**2016-17 Student Activity and Planning Calendar**

Be sure to check individual sport/activity calendars for everyday practice details.  Those links/calendars are on the UMS “Activity” webpage.

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

August 22

23

6th grade orientation 5:00-6:00

24 - Red Day, DAY 1: PAL

First day of school with students - make it great!

Football Practice 3:05-4:30

25 - DAY 2: No PAL

VB practice starts today 3:05-5:15

Football Cheer practice starts

3:15 to 5:15

26 - DAY 3: PAL

PAL Assembly - Magazine and Cookie Sale Kick-Off Assembly

August 29 - DAY 4: No PAL

30 - DAY 5: PAL

 

**Hand out Chromebooks in all _ELA_ classes today.

4:30 CC @Oelwein

31 - DAY 6: No PAL

Noon dismissal

Conferences 2-6 p.m.

Noon Out Schedule

PBIS Drawing today!

Sept. 1 - DAY 6: No PAL

Noon dismissal

Conferences 3-8 p.m.

Noon Out Schedule

Magazine Turn-in Day

2            

No School

September 5

No School - Labor Day

6 - DAY 1: PAL

4:30 CC @Grinnell

7 - DAY 2: No PAL 

8 - DAY 3:  PAL

9 - DAY 4: No PAL

6th grade Field Trip to Hoover Library

Sept. 12 - DAY 5: PAL

Student Council Election Speeches in PAL

Reminder to students that MAP testing begins tomorrow

4:15 FB @UMS vs. D-NH

13 -  DAY 6: No PAL

MAP Testing - Language (using Chromebook)

MAP testing will take place in PAL classes, periods 1-3 will be shortened, periods 4-7  will be normal

4:15 VB @Waverly

4:30 CC @Starmont

14 - DAY 1: PAL

MAP Testing - Reading (using Chromebook)

MAP testing will take place in PAL classes, periods 1-3 will be shortened, periods 4-7  will be normal

15 - DAY 2: No PAL

MAP Testing - Reading (using Chromebook)

MAP testing will take place in PAL classes, periods 1-3 will be shortened, periods 4-7  will be normal

PBIS Drawing Today!!

4:15 VB  @UMS vs. BMAP

4:15 FB @Aplington

16 - DAY 3: PAL

School Pictures!!!

*Science MAP testing in Science classes for 8th Grade Only.

 

Sept. 19 - DAY 4: No PAL

4:15 VB @Wapsie Valley

4:15 FB @BMAP (Waterloo)

20 - DAY 5: PAL

EWALU field trip for 7th graders

4:30 CC @Vinton

21 - DAY 6: No PAL

Noon dismissal

Noon Out Schedule

22 - DAY 1: PAL

4:30 CC @Grundy Center

23 - DAY 2: No PAL

Midterm

8th Grade Hickory Hills Trip!

Sept. 26 - DAY 3: PAL

4:15 VB @UMS vs. Denver

27 - DAY 4: No PAL

4:30 CC @Jesup

28 - DAY 5: PAL

MIDTERM GRADES DUE 8 a.m.

29 -  DAY 6: No PAL

4:15 FB @UMS vs. Jesup

30 - DAY 1: PAL

Homecoming Assembly and Hoopla!

PBIS Drawing and Silent Auction ends today!!

October 3 - DAY 2: No PAL

4:15 VB @Hudson

4  - DAY 3: PAL

4:30 CC @Dike

5 - DAY 4: No PAL

Noon dismissal

Noon Out Schedule

6 - DAY 5: PAL

4:15 VB @UMS vs. D-NH

4:15 FB @Hudson

7 - DAY 6: No PAL

“Half-Price Friday” - PBIS Prize Cases, Fridays in October

6th grade Kidsfit Assembly-reversed periods 3,2,1,

October 10 - DAY 1: PAL

4:15 VB @UMS vs. A-P

11 - DAY 2: No PAL

4:15 7th grade VB @UMS

4:15 8th grade VB @Vinton

4:30 CC @Union

12  - DAY 3: PAL

13 - DAY 4: No PAL

4:15 VB @Jesup

4:15 FB @UMS vs. S. Hardin

14 - DAY 5: PAL

“Half-Price Friday” - PBIS Prize Cases, Fridays in October

**Saturday, October 15 at 9:30 a.m. Conference Cross Country meet @Reinbeck**

October 17 - DAY 6: No PAL

PBIS Drawing Today!

