Hey, Scots! Don’t forget the yard sign in front of the school will be available for pictures until 9PM tonight. Thank you MMS PTSA for supporting our students! Congratulations 8th graders!
The MMS 8th grade virtual promotion ceremony will be available for viewing online Thursday, May 21, beginning at 9:00 AM. Links to the video will be posted on our school website and Facebook pages, or you may navigate directly to https://youtu.be/S4x2sUiYCkc. We love you Scots!
MMS Family: Yearbook orders end Friday, May 22! All new orders must be done online to get your book in June. See more information online at lilmac.org/article/239197.
MMS: Distribution of student items begins tomorrow with 8th grade. Please return any school items - library books, textbooks, team uniforms, etc. Details online at www.lawtonps.org/article/244382.
MMS yearbooks are still available to order online until May 22. Visit yearbookordercenter.com and use code “17395” to preserve your Li’l Mac memories today!
MMS 8th grade students and parents, please visit the following link for information regarding this year's virtual promotion ceremony. https://5il.co/fw9s
MMS Family: The Military and Family Life Counseling (MFLC) Program is still here for you during this time of distance learning. Click on the link below for info on how to reach the MMS MFLC coordinator. Parent permission and eligibility requirements apply. https://5il.co/fhd1
MMS Family, an additional day for pickup of printed distance learning packets has been scheduled. If your student needs printed materials, you may stop by MMS this Thursday, April 16, from 5-6pm.
MMS Family, please remember the printed distance learning packets available at MMS are for those who indicated lack of online resources in last week's survey. If you didn't participate in the survey and need printed materials, you may still stop by MMS on 4/7-8 from 11:30-12:30.
MMS Family, as we prepare to begin distance learning this week, we want you to know our staff is here to help! If you need assistance during this time, please click on the following link for a complete list of all MMS teacher and staff emails. https://5il.co/ephr
Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for March 24 and 26, from 4-7pm. Please call the main office at (580) 353-5111, during regular business hours prior to schedule your child’s conference.
MMS: Please be advised that there is NO PARKING in the fire lane along the softball field north of the school during afternoon pickup. This area must be kept clear for bus arrivals and departures.
MMS family: Please be reminded that to help ensure the safety of our students, ALL visitors, regardless of purpose or length of visit, MUST check in to the main office immediately upon entry at MMS.
MMS 8th grade students will be taking the Pre-ACT exam tomorrow (2/7) as part of the school’s participation in a technology grant program. The data will be used to gauge the grant’s impact on student achievement. There is no penalty for missing all or part of the test and the results will not impact students individually.
MMS parents, alternate bag check procedures for students carrying 2 or more bags begins Monday. To speed up the check-in process, please ensure your child brings only necessary items to school daily.
Hey, Scots! Don’t forget the LPS Foundation Change Challenge continues all week at MMS! Donate your change to the LPS Foundation and the school with the highest per-pupil giving wins a prize!
MMS Family, we apologize for the late notice but BOYS basketball practice for 7th and 8th graders has been cancelled for today, Oct. 24. BOYS basketball only. Students have been notified as well.
MMS Family: To help ensure student safety, all students must wear a school ID badge to attend field trips. If your student’s ID is lost or damaged, replacements are available in the library for $5.
MMS 7th & 8th grade parents: There are still spots available for the trip to Washington, D.C., in May. If you are interested or would like more info, please email Mr. Holland at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MMS family: We are still seeking applicants for a crossing guard position to work the intersection of 45th and E. Gore. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact the school office or apply online using the LPS Job Portal at www.lawtonps.org.
MMS family, the Later Gators after-school tutoring program is back! Every M, T & Th from 3:20-4:30pm. Parents must pick up and provide transportation home at 4:30. Call the MMS office for more info.
MMS 7th & 8th grade parents: An informational meeting regarding an educational trip to Washington, D.C., next spring is scheduled for tomorrow (8/20) evening at 6pm in the auditorium. For more information, visit our Facebook page or email email@example.com.
MMS Family: This is a reminder that, to ensure student safety, parking is not allowed in the turn-around drive in front of the main entrance in the mornings. If you are waiting to drop off a student prior to 7:55am, you must utilize the available parking lot. We appreciate your cooperation.
MMS 6th Graders & Family: Don't forget tonight from 6-7pm is your chance to Meet & Greet our staff! Please bring the schedule you received at check-in with you, as no schedules will be printed this evening. See you soon!
MMS Family, don't forget the 6th grade Meet & Greet is tomorrow, Aug. 6, from 6-7pm. Our 7th/8th grade Meet & Greet will be NEXT Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 6-7pm. Can't wait to meet our newest Scots and see our returning students again!
7th parents: for enrollment Thursday, bring your child’s updated shot record to include the tDap, along with a current utility bill or purchase/lease agreement, and your valid driver’s license.
MMS family: Prior to launching our 1:1 Chromebook initiative, all students will be required to pay a $20 device insurance fee at enrollment. ALL enrollees must also have a guardian present, proof of residency and a valid driver’s license. For more info, visit the MMS website.
