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Monroe County Middle School News

Football Football 8th Grade Parent Night

Thursday, Sept. 21 is 8th Grade Parent Night. Parents are asked to be at the game ready to line up by 5:15. The game against Metcalfe Co will begin immediately following. Go Roe! 

progress Progress Reports

Progress Reports are being sent home today.

pencil Gilda's Club of Louisville Writing and Art Contest

Students are invitied to participate in a writing and art contest sponsored by Gilda's Club of Louisville. Look at the flyer here for more details.

Football Game and Parent Night Postponed

Tomorrow night’s home football game against Metcalfe Co and 8th grade parent night has been postponed due to wet field conditions prior to our varsity homecoming game on Friday night. This game will be rescheduled for next week. Coaches and sponsors will inform players and cheerleaders and another one call message will be sent out as soon as the make up date has been finalized.

"Pulling to Feed the Kids" Truck Pull

"Pulling to Feed the Kids" Truck Pull will be held on Saturday, October 7th starting at 6:00 at Monroe County Fairgrounds. This event benefits the Backpack Program.

truck pull

backpack Beta and Y-Club Collecting Donations

Jr. Beta and Y-Club members plus student are asked to bring a 12-pack of drinks or a variety bag of individual chips for the Backpack Program's Pull for the Kids Truck Pull. These items will be used for the concessions during the Pull for the Kids Truck Pull which will be held on October 7th at the Monroe County Fairgrounds. 

bball Boys' Basketball Meeting

Any boy interested in playing basketball should plan on attending the meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 5pm in the MCMS Commons Area. The meeting should last about 30 minutes.

homecoming Homecoming Queen

Congratulations to the 2017 MCMS Homecoming Queen and Runners-Up.

 

2017 homecoming

1st Runner-Up Malila Myatt

Queen Allison McIntyre

2nd Runner-Up Brynley Hatcher

bookfair 2017 Book Fair

The library is hosting a Scholastic Book Fair from Sept. 1-Sept. 8. Students are encouraged to visit the library to see the selection of books. Books may also be purchased through the online book fair. The will be special events during lunch everyday free to all students. Thanks for your support. 

homecoming Homecoming Queen Candidates

MCMS Homecoming will be held on August 31 at 5:30. The football team will be playing Caverna at 6:00. Come out and support candidates and football team.

homecoming 2017

8th Graders:

Malila Myatt, Kaitlynn Cornwell, Brynlyn Hatcher, Sunshine Vibbert, Diana Hernandez, and Ally Gee

 

7th Grades:

Brinley Bartley, Abby Bartley, Josie Ford, Elizabeth Hammer, Paisley Ford, and Tommie Ann Smith

 

6th Graders:

Reece Dubree, Abby Clarkson, Allison McIntyre, Tyra Mink, Kendra Simmons, and Kyla Burks

 

basketball Girls Basketball Meeting

On Tuesday August 22nd there will be a mandatory parent meeting for all 6-7-8th grade girls who intend to play middle school basketball this year. The meeting will begin at 5:30 pm in the Middle school commons area. All players and their parents must attend this meeting to receive information on the upcoming season, including starting dates, practice schedules, and game schedules. 

Solar Eclipse Day Infomation Solar Eclipse Day Information

Information Video for Solar Eclipse Day, August 21, 2017, Click Link to watch information video.

eclipse Solar Eclipse Day

All students received a letter about the Solar Eclipse Day. Students must turned in signed permissin form by Wednesday, Aug. 16 before they will be allowed to go. Students will travel to GES to view the total solar eclipse. This is a opportunity that our students won't forget. 

Theater Monroe County Youth Theater Presents

A mystery dinner theater at Joe Harrison Carter Elementary.

Art Community Education Acrylic Painting Class

Classes are starting, get your brushes ready!

Swim Team Sign Ups

swim sign up

Kids SCHOOL STARTS AUGUST 11th

School Calendar can be found by clicking the Student or Parent tab.

Health Requirements Health Requirements for 2017-18 School Year

What you need to know for this year.

Soccerball The MCHS Girl's volleyball team
The MCHS Girl's volleyball team will have a coach/player meeting from 9am to 10am at the MCHS gym on Wednesday, July 12th. For more information please contact the Board of Education and ask for AD John Petett at 270-487-5456.
Boy's Soccer Practice Cancelled for Today, June 5th Soccer Practice Cancelled Today, June 5th

Due to weather the boys soccer practice will be cancelled for this afternoon, Monday, June 5th, 2017.

