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  • ATTENTION SIXTH GRADE PARENTS!
    We had previously communicated with you about an informational meeting coming up related to the possibility of single gender classrooms in Grade 7 at MRMS next school year. After much discussion and consideration, we have made the decision to stop our exploration of this potential academic programming option for the 2017-2018 school year. This decision is based on issues of timing and the overall vision for the future of our school. With all of that said, the informational meeting for this topic for current sixth grade parents which was scheduled for February 23rd will no longer take place. We look forward to other exciting academic programming opportunities for our students in the future, so we encourage you to stay tuned for what's in store at MRMS. Questions about this topic may be directed to our principal, Dr. Jay Jones.
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    Annual 5K

    The annual Run for the Ridge 5K road race fundraiser, which benefits the schools of the Marvin Ridge cluster, will take place on March 25. Please consider volunteering for this important and fun community event which directly impacts your child’s school. If you and/or your family members can help to facilitate this great community event, here’s the link to sign up:
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  • Congrats Ms. Culicerto

    Please join me in congratulating Angie Culicerto on being selected as one of the 20 finalists in the school district for the UCPS Teacher of the Year. What an honor! I know that you all will also join me in wishing Angie the best of luck as she enters the next phase of the selection process.

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  • Duke TIP

    The Duke TIP Program is currently open to interested families for the following programs:

    • 4th-6th Grade Talent Search
    • 7th Grade Talent Search
    • Academic Adventures Program   (grades 5-6)
    • PSAT 8/9 Test Registration (for current 4th, 5th, and 6th graders enrolled in the 4th-6th grade Talent Search)
    • Scholar Weekend   (grades 8-11)

    In order for students to qualify he/she must have either a 95% or above on the EOG's OR a 125 or above on the Inview/IQ test.  These scores cannot be more than 2 years old.  Please see the link provided for additional information. For more information on qualifying criteria and the enrollment process please visit this link www.tip.duke.edu

    Any additional questions can be answered by calling their information line at 919-668-9100.

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  •  Quote of the Month
     
    “It doesn’t matter if absences from school are excused or unexcused. They all represent lost time in the classroom and a lost opportunity to learn.”
     
    We urge parents to very carefully consider every potential absence from school. What matters less is whether or not the absence is excused. What is infinitely more important is the opportunity to learn, grow, and move toward one’s full potential, which is lost when a student is absent. Yes, every single day matters!
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