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September 18, 2019

Good morning, it is Wednesday, September 18th. It is Day #3. 

The Knights Honor Lounge drawing will be on the last Friday of each month. For the month of September, the drawing will take place in the lunchroom next week on Friday, September 27th. The student whose name is drawn will get to take their entire lunch table they are currently sitting with, to the Knight’s Honor Lounge to hang out and have fun for lunch and recess for a day.  Students receive Knights honor cards for demonstrating the core values of Middle School East and going above and beyond in their character. Any staff member can give a Knights Honor Card. If you get a Knights Honor Card, you may use it to move to the front of the lunch line. Even if you eat cold lunch, make sure to give your card to a lunch line supervisor so you can be entered into the drawing.

The STMA High School Store is coming soon. The store will now be open on Friday this week and Monday next week. You will be able to purchase items during your lunch time.


The Writer’s Club is on Mondays from Oct 21 to Dec 16 from 3:15-4:15 pm. Talk to Mrs. Lyke for more information.Sign up for Writers Club on the STMA Community Education website.

Yearbook applications are due online today. See Mrs. Kelm with any questions.

This Week in Sports

Congratulations to the 7th Grade B volleyball team on their win over Monticello last night! Nice work ladies!

The 8th grade Girls B volleyball team defeated Monticello with their second consecutive win - sweeping ALL SIX games with the scores of 25/9, 25/21, 25/6, 25/21, 25/17, 25/10.  

Spectacular serves by Gabby D., serving 15/15 for 100%, followed by Briella M serving 16/17 for 94%.  Martina W. showed great hustle and dives from the back row, and in one volley, Gabby D. went solo with 4 consecutive return hits at the net!  The team ended the night with an overall serving percentage of 81%.

The 8th grade Volleyball team traveled to Monticello yesterday and split 3 games a piece in a fun match.  Adrian B. had a great night of serving. Good net play by Natalie P. and good defense by the team helped to keep the games close.  The scores were: 25 - 2 3, 15 - 25, 25 - 22, 17 - 25, 18 - 25, and 25 - 9. Good job girls. Tomorrow, the 8th grade volleyball team faces the Bison at home.

The 8th grade B football team lost a tight game last night against Big Lake, losing by 14-16 on an acrobatic touchdown at the end of the game by Big Lake. The Knights had a strong showing from Tate S. as the Hornets could not stop his relentless running. Defensive standout Hudson S. saved a touchdown and had one of the biggest hits of the game to do so. Jayden L. made a sliding catch to convert a 1st down in a critical moment late in the game.

The 8th grade A football team played a close game against Big Lake on Tuesday, ultimately losing 8-22. Reece E. had a 59 yard kickoff return, scored a touchdown, and made two touchdown saving tackles.  Will B. had a nice quarterback sneak for a crucial first down. Noah B. recovered a fumble to keep our scoring drive alive. Andres E. and Andrew V. tackled running backs for a loss.

The girls' soccer teams played Delano last night. The B team lost 5-0 and the A team won 1-0. Scoring for the A team in the last minute was Olivia S., assisted by Maggie K. and Sophie M.. Elena H. had a shut out in goal.

The STMA Middle School Girls Tennis team hosted the Becker Bulldogs yesterday. The Knights played well, but had an overall loss. 7th Grader Claire K. played a vital role in keeping team spirits up. 7th grader Chloe Y. brought her A game and had great ball placement. The Knights travel to Monticello this Thursday for a tri against Rogers and Monticello.


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