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Title 1 Federal Programs Title 1 Connections: December 2019 Edition
Check out this edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites 
Participation Gift Title I Learning Game Night
Title I teachers, Mrs. Cavalari and Mrs. McLaughlin, hosted a Game Night on November 19.  Students participated in Math Kahoot, Reading Quizlet Live,  Science Quizizz, and Social Studies Jeopardy.  After participating in the games, the families enjoyed a delicious turkey dinner in the school cafeteria.  Each participant received two excellent school resource books. At the end of the night, three lucky participants won door prizes (either a wireless speaker or a rock climbing certificate).  Look for another Game Night in the spring! 
Keystone Exams Winter Keystone Dates and Information
December 3-4 Literature all 11th Grade
December 5-6 Algebra
December 9 Algebra Make-Ups
December 10-11 Biology
December 12-13 Biology Make-Ups
Parent and Guardian Information Sheets are attached. 
 
Instant Admission Student LCCC Instant Admissions
38 seniors participated in LCCC's Instant Admission Day on October 30th. 
Instant Admissions Instant Admissions Day
Great day for Meyers’ students. Instant admission day for Wilkes University, Kings College and college Misericordia. Congratulations to all students who participated! 
Pennsbury Winners Speech and Debate Compete at Pennsbury
Twenty-two members of the Meyers Speech & Debate team competed at the annual William Tennent Speech & Debate Tournament held at Pennsbury High School in Fairless Hills on Saturday, November 2.
Five members of the team achieved elimination rounds in competition with approximately 400 students from 25 students from throughout New Jersey and eastern and central Pennsylvania.
Award winners photo:
Left to right:  Erin Akoute (6th place JV prose); Jacinda Miller (2nd place JV poetry); Ayele Kouevi (6th place JV Poetry); Tess Welles (5th place JV dramatic performance);and, Samaria Brown ( declamation semi-finalist)
 
October Students of the Month October Students of the Month
The winners for the month of October-7th grade student: Chloe Degraffenreid ; and 8th grade student: Robin Pichardo.

The Wolfpack community is proud to call these students family, as they excel in values and manners, in addition to academics.  
Shown, from left to right: Mrs. Sarah Edwards, 7th and 8th Grade Teacher/Student of the Month Advisor;  7th grade Student of the Month, Chloe Degraffenreid; 8th Grade Student of the Month, Robin Pichardo; Mrs. Megan Rovelli, 7th and 8th Grade Teacher/Student of the Month Advisor; and Mr. Robert Watkins, Senior High Principal.
 
Speech and Debate team Speech and Debate Victorious
The Meyers Speech & Debate team opened its 2019-20 season by winning the championship of the Colonel Kickoff Classic hosted by Wilkes University on Saturday, October 26.
From left to right, first row:   Andre Roberson, Joseph Matthews, Tio Marello, Nicholas Wiley, Michael Andrews, Anthony Martinez, and Sam Conklin;
Second row:  Erin Akoute, Chloe DeGraffenreid, Carlos Buestan, Samaria Brown, Michaela Barney, Jacinda Miller, Ayele Koueve, Gavin Nichols, Tess Welles
Third row:  Angel Estrella, Kevin Welles, Erin Cook, Kayla Tyndall, Brooke Chapple, Natalie Rose, and Cheyenne Zyskowski.