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September 19, 2019

Good morning, it is Thursday, September 19th. It is Day #1. 

Next week is homecoming at MSE! Please show your school spirit by participating in the different dress-up days. Remember that the school dress code still applies, which can be found on Page 3 of your student handbook.  Monday is PJ/Wacky Hair Day - Wear your pjs and get creative with your hairstyle!  Tuesday is Twin/Group Day - Grab one or more people and create an identical outfit!  Wednesday is Jersey Day - Wear a jersey or shirt that represents your favorite sports team! Seventh graders, please remember that this is also River Day, so dress comfortably.  Thursday is Decade Day - Wear a traditional outfit from your favorite decade!  Friday is Spirit Day - Come to school representing STMA in blue and gold! Students who put a lot of thought, effort, and creativity into their dress-up day outfits will be eligible for a prize, and you may also be featured in the MSE yearbook!

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.


STMA Debate is just getting started and it's not too late to join! Practice is Monday through Thursday 3:30-4:30 PM with debates occurring on Saturdays. If you'd like more information or are ready to join the team, please come to a practice or contact Coach Howden at Your parents can sign you up through FeePay which is in ParentVue.

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.

Do you like singing? If so, consider joining King Arthur's Court or Knightengals! King Arthur's Court is open to any male students in grades 5-8 and is run by Mr. Pothen. Knightengals is open to any female students in grades 5-8 and is run by Ms. Trump. No auditions required for these groups! And you don't even have to be in choir! Rehearsals already start next Wednesday, September 25th. If you have any questions, see Mr. Pothen or Ms. Trump in the Choir Room.

Today’s Sporting Events

7th grade football plays Monticello at STMA high school today at 3:45. Your bus leaves after school at 3:20. B team plays first. 8th grade football has practice.

7th grade volleyball plays at Buffalo at 4:00 today. Your bus leaves after school at 3:20. 8th grade volleyball plays at home today against buffalo at 4:15. A and B play at the same time.

Boys soccer plays at North Branch today at 4:30. Your bus leaves at 2:55 and you are dismissed from class at 2:40. The B team will play the first half and the A team will play the second half.

Girls Soccer B team plays at home against North Branch today. A team has practice.

The cross country team has a home meet today. The girls run at 3:45 and the boys run at 4:00. Your bus leaves at 2:30 and you are dismissed from class at 2:15.

Girls Tennis plays at Monticello at 3:45 today. Your bus leaves at 3:20 after school.