October 2014  
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   Daylight Savings Time Ends
   Nov 02 2014
   Joint PTA Pre-Council Meeting
   Nov 03 2014 at 09:30 AM
   Nov 04 2014
   MS Winter I Sports Season Begins
   Nov 05 2014
   MS Toy Drive
   Nov 05 2014
   Family Swim Night
   Nov 05 2014 at 07:00 PM
   MS PTSA Exec Mtg
   Nov 06 2014 at 08:15 AM

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Jericho Middle School is a sensitive educational community in which we promote the social, emotional and intellectual growth of our students. Our focus is to provide a school setting that is responsive to their educational and developmental needs. Our vision, shared by students, educators, parents and community members, helps enable students to become good citizens, life-long learners and intellectually reflective individuals.


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OCTOBER 31, 2014


Jericho M.S. Red Ribbon Spirit Week

October 31st – November 7th 2014

“Drugs are Despicable: We Have a Minion Reasons Not to Use Them”

Friday, October 31, 2014

“Don’t let drugs HAUNT you for life!”

Wear your HALLOWEEN costume

(School costume guidelines apply)

Monday, November 3, 2014

“Don’t doze off to the danger of drugs!”

Wear your favorite PAJAMAS

(Rubber soles for safety, please)

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Superintendent’s Conference Day - NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Turn Your Back and don’t get Mixed Up with drugs”

Wear MIXED-UP, BACKWARD clothing

Thursday, November 6, 2014

“Get your head in the GAME and stay DRUG FREE!”


Friday, November 7, 2014

“I’ve got too much SWAG, using drugs is a drag!”

Wear RED to show your DRUG FREE PRIDE!

MS Winter I Sports season begins on Wednesday, November 5th. All forms are due to the nurse before noon this Friday, 10/31/14.

Once again, Student Council and CSL are collecting all left-over Halloween Candy to be donated to Mercy First in Syosset. This is a home for abandoned, abused and neglected children.  There will be a bin outside the Attendance Office to drop off your candy starting on Monday, November 3rd.  We will be collecting through Friday, November 10th.  Please help us make their Halloween sweet!


Advertising Club will meet on Monday’s at 2:05 in Room 114. Together we will create posters for school and community events... while eating delicious snacks, of course. All are welcome. Mrs. Riccuiti is looking forward to seeing you this afternoon." ​

Chinese Culture Club is back! We will be making some arts and crafts relating Chinese culture with American ones for the next few meetings! Come join us with your art skills in Rm 222 on Wednesdays!

COMPUTER CLUB: will meet on Wednesdays in room 121 from 2:05 – 3:05 with Mr. Pagliari.

COMMUNITY SERVICE LEARNING CLUB: will meet on Wednesdays in room 215 with Ms. Panayiotou.

The Create-a-Game Club will be offered on Wednesdays in Room 104 from 2:05-3:05. Have fun playing board games and computer games or creating some of your own! Snacks will be provided!

DIVERSITY DAY meetings are Thursdays in room 102.  Applications for this year's show are due by October 31st! 

Diversity Day Send-in-a-Selfie- Email your favorite selfie to by November 14th to be included in a montage.

French Club - next week is French week!  There will be two special French club meetings next week on Monday and WednesdayCome join the fun!

Games club with Mrs. Clemente will meet on Thursday’s in room 105 from 2:05-3:05. Bring a friend or meet a new one while playing various games. All are welcome.

HOMEWORK CLUB with Mrs. Bolton will meet on Thursday’s in room 116. Come by for snacks and homework help and a quiet place to relax after school. SEE YOU THERE.  :-) 2:10-3:10

Jayhawk Newspaper Club Extra, Extra, Read All About It! – The Jayhawk Newspaper Club starts Thursday, Oct. 2 after school in Room 205. We are looking for writers, reporters, artists, poll takers, photographers, and more. Refreshments are served! Please see Mrs. O’Brien or Mrs. Welsh if you have any questions.

The KUNG FU CLUB will meet on WEDNESDAYS in the lobby outside the entrance to the boy’s locker room. See Mr. Pekor for details!!!

MATHLETES – for 7th graders with Ms. Panayiotou - practice for the next 3 Thursdays will be in room 215, and the first competition is scheduled for Tuesday, November 18th.


MATHLETES II  -  All 8th graders who are up for the challenge, come on Wednesday ‘s to Room 219 at 2:15. The first contest will be on Tuesday. November 18th.

MATH OLYMPIADS - If you are a 6th grader interested in working on some challenging math problems and participating in competitions, come to an informational meeting on Thursday's, in room 104.

Peer to Peer Tutoring Club will be cancelled for this Friday, Halloween.

Spanish Club will meet on Fridays in room 220 from 2:05-3:05. Participate in fun activities and learn more about the Spanish culture. All are welcome. You do not need to know or speak any Spanish. Snacks and refreshments will be served. See Ms. Vidal if you have any questions. Hasta pronto!

Strategy games club will be meeting this Friday at 2:15 in room 223. Come and enjoy games, snacks, and refreshments  

The Quote of the week:

“You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say” 

-Martin Luther, German Priest and Scholar, 1483-1546