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Nitschmann Middle School Weekly Update

100 Years of Learning @ Home of the Nitschmann Nation

Sunday, December 12, 2021, to Sunday, December 19, 2021

Download the BASD App and select “Nitschmann” to receive all alerts to your phone. 

BASD Covid Mitigation Level (link to BASD) – Tier 3 (Universal masking for all students & staff, grades PreK-12)

  • 2nd Q IPR Reporting – 2nd Quarter IPRs will be available on Wednesday, 12/15 on the Home Access Center and mailed to your homes. 
  • Home Basketball Games – Reminder to all students that to attend a varsity home basketball game, students will need to be with an adult or a signed up member of the student section with Mrs. Pogue. Masking is required indoors at all games. 
  • 2021-2022 NMS Yearbooks now on sale! Cost:   $30.00–NOW through January 14th–DISCOUNT $36.00–January 15-28. Due Date:  Orders must be submitted by Friday, January 28, 2022. Two Ways to Order:   1. Online: Go to:  yearbookordercenter.com Enter NMS Code: 5049 OR 2. In-School Order Form: Fill out the bottom portion of this form, and place the money and order form in an envelope labeled with the student name and homeroom. Turn in all forms to your homeroom teacher by Friday, January 28, 2022. Make checks to Nitschmann Middle School.

***Links to Review ******************************************************************************

BASD Parent Portals Link (Schoology, Home Access Center, SchoolCafe, etc.)

BASD 2021-2022 Calendar

***Weekly Schedule & Highlights @ BASD NMS Event Calendar*****************************************

See all long-term events on our BASD NMS Event Calendar on the BASD Website

DayDateCycle DayNotes
Wednesday12/153Lion’s PrideNitschmann Winter Choral Concert 7:00 PM Auditorium2nd Quarter IPR Available Online & Distributed by US Mail
Thursday12/164TeamSchool Winter Concert 8:30 am for Students
Friday12/175LEADUgly Holiday Sweater Day!
DayDateCycle DayNotes
Monday12/206Lion’s Pride
Wednesday12/222NoneElf Day11:30am Dismissal for Students/Afternoon Teacher In-Service
Thursday12/23No School for Students – Winter/Christmas Holiday
Friday12/24No School for Students – Winter/Christmas Holiday

***School-wide Announcements ************************************************************************

BASD eNews from Dr. Roy – This week’s BASD eNews contains:

Information on applying for the Superintendent’s full-tuition scholarship to Moravian University and East Stroudsburg University. Seniors apply today!

Highlighted BASD Staff and Students

-BASD Students of the Week from Spring Garden Elementary School

-BASD Staff of the Week from Farmersville Elementary School

-Built by Bethlehem Graduate of Liberty High School Class of 2003

Videos from East Hills and Nitschmann Winter Concerts.

I hope you enjoy the BASD eNews from Dr. Roy.

Schoolwide Library Services (Werkheiser) lwerkheiser@basdschools.org for help with books or services. 

The library website is full of resources for students. 

The Lion’s Den School Store (Roufakis & Evancho) – The school store is selling 100th Birthday shirts to celebrate Nitschmann’s birthday. They are $10.  Be sure to get yours and your child’s to wear to all of this year’s special events.  Help us celebrate 100 years of Lion’s pride!

***Student Services Updates ************************************************************************

Contact Members of the Student Services Team by email: Mrs. Woodson, Assistant Principal; Mrs. Scott, SSC Guidance Secretary; Mrs. Falcone, SSC Attendance Secretary

6th Grade: Mr. Kehler’s Counseling Google Site for Students  Donate:Library Equity, A Quiet Place, Hanging around

7th Grade: Mrs. Hipp’s Counseling Google Site for Students

8th Grade: Ms. Stewart’s Counseling Google Site for Students

Tutoring Opportunity through Bethlehem Area Public Library

***Core & Encore Team Updates *********************************************************************

Team Lafayette (6th) (Twitter @NMSLafayette Team Leader Mrs. Hackman)   See our welcome letter on the NMS Website!  Congratulations to our Pride of the Lions winners for the month of November: Elijah Marabel, Isabella Gonsalves.  Next week is the start of our Holiday’s Around the World Presentations.  We look forward to the presentations that will let us know about cultures and traditions of countries from around the world.  Check in with your students to see how their projects look… even ask them to present to you as practice!  Science tests on Tectonic Plates will be Monday.  All study materials are in Schoology.  Bring library books Monday as well.  

