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Monroe County Middle School News

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First episode of "Keeping Up with the Falcons" News Program. 

High Attendance Day Thursday, September 20, 2018 High Attendance Day Thursday, September 20, 2018

High Attendance Day

Thursday, September 20, 2018

 

 

The Kentucky Directors of Pupil Personnel have designated Thursday, September 20th as statewide “High Attendance Day” to emphasize that consistent attendance is essential for success in school. This date is set aside to assist with working to increase student attendance because we know that students who are at school on time have a higher success rate than those who aren't.

 

On High Attendance Day, Kentucky’s public elementary, middle and high schools may compete in small-school or large-school categories. Six winners will be determined statewide based on each individual school’s performance, regardless of its district’s showing. The school in each category with the highest percentage attendance for September 20 will receive a minimum $500. If the school has more than 500 students, the award will increase based on enrollment.

homecoming Vote for Homecoming Queen

Click here to vote. Vote for one girl for MCMS Homecoming Queen.

survey Survey for Cafeteria Staff

Please complete this survey

seatbelts Buckle Up Monroe County

buckle up

homecoming 2018 Homecoming Candidates

MCMS will have homecoming festivities on Tuesday, Sept. 11. This will start at 5:00.

Homcoming candidates are: 

8th graders (front row): Ella Massingille, Paisley Ford, Baylee Smith, Hallie Page, Tommie Ann Smith

7th graders (middle row): Jasmine Loudy, Allison McIntrye, Kendra Simmons, Alyson Cunningham, Kyla Burks

6th graders (back row): Laylia Greathouse, Raelyn Stinson, Larissa Stinson, Addison Trivett, Ava Wilson  

 

 

6th Grade Homecoming Queen Candidates

Vote for FIVE girls to be homecoming candidates. Must use school email address to access form. 

To vote, click here

7th Grade Homecoming Queen Candidates

For 7th Grade ONLY

 

Vote for FIVE girls to be a homecoming candidate.

Click here to vote. 

8th Grade Homecoming Queen Candidates

For 8th Grade ONLY

 

Vote for FIVE girls to represent 8th grade at MCMS Homecoming.

Click here to vote. 

gilda's Writing and Visual Arts Contest

Gilda's Club of Louisville invites students to participate in writing & visual arts contest (can be essay, poetry, artwork, or video). The deadline for entries to be submitted is September 28. See below for more information. 

bookfair 2018 Enchanted Book Fair

The Book Fair will be held Aug. 31-Sept. 7 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. Thanks for your support.

lunch menu School Lunch Menu

 

To access the school menus from the school website, here are some quick instructions.

Go to www.mcms.monroe.kyschools.us
Click on Students
Click on Lunchroom
Click on 2018-19 Monroe County School Menus
In the box at the top, type in Monroe County Middle School. The school name will appear and then you click on the school.

Choose your menu under Select Menu.
Under View your menu, choose Go to Menu.

You will see in red, Loading at the top of the page. Depending on how fast your internet speed is this could take several seconds. When the menu appears, scroll down to see each week.

If you wish to see the following month, there is a drop down box at the top that says Select Month.

beta logo Jr. Beta Club Informational Meeting

There will a meeting on Monday, Aug. 20 at 5:30 in the cafeteria for any student who is interested in being a member of Jr. Beta Club. If possible, parent and student should attend. Information about being a club member and convention will be discussed at this meeting.

8th Grade Football Parent Night

Eighth Grade Football Parent Night will start at 4:45 on Thursday, Aug. 16 due to possible storms. We will begin lining up at 4:30.

Officer Hagan Resource Officer

The Monroe County School District would like to welcome our newest school resource officer, Officer Kenny Hagan.  Officer Hagan has many years of police officer experience and during his career, he has served as a school resource officer.  Adding additional law enforcement on our school campuses will provide an even safer learning environment for our students and staff.

