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September 26, 2019

Good morning, it is Thursday, September 26th. It is Day #3. 

This 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.  TODAY 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 Coaches Association is putting on our annual Homecoming tailgate this Friday from 4:30-6:30 outside the stadium at the High School! We are very excited for this event as it is a great fundraiser for our Coaches Association and is an excellent way to get community members together before the big Homecoming gave vs Edina.


Attention students:  Thinking of becoming a Knight Swimmer?  There will be a Pre-Season Knights Boys Swim Course on Saturday October 12th from 1-3 pm in the MSE Pool.  The cost is $15. You can register by emailing Coach Kelli 

All students in grades 5-8 are invited to sign up for Art Club with Mrs. Iverson that starts Wednesday October 30th.  Sign up on the Community Ed website and join other creative students like you!

Attention, yearbook staff! The rescheduled Yearbook meeting will be next Wednesday, October 2nd from 3:10 to 4:00 in Ms. Kelm’s room.  

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.

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.


The 8th grade B football team had a strong team win Tuesday night with a score of 16-0 against Monticello. Hudson S. showcased his speed with 2 long runs, with 1 consisting of a touchdown. Tate S. powered his way through the line to punch in the 2nd touchdown to give the Knights a 2 score lead with little time remaining. Excellent line play was shown by athletes Nick C., Zach P., and Isaac S. which shut down the Monticello offense and created great running lanes for the offense.

7th grade football hosts Middle School West at MSE today at 3:45. 8th grade football travels to MSW to play at 3:45. B teams play first, followed by A teams. Your bus leaves at 3:20 after school and there will be no return bus.

The 8th grade A Volleyball team defeated Big Lake on Tuesday 3 games to 0.  Not a lot of playing time, but the girls played hard to come back in two of the games to win.  The scores were as follows: 25 - 21, 25 - 18, 25 - 18.  

7th and 8th grade volleyball teams host Becker at MSE at 4:15. B team plays first, followed by A team.

Boys soccer plays at Monticello high school at 4:00. B team plays first, followed by the A team. Your bus leaves at 3:20 after school.

Girls soccer hosts Monticello at MSE at 3:45. B team plays first followed by the A team.

The Cross Country Team runs at the Buffalo Invitational today. Girls run at 4:00, Boys run at 4:10. Your bus leaves at 2:35 and you are dismissed from class at 2:20.

Girls Tennis team, you host Princeton at 4:30 today at MSE.