award lists are being posted outside the library. Please check
    them to be sure that your name is included, where appropriate.
    If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Paniz in the library.
    Attention all Girls in 7th & 8th Grade: If you are interested in a Coding Hackathon, please
    download the flyer from Mrs. Wechter's website.

    Bus Lists for the 8th grade Universal Studios Trip will be posted outside of Mr. Jerrems'
    classroom, R3, starting tomorrow. Please do not come into the classroom asking to change bus
    assignments, as they are final.
    8th graders--if you went to Washington DC over Spring Break, please come to room C8 to pick
    up your trip DVD. They will be available until the end of the year.
    8th graders--if you plan to do summer conditioning at OPHS you need to register for the summer
    on May 21st, 22nd, and 23rd at OPHs in the athletic office/student store.
    Attention all students: The end of the year is coming and it's time to do some Spring Cleaning!
    Any unused school supplies (paper, notebooks, pens, pencils, etc.) can be donated to the boxes in
    the library--rather than throwing them away! They will be donated to needy students in local
    communities. Thank you from the Recycling Club!

     

    Today is Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Today is an A Day.
    8th grade students: The Honors Award lists are being posted outside the library. Please check
    them to be sure that your name is included, where appropriate.
    If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Paniz in the library.
    Bus Lists for the 8th grade Universal Studios Trip will be posted outside of Mr. Jerrems'
    classroom, R3, starting tomorrow. Please do not come into the classroom asking to change bus
    assignments, as they are final.
    8th graders--if you went to Washington DC over Spring Break, please come to room C8 to pick
    up your trip DVD. They will be available until the end of the year.
    8th graders--if you plan to do summer conditioning at OPHS you need to register for the summer
    on May 21st, 22nd, and 23rd at OPHs in the athletic office/student store.
    Attention all students: The end of the year is coming and it's time to do some Spring Cleaning!
    Any unused school supplies (paper, notebooks, pens, pencils, etc.) can be donated to the boxes in
    the library--rather than throwing them away! They will be donated to needy students in local
    communities. Thank you from the Recycling Club!
    We are smack in the middle of Color Week! Check this out for details.

    Today is Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    8th grade students: The Honors Award lists are being posted outside the library. Please check
    them to be sure that your name is included, where appropriate.
    If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Paniz in the library.
    Art club meets today at lunch for both lunches in room D-2. See you there!
    Panorama pictures are in! 8th graders, if you ordered a picture, please come to the student
    window to pick yours up!

    Attention all students: The end of the year is coming and it's time to do some Spring Cleaning!
    Any unused school supplies (paper, notebooks, pens, pencils, etc.) can be donated to the boxes in
    the library--rather than throwing them away! They will be donated to needy students in local
    communities. Thank you from the Recycling Club!

    This week Color Week --each grade has been assigned colors--6ht grade is yellow, 7th grade is
    blue, and 8th is red. There is a color themed spirit event up on the stage--come up for a fun time.

    Today is Monday, May 13, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    8th grade students: The Honors Award lists are being posted outside the library. Please check
    them to be sure that your name is included, where appropriate.
    If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Paniz in the library.
    Panorama pictures are in! 8th graders, if you ordered a picture, please come to the student
    window to pick yours up!
    Attention all Girls in 7th & 8th Grade: If you are interested in a Coding Hackathon, please
    download the flyer from Mrs. Wechter's website.
    Attention all MCMS Girls interested in Computer Animation: Be a part of the WonderCode
    program, where you will learn Alice 3 and Java programming and take a field trip to Walt
    Disney Animation Studios. This program will be held this summer over 2 weeks at Oak Park
    High School. For more information, download the information sheet from Mrs. Wechter's
    website.
    Attention all students: The end of the year is coming and it's time to do some Spring Cleaning!
    Any unused school supplies (paper, notebooks, pens, pencils, etc.) can be donated to the boxes in
    the library--rather than throwing them away! They will be donated to needy students in local
    communities. Thank you from the Recycling Club!

    This week Color Week --each grade has been assigned colors--6ht grade is yellow, 7th grade is
    blue, and 8th is red. There is a color themed spirit event up on the stage--come up for a fun time.

    Today is Friday, May 10, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    8th grade students: The Honors Award lists are being posted outside the library. Please check them to
    be sure that your name is included, where appropriate.
    If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Paniz in the library.
    Panorama pictures are in! 8th graders, if you ordered a picture, please come to the student window to
    pick yours up!
    This week is Staff Appreciation Week. To show appreciation, the PFA is holding a raffle for all
    MCMS Staff. Today’s winners are…
    Color Week is next week--each grade has been assigned colors--6ht grade is yellow, 7th grade is
    blue, and 8th is red. To start color week, wear your grade level color! For the rest of the week,
    check this out for more details...

     

    Today is Wednesday, May 9, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    Hey all CJSF Members - Just a friendly reminder that community service hours are due no later
    than 3:00 pm today. No late forms will be accepted. See you tomorrow at the last meeting of the
    year.
    The last day of Homework Club for this school year is today.
    Ice Cream Mountain is this tomorrow! Come up to the stage for your piece of the mountain!
    The last Comedy Sportz game of the year is this Friday. 7:00 PM in the High School Pavilion. 5
    Bucks for students.

    This week is Staff Appreciation Week. To show appreciation, the PFA is holding a raffle for all
    MCMS Staff. Today’s winners are…
    Color Week is next week--each grade has been assigned colors--6ht grade is yellow, 7th grade is
    blue, and 8th is red. To start color week, wear your grade level color! For the rest of the week,
    check this out for more details...

    Today is Wednesday, May 8, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    Hey all CJSF Members - Just a friendly reminder that community service hours are due no later
    than 3:00 pm tomorrow, Thursday. No late forms will be accepted. See you tomorrow at the last
    meeting of the year.
    The last day of Homework Club for this school year is Thursday, May 9th.
    Ice Cream Mountain is this Friday! Come up to the stage for your piece of the mountain!
    The last Comedy Sportz game of the year is this Friday. 7:00 PM in the High School Pavilion. 5
    Bucks for students.
    This week is Staff Appreciation Week. Ti show appreciation, the PFA is holding a raffle for all
    MCMS Staff. Today’s winners are…

    Today is Tuesday, May 7, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    Attention all MCMS Girls interested in Computer Animation: Be a part of the WonderCode
    program, where you will learn Alice 3 and Java programming and take a field trip to Walt
    Disney Animation Studios. This program will be held this summer over 2 weeks at Oak Park
    High School. For more information, download the information sheet from Mrs. Wechter's
    website.

    The last day of Homework Club for this school year is Thursday, May 9th.
    May is allergy awareness month. Please be aware of the allergies your classmates have--peanuts,
    especially--and understand just how severe a reaction people can have to those allergies. Extend
    the respect you should have for others with allergies as well.
    Ice Cream Mountain is this Friday! Come up to the stage for your piece of the mountain!
    The last Comedy Sportz game of the year is this Friday. 7:00 PM in the High School Pavilion. 5
    Bucks for students.
    This week is Staff Appreciation Week. Ti show appreciation, the PFA is holding a raffle for all
    MCMS Staff. Today’s winners are… Roesener, Franco, and Calce.
    The runoff election for president, vice-president, and historian is today. Please vote when the
    announcements are over.

     

    Today is Monday, May 6, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    Hey all CJSF Members - Just a friendly reminder that community service hours are due no later
    than 3:00 pm this Thursday May 9. No late forms will be accepted. See you at the last meeting
    of the year on Thursday.

    The last day of Homework Club for this school year is Thursday, May 9th.
    May is allergy awareness month. Please be aware of the allergies your classmates have--peanuts,
    especially--and understand just how severe a reaction people can have to those allergies. Extend
    the respect you should have for others with allergies as well.
    Ice Cream Mountain is this Friday! Come up to the stage for your piece of the mountain!
    The runoff election for president, vice-president, and historian is tomorrow. All of Medea’s
    officers for next year will be decided by you tomorrow morning!

    Today is Monday, May 6, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    Hey all CJSF Members - Just a friendly reminder that community service hours are due no later
    than 3:00 pm this Thursday May 9. No late forms will be accepted. See you at the last meeting
    of the year on Thursday.

    The last day of Homework Club for this school year is Thursday, May 9th.
    May is allergy awareness month. Please be aware of the allergies your classmates have--peanuts,
    especially--and understand just how severe a reaction people can have to those allergies. Extend
    the respect you should have for others with allergies as well.
    Ice Cream Mountain is this Friday! Come up to the stage for your piece of the mountain!
    The runoff election for president, vice-president, and historian is tomorrow. All of Medea’s
    officers for next year will be decided by you tomorrow morning!

    Today is Friday, May 3, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    Hey all CJSF Members - Just a friendly reminder that community service hours are due no later
    than 3:00 pm on Thursday May 9. No late forms will be accepted. See you at the last meeting of
    the year on May 9.
    Attention all MCMS Girls interested in Computer Animation: Be a part of the WonderCode
    program, where you will learn Alice 3 and Java programming and take a field trip to Walt
    Disney Animation Studios. This program will be held this summer over 2 weeks at Oak Park
    High School. For more information, download the information sheet from Mrs. Wechter's
    website.
    The last day of Homework Club for this school year is Thursday, May 9th

    The chalk walk is today during 6th grade lunch. 6th graders, come to amphitheater at lunch. See
    you there.
    This week is election week. Please vote when these announcements are done.
    Pledge…
    6th and 7th graders, please vote--and vote wisely. 8th graders, I got nothing for ya--head back to
    camp.

    Today is Thursday, May 2, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    To all students who submitted Technology Award Portfolios, please check your school email to
    see whether or not your portfolio was approved. If you have any questions, please email Mrs.
    Wechter or come see her in room D-1.

    The chalk walk is Friday during 6th grade lunch. Check this out for details.
    This week is election week. 20 students are seeking your vote his Friday morning. Each
    candidate has prepared commercials to support their campaign. Today’s commercials are for the
    office of president. Take a look at these commercials and then decide Friday who has earned
    your vote.

    Today is Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    Hey all CJSF Members - Just a friendly reminder that community service hours are due no later
    than 3:00 pm on Thursday May 9. No late forms will be accepted. See you at the last meeting of
    the year on May 9.
    Art club meets today at lunch for both lunches in room D-2. See you there!
    Attention all MCMS Girls interested in Computer Animation: Be a part of the WonderCode
    program, where you will learn Alice 3 and Java programming and take a field trip to Walt This
    program will be held this summer over 2 weeks at Oak Park High School. For more information,
    download the information sheet from Mrs. Wechter's website.
    To all students who submitted Technology Award Portfolios, please check your school email to
    see whether or not your portfolio was approved. If you have any questions, please email Mrs.
    Wechter or come see her in room D-1.
    This week is election week. 20 students are seeking your vote his Friday morning. Each
    candidate has prepared commercials to support their campaign. Today’s commercials are for the
    office of secretary. Take a look at these commercials and then decide Friday who has earned
    your vote.

    Today is Wednesday, April 24, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    This is a reminder for all 8th Graders who applied for the Technology Award that your Portfolios
    are due today.
    Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance…

    Today is Friday, April 12, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    Attention 8th graders: Panorama Pictures are taking place today at 2:00. Please bring your
    payment for a photo, if you wish to purchase one, on Friday. The photographers will be
    collecting the payment when we are up on the field at 2:00.

    Thank you to all the 7th graders who applied for WEB. Our WEB group interviews will be after
    Spring Break after school. The group interviews are mandatory. Please check your email on
    Friday for more details. We look forward to meeting all of you. Your WEB Advisors, Mrs.
    Connelly, Mrs. Large, Mrs. Shea and Mr. Sitomer
    The finals of the lip sync battle are today. If you won any day this week, you will perform twice
    today--once during the 6th grade lunch and again during 7th and 8th grade lunch. You will
    hopefully be excused from period 4 or 5 to perform. The scores from both lunches will be
    averaged together to determine the winner. Remember, it is a lip sync contest--not a dance or
    popular song contest. Be ready to be great today!

     

    Today is Thursday, April 11, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Attention 8th graders: Panorama Pictures are taking place this Friday at 2:00. Please bring your
    payment for a photo, if you wish to purchase one, on Friday. The photographers will be
    collecting the payment when we are up on the field at 2:00.
    Oak Park High School’s Competition Mock Trial team has reserved try-outs slots for Medea
    Creek on Tuesday, April 30th. If you will be a freshman this fall and are interested in
    auditioning, please see Dr. Anderson in
    Room H-1 at the high school, between 2:25 and 3:10 p.m for signups by Friday, April 12th. For
    audition details, please see Dr. Anderson’s homepage.
    Thank you to all the 7th graders who applied for WEB. Our WEB group interviews will be after
    Spring Break after school. The group interviews are mandatory. Please check your email on
    Friday for more details. We look forward to meeting all of you. Your WEB Advisors, Mrs.
    Connelly, Mrs. Large, Mrs. Shea and Mr. Sitomer

    For all 8th Graders who have applied for the Technology Award: please make sure that you
    submit your digital portfolio to Mrs. Wechter by April 24th. Don't forget to share your folder
    with Mrs. Wechter and to email her to let her know that you have turned in your portfolio.

    There is a Comedy Sportz game this Friday at 7:00 PM at OPHS! 5 bucks at the door! See you
    then.

    Today is Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    Attention 8th graders: Culmination Photos for last name alpha M-Z are today from 2:40-4:00 in
    the gym
    Oak Park High School’s Competition Mock Trial team has reserved try-outs slots for Medea
    Creek on Tuesday, April 30th. If you will be a freshman this fall and are interested in
    auditioning, please see Dr. Anderson in
    Room H-1 at the high school, between 2:25 and 3:10 p.m for signups by Friday, April 12th. For
    audition details, please see Dr. Anderson’s homepage.
    To all students who signed up for the Skoolcade competition: Please come to The Finalist
    Competition after school today at 2:45 p.m. in Room D-1.
    For all 8th Graders who have applied for the Technology Award: please make sure that you
    submit your digital portfolio to Mrs. Wechter by April 24th. Don't forget to share your folder
    with Mrs. Wechter and to email her to let her know that you have turned in your portfolio.
    Attention 8th graders: Culmination Photos for students with last name alpha A-L
    are today from 2:40-4:00 in the gym.
    There will be no Minecraft Club today so that all 6th graders can go cheer on their friends at the
    Lip Sync Battle. See you after spring break!
    There is a Comedy Sportz game this Friday at 7:00 PM at OPHS! 5 bucks at the door! See you
    then.

     

    Today is Tuesday, April 9, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    Art club meets today at lunch for both lunches in room D-2. See you there!
    To all students who signed up for the Skoolcade competition: please make sure you turn in your
    completed Video Games Today. The Finalist Competition will be tomorrow, April 10th at 2:45
    p.m. in Room D-1.
    Attention 8th graders: Culmination Photos for students with last name alpha A-L
    are today from 2:40-4:00 in the gym.
    There will be no Minecraft Club tomorrow so that all 6th graders can go cheer on their friends at
    the Lip Sync Battle. See you after spring break!

     

    Today is Monday, April 8, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    The captains of the OPHS Mock Trial program are hosting a mandatory informational meeting
    today, after school, from 2:45 to 3:10 for any interested incoming high-schools freshman
    students who would like to participate in the program. If you want to join a program based in
    competitive learning and argumentation, come attend the meeting and learn about how the
    program can help you build important practical skills, what it has accomplished, and how and
    when to sign up for tryouts. The meeting will take place in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a.
    Attention all Lip Sync Battle participants: please come to room C8 today at nutrition. We need
    to discuss the portion of the song you want played.

    To all students who signed up for the Skoolcade competition: please make sure you turn in your
    completed Video Games by April 9th. The Finalist Competition will be on April 10th at 2:45
    p.m. in Room D-1.

