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 2016-2017 school year.

 

Goal 1:  80% of MMS students will meet their individualized reading goal by the end of the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Goal 2:  84% of MMS students will fall in the first tier of the behavioral triangle, earning zero to one discipline referrals during the 2016-2017 school year.

 

 

Teachers, parents, and students are working together to cooperatively achieve both goals this year during class, GROWL, and PAWS.  Students are using PAWS time to develop and monitor individual reading goals cooperatively with teachers.  Goals are worked on during GROWL, PAWS, as well as elective and core classes.

MMS is in their third year of implementing the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) model.  This year’s foci are the continued teaching of the PBIS matrix as well as implementing Tier II interventions for those students receiving 2 or more office refferrals.

 

Important Homework Links for you!

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

 

 

Middle School Happenings -  check out the March Calendar in the Document section.

PTO Dance:

The PTO is sponsoring a Dance on Thursday, March 23 from 6:30 - 8:30.  This is a qualifying dance.  Tell your MMS friends, come out and have some fun. 

 

Attendance Incentives:  

The March Attendance incentive is going on now, March 1 - March 29.  Students who maintain 100% attendance during this time will get to enjoy a MOVIE AT THE CINEMA, March 31!  Be sure to be here!  Every day - all day!

 

STUCO:  

STUCO Representative voting is taking place on Friday, March 17th.  It's really great to see so many signs hanging around the building in support of our students running for representative.  Good luck candidates!

 

BUILDER'S CLUB:

Builder's Club is the Middle School club associated with Kiwanis.  Find out more, get involved!

ATHLETICS:

Track Pictures will be taken on Tuesday March 21 at 3:15 here at the Middle School.  Our first track meet will be on Monday March 27 at Hannibal at 4:00 pm.  Come on out and support our Track Team.  We have many student athletes involved!

Music and Choir:

The 6th Grade Band had a wonderful performance on March 16th.  These students have worked hard all year and did a great job.  Each section performed individually and then the band performed together.  These kids showed us that musics helps to Make a Mind Stronger!

 

PROMOTION:

Attention Eighth grade students and parents, we have some exciting news for you.  There is a promotion preparation document in our document section ready for you.  It has all the facts and information regarding upcoming events such as the 8th grade awards assembly, 8th grade parties, and of course promotion! Please take time to familiarize yourself with this information and if you have additional questions, call our office at 573-581-4664 and we'll be glad to help!

 

BRIGHT FUTURES: "Bowls for BRIGHTfutures"


Mexico Middle School Art Department, Mexico High School Art Department, and Mexico High School FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) hosted a first time event called "Bowls for BRIGHTfutures". The event featured bowls handmade by MMS & MHS art students and delicious soup made by FCCLA students served after the sale.  There was also an Art Auction to help raise money for BRIGHTfutures Mexico.  Another great example of our students and community members bridging the gap and working together to make the Future Brighter!

 

Middle School Handbook:  

Thank you parents and students for taking the time to familiarize yourselves with our Middle School Handbook.  We are really happy to have our students in compliance with dress code and electronic policies.  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."

SCHOOL ARRIVAL PLANS:

Students, our school opens at 7:30 am.  Only those students who ride a Mexico School bus or are attending Catch Up Cafe 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.