Announcements

  • Maverick Men Sing!
    The Marvin Ridge High School Choral Department will host “Maverick Men Sing!” on Thursday, February 9.  This free event is for all males in the community who are 8th grade and older, including dads, staff members, and others from the community groups.  No previous experience in singing is required to participate.  All music can be learned in rehearsals.  Each 8th grade male that participates will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Visa gift card.  Additional information is available on the MRHS website in the announcements section, along with a sign-up link.  Questions can be directed to our Chorus Director, Amanda Godbey, at Amanda.Godbey@ucps.k12.nc.us or the High School Chorus Director, Dareion Malone, at Dareion.Malone@ucps.k12.nc.us.     registration link: https://goo.gl/forms/MBr59goKiAxqx97A3
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  • Parent Night

    Thursday, January 26 at 6:30 in the pit we are hosting a parent meeting regarding organization, how to study, and how to get your child to read.  If your child is struggling in any of these areas please plan on attending this presentation.

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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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  • Let Me Run inspires boys through the power of running to be courageous enough to be themselves, to build healthy relationships, and to live an active lifestyle.  All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys are invited to join us for the best fall season ever! Registration opens February 1st. Please register at LETMERUN.ORG   We will meet 2 days a week on MONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS 3:45pm -5pm.  Our season ends with the Let Me Run 5k.   Please contact Lori Dawson for more information about the season. More information will follow at a later time with starting dates. Thank you!  Loridawson@aol.com

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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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Featured Stories

  • Math in the Real World

    Well the 8th grade math team aims to extend that thinking by getting students to realize that they can’t live a day without math (and not just because they have to come to class). We see math everywhere. Helping them achieve the goal of becoming efficient problem solvers means math is no longer considered a curse. Everything is a problem to solve.

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  • Power and Conflict

    Recently, the 7th Grade Social Studies Team began a new unit on Power & Conflict. In this unit they explore the various origins of power in society, the wide array of government systems and different religious, political and ideological conflicts from the 1400s to modern times. As a way to demonstrate their understanding of various government systems, students were tasked with creating skits that allowed students to apply their knowledge in a fun and creative way. At first students had to define various government systems, determine the source of power in those particular systems and research either past/present examples of those systems.

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  • First STEM Competition: Huge Success!

    On Friday, November 18, Marvin Ridge students competed in the first STEM competition at the Tyson Family Center in Monroe. This Competition included all the middle schools in Union County. There were numerous events students could participate in. The competition included VEX robotics, which involved students building their robot and acquiring points on a designated game board.

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