    Today is Friday, April 5, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    The captains of the OPHS Mock Trial program are hosting a mandatory informational meeting
    on Monday, April 8th, from 2:45 to 3:10 for any interested incoming high-schools freshman
    students who would like to participate in the program. If you want to join a program based in
    competitive learning and argumentation, come attend the meeting and learn about how the
    program can help you build important practical skills, what it has accomplished, and how and
    when to sign up for tryouts. The meeting will take place in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a.
    Attention all Lip Sync Battle participants: please come to room C8 today at nutrition. We will
    review the schedule and song choices for the the battle next week. You need to know what day
    of the week you’ll be performing.

    To all students who signed up for the Skoolcade competition: please make sure you turn in your
    completed Video Games by April 9th. The Finalist Competition will be on Wednesday, April
    10th at 2:45 p.m. in Room D-1.

    For all 8th Graders who have applied for the Technology Award: please make sure that you
    submit your digital portfolio to Mrs. Wechter by April 24th. Don't forget to share your folder
    with Mrs. Wechter and to email her to let her know that you have turned in your portfolio.
    This Friday, the cafeteria is cooking burgers! The burgers will be BBQed and served up fresh!
    Plan to have a burger for lunch on Friday!

    Today is Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    The captains of the OPHS Mock Trial program are hosting a mandatory informational meeting
    on Monday, April 8th, from 2:45 to 3:10 for any interested incoming high-schools freshman
    students who would like to participate in the program. If you want to join a program based in
    competitive learning and argumentation, come attend the meeting and learn about how the
    program can help you build important practical skills, what it has accomplished, and how and
    when to sign up for tryouts. The meeting will take place in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a.
    Attention all Lip Sync Battle participants: please come to room C8 at nutrition this Friday. We
    will review the schedule and song choices for the the battle next week. You need to know what
    day of the week you’ll be performing.
    Lost and Found Item: all Lost and Found items that are not claimed by this Friday will be
    donated.

    For all 8th Graders who have applied for the Technology Award: please make sure that you
    submit your digital portfolio to Mrs. Wechter by April 24th. Don't forget to share your folder
    with Mrs. Wechter and to email her to let her know that you have turned in your portfolio.
    Come to Open House tonight from 5:30-8pm. There are loads of great raffle items for you to
    win! See you then!

    This Friday, the cafeteria is cooking burgers! The burgers will be BBQed and served up fresh!
    Plan to have a burger for lunch on Friday!

    Today is Wednesday, April 3, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    Monthly meeting for this year's WEB Leaders has been changed to this afternoon--after school in
    room C-14 due to Open House on Thursday. WEB leaders please check your email for more
    details
    Lost and Found Item: all Lost and Found items that are not claimed by this Friday will be
    donated.
    To all students who signed up for the Skoolcade competition: please make sure you turn in your
    completed Video Games by April 9th. The Finalist Competition will be on Wednesday, April
    10th at 2:45 p.m. in Room D-1.

    For all 8th Graders who have applied for the Technology Award: please make sure that you
    submit your digital portfolio to Mrs. Wechter by April 24th. Don't forget to share your folder
    with Mrs. Wechter and to email her to let her know that you have turned in your portfolio.
    Cartoon Club is cancelled Wednesday, due to construction. See you next week!
    Come to Open House tomorrow From 5:30-8pm. There are loads of great raffle items for you to
    win! See you then!

    Today is Tuesday, April 2, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    Monthly meeting for this year's WEB Leaders has been changed to this Wednesday after school in room
    C-14 due to Open House on Thursday. WEB leaders please check your email for more details
    Lost and Found Item: all Lost and Found items that are not claimed by this Friday will be donated.
    To all students who signed up for the Skoolcade competition: please make sure you turn in your
    completed Video Games by April 9th. The Finalist Competition will be on Wednesday, April 10th at 2:45
    p.m. in Room D-1.

    Come to Open House on Thursday, April 4th From 5:30-8pm.
    Raffle items include: AirPods , Vans Gift card with Boogie Board, AMC tickets with concession
    gift card, Lululemon gift card, and a sweet Longboard. See you next Thursday at Open House!
    Reminder to all 7th grade students: WEB Leader Applications for next year are due TODAY,
    March 29th. Turn in your applications TODAY at the Student Window.
    Attention 8th graders--if you are interested in being part of Oak Park High’s Academic
    Decathlon team, there is a meeting today at lunch in room R1. The meeting will start as soon as
    we can, so please get there quickly.
    Attention 8th graders attending the trip to Washington DC over Spring Break--there is a
    mandatory meeting for you this today--not Thursday-- at 3:00 PM in the MCMS library. You
    are expected to come to this meeting. Parents can come too, but it is not required that they do.
    Please see Mr. White if you have questions.

    Today is Monday, April 1, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Come to Open House on Thursday, April 4th From 5:30-8pm.
    Raffle items include: AirPods , Vans Gift card with Boogie Board, AMC tickets with concession
    gift card, Lululemon gift card, and a sweet Longboard. See you next Thursday at Open House!
    Reminder to all 7th grade students: WEB Leader Applications for next year are due TODAY,
    March 29th. Turn in your applications TODAY at the Student Window.
    Attention 8th graders--if you are interested in being part of Oak Park High’s Academic
    Decathlon team, there is a meeting tomorrow at lunch in room R1. The meeting will start as
    soon as we can, so please get there quickly.
    Attention 8th graders attending the trip to Washington DC over Spring Break--there is a
    mandatory meeting for you this tomorrow at 3:00 PM in the MCMS library. You are expected
    to come to this meeting. Parents can come too, but it is not required that they do. Please see Mr.
    White if you have questions.

    Today is Thursday, March 29, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Come to Open House on Thursday, April 4th From 5:30-8pm.
    Raffle items include: AirPods , Vans Gift card with Boogie Board, AMC tickets with concession
    gift card, Lululemon gift card, and a sweet Longboard. See you next Thursday at Open House!
    Reminder to all 7th grade students: WEB Leader Applications for next year are due TODAY,
    March 29th. Turn in your applications TODAY at the Student Window.
    Reminder to all students applying for ASB next year--you need to sign up for an interview time.
    Please stop by room C8 today at nutrition or lunch to sign up for a time!
    Science With Honors Participants don't forget that the final draft of your position paper is due to
    your science teacher today.
    Attention 8th graders attending the trip to Washington DC over Spring Break--there is a
    mandatory meeting for you this Tuesday, April 2nd at 3:00 PM in the MCMS library. You are
    expected to come to this meeting. Parents can come too, but it is not required that they do.
    Please see Mr. White if you have questions.

    Today is Thursday, March 28, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Come to Open House on Thursday, April 4th From 5:30-8pm.
    Raffle items include: AirPods , Vans Gift card with Boogie Board, AMC tickets with concession
    gift card, Lululemon gift card, and a sweet Longboard. See you next Thursday at Open House!
    “String Orchestra is open to all incoming freshmen for next year. There was an error on the 9th
    grade course selection sheet, indicating that it was by audition only, which is not true. It is open
    to all. Even if you’ve already met with Mrs Svoboda, it’s not too late to make a change. Contact
    Mr Borquez (zborquez@opusd.org) and he can help you with any schedule changes or
    questions!”
    Science With Honors Participants don't forget that the final draft of your position paper is due to
    your science teacher Friday, March 29th!
    There is no Recycling Club this today due to History Day
    The CJSF meeting scheduled for today is cancelled to prevent any conflicts with History Day.
    Our next meeting will be on April 11. Good luck to all CJSF members participating in History
    Day activities.
    Attention 8th graders attending the trip to Washington DC over Spring Break--there is a
    mandatory meeting for you this Tuesday, April 2nd at 3:00 PM in the MCMS library. You are
    expected to come to this meeting. Parents can come too, but it is not required that they do.
    Please see Mr. White if you have questions.

    Today is Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    The Chess tournament resumes this Thursday. We are in the semi-finals round and will have a
    new champion very soon!
    “String Orchestra is open to all incoming freshmen for next year. There was an error on the 9th
    grade course selection sheet, indicating that it was by audition only, which is not true. It is open
    to all. Even if you’ve already met with Mrs Svoboda, it’s not too late to make a change. Contact
    Mr Borquez (zborquez@opusd.org) and he can help you with any schedule changes or
    questions!”
    Science With Honors Participants don't forget that the final draft of your position paper is due to
    your science teacher Friday, March 29th!
    There is no Recycling Club this Thursday due to History Day
    The CJSF meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, is cancelled to prevent any conflicts with
    History Day. Our next meeting will be on April 11. Good luck to all CJSF members
    participating in History Day activities.

    Attention History Day Participants: This is a reminder that Thursday morning you will all set up
    your tables in the Gym beginning at 8 a.m. whether you are a morning or afternoon presenter.
    Chromebooks and headphones will be available for your use. If you have any questions, see
    Mrs. Lavene in E-2 before Thursday.

    Today is Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    The Chess tournament resumes this Thursday. We are in the semi-finals round and will have a
    new champion very soon!
    “String Orchestra is open to all incoming freshmen for next year. There was an error on the 9th
    grade course selection sheet, indicating that it was by audition only, which is not true. It is open
    to all. Even if you’ve already met with Mrs Svoboda, it’s not too late to make a change. Contact
    Mr Borquez (zborquez@opusd.org) and he can help you with any schedule changes or
    questions!”
    Art club meets today at lunch for both lunches in room D-2. See you there!
    Attention History Day Participants: This is a reminder that Thursday morning you will all set up
    your tables in the Gym beginning at 8 a.m. whether you are a morning or afternoon presenter.
    Chromebooks and headphones will be available for your use. If you have any questions, see
    Mrs. Lavene in E-2 before Thursday.

    Today is Monday, March 25, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    Oak Park High School debate tryouts for 2019/2020 debate season are taking place in April
    2019. If you are interested, please email
    Ophsdebate2018.2019@gmail.com to receive the tryout information. Put “Debate Tryout” in the
    subject line. The first form is due April 10th, 2019.
    Once received, an interview time will be assigned for April 25th between 3 and 6 PM.
    I look forward to hearing from future debaters, sincerely Audrey, Coach To Oak Park High
    School Debate.

    Today is Thursday, March 21, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    The 6th Grade Chess Tournament continues today at Lunch. We will see who will win and
    continue on to compete with the 7th and 8th grade players.
    There is a Comedysportz game this Friday at Oak Park High School. It is at 7:00 PM and only a
    few bucks for students.

    Oak Park High School debate tryouts for 2019/2020 debate season are taking place in April
    2019. If you are interested, please email
    Ophsdebate2018.2019@gmail.com to receive the tryout information. Put “Debate Tryout” in the
    subject line. The first form is due April 10th, 2019.
    Once received, an interview time will be assigned for April 25th between 3 and 6 PM.
    I look forward to hearing from future debaters, sincerely Audrey, Coach To Oak Park High
    School Debate.

     

    Today is Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    The 6th Grade Chess Tournament continues tomorrow at Lunch. We will see who will win and
    continue on to compete with the 7th and 8th grade players.
    There is a Comedysportz game this Friday at Oak Park High School. It is at 7:00 PM and only a
    few bucks for students.
    The Oak Park-Agoura Sports Camp looking for incoming freshman to volunteer as counselors in
    training or CITs for this summer’s sports camp. You will receive Community Service Hours
    which are a very important part of the College Resume. You can pick up an Camp application in
    the main office and have it sent in through District Mail to Coach B at Oak Park H.S.
    Want to know more about India and the celebration called Holi? Check this out...

    Today is Monday, March 18, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    Oak Park-Agoura Sports Camp looking for incoming freshman to volunteer as C.I.T.'s and
    receive Community Service Hours Community Service Hours are a very important part of the
    College Resume. Pick up Camp application in the main office and have it sent in District Mail to
    Coach B Oak Park H.S.

    Today is Friday, March 15, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    Anyone who is interested in competing in the Skoolcade Video Game competition, please make sure you
    sign up by March 14th. All of the information and the link for signing up is on Mrs. Wechter’s website. If
    you have any questions, please see Mrs. Wechter in room D-1.

    All students who signed up to participate in History Day must come to a mandatory meeting today at the
    beginning of your lunch to Room E-2. We will be confirming participation, confirming display and
    presentation time, and checking the correct spelling for certificates. If you did sign up, and are NOT
    participating, you must attend to let Mrs. Lavene know in person. See you Friday!

    The last dance of the year is tonight!! Check this out for more details and pay attention to the
    times for each grade level.

    Today is Thursday, March 14, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    6th Grade Chess Tournament will continue today at 6th grade lunch.

    Anyone who is interested in competing in the Skoolcade Video Game competition, please make sure you
    sign up by March 14th. All of the information and the link for signing up is on Mrs. Wechter’s website. If
    you have any questions, please see Mrs. Wechter in room D-1.

    All students who signed up to participate in History Day must come to a mandatory meeting tomorrow at
    the beginning of your lunch to Room E-2. We will be confirming participation, confirming display and
    presentation time, and checking the correct spelling for certificates. If you did sign up, and are NOT
    participating, you must attend to let Mrs. Lavene know in person. See you Friday!

    The last dance of the year is tomorrow!! Check this out for more details.

    Today is Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Anyone who is interested in competing in the Skoolcade Video Game competition, please make sure you
    sign up by March 14th. All of the information and the link for signing up is on Mrs. Wechter’s website. If
    you have any questions, please see Mrs. Wechter in room D-1.
    Art club meets today at lunch for both lunches in room D-2. See you there!
    MCMS is looking for next year's 8th GRADE WEB Leaders. WEB is Where Everyone Belongs. 8th
    grade WEB Leaders run CAMP Medea and so much more for our incoming 6th graders. Pick up your
    Applications at the Student Window. The deadline to apply is March 29th.
    The last dance of the year is coming up on this Friday! Check this out for more details.

    Today is Monday, March 11, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    Anyone who is interested in competing in the Skoolcade Video Game competition, please make sure you
    sign up by March 14th. All of the information and the link for signing up is on Mrs. Wechter’s website. If
    you have any questions, please see Mrs. Wechter in room D-1.
    The last dance of the year is coming up on this Friday! Check this out for more details.

    Today is Friday, March 8, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    Calling all Computer Coders: Ventura County is having a Video Game Design Challenge called
    “Skoolcade.” All students are welcome to compete. You can design a game by yourself or in groups.
    The top 3 groups at MCMS will compete against other middle schools in Ventura County for prizes! For
    more information, see Mrs. Wechter’s website OR see her in room D-1.

    Attention 6th and 7th graders: You have received the 2019-2020 Elective Choice Form from your math
    teacher. FOLLOW the instructions and complete the form and return it to your math teacher. Also
    FOLLOW the instructions and choose 2 semester electives or 1 year-long elective in STUDENT
    CONNECT. This must all be done by the end of today.
    The last dance of the year is coming up on march 15th! Check this out for more details.

    Today is Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    Do you want to have a say in the student leadership class? Do you have a flair for planning
    activities and want to make a difference at Medea? Then apply for the next year’s ASB class.
    Applications are available today in room C8 for next year’s ASB Leadership class. Please stop
    by and pick up an application if you are interested. See Mr. White with any questions.
    The Music Man will be playing at Oak Park High School March 7th-9th. all of the pertinent
    details and more information can be found at http://www.oppaaophs.com/. Ticket sales can be
    accessed via the website or at http://oakparkusd.seatyourself.biz. Tickets are all Reserved
    Seating at $20 each, $15 for students/seniors and can be purchased at the door.
    Attention all chess players. The chess tournament starts this week.
    All 7th and 8th graders report to Mr. Winsick's room on Thursday at lunch for your first
    match. All 6th graders report to Mr. O'Hagan's room on Thursday during 6th grade lunch.
    All constants, please pack a lunch from home so you can begin your match as soon as lunch
    starts. Good luck everyone!

    6th graders: Please see Mrs. Paniz in the library during your lunch on Wednesday, March
    6, to find out about the TUPE Club (Tobacco Use Prevention Education). Learn some facts
    and be part of the solution

    Person 1: Duck Season!
    Person 2: Rabbit Season!
    Person 1: Duck Season!
    Person 2: Rabbit Season!
    Person 1: Feeling stressed? Want to return to a simpler time? Remember that every
    Wednesday during 7th & 8th grade lunch, there is Coloring & Cartoons! Bring your lunch
    to Mrs. Dusek's room in C2. This week, we are checking out some Classic Looney Tunes!
    See you there!

