Raider News

Happenings at Mackenzie Middle School

The Merge CUBE is Coming!

Changing the way we learn!

AVID Shirts On Sale Now!

AVID shirts are for sale for $10.

All AVID students need to purchase one to wear on field trips and AVID activities.

Raider Band News!!

Tarpley's Instrument Drive: Get Your Instrument Thursday, August 29th!

Thursday, Aug. 29th, 4pm

5402 12th Street

Lubbock, TX

Who: Tarpley Music and Music & Arts music store

What: An instrument drive

Where: In the Mackenzie band hall

Time: 4 - 6 p.m.

Band parents sign up for Charms! Parents should have received the instructions.

Contact Mrs. Nutt with questions.

Raider Choir News!!

Have You Paid Your Choir Dues?

Choir Dues are Due August 30th.

The amount is $20.00.

Checks made out to Mackenzie MS Choir.

Raider Sports News!!

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What's Up? Just ask the Raider PTA!

What Time Does School Start?

7:35 AM - The Mackenzie doors open for students.

Students will go to the Auditorium until they are dismissed to 1st period.

8:20 AM - TARDY Bell!

4:00 PM - Dismissal.

4:15 For their safety, ALL students who are not picked up by 4:15 will be escorted inside.

After 4:15 Parents MUST come inside the school office to pick up their student.

Mackenzie T- shirt & PTA

Join PTA AND get a Mackenzie T-shirt ALL for $20. Mackenzie shirts may be worn on Friday Spirit Days! Additional shirts $10 each.

Spirit Day Items on Sale Now!

Boys Athletics & 6th Grade PreAthletics

Click the image to find important information covering Sport Physicals & Boy Athletics.


A new clear bag policy has been implemented for event at PlainsCapital Park for the 2019-2020 school year.

Click on the image to learn more.

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Cross Country Schedule

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Tennis Schedule

Fine Arts at Mackenzie

Choir! Band! Orchestra! Art!
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Makerspace Schedule

After-School Makerspace and Book Clubs Begins September 3!

See Mrs. Rajcic on Friday, August 30 for your ticket for Tuesday!

September 3-5 Open Makerspace.

Starting September 9:

Mondays - Open makerspace until 5:00 PM

Tuesday - Sewing Club until 5:00

Wednesdays - STEAM CHALLENGES - pick up tickets Tuesdays.

Thursday - Open makerspace and Engineering until 5:00 PM

Friday - No after-school makerspace

Library Morning Book Clubs!

Monday Book Club: 7:35-8:10 in the library

Do you enjoy reading? Join the Monday book club! In this book club participants will choose a book, read assigned chapters at home, then come to the library to participate in an in-depth discussion. Readers will discuss characters, their actions, and share views with peers.

Tuesday Book Club: 7:35-8:10 in the library

Want to improve your reading skills? Wish you could understand what books are about?

Join the Tuesday book club! A light hearted reading group where participants choose books to be read aloud, with a partner, and never feel embarrassed. This group will be filled with exciting book based STEM activities and discussions.

Watch out for Various Tutoring Schedules Available for your Raider Students Here!

Looking Ahead...

Watch for more information on these events as the dates draw near.

Aug 24- Volleyball Scrimmage @ Coronado HS

Aug 29- Volleyball Mackenzie @ Cooper HS 5:30 & 6:30

Sept 2 - No School (Labor Day)

Sept 5 - Progress Reports

Sept 7- Lubbock ISD Coaches Classic Mae Simmons 8:30 am

Sept 11- Lubbock ISD MS CC Meet PCP 5:00 pm

Sept 16 - No School (Professional Development)

Sept 20- Girls Choir All-Region Workshop @ TTU

Sept 24- Band Extravaganza @ PCP

Sept 27 - End of 1st 6 weeks

Special Olympic Bocce Competition