MGM 7th Grade Gator News

September 21, 2015


Be sure to read through for house news, upcoming assessments, and highlights!

News & Updates

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Order Your Yearbook

Reserve your copy of the 2016 MGMS Gator Tales yearbook! The cost is $55 through October 30! Click HERE to order.

Parent-Teacher Conferences Next Week

Teachers will be available to meet with parents on Thursday, Oct. 1, 4:00-6:15 and Friday, Oct. 2, 8:00-12:00 by appointment for parent-teacher conferences.

It is not required that you have a parent-teacher conference. If you would like to request a conference, please complete the form by clicking HERE.

You will be contacted by Kris Gillaspy with an assigned date/time based on your response. On the day of the conference, report to MGM's main office where you will be told where to go for your conference. Conferences will be assigned in 15-minute time slots.

**If the volume of requests is too large to be accommodated on these two days, we will contact you to find another time that works. Thank you for your understanding!

Washington, D.C. Trip--Informational Meeting

Is your child interested in going on the 7th grade trip to Washington, D.C from May 18-22? There will be an informational meeting on September 29th from 6:30-7:00 in the 7th grade house commons. Please join us! If you have questions, please contact your child's social studies teacher.

Gator Tales Yearbook--We need your help!

The yearbook staff is always in need of sports photos. If your child is part of a MGM or Riverbluff sports team and you have pictures for yearbook consideration, please email them to Thank you!

Healing Hearts

Healing Hearts is a grief support program offered through Lexington School District 1. If your family or students has experienced loss, you may be interested. The next session of Healing Hearts will be held at MGM on October 12, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00.

For more information on Healing Hearts, click HERE.

Upcoming Assessments

Check with your child's teacher if you have questions!

Math: Summative on rational numbers, Wednesday, 9/23

Accelerated Math: Summative on rational numbers, Wednesday, 9/23


  • None

Accelerated ELA:

  • None

Science: On Monday, students will work on Evidence of Learning and Test Corrections for the OPEN NOTE Lab Practical that was taken on Friday, September 18th. Any student wishing to retake the OPEN NOTE Lab Practical may schedule a time before September 30th. Retakes will not be allowed after September 30th.

We will have a Graphing Formative Assessment that we will work on in class and will be due on Wednesday, September 23rd.

Social Studies: Summative on Thursday, September 24th.

Please check your child's Interactive notebook daily to ensure that all activities are completed. We will have a notebook check soon for a formative grade.

World Language French Immersion (7th): None

World Language French Passport: None

World Language Novice A: None

World Language Novice B2: Summative Interpersonal and Presentational speaking assessment on Monday and Wednesday, 9/21 & 9/23

World Language Novice C1: None

World Language Novice C3 Spanish: None

World Language Latin Novice A: None

World Language Latin 1: None

World Language Latin2: None

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!