    The last dance of the year is coming up on march 15th! Check this out for more details.

    Today is Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Art club is meeting today at lunch in D-2.
    Attention 6th and 7th graders: You have received the 2019-2020 Elective Choice Form from your math
    teacher. FOLLOW the instructions and complete the form and return it to your math teacher. Also
    FOLLOW the instructions and choose 2 semester electives or 1 year-long elective in STUDENT
    CONNECT. This must all be done by March 8th.
    Do you want to have a say in the student leadership class? Do you have a flair for planning activities and
    want to make a difference at Medea? Then apply for the next year’s ASB class. Applications are
    available today in room C8 for next year’s ASB Leadership class. Please stop by and pick up an
    application if you are interested. See Mr. White with any questions.
    The Music Man will be playing at Oak Park High School March 7th-9th. all of the pertinent
    details and more information can be found at http://www.oppaaophs.com/. Ticket sales can be
    accessed via the website or at http://oakparkusd.seatyourself.biz. Tickets are all Reserved Seating
    at $20 each, $15 for students/seniors and can be purchased at the door.
    Attention all chess players. The chess tournament starts this week.
    All 7th and 8th graders report to Mr. Winsick's room on Thursday at lunch for your first
    match. All 6th graders report to Mr. O'Hagan's room on Thursday during 6th grade lunch.
    All constants, please pack a lunch from home so you can begin your match as soon as
    lunch starts. Good luck everyone!

    The last dance of the year is coming up on march 15th! Check this out for more details.

    Today is Friday, March 1, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    People have been leaving plates and utensils on the benches in the area under the tree that
    is between the locker rooms and the field. From now until Spring Break, all cafeteria
    lunches that are served on plates need to be eaten at a table or in the lunch area. After
    Spring Break, we can try letting people eat on the benches again and see how it goes.
    Attention 6th and 7th graders: By the end of today you will have received the 2019-2020 Elective Choice
    Form from your math teacher. FOLLOW the instructions and complete the form and return it to your math
    teacher. Also FOLLOW the instructions and choose 2 semester electives or 1 year-long elective in
    STUDENT CONNECT. This must all be done by March 8th.
    Recycling Club will not meet today.
    For all 8th graders who are participating in science with honors, this is a reminder that the rough
    draft of your position paper is due to your science teacher this Friday, March 1. Remember,
    your rough draft should be a full length version of your position paper that only needs minor
    edits to become your final draft.

    The last dance of the year is coming up on march 15th! It is a Fiesta themed dance with dinner,
    dancing, all kinds of games and activities outside including a dunk tank with your favorite
    teachers inside ready to dunk! More info to come, but mark your calendars for March 15.

    Today is Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    People have been leaving plates and utensils on the benches in the area under the tree that
    is between the locker rooms and the field. From now until Spring Break, all cafeteria
    lunches that are served on plates need to be eaten at a table or in the lunch area. After
    Spring Break, we can try letting people eat on the benches again and see how it goes.

    Recycling Club will not meet tomorrow.
    For all 8th graders who are participating in science with honors, this is a reminder that the rough
    draft of your position paper is due to your science teacher this Friday, March 1. Remember,
    your rough draft should be a full length version of your position paper that only needs minor
    edits to become your final draft.
    On Saturday, February 23rd Medea Creek traveled to Goleta Valley Junior High School near
    Santa Barbara to compete in the Regional Math Counts Competition. Our team finished first in
    the competition with three members placing in the top ten individually, including 1st overall.
    Our team will be traveling to Cal Baptist in Riverside for the State Competition on March 30th.
    Congratulations to all the students that competed this weekend.

    The last dance of the year is coming up on march 15th! It is a Fiesta themed dance with dinner,
    dancing, all kinds of games and activities outside including a dunk tank with your favorite
    teachers inside ready to dunk! More info to come, but mark your calendars for March 15.

    Today is Tuesday, February 26, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    What’s E.T. short for?
    Because he’s only got little legs.

    There will NOT be art club today as Mrs. Cadle is out. We will have a makeup club next week!
    For all 8th graders who are participating in science with honors, this is a reminder that the rough
    draft of your position paper is due to your science teacher this Friday, March 1. Remember,
    your rough draft should be a full length version of your position paper that only needs minor
    edits to become your final draft.
    On Saturday, February 23rd Medea Creek traveled to Goleta Valley Junior High School near
    Santa Barbara to compete in the Regional Math Counts Competition. Our team finished first in
    the competition with three members placing in the top ten individually, including 1st overall.
    Our team will be traveling to Cal Baptist in Riverside for the State Competition on March 30th.
    Congratulations to all the students that competed this weekend.

    8th graders--if you are interested in being part of Oak Park High School’s ASB next year, please
    come to an informational meeting today at lunch in room C8. All info will be given as well as
    applications for interested students. See you then.

    The last dance of the year is coming up on march 15th! It is a Fiesta themed dance with dinner,
    dancing, all kinds of games and activities outside including a dunk tank with your favorite
    teachers inside ready to dunk! More info to come, but mark your calendars for March 15.

    Today is Monday, February 25, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    There will NOT be art club tomorrow as Mrs. Cadle is out. We will have a makeup club next
    week!
    Hey 8th graders! Are you excited for culmination? Events will be here before you know it.
    Thank you for all who donated so far, these donations will help make our celebrations awesome!
    Also, thank you to all who voted for our class song this year. "We are the Champions" will
    represent the class of 2019.

    8th graders--if you are interested in being part of Oak Park High School’s ASB next year, please
    come to an informational meeting tomorrow at lunch in room C8. All info will be given as well
    as applications for interested students. See you then.

    Today is Friday, February 22, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    Hey 8th graders! Are you excited for culmination? Events will be here before you know it.
    Thank you for all who donated so far, these donations will help make our celebrations awesome!
    Also, thank you to all who voted for our class song this year. "We are the Champions" will
    represent the class of 2019.

    8th graders--if you are interested in being part of Oak Park High School’s ASB next year, please
    come to an informational meeting Tuesday, February 26 at lunch in room C8. All info will be
    given as well as applications for interested students. See you then.

    Today is Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    6th grade math club will meet at lunch in Mrs. Sonnabend's room, C-13. Bring a friend to join in
    on the fun.

    The Chess tournament begins in couple of weeks! All grade are welcome to join. Come to room
    R-2 today at lunch to sign up and get in a practice game!

    Attention students: if you purchase lunch from the cafeteria, please be sure to return your plate
    and fork to the bussing stations. Forks are not free and the cost to replace them could be passed
    on to you, the lunch buyer! Please be good caretakers of the materials we have on campus!

    Today is Tuesday, February 20, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Reporting live from.

    Attention all students who play chess. March Madness is almost here. The Medea Creek chess
    club will kick off its annual tournament in just two weeks. 6 th , 7 th and 8 th graders, boys and girls,
    chess club members and non-members are all welcome to play in the tournament. Again, this
    year there will be $75.00 in prize money at stake, as well as bragging rights for who is the best
    chess player at Medea Creek. It all starts in two weeks but we would like to invite you to sign up
    now and practice at lunch on Thursday in R-2. So come by R-2 and sign up for a shot to win the
    money, the trophy, the bragging rights and all the fame that goes with being the champion!

    Attention students: if you purchase lunch from the cafeteria, please be sure to return your plate
    and fork to the bussing stations. Fork are not free and the cost to replace them could be passed
    on to you, the lunch buyer! Please be good caretakers of the materials we have on campus!

    Today is Tuesday, February 19, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    Reporting live from dairy farm.
    Where do find a cow with no legs? Right where you left it!
    Attention all students who play chess. March Madness is almost here. The Medea Creek chess
    club will kick off its annual tournament in just two weeks. 6 th , 7 th and 8 th graders, boys and girls,
    chess club members and non-members are all welcome to play in the tournament. Again, this
    year there will be $75.00 in prize money at stake, as well as bragging rights for who is the best
    chess player at Medea Creek. It all starts in two weeks but we would like to invite you to sign up
    now and practice at lunch on Thursday in R-2. So come by R-2 and sign up for a shot to win the
    money, the trophy, the bragging rights and all the fame that goes with being the champion!

    Good Morning Medea
    Today is Thursday, February 14, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Reporting live from .
    Because of the long weekend, there will be no CJSF meeting this afternoon. See you next week!
    There is no recycling club today..
    Homework Club will not meet today.
    8th graders interested in speaking at culmination, There are two spots available! Speech
    applications and information are available at the student window. Deadline is March 5th.
    Questions? see Mrs. Cadle in D-2

    6th graders, if you’d like to be on the morning announcements, stop by room C8 to schedule a
    time be filmed. All are welcome.

    Today is Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    Reporting live from the pentagon.
    Where does the general keep his armies? In his sleevies.
    There is no recycling club tomorrow.
    Homework Club will not meet on Feb. 14th
    8th graders interested in speaking at culmination, There are two spots available! Speech
    applications and information are available at the student window. Deadline is March 5th.
    Questions? see Mrs. Cadle in D-2

    Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. The Valentine’s Day Challenge is upon us. What is the
    challenge? Good question. You will be given a bear or flower when you get to campus
    tomorrow morning. The challenge is to pass that bear or flower to someone else as the day goes
    on. If you are given a bear or flower during the day, pass it along to someone else again. Send
    the message to everyone at Medea that they matter. Start with hello and then present someone
    with the bear or flower just because!

    Today is Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Why did the cold war end? Climate change.
    Art club meets today at lunch for both lunches in room D-2. See you there!
    Homework Club will not meet on Feb. 14th
    8th graders interested in speaking at culmination, There are two spots available! Speech
    applications and information are available at the student window. Deadline is March 5th.
    Questions? see Mrs. Cadle in D-2
    8th graders, If you are interested in participating in music of any kind next year at OPHS, come
    to the library at lunch on Tuesday, February 12th for lots of important info! There will be
    handouts related to registering for music classes and you will have the opportunity to meet and
    ask questions with music department student leadership. Hope to see you there!
    Are you ready for a different kind of Valentine’s Day? Check this out!

    Today is Friday, February 11, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    Art club will meet tomorrow at lunch.
    Homework Club will not meet on Feb. 14th

    8th graders, If you are interested in participating in music of any kind next year at OPHS, come
    to the library at lunch on Tuesday, February 12th for lots of important info! There will be
    handouts related to registering for music classes and you will have the opportunity to meet and
    ask questions with music department student leadership. Hope to see you there!

    Are you ready for a different kind of Valentine’s Day? Check this out!

    Today is Thursday, February 7, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    Homework Club will not meet on Feb. 14th

    Today is Thursday, February 7, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    Coding Club will meet today at lunch.
    "8th graders, If you are interested in participating in music of any kind next year at OPHS, come
    to the library at lunch on Tuesday, February 12th for lots of important info! There will be
    handouts related to registering for music classes and you will have the opportunity to meet and
    ask questions with music department student leadership. Hope to see you there!"
    "Thank you to all of the 8th graders who submitted artwork for the 8th grade gift. All
    submissions were wonderful and the staff had a difficult time choosing. The winning submission
    was created by Justine Bolton! Congrats Justine. We look forward to seeing your large artwork
    in May!"

    Calling all 8th graders! We are having the second of two culmination activity planning meetings
    today at lunch. Please come by D-2 to help choose a class song, theme, and share ideas for the
    dance and breakfast. All 8th graders are welcome!

    Today is Wednesday, February 6, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    "8th graders, If you are interested in participating in music of any kind next year at OPHS, come
    to the library at lunch on Tuesday, February 12th for lots of important info! There will be
    handouts related to registering for music classes and you will have the opportunity to meet and
    ask questions with music department student leadership. Hope to see you there!"
    "Thank you to all of the 8th graders who submitted artwork for the 8th grade gift. All
    submissions were wonderful and the staff had a difficult time choosing. The winning submission
    was created by Justine Bolton! Congrats Justine. We look forward to seeing your large artwork
    in May!"

    Calling all 8th graders! We are having the second of two culmination activity planning meetings
    tomorrow at lunch. Please come by D-2 to help choose a class song, theme, and share ideas for
    the dance and breakfast. All 8th graders are welcome!
    Cartoon club! Check this out for details.

    Today is Tuesday, February 5, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    Today is The Lunar New Year! The Lunar new Year occurs on the first new moon of the year.
    That is today! People celebrate for 15 days--the last day ending in a lantern festival. The Lunar
    New Year is celebrated on Mainland China, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and other
    Asian countries. In China, each lunar cycle has 60 years and 12 years is regarded as a small
    cycle, Each of the 12 years is defined by and animal sign: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon,
    Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. 2019 is Year of the Pig. There will be a
    spirit activity on the stage to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Happy Lunar New Year, Medea
    Creek!
    Calling all 8th graders! We are having TWO culmination activity planning meetings this week.
    Please come by D-2 at lunch on Tuesday and Thursday to help choose a class song, theme, and
    share ideas for the dance and breakfast. All 8th graders are welcome!
    Homework Club will not meet on Feb. 14th

    Today is Monday, February 4, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    Attention 6th graders! Did you know that vaping is becoming an epidemic among middle and
    high school students? Would you like to get some facts and become part of the solution to this
    growing problem? Please see Mrs. Paniz
    in the library to find out about the Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) club, which will
    be meeting during your lunch on Wednesdays.
    Homework Club will not meet on February 14th
    The Intent to Apply for the 8th Grade Technology award is due on Friday. If you have turned in
    your Intent to Apply, please verify that Mrs. Wechter has received it. There is a list near her
    back door with the names of everyone who has turned this in.
    The intro contest finals are finally here. Watch these 3 finalists and vote for your favorite!

    Today is Wednesday, January 30, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    Attention 8th Graders: This is a reminder that the intent to apply for the Technology Award is
    due on Friday, February 8th. To get more information see Mrs. Wechter's website.

    Today is Friday, January 25, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Congratulations to Allie Wang--This year’s Medea Creek Spelling Champion. Allie will now
    move on to the Ventura County Spelling Bee. Congrats and good luck, Allie!

    The intro contest culminates today. The following 3 entries won their respective days and will
    now compete in the finals. Please vote for your favorite. Please remember, the winner will be
    played on the announcements each day until the end of the year.

    Today is Thursday, January 24, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    This is for the PAPER version: The Technology Award is given to 8th Grade students who
    demonstrate excellence in technology at MCMS. To qualify for this award, a student must have
    completed at least two technology-related electives in 6th, 7th and/or 8th grade, with a minimum
    of an A- in those classes and O’s or S’s in work habits and citizenship for BOTH semesters.
    Students who are interested in applying for this award, need to submit an "Intent to Apply for the
    Technology Form." This form is available at the student window and on Mrs. Wechter's website.
    The Intent form must be turned into Mrs. Wechter by February 8, 2019.

    Calling all 8th graders interested in submitting artwork for the 8th grade gift. These are the
    drawings/ paintings that are hung in the library and represent each year's class. Winning artist
    will complete a larger artwork that is professionally framed. They are also honored at the 8th
    grade awards assembly. For submission information, please visit Mrs. Cadle in D-2. Submissions
    due Jan. 31st to Mrs. Cadle.

    The intro contest continues today. Yesterday’s winner was intro number 5. Please vote the best
    one from each day and let your teacher know. The winners from each day will be in the finals at
    the end of the week.

    Today is Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    CJSF Applications for Spring Semester must be turned in by no later than tomorrow, Thursday,
    January 24. No late applications will be accepted!! Applications are available on the CJSF page
    of the MCMS website. Mrs. Steiner will be available in D1-a during nutrition today to answer
    any questions you may have. There will also be a mandatory CJSF meeting tomorrow, Thursday
    at 2:45 (immediately after school). You can turn in your applications during this meeting. See
    you tomorrow!!

    Calling all 8th graders interested in submitting artwork for the 8th grade gift. These are the
    drawings/ paintings that are hung in the library and represent each year's class. Winning artist
    will complete a larger artwork that is professionally framed. They are also honored at the 8th
    grade awards assembly. For submission information, please visit Mrs. Cadle in D-2. Submissions
    due Jan. 31st to Mrs. Cadle.