18 - DAY 1: PAL

University Field Trip for 8th grade

19 - DAY 2: No PAL

Noon dismissal

Noon Out Schedule

20  - DAY 3: PAL

22- DAY 4: No PAL

“Half-Price Friday” - PBIS Prize Cases, Fridays in October

Oct. 24  - DAY 5: PAL

25 - DAY 6: No PAL

26 - DAY 1: PAL

End of 1st QUARTER

27 - DAY 2: No PAL

28 -DAY 3: PAL

“Half-Price Friday” - PBIS Prize Cases, Fridays in October

October 31 - DAY 4: No PAL

GRADES DUE - 8 a.m.

PBIS Drawing and Silent Auction ends today!

Nov.1 - DAY 5: PAL

2 - DAY 6: No PAL

3 - DAY 1: PAL

4 - DAY 2: No PAL

Set your clocks back this weekend!

Nov. 7 - DAY 3: PAL

Girls’ basketball practice begins today …

8

No School, PD

Election day - VOTE! :)

9

No School

UHS Volleyball in Cedar Rapids at 10:00 (you can also watch online)

10 - DAY 4: No PAL

Noon Out

UHS Volleyball at State Semi-finals at 2:00 in Cedar Rapids (you can also watch online)

*All Grades:  Veteran’s Day Assembly tomorrow - wear red, white, and blue… honor and remember

11 - DAY 5: PAL

Veteran’s Day Assembly

Noon Out

UHS Volleyball at State Semi-finals at 2:00 in Cedar Rapids (you can also watch online)

*All Grades:  Veteran’s Day Assembly - wear red, white, and blue… honor and remember

Nov. 14 - DAY 6: No PAL

Boys’ basketball and wrestling practice begins today…

15 - DAY 1: PAL

PBIS Drawing today!

16 - DAY 2:  No PAL

17 - DAY 3: PAL

Homework needs to be turned in by 3:03 today, otherwise on the Homework List for Turkey Trot (Google doc)… 12:00 on Monday is the FINAL deadline

18 - DAY 4: No PAL

Noon Out

UHS Football at State Finals at 2:00ish in Cedar Falls (you can also watch on tv)

Remember your homework that is on the Homework List needs to be turned in by Monday at noon.

Nov. 21 - DAY 5 

Noon dismissal

Conferences 2-6 p.m.

Noon Out Schedule

22 - DAY 5

Noon Dismissal

Conferences 3-8 p.m.

Noon Out Schedule

(No Classes)

8:30-9:30 Awards Assembly

1 -1st quarter Honor Roll

2 - 4.0

3 - Tri 1 Student Council Reps

9:30-11:00 Turkey Trot

11-12 Lunch worked in with TT

23

No School

24

No School

Happy Thanksgiving!

25

No School

Nov. 28 - DAY 6: No PAL 

29 - DAY 1: PAL

30 - DAY 2: No PAL

PBIS Drawing and Silent Auction ends today!

Dec. 1 - DAY 3: PAL

Wrestling @UMS

8th Grade Girls’ Basketball @Reinbeck

8th Grade Boys’ Basketball @Reinbeck

2 - DAY 4: No PAL

Midterm - grades due Wednesday, Dec. 7

PAL day even though it is a black day and even.  We will have a ‘mini-band concert’

Band Concert

Dec. 5 - DAY 5: PAL

4:15 Girls’ BB @ UMS vs. Denver

4:15 Boys’ BB @ Denver

6 - DAY 6: No PAL

7 - DAY 1: PAL

Noon Dismissal

Noon Out Schedule

(grades due)

8 - DAY 2: No PAL 

Food Drive ends today!

4:15 Girls’ BB @Waverly

4:15 Boys’ BB @UMS vs. Waverly

9 - DAY 3: PAL

PBIS Drawing today!

4:15 Girls’ BB @UMS vs. Hudson

4:15 Boys’ BB @Hudson

Wrestling @Tama

Dec. 12 - DAY 4: No PAL 

4:15 Girls’ BB @BMAP (W’loo)

4:15 Boys’ BB @UMS vs. BMAP

13 - DAY 5: PAL

14 - DAY 6: No PAL

Homework needs to be turned in by 3:03 today, otherwise on the Homework List for Holiday Happenings (Google doc)… 3:03 on Wednesday is the FINAL deadline.

15 - DAY 1: PAL

Holiday Happenings Homework List will be read in PAL today.  You have until 3:03 on Wednesday to turn in your homework to get off the Homework List.

 

4:15 Girls’ BB @New Hartford

4:15 Boys’ BB @UMS vs. D-NH

Wrestling @Wellsburg

16 - DAY 2: No PAL

4:15 Girls’ BB 7th Grade @UMS vs. Vinton

4:15 Girls’ BB 8th Grade @Vinton

Dec. 19 - DAY 3: PAL

4:15 Girls’ 7th grade BB @Toledo (South Tama)

4:15 Girls’ 8th grade BB @UMS vs. South Tama

20 DAY 4: No PAL

21- DAY 5: PAL

Homework needs to be turned in by 3:03 today, otherwise you will stay on the Final Deadline Homework List for Holiday Happenings.

