Ashley Morris
Lions, Tigers and Bears, oh my! Art Camp was such a great time!
about 1 hour ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Mrs. Zaleski’s incoming 5th graders left STEM Camp with their hands full and smiles on their faces today!
7 days ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
We still have yearbooks available for $22. Call the Middle School office before you stop in. 815-498-1866 X1406
14 days ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
It's SUMMER BREAK! Turn this up really LOUD! Our 5th grade band members are livin'' life the BOBCAT WAY! #bobcats432 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNz05DeuPgI
20 days ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
The last day, the BOBCAT WAY!
21 days ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
A big thank you to our friends at Heartland Bank for providing our 8th graders with a warm breakfast before heading off to Sky High this morning!
21 days ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Volleyball Camp was added to the Virtual Backpack today! Soccer, Basketball, Art, Stem...there is something for everyone! Don’t miss out! https://www.somonauk.net/o/somonauk-middle-school/browse/49770
23 days ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
The 7th grade girls had a special guest at their pizza party today! The room was filled with smiles!
23 days ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
5th grade math had an “order of operations snowball fight.” They used kinesthetic learning to practice writing out each step when solving equations.
29 days ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
On Monday the future 5th graders got the opportunity to take a field trip to the middle school for a tour of the building, to learn more about middle school and eat lunch in the cafeteria! SMS is excited to welcome our future 5th graders next year!
29 days ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Summer Camp deadlines are quickly approaching! Don't miss out! https://www.somonauk.net/o/somonauk-middle-school/browse/49770
30 days ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Bobcat’s got TALENT!
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Due to the extreme weather at around 11:45 a.m. all District 432 schools had taken precautionary measures & students took shelter. The district has released students back to class.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Tomorrow is Spring Walk to School Day! Meet at: Heroes Park @ 7:30, the 'Little Playground' @ 7:35 or the Old Gym @ 7:40
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Congratulations to the following athletes for qualifying and competing in the State Track Finals this past weekend in East Peoria: Garin Zaeske, Max Gabrys, Isaac Reiss, Ruben Perez, Benson Gudmunson, "Shoeless" Luke Rader, Haley McCoy, Josie Rader, Kelsey Knauf and Emma Hohman. - Max Gabrys broke the one minute mark and placed 10th in the 400 Meter Dash - Garin Zaeske who was rated 9th in the 200 Meter Dash shocked the field and placed 2nd with a time of :25.79
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
IESA STATE TRACK Max Gabrys placed 10th in the 400 meter dash with PR time of :59.54 Excellent job Max!
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
CONGRATULATIONS to Garin Zaeske 200 Meter Dash :25.79 2nd PLACE at IESA State! #bobcats432
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Today in 8th grade Science...Macromolecule testing!
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Parents, today, Friday, May 10th, is the final day to complete Online Registration. Online Registration is completed through Teacherease. NO PAYMENT NEEDS TO BE MADE AT THIS TIME. Fees are due August 2, 2019. Online credit card payments made after June 3, 2019, will include a $1.50 service fee. Payments in cash or check can be paid in the school office. If registration is not completed you will not have the ability to see your students' schedule for next year when it becomes available.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Our Coffee Cart Crew spent Tuesday morning volunteering at the Cornerstone Food Pantry by helping unload the food bank truck and organize it all in the food pantry, big thanks to Mr. And Mrs. Banister! After that, they went to Culvers to practice some of our communication skills, money skills, and social skills. It was a great day!
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Jay Streicher
The end of the year means lots of activities going on! Here is this week's sixty second supe message. #bobcats432 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6IbergAv84
about 1 month ago, Jay Streicher
Ashley Morris
There are only two days left to complete Online Registration. It is critical that we have an accurate count of students for next year as we plan course offerings at HS and MS as well as sections at JRW. No fees are due at this time. The registration process takes less than 5 minutes and is completed through Teacherease.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Congratulations to all who ran at the Sectional on Saturday, at Aurora Central Catholic. Qualifying for the State Meet in East Peoria this weekend are the following athletes: Emma Hohman, Kelsey Knauf, Haley McCoy and Josie Rader in the 4x100 Meter Relay Sectional Champions Isaac Reiss High Jump Sectional Champion Max Gabrys 100 Meter Dash Sectional Champion Garin Zaeske 200 Meter Dash Sectional Champion Max Gabrys 400 Meter Dash Sectional Champion Rueben Perez, Isaac Reiss, Max Gabrys and Garin Zaeske 4x100 Meter Relay Sectional Champions Rueben Perez, Isaac Reiss, Max Gabrys and Garin Zaeske 4x400 Meter Relay Sectional Champions
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
A promise is a promise! Mrs. Skelton’s St. Louis Cardinals were SWEPT by the Chicago Cubs over the weekend. We think the cubbie blue really brings out Mrs. Skelton’s eyes. ❤️🧹💙
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Online registration must be completed before and May 11. It is critical that we have an accurate count of students for next year as we plan course offerings at HS and MS as well as sections at JRW. No fees are due at this time.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Next Week is Teacher Appreciation Week! SMS has the best teachers around, let’s celebrate them! Students are encouraged to write thank you notes for their teachers to let them know how much they are appreciated!