    The Technology Award is given to 8th Grade students who demonstrate excellence in
    technology at MCMS. To qualify for this award, a student must have completed at least two
    technology-related electives in 6th, 7th and/or 8th grade, with a minimum of an A- in those
    classes and O’s or S’s in work habits and citizenship for BOTH semesters. Students who are
    interested in applying for this award, need to submit an "Intent to Apply for the Technology
    Form." This form is available at the student window and on Mrs. Wechter's website. The Intent
    form must be turned into Mrs. Wechter by February 8, 2019.

    The intro contest continues today. Yesterday’s winner was intro number 3. Please vote the best
    one from each day and let your teacher know. The winners from each day will be in the finals at
    the end of the week.

    Today is Friday, January 18, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    Calling all 8th graders interested in submitting artwork for the 8th grade gift. These are the
    drawings/ paintings that are hung in the library and represent each year's class. Winning artist
    will complete a larger artwork that is professionally framed. They are also honored at the 8th
    grade awards assembly. For submission information, please visit Mrs. Cadle in D-2. Submissions
    due Jan. 31st to Mrs. Cadle.

    You have just today to enter the Semester 2 video announcements intro contest! Create a 15
    second intro for the announcements with school appropriate music and visuals, save it to a
    flashdrive and bring it to room C8 by the end of the week. The submissions will be viewed the
    following week and voted on by the all of the students. The winning submission will earn a 50
    dollar prize. Good luck!
    And, The Gladiator Games are today at lunch. Come up to the stage for this super fun spirit
    event where you try to knock cups off the shoulders of the gladiator across from you with a pool
    noodle. Good times will be had by all.

    Today is Thursday, January 17, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    Art club meets today at lunch for both lunches in room D-2. See you there!
    Yearbook will NOT meet today. We will meet next week.
    The first CJSF meeting of the new semester will be today at 2:45 (right after school) in room D-
    1a. We will talk about applications for CJSF Membership this semester. Even if you weren't in
    CJSF last semester you may attend and find out if you qualify for this semester. Applications
    will be due next Thursday, January 24 and are available now on the CJSF page of the MCMS
    website. See you tomorrow!!
    Calling all 8th graders interested in submitting artwork for the 8th grade gift. These are the
    drawings/ paintings that are hung in the library and represent each year's class. Winning artist
    will complete a larger artwork that is professionally framed. They are also honored at the 8th
    grade awards assembly. For submission information, please visit Mrs. Cadle in D-2. Submissions
    due Jan. 31st to Mrs. Cadle.

    You have just a couple days left to enter the Semester 2 video announcements intro contest!
    Create a 15 second intro for the announcements with school appropriate music and visuals, save
    it to a flashdrive and bring it to room C8 by the end of the week. The submissions will be
    viewed the following week and voted on by the all of the students. The winning submission will
    earn a 50 dollar prize. Good luck!

    Today is Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Art club meets today at lunch for both lunches in room D-2. See you there!
    The first CJSF meeting of the new semester will be tomorrow, Thursday, at 2:45 (right after
    school) in room D-1a. We will talk about applications for CJSF Membership this semester.
    Even if you weren't in CJSF last semester you may attend and find out if you qualify for this
    semester. Applications will be due next Thursday, January 24 and are available now on the
    CJSF page of the MCMS website. See you tomorrow!!
    Reminder to all students! The Geography Bee will be held after school TODAY Wednesday Jan
    16 at 3pm! Friends, family, and teachers are all welcome to watch and support the participants.
    See Mrs. Fadgen in C3 with any questions!
    Starting today, the surf club will be showing Chasing Mavericks in R-2. One of the best surf
    movies of all time, Chasing Mavericks is based on the true story of a teenager who learned to
    ride some of the biggest waves on Earth. Bring your lunch, get out of the rain, and watch a great
    movie! We'll start the movie today in R-2 during 7th and 8th grade lunch. Here is preview...
    You have just a couple days left to enter the Semester 2 video announcements intro contest!
    Create a 15 second intro for the announcements with school appropriate music and visuals, save
    it to a flashdrive and bring it to room C8 by the end of the week. The submissions will be
    viewed the following week and voted on by the all of the students. The winning submission will
    earn a 50 dollar prize. Good luck!

    Today is Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Today is a B Day.
    Art club meets today at lunch for both lunches in room D-2. See you there!
    The first CJSF meeting of the new semester will be this Thursday at 2:45 (right after
    school) in room D-1a. We will talk about applications for CJSF Membership this
    semester. Even if you weren't in CJSF last semester you may attend and find out if you
    qualify for this semester. Applications will be due next Thursday, January 24 and are
    available now on the CJSF page of the MCMS website. See you on Thursday.
    Reminder to all students! The Geography Bee will be held after school this Wednesday
    Jan 16 at 3pm! Friends, family, and teachers are all welcome to watch and support the
    participants. See Mrs. Fadgen in C3 with any questions!
    You have this week to enter the Semester 2 video announcements intro contest!
    Create a 15 second intro for the announcements with school appropriate music and
    visuals, save it to a flashdrive and bring it to room C8 by the end of the week. The
    submissions will be viewed the following week and voted on by the all of the students.
    The winning submission will earn a 50 dollar prize. Good luck!

    Today is Monday, January 14, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    The first CJSF meeting of the new semester will be this Thursday at 2:45 (right after school) in room D-
    1a. We will talk about applications for CJSF Membership this semester. Even if you weren't in CJSF last
    semester you may attend and find out if you qualify for this semester. Applications will be due next
    Thursday, January 24 and are available now on the CJSF page of the MCMS website. See you on
    Thursday.

    You have this week to enter the Semester 2 video announcements intro contest!
    Create a 15 second intro for the announcements with school appropriate music and
    visuals, save it to a flashdrive and bring it to room C8 by the end of next week. The
    submissions will be viewed the following week and voted on by the all of the students.
    The winning submission will earn a 50 dollar prize. Good luck!

    Today is Friday, January 11, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    Can you spell preliminary? How about receive? Would you like to compete in this year's
    preliminary Spelling Bee to try and earn a spot in the School Spelling Bee? We are looking for
    Medea's Top 30 Spellers, 10 from 6th grade and 20 from 7th/8th grades.
    The Preliminary Spelling Bee will be Monday before school for 6th graders only and will begin
    promptly at 8:00 a.m. It will also be at lunch at 12:20 in E5 for 7th and 8th graders. This is your
    last opportunity! Don't miss out!

    You have 1 week to enter the Semester 2 video announcements intro contest! Create
    a 15 second intro for the announcements with school appropriate music and visuals,
    save it to a flashdrive and bring it to room C8 by the end of next week. The
    submissions will be viewed the following week and voted on by the all of the students.
    The winning submission will earn a 50 dollar prize. Good luck!
    Are you thinking about the 8th grade tech award? Check this out for details...

    Today is Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Today is a A Day.

    Can you spell foible? How about fragile? Would you like to compete in this year's preliminary
    Spelling Beeto try and earn a spot in the School Spelling Bee? We are looking for Medea's Top
    30 Spellers, 10 from 6th grade and 20 from 7th/8th grades.
    Preliminary Spelling Bees will be offered TODAY during both lunches and will start promptly at
    11:25 in E3, Mrs. Heller, and 12:20, E5/Mrs. Stein. If you don't come today, the Preliminary Bee
    will also be offered in E5 (Mrs. Stein) for 6th graders MONDAY before school promptly at 8:00
    a.m. and for 7th/8th graders at lunch starting at 12:20. It will no longer be tomorrow. The top 30
    students will compete in the School Bee on Wednesday, January 23 at 3:00 p.m. Please contact
    Mrs. Stein with any questions and check out her website.

    The semester 2 video announcements intro contest is underway! Create a 15 second
    intro for the announcements with school appropriate music and visuals, save it to a
    flashdrive and bring it to room C8 by the end of next week. The submissions will be
    viewed the following week and voted on by the all of the students. The winning
    submission will earn a 50 dollar prize. Good luck!

    Today is Wednesday, January 9, 2019
    Today is a B Day.

    Can you spell arrogant? How about eminent? Would you like to compete in this year's
    preliminary Spelling Bee to try and earn a spot in the School Spelling Bee? We are looking for
    Medea's Top 30 Spellers, 10 from 6th grade and 20 from 7th/8th grades.
    Preliminary Spelling Bees will be offered tomorrow, Thursday, during both lunches and will start
    promptly at 11:25 in E3, Mrs. Heller, and 12:20, E5/Mrs. Stein. The Preliminary Bee will also be
    offered in E5 (Mrs. Stein) for 6th graders on Friday before school promptly at 8:00 a.m. and for
    7th/8th graders at lunch starting at 12:20. The top 30 students will compete in the School Bee
    on Wednesday, January 23 at 3:00 p.m. Please contact Mrs. Stein with any questions and
    check out her website.

    The semester 2 video announcements intro contest is underway! Create a 15 second
    intro for the announcements with school appropriate music and visuals, save it to a
    flashdrive and bring it to room C8 by the end of next week. The submissions will be
    viewed the following week and voted on by the all of the students. The winning
    submission will earn a 50 dollar prize. Good luck!

    Today is Tuesday, January 8, 2019
    Today is a A Day.
    Here is the joke of the day:

    Can you spell skewer? How about banjo? Would you like to compete in this year's preliminary
    Spelling Bee to try and earn a spot in the School Spelling Bee? We are looking for Medea's Top
    30 Spellers, 10 from 6th grade and 20 from 7th/8th grades.
    Preliminary Spelling Bees will be offered this Thursday during both lunches and will start
    promptly at 11:25 in E3, Mrs. Heller, and 12:20, E5/Mrs. Stein. The Preliminary Bee will also be
    offered in E5 (Mrs. Stein) for 6th graders on Friday before school promptly at 8:00 a.m. and for
    7th/8th graders at lunch starting at 12:20. The top 30 students will compete in the School Bee
    on Wednesday, January 23 at 3:00 p.m. Please contact Mrs. Stein with any questions and
    check out her website.

    Today is Tuesday, December 19, 2018
    Today is a A Day.

    Here is the joke of the day:
    Peer Tutoring will NOT meet today after school. Have a wonderful winter break and we will see you in
    January!
    Know how to spell vacation? How about holiday? After winter break, stay tuned for details on Medea
    Creek's Spelling Bee Qualifiers for Grades 6-8. They will take place before school and at lunch.
    The School Bee will take place at 3:00 on January 23 in the library. If you have any questions, ask Mrs.
    Stein in E5 and you can check out her website for Spelling Bee info.
    The door decorating contest is underway! Check this out for more info.

    Good Morning Medea
    Today is Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    Today is a A Day.
    Reporting live from a bank.
    Here is the joke of the day: Why did I recently get fired from the bank?
    Know how to spell encroach? How about quibble? After winter break, stay tuned for details on Medea
    Creek's Spelling Bee Qualifiers for Grades 6-8. They will take place before school and at lunch.
    The School Bee will take place at 3:00 on January 23 in the library. If you have any questions, ask Mrs.
    Stein in E5 and you can check out her website for Spelling Bee info.
    The door decorating contest is underway! Check this out for more info.
    I got fired from the bank because when the lady asked me to check her balance, I pushed her over!

    Today is Monday, December 17, 2018
    Today is a B Day.

    The door decorating contest is underway!

     

    Today is Friday, December 14, 2018
    Today is a A Day.
    Here is the joke of the day:

    The door decorating contest is underway! Check this out for more info.

    The Candy World Dance is this Friday! Here are the details for this great event!

    Today is Thursday, December 13, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Here is the joke of the day:
    Fitness Club meets tomorrow morning in the gym at 7:30. Bring a friend and see you there!
    Attention all CJSF Members! Community service logs for Fall Semester are due today. Please email Mrs.
    Steiner or stop by her classroom during nutrition if you have any questions.

    The door decorating contest is underway! Check this out for more info.

    The Candy World Dance is this Friday! Here are the details for this great event!

    Good Morning Medea
    Today is Monday, December 10, 2018
    Today is a A Day.
    Here is the joke of the day: Why do the French eat snails?
    Attention all CJSF Members! This is a gentle reminder that community service logs for Fall Semester are
    due this Thursday, December 13th. Please email Mrs. Steiner or stop by her classroom during nutrition if
    you have any questions.
    .
    The Candy World dance is this Friday night! Come from 6-8 for an indoor dance, pizza, and a world of
    candy. If you have a PAC card, entrance if free. If not, the cost is 5 dollars at the door! Come for the
    candy, stay for the fun!
    The French eat snails because they don’t like fast food!

    Today is Friday, December 7, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Here is the joke of the day:
    6th grade dance club meets today!!!
    Attention all CJSF Members! This is a gentle reminder that community service logs for Fall Semester are
    due on Thursday, December 13th. Please email Mrs. Steiner or stop by her classroom during nutrition if
    you have any questions.
    Hey Medea Creek! This is from the Recycling Club with a great opportunity to help save the planet. At the
    Student Window there is a box where we are collecting used and dead markers. Put them in the box and
    we'll ship them to Crayola where they will turn them into fuel. Turn color into fuel and make the world a
    better place!
    The Candy World dance is next Friday! Check this out for more info!!

    Today is Thursday, December 6, 2018
    Today is a A Day.
    Here is the joke of the day:

    Dance Club will have a special meeting tomorrow at 6th grade lunch! See you there!

    Hey Medea Creek! This is from the Recycling Club with a great opportunity to help save the planet. At the
    Student Window there is a box where we are collecting used and dead markers. Put them in the box and
    we'll ship them to Crayola where they will turn them into fuel. Turn color into fuel and make the world a
    better place!
    Attention all CJSF Members! This is a gentle reminder that community service logs for Fall Semester are
    due on Thursday, December 13th. Please email Mrs. Steiner or stop by her classroom during nutrition if
    you have any questions.
    Attention 8th graders: "Someone Like Me", a live theater performance drawing on a day in the life of a
    teenager is this tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the gym. It is a fine performance and opportunity for some science
    extra credit . You are to come with your parent. See you there!

    The winter dance is next Friday! Check this out for more info!!

    Today is Wednesday, December 5, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Here is the joke of the day:
    Minecraft Club will meet today during 6th grade lunch in D-1a - see you then!!
    6thh Grade Dance Club will meet today at lunch. Meet Coach Gibson outside of the girls’ locker room.
    GEOGRAPHY BEE 2019 is here! Come by C3 after school TODAY, Wednesday, 12/5 at 2:45 to see if
    you qualify for the school level competition that will take place in January. All grades welcome to
    participate! Bring a friend and take your shot at winning scholarship money and international street cred!
    See you in C3 TODAY at 2:45!
    Hey Medea Creek! This is from the Recycling Club with a great opportunity to help save the planet. At the
    Student Window there is a box where we are collecting used and dead markers. Put them in the box and
    we'll ship them to Crayola where they will turn them into fuel. Turn color into fuel and make the world a
    better place!
    Attention all CJSF Members! This is a gentle reminder that community service logs for Fall Semester are
    due on Thursday, December 13th. Please email Mrs. Steiner or stop by her classroom during nutrition if
    you have any questions.
    Attention all 8th Graders who are interested in Science with Honors! There is a mandatory information
    meeting tomorrow at lunch in room C20. You must attend this meeting if you would like to participate in
    Science with Honors!
    Attention 8th graders: "Someone Like Me", a live theater performance drawing on a day in the life of a
    teenager is this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the gym. It is a fine performance and opportunity for some
    science extra credit . You are to come with your parent. See you there!

    A balloon is scared of Pop music.

