Stanley Middle School
Week of April 25
Race to the Finish
Please make sure your child beings only what they need to learn to school: a charged chromebook; books; Core Plus items; and classroom materials. Sharpie markers, paint pens, cologne/perfume/body spray and air pods are not needed for school. As a reminder, any student who brings a cell phone should keep it off and away during the school day. Students do not need to bring any items to school which hinder their learning or the learning of others.
EOG/EOC Reminder Dates
May 18 - Reading
May 24 - Math and Math 1
May 26 - 8th Grade Science
Accelerate Gaston RISING 6-8 Graders
Stanley Middle School will be hosting a 3 week summer program for rising 6th graders -8th graders June 13-30.
STUDENTS WILL WORK ON CONTENT FOR THE GRADE THEY ARE GOING INTO.
Students will attend from 8:00-3:00 Monday - Thursday.
We will serve breakfast and lunch and provide bus transportation to all students in our attendance zone.
Emphasis will be placed on ELA, STEAM, and CTE (Career Technical Education).
It will be a fun and engaging three weeks of learning.
Our SMS teachers will be teaching the classes and it will be a great opportunity to work with and get to know them in a different way.
From our PTO
PTO will be recognizing 8th graders with personalized yard signs and end of the year celebrations in May! Please purchase a yard sign for your 8th grader or sponsor a sign at this link. https://my.cheddarup.com/c/8th-grade-fundraiser-copy Proceeds will be used toward 8th grade end of year activities.
Please do not park or use the Fast Pass Lane beside the school unless you have a valid fast pass for 4th quarter. We appreciate parents that have entered the raffle for this privilege and want it to work well for them. Thank you!
Donations needed for the MakerSpace: This will go towards school-wide STEAM activities.
- Toilet paper rolls/Paper Towel rolls
- Empty, 2-liter bottles (cleaned out and label off)
You can send this with your student at anytime or bring them with you on conference night.
Beginning March 17 (first day of the last nine weeks) any student who has NO ISS, OSS, or Bus Suspension and no more than ONE Rebound will be eligible to attend a grade level social time at the end of the year after EOG/EOC testing is complete.
It will be a time of fun, games, yearbook signing, concessions to be purchased, music, laughter and social time.
Everyone is eligible to earn this reward and we hope to see all our students participate.
Also, it is prime season for our students and staff with severe allergies and asthma. Please do not make it worse by spraying strong perfume and fragrances in classrooms and on the bus.
Cell phones are to be off and away from the time students enter the building until they exit the building for dismissal.
On the Calendar
28 - Spring Pictures - forms come home Monday, April 25
2 - Soccer/Baseball@MHMS
3- Band Concert
5-Division 2 Track Meet; Baseball Soccer@SMS
9 - Baseball/Soccer Playoffs
11 - County Track Meet
12 - Baseball/Soccer Championship
14 - Robotics Competition
17 - Chorus Concert
18 - Reading EOG
19 - Athletic Awards 5:30
24 - Math and Math 1 EOG
26- 8th Science EoG
30 - Holiday
June 1 - Last Day of School
Information About End of Year Activities Will Be Released after Spring Break
North Carolina STEM SCHOOL DESIGNATION
Additionally, we would like to make connections with parents who represent many careers. We are asking that our parents please complete the Google Form to help us build our Stanley STEM Network.
Thank you to those who have already completed the form. If you use STEM skills in anyway in your profession, we need you in one of many ways!