Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Mauldin Middle School • 1190 Holland Road • Simpsonville , SC 29681 • (864) 355-6770 • FAX: (864) 355-6988

News and Notes

Summer Reading Winners Announced!
Congratulations to the winners of the MMS Summer Reading Challenge 2014.  The top Sixth Grade reader is Nina Coli who read 2981 pages.  Anna House is the top seventh grade reader with 5216 pages.  Our eighth grade and overall winner is William Rivera with 11,009 pages.  Great job!!  Mrs. Debbi Long, sixth grade Science teacher, is our top teacher reader with 14,077 pages!  Overall, MMS read 135, 661 pages this summer!

Counseling Survey
The school counseling department wants to ensure we develop and provide programs that meet your needs. We'd like to invite you take this SURVEY.  Please be totally honest in your responses. Only you will know the answers you provide as we include no student/person identifying information on this survey. This survey will help us learn how many students need programs and activities on certain topics. Thank you for helping us better meet your needs. PLEASE READ EACH STATEMENT AND MARK THE MOST APPROPRIATE ANSWER CHOICE FOR YOU

Athletics Fundraiser Kick-off!
All 7th and 8th grade students interested in trying out for any sports team this year are asked to come to the gym on Thursday, September 4 from 3:30-4:15. This is the kickoff for an athletic department fundraiser, and we want all potential players to participate. Please arrange for your rides to pick you up at 4:15. Please note that participation in the fundraiser does not guarantee a spot on a team. Contact Stewart Mathis, our Athletic Director, at 355-6674 orsmathis@greenville.k12.sc.us with questions. 

Order Your Yearbook Today!
Yearbook BannerPreorder your yearbook today!  Get the Early Bird price of $40.00 if you order before September 1.  After September 1, the price will increase to $45.00.  Click HERE to place an online order.  Students may bring order forms and money to school on Tuesday, September 2 and still receive the early bird price.

Want to get in Shape?
Looking for a good way to get in shape?  Join the MMS Running/Fitness Club.  The cost is $20 and that includes a T-shirt!!  The club will practice every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday after school beginning September 15th.  Pick up an application from your homeroom teacher.

Congratulations to Lady Mustangs Volleyball Team!
Congratulations to the students who were selected for the 2014 Lady Mustangs Volleyball Team.  Come out and support them as they begin the regular season on September 10th at Northwood Middle.  Team members are Jennifer Bailey, Maya Chandler, Claire Cox,Jaelyn Edley, Nicole Galloway, Jillian Hewes, Ashlyn King, Tyanna Leahey, Kadie Patterson, Camryn Thomason, Brantley Ward, Riley Whitesides, and Sloan Williams.  The manager is Ollie Henderson and the coach is Heather Perry.

Interested in Sandlappers?
Eighth graders who are interested in joining the Sandlapper Club should download the application.  Applications must be returned to by September 5, 2014.

ID Badge Policy

All MMS students are expected to wear a district-issued ID badge every day.  The first ID (permanent) Badge is FREE!  This includes plastic ID with picture, plastic cover and a grade level lanyard.  These badges will be given out during homeroom on the first day of school.

If a student loses a badge, he or she may purchase a new one in the media center during homeroom.  Replacement costs are: 

If a student forgets his or her permanent ID, he or she may purchase a temporary (good for one day ONLY) for 50 cents in the media center during homeroom only.  A student must wear the temporary ID on his or her shirt for entire day.

 NO ID will result in a reduced lunch time and 20 minutes in ISS.

 Only students with a PERMANENT ID can go through Line C at lunchtime!

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