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HOME OF THE WARRIORS
COME TO HOMEWORK ROOM!
Mrs. Amanda Morgan is our homework room teacher and is available Monday through Thursday from 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. in room 65 to assist students with assignments or questions from any content area. A late bus has been arranged and arrives at MJHS at 4:00 p.m. Students must already be on a regular bus route to ride. With the exception of F.E.Warren AFB, this bus does not deliver students that live west of I-25 or north of Prairie Wind Elementary.
MJHS Spirit Week
December 5TH - 9TH
Winter Wonderland Dance
Friday, December 9, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Free admission if a book was purchased from the Fall Book Fair.
Concessions available for purchase.
Wear your ugly sweater!!
Upcoming Music Events
All School Field Trip to Central High School
On Wednesday, December 21st, the McCormick student body will be going to Central High School for a holiday concert from approximately 9:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. The concert is being put on by the Central High School music department. We will be on an abbreviated bell schedule with classes being 31 minutes in length. Lunches will be served at the regular times.
Students who either have an "F" on Friday, December 16th or receive a disciplinary referral between Monday, December 5th and Friday, December 16th will not be allowed to attend. Supervision will be arranged for those students unable to participate.
Newspaper Publications class is proud of their
new online version of
Take a look here!
Parent Advisory provides parents the opportunity to be involved with the McCormick Administrative team though discussions, presentations, and questions. We look forward to seeing you there!
Extended Day Opportunities
We will be offering Extended Day opportunities for our students during the school year again this year. It will be scheduled for two or three evenings each quarter. Second quarter dates are being discussed and will be posted here soon.
**Thursday, December 8th: Extended day will be from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. This is an additional day added for students needing help specifically with Math and Science.**
Students who attend extended day will have the opportunity to show proficiency and better demonstrate learning on assignments from the current quarter. Assignments completed during extended day will not have points deducted for tardiness. Snacks will be provided and students can attend for part or all of the allotted time.
Information about the Nurses Office from MJHS School Nurse, Brenda Wrede....
There is a School Nurse scheduled at the Junior High and High School every day of the week. Our hours are 7:15-3:15. We encourage you to have your child seen by the School Nurse prior to deciding to pick them up from school. If I feel your child is too ill to be at school I will always call you. If there are things that I can do for your child to make it possible for them to remain in school, I will be happy to assist with that. My goal is to work with Students and their Parents to create a healthy educational environment and keep students in school.
Services I can provide for your student:
1. Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Cough Drops and TUMS are available in my office and can be given with parent permission (permission given at time of registration) until 2:00 daily. Please do not send medication (except for inhalers) to school with your student to keep in their backpack or locker.
2. Throat Cultures can be done first thing in the morning for those students who are exhibiting the signs and symptoms of strep throat.
3. I can assess your student when they are in pain or don’t feel well and then communicate my assessment to you so we can make a plan together to meet your child’s needs.
4. I will work with your child and their teachers when medical situations arise that require a change to their daily routine i.e. being on crutches due to an injury or returning to school with a concussion.
On October 20th, we had a UNITY DAY at McCormick and asked all our staff and students to wear a McCormick Junior High shirt to unite as a school against bullying.
October 25th we had a “MIX IT UP” LUNCH DAY. This is a
national campaign launched by Teaching Tolerance. It is a way for students, on
one designated day, to sit with someone new at lunch and engage them in a
positive conversation. The goal was for
students to focus on making connections across boundaries. Tutorial teachers presented a lesson with students prior to October 25th about what questions to
ask the person they met to prepare for the event. Students will now reflect on how
their conversations went in their next Olweus meeting. If you are interested in our anti-bullying rules, please visit the link under School Resources and click on Olweus Bullying Prevention.
7 days ago
a mESSAGE FROM mjhs pRINCIPAL,
Dear Parents/Guardians and Students:
I can’t begin to tell you how proud I am to have the opportunity to serve you as your principal. In my 15 years at McCormick I have seen us grow into, what I believe to be, the finest junior high in the region. Our students demonstrate excellent achievement academically, athletically, and civicly through hard work, determination, and good citizenship.
We have a caring staff that tries to make each and every day a rich and enjoyable learning experience for every student. One of our goals at McCormick is to build a trusting relationship with our students and their families by keeping lines of communication wide open.
Please contact me any time to visit about questions or concerns you may have about your school. I really value your input whether you are a member of the student body, a parent, or community member. Working together, we can ensure success for every student.