Thursday, February 22

  • Did you know that around 2 billion pennies would be needed to make a line of pennies around the Earth? Last year, students across the country raised over $26 million dollars for Pennies for Patients. Stacked on top of one another, that's enough pennies to make it around the world 1.3 times!


    Our 7th grade basketball teams have away games against Concord today. Good Luck Tigers! Please dismiss the 7th grade basketball teams and cheerleaders today at 3:15.


    Turn in 10 box tops for your chance to win a $5.00 gift card to Southeast Cinemas at Carolina Mall.  3 students will be selected to win the gift cards on February 28th.  Please help support our school by submitting your boxtops.


    Attention Beta Club Members: We have a service hour opportunity available for this Saturday. If you are available to assist with serving deserts Saturday evening from 6-9:30PM here at the school, please see Mrs. Stoker for details.


    Any girl interested in going to Volleyball Camp at MPHS needs to turn in their money to Ms. Deaton with their forms ASAP. Camp starts Tuesday, February 27th at 5:00. Any questions, please contact Coach Sanders at MPHS.


    Did you know that three of our staff are going to be in a play here at the middle school this Saturday night? Mrs. Stoker, Mrs. Helmintoller, and Mr. Farrar will be performing in "Complaint Department and Lemonade" at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $15.00 each and come with tons of cookies and lemonade during the intermission. You can purchase tickets from Ms. Stephenson in the library. Hurry! This show will sell out.


    Any 7th or 8th-grade student interested in trying out for the track team should stop by Coach Helmintoller's office and pick up an informational flyer. Students may also visit Coach Krome's website, www.KromePage.com, then look for a link entitled, "2018 Track Flyer" for information. Meanwhile, the first day of track practice will begin on Monday, March 5th, at 4:15pm. Please come prepared and dressed appropriately for outside workouts. ONLY students that have turned in ALL required paperwork will be able to participate. All athletic forms may be found on the MPMS athletic website. Students must turn in their forms to Ms. Smolick no later than Friday, March 2nd.


    Attention TSA members: The last open lab hours are today from 4-6pm. Also, we are leaving from Central Cabarrus High School at 5:30 am tomorrow. Be sure to have your liability form with you.

     

    This is your friendly reminder that YCI will meet tomorrow morning at 7:55 in the cafeteria. Bojangles plain and sausage biscuits will be available so please bring a $1 donation. We can't wait to see you at YCI this week.

Wednesday, February 21

  • George Washington may have been our first President, but he wasn't the first president on a coin. In 1909, President Lincoln appeared on a one-cent coin and became the first real person, and the first president to appear on a US coin.


    Our 7th grade basketball teams have away games against Concord tomorrow. Good Luck Tigers!


    Turn in 10 box tops for your chance to win a $5.00 gift card to Southeast Cinemas at Carolina Mall.  3 students will be selected to win the gift cards on February 28th.  Please help support our school by submitting your boxtops.


    For those students interested in soccer, there will be an informational meeting today in the Main Gym during Venture.


    Any girl interested in going to Volleyball Camp at MPHS needs to turn in their money to Ms. Deaton with their forms ASAP. Camp starts Tuesday, February 27th at 5:00. Any questions, please contact Coach Sanders at MPHS.


    Did you know that three of our staff are going to be in a play here at the middle school this Saturday night? Mrs. Stoker, Mrs. Helmintoller, and Mr. Farrar will be performing in "Complaint Department and Lemonade" at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $15.00 each and come with tons of cookies and lemonade during the intermission. You can purchase tickets from Ms. Stephenson in the library. Hurry! This show will sell out.


    Any 7th or 8th-grade student interested in trying out for the track team should stop by Coach Helmintoller's office and pick up an informational flyer. Students may also visit Coach Krome's website, www.KromePage.com, then look for a link entitled, "2018 Track Flyer" for information. Meanwhile, the first day of track practice will begin on Monday, March 5th, at 4:15pm. Please come prepared and dressed appropriately for outside workouts. ONLY students that have turned in ALL required paperwork will be able to participate. All athletic forms may be found on the MPMS athletic website. Students must turn in their forms to Ms. Smolick no later than Friday, March 2nd.

    Attention TSA members: The last open lab hours are today from 4-6pm, tomorrow from 7:30-8:30 am and tomorrow after school from 4-6pm. Please sign up outside room 1206. 


    The word of the day is asylum. It means sanctuary or refuge. In a sentence you could say: “Seeking asylum from their homelands, many people have fled to the United States in hopes of having a better life.”

Tuesday, February 20

  • Did you know that the money you are raising for Pennies for Patients will help fund research? In medicine, research means the careful study of a disease with the goal of finding a cure. Your donations will help fund 480 researchers in 15 different countries on five continents! Since its founding in 1949, the Society has invested more than $875 million for research specifically targeting leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Last week we raised $869.06 to help cure cancer, and this week we want to do it again!


