Grandparent and Special Friends Day
Tuesday, Nov. 22, 1:00pm at Emerson
This is an annual opportunity for students to share everything they’re learning with their grandparents and special friends, and to show them around school. Invitations have been mailed to grandparents (only sent if you indicated during enrollment/re-enrollment that you would like your grandparent to receive an invitation). If you would like an invitation sent to someone else, please email Lower School Office Manager Joan Gregorka, or call 734-665-5662, ext. 307.
+ Grandfriends’ Day invitation and schedule
Middle School Elective Sign-Ups
Open Through Wednesday, Nov. 9 at Noon
Trimester 2 Electives are now open. Students are encouraged to review the elective options with their families and then sign up through the Google Form that was sent to their Emerson email on Tuesday, November 1. This form will be open until Wednesday, November 9 at noon. Please email Beth Muszkiewicz (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
+ Review the elective options
Emerson Geography Bee Sign-Ups
Sign Up by Friday, Dec. 16
The Emerson Geography Bee, open to all Emerson students in grades 4 through 8, is scheduled for Tuesday, December 20, at 11:15, in the library/media center. There is no cost, and registration couldn’t be easier – just give Lenny Dale a piece of paper with your name and the letters GB legibly written on it before he leaves school on Friday, December 16.
Bee questions cover a wide range of topics. Sample questions from previous years can be found on the National Geographic website. The school bee winner gets to take an on-line test to try to qualify for the state bee.
Parent Community Event: Being Bigger Than Your Triggers, with Annie Zirkel
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 7:00pm in the Arts and Innovation Center at Emerson School
Local relationship consultant, Annie Zirkel, will present to current and future middle school families about the impact that triggers can have on students and adults. She will discuss the physiological impact of being triggered, the neuroscience behind the triggered brain, and how we can support students when they are triggered. We may even learn more about how we can support ourselves when we are triggered.
+ Visit Annie Zirkel’s website for more information
Middle School Band and Orchestra Concert
Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7:00pm in the AIC
The MS Band and Orchestra will perform a concert of chamber music, as well as a few pop and jazz tunes including Rockin’ Halloween and Baby, It’s Cold Outside. Please join us next Thursday. Everyone is welcome, no tickets are required, and it is free of charge.