MGM 7th Grade House News

September 19, 2016


Welcome to 7th Grade House! Please read below for house news, upcoming assessments, and 7th grade house highlights.

Save the Date(s)!

7th grade families,

7th grade will be taking their first field study to Columbiana Center on October 14, 2016. Information and permission slips were given through your child's Math teacher. All forms will also be collected through Math teachers. If you are interested in chaperoning please contact for more information.

We are excited to begin student-led conferences this school year! This is a time when students will talk to their families about their learning and academic progress. Conferences aren't until February, but we want you to have these dates well in advance! Please mark your calendars for Wednesday, March 1- Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 P.M. Your child's conference day and time will be coordinated through their crew leader. For now, please note these days on your calendar because we don't want you to miss it!

Schoology & PowerSchool Information

Do you have questions about Schoology or PowerSchool--how to get parent codes, log in at home, etc? View this PRESENTATION for answers!

iPad Reminder

Remember to have students charge their iPads every night and bring them to school every morning! It's an MGM expectation that students have charged iPads everyday so they are ready for class learning and activities.

Order your MGM Yearbook!

Online ordering for yearbooks is up and running. Click HERE to order yours!

Upcoming Assessments

If you have any questions about assessments below, please email your child's teacher!

Math Accelerated: See Schoology Updates

Math: See Schoology Updates

ELA Accelerated: Summative essay due Thursday.

ELA: Summative essay due Thursday.

Science: See Schoology Updates

Social Studies: See Schoology Updates

World Language: See Schoology Updates


iCivics-Summative assessment ‘Bill of Rights’ Wednesday (all grades)

Learning Commons Updates


Want a chance to go to the Palmetto Bowl? All you have to do is read 6 appropriate books and record them on the reading log given to you by your ELA teacher to be entered into the drawing. Students can count books they have read since the beginning of school to October 28th. All reading logs are due to the Learning Commons on October 28th. Extra logs can be found on the Learning Common's Schoology course, as well as additional information about the contest. Print books, e-Books, audio books, poetry books, short story books, graphic novels, fiction, and non-fiction count. Email Ms. Kohout at if you have questions. Happy reading!


Gators At Work!!

7th grade social studies cartographers.
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