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
During our morning bus routes this morning one of our district busses was involved in a minor accident. Somonauk Fire Department, Lasalle County Sheriffs and district administration assisted on the scene. Parents of all current riders are currently being notified and checked in the scene. We have no injuries on-site. Further updates to follow.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
***TRACK UPDATE*** For some odd reason some of the calendars that were handed out did not have today as a practice. There is practice today for ALL TRACK ATHLETES until 4:45 P.M. The Conference Championships have been rescheduled to tomorrow Thursday, May 2nd, at Plano beginning at 4:15. ALL Field Events begin at 4:15. Running Events will begin after ALL Field Events have concluded. Those who are not participating in the Conference Championships will NOT have practice on Thursday, 2nd. The Sheridan 6th Grade Meet has been rescheduled for Friday, May 3rd. The Meet will begin at 4 PM. 7th-8th Grade will not have practice on Friday due to the 6th Grade Meet Information for the Sectional Meet on Saturday will be given to students during lunch on Thursday. Mr. Roberts has a Sectional Seeding Meeting tonight in Aurora and will give each athlete information on the Sectional in a handout, on Thursday.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Check this out! New decals were installed on the main entrance and the north parking lot doors yesterday. Not only do they scream BOBCAT PRIDE, they are also an added security feature, obstructing the view into the cafeteria. #bobcats432
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
It's going to be a busy summer! Soccer, Boys and Girls Basketball, and Art Camp forms are now available in our Virtual Backpack. https://www.somonauk.net/o/somonauk-middle-school/browse/49770
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
The Middle School track meet is canceled for today and rescheduled for May 13th. Only the athletes participating in the Jr. 10 meet will have practice today.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
We have been experiencing phone issues on and off throughout the morning. To reach the school offices please email: JRW:mcnurlana@somonauk.net SMS: morrisa@somonauk.net SHS: andersonr@somonauk.net or plantem@somonauk.net
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Smile Illinois...the mobile dentist and hygienists will be in the district and providing dental exams, cleaning, fluoride treatment and apply sealants (if age appropriate) on Monday, May 13th. Students pre-k through 8th grade are eligible and the exam will be valid for required dental exams for Kindergarten, 2nd and 6th grade. Medicaid and private insurance as well as self pay is accepted. Permission forms were sent home the week of April 1st however additional forms are available in JRW and SMS offices. Deadline for sign up is Friday May 3rd. There needs to be at least 20 students signed up for the visit or it will be cancelled. We are still short of that goal! Additional information is available at www.mobiledentists.com or contact Lisa Lee RN, School Nurse if you have any questions.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
CORRECTION: The Middle School Track Conference Championships in Plano are on Tuesday, April 30th not Monday April 29th.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Stem Club saves a tree by making paper from the recycle bin to celebrate Earth Day this week.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
6th grade is working hard to put on a great STEMFest. Come and join us Wednesday, May 8 from 5:30-7:00 at the Middle School.
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Attention 8th grade parents! Don't forget to send your pictures for the Celebration Slideshow! Time is running out! Please email them to morrisa@somonauk.net as soon as possible. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
SUMMER CAMPS GALORE! Check our Virtual Backpack! https://www.somonauk.net/o/somonauk-middle-school/browse/49770
2 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
5th grade STEM classes finish simple machines! Working carousel, rubber band powered paddle boat, tow truck, and a working screw to move the ball.
2 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
The Middle School Track Meet in Sandwich is cancelled and moved to Wednesday at 4:30. No practice.
2 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Middle School Track meet at Plano is CANCELED. No practice.
