MGM 7th Grade House News

October 26, 2018


Welcome to 7th Grade! Please read below for house news, upcoming assessments, and 7th-grade house highlights! These newsletters will be sent out every week on Friday!

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November 2, 2018 is Expedition Kickoff!

Students received permission slips regarding the details of our November 2nd, What's the Cost? Expedition Kickoff.

The cost of the trip per student is $5. If you would like to sponsor the cost of another student's trip, please enclose an extra $5 and indicate this on the bottom of your permission form. Our hope is that every student will be able to attend this kickoff and field work opportunity.

Permission forms are due by October 30, 2018. Please see the digital copy here if you need an extra copy.

If you have any questions regarding this field study, please contact your child's math teacher.

Spirit Week October 29-November 2

Join us in showing our school spirit with spirit week.

Monday, October 29: Tacky Day

Tuesday, October 30: Twin Day

Wednesday, October 31: Superhero Day

Thursday, November 1: Green and Gold Day

Friday, November 2: Team Day

Students must adhere to the MGM dress code, and may not wear pajamas, slippers, costumes, hats, hoods, or masks.

Washington, D.C. Parent Interest Meeting Tuesday, October 30, 5:45 p.m.

There will be a parent interest meeting for the 7th grade trip to Washington, D.C. The trip will be February 20-22, 2019.

Please join us in the MGM cafeteria on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 5:45 for more information.

Jr. Beta Club

The MGM Jr. Beta Club Induction Ceremony will be held next Thursday at 6pm in the MGM Theatre. Students should dress nicely and meet in the drama room at 5:30pm. The ceremony will last no longer than 30 minutes.

IF YOUR STUDENT IS UNABLE TO MAKE IT TO THIS CEREMONY, the next induction will be held on Thursday, January 10th at 6pm in the MGM Theatre.

If you have questions, please reach out to

Thank you to all who participated in SLCs. They were a great success!

If you need to reschedule, please contact your child's CREW leader. Emails are listed below. If you have specific concerns, please reach out to your child's teacher as well.

Teacher Contact Information

Please contact your child's teacher if you have any questions or concerns.


Dr. Bill Coon -

Dr. Kyle Meetze -

Jamie Powell

Alisa Long-


Davis Myers-

House Leader

Amanda Hammill

Content Area Teachers:


Andrea Roberts-

Melanie Wells-

Joyce Perkins-


Taylor Fralick-

Regan Moore-

Mary Harbaugh-


Bill Rogers-

Rebecca Fischer-

Tammy Hardy-

Social Studies

Amanda Hammill-

Derrick Price-

Amanda Kerbis -

Ben Jackson-

Encore Teachers

Drama - Rachel Cooper -

Orchestra - Jennifer Mann -

Dance - Megan Viazanko-

Dance - Kara Corley -

Band - Melanie Winn-

Art - June Collins -

Art - Beth Maddox -

Chorus - Augie Gil-

STEM - Cliff Roberts -

ICIVICS - Melody Shafer -

Outdoor Ed - Phillip Thomas -

Outdoor Ed - Stephen Harmon -

Outdoor Ed- Abby Chisholm -

PE - Candice Cobb -

PE - Ben Anderson-

Digital Design - Ryan Panter -

Supplemental Math - Ann Bennett -

Academic Seminar LA - Susan Myrick -

Math RTI - Trisha Hamilton -

ELA RTI - Rayna Kleckley -

Academic Seminar LA - Jennifer Williams -

World Language

Latin - Jessica Stolebarger -

French - Dr. Todd Spaulding -

French - Erin Hamner -

French - Cheikh Fall -

Chinese - Na Zhang -

Chinese - Susan Wang -

Chinese-Natalie Lukity -

Spanish - Samantha Simmons -

Spanish - Valentina Salomon

MGM Counseling Department

Follow the counseling center on Twitter @mgmcounseling for updates from our counselors!


ELA: ELA Formative on Tuesday, October 30th.

MATH: See Schoology.

SCIENCE: See Schoology.

SOCIAL STUDIES: See Schoology for formative assessments.

WORLD LANGUAGES: Click here for a link to all WL updates.


7th grade: iCivics Field Study to Harvest Hope Food Bank on Thursday (forms and money due Monday)

Band Concert! All grades! MGM Theater Tuesday October 30th at 6:30pm. Students participating need to arrive by 6:00pm. Costumes are encouraged!

Save the Date!

Fall Dance Showcase, featuring original student choreography

Thursday November 8th, MGM Auditorium

6:00pm- 6th & 7th grades combined show

7:30pm- 8th grade show

PTO Updates

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Boys and Girls Basketball Tryouts!

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day! We are looking forward to another great year!