MTMS Course Guide (pdf) 2014-2015 School Year
MTMS Spring 2014 SOL Schedule -updated 3/20/2014 (pdf)
The 8th Grade Dance: Voting is complete and the 8th graders have spoken!! The theme for this year’s 8th grade dance is going to be “The Great Gatsby.” The Roaring 20’s will be coming to Twain on Friday May 9th from 6:30- 9:00 pm.
PARENT VOLUNTEERS: We are also in need of parents and guardians to serve on the planning committee as well as provide refreshments, door prizes, and volunteer the day and evening of the dance. If interested please contact dance chairs; Michele Weinstein Bessenger and Kathy Nieves at MLBESSENGER7@VERIZON.NET or email@example.com
Social Media Trends and Internet Safety: A Dialogue - It’s hard to keep up with the latest trends in adolescent social media and internet use. Communication and sharing is key. Please join us for Parent Information Night #3 on Monday April 28th, 2014 at 6:00pm in the library. Student Services and Officer Hairston will begin with presentations, and then we invite you to join in the conversation.
Order your Mark Twain Middle School Yearbook NOW for $35! Yearbooks are sold on a first come first served basis we only have 200 books left! Once they are gone they are gone, and no more will be available. You can order online, bring cash or a check made out to Mark Twain MS. There will be no yearbooks available for purchase in June. To order your yearbook, go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use the school code #8606 as your Order Number (new sale). This will guarantee you will have your own personal yearbook at the end of the school year. More information.
Personal Electronic Device Information 2013-2014
If you are interesting in bringing a personally owned electronic device to school for educational use please review this packet (pdf) and follow the procedures.
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Students of the Month
Diana Aguilar Castaneda
WORD MASTERS CHALLENGE: Congratulations to the Twain Word Masters team for scoring an impressive 191 points out of a possible 200 in the second of three meets this year. This scores placed the team second in the nation. A special shout-out to Alex Hayden for earning a perfect score of 20 on the challenge. He is only one of 22 7th graders to achieve this result. Other members of Team Twain include: Alex Haynes, Angeline Ignacio, Justin Kim, Shruthi Malidaran, Sarita Moncada, Alessa Ogork, Terrence Pickron, Rachel Porter, Olivia Regehr, Will Sande, Sara Sklar and Cate Sturner. Great job everyone!
SOLO ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL: All of the Twain students that attended the Solo Ensemble Festival last weekend did a fantastic job. Orchestra students performed on Friday 4/4 and Band students performed on Saturday 4/5. In total, 47 band students performed and all 47 students received superior or excellent ratings from the judges. Two more students will perform at the end of the month. Thank you to Ms. Holly Hayes for providing the piano accompaniment for the soloists.
Turn Your Trash into Ca$h for MTMS!!!
Before you throw it in the trash, check to see if it can be used by MTMS. MTMS participates in several programs that use bottle tops or parts of labels as proofs of purchase. The programs in which MTMS currently participates are:
Box Tops for Education
Box Tops for Education – clip and save Box Tops coupons and drop them in the collection box in the front office. MTMS receives 10¢ for every Box Tops coupon submitted. Box Tops coupons come on a variety of items you have in your classroom – Kleenex, Ziploc bags, Hefty bags and plates, Avery binders and labels. For a list of participating products, visit www.boxtops4education.com.
Campbell’s Labels for Education
Submit the entire UPC (must have the whole UPC similar to the one directly above in order for it to count) from participating products in the collection box in the front office. For a list of participating products, visit www.labelsforeducation.com.
My Coke Rewards
My Coke Rewards - Open a My Coke Rewards account at www.mycokerewards.com, enter codes from bottle caps or flaps from can cartons from Coke products (Coke, Diet Coke, Fresca, Fanta, Minute Maid, Sprite, Mello Yello, Nestea, Segram’s, Mr. Pibb, etc.), and transfer points to MTMS through the SCHOOLS tab to help MTMS earn merchandise through this program, or drop off bottle tops and carton flaps in the front office.