PBIS Drawing and Silent Auction ends today!

22- DAY 6: No PAL

2:15 out

Holiday Happenings (12:00-2:15)…

23

No School

Merry Christmas!

December 26

No School

27

No School

28

No School

29

No School

30

No School

Happy New Year!

January 2

No School

3 - DAY 1: PAL

Classes Resume…

4  DAY 2: No PAL

5 - DAY 3: PAL

Wrestling @Wapsie Valley

6 - DAY 4: No PAL

Jan. 9 - DAY 5: PAL

4:15 Girls’ BB @Aplington

4:15 Boys’ BB @UMS vs. A-P

10  - DAY 6: No PAL

11 - DAY 1: PAL

12 - DAY 2: No PAL

End of 2nd QUARTER

End of 1st SEMESTER

Wrestling @UMS

13 - DAY 3: PAL

PBIS Drawing today!

4:15 Boys’ 7th grade BB @UMS vs. South Tama

4:15 Boys’ 8th grade BB @Toledo (South Tama)

Jan. 16  

No School. PD

17  

No School. weather

18 - DAY 4: No PAL

19 - DAY 5: PAL

4:15 Girls’ BB @UMS vs. BMAP

4:15 Boys’ BB @BMAP (W’loo)

20 - DAY 6: No PAL

4:15 Boys’ 7th grade BB @UMS vs. Vinton

4:15 Boys’ 8th grade BB @Vinton

January 23 - DAY 1: PAL 

4:15 Girls’ BB @Jesup

24 - DAY 2: No  PAL

25

No School. weather

26 - DAY 3: PAL

4:15 Boys’ BB @UMS vs. Jesup

Wrestling @Traer

27 - DAY 4: No PAL

January 30 - DAY 5: PAL

4:15 Girls’ BB @Union, Iowa (BCL-UW)

4:15 Boys’ BB @UMS vs. BCL-UW

31 - DAY 6: No PAL 

PBIS Drawing and Silent Auction ends today!

February 1 - DAY 1

Noon dismissal

Noon Out Schedule

2  - DAY 2: No PAL

4:15 Girls’ BB @UMS vs. Wapsie Valley

4:15 Boys’ BB @Wapsie Valley

3 - DAY 3: PAL

PAL:  Math Counts Awards and Iowa Assessment Kick-Off Assembly

Wrestling @Wellsburg

Feb. 6 -  DAY 4: No PAL 

Report to PAL for attendance and lunch, then go to the auditorium for the 2nd Quarter Awards Assembly (Honor Roll and 4.0)

3 Academic Tickets = Chromebook Restriction begins today...

7 - DAY 5: PAL

Iowa Assessment Day 1 of 4

Report to PAL for attendance and lunch, then move to testing location (PAL teacher will tell you in PAL)

Be sure to take 2 sharpened #2 pencils and a free reading book with you.

8:25-10:15 Testing (Written Expression = 40 minutes, Science = 35 minutes)

10:15 Announcements

10:18-10:36 1st hour (18 min)

10:39-10:57 2nd hour (18 min)

11:00-11:17 3rd hour (17 min)

11:20-12:28 4th hour (48 min)

12:31-1:19 5th hour (48 min)

1:22-2:10 6th hour (48 min)

2:13-3:03 7th hour (48 min)

8 - DAY 6: No PAL

Iowa Assessment Day 2 of 4

Report to PAL for attendance and lunch, then move to testing location (PAL teacher will tell you in PAL)

Be sure to take 2 sharpened #2 pencils and a free reading book with you.

8:25-10:15 Testing (Vocabulary = 15 minutes, Reading part 1 = 30 minutes, Reading part 2 = 30 minutes)

10:15 Announcements

10:18-10:36 1st hour (18 min)

10:39-10:57 2nd hour (18 min)

11:00-11:17 3rd hour (17 min)

11:20-12:28 4th hour (48 min)

12:31-1:19 5th hour (48 min)

1:22-2:10 6th hour (48 min)

2:13-3:03 7th hour (48 min)

9 - DAY 1: PAL

Iowa Assessment Day 3 of 4

CALCULATOR DAY!!  Take your calculator to testing!!

Report to PAL for attendance and lunch, then move to testing location (PAL teacher will tell you in PAL)

Be sure to take 2 sharpened #2 pencils and a free reading book with you.

