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Monroe County Middle School News

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. There will be orientation for parents on July 25th at 12:00 in the gym. Paretns will pick up school registratration formas and schdule 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.

Football Tonights MCHS Football game played at 6:30 central standard time.

Tonight's away MCHS Football game against North Hardin will be played at 6:30 cst.

Leadership Clubs
Football Football District Tournament

MCMS would like to invite everyone to Darrell Carter Stadium this Saturday as we host the First Annual Middle School Football District Championship. Monroe will play Barren Co. at 10:00 am followed immediately by Glasgow vs Bazzell (Allen Co.).  Coach Daniel Harlan has District Championship Tee – Shirts available for $10 each. These will be for sale at the game, but if you’d like to purchase one you can also get them anytime from MCMS.

We are also still selling chances on our Orca Cooler, which will be given away at halftime of the Glasgow – Bazzell game on Saturday. Chances are $2 each and can be purchased at the game or in advance from MCMS. You do not have to be in attendance to win. Please contact Jordan Hale or Daniel Harlan if you would like to purchase chances.

8th Grade Parent Night

MCMS will host 8th grade parent night on Thursday, Sept. 15. Softball players will be recognized at 5:00 at the softball field. The team will play Caverna. They have only two more home games of the season. Football players and cheerleaders will be recognized start at 5:45 at the football field. This will be their last home game of the season. The team will be playing Glasgow. Come out and support the Lady Falcons and Falcons.

9-11 Remembering 9-11 and Honoring Local Heros

The Monroe County Jr. Guard and our local Modern Woodmen will be co- hosting  a “Remembering 9-11 and Honoring Our Local Heroes” program on Sunday, September 11 at the middle school cafeteria beginning at 4:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the 9-11 tragic event.  

Homecoming 2016 Homecoming 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 Homecoming winners. 2nd Runner Up Ramsey Kate Bartley, 1st Runner Up Josie Ford, 1st Runner Up Brynley Hatcher, Queen Allison Cleary.

Leadership Clubs
Scholastic Scholastic Book Fair

Our first Scholastic Book Fair will be held Sept. 1-Sept. 9. The Book Fair will be open during school hours. If you need extended hours, please contact Miss Holder. Check out the Online Book Fair for a large selection of books. Your support is greatly appreciated so we can purchase more books for our students to check out from the school's library. 

Sign-Ups Club Sign-Ups

School club sign-ups are going on now through Sept. 16th. Students are highly encouraged to be a part of a school club. Clubs at MCMS are: Jr. Beta, Pep, STLP, FCA, Jr. Guard,Y-Club, 4-H.

If more information is needed about each club, please contact the sponsor.

Basketball Girls Basketball Parent Meeting

Any girl intersted in playing basketball should come with a parent for a meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 5:00. Coaches are Joe and Shelia McGeorge.

Homecoming 2016 Homecoming 2016

Homecoming will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 6. at halftime of the football game. The game starts at 6:00.

2016 Homecoming Queen Candidates

8th Grade: Jocelyn Stinson, Ramsey Kate Bartley, Kelsie Langford, Madison Cloyd, Emma Denton, Allison Cleary

7th Grade: Hollie Harlan, Malila Myatt, Ellie Rushing, Ellie Copas, Brynley Hatcher, Kaitlynn Cornwell

6th Grade: Baylee Brownlee, Josie Ford, Paisley Ford, Ella Massingille, Brinley Bartley, Tommie Ann Smith

 

Homecoming Week Homecoming Week

Students are invited to participate in Homecoming Week by dressing up each day.

Monday- Mix and Match
Tuesday- Rock 'n Roll
Wednesday- Camo
Thursday- Superhero
Friday- Falcon Day
Tuesday- Spirit Day

 

Swim Team Swim Team Sign-ups for grades K-12

Sign-ups are now underway for the local USA/High School Swim team.  If your child would like to be a part of the team you can go by the Wellness Center and pick up a packet and return by August 29th.  Practices will be Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 3:15-5:00 for grades 7-12 and Tuesday and Thursday for grades K-6 from 3:30-4:30.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Dawn Cleary at the Middle School or Kim Smith at the Board of Education.

