The seventh grade was the top selling grade with sales of $1,777.75. Top individual sellers were: Grade 8, Emma Coolidge; Grade 7, Michaela Sable; and grade 6, Molly Gallagher. Congratulations to all, and thanks to all who supported our drive.
Ems Pride Team Makes Strides - The Epping Middle School Pride Team of students, faculty, staff, and their families raised over $4,000 for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. The team participated in the 5-mile walk from Memorial Field in Concord on October 20.
The Epping Pride Team, organized by teacher, Pat Weisberg, consisted of the following: Darby Dwyer, Laura Duguie, Madison Downing, Mr. DeGruttola and family, Stephanie DeFrancesco, Mr. Bowden, Morgan Shanley, Katelyn Nichols, Alison Nee, Gracia Jordan, Addison Bickford, Lexi Kailey, Gabby Hughes, Josie Wentworth, Ava Montalbano, Makayla Swidrak, Sam Prince, Sarah Parenteau, Becky Milbury, Jenna Emma Coolidge, Megan McFadden, Katie Pelletier, Kayla Wells, Ms. Weisberg and family, Ashlyn Vensel, Maylee Gagnon, Mrs. Smith, MacKenzie Newman, Meagan Marasca, Haley Pelletier, Anna Re, and Ms. MacFarland and family. The top fundraisers were Sarah Parenteau and Ashley Vensel collecting $800 and $500 respectively.
Students and faculty participating in the walk wore their Making Strides Shirts to school on Fri., October 19. EMS faculty and staff donated their $5.00 contribution for the privilege of wearing jeans to work on Fridays during the month of October to Making Strides.
Thank you and congratulations to all participants and those who donated!
Turkey Raffle - To offset the ever-rising price of their Washington, DC trip, EMS eight graders will be raffling off five turkey dinners “with all the fixin’s”. Each meal includes: a 20-25 pound turkey, potatoes, squash, stuffing, rolls or roll mix, canned vegetables, cranberry sauce, gravy, mixed nuts, and homemade pies from the Iron Chef class.
All items are donated by EMS faculty and staff, allowing each student to use all the money he/she collects from ticket sales, to go directly to offsetting the price of the trip. Tickets are $1.00 apiece or six for $5.00. Tickets will be sold through November 22, the day of the drawing.