Team Lehigh (6th) (Twitter @NMSTeamLehigh/ Facebook @NitschmannTeamLehigh Team Leader Mrs. Oliver) See our welcome letter on the NMS Website!  IPR’s will be arriving home this week. Please review these with your child and discuss how they are progressing toward the goals they made for their student led conference.  Anyone with grades that are not in good standing should contact that teacher to see what they can do to get the grade up.  Continue to monitor your grade reports to look for missing assignments and/or assignments that need to be remediated. 

Christmas is coming!!  Pencils and Calculators make great stocking stuffers!!!

Team Moravian (6th) – (Twitter @NMSTeam Moravian/Facebook@NMSTeamMoravian Team Leader Mrs. RoufakisSee our welcome letter on the NMS Website!  Congratulations to our November Pride of the Lions: Ireland Brennan and Erik Peterson! We are proud of you!

Mid-quarter is upon us and IPRs will be out soon.  Make sure to check Schoology for any missing assignments.  Should you need any extra help, just check with one of your teachers to make arrangements to either come before school or stay after.  Sniffle season is starting.  If you would like to send tissue donations in, it would be greatly appreciated.  Also, please make sure your child has a supply of pencils and other everyday items.  Many students are coming unprepared without supplies. PLEASE make sure your child has a scientific calculator.  Many of my personal ones have gone missing and I don’t have many extras left to share.  Every student needs their own calculator.  He/She will use it every year through high school.

Team Kutztown (7th)(Twitter @TeamKutztown)  – Science (Mr. Pearson) – This week students will learn how to write a hypothesis and identify the independent, dependent, and controlled variables in an experiment.  

English (Mrs. Gómez) – This week we will continue working on the dramatized version of A Christmas Carol.  Students will be taking an open book test on the story sometime this week. Novel Overview Form #3 will be due on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. 

English (Mr. Falteich) – Students will complete their pronoun dialogues on Monday. On Wednesday, students will compete in class spelling bees. Students will also read and discuss O. Henry’s, “The Gift of the Magi.”

Social Studies (Mr. Danyi) – There will be a quiz on the map of South America on Friday.  We will begin studying the culture of Latin America. Math (Mrs. Evancho) – On Monday we will be looking at a midtopic assessment for Pds. 2,3,6 and 9.  This will cover Lessons 3.1 – 3.3.  Period 8 will be finishing up Unit 4 with simple interest and ready for a test on Friday.

Team Penn State (7th) (Twitter @NMSPennState/Facebook @NMSTeamPennState/ Instagram pennstatenms Team Leader Mrs. GetzUGLY SWEATER FRIDAY – students are encouraged to wear an ugly sweater. This can be a holiday sweater, but doesn’t have to be. Students can also be creative and “create” their own ugly sweater. Mrs. Markovic (social studies) – There will be a quiz on the map of South America on Friday.  We will begin studying the culture of Latin America. Mr. Downey (ELA) –  We will have a test on Wednesday, 12/15 about the book, Flesh and Blood So Cheap.  We are having a class spelling bee at the end of the week.     Mrs. Getz (ELA) – This week, we will read “A Christmas Carol. The students will complete a mini “interview project” about Scrooge. Mrs Lafey (Math) –     Periods 3,6 and 9 will have a quiz Monday on Sections 3-1 – 3-3.  After that, they’ll start working with applications of the percent equation like percent change and percent error.  Periods 2 & 8 will be learning about calculating simple interest and should be prepared for a unit test on Friday.  Mr. Khalife (Science) – There will be a short quiz on Tuesday on how to use the microscope, the different parts of it, and the different types. Then, we will start talking about the steps of the scientific method at the end of the week.  

Team DeSales (8th) (Team Leader Mrs. Pogue):   Instagram @NMSTeamDSU8  

DONATIONS REQUESTED: We will be building STEM gingerbread houses the week of 12/20. We would LOVE any donations of candy (gum drops, mints, creatures, m&m’s, etc)  or frosting to help deck out our masterpieces. Please send any items in by Friday 12/17. THANK YOU in advance for helping our creative minds! 

History: Your student should be well underway with their  Oral History project. This project is DUE DECEMBER 16th at the start of class. The assignment is posted in schoology with the grading rubric.    Mrs. Tannous and Mrs. Pogue’s ELA classes: Monster test on Monday! Use your study resources that are posted on Schoology.  For the rest of the week, we will do a non-fiction article jigsaw and start your creative project on Monster. Science: We will continue our study of atoms; there will be a quiz midweek. Math: Algebra- working on linear equations. Math 8: introduction to Algebra. 

