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Olson Middle Daily Announcements
March 17, 2017

What's For Lunch?

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Today

Italian Dunker Sauce
Cheese Bread
Steamed Carrots
Fruit Variety
Alt: Corn Dog or Taco Salad

Tomorrow

Cord Dog
Tortilla Chips & Salsa
Baked Beans
Mandarin Oranges
Alt: Tuna Sandwich or Chicken Caesar Salad


Daily Announcements

Special Makerspace Guest!
On Thursday, March 30, we will have a very special guest at makerspace: professional yarnbomber, Knitteapolis!  What is yarnbombing?  Check out some of her work here.  She will be joining us in the Media Center right after school.  Be there!  You can even bring your own knitting supplies if you're interested!

OMS Track Registration is Now Available
Here's the link to more information for your families
T-shirt order forms are available at the Track cart in the café every morning.  First practice is April 3rd! Be ready to run.  Runners new to OMS track and 6th graders should meet with the coaces on March 23rd in the café during Academic Seminar.

Pageturners!
Here's the plan for March.  All groups meet during lunch.
6th Grade will be reading Holes by Louis Sachar.  We meet Tuesdays in Mr. Swanson's room.
7th Grade will be reading Thunder Cave by Roland Smith.  We meet Mondays in Mrs. Gillis' room.
8th Grade will be reading Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper.  We meet Thursdays in the Media Center. 

GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) Group
Meets on Tuesdays in A202 at 2:45 PM.  We welcome all OMS family members.  Questions? See Mr Vogel, Mrs Sheehan or Ms Simonett.

Makerspace
Want to shoot electricity through play dough, program a Lego robot, or play video games on a banana?  You can do it all at makerspace.  Makerspace is open every Thursday right after school.  Everyone is welcome!  No need to sign up; just show up!

Olson Needs..
Do you know someone who needs a little help? A warm coat, dry boots, mittens, food, jeans that fit, school supplies, or something else?  If you or someone you know here at Olson could use some basic needs met click on the link below to let us know and we'll see if we can help.                 

                                             bit.ly/OlsonNeeds

Have an Idea for a News Show Feature?
Do you know of something happening here at OMS in a club, activity or classroom that should be shared?  Is someone at OMS doing something outstanding, like a fabulous volunteer? or an activity that needs recognition?  We'd love to create a feature based on your idea, just let us know and we'll see what we can do.  Just fill out the Feature Idea Form (http://preview.tinyurl.com/show-feature) electronically or stop by the Media Center, fill out the form and drop it in the green feature suggestion box.

Student Handbook
Please take the time to look through the OMS Student Handbook.  It contains information on expectations, consequences and procedures here at Olson Middle.

Lose or Forget Your Ear Buds?  Need a Flash Drive?
Come to the Media Center and buy ear buds for $1 or a 4 GB flash drive for $5


Tech Help

Are You a New Student? Just Need a Little Chromebook Review?
Then you'll want to click here and complete our Chromebook/Google  Self-Paced Tech Bootcamp for new students (or old, if you want to take a look)

Keep Your Chromebook Up to Date
Did you know that your chromebook will run better if its software is up to date? Did you know that you can run updates yourself? Did you know that it's something you should do regularly, like checking Infinite Campus and the Hub? Here's a short video to show you how!

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