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February 27, 2017

Link to Pep Rally Bucket Band Performance

Kindness Poster Winners   poster winners
Dr. Seuss

The Swift Student Council would like to invite you to a party for children!!!  We will have read alouds, coloring activities, snacks and more!

Who: Members’ siblings, cousins and friends ages 3-9, and teachers’ children!
Where: Swift Library
When: March 1st
Time: 3:30-4:30 PM
RSVP: By H block February 28th to Mrs. Cunningham or Mrs. Wolf

yearbook order

Believe it or not, June will be here before we know it. This year’s yearbook promises to be a memorable look back at a terrific year in middle school.Ordering your copy has never been easier. Forms (which include an attached envelope) will be distributed in homeroom on Monday, February 13. (Parents, ASK FOR IT!) Students may return the completed form along with payment to their homeroom teacher OR parents may use the easy online process to order (
$16 is all you pay! Don’t miss out on our year full of memories. Order soon.

V Foundation
3 on 3 basketball tournament
March 10th  3pm-5pm
 All proceeds go to cancer research- the V Foundation
Sponsored by Leo Club, Sign up with your homeroom teacher, Mrs. Cunningham or Mrs. Wohlhieter.

Boston 8th Grade Boston Field trip Final Payment Due 

Any student trying out for baseball or softball can
now register online. Registration will be open until March 15th and tryouts will begin the following week. Please visit the Swift athletics page for directions and make sure you have an updated physical on file with the nurse before tryouts begin.

 Eagle Newspaper
Read editions of The Swift Eagle Newspaper online.
All issues are available to read online.
November 2016 Issue is now available to read. Please check it out.

Newspaper Club meetings every Tuesday in room 108. 
All are welcome.  Exceptions-No meeting on 3/21, 4/18

music notes

Before and after school music club schedules

 Wood Shop The second session of the Wood Shop Club will begin on Monday, February 27th.  The club starts after school and ends at 3:30.   There is a late bus available at that time.
 Year book  YEARBOOK CANDIDS- The yearbook committee is looking to compile a wide variety of candids from which to choose for use in this year’s Swift yearbook. Any parent and/or coach who has photos from any fall activity (any of the sports, Honor Society and Leo Club induction, Student Council spirit day, etc.), please send it along digitally to or . Due to limited space, not every photo shared will be used. We will make every effort to be fair in representing the best of Swift 2016-2017.  Thanks from the Yearbook Club!!!!

 Invention Convention InventionConvention
Information/permission slip

 Sports Physicals Sports Physical Forms
 RX medication  Medication Orders - Form for medication to be administered during school year, 2016-17

PTSO is the parent-teacher-student organization for the middle school. Funds raised will support events like STEM night for families in May, field trips including the school-wide spring outing to Quassy Amusement Park, educational programs including Shakesperience, scholarships for two Watertown High school seniors, and more.  

The March PTSO meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the library.  Dr. Carnemolla will present the school budget.  This meeting will replace the originally scheduled March 15 meeting.
The May PTSO meeting will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm.

 Box Tops for Education  Help support our School! Please send in your Box Tops. No need to clip or bundle. 
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School Supply List 2016-17

 District Announcements 

Final Report Concerning Air Quality at Swift

School Calendar 2016-17

·         Friday, June 10, 2016 as the date for graduation exercises for Watertown High School, Class of 2016.
·         Monday, June 13, 2016 as the date for graduation exercises for Swift Middle School.
·         Friday, June 10, 2016 as the date for graduation exercises for Watertown High School, Class of 2016.
·         Monday, June 13, 2016 as the date for graduation exercises for Swift Middle School.
·         Friday, June 10, 2016 as the date for graduation exercises for Watertown High School, Class of 2016.
·         Monday, June 13, 2016 as the date for graduation exercises for Swift Middle School.
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Mary Jean Mangione, Assistant Principal

250 Colonial St
Oakville, CT 06779
Office Hours 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Phone: 860-945-4830
Fax: 860-945-6449
Nurse: 860-945-4835
To report an absence : 860 945-4830

                                     School Schedule
  Normal Day  Single Session  90 Minute Delay  Two Hour Delay
 Students Arrive 7:50-8:05 AM 7:50-8:05 AM 9:20-9:35 AM  9:50-10:05 AM
 Homeroom  8:05-8:10 AM 8:05-8:10 AM 9:35-9:40 AM  10:05-10:10 AM
 Student Dismissal     2:35 PM 12:40 PM 2:35 PM  2:35 PM


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Swift Middle School is a learning community of students, staff, parents, and volunteers dedicated to inspiring each student  to realize his or her full potential.  We are committed to academic excellence based on common standards and expectations. We provide challenging research-based instruction that encourages creative and critical thinking.  In partnership with family and community, we foster the values of integrity and respect in a diverse global society.

Together with parents and the community, Swift Middle School is committed to:

High Academic Expectations
Critical Thinking
Respectful Behavior
Civic Responsibility

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We will never know to what heights we may soar
until first we spread our wings.



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