Building Announcements

Last Updated: 5/25/2022 1:20 PM

Northeast Announcements

Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

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Flippant: Lacking proper respect or seriousness.  Example: I really wish you would improve your flippant attitude. 

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Monday: Brandon Chesney, Delaney Fee, Leonnah Smith

Tuesday: Traedan Cruz, Nicholas Gray, Ethan Latimer, Nevaeh Roush

Wednesday: Drew Packer

Thursday: Kennedy Emeott, Hunter Geisenhaver, Reid Plaxton, Hayley Stickley

Friday: Jeremy Pizzi

Saturday: Destiny Castillo, Ethan Gudmundsen, William Lewis, Robert Schulz, Cameron Steiger, Adrianus Stewart

Sunday:  Logan Eldred

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Broadway Club:  Friday’s, 3:00 – 3:30, theater (Brewer)

Peer 2 Peer: Tuesday’s, 3:00 - 3:30, Media Center (Hubbard)

VFF: Wednesday’s, 3:00 - 3:30, rm 170 (Volmering)

Viking Equality Club:  Every other Thursday, 3:00 - 3:30 rm 256 (Valley)

Sirius Potterhead Club:  Every Monday, 3:00 - 3:30 rm 274 (Brewer)

Rubik’s Cube Club:  Every Wednesday, 3:00 - 3:30 rm 275 (Bott)

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Track News

The track pizza party and uniform turn in is today after school from 3-4.  If it's raining we will meet in the gym.

Chromebook turn in and Locker clean out information

  • 6th & 8th grades will turn in their chromebooks on Wednesday, May 25th. Be sure to bring your charger with you to school that day.   

  • 7th grade will turn in their chromebooks on Thursday, May 26th. Be sure to bring your charger with you to school that day.  Fines will be issued if chromebooks and chargers are not both turned in.  

  • 6th grade will clean out their lockers on Wednesday, May 25th.  

  • 7th & 8th grade will clean out their lockers on Thursday, May 26th.  If you have more stuff than your backpack will fit, bring extra bags to help you transport.  

Attention 8th grade Boys and Girls interested Soccer at MHS next year

There will be a mandatory meeting Wednesday May 25 at 3pm in the Northeast Theater for anyone interested in playing Soccer for Midland HS in the Fall and Spring.  Summer workout schedule.

Please plan on attending to meet the coaches and players from the team.

Should you have any questions please contact coach Rico Barassi at 989-430-9987.

Last day procedures

  • On the last day of school, no bags will be allowed into the school other than lunch bags.  If you do bring a lunch, put it in a brown paper sack.  If you bring any other bag for any reason, it will be collected in the morning at the entrance doors then delivered to 6th hour classrooms.  

  • Locker checks will take place on Friday during 5th & 6th hours.  

  • Be sure to take everything out of your locker and bring it with you to 6th hour. Lockers should be empty.  Leave your locker doors open after 5th hour on Friday.  6th graders should leave lockers empty and open before leaving for the pool.

  • Students are expected to leave school property immediately following dismissal on Friday.  Doors will be locked at 2:55 and reentry denied.  If there is any reason you need reentry,  you can return the following week during regular office hours (8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.). 

8th Grade Update

On Tuesday, May 24th the Viking Parent Association will be passing out a gift to recognize your time at Northeast.  They will be here during your lunch period so please be sure to stop by their table sometime over lunch on Tuesday. 

MHS Sideline Cheer Tryouts

Sideline Cheer Tryouts will be Monday, June 6th, Tuesday June 7th, and Wednesday, June 8 from 3:30-5 PM in the MHS girl’s loft. Open to ALL current 8th-11th graders. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED! Any questions or concerns can be directed to Coach J by email at lemonsjr@midlandps.org OR see Coach Kate in the MHS Attendance Office.

Attention all 13-15 year olds interested in attending the 2022 Midland Youth Law Enforcement Academy.  The Academy will cover a variety of topics and will run from August 2nd to August 5th. Enrollment is open now until July 8th.  More information is available in the Main Office.

