Middle School West News

Fall Eligibility Meetings

Posted on: June 6, 2017

Fall Eligibility Meetings will be held as follows: 2017-2018 7th and 8th Grade Middle School East Students -- Monday, August 14th 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Middle School West Auditorium Click here for Middle School East Activities information and forms. Middle School West Students -- Monday, August 14th 6:00 to... Read More

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Thursday, June 1st, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: June 1, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, June 1st.  It is a day 2.  It is the 173rd day of school. If there are any items in your network folder that you would like to keep please move them to your Google Drive, an USB drive or other media. All contents in your network folder will be deleted during the summer. Lost and Found items will are out in front of the office.  Please check the lost and found and take anything that belongs to you.  Any... Read More

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Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: May 31, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 31st.  It is a day 1. If there are any items in your network folder that you would like to keep please move them to your Google Drive, an USB drive or other media. All contents in your network folder will be deleted during the summer. Lost and Found items will are out in front of the office.  Please check the lost and found and take anything that belongs to you.  Any items not claimed by the end of the day tomorrow,... Read More

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Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: May 30, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 30th.  It is a day 3. If there are any items in your network folder that you would like to keep please move them to your Google Drive, an USB drive or other media. All contents in your network folder will be deleted during the summer. Lost and Found items will be moved out in front of the office today .  Please check the lost and found and take anything that belongs to you.  Any items not claimed by the end of the... Read More

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Friday, May 26th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: May 26, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, May 26th.  It is a day 2. All 8th graders should report to your 7th hour teacher right after KORT to get ready to board the busses for the high school.  Students with inhalers should use them this afternoon prior to the 5k run Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grader interested in running middle school or high school cross country next fall should stop by Mr. Venaas’s... Read More

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Thursday, May 25th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: May 25, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 25th.  It is a day 1. Students with inhalers should use them tomorrow afternoon prior to the 5k run Media center is closed during KORT this week. Please return all overdue books to the media center. All library books need to be returned today. Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grader interested in running middle school or high school cross country next fall should stop by Mr.... Read More

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Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: May 24, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 24th.  It is a day 3. Congratulations to our choirs.  Your concerts last night were fantastic!! Students with inhalers should use them Friday afternoon prior to the 5k run Media center is closed during KORT this week. Please return all overdue books to the media center. All library books need to be returned by tomorrow Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grader... Read More

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Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: May 23, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 23rd.  It is a day 2. 8th grade students today after KORT you will take the NWEA math test.  Make sure to bring a pencil, a book to read, and non-math homework to the same testing location as last Tuesday. 7th grade students tomorrow during SNAP, you will take the NWEA math test.  Make sure to bring a pencil, a book to read, and non-math homework to the same testing location as last... Read More

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Monday, May 22nd, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: May 22, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, May 22nd.  It is a day 1. Media center is closed during KORT this week. Congratulations to the MSW Select Choir and Jazz Band on their outstanding performances at the Trills & Thrills Festival on Friday. Both groups brought home a Superior rating. They did a fantastic job representing our school! 8th grade band students report directly to the auditorium 2nd hour for the choir performance.... Read More

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Friday, May 19th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: May 19, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, May 19th.  It is a day 3. All choir and band classes should report to the auditorium today for class.Band students, you do not need your instruments.  Please return all overdue books to the media center. Students with overdue books will not be allowed to check out books. All library books need to be returned by next Thursday. 7th & 8th girls softball players:  if you have not turned... Read More

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: May 18, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 18th.  It is a day 2. Please return all overdue books to the media center. Students with overdue books will not be allowed to check out books. All library books need to be returned by May 25th. Please be sure to return and check out books before school starts. The media center is open from 8-8:30 during testing, but will be closed during testing. If you’re interested in running for Student Council... Read More

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Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: May 17, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 17th.  It is a day 1. Congratulations to our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade bands.  Your concerts last night were fantastic. Please return all overdue books to the media center. Students with overdue books will not be allowed to check out books. All library books need to be returned by May 25th. Please be sure to return and check out books before school starts. The media... Read More

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Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 16th.  It is a day 3. Please return all overdue books to the media center. Students with overdue books will not be allowed to check out books. All library books need to be returned by May 25th. If you’re interested in running for Student Council next year, applications can be found in the main office, or see Ms. Paasch or Ms. Barrett.  Student Council is a great way to get more involved at school and have... Read More

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Monday, May 15th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, May 15th.  It is a day 2. No Speech Class today!  Please return all overdue books to the media center. Students with overdue books will not be allowed to check out books. All library books need to be returned by May 25th. If you’re interested in running for Student Council next year, applications can be found in the main office, or see Ms. Paasch or Ms. Barrett.  Student Council is a great way... Read More

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Friday, May 12th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: May 12, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, May 12th. It is a day 1. It is the 160th day of school. If you’re interested in running for Student Council next year, applications can be found in the main office, or see Ms. Paasch or Ms. Barrett. Student Council is a great way to get more involved at school and have fun! If you are in 8th grade, and are interested in being a part of the High School Student Council, we have those applications too! Applications are due... Read More

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Thursday, May 11th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: May 11, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 11th.  It is a day 3. Attention 5th grade students:  Today after KORT you will be taking the MCA Science Test.  You will be testing with the same proctor and in the same location as the MCA Reading and Math tests. If you have forgotten which proctor or location that is, green sheets with this information has been posted outside of teacher’s classrooms.  After KORT remember to leave your phone or... Read More

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Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: May 10, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 10th.  It is a day 2. Ms. Neumann’s 1st & 2nd trimester Design & Engineering students planning to present at the Science Fair on May 25th must stop by Ms. Neumann’s room sometime this week before school to confirm your commitment to present and pick-up your projects.  You must have your projects ready for presenting on May 25th.  ... Read More

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Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: May 9, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 9th.  It is a day 1. Attention 8th grade students:  Today after KORT you will be taking the MCA Science Test.  You will be testing with the same proctor and in the same location as the MCA Reading and Math tests. If you have forgotten which proctor or location that is, green sheets with this information has been posted outside of teacher’s classrooms.  After KORT remember to leave your phone or... Read More

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Monday, May 8th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: May 8, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, May 8th.  It is a day 3. Attention 8th grade students:  Tomorrow you will be taking the MCA Science Test.  I will give you another, more specific reminder during KORT tomorrow.  Mr. Jennissen will be coming around during 4th hour today to give you your Science testing Schedules. Boys currently enrolled in 5th grade who are interested in fall tackle football should pick up a flyer in... Read More

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Friday, May 5th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: May 5, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, May 5th.   It is a day 2. Today is the last day of staff appreciation week. Today we celebrate and thank our Certified Staff members: our teachers, counselors, and activities director. We thank them so much for everything they do for us students. They really help us get through the day. Thank you staff! Way to go to this week’s Knights Honor winners they are: 5th graders: Janae M.l and Sadi A.,... Read More

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: May 4, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 4th.   It is a day 1. This is the 4th day of staff appreciation week! Today we thank Mr. Merfeld and Mr. Jennissen, our administrators. You set the tone for our school, making West a fun and safe place to be.  Thank you for all that you do to make West the Best. You both ROCK! 8th grade students, pay attention to the following MCA Math Announcements:  First of all, make sure you use the... Read More

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Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: May 2, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 2nd.  It is a day 2. Today is the second day of staff appreciation week! Today we are honoring the paras. They are the ones helping out in the office, in the media center, the nurse’s office and in our classes. They are the glue that helps the school stick together; working hard each day to assist the teachers, the principals, parents and students! Thanks paras! 5th grade students, pay attention to the... Read More

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Monday, May 1st, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: May 1, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, May 1st.  It is a day 1. 7th grade students, pay attention to the following MCA Math Announcements:  First of all, make sure you use the schedule that was given to you last week for today’s MCA Math test.  Today after 4th hour for Team A students and 5th hour for Team B students, you will be taking the MCA Mathematics Test.  You will be testing with the same proctor and in the same location... Read More

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Thursday, April 27th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: April 27, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 27th.  It is a day 2. 8th Grade students:  Today after KORT you will continue to take your MCA Reading test.  You will report to the same location that you took your test yesterday.  Please remember to leave cell phones and devices in your locker, as they are not allowed in the testing environment.  Remember to use the restroom, get a drink and get a book to read before you go to the testing area.... Read More

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Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 26th.  It is a day 1. Attention 8th grade students:  Today and tomorrow you will be taking the MCA Reading Test.  You will be testing with the assigned testing teacher that you were given during 7th hour on Monday and hopefully you are in that location right now.  If you were not here yesterday or are not sure who your testing teacher is, go to the office or check the green sheets outside your... Read More

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Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: April 25, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 25th, it is a day 3. 7th Grade students:  Today after KORT you will continue to take your MCA Reading test.  You will report to the same location that you took your test yesterday.  Pleaseremember to leave cell phones and devices in your locker, as they are not allowed in the testing environment.  Remember to use the restroom, get a drink and get a book to read before you go to the testing area. ... Read More

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Monday, April 24th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, April 24th.  It is a day 2.  Attention 7th grade students:  Today and tomorrow you will be taking the MCA Reading Test.  Students are reminded to leave cell phones and devices in your locker, as they are not allowed in the testing environment.  You will be testing with your assigned testing teacher.  This is the teacher that you circled on your testing schedules last Friday.  If you were not here last... Read More

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Friday, April 21st, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: April 21, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, April 21st.  It is a day 1.  There were 115 students competing yesterday at the regional Math Masters competition.   Fact Drill winners in the top 10 were – 10th place – Sophie M., 8th place -Amelia F., 4th place – Sydney G. and 1st place – Riley W.  Individual Award winners in the top 10 were – 10th- Sydney G., 4th- Brayden B.,... Read More

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Thursday, April 20th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: April 20, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 20th.  It is a day 3.  6th Grade students:  Today after KORT you will continue to take your MCA Reading test.  You will report to the same location that you took your test yesterday.  Pleaseremember to leave cell phones and devices in your locker, as they are not allowed in the testing environment.  Remember to use the restroom, get a drink and get a book to read before you go to the testing... Read More

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Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: April 19, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 19th.  It is a day 2.  Attention 6th grade students:  Today and tomorrow you will be taking the MCA Reading Test.  You will be testing with the assigned testing teacher that you were given during 4th hour yesterday and hopefully you are in that location right now.  If you were not here yesterday or are not sure who your testing teacher is, go to the office or check the green sheets outside... Read More

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Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: April 18, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 18th.  It is a day 1.  5th Grade students:  Today after KORT you will continue to take your MCA Reading test.  You will report to the same location that you took your test yesterday.  Pleaseremember to leave cell phones and devices in your locker, as they are not allowed in the testing environment.  Remember to use the restroom, get a drink and get a book to read before you go to the testing... Read More

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Monday, April 17th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, April 17th.  It is a day 3.  Attention 5th grade students:  Today and tomorrow you will be taking the MCA Reading Test.  Students are reminded to leave cell phones and devices in your locker, as they are not allowed in the testing environment.  You will be testing with your assigned testing teacher.  This is the teacher that you circled on your testing schedules last Thursday.  If you were not here last... Read More

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 13th.  It is a day 2.  It is the 140th day of school. Students and Staff:  Next Monday 5th Grade students will be taking the MCA Reading Test.  This begins the MCA Reading Testing Sessions at Middle School West.  Teachers, if you have not shown the MCA Student Directions video, please show it today to your KORT Classrooms.  If the video will not load for you, call Mr. Jennissen or bring... Read More

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Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 - Day

Posted on: April 12, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 12th.  It is a day 1.  Terrific job to our March 22nd Knights Honor winners:  5th graders Kalla S. and Drew L., 6th graders, Payton L. and Anna P., 7th graders, Brooklyn D. and Trinity R., and 8th graders, Braxton B. and Tanner K..Also, a fantastic job to our recent Knights honor winner:  5th graders Nikolay M. and Isaac E., 6th graders,... Read More

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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: April 11, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 11th.  It is a day 3.  A member of the High School Entrepreneurship Class will be stopping into your KORT today for a minute or two to let students know about a middle school product they will be selling and to promote their sales.  All sales will take place during lunch or through an order form they can turn into the office (not through your KORT class). SOAR this summer!  SOAR is offering a... Read More

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Monday, April 10th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: April 10, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, April 10th.  It is a day 2.  A member of the High School Entrepreneurship Class will be stopping into your KORT tomorrow for a minute or two to let students know about a middle school product they will be selling and to promote their sales.  All sales will take place during lunch or through an order form they can turn into the office (not through your KORT class). Students, spinners are only allowed in the classroom if it... Read More

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Friday, April 7th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: April 7, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, April 7th.  It is a day 1.  Students, remember to bring your sweatshirts or jackets to recess.  You are not allowed to go back to your lockers to get one.  Also, please do not touch the discus nets out at recess.  They are used for our Knights track team. Main lunch line has cheese bites, marinara sauce Caesar salad, green beans, chocolate chip cookie, mandarin oranges, and fresh fruit.  The alternate line... Read More

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Thursday, April 6th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: April 6, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 6th.  It is a day 3.  We have an author visit today for all grade levels during Responsive Hour. Our visiting author is Sarah Weeks and her books for purchase are on sale in the media center today. Sarah Weeks will be signing books.  Books available for purchase are Simple As It Seems, andHoneyfor $5.00 eachand bothPie,andSo Be it... Read More

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Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: April 5, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 5th.  It is a day 2.  The media center has books available for purchase by author, Sarah Weeks. Sarah Weeks will be visiting West tomorrow.  Stop by the media center to get a list of books available and their cost. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard!” March’s FIT KIDS of the month fully understand the value of hard work!Congratulations to the PE Department’s FIT KIDS of... Read More

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Monday, April 3rd, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: April 3, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, March 30th.  It is a day 3.  Students, we are seeing a lot of fresh fruit being thrown away without even a bite out of it.  Please don’t be wasteful, and take only what you will eat.  We understand that you must take a fruit or vegetable for you lunch to be reimbursable, but there are lots of choices and options on all the lines.  Let’s all be responsible students and choose what you will... Read More

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Friday, March 31st, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: March 31, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, March 31st.  It is a day 2.  Students who line up to go through our lunch lines:  Remember that when you do not have your Student ID Badge, you are required to go to the end of the line and then enter in you student ID Number at the cashier.  Additionally, when you are getting your lunch and are also choosing items to purchase from ala carte, those items need to be visible and on the top of your lunch tray. The media... Read More

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Thursday, March 30th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: March 30, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, March 30th.  It is a day 1.  It is the 130th day of school. Students, we are seeing a lot of fresh fruit being thrown away without even a bite out of it.  Please don’t be wasteful, and take only what you will eat.  We understand that you must take a fruit or vegetable for you lunch to be reimbursable, but there are lots of choices and options on all the lines.  Let’s all be... Read More

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Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: March 29, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 29th.  It is a day 3.  Students, we are seeing a lot of fresh fruit being thrown away without even a bite out of it.  Please don’t be wasteful, and take only what you will eat.  We understand that you must take a fruit or vegetable for you lunch to be reimbursable, but there are lots of choices and options on all the lines.  Let’s all be responsible students and choose what you will... Read More

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Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: March 28, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 28th.  It is a day 2.  Attention 7th and 8th grade students! The final activity night of the year is coming up this Friday at EAST.  The cost is $4 with a canned food donation or $5 without one.  It starts at 6:00 and will wrap up at 9:00.  Student Council hopes to see you there! Attention all girls interested in trying out for one of Community Ed’s Competitive Cheer Teams or... Read More

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Monday, March 27th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: March 27, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, March 27th.  It is a day 1.  7th & 8th grade spring sports begin today.  Your teachers were given a list of all the students registered for a spring sport as of 7:40 this morning.  Check to see if you are on the list.  If you are not and you want to play a spring sport, contact your mom or dad and have them register you through their Fee Pay account by 2:00 today. Attention... Read More

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Friday, March 24th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, March 24th.  It is a day 3.  Super job to this week’s Knights Honor Winners.  5th grade winners are: Jordan W. and Eminah T., 6th grade winners, Brady N. and Aidan L., 7th grade winners, Ryan S. and Sophie J., and 8th grade winners, Kendra B. and Angel L-R.. Please return all ice packs to the health office. 7th & 8th grade athletes,... Read More

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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: March 23, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, March 23rd.  It is a day 2.  Please return all ice packs to the health office. 7th & 8th grade athletes, remember that your seasons start next Monday.  Please make sure you are registered online by this weekend. Any middle school girls soccer player interested in summer training with the high school soccer program should pick up a flyer in the office Spring weight lifting... Read More

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Monday, March 20th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: March 20, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, March 20th.  It is a day 2.  Choir classes, remember to meet ON STAGE in the auditorium for class today. Yearbook staff:  remember your yearbook party is tonight after school in Mrs. Peterson’s room.  Please make sure you have a ride ready to pick you up at 3:45. Boys’ varsity soccer coach, Coach Rodriguez is holding an information meeting right after school tonight  in the lecture hall for... Read More

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Friday, March 17th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: March 17, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, March 17th.  It is a day 1.  Yearbook staff:  remember our yearbook party is on Monday after school in Mrs. Peterson’s room.  Please make sure you have a ride ready to pick you up at 3:45. Boys’ varsity soccer coach, Coach Rodriguez is holding an information meeting right after school next Monday in the lecture hall for all 8th grade boys interested in playing high school soccer next fall.  ... Read More

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Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: March 15, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 15th.  It is a day 2.  Congratulations to our bands.  Your concerts last night were fantastic. There will be an organizational meeting right after school tonight in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th graders who want to go out for golf this spring.  The meeting will last until about 3:30. There will be an organizational meeting right after school tonight in the lecture... Read More

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Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: March 14, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 14th.  It is a day 1.  Student Council will not be meeting tomorrow morning.  See Ms. Paasch or Ms. Barrett if you have questions. There will be an organizational meeting right after school tomorrow in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th graders who want to go out for golf this spring.  The meeting will last until about 3:30. There will be an organizational... Read More

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Monday, March 13, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: March 13, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, March 13th.  It is a day 3.  There will be an organizational meeting right after school Wednesday in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th graders who want to go out for golf this spring.  The meeting will last until about 3:30. There will be an organizational meeting right after school Wednesday in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th grade boys who want to go out for tennis... Read More

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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: March 8, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 8th.  It is a day 2.  No Speech today. There will be an organizational meeting right after school tonight in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th graders who want to go out for baseball this spring.  There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th graders who want to go out for golf this spring.  The meeting will be right after school in... Read More

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Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: March 7, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 7th.  It is a day 1.  There will be an organizational meeting right after school tomorrow night in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th graders who want to go out for baseball this spring.  There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th graders who want to go out for golf this spring.  The meeting will be right after school in the lecture hall on... Read More

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, March 6th.  It is a day 3.  Great job to our newest Knights Honor winners, they are: 5th graders, Julianna Z. and Gabby A., 6th graders, Jacob R. and Piper C., 7th graders, Mikayla V. and Carter H., and 8th graders, Casey J. and Max S. Parent teacher conferences are tonight from 3:45 until 7:45. There will be an organizational meeting after school tonight in the lecture... Read More

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Friday, March 3, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: March 3, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, March 3rd.  It is a day 2.  Parent teacher conferences are Monday night from 3:45 until 7:45. There will be an organizational meeting after school Monday in the lecture hall until about 3:30 for all 7th & 8th graders who want to go out for track this spring.  There will be an organizational meeting next Wednesday in the lecture hall until about 3:30 for all 7th &... Read More

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Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: March 2, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, March 2nd.  It is a day 1.  Parent teacher conferences are tonight from 3:45 until 7:45. There will be an organizational meeting after school next Monday in the lecture hall until about 3:30 for all 7th & 8th graders who want to go out for track this spring.  There will be an organizational meeting next Wednesday in the lecture hall until about 3:30 for all 7th &... Read More

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Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: March 1, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 1st  It is a day 3.  There is no open gym during SNAP today as we have too many students doing make-ups Parent teacher conferences are tomorrow night from 3:45 until 7:45. The book fair is here. The book fair opens today and runs for a week. The fair will be open during the school day and during conferences. Come and check it out! To go along with the book Save Me A Seat, the kitchen is making... Read More

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Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: February 28, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 28th.  It is a day 2.  It is the 110th day of school. No speech this morning.  There will be speech for those scheduled after 12:00. Excellent job to our newest Knights Honor winners, they are:  5th graders Landon R. and Taylor J., 6th graders, Jackson H. and Arionna N., 7th graders, Ellie B. and Dylan J., 8th graders, Lucas M. and Damaris E.. ... Read More

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Monday, February 27th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: February 27, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, February 27th.  It is a day 1.  There will be an organizational meeting after school tomorrow in the lecture hall until about 3:30 for all 7th & 8th grade girls who want to play school softball.  There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th graders who want to go out for track this spring.  The meeting will be right after school in the lecture hall on... Read More

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Friday, February 24th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: February 24, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, February 24th.  It is a day 3.  It is Book Character Day. Today is the last day to register for summer softball through community ed.  The website to register is www.stmagirlsfastpitch.com. There will be an organizational meeting next Tuesday after school in the lecture hall until about 3:30 for all 7th & 8th grade girls who want to... Read More

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Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: February 23, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 23rd.  It is a day 2.  It is Minnesota Sports Day. Mrs. Wimmer still has some mail from 1st grade buddies in Mrs. Swanson’s room that you met on Exploratory Day.  Please come to her room to claim them! Grades 7 & 8 Book club starts next Tuesday here at West.  Sign up now through Community Ed. Whether you want a recreational or travel softball experience, community ed has the... Read More

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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 22nd.  It is a day 1.  It is Twin Day. Grades 7 & 8 Book club starts next Tuesday here at West.  Sign up now through Community Ed. Whether you want a recreational or travel softball experience, community ed has the program for you.  Go to www.stmagirlsfastpitch.com to check out their programs and register.  Registration is open... Read More

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: February 21, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 21st.  It is a day 3.  It is PJ Day. If you would like to be part of the Middle School Book Club, you may register online or call Community Ed to sign up.  Grades 5 & 6 book club starts today and Grades 7 & 8 start February 28th.  The meetings will be held at West.  Sign up now! Whether you want a recreational or travel softball experience, community ed has the program for you. ... Read More

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Thursday, February 16th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: February 16, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 16th.  It is a day 2.  If you would like to be part of the Middle School Book Club, you may register online or call Community Ed to sign up.  Grades 5 & 6 book club starts next Tuesday and Grades 7 & 8 start February 28th.  The meetings will be held at West.  Sign up now! Whether you want a recreational or travel softball experience, community ed has the program for you.  Go to... Read More

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 0 Day 1

Posted on: February 15, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 15th.  It is a day 1.  There will be no open gym for SNAP today they are doing gym repairs 7th and 8th grade Stress Busters is today during SNAP.  Come to the cafeteria if you are signed up! If you were in Mrs. Swanson’s class for Elementary Buddies on Exploratory Day please swing down to Mrs. Wimmer’s room to pick up some mail from your first grade buddy. ... Read More

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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: February 14, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 14th.  It is a day 3.  Students and staff are you up for a challenge? This week and next we will be Reading Around the Clock. What does that mean? We want to have staff and students reading in our “caution” area in front of the media center during as much of the school day as possible. We want to promote reading and have some fun. Teachers can sign up themselves and their students to come down and open a book to a... Read More

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Monday, February 13th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: February 13, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, February 13th.  It is a day 2.  Students and staff are you up for a challenge? This week and next we will be Reading Around the Clock. What does that mean? We want to have staff and students reading in our “caution” area in front of the media center during as much of the school day as possible. We want to promote reading and have some fun. Teachers can sign up themselves and their students to come down and open a book to a new... Read More

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Friday, February 10th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: February 10, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, February 10th.  It is a day 1.  It is the 100th day of school. Excellent job to this weeks Knights Honor winners.  They are:  5th graders, Kef T. and Carter P., 6th graders, Josh C. and Abbie V., 7th graders, Brinna K. and David E., and 8th graders,  Dylan W. and Austin R.-A.. We want to recognize our Mrs. Chapman and Mrs. Knudson for National School... Read More

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Thursday, February 9th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: February 9, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 9th.  It is a day 3. Congratulations to Hannah H. and Daniel W.  Hannah and Daniel represented West at the Regional Spelling Bee in St. Cloud yesterday and did a great job.  Daniel finished in tenth place. No Speech Today Students, please make sure your personal and school items are secured in your locker and not laying in the hallways.   If you believe you are missing an item, please stop... Read More

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Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: February 8, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 8th. It is a day 2. NO speech today. Best of luck to Daniel W. and Hannah H. as they represent Middle School West in the Regional Spelling Bee this afternoon in St. Cloud. Good luck!! The STMA MATHCOUNTS Team, including Kaitlyn B. and Tyler G. had a great day at the regional competition on Tuesday. Tyler took second in the Countdown Round, a round where he competed head to head in front of about 150 other... Read More

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Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: February 7, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 7th.  It is a day 1. Congratulations to our 5th grade band.  Your concert last night was fantastic. All 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade PE classes should report to the auditorium today during their scheduled PE time.  Do not change your clothes and sit with your class. No boys’ basketball practice tonight.  Our gyms are being used for the... Read More