8:25-10:15 Testing (Math part 1 - you may use a calculator = 30 minutes, Math part 2 - you may use a calculator = 30 minutes, Computation - no calculator = 20 minutes, STEM Inventory = 5 minutes)

10:15 Announcements

10:18-10:36 1st hour (18 min)

10:39-10:57 2nd hour (18 min)

11:00-11:17 3rd hour (17 min)

11:20-12:28 4th hour (48 min)

12:31-1:19 5th hour (48 min)

1:22-2:10 6th hour (48 min)

2:13-3:03 7th hour (48 min)

10 - DAY 2: No PAL

.

Iowa Assessment Day 4 of 4

Report to PAL for attendance and lunch, then move to testing location (PAL teacher will tell you in PAL)

Be sure to take 2 sharpened #2 pencils and a free reading book with you.

8:25-10:15 Testing (Spelling = 10 minutes, Capitalization = 10 minutes, Punctuation = 10 minutes, Social Studies = 35 minutes, Tryout Units = 20 minutes)

10:15 Announcements

10:18-10:36 1st hour (18 min)

10:39-10:57 2nd hour (18 min)

11:00-11:17 3rd hour (17 min)

11:20-12:28 4th hour (48 min)

12:31-1:19 5th hour (48 min)

1:22-2:10 6th hour (48 min)

2:13-3:03 7th hour (48 min)

MATHCOUNTS contest for about 16 UMS students @ Hawkeye.

 Leave UMS 7:45 am leave UHS 8:05am

“Boogie for Books” Dance 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Feb. 13 - DAY 3: PAL

SKATING PLAN:

8th will go from 8:30-11:30 then eat, 7th to eat after 8th,  6th gets sack lunches

6th will go 10:30-1:30

7th will go 12:30 - 3:00

14 - DAY 4: No PAL

8:20-10:25 FPS Contest Elliott (4 7th graders; 4 8th graders)

15 - DAY 5: PAL

PBIS Drawing today!

**ALL GRADES:  Winter Awards Assembly in AUD.

Winter Awards Assembly

1 - 8th Grade Girls’ BB

2 - 7th Grade Girls’ BB

3 - 8th Grade Boys’ BB

4 - 7th Grade Boys’ BB

16  - DAY 6: No PAL

Midterm

February 17

No School, PD

Feb. 20 - DAY 1: PAL

Prairie Fire Theater after school

8th PAL

21 - DAY 2:  No PAL

Prairie Fire Theater after school

22 - DAY 3: PAL

Prairie Fire Theater after school

**ALL GRADES:  Winter Awards Assembly in AUD.

Winter Awards Assembly

1 - 8th Grade Wrestling

2 - 7th Grade Wrestling

3 - Dance Team

4 - Cheerleading

23 - DAY 4: NO PAL 

Prairie Fire Theater after school

24 - DAY5: PAL

Prairie Fire Theater - Beauty and the Beast -  7:00 performance

8th Grade PAL--Social Day

Hix has ticket town

J. Schmidt has games

Everyone else in the gym.

Lip-Off Sign up due today!

Feb. 27 - DAY 6:  No PAL

28 - DAY 1: PAL

PBIS Drawing today

Silent Auction ends today!

6:00-7:00 Science Fair

March 1 - DAY 2: NO PAL

 Noon Dismissal

Noon Out Schedule

2 - DAY 3: PAL

**All Grades to the GYM:

1 - Dance Team to perform Routine #1

2 - Science Fair Awards (Dance Team will change while these awards are handed out)

3 - Dance Team to perform Routine #2

3 - DAY 4: NO  PAL

Mrs. Aschenbrenner here to practice with solo contest

March 6 - DAY 5: PAL

**All Grades to the Aud:  Lip -Off, Round 1 BEGINS!!

7 - DAY 6: No PAL

**All Grades to the Aud:  Lip -Off, Round 1 continues!!

*Use the “After Assembly” schedule thru 3rd hour.

8 - DAY 1: PAL

**All Grades to the Aud:  Lip -Off, Round 1 continues

9 - DAY 2: No PAL

Money-Vote before school!

Solo Contest in the bandroom from 3:00-6:00PM

10 - DAY 3: PAL

Set your clocks ahead this weekend…

Money-Vote before school!

March 13 - DAY 4: No PAL

**All Grades to the Aud:  Lip -Off, Round 2 BEGINS!!

*Use the “After Assembly” schedule thru 3rd hour.

14 - DAY 5: PAL

**All Grades to the Aud:  Lip -Off, Round 2 continues!!

15 - DAY 6: No PAL

Money-Vote before school!

