Hi 8th Grade Parents!
We wanted you to know that since we had to cancel the Beach Bash, we have planned lunch and a Movie Matinee for your students that will take place from 1-3:45 on Monday, June 1st. Mr. Young will grill hot dogs and students will have water, chips and cookies. The donations we received for the Beach Bash will be put to use for this event. We are still in need of donations! Please go to www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080C4AA9A62DA20-8thgrade3/6692898 if you can help.
Also, we need your help providing chaperones for the 8th grade dance tomorrow night from 7-9 pm. If you can help, please go to:
Summer School for Incoming 9th Graders
High School Summer School will be at McKinney High School from 7:30 - 2:30. Possible courses to take in the summer are:
Art 1 (must attend both semesters), Outdoor Sports (Semester 1), Team Sports (Semester 2), Professional communications (offered both semesters).
Semester 1 July 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20
Semester 2 July 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30
Mrs. DeLisle will start taking registration April 27, but you can register now online for an extra fee. See the McKinney ISD website for the link. Fee is $220 per semester course. Online Summer June 23 - July 29 and online courses have the same fee. Possible online courses are Health, Psychology, Sociology, and Foundations of Personal Fitness.
Yearbooks to be Distributed May 29
The best-ever edition of the EMS yearbook will be handed to students during lunches on Friday, May 29. If you have any questions, you can contact Mrs. Goodwin at email@example.com
Readers as writers! We want our kids to respond to books. When I was home during the summers, I always had my children work on their typing. Many of our students are not proficient typists and they can't get their ideas expressed quickly enough on the keyboard. Along with summer reading, wouldn't it be great for our kids to do summer writing and practice their typing? There are many good typing programs for students and that's a skill that will benefit them no matter what they decide to do in life. Consider this for one of your children's summer activities.
NJHS is partnering with Girl Scouts and The Samaritan Inn on Project Nite Nite. We are in desperate need of new blankets, stuffed animals and children's books to create bags for children entering the homeless shelter. Donations can be given to the front office or placed in the box in the main hallway.
Attention Parents of 6th Graders—Immunization requirements for 7th grade
Current 6th graders need Immunizations updated in order TO CONTINUE ON TO 7th GRADE!! They must have a Tdap in the past 5 years, 2 Varicella and a Meningiococcal Vaccine to meet requirements. Please update Immunizations at your earliest convenience. Must be completed by June 1, 2015.
On Thursday, February 26 at Lawson Early Childhood Center, 500 Dowell St., from 5p-7pm: you can receive FREE IMMUNIZATIONS for students with no insurance coverage. Also, Passport Health will be there to provide immunizations for students who have AETNA, BCBC or United Heathcare Insurance.
Moving or Getting Drivers Permit this Summer?
If you are moving out of the Evans Zone or MISD Zone this summer, you will need to complete the withdrawal paperwork between now and the last day of school.
If you call first, we can have the paperwork ready for you when you come in. Please contact the registrar, Ruth Mordecai, at 469-302-7105 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are moving or if you have any questions about this process.
If your student is getting their Driver's License Permit this summer, you will need a Verification of Enrollment (VOE) Form from the school. There will not be any one in the office to issue this form after June 4th. The VOE forms issued the last 5 days of the school year expire the first day of the following school year, so the VOE is good for the entire summer. Please plan ahead and get your VOE before the last day of school if your student is getting their Driver's License Permit this summer.
Please contact the Registrar, Ruth Mordecai, at 469-302-7105 or email@example.com if you have any questions about VOE form.
Order 2015-2016 School Supplies
Online ordering available May 1st thru June 5th. Directions:
1. Go to http://www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks
2. Enter the school ID, EVA010
3. Follow the directions to complete your order
4. Keep your online confirmation as your receipt
OR--Order by returning an order form to Evans along with your payment by June1, 2015. Make checks payable to: Evans MS PTO School Supplies can be picked up at Evans Back to School Night on August 18th. For questions, please email Jessica Montano at firstname.lastname@example.org
OR--Download this list and shop for yourselves
Physical Forms for Athletics Participants
Student athletes may go to their own doctor for the physical or attend one of the convenient physical dates at the high schools. Athletes must attend the physical date at the high school they are zoned for if you choose that route. Please let Coach Cain know if you have any questions. Click here for all forms.
