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Mountainside Middle School Announcements
NJHS Flowers from the Heart Begins Jan. 29
Flowers from the Heart is National Junior Honor Society's annual Valentine's Day fundraiser for SSBTR (Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research). Please order some carnations to be delivered to MMS students, faculty, and/or staff for Valentine's Day. Place your order in the Mountainside office between Jan. 29 and Feb. 6 Thank you so much for your support! Cost is $1.
Upcoming Events for Future Cougars
The first parent meeting for new students was held Jan. 15. Parents are also invited to attend the next parent meeting to be held May 7 at 6 PM.
- Feeder Schools (Laguna and Anasazi) Field Trip to Mountainside
Students will tour the campus and meet MMS Principal Terri Kellen. Course information and request forms will be distributed. Students may ask questions and get answers. Course request forms will be distributed to students. (Students only)
DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, May 5th, 9:00 – 10:30 am, Anasazi Elementary students
Monday, May 4th, 9:00 - 10:30 am, Laguna Elementary students
- Incoming 6th Grade Students Immunization Requirements
- Follow-Up Parent Night for New Students Enrolled for the 2015-2016 School Year
Important Desert Mountain High School Registration Dates:
January 9th: Applications for Pre-IB are due
January 13th: DMHS will host an informational 8th grade parent EXPO night on Tuesday, January 13th from 6-7:30pm in the DMHS mall and auditorium. Parents and 8th grade students are invited to attend. High school department chairs and counselors will be present to answer questions about course selection and their department curriculum.
January 16th: Middle School course selection sheets due to middle school homeroom teachers
February 2nd : High school counselors will be back at MMS school to meet individually with students to review course selections.
Yearbook PDAs on Sale Now
It’s hard to believe, but in just a few short months, your student will step up to high school and Mountainside Middle School will be a memory. PDA recognition ads are a tradition among 8th grade students. You know your child is amazing – why not show them in this year’s yearbook? Your PDA recognition ad will tell them how special they are with your own pictures, in your own words.
Making your ad is simple. Just fill out the attached form, save the pictures on a flash drive (or email to firstname.lastname@example.org making sure the size of the pictures do not exceed 2 Mg) attach payment, and return to the front office no later than February 15th. For order form, click here.
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Open Enrollment Tours Available Now Through February
Mountainside Middle School is proud to be the only Scottsdale middle school which has earned an A rating from the state two years in a row! Don’t miss out on the best middle school experience and Open Enroll today! Campus tours are being offered Jan. 8 at 10 AM, Jan. 22 at 2 PM, Feb. 5 at 10 AM and Feb.19 at 2 PM. please call the office (480-484-5500) to schedule your tour.