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  • Girls Cross Country

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  • JV Volleyball - UCPS Champions

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  • Girls Tennis Finishes Undefeated for the Season

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  • Field Hockey Has a Successful Season

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  • Bands of America competition in Johnson City, TN

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  • Zombie Prom Auditions

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  • 8th Grade Mock Interviews

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  • 7th Grade Project Lead the Way

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  • Jacob Ceffalo Appears on Charlotte Today

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  • Science Fun at Camp Thunderbird!

    The sixth grade at MRMS had an adventurous Halloween this school year, as it was spent at Camp Thunderbird! Students went to this outdoor learning center to discover ecosystems of various fauna and flora, and participated in group dynamic activities. These activities allowed students to interact with nature in an outdoor setting and gain a better appreciation for the world around them.

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  • Student Council Helps Local Charity

    The MRMS Student Council led by Lisa Hansen (7th grade Math teacher) not only works to make our school a better place but they also go beyond the school campus to do important work in our community. Victory Junction, located in Randleman, NC, is the state charity for the North Carolina Association of Student Councils. Victory Junction allows children with medical conditions the opportunity to attend summer camp free of charge and try things they never imagined possible.

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  • Medieval Times

    In 6th grade AIG Language Arts, Students completed a cross curriculum Social Studies unit. They read one or more independent medieval novels of their choice from the 5th to the 15th century time period.

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  • Proportional Relationships

    As a math department 7th grade has been working through proportional relationships. Here the students engage in examining, defining, interpreting, converting and calculating proportional relationships as they make connections, that are fundamental concepts, for future connections in middle and high school math and science courses.

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  • Beta club convention

    Fourteen delegates from eighth grade represented MRMS at the NC Junior Beta Club state convention on February 5, 2018. Club sponsors, Tracy Wimbush (8th grade Language Arts teacher), and Amy Cass (Spanish teacher) accompanied the group to Greensboro, North Carolina to compete with schools all around the state.

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  • Butterfly Memorial

    After a year of planning, our new Holocaust memorial is underway on the front patio of the library. The plans for an outdoor classroom in the same area are in the works and we hope to have that completed by the end of the year. This has been a lot of hard work, planning, and hustling, but it was worth it!

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  • Science Fair Club Initiated by MRHS students

    Jainith Patel and Daniel Haller got the idea to start a science mentoring program for middle school students while on trips in Boston and LA competing with their high school science club. At these competitions, they met many student researchers from across the U.S., and learned that some of the most successful student researchers began doing science fair projects in middle school.

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  • All-District Honor Band

    MRMS was well represented at the South Central All-District Honor Band Clinic last week! In order to be considered for selection, students were required to audition alongside band members from Union County, Gaston County, Charlotte Mecklenburg, and Cabarrus County.

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  • Language Arts and the Victorian Era

    In the month of December, seventh grade students read the classic story A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. The unit began with a study of the Victorian Era of England. Students familiarized themselves with the culture and customs of London England during the 1800s. They shared their research in groups and learned about social classes, entertainment, jobs, food, clothing and more.

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  • Chinese Zodiac Clock

    During the first week of November, students in the 8th grade Chinese classes collaborated to create Chinese Zodiac Clocks. Working in groups of three and four, students used their knowledge of Chinese traditional culture and calligraphy to create the clocks.

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  • No Textbooks, No Problem

    When we first shifted away from traditional textbooks, to one-to-one laptops, it was a big adjustment for students, teachers, and parents. With the change, has come a positive outcome on student engagement. Traditionally, we followed the order of the textbook, the teacher taught and then that section of problems was assigned for HW. Now, the class Canvas page functions as the textbook and students are presented with various ways to interact with problems.

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