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Caruso Middle School Announcement for the Week of March 20, 2017

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Week of March 20, 2017

2048 Game Extensions – Any game Extension that has 2048 – 2048 Cupcake, Clash Royale, Star Wars, Mania, Anime, Red Ball, etc. Delete those extensions. THEY CONTAIN A VIRUS THAT  CAN ATTACK YOUR CHROMEBOOK.

8th grade boys volleyball schedule for the week of 3/20/17:

Monday, March 20th: Practice 3:15 – 4:30 PM

Tuesday, March 21st: GAME @ Attea – both 7 & 8 @ 4:00 PM

Wednesday, March 22nd: No Practice

Thursday, March 23rd: GAME @ Springman @ 4:00 PM – 8th grade plays second

Friday, March 24th: No Practice

Fitness club

Tuesday – after school

Wednesday – before school

Thursday – after school

Congratulations to Gabrielle Rodriguez and Jorgen Obinger for being 2 of the district winners for Young Authors. They will get to attend the state Young Authors Conference this May and get to share their stories. Way to go!

*If you are interested in coming off the track please sign up on the sign-up sheets on the bulletin across from the gym. **Attention all track athletes please make sure to always pay attention to any Announcements posted here on Edmodo pertaining to track, in the event that there are last-minute changes or any information that I see important for you guys to know right away.

Philanthropy Club: We have been invited to join Wilmot’s Art Club when they go and paint with nursing home residents next month. We will go on a Thursday. More specific information to come! If you think you might be interested, and are typically free on Thursdays, please e-mail Mrs. Cohen at dcohen1@dps109.org.

Color Run Color Run Color Run on Friday May 5th Save the Date! The run will be here at Caruso and the proceeds will benefit the new state of the art fitness room.

Girls softball will start after spring break. All three grade levels are welcome to join the team. There will be an informational meeting… next Wednesday, March 22nd at 7:45 am in Mr. Jensen’s room.

Reminder, there is to be NO cell phone usage during the school day!

March Madness has arrived! A reminder that gambling is not allowed at CMS and academic time is not a time for filling out or checking brackets/scores unless it is related to a teacher-approved activity.

  • Spirit days are coming! Join us!
  • Monday March 20- Comfy/PJ Day
  • Tuesday March 21- Spring Training Day (Baseball season)
  • Wednesday March 22- Tye Dye Day
  • Thursday March 23- Color Day: GR6 – Wear White, GR7- Wear Blue, GR8 – Wear Black
  • Friday March 24- Tourist Day (Who will be daring enough to be the best school tourist?)

8th grade DPS109 Grandparents Event on March 8

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Cable game @ DHS

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Students with computer

Student Announcements wk of Sept. 5

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**Are you interested in learning leadership while helping create a positive environment at Caruso? If so, Student Council is for you. Join us for an informational meeting on Friday September 9th in the CMA room at 7:30am. Everyone is invited!


**Attention all students: a reminder that if you plan to visit our elementary schools you need to make sure to email a teacher in advance to set-up an appointment and enter through the front doors only. Please be sure not to arrive unannounced or enter through a side door during dismissal time. Thank you!


**DESTINATION IMAGINATION – If you are interested in signing up for DI stop by B1 – AFTER SCHOOL – Monday, Sept. 12th OR Tuesday, Sept. 13th to find out about DI and when it will be starting. If you have never heard of DI, come and learn what the excitement and all those trophies in the library are all about.You don’t have to come both days. If you can’t make it on either day, send Mr. Jensen an email and let him know of your interest to join DI. If you have a returning team, you should still come by to get signed up.


**Water Bottle Flip – it’s gone viral at Caruso! But, how does it work? Check out the following link and learn some of the physics behind this phenomena. Join the Edmodo group: Water Bottle Flip athttps://www.edmodo.com/home#/join/9wbmdc Post your videos and your suggestions for the best and most successful water bottle flip!