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Wednesday, June 1 - Track & Field - Mega Star @ Sheperd High School 4:30

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MHS Sideline Cheer Tryouts

Sideline Cheer Tryouts will be Monday, June 6th, Tuesday June 7th, and Wednesday, June 8 from 3:30-5 PM in the MHS girl’s loft. Open to ALL current 8th-11th graders. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED! Any questions or concerns can be directed to Coach J by email at lemonsjr@midlandps.org OR see Coach Kate in the MHS Attendance Office.

Below is the google form to sign up.  You should be able to copy and paste the address into your browser if the link doesn’t work for you.

https://forms.gle/jPWLooX9ZY9qpDzz6

Football for Incoming 7th & 8th

If your incoming 7th or 8th grader is interested in football for next year, you can find more information here:  https://forms.gle/16Mqj4QeNbhWguD2A

Basketball Camp

Summer Basketball Camp (K-12) at Midland High School begins on Tuesday, May 31st. Our goal is to develop each player’s individual skill level, ability to compete successfully in a competitive game situation, and what it means to strive for CHEMIC PRIDE. All sessions take place at Midland High School. 

Dates: May 31, June 1 & 2 (Tuesday thru Thursday) 

Times (Grade attending in the 2022-23 school year):

8:00am – 9:15am - 3rd thru 8th Grade GIRLS/BOYS

9:15am – 10:15am - Kindergarten thru 2nd Grade GIRLS/BOYS

10:15am – 11:45am - 9th thru 12th Grade GIRLS/BOYS 

Cost: $40 for all

*All HS (9th – 12th grade) students will receive a more detailed sheet with additional summer camp dates and cost information from Coach Finney and Coach Schurman. 

Payment & Registration: 

  • SchoolPay - http://www.schoolpay.com/link/chemicbbcamp - you will complete the payment & registration online

  • Check (payable to Midland High School) or Cash & complete the registration form. The form and payment can be dropped off at any Midland Public Schools' main office.

  • **To guarantee a t-shirt registration must be received by Friday, May 20th.** 

Camp Instructors: Midland High Varsity BB Coaches Ashton Finney and Matt Schurman, with assistance from MHS assist coaches and MHS players. 

Questions: Coach Finney (finneyas@midlandps.org) (GIRLS)

Coach Schurman (schurmanms@midlandps.org) (BOYS)

Last day procedures

On the last day of school, the front and rear parking lots will be barricaded, and monitored by staff, for the purpose of allowing ONLY BUSSES in the drop off/pick up area.  Students are asked to leave school property immediately following dismissal on Friday, May 27th.  Parents should plan to pick-up their student(s) at the road, or at another predetermined location.  Students will not be allowed to return to the building after school is dismissed on Friday.  If there are any forgotten items, or materials to return to the school, this should take place the next week during regular office hours (8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.).

  • If students bring a lunch, please use a brown paper sack

  • No other bags etc. will be allowed on the last day unless absolutely unavoidable/necessary.  If a bag is absolutely necessary, label it with the student name and 6th hour classroom number.  All bags will be collected at the entrances to the building in the morning.  These items will be stored in the office and delivered to sixth hour classrooms at the end of the day.

  • 6th hour teachers will escort students out of the building at the conclusion of the day.  Students are not allowed to re-enter the building until the following week to take care of lost/forgotten materials. 

  • 6th grade students will be escorted out about 10 minutes early, at approximately 2:40 p.m.

  • Report cards will be held until all overdue materials/fines are resolved.

Attention Parents of current 6th grade student

Michigan law requires that all students be immunized against vaccine preventable diseases to attend Northeast Middle School.  When a student enters 7th grade (turns 11), the Immunization requirements increase.  Please be sure your student is up-to-date.  The deadline for immunizations is November 1st, but appointments with the Health Department become increasingly difficult to secure as the deadline approachesWe recommend scheduling over summer break.  The typical Immunization update requirements for 7th graders include a booster to Tdap and the meningitis vaccine.  

NOTE: Any parent/guardian who wants to claim a non medical waiver will need to receive education regarding the benefits of vaccination and the risks of disease from a county health department before obtaining the certified nonmedical waiver form through the Local Health Department. The new rule requires the use of the State of Michigan non medical waiver form dated January 1, 2017.

