January 2014

KMS Newsletter

December Student of the Month

Character Trait - Cooperation



6th Grade


Shakyrra Hamilton

Colby Noah



7th Grade


Zaria Jackson

Kyle Stallard


8th Grade


Pooja Patel

Robert Flynn







KMS Staff Catch of the Month

April Mauldin


8th Grade English Teacher and KMS UIL Coordinator

Did You Know?

The road in between the school and practice football field is now one-way from 6:00 - 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. To assist with the flow of morning and after school traffic, this road is one way during the designated hours. Thank you for your help with this.


UIL Academic Competition

KMS is proud of our UIL students and coaches for their hard work preparing for our district's UIL Competition. Friday, January 10 and Saturday, January 11 students will be competing in various academic events.



Last year, Kilgore won over 100 medals and placed 2nd place overall.

MLMS - Distinction Earned from Texas Education Agency

Maude Laird Middle School received a distinction from the Texas Education Agency for being ranked 9th in the State of Texas for top 25% student progress. We are proud of this accomplishment and the dedication of our teachers and students.


School Holiday

Monday, January 20 - Dr, Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday




KMS Mock STAAR Dates

January 28


7th Grade Writing, Day 1

8th Grade Math


January 29

7th Grade Writing, Day 2

8th Grade Reading