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MMS cheer tryouts will be April 6th-9th.  Sign-ups are on the school website under the cheerleading page and will close Friday, March 26th.  Remember to sign up & get a valid physical.
 
The MMS Twirling Team is looking to build a team for the 2021-2022 school year.  Tryouts are April 12th & 13th form 5:30pm-7:30pm.  Twirler MUST be present both days in order to complete tryouts.  End times on both days are subject to change.  Expereince is NOT required to make the team but is encouraged.
 
8th Grade Cap & Gown pictures will take place this upcoming Wednesday in the Little Theater.  Extra order forms are in the front office & the online code is also posted on our social media accounts.  Every student will have a picture made as this is the picture used on 8th grade diplomas.
 
Summer Learning @ MMS will be May 25-June 22nd from 8am-2pn each day.  Free breakfast & lunch will be served.  Transportation is available.  More info coming soon.
 
The online portal for purchasing yearbooks has been closed.  Yearbooks will be distributed the first of May, and in person purchases will be available at that time on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Students, would you like free money for collect or trade school?  Get in the habit of checking out the scholarships available to middle schoolers listed on our MMS library page.  New scholarships are added weekly like marble shooting, sewing masks for COVID, community service &  more.  Scholarships have deadlines, so be sure to keep checking these out and applying for some free money!
 
Important Upcoming Dates:
April 7th - Cap & Gown Pictures
April 9th - Sports Physicals
April 19th - TNReady Testing
April 27th-30th - Remote Learning Days
May 7th - Sports Physicals
 
MMS is collecting Coke Reward Codes (found on can packs & QR codes), Little Caesar's Proof of Purchase Tabs (found on the side of the pizza box), and Box Tops (turn in your whole grocery receipt or cut out the box top of select General Mills products).  All three of these can be turned into your student's homeroom teacher.
 
Next remote learning days: April 27-30
 
MMS Track Team decals can be purchased from Mrs. Leonard.
 
MMS Baseball schedule:
4/6 @ 5pm vs TPJHS
4/8 @ 5pm @ TPJHS
4/12 @ 5pm vs Chilhowee Middle
4/13 @ 5:30pm vs McMinn Central Jr
4/15 @ 5:30pm @ McMinn Central Jr
4/19 @ 5pm @ Chilhowee Middle
4/20 @ 5pm @ Philadelphia Middle
4/27 @ 5pm @ Meigs Middle
4/29 @ 5pm vs VMS
 
MMS Golf Matches:
4/6 @ 4:15 - MGC
4/13 @ 4:15 - MGC
4/19 @ 4:15 - Green Meadow
4/20 @ 4:15 - MGC
4/27 @ 4:15 - MGC
4/28 Boys District @ Wild Laurel
4/29 Girls District @ Wild Laurel
5/4 Boys Regions @ Wild Laurel
 
MMS Volleyball Games:
4/6 @ 5pm @ VMS (vs Eagleton)
4/12 @ 5pm @ VMS (vs Phil. Elem.)
4/13 @ 5pm @ VMS (vs Carpenter's)
4/15 @ 5pm @ VMS (vs. North Middle)
4/17 JV Tournament @ Heritage
 
4-H Clover Bowl
Any 7th or 8th grade student interested in participating in the 4-H Clover Bowl, be sure to submit your name to Ms. Moore.
 
Students are to charge Chromebook devices each night so that they are ready to go the next morning.  If the computer needs repairs, the power cord must be turned in with the Chromebook.
MMS cheer tryouts will be April 6th-9th.  Sign-ups are on the school website under the cheerleading page and will close Friday, March 26th.  Remember to sign up & get a valid physical.
 
Students, would you like free money for collect or trade school?  Get in the habit of checking out the scholarships available to middle schoolers listed on our MMS library page.  New scholarships are added weekly like marble shooting, sewing masks for COVID, community service &  more.  Scholarships have deadlines, so be sure to keep checking these out and applying for some free money.
 
Yearbooks are still available for purchase online. The code can be found on our website. Be sure to reserve one before they're sold out!
 
Spend a week in Oak Ridge FREE during the summer!  The ARC/ORAU Middle School Summer Science Academy is a on-week, fully funded, hands-on learning experience for Appalachia's middle school students.  Hosted by Oak Ridge Associated Universities in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, the program is a gateway to science, technology, engineering, & math (STEM) in the Appalachian region. Deadline is April 1, and students need a recommendation letter.  https://orau.org/arc-ornl/middle-school/index.html
 
Important Upcoming Dates:
March 29th-April 2nd - spring break
April 7th - Cap & Gown Pictures
April 9th - Sports Physicals
May 7th - Sports Physicals
 
MMS is collecting Coke Reward Codes (found on can packs & QR codes), Little Caesar's Proof of Purchase Tabs (found on the side of the pizza box), and Box Tops (turn in your whole grocery receipt or cut out the box top of select General Mills products).  All three of these can be turned into your student's homeroom teacher.
 