Football Football scrimmage Tonight

Due to all the rain we have had the past couple days, Tonight's football scrimmage has been moved to Elizabethtown High School. The scrimmage will start at 6:30 CST

Welcome Back 2018 Welcome Back 2018

Welcome Back 2018

no supplies Supply List

Students will not be required to purchase school supplies for the 2018-19 school year. All necessary supplies will be provided by the school. Students will be required to pay a $25 technology fee during registration.

healthy Immunization Requirements

Effective July 1, 2018, ALL students in kindergarten-twelfth grade must show proof of having received two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine to attend school.

To meet this requirement, a current Certificate of Immunization Status must be provided to the school showing the dates your child received the two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine. If your child has already received two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine, he or she will not be required to receive the series again.

In addtion, incoming 6th graders must have a physical exam and an immunization certificate for Immunization certificate​ which includes the following shots: Meningococcal vaccine​, Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis​- (T-dap), and Varicella​.

register Registering for 2018-19 School Year

Registration for the 2019-19 school year will be held on Aug. 1 from 12:00-6:00 for 6th graders. Seventh and eighth graders will register on Aug. 2 from 8:00-3:00. Please bring in immunization certificate, physical form, and $25 technology fee. 

"Meet the Teacher" will be held on Aug. 1 from 3:00-6:00. Any student may register at this time.  

 

Food SUMMER FEEDING BEGINS FRIDAY, MAY 25TH

If you are 18 or under and would like a free meal, visit our main location.

ep Rogers Explorer Program

Congratulations to Ellie Rushing, Brynley Starnes, Ellie Copas, Hollie Harlan, Madelyn McNew, and Ethan Comer for being selected to attend Rogers Explorer Program over the summer at various college campuses. Rogers Explorer is an intensive three-day, two-night program that focuses on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science and community service. The students were selected based on essay, grades, community services, and letters of recommendations.

awards 8th Grade Awards

These students were recognized at 8th grade graduation. Austin Copas- Citizenship; Brynley Starnes- All A's; Ellie Copas- Principal's Award and All A's; Allie Creek- All A's and Woodmen of the World History Award; Madelyn McNew- Superintendent's Award, Citizenship Award and All A's; Emily Arnett- All A's; Deaton Emmert- Cecil Petett Award; Nolan Thompson- All A's; Hollie Harlan- Kerry Yokley Award and All A's. Not pictured- Olivia Yokley- Perfect Attendance and Michael Odell- All A's. Congratulations to all students. 

6th grade Incoming 6th Grade News

**Just a reminder that Camp Middle will be held on Aug. 1 from 1:00 to 3:00. 

 

Mrs. Beth Hodges, Assistant Principal and Mrs. Glenda Wilson, Director of Youth Services, met with incoming 6th grade students at each elementary school.  These are the two documents given to students (camp middle and health requirements).  If you have questions, please call us.  We are looking forward to a fantastic 2018-19 school year in our 6th Grade Center!

KPREP Videos

The KPREP Test is here. We will "Rock the Test". Check out the videos. 

test KPREP Test

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- before and after lunch on May 4

-7th grade tests 5 days 

-6th grade tests 4 days

Thanks for your cooperation.

The Monroe County Falcon Baseball Team will host Hancock County in the 3rd verses 4th region Class "A" Sectional Game at Stanley Poland Field on Saturday April 28th 3:00. MC Falcons HS Baseball Team Plays Class "A" Sectional Game @ Home on Saturday, April 28th at 3:00 pm.

The Monroe County Falcon Baseball Team will host Hancock County in the 3rd verses 4th region Class "A" Sectional Game at Stanley Poland Field on Saturday April 28th 3:00.  The winner of this game will move on to Whitaker Ball Park in Lexington, Kentucky on May 5th and 6th to play in the Class A State Championships.

Earth Day Program

earth day

donors Digital Storytelling Challenge

Exciting news! MCMS is a semi-finalist in the AT&T Digital Storytelling Challenge Presented by DonorsChoose.org. Our project is one of 30 projects selected from a pool of nearly 900, and it was chosen because it creatively uses technology to ignite a generation of student storytellers. We need everyone's help in voting for the project. Go to https://attcsrteam.typeform.com/to/Gyof6u and find Monroe County Middle School. One vote per email. Also can vote by texting mcms to 50555. 

recycle Recycling Survey

If you are interested in helping with STLP recyling project, fill out this survey.