    Today is Monday, December 4, 2018
    Today is a A Day.
    Here is the joke of the day: What kind of music is a balloon scared of?
    GEOGRAPHY BEE 2019 is here! Come by C3 after school on Wednesday, 12/5 at 2:45 to see if you
    qualify for the school level competition that will take place in January. All grades welcome to participate!
    Bring a friend and take your shot at winning scholarship money and international street cred! See you in
    C3 TOMORROW at 2:45!
    Hey Medea Creek! This is from the Recycling Club with a great opportunity to help save the planet. At the
    Student Window there is a box where we are collecting used and dead markers. Put them in the box and
    we'll ship them to Crayola where they will turn them into fuel. Turn color into fuel and make the world a
    better place!
    Attention all 8th Graders who are interested in Science with Honors! There is a
    mandatory information meeting tomorrow at lunch in room C20. You must attend this
    meeting if you would like to participate in Science with Honors!
    Attention 8th graders: "Someone Like Me", a live theater performance drawing on a day in the life of a
    teenager is this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the gym. It is a fine performance and opportunity for some
    science extra credit . You are to come with your parent. See you there!
    The next great spirit event is this Friday! Snowball Shoot is going to be up on the stage at both lunches.
    Details to come!

    A balloon is scared of Pop music.

    Today is Monday, December , 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Here is the joke of the day: What kind of music is a balloon scared of?
    GEOGRAPHY BEE 2019 is here! Come by C3 after school on Wednesday, 12/5 at 2:45 to see if you
    qualify for the school level competition that will take place in January. All grades welcome to participate!
    Bring a friend and take your shot at winning scholarship money and international street cred! See you in
    C3 on Wednesday at 2:45!
    Attention all 8th Graders who are interested in Science with Honors! There is a
    mandatory information meeting on Wednesday, December 5, at lunch in room C20. You
    must attend this meeting if you would like to participate in Science with Honors!

    A balloon is scared of Pop music.

    Today is Friday, November 30, 2018
    Today is a A Day.
    Here is the joke of the day:

    GEOGRAPHY BEE 2019 is here! Come by C3 after school on Wednesday, 12/5 at 2:45 to see if you
    qualify for the school level competition that will take place in January. All grades welcome to participate!
    Bring a friend and take your shot at winning scholarship money and international street cred! See you in
    C3 on Wednesday at 2:45!
    Attention all 8th Graders who are interested in Science with Honors! There is a
    mandatory information meeting on Wednesday, December 5, at lunch in room C20. You
    must attend this meeting if you would like to participate in Science with Honors!

    Do you like to laugh? Do you like to help raise funds for a good cause? Then come to
    the Comedy Sportz Game tonight at Oak Park High. All proceeds will go to the OPUSD
    GoFundMe for the fire victims in Oak Park. The game is at 7pm in the pavilion

    Today is Thursday, November 29, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Here is the joke of the day:

    Attention all 8th Graders who are interested in Science with Honors! There is a
    mandatory information meeting on Wednesday, December 5, at lunch in room C20. You
    must attend this meeting if you would like to participate in Science with Honors!

    Do you like to laugh? Do you like to help raise funds for a good cause? Then come to
    the Comedy Sportz Game this friday at Oak Park High. All proceeds will go to the
    OPUSD GoFundMe for the fire victims in Oak Park. The game is at 7pm in the pavilion

    Today is Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    Today is a A Day.
    Here is the joke of the day:

    An informational meeting for students grades 6-8 interested in competing in the History
    Day Challenge 2019 is being held Today, during your lunch period in Room E-2.
    You will receive handouts and directions for the project.
    Hope to see you! Please arrive promptly.
    Remember, 8th Graders may earn “History with Honors” for graduation.

    Attention all 8th Graders who are interested in Science with Honors! There is a
    mandatory information meeting on Wednesday, December 5, at lunch in room C20. You
    must attend this meeting if you would like to participate in Science with Honors!

    Do you like to laugh? Do you like to help raise funds for a good cause? Then come to
    the Comedy Sportz Game this friday at Oak Park High. All proceeds will go to the
    OPUSD GoFundMe for the fire victims in Oak Park. The game is at 7pm in the pavilion
    Attention all CJSF members!! CJSF will not be meeting this week - our next meeting will
    be on Thursday, December 13. Because of the fires, we are postponing our December
    community service project to next semester. Also, please remember that community
    service logs are due at the meeting on December 13. Forms are on the MCMS CJSF
    website. Please email Mrs. Steiner or stop by her classroom during nutrition if you have
    any questions.

     

    Today is Friday, November 9, 2018
    Today is a B Day.

    Here is your morning trivia--What Native American was honored at the first
    Thanksgiving feast?

    Come help support Oak Park Instrumental Music Association this Monday night! The
    Opima Lazer Tag Fundraiser is from 5-8 at Kids World/Blast City right here in Oak
    Park. The cost is $20 presage and $25 at the door. You can purchase an unlimited
    game card for $15. Proceeds go to help Oak Park Instrumental Music.
    The history day meeting is today at lunch in room E2. Please be on time as we will
    cover all the requirements for the History Day.

    Attention all 8th Graders who are interested in Science with Honors! There is a
    mandatory information meeting on Wednesday, November 14, at lunch in room C20.
    You must attend this meeting if you would like to participate in Science with Honors!
    Next week is the annual Santa Comes to Agoura food drive! Check this out for details!
    The Native American was Squanto. Squanto helped the settlers survive in the New
    World by teaching them how to catch eel & grow corn, as well as serving as their native
    interpreter.

    Today is Thursday, November 8, 2018
    Today is an A Day. It is not a minimum day--we are here for the entire day!
    Reporting live your grandpa’s recliner after a great Thanksgiving dinner.
    Here is your morning trivia--How many calories are there in the average
    Thanksgiving dinner?

    Come help support Oak Park Instrumental Music Association this Monday night! The
    Opima Lazer Tag Fundraiser is from 5-8 at Kids World/Blast City right here in Oak
    Park. The cost is $20 presage and $25 at the door. You can purchase an unlimited
    game card for $15. Proceeds go to help Oak Park Instrumental Music.
    An informational meeting for students grades 6-8 interested in competing in the History
    Day Challenge 2019 is being held this Friday at lunch in Room E-2. All info for the day
    will be handed out then. Remember, 8th Graders may earn “Historian with Honors” for
    graduation. Hope to see you! Please arrive promptly.
    Do you like Panda Express? How about giving to a great student organization? The
    head to your local Panda Express for lunch or dinner and Panda Express will give 20%
    back to California Junior Scholastic Federation--CJSF. Follow these easy steps to help
    out: 1-Grab a flyer at the student window or outside room D-1. 2-take your flyer and a
    few dollars to your Local Panda Express and order your favorite meal. 3-enjoy knowing
    you just helped CJSF!
    Attention all 8th Graders who are interested in Science with Honors! There is a
    mandatory information meeting on Wednesday, November 14, at lunch in room C20.
    You must attend this meeting if you would like to participate in Science with Honors!
    Next week is the annual Santa Comes to Agoura food drive! Check this out for details!
    The average Thanksgiving dinner contains 4,500 calories--that's 3,000 for the meal
    itself and another 1,500 for drinks, desserts and appetizers.

    Today is Wednesday, November 7, 2018
    Today is a B Day. It is also a minimum day.
    Reporting live from a cornucopia
    Here is your morning trivia--What traditional eating utensil was NOT used at the first
    Thanksgiving?
    Come help support Oak Park Instrumental Music Association this Monday night! The Opima
    Lazer Tag Fundraiser is from 5-8 at Kids World/Blast City right here in Oak Park. The cost is
    $20 presage and $25 at the door. You can purchase an unlimited game card for $15. Proceeds
    go to help Oak Park Instrumental Music.
    An informational meeting for students grades 6-8 interested in competing in the History Day
    Challenge 2019 is being held this Friday at lunch in Room E-2. All info for the day will be
    handed out then. Remember, 8th Graders may earn “Historian with Honors” for graduation.
    Hope to see you! Please arrive promptly.

    A Celebration of Culture: During the nutrition break today in the amphitheater area come and
    experience a little bit of India! There will be sights and sounds of Indian culture on display.
    Enjoy!

    The statewide CSF/CJSF organization is holding a fundraiser at all Panda Express restaurants
    across California tomorrow, Thursday, November 8. Panda Express will donate, to the
    California Scholarship Federation, 20% of the proceeds of sales to people bringing in the
    fundraiser flyer. You don’t have to go to a specific Panda Express - pick up a flyer at the
    student window or outside room D-1a and it to your local Panda Express and help raise funds
    for scholarships for students across the state. MCMS CJSF thanks you for supporting this very
    worthwhile cause.
    To all students that signed up for the AMC 8, the test will be Tuesday, November 13th. Please
    verify that you signed up for the contest by coming to room C-6, confirming that your name is
    spelled correctly on the list, and receive information about the test.

    Attention all 8th Graders who are interested in Science with Honors! There is a mandatory
    information meeting on Wednesday, November 14, at lunch in room C20. You must attend this
    meeting if you would like to participate in Science with Honors!

    The fork was not present at the first Thanksgiving. It was introduced about 10 years later.
    Have a great day. :)

    Today is Tuesday, November 6, 2018
    Today is an A Day.

    Reporting live from a thanksgiving dinner
    Here is your morning trivia--Under which president did Thanksgiving become an
    annual holiday?

    An informational meeting for students grades 6-8 interested in competing in the History
    Day Challenge 2019 is being held Friday, 11/9, during your lunch period in Room E-2.
    You will receive handouts and directions for the project.
    Hope to see you! Please arrive promptly.
    Remember, 8th Graders may earn “Historian with Honors” for graduation.
    A Celebration of Culture: During the nutrition break tomorrow in the amphitheater area
    come and experience a little bit of India! There will be sights and sounds of Indian
    culture on display. Enjoy!

    The statewide CSF/CJSF organization is holding a fundraiser at all Panda Express
    restaurants across California on Thursday, November 8. Panda Express will donate, to
    the California Scholarship Federation, 20% of the proceeds of sales to people bringing
    in the fundraiser flyer. You don’t have to go to a specific Panda Express - pick up a
    flyer at the student window or outside room D-1a and it to your local Panda Express
    and help raise funds for scholarships for students across the state. MCMS CJSF
    thanks you for supporting this very worthwhile cause.
    To all students that signed up for the AMC 8, we have a date for the test. It will take
    place after school on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving Break. That's Tuesday,
    November 13th. Please verify that you signed up for the contest by coming to room C-
    6, confirming that your name is spelled correctly on the list, and receive information
    about the test.
    Attention 6th graders? Want to learn or play cricket? or Kho Kho? Want to do some
    cultural chalk drawings? Here is your chance at lunch today up on the south end of the
    field .
    Attention all 8th Graders who are interested in Science with Honors! There is a
    mandatory information meeting on Wednesday, November 14, at lunch in room C20.
    You must attend this meeting if you would like to participate in Science with Honors!

    Thanksgiving became an official annual holiday when Abe Lincoln was president.
    Have a great day. :)

     

    Today is Monday, November 5, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Here is your morning trivia--How many days was the original Thanksgiving Celebration?
    An informational meeting for students grades 6-8 interested in competing in the History
    Day Challenge 2019 is being held Friday, 11/9, during your lunch period in Room E-2.
    You will receive handouts and directions for the project.
    Hope to see you! Please arrive promptly.
    Remember, 8th Graders may earn “Historian with Honors” for graduation.

    The statewide CSF/CJSF organization is holding a fundraiser at all Panda Express
    restaurants across California on Thursday, November 8. Panda Express will donate, to
    the California Scholarship Federation, 20% of the proceeds of sales to people bringing
    in the fundraiser flyer. You don’t have to go to a specific Panda Express - pick up a
    flyer at the student window or outside room D-1a and it to your local Panda Express
    and help raise funds for scholarships for students across the state. MCMS CJSF
    thanks you for supporting this very worthwhile cause.

    To all students that signed up for the AMC 8, we have a date for the test. It will take
    place after school on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving Break. That's Tuesday,
    November 13th. Please verify that you signed up for the contest by coming to room C-
    6, confirming that your name is spelled correctly on the list, and receive information
    about the test.
    Attention 6th graders? Want to learn or play cricket? or Kho Kho? Want to do some
    cultural chalk drawings? Here is your chance at lunch today and tomorrow up on the
    south end of the field .
    Attention all 8th Graders who are interested in Science with Honors! There is a
    mandatory information meeting on Wednesday, November 14, at lunch in room C20.
    You must attend this meeting if you would like to participate in Science with Honors!

    The original Thanksgiving was 3 day celebration! That’s a lot of Pumpkin Pie!

    Today is Thursday, November 1, 2018
    Today is a B Day.

    Here is your morning trivia:
    There are no announcements today. Since you’re all in a sugar coma, enjoy this 30
    seconds of calming music.

    Have a great day. :)

    Today is Wednesday, October 31, 2018--It’s Halloween!!
    Today is an A Day.
    I’m Hartmire, I’m Bessey, and I’m Whitey
    Here is your morning trivia: How long does it take to make 1 Peep candy?

    The Calm Place Club and the 6th Grade Minecraft Club will not meet Wednesday
    But wait the Halloween Costume Contest is today! Wear your costume to school and
    enter the contest held at lunch. There are several categories in which to compete--
    scary, funny, original, pairs or groups, and best homemade costume! Celebrity judges
    will be up on the stage to decide the who has the best costumes!
    It takes six minutes to make a Peep. That means the Pennsylvania
    factory can produce 5.5 million Peeps a day!

    Today is Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    Today is a B Day.

    Here is your morning trivia: Why was the 3 Musketeers bar originally called a 3
    Musketeers?
    8th grade soccer intramural sign-ups are today in your PE class. Meeting will be on
    Wednesday at 8am outside of R5 (PE office).

    Art club meets today at lunch for both lunches in room D-2. See you there!
    Spanish Club will not meet today.
    Homework club will be in room E4 this afternoon.
    The Calm Place Club will not meet Wednesday--go enjoy the Halloween Costume Contest.
    The Halloween Costume Contest is tomorrow--on Halloween. Wear your costume to
    school and enter the contest held at lunch. There are several categories in which to
    compete--scary, funny, original, pairs or groups, and best homemade costume!
    Celebrity judges will be up on the stage to decide the who has the best costumes!

    3 MUSKETEERS WAS SO-NAMED BECAUSE IT ORIGINALLY FEATURED CHOCOLATE,
    STRAWBERRY, AND VANILLA PIECES OF CANDY. But vanilla and strawberry (as well as
    sugar) were scarce during World War II, so 3 Musketeers ditched the vanilla and strawberry to
    focus on chocolate.
    Have a great day. :)

    Today is Monday, October 29, 2018
    Today is an A Day.

    Here is your morning trivia: How many Tootsie Rolls are produced every day?
    8th grade soccer intramural sign-ups will be Monday and Tuesday in your PE class.
    Meeting will be on Wednesday at 8am outside of R5 (PE office).

    The Halloween Costume Contest is Wednesday--on Halloween! Wear your costume to
    school and enter the contest held at lunch. There are several categories in which to
    compete--scary, funny, original, pairs or groups, and best homemade costume!
    Celebrity judges will be up on the stage to decide the who has the best costumes!

    EVERY DAY, 64 MILLION TOOTSIE ROLLS ARE MADE. That
    means that over 44,440 Tootsie Rolls are created per minute!

     

    Today is Thursday, October 25, 2018
    Today is an A Day.

    Here is your morning trivia: What percentage of candy given out on Halloween is
    lollipops or hard candy?
    6th grade math club: Please bring your hexaflexagons today so we can decorate them!
    If you don't have it with you, there will be templates to make a new one.
    Recycling Club WILL NOT meet today, Thursday

    About 30% of candy is lollipops or hard candy. The rest is some sort of chocolate.

    More than 35 million pounds

    Today is Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    Reporting from a Halloween party.
    Here is your morning trivia: Halloween is a day really called All Hallow’s Eve. What is a
    Hallow?
    Fitness club meets in the gym tomorrow morning at 7:30, see you there!

    Gamer club will be holding the first Magic the Gathering Tournament of the year starting
    tomorrow in R-3 at lunch. Bring your deck and join in.

    Gamer club will be holding the first Magic the Gathering Tournament of the year starting
    tomorrow in R-3 at lunch. Bring your deck and join in.

