Thursday, October 30th, 2014
Day 4

Please check the lost and found in our main hallway.  There are several items that may belong to you!  In a couple of weeks, any items that is not claimed WILL be donated.

8th grade Information:
The Bucks County Technical High School will be hosting an Open House For Prospective Students and Families - Thursday, November 6th, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm.   A pink information pamphlet is available in the guidance office and in 8th grade homerooms.  Applications for BCTHS will be available at the open house or on the BCTHS website beginning November 7th, 2014.  BCTHS Website
ATTENTION 8TH grade students: There will be a bus trip to Bucks County Technical High School on Thursday, November 13th.  We will be leaving Sandburg at 9:00am and will spend about an hour and a half touring and learning about the Tech school. Those 8th grade students SERIOUSLY interested in learning more may pick up a permission form from the Guidance Office.  Forms are due back to the guidance office NO later than Friday, October 31st. 

Afterschool Activities/Intramurals:


Homework Help Information:

Does your child need extra help?? All teachers are available before school every Tuesday from 7:15-7:45 in their classrooms. No advanced sign up needed! We also offer homework help after school Monday-Thursday until 4:00 PM! It's a quiet place to get homework completed and assistance if needed! Email teachers for additional information! More Homework Help Information


Carl Sandburg Middle School Musical - “INTO THE WOODS JR.”AUDITIONS:   Monday, November 3rd for all 6th grade and all boys in 7th and 8th grade.  Wednesday, November 5th for all 7th and 8th grade girls.  Thursday, November 6th – Call backs – Lists will be posted on Mrs. Phillips web page Wednesday evening and will be posted outside of her room (A-3) by 8am Thursday morning.  Anyone unable to attend auditions will be placed in the company.

  National Junior Honor Society: 
Unicef collection update - 3rd place - Mr. Sanchez,  2nd place - Mrs. Brashier, 1st place - Mrs. Romberger!  You have until Monday, November 3rd to turn in your money.  Keep bringing in your spare change!
Send your friend or yourself a treat on Halloween.  Buy a Boo Gram.  They will be sold at all lunches and cost 1 for $.50 or 3 for $1.00.  The special treat and message will be delivered to homeroom on Halloween, 
PTO Information:

The PTO is having a COACH bingo on November 14th @ 7:00 in the café.  Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.  Quantities are limited. Contact the PTO for tickets.

 Reading Olympics:
 There will be a meeting for reading olympics on Thursday, October 30th  during lunch. See you there!

 SADD Information:

Are you interested in winning $50 or $100?  Do you like making posters?  Think about creating a poster to promote alcohol awareness.  Contest is open until November 21st, 2014.  See Mrs. Martian for an application.


Sports Information:

   7th grade HOME soccer game against Holland Middle School is rescheduled for 10/30 at 3:15pm. 

Sandburg sponsors an indoor soccer team each year.  The team plays in a competitive U-14 Boys league at YSC in Hatboro.  Our team is open to students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades.  Interested students need to see Coach Simons in E-10 for information.
Any 7th or 8th grader interested in playing basketball or wrestling must have a completed PIAA form turned into the office by the first week of  November.  Any questions please see Mrs. Mamie in the office.  
Tryouts for 7th and 8th grade girls basketball will be on Thursday, 11/6, Friday, 11/7 and Monday, 11/10.  You must turn in your PIAA before tryouts begin!

Student Council Information:

Congratulations to the new officers of the Student Council!  Treasurer - Julia Lopez, Secretary - Keri Marable, Vice President - Alexandra Strugariu and President - Connor Watson.

 Student Council is sponsoring a door decorating contest for Halloween.  Time to show off your homeroom’s creativity and school spirit.  One winner will be selected from EACH grade level.  The winning homeroom receives doughnuts and hot chocolate.  Judging will take place on Thursday, October 30th and prizes will be awarded on Friday, October 31st.  Show your school spirit - get involved and have some fun!  


 Student Fundraisers:


***We will continue collecting box tops year round*** Keep clipping! - Box top information   FYI - For every 3 participating products you purchase in a single transaction at a participating Sam's Club between 8/1/14 and 7/3/15, you can earn 70 eBoxTops for your selected school, Click here for more information

Cookie dough delivery is on Thursday, November 6th from 2:45 until 4:30.  If this date does not work, call Donna Jackson 215-809-6220.

 Claire's Gourmet Fundraiser is 11/12/14 to 12/1/14 with a pickup on 12/17/14 between 2;45pm to 4pm.

Various Information:


  Mrs. Dawn Kelly, Principal 
Mr. Derek Albarran, Assistant Principal
Office - 215-809-6220 and 215-809-6221
Guidance - 215-809-6225
Nurse - 215-809-6386 
Fax - 215-809-6701  


Band, Orchestra and Choir Information

  • Thursday, October 30

    Attention ALL band students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade: We will have Concert Band Rehearsal This Thursday Evening in the Auditorium from 6:30-8:15pm. It’s Halloween Costume Night!  Please wear a Halloween costume for great prizes!!

    Lesson groups for Monday:

    Period 1:  Flute Blue

    Period 2:  Flute Green

    Period 3:  Flute Yellow

    Period 6:  Oboe Red

    Period 7:  Flute Red

    Lesson groups for Tuesday:

    Period 1:  Clarinet Blue

    Period 2:  Clarinet Green

    Period 3:  French Horn Red

    Period 6:  Beginner Red

    Period 7:  Clarinet Red


    Lesson groups for Wednesday:

    Period 1:  Alto Sax Blue

    Period 2:  Mallets Red

    Period 3:  Bass Red

    Period 6:  Low Brass Red

    Period 7:  Alto Sax Red


    Lesson groups for Thursday:

    Period 1:  Trumpet Blue

    Period 2:  Trumpet Green

    Period 3:  Trumpet Yellow

    Period 6:  Make-Ups Red

    Period 7:  Trumpet Red


    Lesson groups for Friday:

    Period 1:  Percussion Blue

    Period 2:  Percussion Green

    Period 3:  Percussion Yellow

    Period 6:  Make Ups Blue

    Period 7:  Percussion Red


    Attention all band, chorus and orchestra students: We are still in the middle of our Candy fundraiser for our Dorney Park Music Trip. If you would like to sell candy, please stop by Mr. Weiner’s room and pick up a fundraising form. A reminder that if you are planning on selling, the money needs to be turned in along with the form.  Candy Form - Permission slip

    Click here for more BAND Information  

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