Monday, February 28, 2011

Congratulations to the eighth grade on winning The Spirit Week Banner!

Congratulations to our 2010-2011 Letters About Literature Contest Maryland State finalists;

Riley Hanlon, Emily Craig, Zoey Aarons, Tori Thompson!

These students will be invited to the state awards ceremony at the Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore on Saturday April 16th.

Thank you to their teachers, Mrs. Coyle and Mrs. McNeilly for assisting these students in their applications.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Sixth and seventh grade students have been invited to a mixer at Loyola Blakefield on March 4th from 7-9 pm in Knott Hall. The cost is $5.00. No flip-flops or hats are allowed

NJHS is having a door decorating contest. Each advisory group decorates their door for spirit week. The following week (February 28th through March 4th) students decide which door they like best. There will be a collection box at every door and the door with the most money gets a prize. The money collected will go to the Women's Housing Coalition in Baltimore, Maryland. NJHS

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

The middle school advisory groups have been viewing a video about St. Judes Children Hospital in preparation for the math-a-thon. Questions about this program can be directed to Mrs. Mollenkopf at Thank you Mrs. Mollenkopf for continuing to take on this project every year!

Wednesday is Spirit Week Super Hero Day!

Monday, February 21, 2011

Tuesday is Red and Grey Day for Spirit Week! Come to school in your color.
GO RED!!!!!

Friday, February 18, 2011

The 7th graders created genetic bugs out of marshmallows, tooth picks, map pins, push pins and jelly beans. They did such a nice job that they enjoyed feasting on leftover body parts. Thank you Mrs. Shinsky for this fun lesson!
The eighth graders have been very busy with the construction of their hovercraft models. We had our annual race in the Middle School Locker Room on Tuesday (2/15) and Wednesday (2/16). The group with the fastest average speed was Rachel Jarboe, Amanda Weis and Allie Weis with a speed of 1.55 cm/s. In second place, with a speed of 1.01 cm/s was Ebony Johnson, Mackenzie Kilduff, Zoey Aarons and Rachel Vandegrift. Third place goes to Caroline D,Ambrogi, Emma Boris, Miranda Ibello and Maggie Huey with a speed of 0.91 cm/s. Congratulations to all of the 8th graders for a job well done!
The middle school under the direction of Brianna Cimino created Valentines which were sent to Johns Hopkins pediatric oncology patients. We received a lovely thank you note from the hospital for this caring community service project.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Sixth grade art students, under the direction of Mrs. Butcher, are going to participate in the Goggle art challenge. To find out more about this contest you can go to the following web page.