Back Pack Back Pack for Kids Fundraiser

Don't miss this exciting event for a great cause!

Run 31st Annual Watermelon Run

Sign up and join in the fun!

Swim Camp Swim Camp Held On July 25-26, 2016 at The Wellness Center

On July 25-26, 2016, Coach Dean Brownley, head coach at Centre College traveled to Monroe Co to do a swim camp for USA swimmers.  There were 18 swimmers in attendance and they learned many drills to better their swimming techniques.  This is the second year Coach Brownley has coached our swimmers during camp here at our facility. 

 

We will be hosting a swim camp for all those interested in being on the USA and High School swim team during the week of August 22nd.  Swimmers attending this camp will learn the different strokes and focus on starts and turns.  If you are interested in attending this camp please text or call Coach Dawn at 270-427-6148 or Coach Kim at 270-427-7993.  More information and a definite date will be announced soon.

Health Requirements Health Requirements for 2016-17 School Year

What you need to know for this year.

2016 Career and Technical Education Monroe County High School was recognized at the 2016 Career and Technical Education

Monroe County High School was recognized at the 2016 Career and Technical Education Conference for being 1 of 26 high schools in the state of Kentucky to achieve 100% college/career ready for the 2015-2016 school year.  Pictured are JerrI Rowland, Mitzi Holland, Dr. Stephen Pruitt, Commissioner of Education, Amy Thompson, Max Petett and Kelli Dickson.

Registration MCMS Registration

Parents may register students on July 26 or 27. Office staff will be available from 8:00-5:00.

Summer Camp 2016 Summer Camp 2016 at the Monroe County Wellness Center

Summer Camp 2016, July 18th through July 29th from 7:30am to 2:30pm at the Monroe County Wellness Center. See flyer for more information.

DRUG AWARENESS, PREVENTION, and SUPPORT Event 1st Annual Monroe County Community DRUG AWARENESS, PREVENTION, and SUPPORT Event

1st Annual Monroe County Community DRUG AWARENESS, PREVENTION, and SUPPORT Event. It's time to BREAK THE SILENCE and SPEAK THE TRUTH about drugs in our community. Make plans to attend on July 29th for great entertainment - live band from Nashville, inspiring speakers who share their stories of addiction and recovery, awesome door prizes and much, much more.

Camp Middle Camp Middle

Camp Middle will be held on July 26 and 27 from 8-12. Sixth grade orientation will be on July 27 at 12:00 in the gym. The orientation is beneficial to both the parent and student and will include a question/answer session. Breakfast and lunch will be served both days. The note was sent home with students. Hope to see all 6th graders. 

Football Info

The 7-8th grade football parent meeting has been rescheduled for July 12 at 6:00 at the MCMS cafeteria. The first practice will be on July 13 at 8:00-10 am.  

Dates differ from the original calendar the players received at school to avoid overlapping with the high school parent meeting. Anyone playing football must have a KHSAA sports physical and must attend summer practices.

Jr. Beta Results for National Jr. Beta Convention

Five students plus friends and family traveled to New Orleans to compete at the National Jr. Beta Convention. Students brought home awards in both categories; CHAMPION in Technology and 4th place in Quilting. We want to congratulate these students.

 

Winning in the Technology division was Gage McClendon, Jacob Irvin, Brylan Williams, and Kade Hagan. 

 

Maylee Collins won 4th place in Quilting. 

 



 

Beth Hodges Mrs. Beth Hodges receives award.

MCMS Assistant Principal Mrs. Beth Hodges was recognized on Sunday, May 1 at the WKU College of Education and Behavioral Sciences annual awards ceremony.