September 21, 2015

A Minute with Mrs. Mayes


  1. There is a Board of Education Meeting tonight at Ackerson beginning at 7:00 pm. A board workshop is planned for 6:00 pm and is open to the public.
  2. Fall NWEA testing begins today.
  3. We’d like to let you know about a free, ongoing resource designed to educate parents, families, teens and people who work with adolescents about how to identify and help young people who may be experiencing problems related to alcohol/other drug use. Click here for more information.


  1. To honor our commitment to "be green," we've included two electronic forms at the bottom of this newsletter for you to complete by Friday, 9/25: Walking Field Trip Permission Slip and Handbook Contract.
  2. The PTSA's annual Yankee Candle Fundraiser runs through September 28.
  3. Text alerts are available through Remind. You must complete this step annually. TEXT @mms5678 to 81010
  4. Weekly classroom assignment charts have been shared with you. These links provide a tentative schedule of the week ahead (keep in mind that unforeseen circumstances, such as teacher absences, may cause the plan to alter from time to time) They are listed below, or you can also find them under the middle school's "Parents & Students" tab.

Meet Our Office Clerk, Regina Hopkins

Mrs. Hopkins, our office clerk, has worked in the educational field for over 12 years within 4 different schools. She originates from Michigan, but her family did spend 10 years in South Carolina for her husbands' work. She has one son, who is a senior this year at Tecumseh High School. She loves doing crafts and reading. She has 3 dogs and 2 cats and enjoys feeding the fish in her pond.

She is the lovely voice behind the phone when you contact our school. =)

MMS Student Handbook 2015-2016

Click here to review the handbook. Then complete the contract below.

Manchester Middle School

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