Middle School Updates 10-29-18

Movie Night - Incredibles 2

The VLT is hosting a K-8 Movie Night on Friday, November 9, at 6:00 p.m. in the gym. Next week students will be able to enter a poster contest to help advertise the event. Movie Night is for students, families and friends. Parents, please note this is not a drop-off event. All students, including those in middle school, must have a parent/guardian in attendance.


  • Free admission

  • 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.  Pizza for purchase

  • 6:30 p.m.  Movie begins

  • Other snacks available for purchase throughout the event

Poster Contest:

All students are welcome to enter the movie-themed poster contest (created on their own time, outside of class). Posters are due in the office by Monday, November 5. Students will vote on the posters and two winners will be awarded. Winners will receive a prize at the event! What should student posters entail?

  • Movie Theme: Incredibles 2

  • It should be on standard 8.5 x 11” paper

  • It must include the event date and start time:  Friday, November 9, at 6 p.m.

  • It should encourage students to “Invite your friends.”

Skating For Grades 3-8

Our annual skating trip to Skate Tiffany's in Puyallup will take place on Wednesday, October 31, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Parent chaperones are welcome; you can skate for free or observe from the sidelines.

Summit Showcase Night

On Tuesday, October 30, we will hold a Summit Showcase Night to give students a chance to share some of their work and demonstrate how the platform works. The event will be from 6:30-7:30 in Mrs. Shannon's classroom in the high school building (watch for the signs). All 7th and 8th graders are expected to attend.

VLT Community Meeting

Please join us today, Monday, October 29, at 1:45 p.m. for the VLT K-8 Community Meeting. We will meet in the 300 bldg Cafe. We welcome anyone who would like to help plan or volunteer at November's Movie Night.

Knowledge Bowl

The Knowledge Bowl will be Tuesday, November 6, at CCA. The competition will include Zion, Faith Lacey, Peace and CCA. We will have a round robin tournament (each team will play each other twice). The 5th/6th grade competition will take place downstairs in the lunchroom, emceed by Ms. Margene Koch. The 7th/8th teams will compete in the gym, emceed by Mrs. Acuña.

Enchanted Forest Book Fair

Shop early for Christmas or birthday gifts, or for reading time at home through our book fair.

You can catch a preview or do online shopping or see the book fair handout given to the students.

On Monday, October 29, students will have an opportunity to preview the books and bring home their “wish lists.” Teachers will also select books that they would like in their classroom library; please consider purchasing their selections as a classroom gift.


  • Poster contest: Spend $15 in a single transaction to be entered into a drawing for a free poster.

  • Guessing jar contest: Guess the number of unicorn food in the jar.

  • All for Books Classroom Competition: A 50¢ or more donation to All for Books will benefit children in need. In addition, the classroom with the most class participation wins a Rice Krispies Squares party.

  • I Wish I Could Win Contest: Each student has the opportunity to enter in the drawing for a free Book.

Important Middle School Updates:

10/31 - 3-8 Skating Party 12:30-2:30 p.m.

11/1 - K-8 Noon Dismissal for Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences

11/2 - K-8 No School for Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences

11/5 - Picture Retakes