With the extremely cold temperatures we are seeing this week, please be sure to wear appropriate winter clothing. Dress in layers, wear a hat and gloves, and cover up as much as you can. Please also check the lost and found to claim your items as the pile of clothing is growing. Thank you.
The 5th/6th Grade Band concert that is scheduled for December 10 will be moved to Keller Junior High instead of Eisenhower. Notices will be going home at practice tomorrow.
The following clubs have started or are starting this week:
5th/6th Mathletes - begins Friday, December 6th from 3:00-4:00pm in room 204. The club will meet every Friday and allow students opportunities to work collaboratively with peers to solve real world problems. Club members will compete in the District 54 Math Olympiad in the spring.
RAK Club! (Random Acts of Kindness Club)
Meets: Tuesdays from 7:45am-8:30am
Description: RAK Club is an enrichment club for students who want to work together to promote kindness at Muir and in their community. RAK Club will organize and implement small, random acts of kindness throughout the day as well as larger, service projects throughout the year. Getting involved with the growing kindness movement is not only a way for students to spread a positive message, but it is also a proactive stance against negative interactions.
1st/2nd Grade Math Olympiad participants have already been chosen but our meetings start December 5th from 3:00-4:00 in Room 113
Yearbook/Tech Club is an after school club for students to help out in creating the school’s yearbook. Students will gain a deeper understanding of technology and how to use it in creative ways! This club meets after school on Tuesdays.
Please check the school calendar for more specific dates and times.
All 1st – 6th graders from Churchill, MacArthur, Lincoln Prairie, Muir and Armstrong are invited to participate in the Turkey Trot. The run will take place at the Eisenhower Jr. High track from 1-3 pm on November 16th. Please bring at least one non-perishable food item as a donation to the District 54 Food Pantry. Attached is a flyer for the event. Turkey Trot Permission Slip We hope to see you there
The Early Childhood through 3rd Grade classes will parade around Muir today at 1:45. Parents are encouraged to line the sidewalks to see their child(ren) and/or take pictures. In the event of rain, the parade will take place in the Gymnasium. After the parade, students will return to their classrooms.
Thursday, October 24 is Pumpkin Decorating Night at John Muir from 6 to 8 pm. There will be pumpkin decorating and other activities for your enjoyment. The pumpkin decorating is free and is open to all John Muir students that attend with an adult.
PTA will also be selling food and refreshments during the event.
Come out to see what we have planned for you. Hope to see you Thursday night.
Thank you to all the students that led a conference for an adult last week. It was great to see all of you sharing what you have learned this year. Please continue to have those conversations at home to share what you know.
On Thursday, October 10th students will be dismissed at 11:40 am. Student-led conferences will be held until 7:15 pm and will conclude Friday, October 11th in the morning. Please contact the school if you need to confirm your child’s conference time. Please attend the conference with your child.
The book fair will be held during conference hours on Thursday.
Mark your calendars for the upcoming picture day. Students and staff will have their pictures taken on September 20th. Order forms are available and are due on picture day if you would like to purchase pictures.