October 10th Parent Night POC: Angela Butler
We will have parent technology training in the library from 1600-1715 where we will teach parents to use digital resources such as Schoology, Google Apps, GradeSpeed, and databases. At 1730, we will share information about our new PARCC assessment with parents. Parents can come to one or both events.
October 12th Hispanic Heritage Celebration POC: Patricia Luna
Yokota Middle School is celebrating its National Hispanic Heritage Month on October 12th. There will be two assemblies in the cafeteria from 1300-1430. Each assembly will be about 40 minutes with guest speaker, Col. Vega, and the special performances from the Spanish class students.
October 15 - 19 Teen Read Week POC: Annette Holladay
Students and teachers will be celebrating reading all week long in the Yokota MS Library. Teen Read Week is a nationwide annual event promoted by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually in October the same week as Columbus Day. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users. We will have contests, spirit days, and plenty of chances to celebrate reading!
October 29 - November 1 Red Ribbon Week POC: Mary Deering
A variety of activities are planned for students this week to show their commitment to being drug free. The 2018 National theme is: Life is Your Journey, Travel Drug Free!