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  • World Language and ESL Students from CHS and MMS Compete in the 33rd Annual Orlando Saa Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Contest

    Approximately 900 students from more than 60 schools and school districts throughout New Jersey came together to recite authentic poems they had memorized in Chinese, ESL, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, and Spanish.

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    7TH GRADE SOCIAL: Parents of 7th graders, don’t let your students miss out on their awesome end-of-year social! Friday, June 3rd from 3:05pm-5pm – the party includes food, contests, prizes, and opportunities for the kids to throw pies at some favorite teachers and staff! What could be better?!

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  • Footprints Spring Visit

    The Footprints Club’s final trip to Tuscan was to celebrate Spring with Ms. Sinclaire’s and Ms. Fuchetti’s kindergarten class. The middle schoolers helped the little ones make spring flowers made from popsicle sticks and construction paper hearts.

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  • MMS Principal's Update: May 23rd

    Thank you for joining us at our annual “School in Action Night” last Thursday! We hope you enjoyed the special performances by our Honors Jazz Ensemble and the School Choir. This year we decided to combine the incoming “6th Grade Parent/Student Orientation” with School in Action night, so our new families from Jefferson, Seth Boyden, and Tuscan Elementary Schools, could witness the engaging work our students produce.

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    History was made for the Model UN Clubs from Maplewood Middle School and South Orange Middle School when both teams joined together to represent the district at the New York City Invitational Model UN Conference held at St. John’s University on Saturday, May 21st, 2016.

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  • The MMS Garden is Growing

    MMS has started a garden in front of the school, where we will plant vegetables, herbs and flowers for the students to enjoy. Thanks to all the people who have helped get our garden growing with their time, muscle and donations this weekend. A special thanks to Carol Fardin for sponsoring our garden and making sure things get off (or in) the ground.

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    Please come out and support our MMS students as they perform their original pieces created through U GOTTA HEAR THIS, in association with Midtown Direct Rep, SOPAC, and YouthNet. See the attached flyer for information! The performances are free, but reservations are required. We hope to see you there!

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  • MMS Fundraiser May 24th Park Wood Diner

    The MMS would like to thank Phyllis Payne for organizing this event with the Park Wood Diner on May 24th from 4-10pm. The owners Pete and Fifi Kikianis have agreed to dontate a portion of each submitted for the event (a special container, created by Phyllis Payne will be displayed on the counter where diners can deposit their receipts).

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  • 6th Grade Ice Cream Social

    Calling all 6th Graders to an afternoon of make your own ice cream sundae and games galore!

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  • MMS Class of 2016 End-of-Year Details

    The following Year End Activities information is critical for all 8th grade students.

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  • Future Leaders

    Maplewood resident and musician, Frank Ferrer teaching Future Leaders a drum beat. Drumsticks provided by Mr. Ferrer. His visit coordinated by Maplewood resident, Dr. Rachel Fisher, and Future Leaders advisor, Desiree Spriggs

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  • Model UN Club Conference

    Thirty-one members of the Maplewood Middle School Model UN Club participated in the largest middle school Model UN conference in the world on Friday, April 1st and Saturday, April 2nd.

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  • MMS Sixth Graders Take a Stanza for Haiti through Poetry

    Sixth grade students, parents, and faculty gathered in the MMS Library to raise money and awareness for underprivileged students in Haiti through sharing poetry.

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  • MMS Principal's Update: March 28th

    The MMS YouthNet Plus Spring 2016 Club brochure is finally here! Please share with your student and invite her/him to sign up for one of the After School Enrichment Clubs. The clubs run from 3:15-4:15 and no student will be denied access for reasons relating to financial need, so please submit a signed permission slip to Room 279 (Mr. Mantes) if your child is interested.

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  • PARCC 2016 Tutorials

    As most of you are aware, our students will be taking the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) during the month of April 2016. If you would like to view the tutorials or practice assessments made available to have your children familiarize themselves with this assessment, please use the links listed below

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  • MMS Principal's Update: March 23rd

    Happy 1st Week of Spring! Attached to this email is additional information about the upcoming 2016 PARRC examination. As most of you are aware, our students will be taking the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) during the month of April 2016.

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  • Maplewood Middle School Recycling Program

    A couple of our 7th grade students, Elliot Foley and Anna Paul, approached 7th grade Science Teacher Mrs. Tavares regarding a recycling plan for Maplewood Middle School. The recycling program went into effect on Thursday March 17th.

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  • PARCC Dates and Information

    The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers - (PARCC) will be administered from April 4th through May 13th for all students in grades 6, 7, and 8.

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  • Model UN Attends St. Ann's Conference

    Thirteen members of the Maplewood Middle School Model UN Club brought down terrorists, met world leaders like Stalin and Hitler, worked to save the planet Octouron, and tried to bring peace to the Middle East. How?

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  • Footprints

    The Footprints Club’s second trip to Tuscan was to celebrate Valentine’s Day with Ms. Sinclaire’s and Ms. Fuchetti’s kindergarten class.

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