Normangee MS Family Newsletter

November 9, 2022

From Mr. Wingfield


We are starting a new six weeks and it is so important that students get off to a great start. As we approach the Holiday time it is important to plan trips around school holidays so students can be in class as much as possible. Thanks for your support.

Students will be taking Interim STAAR tests in the coming weeks. These tests help our district and students identify areas that are needed to work on. It is very important that students do their take these tests seriously so we can get accurate information. Please help us encourage your student to do their very best so we can be our very best!

November is National Veterans and Military Family Month. A huge shout out to all those who have served our country and provided the freedoms we share today! Thank you for your Service!!

NISD will celebrating our veterans during a Veterans day Ceremony on November 11.

We will no longer be printing report cards and sending home. Please access Parent Portal in order to check out your student's grades. If you need help using Parent Portal, please contact us at the front office.

Congrats to our MS Cheerleaders that competed this last weekend in our Cheer competition held here on our campus. Our girls took home second place. Congrats to our girls and Coach Biddle!!

Congratulations to Lane Hendricks for winning our Patriots Pen Essay Writing Contest put on by our VFW. This years essay was "My pledge to our Veterans". Congratulations Lane!!

Please check below for new information for REMIND for MS Teachers. Along with parent portal, REMIND can be used to get information on assignments in your students classes. I am receiving these from teachers little by little so all teachers may not be listed below.

If there is any other information you would like to receive through the MS Newsletter, please feel free to email me at

As always, if I can help in any way please let me know.

Jared Wingfield

Upcoming Dates

MS Basketball @ Mumford, 8th girls 5:00, 7th Boys, 6:30, 8th Boys, 7:30, November 10

MS Girls Basketball Tournament @ Franklin, November 12

MS Boys Basketball vs Iola, November 17

Thanksgiving Break, November 19-27..Gobble Gobble

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A Message from Officer Mordecai and Administration

School Safety is our priority! We welcome any parents to come to campus to meet with teachers, eat with their children, or meet with Leadership. Even though we know most of our visitors by name and face, everyone must continue to follow state and local policies. Please make sure you have an appointment and all visitors must check in at the front desk. Thanks for your cooperation.

From Mrs. Martin

The Capturing Kids Heart focus for November will be Teamwork

What is Teamwork?

Teamwork is the ability to work in unity with others towards a common goal. For us to learn how to become team players, it is important that we learn to listen, encourage our peers, and allow and invite others to contribute their talents and skills.

Why focus on Teamwork?

  • Teamwork improves communication: Teamwork helps us improves our verbal and non-verbal communication skills, conveying that we care and a relevant message.
  • Teamwork builds interpersonal awareness: Growing a great team requires us to first build strong relationships through better understanding ourselves and others.
  • Teamwork celebrates diversity. Teamwork thrives from diverse ideas that come from a mixture of different genders, cultures, expertise, experience, and problem-solving approaches.

Our Student of the Month will be a student that represents the quality of Teamwork; someone that models gratefulness, acknowledges positive moments, and affirms the positive actions of other students and teachers.

From the Bus Barn

Please remind your students about continuing to show proper behavior on the buses. We want the bus ride home to reflect the same level of respect we expect in the school building. Disruptive behavior can distract our bus drivers and we want to make sure everyone behaves appropriately and everyone gets home safely.

Thanks for your support

Construction Updates

Construction has started on the NISD bond updates. Students may no longer use the doors at the back of the MS that go into the HS. Students must now walk through the front of the school and around to any classes they may have in band or the HS. This change is necessary in order to keep students out of the construction areas. Fencing has been put up around restricted areas and students and parents are reminded to stay out of these areas when on school campuses. Please help us out by staying in permitted areas and reminding your students to follow our construction guidelines. Thanks for your support as we improve our schools!

Mrs Kimich Remind Codes (Science)

Mrs Maxey (8th Grade Math)

Mrs Adams (6th Grade ELA and Social Studies)

Mrs Penry

Mrs Penry is also asking for donations in order to help stock books for our library. See the Community of Readers QR code below
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Paper Tutoring Program

The district has rolled out our PAPER tutoring program. Our English classes are currently making sure all students can log in and understand how to utilize this great resource. Students may use PAPER to get 24/7 tutoring at home and at school. Parents can also use in order to help students with their homework. Please remind your students at home to use this tool when they are needing extra support with homework.
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Middle School Athletic Schedules

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