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Monday, October 25

The McDowell Middle School Hockey team will be playing North Catholic Tuesday, October 26th, at Erie Bank Sports Park at 6:15 PM. Come out and support our hockey team!

Our Final Cross Country meet will be this Wednesday, October 27th. The Meet is the District Championship at Union City.

The Accelerated Reader Club would like to congratulate and welcome the following students to the 100 Point Club: Daniel Idzik, Amelia Lehr, and William Carlin. We would also like to welcome Shourya Borela to the 500 Point Club - GREAT JOB EVERYONE!!!!

Don't forget to get in your entries for the Reflections Contest and Patriot's Pen essay contest! Entries for both contests are due this week.

Special thanks goes out to all those that helped with and attended our Trunk or Treat last Friday. Great job, Student Council members!!! Special thanks to Mrs. Herlihy, Ms. Yashinski, Mrs. Doyle, Ms. Lanzillo, Mrs. Nelson, Mr. Costello and Ms. Samol with trunks and treats. A thank you also goes out to Mr. Howell for passing out candy, and to Ms. Hamilton and Mrs. Kerr for helping out with concessions. Many thank yous to PTA for all of their support, trunks, treats and organization of the event. A special shout out to those working behind the scenes to keep things organized - Mr. Costello, Ms. Best, Ms. Samol, Mrs. Marcin, Mr. Gustafson and Mrs. Woods. We look forward to many more events in the future. This week we are kicking off Red Ribbon Week - earn points for your Pod throughout the week - pay attention to Announcements and posters throughout the school so that your Pod can win :)

Boys Basketball Open Gyms are 10/27-11/2 - 11/9 and 11/16.

JS Wilson Cheerleaders would like to invite you to Winter Cheer Tryouts! Cheerleading is a great way to show your school spirit, support the JSW Basketball team, get exercise and meet new friends. Anyone interested should stop in the office and grab a flyer. The deadline to register is October 28th, and you must text Coach Michelle Black to express interest. This is for current 7th and 8th graders only. Cheer tryouts will be held Monday, November 1st. Go Trojans!

Millcreek Soccer Fall Clinics for students in grades 1-6 are taking place with a 10 week session (one clinic per week) starting October 18th. Flyers are in the main office with contact information and cost.

The McDowell Trojan Expo will be held on Wednesday, November 17th, from 6-7:30 at McDowell Intermediate High School. This is a great opportunity for our middle school students and their parents to come and learn more about what McDowell High School has to offer. Masks must be worn, arrive early to be self-screened, and please maintain social distancing.

Please remember to donate your socks this Socktober to support our local homeless community. All of the socks donated will be taken to The Erie City Mission. There are boxes in each Pod to place your donation, and Pod spirit points will be awarded for each pair of sock donated. Next Thursday, October 28th, we will have a crazy sock day to support Socktober. Thanks for your support!

Students interested in joining the JSW Ski Club should visit the NEWS section of this website for details and link on how to join.