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March 8th Parent Note
Eric Klein
Sunday, March 08, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians,

In the world of theater and the arts, celebrations abound in the first week of March, as the Yarmouth Playmakers took first place in this weekend’s regional competition and now head to States.  Additionally, two YHS juniors have been recognized for their artwork which will be displayed at the Portland Museum of Art during March for the national celebration of Youth Art Month; Lilia Geguchadze for her charcoal self-portrait and  Ashley Allen for her Photograph, "Spurwink Farm." Finally, junior Amelia Watt will have her plexiglass etching of a frog on display at the MEA offices in Augusta.  

As we look to the week ahead, please take a few moments to review the upcoming events.   

Spring Sports Information Night will be held Monday, March 9th at 6:00 pm. Please join your child in learning more about the upcoming season from our spring coaches. 

Thrift Shop - The YHS Green Voices Society is collecting clothing this week, with the goal of holding a “thrift store” in April to help distribute recycled clothing to those in need. Please feel free to drop off clothing this week during registration conferences in the Main Office at the high school!

Registration Conferences -  March 11th and March 12th.  Prior to the registration conferences, please take time to review the Course of Studies (link here) with your child, as it provides you with valuable academic information to make decisions based on your child’s interests, strengths, and needs in order to sign up for classes next year. 

Upcoming Events at Merrill Library

Friday, March 20, 5:15-6:15: Therapy Dog Night for Teens. Come snuggle and destress with one of our therapy dogs. 

Friday, March 20: 3-4PM: Dangerous Thinking Club: For our March meeting, we are reading 2 graphic novels: In Real Life by Cory Doctorow, illustrated by Jen Wang, and The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang. You can find these books in our library collection or order them from another library and pick them up at MML and then join us. For more info, email Jill at joconnor@yarmouthlibrary.org

Friday, April 3, 5:30-7:00PM: Murder Mystery Night!. Join us in an interactive mystery, Once Upon a Murder as we delve into the dark underside of the fairy tale world to solve the murder. Of whom? Come find out! Roles will be assigned upon registration and costumes are encouraged. Registration is required with THIS FORM. Grades 5-12 only. Snacks will be served. 

Minecraft Club: Our FINAL Lottery of the year will take place at the end of March for players in grades 5-12.  Please fill out your child's information on this registration form.  If you are signing up a new player, the session runs from Thursday, April 2 through Thursday, May 28.  DUE DATE TO ENTER THE LOTTERY IS THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2020 with notification on Friday, March 27. The Club meets from 3:00-4:00 PM and is for grades 5-12.

Respectfully,

 

Eric Klein, Amy Bongard, and David Creech - YHS Administrative Team