**7th and 8th grade girls’ volleyball schedule for the week of 9/12/16:

Monday, September 12: GAME – Shepard @ CMS 3:45 PM – 8th grade plays second

Tuesday, September 13: Practice 3:15 – 4:30 PM

Wednesday, September 14: Practice 7:00 – 7:45 AM

Thursday, September 15: GAME – Caruso @ Wilmette 4:15 – both teams start at the same time in two different gyms

Friday, September 16: Practice 3:15 – 4:30 PM


**Fitness Club – Wednesday morning, Thursday after school and Friday after school.

Winning Students

Student Announcements wk of Aug. 30

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**Excellent first 6th Grade Choir (Caruso Singers) rehearsal today!

6th Graders: If you’re still interested/curious what choir is all about, but missed our first rehearsal, come to our rehearsal next Friday at 3:00pm!

Students interested in the musical: It doesn’t hurt to be in Choir as well ?!http://kvombrack.wix.com/carusomusic


**7th and 8th grade girls’ volleyball schedule for the week of 9/5/16:

Monday, September 5: No School = No Practice

Tuesday, September 6: GAME – Springman vs CMS @ 4:15 PM @ Caruso. 8th grade plays second.

Wednesday, September 7: Practice 7:00 – 7:45 AM

Thursday, September 8: Practice 3:15 – 4:30 PM

Friday, September 9: No Practice


**Poms will be for all three grade levels this year. Miss Jaksich will be coaching. There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday, September 7th at 7:45 am in room E-5. Email her with any questions.


**The fitness club is ready to open for the 2016-2017 school year. Please see any physical education teacher for a sign-up form.
**6th grade students: If you are interested in joining Lunch Buddies Ms. Erbach and Ms. Zajac will be stopping in 6th grade lunch tomorrow with more information. If you already know that you are interested in participating please fill out the attached permission slip and return to the Main Office by next Wednesday, September 7th. https://drive.google.com/a/dps109.org/file/d/0ByGg8kSTDY3aTFRyNzdKZFFjbDg/view?usp=sharing

Caruso Open House 2016

Student Announcements wk of Aug 22

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–This year we are working with Jostens for our school yearbook. The yearbook is a great memory for middle schoolers as a keepsake of what their life was like during their time enjoyed at Caruso.You can order a yearbook directly at www.jostensyearbooks.com or through our direct link http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01749750 or by phone at 1-877-767-5217.Ordering MUST be done online- we do not accept cash or checks for the yearbook. The yearbook is $25.00 if you order before September 30th. After that, the price will increase. Please keep in mind that yearbook is NOT a part of any fees you already paid- it is separate and optional to purchase. Don’t let the memories fade away, order your yearbook today!
–The first Charisma rehearsal is this Thursday August 25 from 3:30-4:30 at SHEPARD. See you then!
7th grade girls’ volleyball tryouts will be held in the gym on Monday, August 29th from 3:15-4:30 pm and Tuesday, August 30th from 3:15-4:10 pm. Please be sure to have all pre-tryout forms on file before next Monday. Copies of forms are found on the school’s website under “athletics”. Please contact Ms. Wolfer, or visit A1 if you have any questions.
–Student Council Board will have the first meeting of the year on Friday September 2nd in the CMA room. See you all there!
8th grade girls’ volleyball tryouts will be held in the gym on Monday, August 29th and Tuesday, August 30th from 3:15-4:30 pm. Please be sure to have all pre-tryout forms on file before next Monday. Copies of forms are found on the school’s website under “athletics”. Please contact Dr. Revelins if you have any questions.
–7th & 8th grade soccer tryouts will be Next Monday (8/29) and Tuesday (8/30) from 3:00-4:15pm. Please make sure you have a medical form on file. If you don’t you will not be able to tryout. Meet in the lunchroom after school and bring a ball, shin guards and water.
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–Cross country practice starts this Friday, August 26th. Be sure to pick up forms from Spies or Signa today.