Weekly Update

Weekly Update 10/19/18
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Mathcounts-Mathcounts will begin meeting after school on Monday, October 29th in room 127.  This is a national organization for students in 6th through 8th grade that enjoy very challenging math problems.  Go to www.mathcounts.org  for more information and sample problems. Come with a pencil, a snack and a positive attitude.  Contact Ruth Gehling at rgehling@orcsd.org if you have any further questions.

Science Club-All spots are filled for this year’s 5th grade science club. An informational email has been sent to participating families.

The Harry Potter Club-The Harry Potter club will be meeting next Friday until 4:15pm. Even if you could not make the first meeting you are still welcome. Please just contact Ms. Mathison. If you have any questions you can reach her at smathison@orcsd.org

Spirit Club-The Spirit Club is still looking for new members to join. If you like planning spirit days and other schoolwide activities with great people and yummy snacks stop by room 228 every other Tuesday. We will meet this upcoming Tuesday October 23rd.

Women in Science-Reminder, the next Women in Science will be next Thursday Oct 25th. We will be exploring chemiluminescence, bioluminescence, and phosphorescence.

Chess Club-Chess Club has started! If you want to learn how to play or to improve your skills, come join us each Thursday after school in room 128. We wrap up in time for students to take the late bus home. Any middle school student is welcome to join.  Chess club will wrap up in April after the statewide team tournament.  We are happy to teach beginners or provide challenges to experienced players.  If you have questions, please contact Nellie Dinger at ndinger@orcsd.org

If you have any questions or concerns, never hesitate to contact Principal Jay Richard or Assistant Principal Bill Sullivan at jrichard@orcsd.org bsullivan@orcsd.org