There are only 2 official sets of grades on the middle school transcript each school year – 1st semester and 2nd semester. The 1st semester ends on January 25th, which is just 9 school days from now. Please finish strong and ensure that all assignments are submitted! It is the 1st semester grades that are used for the awards ceremony in February. This week Marston students will be participating in college and career lessons during advisory and history classes. Mesa College representatives will also be on campus speaking with students about programs including the California Promise Grant. Wednesday is a minimum day with a 2:05 p.m. dismissal time. Coffee with the Principal will be Thursday at 9:00 a.m. in the Marston library; please note the slightly later start time. Friday is Career Day. There is no school on Monday, January 21st in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Please attend a special Marston basketball game against Montgomery Middle School on Thursday, January 24th after school in the Clairemont H.S. gym. We will have poms to shake, live music and cheer-leading! Cheerleaders should stop by Student Services to express interest.