    Attention Astrocamp students: This is reminder to be in the MCMS gym at 6:45 on
    Wednesday. Remember to bring a sack lunch, filled water bottle and empty 2 liter bottle
    to build a rocket at camp.
    A Hallow is a saint or a holy person
    Hallow when used as an adjective means holy and as a noun it means someone who is
    holy. You can see why All Saint’s Eve is also known as All Hallow’s Eve.

     

    Today is Monday, October 22, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Reporting from chocolate.
    Here is your morning trivia: What is the oldest mass produced chocolate bar in the
    world?
    Gamer club will be holding the first Magic the Gathering Tournament of the year starting
    this Wednesday in R-3 at lunch. Bring your deck and join in.

    Attention Astrocamp students: This is reminder to be in the MCMS gym at 6:45 on
    Wednesday. Remember to bring a sack lunch, filled water bottle and empty 2 liter bottle
    to build a rocket at camp.
    Hershey’s Milk Chocolate bar is the oldest mass produced chocolate bar in the world.

     

    Today is Thursday, October 18, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Reporting live from Halloween, 1976.
    Here is your morning trivia: What was the most popular halloween candy in 1976?
    Gamer Club is meeting today in R-3. They will be holding a practice day for Magic the
    Gathering in preparation for the upcoming tournament.
    Attention all 6th graders: We hope you're planning to go to Medea's first school dance
    this Friday night. Our 8th grade WEB leaders are excited to see you and will be there to
    welcome you. Every 6th grader has a WEB leader. The Dance starts at 5:30 for all 6th
    graders only. We want to challenge you and see if you can find your WEB leader at the
    dance and take a selfie with them. Email your picture to Mrs. Shea or Mrs. Connelly.

    The Halloween Dance is tomorrow! Check this out for the all the details!

    America’s favorite Halloween candy in 1976 was Laffy Taffy/

     

    Today is Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    Reporting live from a costume shop.

    Here is your morning trivia: What was America’s favorite Halloween costume in
    2017?
    Gamer Club is meeting today in R-3. They will be holding a practice day for Magic the
    Gathering in preparation for the upcoming tournament.
    Attention all 6th graders: We hope you're planning to go to Medea's first school dance
    this Friday night. Our 8th grade WEB leaders are excited to see you and will be there to
    welcome you. Every 6th grader has a WEB leader. The Dance starts at 5:30 for all 6th
    graders only. We want to challenge you and see if you can find your WEB leader at the
    dance and take a selfie with them. Email your picture to Mrs. Shea or Mrs. Connelly.

    Here is a special announcement about the Calm Place Club.

    Tomorrow is the Great California Shakeout. Students will be sitting on the grass for a
    while as the school participates in this state wide event. Please be sure to wear
    something comfortable that is good for sitting on the grass. You may bring a book to
    read while you’re sitting up on the field. Please see your teachers for more information.

    The Halloween Dance is this Friday! Check this out for the all the details!
    Pledge…

    America’s favorite Halloween costume in 2017 was Pennywise--the clown from Steven
    King’s It.

    Today is Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Reporting live from a candy factory.

    Here is your morning trivia: What was America’s favorite Halloween Candy in 2017?

    Art club meets today at lunch for both lunches in room D-2. See you there!
    Spanish club for today has been cancelled.
    Homework club will meet in room E4 today after school.
    Here is a special announcement about the Calm Place Club.

    This Thursday, October 18 th , Medea Creek Middle School will be participating in the
    California Shakeout. Students will be sitting on the grass for a while while Medea
    participates in this statewide event. Please be sure to wear something comfortable that
    is good for sitting on the grass. Please see your teachers for more information.

    The Halloween Dance is this Friday! Check this out for the all the details!
    Pledge…

    America’s favorite Halloween Candy in 2017 was Skittles.

    Today is Monday, October 15, 2018 Today is a A Day. Reporting live a small closet in the office. Here is your morning trivia: What does the M and M stand for on the chocolate candies? This past Friday, 45 Medea students raced at Mt. Sac--the largest and one of the toughest cross country races in America. All students racn very well. The boys’ varsity team, which included Zachy Harris, Rowen Heidt, Grant Jones, JD Bauman, Connor Jaffe, Rohan Saravanan, and Mark Hodges took second overall in the Varsity race. Well done all Mt. Sac athletes. This Thursday, October 18th, Medea Creek Middle School will be participating in the California Shake Out. The Great California Shake Out is an annual earthquake preparedness drill in California. It is one of the official regions in the Great Shake Out Earthquake Drills movement. ... The drill is now an annual event enlarged to cover the entire state of California. Medea Creek will be reviewing and practicing its own earthquake preparedness drill on this day. Please see your teachers for more information. This week is spirit week! Today is mismatch Monday. Tomorrow is Twinning Tuesday! Spirit week is a lead up to the Halloween Dance this Friday. The dance itself will be outside with a Haunted Maze in the gym. 6th graders are welcome from 5:30-7:30 while 7th-8th graders are from 6:00-8:00. If you have Panther Activity Card, there is no fee for the dance. If not, the cost is $5.00 at the door. Pizza will be served and a scary good time will be had by all. Pledge… M&M's actually stands for "Mars & Murrie's," the last names of the candy's founders.

    Today is Friday, October 12, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Reporting live from the Spanish Flu.

    Here is your morning trivia: Where did Spanish flu originate?

    On Thursday, October 18 th , Medea Creek Middle School will be participating in the
    California Shake Out. The Great California Shake Out is an annual earthquake
    preparedness drill in California. It is one of the official regions in the Great Shake Out
    Earthquake Drills movement. ... The drill is now an annual event enlarged to cover the
    entire state of California.
    Medea Creek will be reviewing and practicing its own earthquake preparedness drill on
    this day. Please see your teachers for more information.

    The Halloween Dance and a bunch of other great activities are coming up! Check this
    out for more details!
    The Spanish Flu originated right here in the good old USA!

    Today is Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Today is a A Day.
    Reporting live from a dog park.
    Here is your morning trivia: What kind of animal is a prairie dog?

    Coding Club has moved from Fridays to Thursdays and will meet today.

    On Thursday, October 18 th , Medea Creek Middle School will be participating in the
    California Shake Out. The Great California Shake Out is an annual earthquake
    preparedness drill in California. It is one of the official regions in the Great Shake Out
    Earthquake Drills movement. ... The drill is now an annual event enlarged to cover the
    entire state of California.
    Medea Creek will be reviewing and practicing its own earthquake preparedness drill on
    this day. Please see your teachers for more information.
    Did you buy a Panther Activity Card but didn’t pick it up the entire week they were being
    distributed at lunch? You’re in luck! PAC card stickers will be distributed during period
    1 today. Please see Mr. White in room C8 if you have any questions about Panther
    Activity Cards.

    The Halloween Dance and a bunch of other great activities are coming up! Check this
    out for more details!

    A prairie dog is a rodent--They are a type of ground squirrel.

    Today is Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Reporting live from Egypt.
    Here is your morning trivia: What is a camel hair brush made from?
    6th grade dance club meets today. Get your lunch and meet Coach Gibson outside the locker rooms. See
    you there!
    Today's meeting of the Calm Place (formerly known as "Preschool Club") has been cancelled. See you
    next week!
    On Thursday, October 18 th , Medea Creek Middle School will be participating in the
    California Shake Out. The Great California Shake Out is an annual earthquake
    preparedness drill in California. It is one of the official regions in the Great Shake Out
    Earthquake Drills movement. ... The drill is now an annual event enlarged to cover the
    entire state of California.
    Medea Creek will be reviewing and practicing its own earthquake preparedness drill on
    this day. Please see your teachers for more information.
    Did you buy a Panther Activity Card but didn’t pick it up the entire week they were being
    distributed at lunch? You’re in luck! PAC card stickers will be distributed during period
    1 tomorrow. Please see Mr. White in room C8 if you have any questions about Panther
    Activity Cards.

    The Halloween Dance and a bunch of other great activities are coming up! Check this
    out for more details!

    A camel hair brush is made from squirrel, goat or ox fur.

    Today is Tuesday, October 9, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    Reporting live from the South Pacific Ocean.
    Here is your morning trivia: Which country do kiwifruit originate from?
    Attention Astrocamp students: there is an important informational meeting this Thursday
    at 6:00 p.m. in the MCMS gym. The meeting will be about 30 minutes. You should
    come with your parents.
    6th grade dance club meets tomorrow at lunch. Get your lunch and meet Coach Gibson
    outside the locker rooms. See you there!
    Medea Creek will be hosting the AMC 8 this year on November 13th after school.
    If you are interested in participating please to go Mr. Large's room, C - 6, and sign up
    before the deadline on Friday, Oct. 12th. Late sign-up's can not be accepted, so don't
    hesitate.

    The Halloween Dance is coming up!! Check this out for more details!

    Kiwifruit originally came from China.

    Today is Monday, October 8, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Reporting live from a blueberry.

    Here is your morning trivia: From which country do French fries originate?
    Attention Astrocamp students: there is an important informational meeting this Thursday
    at 6:00 p.m. in the MCMS gym. The meeting will be about 30 minutes. You should
    come with your parents.

    Medea Creek will be hosting the AMC 8 this year on November 13th after school.
    If you are interested in participating please to go Mr. Large's room, C - 6, and sign up
    before the deadline on Friday, Oct. 12th. Late sign-up's can not be accepted, so don't
    hesitate.

    The Halloween Dance is coming up!! Check this out for more details!

    Finally, it’ Fun Friday!

    French Fries originally came from Belgium.

    Today is Friday, October 5, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    Reporting live from a blueberry.

    Here is your morning trivia: What color is blueberry jam?
    Astrocamp Students: Roommate forms are available at the Student Window. They are
    due BACK today Friday, October 5th, at the Student Window.

    Do you like Candy Corn? Do you like whipped cream? How about bobbing for candy
    corn in a pile of whipped cream? Then come to the stage today at lunch to play Candy
    Corn Quest (not crazy for candy corn) up on stage! Good times will be had by all!

    Medea Creek will be hosting the AMC 8 this year on November 13th after school.
    If you are interested in participating please to go Mr. Large's room, C - 6, and sign up
    before the deadline on Friday, Oct. 12th. Late sign-up's can not be accepted, so don't
    hesitate.

    The Halloween Dance is 2 weeks away! Check this out for more details!

    Finally, it’ Fun Friday!

    Blueberry Jam is purple.

    Today is Thursday, October 4, 2018
    Today is a B Day.

    Reporting live from a big salad.
    Here is your morning trivia: Which country was the Caesar salad invented in?
    Attention Astrocamp Students: Roommate forms are available at the Student Window.
    They are due BACK to the Student Window on Friday, October 5th.

    Do you like Candy Corn? Do you like whipped cream? How about bobbing for candy
    corn in a pile of whipped cream? Then come to the stage tomorrow at lunch to play
    Candy Corn Quest (not crazy for candy corn) up on stage! Good times will be had by
    all!

    The Halloween Dance is 2 weeks away! Check this out for more details!

    Caesar salad was invented in Mexico!

    Today is Wednesday, October 3, 2018
    Today is an A Day.

    Reporting live from a 747.
    Here is your morning trivia: What color are aircraft black recording boxes?

    A reminder to all students trying out for Mock Trial that try outs will continue today after
    school in Room C-2. A list of those who have tryouts scheduled for today is posted on
    the window of D-1a and C-2. Please be outside of C-2 at least 10 minutes before your
    scheduled tryout time.

    The 6th grade Minecraft Club will be meeting today during 6th grade lunch in the
    Technology Lab - Room D-1a. The plan is to log into the computers and enter the
    Mindcraft world. Everyone is welcome!!

    Gamer Club will be hosting their first Nintendo Day today during lunch in R-3.

    The black recording box on all aircraft are bright orange.

    Today is Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    Today is a B Day.

    Reporting live from a vineyard.
    Here is your morning trivia: Which country has a toe and a heel?

    Art club meets today at lunch for both lunches in room D-2. See you there!

    Dodgeball club meets today at 6th grade lunch.

    Gamer Club will be hosting their first Nintendo Day tomorrow during lunch in R-3.

    Spanish Club will not be meeting today at lunch. We will meet next week.

    Homework Club will take place this afternoon in E4 not C17.

    The country of Italy has a toe and heel.

     

    Today is Monday, October 1, 2018
    Today is an A Day.

    Here is your morning trivia: What percentage of our body weight is water?

    An announcement for students who were scheduled to try out for the Mock Trial Team
    this afternoon. Because of a scheduling conflict - tryouts have ben moved to
    Wednesday, October 3. Your time will remain the same. Tryout schedules are on the
    window for D1-a. Contact Mrs. Steiner if you have any questions.

    Attention all 7/8 grade students interested in participating in the MCMS Fantasy Hockey
    Club! We have a mandatory meeting TODAY at lunch in Mrs. Fadgen's room, C3, so we
    can set up our Fantasy NHL Hockey draft before the regular season begins. Bring your
    lunch and a friend! See you TODAY in C3!
    Movie Club begins today Period 5 lunch in C1.
    Your body weight is made of of 60% water.

    Today is Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    I’m Matt and I’m Ryan…
    Reporting live from Dodger Stadium.
    Here is your morning trivia. How many outs are there in a complete 9 inning baseball
    game?
    Fitness club will have its first meeting tomorrow in the gym at 7:30am. See you there.
    6th grade Math Club will start this Thursday in Mrs. Sonnabend's room, C-13, at lunch.
    We look forward to seeing you there!
    Please come this Thursday to the official start of the Panda Club in E9. Bring your
    lunch and love of everything PANDA!
    There will be no meeting of the Minecraft club this week. The next meeting will be on
    October 3. See you then!!
    Want to get a big chunk of your homework done before you get home? Need a place to
    this, with an MCMS teacher there to answer questions? Remember that Homework
    Clubs meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:00. Pick up your
    Homework Agreement Form at the Student Window.
    6th grade Dance Club's first meeting is tomorrow at lunch. Meet Coach Gibson outside
    the locker room after you get your lunch. See you there!
    6th grade art club only. We will be having our first art club meeting today at lunch in
    room d-2. See you there.
    The first meeting of Strings Club will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, September 26th in
    room B-2 (the band room) after school from 2:45 to 3:30. Strings Club is for any
    students who already play or would like to learn how to play the Violin, Viola, Cello or
    String Bass. Meetings are every Wednesday from 2:45 to 3:30. For more information,
    and to get a membership contract, please see Mrs. Levine in the band room after
    school.
    6th grade Dodgeball club will start Next Tuesday at lunch in the gym. It will be every
    Tuesday at lunch after that. If you have questions, see coach Klamecki or coach Webb.

    The Hidden Panther Challenge is going on right now. There are 3 panthers that look
    just like this one hidden around campus. If you find one, bring it to room C8 to claim
    your prize. The found panthers will be re-hidden once they are found until the end of
    the week. Keep looking during nutrition, lunch, before and after school. Ashley Tepfer
    was the first to find a panther yesterday during nutrition. She found it in a pocket of a
    shirt in the lost and found.

    There are 54 outs in a complete baseball game.

     

    Today is Monday, September 24, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Reporting live from a small closet in the office.
    Here is your morning trivia. What is the national animal of Scotland?

    A reminder about out-of--bounds areas at lunch: At lunch The E, D and C buildings are
    off limits to students. PE bathrooms are open at lunch--these are the ones to be used
    during your lunchtime. To enter classrooms, students should have a pass or are
    attending a Club that meets during that time. Students must respect supervision aides
    direction as well drawn lines on the concrete that are boundaries --and not go beyond
    these.

    Fitness club will have its first meeting this Wednesday in the gym at 7:30am. See you
    there.
    6th grade Math Club will start next Thursday, September 27th, in Mrs. Sonnabend's
    room, C-13, at lunch. We look forward to seeing you there!
    Please come this Thursday, September 27th to the official start of the Panda Club in E9.
    Bring your lunch and love of everything PANDA!
    Want to get a big chunk of your homework done before you get home? Need a place to
    this, with an MCMS teacher there to answer questions? Remember that Homework
    Clubs meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:00. Pick up your
    Homework Agreement Form at the Student Window.
    6th grade Dance Club's first meeting is Wednesday at lunch. Meet Coach Gibson
    outside the locker room after you get your lunch. See you there!
    An announcement for students who are scheduled to try out for the Mock Trial Team on
    Monday, October 1. Because of a scheduling conflict - tryouts have ben moved to
    Wednesday, October 3. Your time will remain the same. This only affects students
    scheduled to try out on Monday, October 1. Tryout schedules are on the window for
    D1-a. Contact Mrs. Steiner if you have any questions.