Play March 23, 24 25th March 23, 24 & 25th the Monroe Youth Theatre Presents ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD   BY George Brant

Monroe Youth Theatre Presents

ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD   BY George Brant

March 23, 24 & 25th

Click here to see Rehersal Photo

book trailer To Create a Book Trailer

Creating a book trailer is fun, easy, and simple. We have listed the following steps in order to create a book trailer. After creating your book trailer contact bianca.valeriano-quijano . we will add your book trailer to our website.

school closed No School Monday, March 12, 2018

There will be no school Monday, March 12, 2018 due to inclement weather. This will be MCSD@Home Day 7

music notes Solo/Ensemble Results

 

Congratulations to the following students who made Distinguished and Proficient Ratings at the KMEA Performance Assessment Saturday, March 3 at Warren Central High School.

Sixth Grade
James Hudson – Trombone; Jerome Setliff – Alto Saxophone; Hanna Setliff – Trumpet; Kalie Scearse – Clarinet; Jade Madison Turner – Alto Saxophone; Evan York – Clarinet; Heather Brown – Clarinet; Rachel Brown – Clarinet

Seventh Grade
Jon Mark Holder – clarinet; Kendall Webb – Trumpet; Ryan Rhoton – Clarinet; Ezra Pitcock – Tenor Saxophone; Kaden Eldridge – Bari Saxophone; Harlie Ballard – Euphonium; Avery Graves – Flute; Francis Jara – Flute; Hannah Proffitt – Trombone

Eighth Grade
Shandra Webb – Trombone; Emma Threet – Clarinet; Emily Arnett – Clarinet; Brynley Starnes – Flute; Timothy Warren –Bass Clarinet; Lucas Ford – Trumpet; Nicole Gentry – Trumpet; Rocio Morales – Clarinet; Sydni Watson- Clarinet; Hope Henderson – Trombone

drop off New Parent Drop-off Procedures

Beginning Monday, February 26, morning drop off procedure at Monroe County Middle School will be adjusted. If you are dropping a student off before 7:45AM, you will still enter the current location and direction being used. However, rather than dropping off at the back of the gym, you will need to continue around the corner of the gym and drop students off at the glass doors entering the gym. This will allow all students to enter the building at one location. There will be assistance provided for directions Monday morning. Afternoon procedures will remain the same.

School Delay School Delay

There will be a 1 hour delay for Monroe Co. Schools on Monday, February 12,  2018.  Drive safely.

Mrs Collins Mrs. Collins Receives Service Award

Mrs Collins

Mrs. Terri Collins was recognized at the 2018 KMEA Professional Development Conference Keynote Address and Awards Ceremony for her 35 years of service in music education on February 9th, 2018. She is pictured receiving her award from KMEA President, Terry Thompson. Thanks Mrs. Collins for all you do for our students.

 

Acad 2018 District Governor's Cup Assessments

The academic team competed yesterday in the assessment part of district Governor’s Cup at Metcalfe County. 

Trace Gearlds placed 5th in Math. 
Timothy Warren placed 5th in Science. 
Francis Jara placed 2nd in Science. 
Shandra Webb placed 5th in Writing Composition. 
Jack Holland placed 5th in Language Arts. 
Jerome Setliff placed 4th in Social Studies. 
Jack Holland placed 1st in Social Studies. 

All of these students will advance to Regional Governor’s Cup in February. 

Monroe County Middle School also won the Best Team Sportsmanship Award!!

ezra KMEA 3rd District All District Band

ezra

Ezra Pitcock performed with KMEA 3rd District 7th and 8th Grade All-District Band at WKU on Saturday, January 6th. Ezra tried out for the band and then rehearsed fro two days to perform before family and friends. He was among 99 students in the area that was selected for this band and was fourth chair tenor saxophone. 

Assessment of the School's Nutrition Report Assessment of the School's Nutrition Report

Assessment of the School's Nutrition Report

6th Grade Activity

Please answer the questions in this form. These activities will be on Friday, Dec. 15.

