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Book Fair! Book Fair! Book Fair!

October 28, 2020
Parents! Families! Students of all ages!!

What time is it? It’s book fair time! The Scholastic Book Fair  link is now live and can be found on this email and gomoody.com.  You can shop 24 hours a day, from now through Nov. 8th. You can order the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Deep End!! Or what about the new Babysitter’s Club graphic novel – Logan Likes Mary Anne! You also have the option to shop for Book Fair exclusives and sale items! But wait…there’s more!

Shopping online gives you access to over 6,000 products, with books appealing to ages 0-adult.  All orders will ship directly to your home, and orders over $25 get shipping for FREE!!

Just in time for the holidays, our virtual book fair is open for business, and EVERY SINGLE purchase benefits our school library. Remember, the library appreciates your support and loves you to pieces. https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=moodymiddleschool3

What Time Is It? It’s Time for Lunch! And Breakfast!

October 27, 2020

Hungry? Here’s the lunch and breakfast menus for November!!

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Yearbooks! Get Your Yearbooks!

October 26, 2020

Have you ordered your 2020-2021 Moody Yearbook?  If not, what are you waiting for?  This year’s book will be unlike any other, just as this school year will be unlike any other.  Yearbooks are $25 and can be ordered now via Online School Payments:  https://osp.osmsinc.com/HenricoVA/

Speaking of yearbooks, we need your help filling it with awesome photos of our Moody Raiders!  Send us photos of your students participating in Virtual School, working on projects, hanging out, or just being their awesome selves!  Photos can be sent to our Yearbook Advisor, Mr. Heaton, at maheaton@henrico.k12.va.us.  Please be sure to include your student’s name and grade level in the email.

Sunday Message 10/25

October 26, 2020
It’s (Virtual) Conference Time! Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held via Microsoft Teams on Thursday, October 29, from 4-7 PM. Click HERE to sign up for a 10 minute conference with your child’s teacher(s). Teacher names are listed in alphabetical order – use care when clicking! Spots go quickly, so sign up today!

And now – the moment you’ve been waiting for – the book fair….IS HERE!!!! Starting Monday, Oct. 26,  Moody’s book fair link will be live.  There’s THOUSANDS of books available for you to choose from, and items will ship directly to your home!! For now, you can browse the book fair flyer, and then start your shopping first thing in the morning. The book fair will be available through Sunday, November 8th, and every purchase supports the Moody library – who love you very, very much.

It’s not too late to join the PTSA. Click on the link in this email to both join and make a donation. Don’t forget – the ‘S’ in PTSA stands for student, so your student can also join. Thanks for supporting your Moody Raiders. https://moody.new.memberhub.store/store

Attention 8th graders: Interested in learning about the ACE Center? For more information, see Mrs. Chewning’s Schoology page, gomoody.com or henricoschools.us.

Walt Disney once said, “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” Raiders, what goals have you set for yourself? How will those goals help you achieve your dreams? Let’s make it a great week of learning

You’ve Finished Your Reflections Entry – Now What? – Updated Version

October 23, 2020

The Virginia PTA has provided guidelines for this year’s Reflections Program. We will ONLY be accepting digital entries. The deadline for submission of Monday, October 26. Please follow the format/rules given for each category. All forms can be found on the link below. Please submit all your digital entries along with the student form to reflectionsmoody@gmail.com on or before October 26. https://vapta.org/programs/arts-and-education/reflections-top

And if you’re ready to submit your materials for the PTSA Reflections contest? Here are some directions you may find helpful.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1akhqTHUj4kr5a3Gn4b4qfj-B4ux0P3LA/view?usp=drivesdk

Attn. 8th Graders – Interested in the ACE Center?

October 21, 2020

ACE (Advanced Career Education) Center Information:

8th grade students can apply/be accepted to one of the career clusters and then attend one of the ACA programs during your junior and/or senior years.

