We're off to a great start to the new school year! The car pool lines are running smoothly, students are finding their way around the building and are becoming pros at opening their lockers. We have also made it through fall pictures and the PTO fund raiser kick-off assembly.
This first week was filled with lots of information that will set the tone for the rest of the school year. Your students have done an excellent job of being respectful, polite young adults. As we enter our second week, things will settle down into a routine and we will be on our way to another successful year here at Evans.
Monday is a school holiday, so we will see everyone back here on Tuesday, September 3rd.
Complete Student Registration information online through the Home Access Center (HAC) by Monday, September 1
Once you have completed all of the update information, you will submit electronically. There are no forms to be printed & returned to the school, however, we will need your Proof of Residency if you have not yet sent it in. Please print your child's name and grade on the proof of residency document you submit. If you have more than one child at Evans, please put each child's name and grade on the proof of residency. MISD accepts the following documents as proof of residency: current electric, water, or gas bill or if you have just moved you may submit a signed lease or contract on a house.
Special Yearbook Offer Order your yearbook before September 12 and as a back-to-school bonus you can save up to $14 by getting up to 4 FREE icons to express your individuality when you buy the Personalize It Package. Icons are normally $3.50 each! CLICK on the picture above to order online, or CLICK here to download an order form and bring back to school with your payment.
2014-2015 Athletic Wear
The uniform next year will consist of a light blue moisture-wicking shirt and navy mesh shorts. The drawstring gym bag is available for purchase as an option. There was a May 16th deadline for orders in order to receive them before school is out this year, but any order turned in after May 16th will be ready in August. Please make any checks out to "Evans Middle School". Click here for the order form.
6th-8th P.E.-Students are required to dress out for P.E. They have the option of purchasing clothes through the school or provide their own.
7th-8th Athletics- Athletic Classes are required to be dressed in the Evans athletic uniform daily. Athletes may wear a uniform from previous years.
Evans Health Clinic News
If you are a 7th grader who has not updated your immunizations, you must bring that documentation with you on Monday to be able to attend school!!!
HEALTH CONCERN? If you are a parent of a student with a health concern, please make sure you complete the health history form, and also contact me in the clinic directly! Thank you for updating this vital information every year.
GOT MEDS? A reminder to all parents and students...per the MISD Code of Conduct, no student is to carry any medication at school. This includes all over-the-counter medications, including cough drops. Medication can be kept in the clinic if needed. A parent must bring the medication to the clinic and complete appropriate paperwork.
Health Screenings will include:
ALL 7th graders for Vision/Hearing/AN. We will start those screenings in September.
All 8th graders will get screened for scoliosis, probably starting in October.
Lost Glasses - will be turned into the clinic and kept there. If your student ever loses their glasses remind them to check the clinic.
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Evans PTO News
THANK YOU to all the volunteers that helped during the 6th grade picnic, Back to School Night and donated items to the teacher appreciation breakfast last week!!
If you haven't joined PTO, please click the PTO tab above or fill out this form and return it to the Evans front office.
The Evans School Wide Fundraiser sponsored by PTO is kicking off on 8/28. Besides the favorites of cookie dough and magazines we have added a new photo option this year. PTO funds support the teacher grant program, spelling bee, UIL activities, teacher appreciation events, and other student activities at Evans. Please thoughtfully consider participating!!
NEW this year the PTO is sponsoring FOOTBALL CONCESSIONS for Evans Panther Home games and we need volunteers! If you like helping and football, this might be the spot for you on Tuesday evenings at MHS starting 9/16-11/4. Please think about supporting the PTO and Evans Football!! Link for sign-ups will be coming soon...be on the look-out!!!!!
Evans Absence Procedures
Evans' administration would like to make sure that you are aware of the procedures for absences at McKinney ISD.
