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Jacob Marley from Charles DickensChristmas on Carol says:

“I wear the chains I forged in life….. I made it a link by link and a yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will, and on my own free will I wore it.”

Our friend Majd Nasser thought it was a great quote to share. Do you agree? I certainly do.


No Games Club this Friday

Due to it being the last day before break, there will be no Games Club this Friday, Dec. 22.  Games Club will resume on Friday, January 12th, 2018 with all new board games, never played before! Thanks – Mr. Melvin

Battle of the Books 3rd Book Deadline: Friday, Dec. 22

Attention Battle of the Books participants: It’s time to turn in book #3.  Please report to the Media Center WITH YOUR ENTIRE TEAM on Thursday or Friday to turn in your current book and receive your fourth title.  The final due date is 3:00 p.m. on Friday December 22nd. If you do not submit your book by then, you will be disqualified.  Please coordinate with your team members and pick a suitable time to visit the Media Center together.  This is the last day before Christmas break, so turning them in late is NOT an option.  Please plan accordingly.

Math League Contest is back on Feb. 27, 2018

The 2017-2018 Math League Contest at Stout Middle School is back. It will be held at 8:30 am, Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018. Please register by Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 with Mr. Sabra. As well, you can ask your teacher to send your name to Mr. Sabra. Last year you did well. Let’s do better this year. Please click on selected-math-league-rules to see main rules of this contest.

Here are some samples to practice:







GeoBee is back: Thursday, January 25, 2018

GeoBee is back, so get ready on Thursday, January 25, 2018 to bring to the Team Meeting Room all the countries, cities, mountains, rivers, volcanoes, planets, and all other things that you know about the world we live in and work your way to be the School Champ. From there, you can compete to be the State of Michigan Champ, and later, the National Champ.

The prizes are:

1st Prize:         $50,000 College Scholarship and $500 in Cash.

                          Lifetime subscription in National Geographic Society.

2nd Prize:       $25,000 College Scholarship and $500 in Cash.

3rd Prize:        $10,000 College Scholarship and $500 in Cash.

Runner ups:   $500 in Cash for 7 runner-ups.

For more information, please download GeoBee-Bilingual-2017-2018.

Students’ Corner Quote of the Week

Again, our students are making it difficult for me to pick up a winner for the Students’ Corner Quote of the week. Every quote I received was a worthy winner, but I had to pick one, so here it is:

“Don’t complain about things you are not willing to change!”

The quote was sent to us by Sabeha Alnakash who wins a pie. Please let Mr. Sabra know what kind you prefer: Za’atar, cheese, meat, or spinach.

Delicious Cookies from the Vicary Family

The Vicary family dropped off trays of cookies, along with a beautiful card, for our wonderful staff to enjoy. On behalf of our administration, staff, and teachers, THANK YOU.

P.S. the cheese cake tray was delicious and addictive. Our secretaries had to drag me out of the room because I could have devoured the whole thing on my own!!!!


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