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March 19, 2023 Mustang News

Happy Sunday, Mustang Families. I hope you are having a wonderful weekend! As a reminder, Friday, March 24th, is an Early Dismiss Day and Martin will dismiss at 12:15 for staff to participate in professional learning.


Thank You!: Mustang Madness was a HUGE success, and it was not possible without the support of the Martin community. We hope all the students and families who attended enjoyed the games, student performances, art sale and basketball competition. It was great to see the gym, auditorium and cafeteria filled with students and families having fun!


March Martin Family Coffee: Our Family Coffee is this Tuesday, March 21st from 6-7pm, where we are partnering with the Poe Center to hold a virtual education session for parents on E-cigarette use among youth. Please go to the flyer to register for the Coffee by Monday to help the Poe Center plan.


Congratulations: Victor He placed 14th in the North Carolina MathCounts State 2023 Competition on Friday. Congratulations to Victor, Ms. Townsend, the team’s coach, and all members of the Martin MathCounts Team for their hard work this year!


Congratulations: Members of Martin FFA competed in the NC Soil and Water Conservation Regional Envirothon on Thursday and all three teams qualified for State Contest in April! Congratulations to:

Mustang FFA – 1st Place: Mugdha Ghangreka, Sarah Kalva, Stella McLester, Addy Mulvey-Rose, Nisa Parikh

Thundering Herd – 2nd Place: Tennessee Blackburn, Helen Chenery, Akhila Chitti, Catherine Ingram, Srinika Srinivas

Demeter’s Serpents – 4th Place: Sumner Eshleman, Emma Owens, Skarleth Diaz-Martinez, Teddy Mulvey-Rose, Aviana Apolinar-Santiago

On March 13th, FFA Members participated in the FFA Middle Grades Rally and earned accolades as well.

Biotechnology Quiz Bowl - 1st Place: Mugdha Ghangrekar, Stella McLester, Addy Mulvey-Rose

Exploring Biotechnology – 4th Place: Akhila Chitti. Sarah Kalva, Nisa Parikh, Srinivas


Missing Assignments/Assessments: The end of the quarter is fast approaching and all missing assignments and assessments along with all assessments that are being resubmitted are due on Thursday, March 23rd. This gives teachers enough time to grade assignments and include them on 3rd quarter report cards. Students should check PowerSchool and with their teachers about work they should be submitting.


End of Quarter: The 3rd Quarter ends on March 30th. March 31st is a Workday for staff. Martin will be closed for students.


Mustang Athletics: As a reminder, all games begin at 4pm, unless noted otherwise.

          Monday:        Softball vs North Garner (4:15)

          Tuesday:       Soccer @ Dillard Drive

          Wednesday:  Track vs North Garner

          Thursday:     Softball @ Ligon


Spring Musical: The Theatre Department is proud to present Disney’s Moana with three performances, March 28th, 29th and 30th. Auditorium seating opens at 6:30 for a 7:00 show each night. The musical is certain to wow the audience!


Volunteer Registration: Volunteer registration can now be completed offsite. Log in to to register as a volunteer. We hope this change makes it easier for parents to register to volunteer!   


Thank you, Mustangs, and have a wonderful week.