MMS: There will be a PTA meeting Monday, May 13, at 6pm in the commons area. Plans for the 2019-20 school year will be discussed - please plan to attend!
MMS 6th Grade ONLY: FREE Tdap vaccinations will be available with proof of health insurance here at the school on Monday, May 6. Parental consent forms went home with students today and must be FULLY completed and returned in advance for your child to receive the vaccination.
MMS: Due to unforeseen circumstances on the part of Texas Roadhouse, we will not be receiving the fundraiser rolls. EVERYONE WILL RECEIVE A FULL REFUND, next week. We apologize for any inconvenience!
MMS family: We are still in need of volunteer test monitors for two remaining sessions of state assessment. The sessions are Thurs 4/11 and Tues 4/16. If you can help, please call MMS at 580-353-5111.
MMS students will begin mandated state testing this week and continuing through April 18. A complete testing schedule is posted on the MMS website. Please help ensure students are present, rested and ready on their specific testing days to promote a successful effort!
MMS: State testing begins Thurs 4/4 at MMS and we have a critical need for volunteer test monitors. If you or someone you know is available to help, please call the school at 580-353-5111.
MMS: Due to the early release, all MMS after-school activities have been cancelled for today, March 12.
MMS 8th grade football parents: Due to the power outage, today’s scheduled Signing Day event has been postponed to Wednesday, March 13, at 2:45pm in the MMS library.
MMS parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for March 26 and 28, from 4-7pm each evening. Call the main office at (580) 353-5111, to reserve your time today!
MMS: Please be aware that tomorrow’s forecast calls for wind chills around 0° in the morning. If your child has to be at a bus stop or walks to school, please ensure they are properly clothed!
MMS reminder: It is LPS policy for all secondary students to wear visible ID badges at all times. If your child’s ID has been lost or damaged, a replacement must be purchased for $5 in the library.
MMS Family, don’t forget this week’s LPS Foundation Change Challenge! Bring in your loose change through Friday to help raise funds for LPSF and your homeroom class could win a pizza party!
MMS winter sports schedules are now available! Visit www.lawtonps.org/o/macarthur-middle/documents and click on “Athletics” to view/print your copy. All dates/times subject to change.
MMS Family, due to your overwhelming support, all available conference times for tonight have been filled; walk-ins will not be possible. Please call the school to check for available times tomorrow!
MMS: Don’t forget to call the school to schedule your parent-teacher conference for Oct. 15-16. Conferences are available from 4-7pm each evening.
MMS Family, don’t forget our Outdoor Family Movie Night is next Friday, Sept. 28. Students must wear their IDs. Click on the following link for more info: http://5il.co/4xtl
MMS Parents, our Later Gators after-school tutoring begins tomorrow and continues throughout the school year each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-4:45pm. Students must have a ride home at 4:45.
MMS Family: Our next scheduled PTSA meeting will be Monday, Sept. 24, @ 6PM in the MMS commons area. Hope to see you there!
MMS update: Clear/mesh backpacks will be highly encouraged beginning this fall for all MMS students. Backpacks meeting this specification will still be available for $10 at enrollment.
MMS reminder: 6th grade state testing begins Wednesday. Be sure your students have a full night’s rest and a good breakfast to help them perform their best!
A parent meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, March 29, at 6 PM in the MMS auditorium to discuss the possible work stoppage. We hope to see you there!
Don't forget to schedule your Parent-Teacher conference for 3/27 or 3/29. Call the MMS office at 580-353-5111. Also, you are invited to join us for a PTSA meeting 3/27 at 6 PM in the commons area.
Attention MMS 8th Grade parents: Tonight's pre-enrollment at MacArthur High has been cancelled. MHS will notify of a make-up date when available.
MMS Parents: A fire alarm sensor was triggered by the heating system. Students & staff have evacuated until an all clear is given by the Fire Department. TY
Federal Impact Aid surveys went home with students today. Please review for accuracy, correct as needed, and return signed on Wednesday.
MMS Parent/Teacher conferences are next Mon & Tues (10/16-17) from 4-7pm. Call the main office to schedule your time today!
MMS PTSA Membership Drive runs thru 10/6, during breakfast. Students and family can join for $5 each. Pizza party for the 1st hour with the most memberships!
REMINDER: A special parent meeting for info about the LPS Student Investment Program (SIP) bond proposal is scheduled for TODAY at 3:15 in the MMS library.
Please join us for a special parent meeting Thurs, 9/28, at 3:15pm in the MMS library for info about the LPS Student Investment Program (SIP) bond proposal.
MMS Family, please join us for a special parent meeting this Thursday, Sept. 28, at 3:15pm in the MMS library for information about the upcoming LPS Student Investment Program (SIP) bond proposal.
MMS Family: Due to a small electrical fire in the kitchen this morning 11/2, the bldg was evacuated as a safety precaution. The Fire Dept is on site and gave the ALL CLEAR. Classes will resume.
MMS Family, We have just been notified that it will be necessary for the city to shut off water to our building this afternoon, 9/7/16. Therefore, ALL after school activities have been cancelled.