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  • Welcome to Carl Sandburg Middle School -

    A few helpful hints -

    • Doors open at 7:25am, you can go to the gym and shoot hoops or go to the cafeteria to eat breakfast or just sit until the bell rings at 7:50am.
    • At 7:50am, after the bell rings, you may go to your locker.
    • Be here by quarter to eight and you will never be late! 
    • If you are late you must come to the office to get a late slip.
    • The school day ends at 2:55pm.
    • *All early dismissal notes should be brought to the main office as soon as you arrive in the morning, before you go to homeroon.*
    • Click here to view a schedule of before and after school intramurals and activities offered at Carl Sandburg Middle School
    • Late buses - the 4:15 bus is available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  The 5:15 bus is available everyday.  Click here to view where the late buses stop.
    • Students who need gym notes should be visiting the nurse starting at 7:45am until homeroom. Students should not be visiting the health room at other times of the day for notes.

     


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  • Carl Sandburg Clothing Sale

     


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  • Picture Day

    • Picture re-takes will be on Friday, November 3rd, 2017.

     


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  • S.P.I.R.I.T. Behavior For October

    • Our SPIRIT behavior for the month of October is Empathy - Empathy is the feeling that you understand and share another person's experiences and emotions or the ability to share someone else's feelings.  You can show empathy by showing compassion or concern for others. You can be kind to others. You can help or assist without being asked. There are lots of ways to show empathy. Remember that one kind word can change someone’s entire day!   Every day in the morning think to yourself - How will you show empathy today?
    • At the end of the day ask your self - How did you show empathy today? If you cannot think of a time when you showed empathy, please think of ways you can work harder tomorrow. Be kind to one another as everyone is fighting a battle that you may know nothing about.

     


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  • 8th grade Information 

    See below for Important Information for current 8th grade students about Bucks County Technical High School (BCTHS).

    • Thursday, October 19th –  BCTHS will be presenting an overview of their program at 9:00am in the auditoruim for ALL 8th grade students during 2nd period.

    • ANY 8th GRADE STUDENT INTERESTED IN VISITING AND TOURING THE Bucks County Technical High School on THURSDAY NOVEMBER 2nd SHOULD PICK UP A PERMISSION SLIP FROM THE COUNSELING OFFICE.   *PERMISSION SLIPS ARE DUE BACK TO YOUR COUNSELOR BY FRIDAY OCTOBER 27th!!!

    • Thursday, November 2nd – Students seriously interested in applying to the BCTHS will be visiting and touring BCTHS.  Students will be leaving Sandburg at 9:00am and returning around 10:15am.  Permission slips for this trip will be available through counselors.  The permission slips are due Friday, October 27th.

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    • Thursday, November 9th - BCTHS Open House/application night from 7:00pm to 9:00pm - Any 8th grade students that are interested in attending BCTHS should try to attend this with their families (applications will be available).

        


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  • Band

    • Dear Music Students: If you would like to fundraise for our music trip, there are still candy boxes left to be sold. Please stop by the band room if you’d like to sell additional boxes.

        


    Intramural Information

    • Homework Help will ONLY be on Monday and Wednesday from now on.
    • Buddy Club will ONLY be meeting on Thursdays starting this week.  The Tuesday group is welcome to join us on Thursdays.
    • Ping Pong is over until after the winter break.
    • Intramural Swimming is now on Mondays only.  We look forward to any new students who wish to attend.  Blue permission form is needed for any new participant.

    • Weight Training is now only on Monday and Wednesday from now on.
    • There will be a SADD meeting on Oct 26 in the library.  At the meeting we will be planning Red Ribbon Week activities, making posters and discussing the lollipop sales.  All are welcome.

     


    Musical 

    • Elf Jr. The Musical -
      • Thursday, December 14th, 2017 and Friday, December 15th, 2017 at 7pm. 
      • Saturday, December 16th, 2017 at 11am and 3pm.

      


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     S.P.I.R.I.T Club

    • Our cookie dough pick up will be from 3 until 4:30 on Thursday, November 2nd in the cafeteria.

    • We are always collecting BOX TOPS for education.

    • Sandburg SPIRIT collects tabs for Shriners Hospital (Tabs for Ashley) and the Ronald McDonald House.  There is a bin on a table in front of the office.  Students can bring in tabs and place them right into the bin!  Thank you in advance for your support of Sandburg SPIRIT! 

     


     Sports Information

    • Fall Sports Schedules - updated - 9/25/17  

    • The home 7th grade soccer and 7th grade field hockey game that was scheduled for 10-9-17 has been rescheduled for 10-23-17.

    • The home 8th grade football game scheduled for 11-16-17 against Armstrong has been rescheduled to 11-6-17. 

    • There will be NO Varsity Soccer practice today, 10/20.  Practice Monday.


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  • Various Announcements

    • KALEIDOSCOPE OF BANDS - The Neshaminy High School Music Department will host the 25th Annual Kaleidoscope of Bands marching band festival on Saturday, October 28 at 7:00 pm in the Harry Franks Stadium.  The event will feature 9 area marching bands as well as the award winning H. S. Marching Band. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students / senior citizens. All are invited to attend this exciting evening of musical entertainment and pageantry.

     


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  • 1:1 Technology Information

    Click here to view how to connect chrombooks to wifi at home

    This year each 5th and 8th grade students will receive a Chromebook, while students in 6th and 7th grade will continue to use Ipads. Families will once again be asked to pay a modest technology usage fee of $30 (maximun of $90 for families with multiple students) to cover insurance before the device can be taken home. Please read the information in the document below, fill out the forms attached and return those to Sandburg along with the fee. The fee will be waived for families who are on the free/reduced lunch program, but that paperwork must be completed.  Download Sandburg 1:1 Technology forms and information (PDF)

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  • We're hiring!

    The Bucks County Intermediate Unit is holding two hiring events on 10/19 and 10/25 for substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, clerical professionals and personal care assistants for Bucks County Schools including Neshaminy. For more information please click here. For other employment opportunities at Neshaminy, visit our employment web page for information on current vacancies and application materials.


     

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  • Supplemental Medical Insurance

     Neshaminy is offering parents and guardians the opportunity to purchase a low-cost primary excess group insurance plan for students to supplement their family medical insurance.  The district does not carry medical insurance on students, and student accident insurance can help you eliminate the possibility of out-of-pocket expenses, since many group insurance policies no longer pay full hospital and medical expenses and may require a deductible or co-insurance. For more information and enrollment forms, click here.


     

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