 

DO NOT forget to log off the Chromebook so someone else can answer the questions. If you are using your own device, you must use your school's email account instead of your personal gmail account. 

8th Grade Activities

Please answer the questions in this form. These activities will be on Friday, Dec. 15.

 

DO NOT forget to log off the Chromebook so someone else can answer the questions. If you are using your own device, you must use your school's email account instead of your personal gmail account. 

7th Grade Activity

Please answer the questions in this form. These activities will be on Friday, Dec. 15.

 

DO NOT forget to log off the Chromebook so someone else can answer the questions. If you are using your own device, you must use your school's email account instead of your personal gmail account. 

invited Festivities with Families

We invite all parents/guardians to our "Festivities with Families" on Friday, Dec. 15 from 11:00 to 1:30. We want you to take a look around to see the activities we have been doing over the last few weeks. We will have coffee and hot chocolate, too. Students may leave with parents after 1:30. Hope to see you!

wellness District Wellness Assessment

Check out the results of our recent Wellness Assessment

6th grade academic 6th Grade Academic Showcase

The 6th Grade Academic Team participated in the Kentucky Colonels’ 6th Grade Showcase on Saturday December 2nd.

There were 8 teams participating. Quick Recall placed 3rd overall. Jack Holland placed 1st overall in Social Studies. Atiana Spivey placed 1st overall in Arts & Humanities. Kensley Stinson placed 3rd overall in Composition. James Reece placed 4th overall in Science. With all of the placings calculated, the 6th grade Academic Team placed 3rd overall in the tournament!!!

Team members were Baylen Holt, Lexie Taylor, Jack Holland, Atiana Spivey, Jade Madison Turner, Eli Pitcock, James Reece, Jerome Setliff.

Image of security changes at ms and hs campus Changes to through traffic at the MS and HS campus

Campus Safety Improvements at MCHS and MCMS

Beginning December 8, 2017

 

  • During school hours access to Monroe County High School and Monroe County Wellness Center will be from Old Mulkey Rd.
  • Access to Monroe County Middle School will be from Gamaliel Rd. 
  • Chains will be up from 8:00am to 2:30pm. 
  • This will allow us to have better control of the traffic on the MCHS and MCMS campuses which will provide a safer campus for our students and staff.
  • We have experienced drivers using the campuses as an access road from Gamaliel Rd. to Old Mulkey Rd.  During the school day we have students who use the area between the schools for physical education and other activities.  To reduce the risk of someone getting hurt, we are closing access from Gamaliel Rd. to Old Mulkey Rd. during school hours.
  • In the near future, we will be installing a check-in station at the entry of MCHS.  This will allow us to monitor who enters and exits the student parking lot.  
A Message from the Monroe County Board of Education A Message from the Monroe County Board of Education

A Message from the Monroe County Board of Education.

 

Academic Composition

6th grade students Alyson Cunningham, Kensley Stinson, and Lexi Taylor traveled to Hiseville Elementary today to compete in the Academic Team Composition Competition. 

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SCK Launch

Eighth grade students were invited to attend SCK Launch in Bowling Green. During the day, students learned about possible careers that will be prominent in our area within the next ten years. Students had the opportunity for some hands-on experiences and many of those were virtual.

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lunch and learn Lunch and Learn

Family Youth Services Coordinator Glenda Wilson hosted the first Lunch and Learn of the year. Students signed up to participate during their lunch time. The guest speakers were first responders: Bobby Adams- Fire Department, Dewayne Barnett- Sheriff's Department, Phyllis Reagan- Ambulance Service, and BJ Boyles- National Guard. Each one talked about what their agency would do as a first responder. Over 90 students participated.

MCCares Town Hall Meeting - Is Your Family Affected By Drugs?

Learn How To Protect Youth In Today’s Drug-Filled World, at the Monroe Co. Family Wellness Center. Free BBQ door prizes.

walk Bully Awareness Walk

Bully Awareness Walk will be at 3:00 at the middle school for anyone who would like to participate. All students need to sign-in with after school. 

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