McCracken Eagle News

September 8 - 12, 2014

Discount Card Sales

Please turn in all discount card sheets and money by Monday, September 8. Our goal is for every student to sell 3 discount cards.

3 cards = 1 Homework Pass (must be approved by the teacher, use only once)

5 cards = 1 Smoothie Bar Ticket

12 cards = 1 Free Pass to any MMS Dance

25 cards = Scarowinds Trip

Cash prizes for top sellers!

PowerSchool Portal

You may pick up your PowerSchool Portal parent codes in the main office between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. daily.

Fall MAP Testing

Fall MAP (Measure of Academic Progress)testing will take place according to the following schedule:

8th Grade: Monday, Sept. 8 - Reading; Monday, Sept. 15 - Math

7th Grade: Wednesday, Sept. 10 - Reading; Tuesday, Sept. 16 - Math

6th Grade: Thursday, Sept 11 - Reading; Wednesday, Sept. 17 - Math


Students will test with their SOAR teacher using the MacBooks. Please make sure they bring MacBooks to school fully charged on these testing days.

Back-to-School Dance

McCracken's first school-wide dance of this school year is Friday, September 19 from 6:00 until 9:00.

Sid The Surf is our DJ! School ID's are required and the cost is $7 at the door. There will be an express lane open for those with exact change.

If you would like to help chaperone, please click the link below to access the online sign-up sheet.

Lunch and Learn Opportunities for Parents

Thursday, September 18

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Topic: Study Smarter

Presenter: Mary Levens


Thursday, October 2

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Topic: MacBook 101

Presenters: Joel Colon and Christine Horowitz


Both presentations will be in the media center. Feel free to bring your lunch. We will provide bottled water and a great presentation!

Are You Ready for Some Football?

All games begin at 5:00 p.m.


Wednesday, September 10: 7th grade, MMS vs. Carver, Home

Thursday, September 11: 8th grade, MMS vs. Carver, Away

Volleyball - Don't Miss It!

All matches begin at 4:30 p.m.


Wednesday, September 10: MMS vs. Fairforest, Home

Monday, September 15: MMS vs. Carver, Home

Wednesday, September 17: MMS vs. D.R. Hill, Away