Mustang News for January 24, 2021
We hope you had a wonderful week of school last week. We are looking forward to a full week this week. All students will continue to learn remotely this week and Wednesday is a synchronous learning day (live instruction will happen in each class).
Second quarter grades have been finalized. As a reminder, we are not mailing report cards. Families are encouraged to review HomeBase/Parent Portal for final 2nd quarter grades. Please contact teachers with class specific questions. Contact your grade level counselor or administrator if you would like to schedule a conference.
We still have some students who have not picked up materials for 3rd quarter. Please contact your grade level counselor or Ms. Bullock to let us know when you will come by Martin for materials.
All students are encouraged to attend and participate in the live Google Meets for each class every day. Full engagement in daily instruction will help students understand content better and stay on top of learning and assignments.
First Semester Feedback: We would like to collect feedback from students and families regarding the 1st Semester learning. Students are asked to complete a survey specific to their 1st semester experiences. Families are asked to complete a survey specific to their 1st semester experiences. Please complete the surveys by the end of the week.
Mustangs Unite: Students are reminded to return their portion of our school wide mural as soon as possible. The artists we are working with will begin to assemble the piece in the next couple weeks. Each student was provided an addressed and stamped envelope to return their portion. Additional supplies are available so please stop by Martin early this week if you would like to complete a 2nd portion. If you were unable to attend the meeting concerning use of these materials, look at the video here: http://bit.ly/MustangsMural or http://bit.ly/MustangMuralSpanish.
February Martin Family Coffee: The February coffee will be on Thursday, February 4th at 8am and 4pm. The topic will be registration for the 2021-22 school year. Please note that this session is geared towards our rising 7th and 8th grade students. We will have a separate meeting for our rising 9th grade families on February 18th. More details to follow.
Second Step: All students are encouraged to attend the enrichment periods this week for the Second Step activity. As a reminder, 6th graders are with their 5th period teachers and 7th and 8th graders are with their 4th period teachers for this enrichment activity. The topics are as follows:
6th Grade: How emotions affect your decisions
7th Grade: Unhelpful thoughts
8th Grade: Can stress help you grow
8th Grade Families: The Magnet application window will close on Thursday, January 28th. All families interested in attending a magnet high school must complete the application prior to the window closing.
Yearbook: The yearbook staff would love to have 3 photos of each student. If you have not already submitted photos, please choose from the following categories and send photos to firstname.lastname@example.org, or you may use this link.
- Your Daily Schedule...walking the dog, playing sports, cooking, reading, goofing off with friends, playing outside
- You in Your Favorite...t-shirt, pajamas, comfy athletic wear, hat/cap
- You and Your Tribe...photos with a family member, your BFF, or your pet
From the PTA:
Interested in Getting More Involved with Martin PTA? If so, we'd love to hear from you! We will be sending more info on available opportunities next month. In the meantime, please send any questions you may have to email@example.com.
Have a wonderful Sunday evening.