North Middle High School Monthly

May 2020

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Principal's Message

Hello North family! As we look forward to completing this school year and graduation, I would like to reflect on this year. I want to first thank each of you for a great year and for welcoming me into this community. It has been a true honor to serve. We began and continued a lot of items that has helped us to grow together. Please take a look at our wins this year:


Wins


  • Social Media Blasts
  • Slogan #ALLthewayUP
  • Vision and Mission statement
  • Monthly E-Letter
  • Student activities and spirit days lead by guidance
  • More pep rallies (as requested by students)
  • An active SIC
  • Band Booster
  • Arts awards
  • Student recognition
  • Decrease with physical altercations
  • New Smart Tvs for each classroom
  • Volleyball Girls to make the playoffs
  • An amazing homecoming week (as described by students)
  • Revision of the schedule to include intervention
  • And so much more

While thinking of what we have done, it took all of us to make this happen. I want to thank you. I regret that our year was cut short due to COVID19, but I appreciate you for being champions through this entire pandemic. The best is yet to come! I hope that you all have a great summer! Please read a lot! I look forward to the 2021 school year!



Yours truly,


Dr. Kuterah L. Singletary

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Locker Clean Out Days

Students can get their locker items by grade on the designated dates and times listed below. This will be a drive-through process, so no one will be allowed to enter the building. SENIORS are expected to return their Chromebooks and Kajeets on the designated locker clean out days listed below.


  • May 13th- Seniors (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)
  • May 14th Seniors (12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.)
  • May 19th Juniors (9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.)
  • May 19th Sophomores (1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.)
  • May 20th Freshman (9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.)
  • May 20th 8th Grade (1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.)
  • May 21st 7th Grade (9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.)
  • May 21st 6th Grade (1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.)

*You can also use this day to return textbooks and library books.

Underclassmen Chromebook and Kajeet Collection- May 28 and May 29

IMPORTANT: Students will be required to return their Chromebooks and Kajeet hotspots for the end of the school year.

When: Thursday, May 28, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Friday, May 29, 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Where: NMHS School Gymnasium

How: Stations will be set up for the return process, and only one student will be allowed at each station at a time to ensure social distancing. Chromebooks will be checked for a case, charger, and strap. In addition they will be cleaned and assessed for damages. Students will be charged applicable fees.

NOTE: Due to social distancing rules and regulations, please allow for 30 minutes to complete the Chromebook return process.


SENIOR CHROMEBOOK & KAJEET COLLECTION

Senior technology items will be collected on May 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 12: p.m. and on May 14 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Holocaust Study Through Literature

Mrs. Roof's seventh graders read a variety of literature to supplement their studies on the Holocaust. After completing their novels, students produced one-pagers.Through the use of text from the literature and artwork, a one pager is one page which represents what most impacted the student. Below are samples from Kraven Schofield and Angionna Hook.
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Pen Pals Make Spanish Relevant

During second semester, Mr. Pelayo's Spanish II and III students have been exchanging handwritten letters with pen pal friends from a secondary school in the south of Spain.

Independent Reading Projects

In an effort to increase reading in the sixth grade, Mrs. Cary's asked students to complete an independent reading project. After reading the novel Hoot by Carl Hiassan, students selected a reading project to complete. Jackson Jeffcoat chose to tackle the cereal box book report. He had to create a cereal name and design as well as decorate a cereal box with illustrations and information from the book Hoot. Each side of the box includes items such as title, author, story elements, a summary, a game, puzzle or word search, and a rating of the book.
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Protect Your Preteen

All South Carolina students are REQUIRED to get the Tdap vaccine BEFORE starting 7th grade. Teens are recommended to get 3 vaccines at age 11-12 years: Tdap, HPV, and meningitis vaccines. They also need a flu vaccine every year.