Notre Dame Marist – Middle Division – News and Notes

May 21, 2015

8th Grade Exam Schedule
Tuesday – 5/26 – 1st and 2nd hours
Wednesday – 5/27 – 3rd and 4th hours
Thursday – 5/28 – 5th and 6th hours
Friday – 5/29 – 7th and 8th hours

Each day exams are complete at 10:45.  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, parents are expected to arrange transportation for their child home from school when exams are complete.  Friday, students will have lunch in the cafeteria and then load a bus to go to St. Mary of the Hills in Rochester Hills at 11 :30 a.m.  Students will be dismissed from the church at 1 p.m.  Please arrange transportation for your child from the church to home.  Please sign and return the attached field tip form for busing students to the church.  You may sign, scan and email back if you would like.

8th Grade Graduation
Please refer to your evite that you received for graduation for St. Mary of the Hills' address.  Graduation begins at 6 p.m.  Attire is as follows:
Boys – wear sport coats or suits, dress shirts, ties, and dress shoes. Hats, caps, and gym shoes are not allowed.
Girls – wear modest dresses, skirts or suits.  Skirt length – no shorter than fingertip length, with shoulders down (not raised to her ears, we saw a LOT of raised shoulders the morning of field day.  We had a lot of girls changing into gym shorts)
PLEASE adhere to the dress code.  It is a special night and and we don't want any inappropriate outfits.  Your student will be asked to change if he/she does not have on modest clothing.  If you or your student has any questions, please contact Mr. Jezdimir.

Sports physicals available on June 10 at NDP
On June 10 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm student-athletes can get their yearly sports physical on NDP’s campus. Dr. Rifat, a board certified Sports Medicine specialist and current Team Physician for US Figure Skating, will conduct physicals for a fee of $25.00. Students who are under the age of 18 and do not have a parent present with them at the time of the physical, must have a consent form signed by a parent or guardian. The Michigan High School Athletic Association requires student-athletes to have a valid physical dated after April 15 in order to participate for the following school year. 

Limited appointments are available. Please call Mary Jo Leseman in the athletic office at 248-373-9647 to make an appointment.  Student-athletes should meet in the athletic triangle prior to appointment. Checks should be made out to NDPMA.

http://www.ndpma.org/athletics/sports-physicals-available-on-june-10-at-nd

Used Uniform Sale
NDPMA has used uniform sale taking place the last week of school.  Please see the attached flyer.

NDPMA Summer Camp Registration
Notre Dame invites children entering kindergarten through 12th grade to participate in a number of athletic and academic summer camps beginning this June. We are pleased to offer camps ranging from art, debate, Lego robotics and musical theatre, to basketball, lacrosse, football and volleyball … and many more!
 
Our entire lineup and online registration form can be found by visiting this link:
http://www.ndpma.org/athletics/summer-camps/
 
We hope to see your student on campus this summer!

Notre Dame Golf Outing – June 2nd
The ND Booster Club Golf Outing is less then two weeks away and only 1 foursome remains.  If you are interested in playing and supporting ND Athletics please register today at http://ndgolfouting.eventsbot.com/

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT NDP
Joanne Widmaier is retiring. Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy is seeking a high energy and passionate Director of Information and Academic Technology to be part of a dynamic technology team. The candidate must have curricular understanding, high level educational technology and information system skills, plus the ability to communicate and collaborate with all stakeholders in an academic setting. Please submit resume and letters of recommendation to jwidmaier@ndpma.org.  For the full job description and responsibilities, please click here.


May
22-25 No School; Memorial Day Holiday
26-29 8th Grade Exams (10:45 Dismissal – NO BUSES) – School Uniforms required
29 8th Grade Graduation Practice 11:30-1PM; Students dismissed from church

June
2 8th Grade Graduation 6PM
2 Golf Outing
5 6/7 Grade Last full-day (empty lockers at end of day) 
7 Irish Up – New 6th Grade Students
8-11 Final Exams (10:45 Dismissal) – appropriate dress down clothes, no uniforms required


May 15, 2015

Monday – Field Day
Monday is Field Day with a NOON dismissal.  The days starts 7:30 a.m.  Pizza lunch will be served.  Weather prediction – currently thunderstorms in the morning and 85 degrees.

Clothing: We ask that shorts be no shorter than finger length. No halter tops, no tank tops. Please use discretion. Tennis shoes MUST BE WORN because of the activities they will be participating in.  We will call home for inappropriate clothing.  Any questions, please email Mr. Jezdimir, bjezdimir@ndpma.org.
 
Busing is available at 2:50 p.m. as normal.  We will have room D3 available to students until 2:50 p.m. as a STUDY HALL.  Students are NOT ALLOWED to roam the campus.  High School is NOT in session.  Security will be on campus, but they are not supervising students.  If you plan on having your student use the study hall, please let us know.  You may want to have them pack a snack.

