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The community has fun together at this annual Twain event. Some 8th grade students visited the United States Botanic Garden in DC before visiting the United States Capitol. Go team Hay and team Jones!! Students practice yoga in ELT. These two AVID students are enjoying time spent with their mentor.

Announcements

BROADWAY DESSERTS! Join Twain for the Choral Department’s third annual Broadway Desserts production on Thursday evening, November 13.  Doors open at 6:30 and performances begin at 7:00 pm.  Come listen to Twain’s talented singers while enjoying delectable desserts.  Tickets are $7 and will only be sold at lunches on November 11, 12, and 13 and will not be sold at the door.  Please contact Twain’s Chorus Teacher, Ms. Tolpa (cdtolpa@fcps.edu) if you have any questions.

HONEYBAKED HAM FUNDRAISER:  Get ready for Thanksgiving and help Twain.  In lieu of a restaurant night for November, the PTA is hosting a HoneyBaked Ham online fundraiser.  Simply place orders online (now through November 17th) and pick up at the school on November 25th from 6-7 pm…you can help the school and avoid the long lines at the HoneyBaked Ham store at the same time!  To order, visit:  www.honeybakedfundraiser.com/f-763-Mark-Twain-Middle-School-PTA.aspx

MTMS students will be running its annual 1.5 mile Turkey Trot on Wednesday, November 19th with the race beginning 3:30. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please sign up here: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0C4FACAF2DA6FB6-20141/5272535.  Registration for students begins on Tuesday, November 11th and ends on Monday, November 17th.  Students will sign up at lunch with a registration fee of $1. Volunteers are asked to report to the after school office by 2:45, the day of the race, and then report to the cafeteria. The rain date for the race is Thursday, November 20th. 

CAREER DAY VOLUNTEERS: Mark Twain’s Student Service Team will be hosting an annual Career Day on Monday, November 24, 2014. We are seeking parents who would be interested in participating in showcasing their profession for our future workforce leaders.  The purpose of the event is to encourage students to begin to think about their futures, to make connections to the world of work and how it is linked to their academics, to expose students to careers, and to prepare students to be college and career ready. If you’re interested in being a guest presenter, please send your contact information (first and last name, email address, cell phone number, child’s name, and your job title/profession) to Zakiyya Brodie’s email address at zkbrodie1@fcps.edu or by phone at (703) 313-3741.

yearbook

Get them now before prices go up… Only $30! First come first serve!
www.yearbookordercenter.com  school order number is 8606

or bring in cash or check

MTMS Course Guide (pdf) 2014-2015 School Year

MTMS Supply List 2014-2015 (pdf)

2014–2015 PTA Membership Form

 

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Student Shout Outs

STUDENT FLAG FOOTBALL TEAM:  Congratulations to all of the Twain students that tried out and were selected to play in the 1st Annual Twain Students vs Staff Flag Football Game.  It was an extremely close game that came down to the end with the staff squeaking out a 20-12 victory.  The student team was represented by:  Brandon Alliata, John Bryner, Peyton Esparza, Robert Farfan, Zach Frommeyer, William Han, Nathan Herod, Nathaniel Hester, Sameer McKeithan, Delnisio Murril, Mikias Negus, Ian Samuelson, Keshon Smith, Delyn Wallace, and Ryan Wilder.  Well done everyone!!

Students of the Month

September
Ali Ali
Alexander Fleittes
Aber Gadelrab
Michael Galdamez-Reyes
Mason Gower-Fici
Jacqueline Leon Angel
Ryan Merritt
Verak Nheuk
Olivia Nelson
Angelou Papa
Ana Rojas
Emily Rosales
Andrea Solorzano-Escobar
Bekalu Tamagne
Jeffrey Tang
William Wolfe
Lauren Wattendorf
Trinity Williams

   
     
     

 

Music Announcements

BROADWAY DESSERTS! Join Twain for the Choral Department’s third annual Broadway Desserts production on Thursday evening, November 13.  Doors open at 6:30 and performances begin at 7:00 pm.  Come listen to Twain’s talented singers while enjoying delectable desserts.  Tickets are $7 and will only be sold at lunches on November 11, 12, and 13 and will not be sold at the door.  Please contact Twain’s Chorus Teacher, Ms. Tolpa (cdtolpa@fcps.edu) if you have any questions.

Wellness Information

MTMS students will be running its annual 1.5 mile Turkey Trot on Wednesday, November 19th with the race beginning 3:30.  If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact the PTA volunteer coordinator.  Registration for students begins on Tuesday, November 11th and ends on Monday, November 17th.  Students will sign up at lunch with a registration fee of $1. Volunteers are asked to report to the after school office by 2:45, the day of the race, and then report to the cafeteria. The rain date for the race is Thursday, November 20th. 

October Energy Zone Newsletter
Octubre 'Zona de energía Newsletter' en español

FCPS Food and Nutrition Services

HR Wellness for blackboard

Lee District Rec Center

Turn Your Trash into Cash for MTMS!!!

Before you throw it in the trash, check to see if it can be used by MTMS.  MTMS participates in several programs that use bottle tops or parts of labels as proofs of purchase.  The programs in which MTMS currently participates are:

Box Tops for Education    btfelogoforword

Box Tops for Education – clip and save Box Tops coupons and drop them in the collection box in the front office.  MTMS receives 10¢ for every Box Tops coupon submitted.  Box Tops coupons come on a variety of items you have in your classroom – Kleenex, Ziploc bags, Hefty bags and plates, Avery binders and labels.  For a list of participating products, visit www.boxtops4education.com.

 

clip_LFE-Logo     Campbell’s Labels for Education   upc_example

Submit the entire UPC (must have the whole UPC similar to the one directly above in order for it to count) from participating products in the collection box in the front office.  For a list of participating products, visit www.labelsforeducation.com.

My Coke Rewards   my coke rewards 2

My Coke Rewards - Open a My Coke Rewards account at www.mycokerewards.com, enter codes from bottle caps or flaps from can cartons from Coke products (Coke, Diet Coke, Fresca, Fanta, Minute Maid, Sprite, Mello Yello, Nestea, Segram’s, Mr. Pibb, etc.), and transfer points to MTMS through the SCHOOLS tab to help MTMS earn merchandise through this program, or drop off bottle tops and carton flaps in the front office.