MGM 7th Grade Gator News

September 28, 2015


Lots of announcements this week! Be sure to read through for house news, upcoming assessments, and highlights!

News & Updates

EL Kickoff--Field Study Permission Forms due THIS WEEK!

All Field Study permission forms are due THIS Thursday, October 1st, to your child's math teacher. If you need another copy of the information letter or permission form, click HERE.

We are in need of many parent chaperones! Please join us!

Book Fair is Coming!

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The Book Fair is from October 8-16 in our MGM Learning Commons! There is also an online book fair is from October 2-22. Click HERE for information about the book fair and information about our online fair where you can begin purchasing on 10/2. All items will ship for free to MGM:

Read Your Way to the Big Game!

Is your child participating in the Read Your Way to the Big Game contest? If your student needs an additional reading log, it can be accessed HERE.

Order Your Yearbook

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

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THIS WEEK! 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--Going to the movies?

The yearbook staff is in need of photos of MGM students at movie theaters. If you have any, or happen to go to the movies soon, please take photos of your MGM Gator and email to:

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: Retake on rational numbers, Thursday, Oct. 1

Accelerated Math: Retake on rational numbers, Thursday, Oct. 1


  • Formative assessment on events from Long Walk to Water and context clues, Thursday, Oct. 1

Accelerated ELA:

  • Formative assessment on events from Long Walk to Water and context clues, Thursday, Oct. 1

Science: Different Types of Cells Retake must be completed by Wednesday, September 30.

Social Studies: Formative assessment on the European influence in Asia, Thursday, Oct. 1

World Language French Immersion (7th): None

World Language French Passport: Summative Presentational Writing and Interpersonal on 9/30-10/1

World Language Novice A: Unit 1.2 Summative Assessments

World Language Novice B2: None

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

Gator Highlights!

Outdoor Education Kayaking Trip!

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!