8th grade awards 8th Grade Awards

8th grade awards

Congratulations to 8th Award Winners:
Morgan Davis- Kerry Yokley Athletic Award; Ellie Emberton- Principal's Award and All As; Gracie Walden- Citizenship; Aaron Watson- Citizenship; Tucker Glass- Superintendent Award and Cecil Petett Athletic Award; Mason Smith- Woodman of the World History Award; Nic Moore- 3 years Perfect Attendance

camp middle 6th Grade Camp Middle

Camp Middle will be July 25-26 from 8:00-12:00 for all incoming 6th graders. There will be orientation for parents on July 25th at 12:00 in the gym. Parents will pick up school registration forms and schedule on July 25th in the front office before registering students for Camp Middle. We look forward to seeing all 6th graders.

Graducation MCHS Graduation Streamed Live & Broadcasted via Mediacom & SCRTC

The Graduation will be broadcasted via both Mediacom (channel 16) and SCRTC (channel 94) tonight. You can also stream it live via youtube using the following link:

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/deansmithky/live

 

NOTE: If you are a Mediacom subscriber it is possible that you will need to disable "Surround Sound" on your TV's audio settings. This information is per Mediacom.

Graduation Cap The Monroe County Middle School 8th Grade Graduation

The Monroe County Middle School 8th Grade Graduation will be broadcasted live via the the following link. Please remember that technical difficulties may arise that could prevent this from taking place.

https://www.youtube.com/user/deansmithky/live

Art Picture Acrylic Art Show

Beautiful artwork will be on display

Drama Summer Drama Camp

Great opportunity for students to attend summer camp

KPREP Video

We created this video for KPREP Rally. Our staff wishes our students Good Luck on the KPREP test. We believe in you and know you can do it!

 

parentnight 8th Grade Parent Night Thursday, April 27
Testing KPREP Testing

Students will be taking the KPREP Test May 3-May 9.We ask that all students be in attendance during this time. Tests will be primarily in the morning. If appointments need to be made, please try to get them during the afternoon. If students are absent, they will have to make up any test missed.

Testing schedule will be:

-8th grade tests all 5 days

-6th grade only tests 4 days now, due to On-Demand writing being removed

-7th grade test May 3, 4, 5

Thanks for your cooperation.

MCHS Practice Football Field Plans MCHS Football Team will be getting a new practice field!

 

The Monroe County Falcon Football team will soon be getting a much needed practice football field thanks to the generosity of Cleary Construction Inc. and  Rock Solutions, LLC and Precision Engineering, LLC. Construction  on the field will begin in the near future. The new practice field will be located behind the stands at Darrell Carter Stadium.  Above is a drawing of the work that is going to be performed.

State STLP STLP

Monroe County Middle School would like to take a moment to recognize all of our students that competed at STLP state competition in Lexington, Ky. These students worked very hard with their community and other schools to complete projects for SLTP showcase. We had three showcase groups: Germ Janitors, School Bus Safety and Christmas Around the World: Haiti. The School Bus Safety group received “best in group” allowing them to go to level three of the judging rounds. Our STLP also had four young men completing in the Race to the Future slot car competition. Emmanuel Calles-Gonzales received the reward for fastest slot car out of the middle school category. Gavin Wilson made it to round four of the Sumobot competition with his robot he built out of Legos and sensors. Jacob Irvin was invited to help video events and helped in producing a video. A feature video made it to the final round of juding too. We are so proud of these students, their hard work and accomplishments.

Rogers Explorer Rogers Explorer Program

Congratulations to Clayton Biggerstaff, Gracie Walden, and Kade Hagan for being selected as Rogers Explorer Program. These students will spend a week this summer working on their leadership, technology, math, science, and community service skills.

Election Day Site Based Decision Making Parent Elections

Nomintations and elections to be held soon.

graduation 8th Grade Graduation

The date for 8th Grade Graduation has been set for Thursday, May 18 at 9:00 at Monroe County High School. Students will practice and have field day on Wednesday.

Spring Band Concert

Spring Band Concert will be held on April 23 at 2:00 in the gym. High school band will also be performing. 