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Monday, February 6th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: February 6, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, February 6th.  It is a day 3. All 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade PE classes should report to the auditorium tomorrow during their scheduled PE time. Community Ed Chess Club that starts today. Whether you want a recreational or travel softball experience, community ed has the program for you.  Go to Read More

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Friday, February 3rd, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: February 3, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, February 3rd.  It is a day 2. Congratulations to this weeks Knights Honor winners.  5th grade winners are: Dominic B. and Harlee P., 6th graders: Hope H. and Lucas P., 7th graders:  Ameilia G. and Jaylen A., and 8th graders:  Lisa P. and Matt K. There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.”... Read More

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Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: February 2, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 2nd.  It is a day 1. 8th graders you are invited to perform and travel this summer as part of STMA’s color guard. No experience is required. There will be a parent/student meeting tonight at 7pm in the Middle School East Band Room For more information contact Mrs. Jordheim. Community Ed is offering a Chess Club that starts next Monday, register online today to get started.  Chess club will be held at... Read More

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Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: February 1, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 1st.  It is a day 3. 8th graders you are invited to perform and travel this summer as part of STMA’s color guard. No experience is required. There will be a parent/student meeting tomorrow night at 7pm in the Middle School East Band Room For more information contact Mrs. Jordheim or Sabrina, the guard director, who you can find on the band website. Community Ed is offering a Chess Club that... Read More

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Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: January 31, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 31st.  It is a day 2. Math master’s practice will begin tonight right after school in Mr. Krupke’s room.  Please bring a snack, calculator and pencil.  Practice will end by 4:45.  Today is the last day you can order a yearbook.  8th graders you are invited to perform and travel this summer as part of STMA’s color guard. No experience is required. There will be a... Read More

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Monday, January 30th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: January 30, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, January 30th. It is a day 3 Great job to last week’s Knights Honor winners. 5th grade winners are: Aaron S. and Ellie R., 6th grade winners, Lauren S. and Norah L., 7th grade winners, Kristy L. and Kaleb A., and 8th graders, Tyler G. and Selina P. Math master’s practice will begin tomorrow night right after school in Mr. Krupke’s room. Please bring a snack, calculator and... Read More

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Friday, January 27th, 2017

Posted on: January 27, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, January 27th.  It is Exploratory Day and  the 90th day of school. Bowling and More please meet in Mr. Venaas’s room today. To ensure you have a yearbook…make sure you order by next Tuesday.  Order forms are in the office.   Not sure if you ordered a yearbook?  Lists are posted outside the cafeteria. The Knights girls’ varsity basketball team hosts the Buffalo Bison... Read More

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Thursday, January 26th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: January 26, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 26th.  It is a day 2 The MN Department of Education declares this week as Paraprofessional Support Recognition Week.  We want to thank all of our paraprofessionals of their outstanding work and service for our students, our staff and our school building.  We are very fortunate to have a talented group of professional staff who put students first!  Thank you for all that you do for us! The following students... Read More

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Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: January 25, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 25th.  It is a day 1 The MN Department of Education declares this week as Paraprofessional Support Recognition Week.  We want to thank all of our paraprofessionals of their outstanding work and service for our students, our staff and our school building.  We are very fortunate to have a talented group of professional staff who put students first!  Thank you for all that you do for us! Elementary Buddies... Read More

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Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: January 24, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 24th.  It is a day 3 This is an Exploratory Day Announcement for students attending Elementary Buddies:  Yes it is Beach Day on Friday!  Bring a towel, your own lunch and dress beachy.  Fieldstone rules state no flip flops, or swim suits! Since it is Beach Day recess stays indoors - so no need to bring extra outside winter gear. To ensure you have a yearbook…make sure you order by January... Read More

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Monday, january 23rd, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: January 23, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, January 23rd.  It is a day 2 This is an Exploratory Day Announcement for students attending Elementary Buddies:  Yes it is Beach Day on Friday!  Bring a towel, your own lunch and dress beachy.  Fieldstone rules state no flip flops, or swim suits! Since it is Beach Day recess stays indoors - so no need to bring extra outside winter gear. To ensure you have a yearbook…make sure you order by January... Read More

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Friday, January 20th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: January 20, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, January 20th.  It is a day 1 Congratulations to Daniel W. and Hannah H.. Daniel and Hannah finished first and second in the District Spelling Bee last night and will now compete in the regional bee in St. Cloud Fabulous job to this week’s Knights Honor winners.  Winners are:  5th graders, Viktoryia K. and Anne Y., 6th graders, Madilyn G. and Leah T., 7th graders, Max D. and Esma A.,... Read More

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: January 19, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 19th.  It is a day 3 To ensure you have a yearbook…make sure you order by January 31st.  Order forms are in the office.   Not sure if you ordered a yearbook?  Lists are posted outside the cafeteria. Good luck to our Spelling Bee Finalists at the District Spelling Bee tonight:  Noah A., Brandon G., Shea H., Charlie J., Grant J., Lydia L., Jordan P., Dominic P., Hannah T., Daniel... Read More

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: January 18, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 18th.  It is a day 2 5th and 6th grade Stress Busters is today during SNAP.  Come to the cafeteria if you are signed up! To ensure you have a yearbook…make sure you order by January 31st.  Order forms are in the office.   Not sure if you ordered a yearbook?  Lists are posted outside the cafeteria. Main lunch line has turkey gravy, creamy coleslaw,... Read More

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Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 17th.  It is a day 1 7th grade band members only: Please bring homework or a book to read to band today. Stress Busters will be meeting with 5th and 6th grade students who signed up for the coloring activity tomorrow in the cafeteria.  Sign up today if you are interested! Make sure to check in with your SNAP teacher for attendance and get permission to come to the activity.  It is your... Read More

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Friday, January 13th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, January 13th.  It is a day 3.  Excellent job to this weeks’ Knights Honor winners.  5th grade winners are:  Evan S. and Sharla J., 6th graders, Emma D. and Mitchell R., 7th graders, Alexis P. and Michael C., and 8th graders Cobin S.i and Maiya H. Please return ice packs to health office. Attention 5th and 6th graders: This month’s... Read More

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Thursday, January 12th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: January 12, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 12th.  It is a day 2.  It is the 80th day of school. No speech today.  Speech is cancelled. The STMA Color Guard consists of students 8th through 12th grade and performs at parades, national and local events, and homecoming.  They would like you to be part of the team.  There is an information meeting tonight at 7:00 in the high school band room.  You do not need to... Read More

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Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: January 11, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 11th.  It is a day 1 There will be a meeting for all 7th & 8th grade girls interested in playing on the high school lacrosse team right after school tonight in the lecture hall. The STMA Color Guard consists of students 8th through 12th grade and performs at parades, national and local events, and homecoming.  They would like you to be part of the team.  There is... Read More

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Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: January 10, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 10th.  It is a day 3 Last week we had our first 2017 Knights Honor winners.  Congrats to 5th graders:  Lucy P. and Carsen P., 6th graders Makenna S. and Ricky H., 7th graders, Cymphany H. and Jacob B., and 8th graders, Amelia W. and Mallory C. There will be a meeting for all 7th & 8th grade girls interested in playing on the high school lacrosse... Read More

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Monday, January 9th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: January 9, 2017

Good morning, it is Monday, January 9th.  It is a day 2 Speechers your tournament contract is due to Mrs. Schleicher today.  The Speech team will also have team photos taken today. Please meet at 3:30 in the high school Performing Arts Center in your tournament attire. There will be a meeting for all 7th & 8th grade girls interested in playing on the high school lacrosse team right after school on Wednesday in the lecture... Read More

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Friday, January 6th, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: January 6, 2017

Good morning, it is Friday, January 6th.  It is a day 1. Speechers, if you missed Tuesday’s team meeting, please see Mrs. Schleicher ASAP to pick up a tournament contract. They should be filled out with your parents and are due Monday. The Speech team will also have team photos Monday. Please meet at 3:30 in the high school Performing Arts Center in your tournament attire. STMA Girls Basketball Coaches VS Cancer t-shirt order forms are due today! ... Read More

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Thursday, January 5th, 2017 - Day 3

Posted on: January 5, 2017

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 5th.  It is a day 3. If you haven’t turned your exploratory day permission forms in or money, please do so this week. Speechers, if you missed Tuesday’s team meeting, please see Mrs. Schleicher ASAP to pick up a tournament contract. They should be filled out with your parents and are due by next Monday. The Speech team will also have team photos next Monday. Please meet at 3:30 in the high school Performing... Read More

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Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 - Day 2

Posted on: January 4, 2017

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 4th.  It is a day 2 If you haven’t turned your exploratory day permission forms in or money, please do so this week. Speechers, if you missed yesterday’s team meeting, please see Mrs. Schleicher ASAP to pick up a tournament contract. They should be filled out with your parents and are due by next Monday. The Speech team will also have team photos next Monday. Please meet at 3:30 in the high school Performing... Read More

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 - Day 1

Posted on: January 3, 2017

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 3rd.  It is a day 1 Today is the first day of boys’ basketball practice.  Make sure that your parents have registered you through their fee pay account, so that you can practice tonight.  If you are registered for boys’ basketball, change into your basketball clothes after school and report to the gym area. STMA Girls Basketball Coaches VS Cancer!  The girls basketball team has begun preparations... Read More

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Friday, December 23rd, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: December 23, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, December 23rd. It is a day 3. Congratulations to our last 2016 Knights Honor winners: 5th graders Lilu L. and Maverick K., 6th graders, Jadyn W. and Maria W., 7th grade, Emma C. and Abby C., and 8th graders Alix B. and Johnny H.. A key was found on a St. John’s/St. Ben’s lanyard. You may pick it up in the office. Main lunch line has cheesy French bread, marinara sauce,... Read More

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Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: December 22, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, December 22nd.  It is a day 2.  You may turn in your payment and permission forms for Exploratory Day in the atrium before school tomorrow. Student Council is excited to bring to you Festive Winter Wear 2016.  Do you have an ugly seasonal sweater that you can wear tomorrow?  How about a cozy pair of winter PJ’s?  The more seasonal, the better!  Remember School Dress Code still applies. Art... Read More

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Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: December 21, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, December 21st.  It is a day 1.  It is the 70th day of school. You may turn in your payment and permission forms for Exploratory Day in the atrium before school every day this week. Student Council is excited to bring to you Festive Winter Wear 2016.  Do you have an ugly seasonal sweater to wear this Friday  How about a cozy pair of winter PJ’s?  The more seasonal, the better!  Remember... Read More

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Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: December 20, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, December 20th.  It is a day 3.  Coping Skills Bingo will be held in the cafeteria tomorrow.   The first thirty7th & 8th graders to sign up will be able to participate in the activity and win some cool prizes.  See Mrs. Knudson in the Counseling Office with questions.   You may turn in your payment and permission forms in the atrium before school every day this week. Student Council is... Read More

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Monday, December 19th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: December 19, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, December 19th.  It is a day 2.  7th & 8th grade girls’ basketball teams are at Buffalo Middle School tonight.  Bus leaves at 3:20.   A games are first. Stress busters will be meeting once a month during SNAP.  Stress busters are fun activities offered by the counseling department to help you learn about stress and different ways to deal with it!  7th and... Read More

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Friday, December 16th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: December 16, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, December 16th.  It is a day 1.  Attention all MSW students interested in participating in a new event during SNAP this year. Stress busters will be meeting once a month during SNAP.  The counseling department will be offering fun activities to help you learn about stress and different ways to deal with it!  7th and 8th graders will have the opportunity to get to get to know other students and their counselors, as... Read More

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Thursday, December 15th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: December 15, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, December 15th.  It is a day 3.  The 7th grade girls basketball A team was able to win 30-13 over Monticello last night  to improve their record to 5-3.  Strong team defense and free throws were the key to this win with the Knights scoring 14 of their points at the line. Leading the way in scoring were: Mikayla V. with 14, Sophie J. with 8, Ellie B. with 4, Abby C. with 2, and Hailey E. & Sidney R. both scored 1 point. The... Read More

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Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: December 14, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, December 14th.  It is a day 2.  Congratulations to our choirs.  Your concerts last night were awesome. Main lunch line has turkey gravy, whipped potatoes, creamy coleslaw, garden peas, biscuit, craisins, and fresh fruit.  The sandwich line has barbecued rib on a hoagie bun, PBJ grape, creamy coleslaw, baked beans, sliced pickles, potato smiles, and assorted fruits and vegetables. Have a great day. Read More

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: December 13, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, December 13th. It is a day 1. Our 5th grade choir is in concert tonight at 6:00 in the auditorium. Our 6th grade choir is in concert tonight at 7:00 in the auditorium. Our 7th & 8th grade choirs are in concert tonight at 8:00 in the auditorium. The 7th grade A team lost another very exciting game to Chisago Lakes 32-31. The Knights opened up the game playing strong... Read More

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Monday, December 12th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: December 12, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, December 12th.  It is a day 3.  Congratulations to our newest Knights Honor winners.  Winners are:  5th graders, Mazie T. and Colin R., 6th graders, Teagan P. and Chloe C., 7th graders, Gabby C. and Ethan R., and 8th graders, Owen E. and TJ K. 7th & 8th grade boys and girls interested in weightlifting should pick up a flyer in the office. ... Read More

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Thursday, December 8th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: December 8, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, December 8th.  It is a day 1.  The health office is out of ice packs again.Please return any ice packs you may have! Students interested in the exploratory activity “Teacher Helper at St. Michael Catholic School” please see Mr. Kucera for a preapproval form.  Mr. Kucera is in the 7th grade hall, room F201. All 8th Graders need to report to the Auditorium for MCIS kick-off at... Read More

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Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: December 7, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, December 7th.  It is a day 3.  It is the 60th day of school. Great job to our bands.  Your concerts last night were awesome!! The health office is out of ice packs again.Please return any ice packs you may have! Students interested in the exploratory activity “Teacher Helper at St. Michael Catholic School” please see Mr. Kucera for a preapproval form.  Mr. Kucera is in the... Read More

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Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: December 6, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, December 6th. It is a day 2. Muhammad Ali once said, “Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them—a desire, a dream, a vision.” These 8 students definitely have the heart and desire of a champion. They come to class ready to work hard because they want to make themselves BETTER! They don’t complain, they don’t take it easy when no one is watching, they... Read More

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Friday, December 2nd, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: December 2, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, December 2nd.  It is a day 1.  Awesome job to this weeks’ Knights Honor winners.  5th grade winners are Sammy K. and Alex H., 6th grade winners, Halle R. and Bryan N., 7th grade winners, Grace L. and Allie L., and 8th grader winners Amelia D. and Bryce S. Attention all MSW students interested in participating in a new event during SNAP this year. Stress Busters will be... Read More

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Thursday, December 1st, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: December 1, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, December 1st.  It is a day 3.  There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th grade boys that want to play school basketball this winter.  That meeting will be right after school on December 8th in the lecture hall.  It will last until about 3:30. SOAR Academy is proud to announce auditions for Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.”!  There are tons of... Read More

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Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: November 30, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, November 30th.  It is a day 2.  There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th grade boys that want to play school basketball this winter.  That meeting will be right after school on December 8th in the lecture hall.  It will last until about 3:30. 8th grade B basketball team is at Buffalo tonight.  Bus leaves at 3:20.  B game only. ... Read More

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Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: November 29, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, November 29th.  It is a day 1.  Super job to our latest Knights Honor winners.   Winners are:  5th graders, Ian L. and Nathalia Z., 6th graders, Tanner B. and Samantha G., 7th graders, Alyssa F. and Sydney P., and 8th graders, Megan M. and Grace C. 7th grade band members - please bring a pencil, homework, and a book to band today.  There will be an... Read More

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Monday, November 28, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: November 28, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, November 28th.  It is a day 3.  Students, outdoor recess takes on a new twist now with the snow and the cold.  Make sure to bring your coats, hats, and gloves with you to lunch as you will need them when we go outside for recess.  Outdoor recess in the winter is limited to the parking lot out back, unfortunately, we need to stay off of the grass areas in the winter time. There will be an organizational meeting for all... Read More

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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: November 22, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, November 22nd.  It is a day 2.  Congratulations to 5th grader Harlee P. She found five of the six people wearing the emoji shirts. Come down to the media center to claim your prize. Would the following students also come down to claim a prize Megan G., Khendal J., Belle A., Myana C., Amelia G., Rylee H.., Paige R., Tailia S., Taylor M., and Alexander H..Students and staff that have book fair books on hold in the... Read More

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Monday, November 21st, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: November 21, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, November 21st.  It is a day 1.  Parent/teacher conferences are tonight from 3:45 until 7:45. Students, outdoor recess takes on a new twist now with the snow and the cold.  Make sure to bring your coats, hats, and gloves with you to lunch as you will need them when we go outside for recess.  Outdoor recess in the winter is limited to the parking lot out back, unfortunately, we need to stay off of the grass areas in the... Read More

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Friday, November 18th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, November 18th.  It is a day 3.  Parent/teacher conferences are Monday from 3:45 until 7:45. All lost and found items have been moved to an area by the office.  Anything not claimed by next Tuesday will be donated.  Please take anything that belongs to you. Ski Club registration deadline is this coming Monday.  Registrations will not be accepted after Monday.  You can pick up a flyer in the... Read More

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Thursday, November 17th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: November 17, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, November 17th.  It is a day 2.  It is the 50th day of school. Parent/teacher conferences are tonight and next Monday from 3:45 until 7:45. No Youth Matters tonight due to conferences. All lost and found items have been moved by the office.  Anything not claimed by next Tuesday will be donated.  Please take anything that belongs to you. Ski Club registration deadline is this coming... Read More

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Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: November 16, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, November 16th.  It is a day 1.  Parent/teacher conferences are tomorrow and next Monday from 3:45 until 7:45. Attention all 6th grade students who attended LLCC last week.  If you brought in medication for the trip, please come to the health office to pick it up.    Also, for those students with inhalers that carried them during the trip, please return them if they are kept in the health... Read More

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Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: November 15, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, November 15th.  It is a day 3.  Nice job to our current Knights Honor winners, winners are:  fifth graders Carson L. and Daysia S., 6th graders Dametrius P. and Sarah S., 7th graders, Mackenzie C. and Gavin G., and 8th graders Ethan Y. and Chloe B. Parent/teacher conferences are this Thursday and next Monday from 3:45 until 7:45. Attention all 6th grade students who... Read More

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Monday, November 14th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: November 14, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, November 14th.  It is a day 2.  5th graders, just a reminder, you need to carry all of your things with you into the lunchroom.  Please don’t leave your items in the hallway. Attention Yearbook staff…your first meeting is tonight!  It will start at 3:10 in the 5th grade computer lab.  Please bring your planner and something to write with and ensure you have a ride ready to pick... Read More

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Friday, November 11th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: November 11, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, November 11th.  It is a day 1.  It is Veteran’s Day. Congratulations to last week’s Knights Honor Winners, they are 5th graders Drake K. and McKenna H., 6th graders Allison M. and Jaxon C., 7th graders Brooklyn D. and Alexander N., and 8th graders Mackenzie M. and Abby K. Middle school wrestling practice begins Monday.  Make sure you are registered online through your... Read More

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Thursday, November 10th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: November 10, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, November 10th.  It is a day 3.  Middle school wrestling practice begins next Monday.  Make sure you are registered online through your parents’ fee pay account, so that you can start on Monday. There is a mandatory parent meeting for all of those 7th & 8th grade boys interested in being on the high school swim team.  That meeting next Monday at 6:30 pm in the high school media... Read More

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Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, November 9th.  It is a day 2.  Middle school wrestling practice begins next Monday.  Make sure you are registered online through your parents’ fee pay account, so that you can start on Monday. There is a mandatory parent meeting for all of those 7th & 8th grade boys interested in being on the high school swim team.  That meeting next Monday at 6:30 pm in the high school media... Read More

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Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: November 8, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, November 8th.  It is a day 1.  There is no youth matters tonight due to it being election day. All of Mr. Hamres 8th grade Fit for life and PE classes should report to  the auditorium today, you do not have to change for PE. Middle school wrestling practice begins next Monday.  Make sure you are registered online through your parents’ fee pay account, so that you can start on Monday.... Read More

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Monday, November 7th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: November 7, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, November 7th.  It is a day 3.  Attention After School Youth Matters Students:  Due to the election, there will be no After School Youth Matters tomorrow. Middle school wrestling practice begins on November 14th.  Make sure you are registered online through your parents’ fee pay account, so that you can start on the 14th. The boys’ swim season starts November 28th.... Read More

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Friday, November 4th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, November 4th.  It is a day 2.  5th and 6th graders please join us tonight at Middle School East between 6:00 and 8:30 for our first Activity Night of the year.  There will be open swim, a blow up obstacle course, open gym, dancing, and bingo! The cost is $5 or $4 with a canned food item! 8th grade football players…you will be having your end of the year pizza party in the cafeteria... Read More

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Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: November 3, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, November 3rd.  It is a day 1.  It is the 40th day of school. Way to go to our last weeks’ Knights Honor winners, they are 5th graders  Annica W. and  Jessalyn B.;  6th graders Cameron L. and Braden I.; 7th graders Isabelle J. and Jaxon P., and 8th graders Lydia L. and Megan C. 5th and 6th graders please join us for our first... Read More

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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: November 2, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, November 2nd.  It is a day 3.  5th and 6th graders please join us for our first Activity Night of the year. It will be held Friday night at Middle School East from 6-8:30 pm. There will be open swim, a blow up obstacle course, open gym, dancing, and bingo! The cost is $5 or $4 with a canned food item! We hope to see you there! There will be an organizational meeting right after school tomorrow in the... Read More

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, November 1st.  It is a day 2.  5th and 6th graders please join us for our first Activity Night of the year. It will be held at Middle School East from 6-8:30 pm. There will be open swim, a blow up obstacle course, open gym, dancing, and bingo! The cost is $5 or $4 with a canned food item! We hope to see you there! There will be an organizational meeting right after school Thursday in the lecture hall for... Read More

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Monday, October 31st, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: October 31, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, October 31st.  It is a day 1.  There will be an organizational meeting right after school Thursday in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in going out for wrestling this year.  The meeting will last until about 3:30. Ski Club forms are now available in the main office. 5th and 6th grade wrestling forms are now available in the office. ... Read More

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Friday, October 28th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: October 28, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, October 28th.  It is a day 3.  With Halloween coming up on Monday, we want to remind you that the district and school policy regarding the dress code applies.  This means that any costumes that you might have planned to wear for that day will have to wait for after school.  Be safe and have fun! Yearbook applications are due to Mrs. Peterson today.  There will be an organizational meeting right after... Read More

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Thursday, October 27th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: October 27, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, October 27th.  It is a day 2.  Yearbook applications are due to Mrs. Peterson tomorrow.  There will be an organizational meeting right after school on November 3rd in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in going out for wrestling this year.  The meeting will last until about 3:30. Ski Club forms are now available in the main office. ... Read More

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Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, October 26th.  It is a day 1.  Yearbook applications are due to Mrs. Peterson by this Friday.  MSW is in search of students to share their talent at Knights' honor celebrations this year. Auditions will be held after school tonight. There will be an organizational meeting right after school on November 3rd in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in... Read More

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Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: October 25, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, October 25th.  It is a day 3.  Yearbook applications are due to Mrs. Peterson by this Friday.  MSW is in search of students to share their talent at Knights' honor celebrations this year. Auditions will be held after school tonight and tomorrow. Sign up in the atrium. All types of talent are welcome!  All middle school students interested in Destination Imagination should attend an informational... Read More

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Monday, October 24th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, October 24th.  It is a day 2.  Yearbook applications are due to Mrs. Peterson by this Friday.  7th & 8th grade girls’ basketball players, remember that your first practice is today in the gym.  Make sure you are registered. MSW is in search of students to share their talent at knights' honor celebrations this year. Auditions will be held after school tomorrow and... Read More

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Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, October 18th.  It is a day 1.  Any 7th or 8th grade football players who did not get their pictures (if they were turned in on time) please go to Mr. Kelley’s room. Yearbook applications are due to Mrs. Peterson by October 28th.  If you have picked up a yearbook application, please note there is a change in the day we will be meeting.  Yearbook staff will meet on Monday’s... Read More

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Monday, October 17th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, October 17th.  It is a day 3.  Yearbook applications are due to Mrs. Peterson by October 28th.  If you have picked up a yearbook application, please note there is a change in the day we will be meeting.  Yearbook staff will meet on Monday’s afterschool in the 5th grade computer lab. 7th & 8th grade girls’ basketball players, remember that your first practice... Read More

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Friday, October 14th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, October 14th.  It is a day 2.  Please return ice packs to the health office.  There are 25 ice packs that have been loaned out that have not returned.  The first activity night for 7th and 8th graders is tonight at MSW. Activity night is held from 6-9pm. It costs $5 to get in or $4 with a canned food item. We hope to see you there.  All school rules apply including those about cell... Read More

