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Dance Eligibility

posted Oct 30, 2017, 9:22 AM by Jackie Klein

Our first Middle School Dance is this Friday, 11/3 from 7:00-9:00 pm at Harrington Arts Alliance.  The cost is $5.00.  To be eligible to attend, students must meet the following requirements. 
  • Any Students with grades of C's and above are eligible
  • Students with one D are also eligible
  • Students with one or more F's  will  not be allowed to attend
  • Students with 3 or more office discipline referral or 1 in, or out of school suspension during second quarter will not be allowed to attend
  • Students who are absent from school on the day of the dance will not be allowed to attend. 

Academic Support After School

posted Oct 9, 2017, 9:49 AM by Jackie Klein

Academic Support after school will only be available on Monday, October 9th.  This is due to Parent Teacher conferences on the 10th and 11th.

Halloween Costume Expectations

posted Oct 5, 2017, 8:12 AM by Jackie Klein

Please be advised of the following expectations for Halloween Costumes:
1.Grades 6-8 do not have Halloween parties
2. Costumes may be worn all day, but cannot interfere with learning or normal activities
3. Not allowed: masks, blood/gore, weapons

Parent Teacher Conference Sign-up

posted Sep 26, 2017, 7:05 AM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Sep 26, 2017, 1:00 PM by Scott McNutt ]

The sign-up genius for conferences on October 10 and 11 is  now live.  To sign up, please click the link below:

Attendance Policy

posted Sep 12, 2017, 1:19 PM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Sep 12, 2017, 1:23 PM ]

We are noticing several families are taking extended trips during the school year.  Please review the attendance policy on the pdf file attached to this post.  Pre-arragned absences need to be approved by administration before the students are absent.  We want to ensure that students are not missing out on their education. 


posted Sep 9, 2017, 7:55 AM by Kelly Smith

Tuesday, Sept. 12th is the final day to sign up for the Florida Trip.  Be sure to sign up both students and parents by this date to join us May 30th to June 3rd on this amazing trip.

Winter Sports (Boy's and Girl's Basketball) Parent Meeting

posted Sep 6, 2017, 2:37 PM by Kelly Smith

There will be a parent meeting for all 6th - 8th grade student's interested in playing basketball for the 2017-18 season at 5:30 on Thursday, September 21st in the Spanish Room.  Sports Packets will be available at this time.  

Reminder About Lunch Accounts

posted Aug 31, 2017, 1:17 PM by Jackie Klein

We are being told by Middle School Students that they can't eat lunch because there is no money in their accounts.  Please communicate the status of your student's lunch account with him or her.  If necessary, please send a check to the front office made to Thompson School District to fill their account, or go to myschoolbucks.com.  Thank you!

A Review of the Tardy Policy

posted Jan 23, 2017, 1:11 PM by Jackie Klein   [ updated Jan 24, 2017, 7:26 AM ]

Since we have been back from winter break, we have noticed an increase in the number of student tardies to class. This includes arriving several minutes after class has started and not having all their materials.   Students miss valuable learning opportunities when they are late, or not prepared. We wanted to remind parents of the tardy policy that was listed in the Middle School Handbook.  The policy is as follows: 

Tardy Policy

  • 5 Tardies will be a lunch detention

  • 2nd lunch detention will result in parent contact

  • 3rd Lunch detention will cause students to be ineligible

  • Chronic tardiness will result in administrative action

  • Each trimester students will start fresh

Starting next Wednesday, 2/1, we will begin holding lunch detentions for those students who have 5 tardies in the previous week. Students that are required to attend will be given slips on Tuesday that require a parent signature. On Wednesdays, students will get their lunch and report to Mrs. Balster's room for the entire lunch and recess time. If students miss detention, they will be expected to serve it the following Wednesday. We are confident this will remind students of the need to use their passing periods wisely, get to class on time, and have all the materials needed to be successful.

Welcome Back Students

posted Aug 15, 2016, 3:52 PM by Scott McNutt   [ updated Aug 11, 2017, 6:53 AM ]

As a middle school team we would like to welcome everybody back.  It is going to be a great year that will be filled with a lot of memories that will be with each student for the rest of their lives.  Before the year gets to far, we will like everyone to read through our Middle School Handbook and sign the last page.   The dile is attached below.

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