Theatre Monroe Youth Theater Presents a The Curious Savage

Click to see flyer and pictures

solo and ensemble KMEA Solo and Ensembel Assessment

Congrats! 2017 KMEA Solo & Ensemble Performance Assessment

On Saturday, March 4, 2017, Monroe County Middle School Band students prepared music for solo and/or ensemble events at the Kentucky Music Educators Association solo & Ensemble Performance Assessment held at Warren Central High School in Bowling Green, Ky. All performances were evaluated by adjudicators and received both written and verbal feedback. Students receiving a Distinguished or Proficient rating will be awarded the official KMEA medal.

WKU honors band WKU Honors Band

Ellie Emberton and Emily Arnett were invited to participate in WKU Honors Band on Friday, March 3. Students practiced pieces of music and performed a concert for parents and friends at WKU's Van Meter Hall.

Basketball Congratulations to our Lady Falcons! They advanced to the regional finals Sunday at 3pm

Advanced tickets will be on sale tomorrow from 8am to 12pm at the Wellness Center. The price is 6 dollars cash only.  Lady Falcons play at 3pm Sunday at Diddle.

Admins present at GRREC District Admins Present at GRREC

Monroe County School District administrators presented information to educators from across the GRREC region about standards-based grading.

Advanced Tickets On Sell for 2nd Round of Region Advance Tickets on Sell for 2nd Round of Region

The MCHS Lady Falcons basketball team will play in the second round of the regional tournament tomorrow night against Metcalfe county at Diddle Area in Bowling green.  Game time is 6pm.  Advance tickets can be purchased tomorrow from 8 am to 2 pm at the Monroe County Wellness Center.  Tickets in advance are $6 and $8 at the gate.  Also, Coach John Petett will going around to each school tomorrow selling tickets.  Good Luck to our Lady Falcons!

Jr. Beta Club Convention

The Jr. Beta Convention was held in Lexington last week. There were over 80 students to participated in several competitions while at the convention. Congratulations to Caroline Walden who placed second with her sketch and to the Technology Team who placed third. These projects have been invited to participated at the National Jr. Beta Convention in June which will be held at Disney.

Caroline Technology

Caroline Walden- 2nd Place
Sketch

Technology- 3rd Place
Devan Brooks, Jacob Irvin, Trevor Isenberg,
Brylan Williams, Kade Hagan, and Gage McClendon

 

No School February 16 - 20, We will return February 21 No school

There will be no school from tomorrow Thursday, February 16 through Monday, February 20th. We will return to school on Tuesday, February 21st

Monroe County Meet With Safe Schools Monroe County Meets with local officials and KY Safe Schools

MCSD Administrators collaborated with local officials and KY Safe School representatives to ensure we have the safest schools for our students.

Paige Crowe MCHS Band Director Receives Award

Paige Crowe recived the Third District High School Music Teacher of the Year Award

Due to Illness No School February 9th & 10th, will be MCSD@Home Days two and three.

Due to illness, tomorrow and Friday, February 9th & 10th, will be MCSD@Home Days two and three.

Internet Safety Tips Internet Safety Tips

Internet Safety Tips for Children and Teens

Personal Information: Don’t give out personal information without your parents’ permission. This means you should not share your last name, home address, school name, or telephone number. Remember, just because someone asks for information about you does not mean you have to tell them anything about yourself!

cvsc Coaches vs. Cancer

Coaches vs Cancer will be Feb. 6-10. Students have the opportunity to dress up during the week with a donation to the Relay for Life. Donations will also be accepted. The first period class that collects the most money will be recognized at the high school basketball game.
Monday- Hat Day (sun awareness)
Tuesday- Pajama Day (physical activity)
Wednesday- Favorite Book Character (nutrition awareness)
Thursday- Wacky Tacky Day (tobacco prevention)
Friday- School Spirit Day

Nurse Get a Head Start on Next Year

Physicals and Immunizations needed for next year.

v day Valentine's Dance

Baseball Team will be hosting a Valentine's Dance on Friday, Feb. 10 for MCMS students only. Cost is $5. Roses and concessions will be available.

Falcons Win All A Classic Falcons Win!!!!! Let's celebrate their accomplishment tonight at 5pm at MCHS

Falcons win All A Classic

Lady Falcons Advance to the final round Lady Falcons Advance to the final game!

The Lady Falcons advance to the final game in the All "A" Classic in Frankfort!