16 - DAY 1: PAL

Money-Vote before school!

17 - DAY 2: No PAL

Money-Vote before school!

March 20 - DAY 3: PAL

**All Grades to the Aud:  Lip -Off, Round 3 BEGINS!!

21  - DAY 4: No PAL

Money-Vote before school!

22 - DAY 5: No PAL

Money-Vote before school!

Noon Dismissal

Noon Out Schedule

End of 3rd QUARTER

23 - DAY 6: No PAL

Money-Vote before school!

 1st day of the 4th Quarter!!

24 - DAY 1: PAL 

LAST DAY TO Money-Vote before school!

March 27  - DAY 2: No PAL

All Grades to the Aud:  Lip -Off, FINAL ROUND!!

*Use the “After Assembly” schedule thru 3rd hour.

28 - DAY 3: PAL

Money-Vote before school!

29  - DAY 4: No PAL

Money-Vote before school!

30 - DAY 5: PAL

Money-Vote before school!

4-Year Plan in ELA?

31  - DAY 6: No PAL

Lip-Off CHAMPION will be announced this afternoon!!

Decade Dance??

April 3 - DAY 1: PAL

4  - DAY 2: No PAL

4-Year Plan follow-up in ELA?

5 - DAY 3: No PAL

6  - DAY 4: No PAL

Homework needs to be turned in by 3:03 today, otherwise on the Pre-Homework List for Spring Fling (Google doc)… 3:03 on Friday is the FINAL deadline.

7 - DAY 5: PAL

April 10  - DAY 6: No PAL

 

Homework needs to be turned in by 3:03 today, otherwise stay on the Final Deadline Homework List for Spring Fling (Google doc).

Girls’ ONLY TRACK MEET @Dike, 4:15

11 - DAY 1: PAL

Boys’ ONLY TRACK MEET @Dike, 4:15

12 - DAY 2: No PAL

Noon Dismissal

Noon Out Schedule

8:30-9:30 Awards Assembly: 

1 - 3rd quarter Honor Roll

2 - 3rd quarter 4.0

3 - Prairie Fire Theater

4 - Lip-Off Champion

5 - Tri 2 Student Council Reps

9:30-11:00 Spring Fling

11:00-12:00 Lunch worked in with Spring Fling

13

No School

14

Good Friday, No School

April 17 - DAY 3: PAL

18 - DAY 4: No PAL

8th Grade: Parent Meeting for 8th graders registering  for high school classes at Union High School in La Porte City

Girls’ ONLY TRACK MEET @South Tama, 4:15

19 - DAY 5: PAL

20 - DAY 6: No PAL

TRACK MEET @UHS in LPC, 4:15 (need workers)

21 - DAY 1: PAL

PAL:  Mini-band concert

SPRING BAND CONCERT

April 24 - DAY 2: No PAL

8th Grade: Parent Meeting for 8th graders registering  for high school classes at Union Middle School in Dysart

25 - DAY 3: PAL

 Midterm

Boys’ ONLY TRACK MEET @Independence, 4:15

26  - DAY 4: No  PAL

 Secretary’s Day 

27 - DAY 5: PAL

Girls and Boys’ TRACK MEET @Denver, 4:15

28 - DAY 6: No PAL

PBIS Drawing and Silent Auction ends today!

May 1 - DAY 1: PAL

Girls and Boys’ TRACK MEET @Traer, 4:15

2 - DAY 2: PAL

3 - DAY 3: No PAL

School Nurse Day

4 - DAY 4: No PAL

5 - DAY 5: PAL

Girls and Boys’ TRACK MEET @Conrad, 4:15

May 8 - DAY 6: No PAL

9 - DAY 1: PAL

Girls and Boys’ Conference TRACK MEET @TBD

10  - DAY 2: PAL

Noon Dismissal

Noon Out Schedule

11 - DAY 3: PAL

12  - DAY 4: No PAL

**7th Grade Field Trip to Des Moines**

6th Grade Volunteer Day

May 15 - DAY 5: PAL

16  - DAY 6: No PAL

17 - DAY 1: PAL

18  - DAY 2: No PAL

19 - DAY 3: PAL

May 22  - DAY 4: No PAL

**6th Grade Field Trip Rodgers Park**

7th Grade Olympics

23 - DAY 5: PAL

24   - DAY 6: No PAL

25 - DAY 1: PAL

Periods 1-2: 8th Grade Promotion Practice?

26  - DAY 2: No PAL

GRADES DUE 3:03 p.m.

9:00 - 8th Grade Promotion

11:00 dismissal

Tentative last day of school

May 29

Memorial Day

30

31

June 1

2