Congratulations to our MS wrestlers! Good weekend at Ben Logan! Placers were: Carter Rockenbaugh - 5th place Nolan Farley, Gabe Hursey, and Jayden Roland all placed 3rd Ronnie Thomas finished 1st in his weight class for the tournament. Well done boys! Come out this Saturday, January 18 @ 10am for our HUGE invitational!!
Girls Travel Basketball for Grades 4-6 will begin practices this week (11/13). See attached link for more information. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ihiLRgsKeG9pi1DS7jYTGkmu8c7eed19/view?usp=sharing
Yankee Candle Pickup on Tuesday, November 5, 4-6pm in Mr. Marsh’s Rm 109. Enter through the breezeway (the U).
Mechanicsburg DWE and Middle School.....tomorrow begins the Scholastic Book Fair. It runs through next Monday, October 28th. We have items that range from preschool through Middle School. Family night will be Wednesday from 3:30 to 7:15.
Mark you calendars: Middle School Fall sports awards night is Wednesday, November 6 @ 6pm!
Good luck today girls and boys XC @ the OHC Meet! So proud of all of you!
Congrats Will Negley and Joshua Porter! Both runners surpassed the old William B. Saxbe meet record with Will establishing the new record time! Every week, our kids continue to impress and improve! Looking forward to OHC next weekend at Cedarville University!
Correction- MS XC starts at 9:30!!
Don’t forget to call and schedule Parent/Teacher conferences this week! Ms. Warfield is ready to help you at extension 1200. 10/2 - 4-7:15pn 10/3 - 3:30-7pm
Happy Fall!!! Our parent-teacher conferences are coming up on October 2 and October 3. Please call the middle school office at extension 1200 to schedule your appointment today!
Hello all!! What a great morning turnout for orientation!! So wonderful to meet many new faces! A tip we learned from this morning, kids make sure to bring (or remember) your username and password. Hope to see more of you this afternoon!
We are so excited to see our halls filled with kids tomorrow at orientation! Attend anytime between 8:30-10:30 or 2:30-5:30. We will have people to welcome you at our main entrance in the breezeway and direct you where to go. See you tomorrow!
The middle school cross country team is looking for boys & girls interested in joining the team this year. Practices start August 1st. Anyone interested should contact Coach Porter at email@example.com for more information. #burgxc
*Nancy Roe Pimm
Hey, hey, hey! Check out this message from Coach Cantrell about 7th and 8th boys basketball!! Congrats! Congratulations to our 7th and 8th grade boys basketball teams on their victories over Northeastern in the OHC North tournament! Very proud to see the effort and growth with our kids at the middle school level. The future is bright! Go Burg! #IndianBasketball
Author Nancy Roe Pimm is coming to the Burg on February 13th! If students would like to order a copy to be signed by the author, please return the order form by January 30th. Thank you! https://drive.google.com/a/mcburg.org/file/d/0B-zd4kZQcsaNSVIwaFJlLVlLd3RwMTBiSHZQRm1WRmlXVURv/view?usp=drive_web
Yankee Candle orders will NOT be in today. The company made an error. We will let you know asap when they will arrive. Tentative delivery/pickup will be Tuesday, November 13, 2:30-6pm in the Commons.
Come watch our 8th grade volleyball team tomorrow night as our girls take on West Jefferson at the Burg @ 6pm! #OHCtournament #winthemoment #KnowOurWhy
8th grade Washington D.C. meeting on Tuesday, August 21 @ 5pm!
Open House is Tuesday, August 21, 5:30-6:30pm. 6th grade orientation is Tuesday, August 21, @ 4:30pm. Excited to see everyone!!
Happy summer Birthdays to Mrs. Conley and Mrs. Hoellrich! Both have celebrated bdays in the past week! Getting excited to see everyone back in a couple of weeks!!
A message from Coach Lawhorn: MS (7&8th grade) volleyball tryouts will be held Aug 1 from 4-6pm in the High School Gym! Go Burg 🏐💜💛🏐💜💛🏐
Club soccer reminder: there is Open Field today, Sunday, July 8, for any incoming 6th, 7th or 8th grade girls interested in playing fall soccer! Conditioning this week is Monday - Friday from 8am - 10am. Contact Coach Josh Moore at 937-561-2191 if questions. Thank you!
Happy summer Birthdays to Katy Barry and Lori Lee!! If you see them, give them a great big HUG!!
Excited for the 8th grade b’fast celebration tomorrow! Students will arrive normal time to eat and ceremony will start around 7:40, 7:45.
Volleyball, XC, and club soccer sign-ups for 18.19 in MS office! Reminder: must have a physical to participate in school sponsored sports.
6th grade parents: the students will return from Kirkmont around 4:45-5:00pm!!
PayForIt transitioned to PaySchools Central on 5/1. Find more information at the following link. https://mailchi.mp/0f2229e63676/payforit-to-payschools-central-transition-april-206899?e=27a2bfe6da
8th grade parents - Finished dinner and back on road. ETA is 11pm!!! See you soon!
Reminder to 6th parents: Kirkmont meeting tonight @ 6pm in Mr. Kaffenbarger’s room.
There is NO Kirkmont meeting tonight. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25 @ 6:00pm in Mr. Kaffenbarger’s room. You may submit $70 payment at this time as well. Thank you!
From Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Jones: Congratulations to The Class Winners of Week 3!! Dylan Kiskis with 406 questions, Alissa Eagan 240 questions and Shelby Ritchie with 82 questions. Overall, all 3 classes increased their participation to where they answered 2,840 questions combined! Great job to all the Great Math Challenge participants! The national average for questions answered was only 408 so our kids just blew other schools away with independent practice! #KnowOurWhy
Congratulations to week 1's winners @ The Great Math Challenge. Kailee Roberts, Brayden Stover & Sarah Beattie. Combined they answered 682 questions, spent 1,683 minutes, & passed 23 levels. Fantastic Work for these three! Now who will put in the work to win week #2? #KnowOurWhy
Just a reminder to all of the kids in the Jones/Lee Math classes.... The Great Math Challenge is back on! Week one ends tonight at midnight! Can anyone in the 7th grade catch Brayden Stover’s 400+ minutes this week??? Week 2 starts Monday with a focus on Number Sense for 7th grade and Geometry for 8th grade!!! and Week 2 begins tonight at midnight! Get those minutes in and improve your math skills at the same time!!! Good luck! #KnowOurWhy
Regarding the Jones/Lee Math Challenge - Congrats to all students, the classes moved a combined 85 levels on Front Row and Alex Judson topped all winners moving himself 31 levels by answering 760 questions and spending 876 minutes on improving his math skills! Job well done Alex and all!!
Info from Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Lee: Students in Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Lee's math classes are encouraged to participate in the Great Front Row Challenge (February 15-March 2)! Students practice in three areas and those that move up the most levels will be rewarded with homework passes for Friday Reviews and possibly dropping their lowest score on a Review Quiz. Information is available on your student's Google Classroom. Is your child taking advantage of this awesome opportunity to be a more successful math student? :)
Little Caesers pizza kits are ready for pickup now! Pickup entrance is at MS doors.
Congratulations to the following winners of the American History essay contest sponsored by the DAR! 6th grade: 1st-Hannah Dingledine, 2nd-Addie DeLong 7th grade: 1st-Alana Kramer, 2nd-Cameron McDonald 8th grade: 1st-Payton Murphy, 2nd-Emry Acton #KnowOurWhy
How will you kick off your GKC week? A kind note? A word of encouragement? Donate time? Show your support with Crazy Hair day today! #greatkindnesschallenge #itdoesaheartgood #pediatriccancerdollardrive #KnowOurWhy
The Great Kindness Challenge is being celebrated next week! The daily themes are attached and we hope many kids will participate. In conjunction with this, MMS Student Council is conducting a DOLLAR DRIVE for Pediatric Cancer. All money collected will go to Running4Life, a local organization who supports our young warriors fighting this beast. Kids are encouraged to send in dollar bills to their first period teacher all next week. Thank you for your support!
Closed today, Friday, January 12. Be safe!
Good morning Mechanicsburg, we will be operating on a 2 hour delay this morning, Wednesday, January 10. See you soon and safe travels!
Posted by Urbana University - Congrats Day! Singing our National Anthem at homecoming this Saturday, October 28, is 14 year old Daytayviah Rodgers, daughter of 1997 Urbana University Alum, Shannon Rodgers. Daytayviah is known by her friends at Mechanicsburg Middle School as “Day”, which is where she attends the 8th grade. Day is actively involved in her school, participating in volleyball, softball, basketball, and pitches for the Heart of Ohio Shockers Softball Travel Team. She has been singing at her church the past 12 years. Day, and her mother Shannon, reside in Cable, Ohio. #UUHomecoming2017
Best of luck this morning to our 7th grade volleyball girls who take on Fairbanks in the OHC finals!!
Good luck to our 7th grade volleyball as they take on West Jeff on Thursday, 5pm, in the semifinals for OHC!
Congratulations to our MS football team!! Back to back undefeated seasons and OHC Champions!!
Here are the following times for Pick up of the Pink Shirts: Thursday Oct 12 and 19 at the Cafeteria from 5-6:30 During Team Meal Friday October 13th from 3-4:00 after school in the cafeteria Friday the 20th from 6-6:45 p.m. at the football game. Thanks so much!
Yankee Candle Fundraiser orders are due October 16th. Make checks payable to Mechanicsburg Schools. Delivery Date: TBA
Tomorrow is a scheduled 2 hour late start for the district. Middle School students should report at 9:15 a.m.
Mark your calendars, the Middle school volleyball team will be hosting a Volley for the Cure game on Monday, October 2 @ 5pm. Wear your pink and come cheer on the girls as they take on West Liberty! 🏐💓🏐💓🏐
MMS parents of 6th and 8th graders: students will be asked to participate in an anonymous Attitudes & Behaviors survey next week that focuses on the strengths and supports that youth have in their lives. The data collected will help our school and the Champaign County Drug Free Coalition offer resources to help students be successful. Please see letter for more info. #KnowOurWhy
See the linked press release for McBURG's report cards. Proud of the growth of our district! http://5il.co/1wul #KnowOurWhy
7th grade - need to bring in proof of TDaP and Meningococcal shot or other waiver documentation by Sept. 15. Students who fail to provide will not be permitted to attend school or any school related function (including athletic events).