Lady Falcons Advance Lady Falcons Advance

Congrats to Lady Falcons & Little League Basketball News

Leadership Clubs
Spelling Bee School Spelling Bee

Winners of the school Spelling Bee are: Emily Arnett- 2nd place; Gracie Walden- 1st place; Brinley Bartley- 3rd place

Gracie will represent us at the District Spelling Bee.

spelling bee winner

geo bee winner School Geography Bee

Ellie Copas is the winner of the school geography bee. She will take a written assessment to quaify for regional event. Congratulations to all classroom winners.

wilderness bookfair Book Fair

"Get Lost in a Good Book" is the theme for the spring book fair. It will be held Jan. 30-Feb. 3 in the Library. The Book Fair provides students the opportunities to purchase books. All students will visit the library to visit the Book Fair with their class. This is a fundraiser for our library so that we can continue to purchase books for our students. If you cannot attend, you can look and purchase through our online book fair. Please visit this site. Thanks for your support.

We will have activities every day in the library based on the theme. Students may visit during lunch and all activities are free. Monday- preview day; Tuesday- crafts; Wednesday- scavenger hunt; Thursday- photo booth; Friday- games.

Lady Falcons Advance in All A Classic Congratulations to our Lady Falcons!

Congratulations to our Lady Falcons 

Governors Cup District Governor's Cup

The Academic Team traveled to Clinton Co. on Saturday to participate in the District Governor's Cup. The team placed 3rd in Quick Recall. Bryant Tandy--1st in Social Studies, 2nd in Science, and 2nd in Math; Marrisa Kerr--5th in Arts and Humanities; Sydney Wade-- 1st in Science and 5th in Social Studies; Brynley Starnes--5th in Math; Emily Arnett--4th in Arts and Humanities. The Regional Governor's Cup will be held at MCMS on Feb. 4.

gov cup 2017

Mac Swim Meet

MCHS Falcon Swim Team hosted Barren County on January 12, 2017 at the Monroe County Family Wellness Center. Seventh graders Drake Goad and Lukas Ford tied for first place overall in the male division in the meet.  Congratulations guys!

DrakeLuke

Basketball Changes for January 6th and 7th Basketball Changes for January 6th & 7th

Varsity basketball games scheduled for tonight (1/6/17) have been moved to tomorrow 1/7/17.

Lady Falcons will play at 4:00 at MCHS and the boys game will follow.

Little league basketball for Saturday, January 7th has been cancelled.

No School Jan 6, 2007 No School Friday, January 6th

No school on Friday, January 6, 2017. It will be our first MCSD@Home day of the school year. Complete two activities for day one.

RE Rogers Explorers Program

Any 8th grader interested in applying for Roger's Explorer Program must do so by Friday, Feb. 10. Requirements include:  Application assignments and two letters of recommendations.

If selected, the student will spend 2 nights and 3 days on one of seven college/university campuses. Current partners include Lindsey Wilson College, University of the Cumberlands, Asbury University, Eastern Kentucky University, Morehead State University, University of Pikeville, and Union College.

For more information, look this letter and/or contact Mrs. Cunningham.

y-club 2016 Y-Club attends KYA

Y-Club members attend KYA (Kentucky Youth Assembly) December 15-17. Two bills were presented. The sixth graders' (Tate Sheffield, Katie Copas, Jarius Glover, Jon Mark Holder) bill was voted highest Bluegrass Bill. They presented in the House but was voted down by the narrowest of margins. Bryant Tandy and Hollie Harlan's bill passed the house but was defeated in the senate. Bryant was presented Outstanding Speaker Award. Hollie was presented Outstanding Delegate Award. 

christmas Christmas Activity
science donation Spectra Energy/Texas Eastern Donates to Science Department

Spectra Energy/Texas Eastern made a donation to the science department to use to buy lab equipment. Shown with Mr. Crowe and Mrs. Copas are Barry Howard, Eddie Crowe, and Anne Belcher. We thank them for their support.

haiti donations STLP Group Collects Items

STLP delivered items donated by Beta members to Michelle Carver who will be taking these items to an orphanage in Haiti. They then interviewed Holly and Daphinca Wood. Daphinca lived at an orphanage for a short time. All are from Scottsville. A special thanks to all students and staff members who donated.

cheer kapos Cheerleaders Win at KAPOS

Congratulations to our cheerleaders! They competed at the KAPOS Regionals today in Bowling Green, won their division and will advance to state on December 17th in Lexington.

