Jr. Service Learning Club

The newly formed Junior Service Learning Club is having a cookie baking party. They will be baking cookies for PACH on Friday, December 15 from 2:30 – 4:00 at NMS.  If interested, please sign up with Mrs. Nee in the office.  This is the first activity for this new group and we are excited for more events!

 

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Fall Dance

The New York Service Learning group from the high school is sponsoring a dance for middle school student on Friday, November 17. This event is for students in grades 6-8 only. The dance will be held at the high school from 6-8 p.m. We will be selling tickets at lunches all of next week. Please see the flyer below for more information.

 

School Pictures!!!

On Friday, November 3 we will have the first round of club/group pictures. The following groups will have their pictures taken: The entire eighth grade, Grade 6-8 Chorus, Grade 6-8 Band, Grade 5 Band, Grade 5 Chorus, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Select Chorus, Jazz Band. Individual pictures will be taken on November 15. Picture information will be sent home soon.

CLASP Session 2

CLASP 2017-2018 SESSION 2

Children Learning After School Program

CLASP is a program of after school activity classes offered at NISSITISSIT. These classes offer students a great opportunity to learn something new while also having supervised fun after school. Session 2 will begin the week of November 13.

PLEASE NOTE DATES. MEETING TIME IS 2:30-3:45 UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED. Classes will meet once a week for a total of 6 weeks. There is no class on half days. Students should be picked up promptly following the class ending time. The cost per course is $30 unless otherwise noted. **MAKERSPACE IS $35

Checks should be made payable to NISSITISSIT/CLASP. There are need- based scholarships available. Please fill out the registration form, detach and return to the school office along with your registration fee by November 9.  Registrations are done on a first come, first serve basis. CONSIDER YOUR CHILD REGISTERED UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTIFIED.

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*MONDAY*

ART CLUB  

Ms. Domings              

Room 323     

2:30-3:45 P.M.

Mondays 11/13, 11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8

Students in the Art Club will work on a variety of projects such as collage, painting and drawing. We will experiment with many different art materials. If you enjoy being creative, this is the activity for you!

 

MAKERSPACE      Mr. Worth                

 Room 310             2:30-3:45 P.M.

Mondays 11/13, 11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8

Have you wanted to tinker, explore and create new things? Want to learn how to 3-D Print? Students will be exposed to a range of hands on projects using Littlebits, Makey Makey, Sphero, squishy circuits, 3D printing, Raspberry Pi and more!  LIMIT 15 STUDENTS   **This course is $35 to include a materials fee.**

 

CURSIVE HANDWRITING/CALLIGRAPHY     

Mrs. Volpe      

Library      

2:30-3:45 P.M.

Mondays 11/13, 11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8

Learn or improve upon cursive handwriting. This will be a fun and interactive program using both traditional techniques and computer programs. Students will develop fast note taking skills, and a signature they can be proud of. Beginners Calligraphy will teach students this beautiful form of writing.

                                         

* MONDAY & WEDNESDAY*

 

HOMEWORK HELP       

Mrs. Mariano                

Room 208

 **2:30-3:15 P.M.

Mondays & Wednesdays 11/13, 11/15, 11/27, 11/29, 12/4, 12/6, 12/11, 12/13, 12/18, 12/20, 1/3, 1/8

Need a quiet place to do your homework right after school? Do you want some assistance with difficult assignments? Come to homework help two days per week broken into shorter sessions and get that homework done. **Please note time.

 

 

*TUESDAY*

 

LOTS OF LEGOS!  

Ms. Thomas

Guidance    

2:30-3:45 P.M.

Tuesdays 11/14, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

Come join us for weekly Lego challenges! Work alone or as a team to create themed items, cars, towers etc! Build from your imagination too!

 

NAIL PAINTING 101   Mrs. Blood                    

Teachers Room      2:30-3:45 P.M.

Tuesdays 11/14, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

Come hang out with some friends and learn the basics of painting your nails! Lots of colors to choose from and decals too! Feel free to bring your own polishes or nail accessories if you wish!

 

YU GI OH      Mrs. Dziekpor       

Room  318      2:30-3:45 P.M.

Tuesdays 11/14, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

Yu Gi Oh was a big hit the first session! Come join the fun with team battles, partner battles and learning new strategies. We are open to Pokémon players to expand as well. Come see what it’s all about! All levels welcome.

 

LEARN TO LOVE LATIN      

Mrs. Volpe       

Library      2:30-3:45 P.M.

Tuesdays 11/14, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

Latin and Greek root words permeate our language and apply to all subjects, including Math and Science. Students will work in teams and on computers in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Students’ familiarity with the most commonly used Latin/Greek root words improves ability to decipher new vocabulary and helps with tests and reading comprehension.

                             

                                                              *THURSDAY*

 

GIRLS WHO CODE 

Mr. Worth

Room 310

2:30-3:45 P.M.

Thursdays  11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 1/4

We have our own Girls Who Code club! Using resources from https://www.girlswhocode.com Mr. Worth will help girls from NMS work in teams to design and build a Computer Science “CS” Impact Project that solves real world problems they care about through code. LIMIT 15 GIRLS