McCracken Eagle News
Welcome Back! August and September
Important Dates for August and September
9-31: SELL YOUR DISCOUNT CARDS... TURN IN AUGUST 25!
25: DISCOUNT CARD TURN IN DAY!!
25: Back to School Dance, NEW DJ, 6 to 9 PM, $5 at the door
28 and 29: MacBook Distribution
31: 6 PM, PTSO Meet The Teachers Night, See You In The Gym First
4: Labor Day, Student and Teacher Holiday
5: MAP Testing Window Opens
6: Volleyball Match @ BSMS, 4:30 PM
6: 7th Grade Football v Carver, Home, 5 PM
7: 8th Grade Football v Carver, Away, 5 PM
8: FALL SPORTS PICTURES, MMS TEAMS, 3:30
11: Volleyball Match v Sims, Home, 5 PM
13: 7th Grade Football @ Gaffey, 5 PM
13: Volleyball Match @ FCMS, 4:30 PM
14: 8th Grade Football v Gaffen, Home, 5 PM
15: SCHOOL YEARBOOK PICTURES, BEGINNING AT 8:30 AM
18: Volleyball Match @ Granary, 4:30 PM
19: Progress Reports Go Home
20: EARLY DISMISSAL DAY FOR TEACHER PROFESSIONAL LEARNING, 12:15 PM
20: 7th Grade Football Game v BSMS, Home, 5 PM
20: Volleyball Match v Carver, Home, 4:30 PM
21: 8th Grade Football Game @ BSMS, 5 PM
25: Volleyball Match @ RLMS, 4:30 PM
27: 7th Grade Football Game v FCMS, Home, 5 PM
27: Volleyball Match v Carver, Home, 4:30 PM
28: 8th Grade Football @ FCMS, 5 PM
3: Make Up Yearbook Pictures, 8:30 to 9:30 AM
5: Lunch and Learn for Parents, 12 to 1, Media Center Joe Ryan, SC Attorney General's Office Task Force on Child Internet Safety, "Getting Social", Learn how to keep your child safe on the internet. Bring your lunch we provide the water!
Dance Volunteers Are Just One Click Away!
Volleyball Tryouts! 7th and 8th Grade Girls!
Sell those FABULOUS DISCOUNT CARDS! Sell 15 for a trip to Carowinds! Just $10 Each! 27 Fantastic Businesses On Each Card!
Stop by the office for a green sales sheet. Just sell 15 for a full day, all expense paid trip with charter buses to Carowinds in September. Look at these fabulous businesses who are participating:
Sell 3: Homework Pass
Sell 6: Sundae Party
Sell 15: Carowinds Here We Come!
Mescal Taverna Mexicana: New Fine Dining Restaurant-Coming to Downtown! 10% off
Bob's Car Wash: $3 off
Master's Mark: 15% off dry cleaning
Take 5 Oil Change: $6 off oil change
Guacamole Restaurant: 10% off
Yanni's: 10% off
Stay Mobil: 15% off your next repair
Twisty's: 10% off purchase
Arby's: Buy 1 Classic Roast Beef Sandwich, get 1 free
Bojangles: Free seasoned fries with purchase
The Clock: 10% Off @ Spartanburg, Gaffney and Duncan locations, excluding specials
Coffee Bar East: 10% Off
Fratello's: $5 off a $30 or more purchase
Japan House: 10% off purchase
Firehouse Subs: Free 22oz drink with purchase of any sub
Sub Station II: 10% Off total purchase-E. Main, Asheville Hwy, John B. White Locations
Sonic: Buy 1 Sonic Works Burger, get 1 free
Dairy Queen: Buy 1 Blizzard, get 1 of equal or less value for $.99
Krispy Kreme: Buy 1 dox at regular price, get 1 dozen for $2, plus tax, Spartanburg only.
Los Mexicanos: Purchase 1 combo (1-40) and 2 drinks, get a second combo free
McDonald's: Buy an extra value meal and get the same sandwich free
Mellow Mushroom: 10% off purchase
Monarch Cafe: Free tea with purchase of lunch item
Monsoon Noodle House: Free beverage with purchase of entree
Papa John's Pizza: Buy 1 large 2 topping pizza for $14.99 + tax, get one free. Pick Up Only.
Star Lanes: Free shoe rental with purchase of a game
It Is Not Too Late To Play Football!
Parents Mark Your Calendar! Lunch and Learn October 5!
Come hear this dynamic speaker share with parents how to keep your child safe on the internet. You will not want to miss this Lunch and Learn! He is amazing!
Lunch and Learn for Parents
12 PM to 1 PM
Hear Joe Ryan, SC Attorney General's Office Task Force on Child Internet Safety "Getting Social"
Learn how to keep your child safe on the internet.
Bring your lunch, we provide the water!
October 11 is PSAT Day for 8th Grade!
Social Media Tips and Sites for Parents
This site has a wealth of information about the meaning of music lyrics, movie content and reasons for ratings, trending social media sites and other ways to keep your child safe on the internet. Included is information on safe and unsafe social media sites for your student.
These sites also have a lot of information at a glance:
Super Article For Managing Social Media With Teens......
Parent and Child Social Media Contract for Home.......SO IMPORTANT!
What is SnapChat video......one of the most popular sites for students at MMS using personal devices.
2 for 1! Help MMS PTSO while you shop with Amazon, Publix, and Office Depot.
QUICK & EASY WAYS TO GIVE BACK TO OUR SCHOOL!
If you shop online at Amazon, please bookmark and use the following link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-8818169
AmazonSmile will donate a portion of your purchase to McCracken each time you shop! (No fees are charged for participating.) When you click on the link the first time, you will need to enter:
1. "McCracken Middle School PTSO";
2. Then select "McCracken Middle School PTSO" as your charity of choice.
3. Each subsequent time you log in using the link, "McCracken Middle School PTSO" will show as your chosen charity.
*Remember to pick up your Publix card from the main office and swipe your card when you shop.
*When shopping at Office Depot just mention MMS and our PTSO receives 5% of each sale.