6th Grade Athletic Orientation (Incoming 7th Graders)
We are holding in McKinney ISD. Your child is about to begin his/her journey as an athlete in MISD. Our goal at the middle school level is to prepare athletes' minds and bodies to meet the challenges they will face as they strive to become a future MHS Lion, MNHS Bulldog or MBHS Bronco student athlete.
1. The orientation will include 3 days for females on May 12th - 14th and 3 days for males: May 19th - 21st.
2. Doors will open each day at 6:30 am. The orientation will begin at 6:45 am, and student athletes need to be dressed and waiting in lines on the gym floor at 6:45.
3. The following forms are REQUIRED prior to day one of orientation. All forms, except for the physical, can be filled out online at http://mckinneyisd.rankonesport.com
· MISD Signature Page
· UIL Signature Page
· Emergency Contact Form
· Physical - Must be done in person by a doctor. We also offer them in MISD. (remaining day is at North May 27 2:30-5:00pm)
*NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE WITHOUT 100% COMPLETION OF ALL FORMS * We hope this orientation will relieve some of the anxiety associated with 6th graders entering into middle school athletic programs. Our plan is to outline expectations in regards to participation, effort, attendance, eligibility and accountability. We are also hoping the student athletes see the effort and intensity involved with middle school athletics on a daily basis. We hope your 6th grader will attend orientation, so they can decide if they truly are ready to be a McKinney ISD middle school student athlete. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Coach Cain email@example.com
Evans Absence Procedures
Evans' administration would like to make sure that you are aware of the procedures for absences at McKinney ISD.
Our digital library initiative Overdrive, also known as the McKinney Digital Library, has grown by leaps and bounds this year. Just like our print book collections, eBook and Audio book collections grow each year we begin our purchases. Unlike print collections, eBooks don't get lost or damaged and need to be replaced. That means that each year our digital library gets larger and more diverse.
Audio books have become extremely popular for our teachers who commute and for families who take automobile vacations. We chose the Overdrive company for two very important reasons: their books can be used on different devices (they are not limited to one type of reader or audio device) and it is the same company as McKinney Public Library uses. Once you have set up your device, you can borrow books from either library. MISD's library, of course, specializes in children's and young adult literature, and we have many more titles in those genres than the public library carries. This makes for a good partnership.
An easy way to get started is to go to the Evans Library Web Page, click on MISD Digital Library on the top menu. This page tells your student how to log in and has links for help sheets for setting up your device and finding the books you want. Please call Mrs. Owens if you have any questions.
Remember our Digital Library never closes! Books area available 24/7 and all throughout the summer!
Evans Middle School
6998 W. Eldorado Parkway
McKinney, TX 75070
*School IN Session
*Choir Spring Show @ Cottonwood Creek 7p
*Band 5 Grade Parent Meeting 6:30p in the cafeteria
*Mandatory Spring Practice for all Pantherettes from 4-5:30 in the EMS Competition Gym
*MISD Physicals at North 2:30-5:00 pm $25
*Orchestra Spring Concert in the competition gym 6p
*Shot Van at Lawson Early Childhood Center 5-7pm
*Yearbooks passed out during lunches
*All Pantherette physicals and camp fees due to Ms. Pierron
*8 Grade Dance @ 7pm in Cafe
*Incoming 7 Grade Immunizations due
*Band Hawaiian Falls Trip Time: 4:15-9:45 pm
*Last Day of School
*Report Cards viewable on HAC
*Drill Team Uniform Pick Up
*Mandatory Cheer Camp 8 am - 1 pm
*Yearbook Camp @SJMS 8am -7pm
*Pantherette Camp in EMS Competition Gym
*6th Grade Picnic @Old Settlers Par 5-6:30 pm
Meet the Teachers 5 - 8 pm
*First Day of School
*Fall Picture Day
Evans Middle School Helpful Numbers
Boys’ Coaches Office
Girls’ Coaches Office
8th Grade AP/Counselor
7th Grade AP/Counselor
6th Grade AP/Counselor
Durham Bus Services