Are you ready for some great food and an easy way to help our school?? Come on out to Red, Hot & Blue, located at 6482 Landsdowne Center, Alexandria on December 5th & 6th. Just print out this flyer and present it to your server to benefit the Twain PTA. We benefit from dine-in or carry-out orders and from the purchase of gift certificates. You can also place holiday orders now and use the flyer to benefit Twain.
Last chance to order Spirit Wear before winter break!
You know what would make a great gift for your student? A warm, stylish Twain hoodie! Only $30, this is one piece of outerwear your kids will actually wear! Or how about a nice Twain t-shirt? Get you order in to the main office by Monday, December 9th, and we'll get it to you in time for the holiday! Order forms can be found at http://www.fcps.edu/TwainMS/pta/Spirit%20Item%20Order%20Form%202013.pdf or in the school office. Please write GIFT on your form, and we'll have your order waiting for you to pick up in the school office (it will be delivered to your student at lunch otherwise).
Spirit Wear will also be for sale during lunches on Friday, Dec 6th and Mon Dec 9th. Please send cash or check (payable to MTMS PTA) with your student.
Questions? Contact Karen Vaught: email@example.com.
Order your Mark Twain Middle School Yearbook NOW for $30! This is a savings of $5. Prices will increase on January 20th, 2014. There will be no yearbooks available for purchase in June. To order your yearbook, go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use the school code #8606 as your Order Number (new sale). This will guarantee you will have your own personal yearbook at the end of the school year. More information.
Personal Electronic Device Information 2013-2014
If you are interesting in bringing a personally owned electronic device to school for educational use please review this packet (pdf) and follow the procedures.
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Students of the Month
Diana Aguilar Castaneda
TURKEY TROT CHAMPIONS: Great job by all students and staff that ran in this year’s Turkey Trot. We had over 200 participants in this year’s race. Thank you to all of the parents and staff members that came to help set-up the race and to cheer on our runners. Congratulations to the following students for placing in the Top 3 of their grade and gender:
7th Grade Girls
1st Deborah Diaz
2nd Annaliese Grunder
3rd Melissa Freitag
1st Johnathan Logan (first overall boy)
2nd Quinten Hoagland
3rd Collin Murphy
1st Melina Rogers (first overall girl)
2nd Julianna Norvell
3rd Nikki Malave
3rd Sophia Calese
1st Drew Knoedler
2nd Hunter Lawrence
3rd William Makinen
Poinsettias purchased as part of the Band Fundraiser will be available for pick-up on Saturday, December 7, from 9 am until 1 pm in the Cafeteria. Please contact Mrs. Hitz at TLHitz@fcps.edu if you have any questions.
The MTMS Band will present their Winter Concert on Thursday, December 12th at 6 pm Gym 1 at MTMS. Please come out for a wonderful evening of music performed by our incredibly talented band students and some very special guest artists!
Turn Your Trash into Ca$h 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
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.
Campbell’s Labels for Education
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 - 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.