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The service is provided by SchoolMessenger. Information can be found at www.SchoolMessenger.com/tm
MDIRSS will only use the service to provide information that is timely and relevant.
In order to participate in the new service you must indicate your willingness to receive text messages to your phone. The process is simple and only takes a few seconds to complete.
Simply text any one of the following words to the number 68453: subscribe, optin, yes.
You’ll know you were successful if you receive the following reply message:
You are registered to receive aprox 3 msgs/mo. Txt STOP to quit, HELP for help.
You’ll want to repeat the opt-in process for any wireless numbers that you wish to include.
In addition to performing the opt-in process above you’ll want to insure that MDIRSS has your wireless number(s) in our student information database. If you haven’t already provided that information to your school please contact them and provide them with that information.
MDIRSS will be officially launching the new service in the next few weeks, so until then you won’t receive any further text messages.
Please note, although MDIRSS does not charge you for this service, it does not pay for text message charges that may be incurred by you for sending or receiving text messages. Check with your wireless carrier for possible charges.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact Josh Young, MDIRSS Educational Technology Coordinator, at (207) 288-5040 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
There will be a meeting for 8th grade students and their parents on Wednesday, October 22nd at 5:30 in the Science Room. At the meeting we will discuss the 8th grade class trip, including fundraising expectations and needs. Please plan on attending. Contact Mme. Linscott if you have questions email@example.com.
6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from Tremont and Ashley Bryan schools visited Quebec City, October 3-5th. The trip was an opportunity for students to practice their French language skills, as well as deepen their knowledge of the history and culture of Quebec. Students visited Montmorency Falls and Canyon Sainte-Anne, did a scavenger hunt of the old city, as well as dined, danced and played spoons at a local "Sugar Shack".
Please fill out and return the Flu Clinic Paperwork by October 15th. Click HERE to print!
There is an upcoming 2 day break for students. Columbus Day is on Monday, October 13th and Parent Teacher Conferences are on Tuesday, October 14th. There will be no school for students on either of these days.
Parent Teacher Conferences will be on Tuesday, October 14th. Teachers will be sending home a form so you can sign up for a conference between noon and 7:30 p.m. If you are not able to schedule during this time, please contact your child’s teacher and find a common time to meet.
LICE: Let's try to prevent infestations! There are many alternative and safe preventive treatments using essential oils (some need to be diluted slightly in a carrier oil), as well as commercial products. If your child does have lice it is ESSENTIAL to comb, comb, comb on a daily basis. It is the single most effective way to get rid of the little buggers! Help us prevent an infestation by keeping your child's hair pulled back, rubbing their head with essential oils and of course, by combing!
VIRUS ALERT: Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with Enterovirus D68. This nasty virus has been spreading rapidly in the USA. Be on the lookout for sudden and severe respiratory symptoms (with or without fever), especially with those who have asthma. HAND WASHING IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT!
HYDRATION: Please remind your child to drink lots of water. Proper hydration can turn around a lot of potential disruptions to a school day, headaches being most common.
NUTRITION: Start your child's day with a bit of protein. Even if it's half a piece of toast with peanut butter, the protein will give them staying power through the morning!
HEALTH PROGRAMS: Be on the lookout for our Flu Clinic on October 22nd and our first Dental Clinic on November 5th. Permission slips will be coming your way SOON! We will also begin routine vision and hearing screenings on Kindergarten,1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th grade soon.
Our next meeting is Thursday, October 2nd at 3:15 p.m. in the Library. We would love any interested people to join us. Please check out the sign up sheet included with the newsletter.
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