Team Northampton (8th) (Twitter @TeamSpartanNMS Team Leader Mrs. HoodSee our welcome letter on the NMS Website!    The Bethlehem Public Library offers FREE tutoring Monday through Friday from 4:00-6:00pm.  This AWESOME opportunity is put on by Moravian University students!  You can drop off your child for any length of time to get any help in any subject they may need!   Please email Mrs Hood or call the BAPL if you would like more informationIn Mrs. Wallach’s ELA class, we are continuing to read our novel The Outsiders. Students have read chapter four and are working on character development and plot. Continue to check Schoology for grades and updates. In Mrs. Hinkel’s ELA class, we will wrap up our discussion of “Abuela Invents the Zero” and read “So where are you from?” We have a quiz on pronoun uses scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 15. Advanced Math students will continue to discuss / practice calculating Slope and will be introduced to the Slope Intercept Form.  Math 8 students will continue to discuss / practice Equivalent Ratios, Unit Rate and Solving Proportions. Algebra 1 students will take their Unit 2 test on Wednesday, and will start Unit 3 Relations and Functions.   In History, Students will be learning the connection between the Writs of Assistance  of colonial time and the 4th Amendment today.  We will also explore both perspectives of the Boston Massacre.  Students will watch a clip from John Adams The Miniseries on this topic.  In Science,we will begin the Annual Element Fashion Show. Information was given Friday in Schoology. Further information as well as picking elements will be Monday (12/13). Research and runway description will be worked on all week.  All work is due FRIDAY 12/17. Costumes for the Fashion Show do not need to be complete and ready until the day of the show which is Tuesday DECEMBER 21. Students will change into costumes at school and then back into regular school clothes after their class period is over. 

Team Pitt: (Encore Health and PE, and All 30 day rotation classes) (Team Leader Mrs. Long) (Twitter @NMSTeamPitt) See our welcome letter on the NMS Website!  ALL classes will be in the gym through holiday break. As of Dec 1st, all students are required to wear sneakers that tie for PE class. (No uggs, crocs, slides, slip on vans). If a student wears crocs, they will sit out and receive no credit due to the safety concern of themselves and other students around them. 

Family Consumer Science (FCS) – Mrs. Woodring’s students will be starting the rotation in the sewing room. Sixth and seventh grade students should bring in $7 for fabric ASAP. We will need to finish our sewing projects before leaving for Christmas break. If any students from Rotation 2 need to complete their sewing projects, they may come after school to do so.

Team Bloomsburg (Encore World Language and Library) (Twitter @NMSBloomsburg / Team Leader Dr. Sierra)- Remember to check Schoology for any missing assignments and to email your teacher w/ any questions.  Six grade students do not switch languages until Dec.  Grade 7 and 8 are in their language for 2 years (all year long).

***Extracurricular Activities************************************************************************

Is your child interested in an after-school club or activity? Email the advisor for more information!

AM Basketball (Advisor Dr. Mayes) None at this time.  

Anime Club (Advisors Ms. Fehr/Mrs. Wallach)  Our next club meeting is Monday, December 13, in room 104 after school from 3:05-4:00. We will vote for our drawing contest. New members are always welcome!

Art Club (Advisor Mrs. Lund). Art Club will be held afterschool on Mondays from 3:05-4:05 starting October 4. No more applications will be accepted …the spaces are filled ! Art Club will NOT meet on Monday Nov. 1, Nov. 22 and Nov. 29.

Artsmart @ Banana Factory (Advisor Mrs. Lare)  No program this semester.

Environmental Club (Advisor Ms. Stewart) The Environmental Club will host its next meeting on Monday, December 6th after school in room 013. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Our club is also hosting a holiday fundraiser with Boon Supply! 40% of all proceeds will fund our club initiatives. Please consider supporting our fundraiser by making a purchase via the following link: https://www.boonsupply.com/1194566  Thank you!

We hope to see you there!

French Club – (Advisor Mrs. Lare)  In honor of Halloween, French Club learned about The Paris Catacombs and Cities of the Dead in New Orleans. Fun but not for the faint of heart!  –  French Club is filled.

German Club (Advisor Mrs. Sofka) German club will meet on Day 1 during Lion’s Pride. German club is full. Our next meeting is Monday, December 13th  and we will be celebrating Skt. Nikolaus Tag!!! Did he bring treats or twigs??? This is the last meeting before Winter break.

Fitness Club ( Advisor Mrs. Oliver)  None at this time. 

