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2-9-16

 

SPECIAL BELL SCHEDULES NEXT WEEK

 

We will be having special bell schedules next week on Tuesday, February 16, Wednesday, February 17 and Thursday, February 18.  These schedules will accommodate a double assembly during 6th period on each day, where we will be having our annual mid-year review of our school guidelines and our focus on kindness.  Because of this, students who attend part-time or are on Independent PE might have to adjust their drop off or pick up times.  Please see the schedules below:

 

Tuesday 2/16 and Wednesday 2/17 schedule:

 

Zero period          7:35 – 8:40

                               

1st period                8:45 – 9:30

                               

2nd period               9:35 – 10:20

               

Break                     10:20 – 10:30

                               

3rd period               10:35- 11:20                                       

6th grade lunch      11:20- 11:55                                       

4th period 7/8        11:25 – 12:10                                     

7/8 grade lunch    12:10 – 12:45

                               

4th period 6th        12:00 – 12:45                                     

5th period               12:50 – 1:35                                        

6th period A          1:40 -  2:30                          

6th period B          2:35 – 3:25          

Thursday 2/18 schedule:

 

1st period                              9:45 – 10:23

 

2nd period                             10:28 – 11:06

 

Break                                     11:06 – 11:11

 

3rd period                              11:16 – 11:54

 

6th grade lunch                  11:54 – 12:29

 

4th period 7/8                     11:59 – 12:37

 

7/8 grade lunch                  12:37 – 1:12

 

4th period 6th                     12:34 – 1:12

 

5th period                              1:17 – 1:55

 

6th period A                         2:00 – 2:40

6th period B                         2:45 – 3:25

 

 

PARENTS OF 8TH GRADE STUDENTS WHO WILL BE ATTENDING DANA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL

 

In early March, our 8th graders, slated for DHHS, will be registering for 9th grade. This registration process will be done electronically through a STUDENT PORTAL ACCOUNT. Therefore, your student must create a STUDENT PORTAL ACCOUNT (not to be confused with School Loop) in order to complete high school registration.  STUDENT PORTAL ACCOUNT instructions were printed on bright orange paper and were sent home with your student last week. Please ask them about it and make sure they create their account. Questions? Please call the School Office at 949-234-5360.

 

NEXT YEAR SCHOOL STARTS EARLY

 

As you begin making your summer plans, please remember that school will start on MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016  for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

INCOMING 6TH GRADE PARENT NIGHT 2-23-16

 

AN INFORMATIONAL NIGHT FOR PARENTS OF NHMS INCOMING 6TH GRADERS will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 6pm in the Blue Commons at Niguel Hills. Please call the school office at 949-234-5360 if you have any questions. This event is for parents, only.

 

DANA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL 8TH GRADE PARENT NIGHT/OPEN HOUSE

 

Monday, March 21, 2016

 

6:00 PM – 8th Grade Parent/Student Information Meeting

 

7:00 – 8:00 PM – Open House                                 

Visit information booths to learn about:

 

·         Academic Programs/Academies

·         Athletics

·         ASU

·         Clubs

·         Curriculum

·         PTSA

·         Special Education

 

Please check the DHHS website at www.dhhs.net for future updates & information regarding Dana Hills High School

 

UPCOMING DATES

 

Friday, February 12                                                                            President Lincoln Holiday – No School

Monday, February 15                                                                        President Washington Holiday – No School

Friday, February 19                                                                            7th/8th Grade Dance

Tuesday, February 23                                                                        Incoming 6th grade parent night – 6:00 p.m.

 

Previously Announced

 

YMCA NEWS

BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE AT THE Y

Are you looking for a safe, fun-filled environment for your Teen after school? If so, then the YMCA is the place for you! Through the Y’s Teen Club, your child will get to experience the curriculum through a variety of subject areas, hands-on activities, clubs, service learning, and enrichment centers. Our program is designed based upon the individual needs of the teens, and encourages them to explore their talents, interests, and abilities in a safe and supportive setting!

The core components of the program include:

  • Teen Initiated Curriculum - T.A.B. (Teen Advisory Board)
  • Homework Support
  • Sports, Outdoor Activities, Fitness & Nutrition
  • Character Development & Service Learning
  • Art & Culture, Science & Technology
  • And time to have fun with friends!

Join us today and take advantage of our low year-round and part-time rates! Financial Assistance is available to those who qualify. Visit http://www.ymcaoc.org/teen-club/ to view our program calendar and download registration forms. For more information please contact Yadira Delgadoydelgado@ymcaoc.orgor Caprice Kavanaugh, ckavanaugh@ymcaoc.org at (949) 244-1279.

 

GET UP AND GLOW! Glow in the Dark Party at AVMS YMCA Teen Club

Friday, January 29th (6:30-9:30pm)

Join AVMS YMCA Teen Club for a Glow in the Dark party!

Dinner will be served and activities include glow in the dark bowling, glow stick tag, glow in the dark dance party, and more!

Price is $15 per Teen

This is a drop off event that is open to all Middle School students.

Please RSVP by calling (949) 244-1279, emailing lcook@ymcaoc.org or meeting the YMCA Teen Club at the lunch tables right after school.

 

JOIN THE FORCE! YMCA Overnighter

Join the YMCA for its annual Overnighter event, this year Star Wars themed. All proceeds from this event go towards our YMCA Campaign, which assists families with childcare, sports programs, gym memberships and much more. In 2016 the YMCA hopes to raise $140,000 that will be distributed to assist families and the community. With your support we can assist in the making a change in someone's life!

The Join the Force Overnighter is open to all children grades Kindergarten to 8th. We will be serving dinner and breakfast.

This Overnighter will be packed with fun activities such as

  • Face Painting & Arts and Crafts
  • Game Truck & Jump House
  • Photo Booth & Dance Room
  • Rock Wall
  • Jedi Academy

We will also have Special Guest! For a $5 donation, you will be able to take a picture with Darth Vader and have it printed!

Where: Laguna Niguel Family YMCA Gym, 29831 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

When: February 19th at 7pm to February 20th at 8am

Register by February 11th in the YMCA Room next to the track

Cost: $60 campaign donation per participant, $20 campaign donation per additional child

“Truly wonderful, the mind of a child is.” YODA

 

Caprice Kavanaugh

Teen Club Director

LAGUNA NIGUEL FAMILY YMCA

29831 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

(Ph-AVMS) 949-233-0209

(Ph-DJAMS) 949-360-9517

(Ph-NHMS) 949-244-1279

(E) ckavanaugh@ymcaoc.org (W) ymcaoc.org

The Y: We're for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

 

CUSD INFORMATION

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

 

Tim Reece

Principal

Niguel Hills Middle School