MCSD@Home Logo Mrs. Thompson is interviewed about MCSD@Home days

 

 

runners-up District Tournament

Congratulations to the 8th grade basketball teams. Both teams were District Runners-Up. We are both of our Falcons and Lady Falcons.

8th Grade Team:

Gracie Walden, Gracie Veach, Aubrey Woods, Malila Myatt, Jocelyn Stinson, Kelsie Langford, Courtney Peden, Halee Deckard, McKena Nation, Ramsey Bartley, Morgan Davis, Hollie Harlan, and Brynley Hatcher

8th Grade Team:

Hunter Turner, Jameson Pruitt, Bryce Baxter, Camden Jackson, Nic Moore, Clayton Biggerstaff, Trevor Isenberg, Tucker Glass, Malachi Graves, Brandon Sheffield, Trace Flanary

 

basketball net District Basketball Tournament

The boys and girls basketball teams will be playing in the district tournament on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Glasgow Middle School. The girls will paly Barren County at 11:30 and the boys will play Barren County at 12:45. We wish both teams good luck!

Cast MCMS Students to Present a Play

The King Who Couldn't Be Fooled

Haiti STLP and Beta Collecting Items

STLP along with Beta Club are collecting items to send to Haiti for Christmas. A list of items are posted below (copy and paste into browser). Items or money should be turned in Nov. 18.

https://www.walmart.com/lists/view-wish-list-items?id=e54b2713-9ac4-4a38-81e5-22e8b3a1d334

 

yearbook Yearbooks On Sale

The 2017 Monroe Co. Middle School Yearbook are now on sale until November 18. The cost is $30 or $35 with name on it. Send money with student and they should see Miss Holder to place the order. Also, 8th grade congratulatory ads are on sale until November 18. Information was sent home with students, but information can be found here too.

Beta Club Jr. Beta Club Convention

Any Jr. Beta Club member interested in going to convention was given a letter on Friday to explain payment deadlines as well a schedule for practices. It is important that members are at practices each time. Convention will be Feb. 16-17 in Lexington.

See below for schedule.

Any questions, please contact Mrs. Ashlee McClendon at school or via email.
 

yard sale Operation Clothes Closet

Operation Clothes Closet will host their annual yard sale on Saturday, November 5 from 8-4 at the middle school. This benefits the American Cancer Society. MCMS Relay for Life team is partnering with the Jr. Guard. 

Leadership Time

Choose reward time for Thursday and Friday. 

Red Ribbon Week Red Ribbon Week

We will celebrate Red Ribbon Week October 24-28.

Monday- Hero Character
Tuesday- Mix and Match
Wednesday- Camo
Thursday- Wear RED
Friday- Falcon Spirit

Leadership Clubs

You will use this link to sign up for Leadership Clubs for Oct. 24-25. Once you hit the submit button, there is no changing.

Survey Survey

KIP Survey

Code KIP16431160

 

Safe School Pledge

Bully Free SIGN THE PLEDGE AGAINST BULLYING

Support your school's effort to stop bullying.

Picture Orders Picture Orders

School day pictures, football, cheerleading, softball, and homecoming pictures were passed out today. Picture orders should be turned in by Friday, Oct. 21 to Miss Holder.

Picture retakes and those who were absent will have pictures taken on Thursday, Oct. 13.

Recent Vehicle Theft Stolen Vehicle - $500 Reward

On Thursday morning, October 6, 2016 a black 2002 GMC Yukon was stolen after bolt cutters were used to enter the bus lot of Monroe County Board of Education.  The individuals were seen driving in the county with the vehicle.

On Monday morning October 10, 2016 a black Nissan truck was stolen and driven through the gate at approximately 3:55 A.M. according to surveillance cameras.  Monroe County Board of Education is offering a $500 reward that can lead to a conviction of the person or persons involved in these thefts.  If you have any information, please contact the Tompkinsville City Police or the Monroe County Sheriff’s office.

Check FIRST ANNUAL MONSTER DASH

A 5K/Fun Run/Walk

Hot Rods BG Hot Rods

BG HotRods will be at our school on Thursday around 9:00 to make a presentation. We encourage students to wear their BG Hot Rods t-shirts.