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Messenger Update - 9/19/22


Calendars

 

Upcoming Events


6th Grade Activity Night Friday 9/30/22

Thanks to everyone who has volunteered so far for this fun night. Volunteers are still needed for organizing/chair and for the event. Volunteer here or email michelle.mbpta@gmail.com.


We an amazing DJ lined up. More details to follow.





7th Grade Activity Night Friday 10/14/22

Calling all Parent Volunteers! We need your help to host an Activity Fun Night for our 7th Graders at Middlebrook. It’s an exciting night for our 7th graders to come to school after hours and socialize with their peers – a DJ, raffle prizes, games and snacks are all available for their enjoyment. Please see the specific needs here and please sign up where you can! For any questions, email Jennifer Enman, zim100@yahoo.com. Thank you in advance for helping out!





Picture Day

Thank you to our amazing Picture Day volunteers, to our photography partner (Lifetouch), to Middlebrook staff and administration for helping to organize, facilitate, and host, and to all who participated in picture day. There is still time to purchase pictures, information: https://www.middlebrookpta.org/single-post/it-s-that-time-again-picture-day . If you have any questions, please reach out to Dana Quick at danaisquick@yahoo.com.

 

School News


Open House Information - Repeated from the Friday MB Letter


Parent Open House Dates

(Please use links below for information from our Administrators and PTA President, STRIDE teachers, and School Counselors.)

Grade 6 September 20, 2022 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.

Grade 7 September 27, 2022 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.

Grade 8 September 28, 2022 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.

Admin/PTA Recording (for all parents/guardians) : Admin/PTA Open House 2022

STRIDE Recording (for grade 6 parents/guardians and parents new to Middlebrook): STRIDE Open House 2022

Counselors Recording: Counselor Recording 2022

SEPTA (Special Education PTA): Wilton SEPTA - website and information


WPS Website and App

Please review the new website and mobile application and WPS/MB guides. The Parent Resources page and the new app have been helpful this year for finding all of the apps we use, menus, handbooks, questions on communication platforms like Messenger. Please enjoy these links to explore.


FanFest

Saturday, September 24th, 4-9 pm. Outfield of JV Baseball Field This month, the Wilton High School Athletic Department will host its First Annual Wilton FanFest, a community-wide celebration of town athleticism, excellence in competition, sportsmanship, and appreciation of all Wilton sports teams. The purpose of this event is to engage the entire Wilton sports community and build a culture of camaraderie and support amongst all Warriors.

Please purchase a ticket for this event. Tickets include music, entertainment, and activities for all ages.


 

Special Announcements


Volunteers

Thanks you to our many volunteers! We could not do what we do without you. If you are interested in volunteering for upcoming events and/or for the PTA next year we need you! All are welcome. Please fill out the form on this page https://www.middlebrookpta.org/board-committees or email michelle.mbpta@gmail.com.


Volunteers for upcoming field trips (i.e. Grade 6 in October) and Activity Nights are asked to please register for a background check through WPS. It can take a couple of weeks and volunteers are asked to please register as soon as possible with WPS. The information for this process is here: https://wiltonps.org/351504_2 . We will work with volunteers throughout the year on this process.


BTS Messenger Back to School Messenger https://www.middlebrookpta.org/mbguide

 

Contact Middlebrook and Quick Links


131 School Road, Wilton, CT 06897

(203) 762-8388 District Calendar​​

Chartwells: 203-834-4990 x5221

Bus Transportation: 203.762.3381 x8295


Wilton Board of Education


 

Community News


Turnover Shop


Founded over 75 years ago by a group of volunteers dedicated to serving the needs of the community, The Turnover has kept that tradition of service and generosity alive as we have evolved to serve each generation. Our merchandise is reflective of every life style and current fashion, and our current team of over 130 volunteers remain committed to the prospect of always being creative and innovative. Thousands of satisfied customers continue to validate their hard work.


We carry a full line of women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, shoes, antiques, housewares, games, books, jewelry, and small furnishings.


Volunteer opportunities are available and the most popular way to volunteer and be part of the Turnover Shop community effort is to work one or two shifts of three hours each month. Feel free to stop by the shop or email Turnoverfrontdesk@gmail.com for more information.



Music on the Hill


Music on the Hill’s after school music programs for kids are open for registration!

Community Children's Chorus is open to all children in grades 3 through 8 who love to sing! Singers will sing music from a variety of genres and cultures to build music reading and singing skills, such as vocal production and breath support, all while building confidence and having fun!


Chorus meets Wednesdays, September 14 - December 14, 4:15 - 5:30 p.m. A performance schedule will be available later in the season.


Music EXPLO is open to all children in grades 1 through 5 who love to make music! In Music EXPLO, children will learn West African drumming while building rhythm skills, teamwork, and cooperation! A love of singing is not required for this class where children will learn about music, culture, and geography in a fun and supportive environment with other music-loving kids.

Music EXPLO meets Thursdays, September 15 – November 17, 4:15 – 5:00 p.m.

All classes meet at Music on the Hill, 531 Danbury Road, in Wilton.


These programs are offered without tuition charge! Families are asked to join with a $35 family membership, if able. For more information and to register, visit musiconthehillCT.org. These programs sponsored in part by Fairfield County Bank.


musiconthehillCT.org/music-for-kids




 

The PTA's mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.




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