FCS/DIY Club (Advisor Mrs. Hoffman) None at this time. 

Glee Club (Advisor Mrs. de Vries) (@ldevriesmusic) | Twitter Now accepting new members! No audition needed. Contact Mrs. de Vries. Please scroll down to the very bottom of the newsletter for more information and current schedules.  Click here to see our choral groups in action!

Intramurals (Advisor Mr. Ortwein)  None at this time. 

Lacrosse Intramurals: (Advisor Ms. Weinert ) Tee shirts are still available if you would like to purchase them. Please see Ms. Weinert if you would like one. 

Leadership Council (Advisor Mr. Kocon) ALL Students need to Register for the Walk-A-Thon!!! (See flyer above)

Lion Service Club (Advisor Mrs. McLaughlin)  Lion Service Club started this past week. We had a great kick off. Students still  interested in joining the Lion Service Club should pick up a permission slip and information sheet in Mrs. McLaughlin’s room 209. Lion Service Club will be after school the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month until 3:45.We will be working on activities such as organizing our 2nd Annual Blood Drive, The Clothing Closet, cards for the elderly for the holidays, etc.  Hope to see you there. 

Lion’s Pride (school newspaper)  (Advisor Mrs. Werkheiser) Student journalists chose their topics for our second issue. They are developing questions and conducting interviews. 

Mathcounts (Advisor Mrs. Lafey

MathCounts is a nationwide mathematics enrichment and competition program.  Students in grades 6,7, and 8 are welcome to participate.  Students involved in MathCounts will have the opportunity to work both independently and with other students on challenging problems.  Our top students will earn the right to represent Nitschmann at the chapter competition in February where we face off against lots of other schools in the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos and have the opportunity to win awards like college scholarships. 

We meet on Thursdays after school in room 213 until 4:00.  New students are welcome!

This is the link to the information form (it can also be submitted on the paper students brought home). https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeBcDyBIlx9O4QlCOTgOXQB798KU8j_yrv-xLFHjU6NITE_sw/viewform?usp=sf_link

National Junior Honor Society  (Advisors Mrs. Wallach/Mrs. Druckenmiller) (Twitter-@Njhs_Nitschmann; Instagram- @Njhs_Nistchmann ) The members are planning our next service project based on collection of items for the animal shelter. Listen for announcements and please donate! We will collect items up until 12/17. Please check Schoology for updates from the group. 

Nitschmann Dramatics (Advisor Mrs. Hriniak) Monday all Cast.  Tuesday no rehearsal. Wednesday no rehearsal (orchestra/jazz concert).  Thursday Crew & House.  Friday all Cast.  Check your email for schedule, details, and updates!

Nitschmann Singers (Advisor Mrs. de Vries) (@ldevriesmusic) | Twitter Please scroll down to the very bottom of the newsletter for more information and current schedules.

Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) (Advisor TBA) None at this time. 

Photography Club (Advisor Ms. Krause) No photo club on the 13th, Holiday Party is the 20th. Please remember to bring in food/treats. The following students have signed up to bring: Cupcakes- Taryn, Brownies-Ariana, Pretzels- Abbie B., Goldfish- Abby, Chips-Ava, Hot Chocolate-Kaylee, Cookies-Briana. Please also send Bokeh photos from last weeks workshop ASAP.

Reading Olympics (Advisor – Mrs. Nonnemacher  )     We will meet this Wednesday, December 8th and next Wednesday, December 15th. That will be it until we come back from our holiday break.  Our first meeting once we are back is Wednesday January 12, 2022. Make sure the students are reading the Reading Olympics books and writing summaries over the holiday  break! We will continue meeting Wednesdays after school until 4:00 P.M. in the library. See Mrs. Nonnemacher, Mr. Pearson or Mrs Wekheiser in the library if you have any questions.

Riding for Focus (Advisors Mr. MillerMr. Bellucci, and Mrs. Getz )  Day 1 / Period 1 meetings for new riders

The Lion’s Den School Store  (Advisors Ms. Roufakis & Mrs. Evancho) If you are interested in working at the school store, please fill in this application https://forms.gle/47drkQ2612wpD6CE8 We will be opening the store soon.

**Ski & Snowboard Club (Advisors Mr. Downey and Mrs. Druckenmiller) -Passes were handed out on Friday.  Our first meeting on the snow is 1/3/2022.   Please email with any questions.  I am looking forward to meeting you at the Lower Lodge.  Think snow!

