Moorhead Junior High

May 2022 Newsletter

Welcome Incoming 7th grade families!

I am so excited for the new school year and I would like to welcome you to Moorhead Junior High! We hope to help ease the transition from sixth grade to seventh grade by hosting an Incoming Seventh Grade Orientation Night on May 24th from 6pm - 7pm in the Moorhead Gym. We hope that you can join us to learn a little about our school curriculum, extra curricular activities, and the various programs and events offered at our school.

Please be sure to scroll down and review our 7th grade Summer Reading Project information below.

We hope to meet you on May 24, 2022!

Robert Garcia


May Events

5/3 - Football information Night for incoming 7th/8th Graders - 6pm Location: Moorhead Gym

5/4 - Life Skills parent luncheon

5/5 - 8th grade Science STAAR

5/6- 8th grade History STAAR

5/9 Choir Pop Show - 7pm @ Caney Creek High School

5/10 - Orchestra Concert - 7pm

5/10 - 7th grade STAAR Math

5/11 - 7th grade STAAR Reading

5/12 - 8th grade STAAR Math

5/13- 8th grade STAAR Reading

5/17 - NJHS Induction Ceremony 6:30pm @ Moorhead Jr. High Cafeteria

5/18 - Cyber Security/Drones class field trip

5/19 - Band Spring Concert and Awards Ceremony - 6:30pm in the Moorhead Gym

5/19 - 7th Grade Awards Ceremony @ 10am in the Moorhead Gym

5/20 - 8th Grade Awards Ceremony @ 10am in the Moorhead Gym

5/20 - Life Skills Field Trip

5/20 - End of Year Dance - 6:00pm - 9pm

5/23 - End of Year Pep Rally 3pm

5/24 - Incoming 7th grade Orientation Night - 6pm in the Moorhead Gym

5/24 - Final Exams 1st, 3rd, 5th period finals

5/25 - Final Exams 2nd, 4th, 6th period finals

5/26 -Early dismissal 1pm / Final Exams 7th period final

Awards Assemblies

Our 2022 7th grade awards assembly is on May 19th at 10:00am, and our 8th grade awards assembly is on May 20th at 10:00. Assemblies will be held in the large gym. Our parents and family members are welcome to attend.

Not all students will receive an award. Those students who are being recognized will be notified in advance.

Final Exam Schedule

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No Backpacks

  • No backpacks will be allowed at school starting Thursday, May 19.
  • Students may bring a backpack if they need to, but it should be stored in their asst. principal's office. Students may access their backpack as needed throughout the day.
  • Girls may carry a purse.

National Junior Honor Society Ceremony

Our NJHS induction ceremony will be held on May 17, 2021 at 6:30pm in the Moorhead Jr. High cafeteria.

Students who qualified for induction to the Moorhead Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society will receive a welcome letter from Mrs. Raverty.

Language Arts - SUMMER READING PROJECT for 8th graders

Final exam exemptions

Student may be exempt from having to take their final exams if they meet the following requirements.

85 or above semester avg.

No more than 10 tardies and 3 absences this semester

No ISS, OSS, DAEP, JJAEP this semester

No Fees or Fines due.

Must be present the day of the final.

Exemption forms will be available beginning May 16 in the grade level asst. principal offices. The exemption form should be completed and signed by each individual teacher.

Summer School Information

All students who fail one or more core subjects or who fail a STAAR test will be required to attend summer school.

Summer School is Monday through Friday from 8am to 3pm and runs from June 8 through June 30.

Athletic Physicals

Athletic physicals at CCHS on May 17 11:00-5:30. $20 cash. Yearly physical is needed for athletics and sports, Drill team cheerleading, CCHS marching band and ROTC.

See the coaches for the physical form and more information

A Note from our librarian

All library books are due May 6th ! Lost books can be paid in cash or check made out to the school to which the book belongs. All late fees will be forgiven when the book is returned.

Fees and Fines

Please check online at to see if your student owes any class fees. Please email Miss Porter, our Librarian, to see if your student has any missing Library books that need to be taken care of.

Any outstanding fees will prevent them from participating in any school activities until they are paid, including the end of the year school dance.

Please feel free to email or call me with any questions you may have.

Thank you,

Sherry McGrath

Mrs. McGrath's contact information: 936-709-2419

Miss Porter's contact information: 936-709-2521.

