Winter iReady Diagnostics will be next week! ELA will be on Tuesday, 12/5 and Math will be on Thursday, 12/7.
A Very Merry Mid-Carolina will begin on Tuesday, December 5th. Here is a peek at our 12 fun-filled dress days.
We enjoyed having our MCMS families for Thanksgiving Lunch! (part 2)
We enjoyed having our MCMS families for Thanksgiving Lunch! (part 1)
Congratulations to our Palmetto State Literacy Association Distinguished Teacher of Literacy, Mrs. Emily Owen, and the Distinguished Administrator of Literacy, Mr. Jared Jones.
Thanks to everyone who made our Veterans Day program a success. Happy Veterans Day!
Congratulations to our October Students, Teacher, and Support Staff of the Month! Thank you to Genesis Hub and Midlands Chiropractic of Newberry for sponsoring our Teacher and Support Staff of the Month!
SC End of Course Examination Program State End of Course (EOCEP) exams are taken in the following courses: English II, Algebra I, Intermediate Algebra, Biology I, US History, and HIS 202. The End-of-Course Examination Program (EOCEP) is a statewide assessment program for specific courses awarding units of credit in English/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. The exams must be taken to earn credit for the course. Additionally, scores must be counted as 20% of the final grade in the aligned course. EOCEP test items are written to assess the knowledge and skills described in the academic standards. Links to the standards are provided by clicking on the course names above. Please note when testing sessions will occur and make arrangements to ensure attendance for the exam. Visit https://bit.ly/statetestingprogram for more details. Testing Dates: High School Only English 2 Writing: December 5 English 2 Reading: December 11 Biology: December 12 USHC: December 13 Algebra 1 (HS only): December 14 Electronics Use During State Testing Per SCDE guidelines, during testing, students may not be in possession of any electronic devices that can be used for communicating, timing, creating images, or storing images. These devices include but are not limited to cellphones, smart watches, Bluetooth devices, e-readers, and any other electronic device not used for testing*. Devices will be collected by the test administrator and returned after testing is complete. To learn more about investigation and discipline procedures related to electronics use during state testing, please review this guidance document (https://bit.ly/statetestingelectronics). *This restriction does not apply to medical devices documented and approved for use during testing in a student’s IEP, 504 Plan, or Individual Health Plan.
Congratulations to our Support Staff and Teacher of the Month for September!
8th grade science classes had some Halloween fun this week with STEM activities. Candy Corn Stack: Who can make the tallest ear of corn? & Stack "Ghost" Cups: Who can make the tallest tower (no hands!)?
We will have hat day on Friday, November 10th. Students may pay one dollar to wear a hat. All proceeds will go to our Angel Tree Fund. Hoodies will not be allowed.
Congratulations to the middle school members of the Rebel Regiment who qualified for State. Come out and support them at Spring Valley High School this Saturday!
MCMS football will take on the Beechwood Bengals next Tuesday at Lexington High. Start time will be 7:00pm. GO REBELS!
Our football game against Newberry has been moved to tomorrow. Game will be played at Newberry High and is scheduled for 5:30. GO REBELS!
We are happy to announce that Wizard of Oz auditions are just around the corner! Auditions will occur at the Newberry High School auditorium on November 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, with possible callbacks on the 6th. We have two times for auditions this year. Elementary students in grades 1st-5th can come any day from 4:00 to 5:15 p.m., and middle and high students will audition from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The performances this year will be at the Newberry Opera House on March 21st, 22nd and 23rd. There will be two performances on the 23rd. All rehearsals will occur in the Newberry High School auditorium beginning November 27th.
Dear MCMS family, You are invited to honor a Veteran at the annual MCMS Veterans Day Ceremony to be held on Thursday, November 9, 2023. Veterans will be served a hot breakfast beginning at 7:30 AM in the cafeteria, and the annual ceremony will commence at 8:15 AM in the Big Gym. If you or a family member of someone from the community has served in the armed forces, please complete the following form by Friday, October 27, 2023. https://forms.gle/rByVvUSuxRsUSUkt5
8th grader Jade Colantuono and 6th grader Mckenzie Nelson were able to lead a Sing-a-long at Springfield Place. Jade sang a solo on "Over the Rainbow," and both girls led a couple of special Halloween songs in addition to folk, Broadway, and patriotic tunes. Everyone had a wonderful time!
Basketball Tryout Info: Girls basketball tryouts will be October the 30th -November the 1st from 3:30-4:45pm. All required paperwork (physical, history, concussion, and parent permission forms) must be uploaded into Planet HS (Big Teams) in order to participate. Please email Coach Schaeffer at email@example.com if you have any questions. Boys basketball tryouts will be October the 30th -November the 1st from 5:00-6:15pm. . All required paperwork (physical, history, concussion, and parent permission forms) must be uploaded into Planet HS (Big Teams) in order to participate. Please email Coach Teseniar at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Paperwork: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/714269/SCHSL_Physical_Concussion_and_Parent_Permission.pdf Planet HS (Big Teams) setup: https://www.newberry.k12.sc.us/o/mcms/page/planeths-account-setup