Spanish Club  (Advisor Dra. Sierra)- We will meet during activity periods on Day 1 and Wednesdays until 4:15 pm.  

Student Lighthouse ( Advisors Mr. Kocon / Mrs. McLaughlin / Mrs Markovitz)-. 

Step Team (Advisor Dra. Sierra)  –   Shirt money must be turned in ASAP.  Due to unforeseen circumstances, we can not participate in the BIA Christmas show this Sunday.

Strategy Club (Advisor Mr. Kehler) Strategy Club has started!! We meet Mondays after school in the Large Group room by the Cafeteria.  Join us for Play and/or Discussions of Board Games both Classic and New; RPG, Card, and any other games.  Teachers, you are welcome to join us to enjoy a level playing field interaction with your students.

Yearbook (Advisor Mrs. Markovic & Mrs. Gomez)-Love to draw? Show off your artistic ability and creativity by entering the 2021-22 yearbook cover contest. Please include our theme of 100 years of Nitschmann in your artwork. 

~The winner will not only see their artwork on the cover of this year’s book, but also win a free yearbook. 

~Please submit your artwork to Mrs. Gómez or Mrs. Markovic in rooms 204 or 215. 

***Lions/Lady Lions Athletics Updates (Twitter @NMS_Athletics)*****************************************


Cheerleading (Head Coach Mrs. Long kllong@basdschools.org)

Cheerleading tryouts for 7th and 8th graders for the winter sports season will be held Monday-Wednesday next week Nov. 15-17th from 3:05-4:30. Any cheerleader who makes the team will need to obtain a physical or get a recertification form signed by December 1st.


Boys Football (Head Coach Mr. Shemanski  mshemanski@basdschools.org; Asst. Coach Mr. Villani, mvillani@basdschools.org

Co-Ed Cross Country (Head Coach Miss Schwartz lschwartz@basdschools.org)

Girls Volleyball (Head Coach Mrs. Hinkel ahinkel@basdschools.org)

Girls Field Hockey (Mr. Burzynski bburzynski@basdschools.org)


Dates below will be adjusted due to the changes on Monday 11/22 & 11/23. An updated list will be provided next Sunday or as soon as it is available.

Boys MS Basketball (Head Coach Mr. Wills)

Monday, December 13th – Home vs. Whitehall

Wednesday, December 15th – Home vs. Easton

Thursday, December 16th  – Away @ Nazareth

Girls MS Basketball (Head Coach Mr. Ortwein jortwein@basdschools.org)

Monday, December 13th – Away @ Whitehall

Wednesday, December 15th – Away @ Easton

Thursday, December 16th  – Home vs. Nazareth

Boys & Girls LHS HS Wrestling (Head Coach Mr. Hall)


Girls MS Softball (Head Coach Mr. Kocon ekocon@basdschools.org)

Co-Ed MS Soccer (Head Coach Mr. Rodenbach srodenbach@basdschools.org )

 ***Nitschmann Middle School Performing Arts Department Updates**************************************

Nitschmann Middle School Instrumental Music Website (Click Here!)

Mr. Daniel Zettlemoyer, Instrumental Music 


Monday, December 13

Early morning band 7:15am – *Students need their bell covers and playing masks

*Choral students should attend choral rehearsal

Day 1 Jazz band rehearsal 8:30am. *Students need their bell covers and playing masks

Tuesday, December 14

Early morning orchestra 7:15am

*Choral students should attend choral rehearsal

Wednesday, December 15

Early morning jazz band 7:15am *Students need their bell covers and playing masks

*Choral students should attend choral rehearsal

Thursday, December 16

Early morning band 7:15am – *Students need their bell covers and playing masks

*Choral students should attend choral rehearsal

Friday, December 17

Early morning orchestra 7:15am


Tuesday, December 14: NIMAS general membership meeting 7:30pm (Link available on the Cut Time calendar)

Wednesday, December 15: NMS Choral Concert 7pm Nitschmann Auditorium

January 10-14: Band chair auditions during lessons

Wednesday, January 19: NIMAS general membership meeting 7:30pm

February 1 & 2: All-City Band rehearsal (Selected students only)

Wednesday, February 16: NIMAS general membership meeting 7pm

Winter color guard performance 8pm NMS gymnasium


ALL students need to bring their chromebook to lessons.


Parent Volunteers:

Parents, we are in need of volunteers for upcoming events during October and the remainder of the year. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR BACKGROUND CHECKS on file in the Nitschmann office in order to volunteer.

Click on the following link to find information on what clearances you need and how to apply for them.



