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Raiders Represent!

February 21, 2019

A big congratulations to the following students for placing at the county level of the Reflections program!

Award of Excellence (2nd place):
Camille M. (Dance)
Veda A. (Literature)
Chloe W. (Music)

Award of Merit (3rd place):
Nikhita S. (Photography)

Sunday Message 2/17

February 18, 2019
Good Evening Raider Families,

Don’t forget that tomorrow, Monday, February 18th, is a FULL day of instruction. As indicated on the calendar from the beginning of the year, we will be following a day one schedule.

Influenza activity in Virginia is widespread and is affecting our community. Please see the attached letter for more information.

Flu.GI letter2019.pdf

The PTSA is conducting its spring spirit wear sale through the end of the month. Please visit the gomoodypta website ‘Spirit Wear’ tab to see samples and our new colors. You can use the attached order form or print one from the website. All orders must be received in the office no later than February 28th.

Spring2019OrderFormA.pdf

Please consider donating to this month’s PTSA sponsored staff snack basket to be held February 22nd. See sign up genius below for more information!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4fa4ad2aa7f58-mmsptsa4

The next PTSA spirit event is this Wednesday, all day, at Zaxby’s on Staples Mill Road (by Kroger). When you place your order be sure to mention Moody Middle School. Mark your calendars for the next two spirit nights…March 26th at Carytown Burgers and Fries and April 23rd at Sgt. Pepper’s Pizza.

The 8th grade dance will be held June 7th and we need volunteers to help make this a great event for our graduates! Please see the sign up genius below on how you can help. Thanks!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f48a4aa2ea1fe3-8thgrade

“It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.” Happy Birthday George Washington!  Thanks for the reminder to be a good friend.

Valentine’s Friendship Dance!

February 13, 2019

The Moody UpStanders and SCA are having a Valentine’s Friendship Dance on Friday, February 15 from 3:45-5:45PM, right after school in the George H. Moody Middle School Gymnasium.

Students must have a permission slip to attend.

Valentine’s Friendship Dance permission slip

Influenza Activity – Be Aware

February 11, 2019

Influenza activity in Virginia is widespread and is affecting our community.

Please see the letter below for more information.

Flu.GI letter2019

Community Foundation needs your help to identify region’s outstanding teachers

February 11, 2019

Henrico, Va. Jan. 17, 2019 – Who is the special teacher in your life? The REB Awards for Teaching Excellence provide a tangible, public way to recognize outstanding teachers in Henrico County Public Schools – and give them the means to continue growing. The Community Foundation’s yearly awards identify, recognize and support teaching excellence in the Richmond area. Honorees receive professional development grants of $4,000 to $12,000, given to teachers who have distinguished themselves by their inspiring classroom performance.

Through a nomination process, approximately 15 outstanding teachers are selected each year to receive cash grants to support professional development activities.

Nominations are invited from parents, students, educators and the community at large. Award recipients have earned graduate degrees, climbed mountains, traced their ancestors and met peers from around the world – all to reignite their own passion for learning and to pass it on to their students.

Nominations must be made online. A letter in support of the nomination must be written by another individual and submitted online with the nomination.

Who:The Community Foundation invites nominations from students, parents, colleagues, school staff and administrators (except for the school principal), and the community at large.
 

When: Nominations and letters of support must be submitted by Feb. 25 at 5 p.m.
 

How: Nominations must be submitted through the Community Foundation’s website. For detailed instructions, eligibility criteria and a link to the nomination portal, please visit https://www.cfrichmond.org/Grantseekers/REB-Awards-for-Teaching-Excellence#123671-award-amount.

*A link to the Community Foundation’s nomination portal can be found at henricoschools.us, under Hot Topics. For questions regarding nominations, please contact Tracie Weston, director of professional learning and leadership, at 804-652-3769.

Sunday Message – 2/10

February 11, 2019

 

Good Evening Raider Families,

Congratulations to the following teachers, who were recognized for their hard work and dedication to Moody Middle School:

Tyler Dunaway – Gilman Teacher of the Year

Erin Bonilla – First Year Teacher of the Year

Sue Whitehouse – Christie Award

The final collection of Box Tops for Education for the year is THIS Friday. Turn in any box tops to the office or your APL teacher by Friday. Please place boxtops in an envelope or baggie labeled with the APL teacher’s name. Thank you for supporting Moody PTSA! We will announce the winning APL class next week.Please consider donating to this month’s PTSA sponsored staff snack basket to be held February 22nd. See sign up genius below for more information!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4fa4ad2aa7f58-mmsptsa4

Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology, has recognized Moody Middle School as a Common Sense School. Moody has demonstrated its commitment to taking a whole-community approach to preparing its students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate, while limiting the perils that exist in the online realm, such as plagiarism, loss of privacy, and cyberbullying. The recognition acknowledges our school’s commitment creating a culture of digital citizenship. Go TeamMMS!

The 8th grade dance will be held June 7th and we need volunteers to help make this a great event for our graduates! Please see Sign Up Genius below on how you can help. Thanks!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f48a4aa2ea1fe3-8thgrade

Be sure to check gomoody.com for daily announcements, sports schedules, and so much more.

Mark Twain once said, “Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” Raiders, as we approach Valentine’s Day, let’s spread some kindness and make it a great week.

VIDEO: Today’s Classroom

February 8, 2019

HCPS-TV stopped by Mrs. Hershberger’s U.S.History class as they learned a history lesson that changed America.

Common Sense Media

February 5, 2019

Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology, has recognized Moody Middle School as a Common Sense School.

Moody has demonstrated its commitment to taking a whole-community approach to preparing its students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate, while limiting the perils that exist in the online realm, such as plagiarism, loss of privacy, and cyberbullying. The recognition acknowledges our school’s commitment creating a culture of digital citizenship.  Go TeamMMS!

Raiders Represent!

February 5, 2019

Congratulations to the following teachers, who were recognized for their hard work and dedication to Moody Middle School:

Tyler Dunaway – Gilman Teacher of the Year

Erin Bonilla – First Year Teacher of the Year

Sue Whitehouse – Christie Award

    

Sunday Message 2/3

February 4, 2019
Good Evening Raider Families,

Henrico County Public Schools will once again utilize the PowerSchool Parent Portal for students and their families to make course selections for 2019-2020 school year. There are three attachments regarding the course selection process. Please refer to these documents when completing your child’s course selections for next school year.

Parent-Teacher conferences have been scheduled for this Thursday from 4-7pm. To secure a time slot, see the sign-up genius link attached to this email. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080A4FACAB2DA64-evening4

Is your child interested in participating in the PTSA Mathnasium 24 Competition Night? This event will be held at Moody on February 26th at 6pm. Please see the attached sign-up genius link for more information. Parent volunteers are needed and will help the PTSA prepare properly for this FREE and FUN event. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0A49A8A62B0-mmspta

Parents of rising 9th grade students: Interested in learning more about 2019 online summer health and PE? If so, please see the attached PE flyer for more information.

Be sure to check gomoody.com for daily announcements, sports schedules, and so much more.

Ralph Waldo Emerson stated, “The world belongs to the energetic.” Raiders, let’s focus that energy and make it an awesome week.

2019 OnlineSummer Health and PE Flyer.pdf

Rising Grade 7 Moody Course Info sheet 2019-2020.pdf

Course selection information for parents 2019-2020.pdf

Rising Grade 8 Moody Course Info sheet 2019-2020.pdf

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
Associate Principal

David Jarman, Assistant Principal
Timothy Lewis, Assistant Principal