News and Notes
BACK TO SCHOOL INFORMATION
School is just around the corner! Please click HERE to view The Stampede, our PTA newsletter, for information about the 2014-2015 school year.
D-Team Football Practice News
Seventh and eighth graders interested in playing D-team football for Mauldin High should contact Coach Jeff Hoffman through his email address: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 452-0122. Practice starts August 4th from 6-8 pm at Mauldin High
TDAP Vaccination Required for Rising 7th Graders
Rising 7th graders must have the TDAP vaccincation or submit an objector's statement prior to the first day of school on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in order for students to attend school. Parents must provide the school with documentation of the TDAP immunization, religious exemption, or medical exemption. Parents are encouraged to submit documentation as soon as possible. If documentation is not provided before the first day of school, the student will not be allowed to start school. The TDAP vaccine protects against diphteria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough). State law began this TDAP vaccine requirement for the 2013-14 school year.
Want to Get a Headstart on School Supplies?
If you want to start shopping for school supplies, check out the MMS SUPPLY LIST to find out what you need for the first day of school.
Take advantage of summer sales and the tax-free weekend!
Annual Summary to the Community
Click HERE for Mauldin Middle's most recent Annual Summary to the Community.
Save the Date for Volleyball Tryouts
Volleyball tryouts for Mauldin Middle School will occur on August 4, 5, and 6 from 1:00-3:00 pm each day. Tryouts will be held in the gym. You may drop your child off in the bus loop each day. Your child must have a physical in order to try out. Your child needs to bring the physical to the tryouts. Blank physical forms may be found on the district athletics page. There are two forms that you need, the PreParticipation Physical Exam and Parent Form 14-15 (to be filled out by a doctor) & the Consent to Treatment & Privacy Form for GHS Trainers (to be filled out by the parent). If you have any questions, please email Coach Perry at email@example.com.
Mustang Book Nominees Announced
Th Mustang Book nominees for 2014-2015 have been announced. Rising 7th and 8th graders are encouraged to begin reading over the summer to get a headstart on finishing all 20 titles if they choose! Click HERE for the list of 20 titles. The Mustang Book Award reading incentive program encourages 7th and 8th grade students to read professionally reviewed books that will hopefully spark an interest in reading and inspire them to read more. Students who read at least five (5) of the following books by May will enjoy pizza and vote for their favorite book at our May Mustang Book Award Pizza party.
Where in the World Do You Read?
Where in the World do you Read? Whether you're going to an exotic destination like Africa, enjoying a staycation at home, or somewhere in between, take a picture of yourself reading a book this summer. Send it to Paula Shaw at firstname.lastname@example.org to post on the slideshow on the MMS website.
Take the Summer Reading Challenge!
Get Ready to Reeeaaaad! Take the MMS Summer Reading Challenge. Read at least 500 pages between June 6 and August 22 and keep track of what you read. Turn in your reading log to the media center by Tuesday, August 27 to be invited to a Summer Reading Luau. Top readers in each grade will receive a prize! Click HERE to download the official Summer Reading Log. You can print as many as you need to track all the pages you read. Happy Reading!