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Thursday, October 13th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: October 13, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, October 13th.  It is a day 1.  Congratulations to this week’s Knights Honor winners!  They are:  5th graders, Isabella N. and Carter H., 6th graders, Avery C. and Charlie L., 7th grade winners, Michelle L. and Trevor T., and 8th grade winners, Holly C. and Colin S. Students return ice packs to the health office.  There are 25 ice packs that have been loaned out... Read More

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Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: October 12, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, October 12th. It is a day 3. The first activity night for 7th and 8th graders is this Friday at MSW. Activity night is held from 6-9pm. It costs $5 to get in or $4 with a canned food item. We hope to see you there! Yearbook applications are due to Mrs. Peterson by October 28th. If you have picked up a yearbook application, please note there is a change in the day we will be meeting. Yearbook staff will... Read More

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Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, October 11th.  It is a day 2.  The first activity night for 7th and 8th graders is this Friday at MSW. Activity night is held from 6-9pm. It costs $5 to get in or $4 with a canned food item. We hope to see you there! Photography, page design, wordsmithing…if they sounds interesting to you…consider joining the yearbook staff.  The yearbook at STMA Middle School West is designed by... Read More

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Monday, October 10th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: October 10, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, October 10th.  It is a day 1.  Students, the computer server that runs our announcements on the monitors is down.  That means that the announcements you see on the monitors are still from last week.  Most of them are not accurate, especially the events that are currently on there.  Please ignore the announcements on the monitors until the server has been restored. Great job to our newest Knights Honor... Read More

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Friday, October 7th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: October 7, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, October 7th.  It is a day 3.  With the cooler weather of fall upon us, remember to bring your sweatshirts/jackets with you to lunch for recess.  You are not able to go to your locker during lunch to get it. The phy ed department is excited to announce the September ‘FIT KIDS’ of the month:  5th graders Carter M. and Raina S., 6th graders Khendal J. and Aiden L., 7th graders... Read More

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Thursday, October 6th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, October 6th.  It is a day 2.  Open gym will begin tomorrow.  It runs from 8-8:25 and is available on a first come basis to the first 75-100 students. Students interested in boys travel basketball or weightlifting should pick up a flyer in the office. Boys in 5th and 6th grade interested in in-house basketball should pick up a flyer in the office. You can get into the following... Read More

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Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, October 5th. It is a day 1. Super job to the first Knights Honor winners for this school year! They are: 5th graders, Jacob B. and Emma P., 6th graders, Khendal J. and Michael S., 7th graders, Angelika M. and Nick A., and 8th graders Chase B. and Matthew N. Open gym will begin this Friday. It runs from 8-8:25 and is available on a first come basis to the first 75-100 students. ... Read More

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, October 4th.  It is a day 3.  Picture retakes are today during lunch.  If you haven’t had your picture taken yet for the yearbook and your ID, please report to the atrium sometime during your lunch today. Students interested in boys travel basketball or weightlifting should pick up a flyer in the office. Boys in 5th and 6th grade interested in in-house basketball should pick up a... Read More

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Monday, October 3rd, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, October 3rd. It is a day 2. Picture retake day is scheduled for tomorrow,  Tuesday, October 4th.  All students and staff that did not get a picture taken by Zahler Photography will need to report to the Atrium (follow the signs) to have their picture taken during your scheduled lunch.   Knights super-fan t-shirt order forms are due today. Students interested in boys travel basketball or weightlifting... Read More

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Friday, September 30th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: September 30, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, September 30th.  It is a day 1.  It is Blue and Gold day. A reminder that tonight’s homecoming football game versus Cambridge-Isanti kicks off at 7pm. Students are invited to take place in what should be a very fun atmosphere. All students are reminded that they need to attend the game with a parent/guardian and that no footballs or other sports equipment such as soccer balls, skateboards, or anything that could disrupt the viewing... Read More

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Thursday, September 29th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, September 29th.  It is a day 3.  It is KORT theme day. The Knights Honor winners will be read today during lunch.  Please make sure you have your cards in the boxes. Those students on the high school debate team should ride bus route 30 from West to the high school tonight.  Stop by the front office to pick up an order form for Knights superfan t-shirts. These shirts are for parents, students, family, and... Read More

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Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, September 28th.  It is a day 2.  It is crazy hair, clash, or backwards day. Stop by the front office to pick up an order form for Knights superfan t-shirts. These shirts are for parents, students, family, and any other community members to wear to any St. Michael Albertville events. Order forms are due next Monday, so stop by and pick yours up today! Students interested in boys travel basketball or weightlifting should pick... Read More

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, September 27th.  It is a day 1.  It is tacky tourist/beach day. To the new 5th grade Student Council members, we will be meeting tomorrow at 7:35 in the Student Council room with the entire Student Council! Any 7th or 8th graders interested in being part of the high school debate team should attend an informational meeting tonight at the high school at 7:00.  Practices begin Thursday at 3:30. ... Read More

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Monday, September 26th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: September 26, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, September 26th.  It is a day 3.  It is sports day. Student Council is excited to announce next week’s dress up days! They are: Monday: Sports Day; Tuesday: Tacky Tourist/Beach Day; Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday (crazy hair, clash day, backwards); Thursday: KORT teacher pick (individual KORTs can decide on a theme); Friday: Homecoming Blue & Gold Day.  Remember that the dress code still applies during Homecoming Week! ... Read More

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Friday, September 23rd, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, September 23rd.  It is a day 2. Students, remember to clean your tables and the floors in your area at lunch each day.  Please keep the lunch room looking great.  Please do not move the tables at lunch. Middle School Art Club is open for fall registration.Art Club will meet Wednesdays after school for 8 sessions with Ms. Erickson and Mrs. Miller.  Classes begin on October 26 at 3:15 in the art rooms.Register now with... Read More

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Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, September 22nd.  It is a day 1 Today is Bus Training/Evacuation Day starting at 9:00. Teachers, check your email for the schedule.  Bus evacuations will be carried out using that schedule. Student Council is excited to announce next week’s dress up days! They are:Monday: Sports Day; Tuesday: Tacky Tourist/Beach Day; Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday (crazy hair, clash day, backwards); Thursday: KORT teacher pick... Read More

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Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, September 21st.  It is a day 3 It is SNAP day today!  Again, just like last week, report to the following locations:  5th grade 6th hour teacher, day 2; 6th grade 4th hour teacher, day 3; 7th grade 4th hour teacher, day 2; 8th grade 7th hour teacher, day 2 Tomorrow is Bus Training/Evacuation Day starting at 9:00.  Teachers,... Read More

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Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, September 20th.  It is a day 2 Student Council is excited to announce next week’s dress up days! They are:Monday: Sports Day; Tuesday: Tacky Tourist/Beach Day; Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday (crazy hair, clash day, backwards); Thursday: KORT teacher pick (individual KORTs can decide on a theme); Friday: Homecoming Blue & Gold Day.  Remember that the dress code still applies during Homecoming Week! ... Read More

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Monday, September 19th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, September 19th.  It is a day 1 Please remember to say your last name when you get to the cashier every day.  This will help verify who you are and make the lines go faster.  Thank you!! If you are running for 5th grade Student Council, remember that taping your campaign video is taking place after school today, tomorrow morning 7:45-8:15, or tomorrow after school.  Meet in... Read More

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Friday, September 16th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, September 16th.  It is a day 3 All 5th grade students interested in running for Student Council, please make sure your applications get turned into Ms. Paasch, room F101 or Ms. Barrett, room H204 by today.  Extra applications are in the Main Office. 2016 U-Knight against Cancert-shirts are now on sale.  STMA Athletes U-KNIGHT against Cancer is two weeks of Cancer Awareness.  Anyone wearing... Read More

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Thursday, September 15th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, September 15th.  It is a day 2 All 5th grade students interested in running for Student Council, please make sure your applications get turned into Ms. Paasch, room F101 or Ms. Barrett, room H204 by tomorrow..  Extra applications are in the Main Office. 2016 U-Knight against Cancert-shirts are now on sale.  STMA Athletes U-KNIGHT against Cancer is two weeks of Cancer Awareness.  Anyone... Read More

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, September 14th.  It is a day 1 Students:  Today is the first day of SNAP (Student Needs Assistance Period).  When the bell rings at 8:30 tomorrow, you will not report to your KORT teacher.  You will report to the following locations:   5th grade 6th hour teacher, day 2 6th grade 4th hour teacher, day 3 ... Read More

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: September 13, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, September 13th. It is a day 3. Students: Tomorrow will be the first day of SNAP (Student Needs Assistance Period). When the bell rings at 8:30 tomorrow, you will not report to your KORT teacher. You will report to the following locations: 5th grade 6th hour teacher, day 2 6th grade 4th hour teacher, day 3 7th grade... Read More

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Monday, September 12th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: September 12, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, September 12th.  It is a day 2. Fifth graders, here is another lunchroom tip:  make sure to stack your trays neatly when you return them after lunch.  If you ride the bus home after school, a reminder to make sure you get to the busses on time.  Try to get your bus by 3:10. Girls in 5th and 6th grade interested in in house basketball should pick a flyer up in the office.... Read More

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Friday, September 9, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: September 9, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, September 9th.  It is a day 1. Girls in 5th and 6th grade interested in in house basketball should pick a flyer up in the office. All girls in grades 4th - 8th grade interested in playing travel basketball this winter can register online at STMAGBB. Tryouts are next Monday and Tuesday at Middle School West. All soccer players wearing a jersey to the girls’... Read More

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Thursday, September 8, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, September 8th.  It is a day 3 Attention 5th and 6th grade girls interested in volleyball.  There is a fall volleyball league starting tonight.  We will meet at MSE starting at 6:00.  If you are interested, please stop in the office to pick up a flyer. Girls in 5th and 6th grade interested in in house basketball should pick a flyer up in the office. ... Read More

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: September 7, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, September 7th.  It is a day 2 Attention 5th and 6th grade girls interested in volleyball.  There is a fall volleyball league starting tomorrow.  We will meet at MSE starting at 6:00.  If you are interested, please stop in the office to pick up a flyer. Main lunch line has Italian spaghetti, romaine salad, green beans, garlic toast, mixed and fresh fruit.  The sandwich line has... Read More

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: September 6, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, September 6th.  It is a day 1 Attention girls’ soccer players.  Please meet in Mrs. Peterson’s classroom after school for a team meeting. 7th & 8th grade cross country runners and boys’ soccer players:  You will be riding the shuttle bus over to East for practice tonight.  The shuttle is going to get here a little later than last year, so change your clothes here... Read More

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Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: June 8, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, June 8th.  It is a day 3 There is NO gym reward today for SNAP! Lost and found items have been placed on tables out in front of the office.  If you have lost anything, please check the tables and take any items that belong to you.  Anything not claimed by the end of the day on Wednesday will be donated.  Students,if there are any items in your network folder that you would like to keep... Read More

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Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: June 7, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, June 7th.  It is a day 2 Lost and found items have been placed on tables out in front of the office.  If you have lost anything, please check the tables and take any items that belong to you.  Anything not claimed by the end of the day on Wednesday will be donated.  Students,if there are any items in your network folder that you would like to keep please move them to your Google Drive, an USB drive... Read More

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Monday, June 6th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: June 6, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, June 6th.  It is a day 1 Any students with inhalers in the health office, please pick it up Monday morning or before the race! Keep it in your pocket during the race. The ALB schedule for next week has been changed to accommodate the 5K run.  Today is a day 1, tomorrow will be a day 2, and Wednesday will be a day 3. During the 5K run, there will be NO cell phones or head phones allowed. ... Read More

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Friday, June 3rd, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, June 3rd, it is a Day 1.  Great jobs to our choirs.  Your concerts last night were awesome. Congratulations to Ella H.  Ella was in eight school activities this year:  Math Counts, track, band, woodwind ensemble, WEB, volleyball, choir, and select choir. Congratulations to Emma T.  Emma was in eight school activities this year:  Math Counts, track, band, woodwind ensemble, WEB, volleyball, choir,... Read More

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Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: June 2, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, June 2nd, it is a Day 3.  It is the 170th day of school. Congratulations to Holly C.  Holly was in six school activities this year:  golf, jazz band, basketball, band, choir, and volleyball. Congratulations to Claire P.  Claire was in six school activities this year:  destination imagination, chess club, band, woodwind ensemble, student council and Math Counts. Due to the weather forecast,... Read More

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, June 1st, it is a Day 2.  Congratulations to Madison S.  Madison was in five school activities this year:  chess club, band, soccer, destination imagination, and choir.  She was also in track until she was injured. Congratulations to Rand M.  Rand was in six school activities this year:  baseball, select choir, basketball, choir, football, and student council. Due to the weather forecast, the... Read More

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Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: May 31, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 31st, it is a Day 1. Congratulations to Daniel W. Daniel was in six school activities this year: chess club, choir, golf, select choir, band, and swimming. Congratulations to Emma S. Emma was in six school activities this year: basketball, choir, soccer, select choir, track, and student council. Next year’s Student Council will have their first meeting tomorrow at 7:35 in the Student Council room. Get... Read More

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Friday, May 27th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: May 27, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, May 27th, it is a Day 3.  Congratulations to Jordan K.  Jordan was in six school activities this year:  baseball, student council, football, band, basketball, and WEB. Congratulations to Megan C.  Megan was in six school activities this year:  yearbook, lacrosse, band, tennis, choir, and WEB. If you were in five or more school activities this year and Mr. Sukalski has not called you down, please... Read More

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Thursday, May 26th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 26th, it is a Day 2.  Congratulations to Gracelyn R.  Gracelyn was in six school activities this year:  basketball, Math Counts, golf, student council, tennis, and WEB. Congratulations to Paige M.  Paige was in six school activities this year:  cross country, Math Counts, track, student council, basketball, and WEB. If you were in five or more school activities this year and Mr. Sukalski has not... Read More

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Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 25th, it is a Day 1.  Congratulations to our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade bands.  You concerts last night were fantastic. Congratulations to Rheana Z.  Rheanna was in six school activities this year:  basketball, select choir, golf, band, choir, and soccer. Congratulations to Olivia S..  Olivia was in six school activities this year:  WEB, Math Counts, tennis,... Read More

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: May 24, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 24th, it is a Day 3.  Congratulations to Noah A.  Noah was in five school activities this year:  chess club, football, band, tennis, and jazz band. Congratulations to Kaitlyn B.  Kaitlyn was in five school activities this year:  soccer, Math Counts, basketball, choir, and track. If you were in five or more school activities this year and Mr. Sukalski has not called you down, please contact him to... Read More

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Monday, May 23rd, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, May 23rd, it is a Day 2.  No speech today, Mrs. Skaff is not here. Congratulations to Dakota C.  Dakota was in five school activities this year: basketball, select choir, track, choir, and volleyball. Congratulations to Alix B..  Alix was in five school activities this year:  basketball, select choir, golf, choir, and volleyball. Fabulous job to our last Knight Honor winners for the school... Read More

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Friday, May 20th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, May 20th, it is a Day 1.  Congratulations to Chuck W.  Chuck was in five school activities this year: basketball, choir, football, band, and golf. Congratulations to Emma E.  Emma was in five school activities this year:  destination imagination, soccer, student council, choir, and WEB. There will be an informational meeting next Tuesday at 7:30 in the High School cafeteria for anyone grades six or higher... Read More

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Thursday, May 19th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 19th, it is a Day 3.  Congratulations to Taylor G.  Taylor was in five school activities this year: football, jazz band, basketball, band, and baseball. Congratulations to Jacob D.  Jacob was in five school activities this year:  football, jazz band, basketball, band, and baseball. There will be an informational meeting next Tuesday at 7:30 in the High School cafeteria for anyone grades six or higher... Read More

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Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 18th, it is a Day 2.  It is the 160th day of school Great job to our fifth grade band.  Your concert last night was fantastic. Congratulations to Kyra G., Kyra was in five school activities this year:  select choir, track, choir, volleyball, and WEB. Congratulations to Taylor K..  Taylor was in five school activities this year:  cross country, band, track, woodwind ensemble, and... Read More

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Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: May 17, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 17th, it is a Day 1.  Congratulations to Eiley K. Eiley was in five school activities this year:  math counts, track, choir, volleyball, and WEB. Congratulations to Taylor D.  Taylor was in five school activities this year:  WEB, track, choir, volleyball, and select choir. Congratulations to Joey L. and Derek V. who bowled well enough in last week’s section bowling meet in Monticello that they... Read More

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Monday, May 16th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, May 16th, it is a Day 3.  Congratulations to Maddie P.. Maddie was in five school activities this year:  wood wind ensemble, golf, band, swimming, and WEB. Congratulations to Nga P.  Nga was in five activities this year:  track, choir, football, WEB, and basketball. There will be an informational meeting on May 24th at 7:30 in the High School cafeteria for anyone grades six or higher interested... Read More

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Friday, May 13th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: May 13, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, May 13th, it is a Day 2.  Congratulations to Carter W.  Carter was in five school activities this year:  jazz band, golf, band, soccer, and WEB. Congratulations to Anna W.  Anna was in five school activities this year:  select choir, golf, choir, volleyball, and WEB. Middle School West 5K t-shirt orders are DUE to your KORT teacher by next Wednesday. There will be an informational meeting on... Read More

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Thursday, May 12th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 12th, it is a Day 1.  Middle School West 5K t-shirt orders are DUE to your KORT teacher by next Wednesday. The Knights R' Us, which is the school store, will be coming to West to sell Knights apparel today during lunches. Products range from $5 to $30. Flyers will be hung up around school to check out products that you can buy. There will be an informational meeting on May 24th at 7:30 in the High... Read More

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Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 11th, it is a Day 3.  Students, remember that due to MCA testing, SNAP will be Friday this week. Middle School West 5K t-shirt orders are DUE to your KORT teacher by this Friday. The Knights R' Us, which is the school store, will be coming to West to sell Knights apparel today and tomorrow during lunches. Products range from $5 to $30. Flyers will be hung up around school to check out products that you can... Read More

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Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: May 10, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 10th, it is a Day 2.  Excellent job to our recent Knight’s Honor winners.  5th grade winners are:  Trevor L. and Marlee Jo W., 6th graders: Andrew M. and Lauren T., 7th graders: Sophia B. and Jonessa J., and 8th graders:  Aaliyah H. and Olga P. Eighth grade students in Mr. Johnson/Mrs. Mazzuca/Mrs. Kelly’s second period class, should report to Mr.... Read More

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Monday, May 9th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: May 9, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, May 9th, it is a Day 1.  Students, remember that due to MCA testing, SNAP will be Friday this week. Any student who was with Mrs. Wimmer for Elementary Buddies with Mrs. Swanson on exploratory day should stop in Mrs. Wimmer’s room F203 to pick up a message from their buddy. Middle School West 5K t-shirt orders are DUE to your KORT teacher by this Friday. The Knights R' Us, which is the school store,... Read More

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Friday, May 6th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: May 6, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, May 6th, it is a Day 3.  Students, remember today is a SNAP day. WEB Leaders who a part of the snack wagon committee, please come down to Mrs. Kelly’s room during the first five minutes of snap. The Knights R' Us, which is the school store, will be coming to your school to sell Knights apparel next Wednesday and Thursday during lunches. Products range from $5 to $30. Flyers will be hung up around school to check... Read More

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Thursday, May 5th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 5th, it is a Day 2.  Any fifth grader who did not receive a permission form for next week’s field trip to Ney Park, please come to Mrs. Neumann’s room to pick one up. Students, please remember to bring your headphones/earbuds along with you when you are testing this week. Students, remember that due to MCA Math and Science testing, SNAP will be tomorrow this week and next Friday. The Knights... Read More

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Wednesday, may 4th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 4th, it is a Day 1.  It is the 150th day of school. Any fifth grader who did not receive a permission form for next week’s field trip to Ney Park, please come to Mrs. Neumann’s room to pick one up. Students, please remember to bring your headphones/earbuds along with you when you are testing this week. Students, remember that due to MCA Math and Science testing, SNAP will be on Friday this... Read More

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Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: May 3, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 3rd, it is a Day 3.  Students, please remember to bring your headphones/earbuds along with you when you are testing this week. Fabulous job to our recent Knights Honor winners.  5th grade winners are:  Alison M. and Jordan M., 6th graders:  Karlee B. and Charlie M., 7th graders:  Max S. and Emma D., and 8th graders Ella F. and Kallie C. Students: ... Read More

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Monday, May 2nd, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: May 2, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, May 2nd, it is a Day 2.  Students:  Do to MCA Math and Science Testing for the next two Wednesdays we will be moving SNAP to Friday for this week and next 13th.  This means you will report to KORT next Wednesday and to SNAP next Friday.  The exact same adjustment will be made for the following week. Attention all 5-7th grade middle school girls interested in being part of the Middle School... Read More

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Friday, April 29th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, April 29th it is a Day 1.  Students:  Due to MCA Math and Science Testing for the next two Wednesday’s we will be moving SNAP to Friday, May 6th and Friday, May 13th.  This means you will report to KORT next Wednesday and to SNAP next Friday.  The exact same adjustment will be made for the following week. Varsity Competitive and Sideline Cheer Teams havetryouts tonight at MSW. ... Read More

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Thursday, April 28th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 28th it is a Day 3.  Attention all 6-8th grade middle school girls interested in being part of the JV or Varsity Competitive and Sideline Cheer Teams next school year, tryouts are tomorrow at MSW.  There will be an informational meeting tomorrow after school in the lecture hall for all 8th grade girls are interested in playing high school soccer next. Please do your best to attend, there... Read More

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Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: April 26, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 26th it is a Day 1.  Students, mid-trimester is this week.  If you need to finish up a project or get some missing work done, stop in to the SHAPE lab.  The SHAPE lab is located in the 7th grade computer lab and is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-8:25. Attention all 6-8th grade middle school girls interested in being part of the JV or Varsity Competitive and Sideline Cheer Teams... Read More

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Monday, April 25th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: April 25, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, April 25th it is a Day 3.  Attention all 6-8th grade middle school girls interested in being part of the JV or Varsity Competitive and Sideline Cheer Teams next school yearTryouts start this week!  Clinics to the learn the material will take place tonight and tomorrow from 6-8pm at the Primary and from 4-6pm on Wednesday at MSW.   Tryouts will be on Friday at MSW.  If you still need an informational... Read More

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Friday, April 22nd, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, April 22nd it is a Day 2.  It was a great day for our fifth grade Math Masters teams.  Out of 26 teams in the Math Masters competition at Hutchinson yesterday, our two teams from West finished first and second!!  Nathan E., Gwen H., Morgan M., Ashton S., and Caden T. all were members on the championship team.  Ethan B., Lexi K., Paige R., Riley R., and Owen V.were on the second place team.  Individually Owen... Read More

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Thursday, April 21st, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: April 21, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 21st, it is a Day 1. Attention all 6-8th grade middle school girls interested in being part of the JV or Varsity Competitive and Sideline Cheer Teams next school yearTryouts start next week! Clinics to the learn the material will take place Monday and Tuesday next week from 6-8pm at the Primary and from 4-6pm on Wednesday at MSW. Tryouts will be on Friday at MSW. If you still need an informational packet you can pick... Read More

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: April 20, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 20th, it is a Day 3.  It is the 140th day of school. The media center is open before school for book checkout and book return. During testing the media center is closed until 11:30. Attention all 6-8th grade middle school girls interested in being part of the JV or Varsity Competitive and Sideline Cheer Teams next school yearTryouts start next week!  Clinics to the learn the material... Read More

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Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: April 19, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 19th, it is a Day 2.  The media center is open before school for book checkout and book return. During testing the media center is closed until 11:30. Are you looking to learn more about fishing? School of Fish with Mike Frisch, pro angler and TV Host, is back to teach you the ins and outs of fishing! The class is April 26th from 6-8:30 at Middle School West. Register today and receive your own equipment... Read More

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Monday, April 18th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, April 18th, it is a Day 1.  During testing this week, the media center is open for book check-out and return only.  Remember that you should have a book with you to read after you test these next couple of weeks. 7th graders, remember the deadline to turn in applications is today at 3:05 p.m.  They MUST be turned into either Mr. Canton or Mrs. Peterson. Are you looking to learn more about... Read More

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Friday, April 15th, 2016 - Exploratory Day

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, April 15th, it is Exploratory Day  Congratulations to last weeks Knights Honor winners.  5th grade winners are:  Hayden H. and Emma H., 6th grade, Amelia G. and Hayden K., 7th grade Zach B. and Emily S., and 8th graders, Allie B. and Jacob A. Also a fantastic job to this weeks Knights Honor winners.  They are, 5th graders Gwen H. and Niki B.,... Read More

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Thursday, April 14th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: April 14, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 14th, it is a Day 3.  Students in the exploratory day activity "Teacher Helper at St. Michael Catholic School":  The weather looks good on Friday, so plan on walking to and from the Catholic School.  Any questions, see Mr. Kucera. Attention 7th graders!  If you missed the WEB Leader Application meeting on Monday, stop by Mrs. Peterson’s room or the office to pick up an... Read More

