Making Minds Stronger at Mexico Middle School.

Students, thank you for being attentive during the morning announcements.  Announcements are packed with important information for your school day.  A copy of the daily announcements is available on the Announcement section of our school website. 

The 7th Grade Health Fair is on Thursday, September 20th.  All 7th Grade students will be participating in the Health Fair.   Students will be getting a lot of great information concerning their personal health. 

Thank you to our Nurses and local Health Care providers for your participation!




Mexico Middle School 

Mexico Middle School is proud to serve Mexico’s 6-8th grade students by executing our mission with fidelity daily:

Making Minds Stronger

Within our walls, you will find first class teams of teachers and students working and learning together.  MMS faculty and staff are dedicated to helping our students grow into successful young adults.  Our vision for all of our students:

Educating, Engaging, & Empowering Students to Become Lifelong Learners

Building Goals:

Goal 1:  76% of students will meet their individualized reading goal or be on grade level by the end of the 2018-19 school year.

Goal 2:  84% of MMS students will fall in the first tier of the behavioral triangle, earning no more than 2 discipline referrals during the 2018-19 school year.

Goal 3:  90% of MMS students will attend school 90% of the time during the 2018-19 school year.

MMS Activities: 


Ag Club:

Astra:
    

Athletics:   Upcoming athletic events:
Volleyball: 09/24 away at Kirksville, 5:00 pm
Volleyball: 09/25 away at Fulton 5:30 pm
Volleyball: 09/29 away at 8th Grade Montgomery County 7th Grade Tourney
Football: 10/02/18 away at Fulton, 5:00 pm
XC: 09/25 away at Warrenton Invitational 4:00 pm
XC: 09/27 away at Moberly Invitational 4:30 pm

More events in October!

Attendance:  Be here all day every day!  Our first attendance incentive Lunch and Run is going strong.  It runs September 5 through September 28th.  The Lunch and Run incentive will be held on October 5th.  We currently have over 300 students who are qualifying for this incentive.  Keep up the good work kids!

Builders Club:

Earbuds:
 Earbuds are available during the school year for $2.00!
 Students need earbuds in many of their classes.  They can bring their own or purchase a pair from the school.

Fees:  Parents, please checks your student's fee in the portal and contact the school with any questions.  Any 8th grader with an outstanding fee will not be allowed to practice promotion or walk across the stage for 8th grade promotion.  

Lost and Found:   Students, please continue to check Lost and Found for any missing items.  We have various jackets, lunch boxes, and folders in our Lost and Found.  Make sure your lost items isn't just waiting for you to claim it!

Student Council (STUCO):  Student Council provides students with a great way to work together to help our school and community.  

YAG: 

MMS Handbook: 

Parents, please be sure that you take the time to read and review the Middle School Handbook.  Our handbook is an important part of Middle School life.  It has our Vision, Mission, and policies within.  There are many pages for students use; schedules, homework, and hall passes.   We believe these handbooks help our students succeed in school by helping to keep them organized and focused.  Your partnership helps us to live our Vision - "Education, Engaging, & Empowering Students to Become Lifelong Learners."  

MMS School Arrival and Departure Plans: 

Our school opens to all students at 7:30 am.  Only those students who ride a Mexico School bus may enter earlier.  Parents, please have this as part of your morning routine as we do not have supervision for your children before 7:30 am.  The bell rings at the end of the day at 3:00 pm.  Students must be off the school property by 3:15 pm unless staying for a school-sponsored event.  Students can not be standing around outside the building unsupervised in the morning or the afternoon.  The district is NOT responsible for your students outside of our school arrival and departure schedule.

MMS Food Service: 

All students at the Mexico Middle school receive free breakfast and lunch.  Students may purchase additional items, such as an extra milk, or ice cream when offered.  See the instructions below for meal extras.

Online Meal Payments for Meal Extras:

You may make online payments to your student's meal account for extras using Parent Portal.  The steps to do this are as follows:

1. Sign into Parent Portal; https://sdm.sisk12.com/MX/Default.aspx?Action=Parent (If you do not have a Parent Portal account, please contact your student's school office to set up an account)

2. Select Meals>Online Payment

3. Enter the dollar amount for each child

4. Click Proceed to Verification Step

5. Choose to Proceed to PayPal

Note:  You do not need a PayPal account to pay online, however if you open a PayPal account, payment information will not need to be re-entered every time a transaction is made.