Friday, September 13, 2019
Good afternoon Eagles: This is your principal, Michelle Kefford with your Friday call. This call will cover events taking place at MSD during the week of September 16th.
This Wednesday, September 18th, at 6:00 pm in the auditorium, we will be hosting a College Financial Aid night for our seniors and their parents. Please visit our website for a flyer with details regarding this event.
On Thursday, September 19th, Eagle's Haven will be showing the film, "Race to Nowhere" for parents only. This film examines the stress put on our youth as a result of competition and over-scheduling. Our SAT/ACT prep sessions continue this Saturday at 9:00 am. Please remember that all spring dual enrollment paperwork is due this Thursday, September 19th, in the guidance office.
FSA and EOC make-up testing will be taking place all week. Students who are required to test have already been notified of their specific testing dates and locations.
I will be starting a lunch program called, "Kefford's Kitchen" where students can sign up to have lunch with me to share ideas, concerns or just chat. I look forward to the opportunity to get to know each and every one of our kids. Sign-ups for this will begin during both lunches on Monday, outside of the cafeteria.
This week, our athletic department has a lot of exciting events coming up. The girls' golf team will compete at Eagle Trace Country Club at 3:30 pm on Monday, September 16th. On Tuesday, our cross country team will compete at Tradewinds park at 4:30 pm and the girls' volleyball team will play at Pompano Beach High School at 4:30 pm. On Wednesday, September 18, the girls' golf team will again tee off at Eagle Trace Country Club at 3:30 pm and the boys will tee off at Coral Springs Country Club at the same time. The swim team will compete at St. Thomas High School, also at 4:30 pm. On Thursday, September 19th, the girls' golf team will tee off at Deer Creek Country Club at 3:30 pm. On Friday, our football team will take on Coral Springs High School at home in the annual "Pig Bowl." On Saturday, September 21st, our cross country team will take part in the Bobcat Invitational at Boca South County Park at 8:00 am.
I hope you all have a wonderful weekend and please remember, Be Positive, Be Passionate and Be Proud to be an Eagle.
Friday, September 6, 2019
Good afternoon Eagle families: This is your proud principal, Michelle Kefford. This is your Friday message, detailing the events that will be taking place at MSD during the week of September 9th.
We want to congratulate this year's Teacher of the Year, Danielle Driscoll and this year's Employee of the Year, Chris DeBerry. We thank these amazing Eagles for all that they provide to our school community.
Our SAT/ACT prep sessions begin tomorrow, September 7th, at MSD. Sessions run from 9:00 am until 10:30 am, with registration beginning at 8:30 am, just outside of room 210. These sessions are free of charge but students must bring a valid ID in order to register.
FSA and EOC make-up tests will be running for the next 3 weeks, beginning on Monday. Students who are required to make up a test have already been notified of their assigned testing dates, times, and locations.
We will be hosting a college information night for our senior families on Tuesday, September 10th at 6:00 pm in our auditorium. Our first SAC meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 11th at 3:15 pm in the Media Center.
Please remember that any junior wishing to take the PSAT must submit the required "opt-in" form to the guidance office by September 13th. This form can be found on our website under the "testing" link. Any student requesting dual enrollment courses must submit the required paperwork by September 19th, to the guidance office.
Please remember that next Thursday, September 12th, is a professional study day. Students will be released at 11:40 am.
There are many sporting events taking place this week. On Monday, September 9th, our girls' volleyball team will play at home at 4:30 pm. On Tuesday, September 10th, our JV football team will take on Coconut Creek High School on their field at 7:00 pm; the boys golf team will tee off at Jacaranda Country Club at 3:30 pm and the girls will tee off at the same time at Coral Ridge Country Club. On Wednesday, September 11th, the volleyball team will play at home at 4:30 pm, the swim team will compete at South Broward High School at 4:30 pm and our cross country team will compete at Quiet Waters park at 4:30 pm. On Thursday, September 12th, the girls' golf team will play at Eagle Trace Country Club at 3:30 pm and our varsity football team will take on the Monarch Knights at home at 7:00 pm.
MSD is working to collect needed items for the victims of Hurricane Dorian who reside in the Bahamas. We are accepting donations tomorrow, September 7th, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm in our bus loop. A list of priority items can be found on our website.
I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend and please remember, Be Positive, Be Passionate, and Be Proud to be an Eagle!
Principal Michelle Kefford
The Weekly Friday Call