    The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.

    Today is Friday, September 21, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    Reporting live from the Friends’ fountain.
    Here is your morning trivia. In the TV show Friends, what is the name of the coffee shop
    where the Friends hang out?
    A reminder about out-of--bounds areas at lunch: At lunch The E, D and C buildings are
    off limits to students. PE bathrooms are open at lunch--these are the ones to be used
    during your lunchtime. To enter classrooms, students should have a pass or are
    attending a Club that meets during that time. Students must respect supervision aides
    direction as well drawn lines on the concrete that are boundaries --and not go beyond
    these.

    Fitness club will have its first meeting Wed. 9/26 in the gym at 7:30am. See you there.
    6th grade Math Club will start next Thursday, September 27th, in Mrs. Sonnabend's
    room, C-13, at lunch. We look forward to seeing you there!
    And, the coffee shop where the Friends all hang out is called Central Perk.

     

    Today is Thursday, September 20, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    I’m
    Reporting live from
    Here is your morning trivia. What is the name of Peppa Pig’s brother?

    Recycling Club meets this Thursday at 2:50 near the Student Window. Mrs. Bagheri will
    meet you there .

    Gamer club will meet today in R-3 for club introductions and free play.
    The first official Meeting of the 6th Grade Dungeons and Dragons club will be on
    Thursday September 27th in Mr. O'Hagans room; E-7.

    Fitness club will have its first meeting Wed. 9/26 in the gym at 730am. See you there.
    6th grade Math Club will start next Thursday, September 27th, in Mrs. Sonnabend's
    room, C-13, at lunch. We look forward to seeing you there!
    And, Peppa Pig’s brother's name is George
    Have a great day. :)

     

    Today is Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    I’m
    Reporting live from
    Here is your morning trivia. Who founded the first public library in the U.S.?

    Make-up picture day is today. Periods 1 and 2. Your teachers have a list of students
    who have not taken photos —and a schedule of when to take your photo
    Recycling Club meets this Thursday at 2:50 near the Student Window. Mrs. Bagheri will
    meet you there .
    Art club! There will not be 6th grade art club today due to the lunchtime activity in the
    quad, we will have a makeup club, next week on the 25th. *Check the D-2 window for
    future club dates. 7th and 8th graders, we WILL have art club today at lunch in d-2. See
    you there!
    Gamer club will meet tomorrow in R-3 for club introductions and free play.
    The first official Meeting of the 6th Grade Dungeons and Dragons club will be on
    Thursday September 27th in Mr. O'Hagans room; E-7.
    6th grade lunchtime clubs will be cancelled today. Continue your pledge of compassion
    today by eating lunch with someone new. ASB and WEB leaders will be out at 6th
    grade lunch to mix it up with you!
    Fitness club will have its first meeting Wed. 9/26 in the gym at 730am. See you there.
    This is an announcement for students who are scheduled to try out for the Mock Trial
    Team on Monday, October 1. Because of a scheduling conflict - tryouts have ben
    moved to Wednesday, October 3. Your time will remain the same. This only affects
    students scheduled to try out on Monday, October 1. Tryout schedules are on the
    window for D1-a. Contact Mrs. Steiner if you have any questions.

    And, the first public library was founded by Ben Franklin.

     

    Today is Monday, September 17, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    I’m Peyton and I’m Sydney
    Reporting live from a farm.
    Here is your morning trivia. On a farm, a kid is a baby what?
    Astrocamp lists are posted at the Student Window.
    Homework Club meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3-4.
    Pick up a Homework Agreement Form at the Student Window
    Make-up picture day is tomorrow. Periods 1 and 2. Your teachers have a
    list of students who have not taken photos —and a schedule of when to
    take your photo
    Recycling Club meets this Thursday at 2:50 near the Student Window.
    Mrs. Bagheri will meet you there .
    A reminder to all students trying out for Mock Trial that returning students
    will try out today after school in Room C-2. A list of those who have tryouts
    scheduled for today is posted on the window of D-1a and C-2. Please be
    outside of C-2 at least 10 minutes before your scheduled tryout time.
    Tomorrow morning before school starts every student will be given a name
    tag. Your challenge on Tuesday: Keep your name tag on all day and see
    how many people say "Hi" to you and then see how many people YOU can
    say "Hi" to right back.
    This simple act of saying "Hello" can help break down that wall of isolation:
    Students feeling alone, left out, or invisible.
    Who can keep their name tag on all day long?

    And, if your on a farm, a kid is a baby goat..

    Today is Friday, September 14, 2018
    Today is a A Day.
    Here is your morning trivia. What color are Mickey Mouse’s shorts?

    Next Tuesday morning before school starts every student will be given a name tag. Your challenge on
    Tuesday: Keep your name tag on all day and see how many people say "Hi" to you and see how many
    people you can say "Hi" to.
    This simple act of saying "Hello" can help break down that wall of isolation: students feeling alone, left
    out, or invisible. Who can keep their name tag on all day long?

    All 8th graders interested in playing football against Lindero please sign up at lunch with Coach
    Calce today.

    Today is Wednesday, September 13, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Here is your morning trivia. How big is the diameter of a basketball hoop, in inches?
    Attention all 7th and 8th grade students. Are you interested in being a part of Southern
    California's most exciting science competition? If you are, then come learn about science
    olympiad. Join Mrs. Lamb in C-15 at lunch on Wednesday, September 12th for an informational
    meeting about the competition and this years events. Hope to see you there!
    All 8th graders interested in playing football against Lindero please sign up at lunch with Coach
    Calce on Thursday 9/13 and Friday 9/14
    6th grade Rocket Club will meet for the first time on Wed. Sept 26 at lunch in E-6. Come by and
    have fun. 6-8th Airplane Club will be an after school club that meets on Fridays. Come by for
    the first meeting on Sept. 28 in E-6. See Mr. Roesner for questions.

    A reminder to all members of CJSF - there will be a quick mandatory meeting after school today. We will
    talk about the leadership structure for CJSF and have signups available for those interested in running for
    a spot on the CJSF Leadership Team. See you all then!

    At Medea Creek we hope students will make a commitment this year and beyond to being more
    compassionate toward each other and to take action to be kinder and stronger individuals.
    Sometimes we don’t know how powerful one person can be and how a simple act of kindness
    can change or impact someone’s day for the better.
    We want to challenge all students to show their kindness and willingness to do something new
    and have fun! Starting this Friday, 9/14, and next week we will have opportunities for our entire
    student body to come together and have some fun. Look out for more details this week .

    A basketball hoop is 18 inches in diameter.

    Today is Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    Here is your morning trivia. What is the only mammal that can truly fly?
    Attention all 7th and 8th grade students. Are you interested in being a part of Southern
    California's most exciting science competition? If you are, then come learn about science
    olympiad. Join Mrs. Lamb in C-15 at lunch on Wednesday, September 12th for an informational
    meeting about the competition and this years events. Hope to see you there!
    All 8th graders interested in playing football against Lindero please sign up at lunch with Coach
    Calce on Thursday 9/13 and Friday 9/14
    6th grade Rocket Club will meet for the first time on Wed. Sept 26 at lunch in E-6. Come by and
    have fun. 6-8th Airplane Club will be an after school club that meets on Fridays. Come by for
    the first meeting on Sept. 28 in E-6. See Mr. Roesner for questions.
    The first meeting of the 6th grade Minecraft Club is today during 6th grade lunch in the
    Technology Lab - Room D-1a. We will talk about the club and what we will be doing as well as
    logging into the computers and entering into the Mindcraft world. Everyone is welcome!!
    A reminder to all members of CJSF - there will be a quick mandatory meeting after school
    tomorrow, Thursday. We will talk about the leadership structure for CJSF and have signups
    available for those interested in running for a spot on the CJSF Leadership Team. See you all
    then!
    Preschool Club will have its first meeting on Wednesday, Sept 26. That's the week after Yom
    Kippur. Location is still being determined due to the large number of people who signed up.
    But the naps, coloring & cartoons are ON THE WAY!

    At Medea Creek we hope students will make a commitment this year and beyond to being more
    compassionate toward each other and to take action to be kinder and stronger individuals.
    Sometimes we don’t know how powerful one person can be and how a simple act of kindness
    can change or impact someone’s day for the better.
    We want to challenge all students to show their kindness and willingness to do something new
    and have fun! Starting this Friday, 9/14, and next week we will have opportunities for our entire
    student body to come together and have some fun. Look out for more details this week .

    The only mammal that truly flies is the bat.

    Today is Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    Today is a B Day.

    Here is your morning trivia. Which bird has the largest wingspan?
    Attention all 7th and 8th grade students. Are you interested in being a part of Southern
    California's most exciting science competition? If you are, then come learn about science
    olympiad. Join Mrs. Lamb in C-15 at lunch on Wednesday, September 12th for an informational
    meeting about the competition and this years events. Hope to see you there!

    The first meeting of the 6th grade Minecraft Club will take place during 6th grade lunch on
    Wednesday in the Technology Lab - Room D-1a. We will talk about the club and what we will
    be doing as well as logging into the computers and entering into the Mindcraft world. Everyone
    is welcome!!

    At Medea Creek we hope students will make a commitment this year and beyond to being more
    compassionate toward each other and to take action to be kinder and stronger individuals.
    Sometimes we don’t know how powerful one person can be and how a simple act of kindness
    can change or impact someone’s day for the better.
    We want to challenge all students to show their kindness and willingness to do something new
    and have fun! Starting this Friday, 9/14, and next week we will have opportunities for our entire
    student body to come together and have some fun. Look out for more details this week .

    The bird with the largest wingspan is the albatross.

    Today is Friday, September 7, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    Reporting live from somewhere in Italy.
    Here is your morning trivia. Which Italian city is famous for its leaning tower?
    Attention all 7th and 8th grade students. Are you interested in being a part of Southern
    California's most exciting science competition? If you are, then come learn about
    science olympiad. Join Mrs. Lamb in C-15 at lunch on Wednesday, September 12th for
    an informational meeting about the competition and this years events. Hope to see you
    there!
    It’s Time for Fun Friday!

    The Italian city famous for its leaning tower is Pisa.

     

    Today is Thursday, September 6, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Reporting live from The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
    Here is your morning trivia. How many legs do butterflies have?
    Attention all 7th and 8th grade students. Are you interested in being a part of Southern
    California's most exciting science competition? If you are, then come learn about
    science olympiad. Join Mrs. Lamb in C-15 at lunch on Wednesday, September 12th for
    an informational meeting about the competition and this years events. Hope to see you
    there!
    There will be a meeting for any 7th or 8th grade student interested in joining CJSF this
    afternoon, immediately after school in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a. Complete applications
    for membership in CJSF this semester are due at this meeting. No late applications will
    be accepted. The meeting should be over by 3:00. Remember, the meeting is after
    school!! See you then!
    Club sign up day is today at lunch. Come to the stage and sign up! There is a club for
    everyone! Some of the clubs you can choose from include…

    Butterflies have six legs.

    Today is Wednesday, September 5, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    Reporting live from Rio De Janeiro
    Here is your morning trivia. What language do the people of Brazil speak?

    Attention all 7th and 8th grade students. Are you interested in being a part of Southern
    California's most exciting science competition? If you are, then come learn about
    science olympiad. Join Mrs. Lamb in C-15 at lunch on Wednesday, September 12th for
    an informational meeting about the competition and this years events. Hope to see you
    there!

    The MCMS Mock Trial team is having a meeting this afternoon immediately after school
    in room, C-2. Anyone interested in trying out for the team must attend this meeting. We
    will discuss tryout requirements and you will sign up for your tryout time. Tryouts will
    start on Monday, September 17 but you must sign up at this afternoon's meeting to
    tryout.

    There will be a meeting for any 7th or 8th grade student interested in joining CJSF
    tomorrow, Thursday, immediately after school in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a. Complete
    applications for membership in CJSF this semester are due at this meeting. No late
    applications will be accepted. The meeting should be over by 3:00. Remember, the
    meeting is after school!! See you then!
    Club sign up day is tomorrow at lunch. Come to the stage and sign up! There is a club
    for everyone! Some of the clubs you can choose from include…
    The people of Brazil speak Portuguese.

    Today is Tuesday, September 4, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Reporting live from Amsterdam.
    Here is your morning trivia. Which Dutch painter cut off a part of his ear?
    Homework Club Begins tomorrow. Pick up a Homework Club Agreement Form at the
    Student Window.
    The training for Mt. Sac has begun! If you’re interested in joining the MCMS Cross
    Country team, see Mr. White in room C8 as soon as possible.

    The MCMS Mock Trial team is having a meeting tomorrow immediately after school in
    room, C-2. Anyone interested in trying out for the team must attend this meeting. We
    will discuss tryout requirements and you will sign up for your tryout time. Tryouts will
    start on Monday, September 17 but you must sign up at this meeting to tryout.

    There will be a meeting for any 7th or 8th grade student interested in joining CJSF on
    Thursday, immediately after school in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a. Complete applications
    for membership in CJSF this semester are due at this meeting. No late applications will
    be accepted. The meeting should be over by 3:00. Remember, the meeting is after
    school!! See you then!

    Club sign up day is next Thursday. Some of the clubs you can choose from include…

    The Dutch painter who cut off part of his ear was Vincent Van Gogh

    Today is Friday, August 31, 2018
    Today is an A Day.

    Reporting from St. Andrews Golf Course
    Here is your morning trivia. In what country was golf first played?
    Homework Club Begins on Wednesday September 5th. Pick up a Homework Club
    Agreement Form at the Student Window.

    Attention 8th graders: AstroCamp 2018 information is available at the Student Window.
    The trip is Oct. 24-26 and the paperwork, if you are interested, is due by September 5th
    at the Student Window. See Mrs. Bagheri for any questions.

    Odyssey of the Mind 2018-2019 Season is about to launch! Upcoming Odyssey of the
    Mind Information Meeting is on September 8, have your parent fill out the 2018-2019
    Odyssey Interest From which can be found, with other details, on the Oak Park
    Education Foundation website.

    Club sign up day is next Thursday. Some of the clubs you can choose from include…

    Golf was first played in Scotland.

    Today is Thursday, August 30, 2018
    Today is a B Day.

    Reporting from The Heinz Factory.
    Here is your morning trivia. From what language does the word ketchup come?
    Homework Club Begins on Wednesday September 5th. Pick up a Homework Club
    Agreement Form at the Student Window.
    The world famous Mt. Sac cross country race is back for 2018. All students interested
    in running at Mt. Sac this year must attend an informational meeting today at lunch.
    The meeting will be held during both lunches in room C8. If you love to race and want
    to carry on Medea’s tradition of excellence this is the event for you. See you Thursday
    at lunch in room C8.

    Attention 8th graders: AstroCamp 2018 information is available at the Student Window.
    The trip is Oct. 24-26 and the paperwork, if you are interested, is due by September 5th
    at the Student Window. See Mrs. Bagheri for any questions.
    Yearbook Meeting
    We will be meeting after school today 2:45-3:45 in C-4.
    There will be a meeting for any 7th or 8th grade student interested in joining CJSF this
    afternoon immediately after school in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a. Information about
    changes happening this year and applications for the Fall Semester will be provided.
    The meeting should be over by 3:00. Remember, the meeting is after school!! See you
    then!
    Odyssey of the Mind 2018-2019 Season is about to launch! Upcoming Odyssey of the
    Mind Information Meeting is on September 8, have your parent fill out the 2018-2019
    Odyssey Interest From which can be found, with other details, on the Oak Park
    Education Foundation website.
    Club Sign up day is 1 week from today! There are well over 20 clubs from which to
    choose. More info on the clubs will be announced next week.
    The word ketchup comes from Chinese.

    Today is Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    Today is an A Day.

