Manitou Springs Middle School

April 30th, 2021

Dear Mustang Families,

Members of our teaching staff, parents, and students participated in a process called Instructional Rounds on Thursday. We spent time in many classrooms collecting evidence on our goal for all students to speak and write in complete sentences when engaging in academic conversations. When we have high expectations for students responding in complete sentences, we believe our students' overall confidence, feelings of success, and engagement at school will increase; staff will hear more academic language during student collaboration; and students will be better prepared for future career opportunities. This practice is becoming part of our school culture.

Upcoming schedule

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Athletics

Students are participating in Girls Volleyball, Boys Soccer, Football and Golf at this time. These extra-curricular activities are a positive part of the school experience for many of our students and continue to build healthy relationships. Sports seasons starting soon:

  • Girls Soccer begins May 3rd

If you have any questions please feel free to email: jburnell@mssd14.org or call the front office at (719) 685-2127

Save the Date!

Our 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony will be held the evening of May 26th at 6:00 PM. We are still finalizing details about the logistics (including location) for this event. More information is to come.

World Language and Culture Month Celebration

MSMS Spanish and French students have been working hard on our collaborations for World Language and Culture Month. WLACM projects will be available for all to view on the MSSD14 website starting on Wednesday, May 5, until the end of the school year. We look forward to sharing our hard work with the community!