Teacher Shout Out
Patriots on Parade
February 5, 2016
Monday, Feb. 15th
* Baseball game vs FJH @ MHS, 6:00
Tuesday, Feb. 16th
* Art Club meeting, 2:30-3:30, rm 101
Student Council meeting, 2:30-3:30, library
Wednesday, Feb. 17th
* Keep Mandeville Beautiful Art Contest due Feb. 17 to firstname.lastname@example.org
* Life on Purpose, 7:00 am, rm 404
* FOR Club, 2:30-3:30
* Baseball game vs St. Tammany Jr. @ MHS, 6:00
* Domino's Pizza Night
Thursday, Feb. 18th
* SADD meeting, 2:30-3:15, rm 405
Friday, Feb. 19
* Region VII Science Fair @ SELU
* Patriot Buddies - AquaVan during 5th hour, rm 408
Friday, Feb. 26th – 8th Grade Trip to MHS
The State Standardized Tests have changed for this spring. The
majority of the tests will be given on the computer. Click here for
more detailed information regarding these tests.
Students – Please place your Patriot Bucks in the Patriot Box
outside the Library for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate. We
will have two winners per month.
Smoothies are sold on Fridays at 7th & 8th grade lunch.
Mandeville Junior High's Student of the Year, Matthew, has been
named the St. Tammany School Board District Student of the Year. Matthew is an 8th grade student who is a member of the school's National Junior Honor Society and the FTC robotics competition team, Dark Matter. He is an avid swimmer and swim coach. Matthew participates in several community service projects. A rigorous
selection process was used to select the Student of the Year at
both the school and district level.
The MJH FTC competition robotics team Dark Matter placed second in the robot competition at the Louisiana FTC Championship. They also received the Rockwell Collins Innovate Award and second place in the highly coveted Inspire Award. The team will travel to Pasadena, Texas on 2/6/2016 for the SE Texas Regionals. Pictured with two of the team’s trophies: kneeling, Mauricio, Aaurshi, Quinn, Jake, Emily, and Reza; standing, Mr. Mike (mentor), Mr. Holly (coach), Emma, Kurt, Cooper, Matthew, Mason, Kayla (student mentor), Vani, and Mrs. Martinez (coach).
SOCIAL STUDIES TEXTBOOK ADOPTION
The social studies textbook is getting ready to go through the
textbook adoption process. The books considered for adoption
will be available for viewing from January 27 to February 29.
Parents who wish to view and provide input should contact
Trish Picone email@example.com to make
3rd & 4th
DANCE TEAM TRYOUTS
Dance Team tryouts for the 2016-2017 school year will be held on
April 5th - 8th in the cafeteria. More information will be coming soon.
Cheer tryouts for the 2016-2017 school year will be held on
April 19th -22nd in the cafeteria. More information will be
Mandeville Junior High's Varsity Soccer Team won 2nd place in
the St. Paul's Soccer Tournament held January 8, 2016. The
team ended the tournament with 13 points. Pictured in the front
row from left to right are Forwards, Ashton, Jacob and Christopher. Second row are the Midfielders, Garrett, Evan, Raleigh, Axel,
Brandon, Andrew, William and Tyler. Third row includes the
Defense, Carter, Caden, Quinn, Peyton and Ryan. Top row
picturesthe Goalies, Hunter and Jakob. Not pictured are the
Coaches, Melanie and Danny Chacon.
YEARBOOKS STILL ON SALE
The Mandeville Junior High 2015-2016 Yearbooks are still on sale.
for more information.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Parents are invited to get a first-hand view of what MJH has to
offer. "Patriots on Parade” is a school wide celebration of student achievement. Watch the band, dance team, cheerleaders and student clubs march along Carondelet and Villere for “Parading Patriots.” Spend the rest of the evening watching performances or participating in various activities. A printed program will guide you. It is an excellent opportunity to see some of the wonderful things the students at Mandeville Junior High have achieved this year. There are silent auctions with baskets and a variety of specialty items. If you own a business or know of a business that would like to donate goods or services, contact Trish Picone by calling 985-626-4428.
Plan to join us!!
The Pelicans Mathletes Program, presented by Chevron, will
provide students in St. Tammany Parish with incentives to excel academically in the Math curriculum. Students in 8th grade are
eligible to qualify for the Mathletes Program, which includes
incentives such as attending a Pelicans game, receiving great prizes,
and earning entry into a drawing for an autographed Pelicans jersey.
For more information, please click here. For a video pertaining to MATHLETES, please click here.
GALE'S DATABASE PURCHASED
FOR STUDENT USE
The Mandeville Junior High has purchased a subscription to the
Gale Group Database for student use. It is available for research
and contains information on any subject. It includes encyclopedia articles, magazine articles, images, video and audio clips, primary resources, creative works, and newspaper articles. Please see the librarian for a password to enable off-campus use.
STUDENT ID POLICY
Students are required to wear their own current student
ID with the picture visible above the waist during regular
school hours. Student ID photos will be taken at the beginning
of the school year or upon registration. Each student will
receive one ID at no charge. Students can purchase a temporary,
one-day ID for $1.00 or 2 Patriot Bucks from the school library
between 7:10 a.m. and 7:25 a.m..
A second, permanent, ID can be purchased from the
library for $5. Students are responsible for their ID at all times.
They are not to write or mark on the front or back of the ID.
Students are not to cut or deface their ID. Lanyards must be
school appropriate. IDs that have been lost or damaged must
be replaced. Students are responsible for replacement fees
regardless of reason for replacement. IDs are part of the dress
code policy and students out of compliance will be issued a
Minor Infraction Form.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2015-2016 TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Test Prep, GTT 1, GTT2, Algebra 1
WANT TO GIVE A SHOUT OUT?
Did someone at MJH do something you liked or did someone
really go out of their way to assist you in some way?
Would you like to Make Someone's Day?
Teachers, Administrators and Staff
appreciate hearing positive comments from parents.
take a moment to let that someone know that you
appreciate something that he/she did by clicking on the
"Shout Out' icon on the left and fill out the digital form
to let someone know they made your day.
Want to Make the MOST of your Junior High years at Mandeville Junior High?
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE Studies) shows that student success is directly linked to student involvement.
Mandeville Junior High offers a variety of student clubs and organizations so that all students can be involved. We have both a
list of clubs available and a calendar with all the events.
Become a "Participating Patriot!"
DID YOU KNOW????
In compliance with ACT 436, parents now have access to view the Guaranteed Curriculum. Visit the STPSB website’s Parent Section
and click on “Curriculum” in the side menu or use this direct link http://stpsb.org/parents_curriculum.php
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.
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