    Our 7th grade basketball teams have away games against Hickory Ridge today. Good Luck Tigers! Please dismiss the basketball teams and cheerleaders at 3:15.


    Turn in 10 box tops for your chance to win a $5.00 gift card to Southeast Cinemas at Carolina Mall.  3 students will be selected to win the gift cards on February 28th.  Please help support our school by submitting your boxtops.


    Attention TSA Members: Today’s meeting is from 4-5:30pm. The meeting will continue to 6pm for those that want to continue working on their competitive events.


    For those students interested in soccer, there will be an informational meeting tomorrow in the Main Gym during Venture.

    Any girl interested in going to Volleyball Camp at MPHS needs to turn in their money to Ms. Deataon with their forms ASAP. Camp starts Tuesday, February 27th at 5:00. Any questions, please contact Coach Sanders at MPHS.


    Did you know that three of our staff are going to be in a play here at the middle school this Saturday night? Mrs. Stoker, Mrs. Helmintoller, and Mr. Farrar will be performing in "Complaint Department and Lemonade" at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $15.00 each and come with tons of cookies and lemonade during the intermission. You can purchase tickets from Ms. Stephenson in the library. Hurry! This show will sell out.


    Any 7th or 8th-grade student interested in trying out for the track team should stop by Coach Helmintoller's office and pick up an informational flyer. Students may also visit Coach Krome's website, www.KromePage.com, then look for a link entitled, "2018 Track Flyer" for information. Meanwhile, the first day of track practice will begin on Monday, March 5th, at 4:15pm. Please come prepared and dressed appropriately for outside workouts. ONLY students that have turned in ALL required paperwork will be able to participate. All athletic forms may be found on the MPMS athletic website. Students must turn in their forms to Ms. Smolick no later than Friday, March 2nd.

Monday, February 19

  • Our 7th grade basketball teams have away games against Hickory Ridge tomorrow. Good Luck Tigers!

    Turn in 10 box tops for your chance to win a $5.00 gift card to Southeast Cinemas at Carolina Mall.  3 students will be selected to win the gift cards on February 28th.  Please help support our school by submitting your boxtops.


    Attention TSA Members: Afternoon lab hours are today from 4-6pm. Be sure to sign up outside room 1206 and have your ride here by 6:05. Also, the VEX IQ robotics team will meet tomorrow morning.


    For those students interested in soccer, there will be an informational meeting this Wednesday in the Main Gym during Venture.


    Any student that has payment for volleyball camp can turn it into Ms. Deaton by February 26th.


    Did you know that three of our staff are going to be in a play here at the middle school this Saturday night? Mrs. Stoker, Mrs. Helmintoller, and Mr. Farrar will be performing in "Complaint Department and Lemonade" at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $15.00 each and come with tons of cookies and lemonade during the intermission. You can purchase tickets from Ms. Stephenson in the library. Hurry! This show will sell out.


    Any 7th or 8th-grade student interested in trying out for the track team should stop by Coach Helmintoller's office and pick up an informational flyer. Students may also visit Coach Krome's website, www.KromePage.com, then look for a link entitled, "2018 Track Flyer" for information. Meanwhile, the first day of track practice will begin on Monday, March 5th, at 4:15pm. Please come prepared and dressed appropriately for outside workouts. ONLY students that have turned in ALL required paperwork will be able to participate. All athletic forms may be found on the MPMS athletic website. Students must turn in their forms to Ms. Smolick no later than Friday, March 2nd.


    The word of the day is assiduous. It means hard working. In a sentence you could say: “Rather than slacking off, remain assiduous and be amazed at how much you accomplish.”

Friday, February 16

  • Our 7th grade basketball teams have away games against Hickory Ridge next Tuesday. Good Luck Tigers!


    Turn in 10 box tops for your chance to win a $5.00 gift card to Southeast Cinemas at Carolina Mall.  3 students will be selected to win the gift cards on February 28th.  Please help support our school by submitting your boxtops.


    Attention TSA Members: Afternoon lab hours are today from 4-5pm. Be sure to sign up outside room 1206 and have your ride here by 5:05. Also, the VEX IQ robotics team will not have a meeting afterschool today. Our next meeting will be Tuesday morning.


    For those students interested in soccer, there will be an informational meeting next Wednesday in the Main Gym during Venture.


    Any student that has payment for volleyball camp can turn it into Ms. Deaton by February 26th.


    The word of the day is scarce. It means hard to find. In a sentence you could say: “Due to the great crisis around the island, aid for cultural organizations are scarce.”