Volunteer hours are due by Friday, Nov. 22. Please make sure to fill out your hours in the Volunteer Reporting Form: http://ow.ly/NkV350xeZPO
UALR is hosting a Community Night of Coding Monday (Dec. 9) from 5-8pm in the EIT building. There will be workshops and demos, Hour of Code activities for all ages, computer science hands-on demos and more! Register here: http://ow.ly/jkGC50xtGPE
Skills and drills tryouts for 6th grade will be Monday, Nov. 25, and Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 10:00 - 12:00 at MMS. Parents must pick up their student at 12:00. This is open to all MMS 6th grade students.
The cookie dough is here! Please come to the school today between 4 and 6 pm to pick up your orders. Pick up will be at the choir room. You can park in the teachers' parking lot and enter the building through the band room for your convenience. Thank you for your support.
Congratulations to our EAST students who have been awarded a $500 Digital Media Production Tools Grant from Arkansas Online Media Initiatives in partnership with the Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education to purchase a new HD camcorder! Way to go!
Dear Parents, The cookie dough pick up today is cancelled. The cookie dough for the MMS Choir fundraiser was not delivered today as scheduled. It is to be delivered tommorow. Pick up time for orders will 4-6 pm. Please watch all of our outlets for updates.
Drama Kids International (DKI) is now taking applications for the spring. DKI is for teens who want to expand their skills in acting, public speaking and performing. Classes are held after school each week. For more information visit www.dramakids.com/AR1 or call 501-420-4024.
PCSSD schools held grand re-openings on Tuesday to change the name of our school Media Centers to Library Learning Centers. Check out all the cool pictures of the new looks: http://ow.ly/jMbY50x3awq
MMS officially renamed the media center to the Library Learning Center! Community members who were present were: Dr. McNulty, superintendent of PCSSD, school board member Alicia Gillen, Lavonne Juhl - PTSO president, Janet Clements - Farmers Insurance Agency of Maumelle, Mr. Burgess -principal, Ms. Matthews - Teacher Librarian and members of the MMS book club.
REMINDER: Schools are closed Wednesday - Friday for teacher and leadership professional development. See you Monday, Nov. 4!
The MMS 1st Quarter Honor Roll Celebration will be Tuesday evening, Nov. 5th at 6 pm. A reception will follow the ceremony. Please make plans to attend.
School is ending today at the regularly scheduled time. No change.
Tomorrow it's our first PBIS event of the year, the Tug-O-War tournament! Participating students only are allowed to wear athletic shorts of appropriate length on tommorow. The concession stand will be open as well during this time. It's going to be a lot of fun. We plan to dismiss the students at 2:30. Parent chaperones are welcomed! See you there!
6th Grade Basketball Skills and Drills will be tomorrow from 9:00-11:00 am in the MMS gym. Students must have a current physical.
Don't forget that students get a little fall break NEXT week. Schools are closed Wednesday (Oct. 30) - Friday (Nov. 1) for districtwide professional development. You can find all district events on the website: https://www.pcssd.org/o/pcssd/events
Just a reminder that when you are picking up your child after school, you need to use the car lane. No student is to be picked up at the gym end or in the teacher's parking lot. We do not have supervision in these areas and this may be a safety issue. Thank you for your help!
The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education, formerly ADE, is seeking feedback regarding the social studies academic standards. The deadline to complete the survey is Nov. 1, 2019. Parent Survey: https://forms.gle/Ksivbf3BYZGfhX3LA
The 1st day of Homecoming 2019 went great! Tommorow is "Pajama Day". Show your school spirit but remember student dress must always be school appropriate and "house shoes" are not allowed. Wear your PJ's and show your Stinger Spirit! Don't forget, it's also Red Ribbon Week. Wear your red ribbon with pride as a sign of your commitment to a drug free life style. Go Stingers!
Purchase your PTSO Fall Shirt through Tuesday, Oct. 22nd. A google order form was sent by email to students and parents and is posted on the MMS PTSO Facebook page for you to place your order. All funds raised are used to support student incentives and other student activities.
The annual fall dance is this Friday, Oct. 25, from 6:30-8:30pm in the cafeteria. The theme is Glow in the Dark. Admission is $5 and students must have their MMS Student ID. There will be glow items for sale and a concession stand.
The rain will pass! Do allow it to put a damper your school spirit! It's Homecoming at Maumelle Middle and we are also celebrating Red Ribbon Week. Check the website and Facebook for the events of the week. Today's theme is dress Hawaiian. Come join in the fun, Go Stingers!
Good evening all! Please be informed that our students cannot be dropped off at the Maumelle High homecoming football game. Parents must attend with their student. This is a precautionary measure in anticipation of a large crowd tonight. Thank you for your cooperation.
**ATTENTION** Phones are down at several PCSSD schools and admin offices. Our IT department is working with Windstream to resolve the issue. You track the outage here: https://downdetector.com/status/windstream/map/
Affected 8th grade Parents, please check your HAC account for a message from me related to your student's status in their Science class. A parent meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 14th @5pm in the media center.
8th grade Recognition Ads are now on sale through www.jostens.com Select the size, pictures, and layout to what you want for your student!! Prices are on the site!! On sale now through 11/15/19
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. The National Bullying Prevention Center provides a "Kids Against Bullying" pledge encouraging kids to speak up against bullying, support those being bullied & to be a friend when they see bullying. http://ow.ly/snaM50wEVmm
Homecoming Week and Red Ribbon Week will be October 21 - October 25! Monday - Hawaiian Day Tuesday - Pajama Day (you MUST be in dress code and no houseshoes!) Wednesday - Tie Dye Thursday - Class Colors (6th grade - white, 7th grade - red, 8th grade - black) Friday - Red Out
Faculty Meeting tomorrow 4:15- 5:15. PTSO mtg 6pm. Make plans to attend. PTSO dues are $5 for the year. Let's show our engagement by becoming 100% financial with the organization. I will be providing the refreshments for the meeting.
If your student is interested in trying out for the MMS archery team, there is a required informational parent meeting Tuesday, October 15 at 6:00pm in the Maumelle Middle School Media Center.
Yearbooks and ads for 8th graders are now ON SALE! See the ad pages for sizes and prices. Yearbooks are now on sale through www.jostens.com. Don't miss your opportunity to purchase this year's yearbook!
The calendar can now be found in EVENTS. Important district-wide dates will be posted on the PCSSD website. School-specific dates will be posted on their respective school websites. You can view the "At-A-Glance" calendar here: https://5il.co/amrb
7th and 8th grade girls basketball tryouts are Thursday, October 10 from 4:00-5:30 pm in the MMS gym. Students must have a current physical in order to participate in tryouts. See Coach Casey or Coach Anderson for more information.
School picture day is Friday, October 11. Your child should have brought the packet home on Tuesday.
Congratulations to the 2019-2020 homecoming court! 7th grade: Kina B., Rain K., Rachel H. and Nicole G. 8th grade: Payton A., Chloe B., Remi K., Madison B. and Caroline W. The homecoming queen will be announced during the pep rally on Thursday, October 24 at MMS.
The stringers fought hard but fell short to the bruins 28-26 better luck next time. #GOSTRINGERS
Come support the Maumelle Middle School football team as we take on the Pulaski Academy Bruins.