Mexico Middle School

Mexico Middle School is proud to serve Mexico’s 6-8th grade students by executing our mission with fidelity daily:

Making

Minds

Stronger

Within our walls you will find first class teams of teachers and students working and learning together.  MMS faculty and staff are dedicated to helping our students grow into successful young adults.  Our vision for all of our students:

 

Educating, Engaging, & Empowering Students to Become Lifelong Learners

To drive our purpose we have two building goals for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Goal 1:  75% of MMS students will meet their individualized reading goal by the end of the 2017 - 2018 school year. 

Some of the action steps for this goal include:

  • Department Chairs participating in professional development with a focus on academic language as well as reading strategies and monitor implementation in departments.
  • Teachers will be doing a book study by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey and John Hattie that supports a specific set of instructional routines and strategies to match student's current levels of learning.  It focuses on analyzing the impact of these routines and modifying actions to improve learning.

 

Goal 2:  84% of MMS students will fall in the first tier of the behavioral triangle, earning zero to one discipline referrals, during the 2017 - 2018 school year.

Some of the action steps for this goal include:

  • Implementation of the Social Skills Curriculum, Second Steps.
  • Student participation in school belonginess survey.
  • Continued partnership with the Rose Behavior Center and the University of Missouri to work on tier 2 interventions that include small group social skills groups.

 

 

 

 

Important Homework Links for you! The links will be updated with the homework for 2017 - 2018 once the school year begins.

 
7th Grade Homework: https://goo.gl/a76bWH
 
8th Grade Homework:  https://goo.gl/3U6PkR

 

 

Welcome to Mexico Middle School where we are Making Minds Stronger - Arrival Plans

Our first day of school is Wednesday, August 23 and we are so very excited to see all of our new and returning students.

Students, our school opens at 7:30 am.  Only those students who ride a Mexico School bus may enter earlier.  If these conditions do not apply to you, then you may not arrive on school grounds before 7:30 am.  

Parents, please have this in your morning plans as we do not have supervision for your children until this time.  Students cannot be standing around outside the building unsupervised.  So make your plans with your family beforehand. 

Students, please arrive on time, prepared and ready for to learn.

 

 

MMS Sports:  

Any 7th or 8th grade student wishing to participate in Middle School sports must have a completed physical turned in BEFORE he / she can participate.  There is a copy of the MSHSAA Physical form in the document section for your use.  Please bring this form with you to the Doctor.  You can bring the completed form to your coach or the school office, or have your Doctor fax it to 573-581-8440.  You may not practice until you have a completed physical on file.  Check out the Fall Sports Flyer in the Documents section.

 

MMS Back to School Dance:  

There is a Back to School Dance on Friday August 25 from 3:30 - 5:30.  The cost is $5.00.  See you there!

 

Middle School Handbook:  

Parents, please take some time to read our Middle School Handbook with your student.  Our handbook is an important part of Middle School life.  It has our Vision, our policies, and lots of room for students use for homework, hall passes and homework information.  Each student will receive a hard copy of our handbook at the beginning of the school year.  When students are focused on learning they are more apt to be able to succeed in school.  Your partnership helps us to live our Vision - "Educating, Engaging, & Empowering Students to Become Lifelong Learners."  A copy of the 2017 - 2018 Handbook is found in the related document section.  

 

SCHOOL ARRIVAL PLANS:

Students, our school opens at 7:30 am.  Only those students who ride a Mexico School bus may enter earlier.  If these conditions do not apply to you, then you may not arrive on school grounds before 7:30 am.  

Parents, please have this in your morning plans as we do not have supervision for your children until this time.  Students cannot be standing around outside the building unsupervised.  So make your plans with your family beforehand. 

Students, arrive on time, prepared and ready for to learn.  

 

STUDENTS THINK ABOUT THIS:

"Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. "Anthony J. D'Angelo

 

To our MMS family:

"Family consists of people that love and Family consists of people that love and care about each other mutually, and no matter what our background is, we can have people to call family." John Shea, Strategic Empathy

 

Attendance Matters:

"Attend today, achieve tomorrow" 

 

 

Online Meal Payments for the Regular School Year:

We are happy to announce that you are now able to make online payments to your student's meal account using Parent Portal.  The steps to do this are as follows:

1. Sign into Parent Portal; https://sdm.sisk12.com/MX/Default.aspx?Action=Parent (If you do not have a Parent Portal account, please contact your student's school office to set up an account)

2. Select Meals>Online Payment

3. Enter the dollar amount for each child

4. Click Proceed to Verification Step

5. Choose Proceed to PayPal

Note:  You do not need a PayPal account to pay online, however if you open a PayPal account, payment information will not need to be re-entered every time a transaction is made.  Please also note, if you have been paying your student's meal account by using the Online Payments link from the district website, it will no longer be available after the last day of school in May.