MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS

  • At-A-Glance Calendar

    May 20: 8th grade ONLY 1st Communion Mass 10:00 AM in Mother House; Dress Uniform!

    May 24: Senior Baccalaureate at St. Sebastians 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM (permission slip due by 5/14)

    May 29: Promotion rehearsal/Awards ceremony Mother House 10:00 AM

    May 30: 8th grade promotion 10:00 in Mother House followed by a reception in the Commons. Students will be released for the summer immediately following this.

    May 31: Summer break begins!

  • Promotion & Awards Ceremony | May 29 & 30
    On Wednesday, May 29, we will gather at the Mother House at 10:00 AM for a promotion ceremony practice. This will be followed by middle school awards at 10:30 AM. No academic awards will be given. We will be recognizing the achievements of students in their school-related extracurricular activities. Parents are welcome to join us for the promotion practice (particularly if you will be unable to attend on Thursday), the awards time, or both.  There will be a few special awards conferred at the promotion ceremony on Thursday, May 30, at 10:00 AM at the Mother House. The entire middle school will be attending the promotion ceremony on that day to celebrate the culmination of our inaugural year and promote our 8th graders to their high school journey. Dress for that day will be dress uniform for grades 6 and 7; 8th-grade students should dress-up for the promotion ceremony.

    • Wednesday, May 29:

      • 8:15 AM Algebra final (Mrs. Dria’s students)

      • 8:30 AM 6th grade puppet shows in the theater

      • 10:00 AM the 8th-grade students will head to the Mother House for a run-through of the promotion ceremony which they have been planning together.

      • 10:30 AM the 6th and 7th-grade students will join the 8th grade for middle school award recognition
        The awards that will be given include (but are not limited to): participation certificates for Power of the Pen, Student Council, Middle School Play, Academic Challenge, etc.

    • Thursday, May 30:

      • 10:00 AM 8th grade prayer service and promotion ceremony in the Mother House.
        At the conclusion of this service, the Middle School will present a grade level representative with a Dominican Preaching Award. Additionally, select 8th-grade students will be awarded the Catherine of Siena Award, the Elms Girl Scholarship sponsored by the EPPC, and the Presidential Education awards.

      • 11:00 AM (or at the conclusion of ceremony) Please join us for an end of year reception and slide show in the Commons

      • 11:30/11:45 AM Summer Vacation begins!

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  • Summer at the Elms
    We’re excited to kick off Summer Camp 2019 in June! As we begin the new season, we would like to greet all of our new summer families and welcome back our returning Panther families! As Summer at the Elms grows, we are excited to meet the interests of our campers with new themes and programming. Read more…

  • Morning Drop Off - When dropping off your child in the morning, please have her make a quick exit from the car. If she needs more time before exiting the car, pull into a parking spot. We are trying to avoid recent backups that have extended all the way to Exchange Street. Thank you for your cooperation.