Principal's Post - Week of March 18th

posted Mar 14, 2019, 4:49 PM by Jorge Goncalves
Dear NAMS families,
I hope that this message finds you and your families well. Below you will find important highlights and information about happenings at NAMS.
Please be sure to also check us out on Twitter @NAMiddle

NAMS Spirit Week is the week of March 18th!
Monday, March 18th - Decade Day (chosen by 6th grade student leadership)
Tuesday, March 19th - PJ Day (chosen by 7th grade student leadership)
Wednesday, March 20th - Twin/Squad Day (chosen by 8th grade student leadership)
Thursday, March 21st - Rock Your Socks Day (for World Down Syndrome Day) 
Friday, March 22nd - Tacky Tourist Day (All Students' Choice)

Register now for the 6th Annual Matthew Harty Mito Classic - Street Hockey Fundraiser 
The 6th Annual Matthew Harty Mito Classic will be held at the North Andover Youth Center April 9, 2019 beginning at 3:00 p.m.
Play street hockey to help raise funds to help those with mitochondrial disease go to camp. See the school website for more information on how to sign up and register your team online. You can sign up a team and learn more about this fundraiser here.

Trimester 2 Chorus Concert
All students currently enrolled in Trimester 2 Chorus have their scheduled concert on Tuesday, March 19th at 7 p.m. This is a mandatory concert for students in Trimester 2 Chorus class.
Please note: Students in Full Year Chorus DO NOT participate in this event.

4th Annual Hot Chocolate House with A Little Knight Music (Friday, March 22, 2019)
A Little Knight Music (ALKM) is planning to have their 4th annual Hot Chocolate House on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the 8th grade side of the cafe. Students in A Little Knight Music Chorus perform together as an ensemble, and as soloists. Hot Chocolate and treats will be served. t's a less formal setting than a concert and should conclude by 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 each and will be sold during lunches beginning on Monday, March 18th.

Free Money Programs for PTAC
Were you aware of the many ways that you can raise money for our school? Please visit the PTAC website here for more information or read more below.
Direction Donations
We are still looking for direct donations to meet our goal.  There are many ways to donate:  send a check to school, Paypal, or now use the convenience of  Venmo @NorthAndoverMiddleSch-PTAC 
Thank you again for all of your support!
Please follow and be sure to like our NAMS PTAC on Facebook @ North Andover Middle School PTAC

Looking Ahead

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

        Trimester 2 Chorus Concert from 7-8 p.m.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

        Last Day of Trimester 2

        4th Annual Hot Chocolate House with A Little Knight Music from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Monday, March 25, 2019

        First Day of Trimester 3

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

        Early Release for Students @ 1:05 p.m.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

NAMS MCAS Dates 2019

The following are the dates that we will be administering MCAS exams to our students. I wanted to give you plenty of notice to insure that our students will be in school on the dates of the scheduled MCAS exams.

Grade 8 ELA (Session 1) - April 8th
Grade 8 ELA (Session 2) - April 9th
Grade 7 ELA (Session 1) - April 23rd
Grade 7 ELA (Session 2) - April 25th
Grade 6 ELA (Session 1) - April 29th
Grade 6 ELA (Session 2) - April 30th

Grade 7 Math (Session 1) - May 6th
Grade 7 Math (Session 2) - May 7th
Grade 8 Math (Session 1) - May 13th
Grade 8 Math (Session 2) - May 14th
Grade 6 Math (Session 1) - May 15th
Grade 6 Math (Session 2) - May 16th

Grade 8 STE (Session 1) - May 20th
Grade 8 STE (Session 2) - May 21st

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NAMS 2018-2019 Yearbooks

You can order your NAMS 2018-2019 yearbook online now for $35 here.

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