Covid Information Needed

If your student is exposed to or diagnosed with Covid, please call the Northeast office (989-923-5772) to let us know.  We need this information to ensure your student is medically excused during their absence.

Viking Parent Association News

The VPA has a Facebook page.  Don’t forget to like the Viking Parent Association of Northeast Middle School Facebook page!

The VPA has some easy fundraising options for parents.  Check these out:

  • Amazon: Website-Smile.amazon.com. Log on using your Amazon account as usual.  Choose Viking Parent Association (Location-Midland, MI) as your charity. Amazon Smile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchase to the VPA. https://smile.amazon.com/gp/chpf/about/ref=smi_se_uspo_laas_aas

  • Kroger: Website-Kroger.com. Sign in to your Kroger account. Scroll to the bottom of the page to the Community heading, select Kroger Community Rewards. Search for us, Viking Parent Assoc.-Northeast Middle School, organization number BN691 and choose and save your selection! You can tell if you’ve signed up by looking at the bottom of your printed Kroger receipt. Kroger will donate a percentage of every purchase to the VPA. https://www.kroger.com/i/community/community-rewards

  • Box Tops for Education: Add the app on your phone and create an account. Find our school by searching the 48642 zip code. Scan (take a picture) your receipts with eligible Box Tops for Education merchandise.

Student sign in/out & Attendance did you know?

  • If your student will be absent for the day, please call the attendance line so that your student is excused.  The number is: (989)923-5778

  • You do not need to call the attendance line if your student will be late or leaving early.  Signing them in/out will excuse them.

  • If a student arrives or leaves during school hours, they must sign in/out.  Without a parent/guardian signature or medical excuse, an absence will be considered unexcused.

  • If a student is 5 minutes or less late, they are TARDY.  A tardy can not be excused.

  • If a student is 5 minutes or more late, they are ABSENCE and can be excused by a parent/guardian or medical excuse.

  • If you sign your student out for an appointment then bring them back to school, you do not need to come in with them.  They can sign in on the same line where you signed them out.

  • Medical excuses (note from your doctor) are the only excuses that do not count toward truancy. 

Important Times to Know

Doors open for breakfast - 7:15

Doors open for general entry - 7:45

Class starts - 8:05

7th grade lunch - 11:07 – 11:42

6th grade lunch - 11:42 – 12:17

8th grade lunch - 12:17 – 12:52

School ends - 2:50 

Daily Announcements - did you know?

  • Announcements are read to students daily at the start of third hour  

  • An email copy is sent to student school email accounts daily

  • On the first day of the school week parents emails are sent announcements 

  • The Northeast school web page announcement section is updated daily (usually by 11:00). To access, go to midlandps.org, then choose Northeast from the Schools dropdown menu.  Click the Building Announcements option.

Morning Drop-Off

If you drop your child off at the back area near the cafeteria please remember the following:

  • The left lane is a moving lane. Do not stop and drop off your student while in the left lane. 

  • The right lane is the drop-off lane.  Pull over and stop and let your student out.  Please DO NOT park and exit your vehicle in this lane.  The area needs to be reserved for drop-offs.  If you need to enter the building, please use one of the parking spaces along the tennis courts, between Northeast and Plymouth, or at the front of the building. 

Office Drop-Offs

As always, please encourage your students to have everything they need before leaving for school each day. If they do forget something feel free to drop it off in the office.  If your student contacts you and asks you to bring an item, please let them know you will bring it and that they should check the office between classes or before lunch.  The office does not call classrooms for forgotten items, but will email your student's teachers if needed. This could result in a delivery delay. 

Box Tops for Education

Northeast participates in the Box Tops for Education program.  If you’d like to help us earn, please:

  • download the Box Tops for Education app

  • choose Northeast as your school

  • scan (photograph) your receipts each time you shop

It is really easy to do.  Thank you for your participation. 

Reminders of Upcoming Dates 

May

27th - Last Day of School

30th - 8th Grade Band - Memorial Day Parade