A Note from Our Principal

Welcome to McCracken Middle School, home of the Eagles. McCracken has a long history of providing a world class education to our students. We have a dynamic staff of teachers committed to excellence in education. I am so proud to call McCracken Middle School my home and I consider it an honor to serve as Principal.
Middle school provides students with the foundation necessary for success in high school. We take this job very seriously and work to provide your child with engaging learning experience steeped in research based best practices, many excellent arts related experiences, outstanding athletic programs, clubs and extra-curricular activities, and many leadership opportunities.
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Gallup Research Kick Starts Conversation in District 7

Gallup Research Kick Starts Conversation in District 7
Dr. Tim Hodges, Director of Research with Gallup spent time in Spartanburg and the District speaking about hope, engagement, and well-being, and how measuring those outcomes can strengthen student readiness for learning.
Last year the Gallup Student Poll found that while 54% of the children surveyed felt hopeful, 46% feel stuck or discouraged about the future. Hodges noted, “That is real cause for concern.”
Next week D7 will administer the 2014 Gallup Student Poll to 1800 children in grades 5-12 with 20 questions like: “Did you smile and laugh a lot yesterday?”, “Is there an adult in my life who cares about my future?”, and “Is my school committed to building the strengths of each student?”
We believe this important feedback will help us improve hope and engagement and enable us to better prepare our students for college, career, and life.
Gallup is providing this Poll free of charge.
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MMS Book Fair October 20-24, 2014

The MMS Media Center will host a Scholastic Book Fair October 20-24, 2014. Students will have an opportunity to visit the book fair during the school day, and we will be open for parents and families during parent conferences on October 23 (3:30-6:30) and 24 (8:00-10:00). We will close the fair at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 24 for packing. You may also shop our online book fair for even more selection and extended shopping time. The online fair will be available October 20 through November 9. Items ordered online will be delivered to students at school, but you will not be charged for shipping. This is a great way to promote reading and support our school. Please contact Kim Wells, Media Specialist, with any questions. We hope to see you at the fair!

MMS Presents “The Little Mermaid, Jr.”

The 2014-2015 musical presentation will be The Little Mermaid, Jr. Practice will take place during a 7th period class. Upon auditioning, students will be asked to provide their schedule. The cast of students will have their schedule adjusted to move them into the 7th period class to prepare for the musical. Auditions will take place by appointment on Tuesday, October 28, 3:15 - 5:30 p.m. For more information and to sign up for auditions, please visit musical.choralforte.org.
If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Colon by email or phone (864-594-4457, ext. 31).

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