Audio and eBooks
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
Monday, September 1
*Labor Day--NO school
Tuesday, September 2
*Volleyball Parent Meeting 6-7:15p in the library
Tuesday/Wednesday September 2 & 3
*Choir Musical Auditions 3:45p
Thursday, September 4
*7th & 8th Grade Volleyball: MISD Preview 3:45p
*Band Information Meeting/Pizza Party at 6:30p in the cafeteria
Sunday, September 7
*Band Pool Party at the Allen Natatorium 6:30 - 8:30
Wednesday, September 10
*Football: MISD Preview at Ron Poe Stadium 5p
Thursday, September 11
*Volleyball vs. Reynolds Middle School 8th grade @ RMS & 7th grade @EMS 5:00p
Friday, September 12
*Choir Back to School Bash 3:45-7p
*Band at Boyd Football game at Ron Poe 7th and 8th graders zoned for MBHS
Saturday, September 13
*Cross Country: Boyd Invitational @ Myers Park 8a
Tuesday, September 16
*Football vs. Faubion 8th grade @ RPS & 7th grade @ MHS 5:30p
*Volleyball vs. Faubion 8th grade @ EMS & 7th grade @ FMS 5p
Wednesday, September 17
*Orchestra Practice Party in the cafe 4-5:30p
Thursday, September 18
*Volleyball vs. Faubion 8th grade @ EMS & 7th grade @ FMS 5p
Saturday, September 20
*Cross Country: Dowell Invitational @ Myers Park 9:30a
Tuesday, September 23
*Football vs. Highland Park 8th grade @ MHS & 7th grade @ Highlander Stadium 5:30p
Thursday, September 25
*Volleyball vs. Highland Park 8th grade @ EMS & 7th grade @ HPMS 5p
Saturday, September 27
*Cross Country: Cockrill Elite Invitational @ CMS 9:30a
*Orchestra All-City Auditions at Dowell 8a - 4p
Tuesday, September 30
*Choir 6th Grade Fall Concert Dress Rehearsal 3:45-5:30p
*Football vs. Dowell 8th grade at MBHS & 7th grade @ MHS 5:30p
Oct. 2nd Volleyball vs. Dowell 8th grade @ DMS & 7th grade at EMS 5:30p
Oct. 4th Cross Country: Jesuit Classic @ Norbuck Park 8a
*Volleyball “A” Team Tournament 8th grade @ Lowery Freshman Center & 7th grade @ Ereckson MS 8a
*Choir Fall Concert @ Faubion MS 6p
Oct. 7th Football vs. Allen Ford 8th grade @ Allen HS & 7th grade @ MHS 5:30p
Oct. 9th Volleyball vs. Ford MS 8th grade @ Ford MS & 7th grade @EMS 5p
Oct. 11th Cross Country: Johnson Tiger Trail Run @ SJMS 9:30a
Oct. 14th Football vs. Johnson MS 8th grade @ MHS & 7th grade at MNHS 5:30p
*Volleyball vs. Scott Johnson MS 8th grade @ SJMS & 7th grade @ EMS 5p
*Choir Fund Raiser Pick-Up 8a-6:30p in the cafetorium
Oct. 18th Cross Country: District Meet @ Cockrill MS 9:30a
Oct. 21st Football vs. Prosper 8th grade @ Prosper Eagle Stadium & 7th grade @ MHS 5:30p
Oct. 23rd Volleyball vs. Reynolds MS 8th grade @ EMS & 7th grade @ RMS 5p
Oct. 25th Volleyball “B” & “C” Team Tournament 8th grade @ CMS & 7th grade @SJMS 8a
Oct. 28th Football vs. Cockrill 8th grade at MHS & 7th grade @ MNHS 5:30p
Oct. 30th Volleyball vs. Cockrill MS 8th grade @ EMS & 7th grade @ CMS 5p
Nov. 1st Volleyball District A Tournament 8th grade @ EMS & 7th grade @ FMS 8a
Nov. 4th Football: Bi-District Game 8th grade @ MHS & 7th grade TBA 5:30p
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