IN THIS ISSUE

  • Tomorrow - Friday December 6
  • Bus Passes
  • Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank - Holiday Gift Barn
  • Maywood Spirit Wear Online Store
  • Lost and Found
  • Issaquah School District Updates
  • Maywood PTSA
  • Issaquah Schools Foundation
  • Yearbooks - Pre-Order Only

 MARK YOUR CALENDAR

  • December 6 - Early Dismissal for Student 10:55am - Internet Safety Assembly
  • Through December 16 - Maywood Spirt Wear  Online Store
  • December 20 - Lost and Found Items Donated to Charity
  • December 23 - January 3 - Winter Break - No School
  • January 6 - Students Return

TOMORROW - FRIDAY DECEMBER 6TH

Half day

Friday Dec. 6th is early dismissal for students, they will leave school at 10:55am, for teacher grading. Please note that lunches will not be served this day. No after school activities or activity buses. 

If you are planning to pick up your student early from school, please allow plenty of time. We are on an Assembly Schedule that day, with each grade going to the assembly at different times, so it may take some extra time to locate your student.

 When someone other than a student’s parent or legal guardian is going to check out a student, write and sign a note that specifies the date and name of the person you’re allowing to sign your student out of Maywood. We will confirm the person’s identity matches the name you’ve provided at the time of check out.  Your student needs to bring the signed note to the main office in the morning before school.

Your student’s safety is our concern.

Emails and phone calls are not acceptable.

Emergency contacts are not legal guardians.

Anyone checking out a student must have a valid picture identification.

Internet Safety Assembly Schedule December 6th

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On Friday December 6th, Maywood will be hosting its annual Internet/Online Safety presentation with Stefanie Hanley of the FBI. The presentation helps students to understand and increase their awareness of being safe while online. For example, Ms. Hanley covers topics on how to and how not to use social networking; texting; Instagram/Snapchat; putting private information online, etc. The presentations are delivered to each grade level with attention paid to age appropriateness. 

 8:05  Warning Bell                                                 

8:10-8:36          Period 1   6th grade to Assembly in cafeteria     7th/8th grades in class

8:40- 9:04         Period 2   6th grade in Assembly in cafeteria     7th/8th grades in class

 9:08-9:32         Period 3   7th grade to Assembly in cafeteria     6th/8th grades in class

9:36-10:00        Period 4   7th grade in Assembly in cafeteria     6th/8th grades in class

 10:04-10:28      Period 5   8th grade to Assembly in cafeteria     6th/7th grades in class

10:32-10:55      Period 6   8th grade in Assembly in cafeteria     6th7th grades in class

*No lunches are served on this day.

BUS PASS INFORMATION

Bus passes are now available, except on Bus Routes 54, 64, and 72. If your student needs to ride a different bus home, a Bus Pass needs to be issued by the office.  Please send a note signed by a parent or guardian with your student that includes the day the pass is needed, the bus route number and who your student is riding home with.  Your student should bring this to the office at the beginning of the day and pick up a pass at the end of school.

ISSAQUAH FOOD AND CLOTHING BANK - HOLIDAY GIFT BARN

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Thank you for all the generosity Maywood families, community, and staff showed when collecting gifts for local families in need. The gift collection drive was a great success, and helped Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank toward their goals. The Maywood community donated an overflowing box of gifts and stocking stuffers to the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank’s Holiday Gift Barn!  A special thank you to Nurse Nina O'Brien and Health Room Paraprofessional Phyllis Warren for helping with this gift drive!

MAYWOOD SCHOOL SPIRIT WEAR!

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The new trimester means a new opportunity to purchase Maywood Spirit Wear! Our ASB online store is now open for business! To check out our spirit wear options and place orders, please follow this link: The link works best using the Chrome internet browser.

We are excited to offer classic Maywood designs and new products (Maywood SOCKS!) to Maywood students, staff, and community members. The items for sale are perfect for “Charger Wednesdays” at Maywood!

The store is live until Monday, December 16th. Orders will be delivered to students in January. This is not a fundraiser and is not managed by PTSA.

 LOST AND FOUND

Lost and Found

Is your child missing a coat or lunch box or other item?

Please have your student check the lost and found by the stage in the cafeteria for items they may have left around school. We have a lot of jackets, sweatshirts, lunch boxes, water bottles, umbrellas, etc.

Unclaimed items will be bagged up and donated to a local charity on Friday morning, December  20, 2019.

 ISSAQUAH SCHOOL DISTRICT NEWS

Middle School Social Studies Curriculum Adoption Survey The Issaquah School District invites you to take part in the below surveys as it plans for the adoption of new curriculum for middle school social studies. The survey will take 5-10 minutes total and closes on Friday, December 13. We thank you in advance for your time and insight. To take survey, click here.

Middle School and High School Online Learning Registration Interested in taking a high school course online? The Issaquah School District offers online learning courses to 7-12th grade students who attend ISD high schools and middle schools. We provide students with an opportunity to take high school level courses online. There are several reasons why online learning may be advantageous to a student: acceleration, credit deficiency, credit recovery, enrichment, grade improvement, graduation requirement, learning style and/or course is not offered at their school. For more information, please visit the online learning website.

Paraprofessional Recruitment Join our outstanding team of paraprofessional staff! Review our openings on our career site for more information.

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 ISSAQUAH COMMUNITY CENTER

Did you know that the Issaquah Community Center always has a basketball court reserved for middle schoolers every day after school? $4 daily drop-in fee. Call Issaquah Parks & Recreation at 425-837-3300 with questions.

  MAYWOOD PTSA MEMBERSHIP

Have a voice and a vote in your child’s education. Join the MMS PTSA by clicking here!

PTSA COOKIES FOR MAYWOOD STAFF

For the past few years, we have had the tradition of spoiling our Maywood Middle School Staff with a Holiday Cookie Exchange to show them how much we appreciate everything they do for us. This year, the cookie exchange will be on Thursday, December 12th. You can help by volunteering to bake your favorite sweet treats and bringing them to the Maywood office anytime on Wednesday, December 11th or before 10:00 AM on Thursday, December 12th.

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our SignUp: https://signup.com/go/mZimxZo

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

3) Sign up! It's easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password

Note: Signup does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address or have any questions, please contact Jessica Anderson at jessiej0608@gmail.com.

 Sent on behalf of the Maywood Middle School PTSA Staff Appreciation Committee.

  ISSAQUAH SCHOOLS FOUNDATION

 Cultural Bridges Magazine The new Cultural Bridges magazine is available and can be viewed here: http://isfdn.org/cultural-bridges-magazine/

   YEARBOOKS - PRE-ORDER ONLY

 All students who would like a yearbook, must pre-order the book in advance. There will not an opportunity to buy a yearbook at the end of the school year. Yearbooks can be purchased online. (Click Here) Yearbooks are $30.00 each  Buy one now! 

 COMMUNICATION WITH THE MAYWOOD OFFICE

Attendance Line: 425-837-6900 Please call each day your student is absent or email mmsattendance@issaquah.wednet.edu 

Maywood Office Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 7:30am-3:30pm Weds: 8:00am – 3:45pm Office: 425-837-6900      Registrar:425-837-6909      Bookkeeper:425-837-6902             Assistant to the Principal:425-837-6904 

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