Friday Flash October 3, 2014

Being independent is being able to realize within yourself when you need support, and taking the appropriate steps to gain what you need; being independent does not mean that you have to do it all by yourself.
-Mackenzie Gillespie-Slovin

Congratulations to our becoming-independent seniors for completing the first task of Senior Project: submitting a formal proposal for their project. We’ll check in on their progress during the school year, and learn about this capstone project.

Several events are coming up this week to pay attention to:
• Saturday Oct. 4 (tomorrow!) math SAT practice for seniors only 9-12 at school.
• Tuesday October 7 Special Education Basic Rights Workshop 6 pm at school
• Wednesday October 8 Senior Financial Aid Night-6 pm recommended for seniors and families, juniors welcome also
• Friday October 10 First, free Open Mic night of the year from 6-about 8
Details on these events can be found in the Flash.

You will also find info on:
• Bus Passes needed starting Tuesday
• Lunar eclipse next week!
• Crocktoberfest on October 21st
• Baking Club
• Play4theCure
• PSATs are coming
• Class news
• Fall sports schedule
• New notes from the nurse
• Profiles of new teachers and teachers in new positions

Please check through the Flash with your student to make sure they are aware of all the happenings and opportunities in and around our Sizer School community. Have a great October weekend, and we’ll see you all on Monday.

Friday Flash September 26, 2014

A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value. -Isaac Asimov

It’s another sunny Friday afternoon as we finish up a week of learning here at Sizer.

Tonight is Div. I Fun Night; we’re expecting over 40 students and many parents to come and have an excellent evening playing ping pong, foozball, twister, karaoke, Kinect, and more, while enjoying some freshly made pancakes and fresh fruit salad. Pictures to come in next week’s Flash!

The Flash is JAM PACKED this week, with news on:
• Summer Stories Celebrations preparations
• Alumni News
• Notes from the Nurse
• F.A.S.T.
• Youth Venture
• Tiny Houses and Essential Questions
• Sophomore Field Trip to the Big E
• PSATs
• School MCAS results
• Important and Informative News from Specialized Instruction Team
• Athletics
• Lots of information for juniors and seniors

The weather looks great this weekend, so have a great, fun, safe time, and we’ll see you on Monday

Friday Flash September 19, 2014

“The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.”
Saint Augustine

Happy sunny Friday!

Thank you to everyone who came and helped with the Saima Park grounds work last Saturday. It was so successful, we want to finish it all up tomorrow! Please see the Flash for details, and we hope to see you there.

In the Flash this week, you’ll find information and updates about many things:
• Update on F.A.S.T. (formerly referred to as Seventh Period)
• Seventh Graders Celebrate Kindness
• Division I Fun Night next Friday
• Parking Info
• PSATs
• Play4theCure
• Youth Venture
• Staff participates in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
• Nurse’s notes
• Sizer Dance Class

And more…

Please go over the Flash with your student to make sure they are aware of happenings and opportunities at Sizer. Have a great weekend, and we’ll see you on Monday.

Friday Flash September 12, 2004

“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”

Maya Angelou

We had a great first Community Meeting of the year today, be sure to ask your student about the experience!

Also, we’d love to see many members of our Sizer Community at Saima Park in Fitchburg tomorrow to help get it ready for our sports teams. Check the Flash for more details.

There is an item missing from the Flash, so PLEASE be sure to pass this item on to your student:
The Drama Club will hold an Informational Meeting this coming Monday, September 15, at 3 pm on the stage. This is for anyone who might want to be involved in drama in any way this year.

Have a great weekend, and we’ll see you back here on Monday.

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