How does the school share important information with parents?
Each month an email, called the TepTalk, will be sent home with important information about what is going on at school. These TepTalks will also be posted on our school website. Other ways that we will communicate include phone messages and texts. Please make sure that your contact information is up to date with our registrar. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter @mmslancers. Please reach out to us if we can offer support or answer questions. Our staff is committed to positive, 2 way communication and we want you to feel welcome at school.
Anything important I should know?
- Curriculum Night is from 6-8pm on Thursday, September 12th.
- Chromebooks will be deployed for every student to take home on Tuesday,
- If you didn’t have your picture taken at Lancer Days you can have your
picture taken on October 16th. Look for order forms to come home later in
- PTA meeting on Monday, September 23rd @ 6:30pm in the Library
What are 2 column notes?
This year our entire school will be working on using 2 column notes. Notes will be used to collect important information during instruction. Students will be asked to keep and reflect on their notes. We want students to value notes in preparation for HS and beyond. In 2 column notes, frequently the left column has essential questions that guide the notes. This is an AVID WICOR strategy.
What are AVID and WICOR?
Advancement Via Individual Determination… This is a schoolwide effort to empower students to take control of their learning to prepare them for life long learning and opportunities. WICOR is an acronym for (Writing, Inquiry, Comprehension, Organization, and Reading). These are the strategies that our teachers that receive AVID training are utilizing in their instruction.
What is happening at school?
The Lancer Way...
Please see the website for additional details about activities, clubs, and events at school - Lancer Daily Bulletin.
Girls and Boys Soccer are currently practicing Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Activity buses leave school shortly after 4pm.
On Fridays school starts at 9:25am.
Thursday the 12th
Special Education Information Night @ 5:30pm
Curriculum Night @ McKnight MS 6-8pm
Tuesday the 17th
Chromebooks will be deployed during Science Class. Please make sure your student takes it home and charges it and brings it to school each day. We will again be offering Hot Spots but they are not yet available for checkout.
Monday September 23rd to the 27th
GEAR UP Week
Monday the 30th
Soccer Jamboree @ Dimmitt MS
What is for breakfast and lunch this month?
Click here to view the September Lunch and Breakfast Menus