    Reporting from Hogwarts.
    Here is your morning trivia. What is the name of Harry Potter’s pet owl?
    The world famous Mt. Sac cross country race is back for 2018. All students interested
    in running at Mt. Sac this year must attend an informational meeting this Thursday at
    lunch. The meeting will be held during both lunches in room C8. If you love to race and
    want to carry on Medea’s tradition of excellence this is the event for you. See you
    Thursday at lunch in room C8.

    Attention 8th graders: AstroCamp 2018 information is available at the Student Window.
    The trip is Oct. 24-26 and the paperwork, if you are interested, is due by September 5th
    at the Student Window. See Mrs. Bagheri for any questions.
    Yearbook Meeting
    We will be meeting after school on Thursday 2:45-3:45 in C-4.
    There will be a MCMS Mock Trial Meeting for interested students immediately after
    school today in room C-2. This meeting could last until 4:00. The meeting is for
    students who are new to Mock Trial only. Students who were on the team last year
    should not attend. We will see returning students next week on Wednesday,
    September 5. Can't wait to see all the new students this afternoon!!
    There will be a meeting for any 7th or 8th grade student interested in joining CJSF
    tomorrow, Thursday, immediately after school in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a. Information
    about changes happening this year and applications for the Fall Semester will be
    provided. The meeting should be over by 3:00. Remember, the meeting is after school!!
    See you then!
    Odyssey of the Mind 2018-2019 Season is about to launch! Upcoming Odyssey of the
    Mind Information Meeting is on September 8, have your parent fill out the 2018-2019
    Odyssey Interest From which can be found, with other details, on the Oak Park
    Education Foundation website.
    Harry Potter’s pet owl is named Hedwig.

    Today is Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Names---
    Reporting from Leonardo Da Vinci's vitruvian man.

    Here is your morning trivia. What is the largest organ in the human body?
    There will be an MCMS Mock Trial Meeting for interested students immediately after
    school tomorrow, Wednesday, in room C-2. This meeting could last until 4:00.
    The world famous Mt. Sac cross country race is back for 2018. All students interested
    in running at Mt. Sac this year must attend an informational meeting this Thursday at
    lunch. The meeting will be held during both lunches in room C8. If you love to race and
    want to carry on Medea’s tradition of excellence this is the event for you. See you
    Thursday at lunch in room C8.
    The meeting is for students who are new to Mock Trial only. Students who were on the
    team last year should not attend. We will see returning students next week on
    Wednesday, September 5. Can't wait to see all the new students tomorrow afternoon!!
    There will be a meeting for any 7th or 8th grade student interested in joining CJSF on
    Thursday immediately after school in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a. Information about
    changes happening this year and applications for the Fall Semester will be provided.
    The meeting should be over by 3:00. Remember, the meeting is after school!! See you
    then!
    Odyssey of the Mind 2018-2019 Season is about to launch! Upcoming Odyssey of the
    Mind Information Meeting is on September 8, have your parent fill out the 2018-2019
    Odyssey Interest From which can be found, with other details, on the Oak Park
    Education Foundation website.

    The trivia answer is skin. Don’t take my word for it--look it up.

    Today is Monday, August 27, 2018
    Today is a A Day.

    Here is your Monday morning trivia...Why is a building called a building when it is
    already built?

    There will be a meeting for any 7th or 8th grade student interested in joining CJSF on
    Thursday immediately after school in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a. Information about
    changes happening this year and applications for the Fall Semester will be provided.
    The meeting should be over by 3:00. Remember, the meeting is after school!! See you
    then!
    Odyssey of the Mind 2018-2019 Season is about to launch! Upcoming Odyssey of the
    Mind Information Meeting is on September 8, have your parent fill out the 2018-2019
    Odyssey Interest From which can be found, with other details, on the Oak Park
    Education Foundation website.

    The trivia answer is who knows? That’s just what it is called.

    Today is Friday, August 24, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Here is you daily dose of trivia..In what year did The Titanic sink?

    There will be a meeting for any 7th or 8th grade student interested in joining CJSF next
    Thursday, August 30th, immediately after school in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a.
    Information about changes happening this year and applications for the Fall Semester
    will be provided. The meeting should be over by 3:00. Remember, the meeting is after
    school!! See you then!
    Attention all students who bought a Panther Activity Card. Today is the last day to pick
    up your Panther Activity Card sticker at the stage. Come up at your lunch to get your
    card taken care of!
    Odyssey of the Mind 2018-2019 Season is about to launch! Upcoming Odyssey of the
    Mind Information Meeting is on September 8, have your parent fill out the 2018-2019
    Odyssey Interest From which can be found, with other details, on the Oak Park
    Education Foundation website.
    The Titanic sank in 1912.

    Today is Thursday, August 23, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    Here is you daily dose of trivia...What are the four sections in an orchestra?

    Yearbook Meeting
    Interested in helping create memories for students of MCMS? Come to the Yearbook
    Informational Meeting today after school from 2:45-3:00. The meeting will be short.
    Please be on time. C-4 2:45-3:00.
    All students interested in CJSF, there was a mistake in the announcements yesterday.
    The meeting for students interested in applying for membership for the Fall Semester is
    next Thursday, August 30, not today. There will be a meeting for any 7th or 8th grade
    student interested in joining CJSF next Thursday, August 30th, immediately after school
    in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a. Information about changes happening this year and
    applications for the Fall Semester will be provided. The meeting should be over by 3:00.
    Remember, the meeting is next week, not today, and will take place after school!! See
    you then!

    Attention all students who bought a Panther Activity Card. You have just a couple of
    days left to pick up your Panther Activity Card sticker at the stage. Come up at your
    lunch to get your card taken care of!

    The four sections in an orchestra string, brass, woodwind, and percussion.

    Today is Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Here is you daily dose of trivia...Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the tallest
    mountain on Earth?

    The MCMS Mock Trial team is having its first meeting of the year today immediately
    after school in Mrs. Steiner room, D-1a. Anyone interested in trying out for the team
    should attend this informational meeting. We are looking for students from all grades
    and no prior experience is needed.
    Yearbook Meeting
    Interested in helping create memories for students of MCMS? Come to the Yearbook
    Informational Meeting Thursday after school from 2:45-3:00. The meeting will be short.
    Please be on time. C-4 2:45-3:00.

    Attention all students who bought a Panther Activity Card. Please come to the stage
    starting today to get you PAC sticker. ASB students will be up on the stage at both
    lunches. Be sure to bring your ID card with you. We will be handing out PAC stickers
    today and all this week.
    Any 7th or 8th graders interested in playing in a lunchtime 3 on 3 basketball
    tournament,please sign up with Coach Calce today. You can either sign up as a team
    of 3 or as an individual to be placed on a team.
    There will be a meeting for any 7th or 8th grade student interested in joining CJSF
    tomorrow, Thursday, immediately after school in Mrs. Steiner's room, D-1a. Information
    about changes happening this year and applications for the Fall Semester will be
    provided. The meeting should be over by 3:00. Remember, the meeting is after school!!
    See you then!
    The semester 1 intro contest is underway! Please watch the following entries and vote
    for your favorite. Yesterday’s was a tie between number 3 and 6. The winner from
    each day will go into the finals this Friday.

    The tallest mountain on Earth before Mt. Everest was discovered was Mt. Everest.
    Have a great day.

    Today is Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    Today is a A Day.
    Here is you daily dose of trivia....What is the name for the colored part of an eye?

    The MCMS Mock Trial team is having its first meeting of the year tomorrow,
    Wednesday, August 22, immediately after school in Mrs. Steiner room, D-1a. Anyone
    interested in trying out for the team should attend this informational meeting. We are
    looking for students from all grades and no prior experience is needed.
    Are you new to Oak Park Unified School District? If so, please come to the ampitheatre
    today at your lunch for some ice cream and to meet new friends. This is a great way to
    meet other people new to OPUSD and just have some fun. Please bring your ID card.
    Attention all students who bought a Panther Activity Card. Please come to the stage
    starting today to get you PAC sticker. ASB students will be up on the stage at both
    lunches. Be sure to bring your ID card with you. We will be handing out PAC stickers
    today and all this week.
    Any 7th or 8th graders interested in playing in a lunchtime 3 on 3 basketball
    tournament,please sign up with Coach Calce on Wednesday or Thursday. You can
    either sign up as a team of 3 or as an individual to be placed on a team.
    The semester 1 intro contest is under way! Please watch the following entries and vote
    for your favorite. Yesterday’s winner was number 4. The winner from each day will go
    into the finals this Friday.

    The colored part of the eye is the iris.
    Have a great day.

    Today is Monday, August 20, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    Here is you daily dose of trivia....What is a baby kangaroo called?
    The MCMS Mock Trial team is having its first meeting of the year this Wednesday,
    August 22 immediately after school in Mrs. Steiner room, D-1a. Anyone interested in
    trying out for the team should attend this informational meeting. We are looking for
    students from all grades and no prior experience is needed.
    Are you new to Oak Park Unified School District? If so, please come to the ampitheatre
    tomorrow at your lunch for some ice cream and to meet new friends. This is a great
    way to meet other people new to OPUSD and just have some fun.
    Attention all students who bought a Panther Activity Card. Please come to the stage
    starting today to get you PAC sticker. ASB students will be up on the stage at both
    lunches. Be sure to bring your ID card with you. We will be handing out PAC stickers
    today, tomorrow, and Wednesday.
    The semester 1 intro contest begins today. Please watch the following entries and vote
    for your favorite. The winner from each day will go into the finals this Friday.
    A baby kangaroo is called a Joey.

    Have a great day.

    Today is Friday, August 17, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    Here is you daily dose of trivia....What piece on a chess board moves in an L-shape?

    Today is the last day to submit your announcement intro. Get it to Mr. White in room C8
    before the end of the day.
    LOST AND FOUND: We have a number of lost and found lunch boxes and water
    bottles at the Student Window. Please pick up your lost item ASAP

    The first Comedy Sportz game of the year is tonight in the OPHS Pavilion from 7-9.
    Cost is 5 bucks for students and snacks will be available for purchase.
    Are you new to Oak Park Unified School District? If so, please come to the ampitheatre
    Tuesday at your lunch for some ice cream and to meet new friends. This is a great way
    to meet other people new to OPUSD and just have some fun.
    The semester 1 intro contest begins today. Please watch the following entries and vote
    for your favorite. The winner from each day will go into the finals this Friday.
    The chess piece that moves in an L is the knight.
    Have a great day.

    Today is Thursday, August 16, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    This is the first of our new daily trivia. The answer will be given at the end the
    announcements. Today’s question is...what city is nicknamed “The Windy City?”

    Please be advised that WEB will be hosting a WEB-FEST BREAKFAST for 6th graders
    this Thursday and Friday mornings from 7:45 to 8:15. Wait for your invitation! Your
    Web leader will let you know which day is your day! Meet your WEB leaders at the
    lunch benches this Thursday OR Friday in front of the office for some early morning
    deliciousness!

    2 days left to submit your announcement intro. Put your 15 second intro on a flashdrive
    and bring it to room C8 before the end of the day August 16. The winner, as chosen by
    the students, will receive a 50 dollar prize! Voting will begin next Monday in period 1.
    Here is a brief sample of last year’s winning entry.

    Attention all "Mathletes", MathCounts is preparing for another year of mental madness.
    Join to improve your math skills and hang out with other interested students.
    MathCounts meets after school each week on Tuesdays. Our first meeting will be after
    school on Tuesday, August 21st in room C–6. See you then.
    The first Comedy Sportz game of the year is tomorrow in the OPHS Pavilion from 7-9.
    Cost is 5 bucks for students and snacks will be available for purchase.

    The city known as the Windy City is...Chicago.
    Have a great day.

    Today is Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    This date in history: On this date in 1969 the Woodstock Music Festival opened. It set
    the example for all of the music festivals, like Coachella, that we have today.

    Please be advised that WEB will be hosting a WEB-FEST BREAKFAST for 6th graders
    this Thursday and Friday mornings from 7:45 to 8:15. Wait for your invitation! Your
    Web leader will let you know which day is your day! Meet your WEB leaders at the
    lunch benches this Thursday OR Friday in front of the office for some early morning
    deliciousness!
    Lost and Found lunch boxes are piling up! Please check the lost and found rack next to
    the student window to claim your missing lunch box
    You have 3 days to get your announcement intro submission turned in! Put your 15
    second intro on a flashdrive and bring it to room C8 before the end of the day August
    16. The winner, as chosen by the students, will receive a 50 dollar prize! Voting will
    begin next Monday in period 1.

    Attention all "Mathletes", MathCounts is preparing for another year of mental madness.
    Join to improve your math skills and hang out with other interested students.
    MathCounts meets after school each week on Tuesdays. Our first meeting will be after
    school on Tuesday, August 21st in room C–6. See you then.
    The first Comedy Sportz game of the year is this Friday in the OPHS Pavilion from 7-9.
    Cost is 5 bucks for students and snacks will be available for purchase.

     

    Today is Monday, August 13, 2018
    Today is an A Day.
    This date in history: “Hound Dog” is recorded for the first time on this date in 1952. It
    was not recorded by Elvis Presley, however. It was first recorded by Big Mama
    Thornton.
    Please be advised that WEB will be hosting a breakfast for 6th graders this Thursday
    and Friday mornings from 7:45 to 8:15. Come meet your WEB leaders at the lunch
    benches in front of the office for some early morning deliciousness!
    You have 5 days to get your announcement intro submission turned in! Put your 15
    second intro on a flashdrive and bring it to room C8 before the end of the day August
    16. The winner, as chosen by the students, will receive a 50 dollar prize!
    If you did not purchase a Panther Activity Card at registration, you still have time! Come
    see Mr. White in room C8 to pick up a form and to pay.
    Attention all "Mathletes", MathCounts is preparing for another year of mental madness.
    Join to improve your math skills and hang out with other interested students.
    MathCounts meets after school each week on Tuesdays. Our first meeting will be after
    school on Tuesday, August 21st in room C–6. See you then.
    The first Comedy Sportz game is Friday, August 17. At Oak Park high school. Details
    to come!

    Today is Friday, August 10, 2018
    Today is a B Day.
    This date in history: In 1846 the Smithsonian Institute was created. The
    Smithsonian is the most visited group of museums in the world--it is located
    on the National Mall in Washington DC.

    Are you missing last year’s annoying intro with the recorder? Then try to
    make your own! The semester 1 intro contest is going on now! Put your
    15 second intro on a flashdrive and bring it to room C8 before the end of
    the day August 16. The winner, as chosen by the students, will receive a
    50 dollar prize!
    If you did not purchase a Panther Activity Card at registration, you still have
    time! Come see Mr. White in room C8 to pick up a form and to pay.
    The first DJ Friday of the year is today at lunch. Come up to the stage to
    hang out with your friends.

    Today is Wednesday, August 8, 2018
    Today is an B Day.
    On this date in 1988, NWA’s “Straight Outta Compton” was released bringing what became known as
    Gansta Wrap to the mainstream.
    You’ll notice there was no intro on these announcements. That’s because the semester 1 intro contest is
    going on now! Put your 15 second intro on a flashdrive and bring it to room C8 before the end of the day
    August 16.
    It’s obviously very hot outside. Be sure you’re drinking plenty of water to stay hydrated.

    Have a great first day.

    Today is Tuesday, August 7, 2018

    Today is an A Day.
    6th graders, welcome to Medea! 7th and 8th graders, welcome back! We hope your summer break was
    great.
    There are so many people here at Medea who want to help and support you. There’s Mr. Benioff and
    Mrs, Bagheri just to start. Then there’s Mrs. Gottlieb, the counselors, and all the teachers! And don’t
    forget all the WEB leaders and ASB. Everyone of these people is on campus to help you make this the
    best school year ever.
    You’ll notice there was no intro on these announcements. That’s because the semester 1 intro contest is
    going on now! Put your 15 second intro on a flashdrive and bring it to room C8 before the end of the day
    August 16.
    We’re sure your teachers are ready to get all the fun that is their class rules, so we will end it here.
    Have a great first day.

Last Modified on May 20, 2019