The general membership meeting minutes from November 17 have been posted to your Cut Time profile under the FILES/DOCS tab, NIMAS General Membership Meeting Minutes, and then find the month you are looking for.


You can purchase the group marching band and color guard photos that were taken before the Bethlehem Halloween Parade from Christmas City Studios using the following link. Click Here to View/Order your Nitschmann Band Group Photos 21-22 


We are collecting new children’s books to donate to the Levar Burton literacy foundation in coordination with Mr. Zettlemoyer’s performance in the Tournament of Roses Parade. Levar Burton is the Grand Marshal of the parade this year and the service project the band directors marching band has chosen is to donate books to Levar Burton’s foundation. We are collecting books through Friday, December 17th.

Masks are required to enter any BASD building at this time. There is a growing number of music students arriving for rehearsal without a mask for school. 

Band and jazz band students MUST have their blue performance mask for rehearsal. A replacement mask costs $12.

ALL wind players must have their instrument bell cover for rehearsal. Replacement costs for bell covers are listed below.

Replacement Bell Cover

  • 3” (Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon) $11.25
  • 5” (Trumpet, Alto Sax, Bass Clarinet) $11.75
  • 6” (Tenor Sax) $14.25 
  • 8” (Trombone, Baritone Sax) $12.25
  • 10” (Mellophone, Baritone, Euphonium, Bass Trombone) $16.25


Gertrude Hawk Candy Fundraiser  – Click for details (OFFERED ALL YEAR)

Grocery store gift cards – GIANT, WEIS, SHOPRITE – Click for details  (OFFERED ALL YEAR)

Gift cards are sold in $100 increments. $4 of every $100 purchased goes to your child’s fair share account.  Contact Jennifer Roan at 610-509-9776 or jenlroan15@gmail.com

Wawa Shorti Hoagie Coupons – Click for details (OFFERED ALL YEAR)

$4 for each coupon

$1 of each coupon goes to your child’s fair share account.

Contact Jennifer Roan at 610-509-9776 or jenlroan15@gmail.com


The Nitschmann Instrumental Music Association is now part of the Amazon Smile program.

Now you can shop at Amazon, get great deals and support the Nitschmann Instrumental Music Association all at the same time.   Please share this with your friends and family.

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Directions on how to sign up can be found at http://www.nmsim.org/nimas/fundraising/

Nitschmann Choral Music Mrs. de Vries, Glee Club & Nitschmann Singers director (@ldevriesmusic) | Twitter

Do you or someone you know love to sing? Would you like to learn how to become a better singer to participate in things like Nitschmann dramatics? Would you like to make new friends? Then join the Nitschmann Glee Club! Click here to see our choral groups in action! Glee Club rehearses every Tues.,Wed. and Thurs .at 7:15 AM in room 141. Instrumental students are excused to attend their rehearsals. We also rehearse during Lion’s Pride time, every day 1. Nitschmann Singers is our smaller, auditioned ensemble that sings more challenging repertoire.They have their own rehearsals every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00-4:00 PM. All Nitschmann Singers are also Glee Club members. Nitschmann Singers attend Glee Club rehearsal every Wednesday morning at 7:15 AM and also during Lion’s Pride on day 1. See this week’s schedule below.


Monday, October 4

No rehearsal

Tuesday, October 5

Glee Club 7:15am (All Glee members unless in orchestra)

No Nitschmann Singers due to early dismissal

Wednesday, October 6

Glee Club 7:15am (All Nitschmann Singers and Glee members unless in jazz)

Thursday, October 7

Glee Club 7:15am (All Glee members unless in band)

Nitschmann Singers 3-4pm

Friday, October 1 

No rehearsals

It’s that time of year again! 

Place your order for a 2021-2022 Nitschmann Middle School yearbook. 

Cost:   $30.00–NOW through January 14th–DISCOUNT  

$36.00–January 15-28–Make checks to Nitschmann Middle


Due Date:  Orders must be submitted by Friday, January 28, 2022.

Two Ways to Order:   

1. Online:

Go to:  yearbookordercenter.com

Enter NMS Code: 5049

2. In-School Order Form: Fill out the bottom portion of this form, and place the money and order form in an envelope labeled with the student name and homeroom. Turn in all forms to your homeroom teacher by Friday, January 28, 2022.

———In School Order Form———

Student Name: ____________________________________________

Homeroom teacher: ________________________________________

Homeroom number:  __________________

# of yearbooks:  _______________________

Check #___________

Total Amount Paid: ___________