The School Year Begins Sept. 8

Returning to MCM, virtually, with Canvas

A Hearty Welcome!!!

Welcome back to school, Martin City Bulldogs! While we would LOVE to be able to greet each of you at the door and see your smiling faces, we will settle for a virtual "hello" at this time. Please know your teachers and other staff members are VERY excited to work with you this year. It will look and feel a bit different, but we will still offer partnerships to support student learning. It is our goal to continue to develop relationships, support families, teach the curriculum, and prepare our students for their very bright futures.
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Canvas information

Canvas is the Learning Management System (LMS) our district has adopted as a one-stop shop for virtual teaching and learning for our students. By now, you should have received an email describing how your child should access their coursework using this LMS. Please have them login to their device, access their Clever page and go to Canvas. The courses in Canvas are set up very similarly to Google Classroom. If your student is not familiar, please have him/her reach out. Your child's teacher will be happy to assist, if needed.

A glimpse at a "Virtual" school day... check out the link below for a more detailed explanation.

MCMS Daily Student Schedules by Grade (M,T,Th, & F)


6th Grade

Advisory: 8:10 - 8:35

1st Hour: 8:38 - 9:27 (Elective 1)

2nd Hour: 9:30 - 10:19 (Core class 1)

3rd Hour: 10:22 - 11:30 (Lunch/Reading)

4th Hour: 11:33 - 12:22 (Core class 2)

5th Hour: 12:25 - 1:14 (Elective 2)

6th Hour: 1:17- 2:06 (Core class 3)

7th Hour: 2:09 - 2:58 (Core class 4)

Dismissal: 2:58 - 3:10


7th Grade

Advisory: 8:10 - 8:35

1st Hour: 8:38 - 9:27 (Core class 1)

2nd Hour: 9:30 - 10:19 (Elective 1)

3rd Hour: 10:22 - 11:11 (Core Class 2)

4th Hour: 11:14 - 12:22 (Lunch/Reading)

5th Hour: 12:25 - 1:14 (Core class 3)

6th Hour: 1:17 - 2:06 (Core class 4)

7th Hour: 2:09 - 2:58 (Elective 2)

Dismissal: 2:58 - 3:10


8th Grade

Advisory: 8:10 - 8:35

1st Hour: 8:38 - 9:27 (Core class 1)

2nd Hour: 9:30 - 10:19 (Core class 2)

3rd Hour: 10:22 - 11:11 (Elective 1)

4th Hour: 11:14 - 12:22 (Lunch/Reading)

5th Hour: 12:25 - 1:14 (Core class 3)

6th Hour: 1:17 - 2:06 (Elective 2)

7th Hour: 2:09 - 2:58 (Core class 4)

Dismissal: 2:58 - 3:10

Explanation of 'A' and 'B' Days...

Planning ahead for when we are able to meet face-to-face, we have scheduled each student with "A" and "B" days. Students who chose "Distance Learning" will remain virtual throughout the first semester, with the option to return face-to-face in January 2021. Students who selected "Blended Learning" will begin virtually, but as soon as we have been cleared will return to the actual building with a hybrid schedule.


"A" days are Monday and Tuesday. "B" days are Thursday and Friday. Unfortunately, there is no way to name the actual courses "A" or "B", so we have used our class sections to note which kind of day each class is. When you look at a class in SIS or through Canvas, you will see there is a course name (usually a letter with four numbers behind it) and then a section (01, 02, 03, or 04). For the core classes (ELA, Math, Science, & Social Studies), sections 1 & 2 are "A" days. Sections 3 & 4 are "B" days.


So, on Mondays and Tuesday, students should access their Core classes by going to sections 1 & 2. On Thursday and Friday, they will go to their sections 3 & 4. This does not affect their elective classes. The sections do not mean anything special for electives. The elective teachers will communicate with students regarding their regular meeting times.


Wednesdays will have a different schedule and your child's teacher will explain how that will look.


Distance Learning students will not be assigned electives. They will only have their core classes and advisory.

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