3rd 9 weeks Reward Day is Friday, March 26th. Dress up for your movie theme to win prizes for your room!  Students with 0 infractions will receive a free popcorn.  Movie sign up is Monday, March 22nd.  Concessions will be sold.
 
2021 MACA Virtual Monroe County Student Art Show, Gallery, & Appreciation: Open to all Monroe County Students, grades 3-12. Certificates for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and 3 honorable mentions.  Voting by most number of "likes" on each artwork.  Entry deadline is March 31st, 2021.
 
Next remote learning days: April 27-30
 
MMS Track Team decals can be purchased from Mrs. Leonard.
 
MMS Baseball schedule:
3/25 @ 5pm vs Meigs Middle (game postponed)
3/26 @ 6:15pm @ North Middle
 
MMS Golf Matches:
4/6 @ 4:15 - MGC
 
4-H Clover Bowl
Any 7th or 8th grade student interested in participating in the 4-H Clover Bowl, be sure to submit your name to Ms. Moore.
 
Students are to charge Chromebook devices each night so that they are ready to go the next morning.  If the computer needs repairs, the power cord must be turned in with the Chromebook.
8th Grade Class t-shirt orders have been extended until Thursday, March 25th.  Forms are available from Ms. Reed in person of by email. (reedc@monroek12.org)
 
Students, would you like free money for collect or trade school?  Get in the habit of checking out the scholarships available to middle schoolers listed on our MMS library page.  New scholarships are added weekly like marble shooting, sewing masks for COVID, community service &  more.  Scholarships have deadlines, so be sure to keep checking these out and applying for some free money.
 
Yearbooks are still available for purchase online. The code can be found on our website. Be sure to reserve one before they're sold out!
 
Spend a week in Oak Ridge FREE during the summer!  The ARC/ORAU Middle School Summer Science Academy is a on-week, fully funded, hands-on learning experience for Appalachia's middle school students.  Hosted by Oak Ridge Associated Universities in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, the program is a gateway to science, technology, engineering, & math (STEM) in the Appalachian region. Deadline is April 1, and students need a recommendation letter.  https://orau.org/arc-ornl/middle-school/index.html
 
Important Upcoming Dates:
March 18th - 1st day of the 4th 9 weeks
March 24th - Grade cards go home
March 29th-April 2nd - spring break
April 7th - Cap & Gown Pictures
April 9th - Sports Physicals
May 7th - Sports Physicals
 
MMS is collecting Coke Reward Codes (found on can packs & QR codes), Little Caesar's Proof of Purchase Tabs (found on the side of the pizza box), and Box Tops (turn in your whole grocery receipt or cut out the box top of select General Mills products).  All three of these can be turned into your student's homeroom teacher.
 
3rd 9 weeks Reward Day is Friday, March 26th. Dress up for your movie theme to win prizes for your room!  Students with 0 infractions will receive a free popcorn.  Movie sign up is Monday, March 22nd.  Concessions will be sold.
 
2021 MACA Virtual Monroe County Student Art Show, Gallery, & Appreciation: Open to all Monroe County Students, grades 3-12. Certificates for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and 3 honorable mentions.  Voting by most number of "likes" on each artwork.  Entry deadline is March 31st, 2021.
 
Next remote learning days: April 27-30
 
MMS Track Team decals can be purchased from Mrs. Leonard.
 
MMS Baseball schedule:
3/19 @ 5pm @ SJHS
3/25 @ 5pm vs Meigs Middle
3/26 @ 6:15pm @ North Middle
 
MMS Golf Matches:
3/23 @ 4:15 -MGC
4/6 @ 4:15 - MGC
 
4-H Clover Bowl
Any 7th or 8th grade student interested in participating in the 4-H Clover Bowl, be sure to submit your name to Ms. Moore.
 
Students are to charge Chromebook devices each night so that they are ready to go the next morning.  If the computer needs repairs, the power cord must be turned in with the Chromebook.
All MMS students will be on remote learning schedule Tuesday, Dec. 8th & Wednesday, Dec. 9th.  Students will return to school on Thursday, Dec. 10th.  Student work will be available at MMS for pickup after 9AM for students who do not have access to Internet at home. Students, if your teacher uses Google Classroom for assignments and/or communication, please check Google Classroom and your email for notifications.
 
Wednesday, Dec. 16th we will celebrate our 2nd 9 weeks Behavior Reward Day.  Concessions will be available for purchase BUT cookies & milk will be given to ALL students who earned the reward day next Wednesday afternoon.
 
Check out December's Dress-Up Days.  Look at the calendar & join us for fun days.
 