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Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: April 13, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 13th,  it is a Day 2.  Attention 7th graders!  If you missed the WEB Leader Application meeting on Monday, stop by Mrs. Peterson’s room or the office to pick up an application.  Remember the deadline to turn in applications is next Monday at 3:05 p.m.  They MUST be turned into either Mr. Canton or Mrs. Peterson. Attention Elementary Buddy Exploratory Day students.  The... Read More

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Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: April 12, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 12th,  it is a Day 1.  Great job to our 8th grade band and choir on their awesome job at Target Center last night.  Attention 7th graders!  If you missed the WEB Leader Application meeting on Monday, stop by Mrs. Peterson’s room or the office to pick up an application.  Remember the deadline to turn in applications is Monday, April 18th at 3:05 p.m. ... Read More

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Monday, April 11th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, April 11th,  it is a Day 3.  No golf practice today.  You will be practicing on Friday instead.  Don’t forget that many of our West golfers are playing in a meet tomorrow at Buffalo Heights Golf Course. Attention all middle school girls:Are you interested in being a part of one of STMA’s Competitive Cheer Teams, or if you are an 8th grader cheering on the sidelines of the Football... Read More

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Friday, April 8th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, April 8th, it is a Day 2.  Girls if youare interested in being a part of one of STMA’s Competitive Cheer Teams, or if you are an 8th grader and would like to cheer on the sidelines of the football games every Friday night next fall, there will be an informational meeting next Monday at Middle School West in the lecture hall at 6:00 for our Middle School program at 7:00 for our JV and Varsity Programs.  Tryouts... Read More

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Thursday, April 7th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 7th it is a Day 1.  Attention all middle school girls:Are you interested in being a part of one of STMA’s Competitive Cheer Teams, or if you are an 8th grader cheering on the sidelines of the Football games every Friday night next fall?  If so, there will be an informational meeting next Monday at Middle School West in the Lecture Hall from 6-7pm for our Middle School program and 7-8PM for our JV... Read More

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Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: April 6, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 6th, it is a Day 3. It is the 130th day of school. Attention all middle school girls:Are you interested in being a part of one of STMA’s Competitive Cheer Teams, or if you are an 8th grader cheering on the sidelines of the Football games every Friday night next fall?  If so, there will be an informational meeting next Monday at Middle School West in the Lecture Hall from 6-7pm for our Middle... Read More

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Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: April 5, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 5th, it is a Day 2.  Students, are you in need of a place to finish up some homework in the morning?  Or just need a little help finishing a project?  Come to the SHAPE lab!  The SHAPE lab is located in the 7th grade computer lab and is open Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8 until 8:25.  See you there! Attention all middle school girls:Are you interested in being a part of one of... Read More

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Monday, April 4th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, April 4th, it is a Day 1.  These students competed in the annual St. Cloud State University math contest last Thursday: Paige M., Gracelyn R., Olivia S., Bella Y., Kaitlyn B., and Tyler G.  Paige and Gracelyn placed in the top 5% of the 8th graders and Olivia was in the top 10%.  Kaitlyn and Tyler were both in the top 10% of the 7th graders and along with two 7th graders from East, placed 3rd as a team. ... Read More

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Friday, April 1st, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: April 1, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, April 1st, it is a Day 3.  Super job to this week’s Knights Honor winners.   Winners are:  5th graders:  Rylee H. and Isaiah M., 6th graders: Britton B. and Ryan O., 7th graders: Alec M. and Erin F., and 8th graders Julia W. and Logan K. The great, Julius Erving once said, “If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on... Read More

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Thursday, March 31st, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, March 31st, it is a Day 2.  All lost and found items were collected over spring break and have been placed on a table in front of the office.  If you have lost any items, please check on that table and take home what belongs to you.  Any items that have not been claimed by the end of this week will be donated.  Reminder that KORT 5K slogans and motivational quotes are due tomorrow.  You can email Mrs. Leland or... Read More

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Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 30th, it is a Day 1.  All lost and found items were collected over spring break and have been placed on a table in front of the office.  If you have lost any items, please check on that table and take home what belongs to you.  Any items that have not been claimed by the end of this week will be donated.  Reminder that KORT 5K slogans and motivational quotes are due on Friday.  You can email Mrs. Leland... Read More

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Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: March 29, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 29th, it is a Day 3.  Students, are you in need of a place to finish up some homework in the morning?  Or just need a little help finishing a project?  Come to the SHAPE lab!  The SHAPE lab is located in the 7th grade computer lab and is open Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8 until 8:25.  See you there! This Friday is 7/8 grade Activity from 6-9 at West.  We have lots of fun activities... Read More

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Monday, March 28th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: March 28, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, March 28th, it is a Day 2.  Spring weight lifting starts next week.  Please don’t wait to get your registration in until the last minute!!  This is open to any current 6-8 graders. You can register online or through Mr. Kelley. Today is the first day of spring sports practices.  Athletes, make sure you have registered through School View.  Baseball players and track athletes look for your coaches in the... Read More

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Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: March 8, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 8th, it is a Day 3.  Our 5th & 6th grade choirs are in concert tonight in the auditorium at 6:00. Our 7th & 8th grade choirs are in concert tonight in the auditorium at 7:30. The MATHCOUNTS Pizza party is tomorrow night after school in Mr. Kucera’s room.  Math Counts students stop in and celebrate your season and wish our team well at the state... Read More

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Monday, March 7th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: March 7, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, March 7th, it is a Day 2.  Awesome job to our Knights Honor winners from February 24th.  Winners are 5th graders:  Tessa J. and David S., 6th graders, Tate L. and Valerie W.7th graders Chloe S. and Alix B., 8th grade winners are Austen K. and Blake E..  Nice job to our recent Knights honor winners:  5th graders Henry H. and Reece B., 6th graders... Read More

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Friday, March 4th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: March 4, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, March 4th, it is a Day 1.  Money and permission slip collection for Exploratory Day will be NEXT WEEK before school in the atrium. Please bring your money and permission slip for your activity that you signed up for, beginning Monday! The MATHCOUNTS Pizza party is next Wednesday.  Go to Mr. Kucera’s room after school to celebrate our season and wish our team well at the state competition on Saturday.  It will be done... Read More

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Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: March 3, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, March 3rd, it is a Day 3.  Money and permission slip collection for Exploratory Day will be NEXT WEEK before school in the atrium. Please bring your money and permission slip for your activity that you signed up for, beginning next Monday! The MATHCOUNTS Pizza party is next Wednesday.  Go to Mr. Kucera’s room after school to celebrate our season and wish our team well at the state competition on Saturday.  It will... Read More

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Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: March 2, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 2nd, it is a Day 2.  It is the 110th day of school. Yesterday's (Day 1) 2nd hour health class was not able to get the unit test study guide because they arrived from the Print Shop after class was over.  Please stop in today and pick up a study guide.  The testwill be during your next health class. You can also go to Mrs. LaPointe's website and print one off. ... Read More

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Tuesday, March 1st, 2016- Day 1

Posted on: March 1, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 1st it is a Day 1.  The GREAT Larry Bird once said, “I've got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.”  The following FIT kids of the month have this figured out!  They give 110 percent 100 percent of the time.  These FIT kids push themselves to give their best each and every day.  Because of their efforts and tough mentality they are... Read More

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Friday, February 26th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: February 26, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, February 26th, it is a Day 3.  Today is Twins Day. No Exploratory Day sign-ups today.  If you haven’t signed up yet, you will register on Tuesday. STMA High School Lacrosse Booster Club is hosting a Knights Dodgeball Showdown!!   Come and join the fun on March 13th!  Gather your friends and create a team!!   The cost is $10 per player to compete in this... Read More

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Thursday, February 25th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: February 25, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 25th, it is a Day 2.  Today is Decade Day. Fan bus students will be excused at 11:20 today for the wrestling tournament.  You will report to the cafeteria to eat your lunch and then we will board the busses. STMA High School Lacrosse Booster Club is hosting a Knights Dodgeball Showdown!!   Come and join the fun on March 13th!  Gather your friends and create a... Read More

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Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: February 24, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 24th, it is a Day 1.  Today is Teacher/Career Day 6th graders in Mrs. Kelly and Mrs. Erdmann’s 6th period class, please meet in Mrs. Erdmann’s room today. 7th graders in Mrs. Kelly’s class during 7th period, meet in Mr. Blair Kelley’s classroom. Author, Eric Kahn Gale, will be signing his book during all lunches in the... Read More

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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: February 23, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 23rd it is a Day 3.  Today is Western Day. There is no speech today. Author Eric Kahn Gale will be visiting West tomorrow. He is presenting to all classes in the atrium. We will be selling his books all week in the media center. They are $6.00 dollars each. We have the titles: Zoo at the Edge of the World and The bully Book. Both books are by author, Eric Kahn Gale. We are excited to have him... Read More

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Monday, February 22nd, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: February 22, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, February 22nd it is a Day 2.  Today is Disney or Cartoon Day. A big congratulations to our recent Knights Honor winners.  They are: 5th graders, Nevaeh R. and Mitchell R., 6th graders, Paige H. and Carter H., 7th graders, Taylor G. and Maddie F.,  and 8th graders, Carson B. and Wyatt L. There will also be a parent/player meeting for all girls in grades 7-12 interested... Read More

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Friday, February 19th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: February 19, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, February 19th it is a Day 1.  Attention Yearbook Staff, our last meeting is Monday.  We will be taking our group photo! Students, Middle School West is hosting the section wrestling tournament tomorrow.  That means a lot of athletes from other schools will be using our locker rooms.  Make sure to have all of your things locked up in your lockers. Students and staff that requested a book or have to pay for a... Read More

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Thursday, February 18th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: February 18, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 18th it is a Day 3.  Students, Middle School West is hosting a couple of varsity events the next couple of days.  The varsity boys’ basketball team plays Edina here tonight and then the section wrestling tournament is here on Saturday.  That means a lot of athletes from other schools will be using our locker rooms.  Make sure to have all of your things locked up in your lockers. Students and staff... Read More

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Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: February 17, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 17th it is a Day 2.  Just a reminder to all 8th graders, You will be signing up for Exploratory Day THIS Friday. You must have a signed preapproval form in order to register for the activity of your choice! 7th, 6th, and 5th graders, you will be signing up next week so remember to have your parents sign your form. Extra copies are available in the office. The high school... Read More

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Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: February 16, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 16th it is a Day 1.  It is the 100th day of school. Attention 8th Grade students:Some of you were sent a letter in the mail and were then given an appointment card by your 2nd or 4th hour teacher reminding you that you have been selected to take the NAEP Test today at one of the two testing times.  This announcement is a reminder for only 8th grade students that were... Read More

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Friday, February 12th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: February 12, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, February 12th it is a Day 3.  Nice job to Paige M., Daniel W., and Olivia S. who participated in the regional Spelling Bee in St. Cloud yesterday.  Olivia did a spectacular job under pressure finishing second.  She survived 12 rounds before getting tripped up in round 13.  Olivia now advances to the multi-regional bee in Fergus Falls on February 22nd.  If she does well there, she would advance to the national... Read More

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Thursday, February 11th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: February 11, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 11th it is a Day 2.  Good luck to Olivia S., Paige M., and Daniel W. as they participate in the Regional Spelling Bee in St. Cloud this afternoon. Parent/teacher conferences are tonight and next Tuesday from 3:45 until 7:45. Students this is just a reminder that there is no Youth Matters tonight and next Tuesday night due to Parent-Teacher Conferences.  There WILL BE weight lifting tonight.... Read More

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Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: February 10, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 10th it is a Day 1.  The middle schools’ MATHCOUNTS team did quite well in St. Cloud on Tuesday.  The team made up of Paige M. and Gracelyn R. took second place in the Chapter (regional) competition.  This qualified them for the state MATHCOUNTS competition, which takes place March 11th and 12th in Plymouth.  Tyler G., Olivia S., Bella Y., and Kaitlyn B., took 2nd place in the... Read More

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Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: February 9, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 9th it is a Day 3.  Great job to our 5th grade band.  Your first ever concert last night was fantastic!! Parent/teacher conferences are Thursday and February 16th from 3:45 until 7:45. The Book Fair starts tomorrow, stop and visit the book fair between the hours of 8am and 3:30 pm.  There will be a lacrosse clinic this Saturday at Middle School West for girls in grades... Read More

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Monday, February 8th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, February 8th it is a Day 2.  Congratulations to last weeks Knights Honor winners.  Winners are:  5th graders, Elijah H. and Lourdes L.6th graders, Emily B. and Aylssa F., 7th graders, Tommy G. and Myles B.,  and 8th grade winners, Jacob L. and Carter G. The Book Fair is Coming!!!!  2 more days!!  Starting Wednesday this week, come visit the book fair between the... Read More

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Friday, February 5th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: February 5, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, February 5th it is a Day 1.  There will be a lacrosse clinic hosted by Augsburg College on February 13th at Middle School West for girls in grades 5-8. The cost of the clinic is $25.00 and includes a t-shirt. 5th-6th graders will go from 8:00-10:00 and 7th-8th graders from 10:30-12:30. Registration is online at www.stmalax.com as well as at the door on... Read More

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Thursday, February 4th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: February 4, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 4th it is a Day 3.  Youth boys’ basketball players, come support your STMA Knights Boys Basketball Team as they take on North Branch at STMA High School tonight at 7:15.  By wearing your uniform to show support, you will receive free admission if you are with a paying adult.  There will also be an opportunity for to win prizes and/or cash by participating in the ball toss at half time.  Half of the proceeds from... Read More

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Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 3rd it is a Day 2.  Attention 5th grade students:  Today you will continue taking the Reading OLPA Test.  You will be testing with your SNAP and/or assigned 7th hour teacher – and you should be in that location right now and those locations are….Steinke F115, Harrison F113, Strait G124, Neumann G127, Krupke Media Center/D137, Rattai D136, Weber D127, and Von Bank C149.  ... Read More

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Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 2nd it is a Day 1.  Attention 5th grade students:  Today after KORT you will be taking the Reading OLPA Test.  You will be testing with your SNAP and/or assigned 7th hour teacher..  After KORT remember to bring a book to read to the following testing locations:  Steinke F115, Harrison F113, Strait G124, Neumann G127, Krupke Media Center/D137, Rattai D136, Weber D127, and Von Bank... Read More

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Monday, February 1st, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: February 1, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, February 1st, it is a Day 3.  It is the 90th day of school. Summer baseball signups are open.  Parents can sign up their players by going to the St. Michal Youth Baseball web site.  Flyers are available in the office if you would like to pick up one. Softball players, go to www.stmagirlsfastpitch.com to check out the programs that the softball... Read More

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Friday, January 29th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, January 29th, it is a Day 2.  This is the last week to order a yearbook.  Yearbook orders must be ordered online by Sunday or turned into the office by today.  We do NOT order extras!  Order now!! The 7th grade B girls’ basketball team traveled to Buffalo and won their first game of the season 29 to 20 and evened their record at 1-1. Scoring for the Knights were: Taylor K. with 11, Ashlyn M. 6, Emma S. 4,... Read More

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Thursday, January 28th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: January 28, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 28th, it is a Day 1.  Attention 7th grade students:  Today after KORT you will continue taking the Reading OLPA Test.  You will be testing with your SNAP and/or assigned 6th hour teacher – this is the same place you tested yesterday.  After KORT remember to bring a book to read to the following testing locations:  Wimmer F115, Barrett F113, Schlichting G124, Kelley G127, Paasch... Read More

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Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: January 27, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 27th, it is a Day 3.  Attention 7th grade students:  Today you will be taking the Reading OLPA Test.  You will be testing with your SNAP and/or assigned 6th hour teacher – and you should be in that location right now.  If you are not, bring a book to read (but it can’t be on your phone or device) and report to the following testing locations immediately.   Wimmer F115,... Read More

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Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: January 26, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 26th, it is a Day 2.  Attention 6th grade students:  Today after KORT you will continue taking the Reading OLPA Test.  You will be testing with your SNAP and/or assigned 7th hour teacher – this is the same place you tested yesterday.  After KORT remember to bring a book to read to the following testing locations.   Hedlund F115, D. Lefebvre F113, Erdmann G124, Peterson G127,... Read More

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Monday, January 25th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: January 25, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, January 25th, it is a Day 1.  Attention 6th grade students:  Today after KORT you will be taking the Reading OLPA Test.  You will be testing with your SNAP and/or assigned 7th hour teacher. After KORT today remember to leave your phone or electronic device in your locker and bring a book to read to the following testing locations:  Hedlund F115, D. Lefebvre F113, Erdmann G124, Peterson G127, J.Johnson... Read More

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Friday, January 22nd, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: January 22, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, January 22nd, it is a Day 3.  Congratulations to Daniel W..  Daniel is the new District Spelling Bee Champion.  Daniel will now compete in the regional Bee in St. Cloud on February 11th. Congratulations also go to Paige M. and Olivia S. who finished third and fourth in the District Spelling Bee last night.  Paige and Olivia will now compete in the regional Bee in St. Cloud on February 11th. ... Read More

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Thursday, January 21st, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: January 21, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 21st, it is a Day 2.  Attention 8th grade students:  Today after KORT you will continue taking the Reading OLPA Test.  You will be testing with your SNAP and/or assigned 7th hour teacher – this is the same place you tested yesterday.  After KORT remember to leave your phone or electronic device in your locker and bring a book to read to the following testing locations.   Stephens... Read More

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Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: January 20, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 20th, it is a Day 1.  Attention 8th grade students:  Today you will be taking the Reading OLPA Test.  You will be testing with your SNAP and/or assigned 7th hour teacher – and you should be in that location right now.  If you are not, bring a book to read (but it can’t be on your phone or device) and report to the following testing locations immediately.   Stephens F115,... Read More

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Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: January 19, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 19th, it is a Day 3.  Attention Students:When this announcement is over, you will be watching a short presentation that will lead you through the functions and process for taking the Mathematics and Reading Online Practice Assessments or OLPA tests.  STMA Schools has decided to not take the Math OLPA, but it is still a requirement to watch and pay attention to the whole presentation as many of the functions and processes are the... Read More

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Friday, January 15th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: January 15, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, January 15th, it is a Day 2.  It is the 80th day of school. A lanyard with a key and a jump drive on it was found in the bus parking lot.  If it is yours, please claim it in the office. Congratulations to this week’s Knights Honor winners.  5th grade winners are:  Emma K. and Kaleb K., 6th grade winners:  Tatum B. and Matthew C., 7th grade winners are: Megan M.... Read More

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Thursday, January 14th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 14th, it is a Day 1.  7th and 8th grade boys and girls interested in weightlifting should pick up a flyer in the office. Saturday is Youth day at the varsity girls’ basketball game!  All STMA youth traveling players in attendance will receive a STMA GBB shirt! All STMA youth players will get into the game for free if wearing a STMA BB jersey. The Knights are hosting the 4th... Read More

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Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: January 13, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 13th, it is a Day 3.  Middle School West 5th- 8th Grade Art Club is ready for winter!  We are looking for students ready to have fun and make great Art!  Register now with COMMUNITY EDUCATION Registration Limit: 20 students per session.  Instructors are Ms. Erickson and Mrs. Miller.  WINTER Session Starts today. 7th and 8th grade boys and girls... Read More

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Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: January 12, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 12th, it is a Day 2. Ski Club for tonight has been CANCELLED due to the cold. Middle School West 5th- 8th Grade Art Club is ready for winter! We are looking for students ready to have fun and make great Art! Register now with COMMUNITY EDUCATION Registration Limit: 20 students per session. Instructors are Ms. Erickson and Mrs. Miller. WINTER Session Starts tomorrow. 7th and... Read More

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Monday, January 11th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: January 11, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, January 11th, it is a Day 1.  There are to be no hoverboards on school grounds either used or stored because of safety and the question of fires. Tonight , the Riverhawks will host their annual"Skate with the Hawks" from 530-630 at the STMA rink.  This event is open to both girls and boys. 7th and 8th grade boys and girls interested in weightlifting should pick up a flyer in the... Read More

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Friday, January 8th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Good morning, it is Friday, January 8th, it is a Day 3.  There are to be no hoverboards on school grounds either used or stored because of safety and the question of fires. All of Team 8A would like to wish Mrs. Jeffery a dino-mite, T-rexcellent last day of her 30s! Happy almost 40th birthday Mrs. Jeffery. Middle School West 5th- 8th Grade Art Club is ready for winter!  We are looking for students ready to have... Read More

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Thursday, January 7th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: January 7, 2016

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 7th, it is a Day 2.  Fantastic job to our 1st 2016 Knights Honor winners.  They are:  5th grade, Emma D. and Grant R., 6th grade, Megan H. and Evan A., 7th grade, TJ K. and Jordan P. and 8th graders, Emma E. and Nick S. SOAR Academy is proud to announce auditions for Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.”!  There are tons of roles for boys... Read More

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Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 - Day 1

Posted on: January 6, 2016

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 6th, it is a Day 1.  SOAR Academy is proud to announce auditions for Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.”!  There are tons of roles for boys and girls in grades 1-8! Auditions will take place this Saturday from 9-3 and Sunday from 12-4.   Register now at www.soararts.com This Friday is youth night at the Riverhawks vs Buffalo game at the STMA rink.... Read More

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Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 - Day 3

Posted on: January 5, 2016

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 5th, it is a Day 3.  SOAR Academy is proud to announce auditions for Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.”!  There are tons of roles for boys and girls in grades 1-8! Auditions will take place this Saturday from 9-3 and Sunday from 12-4.   Register now at www.soararts.com Community Ed has some Technology camps coming up in starting this month. ... Read More

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Monday, January 4th, 2016 - Day 2

Posted on: January 4, 2016

Good morning, it is Monday, January 4th, it is a Day 2.  Fifth graders are in the cafeteria right now with their WEB leaders. SOAR Academy is proud to announce auditions for Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.”!  There are tons of roles for boys and girls in grades 1-8! Auditions will take place this Saturday from 9-3 and Sunday from 12-4.   Register now at www.soararts.com ... Read More

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Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: December 23, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, December 23rd, it is a Day 1. It is the 70th day of school. Congratulations to our ten finalists for the school geography bee.  They are 8th graders Dylan B., Isaac C., Sam D., Jacob M., and Joey M.  7th graders Hunter G., Grant J., and Cobin S..  And fifth graders Dylan F. and Henry H..  Alternates are Alex B. and Michael H. Please make sure to take everything home from you... Read More

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Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: December 22, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, December 22nd, it is a Day 3.  Ski Club for tonight has been CANCELLED. Please make sure to take everything home from you phy ed and athletic lockers for the break as the lockers will be getting cleaned out over break. Thanks Community Ed has some Technology camps coming up in starting in January.  Minecraft Coding, Minecraft Multiplayer, Game Coding and Advanced Minecraft.  Please pick up a flyer in the... Read More

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Monday, December 21st, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: December 21, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, December 21st, it is a Day 2. Congratulations to all of our Geography Bee semi-finalists.  All Geography Bee Semifinalists should be in Mr. Canton’s room right now. Excellent job to our recent Knights Honor winners.  5th grade winners are Megan G. and Camryn P., 6th graders  Heidi O. and Zander H., 7th graders  Max A. and Evie K., and 8th graders Tima Y. and... Read More

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Friday, December 18th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: December 18, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, December 18th, it is a Day 1.  Students according to our handbook page 2, your cell phones need to be put away between 8:00 and 3:05 if not being used in a BYOD classroom.  We understand that you may be transitioning them from yourself to your locker, but please know that if staff see you on your phone or electronic device for something other than school purposes,  it will be confiscated and returned to a parent/guardian only. ... Read More

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Thursday, December 17th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: December 17, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, December 17th, it is a Day 3.  Students according to our handbook page 2, your cell phones need to be put away between 8:00 and 3:05 if not being used in a BYOD classroom.  We understand that you may be transitioning them from yourself to your locker, but please know that if staff see you on your phone or electronic device for something other than school purposes,  it will be confiscated and returned to a parent/guardian... Read More

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Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: December 16, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, December 16th, it is a Day 2.  Great jobs to our choirs.  Your concerts last night were awesome. Students according to our handbook page 2, your cell phones need to be put away between 8:00 and 3:05 if not being used in a BYOD classroom.  We understand that you may be transitioning them from yourself to your locker, but please know that if staff see you on your phone or electronic device for something other than school... Read More

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Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: December 15, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, December 15th, it is a Day 1.  Students according to our handbook page 2, your cell phones need to be put away between 8:00 and 3:05 if not being used in a BYOD classroom.  We understand that you may be transitioning them from yourself to your locker, but please know that if staff see you on your phone or electronic device for something other than school purposes,  it will be confiscated and returned to a parent/guardian only. ... Read More

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Monday, December 14th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: December 14, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, December 14th, it is a Day 3.  No Speech Today. Attention all Knights Honor Winners, if you have not received your Knights Honor certificate, please come see Mrs. Joos in the Planning room.  What are you doing tomorrow night?  Come on out and watch our choirs.  5th & 6th grade choirs are in concert tonight at 6:00 in the auditorium.  Our 7th & 8th... Read More

