How Many Days Until Spring Break?
16! That’s it! 16!
We’ve made it folks. After spring break is the home stretch. Make it the best trimester possible. Put forth as much effort as you can in your school work and projects. Push forward. You can do it. Keep your head up. Focus.
Thank you parents for taking an interest and participating in Parent/Teacher conferences. Communicating with your student’s teachers is the best way for you to keep up-to-date with class performance, behavior, and support needed for success. If you didn’t get a chance to meet up or call your student’s teacher yet, please give him/her a call to have a conversation about your student.
In celebrating St. Paddy’s day, a bit early, the 3rd graders ran a fundraiser selling yummy minty shamrock shakes. An ENORMOUS thank you to Ms. Knight, our parent coordinator, who rocked making and selling the shakes. Also a thank you to Maestra Laurenzi and her class for assisting in the sale so the 3rd graders can visit the theater.
L’angolo Italiano (Italian Corner)
WISN Shout Outs! The Italian Immersion program at Victory will be wishing you Buongiorno in the early mornings. Make sure to tune in and see some of the teachers and students representing the Italian Immersion program. Maestra Laurenzi’s 3rd graders aired on March 10th, click HERE to see the shout out. Maestro Falsetti, Maestra Zizzo, and Maestra LaGrutta’s shout out can be seen in the upcoming week. A link will be added as soon as it become available. Buongiorno Milwaukee!
The Order of Sons of Italy invited the Italian Immersion program to perform at one of their meetings. February 18th, students from K5 – 6th came out to perform. Thank you to the Italian teachers that came and supported our program, effort, and students. They did amazing!
Victory Italian Immersion was featured in a PBS special, STORIA ITALIANA: MILWAUKEE. The I.C.C. had a sneak preview of the special that featured our program, Maestro Falsetti’s class, as well as Gino and Gianluca Zingales’ interview. Mille Grazie to the Zingales family for your participation and Maestra Zizzo for providing the connection between PBS and Victory Italian Immersion.
STORIA ITALIANA: MILWAUKEE will premiere on MPTV Channel 10 on Monday, February 23, at 9 pm. (It will be repeated on Channel 10 on Tuesday, February 24, at 10 pm, and also be posted on mptv.org after its initial broadcast.)
Victory Eagle Sports Update
Our Co-Ed Volleyball team has made great gains this season. Congrats to your victories and to the lessons learned as a team!
Our Co-Ed Soccer team has grown throughout the season and have played with gusto and spirit. They faced seasoned teams and yet gave it their all every time. Congrats on playing hard team!
Thank you so much to Coach Lampone and Coach Carini for your hard work and dedication to create such wonderful opportunities for our students!
We are currently looking for coaches for our spring sports teams. Please contact the main office and speak to either Mr. Barton or Mr. Ricciardi for more information. Parental support makes awesome things happen. What do YOU want to make happen today? Give a call and help create a lasing experience for our students. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________
Morning Announcements Have Returned!
Thank you to Mr. Barton and Mr. Falsetti’s 5/6 class for their awesome job at keeping the school informed. Click here to watch the latest video.
Need a little encouragement? Check out …
Kid President’s message of Happy New Year! How can you make 2015 awesome?
Kid President – Behind the Scenes Who is Kid President? Find out here!
Attendance is mandatory!
Remember 95% attendance results in a successful educational experience. Strive for excellence and hit that 95%. School Year Calendar is available by clicking here!
Start Time: 7:35 A.M – 2:35 P.M.
Make note of the new times. Students, you MUST arrive to school on time. Being tardy not only disrupts your learning, but also the learning of other students in the classroom. Be courteous and be on time! If you are eating breakfast at school, you MUST go directly to the cafeteria upon arrival. Breakfast is ONLY served from 7:20 – 7:30. Accommodations will be made for late busers by administration. If you stay outside to socialize and play, you will NOT be let in to breakfast late. Be responsible. Be respectful. Be there and be ready!
Behavior Expectations: PBIS
Make sure to review the PBIS, (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) expectations here at Victory. Click here for the Victory’s Eagle Expectations video! HERE IS THE NEW VIDEO! THANK YOU SPENCER BLESI!
Middle School: 7th & 8th Graders
Middle school Parent/Teacher meetings will be taking place this year. Please click Victory 7th-8th Grade Meeting Dates to see the times and dates so that you can participate. Also, it’s never too early to explore high school choices.
Respectful and Appropriate Clothing
Being comfortable and ready for learning is important to both student and teacher. Please remember that you live in Wisconsin, which experiences all four seasons. Students MUST dress appropriately for the weather. Also, please dress respectfully for both yourself and for your fellow students. Clothing that is too revealing, short, tight, or baggy is NOT permitted here at Victory. Parents, take a quick note of your student(s) before they leave and support our school’s mission in respectful and appropriate clothing.
School Supplies List: 2014-15
Parents please click here for a supplies list for your student(s). Remember to add : 4 boxes of tissue, 2 disinfectant wipes, and 2 boxes of gallon size Zip-Loc bags.
These materials are always needed for every classroom and are in high need throughout the year. Please consider asking your child’s teacher if they are in need of more as the year progresses.
Lunch Information: 2014-15
As of now, MPS will be offering free breakfast and lunch to ALL of its students. If you are a cold lunch student and want a milk, you will have to purchase that separately at a cost of $0.40. Please note, if you are going to receive a free lunch just for the free milk, the extra food taken becomes a waste. Please be mindful of your choices.