UIL Academics News

Congratulations to the following students for advancing to finals in the Speech events at the UIL Academic Meet held on Saturday, April 23rd:

Preslin Rutherford for advancing to finals in both Modern Oratory and Impromptu

Kaelin Berset for advancing to finals in Impromptu Speaking

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Moorhead Jr. High Students of the Month

Star Students for the Month of April

Katelyn Skeens

Jordan Stone

Julian Yepez Aguilar

Carlos Almendares Martines

School Dance Tickets

Tickets will go on sale May 16th- 20st for $8 during lunches. Tickets are $10 dollars at the door.

Concessions will be on sale during the dance ranging from $1-$2.

Dance will be held Friday night May 20th from 6pm -9pm.

Casual dress. Must follow Moorhead Jr. High dress code. No strapless dresses.

*Students must pay any fees and and fines in order to purchase a ticket.

*Students must not have any discipline referrals as of April 22.

Incoming 9th Grade Boys Athletics meeting

For all boys that want to try out for a sports team.

Dear parents and male athletes,

If you are planning to try-out for a sport next year in high school at Caney Creek, please attend our informational meeting Wednesday, May 18 in the big gym at Moorhead from 6pm to 7pm. Coaches from the following sports will be in attendance to introduce themselves and answer questions.







Power Lifting

Cross Country




If you have any questions, please email or

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Please join me in congratulating Debra Quiller, our campus Humanitarian of the Year, Bryan Pitre, our campus Teacher of the Year, and Katelyn Bridges, our campus Rising Star!

Caney Creek Summer Baseball Camp

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2021-22 Yearbooks

Yearbooks are $45 . If you would like to order a yearbook, you may either order through Ms. McGrath in the front office or order online. If you would like to order online, you will go to and click on yearbook or go to

On March 21st, the price goes up to $50!!

Boys Soccer News

The 8th grade team finished the season 4-0 and held opponents scoreless all season. The panthers finished the season as co-district champs with Peet. If you have any of these players, please congratulate them on a great season. The panthers will play in a district tournament today and tomorrow and are the number 1 seed going into the tournament.
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2022-2023 Calendar

The 2022-2023 School Calendar has been approved by the school board.

Required Immunizations for Incoming Seventh Graders

If you are a parent or guardian of an incoming seventh grader of 2020-2021, please be aware Texas state law requires all students to have paperwork indicating receipt of the flowing immunizations before they can begin the first day of school:



Moorhead Student Incentive Winners!

Protect your child from the dangers of the Internet!

Did you know you can block inappropriate content FREE on your child's Iphone?

IOS/Apple users can go to:


then scroll down to USE SCREEN TIME PASSCODE (it's in blue) Set a passcode only you know.

Then go back up to:

Screen Time

Content & Privacy Restrictions (Set restrictions here)

Content Restrictions (Set more restrictions here)

You are done!

Communities in Schools (CIS)

Moorhead Junior High has a Communities in Schools (CIS) Social Services Coordinator, Ms. Emily Adamo. Ms. Adamo is on campus daily and is available to help with the basic needs of our students. Some of resources offered by our CIS counselor include:

· Food Pantry (shelf stable items as well as fresh food when available)

· Clothing

· School Supplies

· Lunch groups (by invitation)

· Holiday assistance

· Weekend food assistance

The CIS office is located inside the small gym. You may request assistance by contacting Ms. Adamo directly at (936)709-2449.

Anonymous Alerts

Conroe ISD will continue implementation of the Anonymous Alerts – anti bullying app. Anonymous Alerts is a patented student anti-bullying app that helps combat bullying and other negative activity in schools by empowering students to come forward to help themselves and other students. Social and peer pressures are some of the hardest obstacles for students to overcome, now they can report bullying and safety issues quickly using Anonymous Alerts mobile app.

Students or parents in the school community can anonymously submit alerts about suspicious activity, safety threats, bullying, alcohol or drug use, harassment, family issues, school shooter, campus safety concerns, and self-harm issues to school administrators or counselors. The app is free from the Apple Store, Google Play store, and the Chrome store. Students will still have the option to call Kid Chat to report anything at 1-800-kid-chat.

The Conroe Independent School District (District) as an equal opportunity educational provider and employer does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in educational programs or activities that it operates or in employment matters. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as Board policy not to discriminate in such a manner.

For information about Title IX rights or Section 504/ADA rights, contact the Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA coordinator at 3205 W. Davis, Conroe, TX 77304; (936) 709-7752.