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  • LEAD is hosting an information evening for families of current 8th grade students living in the Park Hill District who are interested in learning more about LEAD. The evening will be Monday, December 3rd from 6:30-8:00 at LEAD, 10150 N Ambassador Suite 600, and will include information sessions and a self-guided tour. Current students, parents and staff will be on hand to answer questions and provide information. Students and parents are encouraged to attend.

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Field Trip January 9th, 2018

Please be on the lookout for the permission slip students should be bringing home this week. Permission slips are due Friday, Dec. 20.  We are also looking for volunteers to chaperone this adventure to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. All chaperones must be approved by Central Office. If you are interested in chaperoning please fill out the bottom portion of the permission slip and send it back with your student.  


December Dance


  Spirit Week


Binder Fairy-December

The binder fairy will be coming around this month to make sure students have and are using pencil pouchesEach student should be keeping a pencil pouch stocked with 2 pencils in their binder.  All students that meet those expectations will receive a treat.  Get your binder ready!

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Yearbooks 2018-2019


There’s nothing like getting your yearbook. It’s the limited edition collection of our school’s stories of the year. Let your student share and relive the big events that will make this year special. And if you order now, you will receive 4 free Icons with the purchase of personalization!  Get yours now! 


View our online flier here!


BOOK PRICE: $20.00




End of the Year Awards Criteria


Congress Parents,


We are going to base our end of the year awards for the Congress Awards Assembly on the following point system.  Please talk about this with your student and encourage them to earn as many points as possible. 


Cumulative GPA after third quarter:  3.0 to 3.49 is 1 point, 3.5 to 3.85 is 2 points, 3.86 to 4.0 is 3 points

Only kids with a 3.0 or better for the first three quarters combined will be considered for any award.


School participation or community service is worth 1 point.  There is only one point available for this category.  Students can pick either a school participation activity or do 5 hours of community service.


 Any involvement at Congress that is not required for a class counts for school participation.   
School participation opportunities could include, but are not limited to, the list below.

School play-tried out or were in (not attended)

                National Junior Honor Society- applied or were in

                Stucco- applied or were in

                Student Ambassadors- applied or were an ambassador

                Any Intramurals or club

                Ski club

                Cross Country

                Geography Bee

                Honor Choir- tried out or were in

                Talent Show- tried out or were in (not just attended)

                Weightlifting club

                All district band or solo and ensemble festival

                Tried out or were on the basketball team or were a manager

                Tutor other kids


Community service (5 hours). Students will fill out an online form with this information in April. We will have the link available in teams’ websites and social media pages and will announce it on the morning announcements as time comes. Keep in mind community service does not have to be through a formal organization. Helping neighbors and extended family is encouraged.


Attendance 90% of school days or better is 1 point.


No ISS/OSS is 1 point


2 points get a blue ribbon

3 points gets a bronze medal

4 points gets a silver medal

5 points gets a gold medal

6 points gets platinum


Invitations will be sent home with students who qualify for an award in May.


If you have any questions regarding these criteria or the awards assembly in general, please feel free to contact Beth Weishaar (7th grade counselor) or Bridgett Sissel (8th grade counselor).  





Superhero Movie Club (Hild)

Chamber Music (Stapfer)

Team Trivia (Swanstone)

Get Movin' (Talbert)

8th grade Homework Help (Meier)


Pointless Debate (Meier)

Writing Club (Evers)

Knittin gClub (Quick)

Art Club (Wenzel)

7th Grade Homework Help (Kohmetscher)


Time: 2:45-4:00 

Bus transportation Available



ATTENTION: current 7th and 8th graders

What: Trip to Washington DC/New York next June (2018)

What: Student/Parent meeting to find out the details


Where: Congress Middle School in room 305

Why: A great way to get to visit historical and exciting places with your friends. 

This is not a school-sponsored trip

Check out our Facebook group:  Mrs. Jacob Trip 2020

 Contact: Mrs. Ann Jacob with any questions.  359-6636


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February 9th - Wear your team shirt. 


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