Message from Principal Jackson Wow! The first round of Panther Privilege Time has been amazing! Our students are excited, our teachers are having a blast, and our district Curriculum Coordinator is so impressed with what we have going on. Students were able to choose their 2nd round yesterday and will begin their new session on Thursday. Please keep in mind that students may not get their first choice, but there are lots of interesting sessions to choose from and we will not be making changes to sessions. Thanks for your support with this innovative initiative.
Please remember to contact your child's teacher if you would like to schedule a teacher/parent conference on October 30th.
The end of the first quarter is October 20th (this is a short quarter). Please encourage your child to attend tutorials and get all work turned in by given due dates.
There are only 5 weeks until Thanksgiving break...how is that possible? Time flies when you are having fun! Love being a Panther!!
We started a new tradition last year...Dress Up Day on October 31st. There are some basic guidelines to follow to make this a safe and fun day at Evans. Dress code will still be enforced, please see the additional restrictions listed below:
Our fundraiser ended on Tuesday, October 10th, but if you still have money from sales to turn in, please bring it as soon as possible. The money earned from this fundraiser will go directly back to our school. Here are some of the things we will provide based on the results of the fundraiser: IMPACT Celebration at the end of the year (co-funded with PTO), IMPACT Breakfast, Donuts with Darla, Academic Excellence Award Night in the spring, Panther Privilege Time supplies, and we are looking to add a courtyard area in the back of the building that has picnic tables and such for students to earn time sitting outside for lunch with their friends. Your support is greatly appreciated.
Yearbook prices go up after Friday, October 27. Click the banner above to purchase a book NOW!
Red Ribbon Week
Red Ribbon Week is Oct 23-27th. Evans needs volunteers to give out prizes at lunch time everyday that week. Instructions and prizes will be in the concession stand. There are 3 lunch times per day. The first time slot is set 10 minutes before lunch to get everything set up. Please help us out and donate your time to this good cause.
Internet Safety with our School Resource Officer, Mo Messner
October 25, 2017 * 6:30 PM * Ems Library Elementary parents are welcome to attend. Please join us! Childcare is provided. Due to adult nature of topic, no minors may attend the presentation. To learn more, email LeaAnn Palya at email@example.com
Box Top Contest
Box Tops isn't just for elementary schools! Part of the PTO budget is from your donations of Box Tops. The student who donates the most Box Tops between now and Friday, Oct. 20, will receive a free Evans hoodie. Just place your Box Tops in a baggie (please check those expiration dates!), put your student's name and grade on the outside, and drop them off in the box in the school office. All Box Tops must be turned in by Oct. 20 to be eligible for the prize.
Train your Brain on Tuesday
All students are invited to our first ever "Train Your Brain" Game Day on Tuesday, October 17. Meet in the library from 4:00-5:00 pm to play fun, brainy games with friends. We'll have board games, strategy games, card games and more! Mark your calendar and see you Tuesday afternoon!
Although some of the following information is not new, we would like to remind you of a few policies we have in place here at Evans Middle School. We can't thank you enough for your cooperation!
Ordering Still Open for Fall Photos
Did you forget to order your student's fall pictures? No worries! There is still time. The online order system will no longer work for you, but you can call their customer care line at 1-800-348-4360 to order. Don't miss out on the memories!
Eighth Graders can take High School Classes Online
Right now is the first opportunity to take online classes for high school credit during 8th grade. There will be another one in the Spring and then summer school. If you are interested in taking Health, Professional Communications, Psychology or Sociology online in the fall, sign up is going on now. The course runs September 11 - January 12 and costs $220 per class ($50 free/reduced lunch). Health and Professional Communications are high school required classes. Psychology and Sociology are elective credit only. Sign up and payment can be made to Mrs. DeLisle (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the counselors office. Please make checks payable to McKinney ISD.
Become a PTO Member!
Your membership provides valuable funds to our school as well as giving you a vote in PTO events and programs.
Stop at the concession stand during lunch on any of the following dates. If you are wearing spirit wear you get a ticket in our drawing. You can also purchase spirit wear at this time or pick up your order. Anyone who picks up an order gets a ticket. See you soon and good luck!
Evans Football Concession Stand Sign-Ups
Evans PTO needs volunteers to help run the Evans football concessions stand at home games. The games are on Tuesday evenings at McKinney High School. Even volunteering for just one shift would make a tremendous impact. We also need high school volunteers so if you have a high school student who needs service hours, here is an opportunity. All concession stand volunteers must wear closed toed shoes. If you have any questions, please contact Priscilla Harvey at email@example.com.
Sign up to Volunteer
Please remember that you must be approved through MISD before you can volunteer. Please click HERE to go online and complete your application.
Last year applications will run out at the end of September.
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.
Medication at School
Please keep in mind that MISD has a No Tolerance policy regarding medication possession. Students are not to carry medication of any kind at anytime (except inhalers/epi-pens with specific written MD and parental consent). All medications administered at school must be brought to the clinic by the parent or guardian, stored in the clinic and the MISD medication administration form completed.
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 here. If your student ever loses their glasses, remind them to check here.
--Nancy Yarbrough BSN, RN; Evans Middle School Nurse; 469-302-7107 firstname.lastname@example.org
Voluntary Student Accident Insurance
Under State Law, school districts are not liable for accidents which occur in schools. It is important to
understand the school/district IS NOT responsible for medical payments or bills for your child.
If your child is injured during ANY SCHOOL, ATHLETIC OR UIL SPONSORED ACTIVITY, all
medical charges are YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.
The school district has purchased a supplemented accident policy which covers the students for
UIL activities. This is a limited benefit policy and any charges not covered by this policy are your
For the benefit of parents who do not have insurance or have limited health insurance, the school
district is making available a VOLUNTARY STUDENT/ATHLETIC ACCIDENT INSURANCE
Please CLICK HERE to print a brochure in both English and Spanish with enrollment information.
You can sign up online by going to www.sas-mn.com
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6998 W. Eldorado Parkway
McKinney, TX 75070
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