2 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
5th grade STEM teams tackle simple machines.
2 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
After reading a chapter in Wonder, 5th grade ELA students took quotes and sorted them into categories. The students then discussed how they could change those quotes to be kind or helpful.
2 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
SMS Students: Let's see your talent! Can you sing? Dance? Act? Do you have a comedy or musical act you are ready to show off? It's time for the 2019 SMS Talent Show! If you are interested, please pick up a permission slip in the office and return it by next Thursday, April 18th. Auditions will take place the following Wednesday, and the show is scheduled for Friday, May 17th. Please see Mrs. Dimitri or Mrs. Tjelle with any questions.
2 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Bobcat FAMILY, do not miss out on this T-Shirt order! Help support the Blue Room. Orders are due this Friday. Print an order form from our Virtual Backpack here: https://www.somonauk.net/o/somonauk-middle-school/browse/49770
2 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Next Tuesday, April 9, is Librarian Appreciation Day! Let's celebrate Mrs. Zaeske! We are so lucky to have her at SMS!
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
The countdown to St. Baldrick's starts Monday! Here are the dress up days to celebrate. #bobcats432
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Tonight's Middle School Track Meet at Mendota is CANCELED due to weather. No practice. A meet has been added Monday, April 8th at Mendota.
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
5th grade has started Wonder! They will be meeting in small groups to discuss point of view, character traits, events, and setting. They will also meet with Ms. Ozarka each week to discuss important social emotional topics in the book.
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Buckets for Brenna! Literally...BUCKETS for Brenna! Off to our good friends at Resource Bank for counting! #B4B #bobcats432
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
7th graders were visited today by Sherry Rainford. Sherry is a cancer survivor who spoke on the dangers of using tobacco.
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
These Jr. Council members have been busy counting LOTS of coins this afternoon. Who will move on in our Buckets for Brenna bracket and who will be eliminated in round 1? #B4B #marchmadness #pennywar #bobcats432
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
For our March Madness Challenge, SMS is kicking off our fundraiser, BUCKETS FOR BRENNA, to support our 7th grade student, Brenna Slais who is battling leukemia. Each grade level and gender is competing in a bracket style penny war. All proceeds will go to Brenna and her family. Don't forget to bring in your coins all week long! #B4B #bobcats432
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
The 2nd annual Pizza Palooza was a HIT!!! If we had to guess, we would say your kiddos slept well Friday night!
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
As a district, we are selling Somonauk Bobcat hats. The profits will go directly to the St. Balrdrick's organization on behalf of our school district. In addition to supporting St. Baldrick's, if you purchase this hat, you may wear it during the day at school for the remainder of the school year. How cool is that?!
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
No need to cook dinner this Thursday! Support a great cause! Proceeds go to the Moore family to help offset medical bills. Tickets are available at all of the school offices. Get yours TODAY!
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
PIZZA! FRIENDS! OPEN GYM! GAMES! FUN! Jr. Council presents, the 2nd annual PIZZA PALOOZA! Tickets will be available starting tomorrow during lunches. Don't miss out on the fun! A $5.00 ticket gets you admittance to the Palooza, a large piece of pizza, and drink. If you just want to come and hang out, $2.00 tickets are also available.
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Is your 6th, 7th or 8th grader signed up for Track? Please be sure that they have a current physical and sports form on file and their track fee and registration fee have both been paid in order to practice. Fees can be paid in person or in Teacherease. Call x1406 with any questions.
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Mark your calendar for April 12th !
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
Spring cleaning, anyone?
3 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
We just finished our Middle School student portion of Detective Wistocki. The presentation was very informative and eye opening. We cannot wait to come back tonight for the parent presentation. This is a MUST SEE for all of our parents. Our kids were a great audience with many good questions. PLEASE do not pass up this opportunity for crucial information to keep our kids safe! I look forward to seeing all of my middle school parents tonight at the parent presentation. The presentation begins at 6:30 and is in the high school gymnasium. Go Bobcats!
4 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
TONIGHT is our big parent event. Detective Richard Wistocki will be presenting on empowering parents to effectively supervise kid's online activities. #bobcats432
4 months ago, Ashley Morris
Ashley Morris
The Book Fair is here today though Friday! Visit from 7:45-3:15. See Mrs. Zaeske with any questions or email zaesked@somonauk.net
4 months ago, Ashley Morris