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Bi-monthly memo - Lots of info here!
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Tuesday, September 06, 2016

 

 

Moorefield Middle School April Memo

 

MMS Traffic Pattern

Please be advised that the speed limit on school property is 15 MPH. This speed limit will be enforced. Law enforcement officers will begin issuing traffic citations to individuals who do not abide by the 15 MPH speed limit. We have many students who walk between the two schools. We also have students who walk to and from Caledonia Heights and Yellow Bud. Following the 15 MPH speed limit is for everyone’s safety. Parents and other visitors at MMS: Please pay close attention to the signs posted regarding the traffic pattern.

 

We are Not Rude, We are Just Safe!

Car riders are to be picked up on the car rider side. (Rt. 55 side) For the safety of the students, car riders must be picked up in the MMS checkered drop off and pick up lane. Parents are NOT to wait in the MIS lane to pick up students. Please park in inside lane, all the way to the end of the sidewalk and keep pulling forward.

 

BANK AT SCHOOL

Pendleton Community Bank is partnering with MMS to bring “Bank at School” to your child. Participation forms were sent home and the program is optional. This program is to help build basic financial management skills and encourage students to save by opening a savings account. A representative from PCB will visit on Wednesday, April 25 from 11:30 – 12:30 PM.

 

HONOR’S DAY

Honor’s Day has been tentatively scheduled for Friday, June 1 at 9:00 AM

 

AR DEADLINE

Deadline for the 4th Grading Period: May 23 (Tentative Date, Subject to change)

 

SCIENCE NEWS

MMS Science Night will be April 17 from 5-6:30 in the cafeteria. Students and family will get to experience several neat interactive science stations. Free for the whole family. Refreshments will be served. Also, the Regional Science Fair Date is scheduled Thursday, April 19.

 

BAND NEWS

MMS Band concert is scheduled for Sunday, May 6 at the MHS Auditorium at 2:00 PM

 

CHORUS CONCERT

MMS Spring Chorus Concert is May 18th at 7:00 in the MHS Auditorium

 

SPRING/TRACK PICTURES

Spring pictures will be taken on Wednesday, April 11 and Track pictures will be taken at 2:30.

 

Nurse’s Corner

Reminder to parents Ms. Wright, RN, School Nurse is still missing required 7th grade documentation of the most recent physical forms/well checks and dental exams.  If you need a form, please check in the office.

 

YEARBOOK NEWS

The price for ordering a yearbook is now $25. Delivery will be in May or June.  Last year's yearbooks are available for $10 each. Please see Mrs. Heather Thompson. These will be sold on a first come, first served basis. 

 

LIBRARY NEWS

We are collecting Box Tops 4 Education! Each BoxTop earns $ for the library to buy new books. BoxTops can be found on many products. Please trim them, check the expiration dates and send them to the Library! For more info see https://www.boxtops4education.com/.

FCCLA News

Students interested in joining FCCLA, yearly dues are $20. Please see Ms. Bremer for a parent information letter and an application.

FFA News

Congratulations to Melody Yokum for placing 2nd in the Eastern Regional FFA Scholastic Contest.   FFA dues are $14. Pay Mr. Harper or bring into Mrs. Sites, the school secretary. 

 

MMS Website

The website for Moorefield Middle School is www.moorefieldmiddle.com

 

Public Review of Federal Programs

Hardy County Schools has available for public review Title I, Title II, Title III and Special Education plans for the 2017-2018 school year. If you wish to review these plans please come into the Hardy County Board of Education Office between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. Please contact Shawn Cullers to obtain copies or review of these plans. If you should have questions, please contact Sheena VanMeter, Interim Superintendent, Hardy County Schools, at 304-530-2348, ext. 9237.

 

Strategic Plan

The school Strategic Plan is available for review and comment. You may request the Strategic Plan in the MMS office.

 

Title I

Title I provide financial assistance to LEAs (Local educational Agencies) and schools with high percentages of low income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards. Moorefield Middle School is a School wide Title I School. 350 schools in West Virginia have Schools wide Title I programs. The Moorefield Middle School Strategic Plan is available for review in the office. 

 

Parent Resource Center

Parents/Guardians: MMS has a Parent Resource Center. Resources include information on: homework help, NCLB guidelines, and keeping your child drug-free. We offer these resources in Spanish as well. This Parent Resource Center is located in the MMS library and is always available.

 

ATTENTION PARENTS

Local school systems are required to notify parents that they have the right to request and receive information on the professional qualifications of their children’s classroom teachers and paraprofessionals. If you desire this information, please make a written request to the Principal in your child’s school.

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