Thursday, August 21, 2014
Mauldin Middle School • 1190 Holland Road • Simpsonville , SC 29681 • (864) 355-6770 • FAX: (864) 355-6988

News and Notes

Dance! Dance! Dance!
Don't miss the first dance of the school year!!  Put on your dancing shoes and head to the cafeteria this Friday, August 22, from 6:00- 8:00 p.m.  Admission is $3.00.  Only MMS students may attend.  Refreshments will be sold so be sure to bring some extra $$.  School dress code is in effect.  See you there!

Summer Reading Challenge Ends!
The MMS Summer Reading Challenge comes to an end on Friday, August 22. Be sure to turn in your reading log to the media center by Tuesday, August 27 to be invited to a Summer Reading Luau.  You must've read at least 500 pages!  Top readers in each grade will receive a prize!  Click HERE to download the official Summer Reading Log.  You can print as many as you need to track all the pages you read.

Interested in D-Team Football ?
Any 7th and 8th grader interested in trying out for Mauldin High D-Team Football should see Coach Eddie in Room E108 no later than Monday, August 25.

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!

BACK TO SCHOOL INFORMATION
Please click HERE to view The Stampede, our PTA newsletter, for information about the 2014-2015 school year.

TDAP Vaccination Required for Rising 7th Graders
Rising 7th graders must have the TDAP vaccincation or submit an objector's statement prior to the first day of school on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in order for students to attend school.  Parents must provide the school with documentation of the TDAP immunization, religious exemption, or medical exemption.  Parents are encouraged to submit documentation as soon as possible.  If documentation is not provided before the first day of school, the student will not be allowed to start school.  The TDAP vaccine protects against diphteria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough). State law began this TDAP vaccine requirement for the 2013-14 school year.

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