Midway Public School students and their art teacher, Mrs. Eva Branvold, were honored by being chosen to make the decorations for the 2012 North Dakota Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C.
Click here to see the official press release.
Click here to see a slideshow about the decorations.
The Midway and Larimore girls’ volleyball teams will be using their upcoming match to support Breast Cancer Research. They will wear pink warmups and various fundraising activities will be conducted throughout the evening. This is the second year of this special partnership with the first event being organized by the Larimore team for the match in Larimore last year. The match is Thursday, October 13 at Midway Public School.
The beginning of the school year is right around the corner. The first day of school at Midway is Wednesday, August 24. Registration days are Wednesday, August 10 from 9:00am – 7:00pm and Thursday, August 11 from 9:00am-4:00pm. If you can’t make those days, please call in advance to make an appointment with a principal.
We’re looking for to great year which will culminate in the celebration of Midway’s 50th year.
Midway will celebrate its 50th Year Anniversary in 2012!!Â A committee of alumni and staff are working on an exciting series of events that will be coordinated with the 125th community anniversaries in Gilby and Forest River. Â A special Kickoff event is planned for this summer. Â A Midway Run/Walk/Ride will take place the morning of Saturday, July 16. Â Food and school tours will also be available. Â Even if you don’t want to participate, come out to watch! Â For more information about this event along with updated information about the 2012 events, click here .
Viktor Viking Visited Midway as part of the Cass-Clay Fuel Up to Play 60 program. Â Midway was a co-winner of the Healthy School’s Makeover Contest, which was held in conjunction with the Fuel Up To Play 60 program. Â A copy of the $3,000 check was presented. Â Victor was part of a special Healthy Eating presentation and then met with students and signed autographs afterwards. Â It was a fun and educational experience! Â Thank you to Cass-Clay, the Midwest Dairy Council, and the NFL for sponsoring this program.
Everybody is invited to the 3rd Bi-annual Midway Wellness Fair. Â This year’s fair will feature over 25 booths and activities. Â It’s scheduled for Monday, April 4 from 4:00-7:00pm. Â Supper will be available. Â Midway is located at 3202 33rd Ave NE, Inkster, ND, between the communities of Johnstown and Inkster. Â Check out this document for more information: Â Wellness Fair Participants
Other upcoming activities include the HS play “Here Comes the Judge”. Â This play will be presented Friday, April 1at 7:00pm. Â Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. The Midway Band Festival concert will be Tuesday, April 5 at 7:00pm. Â This year’s guest director is Benjamin Schneider from Jamestown College. Â Participating bands are from Midway, Fordville-Lankin, Minto, and Drayton. Â This concert is free.
The following activities are planned at Midway School, Inkster, ND. Â The public is welcome to all of these activities.
HS Play: Friday, April 1.Â â€œHere Comes the Judgeâ€.Â Â Â Public performance starts at 7:00pm.Â $5 for adults, $3 for children.
Midway Wellness Fair: Midway sponsors a Wellness Fair every two years.Â The next fair will be 4:00-7:00 on Monday, April 4.Â There will again be over 20 booths set up by area organization with a wide variety of wellness related topics.
Midway Band Festival: This yearâ€™s festival will be held on Tuesday, April 5.Â Bands from Midway, Minto, Fordville-Lankin, and Drayton will be participating.Â The concert will be 7:00 that evening.
Prom: Saturday, April 9, Grand March starts at 8:00pm
. Â This link will take you to Midway’s video that was submitted for the Healthy School Makeover contest. It was developed by Riley Durkin with music by Ben Woods. Â Thanks to votes from patrons, Midway is in line to win as much as $3,000 for lunchroom and PE projects.
March is “Reading Month” at Midway Elementary.Â For the first weekÂ we had “Cowboy Up to Read.”Â The students dressed up in cowboy attire, and classes took turns reading on saddles in the hallway.Â Also, as a special treat, the B & B boys made “cow pies” for all students K-8 to eat.Â Each week we will be celebrating reading with a new theme.Â At the end of the celebration the entire elementary and jr. high will be dancing to the tune of the Black Eyed Peas song “I Gotta Feelin” with Mrs. Mary Ralston singingÂ “Gotta Keep Reading.” (click on any picture to enlarge it)
The 2011 Midway Scholars Fair will take place on Tuesday, March 1, 2011. Â Each
students in grades 6-8 have been conducting in-depth research on a topic of special interest to them. Â At the Scholars Fair, each student will have a booth displaying what he/she learned. Â Each student will also have to present the findings to a panel of judges. Â This fair teaches research skills along with oral and presentation skills.
The schedule for the day is:
Judging in the gymÂ Â 9AM to Noon
Projects open to the publicÂ 1:45PM to 3:20PM
Students go homeÂ 3:30PM
Students return/projects open to the publicÂ Â 6:15PM
Awards ceremony in the gymÂ 7:00PM
Dismantle projectsÂ Â Â 7:30PM
Watch later blogs for results.
The Midway Elementary School students celebrated the the Year of the Rabbit with a Chinese New Years parade on February 17.Â Counselor Douglas Weberg, who has been to China several times, worked with art teacher
Eva Branvold to develop projects for each class.Â The highlight was a parade with its own dragon!