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MB Messenger - 12/2/22


In this Issue:

 

Calendars

 

Upcoming Events


Science and Engineering Fair - Registration Open

You are officially invited to take part in the 2022 Middlebrook Science & Engineering Fair, sponsored by the Wilton Education Foundation and Middlebrook PTA. This is an exciting event that encourages students to think like young scientists and engineers. Participants will have the opportunity to design a science or engineering project of their choosing. Registration DEADLINE is Monday, November 28th, 2022. Students fill out the online Registration & Approval Form here

The date of the Science & Engineering Fair is Tuesday, January 24th, 2023.

(Snow Date: Thursday, January 26th, 2023)





Middlebrook Book Fair

Main Street Books never fails to supply a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction titles. This is a wonderful opportunity to support our LLC. The Book Fair is Wednesday, November 30-Monday, December 7th


We need volunteers to help run the fair each day. Volunteer sign up HERE




8th Grade Event

We are rescheduling the Pancake Breakfast event for something a little different. More information on coming soon!


PTA Reflections

This year's theme is Show Your Voice! More information coming soon!



 

PTA News


Thank you for all you do to support each other, our community, our teachers and administrators, our schools, and our children.


"To give thanks is to live it." This Thanksgiving Poem from Amanda Gorman is a good read or to listen to in this season of giving. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/national-youth-poet-laureate-amanda-gorman-performs-her-thanksgiving-poem/ . We are grateful for everyone in our MB community. Please consider the ways you can spread thanks and kindness in our MB community, town, nation, and our world. #TogetherWeCan #Gratitude


Annual Appeal

Our Annual Appeal is an important way we fund our programs. If each family donates at least $40 per child to the 2022 Middlebrook Annual Appeal. Your donation will allow us to cover the cost of upcoming 2022-2023 programs that will directly benefit each child at Middlebrook.

Gifts and Grants total grants funded during 2021-22 were over $30,000, of which annual enrichment programs are more than $12,000. We see requests for new and innovative programs every year. We need your support to keep bringing enriching educational experiences, community building events, and support to our students and staff. Here are samples of the diverse ideas funded this year: a redesign of the school counseling office, supporting composting initiatives, sponsoring a WYC social media speaker, 7th grade reading supplies, mobile production equipment, technology equipment for the LLC, wireless microphones, Visiting Author, Geography Bee, Birds of Prey presentation, Shakespearience presentation, World Language Assembly, Separate But Equal presentations, flexible seating, outdoor equipment storage, and the Middlebrook Farm School program.<