2013-05-02 / Community

News from MAS

I am at a loss for words to describe the Emerald Glee Club performance from this past weekend! Awesome! Fantastic! Unbelievable! Amazing! Splendid! Grand! I could go on and on. The amount of talent on that stage was astounding! Bravo to the Emerald Glee Club students, Mrs. Mathews, and the Manistique Community Chorus under the director of Dr. Russey! It was a memorable evening that I wished would not end!

Prom will be held this Saturday, May 4, in the Bonifas Gym. The public is invited to the Grand March starting at 7:30 p.m. (line up at 7 p.m.) in the Frederickson Auditorium.

Katie Lamuth, Manistique High School Graduate (2007), and currently an NMU education senior, recently completed a practicum in Mrs. Bolm’s sixth, seventh, and eighth grade math class. She ended her stay teaching the students about tangrams and geometric shapes.

It is not too late to sign up for the 2014 Spring Break trip to Washington, DC and New York City! This adventure is open to current seventh through 11th grade students and parents who are interested in seeing the national monuments, Times Square, a Broadway show, and lots of other interesting sites! Contact Shawna Anderson at the high school for more information. Registration deadline is May 9!

The Reproductive Health/Wellness Advisory Board will be meeting at 2:30 p.m. in the middle/high school Community Room on Monday, May 6. Community members are welcomed and encouraged to attend.

Led by Mr. Marana, students from the Wellness Team at Emerald Elementary served up two types of smoothies along with mini muffins to the entire student body for a recent food tasting event. The two types of smoothies featured were banana kale, which we called “Emerald Juice,” and a berry blend. The banana kale smoothie was the overwhelming favoritewitha2to1margin school-wide! Students took home recipes for each item so they can enjoy them with their families.

Everyone is invited to attend the Emerald fourth and fifth grade Spring Program starting at 6 p.m. in the high school Auditorium on Tuesday, May 14. The program will be about “Monsters, Goblins, and Vampires”.

Soccer League sign up will be held in the Community Room from 5 to 7 p.m. on May 2. Also, flyers for the British soccer camps to be held in June are available in the high school office.

There will be a middle school dance in the high school cafeteria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3. Proceeds to benefit the Spanish Club.

Honors Night is planned for 7 p.m. in the high school Auditorium on Wednesday, May 8. The public is invited to attend as the graduating seniors are recognized, and receive scholarships, National Honor Society capes and various cords.

On Tuesday, May 14, Mc- Crud will hold a Prevention Day program from 9:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the Community Room.

Graduation: Jack Reque Alternative Education Center graduation will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 17 at the Hiawatha Community Center. Manistique High School graduation will be held in the Bonifas Gym at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 24.

Assuming Mother Nature cooperates with the weather, several spring sports events are on the calendar:

May 6: Golf at home with Westwood and Menominee at 4 p.m.

May 7: Girls Softball at home with Gwinn at 4 and 6 p.m.

Track meet at home (quad) beginning at 4 p.m.

May 9: Junior high track meet at home (invitational) beginning at 4 p.m.

May 14: Junior high track meet at home (invitational) beginning at 4 p.m.

May 15: Girls softball at home with Norway at 4 and 6 p.m.

May 18: Girls Softball at home for the “Pink” Tournament starting at 10 a.m.

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