Thursday, November 3, 2016

November 3, 2016 9:58 AM

Menus

Thursday
Breakfast:
Portuguese Sausage
School Lunch: Chicken Patty with Gravy
Plate Lunch: Texas Grilled Cheese

Friday
Breakfast:
Fried Rice
School Lunch: Fried Saimin
Plate Lunch: Steak


Special Schedules

November 7-10 - Middle School Trial Schedule.

Monday, November 7 is a Friday Schedule for High School only.


General

The MPSA High School musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, has opened and will run through November 6. Show times are as follows:

  • Thursdays at 4:00pm - Free admission and refreshments for Mid-Pacific students and employees
  • Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm
  • Sundays at 2:00pm

Performances on Friday-Sunday cost $3.00 for all Mid-Pacific students. See posters for further information. This show is hilarious so come and laugh with us!

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Summer 2017 online registration opens 11/1/16. The summer precollege discovery programs are located at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's campus in Prescott, Arizona. They have 6-day programs for high school students ages 14-18 who are interested in Flight, STEM, and Global Security. They also offer a 3-day introduction to flight program for middle school students, ages 12-15. Visit their website at http://summercamps.erau.edu/camps/index.html#prescott for more information and to register. Any questions, email prsummer@erau.edu or call 928.777.3958.

Broadway is coming to Mid-Pacific! Shoshana Bean is back in Honolulu and will be doing a one night only concert this Saturday, November 5th at our very own Bakken Auditorium. Join us for a night of music magic featuring some of Shoshana's favorite tunes including hits from Broadway and some of her own original work. The night will also feature some of Hawaii's top up-and-coming local artists Izik and American Idol's DeAndre!

We are offering a special discount on tickets to our Mid Pacific Ohana. Tickets are available now at storyuarts.com/sho. Enter the code: mpirocks for a $10 discount off general admission!

Please contact Kimee Balmilero at kimee@bizgym.org if you have any questions.

Oxbridge Academic Programs - Summer 2017: summer programs designed for bright, enthusiastic eighth-twelfth grade students to study first in Oxford, then in Paris, Cambridge, Barcelona, Montpellier, New York, Salamanca, St. Andrews, Los Angeles, and Boston. Oxbridge emphasizes their founding principles: imaginative teaching, experiential learning, and cultural enrichment, all charged with the excitement of living in some of the most fascinating cities int he world. For more information, visit www.oxbridgeprograms.com or email Info@oxbridgeprograms.com or call toll-free 800.828.8349.


High School

Duke University is offering two summer sessions: 1) Duke Summer College for High School Students (for students currently in grades 10 & 11); and 2) Duke Summer Academy for High School Students (for students currently in grades 9-12). Online applications will be available beginning December 1, 2016 at http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/summer-college-for-high-school-students and http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/duke-summer-academy. Any questions, email summeracademy@duke.edu or nicki.charles@duke.edu.

Globetrotters: There will be a meeting on Friday, November 4 at 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. in AGR-2 to discuss the Diamond Head Hike planned for Sunday, November 6th. Please turn in Parent Notification forms and the $1.00 entry fee. See you there!

Charity drive: The Girls Who Code club is collecting donations for local shelters. Shampoo, soap, toothpaste, and other toiletries can be dropped off at the library. Chat with Mrs. Goff for more information.

Ia Orana, interested in spending Spring Break learning and experiencing the South Pacific in Tahiti? Come to an info session this Friday the 4th @ 3:30pm in the Ideation Zone in Weinberg.

Washington University in St. Louis' Summer Pre-College Programs 2017 for rising juniors and seniors: Are you passionate about art or architecture? Have you considered a career as an architect, artist or designer? This pre-college program give students the opportunity to develop skills that are fundamental to these fields while producing work in a real studio under he guidance of WUSTL faculty. Two programs: Architecture Discovery Program (July 9-22, 2017) and Portfolio Plus Program (July 9-29, 2017). Visit http://samfoxschool.wustl.edu/precollege for more information and to register.

Students, are you interested in discussing and learning more about the social injustices in our country today? Would you be interested in taking a class or joining a club that dives deeply into these topics? If yes, please join our student focus group in room A102. We will develop a class and a club dedicated to the analysis of diversity and social justice, with an emphasis on becoming activists. We want to design this potential class and club around the students' desires and interests; we need your feedback! Focus group information: Monday, November 7, 3:30 pm (after tutorial) - Room A102; Tuesday, November 8, 3:15 pm - Room A102; Wednesday, November 9, 7:35 am - Room A102.


Middle School

Charity drive: The Girls Who Code club is collecting donations for local shelters. Shampoo, soap, toothpaste, and other toiletries can be dropped off at the library. Chat with Mrs. Goff for more information.

Color Me Happy Meeting on Monday, November 7 during lunch. Bring your lunch and iPad to Wood Hall and meet in the DaVinci Studio.


College Visits

We encourage you to attend the visits. They are an excellent opportunity to learn more about what colleges have to offer. New college visits are added daily. You can find the most updated list of college visits on Naviance (Family Connection) connection.naviance.com/midpac (under "Colleges" tab and click on "view all upcoming college visits"). If you will be missing a class, you must first ask your teacher for permission AND sign up at least two days in advance on Naviance. You will be responsible for any work missed. Please check the Daily Bulletin and Family Connection for updates and new additions. All juniors and seniors are welcome to attend. If you have any questions, please stop by the College Counseling Office.

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Athletic Events

Go Owls!

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