November 21, 2016

It's November 21

NM Knows

A Brunch of Good Food

The Steps and Achieve programs served their annual Thanksgiving meal this week, and for the first time parents were invited. It was great to see our students, staff, and families enjoying a brunch of homemade waffles, bacon, quiche, fresh fruit, french toast, as well as assorted cheeses and nibbles.

This year the theme of the meal was ‘Thanksgiving Brunch,’ which contrasted with the more traditional ‘Foods we are thankful for’ theme last year. In line with their community living curriculum, students plan the menu, purchase the ingredients, cook the meal, and plan the decor. 

Powder Puff

Freshman vs. Sophomores


The sophomore class made a second half comeback to clinch the win over their younger freshman counterparts.

Juniors vs. Seniors


The juniors defeated the seniors in a close game, powered by great coaching, great teamwork and a last minute touchdown

So Good You Might Lose Your Head! (Macbeth pun)

Congratulations to the outstanding cast of 16 that have dedicated their time for months to make this weekends performances one's that you didn't want to miss. Led under the direction of teacher Paul Thompson, these individuals presented Shakespeare's Macbeth with a modern day twist that was truly a pleasure to watch.

Mrs. Blake's B-Block stage craft class aided in the performance, creating the play bill ad set, acting as stage crew, doing hair and make-up before the play, and running the lighting and sound effects.

The NM Robotics Team competed at North Andover High School on Nov 19. They  went 5-1 in qualifying rounds finishing 3rd out 43 teams.

In Other News...
  • Winter sports tryouts will be the week of the 28th
  • This Tuesday and Wednesday will be early release days
  • Congratulations to the students this weekend who were selected forCentral District All-State for band or chorus
  • Mr. NM will be on Friday, December 2nd
  • Relay for Life is hosting a Hats On Day for this Wednesday, November 23.Bring $1 to wear your hat and support Relay for Life. Money will be collected in your A block class.

Coming up in NM Knows

Due to the Thanksgiving break NM Knows will not be publishing Monday, November 28th.

  • The next addition will feature a description of last week's assembly, "Unguarded- A conversation with Chris Herren", along with student interviews.

We hope everyone has a very safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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