Author Archives: Middle School

May 12

Third Level Field Trip Announcement!

May 25, 2016 Dear Third Level Parents, Our trip to South Bass Island is quickly approaching. We will be leaving school on Wednesday, May 25 at 8:45 am and traveling to the Miller Ferry by bus. We are hoping to … Continue reading

May 11

The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate the School!

Natalie Fisher was our mystery reader and scientist. She read to us a wonderful story about a girl who ends up buying a slime package and takes it out of the box. Suddenly, it grows and grows…. and guess what … Continue reading

May 11

Montessori Material Day!

  Parents and friends enjoyed learning about the different Montessori materials!      

Mar 16

Cell Phones For Soldiers: FAQs

Collection Start Date: Friday, March 18 Collection End Date: Friday, May 20 Location of Box: Toledo Campus West Building Lobby Are the donated cell phones sent to the U.S. troops? No, because cell phones can be dangerous while troops are … Continue reading

Feb 15

Hospitality Kitchen Helpers

As a Middle Schooler myself, I can easily say that my time during Outreach is one of the best moments in my week. On Wednesday before lunch, Middle School splits into multiple groups to help out our school by volunteering … Continue reading

Feb 15

Miranda: More Than Words

Law Day 2016 On February 11, we visited the University of Toledo to hear Dr. John Schlageter speak about how Miranda Rights impact our society to help us answer this year’s Law Day Essay question. He was an engaging and … Continue reading

Feb 15

MS Business Committee Valentine Project

  For the past few weeks, the middle school business committee and I have been busy making some valentines for the school. We gave the children’s house a card, snack, and a bug toy. The lower elementary students got a … Continue reading

Feb 01

Regional Qualifiers for Power of the Pen

Congratulations to our 6 middle school students who qualified for regionals!  7th grade: Sarah Whitacre and Donovan Hipp-Elder 8th grade: Emma Morgenstern, Rebecca Martin, Alex Desser, and Henry Thomas BEST OF ROUND WINNERS! We received exciting news! Sarah Whitacre was … Continue reading

Jan 29

Ekphrastic Writing

Every year we compete in the Toledo Museum of Art Ekphrastic Writing Contest. Recently we attended a docent led tour at TMA. We were able to view and discuss many works of art and then choose any artwork in the … Continue reading

Jan 29

Power of the Pen Results

POP District Update Last weekend, we attended Power of the Pen, a creative writing competition, at Tiffin Middle School. There were three rounds of writing, each forty minutes long. We were given a different writing prompt for each round. Writing … Continue reading

Jan 28

Mark your calendars!

IMPORTANT DATES W/TOM AND MARY   JANUARY 1/30 Math Counts at UT (9am – 3pm)   FEBRUARY 2/11 UT field study for Law Day lesson with professor 10:30 – 1:30 $ lunch at UT (or pack)   2/29 Valentine Theater … Continue reading

Jan 13

Power of the Pen District Competition

Power of the Pen District Competition Date: Saturday, January 23 Time: 9am – 3pm Location: Tiffin Middle School 103 Shepherd Dr, Tiffin, OH 44883 Volunteers Needed: drivers, chaperones, and one judge We will leave around 7am and should be home by … Continue reading

Jan 13

Middle School Update

Upcoming Field Studies Friday, January 15 Toledo Museum of Art – ekphrastic tour in preparation for the Ekphrastic Poetry Contest Students will participate in a tour to enrich classroom lessons on ekphrastic writing. Students will choose a work of art to … Continue reading

Nov 17

Middle School NEWS

This Week in Middle School: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory WADERS NEEDED We need one more pair of waders for our Charlie and the Chocolate Factory watershed skit for tomorrow! Please let me know if you have a pair we … Continue reading

Oct 26

Guest Speaker – Defne Apul

Middle School students learn about our wastewater and drinking water systems. Defne Apul shared her expertise to enhance our environmental unit. Students are focusing on water quality and climate change during this year’s environmental focus. Everyone agreed that it was … Continue reading

Oct 25

Middle School News 10/26 – 11/7

Do you want to see what Middle School is doing first hand? Sign up to help out! We need Parent Chefs, Outreach drivers, and Watershed Watch volunteers. Come spend some time in Middle School – we guarantee you’ll have fun … Continue reading

Oct 22

Watershed Watch

  Did you know – no matter where you are right now you are in a watershed? Do you know which watershed you are in? Why should you care about your watershed? Who makes decisions that impact your watershed? What … Continue reading

Oct 07

Trail Walk Written By: Shereen Yassine

One goal the middle school has for the year is to use the beautiful West Side grounds more. So, we went outside for a journaling activity. We explored the trails in the woods, chose a place to write, and began writing … Continue reading

Oct 05

Power of the Pen 2015 – 2016

Power of the Pen 7th and 8th grade competitive creative writing team Supply Fee $10.00 per writer Practice: Wednesdays 3:30 – 4:30   District Competition: Saturday, January 23 9am to 3pm @ Tiffin Middle School in Tiffin, OH   Regional … Continue reading

Oct 05

Middle School News October 2015

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