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Friday, December 11th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: December 11, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, December 11th, it is a Day 2.  Wonderful job to our new Knights Honor winners this week.  5th grade winners are: Elliot L. and Tyler D., 6th grade winners Emily P. and Ben F., 7th grade winners are Eric C. and Jasmine N. 8th grade winners are Jordan K., and Toby D.. The Knights 7th grade B Blue and Gold won two games against Isanti on Thursday night. The Blue B team beat... Read More

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Thursday, December 10th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: December 10, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, December 10th, it is a Day 1. Students, use of the gyms after school is not allowed unless you are on the 7th & 8th grade basketball teams. If not, then you should not be in the gym playing with volleyballs, footballs, basketballs, etc. Also on nights of games, feel free to watch the games, but please do not run around in the third gym area. That is not allowed during the boys or girls’ basketball games. ... Read More

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Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: December 9, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, December 9th, it is a Day 3. It is the 60th day of school. Congratulations to our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade bands.  Your concerts last night were awesome. The main lunch line has grilled chicken patty.  The sandwich line has sloppy joe on a whole grain bun. Have a great day.   Read More

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Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: December 8, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, December 8th, it is a Day 2.  The PE department would like to announce our November FIT KIDS of the Month:5th graders Gwen H.and Alex S.;  6th graders Kiana J.and Dylan J.; 7th graders Bailey K.and Cobin S.; 8th graders Isabella Y.and Boston M..It was just Jimmy V week and his motto was “Never Give Up!”  These FIT KIDS are students who have proved they will not give up! ... Read More

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Friday, December 4th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: December 4, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, December 4th, it is a Day 1.  Way to go to the following students who won Knights Honor on November 18th, they are: 5th graders, Jacob V. and Joseph P., 6th graders, Jake B. and Emma M., 7th graders, Olivia W. and Elum N., and 8th graders Lauren P. and Carter W.   This week’s Marvelous Knights Honor winners are:  5th graders, Talia S. and Olivia G.,... Read More

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Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: December 3, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, December 3rd, it is a Day 3.  Please excuse all of Mr. Hamre's Fit for life kids at 8:35 today for swimming There will be an organizational meeting tomorrow after school in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th grade girls interested in playing school basketball this winter.  Take part in the St. Michael Lions 2015-2016 Drug Awareness Poster Contest!Please see Mrs. LaPointe in the health... Read More

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Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: December 2, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, December 2nd, it is a Day 2.  There will be an organizational meeting Friday after school in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th grade girls interested in playing school basketball this winter.  Congrats Vanessa A. on scoring her first varsity points (five) last night in the Knight 62 to 60 win over Osseo. Take part in the St. Michael Lions 2015-2016 Drug Awareness Poster Contest!Please... Read More

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Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: December 1, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, December 1st, it is a Day 1.  Please excuse Mr. Hamre’s Fit for life kids today at 8:35 Reminder to 6th & 7th grade band members –please bring homework or a book to band rehearsal today. There will be an organizational meeting Friday after school in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th grade girls interested in playing school basketball this winter. ... Read More

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Monday, November 30th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: November 30, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, November 30th, it is a Day 3.  There is chess club tonight.  Mr. Barthel is home with a sick child today, but will be back in time for chess club tonight. There will be an organizational meeting Friday after school in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th grade girls interested in playing school basketball this winter.  Are you interested in drawing or creating art and earning cash... Read More

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Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: November 24, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, November 24th, it is a Day 2.  There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th grade girls interested in playing school basketball this winter.  That meeting will be right after school in the lecture hall on December 4th. The 8th grade basketball team took 2 games from Isanti last night.  The A won 69-8 and the B won 34-19.  Colton C., Mo C., and Noah K. were all in... Read More

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Monday, November 23rd, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: November 23, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, November 23rd, it is a Day 1.  There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th grade girls interested in playing school basketball this winter.  That meeting will be right after school in the lecture hall on December 4th. Are you interested in drawing or creating art and earning cash prizes?  Then this is the contest for you!  Take part in the St. Michael Lions 2015-2016... Read More

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Friday, October 30th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: October 30, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, October 30th, it is a Day 3.  Fifth and Sixth graders, remember to bring your coats to lunch.  We will be going outside on most days.  MATHCOUNTS starts next Wednesday!  MATHCOUNTS is for 6th – 8th graders who would like to get together with others to work on challenging math problems.  Come to the first session next Wednesday after school until 4 PM in Mr. Kucera’s room.  See your math teacher... Read More

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Thursday, October 29th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: October 29, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, October 29th, it is a Day 2. If you are interested in being a part of this year’s yearbook staff, stop by the office to pick up an application. All applications must be turned into Mrs. Peterson by 3:05 tomorrow. Deadlines are critical as a member of the yearbook! Tomorrow is 5th and 6th grade Activity night from 6-8:30 at Middle School West. Come enjoy the fun. There will be dancing, bingo, open gym, a haunted... Read More

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Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: October 28, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, October 28th, it is a Day 1.  If you are interested in being a part of this year’s yearbook staff, stop by the office to pick up an application.  All applications must be turned into Mrs. Peterson by 3:05 on Friday.  Deadlines are critical as a member of the yearbook! This Friday is 5th and 6th grade Activity night from 6-8:30 at Middle School West.  Come enjoy the fun.  There will be dancing,... Read More

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Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: October 27, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, October 27th, it is a Day 3.  This Friday is 5th and 6th grade Activity night from 6-8:30 at Middle School West.  Come enjoy the fun.  There will be dancing, bingo, open gym, a haunted hallway, plus much more fun.  The cost is $5 dollars or $4 dollars with a canned food item for the food shelf.  Anyone interested in being in Destination Imagination this year should stop by the office and pick up a... Read More

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Monday, October 26th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: October 26, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, October 26th, it is a Day 2  This Friday is 5th and 6th grade Activity night from 6-8:30 at Middle School West.  Come enjoy the fun.  There will be dancing, bingo, open gym, a haunted hallway, plus much more fun.  The cost is $5 dollars or $4 dollars with a canned food item for the food shelf.  Chess Club starts tonight in Mr. Barthel’s room. Anyone interested in being in Destination... Read More

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Friday, October 23rd, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: October 23, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, October 23rd, it is a Day 1  8th Grade Volleyball players get your uniforms to Mrs. Haugen ASAP! There will be an informational meeting tonight after school in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in going out for wrestling this winter.  Chess Club starts Monday and is open to all ability levels from beginners to pros.  Interested students should stop in... Read More

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Thursday, October 22, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: October 22, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, October 22nd, it is a Day 3  Great job to this week’s Knights Honor winners.  5th grade winners are Piper C. and Jaxon C., 6th graders Allyiah P. and Isabel M, 7th graders  Marshall A. and Matt N., and 8th graders Aliyah S. and Carson B. There is no fifth grade movie in Mrs. Kelly’s room today. Parent/teacher conferences are tonight from 3:45 until... Read More

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Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: October 21, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, October 21st, it is a Day 2  Congratulations to Mrs. Leland.  Mrs. Leland was just named the state assistant coach of the year for varsity girls’ soccer.  Parent/teacher conferences are tomorrow night from 3:45 until 7:45. After School Youth Matters students:  This is a reminder that due to conferences tomorrow night, there will be NO Youth Matters after school. There will be an... Read More

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Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: October 20, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, October 20th, it is a Day 1  Parent/teacher conferences are Thursday from 3:45 until 7:45. There will be an informational meeting Friday after school in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in going out for wrestling this winter.  Chess Club starts next Monday and is open to all ability levels from beginners to pros.  Interested students should stop in the office... Read More

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Monday, October 19th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: October 19, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, October 19th, it is a Day 3.  Congrats to the following students being selected PE fit kids of the month for September:8th graders Cole J.and Paige M.; 7th gradersMeriel O.and Jorge M.; 6th graders Maxium K. and Ellie B.; 5th graders Julia D. and Jake V. There will be an informational meeting Friday after school in the lecture hall for all 7th & 8th grade boys... Read More

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Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: October 13, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, October 13th, it is a Day 2.  There will be an informational meeting for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in going out for wrestling this winter.  That meeting will be right after school in the lecture hall on October 23rd. 7th & 8th graders interested in weightlifting, please stop in the office and pick up a flier.  This is the last week to sign up.... Read More

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Monday, October 12th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: October 12, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, October 12th, it is a Day 3.  Parent/teacher conferences are tonight from 3:45 until 7:45. There will be an organizational meeting tomorrow before school at 8:15 in the cafeteria for all 7th & 8th grade boys who want to be part of the varsity or junior varsity swim and dive team There will be an informational meeting for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in going out... Read More

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Friday, October 9th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: October 9, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, October 9th, it is a Day 3. Super job to this week’s Knights Honor winners. 5th graders, Spencer S. and Chloe C., 6th graders, Alexis P. and Tommie T., 7th graders, Kayla C. and Kate M., and 8th graders, Huashi V. and Dylan S. 7th & 8th grade athletes, don’t forget the mid-tri is today. Make sure that you are passing all of your classes, so that you can... Read More

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Thursday, October 8th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: October 8, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, October 8th, it is a Day 2.  Please send KORT students that are new to West to the designated computer lab at this time.    Schultz, Steinke, Stephens, Strait, and Stoll to the Keyboarding lab;  Kucera, LaPointe, Lefebvre, and Leland to lab D136;  Lenneman, Locke, Miller, and Myhrer to the Media Center. 7th & 8th grade athletes, don’t forget the mid-tri is tomorrow. ... Read More

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Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: October 7, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, October 7th, it is a Day 1.  If you would like a picture re-take form please stop in at the office to pick one up. Picture re-takes are tomorrow during the lunches. 7th/8th Grade Activity will be held at Middle School East this Friday from 6-9pm.  There will be concessions, dance, open gym, bingo, computer lab, and a card room!  Cost is $5 or $4 with a canned food item.  Hope to see you... Read More

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Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: October 6, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, October 6th, it is a Day 3.  Congratulations to our first Knights Honor winner’s this school year.  They are:  5th graders, Breanna G. and Tyrone T., 6th graders, Katie S. and Ryan D., 7th graders, Alec H. and Kendra B., and 8th graders, Maddie W. and Nate N. If you would like a picture re-take form please stop in at the office to pick one up. Picture re-takes are this... Read More

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Monday, October 5th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: October 5, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, October 5th, it is a Day 2.  Congratulations to Mrs. Rattai and Mr. Graham.  They both successfully ran the 26 mile Twin Cities Marathon yesterday. 7th/8th Grade Activity night will be held at Middle School East this Friday from 6-9pm.  There will be concessions, dance, open gym, bingo, computer lab, and a card room!  Cost is $5 or $4 with a canned food item.  Hope to see you there!!... Read More

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Friday, October 2nd, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: October 2, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, October 2nd, it is a Day 1.  It is Blue and Gold day. The Knightly News is in need of student talent for this year’s broadcasts!  If you are interested in being a part of the Knightly News as an anchor, sports reporter, special feature, or camera person, there will be a meeting during KORT on Monday in the lecture hall. The next three varsity games that you can get in for free with your United Against Cancer T-shirts are... Read More

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Thursday, October. 3rd, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, October 1st, it is a Day 3.  It is class color day. If you are in 7th or 8th grade band, please head to the band room now for the combined pep band rehearsal during KORT. Please send KORT students that are new to West to the designated computer lab immediately following announcements. We need to start as soon as possible.  Anderson, Antony, Barrett, and Barthel to the Keyboarding lab;  Dvorak,... Read More

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Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: September 30, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, September 30th, it is a Day 2.  It is duct tape day. We’ll begin setting up SchoolView accounts tomorrow by KORTs. The next three varsity games that you can get in for free with your United Against Cancer T-shirts are tomorrow night’s boys’ soccer game “Kick Out Cancer” night, Friday night’s football game “Tackle Cancer” night, and next Monday’s home volleyball game “Dig... Read More

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Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: September 29, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, September 29th, it is a Day 1.  It is sports day. We’ll begin setting up SchoolView accounts this week by KORTs starting tomorrow. 8th Grade VB girls! Make sure you turn in your fundraising packet to Mrs. Haugen by 9:00 TODAY! The first three varsity games that you can get in for free with your United Against Cancer T-shirts tonight’s girls’ soccer game, Thursday’s boys’ soccer... Read More

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Monday, September 28th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: September 28, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, September 28th, it is a Day 3.  It is pajama day. The first three varsity games that you can get in for free with your United Against Cancer T-shirts tomorrow night’s girls’ soccer game, Thursday’s boys’ soccer game.  Both are “Kick Out Cancer” nights and tackle cancer night at this Friday’s football game. There will be a meeting for all 7th & 8th grade boys... Read More

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Friday, September 25th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: September 25, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, September 25th, it is a Day 2.  Attention All Youth Soccer Players:  Tomorrow is Youth day at the girls’ varsity soccer game.  All youth accompanied by an adult wearing their jerseys will get in free to the game.   The game is at 1:00pm.  There will be prizes!  We hope to see you there. The first two varsity games that you can get in for free with your United Against Cancer T-shirts are next... Read More

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Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: September 24, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, September 24th, it is a Day 1.  Attention All Youth Soccer Players:  This Saturday is Youth day at the girls varsity soccer game.  All youth accompanied by an adult wearing their jerseys will get in free to the game.   The game is at 1:00pm.  There will be prizes!  We hope to see you there. The first varsity game that you can get in for free with your United Against Cancer T-shirts is next... Read More

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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: September 23, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, September 23rd, it is a Day 3.  Sixth, seventh, and eight graders your passwords were automatically reset with this year’s new password for Schoolview. Please use your current school username and password to access Schoolview. Attention All Youth Soccer Players:  This Saturday is Youth day at the girls varsity soccer game.  All youth accompanied by an adult wearing their jerseys will get in free... Read More

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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: September 22, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, September 22nd, it is a Day 2.  Sixth, seventh, and eight graders your passwords were automatically reset with this year’s new password for Schoolview. Please use your current school username and password to access Schoolview. Attention All Youth Soccer Players:  This Saturday is Youth day at the girls varsity soccer game.  All youth accompanied by an adult wearing their jerseys will get... Read More

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Monday, September 21st, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: September 21, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, September 21st. It is a Day 1. KORT teachers, please do not hand out Schoolview log-ins for 5th grade or new students until Mrs. Eull schedules your students to meet with her about logging in. Students if you have not voted for dress up days for homecoming, make sure you vote today in KORT. 8th grade Earth Science students: please make sure to share your videos with Mr. Antony or Mrs. Jeffery before class... Read More

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Friday, September 18th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: September 18, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, September 18th.  It is a Day 3.  The next couple of weeks are U-KNIGHT against cancer weeks.  Students who are interested in purchasing t-shirts can pick an order form up in the office.  You must return them to the office by next Monday if you would like to buy a t-shirt.  Checks for the t-shirts should be made out to STMA Football Boosters.  T-shirts will get you in to the following games for FREE.:  9/29 Girls... Read More

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Thursday, September 17th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: September 17, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, September 17th.  It is a Day 2.  Pre-order sales are now open for the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid book #10 called Old School.  Copies are $9.00 and you can reserve your copy at the media center starting today.  The books should arrive at MW by November 4th.  Get your order in now! The next couple of weeks are U-KNIGHT against cancer weeks.  Students who are interested in purchasing t-shirts can... Read More

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Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: September 16, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, September 16th.  It is a Day 1.  Pre-order sales are now open for the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid book #10 called Old School.  Copies are $9.00 and you can reserve your copy at the media center starting today.  The books should arrive at MW by November 4th.  Get your order in now! The next couple of weeks are U-KNIGHT against cancer weeks.  Students who are interested in purchasing t-shirts can... Read More

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Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, September 15th.  It is a Day 3.  Girls 5th & 6th Grade In-House Basketball Flyers are available in the Office, please stop by and pick one up. Middle School West 5th- 8th Grade Art Club is looking for students to bring their creativity and talent to have fun! Register now with COMMUNITY EDUCATION Registration Limit: 20 students per session.  Instructors: Ms. Erickson,... Read More

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Monday, September 14th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: September 14, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, September 14th.  It is a Day 2.  Girls 5th & 6th Grade In-House Basketball Flyers are available in the Office, please stop by and pick one up. Middle School West 5th- 8th Grade Art Club is looking for students to bring their creativity and talent to have fun! Register now with COMMUNITY EDUCATION Registration Limit: 20 students per session.  Instructors: Ms. Erickson,... Read More

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Friday, September 11th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: September 11, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, September 11th.  It is a Day 1.  5th grade students interested in running for student council, your applications are due today to Mrs. Brett or Mrs. Hannon. You will be taping your one minute speech at that time as well. Blue applications are in your back to school folder. Additional copies are in the main office. Girls 5th & 6th Grade In-House Basketball Flyers are available in the Office,... Read More

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Thursday, September 10th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: September 10, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, September 10th.  It is a Day 3.  Attention Ms. Barrett’s Science Students:  Please meet in the 7th grade computer lab (F113) and bring your headphones! 5th grade students interested in running for student council, your applications are due tomorrow to Mrs. Brett or Mrs. Hannon. You will be taping your one minute speech at that time as well. Blue applications are in your back to school folder.... Read More

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Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: September 9, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, September 9th.  It is a Day 2.  5th grade students interested in running for student council, your applications are due this Friday to Mrs. Brett or Mrs. Hannon. You will be taping your one minute speech at that time as well. Blue applications are in your back to school folder. Additional copies are in the main office. Girls 5th & 6th Grade In-House Basketball Flyers are available in the... Read More

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September 8th, 2015, Day 1

Posted on: September 8, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, September 8th.  It is a Day 1.  Students,Please review the schedule you received from your KORT teacher today and be sure to use it as it is the most up-to-date and may include some minor adjustments.Also, a few of our Responsive Hour classes don’t meet every day in a week.  These classes are indicated with the number 3 or the number 2 in the class title.Courses with the number 3 in the title meet on Monday, Tuesday, and... Read More

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Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: June 3, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, June 3rd.  It is a Day 2.  Students, the items in student network folders will be deleted over the summer. If there is anything you would like to keep please move it to Google Drive or an USB drive. Students with lost books should come down to the media center to pay for them today. Congratulations to William V.  who took 4thplace in the Top AR Point Earners this trimester. A big round... Read More

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Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, June 2nd.  It is a Day 1.  It is the 170th day of school. Students, the items in student network folders will be deleted over the summer. If there is anything you would like to keep please move it to Google Drive or an USB drive. Auditions for Disney's High School Musical are June 12, 13, 14. You must be 13-19 years old. Register at soararts.com    ... Read More

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Monday, June 1st, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: June 1, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, June 1st.  It is a Day 3.  Students interested in the Land of Lakes Choirboys’ Summer Music Camp should stop in the office and pick up a flyer. Just a quick reminder for any 7th or 8th grade softball players who have not turned in pants and old jerseys please do so.   Mr Mueller and Mrs. Santrizos would like to finish getting those put away for next season.  You can put them into Mr. Sukalski’s PO... Read More

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Friday, May 29th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: May 29, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, May 29th.  It is a Day 2.  Knights R Us will be here today for a big summer blowout sale. All prices have been slashed, and these will be the lowest prices the school store has ever offered. Don't miss out on these great deals and get some great apparel before summer!  Attention 8thgrade students, on Tuesday during lunch, there will be a table in the back of the lunchroom with all the daily quotes that were... Read More

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Thursday, May 28th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: May 28, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 28th.  It is a Day 1.  Knights R Us is coming back today and tomorrow for a big summer blowout sale. All prices have been slashed, and these will be the lowest prices the school store has ever offered. Don't miss out on these great deals and get some great apparel before summer!  Students interested in the Land of Lakes Choirboys’ Summer Music Camp should stop in the office and pick up a flyer. ... Read More

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Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: May 27, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 27th.  It is a Day 3.  Great job to our choirs.  Your concerts last night were awesome!! If you DID NOT order a yearbook and want one for Friday’s Yearbook Signing Party, make sure to stop by Mrs. Peterson’s room today (before 7thhour) to enter your name into a drawing.  You will be notified at the end of the day if you will be receiving a yearbook on Friday.  Cost is $30.00.... Read More

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Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: May 26, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 26th.  It is a Day 2.  There will be a meeting tomorrow morning for the new 2015/2016 student council.  All members need to attend.  We will meet at 7:40 in the student council room.  Have you outgrown your favorite soccer gear or equipment? Donate your NEW or gently used cleats, shin guards, uniforms, balls, and new socks to our donation bin at the front entrance to help the poor kids of Ghana play their... Read More

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Friday, May 22nd, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: May 22, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, May 22nd. It is a Day 1. Congratulations to Derek V. and our Rolling Knights bowling team who competed in their state tournament this week. 8thgraders your Transition day is today. After KORT today report to your third hour teacher for attendance and bus instructions. Bikers, walkers, and direct routes will head back to the Middle School at the end of the day. Permission forms are due today to your science teacher. ... Read More

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Thursday, May 21st, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 21st.  It is a Day 3.  8thgraders your Transition day is tomorrow. After KORT tomorrow report to your third hour teacher for attendance and bus instructions. Bikers, walkers, and direct routes will head back to the Middle School at the end of the day. Permission forms are due today to your science teacher. Have you outgrown your favorite soccer gear or equipment? Donate your NEW or gently used cleats, shin... Read More

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Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: May 20, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 20th.  It is a Day 2.  Congratulations to our 6th, 7th, and 8thgrade bands.  Your concerts last night were awesome!! Have you outgrown your favorite soccer gear or equipment? Donate your NEW or gently used cleats, shin guards, uniforms, balls, and new socks to our donation bin at the front entrance to help the poor kids of Ghana play their favorite sport, soccer. You have until June... Read More

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Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 19th.  It is a Day 1.  Thank you to all the students who participated in the wall of wisdom this year! These students had winning quotes! In no particular order: Mackenzie M., Montee D., Olivia H., Sam S., Evie K., Braeden K. and Emma E. – who had 4 of her quotes win! Congratulations students, you will receive a copy of the poster that will be hung in the halls for years to come! Have you outgrown your favorite... Read More

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Monday, May 18th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: May 18, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, May 18th.  It is a Day 3.  It is the 160th day of school. Congratulations to the Select Choir and Jazz band for their superior ratings at the Trills & Thrills Music Festival on Friday. The students did a fantastic job representing Middle School West! Students with overdue books will not be allowed to check out books until their overdue books are returned. Please start looking for lost books and return them.... Read More

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Friday, May 15th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: May 15, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, May 15th. It is a Day 2. Students, remember to vote for your three favorite quotes from the wall of musical wisdom today during lunch. There will be a list of the quotes in the lunchroom as well. Knights’ R Us will be selling products during all lunches today. Price ranges are from $5-$40. They will be offering deals on T-shirts, sweatpants, sunglasses, and more. Stop by for your last chance to get STMA apparel before summer.... Read More

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Thursday, May 14th, 2015 - Day1

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 14th.  It is a Day 1.  Knights’ R Us will be selling products during all lunches today and tomorrow.   Price ranges are from $5-$40.  They will be offering deals on T-shirts, sweatpants, sunglasses, and more. Stop by for your last chance to get STMA apparel before summer. Students with overdue books will not be allowed to check out books until their overdue books are returned. Please start looking for... Read More

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Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 13th.  It is a Day 3.  Great job to our fifth grade band.  Your concert last night was fantastic. Boys tennis practice for tonight has been CANCELLED!!  Mr. Antony is out ill today. Knights’ R Us will be selling products during all lunches today, tomorrow, and Friday.   Price ranges are from $5-$40.  They will be offering deals on T-shirts, sweatpants, sunglasses, and more. Stop... Read More

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Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: May 12, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 12th.  It is a Day 2.  Knights’ R Us will be selling products during all lunches today, tomorrow and Thursday.   Price ranges are from $5-$40.  Students with overdue books will not be allowed to check out books until their overdue books are returned. Please start looking for lost books and return them. Students will need to pay for all lost books that are not returned by May 28th. ... Read More

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Monday, May 11th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, May 11th.  It is a Day 1.  Knights’ R Us will be selling products during all lunches tomorrow, Wednesday, and Thursday. Price ranges are from $5-$40.  Students with overdue books will not be allowed to check out books until their overdue books are returned. Please start looking for lost books and return them. Students will need to pay for all lost books that are not returned by May 28th. ... Read More

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Friday, May 8th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: May 8, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, May 8th.  It is a Day 3.  Students with overdue books will not be allowed to check out books until their overdue books are returned. Please start looking for lost books and return them. Students will need to pay for all lost books that are not returned by May 28th. lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  cheesy breadsticks with dipping sauce;    Line 3: hot dog on a whole grain bun.... Read More

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Thursday, May 7th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: May 7, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 7th.  It is a Day 2.  Students with overdue books will not be allowed to check out books until their overdue books are returned. Please start looking for lost books and return them. Students will need to pay for all lost books that are not returned by May 28th. lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  buffalo or mandarin chicken with steamed rice;    Line 3: cheese wedge pizza.... Read More

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Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 6th.  It is a Day 1.  Student Council applications are due today.   8thgraders if you are looking to  be a part of the student council in the high school applications are also available in the office as well and due todau.  If you have any questions contact Mrs. Brett or Mrs. Hannon. lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  breaded pork patty;    Line 3: tomato... Read More

