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Volunteers Needed

May 22, 2018

Students still seeking opportunities to fulfill their 20 hours of Service As Action, this message is for you:  The PTA needs volunteers to stay after school next Thursday, May 31st from 3:30-5:30 to help set up and decorate for the 8th grade dance.  If you are interested, please use the link provided to sign up for a spot. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080a4facab2da64-8thgrade

Be sure to bring your SAA log with you that day to get it filled out.  Have a PTA volunteer sign off for you and return your form to Mrs. Cassada as soon as possible.  Students who have completed their hours for the year but still want to help out are more than welcome to join in on the fun!

The Raider Review is Here!!

May 22, 2018

Check out the new issue of the Raider Review:

http://blogs.henrico.k12.va.us/mmsraiderreview

Raiders Represent

May 21, 2018

Henrico’s Top Teachers – Laurie Morris

Congratulations to Laurie Morris, one of Henrico’s Top Teachers!

Sunday Message 5/20

May 21, 2018
Good evening Raider Parents and Students,

Due to testing, this week’s schedule has been altered. The schedule is available on the calendar and for download at gomoody.com.

What should Henrico County Public Schools look like in 2025? The school division wants to know your views on a draft version of a new guiding document. A public hearing is scheduled for May 24th. For more information on how you can get involved, see gomoody.com.

For your planning purposes: School is closed on Monday, May 28th for the Memorial Day holiday. When students return to school Tuesday, May 29th, they will follow a Day One schedule.

Attention 8th grade students, Monday May 21st is the last day to turn in your permission slip to attend the 8th grade dance. 

That’s all for now. Let’s make it a great week!

Henrico Schools’ 2018-25 Strategic Plan

May 17, 2018

What should Henrico County Public Schools look like in 2025? The school division wants to know your views on a draft version of a new guiding document. A draft of Henrico Schools’ 2018-25 Strategic Plan, along with a brief survey, are now available by going to http://henricoschools.us/2018-2025-draft-strategic-plan/. Or, visit henricoschools.us and look under “Hot Topics.” There is also a public hearing scheduled for May 24. Here’s how you can get involved:

Public hearing to comment on Henrico Schools’ proposed plan for 2018-25

When: May 24 at 5:30 p.m. (before School Board’s 6:30 p.m. meeting)

Where: New Bridge Learning Center auditorium, 5915 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, Va. 23223

Online survey to comment on Henrico Schools’ proposed plan for 2018-25

When: Complete by May 30 at 11:59 p.m.

How: Complete by going to henricoschools.us and looking under “Hot Topics” or by going to http://vovici.com/wsb.dll/s/b581g5a8be.

Sunday Message 5/13

May 14, 2018
 

Good evening,

Due to testing, this week’s schedule has been altered. Please see the attached letter and schedule for the Standards of Learning Tests (SOL) and End of Course SOL Tests (EOC). Testing begins tomorrow. The schedule is also available on the calendar and for download at gomoody.com.

Please note: The Reading SOL test for grades 6 – 8 has a new format. All students participating in the Reading SOL will take the Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) version of the SOL test. In this format of the test, students will not be able to skip or go back to questions for review.  Once the student answers a question, they will move forward to the next question and will not have access to questions that have previously been answered. This format is similar to the NWEA test and the Math CAT, which have already been in use.

Attention 8th grade parents: Invitations to the 8th Grade Dance have been sent home with your student. The permission slip, information and links for signing up for volunteer opportunities can all be found on gomoody.com or gomoodypta.com. Permission slips are due no later than Friday, May 18.

That’s all for now. Let’s make it a great week!

SOL_EOC Letter Pg1.pdf

SOL_EOC Letter Pg2.pdf

MMS-2018-Spring-SOL-Schedule.pdf

8th Grade Dance Permission Slip

8th Grade Dance Information

May 2, 2018

Hard to believe but we have one month left till the 8th grade dance!

8th grade dance invitations went home with your student on Tuesday, May 1st.

The invitation is in a green envelope, so please ask your child to share this with you.  It has some very important information including the permission slip which will need to be returned to their 1st period teacher by Friday, May 18.

