• Blue Devil News - 05/20/2022

    Posted by Anthony Booker on 5/20/2022 3:00:00 PM

    Blue & White Tassel Ceremony

    Congratulations to all of the students that participated in the first annual Blue and White Tassel Ceremony.  These scholars earned at least eight tassels throughout the year for achievements both in and outside of the classroom.  Job well done!

    Eighth Grade Honor Walk:

    It is a tradition for our eighth grade students to walk from MMS to MHS on the last day of school. We plan to continue this special event on May 26th, and students will start their walk around 9:45 am and turn onto Whitlock Avenue at approximately 10:00 am. To participate, students must return their field trip permission form, which was given out in Launch this week. We would love to see parents line Whitlock Avenue (refer to link to MAP below) to celebrate our students. 

    1. Bus riders will be dismissed from MHS around 12:30 pm. Buses will take students home directly from MHS.

    2. Walkers and car riders will ride a bus back to MMS.

    3. Car riders can be picked up in the normal location (Big Blue Gym Parking Lot) around 12:45 pm.

    What will happen: 

    1. Picture at Northcutt.
    2. New spirit t-shirt and swag bag.
    3. Escorted by vintage fire truck and police car.
    4. Mobile DJ
    5. Students can use their phone
    6. Spirit stations along the way including a Mariachi Band
    7. Operation Graduation pep rally upon arrival at MHS
    8. Annual Eighth Grade Picnic with bouncy houses and a DJ
    9. Kona Ice for purchase
    10. Zaxbys for purchase*

    *Lunches prepared by the MCS Food and Nutrition Department will be available to students at no cost.

    8th Grade Walk Map

    Seventh Grade Fun Day:

    On the last day of school, we will celebrate our 7th graders with a Fun Day. To begin the day, 7th grade students will cheer on our 8th graders as they begin their walk to MHS. For the remainder of the day, students will have activities on the practice field and gyms, and students will have the opportunity to watch a movie in our newly renovated auditorium. . We will have a DJ cranking up the music and ice-cold treats to cool students off. 

    Uniform Free Day & Spirit Wear Donations:

    The last two days of school will be uniform free.  During this time, we are also holding a uniform drive.  Students are encouraged, especially eighth graders, to donate their gently used uniform shirts and MMS spirit wear items on Wednesday (25th) and Thursday (26th). 

    Chromebook Return:

    All students should return their Chromebooks and chargers on Wednesday. In-person students will return to Launch at the end of the day to return their Chromebooks, and virtual students can return their Chromebooks to the main office during normal business hours.

    Rising 9th Grade: Be Somebody Orientation

    Rising 9th grade students are invited to participate in the Be Somebody Orientation at MHS.  Please visit www.besomebodyorientation.com for more information and to register. 

    MMS Softball:

    MMS will have a softball team next year. To sign-up please use the following link:

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f4aaba82ba7fe3-marietta

    Blue Devil Spirit Camp:

    For more information about the Blue Devil Spirit Camp, please see the flyer below.

    Flyer

    Blue Diamonds Step Team:

    For more information about the Blue Diamond Step Team, please see the flyer below.

    Flyer

    Basketball Camp:

    Please see the flyer for more information about MHS Basketball Camp.

    Theatre:

    Is your child interested in theatre?  There is still an opportunity to join the MMS Enhanced Theatre Arts program for the 2022-2023 school year.  If your child has not already completed the audition process and is interested in joining the program, please complete the interest form found at the link below.  Specific details about the audition process will be provided in the coming weeks.

    Theatre Interest Form

    Rising 8th Grader Magnet Applications:

    Applications for rising non-magnet 8th grade students interested in 2022-2023 MMS STEM magnet program are now available.  In-district enrollment closes 10 business days after the last day of school for students.  Out-of-district student enrollment closes on the second Monday in March.  (A magnet application does not need to be completed for a student already enrolled in the program.) 

    Application in English

    Application in Spanish

    The Engineering Pipeline: Summer of Exploration Conference:

    For more information about this exciting opportunity, please see the flyer below.

    Summer of Exploration Flyer

    PTSA Store

    As a reminder, if you need school uniforms, our PTSA is actively filling orders.  You can purchase uniforms HERE and they will be ready for pickup in the front office within 4 business days.  If you have any questions regarding PTSA or uniforms, please view the Marietta Middle Grades PTSA information page.  We wish you a Happy New Year and appreciate your continued support as we “Take the Middle to the Top!”

    Important Dates:

    Eighth Grade Honor Walk:  05/26/2022

    Seventh Grade Fun Day: 05/26/2022

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