MMS Daily Bulletin 1/22

DATES TO REMEMBER

1/7

Mrs. Slaight is accepting sports donations for girls and boys basketball. Thank you!

1/26

See’s Candy Order Forms are due to the MMS Office NEXT FRIDAY, January 26th.

For ATTENDANCE, please call Teri at (707) 987-1441. Please add this number into your phone!

Attendance cannot be changed after 48 hours. Parents must provide the note, the reason, and the excuse within 48 hours of the absence and we cannot go back in after that to change a student's attendance. The state has tightened everything up and we need to make sure our data is consistent. Parent Knowledge is no longer accepted as an excused absence by the State.

STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Matata Mulanda!

Employee of the Month: Mr. Coit!

Mrs. Davis will now begin offering after school tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 10

The Making Proud Choices curriculum will begin on Tuesday, ⅛ for 7th Graders. A passive consent form will be handed out to students to take home. If a parent/students does not wish to participate, they need to return the form back to the teacher. The program takes place inside the classroom 2 times a week for 7 weeks. To preview the information, please visit our website at www.mms.middletownusd.org and at the bottom of the home screen click the PDF titled: Personal Responsibility Education Program Evaluation.

REMIND SERVICE UPDATE: Beginning Monday, January 28, people with Verizon Wireless who are using the free Remind service will no longer receive text notification because of a fee imposed by Verizon.

Ms. August will begin after school tutorial on Monday and Wednesdays after school starting Monday the 28th!

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK

Intramurals:

Congratulations to 1st Period! Next, 4th Period versus 5th Period on Tuesday!

Caught You Being Good

Who earned tickets to Six Flags for May 24, 2019?

Quote of the Week

“People often say motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing, that’s why we recommend it daily.” - Zig Ziglar

ATHLETICS

Wednesday 1/23

GBB Game v. Upper Lake @ HOME: 7th Grade 4:00PM/ 8th Grade 5:15PM

Wednesday 1/23

BBB Game @ Upper Lake: 7th Grade 4:00PM/ 8th Grade 5:15PM

Thursday 1/24

GBB Game @ Mtn. Vista: 7th Grade 4:00PM/ 8th Grade 5:15PM

Thursday 1/24

BBB Game v. Lucerne @ HOME: 7th Grade 4:00PM/ 8th Grade 5:15PM

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday 1/22

A Point in Time (PIT) of the county’s homeless population will take place on January 22, 2019. The surveys take about 10 minutes and the information is all confidential. If you are homeless come be counted! Survey takers will receive a goodie bag of items including socks, granola bars, and more. Bags may vary by location. Please see flier for more information.

Wednesday 1/23

Bus Evacuation Drill @ 2:00PM

Thursday 1/24 & Friday 1/25

2nd Quarter Awards Assembly @ 1:50PM

7th Grade - Thursday 1/24

8th Grade - Friday 1/25

Thursday 2/14

Middletown FFA will be holding a Donkey Basketball game on Thursday February 14 @ 7PM. We are putting together a student team to challenge a community team. We would like to invite you to be a participating. We would like to invite you to be a participating member. We ask riders to arrive at 6PM. If you’d like to participate or find out more information, please see your school’s office.

Friday 2/15

MMS Winter Formal! 7-9PM in the MMS Gym. Dancing Under the Stars!

8th GRADE INFO

Friday 8/24

Community Service forms are available for students to pick up in the MMS office. Community Service is not required, however, we do recognize students who have served 10 or more hours at our 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony at the end of the school year. If you have questions or concerns, please email Sam Dean at sam.dean@middletownusd.org. All MMS students are encouraged to do Community Service.