Category Archives: Middle School

29
Apr

Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day

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We cordially invite you to attend Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day! This is a wonderful opportunity to spend time with the children in their classrooms. The students are always so happy and proud to share their space with loved ones. … Continue reading

27
Apr

Celebrate World Language Week!

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Please join us to celebrate World Language during the week of May 9-13!  It’s a week-long open house in our World Language classes, where family and friends are invited to attend classes and presentations at all levels. Come and see … Continue reading

16
Mar

Cell Phones For Soldiers: FAQs

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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

15
Feb

Miranda: More Than Words

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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

15
Feb

MS Business Committee Valentine Project

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  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

01
Feb

Regional Qualifiers for Power of the Pen

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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

29
Jan

Ekphrastic Writing

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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

29
Jan

Power of the Pen Results

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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

28
Jan

Mark your calendars!

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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

13
Jan

Power of the Pen District Competition

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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

13
Jan

Middle School Update

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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

25
Nov

Stay Local-Shop Local on Friday, Dec. 4

Posted by West Side Montessori

Middle School Hold’s Fifth Annual Sale West Side Montessori’s Middle School Business Committee hosts its fifth annual student-led Buy Local Sale. The sale features businesses managed in and around Toledo and brings them to you on Friday, Dec. 4, from noon to 5 … Continue reading

17
Nov

Middle School NEWS

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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

13
Nov

2015 Poinsettia Sale

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Sponsored by West Side Montessori Middle School Poinsettias for this fundraiser are grown by Schmidt Bros., Inc. located in Swanton. Schmidt Bros., Inc. is a locally-owned business which has been growing quality plants for 75 years. Their extraordinary customer service … Continue reading

26
Oct

Guest Speaker – Defne Apul

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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

25
Oct

Middle School News 10/26 – 11/7

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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

22
Oct

Watershed Watch

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  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

07
Oct

Trail Walk Written By: Shereen Yassine

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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

05
Oct

Power of the Pen 2015 – 2016

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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

05
Oct

Middle School News October 2015

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