Sports physicals available on June 10 at NDP
On June 10 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm student-athletes can get their yearly sports physical on NDP’s campus. Dr. Rifat, a board certified Sports Medicine specialist and current Team Physician for US Figure Skating, will conduct physicals for a fee of $25.00. Students who are under the age of 18 and do not have a parent present with them at the time of the physical, must have a consent form signed by a parent or guardian. The Michigan High School Athletic Association requires student-athletes to have a valid physical dated after April 15 in order to participate for the following school year.

Limited appointments are available. Please call Mary Jo Leseman in the athletic office at 248-373-9647 to make an appointment.  Student-athletes should meet in the athletic triangle prior to appointment. Checks should be made out to NDPMA.

8th Grade – Locker Clean Out – Thursday, 5/21
Bring in multiple bags that will support weight.  Paper and plastic bags DO NOT work.  Please bring a canvas bag or some sort of bag that will support 20-30 pounds :)

Used Uniform Sale
NDPMA has used uniform sale taking place the last week of school. Please see the attached flyer.

NDPMA Summer Camp Registration
Notre Dame invites children entering kindergarten through 12th grade to participate in a number of athletic and academic summer camps beginning this June. We are pleased to offer camps ranging from art, debate, Lego robotics and musical theatre, to basketball, lacrosse, football and volleyball … and many more!

Our entire lineup and online registration form can be found by visiting this link:
http://www.ndpma.org/athletics/summer-camps/

We hope to see your student on campus this summer!

NDP summer bowling league
Please see the attached flyer for LOADS of information.

Notre Dame Golf Outing – June 2nd
Last Call….only 2 groups remain for the ND Booster Club Golf Outing being held on June 2 at the RS Sharf Course at Oakland University.  Please sign up today to secure your spot!  Registration can be done online at http://ndgolfouting.eventsbot.com/


May
18 Middle Division Field Day – Noon Dismissal
18 Middle Division Spring Sports Banquet
20-21 6/7 Grade Students to Ohio (optional)
21 8th Grade Students last full-day (empty lockers at end of day)   
22-25 No School; Memorial Day Holiday
26-29 8th Grade Exams (10:45 Dismissal) – School Uniforms required
29 8th Grade Graduation Practice 11:30-1PM; Students dismissed from church

June
2 8th Grade Graduation 6PM
2 Golf Outing
5 6/7 Grade Last full-day (empty lockers at end of day)
7 Irish Up – New 6th Grade Students
8-11 Final Exams (10:45 Dismissal) – appropriate dress down clothes, no uniforms required


May 5, 2015

8th Grade parents please see the attached photo collage from the 8th grade dance :)  Looks like a lot of fun was had!  This Wednesday, May 13th, is the Middle Division Choir Concert “A Dream Is A Wish – Disney Spectacular” 7:00 p.m.  located in the Cafetorium.  Please come take a Disney journey.

Uniform Reminder
Uniform pants and shorts must be "Dennis" brand pants.  With the weather warming up, please make sure your daughter's skirt is no more than 2 inches above her knees.  Any questions, please ask Mr. Jezdimir.  

Used Uniform Sale
NDPMA has used uniform sale taking place the last week of school.  Please see the attached flyer.

NDPMA Summer Camp Registration
Notre Dame invites children entering kindergarten through 12th grade to participate in a number of athletic and academic summer camps beginning this June. We are pleased to offer camps ranging from art, debate, Lego robotics and musical theatre, to basketball, lacrosse, football and volleyball … and many more!

Our entire lineup and online registration form can be found by visiting this link:
http://www.ndpma.org/athletics/summer-camps/

We hope to see your student on campus this summer!

6th Grade Parents (Actually Grandparents)
All grandparents and special persons of Notre Dame Marist Academy Middle Division 6th graders are invited to Grandparents' Day on Wednesday, May 27th.  Please see the attached flyer.  RSVP online by May 13 at www.ndpma.org/grandparentsday2015/.

Notre Dame Golf Outing – June 2nd
Last Call….only 2 groups remain for the ND Booster Club Golf Outing being held on June 2 at the RS Sharf Course at Oakland University.  Please sign up today to secure your spot!  Registration can be done online at http://ndgolfouting.eventsbot.com/


May
13 Middle Division Choir Concert “A Dream Is A Wish – Disney Spectacular” 7:00 p.m. in the Cafetorium.
18 Middle Division Field Day – Noon Dismissal
18 Middle Division Spring Sports Banquet
20-21 6/7 Grade Students to Ohio (optional)
21 8th Grade Students last full-day (empty lockers at end of day)   
22-25 No School; Memorial Day Holiday
26-29 8th Grade Exams (10:45 Dismissal)
29 8th Grade Graduation Practice 11:30-1PM; Students dismissed from church

June
2 8th Grade Graduation 6PM
2 Golf Outing
5 6/7 Grade Last full-day (empty lockers at end of day)
7 Irish Up – New 6th Grade Students
8-11 Final Exams (10:45 Dismissal) – appropriate dress down clothes, no uniforms required
12 Freshman Ice-Breaker (Concert on the Hill)



Amy McLeod
Administrative Assistant
 
Notre Dame Marist Academy
1300 Giddings Road
Pontiac, Michigan   48340
248-373-5371

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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