Cycle Day 3

Attention All Students:  If the temperature is between 21 and 45 degrees you MUST have a minimum of either a sweatshirt or fleece jacket to go outside for recess.  If the temperature drops below 21 degrees there will be no outdoor recess.  Please remember to bring your jacket to recess if you want to go outside during recess!

A reminder to any 7th grade student planning to apply for Studio Art or DDP class – take home tests are due back this week.  Information was emailed home to parents and shared at the meeting held on February 1st.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Beckmann, Mr. Chugranis, Ms. DiPierno or Mrs. Meyers.

Any Business, Makeup, Lighting, or Cast members who would like to join Art Crew in addition to your assigned role, please speak with Mrs. Fodor ASAP!

The make-up date for the second Peer Leadership classroom lesson for 8th grade students is Tuesday, February 26.  Please come to the Auditorium at the end of 3rd period.  If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to Ms. Condon, Mr. Rastelli, or Mr. Amandola prior to Tuesday.

SOMS is looking for a talented 6th or 7th grade student to design the cover of next year’s Agenda Book!  This year’s Agenda Cover Drawing theme invites you to illustrate what inspires someone to be their best self!  Think about your family and community, what inspires you?  What inspires you to make better choices, build healthier relationships, and experience greater well-being? Who inspired you to be your best self? What would that journey look like? This is open for interpretation and creativity.  Entries are due by Thursday, February 28th.  Have a great experience illustrating your inspiration!

The 7th Grade Winter Party is Friday, March 1 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in SOMS Cafeteria and Gym.  There will be Pizza, Dessert, a DJ, a Photo Booth, Ping Pong and Basketball.  The cost is $15 per student.  A signed permission slip is required in order to attend.  Please bring completed and signed permission slip to school with payment (exact cash or checks payable to South Orangetown Middle School PTA).


The Robotics Club will meet Thursday, February 28.

Art for Public Spaces Club meets after school Tuesday, February 26 in Room 187.

On Tuesday, February 26 there will be a SADD Club Meeting in Room 329 and a GSA Meeting in Room 331.

Attention all Italian club members:  The next general meeting of the Italian club will be Wednesday, February 27th from 3:00 – 4:00.  Come celebrate Carnevale and Mardi Gras, make masks and have fun.

The next meeting for the Writing for Publication Club will be on Wednesday, February 27 in Room 225.  Hope to see you there!

On Monday, March 4th there will be an informational meeting in the auditorium for all current grade 7 students interested in becoming a member of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) for the 2019-2020 school year.  The meeting will be held in the auditorium during the second half of 5th period lunch.  The application process will be discussed.  If you are unable to attend please see Mrs. Rutherford or Ms. Condon prior to the meeting.  An application will be given to any interested student at this meeting. All applications are due on Friday, April 5th, 2019.


There is a Girls Lacrosse Meeting on Wednesday, February 27 at 3:00 pm.  Please meet in the school Cafeteria.  The meeting will be 20 minutes.

Date Club Room Comments
Tuesday, 2/26 Science Olympiad 186
Tuesday, 2/26 Gaming & Strategies 230
Tuesday, 2/26 Art Club 189
Tuesday, 2/26 Art for Public Spaces Club 187
Tuesday, 2/26 SADD Club Mtg. 329
Tuesday, 2/26 GSA Club Mtg. 331
Wednesday, 2/27 Writing for Publication Club 225
Wednesday, 2/27 Science Olympiad 186
Wednesday, 2/27 Italian Club Celebrate Carnevale and Mardi Gras
Thursday, 2/28 Creative Writing Club 331
Thursday, 2/28 Yearbook Club
Thursday, 2/28 Robotics Club


Wednesday, 2/27 Girls Modified Lacrosse Meeting 3:00 pm-Cafeteria


Friday, 3/1 7th Gr. Winter Party