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Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: May 5, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 5th.  It is a Day 3.  Student Council will be holding elections for next year.  If you are interested in being a part of a fun group of people who help support, create, and run many school events grab an application from the office.  They are due back tomorrow.   8thgraders if you are looking to  be a part of the student council in the high school applications are also available in the office as... Read More

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Monday, May 4th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: May 4, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, May 4th.  It is a Day 2.  It is the 150th day of school. Student Council will be holding elections for next year.  If you are interested in being a part of a fun group of people who help support, create, and run many school events grab an application from the office.  They are due back Wednesday.   8thgraders if you are looking to  be a part of the student council in the high school... Read More

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Friday, May 1st, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: May 1, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, May 1st.  It is a Day 1.  Attention all middle school students that were absent or didn’t finish the MCA READING Test. After announcements today, please report to the media center to take the READING test. Congratulations to this weeks Knights Honor winners.  5thgrade winners:  Hayden K. and Rosie B., 6thgrade winners:  Allison M. and Chase B., 7thgrade winners:  Logan... Read More

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Thursday, April 30th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: April 30, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 30th.  It is a Day 3.  Student Council will be holding elections for next year.  If you are interested in being a part of a fun group of people who help support, create, and run many school events grab an application from the office.  They are due back by next Wednesday.   8thgraders if you are looking to  be a part of the student council in the high school applications are also available in the... Read More

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Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: April 29, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 29th.  It is a Day 2.  Student Council will be holding elections for next year.  If you are interested in being a part of a fun group of people who help support, create, and run many school events grab an application from the office.  They are due back by May 6th.   8thgraders if you are looking to  be a part of the student council in the high school applications are also available... Read More

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Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: April 28, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 28th.  It is a Day 1.  Student Council will be holding elections for next year.  If you are interested in being a part of a fun group of people who help support, create, and run many school events grab an application from the office.  They are due back by May 6th.   8thgraders if you are looking to  be a part of the student council in the high school applications are also available in... Read More

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Monday, April 27th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: April 27, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, April 27th.  It is a Day 3.  lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  chicken nuggets and spicy chicken nuggets;    Line 3: pepperoni wedge pizza. There will be a spring meeting for all girls soccer players who will be playing HS soccer next fall.  The meeting will be Sunday from 4:30-5:30 at the HS cafeteria.  If you cannot make it please contact Coach Johnson or Coach Leland. ... Read More

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Friday, April 24th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: April 24, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, April 24th.  It is a Day 2.  Fantastic job to this weeks Knights Honor winners, winners are:  5thgrade, Carter H. and Blazden M., 6thgrade, Holly C. and Sonia A., 7thgrade, Matthew B. and Madalyn W., and 8thgrade, McKenzie S. and Ethan R. lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  mandarin chicken and steamed rice;    Line 3: fish patty on a whole grain... Read More

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Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 Day 1

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 23rd.  It is a Day 1.  Attention 6 grade students:  Today you will be taking the MCA Reading Test.  You will be testing with your 2ndhour teacher – again, you will be testing with the teacher you would normally have for your 2ndhour class.  If you are not already in your testing location, report to the following testing location immediately     Read More

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Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015- Day 3

Posted on: April 22, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 22nd.  It is a Day 3.  lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  breaded chicken patty or spicy chicken patty;    Line 3: hot turkey, ham, cheese on a whole grain bun. Students and staff the media center doors will be locked during testing and a testing sign will be posted on the doors. The media center will be open before school and until 8:45 each morning. Patrick Carman books... Read More

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Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: April 21, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 21st.  It is a Day 2.  lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  French toast sticks and turkey sausage links;    Line 3: breakfast pizza. Students and staff the media center doors will be locked during testing and a testing sign will be posted on the doors. The media center will be open before school and until 8:45 each morning. Patrick Carman books are available for purchase in the... Read More

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Monday, April 20th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: April 20, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, April 20th.  It is a Day 1.  It is the 140th day of school. lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  cheesy French bread with dipping sauce;    Line 3: stuffed pepperoni pizza with romaine salad. Students interested in summer driver’s ed classes should stop in the office and pick up a registration flyer.  Eligible students must be 15 years old by December 31, 2015. ... Read More

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Friday, April 17th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: April 17, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, April 17th.  It is a Day 3.  WEB Applications are due today by 3:15.  Please give them to Mrs. Peterson. Patrick Carman’s books will be on sale in the library! Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  barbecue rib on a whole grain bun;    Line 3: rotini with Italian meat, spinach strawberry salad. Varsity volleyball coach Dehnel would like to meet with... Read More

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Thursday, April 16th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 16th.  It is a Day 2.  WEB Applications are due tomorrow by 3:15.  Please give them to Mrs. Peterson. Patrick Carman’s books will be on sale in the library all this week! Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  roasted turkey on a whole grain hoagie bun;    Line 3: stuffed cheese pizza. Attention students, please use the sidewalks when... Read More

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Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 15th.  It is a Day 1.  WEB Applications are due this Friday by 3:15.  Please give them to Mrs. Peterson. Patrick Carman’s books will be on sale in the library all this week! Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  soft shell beef taco or chicken fajita;    Line 3: turkey ham cheese on a hoagie bun. Attention students, please use the... Read More

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Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 14th.  It is a Day 3.  Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  chicken gravy and mashed potatoes;    Line 3: sloppy joe on a whole grain bun. Attention students, please use the sidewalks when coming out for recess.  Understand that your recess areas to play on are the large parking lot/basketball area and the football field.    If you have any questions,... Read More

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Monday, April 13th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: April 13, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, April 13th.  It is a Day 2.  Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  chicken tenders or spicy chicken tenders;    Line 3: pepperoni wedge pizza. The high school Knight R Us store will be coming to school this week Thursday and Friday in the morning from 8:00 to 8:30. This will give you the opportunity to purchase Knights merchandise. We will be providing sunglasses, stocking hats,... Read More

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Friday, April 10th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: April 10, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, April 10th.  It is a Day 1.  Congratulations to Paige M. who placed in the top 5% of all 7thgraders competing in the St. Cloud State University Math Contest on April 9th. 7th and 8th graders come and enjoy the fun at the last activity night of the year at Middle School East tonight.  Doors open at 6 and it runs until 9.  Cost is $4 with a canned food shelf item or $5 without.  Come and enjoy... Read More

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Thursday, April 9th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: April 9, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 9th.  It is a Day 3.  Awesome job to this week’s Knights Honor Winners.  5thgraders:  Allie L. and Jericha K., 6thgraders:   Jessica H. and Bryce L., 7thgraders:  Lily D. and Valerie L., and 8thgraders:  Paisley A. and Jay L. 7th and 8th graders come and enjoy the fun at the last activity night of the year at Middle School East tomorrow... Read More

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Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: April 8, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 8th.  It is a Day 2.  7th and 8th graders come and enjoy the fun at the last activity night of the year at Middle School East this Friday.  Doors open at 6 and it runs until 9.  Cost is $4 with a canned food shelf item or $5 without.  Come and enjoy the fun.   Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  breaded chicken patty and lettuce salad;    Line 3:... Read More

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Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 7th.  It is a Day 1.  Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  Italian spaghetti;    Line 3: grilled chicken patty on a whole grain bun. Varsity volleyball coach Dehnel would like to meet with all 5th– 8thgrade girls interested in summer volleyball or playing in the fall.  The meeting will be April 17thafter school in the lecture hall.... Read More

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Monday, March 30th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, March 30th.  It is a Day 2.  Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  chicken nuggets or spicy chicken nuggets;    Line 3: pepperoni wedge pizza. 7th& 8thgrade spring sports practices begin tonight.  Girls’ softball players, boys’ tennis players, and golfers will ride the shuttle bus over to East tonight.  Baseball players and track... Read More

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Friday, March 27th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: March 27, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, March 27th.  It is a Day 1.  Awesome job to the following Knights Honor winners this week.  5thgrade winners:  Jackson P. and Emma B., 6thgrade winners: Jadon W. and Amanda R., 7thgrade winners: Carson B. and Lauren P., and 8thgrade winners:  Ryan S. and Annie K. Spring Activity Night for 5thand 6thgraders is tonight from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at... Read More

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Thursday, March 26th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, March 26th.  It is a Day 3.  Spring Activity Night for 5thand 6thgraders is tomorrow night from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at West.  The cost is $5 or $4 with a food shelf donation for the Hanover Food shelf. Students will have the opportunity for bingo, dancing, open gym, dodge ball tournament and more. Items will be on sale at the concession stand too.   DROP OFF AND PICK UP: West students will use... Read More

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Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 25th.  It is a Day 2.  Spring Activity Night for 5thand 6thgraders is this Friday from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at West.  The cost is $5 or $4 with a food shelf donation for the Hanover Food shelf. Students will have the opportunity for bingo, dancing, open gym, dodge ball tournament and more. Items will be on sale at the concession stand too.   DROP OFF AND PICK UP: West students will use... Read More

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Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 24th.  It is a Day 1.  Spring Activity Night for 5thand 6thgraders is this Friday from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at West.  The cost is $5 or $4 with a food shelf donation for the Hanover Food shelf. Students will have the opportunity for bingo, dancing, open gym, dodge ball tournament and more. Items will be on sale at the concession stand too.   DROP OFF AND PICK UP: West students will use door... Read More

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Monday, March 23, 2015th Day 3

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, March 23rd.  It is a Day 3.  Congratulations to both DI teams for their awesome results at the regional tournament of Saturday. The 7 Legendary Imagineers got 3rd place in the Fearytale challenge, just missing state by one place. The Creature of the Knight team got 2nd place in the Creature Feature Challenge and will be going to state on April 11th. Spring Activity Night for 5thand 6thgraders is this... Read More

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Friday, March 20th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: March 20, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, March 20th.  It is a Day 2.  Good luck to both Destination Imagination teams  from MSW the 7 Legendary Imagineeers and the Creature of the Knight at the regional competition tomorrow. Middle School West 5th- 8thGrade SPRING Art Club is looking for students to bring their creativity and talent and have fun! Register now with COMMUNITY EDUCATIONRegistration Limit: 20 students per session. ... Read More

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Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: March 18, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 18th.  It is a Day 3.  Great job to our choirs last night!!  Your concerts were awesome!! Middle School West 5th- 8thGrade SPRING Art Club is looking for students to bring their creativity and talent and have fun! Register now with COMMUNITY EDUCATIONRegistration Limit: 20 students per session.  Instructors are Ms. Erickson and Mrs. Miller.   Spring sessions start March... Read More

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Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 17th.  It is a Day 2.  It is the 120th day of school. Today is Spring Picture day, pictures will be taken in the Responsive hour lab during lunches. Make sure to have your order form ready to go. Our 5th& 6thgrade choirs are in concert tonight in the auditorium at 6:00. Our 7th& 8thgrade choirs are in concert tonight in the auditorium at 7:30.... Read More

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Monday, March 16th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, March 16th.  It is a Day 1.  Tomorrow is Spring Picture day, pictures will be taken in the Responsive hour lab during lunches. Make sure to have your order form ready to go. Students:  Due to the muddy/soft condition of the playing fields, we ask that you continue to do recess on the sidewalk and blacktop areas that are permitted on the Recess Boundary Map posted in the cafeteria. Middle School West... Read More

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Thursday, March 12th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: March 12, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, March 12th.  It is a Day 2.  Students:  Due to the muddy/soft condition of the playing fields, we ask that you continue to do recess on the sidewalk and blacktop areas that are permitted on the Recess Boundary Map posted in the cafeteria. Middle School West 5th- 8thGrade SPRING Art Club is looking for students to bring their creativity and talent and have fun! Register now with COMMUNITY... Read More

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Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: March 11, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 11th.  It is a Day 1.  Students who are going on the fan bus today will meet in the atrium right after 7thgrade lunch which is 12:27.  We will get you organized with your chaperones and get on the busses.  8thgraders going on the fan bus will be dismissed at 11:57 to eat with the seventh graders today.  Students, please leave your cell phone in your locker today during the... Read More

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Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: March 10, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 10th.  It is a Day 3.  Students:  Due to the muddy/soft condition of the playing fields, we ask that you continue to do recess on the sidewalk and blacktop areas that are permitted on the Recess Boundary Map posted in the cafeteria. This  Thursday the Knight’s varsity GBB plays the Elk River Elks in the section championship game with the winner advancing to the state tournament next week! This game... Read More

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Friday, March 6th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: March 6, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, March 6th.  It is a Day 2.  Super job to this weeks Knights honor winners, 5thgrade winners are: Shylah K. and Gavin G., 6thgrade, Rheana Z. and Dameon S., 7thgrade , Claire C. and Justin B., and 8thgrade Jaiden J. and Peri D.. There will be an organizational meeting tonight after school in the lecture hall for all 7th& 8thgrade boys interested in playing... Read More

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Thursday, March 5th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: March 5, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, March 5th.  It is a Day 1.  There will be an organizational meeting tomorrow after school in the lecture hall for all 7th& 8thgrade boys interested in playing school baseball this spring.  There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th& 8thgrade boys and girls interested in going out for track  this spring.  The meeting will be right after school on March... Read More

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Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: March 4, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 4th.  It is a Day 3.  There will be an organizational meeting tonight after school in the lecture hall for all 7th& 8thgrade girls interested in playing school softball this spring.  There will be an organizational meeting Friday after school in the lecture hall for all 7th& 8thgrade boys interested in playing school baseball this spring.  There... Read More

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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: March 3, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 3rd.  It is a Day 2.  8thGrade Students:  If you have received a letter in the mail stating that you will be taking the NAEP test today, you should be at your testing station now.  If you are not, please go there now. Last weeks’ trivia winner was Preston L..  The correct answer was “Go Big or Go Home” by Will Hobbs.   Congratulations Preston, please stop by the media... Read More

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Monday, March 2nd, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: March 2, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, March 2nd.  It is a Day 1.  It is the 110th day of school. 8thGrade Students:  If you have received a letter in the mail stating that you will be taking the NAEP test on March 3rd(which is tomorrow),  Mr. Jennissen will be coming around to your 3rdperiod class today to give you a reminder of where and when to report for the test and what to bring with.  The rest of the... Read More

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Friday, February 27th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: February 27, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, February 27th.  It is a Day 3.  It is super hero day. Fifth graders: today you will going directly to the gym today instead of your KORT.  You will be boarding the busses for bowling once you get organized in the gym.  Fifth grade teachers attending bowling today should bring your remaining KORT teachers down to cafeteria.  The Kidarod, a new adventure race for kids is tomorrow at Fish Lake Park in Maple Grove.... Read More

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Thursday, February 26th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: February 26, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 26th.  It is a Day 2.  It is duct tape day. Fifth graders: tomorrow you will going directly to the gym instead of your KORT.  You will be boarding the busses for bowling once you get organized in the gym. Student council’s pie a teacher contest ends tomorrow! If you want a chance to pie a teacher, bring your box tops, your money or your foodshelf donations by Friday morning.  If we want to see Mr.... Read More

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Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: February 25, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 25th.  It is a Day 1.  It is pink day. Fifth graders on Friday, you will going directly to the gym instead of your KORT.  You will be boarding the busses for bowling once you get organized in the gym. Attention yearbook staff…THERE WILL BE A MEETING TONIGHT from 3:15-4:00.  This is the LAST day to work on your pages! This week only! Bring in your box tops, money and canned food items to... Read More

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Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: February 24, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 24th.  It is a Day 3.  It is tacky tourist day. Attention yearbook staff…THERE WILL BE A MEETING TOMORROW from 3:15-4:00.  This is the LAST day to work on your pages! Mrs. Hughes’ Destination Imagination team will not practice tonight.  Mrs. Hughes can not be here tonight. This week only! Bring in your box tops, money and canned food items to earn a chance to pie a teacher. $.10 = a... Read More

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Monday, February 23rd, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: February 23, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, February 23rd.  It is a Day 2.  There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th& 8thgrade girls interested in playing school softball this spring.  The meeting will be right after school on March 4thin the lecture hall. There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th& 8thgrade boys interested in playing school baseball this spring.  The meeting... Read More

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Friday, February 20th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: February 20, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, February 20th.  It is a Day 1.  This weeks’ trivia winner is Rachel D. of Mrs. Hannon’s KORT.  Rachel, please stop by the media center to claim your prize.    The correct answer:  Author Gertrude Chandler Warner wrote the series about children living in a boxcar.  Congratulations Rachel! Congratulations to this weeks’ book display winner :   Mrs. Rowland’s... Read More

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Thursday, February 19th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: February 19, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 19th.  It is a Day 3.  This weeks’ trivia winner is Rachel D. of Mrs. Hannon’s KORT.  Rachel, please stop by the media center to claim your prize.    The correct answer:  Author Gertrude Chandler Warner wrote the series about children living in a boxcar.  Congratulations Rachel! Congratulations to this weeks’ book display winner :   Mrs. Rowland’s... Read More

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Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: February 18, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 18th.  It is a Day 2.  Talent auditions are tonight after school in the auditorium. There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th& 8thgrade girls interested in playing school softball this spring.  The meeting will be right after school on March 4thin the lecture hall. Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  cheesy... Read More

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Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 17th.  It is a Day 1.  Congratulations to our recent Knights Honor winners from last week, 5thgraders Liam L. and Avery K.; 6thgraders Zach M. and Brock P.; 7thgraders Emma G. and Ethan S., and 8thgraders Joe B. and Nikki W. Don’t forget that parent/teacher conferences are tonight from 3:45 until 7:45. No weight lifting tonight due to conferences. ... Read More

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Friday, February 13th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: February 13, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, February 13th.  It is a Day 3.  It is the 100th day of school. All Of Mr. Hamre’s 8thgrade PE classes will meet in Mrs. Piechowski room today. Talent auditions will be held next Wednesday after school in the auditorium. Sign up in the atrium today! Don’t forget that parent/teacher conferences are Tuesday from 3:45 until 7:45. No weight lifting Tuesday due to... Read More

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Thursday, February 12th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: February 12, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 12th.  It is a Day 2.  All Of Mr. Hamre’s 8thgrade PE classes only will meet in Mrs. Piechowski room today and Friday Talent auditions will be held next Wednesday after school in the auditorium. Sign up in the atrium this week! Don’t forget that parent/teacher conferences are tonight from 3:45 until 7:45. No weight lifting today or Tuesday due to conferences. ... Read More

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Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: February 11, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 11th.  It is a Day 1.  Talent auditions will be held February 18thafter school in the auditorium. Sign up in the atrium this week! A reminder to keep track of your eating habits.  Also a reminder that you can bring a non-perishable food item to the lunch room for local food shelves. Don’t forget that parent/teacher conferences are tomorrow from 3:45 until 7:45. ... Read More

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Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: February 10, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 10th.  It is a Day 3.  A reminder to keep track of your eating habits.  Also a reminder that you can bring a non-perishable food item to the lunch room for local food shelves. Don’t forget that parent/teacher conferences are this Thursday from 3:45 until 7:45. Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  Italian spaghetti;   Line 3: grilled chicken patty on a... Read More

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Monday, February 9th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: February 9, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, February 9th.  It is a Day 2.  Don’t forget that parent/teacher conferences are this Thursday from 3:45 until 7:45. Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  hamburger or turkey burger on a whole grain bun;   Line 3: stuffed pepperoni pizza. Registration is now open for our 10U to 16U Travel and 10U to 14U Recreational Leagues through the STMA Girls Fastpitch Association... Read More

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Friday, February 6th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: February 6, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, February 6th.  It is a Day 1.  Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  meatball sub;   Line 3: fish nuggets. Thank you everyone for participating in hat day.  We raised $341 for sharing and caring hands.  Mr. Antony is proud of the work his KORT students put into planning and executing the event.     Registration is now open for our 10U to 16U Travel... Read More

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Thursday, February 5th, 2015 -Day 3

Posted on: February 5, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 5th.  It is a Day 3.  Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  Chicken Italiano with pasta;   Line 3: stuffed cheese pizza. Have a great day. Read More

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Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: February 4, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 4th.  It is a Day 2.  No Yearbook tonight!!  Make sure you ready for a group photo on the 11th.  Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  beef nachos;   Line 3: deli turkey cheese on a hoagie bun. The 7thgrade B Team lost to East 35-21 last night. Scoring for the Knights were Benji O., Jacob P., Nick C. who all had 4, Zach L. had a... Read More

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Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: February 3, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 3rd. It is a Day 1. Great job to our 5thgrade band. Your concert last night was fantastic. Hat Day is today. Remember that you need a sticker which demonstrates that you have paid to wear your hat today. No Yearbook tomorrow!!  Make sure you ready for a group photo on the 11th.  Today’s lunch line options: Lines 1&2: corndog; Line 3: cheese quesadilla. ... Read More

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Monday, February 2nd, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: February 2, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, February 2nd.  It is a Day 3.  The 28 day challenge has officially begun.  We hope you started the month of with a healthy breakfast yesterday and today.  Your KORT teacher will have a chart for you to begin logging your healthy eating for the month.  Please be sure to keep track of how often you are able to eat healthy this month. Hat Day is tomorrow,  if you paid to wear your hat tomorrow, make sure to... Read More

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Friday, January 30th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: January 30, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, January 30th.  It is a Day 2.  It is the 90th day of school. Next week, during our Knights’ Honor Celebration, we will have a high school senior joining us to present a challenge to eat healthy for the month of February.  Eating healthy, especially eating a healthy breakfast to start each morning, it an important first step in your overall health.  Because February begins on Sunday, you can be sure to get a head... Read More

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Thursday, January 29th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: January 29, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 29th.  It is a Day 2.  The following students qualified for the MATHCOUNTS competition in St. Cloud next month:  Tyler G., Paige M., and Olivia S.  You will catch the van outside the front doors after school for a ride to East where you will meet in Mr. Mueller's room until 4 PM.  You will need to be picked up at East afterwards. This is it…your last week to order a yearbook!  Order... Read More

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Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: January 28, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 28th.  It is a Day 3.  Congratulations to Wyatt L. and Olivia S. who finished 3rdand 4thin the District Spelling Bee last night.  Wyatt and Olivia will both go on to compete in the regional spelling bee in St. Cloud on February 12th. 5thgrade band lesson reminder: All 5thgrade saxophones will have their lesson today during recess. This is... Read More

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Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: January 27, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 27th.  It is a Day 2.  Congratulations to our choirs.  Your concert at the high school was fantastic last night. Excellent job to our recent Knights Honor winners, they are:  5thgraders, Brady W. and Michelle L., 6th  graders, Cam B. and Rachel K., 7thgraders, Nate N. and Kyle W., 8thgraders, Drew R. and Carter K. Students beginning tomorrow, we will... Read More

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Monday, January 26th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: January 26, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, January 26th.  It is a Day 1.  Attention 7-8th grade students:  Today you will be taking the OLPA Reading Practice Test.  You will be testing with your 3rd hour teacher – again, you will be testing with the teacher you would normally have for your 3rd hour class.  7thGrade students will report to their testing lab following KORT and 8thGrade students will report to their testing lab after... Read More

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Friday, January 23rd, 2015 - Exploratory Day

Posted on: January 23, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, January 23rd.  It is Exploratory Day.  Exploratory Day Busses will depart from the school from the East side of the school, the same place they drop you off and pick you up each day. Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:  BBQ rib on a hoagie bun;   Line 3: no alternate today. The 8th grade boys basketball Blue B team defeated Monticello last night by a score of 41-32. ... Read More

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Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: January 22, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 22nd.  It is a Day 3.  The 7 legendary Imagineers will be meeting in the north part of the Media Center at 3:30 today. Elementary Buddies…if you are signed up to go to Fieldstone tomorrow PLEASE remember to bring warm clothes for outdoor recess, your lunch NEEDS to be peanut free and if you would like to see who’s classroom you will be in there is a roster posted in between Mrs. Kieffer and Mrs.... Read More

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Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 21st. It is a Day 2. Congratulations to the following students for winning Knights Honor last week: 5thgraders Amelia J. and Kaden T.; 6thgraders Ashley T. and Zach B.; 7thgraders Lance A. and Ian H.; 8thgraders Justin K. and Kacey K. Elementary Buddies…if you are signed up to go to Fieldstone on Friday PLEASE remember to bring warm clothes for outdoor recess, your lunch NEEDS... Read More

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Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: January 20, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 20th.  It is a Day 1.  Attention 5-6th grade students:  Today you will be taking the OLPA Reading Practice Test.  You will be testing with your 2ndhour teacher – again, you will be testing with the teacher you would normally have for your 2ndhour class.  5thGrade students will report to their testing lab following KORT and 6thGrade students will report to their... Read More

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Friday, January 16th, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: January 16, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, January 16th.  It is a Day 3.  Students, if you scored a 41 or higher on your Spelling Bee test, you have qualified for the District Spelling Bee.  Mr. Sukalski met with all those who qualified.  If Mr. Sukalski did not meet with you and you scored 41 or higher, make sure to let him or your language arts teacher know today that he missed you.  7thand 8thgrade students (boys and girls) who... Read More

