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Tuesday, September 06, 2016



Moorefield Middle School May Memo


MMS Traffic Pattern

Please be advised that the speed limit on school property is 15 MPH. This speed limit will be enforced. Law enforcement officers will begin issuing traffic citations to individuals who do not abide by the 15 MPH speed limit. We have many students who walk between the two schools. We also have students who walk to and from Caledonia Heights and Yellow Bud. Following the 15 MPH speed limit is for everyone’s safety. Parents and other visitors at MMS: Please pay close attention to the signs posted regarding the traffic pattern.


We are Not Rude, We are Just Safe!

Car riders are to be picked up on the car rider side. (Rt. 55 side) For the safety of the students, car riders must be picked up in the MMS checkered drop off and pick up lane. Parents are NOT to wait in the MIS lane to pick up students. Please park in inside lane, all the way to the end of the sidewalk and keep pulling forward.



The Smarter Balance testing schedule is as follows: 6th Grade: May 2nd – May 4th, 7th Grade, May 9th – May 11th and 8th Grade, May 15th – May 18th. Please encourage your children to have good attendance.



Honor’s Day will be Tuesday, May 30th at 9 AM in the GYM. Day in the Park is scheduled for Wednesday, May 31st and the last day for students will be Thursday, June 1 and they will be dismissed at 12:15.


The National Junior Honor Society induction will be held on Tuesday, May 23 at 2:00 at MMS.


Science News

Congratulations to the following students who participated at the Regional Science Fair in Shepherdstown on

April 11. 3rd Place - Animal Science, Mitchell Henry, 3rd Place, Plant Science, Matthew Delawder,

2nd Place in Robotics & Intelligent Machines - Kobey Wymer


Band and Chorus News

Chorus will be performing a concert on Thursday, May 4, 7:00 p.m. at the MHS Auditorium.

There will be a Band Concert on Sunday, May 7 @ 2:00 at the MHS Auditorium.


Friday, May 19 is an early dismissal for students. Students will be dismissed at 12:15. May 29th, Memorial Day, is aHoliday.

6th Grade Bowling Alley trip

6th grade students will be attending a reward day at the Bowling Alley on Friday, May 26 from 8:30 – 11:45.

                                                                                              Track News

Congratulations to the Boys Track team for breaking three school records. The first was at the East Hardy Track meet on April 5 in the 4 X 400 meter with a time of 4:24, the second record broken was at the April 10 meet at East Hardy in the 4 X 400 meter with a time of 4.21 and the third record at the April 12 meet at MMS in the 4 X 400 meter with a time of 4:17. Congratulations to Will Brown, Roger Myers, David Quade and Daniel Strawderman.

Accelerated Reader Deadlines

4th grading period: Friday, May 19, 2017


FCCLA will be having a Paint party on May 5th from 6 – 8 PM at EHEMS. MMS will be having a Paint party on Saturday, May 20. Time to be announced. Tickets are $30. Tickets can be purchased from Mrs. Sites or Mrs. Bremer.


FFA News

Any FFA member who still has Beef Jerky money out needs to turn it into Mr. Harper ASAP. The FFA Parent Member Banquet is Tuesday, May 2nd. The FFA Kings Dominion trip will be on Friday, May 19. The FFA Petting Zoo at MES will be on Wednesday, May 24. See Mr. Harper if you have an animal you can bring. The State FFA Agriscience Knowledge Contest is Friday, June 2nd. See Mr. Harper if interested. The State FFA Agriscience Fair is Thursday, June 1st.

MMS Website

The website for Moorefield Middle School is

Title I

Title I provide financial assistance to LEAs (Local educational Agencies) and schools with high percentages of low income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards. Moorefield Middle School is a School wide Title I School. 350 schools in West Virginia have Schools wide Title I programs. The Moorefield Middle School Strategic Plan is available for review in the office.   

Parent Resource Center

Parents/Guardians: MMS has a Parent Resource Center. Resources include information on: homework help, NCLB guidelines, and keeping your child drug-free. We offer these resources in Spanish as well. This Parent Resource Center is located in the MMS library and is always available.


Strategic Plan

The school Strategic Plan is available for review and comment. You may request the Strategic Plan in the MMS office.

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