Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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News and Notes

Zumba for Kids!
Zumba helps develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporates fitness as a natural part of children's lives by making fitness fun.  MMS's Zumba Club offers an hour of dance from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and a healthy snack each week as well as a personalized T-shirt.  The club will hold its first meeting September 14 and meet every Monday.  The cost to participate is $15.00.

Baseball Meeting Update
If you missed the parent/player baseball meeting and still want to participate, please email Coach Curtis Harper for an information packet (curtis@siriusreal.com).  The first practice if September 7th and players must have (1) a physical form dated no earlier than 5/1/2015, (2) a consent to treat form, (3) a risk acknowledgement form, and (4) a $10 check for insurance made out to MMS Athletics.  These forms can be downloaded from the GCS Athletic Website.

Summer Reading Winners!
Congratulations to the top readers in the MMS Summer Reading Challenge!  About 70 readers who read at least 500 pages over the summer enjoyed a cool ice cream sundae treat in the media center.  Seventh grader Ashley Abel was the top reader in her grade and the whole school with 11,604 pages!!  Anna Hughey was the 8th grade winner with 7186 and Allie Taylor took the top spot in sixth grade with 4550 pages.  Overall MMS came close to the school-wide goal of 200,000 pages with a total read of 180,773!  Good job, everyone!

Run Like a Mustang
MMS Running & Fitness Club will be holding an informational meeting and application pick-up on Thursday, September 3, 2015 in the Media Center at 3:30 p.m.  All interested must attend. 

Moments Matter!

Yearbook Banner
The 2016 Trailblazer yearbook is on sale now for only $40, the lowest price that will be offered this year!  Also, if you purchase personalization (your name embossed on the cover) for an additional $5, you can receive up to four icons absolutely free!! Reserve your copy online today at Jostens or return the gold order form included in the PTA first day packet along with payment (make checks payable to Jostens) to your homeroom teacher or to Ms. Godfrey's in Room G-111. The $40 Price and free icon offer is only good through September 18th.  Don't Delay!  Order today!

Athletic Volunteer Committee Forms
Parents, we need your help! As we embark on a new mission for the MMS Mustang Athletic Department, we invite MMS parents to volunteer for the first ever Mustang Athletic Volunteer Committee.  This committee will be tasked with coordinating our concessions, team store, fundraising, social media, and spirit nights.  Please contact Athletic Director, Jeremy Eddie at jeddie@greenville.k12.sc.us for more information.  Thank you so much for supporting Mustang Athletics!

We have an immediate need for concession stand volunteers for the upcoming Volleyball season.  If you'd like to sign up for a game or two in the concessions booth, click HERE.

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