4 key points regarding the dance:

  • It is not too late to send in a monetary donation. Please consider sending a check in when you return the permission slip.  All money collected will be used to help cover the cost of entertainment, decorations and food.  Although there is no ticket price, a $5-20 donation is suggested and is tax-deductible.  Checks should be made payable to “Moody Middle School PTA” with “8th Grade Dance” and your child’s name in the memo section. Your cashed check serves as your receipt for tax purposes.
  • Please visit the link to the sign up genius to volunteer your time and/or refreshments for the dance. We are also looking for gift cards to be donated as prizes:

http://www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0B4EACAF22AB9-volunteer

  • Because of security restrictions, we can only allow those adults in the school who are on the volunteer roster (even for pictures). Please make sure you have a volunteer form on file in the office.  The volunteer form can be found here:

http://henricoschools.us/pdf/Community/VolunteerApplication.pdf

These need to be submitted the week prior to the dance.

  • Lastly, this dance is one of the last fun opportunities the 8th graders have to be together. The members of the PTA dance committee have worked hard to provide an evening filled with dancing, food, games and prizes.  Please encourage your student to attend.  This dance does not require that they attend with a date, in fact, we are not promoting that they do so.

This information is also available on gomoodypta.com

8th Grade Dance Invitation

8th Grade Dance Permission Slip

Attention 8th Graders Going to Hermitage

May 2, 2018

Marching Panther Visual Ensemble (color guard) tryouts!

All rising 9th grade students scheduled to attend Hermitage High School for the 2018-19 school year are welcome to audition. No experience is necessary and male and female students are encouraged to participate. The workshop will teach you the basics and we will hold auditions on the last day.

Monday May 21st – Thursday May 24th 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns!

Stephanie F. Cable Norris

School Counseling Administrative Assistant

Hermitage Band and Auxiliary Boosters

Hermitage High School

Office Phone: 804-756-3010

Office Fax: 804-672-1501

Visual Ensemble workshop announcement

Sunday Message 4/29

April 30, 2018

Good evening,

This week follows a Day Two, Day One pattern. Monday, Wednesday and Friday periods 5, 6, 7, and 8 will meet. Tuesday and Thursday periods 1, 2, 3 and 4 will meet.

The final collection for Service as Action logs will be May 9th and 10th during APL. Remember that you must have 20 hours of service for the year. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Cassada.

The PTA is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week May 7-11. You can help! Send in a gift card—to any place, in any amount—and we’ll be drawing PTA teacher’s names to win a gift card every day. It’s one more way to say “thank you” to our teachers. Gift card donations may be dropped off in the office.

The month of May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. This is a great time to promote the benefits of physical activity. Moody students will complete their fitness testing in May. Encourage your Raider to strive to achieve the Moody Max Award – reaching the “Moody Max” in all five fitness tests.

SOL testing begins Monday, May 14th with period 4 testing. Please see the detailed calendar on gomoody.com for more information.

Come out to The Tin Pan on June 5th with the Moody Jazz Band and the Short Pump Jazz Band for a Relay for Life benefit concert. For more information, see the link attached to this message or gomoody.com. https://www.ticketfly.com/event/1686234-band-together-fight-cancer-richmond/

That’s all for now. Let’s make it a great week!

March of Dimes

April 30, 2018

March of Dimes                 

Special thanks to everyone that participated in the MARCH OF DIMES on Saturday, April 28th at ANTHEM on Staples Mill Rd.

Moody Middle School had 25+ FBLA members, family and friends walking and we were able to collect and donate $500.

The MMS FBLA  team appreciates everyone’s support and donation.

Ms. Logan, FBLA Advisor

MoodySchool

7800 Woodman Road, Henrico, VA 23228
Phone (804) 261-5015 | Fax (804) 261-5024
School Counseling (804) 261-5019

School Hours: 8:35 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Half-day dismissal time: 12:10 p.m.

School Administration:
Denise Doss, Principal
Courtney Swartz, Associate Principal

Timothy Lewis, Assistant Principal