2015-2016 Archived News

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Time is running out to order a yearbook!
06/06/2016
8th graders can get a yearbook in the commons after Promotion on Tuesday, June 7th. $15.00 each.
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8th Grade Farewell Dance Volunteers Needed
05/26/2016
8th Grade parents we need your help! Please check out the following Volunteer Spot link to sign up to help or donate.
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Final MAP assessments coming up
05/16/2016
Learners in grades 6-8 will take their third and final MAP assessments during the next few weeks.
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Bilingual Family Night
04/22/2016
Click here to read more about this fun night for Bilingual families
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All School Musical "The Wizard of Oz" Performances coming up!
04/11/2016
Performances will be on April 25-26 (daytime shows for students) and April 27-28 (evening shows for public)
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SOMS Art Show
04/07/2016
Success! Be sure to look at our online photo album for lots of pictures!
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Art Show Food Donations Needed
04/07/2016
The SOMS Art Show Reception is taking place on Thursday, 4/14, from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
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SOMS sixth grader to compete in the state geography bee
03/24/2016
On April 1st, Simon, a 6th grader from SOMS will be competing in the state competition of the National Geographic Geography Bee in Madison, WI.
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Savanna Oaks Spring Break Challenge
03/22/2016
Complete at least 2 articles score 75% -100% between March 25 and April 3.
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YouCubed
03/22/2016
Youcubed is a website from Stanford University that provides parents, teachers and learners with access to lesson plans, math tasks and ways to instill positive math beliefs.
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Penny Wars March 8-11
03/08/2016
SOMS helps to raise money to help Sophia Luna and her family. Sophia is a sixth grader here at Savanna Oaks who is battling cancer.
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Achieve 3000
03/07/2016
School wide gains in Lexile have been both consistent and impressive using Achieve 3000
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Spring Pictures
03/03/2016
March 17th 2016 Order Online Now - Volunteers Needed
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Appreciation of African American History month at SOMS
02/19/2016
What started out as a simple assignment of culture, respect, awareness, and connections turned into a buzz for students sharing information, names, and appreciation.
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Benefit to be held for 6th grade student Sofia Luna
02/11/2016
Sofia Luna is a 6th grade student at SOMS and is currently undergoing cancer treatment. A benefit for Sofia is scheduled for February 21st from 11:30-4:30 at R.P. Adlers at 8202 Watts Rd. in Madison.
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Is your child well enough to be at school?
01/25/2016
As the cold and flu season is upon us, I would like to remind families that we have students in our building with compromised immune systems who are vulnerable to illnesses.
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The Great Kindness Challenge
01/21/2016
January 25-29, 2016 The Great Kindness Challenge is one week devoted to performing as many acts of kindness as possible.
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Allergy Reminders From the Nurse
01/15/2016
When sending in treats, snacks and lunches, please remember that we have many students with food allergies in the schools.
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Math Club at SOMS begins January 13th!
Math Club begins at SOMS
01/11/2016
Interested in having fun with Math? Math is everywhere and we use it every day to solve problems and explore the world. Join others interested in exploring the world of math twice a month at the Middle School Math Club.
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Cultural Arts Celebration is April 15th
01/11/2016
Cultural Arts auditions will be Feb 22nd and 23rd from 3:45 – 5:45 in the Step Room.
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Map Testing Begins at SOMS
01/11/2016
January is our winter testing window and is the second time students in grades 6-8 will MAP test this year.
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Cocoa Concert Success
12/21/2015
SOMS cocoa concert was successful thanks to parent volunteers
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Soms was selected in state-wide workgroup
12/21/2015
SOMS has been invited to participate in a state-wide workgroup
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Announcing the Achieve3000® Winter Holiday Contest
12/17/2015
Students: Keep using Achieve3000 over your holiday break and win an iPod shuffle!*
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End of year charitable giving...
12/15/2015
Savanna Oaks Middle School welcomes tax deductible contributions that support learning.
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ACCESS testing begins for ELL students
ACCESS testing begins for ELL students
12/04/2015
During December we will begin our mandatory, annual English language assessment for bilingual students, called the ACCESS test.
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SOMS Ski and Snowboard Club
12/03/2015
There will be a mandatory parent meeting
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"Helping Hands" holiday gift program
"Helping Hands" holiday gift program
11/20/2015
. Donated gifts will go to VASD children who are in need this holiday season.
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Smiles4Life comes to Savanna Oaks on November 20th!
11/10/2015
SOMS STILL HAS OPENINGS!!! Students Throughout District Receive Preventative Oral Care During School Thanks to Smiles4Life. Smiles4Life is a non-profit, school-based oral hygiene program with the mission to create a community where every child is given the opportunity to receive preventative oral care.
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Join the GO club
11/09/2015
Do you like strategy games?
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Spanish class students celebrated the Day of the Dead
11/09/2015
As Halloween traditions have gained popularity, many children in Latino cultures will go from house to house asking for calaveritas, or these small decorated sugar skulls.
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Food Drive at SOMS is now going on!
11/06/2015
SOMS is participating in the VAHS food drive! Verona Area High School is known in Wisconsin as being the most successful food drive for pounds of food donated to the local pantry. Help VAHS students to help others in need by donating food or money to the annual Food Drive!
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Thanksgiving Food Basket Deadline is Oct. 31st
10/26/2015
The Badger Prairie Needs Network is offering Thanksgiving food baskets to residents of the Verona Area School District.
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Savanna Oaks Wins the Middle School Challenge for Summer Reading/Math Program
10/15/2015
Badger Ridge and Savanna Oaks Middle Schools have, for the last three years, engaged in a competition to see which middle school has the most readers and mathematicians during the summer.
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Ninja Academy at SOMS!
10/01/2015
Ninja Academy, it is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Savanna Oaks Library. 6th, 7th and 8th grade students can come and get help from teachers or use some of the technology in the LMC for school projects and homework.
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All Schools Now on Facebook & Twitter: FOLLOW US NOW!
10/01/2015
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VERONA AREA EDUCATION FOUNDATION TO HOLD CRAFT FAIR NOVEMBER 14th
09/24/2015
Desire booth space for your arts/crafts? Verona Area Education Foundation To Hold Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair
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