MMS Parent Newsletter

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Upcoming events

THIS WEEK AT MMS: (6th grade has afternoon duty)

03/20: BB/SB @ Currituck (5pm - first pitch)

03/22: CBA in the forum @ 7:45

03/22: BB/SB @ Elizabeth City (5pm first pitch)

03/23: Regional Math Competition @ ECSU

03/23: Track @ Currituck (3:30 start time)

03/23: BB/SB @ Hatteras (3/13 make-up game)

03/24: Albemarle Band Clinic @ FFHS

03/24: BINGO (doors open at 5:30pm)



03/27: BLACK & GOLD (your future starts here)

03/27: BB/SB vs Perq (5pm first pitch)

03/28: PJ DAY (dream big)

03/29: COLLEGE DAY (dreams come true)

03/29: Grade-Level Spirit Challenge

03/29: BB/SB vs 1st Flight

03/29: Track @ 1st Flight

03/30: GRADE LEVEL COLORS (grade level success starts the journey)

03/31: HAT DAY (hats off to success)


Power School Announcement

Dear DCS Families,

If you use the older version of the PowerSchool Mobile App, please delete it and download the latest version from the App Store or Google Play.

Beginning Monday, February 20, 2023, only PowerSchool Mobile App version 22.5.x and higher is supported for use after the latest PowerSchool update. Mobile App versions older than 22.5.x will generate an error when attempting to connect to PowerSchool and higher.

If you need additional support, please reach out to your building-level Data Manager or Instructional Technology Facilitator for assistance. For more information, visit PowerSchool SIS Administrator.

Download the PowerSchool Mobile App
App Store | Google Play

Thank You,

Dare County Schools

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School Improvement Team Information

School Improvement Team Meeting Notes:

January 30th

SIT will discuss budget and review teacher forms and develop a list for the budget packet.

January 19th

We discussed the option from Central Office to give School Calendar Input

Checked on goal progress

Next meeting will be on budget input

Last Meeting Date November 17th

2022-23 MMS SIT Goals:

C2.01 The LEA/School regularly looks at school performance data and aggregated classroom observation data and uses that data to make decisions about school improvement and professional development needs.

E1.06 The school regularly communicates with parents/guardians about its expectations of them and the importance of the curriculum of the home.

Technology Corner

The Dare County Technology Department will provide support for technical problems.

All IT needs are submitted through our Incident IQ ticketing system, which is constantly monitored to ensure seamless connectivity for our students and staff. for instructions on the use of this system, click here or contact Kimberly Dickson, the MMS ITF.

DCS provides each 6-8 student with a device to support learning. The district's IT department carefully monitors access points to ensure the digital safety of our students. These safety measures continuously exceed the minimum requirements as outlined by The U.S. Department of Education. Reach out to your MMS ITF with questions ~

Protecting Your Privacy

It is imperative to protect our privacy by complying with student data

privacy and online safety regulations.

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