Central Middle School November Newsletter

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Submitted by Cathy Hernandez

Students will not attend school on Tuesday, November 2nd.  Teachers will be at school from 11:00 A.M. to 6:30 P.M. for conferences.  We will follow an “A” Day schedule on Wednesday, November 3rd.
Thanksgiving holidays will be observed Monday, November 22nd – Friday, November 26th.  School will resume Monday, November 29th.
We have received communication that we will not be receiving the Flu vaccine this year for the students. We encourage all students to receive the flu vaccine to keep them healthy and in school. Please check with your child’s physician, health unit or community flu clinics for you and your family to be vaccinated. Listed below are some healthy habits to review with your child.
To wash their hands often with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub.
 Not to share personal items like drinks, food or unwashed utensils, and to cover their coughs and sneezes with tissues. Covering up their coughs or sneezes using the elbow, arm or sleeve instead of the hand is recommended when a tissue is unavailable.
Symptoms of the flu include fever (100 degrees Fahrenheit, or greater), cough, sore throat, a runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, and feeling very tired. Some people may also vomit or have diarrhea.  Keep sick children at home for at least 24 hours after they no longer have fever or do not have signs of fever, without using fever-reducing drugs. Keeping children with a fever at home will reduce the number of people who may get infected. Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Weathers if you have any questions.
Yearbooks will on sale Wednesday, November 10th – Friday, November 12th in the cafeteria before school only for $25.00.
Tryouts for 7th grade boys basketball will be November 3rd from 2:45 – 4:30 and November 4th from 5:00 – 6:30.  8th Grade boys will tryout November 8th and 9th from 2:45 – 4:30.  Girls basketball tryouts will be November 15th – 19th from 2:40 – 4:30 each day.  Anyone interested in trying out MUST have a physical on file before trying out.
Boys Coach – 7th Grade – J. Dupuy –
Boys 8th Grade – M. Edwards – – Girls – T. Morris –
Beta Club is currently collecting deposits for their trip to Disney in April.  If Beta parents are not currently receiving emails from the Beta Club, please send an email with your child’s name and your email address so that we may correct our records to
Tuesday, November 2nd – Parent/Teacher Conference Day – NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Wednesday, November 3rd – Student Council Meeting – 6:45 A.M. & Art Club Meeting– 2:40 –  4:00 P.M.
Wednesday, November 3rd and Thursday, November 4th – Boys Basketball Tryouts
Friday, November 5th – Beta Club Meeting before school in gym
Monday, November 8th- Journalism Club Meeting – 2:40 – 4:00 P.M.
Monday, November 8th and Tuesday, November 9th – Boys Basketball Tryouts
Wednesday, November 10th – Friday, November 12th – Yearbook Sale – $25 – Before school only
Monday, November 15th – Wednesday, November 17th – Girls Basketball Tryouts – 2:40 – 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday, November 16th – Library Club Meeting – 2:40 – 3:30 & Chess Club Meeting – 2:45 – 3:45 P.M.
Wednesday, November 17th – Library Club/Glee Club Field Trip to Hammond – 7:30 A. M. – 2:00 P.M.
Wednesday, November 17th – 8th Grade Field Trip to La. State Museum & State Capitol – A Day – 9 – 2 P.M.
Thursday, November 18th –  8th Grade Field Trip to La. State Museum & State Capitol – B Day – 9 – 2 P.M.
Thursday, November 18th – Youth Leg Meeting – 2:40 – 3:45 P.M.
Monday, November 22nd – Friday, November 26th – THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS
Monday, November 29th – Journalism Club Meeting – 2:40 – 4:00 P.M.

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