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Bi-monthly memo - Lots of info here!
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Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Moorefield Middle School May/June 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.

 

EARLY DISMISSAL DAYS/END OF THE YEAR ACTIVITIES

Wednesday, May 2 is an early dismissal for students. Dismissal at 12:05. No School on May 8 and May 28.   Both are Holidays.

Honor’s Day is scheduled for Friday, June 1 at 9:00 AM. Day in the Park is scheduled for Monday, June 4th.

Last day for students will be Tuesday, June 5th.

 

SMARTER BALANCE TESTING

6th Grade testing will be Monday, April 30th – Thursday, May 3rd. 7th Grade Testing will be Monday, May 7th – Thursday, May 10th and 8th Grade testing will be Monday, May 14th – Thursday, May 17th. Please encourage your child to get plenty of rest and have good attendance.

 

SPRING PICTURES

Spring pictures were taken on April 11. Proofs were sent home and are to be returned by May 2nd if parents want to purchase.

 

SPRING DANCE

Student Council is planning a Spring dance on Friday, May 25, 2018. Dance is free to students and chaperones will be greatly appreciated.

 

AR DEADLINE

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

 

NJHS

The National Junior Honor Society Induction will be held on Wednesday, May 30 at 1:45 p.m.

 

SCIENCE NEWS

Congratulations to Marissa Ward for placing 1st Place in Systems Software at the Regional Science Fair

 

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

 

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

Congratulations to the following students who placed at the WV FCCLA State Conference at Cedar Lakes on April 16-18: Madison Thomas – Silver First Place – Recycle and Redesign, McKayla Coon – Silver First Place – Promote and Publicize FCCLA and Brookelyn Cost – Bronze Third Place – Illustrated Talk. Also, Madison Thomas is our WV Vice President of National Programs.

FFA News

Congratulations to Melody Yokum for placing 2nd in the Eastern Regional FFA Scholastic Contest. Kings Dominion trip is scheduled for Tuesday, May 29. FFA Banquet is scheduled for Tuesday, May 1 at 6:00

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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