Student Elective Forms are due by Monday, May 5th, for all incoming 8th graders. Attached to the selection form is a description of all available electives. Specific information about Gateway to Technology (GTT) can be found here. Any other questions pertaining to specific electives should be directed to the elective teachers. Those teachers can be found under the Faculty section of this website.
END OF THE YEAR ACTIVITES
The month of May is almost here and there are some wonderful
activites coming up. Please be diligent about checking our calendar
so you don't miss out on any of the fun. Please remember that student fees and fines must be paid in order to participate. Be sure to check
with both the library about paying any overdue fees and the cafeteria
about clearing up amy lunch bills.
DANCE TEAM TRYOUTS
Tryouts for the 2014-2015 Mandeville Junior High
Prancing Patriots will be from April 29th through May 2nd,
from 4-6 pm, in the MJH gym. For more information, you may contact Kari Hart or click the link below.
Mandeville Junior High
May 6 – 8
4:00 – 6:00pm
Mandeville Junior High Gym
PICK UP APPLICATIONS IN YOUR SCHOOL OFFICE.
ALL PAPERWORK MUST BE TURNED IN ON THE FIRST DAY OF TRYOUTS. TEACHER EVALUATIONS ARE TURNED INTO YOUR SCHOOL'S OFFICE.
Tryouts are open to students in the MJH school district ONLY
Parent info meeting will be April 15th, 2014 from
5:00 – 5:30pm in the MJH cafeteria.
LOOKING FOR MATH HELP?
Dare to Compare
Dare to Compare, a part of the Kids’ Zone website, contains questions from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), the Civic Education Study (CivEd) and National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP).
This site has links attached to each standard for the 7th grade math curriculum. Most of the links will send you to a website with examples to complete. There are some that may require you to download for a fee.
IXL: Common Core Math
You can use this site for free when you sign in as a guest. It provides online questions to complete that are linked to each standard. When you answer a problem incorrectly, an explanation is provided. You are able to complete 20 free practice problems per day.
You can sign up for a free account with Khan Academy. You can take an assessment to check for prior knowledge of skills. This will allow the site to provide resources and activities that are geared to the skills that your child may need additional attention. Additionally, other resources are at your fingertips. Just search the topic, and you will find what you need. Parents are able to check on student progress.
LearnZillion is an online learning platform that helps teachers and parents meet the educational needs of every student. You can sign up for a free account. There are a variety of resources to help with the math standards including video tutorials.
This website provides videos that are easy to follow and are detailed in showing the work and concepts. This website poses many of the concepts as questions, just like the student's thinking. The tutorials also can be searched by the common core standards.
Links courtesy of Lauren Vogel, Math Department Head,
and Melissa Broadrick, 8th grade Math Teacher.
PATRIOT SAFETY REPORT
The Patriot Safety Report can be used to report bullying or other unsafe situations at Mandeville Junior High. A copy of the report can be found in your planner, on page 25, or at Patriot Safety Report.
The paper report can be turned in to any teacher, the office, or placed in one of the locked boxes located outside the library, by the
breezeway doors, or at the end of the 400 wing.
The online report is sent directly to the office. You will remain anonymous and the situation will be investigated.
Please do your part and help us keep Mandeville Junior High safe.
Having trouble with your locker or accessing a textbook online?
Please click the link below to notify the office, so they can help.
Homework Louisiana offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for Louisiana residents. Students can get help in math, science, social studies or English from a live tutor. The service can be accessed from any computer. There are two separate services, live tutors and a Skills Center. Tutors are available Sunday through Thursday 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. The Skills Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
For safety reasons, students should not be on campus until 7:00 a.m.. Students
are to report to class at 7:25 a.m., and the 1st hour tardy bell rings at 7:30 a.m..
School uniforms consist of only red or royal blue polo-type shirts,
either plain (with no logo),or with the school logo.
See the Uniform Policy for more information.
WANT TO BE FAMOUS?
The Mandeville Junior High PTA would like to broaden the coverage in the newsletter this year.
In order to accomplish this, we will need submittals from parents, teachers, and students. If you would like to submit photos, information, or articles, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
School Hours: from 7:30 - 2:31. For your child's safety,
please do not drop off your student before 7:00 a.m.
Our web site contains links to other sites. Although we check for appropriate content, web sites can change over time.
The School is not responsible for any information or content provided by websites outside this web site.