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Thursday, January 15th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: January 15, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday,  January 15th.  It is a Day 2.  It is the 80th day of school. 8thgrade students, remember to report to your 3rdhour class today for SNAP. You will be receiving your EXPLORE test results today! Students:  The first round of online state tests are upon us!  Tomorrow at the start of your KORT class, your teacher will be showing you the MCA and OLPA Online Testing Tutorial. ... Read More

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Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: January 14, 2015

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 14th. It is a Day 1. 8thgrade students, tomorrow you will be reporting to your 3rdhour class to review your EXPLORE test results. Students, if you scored a 41 or higher on your Spelling Bee test, you have qualified for the District Spelling Bee. Mr. Sukalski met with all those who qualified yesterday. If Mr. Sukalski did not meet with you and you scored 41 or higher, make sure to let him or your language... Read More

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Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: January 13, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 13th.  It is a Day 3. Attention Yearbook Staff.  You will NOT be meeting tomorrow.  Your next meeting will be Wednesday, January 21stat 3:15. 7thand 8thgrade students (boys and girls) who are interested in registering for an after-school weightlifting program at Middle School West beginning February 2ndshould stop in the office and pick up a registration form. ... Read More

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Monday, January 12th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: January 12, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, January 12th.  It is a Day 2. Here are last week’s Knights Honor winners:  5thgraders:  Johann B. and Brooklyn D., 6thgraders:  Parker G. and Lisa P., 7thgraders:  Alex P. and Kari B.,  and 8thgraders:  Briana B. and Meaghan K..  Congratulation to you all! Attention Yearbook Staff.  We will NOT be meeting this Wednesday.  Our next meeting... Read More

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Friday, January 9th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: January 9, 2015

Good morning, it is Friday, January 9th.  It is a Day 1. Good luck to our Geography Bee finalists today.  Getting to the finals is a great accomplishment. Please remember to bring in permission forms and money for your exploratory day activities by Monday. On Monday you will also be meeting during KORT with your activity. SOAR Regional Arts is excited to announce auditions for 101 Dalmatians!   Auditions will take place at... Read More

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Thursday, January 8th, 2015 - Day 3

Posted on: January 8, 2015

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 8th.  It is a Day 3. If you have not paid for your exploratory day activity make sure to do so by Monday. Mrs. Jeffery’s 8thgrade Earth Science students: you could be working on your Rock Cycle stations during SNAP today!  Continue the stations from your textbook!  SOAR Regional Arts is excited to announce auditions for 101 Dalmatians!  Auditions are open to youth in... Read More

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 - Day 2

Posted on: January 6, 2015

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 6th.  It is a Day 2. Lions’ Club anti-drug posters are due today in the main office. SOAR Regional Arts is excited to announce auditions for 101 Dalmatians!  Auditions are open to youth in 1st-8th grade!  Auditions will take place at St. Michael City Center on Sunday from 11am-5pmand next Monday  from 5-8pm.  Please pre-register for your audition online at soararts.com.  Performances... Read More

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Monday, January 5th, 2015 - Day 1

Posted on: January 5, 2015

Good morning, it is Monday, January 5th.  It is a Day1. Congratulations to our Geography Bee Finalists:  8thgraders Tyler B., Isabella C., Haylee C., Dominic G., Jacob L., Broderick M.;  7thgrader Sam D., 6thgraders Grant J., Katie P., and fifth grader Ben H.  Alternates are Jenna B. and Daniel W. The Lions Club is sponsoring an anti-drug message contest.  This means that we would like you to use your... Read More

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Friday, December 5th, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, December 5th.  It is a Day 2.  Students, remember that next week is Exploratory Day sign-ups. 8thgraders will be the first to sign for an activity of their choice on Monday, but remember, you must have a SIGNED pre-approval form. Get your parent signatures over the weekend and be prepared to register next week in Mr. Anderson’s computer lab! Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2:... Read More

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Thursday, December 4th, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: December 4, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, December 4th.  It is a Day 1.  Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2: lemon chicken and steamed rice;   Line 3:  cheese wedge pizza. Remember we have extended the shoe drive until December 12th.  Please bring any shoes or money to the main office or to Mrs. Heizelman’s room – f103 in the 7thgrade hallway. Tonight STMA Girls basketball... Read More

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Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: December 3, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, December 3rd.  It is a Day 3.  It is the 60th day of school. Students,   please be sure to be prepared when you arrive to SNAP on Thursdays will ALL of your materials.  You are responsible for knowing what you need to work on as well as bringing the necessary materials to class.  We simply have too many students returning to their lockers to get their supplies.  You will need to utilize a pass to... Read More

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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: December 2, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, December 2nd.  It is a Day 2.  If you are interested in participating in the Exploratory Day activity “Teacher Helper at St. Michael Catholic School” please get a pre-approval form from Mr. Kucera.  Pre-approval forms are due back to Mr. Kucera by 3:05 tomorrow.  Mr. Kucera is located in the 7thgrade hallway, room F201. Today’s lunch line options:    Lines 1&2: Italian... Read More

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Monday, December 1st, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: December 1, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, December 1st.  It is a Day 1.  Students, You will be getting a new trimester 2 schedule today from your KORT teachers. Please review it closely. There have been some changes. If you are interested in participating in the Exploratory Day activity “Teacher Helper at St. Michael Catholic School” please get a pre-approval form from Mr. Kucera.  Pre-approval forms are due back to Mr. Kucera by 3:05 on Wednesday,... Read More

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Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: November 25, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, November 25th. It is a Day 3. Congratulations go out to the following Knights Honor winners from last week. 5thgraders Jacob A. and Paige J.; 6thgraders Mackenzie B. and Brody M.; 7thgraders Anahi D. and Wyatt L.; and 8thgraders Jada G. and Blake S. There is no Youth Matters tonight. We need your feedback! Your KORT teacher will be asking you to complete a short survey in the next... Read More

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Monday, November 24th, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: November 24, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, November 24th.  It is a Day 2.  There is no Youth Matters tomorrow. We need your feedback!  Your KORT teacher will be asking you to complete a short survey in the next couple weeks about the climate of our school.  We work very hard to make sure everybody feels welcome and belongs at STMA Middle School West.  Please let us know how we are doing by completing the survey honestly to help us continue to improve our... Read More

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Friday, November 21st, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: November 21, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, November 21st. It is a Day 1. There is no WEB event tonight. It is going to be December 5th. Today’s lunch line options: mandarin orange chicken and steamed rice; Line 3: fish patty on a whole grain bun. Today is the last day you can register for Ski Club. There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th& 8thgrade boys interested in going out for school basketball. That... Read More

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Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 - It is Day 2

Posted on: November 11, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, November 11th. It is a Day 2. It is also Veteran's Day Super job to our Knights Honor winners from last week. Winners are: 5thgraders Gavin R. and Cadence; 6thgraders Megan M. and Zack P.; 7thgraders Drisani P. and Alex A., and 8thgraders Abbie K. and Karter G. Just a reminder that talent auditions for the Knights Honor celebrations are this week. The first audition is tonight. Please be... Read More

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Friday, November 7th, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: November 7, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, November 7th.  It is a Day 1.  Today and Monday are the last days to sign up for the talent auditions for the Knight’s Honor Celebrations. The sign-up sheet is located next to the school store in the atrium. Auditions will be held next week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Student council invites you to 7thand 8thgrade activity night tonight at Middle School West. The fun will run from 6:00... Read More

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Thursday, November 6, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: November 6, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, November 6th.  It is a Day 3.  Student council invites you to 7thand 8thgrade activity night tomorrow night at Middle School West. The fun will run from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm. There will be dancing, open gym, games and concession stand items available for purchase. The cost is only $5, or pay only $4 with a food donation for the Hanover foodshelf.  WEST STUDENTS, YOU WILL ENTER AND EXIT THROUGH DOOR N (STUDENT DROP... Read More

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Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: November 5, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, November 5th. It is a Day 2. Student council invites you to 7thand 8thgrade activity night this Friday at Middle School West. The fun will run from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm. There will be dancing, open gym, games and concession stand items available for purchase. The cost is only $5, or pay only $4 with a food donation for the Hanover foodshelf. WEST STUDENTS, YOU WILL ENTER AND EXIT THROUGH DOOR N (STUDENT DROP OFF DOOR BY MEDIA... Read More

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Monday, September 8th - Day 2

Posted on: September 8, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, September 8th.  It is a Day 2.  This week we continue NWEA Testing.  Taking the Math NWEA Assessment is 5thGrade today, 6thGrade tomorrow, 7thGrade on Wednesday and the 8thGrade on Friday.  Page Academy students will take the NWEA Reading Assessment on Thursday. Attention 5thgrade students:  After KORT today you will be taking the NWEA Math Test.  You... Read More

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Friday, September 5th, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: September 5, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, September 5th.  It is a Day 1.  Ms. Barrett’s Classes are meeting in the 5thgrade computer lab today.  Please go directly there with headphones. Today’s lunch line options:  Line 1 & 2:  Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich Line 3:  Fish Nuggets 5thgraders that are interested in running for student council need to have their gold applications turned into... Read More

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Thursday, September 4th, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: September 4, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, September 4th.  It is a Day 3.  As Mr. Jennissen informed you of during lunch yesterday, new for this year we have added an additional lunch line, Line 3.  This line will have an alternate main entrée along with the normal side dishes.  This line will have a fully reimbursable meal on it, so please make sure to take 3 out of the 5 items so you don’t have to pay ala-carte prices.  You can find this on our... Read More

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Wednesday, September 3rd - Day 2

Posted on: September 3, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, September 3rd.  It is a Day 2.  As Mr. Jennissen informed you of during lunch yesterday, new for this year we have added an additional lunch line, Line 3.  This line will have an alternate main entrée along with the normal side dishes.  This line will have a fully reimbursable meal on it, so please make sure to take 3 out of the 5 items so you don’t have to pay ala-carte prices.  You can find this on our... Read More

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Tuesday, September 2nd, Day 1

Posted on: September 2, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, September 2nd.  It is a Day 1.  Welcome back to Middle School West. You should receive a new schedule from your KORT teacher today.  Please follow the schedule you get today. Tonight is the first practice for 7th& 8thgrade volleyball (get changed and meet in the gym),  girls soccer (get dressed and head to Mrs.... Read More

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Friday, May 30th - Day 1

Posted on: May 30, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, May 30th.  It is a Day 1.  It is the 170th day of school. Congratulations to our 100% KORTs:  Mrs. Hedlund, Mr. Kucera, Ms. Erickson, Mr. Barthel, Ms. Bauer, and Ms. Erdman.  There will be a drawing for those students that donated books for the used book sale. There are two gift cards and a book to give away. Attention 8th graders, If you would like to find your favorite quote on the wall to keep as a keepsake from... Read More

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: May 29, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 29th.  It is a Day 3.  Attention 8th graders, If you would like to find your favorite quote on the wall to keep as a keepsake from Middle School West, do it today  on your way to lunch. This year’s yearbook cover was designed by a former student, Natalie C.  Would you like to design next year’s yearbook cover?  If so, submit you design to Mrs. Peterson by Friday.  If your design is chosen,... Read More

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: May 28, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 28th.  It is a Day 2.  This year’s yearbook cover was designed by a former student, Natalie C.  Would you like to design next year’s yearbook cover?  If so, submit you design to Mrs. Peterson by Friday.  If your design is chosen, your name will be printed on the cover of all the yearbooks and you will get next year’s yearbook free! Track athletes, if you placed in the top five at the... Read More

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: May 27, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 27th.  It is a Day 1.  Any student that has not taken the NWEA reading or Math test should report to the media center after KORT today. Congratulations to the following 8thgraders for being selected for the 9thgrade student council next year by your classmates. Marcus K., Haley R., Abby M., and Cameron B. New student council members, your first meeting will be tomorrow at 7:35 in the student council meeting. If... Read More

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Friday, May 23, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: May 23, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, May 23rd.  It is a Day 3.  8th Graders- You will be heading over to the High School this morning to get familiar with your new school next year.  Please report to your 3rdhour class right after KORT today.  Your teacher will get you a group number for the day and will help direct you on to the bus to get over to the high school.  You will be returning just in time for the End-of-Year Celebration. Yearbooks are... Read More

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Thursday, May 22, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: May 22, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 22nd. It is a Day 2.   8th Grade Testing Schedule   Warning Bell 8:25  ... Read More

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: May 21, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 20th.  It is a Day 1.  Great job to our choirs last night.  Your concerts were awesome!   7th Grade Testing Schedule ... Read More

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: May 20, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 19th.  It is a Day 2.      6th Grade Testing Schedule Testing -... Read More

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Monday, May 19, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: May 19, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, May 19th.  It is a Day 2.      5th Grade Testing Schedule Testing -... Read More

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Friday, May 16, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: May 16, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, May 16th.  It is a Day 1.      6th Grade Testing Schedule Testing -... Read More

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Thursday, May 15, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: May 15, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 15th.  It is a Day 3.  It is the 160th day of school.     8th Grade Testing Schedule ... Read More

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: May 14, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 14th.  It is a Day 2. Great job to our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade bands.  Your concerts last night were awesome.  Special thanks to the 8th grade band for a great four years!     7th Grade Testing Schedule ... Read More

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: May 13, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 13th.  It is a Day 1. The NWEA test measures how much you have grown this year where the MCA tests measured how well you learned this year’s material alone.  Both are very important measures of learning.  Please take your time and do your best on the NWEA Math and Reading tests as we measure how much you’ve grown this year and which individuals and grade levels have worked the hardest and grown the most this... Read More

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Monday, May 12, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: May 12, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, May 12h.  It is a Day 3. Student council will be holding elections for the Middle School West 2014-2015 student council this spring.  We will also be holding elections for next year 9th grade student council positions at the high school.  Applications can be picked up from Kort teachers or in the office.  They are due this Friday 5/16.  It is that time of year! All entries for the Wall of Musical Wisdom have been... Read More

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Friday, May 9, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: May 9, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, May 9th.  It is a Day 2. Students that have not taken their MCA Math test should report to the media center this morning to take the test. It is that time of year! All entries for the Wall of Musical Wisdom have been displayed. Please stop down in the next few days to find your favorite song lyric and it’s number. You will be voting during lunch soon. You will be asked for your three favorite lyrics. The top ten winners will... Read More

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Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: May 8, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 8th.  It is a Day 1. 5th graders you will be taking the MCA math test today. Please sure to bring a pencil, book to read or homework other than math to do when you finish. You will test with your sixth hour teacher in the following labs.     5th Grade Testing Schedule ... Read More

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: May 7, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, May 7th.  It is a Day 3. All fifth graders should be in their sixth hour class right now.  7th graders you will be taking the MCA math test today. Please sure to bring a pencil, book to read or homework other than math to do when you finish. You will test with your second hour teacher in the following labs.     Read More

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: May 6, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, May 6th.  It is a Day 2. 6th graders you will be taking the MCA math test today. Please sure to bring a pencil, book to read or homework other than math to do when you finish. You will test with your third hour teacher in the following labs.     6th Grade Testing Schedule ... Read More

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Monday, May 5, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: May 5, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, May 5th.  It is a Day 1. NO WEIGHTLIFTING tonight!!  Weightlifting is cancelled, but will resume tomorrow night.  Mr. Anderson will talk with you tomorrow night at weight lifting about making up today. Attention Choir Students!  The results are in!!!!  Our choirs had a little “in-house” competition to help with the Food Drive and they are dying to know who won:  The 5thand 6thGrade Team donated a... Read More

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Friday, May 2, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: May 2, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, May 2nd.  It is a Day 3. Students interested in summer driver’s education classes should stop in the office and pick up a registration flyer.  Eligible students must be 15 years of age by December 31, 2014. The 8th Grade softball teams lost at Big Lake Thursday.  The B Team lost 15 – 5 and the A Team lost a very close game 1 – 0. 7th Grade softball split with Big Lake A Team won 10-1 B Team... Read More

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Posted on: May 1, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, May 1st.  It is a Day 2.   It is the 150th day of school. Attention 8thgrade students:  After KORT today you will be taking the MCA III Math Test.  You will be testing with your 3rdhour teacher – again, you will be testing with the teacher you would normally have for your 3rdhour class.  Listen carefully for your testing location.  If you have…  (See below)   ... Read More

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: April 30, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 30th.  It is a Day 1.    Attention 8th grade students:  After KORT tomorrow you will be taking the MCA III Math Test.  You will be testing with your 3rd hour teacher – again, you will be testing with the teacher you would normally have for your 3rdhour class.  Listen carefully for your testing location.  If you have…  (See below)     Read More

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: April 29, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 29th.  It is a Day 3.    Students interested in playing lacrosse through community ed this summer should stop in the office and pick up an flyer regarding registration.  Please note that the registration deadline is midnight tomorrow. Attention all 5-8th grade girls interested in being a part of the Community Ed Competitive Cheer Team.   Clinics take place tonight from 6-8PM and tomorrow from 4-6PM with... Read More

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Monday, April 28, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: April 28, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, April 28th.  It is a Day 2.    Students interested in summer driver’s education classes should stop in the office and pick up a registration flyer.  Eligible students must be 15 years of age by December 31, 2014. Students interested in playing lacrosse through community ed this summer should stop in the office and pick up an flyer regarding registration.  Please note that the registration deadline is... Read More

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Friday, April 25, 2014 - Exploratory Day

Posted on: April 25, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, April 25th.  It is Exploratory Day.    Bring your used books to the atrium at West from 7:45-8:30 AM. West will be selling the used books May 10th from 10-1PM in the atrium here at West. The money from the sale of used books will be used to purchase more books for Middle School West students. 5th and 6th graders, student council hopes you are ready for a ton of fun tonight at your last activity night of the year. Join us... Read More

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Thursday, April 24th, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: April 24, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 24th.  It is a day 1.    Attention 8th grade students:  After KORT today, you will be taking the Science MCA test. You will be testing with your 3rd hour teacher – again, you will be testing with the teacher you would normally have for your 3rdhour class.  Listen carefully for your testing location.  If you have…  (See below)     Read More

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: April 23, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 23rd.  It is a day 3.    Students who need to finish making up the Reading MCA test please listen. 6th and 7th graders who need to finish the reading MCA test please report to room G123 for 2ndhour. This room is across from the keyboarding room. 8th graders who need to finish the reading MCA test please report to Mrs. Joos’ room D124 for 2ndhour.  5th graders, please report to the office 6thhour today to finish up... Read More

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: April 22, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 22nd.  It is a day 2.    Students that missed MCA reading testing on Tuesday last week which was the first 2 segments, will need report to room G123 2ndhour today for make ups.  6th, 7th, and 8thgraders who missed testing on Wednesday last week will take segments 3 and 4 tomorrow.   5thgraders will take those segments on Thursday. 5th Graders you will be taking the Science MCA test tomorrow. Remember... Read More

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Monday, April 21, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: April 21, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, April 21st.  It is a day 1.    Students, if you missed MCA testing on Tuesday last week,  you will be taking segments one and two tomorrow morning.  For those of you that missed MCA testing on Wednesday make up testing will be announced later. Bring your used books to the atrium at West from 7:45-8:30 AM. West will be selling the used books May 10thfrom 10-1PM in the atrium here at West. The money from the sale... Read More

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: April 17, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 17th.  It is a day 3.    Students….A few things about today’s alternative schedule…and I’ll start with the one you are all waiting for…We are still having our Knights’ Honor Celebration at the end of the day!  What does this mean? Classes are only 25 minutes long, but you will attend all 7 periods You will need to come to class prepared… Be... Read More

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: April 16, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 16th.  It is a day 2.   It is the 140th day of school. Students:  Today will be Day 2 of MCA testing, and you will be completing section’s three and four of the MCA Reading Test.  When the bell rings to dismiss you from KORT you will report to your testing location with at least 2 number two pencils (non-mechanical), Non-Language Arts Homework, and a book to read for when you have finished today’s... Read More

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 15th.  It is a day 1.    Students:  Today will be Day 1 of MCA testing, and you will be completing section’s one and two of the MCA Reading Test.  When the bell rings to dismiss you from KORT you will report to your testing location with at least 2 number two pencils (non-mechanical), Non-Language Arts Homework, and a book to read for when you have finished tomorrow’s required testing.  Listen... Read More

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Monday, April 14th - Day 3

Posted on: April 14, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, April 14th.  It is a day 3.    Students:  Tomorrow will be Day 1 of MCA testing, and you will be completing sections one and two of the MCA Reading Test.  When the bell rings to dismiss you from KORT you will report to your testing location with at least 2 number two pencils (non-mechanical), Non-Language Arts Homework, and a book to read for when you have finished tomorrow’s required testing.  Listen... Read More

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Friday, April 11, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: April 11, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, April 11th.  It is a day 2.    Attention 6th and 7th grade students:  With the nicer weather comes more opportunity to be outside after you are finished eating.  When lunch time is over, the whistle signals it is time to come in – make sure all the equipment gets put back in the basket and that 6thgraders enter through door N and 7thgraders enter through Door O.  There is not enough room for all of you to come... Read More

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Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: April 10, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 10th.  It is a day 1.    Attention 6th and 7th grade students:  With the nicer weather comes more opportunity to be outside after you are finished eating.  When lunch time is over, the whistle signals it is time to come in – make sure all the equipment gets put back in the basket and that 6thgraders enter through door N and 7thgraders enter through Door O.  There is not enough room for all of you to come... Read More

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: April 9, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 9th.  It is a day 3.    7t hand 8th graders, your last activity night of the year is this Friday at Middle School East from 6-9 pm! Don’t miss the fun.  The cost is $5, or $4 with food shelf donation. There will be an announcement about a possible make-up date for the 5th& 6thgrade activity night soon.  Right now there are some details that need to be worked out yet. Students... Read More

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: April 8, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 8th.  It is a day 2.    7th and 8th graders, your last activity night of the year is this Friday at Middle School East from 6-9 pm! Don’t miss the fun.  The cost is $5, or $4 with food shelf donation. There will be an announcement about a possible make-up date for the 5th& 6thgrade activity night soon.  Right now there are some details that need to be worked out yet. Students... Read More

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Monday, April 7, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: April 7, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, April 7th.  It is a day 1.    Remember 7th graders…if you are interested in becoming a WEB Leader next year, your application MUST be turned in by 3:15 today.  Students interested in summer driver’s education classes should stop in the office and pick up a registration flyer.  Eligible students must be 15 years of age by December 31, 2014. There will be an important informational meeting... Read More

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Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, April 3rd.  It is a day 3.    Remember 7th graders…if you are interested in becoming a WEB Leader next year, your application MUST be turned in by 3:15 tomorrow.  If you were not at the informational meeting on Monday during KORT, please stop by Mrs. Peterson’s Room (H112) to pick up an application.  The last 5/6th grade activity night for this school year is tomorrowfrom 6-8:30 at Middle School... Read More

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: April 2, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, April 2nd.  It is a day 2.    Remember 7th graders…if you are interested in becoming a WEB Leader next year, your application MUST be turned in by 3:15 on Friday.  If you were not at the informational meeting on Monday during KORT, please stop by Mrs. Peterson’s Room (H112) to pick up an application.  The last 5/6th grade activity night for this school year is coming up Friday from 6-8:30 at... Read More

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: April 1, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, April 1st.  It is a day 1.   It is the 130th day of school. Remember 7th graders…if you are interested in becoming a WEB Leader next year, your application MUST be turned in by 3:15 on Friday.  If you were not at the informational meeting on Monday during KORT, please stop by Mrs. Peterson’s Room (H112) to pick up an application.  The last 5/6 th grade activity night for this school year is coming... Read More

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Monday, March 31, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: March 31, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, March 31st.  It is a day 3.    Mrs. Hollermann’s groups will not be meeting today Monday March 31st. The last 5/6th grade activity night for this school year is coming up this Friday from 6-8:30 at Middle School West. Admission is $4 dollars with an item for the food shelf or $5 dollars without a food shelf item.  Come ready to have some fun dancing, playing bingo, hanging out with friends, and more. ... Read More

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Friday, March 28, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: March 28, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, March 28th.  It is a day 2.    Any 5th grader interested in joining Mrs. Leland’s Spring Running Club should stop in the office to pick up a permission slip.  You must enjoy running to join.  See Mrs. Leland with any questions Registration for the 2014 spring outdoor lacrosse season is now open for girls grades 3-8 and boys U13 and U15 on their website www.stmalax.com,... Read More

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Thursday, March 27, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: March 27, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, March 27th.  It is a day 1.    Attention all 8th grade students interested in being a cheerleader next fall for the varsity sports at the high school.  There will be a short informational meeting tonight after school in Ms. Stephens classroom H203.  Tryouts will be taking place on Saturday, April 5that the high school from 9:30AM – 3PM.  Any 5th grader interested in joining Mrs. Leland’s Spring... Read More

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: March 26, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 26th.  It is a day 3.    Attention all 8th grade students interested in being a cheerleader next fall for the varsity sports at the high school.  There will be a short informational meeting tomorrow after school in Ms. Stephens classroom H203.  Tryouts will be taking place on Saturday, April 5that the high school from 9:30AM – 3PM.  Registration for the 2014 spring outdoor lacrosse season is... Read More

