Volume 36| May 24, 2020
Middle School News
Sign Up Today for Your Slot for "Wrap Up" Day!

June 5th is Wrap Up Day-- a time where students can come back to campus to get any items they may have left behind in their lockers, return chromebooks, library books, athletic uniforms, tumbling uniforms, art pieces, and pick up a yearbook and awards, etc. YOU MUST SIGN UP for a ten minute slot. CLICK HERE for the form to sign up for your time.

The form includes directions for you for the day. Only one person per family will be allowed in the building and anyone entering the building will need to wear a face mask.

Fifth Grade Virtual Science Fair!
Click on the images of Pasha and Lenora above to learn about theirs and other Fifth Grade Students' Science Fair projects. Each student worked on their projects this spring and then completed them by sharing their Hypothesis, Research, Results and Conclusion via video using Flipgrid.
Check out our great new virtual camps and courses being offered this summer! The first classes begin on June 8th-- including Creative Writing with Mrs. Milner and Stories on Stage with Mrs. Wilson. We also have a variety of Adobe Courses that range from apparel design, to digital photography to surreal compositing! Minimum sign ups will be needed in order for the camps to move forward so sign up today!

Here is a sampling of some of the great offerings:
  • Eco-Independence/ Farming (4th-8th grade)
  • Adobe Surreal Compositing (5th-9th grade)
  • Creative Writing with Mrs. Milner (5th-8th grade)
  • Accelerated Algebra (5th-12th grade)
  • Stories on Stage with Mrs. Wilson (7th-12th grade)
Dignity Memorial in Chicago is hosting a Memorial Day Kids Drawing Competition 2020. Students are invited to get involved with this day of remembrance, despite COVID-19 hindering the traditional way we celebrate.
Mark Your Calendars for these Year-End Events:

Friday, May 29th (last day of instruction for all)
Tuesday, June 2, 3:30pm- National Junior Honor Society Inductions (by invitation)
Tuesday, June 2, 4pm- MS Awards Ceremony-includes sports and activities + special tribute to 8th graders 
Wednesday, June 3rd, 4pm- MS Virtual graduation, + “drive through parade" (as long as permitted by Governor Pritzker)
Friday, June 5th- Wrap Up Day*:  Sign up for a designated time to come to school for:
Locker clean out
Uniform drop off (sports uniforms and tumbling- should be clean, put in a sealed large ziplock bag with your name on the bag)
technology drop-off 
yearbook pick up
award pick up 
*Face masks and social distancing will be required
Thanks to Mr. Stanley for this fun sign-- shared recently during a Middle School ZOOM assembly!
ATTENDANCE : Middle School students STILL NEED to enter their attendance each day as they did before spring break. In addition, teachers will be taking attendance for the synchronous classes, so students are expected to "show up."
Important Links

Website for Remote Learning:

Middle School Remote Learning Schedule Page with Class Links:

Coronavirus Response Page: https://roycemoreschool.org/coronavirus/

"Roycemore Family" Page
Our new Chief Griffinity Officer, Early Childhood staff member  Justin Bailey , launched a new webpage! This is another way for students and families to stay connected and continue to share our school spirit. Share your shelter in place experiences with us:  https://roycemoreschool.org/family/

Last Week of Clubs

  • Monday 3:30pm- Board and Video Game Club *
  • Tuesday 3:30pm- Pop Culture Club with Ms. Hilda
  • Thursday 2:00pm- Math Club
  • Thursday 3:30pm- Book Club with Ms. Hilda and Mrs. Floro

*due to popular demand, a few Board and Video Game Club meetings will happen this summer! Keep an eye out in your inbox for information on dates!!

Middle School Community Guidelines
We will create a community in Roycemore’s middle school based on RESPECT. We will respect ourselves, our space, and our peers. In doing so, we will assume the best intentions of others and create a space where we are welcomed, feel we belong, and are known!
(created by representatives from each grade 2019-20)