With cold temperatures, all outdoor lunch eating will be moved indoors until further notice.
 
Yearbooks are now available for purchase online.  The code is on the flyer that was sent home previously & can be found on our website.
 
Join FCA that meets every Monday morning.
 
Track Tryouts are December 15th from 3:15-4:30PM.  All athletes must have a physical before you can tryout.  All forms must be turned into Mrs. Leonard before tryouts.  Stop by and see Mrs. Leonard if you have any questions.
 
Students returning from quarantine MUST go to the clinic to be checked back into school.
 
The last remote learning day this semester is Dec.11th.  Students are given assignments each week from teachers to complete at home on those Fridays.  Food distribution is Friday at 11am-12:30pm.
 
Mr. Green's homeroom class collected the most items for military care packages.  Way to go 6th graders!
 
Students can continue to earn "flight tickets" for exhibiting "S.O.A.R." ing behaviors.  Turn tickets into homeroom teachers at the end of each week to earn concessions or other prizes. 
 
MMS is collecting Coke Reward Codes (found on can packs & QR codes), Little Caesar's Proof of Purchase Tabs (found on the side of the pizza box), and Box Tops (turn in your whole grocery receipt or cut out the box top of select General Mills products).  All three of these can be turned into your student's homeroom teacher.
 
We appreciate all the hard work from our students, teachers, & community in supporting the MMS Walkathon.  The MMS Reward Day is postponed & will be rescheduled.  Prizes will be distributed as we celebrate our accomplishments this year!  Congrats to Mrs. Vernon's class for raising the most money!
 
 
 
 
 
Check out December's Dress-Up Days that kicks off tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 1st.  Look at the calendar & join us for fun days.
 
 
Join FCA that meets every Monday morning.
 
Track Tryouts are December 15th from 3:15-4:30PM.  All athletes must have a physical before you can tryout.  All forms must be turned into Mrs. Leonard before tryouts.  Stop by and see Mrs. Leonard if you have any questions.
 
Students returning from quarantine MUST go to the clinic to be checked back into school.
 
The last two remote learning days this semester are Dec. 4th & 11th.  Students are given assignments each week from teachers to complete at home on those Fridays.  Food distribution is Fridays at 11am-12:30pm.
 
Mr. Green's homeroom class collected the most items for military care packages.  Way to go 6th graders!
 
Students can continue to earn "flight tickets" for exhibiting "S.O.A.R." ing behaviors.  Turn tickets into homeroom teachers at the end of each week to earn concessions or other prizes. 
 
MMS is collecting Coke Reward Codes (found on can packs & QR codes), Little Caesar's Proof of Purchase Tabs (found on the side of the pizza box), and Box Tops (turn in your whole grocery receipt or cut out the box top of select General Mills products).  All three of these can be turned into your student's homeroom teacher.
 
We appreciate all the hard work from our students, teachers, & community in supporting the MMS Walkathon.  The MMS Reward Day is postponed & will be rescheduled.  Prizes will be distributed as we celebrate our accomplishments this year!  Congrats to Mrs. Vernon's class for raising the most money!
 
Our Eagles & Lady Eagles Basketball teams will be taking on Vonore & Tellico this week. Come support our Eagles Tuesday, Dec. 1st, & Thursday, Dec. 3rd.  Good luck Eagles!
 
 
 
 
Yearbooks are now available for purchase online.  The code is on the flyer that was sent home previously & can be found on our website.
 
We hope all our students & staff have a safe & enjoyable Thanksgiving!
 
Students returning from quarantine MUST go to the clinic to be checked back into school.
 
The last two remote learning days this semester are Dec. 4th & 11th.  Students are given assignments each week from teachers to complete at home on those Fridays.
 
Virtual or Phone Conferences are scheduled for Monday, Nov. 23rd from 3PM-5PM.  Progress reports went home last week.
 
Students can continue to earn "flight tickets" for exhibiting "S.O.A.R." ing behaviors.  Turn tickets into homeroom teachers at the end of each week to earn concessions or other prizes. 
 
MMS is collecting Coke Reward Codes (found on can packs & QR codes), Little Caesar's Proof of Purchase Tabs (found on the side of the pizza box), and Box Tops (turn in your whole grocery receipt or cut out the box top of select General Mills products).  All three of these can be turned into your student's homeroom teacher.
 
We appreciate all the hard work from our students, teachers, & community in supporting the MMS Walkathon.  Tuesday, Nov. 24th is the MMS Reward Day.  Prizes will be distributed as we celebrate our accomplishments this year!  Congrats to Mrs. Vernon's class for raising the most money!
 
Our Eagles & Lady Eagles Basketball teams will be taking on Lenoir City, Monday, Nov. 23rd.  Good luck Eagles!