Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Today is Day 1 in the rotation schedule & day 36 of the school year

School Hours 8:05 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Click the links below to find:

School Supply Lists

Click the link below to contact

Palmer Bus Company

Disclaimer for those of you who cringe at the wrong use of grammar:  I know that “ghost’s” should not have an apostrophe, but I liked the joke, so I went with it.  ;)


Today’s Lunch Menu:


Italian Stromboli or

BBQ Rib Sandwich or

Chef Salad

Sides: Italian Tomato Salad & Rice Krispie Treat


All meals include selection of veggies & fruit

To see future meals, please look on the school website here:


7th & 8th Grade Class Rotation Schedule:

Math Intervention= 8th Grade

Reading Intervention 7th Grade

Choir= 7th Grade

Band= 8th Grade


5th & 6th Grade Band & Choir Rotation

Band=6th Grade

Choir=5th Grade


Sports/Activities Announcements:


3:00pm- 5:15pm

Cross Country Practice Grades 7-12

TCU Embretson Athletic Complex


Busing: (pick-up LC MS & Lons Elem at 2:50pm, returns at 5:45pm)

3:30pm- 5:40pm

Swim & Dive Girls Practice Grades 7-12

Monty Pool


Busing: (pick-up LC MS & Lons Elem at 2:50pm, returns at 6:15pm)

To see the most updated information, please check the Activities calendar here:


General Announcements:


Pride Press - School Newspaper Meetings: Every Tuesday after school until 4:00 p.m. in Ms. Conway’s room.

Student Council Meeting: Tuesday, October 23rd at 7:30 a.m. in Mr. Hollom’s room.  There will be goodies!

Speech Team Interest Meeting for 7-12 Grades: The Speech Team will have an evening interest meeting for students and parents on Monday, October 22nd at 5:45 in room B104 at the high school.  Please come by to find out what speech is about, ask any questions you have, and learn how to register.  If you cannot attend, but still want the information, email me (Ms. Alberg) at .

Unity Day & Mix It Up @ Lunch: In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, we invite all students and staff to participate in Unity Day on Wednesday, October 24th. On this day, staff and students nationwide are asked to wear orange to show that we stand together against bullying and are united for kindness and inclusion. You can find more information here.

Also on this day, we will be participating in Mix It Up At Lunch Day. It is an international campaign started by Teaching Tolerance that encourages students to get out of their comfort zone in the lunchroom by crossing social boundaries and connecting with other students. Student are encouraged to sit at a different lunch table in a quest to get to know other students in their grade.

Invent it. Build it. (This is not a school sponsored event)

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Girl Scouts River Valley, WGBH -Design Squad Global, Techbridge and the ExxonMobil Foundation will host the 9th annual Invent it. Build it. at the Society of Women Engineers annual conference.

This traveling conference will be making this year's stop at The Minneapolis Convention Center on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 from 9am-4pm. This event is open to girls in grades 6-12, parents, and educators. Registration is limited, required and closes on October 13th.

Tickets for girls (grades 6-12) are $7 each and $5 for Parent/Educator Program. Lunch and t-shirts are included. If you have questions, contact Darcy Andersen at 312.596.5230 or .

Click here for more information.

Halloween Parade K-4th Grades: Wednesday, October 31st at 2:00 p.m. in the Commons Gym.  Parents are welcome to sit in the bleachers and take pictures.  Please make sure that costumes are appropriate for school. Please no masks, blood, fake/real weapons, etc.

Halloween Dress Up for 6th - 8th Grades: 5th - 8th Graders are invited to dress up in costume on Wednesday, October 31st.  Costumes must be school appropriate. Please no masks, blood, fake/real weapons, etc.

Veteran’s Day Program: Friday, November 9th at 2:00 p.m. in the large gym.  All community members are invited to attend and honor our local Veterans.

7/8 AVID Reminder: Tri-City United Middle School’s AVID classes will be attending a field trip to The National College Fair at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Wednesday, October 24th. Permission slips must be completed and returned to your AVID elective teacher by Friday, October 12th.   

Gustavus Volleyball Clinic: Sunday, December 2 at Gustavus; Flyers with more detailed information are in the display by Patti’s window.

October is College Knowledge Month and Bullying Prevention Month: To support our college-going culture, we invite all students and staff to show off their favorite college apparel EVERY THURSDAY for the rest of the school year! Please encourage students to participate!

What is a four-year degree that is usually earned from a university?

A.) Master’s B.) Bachelor’s C.) Certificate D.) Associate’s

Answer: B.) Bachelor’s

Community Education Events/Classes:


Youth Programming

Okinawan Karate/Kobudo

Basketball - Girls’ Fall Camp

Family Archery

Edible Soil

Harry Potter Yoga

Home Alone

Glow in the Dark Halloween Scene


Friendship Edventure Classes

First Annual Picnic

Bingo Pizza Party Bash with Swimming


Adult Programming

Simple Fix Make Ahead Freezer

Dog Obedience


Okinawan Karate/Kobudo

Quickbooks on Site Training

Volleyball - Lonsdale

Bowling - Special Olympics

Water Polo

James, Jellies, Butters & Maramalades

T-Shirt Jersey Quilt

AARP Drivers’ Safety - Lonsdale

Healthy Breads

Essential Oils DIY

Retire Wisely

Ballroom, CW 2 Step & CW Line Dancing


ECFE Upcoming Events:

Fire Safety Night, Oct. 16th 6-7 pm, Lonsdale Fire Department


Upcoming Dates:


Oct. 16 Fire Safety Visit for Kindergarteners, 9:30 a.m.

Oct. 18 - Oct. 19 MEA Break - No School

Oct. 24 AVID Field Trip to Minneapolis Convention Center

Oct. 31 Halloween Parade for K-4th Grade, 2:00 p.m.

Nov. 2 End of 1st Quarter

Nov. 9 Veteran’s Day Program, 2:00 p.m.

Nov. 14 Early Out, Dismissal at 1:05 p.m.

Nov. 20 Picture Retake Day

Nov. 22 & 23 Thanksgiving Break - No School


Contact: Sheila Schoenbauer
Tri-City United Public Schools ISD 2905
101 2nd Street NE
Montgomery, MN 56069
Phone: 507-364-8100
Fax: 507-364-8103