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October 4th Parent Note
Eric Klein
Friday, October 04, 2019

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We would first like to welcome Tina Snow to Yarmouth High School as our new main office administrative assistant.  Please remember that if your child is absent or will be dismissed from school, our front office staff would appreciate it if you could call first thing in the morning. 

Next, we have now reached the midpoint of the first quarter and your student’s progress report will available on PowerSchool this Wednesday. Teachers will post comments about your child’s work this year that can be accessed with the following link. Please take the time to review this information, as it is important to not only start off the school year on a positive note, but also to develop strong work habits for the rest of the year.    

Please remember that the Influenza Vaccination Clinic will be held this Monday, October 7th.   

A quick reminder that there is no school on Friday October 11th as our faculty will be attending professional development workshops, and there will be no school on Monday, October 14th in recognition of the holiday. 

Next week we will NOT have a late arrival schedule for all students in grades 9-11.  On Wednesday, October 16, all 9th grade students will be participating in a Geology field trip to Portland Head Light and will report to the YPAC auditorium at 8 am.   All 10th and 11th grade students will be participating in PSAT Exams.  In order to start the exams at 8 am, we are asking all 10th and 11th students to report to their testing rooms at 7:50 am.  Following the exam, students will report to periods 4 and 5 after a break for lunch.  

Blue Jean Ball -  YEF (Yarmouth Education Foundation) is hosting the annual Blue Jean Ball fundraiser on October 19th  at the AMVETS Hall.   The event is a fun night out benefiting Yarmouth students in grades K-12.  Please visit www.yarmoutheducationfoundation.org for more details.

We would also like to share some wonderful events this month at Merrill Memorial Library:

NEW Dangerous Thinking Club. If you love to think and read and discuss, join us on the third Friday of the month from 3:15-4:15. The first meeting will be on October, 18. There will be snacks! Registration preferred - email Jill at joconnor@yarmouthlibrary.org or sign up at the circulation desk. 

Halloween Party at the Library. Friday, October 25 from 6:30-9. Costume Contest, Movie, Treats. No registration required.

Saturday, October 26, 10:30-11:30: Origami with August. Drop in 

Visit our new MML-Kids Facebook page for information about programs along with book recommendations and reviews. Follow this link and then like us:  https://www.facebook.com/merrillmemorialkids/

You can also sign up for our e-newsletter for info about both juvenile and adult programs, visit www.yarmouthlibrary.org, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Subscribe button.