The 8th grade ACE Center timeline aligns with the Specialty Center (SC) timeline.  The main difference is that the ACA application is a separate application.  8th grade students, if interested in applying, please go to the “Class of 2025 ACE Center Application (for Grade 8 students)” on the SC website when applications open on November 16th. 

Open House:

The ACE Center at Highland Springs ono Wednesday, October 28th 

ACE Center at Hermitage on Thursday, October 29th

The times are 5-6:30PM and 7-8:30PM.

Direct link: : http://bit.ly/ACECenterOpenHouse2020

Timeline:

October 20th – Information Session is posted to the SC website

October 28th – Open House for ACE Center at Highland Springs (link on SC website)

October 29th – Open House for ACE Center at Hermitage (link on SC website)

November 16th – Application is available online on the SC website

January 15th – Application deadline for students

March 5th – Students notified via email of acceptance status

March 19th – Students submit acceptance notification to Mrs. Bishop…Details of how to do so is explained in the March 5th email

April 16th – Students added to a Schoology group for the “ACE Center Class of 2025” 

Attn. 8th Graders: Get To Know Your Specialty Centers

October 20, 2020

Attention 8th graders: Interested in learning more about a certain Specialty Center? Attending an Open House is the best way to get to know what each center has to offer. Attached you will find a flyer with Virtual Open House dates for each of Henrico County’s Specialty Centers. This information can also be found on the MMS 8th grade counseling Schoology page, gomoody.com and henricoschools.us.

Specialty Center Open House Schedule

Sunday Message 10/18

October 19, 2020
Good evening Raider family,

THE BOOK FAIR IS COMING!! THE BOOK FAIR IS COMING!! In one week – on Monday, Oct. 26th – our virtual book fair supporting Moody library will be upon us!!! Don’t worry, more information will be posted, but get pumped.  The virtual book fair will hold ALL the books of an in person fair, but also thousands, yes THOUSANDS of additional options! You’ll be able to shop the preschool, elementary, AND middle school collections, as well as browse new releases, search by subjects, and even dig into the Scholastic sales!! Just in time for the holidays!! Remember, the library loves you.

Parent/Teacher conferences will be held VIRTUALLY Thursday, October 29 from 4-7PM. More information, including how to sign-up, coming soon.

Attention 8th graders interested in Maggie Walker Governor’s School – Applications are now available. See gomoody.com or Mrs. Chewning’s Schoology page for more information.

It’s not too late to join the PTSA. Click on the link in this email to both join and make a donation. Don’t forget – the ‘S’ in PTSA stands for student, so your student can also join. Thanks for supporting your Moody Raiders. https://moody.new.memberhub.store/store

“The past is your lesson. The present is your gift. The future is your motivation.” Raiders, learn from your lessons and let it be a catalyst for your motivation. Have a great week!

Maggie Walker Virtual Information Sessions

October 15, 2020

Attention parents of 8th grade students interested in applying to Maggie Walker Governor’s School: Attached is a Virtual Information Session Flyer from Maggie Walker Governor’s School. Please RSVP if you are interested in attending one of the Virtual Information Sessions.

Virtual Information Sessions

Interested in Maggie Walker Governor’s School for Government & International Studies?

October 13, 2020

Applications for Maggie Walker Governor’s School for Government & International Studies will be available beginning October 15th. Interested eighth grade students must meet the following criteria in order to apply. 1) Must be enrolled in Algebra 1 or a higher level math course. 2) Must be enrolled in a World Language course or completed one year for high school credit. 3) Have a B average according to the HCPS grading scale for the four core subjects at the end of the seventh-grade year. (Core subjects include English, Math, Science and Social Studies). Access to the online applications will be through the PowerSchool Parent Portal (in Rycor). The application deadline is December 1st. Mrs. Chewning will post information in the School Counseling Schoology Course and will provide information to students in the coming weeks. Please refer to this website for information and the timeline.

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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
Stephanie Hoppin, Associate Principal  
Carmen Waterford, Assistant Principal

Timothy Lewis, Assistant Principal