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: March 25, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 25th.  It is a day 2.    Attention all 8thgrade students interested in being a cheerleader next fall for the varsity sports at the high school.  There will be a short informational meeting Thursday after school in Ms. Stephens classroom H203.  Tryouts will be taking place on Saturday, April 5that the high school from 9:30AM – 3PM.  Registration for the 2014 spring outdoor lacrosse season is now... Read More

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Monday, March 24, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: March 24, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, March 24th.  It is a day 1.    The Middle School West Destination Imagination team The Mike and Knights got 3rd place in the regional completion on Saturday at Blaine High School.   They were one place away from making it to state. Congratulations on a great season! The St. Buffaville Speech team took first place at Melrose on Saturday. The team won awards in all 13 categories with Allison B. placing 6th in... Read More

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Friday, March 21, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: March 21, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, March 21st.  It is a day 3.    Attention all 8t hgrade students interested in being a cheerleader next fall for the varsity sports at the high school.  There will be a short informational meeting next Thursday after school in Ms. Stephens classroom H203.  Tryouts will be taking place on Saturday, April 5that the high school from 9:30AM – 3PM.  Students, please make sure you are not throwing cans,... Read More

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Thursday, March 20, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: March 20, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, March 20th.  It is a day 2.    Attention all 8th grade students interested in being a cheerleader next fall for the varsity sports at the high school.  There will be a short informational meeting March 27thafter school in Ms. Stephens classroom H203.  Tryouts will be taking place on Saturday, April 5that the high school from 9:30AM – 3PM.  Calling all middle school students interested in playing... Read More

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Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 19th.  It is a day 1.    Congratulations to our choirs.  Your concerts last night were awesome!! Attention Ms. Barrett’s Science Students!  You are meeting in the 7th grade computer lab today.  BRING YOUR HEADPHONES. The Conference Speech Tournament that was scheduled for yesterday is now scheduled for today. The team will be dismissed at 1:50 for a 2:00 departure. Thank... Read More

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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014- Day 3

Posted on: March 18, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 18th.  It is a day 3.   It is the 120th day of school. Knitting club is cancelled for this afternoon. Today’s fan bus will leave at 2:30.  You will be dismissed from class at 2:20.  Report to the atrium at that time.  If we need to change the time because of the weather, we will announce sometime today. Spring Picture Day is today.   Spring pictures are optional - meaning... Read More

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Monday, March 17th - Day 2

Posted on: March 17, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, March 17th.  It is a day 2.    Permission forms for anyone who wants to ride the fan bus to the girls state tournament game tomorrow against Bloomington Kennedy at the Target Center need to be turned in by 3:15 today.  As of right now plan on attending the Anne Frank play.  We are trying to find a way to also get you to the tournament game. Mrs. Jeffery’s science students: reminder to bring your science... Read More

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: March 14, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, March 14th.  It is a day 1.   It is white-out day. Students please remember to be bring your tickets for the raffle down to the media center today. You have a chance to win a Nook, signed books, and gift cards to the next book fair. Good Luck! There will be VIP seating in the gym for the following students at the Knights’ Honor Celebration today:  Kyle K., Cameron C., Caleb G., Olivia S., Sydney R.,... Read More

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Thursday, March 13, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: March 13, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, March 13th.  It is a day 3.   It is Urkel day. Spring Picture Day is next Tuesday.   Spring pictures are optional - meaning you don’t have to have your  picture taken.  If you do want Spring Pictures, stop in at the office to pick up an order form.  If you are in Grades 5, 6 or 7, your pictures will be taken during your lunch period in the Responsive Hour Computer Lab.  If you are in 8thGrade,... Read More

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Middle School West Announcements

Posted on: March 12, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 12th.  It is a day 2.   It is twin day. Spring Picture Day is next Tuesday.   Spring pictures are optional - meaning you don’t have to have your  picture taken.  If you do want Spring Pictures, stop in at the office to pick up an order form.  If you are in Grades 5, 6 or 7, your pictures will be taken during your lunch period in the Responsive Hour Computer Lab.  If you are in... Read More

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: March 11, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 11th.  It is a day 1.   It is fictional day. Congratulations to Kyle K. who racked up 561 AR points over the second trimester.  That is a lot of points, nice job Kyle!! Our 6th grade band is in concert tonight at 6:00 in the auditorium. Our 7th grade band is in concert tonight at 7:00 in the auditorium. Our 8th grade band is in concert tonight at 8:00 in the auditorium. The... Read More

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Monday, March 10, 201r - Day 3

Posted on: March 10, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, March 10th.  It is a day 3.   It is pajama day. Mrs. Jeffery’s Earth science classes – please bring your own headphones to class if you have them today Spring Picture Day is March 18th.   Spring pictures are optional - meaning you don’t have to have your  picture taken.  If you do want Spring Pictures, stop in at the office to pick up an order form.  You do not have to have an... Read More

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Thursday, March 6, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: March 6, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, March 6th.  It is a day 2.    Congratulations to Kyla S., Katelyn M., and Jada G.l.  All three of these ladies submitted an original piece of writing to the Writers Are Readers Celebration and were chosen to be recognized and honored tomorrow night at a reception in Maple Grove! Seventh and eighth grade SNAP is today.  Yearbook students, your pages need to be submitted today.  There... Read More

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Wednesday, March, 5th, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: March 5, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, March 5th.  It is a day 1.    Seventh and eighth grade SNAP will be tomorrow.  Yearbook students have until tomorrow to work on their page before it will be submitted.  If you have any questions about your page,   please see Mrs. Peterson tomorrow morning between 8:00-8:30 a.m.   There is no Youth Matters tomorrow. Author Jonathan Friesen will be visiting with all... Read More

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Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: March 4, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, March 4th.  It is a day 3.    Fifth and sixth grade students should report to their SNAP locations for responsive hour today.  Seventh and eighth  grade SNAP will be Thursday.  No yearbook meeting today.  Students have until Thursday to work on their page before it will be submitted.  If you have any questions about your page,  please see Mrs. Peterson tomorrow or Thursday morning between... Read More

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: March 3, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, March 3rd.  It is a day 2.   It is the 110th day of school.  Author Jonathan Friesen will be speaking to all the Responsive Hour classes on Wednesday. His books will be available for purchase and signing on the day of his visit. All titles are ten dollars each. The MATHCOUNTS Pizza Party is Wednesday!  If you participated in MATHCOUNTS this winter, come celebrate the end of the season and eat pizza.... Read More

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Friday, February 28, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: February 28, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, February 28th.  It is a day 1.    Next Wednesday is our author visit. Jonathan Friesen will be speaking to all the Responsive Hours. His books will be available for purchase and signing on the day of his visit. All titles are ten dollars each. Students, please stay out of the halls until the 8 am bell rings. There will be an organizational meeting after school in the lecture hall tonight for all 7th & 8th... Read More

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Thursday, February 27, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: February 27, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 27th.  It is a day 3.    Students, please stay out of the halls until the 8 am bell rings. 5thgraders will register for exploratory day today.  Please to make sure to have your forms signed and make sure to include your student ID number. There will be an organizational meeting after school in the lecture hall tomorrow for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in playing tennis.... Read More

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Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: February 26, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 26th.  It is a day 2.    Many of our 8th grade students will be taking the National Assessment of Educational Progress this morning. Teachers, please be sure to hand out the appointment cards provided so students know where to report after announcements. For those students who are participating, please report to your designated locations on time.  We did add a location to provide space for testing.  Every... Read More

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Tuesday, February 26, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: February 25, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 25th.  It is a day 1.    8th Graders: You will be testing tomorrow morning as you were randomly selected to take either the NWEA Field Test or the NAEP Test.  If you received a NAEP notification letter yesterday from your KORT Teacher, you will be taking the NAEP test in the cafeteria beginning tomorrow after announcements. 8thgraders who did not receive the NAEP notification letter will be taking the NWEA Field Test... Read More

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Monday, February 24, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: February 24, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, February 24th.  It is a day 3.    All 8th graders will be taking a test during Responsive Hour on Wednesday.  If you receive a letter from your KORT teacher today, you have been randomly selected to take the National Assessment of Education Progress, or NAEP.  Those 8thgraders not randomly selected to take the NAEP test will be assigned a computer lab to assist with an NWEA field test.  Please be sure to pay attention... Read More

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Thursday, February 20th, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: February 20, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 20th. It is a day 2. Congratulations to whoever has locker # 1116. You are today’s book fair locker winner. Come down to the media center to get your prize. Tomorrow is the last day of the book fair. Come down and pick up a few good books. With every book purchased you receive a ticket for a chance to break a pi´┐Żata and win its contents. When you donate fifty cents to buy books for West, you can enter yourself or... Read More

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Wednesday, February 19th - Day 1

Posted on: February 19, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 19th.  It is a day 1.    Congratulations to whoever has locker # 927.  You are today’s book fair locker winner.  Come down to the media center to get your prize. Chris R. and Michael Y.  are the winners of Monday’s trivia question.  Please stop by the media center to claim your prize. The Knights’ Honor Committee will be doing a Box top Collection this week... Read More

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Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: February 18, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 18th. It is a day 3. Congratulations to whoever has locker # 523. You are today’s book fair locker winner. Come down to the media center to get your prize. The Knights’ Honor Committee will be doing a Box top Collection this week Thursday and Friday only. Money raised from the Box Tops will go towards prizes/rewards for our Knights’ Honor Celebrations. KORT teachers can pick up collection sheets by their... Read More

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Monday, February 17th, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: February 17, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, February 17th. It is a day 2. Congratulations to whoever has locker # 212. You are today’s book fair locker winner. Come down to the media center to get your prize. If you are interested in participating in the exploratory activity “Teacher’s Helper at St. Michael Catholic School” please get a preapproval form from Mr. Kucera asap. Mr. Kucera is in room F201. The Entrepreneurship class at the high... Read More

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Friday, February 14th, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: February 14, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, February 14th.  It is a day 1.   It is the 100th day of school. Congratulations to whoever has locker # 3.  You are today’s book fair locker winner.  Come down to the media center to get your prize. If you are interested in participating in the exploratory activity “Teacher’s Helper at St. Michael Catholic School” please get a preapproval form from Mr. Kucera asap.  Mr. Kucera is in... Read More

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Thursday, February 13, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: February 13, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 13th.  It is a day 3.    Congratulations to 8th grade student Kaity L. for her acceptance into the 2014 Minnesota All State Honor Band.  Kaity will be representing Middle School West at the Minnesota Band Directors festival on April 26th-27th in Edina, MN.  Kaity is a bass clarinet player.   There were 313 students from 79 different schools that auditioned for the honor band and only two bass clarinets... Read More

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: February 12, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, February 12th.  It is a day 2.    Congratulations to whoever has locker # 875.  You are today’s book fair locker winner.  Come down to the media center to get your prize. The Book Fair Fiesta starts TODAY.  For every book you purchase, you can enter your name to win a chance to break open a piñata.  Starting tomorrow you will be able to purchase tickets for 50 cents to enter your name... Read More

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: February 11, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 11th.  It is a day 1.    The Book Fair Fiesta starts TOMORROW.  For every book you purchase, you can enter your name to win a chance to break open a piñata.  Starting tomorrow you will be able to purchase tickets for 50 cents to enter your name into a drawing to participate in a Human Burrito Race. The race will take place during the next Knights Honor celebration.   Look for Human Burritos in the... Read More

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Monday, February 10, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: February 10, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, February 10th.  It is a day 3.    There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in playing school baseball Wednesday right after school in the lecture hall. 8th Graders: Find KelmTube on YouTube to see a video from the semi-formal dance. Fun! STMA Youth Baseball is pleased to announce that summer baseball registration for the 2014 season is NOW open.  Please remind your... Read More

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Friday, February 7, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: February 7, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, February 7th.  It is a day 2.    Best of luck to 8th grader Kyla S. and 5th grader Daniel W. as they represent Middle School West at the Regional Spelling Bee in St. Cloud next Thursday. There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in playing school baseball next Wednesday right after school in the lecture hall. 8th Graders: Find KelmTube on YouTube to see a video from the... Read More

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Thursday, February 6, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: February 6, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, February 6th.  It is a day 1.    Reminder to all 7th and 8th grade choir students:  Tonight is the rescheduled 7th-12th grade Choir Festival at the High School performing Arts Center.  7th grade students should report at 5:00pm and 8thgrade students at 5:20 pm.  The concert begins at 7:00pm. Attention 5th graders, if you are planning on attending the WEB Frozen Festival, make sure to bring your permission... Read More

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Wednesday, February 5th- Day 3

Posted on: February 5, 2014

Great job to our 5th grade band. Your concert last night was fantastic. Attention 5th graders, if you are planning on attending the WEB Frozen Festival, make sure to bring you permission form and $1.00 to Mrs. Strait by tomorrow! There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in playing school baseball right after school on February 12th in the lecture hall. Congratulations to the middle school wrestling team on... Read More

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Tuesday, February 4th - Day 2

Posted on: February 4, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, February 4th. It is a day 2. Attention 5th graders, if you are planning on attending the WEB Frozen Festival, make sure to bring you permission form and $1.00 to Mrs. Strait by Thursday! There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in playing school baseball right after school on February 12th in the lecture hall. Girls who are interested in summer fastpitch softball should stop in the... Read More

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Monday, February 3rd - Day 1

Posted on: February 3, 2014

Good morning, it is Monday, February 3rd.  It is a day 1.    There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th grade boys interested in playing school baseball right after school on February 12th in the lecture hall. Girls who are interested in summer Fastpitch Softball should stop in the office and pick up an informational flyer.  The deadline to register is March 21st. Wrestlers are home tonight in the Mississippi 8... Read More

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Friday, January 31st - Day 3

Posted on: January 31, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, January 31st. It is a day 3. It is the 90th day of school. Great job to our 8th grade band in last night’s band festival at the high school last night. Congratulations to Megan W. who took 3rd place for the 5th grade level in the St Michael Lions 2013-14 Drug Awareness Poster contest and Kallie C. who took 1st place for the 6th grade level. The Student Councils from both Middle School West and East would like to... Read More

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Thursday, January 30th - Day 2

Posted on: January 30, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 30th.  It is a day 2.  Our 8thgrade band is in concert tonight in the band festival at the high school tonight.  Concert time is 7:00. The Student Councils from both Middle School West and East would like to cordially invite all 8thgrade students to the annual 8thGrade Winter Wonderland semi-formal dance to be held at Middle School West tomorrow night from 6:00 to 9:00.  Tickets will be sold tomorrow morning... Read More

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Wednesday, January 29th - Day 1

Posted on: January 29, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 29th. It is a day 1. Congratulations to Megan W. who took 3rdplace for the 5thgrade level in the St Michael Lions 2013-14 Drug Awareness Poster contest and Kallie C. who took 1st place for the 6th grade level. Attention all 8thgraders, This is a Spanish Registration Announcement. If you need a signature from Mrs. Prins for your paperwork that is due tomorrow (Thursday) You must see her today during KORT with your KORT teachers... Read More

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Friday, january 24th - Day 3

Posted on: January 24, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, January 24th.  It is a day 3.  Attention 5th grade students:  After KORT today you will be taking the OLPA Math Practice Test.  You will be testing with your 6thhour teacher – again, you will be testing with the teacher you would normally have for your 6thhour class.  Listen carefully for your testing location.  If you have…  (See below)   Read More

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Thursday, January 23rd - Day 2

Posted on: January 23, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 23rd. It is a day 2. Attention 5thGrade students: Due to school starting 2 hours late today, your OLPA Practice Math test will be moved to tomorrow. Make sure to remember earphones or ear buds for the test tomorrow. There will be no 6thgrade flute lessons today at recess due to the change in schedule today. Congratulations to Tanner K. and Jordan S. They have earned the right to represent STMA in the Regional... Read More

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Wednesday, January 22nd - Day 1

Posted on: January 22, 2014

Good morning, it is Wednesday, January 22nd.  It is a day 1.  Attention 6thgrade students:  After KORT today you will be taking the OLPA Math Practice Test.  You will be testing with your 3rdhour teacher – again, you will be testing with the teacher you would normally have for your 3rdhour class.  Listen carefully for your testing location.  If you have…  (See below)   Read More

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Tuesday, January 21st - Day 3

Posted on: January 21, 2014

Good morning, it is Tuesday, January 21st.  It is a day 3.  Today is our Knights Honor Celebration of teachable spirit.  Students who received a letter in the mail stating they were nominated for an award for teachable spirit should sit in the reserved section of the bleachers (this will be in the front).  Mrs. Kelly and Mrs. Haugen will be there to help. See you there! If you have items in your network folder, U drive, from 1sttrimester or that... Read More

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Friday, January 17th - Day 2

Posted on: January 17, 2014

Good morning, it is Friday, January 17th.  It is a day 2.  Congratulations to Daniel W. and Kyla S. who finished second and third in  the District Spelling Bee   They will now compete in the regional spelling bee in St. Cloud on February 13th. 6thgraders, today during lunch you will get your reward from the penny war. Ice cream treats will be available for ALL 6thgraders during lunch, compliments of your student council. Starting... Read More

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Thursday, January 16th, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: January 16, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 16th.  It is a day 1.  Attention 8thgrade students:  After KORT today you will be taking the OLPA Math Practice Test.  You will be testing with your 3rdhour teacher – again, you will be testing with the teacher you would normally have for your 3rdhour class.  Listen carefully for your testing location.  If you have…  (See below)   Read More

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Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 - Day 3

Posted on: January 15, 2014

Attention 7th grade students: After KORT today you will be taking the OLPA Math Practice Test. You will be testing with your 2nd hour teacher – again, you will be testing with the teacher you would normally have for your 2nd hour class.  The media center will be closed before school and during testing for the rest of the week. Remember to bring a set of earphones, a pencil, and a book to read to your testing location. Best of luck... Read More

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Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 - Day 2

Posted on: January 14, 2014

STMA girls basketball team wants to thank all students and staff that were able to make it over to the “All For Elli” games on Friday night we were able to raise over $4,500.00 for the family. Thanks again for your continued support! The Knights of Columbus will have their annual free-throw contest for boys and girls, ages 9 to 14 next Monday night at the high school from 6 to 7:30. 7th& 8thgrade girls’ basketball teams are at Chisago Lakes... Read More

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Monday, January 13, 2014 - Day 1

Posted on: January 13, 2014

Last chance for talent auditions will be tomorrow morning from 7:30-8:00 a.m. If you missed your talent audition this week, please talk to Mrs. Jordheim, Mrs. Brett, or Mrs. Hannon if you will be attending auditions on Tuesday morning. Please return ice packs to the health office. Chess Club has been cancelled tonight. From the folks that brought you the wall of musical wisdom, we have a new interactive display in the Atrium. This display is called... Read More

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Thursday, January 9th - Day 2

Posted on: January 9, 2014

Good morning, it is Thursday, January 9th.  It is a day 2.  There will be talent auditions today after school in the auditorium.  The auditions will be for students scheduled to audition on Tuesday when school was cancelled.  The times are posted in the atrium.  Please return ice packs to the health office. Calling all middle school students interested in playing chess! The Community Ed Chess Club is open to all ability levels... Read More

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Wednesday, January 8th - Day 1

Posted on: January 8, 2014

All talent auditions that were scheduled for Tuesday after school will be rescheduled after school tomorrow. We will use the same audition times that you were scheduled for on Tuesday. Please see Mrs. Jordheim Mrs. Brett, or Mrs. Hannon if you have any questions. This is a reminder that there will be MATHCOUNTS practice in Mr. Kucera's room after school today until 4 PM. Mrs. Jeffery's 8th grade science students: if you still need to take the rocks and rock... Read More

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Friday, January 3rd - Digital Day 3

Posted on: January 3, 2014

The auditions for our talent acts will be Tuesday after school and Wednesday before school. If you have questions see Mrs. Brett, Mrs. Hannon, or Mrs. Jordheim. The Lion’s Club Anti-Drug posters need to be turned into the main office by today. Middle School West 7thand 8thGrade Art Club is looking for 7th& 8thgrade students to bring their creativity and talent to have fun! Mrs. Miller and Ms. Erickson are... Read More

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Thursday, Jan. 2nd - Day 2

Posted on: January 2, 2014

Tonight is the first night of 7th& 8thgrade girls basketball practice. Make sure that you are registered. Please check with your KORT teacher to make sure you are registered. There is a list of girls registered at the conclusion of these announcements. The auditions for our talent acts will be next Tuesday, January after school and next Wednesday before school. If you have questions see Mrs. Brett, Mrs. Hannon, or Mrs. Jordheim. The... Read More

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Friday, December 20th - Day 1

Posted on: December 20, 2013

The entrepreneurship class from the high school we will be here today during all of the lunches to sell STMA clothing. All of their items are on sale and would make for great gifts this holiday season. 7th and 8th grade girls basketball players should see Mr. Riles if they would like to have a tentative basketball practice schedule Attention all talented middle school west students! We will be holding auditions to choose the talent acts for the upcoming... Read More

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Wednesday, December 18th - Day 2

Posted on: December 18, 2013

Attention all talented middle school west students! We will be holding auditions to choose the talent acts for the upcoming Knights’ Honor Celebrations right after the winter break. The auditions will be held on Tuesday, January 7thafter school and Wednesday, January 8thbefore school. The sign-up sheet will be posted in the atrium this week. Please sign up for one of the time slots listed on the sheet. If you have questions see Mrs. Brett, Mrs. Hannon, or Mrs. Jordheim. ... Read More

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Monday, December 16th Day 3

Posted on: December 16, 2013

5th grade trumpets: All 5th grade trumpet students will have their band lesson today during recess. Do you like designing things? Are you interested in winning money? This contest is for you! The Lion’s Club is sponsoring an Anti-Drug poster contest. Please pick up the required paper to draw the poster on in the main office. The contest needs to have a message that says the dangers of using drugs and why you shouldn’t use drugs. Hand drawn... Read More

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Good morning. Today is Monday, October 7th. It is a day 1.

Posted on: October 7, 2013

Congratulations to our Knights Honor Card drawing winners from last week. 5th graders Alex D./Citizenship/classroom/Ms. Erickson and Marshal A./Citizenship/outside/Ms. Neumann;6th graders: Josh R./Honesty/classroom/Mrs. Rattai and Kallie L./Citizenship/classroom/Mrs. Hedlund; 7th graders Cole F./Safety/Cafeteria/Rausch and Jake H./Safety/Outside/Hedlund; 8th graders Sydney R./Respect/Bus and Jacob S./Respect/Bus Attention Yearbook Staff, we will meet tomorrow in the 5th Grade... Read More

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Good morning. Today is Friday, October 4th. It is a day 1.

Posted on: October 4, 2013

5th-6th grade activity night will be at Middle School East tonight from 6-8:30pm. The cost of entry is $5 or $4 with a canned good donation for the Hanover Food Shelf. We will have a DJ, open gym, concessions, and much more! C’mon out for a great time! Boys in Grades 5-8 who are interested in trying out for Traveling Basketball should stop in the office and pick up a registration flyer. Tryouts will begin October 14th Students – get ready! our first... Read More

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Good morning. Today is Thursday, October 3rd. It is a day 2.

Posted on: October 3, 2013

5th-6th grade activity night will be held at Middle School East tomorrow from 6-8:30pm. The cost of entry is $5 or $4 with a canned good donation for the Hanover Food Shelf. We will have a DJ, open gym, concessions, and much more! C’mon out for a great time! 5th grade clarinet students will have their first lesson today without instruments. Please report to the band room at 10:20. We have two videos to watch in KORT today. The first comes from Ms. Barrett... Read More

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Good morning. Today is Wednesday, October 2nd. It is a day 1.

Posted on: October 2, 2013

Students who ride busses, the busses having leaving too late to get to the high school on time. Thus they are going to be leaving West a few minutes earlier than they have been. Make sure you get out to the busses as quickly as you can. Boys in Grades 5-8 who are interested in trying out for Traveling Basketball should stop in the office and pick up a registration flyer. Tryouts will begin October 14th There will be an organizational meeting for all 7th & 8th... Read More

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Good morning. Today is Tuesday, October 1st. It is a day 3.

Posted on: October 1, 2013

Students who ride busses, the busses having leaving too late to get to the high school on time. Thus they are going to be leaving West a few minutes earlier than they have been. Make sure you get out to the busses as quickly as you can. There will not be a yearbook meeting tonight. Boys in Grades 5-8 who are interested in trying out for Traveling Basketball should stop in the office and pick up a registration flyer. Tryouts will begin October 14th There... Read More

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Good morning. Today is Monday, September 30th. It is a day 2.

Posted on: September 30, 2013

Congratulations to last week’s Knights Honor winners. 5th graders Dystiny D. for citizenship/outside and Carter B. for Citizenship/hallway; 6th graders Dereck V. for citizenship/classroom and Emma E. for Citizenship /classroom; 7th graders Michael D. for citizenship/cafeteria and Arnina S. for Citizenship/Hallway; 8th graders Delvin D. for citizenship/classroom and Aubrey E. /Citizenship/classroom. 5th grade trumpets will have their first band lesson today. Please... Read More

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